Don't miss out on the Cambridge Jazz Festival on Sunday, July 29th.

Weekend Guide: July 26-29

We've got your weekend plans here.

Spend the weekend in Cambridge with our top five must-see events. 


Twilight Art Stroll at Mount Auburn Cemetery | July 26

If you love art and long, walks in the evening, our first event is for you.  Join Meg L. Winslow, curator of Historical Collections at Mount Auburn Cemetery for a Twilight Art Stroll.  Winslow will lead visitors on a walking tour of funerary art throughout the impeccably designed landscape. 

Tour it: 5:30p


5th Annual Salsa Squared | July 27

If you love everything having to do with salsa -- from the dancing to chips and salsa-- well, Salsa Squared is the perfect event for you.  Salsa your way over to Brattle Plaza in Harvard Square to enjoy free salsa from 7p and 10p.  Step into the beer garden located in the center of all of the action to sip ice cold beer and sangria from enjoy from Ej Jefe’s.

A salsa festival wouldn’t be complete without a little salsa dancing and great music. That’s where musical guest Dj D. Martinez and professional salsa dancer, now-teacher Jennifer Earls come in. You’ll learn new moves from a professional salsa dancer, while Dj D. Martinez provides the sounds.

See it: 7-10p


Space: An Out-of-Gravity Experience | June 28

Escape the heat at the Museum of Science this weekend. The newest temporary exhibit, Space: An Out-of-Gravity experience allows visitors to travel to space without ever having to leave Cambridge.  You’ll experience the sights, sounds, and even smells on board the International Space Station and try some of the engineering feats that support the astronauts as they journey their way through space.

See it: All summer long


Cambridge Jazz Festival | July 29

The event we’ve been waiting for all summer is finally here!  Head over to Danehy Park this Sunday afternoon for the 5th Annual Cambridge Jazz Festival. The free festival, (yes, we said free!) will feature world-renowned musicians from near and far, face-painting for little ones, and food trucks.  Among the many talented musicians who will be performing this year, we can’t wait to hear this year’s headliner, Terri Lyne Carrington.

Still, want to know more details about the Cambridge Jazz Festival?  Click here for everything you’ll need to know before you go.

See it: 12-6p


Char & Bar Wars | August 1

BEWARE. Reading this next weekend guide event will make you very hungry.  You’ve been warned.

You’ll definitely want to mark the 2nd Annual Char & Bar Wars on your calendars.  Your favorite restaurants from all over Cambridge will gather together at University Park in Central Square to battle it out to see who has the best burger and cocktail in town. Taste slider size burgers and sip on cocktails and after you’ve tried them all… vote for your favorite.

Grab your tickets here.

See it: 5-8p


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