Calendar

Sep
25
Wed
Curriculum Night at BrightHorizons Back Bay
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come see what Bright Horizons® at Back Bay has in store for your child this year!

Are you trying to find the perfect fit for your child’s early education? Attend Bright Horizons’ Curriculum Night to find out how Bright Horizons® works with each age group to build on individual strengths and talents.  Come see for yourself how small ideas turn into big projects at Bright Horizons®.

  • Learn about World at Their Fingertips® and how it works with each age group to build on individual strengths and talents.
  • Meet and talk with our engaging educators and see just how passionate they are about teaching.
  • Explore activities your children will get to participate in on-site.
  • See our emergent curriculum and how it uses your child’s own interests to inspire learning.
  • Childcare and dinner will be provided!
From the Vault – Vintage Fashion Show @ School of Fashion Design
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join School of Fashion Design to celebrate 85 years in fashion education!

SFD has dug deep into their closets and dusted off dozens of collectible donated garments spanning several decades of great fashion and they’re delighted to share them with you at a live fashion show of collectible vintage fashions donated to SFD over the decades.

The evening will also include a gallery talk with Ren Antonowicz, Historic Costume & Textiles expert, a display of donated works by acclaimed Boston designer Francesco “Ches” DiRusso, a gallery of vintage SFD photos from the 30s, 60s, and 90s, and an exciting announcement from SFD.

General admission is $34, celebrating their 1934 founding

SFD is a private, nonprofit studio school. Your ticket purchase helps support scholarships, programs, and student resources. Thank you! This event is supported in part by Dependable Cleaners.

Sep
26
Thu
Fall Wine & Cheese Fest at Eataly Boston
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Toast to the autumn season in true Italian-style: with a glass (or more) of wine in hand!

As the days grow shorter, farmers and artisans alike work tirelessly to fill our plates and our glasses with the riches that their land has to offer. From the olive and grape harvests in Italy to apple picking and corn mazes in New England farms, now is the time of the great harvest.

In honor of the bounty of food and drinks fall brings us, Eataly Boston is celebrating the season with a Fall Wine & Cheese Fest. On September 26, from 5:30-9:00 p.m., gather your friends and join Eataly Boston for a celebration of all things autumn.

For just $60, you will receive an all-access pass to explore all cheeses and cheese-centric bites, along with a wide selection of Italian wines. Let yourself get lost as you explore the food stations throughout marketplace, tasting and sipping as you go.

Tickets are limited, so choose the time that works best for you and reserve your spot at the Fall Wine & Cheese Fest!  Tickets are available for 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm or 7 pm to 9 pmPLUS, 15% off tickets with code FallFest15 at check-out!

 

Sep
27
Fri
Wines from Alsace at the French Cultural Center
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Join the French Cultural Center for a wine  tasting and dinner with La Voile.

Epicureans rejoice! To kick-off the French Cultural Center’s season of wine tastings, they will explore the lovely wines of Alsace with a wine tasting, followed by a separate three-course pairing dinner.

Come discover the lesser-known wines of Alsace, presented by Alexandre Sojfer, Resident Sommelier at La Voile and 1855 Bar à Vins. Alex will share his expertise working with vineyards from Alsace and why this region’s grounds are so prolific yet less available to the American market than other varietals.

Event in English. Advance RSVP strongly recommended. The general tasting is a standing event – this is not a sit-down seminar. Please email culture@frenchculturalcenter.org to request a seat/chair, if needed.

The following dinner is a sit-down three-course dinner in the French Cultural Center’s Library.

Oct
11
Fri
140 Supper Club Dinner: OKTOBERFEST at Fairmont Copley Plaza
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Oktoberfest offers so much to celebrate—beer, Bavarian culture and autumn in New England.

The evening starts with a flight of local Oktoberfest beer on OAK Long Bar + Kitchen’s patio (weather permitting) before moving inside to indulge in traditional German fare. Specially selected German wine pairings will accompany each course for a versatile taste of the country. Prost!

The five course dinner is part of Fairmont Copley Plaza’s popular 140 Supper Club series where guests descend a century-old staircase and whisper a password to be immersed into a themed, intimate dining experience hosted by Executive Chef Laurent Poulain.

