Today is Friday, October 18 and if you’re being a tourist in your own city this weekend, check out Business Insider’s list of the 10 foods you shouldn’t leave Boston without trying, continue reading.

Here’s what else you need to know for today…

1:00PM Friday Film: Dr. Strangelove (1964). Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday Film Series. This Friday’s film will be Dr. Strangelove.

5:00PM Fall Pumpkin Float. Bring an 8-inch or smaller carved pumpkin to be lit and floated on the Boston Common Frog Pond for a spooky display! This free, family friendly event will also feature a haunted zombie maze, Spooky Mansion Slide, the Jumpin’ Pumpkin, bean bag toss and the “Bubble Guy”, see additional information here.

Notable News:

Fun Things To Do At Head of The Charles Regatta

This weekend is the 55th Head of the Charles Regatta, one of the most celebrated rowing competitions in the world drawing in 11,000 athletes from 24 countries and more than 800 schools, universities and organizations. Whether this is your first or 55th HOCR, Exhale Lifestyle has pulled together a list of fun things to do at this weekends festivities, read more here.

Queen Elizabeth II Rides Through North End Circa 1976:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, October 18

9:00AM Harbor Walk Part 3 – Fort Point, Downtown & North End. Boston Harbor Now is excited to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Boston Harborwalk—the waterfront public path system that rings our historic harbor, see additional information here.

10:00AM Coffee Hour with Rep. Aaron Michelwitz at La Colombe. Meet with Aaron in a casual setting at La Colombe, to discuss any concerns or questions you may have for him; or just come by to say hello!

11:00AM 23rd Annual A Capella Competition. Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host our 23rd annual A Cappella Competition where over 40 of the best A Cappella groups in New England will dual it out on the West End of the Marketplace as they entertain crowds.

12:00PM Grand Opening of Eliot Upper School at 585 Commercial St. Stop by 585 Commercial Street for the grand opening ceremony of the Eliot Upper School, see additional information here.

1:00PM Soluna Garden Farm Pop Up at Shake the Tree. Soluna Garden Farm is an organic farm in Winchester, MA and they will be in the shop sampling pumpkin golden milk lattes and ruby rose tea!

6:00PM Carmela Cattuti – The Ascent. Stop by I AM Books at 189 North Street to hear from Carmela Cattuti about the sequel to her first novel.

Saturday, October 20

11:00AM 23rd Annual A Capella Competition. Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host our 23rd annual A Cappella Competition where over 40 of the best A Cappella groups in New England will dual it out on the West End of the Marketplace as they entertain crowds.

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