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2010 Summer BostonUSA Events

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									        2010 Summer BostonUSA
                Events     The Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB)
    Larry Meehan, Vice President of Media & Tourism; Tel: 617-867-8231; e-mail: lmeehan@bostonusa.com; Stacy
     Shreffler, Manager, Media Relations & Tourism Sales Tel: 617- 867-8203, e-mail: sshreffler@bostonusa.com;
     Media & Tour Planners Edition Special sites Media: Press Room Press Room / www.BostonUSA.com/PLAN
       The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau are proud partners of the Massachusetts Office of Travel &
    Tourism, American Express, MASSPORT, Discover New England, Boston Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism & Special
                                Events, the Cambridge Office for Tourism, & Arts Boston

                                                       June 2010 Edition
The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau is delighted to present you with BostonUSA’s Great Summer
2010! Great celebrations & events, great tours, great feasts, great family fun for toddlers, tweens & teens & parents &
grandparents, and great hotel, air, rail, dining, museum & sightseeing deals! www.BostonUSA.com is Boston’s official
visitor website .

Great celebrations & events. This year’s summer season begins on May 4, 2010 with opening night of the 125th
Boston Pops at Symphony Hall. Join us for Boston’s July 4th Boston Pops Concert…and Fireworks; admission is
free!. For the six days around July 4- the 29th Boston Harborfest June 30-July 5, 2010 with most events throughout the
Harbor – absolutely free!. Join us for the 10th Restaurant Week Boston Summer when 225+ restaurants offer $15.10,
$20.10 & $33.10 prix fixe menus citywide Aug. 15-20 & 22-27, 2010 !

Between Memorial Day & Labor Day Weekend 2010 Boston & Cambridge will welcome more than 35 conventions &
expositions. Among the expositions will be the largest coin show in the world-open to the public –the World’s Fair of
Money August 10-14, 2010 at the Hynes Convention Center. The show will also feature museum-quality exhibits from
the Smithsonian Institution, the ANA Edward C. Rochette Money Museum and private collectors. As many as 20 mints
from around the world will give visitors an opportunity to collect coins from five continents, and a number of family
activities and educational programs make this an attractive event for anyone with an interest in history and money.

There are more than 50 great tours available in BostonUSA this Summer! There are tours by foot, boat, bike, bus and
even tours in amphibious vehicles called “ducks” that explore Boston & the Charles River! There are Italian, Chinese,
Russian, chocolate, or Jewish culinary walking tours, bicycle tours, kayak river tours, Freedom Trail costumed tour guide
tours, cultural heritage tours, whale watch tours, lighthouse tours, movies-filmed-in-Boston tours, pedicab tours, Fenway
Park tours, Segway tours, Tall Ship tours, Upper Deck (13-ft-high!) Trolley tours, college campus tours, yacht tours, ghost
tours, tours of Harvard by Harvard students, youth-led neighborhood walking tours, lunch or dinner cruise tours, tours in
Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese, French, German or almost any language.

Great Feasts. Our annual two-week long 10th Restaurant Week Boston is worth the trip!. Join us for Chefs In Shorts,
Chowderfest, ScooperBowl Ice Cream Festival, Boston Chocolate Tours, the new ICA , August Moon Festival for Asian ,
the 100th Fisherman’s Feast for Italian, India Day &r 25 other heritage festivals that celebrate with food & music!

Great Family Fun. Fast thrill cruises. Aquarium penguins & fur seals. The New England Sand Sculpting Festival.
Swimming on a harbor island beach. Free concerts & outdoor movies at the Hatch Shell. Fenway Park tour. Picnics on the
Emerald Necklace or the Boston HarborWalk. See Boston from the 50-stories-over-the-city Skywalk Observatory.
‘Codzilla’ Boston Harbor ‘thrill’ cruises to Segway tours,

Great Deals for Visitors! This year the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau all kinds of hotel, dining, tour, and
attraction great deals available online www.BostonUSA.com/GreatDeals . Great deals available on many airlines, as
well as Amtrak to Boston. Boston CityPass or the Go Boston Card offer big discounts to attractions-and no waiting in line!
The Boston public transit system has an unlimited all-subway-bus and inner harbor ferry one week pass for $15.00. Trips
anywhere on the subway cost $2.00-and kids ride free! And the public transit system Card- The CharlieCard - offers 100
discounts on museums, attractions, dining!


