The Weekender: February 24-26

This week flew by! Even though it felt like the days passed by so quickly, we’re still ready for the weekend. Here are a few suggestions of things to add to your Friday through Sunday schedule.

Mardi Gras. Attend the Socialete VIP Mardi Gras Party on Saturday night for a New Orleans style bash with costumes, cocktails, and great music.

Think Spring. Travel to Providence to check out the Rhode Island Spring Flower and Garden Show. Learn some new tips for how to plant and cultivate your flower and vegetable garden.

We’re Off to See the Wizard. Wheelock Family Theatre will present its final 3 performances of the Wizard of Oz this weekend.

Academy Awards. Dress in your Red Carpet best and watch the Oscars on Sunday night (here’s a list of Oscar viewing parties), or keep it simple and watch the elegant awards show in your comfiest pajamas. Don’t forget that Friday and Saturday would probably be a good time to finally watch the films that a nominated!

Date Night. We love hitting the town with your significant others for a romantic night out. Take a peek at’s recommendations for cheap and creative dates around the city.

Do you have an upcoming event that you’d like to see listed on The Weekender? To be considered, send us a note at We hope you enjoy your weekend!

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