Event Calendar: Sept. 18-24

9/20/2014 – The Huntington News

By Rowena Lindsay, Deputy Inside Editor

Entry of the week: Wednesday, Sept. 24

Put together a team and show off your knowledge of the BBC television show Doctor Who this Wednesday night. The top three teams will take home Doctor Who-themed prizes and the first place team will get a chance to compete in the finals – hosted live from NY Comic Con – to compete for four passes to New York Comic Con 2015. Tickets are available for $15 at doctorwhotrivia.eventbrite.com. Admission includes a free Doctor Who book from drwhobooks.com. 166 Canal St.; 8 – 10 p.m.; $15.

Thursday, Sept. 18

Husband and wife duo Aaron and Amy Bellamy will bring together a rotating cast of jazz and funk musicians, whose music has been heavily influenced by the Fab Four, to create The Beatles Remixed,a show filled with re-interpretations and remixes of classic Beatles songs, at The Beehive this Thursday night.  During the show, guests are welcome to order from The Beehive’s full dinner menu of gourmet meals and extensive drink list; including baby back ribs ($14), grilled calamari ($12), duck au poivre ($27) and over 40 selections of wine. The Beehive; 541 Tremont St.; 9:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.; free.

Friday, Sept. 19

It can be hard not to be a Red Sox fan in Boston, but even if baseball is not your thing, you can still enjoy a night out at Fenway Park. Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is kicking off its20th anniversary season this Friday with a one-time performance at Boston’s beloved ballpark. A line-up of local and national celebrities will perform a compilation of famous scenes from William Shakespeare’s plays on the Fenway field. “All-star” tickets, which grant preferred seating, are available for $35 and “MVP” tickets, which include a post performance reception with the cast, are available for $125. All proceeds go to supporting Commonwealth Shakespeare Company. Fenway Park; 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.; free.

Saturday, Sept. 20

Radio WZLX 100.7 is hosting the New England Craft Beer Festival at The Cyclorama in the Boston Center for the Arts. The event includes unlimited 2 oz. samples of over 90 varieties of New England craft beer and food for purchase. All guests will receive a sampling cup upon entry to the festival. General admission tickets are available for $25 and designated driver tickets are available for $15, which can both be purchased at eventbrite.com or at the door with a credit card. Tickets are for either the 2 – 5 p.m. or 6 – 9 p.m. sessions. Valid IDs are required for entry to the event. 539 Tremont St.; 2 – 9 p.m.; $15-25; 21+.

Sunday, Sept. 21

This Saturday go check out the Jamaica Plain Open Studios, a collection of art studios throughout Jamaica Plain (JP) that gives the public a chance to communicate directly with artists whether to just learn more about their work and style or to negotiate art deals. The galleries involved are in artists’ homes and studios, group sites and businesses throughout JP. Locations for the dozens of galleries are available at jpopenstudios.com. With so many studios there is a wide variety of art, across many different mediums including painting, sculpture, ceramics, mixed media, fiber arts, photography and printmaking, on display to satisfy every artistic taste. JP, various locations; 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; free.

Monday, Sept. 22

Stressed? Need a study break? Learn to meditate. The Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Service at Northeastern hosts a weekly lesson in the ancient Buddhist art. The sessions are every Monday afternoon and run by Katy Zeiger. The benefits of meditation are shown to include increased well-being, alleviation of stress and improvement of interrelation connection through greater self awareness. All are welcome to join in the sessions, including those who have never tried meditation before. No pre-registration is necessary and participants are welcome to come for as many, or as few, sessions as their schedules allow. Sacred Space 342 Huntington Ave.; noon – 12:30 p.m.; free.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Stop by Boston Public Market’s weekly farmers market along the Rose Kennedy Greenway this Tuesday. The farmers market will feature farm stands for over 30 local producers and vendors. Products available at the market include fresh and local meat, poultry, eggs, cheese, fish, bread, baked goods, vegetables and fruits. If cooking isn’t your thing you can still enjoy the local flavors with an assortment of specialty and prepared foods and grab-and-go lunch options. In addition to food, there are also locally grown potted plants and fresh cut flowers for sale. Dewey Square (Outside South Station); 11:30 a.m. –  6:30 p.m.; free.

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