Weekend Guide: July 18-22
Spend the weekend in Cambridge with our top five must-see events for July 18 through 22, plus a special bonus event.
SEE & DO
Start your weekend off at CX Summer Nights this Thursday evening. Cambridge Crossing, previously known as North Point Nights is a free outdoor concert series every third Thursday this summer. CX Summer Nights will feature local music, food trucks, lawn games, craft drinks and plenty of ways to support local non-profit organizations.
This Thursday, hear sounds from Duke Levine and Matthew Stubbs, and the Antiguas on the big stage. Enjoy sips from Lamplighter Brewing Co. and Bantam Cider (all proceeds will benefit the East Cambridge Business Association!) and tons of local food.
Attend it: 5:30-8:30p
SEE & DO
Did you know that wine, kombucha, cheese, chocolate, and beer are all products of “microscopic chefs”? Learn about these beneficial (and seriously important) microorganisms at an exclusive adults-only event at the Harvard Museum of Natural History on July 19th at 7:30p. You’ll get to know the microorganisms while sampling their delicious creations.
See it: 7:30-10p
Music can be found in every square and neighborhood this summer in Cambridge. Find your way over to The Charles Hotel’s courtyard every Monday and Friday evening this summer for smooth jazz. The iconic Harvard Square jazz club, the Regattabar and the Berklee College of Music artists will team up for free performances all summer long.
Hear it: 6-8p
There’s always something new and exciting happening at the Central Flea and that includes this weekend. In addition to eclectic local finds, food trucks, vintage and antique dealers, and beer garden by Lamplighter Brewing Company, you’ll see New England’s top street performers excite with their unique skills and talents.
See it: 11a-5p
Speaking of the Regattabar… bring your little ones to their 12th Annual Kids’ Summer Concert Series this Sunday. Join the Regattabar Sundays in the summer for family-friendly concerts.
After the show, dine at Henrietta’s Table, where all kids receive a complimentary dessert. Sorry, Mom and Dad!
See it: 4:30p
Grab a spot on the Glass House’s outdoor patio, with all of the supplies provided that you’ll need to create the perfect summer floral arrangement, all paired with delicious snacks and sips from the Glass House (available for purchase).
See it: 7p