It’s the weekend! We’re bringing you info about the best events going on around campus and in Boston every weekend all summer long! Tag us on instagram or tweet us any cool pictures you take while going to our recommended events and activities and you could get featured on the NU Student Life instagram @huskystudentlife.
Blue Man Group: May 12th
Summester huskies got the chance to buy discounted tickets to see Blue Man Group! At 7:30pm the Blue Man Group will perform in the Charles Playhouse, putting on a unique show that combines theater, music, art, and science into one unforgettable entertainment experience! Summester ticket pick up is in 434 Curry on Mondays from 2-7pm and Thursdays from 12-5pm. Didn’t get the chance to buy a ticket through Northeastern or can’t make this show date? Not to worry! Tickets for Friday’s show and other show dates are available here.
8th Annual Boston Bacon and Beer Fest: May 13th
Did someone say bacon? For the third year in a row, the Red Sox Foundation will host the Boston Bacon and Beer Fest at Fenway Park from 12:30-3:00pm! Sample bacon themed foods from over 40 different Boston restaurants, beer currently sold at Fenway, and beer from 15 special breweries invited for this event! Tickets to this 21+ event can be found here and proceeds go to benefit the Red Sox Foundation.
Brookline Cherry Blossom Fest: May 13th
Celebrate spring with The Genki Spark & Brookline High School Japanese Program as they present the 6th annual Brookline Cherry Blossom Festival! From 12:00 – 4:00pm enjoy special dance performances, Japanese foods from a variety of vendors, games, crafts, and other activities at the Brookline High School Quad. Student tickets are only $5, and all proceeds go to benefit the BHS Japan Exchange Program Scholarship Fund and the promotion of the arts.
Lilac Sunday Mother’s Day Event: May 14th
What better way to celebrate the awesome mothers in your life than by enjoying a day surrounded by flowers for free! For the past 109 years, the Arnold Arboretum has celebrated its premier collection of lilacs along with the arrival of spring with its Lilac Sunday event. This Mother’s Day, enjoy refreshments and activities at the Arboretum from 10:00am-3:00pm. The Arboretum only allows picnics once a year on Lilac Sunday, so don’t miss the chance to pack a blanket and lunch and spend the day celebrating lilacs and your mom!