Welcome to A Weekend in Boston, a weekly post about events occurring over the upcoming weekend throughout all of Boston. For events coming up in the North End, see the event calendar. For more information on each event, click on the event title.

This weekend is looking to be a great one! There are so many events coming up where the main attraction is ice cream. That’s pretty great! Spend some time outside, enjoy the cool weather, and have a great first June weekend enjoying some frozen treats!

Friday, May 29

Sunset Sail on The Boston Harbor

Looking for a great way to watch the sunset this weekend? Why not take a sunset cruise on the harbor? The Adirondack III will take you on a two-hour long sunset sail on the Boston Harbor. Beer and wine are available for purchase. Soda and water are included in the ticket price.

When: 7:25 p.m.
Where: Rowes Wharf Boston
Price: $36.54
Age Restriction: None Listed, but it’s implied this is for a romantic experience. Contact Classic Harbor Lines for more information.

Saturday, June 1

Truffle Making Workshop

Taza Chocolate is hosting a truffle making workshop this Saturday designed for families to work together! The workshop will begin with a lesson in how to make chocolate ganache from scratch followed by a hands on experience in making truffles by hand!

When: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where: The Kitchen at Boston Public Market – 100 Hanover Street
Price: $28-$35
Age Restriction: None Listed

Gelato Festival Boston

“All the gelato you can eat” is a pretty great selling point for something to do this weekend. This weekend, you can find some Italian inspired treats at the Prudential Center. While you’re there, you can cast a vote for your favorite flavor. The winner of the contest will go on to the finals of the Gelato Festival World Masters 2021.

When: June 1-2 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Boylston Plaza / Prudential Center – 800 Boylston Street
Price: $10-$25
Age Restriction: None Listed

101.7 The Bull’s Birthday Bash

101.7 The Bull is celebrating five years of Country radio in Boston with a birthday bash at the House of Blues. Performers include Michael RayMitchell Tenpenny and special guest Carly Pearce. If you’re a big country music fan, this is the place to be this weekend!

When: 7 p.m.
Where: House of Blues Boston – 15 Lansdowne Street Boston
Price: $29.50
Age Restriction: All Ages Welcome

Bonus: June 4-6

The Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl 2019

The 37th annual Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl features the nation’s largest all-you-can-eat ice cream festival. City Hall Plaza will be filled with all sorts of ice cream vendors between June 4-6. This ice cream event supports Dana-Farber’s mission to end Cancer. The Scooper Bowl has raised around $6.7 million since it began 37 years ago.

When: June 4-6 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: City Hall Plaza
Price: Between $3 and $30 – More info here.
Age Restriction: None Listed

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