Pencil it in (PIN): Week of September 18th

Whether you want to dine under the stars for ChopChop Magazine’s #BigPicnic or you are going to enjoy a Night of Stars with Boston Ballet, or vegetables are the star of your plate, this is a busy week full of so many great events.

20130918-204701.jpgStars.  (Sugar from Chambre de Sucre) Stars. (Sugar from Chambre de Sucre)

For Vegetable Lovers

TONIGHT! Vegan Dinner
Upstairs on the Square in the Soirée Room
Four course prix-fixe dinner $49
Wednesday, September 18th

Deborah Madison Cambridge School of Culinary Arts
Thursday, September 19th 6p.m.

Vegetable Literacy is Deborah Madison’s new cookbook and at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in collaboration with the Boston Public Market Association you will taste, talk, and take away the cookbook and tips from Deborah Madison. This is sold out but you can join the Waiting List.

ChopChop Magazine’s Big PicnicSunday, September 22nd
ChopChop Magazine loves their vegetables, and is inviting you to participate in the Big Picnic. The big picture goal is to help prevent childhood obesity. How you can participate is by cooking and prepping a picnic together with your friends, family or neighbors. Snap photos of the process. Share photos and videos on Facebook, twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, however you like. By doing so you will show families just how fun and important cooking real food together is. #bigpicnic is the tag you can use for your pictures or you can just browse what everyone else cooked up.

For Dancers and Lovers of Dance

Night of Stars
Boston Common
Saturday, September 21st 7 p.m.

Boston Ballet starts off their 50th season with a night of stars, under the stars in Boston Common.

Free Classes at José Mateo’s Ballet Theatre

José Mateo’s Ballet Theatre in Harvard Square is offereing an afternoon of FREE trial classes for children ages 3-6 and adult beginners and a chance to win tickets to José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker. PLUS learn about Ballet Theatre’s collaboration with the newly launched organization, Doors to History, and how YOU are connected to the places and lives of the people who’ve shaped our world, our country, our state and your life today!

Saturday, September 21 2:30-4:30


Danehy Park Family Day
Danehy Park, Cambridge.
Saturday, September 21st 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
A day of free fun and learning in Danehy Park. Firefighters, kites, books, jumpy houses and more.

South End Open Studios is also this weekend. 11:00 am to 6 pm in Boston’s South End.

Taste Trekkers Culinary Tourism Conference
Do you travel for food or make food a central part of every trip? Maybe you didn’t know it, but you are a culinary tourist.
September 20-22nd
Providence, Rhode Island

Find a way to see this movie. It is a little bit of history. There are a lot of fun facts and serious science about oysters and a call to action to help save and improve the waterways around us, which in turn will protect our coastlines as well.

New and Notable

Cook is now open in Newton

Tap & Trotter is now open in Somerville

Whole Foods in Arlington is now open.


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