In this guided tasting, one of Eataly’s own sommeliers will explore popular rosato wines from across Italy.
Rosés are not only for warm weather days! These pink-hued wines are just what we need as we start heading into the warmer months of Spring.
- Try different rosé wines from Italy
- Learn about the wine producers and the production of chosen wines
- Learn what flavors and dishes pair well with the featured wines
- Take home tasting notes
Class duration is approximate and may vary by 10-15 minutes. All guests planning to consume alcohol must be able to produce valid government-issued identification to prove they are 21 or older
Celebrate fashion with an exclusive show at the French Cultural Center.
Join the French Cultural Center for a fashion show featuring seven emerging designers from across the globe, live music, and over 30 exclusive looks. (Plus, open wine bar!)
Curated by Lana Barakat of Beacon Hill’s December Thieves boutique, Boston-designer Christian Restrepo and Toronto’s Nuit Atelier will present their own creations during the show.
Event starts promptly at 7:00 PM with an open wine bar. The fashion show is comprised of two fashion collection showings with a 10 minute intermission in between. We will close the evening with a wine and hors d’oeuvre reception where guests can mingle and meet the designers. Complimentary light hors d’oeuvres and an open wine bar will be provided, hors d’ oeuvres crafted by Chef Cyrille Couet courtesy of Colette Bistro.
Designers included in the show feature: Rundholz Apparel and Trippen Footwear from Germany, Lurdes Bergada from Spain, NostraSantissima from Italy, Studio B3 from Poland, Nuit Atelier from Canada and Christian Restrepo from Boston.
Celebrate Back Bay Social Club’s 1st Annual Beer Festival on National Beer Day.
Enjoy food truck inspired snacks, live music from 12 pm to 3 pm, and the opportunity to try 12 different beers! The lineup includes:
• LORD HOBO •
• CITIZEN CIDER •
You’ll al receive a “Back Bay Brew Card” to you can keep track of everything you tried and giveaways and swag from the beer sponsors.
This event is 21+.
The historic Swan Boats kick off another season in the Public Garden.
On April 13, the Swan Boats officially open for the 2019 Season, bringing joy to families from near and far until Labor Day, September 2.
Spring hours (April 13 – June 20) are 10 am to 4:00 pm. Summer hours (June 21 – Labor Day) are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The Swan Boats are open every day, weather permitting. We cannot operate in rain, high winds or extreme heat.
The Swan Boat ride lasts about 12-15 minutes while the driver pedals you around the Public Garden lagoon. Tickets are purchased at the Swan Boat dock prior to boarding the boat. No reservations are needed. We accept cash or credit card. The wait for a ride is typically no more than 5-10 minutes.
Children $2.50 (age 2 to 15 years)
Under 2 yrs. Free
Hop over to Fairmont Copley Plaza on Sunday, April 21 and celebrate Easter in a grand style this year!
Fairmont Copley Plaza is hosting an extravagant, family-friendly brunch buffet with multiple seating options at 10:30 and 11:00am, and 2:00 and 2:30pm.
As a special treat for your little ones, children can play with adorable farm animals from Enchanted Animal Parties petting zoo, participate in an Easter egg hunt, enjoy an arts n’ crafts section, and get creative at a decorate-your-own-cookie station. Plenty of family photo opportunities inside the luxurious setting of Fairmont Copley Plaza.
The Easter menu from Executive Chef Laurent Poulain will offer brunch options the whole family will love. Breakfast selections include made-to-order omelettes and maple sugar & cinnamon French toast, and on the savory side there will be decadent choices like honey lemon herb crusted rack of lamb, rib eye chops with bordelaise sauce, duck foie gras, lobster & bow tie pasta salad, a full raw bar and much more.
The dessert buffet will make the magic of the holiday come to life with a presentation of chocolate bunny pops, Easter petit fours, strawberry short cakes, mini Boston cream pies and more.
Fairmont Copley Plaza is proud to announce that all leftovers from Easter brunch will be donated to Boston Rescue Mission, an organization that brings food to the hungry and homeless in the city. Executive Chef Laurent Poulain regularly works with Boston Rescue Mission to donate excess food from the hotel.
*IMPORTANT* Advance notice is required if you would like to be seated with a specific party booked under another name. Please also let the hotel know in advance if you have special requests such as allergy requests, wheelchair accommodations or high chair needs. Email Haley.Lincoln@Fairmont.comas soon as possible to share these requests.
