Weekends are all about relaxing and enjoying some downtime, but Boston had its share of events to attend this weekend. From a sneak peek of Monique Lhuiller’s bridal collection to a preview of Life Time Athletic opening their first Massachusetts location, here’s a look back at the weekend’s best events.
Photo Credit: L’elite Bridal
Newly engaged fashionistas headed over to L’elite Bridal located on the second floor of 14 Newbury Street all weekend long for a look at the Spring and Fall 2015 bridal gown collection from Monique Lhuillier. The designer is well known for her gorgeous designs that enhance each woman’s femininity. Bridesmaids also had the opportunity to view the spring 2016 collection of Amsale Bridesmaids.
Photo Credit: Life Time Fitness
Fitness buffs got a sneak peek of Life Time Fitness‘ open house in Westwood on Saturday. Attendees enjoyed breakfast from nearby Panera Bread and had the opportunity to meet members of the Group Fitness and Run Club, participate in a Zumba party and have a look at the new fitness facility that will be opening its first Massachusetts location to the public in a couple of weeks.
Photo Credit: No. 9 Park
Chef Barbara Lynch hosted a three-course Sunday Supper at No. 9 Park last night. This was a unique chance to enjoy a taste of the featured region (last night was Sardinia) along with ingredients from New England farmers as well as Italian producers. Highlights from last night’s family style dinner included gnocchetti sardi with green tomato, saffron and polpetti; grilled leg of lamb with fregola, escarole and mint as well as seadas with pecorino romano, lemon and honey. The next dinner is being held on August 30 with the featured region Liguria.
Photo Credit: Joel Acevedo
The Hampshire House in Beacon Hill hosted two intimate illusionist shows featuring Joel Acevedo and Steve Kradolfer, the four-handed illusionists. The afternoon and evening performances featured magic, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the second floor Library room where attendees were able to witness objects disappearing and reappearing and experience telepathy between the magicians.
Photo Credit: Fruitlands Museum
The Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, Mass. hosted its annual summer solstice Farm to Fork dinner last night. The sold-out evening got underway with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres under the tent and continued on with tours of the museum buildings. Dinner was provided by Fireside Catering from Gibbet Hill Grill in Groton, along with wine and live music.