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.

Girls just wanna have fun, especially when it involves complimentary drinks and shopping with their friends. Shecky’s Girls Night Out brings discounted designer goods to the Boston Center for the Arts for convenient one-stop shopping and female bonding.

David Sedaris is an unlikely good luck charm for the Red Sox. The writer was performing at Symphony Hall when the Sox won in 2004, and he’s back at the venue less than a week after they won it again.

You’re going to have a couple glasses of wine on a Friday night, so why not do it for a good cause? Red, White, and Bid benefits the Special Olympics, and features red and white wines, along with a silent auction.

1194016565 You and your kids are gonna sleep with the fishes. But not in a bad way. The Aquarium Family Sleepover has pre-bedtime activities, and allows families the rare opportunity to spend the night in a museum.

Open Studios season continues, this weekend in Waltham. Seventy artists open their doors to art buffs for film screenings and live performances throughout the day.

We love a good theme party, especially when it benefits a good cause. The Steppin’ Out Gala brings out thousands of the city’s glitterati for a jazz-club themed event to raise money for Dimock Community Health Center.

Franklin County is really into cider. CiderDay Festival 2007 brings out the apple-lovers, with cider tastings, cider-making workshops, and everything else you can imagine related to apples.

Oregon has given us so much, and we’re not just talking about Jacoby Ellsbury. The Decemberists bring their indie ballads to the Orpheum tonight.

Beaujolais wine is coming to America, and what better way to celebrate than to enjoy a French meal while learning about the vintage. Chez Henri’s Beaujolais Dinner features a Q&A with Rudolph Chelminski, the author of I’ll Drink to That: Beaujolais and the French Peasant Who Made it the World’s Most Popular Wine and a four-course meal with wine pairings.

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