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Exhibitions, festivals, and performances that opened before May 1, 2010 that continue into the summer 2010:

   •    “Curious George” Exhibition Boston Children’s Museum through June 6, 2010;
   •    “Secrets of Tomb 10A” Exhibition Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) Boston, through June 27, 2010;
   •    “160 Years of Collecting” the Collections on display at Boston Public Library through June 6, 2010;
   •    “Albrecht Durer: Virtuoso Printmaker” through July 3;
   •    “ Harry Callahan: American Photographer” through July 3;
   •   “Café & Cabaret: Toulouse-Lautrec’s Paris” through Aug. 8, 2010;
   •   “Bharat Ratna! Jewels of Modern Indian Art” Exhibition Museum of Fine Arts Boston, through Aug. 22;
   •    “Roni Horn AKA Roni Horn” Exhibition Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA ) through June 13, 2010;
   •    “Modeling Devotion: Terracotta Sculpture of the Italian Renaissance” Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
       thru May. 23,
   •    “Fiery Pool: The Maya & The Mythic Sea” exhibition Peabody Essex Museum through July 18, 2010 ;
   •   “Faces of Devotion, Indian Sculpture from the Figel Collection” Peabody Essex Museum, thru Jan. 16, 2012
   •   “Dr. Lakra” Exhibition Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) through Sept. 6, 2010;
   •   “Romantic Interludes: Women in Firdawsi's Shahnama” exhibition Museum of Fine Arts through January 16,
       2011.
   •   Details on www.BostonUSA.com .


June 2010
   • New Freedom Trail Foundation presents the one- hour event: The Changing of the Guard, twice daily, Sat.
      Sun. & Mon.
   • June 2010: BostonUSA celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month www.BostonUSA.com
   • 125th Boston Pops, Dave Brubeck guest artist Boston Symphony Hall June 1, 2, 2010
   • Red Sox home game vs. Oakland Fenway Park June 1,2,3, 2010
   • “Grease” musical Opera House Boston June 1-13, 2010
   • Rose Kennedy Greenway Weekly Wednesday Yo-Chi instruction with Health Thyself-Yoga and Qi Gong
      instruction-Wharf District Parks. Every Wednesday Jun 2– Sept 15, 8-8:45 AM.
   • Jasper White’s Summer Shack Spectacle Island Thursday Night Clambakes begin June 3, 2010
   • 125th Boston Pops, MIT Night Boston Symphony Hall June 3, 2010
   • Jeff Beck, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston June 3, 2010
   • Boston HarborWalk Tour: Boston Harbor Assn.: Tour free- reservation req’d mail@tbha.org June 3, 2010
   • Conan “Prohibited” Tour, Conan O’Brian live, Citi Performing Arts Center, Boston June 4-5,
   • Rose Kennedy Greenway Friday Game On! with Knucklebones - Fun backyard games at Wharf District Parks.
      Every Friday June 4 - Aug 27, 2010 12-2 PM
   • “Rose’s Life” guided Walking Tours of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy’s neighborhood and life June 5, 2010
   • 125th Boston Pops, Duke Ellington Tribute Night Boston Symphony Hall June 4, 5 2010
   • 149th Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Commencement Friday, June 4, 2010
   • Pride Family Fun Day, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborisland.org, June 5, 2010
   • 125-foot Tall Ship Schooner Clipper daily Boston Harbor sails June 5- September 2010
   • Historic New England Centennial Celebration 36-historic properties – from 17th century to 20th century
      landmark houses & gardens in New England offer free Admission June 5, 2010
   • PRIDE Day at Faneuil Hall Marketplace Celebration of 40th PRIDE Boston June 5, 2010
   • Taylor Swift In Concert Gillette Stadium June 5, 2010
   • 31st Cambridge River Festival, Charles River, June 5, 2010
   • Boston Best Cruises Boston Harbor Islands Fast Ferry begins June 5, 2010
   • Mass Bay Lines Music Cruises Season Opening Rowes Wharf June 5, 2010
   • 106th Dorchester Day Parade Dorchester Avenue June 6, 2010
   • Santa Maria DiAnzano Procession Hanover Street June 6, 2010
   • 25th AIDS Boston Walk begins DCR’s Hatch Shell Boston, June 6, 2010
   • Stories of the Islands: Snow in Summer, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org,
      June 6 & 27, 2010 at 1:00 pm
   • Making History on the Boston Common: Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company annual Drumhead
      Election Boston Common June 7, 2010
   • Dave Matthews Band in concert Comcast Center June 7, 2010

