Want to know what to do when you’re Out and About? Read on for all the fun, cheap, and exciting events happening for the week around Boston or right here on campus!

October 6th: Let’s Talk About Food

Join Northeastern Dining at Harvard University for their free Let’s Talk About Food festival! Enjoy food tastings, chef demos, an artisan market and more from 10am-5pm! For the full schedule of events, click here.

October 7th: A Night in Asia 2018

The Asian Student Union and Vietnamese Student Association’s annual event, A Night in Asia, is back! From 6-9:30pm, you can enjoy food, watch musical performances, and explore the various cultures presented by several student organizations on campus. The event will be held in the Curry Ballroom and is free to Northeastern students and $10 for N. Grab your tickets on myNortheastern!

October 8th: Just Beat It

Help support Relay for Life at Northeastern at Just Beat it, an a capella concert and karaoke event! From 6:30-8:30pm you can enjoy performances from a variety of artists, including the Charliechords of Berklee University! The event is free, but there is a suggested donation of $5 at the door to go towards Relay for Life at  Northeastern.

October 9th: CUP Presents Olivia Gatwood

See widely acclaimed writer Olivia Gatwood perform slam poetry at Afterhours for free! Gatwood is a Title IX Compliant educator in sexual assault prevention and recovery, and her content is mostly focused on feminism. Doors will open at 6pm and the show will start at 6:30!

October 10th: Break the Silence

Head over to Afterhours for the return of Active Minds’ semesterly mental health speak out event! From 7-9pm hear students share their experiences with mental health in a safe space. If you want to speak, please email Cullen Bober at bober.m@husky.neu.edu!

October 11th: MFA Music Layla McCalla

Starting at 7:30pm you can enjoy a performance from Layla McCalla at the MFA! McCalla is a Haitian American performer who sings in French, Haitian Creole, and English and plays cello, tenor banjo, and guitar. Tickets to her show are $20 and can be purchased here!

October 12th: Nick Cave Artist Conversation

The College of Arts, Media, and Design are bringing artist Nick Cave to campus as the inaugural Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer! Cave works in a wide range of mediums and has art in the MOMA in New York, the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. The event will begin at 1:30 and will be held in Blackman Auditorium. Entry is free!