48 Hours of Freedom

It’s the weekend. You can spend it drinking until 2 a.m. and sleeping until noon, or you can drag yourself out of bed and enjoy it. Here are some suggestions for your precious two days of total freedom, prepared for you by Boston Daily.

1193411651Get out that tube of black lipstick and head to Salem. The Official Salem Witches Halloween Ball features rock, pop, and goth tunes, along with free psychic readings and an appearance by celebrity witch Fiona Horne.

Inviting Portland’s Sam Adams to tonight’s Samuel Adams Dinner would go a long way in repairing the damage done by the company’s overzealous marketing department. We’ve found that nothing says sorry like a four-course dinner paired with beer.

Eighty percent of women wear the wrong size bra, and 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Help reduce both statistics by attending Bloomingdale’s Fit For the Cure Event. $2 of each professional fitting will be donated to breast cancer research, and additional donations will be made for bra purchases.

Dorchester Open Studios offers the best fix for your art habit. You can browse the work of 100 artists and then root for your favorite at a juried show.

If the Red Sox win the World Series, you’re going to need a good camera to catch the the players as they roll through the city on Duck Boats. Head to Hunt’s Photo and Video’s flagship store in Melrose for all the deeply discounted equipment you’ll need.

Our generation has the Fug Girls, but before the internet there was Joan Rivers.

Saluting the Spirit: 108 Sun Salutations is the one event that may get us out of bed early on a Sunday. The city’s top yoga instructors coach as participants attempt to complete 108 sun salutations to benefit yogaHOPE and the Pathways to Wellness’ AIDS Care Project.

Once you’ve uttered your final namaste, continue your day of doing good at Rocca’s Fundraising Brunch. Your $50 donation will be matched by the Kresge Foundation and proceeds go to Community Servings, an organization that brings meals to the critically ill.

If you don’t love rock opera, you’re a filthy Communist. A Night at the Rock Opera features classics like “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Ziggy Stardust,” performed by the Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra.
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