An evening of remembrance, community, and support.
In light of the recent fire at Notre-Dame de Paris, the French Cultural Center will host an evening to honor and celebrate this iconic landmark.
Professor Antoine Picon of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design will join us for a presentation on the marvelous architecture of Notre-Dame de Paris, including what was lost in the fire, and its significance today.
The 25-minute presentation will be followed by a reception with light refreshments. Guests will have the opportunity to make a donation to support restoration efforts – from $5 to $5,000, every dollar counts!
All donations will benefit the Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris, an organization dedicated to restoring this iconic cathedral.
Click here to RSVP.
Somerville’s popular Bow Market comes to Precinct’s patio for one day only!
Precinct Kitchen + Bar invites you to join them on their patio for a one-day Bow Market pop-up. Vendors include:
- Adelante, custom shoes, handmade by craftsman in Guatemala
- Blue Bandana Relics, a curated collection of vintage Americana and quality American brands.
- Buenas, all sorts of South American goodness you can eat on the spot or take home to use in your own recipes. Think: take-n-bake empanadas, pastry dough to make your own empanadas (and other stuff), and sauces you can use for everything from roasting chicken and salmon, to topping oysters.
- In Season Food Shop, made-to-order meals and drinks, local food products, and a curated selection of grocery essentials
- Maca, chic and cheeky, regular and character macarons that range in flavors from vanilla to blueberry basil cheesecake.
- Peston, unique accessories, fleeky home goods and apparel.
- Happy Cactus, succulents, cacti, air plants, exotic plants, ethically sourced butterflies, crystals, gems, fossils and pretty much anything extraordinary Mother Nature creates.
- Additionally, guests will also enjoy soaps and creams from the Sentas Family Farm and much, more!
Precinct will be serving their regular breakfast, brunch and lunch menus all day long, so reserve your table and head over!
You never get a second chance at a first impression.
First impressions are most important when building your network, whether it is at a business networking event or online via social media channels such as Linkedin.
Linkedin is still king when it comes to professional networking and there have been some amazing changes to the platform to encourage collaboration and engagement. A potential connection first impression of you is your Linkedin Profile, so it is essential that you dedicate time to assure you have a Linkedin Profile that stands out.
Jeffrey DeSocio, Owner/Principal of AIMC Business Solutions, will be the guest speaker and will provide a great overview of the “How to Score a Rocking Linkedin Profile” including some key tips to have an All-Star Profile.
The event will take place on Monday, April 29th from 6:30pm – 8pm, at the Microsoft Store in the Prudential Center in Boston right before the upcoming Small Business Expo in Boston.
The event is a combination of networking and presentation. Here is the agenda:
- 6:30pm-7:00pm: Introductions and Networking – Get your professional headshot.
- 7:05pm-7:45pm: How to Score a Rocking Linkedin Profile
- 7:45pm-8:30pm: More Networking and Some Homework & Networking
This event is being run by AIMC Business Solutions, Mass Professional Networking & The Microsoft Store.
Did someone say trivia? Abso-f-ing-lutely.
Kick up your Manolos because Sex and the City Trivia is coming to MJ O’Connor’s Park Plaza. Grab your girlfriends and test your knowledge of the fabulous four. We’ll cover everything from Post-it breakup notes to the wedding that never was.
Trivia will begin at 6:30pm – teams will be registered on a first come, first served basis and will close after the first 35 teams have signed up. Teams cannot exceed 6 people.
An RSVP on Eventbrite does not guarantee a table or team. We recommend your team plans to arrive early to secure your spot – don’t worry, we’ll keep the cosmos coming while you wait.
Trivia is 21+ with a valid ID.
Join The Lenox and bestselling author Martha Hall Kelly for an evening of sweets and cocktails.
The Lenox and Reading with Robin present an evening with author Martha Hall Kelly, author of the NYT bestselling “Lilac Girls”, in conversation with Robin Kall, discusses and signs her brand new novel “Lost Roses”, a “Lilac Girls” prequel.
Your ticket includes:
- Admission to the program, a hardcover copy of Martha’s new release “Lost Roses” (and other surprises!)
- Hors ‘d ouevres and sweets
- Cash bar available
*Tickets are non-refundable but transferable.
**Special rate available for overnight guest rooms, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details!