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•   Scooper Bowl nation's largest all-you-can-eat ice cream festival, Boston City Hall Plaza June 8-10, 2010
•   Backstreet Boys in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston June 8, 2010
•   125th Boston Pops, “From The Top” NPR radio show Night Boston Symphony Hall June 8, 2010
•   125th Boston Pops, Cole Porter Tribute Night Boston Symphony Hall June 9,10,11 2010
•   Earth, Wind & Fire in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston June 10, 2010
•   Red Sox home game vs. Philadelphia Fenway Park June 11, 12, 13, 2010
•   40th Boston Pride , Festival events June 3-13; Parade & Festival on Boston City Hall Plaza June 12, 2010
•   125th Boston Pops, Gospel Night Boston Symphony Hall June 12, 2010
•   31st Dragon Boat Festival, Charles River June 12-13, 2010
•   Eagles in concert Gillette Stadium June 12, 2010
•   Island Yoga, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, every other Saturday from June
    12 to August 21, 2010
•   Vintage Base Ball, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, June 13, 2010 at 12:00 pm
    and 1:30 pm
•   Bunker Hill Parade honors the 235th anniversary of Revolutionary War battle Charlestown June 13, 2010
•   St. Anthony’s Church Procession Hanover Street June 13, 2010
•   Roxbury Week June 13-19, 2010
•   Walk for Children’s Hospital Boston begins DCR’s Hatch Shell June 13, 2010
•   Flag Day in Boston June 14, 2010
•   Jethro Tull in concert Bank of America Pavilion June 15, 2010
•   Greenway Walking Tour, June 15
•   125th Boston Pops, Rodgers & Hammerstein Tribute Nights Boston Symphony Hall June 15-16, 2010
•   Red Sox home game vs. Arizona Fenway Park June 15, 16, 17, 2010
•   Taste of Cambridge Charles Hotel Courtyard June 17, 2010
•   125th Boston Pops, Arlo Guthrie guest artist Boston Symphony Hall June 17, 18, 2010
•   Jimmy Buffet in concert Comcast Center June 17 & 19, 2010
•   Red Sox home game vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Fenway Park June 18, 19, 20, 2010
•   State Radio/John Butler Trio in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston June 18, 2010
•   Greek Festival, Magazine Street, Cambridge June 18-20, 2010 (tent)
•   State Radio/John Butler Trio in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston June 18, 2010
•   Berklee Rock Concert: Take No Prisoners I, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org,
    June 19, 2010 at 12:00 pm
•   125th Boston Pops, Anniversary Celebration Night Boston Symphony Hall June 19, 2010
•   Boston Harbor Islands Lovells, Bumpkin, & Grape inter-island public ferry & island camping begins 2010
    Season June 19, 2010
•   James Taylor & Carole King in concert TD Garden June 19, 2010
•   3rd Annual Make Music / Harvard Square! June 19, 2010
•   4th Juneteenth Celebration Boston 145th anniversary emancipation Franklin Park June 19, 2010
•   Take your Dad on an Adventure, Georges and Spectacle Islands, Boston Harbor
    Islands/bostonharborislands.org June 20, 2010
•   Foreigner & Styx in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston June 20, 2010
•   Boston Harbor Fort Pt Channel Tour: Boston Harbor Assn.: Tour free- reservation req’d mail@tbha.org
    June 20, 2010
•   125th Boston Pops, Father’s Day Concert Boston Symphony Hall June 20, 2010 (the 125th Boston Pops play
    free on July 3 & 4, 2010 at the Hatch Shell )
•   Father’s Day 2010 Boston Harbor Island Celebration Georges Island June 20, 2010
•   Discover the World of Camping, Lovells and Bumpkin Islands, Boston Harbor
    Islands/bostonharborislands.org, June 20, 2010 at 11:00 am
•   Summer Shack’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org,
    June 20, 2010 at 2:00 pm
•   Foreigner & Styx & Kansas in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston June 20, 2010
•   "Whales | Tohorā" Exhibition Museum of Science Boston June 20 – September 14, 2010
•   Thompson Island Treks: Salt Marsh Walk, Thompson Island via Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor
    Islands/bostonharborislands.org, Sundays at 12:45 pm, from June 21 to September 6, 2010
•   Summer Solstice in Boston June 21, 2010
•   St. Domenic’s Procession North Square June 22, 2010
•   Phish in concert Comcast Center June 22, 2010
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   •   Toodler Tuesdays, Spectacle and Grape Islands, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, Tuesdays
       from June 22 to September 1, 2010
   •   Andre Rieu in concert Agganis Arena June 23, 2010
   •   Museum of Fine Arts Concerts In The Courtyard Wednesday evenings June 23-August 25, 2010
   •   Bay State Cruises nighttime music cruises June 25-Sept. 24, 2010
   •   15th Newport Flower Show Rosecliff Newport Mansion June 25-27, 2010
   •   13th “Chefs In Shorts” food & wine event Seaport World Trade Center June 25, 2010
   •   Dew Tour’s Skate Open Championships: USA Tour begins in Boston TD Garden June 25-26, 2010
   •   “Plays in the Park” at the Fort Warren Stage, Georges Island, Boston Harbor
       Islands/bostonharborislands.org, Fridays, starting June 25, continuing every Friday until August 27;
       performances at 11:30 am & 1:00 am
   •   Charles River & Locks Cruise Boston Harbor Cruises 2010 season daily begins June 26, 2010
   •   Brooks & Dunn in concert Comcast Center June 26, 2010
   •   Chelsea Creek/Lower Mystic River Tour: Boston Harbor Assn.: Tour free- reservation req’d mail@tbha.org
       June 26, 2010
   •   Costumed Civil War Storytelling, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, June 26,
       2010 at 12:15 and 2:00 pm
   •   Haitian Music with Zili Misik, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, June 26, 2010
       at 12:00 and 1:30 pm
   •   Go fly a Kite, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, Saturdays at 1:30 pm from
       June 26 to August 28, 2010
   •   Rose Kennedy Greenway Weekend Children’s Activity Carts - Carts carrying books, board games and other
       children’s activities. North End Parks and Wharf District Parks. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday June 26- Aug
       31, 2010 11:00 AM-6:00 pm
   •   Celebrate Island Birds, Spectacle and Thompson Islands, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org,
       June 27, 2010 at 11:00 am
   •   Bamboozle in concert Comcast Center June 27, 2010
   •   Tanglewood 2010 Season : Season opens its 2010 season on June 27,2010 with a performance by the Mark
       Morris Dance Group concludes with annual Jazz Festival, September 3-5. 2010; Boston Symphony
       Orchestra season begins with Music Director James Levine leading Mahler's titanic Symphony No. 2,
       Resurrection July 9, 2010)
   •   Fishing Clinic, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, June 27, 2010 at 12:00 pm
   •   “Music in the Park”, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, Sundays, starting June
       27, continuing every Sunday until September 17; performances at 12:00 pm
   •   Georges Island Tours, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, from June 28 to
       September 6, 2010 Mon – Thurs 10, 12, 2, 4 pm & Fri – Sun 10:30, 12:30, 2:30 & 4:30 pm
   •   Red Sox home game vs. TB Fenway Park June 29,30, 2010
   •   Ringo Starr & His All Star Band in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston June 29, 2010
   •   29th Boston Harborfest, Boston Harbor- Harbor Islands June 30 - July 5, 2010
   •   Boston Harborfest June 30 features Boston Harborfest Opening Ceremony at Faneuil Hall Marketplace featuring
       American Birthday Cake: 12:00 PM – Opening Ceremonies with special guest Mayor Thomas Menino. A GIANT
       4th of July themed cake will be revealed and cake will be distributed to all attendees. 12:30 PM – Live
       Performance by FOUR GUYS IN TUXES; 3:00 PM – Street Performer Extravaganza; 4:00 PM – Performance by
       the JUKEBOX DANCERS; 6:00 PM – Live Performance by Navy Band Northeast ; Afternoon: fifes & drum music;
       guided tour of exterior gardens and the statuary of the historic Bulfinch State House; lunch cruises Boston;
       historic house tour; costumed walking tour Freedom Trail; traditional Chinese Music in Concert at King’s Chapel ;
       tour of Old North Church; waterfront walking tour ; storytelling at Kings Chapel & Old South Meeting House ; early
       19th Century Gun Drills at USS CONSTITUTION at Charlestown Navy Yard; walking tour of Bunker Hill battle
       site; re-enact the Boston Tea Party aboard the Liberty Clipper ; 45-piece Navy Band Northeast in Concert at
       Faneuil Hall Marketplace; Dinner Harbor Cruises; evening walking tour “ The Dark Side of Boston”; tour of four
       historic Boston pubs; Tall Ship Sunset Sail; “Ghosts and Gravestones “ Old Town Trolley tour; “ Paul Revere
       Tonight!” performance at Old North Church.
   •   6th Navy Week Boston, Boston Harbor June 30 - July 5, 2010

