Things to do for July 21, 2011

The Weekender

Kung Fu, Tapas and the Closing of Saint

The weekend goes jogging in 100-degree weather.

Thursday
Happy Hour Sushi in the Back Bay
SO HAPPY

Happy Hour Sushi in the Back Bay

If there’s any time of year to enjoy the fresh summer air with a plate of raw fish, this would be it. As such, Haru is now offering 10 after-work bites on their patio, like California rolls, spicy tuna rolls, spring rolls and edamame, for three to six bucks. Eat quick. It’s hot out.

Available now, anytime, Haru, 55 Huntington Ave, 617-536-0770

Saint Closes. You Get a Party.
END OF AN ERA

Saint Closes. You Get a Party.

Like college and Quantum Leap, all good things must end. And now that Saint is in its last hours of operation, they’re doing one final four-day blowout party this weekend, with dance-offs, the return of crowd-favorite cocktails and a giant countdown till the doors shut for good. Tick-tock...

Thu-Sun, 10pm-2am, $15 at door, Saint, 90 Exeter St, 617-236-1134

Saturday
Wines, Chinese Food and Kung Fu
ENTER THE DRAGON

Wines, Chinese Food and Kung Fu

You’re no stranger to wine tastings. But you can’t recall the last one paired with authentic Cantonese dishes cooked on-site in woks, martial arts flicks and a live in-store kung fu demonstration. If you go to North Andover one time this summer, it would be for this.

Jul 23, noon-5pm, no cost, Wine ConneXtion, 117 Main St, North Andover, 877-469-5025

Monday
Tapas and Tequila. On a Boat.
CRUISE’N

Tapas and Tequila. On a Boat.

The sea just calls to you on Mondays. So if you hit the tapas-and-tequila party that Zócalo Cocina is throwing on the Spirit of Boston on Monday, you’ll land four courses of tapas, tequila samples and tunes from two DJs while you cruise around the harbor. Tip: stay on the boat.

Jul 25, 7-9:30pm, $59, leaves from World Trade Center Wharf, 200 Seaport Blvd, tickets here

Tuesday
Your Tuesday Tart and Mojito Fix
SWEET

Your Tuesday Tart and Mojito Fix

A lot has been said of the recent heat wave. What hasn’t gotten sufficient publicity is the temperature-restorative powers of pairing five summer cocktails (think: wild berry mojitos, St-Germain sparklers) with rich desserts (lemon tarts, crème brûlée). There will also be A/C.

Jul 26, 6:30-8pm, $19.98, Finale, 1306 Beacon St, Brookline, 617-232-3233

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