Cast off the daily drudgery of offices and computers for the fanciful world of magic, knights, kings and minstrels at King Richard's Faire, The New England Renaissance Festival's 36th season. Hundreds of talented acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, minstrels, comedy acts, fire eaters and more perform non-stop throughout the day. Try your hand at games of skill, experience exciting rides and witness the King's mounted knights battle on horseback. Discover over 100 talented artisans who display and sell their magnificent wares, including blown glass, portrait paintings, hand-spun pottery, swords, jewelry, leather, armor, period clothing, psychic readings, perfumes, scented oils and more. Satisfy your appetite with epicurean treats for sale, including spit-roasted giant turkey legs, bowls of chowder and stew, ringlets of fries, champagne, wine and beer. Your arrival calls for a royal welcome at King Richard's Faire in Carver.
Good for September 30, October 1 or October 9, 2017 @10:30am-6:00pm
Experience all that Boston's bounteous brunch scene has to offer and then some at Brunch Bar. The first event to sell out at The Taste of WGBH Food and Wine Festival every year, this daytime Grand Tasting caters to guests ages 21 and older with an impressive array of restaurants and award-winning chefs serving up delicious dishes along with refreshing wines, very special craft beers, ciders and juicy cocktails made with local spirits. As you work your way through this cornucopia of scrumptious samples during this three-hour event, you'll enjoy chef demos, book signings, special pop-ups, live music and more.
Perhaps you're wondering what it is that makes this festival for beer and bacon lovers count as a full-fledged jamboree. Is it the unlimited tastings of 60 different beers and ciders? Is it bacon samples from some of the world's foremost bacon pros? Or is it the hopping musical stylings of classic rock and country band Whiskey Burn? Turns out, it's all three -- because an evening of fine brews, savory bacon and fiery live music is exactly what a jamboree ought to be. Come and see for yourself when the Bacon and Beer Jamboree comes to Plymouth Memorial Hall.
The only other Boston walking tour that could be as entertaining as the Freedom Trail is a chocolate trail -- Add a few cocktails to the mix, and your day in Bean Town is set. Take the gang to Tipsy Chocolate Tours' two-hour stroll through the Boston's finest confectionaries and historic sites. You'll munch on chocolatey treats that infuse even sweeter drinks like champagne truffles and Baileys. All the while, take in the New England architecture of the city streets, and learn about the history of chocolate and its ties to Boston. The tour finishes off with a cocoa-based cocktail crafted personally for guests.
Saturday September 23, 2017 / 12:30pm (Check-in at 12:15pm)Saturday September 30, 2017 / 12:30pm (Check-in at 12:15pm)
Fight off the winter blues at the Wicked Winter Wine Fest, where you're guaranteed to have a wicked good time. Whether you're looking to network and meet new people or hang out with a group of friends, this popular tasting event at Boston Center for the Arts is the place to be when hundreds of young professionals from all over Boston gather for a fun-filled and relaxed social session loaded with tasty vintages and interesting people. You'll get to sample delicious wines at some very good values from a variety of vendors, and you'll be entered to win prizes valued at over $1,000.
Saturday October 14, 2017 / Various TimesSunday October 15, 2017 / Various Times
Learn how to roll your own show-stopping truffles filled with everything from champagne cream to chocolate peanut butter, and pick up a few fascinating facts about the sweet science of chocolate along the way at this fun workshop, led by a Master Chocolatier. You'll dip your creations in a variety of delicious toppings, and learn about piping, shaping, coating and packaging for maximum "wow" factor. You'll leave the event at the Elephant & Castle with lots of delicious truffles to show off and share with friends and family. Plus, you'll get great tips on tasting, buying and storing fine chocolate.
Saturday October 7, 2017 / NoonSaturday October 21, 2017 / NoonSaturday November 4, 2017 / NoonSaturday November 18, 2017 / NoonSaturday December 2, 2017 / NoonSaturday December 16, 2017 / Noon