MENU

Mini Soft Pretzel
beer cheese dipping sauce
Pairing: Dr. Loosen Sekt Extra Dry Riesling NV

Smoked Bluefish Pate
grilled baguette, pickled red cabbage
Pairing: Villa Wolf Rose of Pinot Noir

German Ham-Wrapped Figs
yellow and green bean salad, roast hazelnuts, port glaze, honey grainy mustard, sherry vinegar dressing
Pairing: Dr. Loosen Urziger Wurzgarten “Fischerei” Riesling Spatlese

Beer Braised Pork Belly, Grilled Bratwurst, Bacon & Apple Sauerkraut
steamed red creamer potatoes tossed in lemon parsley butter, herb mustard
Pairing: Weinhof Scheu Spatburgunder Trocken

Black Forest Cake
sour cherry sauce
Pairing: Dow’s Fine Tawny Porto

Oct
13
Sun
Wizards & Witches Dinner at Fairmont Copley Plaza
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wizards & Witches Dinner at Fairmont Copley Plaza @ Fairmont Copley Plaza | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

Welcome, welcome to Fairmont Copley Plaza’s 3rd spellbinding dining experience!

For one night only on Sunday, October 13, all witches, wizards, muggles, and no-majs are invited to a magically-inspired dinner at Hogwarts with potion cocktails, including Butterbeer (for the adults) and pumpkin juice (for the kids) and delicious dinner favorites of Harry, Ron, and Hermione.

Enter our “Great Hall” for an interactive party complete with magical activities for all.

House robes and house colors are strongly encouraged for this family-friendly event. Grab your tickets early for this can’t miss party during the long holiday weekend.

Oct
22
Tue
Fall Harvest Dinner at Bar Boulud
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fall Harvest Dinner at Bar Boulud @ Bar Boulud | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

Join renowned chefs Daniel Boulud and Ken Oringer on October 22 for a special, one-night-only menu.

Bar Boulud Chef-Restaurateur Daniel Boulud will welcome his longtime friend Chef Ken Oringer for a collaborative Fall Harvest Dinner at Bar Boulud on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. The James Beard award-winner and owner of UNI, Toro, Coppa and Little Donkey in the Boston area will join Michelin-starred Chef Daniel Boulud to prepare a delicious five-course dinner featuring seasonal ingredients infused with distinctive flavors.

This unique dining experience will allow guests an exclusive opportunity to meet the dynamic duo, who have known each other for over 20 years since meeting at a marquee charity food and wine event in Boston, as they join forces in the kitchen and celebrate an evening of food, wine and camaraderie.

The following five-course menu will be served, along with carefully selected wine pairings from Bar Boulud Sommelier, Jaimie Puckett:

CANAPÉ
Bay Scallops, Meyer Lemon, Fennel
Uni Spoon
Terrine of Game Bird with Cranberry
Squash Pakora
Boston Mackerel au Vin Blanc

TUNA & FOIE GRAS TATAKI

MELILOT HAY ROASTED LOBSTER
Butternut Squash, Sauce Americaine, Barberry

PASTA & PANCETTA
Jerusalem Artichokes, Porcini Mushrooms, Truffle

GRAIN CRUSTED VENISON
Lambic Stewed Red Cabbage, Salsify, Apple

POIRE BELLE HÉLÈNE
Toasted Almond, Aged Rum, Vanilla Ice Cream

For more about Bar Boulud, please click here.

Nov
20
Wed
140 Supper Club Dinner: FRIENDSGIVING at Fairmont Copley Plaza
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join the Fairmont Copley Plaza for an early stress-free, potentially family-free (unless you decide to invite quirky Aunt Linda), and fun Friendsgiving celebration.


Let’s celebrate with a delicious Thanksgiving meal where you let the Fairmont’s kitchen do all the prep work, cooking, and cleaning. Try new wine pairings that may bring you inspiration for that perfect wine gift to bring to your “real” Thanksgiving dinner. Come share food, friendship, and thankfulness with the Fairmont and kick off this year’s holiday season.

The five course dinner is part of Fairmont Copley Plaza’s popular 140 Supper Club series where guests descend a century-old staircase and whisper a password to be immersed into a themed, intimate dining experience hosted by Executive Chef Laurent Poulain.

MENU

Smoked Duck
pistachio and foie gras pȃté, confit pickled shallots
Pairing: Ponzi Tavola Pinot Noir

Cauliflower “Mac” Casserole
north country bacon, vermont smoked cheddar
Pairing: Wente Family Estates Riva Ranch Chardonnay

Baby Greens and Cucumber Wrap
roasted butternut squash, sweet and spicy pumpkin seeds, goat feta, cranberry tarragon and grainy mustard vinaigrette
Pairing: Four Graces Pinot Gris

Apple Cider Brined Grilled Turkey Cutlet and Leg Confit
roasted brussels sprouts and baby carrots, caramelized organic mushrooms, corn bread and brioche stuffing, sage turkey demi-glace, fine herbs
Pairing: Bonny Doon Grenache

Gingersnap Apple Crisp
cream cheese and walnuts, pumpkin ice cream, apple chip
Pairing: Trefethen Late Harvest Riesling