48 Hours of Freedom


It’s the weekend. You can spend it digging through your closet to find all your summer clothes, or you can get outside and enjoy it. Here are some other suggestions for your precious two days of total freedom, prepared for you by Boston Daily.

Tonight
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Can we has ROFLCon? This first-ever conference brings together the people behind internet phenomenons like Stuff White People Like and Cyanide and Happiness.

He may want to rock and roll all night, but KISS guitarist and singer Paul Stanley has traded partying every day in for painting. His work is on display at the Wentworth Gallery this weekend.

You don’t have to wait for the Red Sox to sweep the World Series to get a good deal on furniture. Ligne Roset at Adesso’s Semi-Annual Floor Model Clearance is underway now.

Friday can be a drag, and we mean that in the best way possible. Coco Peru performs a one-woman show at Mantra tonight.


Saturday
There is nothing more New England than a crusty fisherman. Head up to Maine to celebrate the start of the fishing season at the Boothbay Fisherman’s Festival. Be sure to get there in time to see who will be crowned Miss Shrimp Princess.

Brett Portanova and Eric Poydar’s Larry (the Actor) screens tonight as the IFFBoston continues.

Saturday also features a diverse array of comedy options. The View co-host Joy Behar brings her stand-up routine to Boston, while notables like Mayor Tom Menino wow the crowd with their wit at Banned in Boston.

The first one to find a submerged shopping cart wins! Help get the Charles ready for summer at the 9th Annual Earth Day Charles River Clean Up.

Sunday
Aside from auditing courses at MIT, the best way to see what Cambridge’s great minds are up to is to visit the Cambridge Science Festival. This nine-day event features exhibits and events for all ages.

This week’s warm and sunny weather has us ready for summer. Make the feeling last by taking advantage of Free Sailing Weekend on Boston Harbor.

Keith Lockhart and James Levine get the night off as the Orchestre National de France plays Symphony Hall.

We love a good throwback steak. KO Prime’s Retro Sunday Menu brings back old-school favorites like all-you-can-eat prime rib with blue cheese fondue, beef Wellington, and American chop suey.

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