July 2010

   •   Lady Gaga in concert TD Garden, July 1, 2010


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•   Kayaking at Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, Mon, Wed & Thurs in July &
    August 2010
•   “Rose’s Life” guided Walking Tours of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy’s neighborhood and life July 3, 2010
•   Spectacle Island Tours, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, from July 1 to
    September 6, 2010 Mon – Thurs 10:30, 12:30, 2:30 & 4:30 pm & Fri – Sun 10, 12, 2, & 4 pm
•   Jack Johnson in concert Comcast Center July 10, 2010
•   16th Boston Harborfest Children’s Day, City Hall Plaza July 1 30, 2010 Boston Harborfest July 1 features
    Whale Watch Cruises; morning Kids Sail aboard the Tall Ship LIBERTY CLIPPER; walking tour of Charles River
    Basin Bells, Bridges and Locks; all day fun and festivities with jugglers, face painters, Wayne Potash and the
    Music Fun Band on City Hall Plaza; presentation of “ America’s 2nd War of Independence? The War of 1812! At
    USS Constitution Museum; lunch harbor cruises; tours of Kings Chapel & elegant mansion of Harrison Gray Otis,
    a Congressman, Senator and the third mayor of Boston; “Captain Kidd’s Treasure Hunt “self-guided hunt for
    history with a pirate’s map; early 19th Century Gun Drills at USS CONSTITUTION; re-enact the Boston Tea Party
    aboard the LIBERTY CLIPPER ; Dinner Harbor Cruises; Tall Ship Sunset Sail;
•   Red Sox home game vs. Baltimore Fenway Park July 2,3,4, 2010
•   Craig Ferguson Wilbur Theatre July 2, 2010
•   Boston Harborfest July 2 features Whale Watch Cruises; noon live concert of Afterburner, high energy rock
    band at City Hall Plaza; walking tour of Charles River Basin Bells, Bridges and Locks; presentation of “ America’s
    2nd War of Independence? The War of 1812! At USS Constitution Museum; lunch harbor cruises; late afternoon
    live concert of BaHa Brothers band at City Hall Plaza; tours of Kings Chapel & elegant mansion of Harrison Gray
    Otis, a Congressman, Senator and the third mayor of Boston; “Captain Kidd’s Treasure Hunt “self-guided hunt for
    history with a pirate’s map; early 19th Century Gun Drills at USS CONSTITUTION; re-enact the Boston Tea Party
    aboard the LIBERTY CLIPPER ; Dinner Harbor Cruises; Tall Ship Sunset Sail; and a Harboring Boston’s
    Mysteries Tall Ship tour at 9 pm.
•   Boston Harborfest July 3 features Special 18th Century British Procession from the Long Wharf (300 years
    old this year) west up State Street (formerly King Street) past the 1713 Old State House (formerly
    Government House) up Court Street (formerly Queen Street) and southwest on Tremont Street to the 1634
    Boston Common for a British Encampment. Whale Watch Cruises; noon live concert of Afterburner, high
    energy rock band at City Hall Plaza; walking tour of Charles River Basin Bells, Bridges and Locks; presentation of
    “ America’s 2nd War of Independence? The War of 1812! At USS Constitution Museum; lunch harbor cruises;
    tours of Kings Chapel & elegant mansion of Harrison Gray Otis, a Congressman, Senator and the third mayor of
    Boston; “Captain Kidd’s Treasure Hunt “self-guided hunt for history with a pirate’s map; early 19th Century Gun
    Drills at USS CONSTITUTION; Afternoon “Son of Boston: A Salute to Ben Franklin” walking tour ; re-enact the
    Boston Tea Party aboard the LIBERTY CLIPPER ; Dinner Harbor Cruises; Tall Ship Sunset Sail; Evening concert
    at City Hall Plaza; USS CONSTITUTION Sunset Parade, a traditional ceremony honoring our Nation’s flag; and a
    Harboring Boston’s Mysteries Tall Ship tour at 9 pm.
•   Madonna Del Grazie North End Feast Celebration, North Square July 3, 2010
•   Boston Pops celebrating their 125th birthday- pre-July 4 Concert Hatch Shell July 3, 2010
•   USS Constitution Turnaround Boston Harbor July 4, 2010
•   Stories of the Islands: Snow in Summer, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org,
    July 4 & 18, 2010 at 1:00 pm
•   Independence Day, July 4, 2010 Reading of Declaration of Independence Old State House & Ancient &
    Honorable Parade
•   Boston Pops –celebrating their 125th birthday- Concert & Fireworks Hatch Shell (Sunday) July 4, 2010
•   35th Cape Verdean Festival Boston City Hall Plaza July 4, 2010
•   July 4, 2010 Schedule: 9:00 am( & 11 :00 am) Independence Day Service at Old North Church; 10:00 am
    Reading of Declaration of Independence at Old State House & Ancient & Honorable Artillery Parade; 11:00 am
    Independence Day Service Kings Chapel; 11:00 am Oration at Faneuil Hall 11:30 am USS CONSTITUTION
    departure from berth, Noon –12:05 pm – Salute to the Nation off the US Coast Guard Base, North End &USS
    CONSTITUTION fires her 21-gun salute; Boston Harborfest events all afternoon 2pm-7pm 8:00pm Boston Pops
    –celebrating their 125th birthday- Concert & 10:30pm Fireworks Hatch Shell www.july4th.org
•   29th Boston Chowderfest, Boston City Hall Plaza, July 5, 2010
