Since we missed you Monday, we're doing a Friday post this week. Happy weekend folks! Hope the 4-day work week hasn't been too tough on you. We also hope the sun stays out all weekend long for you! Especially since we have some great events to tell you about going on this weekend in and around Boston. Bring on the sunshine!
BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational
Before craft beer became a multibillion-dollar industry, there were microbrews: small-batch beers whipped up by curious hopheads in garages and basements around the world. Beer review site BeerAdvocate shines a light on the little guys with its annual Microbrew Invitational, which will take place at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center this weekend. We can't forget about how some of our favorite adult beverages got started! Around 70 microbreweries will pour more than 250 varieties of beer, cider, kombucha, mead, and sake during three different sessions, many of which will feature beverages never sold in stores before. Sip into summer this Friday, June 2 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 3 from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Yoga and Pilates at Rose Kennedy Greenway
If you want to get zen before another long week in the office, this event is just what you need! On Saturday, North End Yoga will host its annual Summer in the City event at the portion of the Rose Kennedy Greenway bordering the intersection of Cross Street and Salem Street. The morning will start with a Pilates fusion workout and finish with a vinyasa flow class. While both classes are free, organizers recommend reserving a spot on their website. Don't miss out on this restoration!
Free Admission to New England’s Historic Estates
New England is full of incredible historic properties, each with its own exquisite architecture and fascinating backstory that dates back hundreds of years. On Saturday, 33 of the 37 mansions owned by Historic New England will waive their admission fees, including 18 in Massachusetts. Highlights include the Otis House (1796), the last remaining mansion from Boston’s razed West End neighborhood, and the Codman Estate (c. 1740) in Lincoln, home to five generations of the influential Codman family. If you're an architecture buff, this tour was made for you! Enjoy getting on this weekend and learning more about your surroundings a these historic estates.
National Trails Day at the Neponset River Greenway
Saturday is American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day, and the Appalachian Mountain Club will mark the occasion by hosting a 7.5-mile hike along the newly renovated Neponset River Greenway. You won't want to miss this stunning views! Drive to the Haslett Street entrance of Pope John Paul II Park in Dorchester before 9:30 a.m., when guides will head out along the trail toward Hutchinson Field in Milton. Keep an eye out for the Mattapan High Speed Rail, which runs alongside the river, as well.
Enjoy the weekend and devour the details of the beginning of summer at these great events!