Weekend Highlights: College Fest, Summer Sol, Freedom Rally, August Alsina and More!

Here’s to another weekend packed with events where you can “Find Your Fab!” Don’t forget that you can still take the T until 3:00am on Fridays and Saturdays, check back for updates and don’t forget to tell ’em BostonFab sent you!

Guess Who's Coiming to DinnerWednesday, September 10th

Have a fashion night out at the Back Bay Night Out In partnership with the Back Bay Association and Boston Magazine at The Prudential Center. Tons of great deals are there to be had. 5:00pm – 8:oopm. For more details click here! The event is FREE and open to the public.

Thursday, September 11th

Meet the new administration of the Young Professional Network of the Urban League at ABCD Dorchester Neighborhood Service Center (110 Claybourne Street, Dorchester) 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Get a tour of the center, network, sign up to become a member or renew and munch on refreshments at no cost! RSVP so that they know you are coming!

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? is running at the Huntington Theatre Company (264 Huntington Ave) with Malcolm Jamal Warner as the lead actor. Tonight’s show is at 7:00pm.  Tickets start at $15.00 and you can purchase yours here! If you can’t make it tonight, the show runs through October 5th.

College FestFriday, September 12th

Join Future Boston & Lawn on D (420 D Street) 6:00pm – 10:00pm for a panel discussion on the #EmergingBostonThe evening will start with a panel around the guiding question of: How do we continue to reduce silos and include everyone in our emerging definition of a new Boston? Guest Panelists Include: David Dower, Arts Emerson; Kenny Bailey, Design Studio for Social Intervention; Ayanna Pressley, Boston City Councillor At-Large; Allan Telio, Startup Institute. After the programming party with a DJ set by Sudo of Project Mixx. Tickets are FREE you can RSVP here so they know you’re coming. *Fab! Note: Lawn on D is an outdoor space!

Saturday, September 13th

Calling all College Students! College Fest has moved from the Hynes Convention Center to Fenway Park (4 Yawkey Way) doors open at 11:00am! And you don’t have to pay for anything – it’s all FREE thanks to SALT. There will be entertainment like Boston’s own Notoriety and STL GLD, and of course there will be free stuff at vendor booths. Tell a college student!

rally2014posterThe Boston Freedom Rally is back for its 25th Anniversary of cannabis rally for law reform in the Boston Common starting at 12pm. Tons of people and tons of weed -uh- information. FREE and open to the public. *Fab Note!* They have said that the police presence will be much stronger this year, so if you smoke, do so with caution outdoors, also last year, Sunday’s event got shut down early, so if this is important to you, Saturday is your best bet. For more info click here!

Celebrate food, family, and community at the Loud PotLuck at Dudley Town Common (367 Dudley Street, Roxbury) 2:oopm-5:00pm. Great thing about this potluck is you don’t have to bring anything. All the food will be prepared by Chef Sadhana Bery and will be FREE. FREE  produce giveaway by Fair Foods. Face painting for the kids. Just come on through! FREE and family-friendly.

The National Association of Black Engineers (NSBE) invite you out to their Boston Summer Sizzler at Arsenal Park in Watertown. 2:00pm – 6:00pm. There’s gonna be FREE food and you’ll get to network with great people. You don’t have to be an engineer to go!

Rapper August Alsina performs along with Teyanna Taylor at the House of Blues (15 Lansdowne St, Fenway). The show starts at 6:00pm. Tickets start at $30.00 and you can purchase them here!

Summer Sol

Join Soul Café at  The Fight Night Soul Party at the Elks Lodge (55 Bishop Allen Dr., Cambridge). See the MayWeather vs. Maidana fight and then join the after party featuring DJ Eddie Cruz playing  R & B, Hip Hop, Neo Soul, Reggae, Top Forty, Reggatone, Soca and more! FREE until l 12 am. This is a 21+ event.

Tonight is theMOVE’s 5th annual celebration Summer Sol  at the Ed Cooper Community and Garden Center (34 Linwood St, Roxbury – Fort Hill) 5:00pm – 8:00pm. The fundraiser will celebrate the five years of success for the trailblazing non-profit that focuses on farm-to-table awareness. Enjoy an evening of catered delicacies and cocktails at interactive food and beverage stations that use the freshest produce from local partner farms & vendors. It will also feature a silent auction to raise funds for the organization. Early bird tickets begin at $75.00 and include three hours of cocktails and food – trust me, you’ll want to come with an appetite! You can purchase your tickets here!

Rapper Edo G is finally releasing an album, aptly named “After All These Years” at the venue Church (69 Killmarnock St, Fenway) 8:00pm. Tickets are $10.00 – $12.00 and you can get them here!

Sunday, September 14th

Today is the last day to check out the American Field (21 Drycot Ave) 10:00am – 6:00pm. The pop-up exhibition and market featuring the best of U.S. Made clothing, accessories, goods, furniture, and the people who make them.Featuring Vendors, Music, Food, a Harpoon Beer Garden, Demos, Speakers, and more! To get complete info click here!

Learn more on how to eat locally at the Boston Local Food Festival taking place on The Greenway 11:00am – 5:00pm. The outdoor festival that showcases farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, fisher folks, and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness from New England. The festival also features lively chef & DIY demos, a seafood throwdown competition, diverse music and performances, family fun zone and more! Best part, it’s FREE! Learn more about the festival and find your favorite vendors here!