•   3rd Think Pink, Drink Pink, Shop Pink! Harvard Square shops July 5-August 31, 2010
•   Chicago & The Doobie Brothers in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston July 6, 2010
•   “Avedon Fashion 1944-2000” photography exhibition Museum of Fine Arts July 7, 2010- Jan. 2, 2011
•   2010 Major League Lacrosse All Star Game- USA Men’s National Team vs. Major League All Stars Harvard
    Stadium July 8, 2010
•   Institute Of Contemporary Art (ICA) & Berklee College of Music free waterfront concert series,
    “HarborWalk Sounds” July 8-August 26, 2010
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•   Tanglewood 2010 Season : Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director James Levine leading Mahler's
    titanic Symphony No. 2, Resurrection July 9, 2010
•   B. B. King in concert House of Blues Boston July 9, 2010
•   Talking Taste” chef series : Institute Of Contemporary Art (ICA) “Talking Taste” chef series featuring Ken
    Oringer & Jaime Bissonette of Toro & Coppa restaurants July 9, 2010
•   Dorchester Symphony Orchestra, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, July 10,
    2010 at 1:00 pm
•   Summer Shack’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org,
    July 10, 2010 at 2:00 pm
•   Summer of Superstars! Kids Concert Series at Faneuil Hall Marketplace Saturdays – July 10th, July 31st &
    August 21st – 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM Feature Performances: A Tribute to the King of Pop, Faith & Tim LIVE, Divas
    of Pop, Kids Rule and the Jukebox Dancers! Begins July 10, 2010
•   Fishing Clinic, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ July 11 at 12:00 pm and in July & August 2010 on
    Thursdays at 1:00 pm
•   Vintage Base Ball, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, July 11, 12:00 pm
•   Costumed Civil War Storytelling, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/, July 11, 2010 at 12:15 pm
•   Fishing Clinic, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, July 11, 2010 at 12:00 pm
•   Bastille Day! Cambridge Holyoke Street celebration July 11, 2010
•   Chinatown Main Streets Festival Beach Street, Chinatown July 11, 2010
•   Madonna Del Grazie Procession Endicott Street July 11, 2010
•   Boston Common Corporate All Star Softball Game, Friends of Boston Common, July 13, 2010
•   Vans Warped in concert Comcast Center July 13, 2010
•   Catch the Science Bug, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, July 14, 2010 at
•   6th New England Sand Sculpting Festival Revere Beach July 14 -18, 2010
•   Free Ferry Day, Spectacle and Georges Islands, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, July 16, 2010
•   Make a Spectacle of Yourself, Spectacle Island and Long Wharf Pier, Boston Harbor
    Islands/bostonharborislands.org, July 16, 2010 at 11:00 pm
•   37th Festival Betances Latino community arts festival, Villa Victoria, South End, July 16-18, 2010
•   “Charles LeDray” Exhibition Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) July 16 – Oct. 17, 2010
•   Red Sox home game vs. Texas Fenway Park July 15,16, 17, 18, 2010
•   Bastille Day Boston Celebration Marlboro Street between Berkeley & Clarendon July 16, 2010
•   Talking Taste” chef series : Institute Of Contemporary Art (ICA) “Talking Taste” chef series featuring
    Barry Maiden of Hungry Mother restaurant July 16, 2010
•   Tim McGraw in concert Comcast Center July 17, 2010
•   Chris Isaak in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston July 17, 2010
•   AcessSport Mayor’s Regatta on Charles River at Esplanade July 18, 2010
•   Orienteering on the Islands, Thompson Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, July 18, 2010
•   Boston Bhangra Dancers, Georges Islands, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, July 18, 2010 at
•   “PEAK” in Your Park: Promoting Environmental Awareness, Georges Island, Boston Harbor
    Islands/bostonharborislands.org, July 18, 2010 at 12:00 pm
•   10th Gospelfest on Boston City Hall Plaza July 18, 2010
•   St. Rocco Procession North Margin Street July 18, 2010
•   Greenway Walking Tour July 20, 2010
•   120th Marblehead Race Week July 20-26, 2010
•   Fenway Park presents international soccer match: The legendary Scottish Celtics vs. the Sporting Clube
    de Portugal team July 21, 2010
•   Cirque Du Soleil on Boston’s Waterfront: “Ovo” Fan Pier & Pier 4 (Northern Ave.) July 22-August 29, 2010
•   15th Commonwealth Shakespeare free performances “Othello” Boston Common July 22-August 15, 2010
•   Talking Taste” chef series : Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) “Talking Taste” chef series featuring Tony
    Maws of Craigie on Main restaurant July 23, 2010
•   Painting by the Sea, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, July 23, 2010 at 11:00
•   St. Joseph’s Feast Hanover Street July 23-25, 2010
•   24th Lowell Folk Festival citywide July 23-25, 2010
•   Summer Block Party at Faneuil Hall Marketplace LIVE music on the main stage by Boston’s hottest bands!
    Sidewalk sale, street performances July 24, 2010

