Things to do for June 03, 2010

The Weekender

Tattoos, $1 Oysters and a Three-Party Party

The weekend is wearing all white.

Thursday
Brand-New Perks
PERKS

Brand-New Perks

This week, Perks is bringing you an exclusive VIP price on your next private boat party—your pirate lineage deserves no less. You'll also get a chance at an hour-long tennis lesson with the legendary John McEnroe, who'll give you tips on everything from charging the net to the proper way to berate a myopic line judge. Yes, we are being serious.

$1 Clams at Summer Shack
RAW

$1 Clams at Summer Shack

When you turn 10, you get a few clams thrown your way. When Summer Shack turns 10, it also throws clams your way. All of June, you can get 10 clams for $10—or any combination of crab claws, oysters, shrimp and clams (say, three snow crab claws, three jumbo shrimp and four clams) for $10.

Sun-Thu till Jun 30, Summer Shack, 50 Dalton St, 617-867-9955

The Cultural Pick
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Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger at the Wilbur

LIGHTING FIRES

Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger at the Wilbur

Your lifelong dream of hearing "LA Woman" with a brass section is about to come true. Tonight, two of the remaining Doors take to the stage for a set of old hits reworked to include a symphony orchestra and at least three more organ solos.

411: Jun 3, 8pm, The Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St, 800-745-3000, tickets here
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Saturday
Three Parties. Two Patios. Let's Do This.
THREESOME

Three Parties. Two Patios. Let's Do This.

To celebrate the opening of its patios for the season, the InterContinental is throwing a party. Well, three parties, actually. One each at Sushi-Teq, Miel and RumBa. Depending on which room you choose, you'll bask in live music, sultry Brazilian dance performances, DJs and 20 tasting stations involving sushi, absinthe, beer and tequila. In other words, just like last weekend at your place.

Jun 5, 5pm-1:15am, $5 per station, InterContinental, 510 Atlantic Ave, 617-747-1000

A Massive, All-Red Pub Crawl in Southie
RED DAWN

A Massive, All-Red Pub Crawl in Southie

Meanwhile, over in Southie, a rowdy crowd adorned in anything red (including body paint) will be crawling through neighborhood bars for more than 14 hours, getting up to no good with beer, three-legged races and other shenanigans. And don't worry if you get separated—they should be an easy herd to spot.

Jun 5, starts at noon at Slainte, 28 W Broadway, 617-268-6697

Sunday
$3 PBRs and a Tattoo Party
TATS

$3 PBRs and a Tattoo Party

McGreevy's is offering you an antidote to a humdrum Sunday with a tattoo-rrific party for Inked Magazine. You'll have a bevy of $3 PBR tallboys at your disposal, and in the spirit of the party, $50 gift certificates to Hourglass Tattoo will be awarded to guests with the coolest tattoos. (Handed out by the Dropkick Murphys' bagpipe player.) Because if you've got the coolest tattoo at the party, you definitely need more tattoos.

Jun 6, 9pm-2am, no cover, McGreevy's, 911 Boylston St, 617-262-0911

Tuesday
30 Restaurants, All for You
TASTY

30 Restaurants, All for You

Since hitting all of Somerville's great eateries in a single night would take far too much coordinating, the majestic Taste of Somerville comes to the Holiday Inn on Tuesday, with live bands supplying the soundtrack as you feast on goods from over 30 restaurants, including Gargoyles on the Square, Sagra and Pulse Café. If you're aiming to sample every restaurant once, you may want to book a room.

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