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Virtual City Happenings: August 28th, 29th & 30th

August 28th, 29th & 30th, 2020 is a virtual event filled weekend around Boston! Check out some of this weeks #cityhappenings...

As more things start to open and we transition from virtual city happenings, keep in mind that face coverings and social distancing are still required in most places. Text COVIDMA to 888-777 for Important Updates

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Friday, August 28th
Tech & Toast: Virtual Talk (11-noon) - We are now in a melting pot of creative ideas and flowing investments, spawning new start-ups all across the globe. In this diverse landscape, many of these ambitious leaders and organizations are now rising to the top and embracing technology to disrupt their larger counterparts. But who are the people adapting to these new challenges, seeing disruption as an opportunity for innovation and growth? During this exclusive event, General Assembly invites industry leaders to discuss how they are working and educating to attract talent, embrace the latest technology and to evolve in the technical world. Click to learn more about the panelists.

Saturday, August 29th
Alcove Boston (5-10) - Dine outdoors at Lovejoy Wharf in Boston's West End. Alcove is a Mediterranean inspired restaurant with regionally sourced ingredients. Enjoy dinner and a drink overlooking the Zakim bridge during golden hour! The patio is also pet friendly.

Boston Lights: A Lantern Experience (nightly) - Experience the wonder of over 50 magnificent displays comprised of hundreds of beautifully crafted lanterns spanning Franklin Park Zoo's 72 acres. The first of its kind in New England, our lantern experience will dazzle and delight guests of all ages! You are invited to walk (socially distanced, of course) through a luminous 66-foot-long shark tunnel, dramatic entrance arches, radiant flower gardens, and traditional Asian lantern scenes.

Sunday, August 30th
List of Boston-Area Farmers Markets - Boston-area farmers markets are back for 2020. This year, open-air markets are reopening with new guidelines in place to protect shoppers & vendors from the spread of COVID-19. Booths will be more spaced out, hand sanitizing stations will be available, social distancing will be enforced, and masks will be required. That said, things wont be too different from the way shopping at big grocery stores is now, except youll be shopping local and supporting small businesses. Click the link above for 18 farmers markets now open or opening soon within 10 miles from downtown Boston.



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