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   •   Berklee Rock Concert: Take No Prisoners II, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/
       bostonharborislands.org, July 24, 2010 at 12:00 pm
   •   Summer Shack’s Iron Chef, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org, July 24, 2010
   •   Bon Jovi in concert Gillette Stadium July 24, 2010
   •   44th Puerto Rican Festival & Parade, Playstead Franklin Park, Boston July 25, 2010 (tent)
   •   Climate Friendly Park, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org, July 25, 2010
   •   Sail on Spectacle, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org, July 25, 2010 at 11:00
   •   Boston HarborWalk Environmentally Sustainable Tour Boston Harbor Assn.: Tour free- reservation req’d
       mail@tbha.org July 28, 2010
   •   “Nicholas Nixon: Family Album” photography exhibition Museum of Fine Arts July 28, 2010-May 1, 2011
   •   Heart in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston July 28, 2010
   •   ReadBoston Storymobile, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org, July 28, 2010 at
   •   12th Roxbury Film Festival Museum of Fine Arts, Roxbury Center for Arts at Hibernian Hall, Massachusetts
       College of Art , Northeastern University, Cabral Center at the John D. O'Bryant African-American Institute, Haley
       House Bakery Café July 29-August 1, 2010
   •   Sting in concert Comcast Center July 29, 2010
   •   O.A.R. in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston July 29 & 30, 2010
   •   Red Sox home game vs. Detroit Fenway Park July 30,31, August 1,2010
   •   Annual Art Encampment, Bumpkin Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org, July 30 & 31, 2010
   •   Talking Taste” chef series : Institute Of Contemporary Art (ICA) “Talking Taste” chef series featuring
       Barbara Lynch of No. 9 Park, Sportello, The Butcher Shop, & B & G Oyster restaurants July 30, 2010
   •   St. Agrippina’s Feast Hanover Street July 30- August 1, 2010
   •   "George Washington Carver" exhibition Museum of Science July 31 – October 24, 2010
   •   Dépêche mode in concert Comcast Center July 31, 2010
   •   96th St. Agrippina di Mineo Society Feast Celebration, Hanover & Battery Streets July 31-August 1, 2010
   •   Island Yoga, Bumpkin Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org, July 31, 2010 at 10:30 am
   •   Geology Rocks, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org, July 31, 2010 at 11:00 am


