Things to do for May 05, 2011

The Weekender

Derby Hats, Midday Steak and a Swiss Cinco

The weekend is letting it ride.

Thursday
Power Lunching at Liberty Wharf
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Power Lunching at Liberty Wharf

If it wasn’t for lunch, 12:30pm would be a lot less delicious. Here to make it even more tasty: Del Frisco’s new lunch menu, now bringing a much-needed dose of Veal Porterhouse and Chicken Gumbo to your harbor-lunch options. Warning: this may lead to more deal closings.

Adding Some Swiss to Your Cinco
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Adding Some Swiss to Your Cinco

Tonight will be epic. So you can start it by shooting billiards and checking out Swiss watches alongside the consulate of Switzerland at this party at Mr. Sid. Think: 15% off all watches, an open scotch and vodka bar, and Swiss baked treats. Nothing says Mexican revolution like Swiss challah bread.

May 5, 6:30-9:30pm, Mr. Sid, 1211 Centre St, Newton Centre, 617-969-4540

Saturday
Derby-ing with a Pop-Up Hat Shop
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Derby-ing with a Pop-Up Hat Shop

If you can’t make it to Louisville, but you’d still like to watch the steeds, you’ll want to head to Woodward for the Kentucky Derby. They’ll have gratis Southern apps (country ham biscuits, fried oysters), bubbly and mojitos. Plus, Goorin Bros. will have a pop-up hat shop in case you forgot your fedora.

May 7, 4-9pm, cash bar, Woodward, 1 Court St, call 617-376-0200 for table reservations

Putting the Siete in Cinco
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Putting the Siete in Cinco

Some parties are worthy of two days, like your fourth-grade graduation bash. Or Cinco de Mayo. So if you want to keep the fiesta rolling, on Saturday there’s a Cinco-themed karaoke party at Sidebar, where girls are encouraged to dress sexy, Latina-style. Better get your Shakira pants pressed...

May 7, 8pm, cash bar, Sidebar, 14 Bromfield St, 617-357-1899

Celebrating Slumdog-Style
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Celebrating Slumdog-Style

Then again, after all the sombreros, tequila and independence-reveling, you may be ready for a cultural break. Meet your break: an all-night, all-Bollywood music party at Vintage Lounge, spiced up with DJ-mixed Bollywood hits. Chances of leaving with a Freida Pinto lookalike: fair.

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