Current Special Exhibit
"In Her Voice: Jacqueline Kennedy the White House Years" Exhibit
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Columbia Point, Boston
9 am - 5 pm | $12 | $10 for seniors over 62 & students
$9 for children 13-17 | Free for children 12 and under
1 866 JFK-1960 | 617-514-1600 | jfklibrary.org | Exhibit details
This special 50th anniversary exhibit presents treasures from the ceremonial events building up to the inaugural -- JFK’s farewell to his home state of Massachusetts; his arrival in Washington at an inaugural eve gala -- and from the inaugural ceremony itself.
Through October 15
Isle Inn Tours -- Chauffeur Drive Ireland - Bed & Breakfast (B&B)
The best of both worlds: enjoy the luxury of a customized group tour and the independence of a self-drive tour, without ever sitting in the driver’s seat. Custom chauffeur tours are surprisingly affordable and simply relaxing. Experience the life of the Irish with a B&B chauffeur tour, our most budget friendly chauffeur vacation. The base chauffeur drive tour includes: six nights of pre-booked B&B's with private driver for your customized itinerary. With over 1,500 B&B to choose from, the possibilities are virtually endless! Your personal travel planner will assist you with customizing your itinerary, selecting B&B’s, and picking just the right spot to indulge, should you choose to upgrade to a castle or manor house along the way.
Tanglewood on Parade
Koussevitzky Music Shed
8:30 pm | $21 - $105 | bso.org
Conductors Stéphane Denève, Keith Lockhart, Charles Dutoit, and John Williams appear together on August 6 for Tanglewood on Parade. Always a highlight of the season, the day includes a wealth of pre-concert activities and ends with the traditional finale, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture with fireworks. Proceeds from this concert go to support the Tanglewood Music Center.
Isle Inn Tours -- Highlights of Ireland Tour
Ireland truly is a magical country. Prepare to be amazed by her breathtaking scenery and the many interesting attractions you will encounter, including Trinity College, Muckross House, Rock of Cashel, Ireland’s only fjord, and the Guinness Storehouse. This is our most requested escorted tour for over 10 years. Includes: 7 nights first class hotels, Full Irish breakfast daily, 5 table d’hote dinners, Special dinner with entertainment in Dublin at The Brazen Head, Services of an experienced Irish driver/guide, Admissions as highlighted on the itinerary, Porterage of one suitcase, All service charges & local government taxes, Isle Inn Tours tote bag & luggage tag, Deluxe document holder with informational booklet.
August 17-22 & 24-29
Restaurant Week Boston
Various Venues in Greater Boston
Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau
$15.13: Light Lunch | $2.13: 3 course Lunch | $38.13: 3-course Dinner
exclusive of beverage, tax and gratuity
bostonusa.com | FAQ
Restaurant Week Boston is celebrated each year for two weeks during March and August. It provides locals and visitors an opportunity to sample area restaurants at special prices. Diners can choose from the latest culinary hot spots to old favorites, from nationally known chain restaurants to local chef owned bistros, from Asian or Argentinean fare to French, Italian, tapas and sushi, from the award-winning restaurants of Boston and Cambridge to the gourmet gems in the suburbs north, west and south of the city.
Québec City International Festival of Military Bands
The program includes some thirty free shows and spectacular events, such as the festival parade and the drill hall concerts.
The Québec City Military Tattoo is undoubtedly the highlight of the festival. Every year, the best military bands in Canada and from around the globe come to take part in this event, giving it a vibrant, international flavor. Over 800 musicians will perform pieces from a vast repertoire that can be appreciated by both the military music novice and by the connoisseur.
Newport Celtic Rock Festival
Newport Yachting Center
Downtown Newport, RI
12:30 pm - 10 p.m. | Gates open at noon: $30 advance, $40 gate,
Back by popular demand this year - - Eileen Ivers, The Town Pants and the Screaming Orphans.
Over 10 hours of Celtic Rock on one summer day on the Newport Waterfront!
Tickets on sale Friday, May 3rd. Check back in for more details - - coming soon!
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August 29-September 8
Québec Celtic Festival
The 7th edition of the Québec Celtic Festival will take place on La chaussée des Écossais, at the Morrin Center, at Quebec High School, and in many different pubs throughout the city. Gaelic football games, parade, conferences and shows for all ages.