August 2010

   •   Annual Art Encampment, Bumpkin Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org, August 1, 2010 at
       10:00 am
   •   Toe Jam Puppet Band: The Green Show, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org,
       August 1, 2010 at 12:00 pm
   •   Red Sox home game vs. Cleveland Fenway Park August 2,3,4,5, 2010
   •   Black Eyed Peas in concert TD Garden August 3, 2010
   •   Waterfront Performing Arts Series, Columbus Waterfront Park , August 3 – 24, 2010
   •   95th Madonna Della Cava North End Feast Celebration, Hanover & Battery Streets August 6-8, 2010
   •   Peace Hip Hop event on Boston City Hall Plaza, August 7, 2010
   •   “Rose’s Life” guided Walking Tours of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy’s neighborhood and life August 7, 2010
   •   A Bug’s Life, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org, August 7, 2010 at 12:15 pm
   •   Anikai Dance, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org, August 7, 2010 at 1:00 pm
   •   Vintage Base Ball, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, August 8 & 28, 2010 at
       12:00 pm
   •   World’s Fair of Money Expo largest coin show in the world, Hynes Convention Center August 10-14, 2010
   •   “Back To The Beaches” Spectacle Island Beach Boston Harbor Assn.: Tour free- reservation req’d
       mail@tbha.org August 12,2010
   •   100th Fisherman’s Feast of the Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca North End Festival North St., Fleet St. &
       Lewis St ; Sunday 8:00 pm “Flight of the Angel” Aug 12-15, 2010
   •   Painting by the Sea, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, August 13, 2010 at
       11:00 am
   •   British Encampment Boston Common presented by Freedom Trail Foundation Aug 13-15, 2010
   •   STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9) in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston August 13, 2010
   •   Aerosmith & J. Geils Band in concert at Fenway Park August 14, 2010
   •   Native American Summer Festival, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org, August
       14 & 15, 2010 at 10:00 am

