Weekend Guide: March 9-12

Spend the weekend in Cambridge with our top five must-see events, plus how you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early.


Glowberon: Lady Rizo | March 9

Kick off the weekend at the American Repertory Theater’s Oberon in Harvard Square with a performance by the one and only Lady Rizo. The Grammy awarding winning “cabaret superstar,” Lady Rizo will create theatrical explorations of pop songs from every decade, guaranteed to keep you dancing all night long.

See it: 8p


Ladysmith Black Mambazo | March 11

The undisputed king of mbube, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is back in Cambridge for another exciting performance -- if you haven’t seen the acapella group yet, you are seriously missing out.

Since the early 1960s, Ladysmith Black Mambazo has thrilled audiences around the world with the precision of Broadway, the power of gospel music and their proud melodies harmonized in layers of call and response. Hurry down to the Sanders Theater on Saturday and fall in love with your new favorite musical group.

Hear it: 8p at the Sanders Theater


Cambridge Winter Farmers Market | March 11

Every Saturday this winter (until April 15th)  you can shop the farmers market inside at the Cambridge Community Center. The coolest part? You won’t just find fresh vegetables and other culinary goodies from New England here – the Cambridge Winter Farmers Market will also be hosting special events, arts and crafts, and even music all season long.

In case you want to know even more about the farmers market, check out our Insider Post “Everything You Need to Know about the Cambridge Winter Farmers Market.”

See it: 10a-2p


Craicfest 5K | March 12

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a little early with a seriously fun 5K road and trail race followed by an indoor post-run party. The 5k is sponsored by Notch, Slumbrew, and Bantam Cider, and will start at the Cambridgeside Galleria this Sunday at 9:30a sharp.

Spots are sure to fill up quickly, so we suggest reserving your spot A.S.A.P.

Run it: 9:30a


Dine Out Boston (in Cambridge) | March 12-17

The final week of Dine Out Boston (in Cambridge) begins this Sunday and it couldn’t have come at a more perfect time, especially now that it finally feels like spring! Dine Out Boston (in Cambridge!) is the perfect opportunity to try that new restaurant you’ve been dying to go to. It’s also another reason to flock to your favorite restaurant to treat yourself to lunch or dinner. Guests will enjoy special prix fixe lunch and dinner menus from restaurants all around the city, along with extra special prices. Need a little help deciding on a restaurant--or two? Click here.

Dine Out in Cambridge and Win

Did we mention that #DineOutBoston has a fun contest this year?  Simply snap a picture of your meal, tag #DineOutBoston and the restaurant and you could win a $100 gift card to a participating Dine Out Boston (or Cambridge!!) restaurant.  The picture with the most likes each day will win.  Happy Snapping!

There is so much happening during Dine Out that we couldn’t possibly fit all the important details in our Weekend Guide. Click here to read our article, "Everything you need to know about Dine Out Boston (in Cambridge!)."

Enjoy it: Lunch and/or dinner at participating restaurants


Cambridge Beer Guide | All March

There is no better way to get to know about unique city and culture than through our beer.  Since St. Patrick’s Day is next Friday, we thought it was only appropriate to highlight our Cambridge Beer Guide this weekend.  Whether you’re looking for a self-proclaimed “funky” beer, something light and fruity, or a Double IPA you’re bound to find something that fits your fancy at one of our many Cambridge breweries.


photo by @gabivalladares

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