Nov
5
Fri
The Great Guitar Show at The Regent Theatre
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

In a gathering of Boston’s finest guitar performing artists under one roof, The Great Guitar Night is presented on Friday, November 5, 7:30 to 10:30 pm at the region’s historic Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington. 

The Great Guitar Night celebrates Boston’s finest guitarists in one night, under one roof! Listen in as spectacular and legendary guitar performing artists explore a myriad of music’s top genres from blues, jazz, rock n’ roll, rhythm and blues and classical through to gypsy styles. Grammy Award® nominated guitarist Jon Finn appears with laterally accomplished counterpart singer/songwriter and performing/recording artist Juli Finn, as they take the stage in solo and duo tunes delivering a performance to remember! 

Capturing celebrity status at every performance, husband-and-wife guitar/singer/songwriter dream team Jon and Juli Finn perform the music they make uniquely together, a captivating take on jazz, blues, pop and classical, covers and originals, in an organic mix of styles, songs and interpretation. Both performing artists have appeared the world over, performing in such  prestigious concert venues as Tanglewood, Carnegie Hall, Seattle’s Sky Church, Portland’s Roseland Theater and many more.

The roster is rounded out by the exceptional music of professional performing artists Paul Bourgelais, Erin Harpe, Max O’Rourke, Jack Soref, Gerry Beaudoin and Brad Faucher in one unforgettable night on the stage. Celebrate the fine art of guitar playing with some of the greats!

For more information and to order tickets, visit regenttheatre.com, email box.office@regenttheatre.com or call The Regent Theatre at 781-646-4849.

 

Nov
6
Sat
The Great New England Pumpkin Pie Contest
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Plimoth Patuxet Museums stirs up fun and prizes to find the best pumpkin pie in the region!

Plimoth Patuxet Museums is delighted to gather the New England region around a very special table this fall that will celebrate pumpkin pie and reward bakers for their prize-winning creations.

The Great New England Pumpkin Pie Contest gives contestants the opportunity to enter their best-baked pies to win one of the top three prizes. A panel of celebrity judges will be on hand at Plimoth Patuxet to taste and cast their vote on Sat, Nov. 6.

“We like to say that history is in the baking,” noted Christina Coleman, Plimoth Patuxet Museums’ Director of Public Programs and Hospitality, and organizer of the contest. “This Museum has a long and respected role in Thanksgiving-related programming and historic foodways, and we’re happy to pay tribute to this classic, popular pie that is enjoyed by many during this wonderful season.”

Contest winners will receive The Creative Table cookbook, by Author Michelle M. McGrath, as part of their prize package

Plimoth Patuxet Museums is delighted to present this contest with supporting partners Libby’s, GBH, and South Shore Home Life & Style. Registration is $6 per contestant and is open to both professional and amateur bakers, as well as bakers-in-the-making (amateur bakers under the age of 18) through October 30, 2021. For more information, including dates, contest rules and a list of celebrity judges, visit: https://plimoth.org/events/the-great-new-england-pumpkin-pie-contest.

This contest is one of a number of special events and programming planned this fall to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Thanksgiving, including the recently opened exhibit focused on the origins of Thanksgiving, We Gather Together: Thanksgiving, Gratitude, and the Making of an American Holiday. A complete list of Thanksgiving experiences can be found at https://plimoth.org/explore/thanksgiving.

About Plimoth Patuxet

Through powerful personal experiences of history, Plimoth Patuxet tells the stories of the Wampanoag people and the English colonists who created a new society – in collaboration and in conflict – in the 1600s. Major exhibits include Mayflower, the historic Patuxet Wampanoag Homesite, the 17th-Century English Village, and the Plimoth Grist Mill. Located less than an hour’s drive south of Boston, and 15 minutes north of Cape Cod, the Museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. A private, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational institution, the Museum is supported by admission fees, donations, memberships, and revenue from a variety of educational programming, dining and gift shops. Plimoth Patuxet is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate and receives support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, private foundations, corporations, and local businesses. For more information, visit www.plimoth.org. Follow the Museum on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and Mayflower on Facebook and Instagram.

The Creative Table cookbook, by Michelle M. McGrath, was published in 2020 and became a bestseller in just 10 days.
The cookbook features coastal images of Massachusetts and satisfying, colorful New England centered recipes that fortify the soul, courtesy image
Nov
22
Mon
Guitar Night: Berklee’s Rock and Pop Student Showcase
Nov 22 @ 8:00 pm
Guitar Night: Rock and Pop Student Showcase
Monday, November 22 8:00 pm
Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID: Free in advance / $5 day of show

Guitar faculty members Jon Finn and Robin Stone will host the Berklee School of Music Guitar department’s Guitar Night: Rock and Pop Student Showcase. This concert will feature selected, student-led ensembles representing the best rock and pop guitarists at Berklee.