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   •   Bee Monitoring, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org, August 14, 2010 at 1:00 pm
   •   10th Restaurant Week Boston Summer 225+ restaurants prix fixe menus citywide Restaurant Week Boston®
       is brought to you by the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau and American Express. Aug.15-20 & 22-
       27, 2010
   •   30th Boston Dominican Festival, Franklin Park August 15, 2010
   •   India Day, in celebration of 63rd anniversary of Independence, DCR’s Hatch Shell Boston August 15, 2010
   •   August Moon Festival 2010 Beach Street, Chinatown August 15, 2010
   •   St. Domenic’s North End Feast Celebration, North Square August 16-18, 2010
   •   Green Day in concert Comcast Center August 16, 2010
   •   Greenway Walking Tour August 17, 2010
   •   Red Sox home game vs. Los Angeles Angels Fenway Park August 17, 18, 19, 2010
   •   ReadBoston Storymobile, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/ bostonharborislands.org, August 18, 2010
       at 12:30 pm
   •   Tom Petty & Heartbreakers in concert Comcast Center August 19 & 21, 2010
   •    “PEAK” in Your Park: Promoting Environmental Awareness, Georges Island, Boston Harbor
       Islands/bostonharborislands.org, August 20, 2010 at 12:00 pm
   •   90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment providing women’s civil rights August 20-22, 2010
   •   Red Sox home game vs. Toronto Fenway Park August 20, 21, 22, 2010
   •   “Running of The Brides” Filene’s Basement super bridal sale Hynes Convention Center August 20, 2010
   •   Institute Of Contemporary Art (ICA) concert: The Callithumpian Consort plays “The Sinking of the Titantic”
       August 20, 2010
   •   East Boston Pride Day in Central Square August 21, 2010
   •   Berklee Rock Concert: Take No Prisoners III, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/
       bostonharborislands.org, August 21, 2010 at 12:00 pm
   •   Picnic with the John and Abigail Adams, Grape Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org,
       August 21, 2010 at 12:00 pm
   •   CountryFest with Brad Paisley in concert Gillette Stadium August 21, 2010
   •   12th Southeast Asian Water Festival Lowell northwest of Boston August 21, 2010
   •   Snow in Summer Celebration, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, August 22,
       2010 at 11:00 pm
   •   Costumed Civil War Storytelling, Georges Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, August 22,
       2010 at 12:15 pm and 2:00 pm
   •   Red Sox home game vs. Seattle Fenway Park August 23, 24, 25, 2010
   •   91st St. Anthony’s North End Feast Celebration, Endicott & Thatcher Streets, August 27-29, 2010
   •   37th Caribbean Carnival Parade & Festival Parade & Festival Franklin Park August 28, 2010
   •   Summer Shack’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org,
       August 28, 2010 at 2:00 pm
   •   Donna Summer in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston August 27, 2010
   •   Jackson Browne in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston August 28, 2010
   •   28th Antique & Classic Boat Festival, Hawthorne Cove Marina, Salem August 28-29, 2010
   •   Ultimate Fighting Championships TD Garden August 28, 2010
   •   Pat Benatar/ REO Speedwagon in concert, Bank of America Waterfront Pavilion Boston August 29, 2010
   •   St. Lucy’s Feast Endicott Street August 30, 2010

September 2010
   • Red Sox home game vs. Chicago White Sox Fenway Park September 3,4,5, 2010
   • 21st Tanglewood Jazz Festival September 3-5, 2010
   • Deutsche Bank PGA Championship Tournament TPC Norton September 3-6, 2010
   • 66th North American Chinese Invitational Volleyball Tournament: 90 teams Boston Chinatown; tournament
      venue between Albany & Washington Streets Sept. 4-6, 2010
   • Labor Day in Boston Monday Sept. 6, 2010
   • Red Sox home game vs. TB Fenway Park September 6,7,8, 2010
   • Boston Harbor Islands Lovells, Bumpkin, & Grape inter-island public ferry & island camping ends 2010
      Season September 6, 2010
   • Queen Mary II cruise ship in port CruisePort Boston Sept. 7, 2010
   • 10th Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival, September 15 – 25, 2010

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•    Painting by the Sea, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, September 17, 2010 at
    11:00 am
•   Summer Shack’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org,
    September 18, 2010 at 2:00 pm
•   Greenway Walking Tours, September 21, 2010
•   Sixth Boston Harbor Islands Regatta, Georges and Spectacle Islands, Boston Harbor
    Islands/bostonharborislands.org, September 25, 2010 at 10:00 am
•   Celebrate Island Birds, World’s End, Boston Harbor Islands/bostonharborislands.org, September 26, 2010 at
    11:00 am

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