Some of Boston’s top family sports events were held this weekend. Red Sox fans had the chance to get on the grass at Fenway Park yesterday with its annual Picnic in the Park benefit. The afternoon fundraiser for the Red Sox Foundation was hosted by the team’s players and their wives to benefit the foundation’s charitable programs. The event was held after the 1:35 p.m. Red Sox-Rays game where attendees had the opportunity to enjoy a barbecue picnic on the field at Fenway Park, get autographs from current players and bid on a some fun experiences donated by the players and their wives during a live auction hosted by Master of Ceremonies actor and comedian Mike O’Malley. The Boston Pops Jazz Band also performed at this year’s event.
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Over on Nantucket, the Boston Bruins hosted a benefit show at the Chicken Box headlined by the band Entrain. Proceeds from last evening’s event, which included auctions and raffles, benefitted both Nantucket STAR and the Boston Bruins Foundation. Here, guests had the chance to meet Bruins alumni and enjoy hors d’oeuvres while enjoying an evening of live music.
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One of the most long awaited renovations is finally complete. Hermès has expanded its Boylston Street location at Heritage on the Garden doubling in size to now include more than 8,500 square feet of space. The Parisian shop closed about a year ago to make way for the expansion that now offers two luxe stories to showcase everything from Cape Cod watches and Dan Suede loafers to Les Mini Coupes beach cardigans and Les Leopards beach dresses.
Photo Credit: Hermes
The fourth annual Boston Seafood Festival was held yesterday at the Boston Fish Pier. A VIP ticket to the event included live entertainment, a lobster bake featuring boiled lobsters, corn on the cob, Jonah crabs and mussels, and chef demonstrations. Attendees had the chance to sample small bites from local restaurants like The Daily Catch, Captain Marden’s Seafoods, No Name Restaurant, The Barking Crab and Yankee Lobster Company.
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Across the bridge, Gallery 263 in Cambridge’s Central Square hosted its summer juried exhibition called New New England. The exhibition is on view now through August 29 featuring 32 works by 30 New England artists that highlight the beauty of the region through contemporary artwork.
Photo Credit: Gallery 263