48 Hours of Freedom

It’s the weekend. You can spend it stocking up on canned goods in case the bottom really falls out of the economy, or you can get out and enjoy it. Here are some other suggestions for your precious days of total freedom, prepared for you by Boston Daily.

How can we miss him if he won’t go away? Two-time Boston Pops Fourth of July Spectacular emcee Craig Ferguson tapes a stand-up show at the Wilbur Theater tonight.

Who knew Nirvana could be achieved for only five bucks? The Union Bar and Grill celebrates five years in business with a five dollar “liquid nirvana” menu and complimentary bar snacks.

Don’t pull the fire alarm—that’s just a Spark of Hope you’re seeing. This black and white event benefits the Spark Center, which guides the city’s most vulnerable children to better futures.

With all the ’80s-influenced clothes we’ve seen in stores, it shouldn’t be hard to find a look for tonight’s Back to the ’80s Prom Party.

Has your woman done you wrong? Been drinking too much? Lost your dog? If so, the local honky-tonk acts who will perform at Cow Island Music’s anniversary shindig should speak to you.

It’s finally time to show off that totally fetch pair of leiderhosen you bought in Germany. Wash down the brats and cake with plenty of Oompah music and beer at the Harpoon Octoberfest.

It’s a hot tranny mess! TraniWreck brings the cabaret stylings of trashy drag queens to Great Scott.

We believe the children are our future. So do the attendees of the Voices for Children Gala and Auction. The event raises money to help prevent child abuse and neglect in Massachusetts.

His paintings are killer! (Sorry. Couldn’t resist.) Dr. Jack Kevorkian’s unconventional artwork is on display at the Armenian Library and Museum of America.

Kevin Millar has a side job as a thrash metal guitarist? Who knew? Buckethead plays the Middle East.

The credit markets might be tightening up, but that doesn’t excuse having dingy furnishings in your home. Kartell offers customers 10 percent off all new orders and 30 to 50 percent off overstock, floor samples, and discontinued items.

If it’s good enough for George Foreman, it’s good enough for us. UFood Grill customers decided they loved UBerry best, so now everyone can try the frozen yogurt dessert for free on Sunday.

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