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August 2008 Events Calendar
Jeff Pitchell

August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

BHH Presents: Summer in the City - - Thursdays Blues Barge

Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
617 856-7744 | Schedule | bhh.com

One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location. Enjoy al fresco dining while taking in the beautiful waterfront and free entertainment. Now in its 20th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. Tuesdays: Soul, Wednesdays: Rat Pack, Thursdays: Blues Barge, Fridays: Classic Movies. Music runs from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Thursdays Blues Barge in August performers coming soon.




Breakfast at Tiffany's

August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

BHH Presents: Summer in the City - - Fridays Classic Movies

Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
6:00 - 10:00 pm | 617 856-7744 | Schedule | bhh.com

One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location.  Enjoy al fresco dining while taking in the beautiful waterfront and free entertainment. Now in its 20th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. Tuesdays: Pop Soul, Wednesdays: Rat Pack, Thursdays: Blues Barge, Fridays: Movies by Moonlight begin at dusk. Movie details coming soon.




Irish Cultural Centre Canton MA

August 5, 12, 19, 26

ICCNE Presents:
Set Dancing with Cait Bracken

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
7:30-9:30 pm | $5 donation at the door | Adults (16 & up)
781 821-8291
irishculture.org

Every Monday throughout the year (except Holidays), the ICC presents set dancing with Cait Bracken from 7:30-9:30pm. Set dancing is a form of social dancing which has been popular in Ireland for over 150 years. Sets are danced by four couples in a square. No previous dancing experience or partner required! No registration required for this class.




Goo Goo Dolls

August 5

Tanglewood: Train and Goo Goo Dolls

Koussevitzky Music Shed
Lenox, MA
7:00 pm
bso.org

Superstar rock bands Train—known around the world for hits including “Hey, Soul Sister” and “Drops of Jupiter”—and the Goo Goo Dolls—known for countless songs including “Iris,” “Slide,” and “Name”—perform in the Shed on Monday, August 5, at 7 p.m. American singer-songwriter Allen Stone opens the concert. This is Train’s fifth appearance at Tanglewood since making their debut in 2011. The Goo Goo Dolls and Allen Stone make their Tanglewood debuts.




Summer in the City

August 6, 13, 20, 27

BHH Presents: Summer in the City
Tuesdays Pop-Soul

Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
617 856-7744 | Schedule | bhh.com

One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location. Enjoy al fresco dining while taking in the beautiful waterfront. Now in its 20th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. Tuesdays: Soul, Wednesdays: Rat Pack, Thursdays: Blues, Fridays: Movies. Music runs from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Tuesday Pop-Soul in August performers coming soon.




Michael Dutra Strictly Sinatra

August 7, 14, 21, 28

BHH Presents: Summer in the City - - Wednesdays Rat Pack

Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
617 856-7744 | Schedule | bhh.com

One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location.  Enjoy al fresco dining while taking in the beautiful waterfront. Now in its 20th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. Tuesdays: Soul, Wednesdays: Rat Pack, Thursdays: Blues, Fridays: Movies. Music runs from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Wednesday Rat Pack in August performers coming soon.




August 16

Tanglewood: Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart conducts Star Wars: A New Hope

Tanglewood
Koussevitzky Music Shed
Lenox
8:00 pm | bso.org

Tanglewood presents Star Wars: A New Hope, a showing of the classic 1977 film, with the Boston Pops Orchestra performing Mr. Williams’ iconic score, under the direction of Keith Lockhart, the Julian and Eunice Cohen Boston Pops Conductor.




Inroads Ireland Go South Tour

August 19-26

Inroads Ireland's GO SOUTH Tour

1700 Westlake Ave N, Ste 200, Seattle, WA
$2,697 per person | 1-888-220-7711 | InroadsIreland.com
Reservations | Itinerary

For an authentic Irish experience, travel with Inroads Ireland’s tours off the beaten track in small groups (max of 14 people) on Ireland’s back roads. The one week mini-coach tour takes you to the very best of southern Ireland where you’ll discover ancient monastic settlements with intricately carved Celtic crosses, round towers, and the Cliffs of Moher. Explore centuries old castles & experience a mystifying solar alignment within a tranquil stone circle. Enjoy a traditional Irish music session while relaxing in a cozy pub. Stay in small towns like Baltimore, Kenmare, and Dingle in locally owned guesthouses and help support local economies. You’ll walk the land, capture the spirit, and have Ireland forever in your heart. This is Ireland done right!




Inroads Ireland

August 26 - September 2

Inroads Ireland's
GO WEST Tour

700 Westlake Ave N, Ste 200, Seattle, WA
$2,691 per person | 1-888-220-7711
InroadsIreland.com
Full trip itinerary here

Trace a path through the amazing west of Ireland. Savor Connemara's Twelve Bens (peaks) and uncover the castles of pirate clans. Marvel at Achill Island's Atlantic coastline and secluded beaches. Visit Counties Mayo, Galway, and Sligo. In the Georgian town of Birr, find its great telescope, once largest in the world at the Birr Castle. Unearth Irish revivalists who saved much of Ireland's traditions. Traverse drumlins to a passage tomb - perhaps the oldest celestial calendar.




John Williams Film Night

August 24

Tanglewood: John Williams' Film Night

Koussevitzky Music Shed
Lenox, MA
8:00 pm
bso.org

Long established as one of Tanglewood’s most anticipated and beloved evenings, John Williams’ Film Night returns on Saturday, August 24, with George and Roberta Berry, Boston Pops Conductor Laureate John Williams introducing the festive evening, which features the Boston Pops and conductor David Newman performing a program celebrating the music of Hollywood and more.




Gladys Night

August 28

Tanglewood: Gladys Knight 
with special guest 
The Spinners

Koussevitzky Music Shed
Lenox, MA
7:00 pm
bso.org

The great ones endure, and Gladys Knight has long been one of the greatest. Very few singers over the last fifty years have matched her unassailable artistry. This seven-time Grammy winner has enjoyed #1 hits in Pop, Gospel, R&B and Adult Contemporary, and has triumphed in film, television and live performance.



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