The Best Things to Do in Boston This Month, September 2019

By Kerry Gallagher | August 30, 2019 | Lifestyle

From concerts to parties to food fests and more, here are the best things to do in Boston this month.

Things to do in Boston this month, September 2019

9/10

Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience

Winter is coming… and so is the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience! Relive the hit HBO show’s magical moments through the Emmywinning musical score at the Xfinity Center. Enjoy the chilling melodies that heightened the greatest battles and sweetened the tenderest scenes, along with brand-new arrangements from the eighth season. The live orchestra will also be accompanied by visuals from the show. Buy a VIP package for premium seats and a chance to sit on the Iron Throne. VIP packages $207-$388, 885 S. Main St., Mansfield, livenation.com

Salem State Series: Rebecca Eaton

Get motivated with the 38th annual Salem State Series. This fall’s inspirational speaker is none other than Rebecca Eaton, executive producer of PBS’ MASTERPIECE, winner of 62 Emmy Awards under her guidance. Eaton is also the mastermind behind bringing such series as Sherlock and Downton Abbey to American audiences. Jared Bowen moderates as Eaton passes on her wisdom. Be sure to get premiumtickets for the best seats in the house. Premium tickets $70, Salem State University, Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts, 352 Lafayette St., Salem, salemstateseriestickets.com

9/12-9/15

Newport International Boat Show

Calling all captains and boat lovers. Take to the sea with the 49th annual Newport International Boat Show. Come and walk along the docks of historic Newport Harbor and see all the latest ship models. You’ll be singing a jaunty sailor’s tune as you discover the latest and greatest trends and accessories in the boating world. Seminars and in-water boating courses will also be available. Newport Yachting Center, 20 Commercial Wharf, Newport, R.I., newportboatshow.com

9/13

Women Take the Floor Exhibition

It’s a woman’s world at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston as a new exhibit moves in. The Women Take the Floor exhibition will challenge the typically male-dominated museum scene as the MFA displays works from overlooked and underrepresented female artists. Spanning seven galleries, the exhibition will include more than 250 works, including paintings, sculptures and prints. 465 Huntington Ave., mfa.org

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9/19-22

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival

Sip divine wine at the Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival. Buy tickets to a multitude of events, such as the Grand Tasting on the lawn of the famous Marble House, with pours from a wide variety of regions, or attend the Wine & Rosecliff Gala and enjoy a night of dancing, desserts and drinks. No matter your taste, there’s sure to be a party for you at this fantastic festival. Tickets from $250, Newport, R.I, newportmansions.org

9/25-9/29

Together Boston

Get together with thousands of music lovers at the 10th annual Together Boston. The electronic dance festival is a five-day extravaganza filled with events, including a boat cruise and even an outdoor dance party.Experience how this fantastic festival stays true to its motto, “Music. Art. Technology.” weaving the three together. Various locations, tickets from $100, togetherboston.com

9/27-10/6

Pagliacci

Deceit, love and jealousy all take center stage in Ruggero Leoncavallo’s brilliant opera Pagliacci. The Boston Lyric Opera brings this woeful tale to Boston, along with its famous tenor aria, “Vesti la Giubba.” With singing in both English and Italian, the performance features an exciting and diverse cast, including rising star soprano Lauren Michelle. A Zone tickets $152, DCR Steriti Memorial Rink, 561 Commercial St., blo.org

9/29

The Boston Cup

Rev your engines for the eighth annual Boston Cup, a classic car show that’s praised as one of the top five in the country. Car enthusiasts gather to see rare and classic automobiles they certainly won’t find on the streets of Boston. Get a good look at vehicles from the United States, as well from Germany, Italy and England. Be sure to race on down this fall. Tickets from $50, Boston Common, the Parkman Bandstand, thebostoncup.com

9/30-10/6

Nantucket Restaurant Week

Jet off to Nantucket for some fabulous dining during restaurant week. Participating restaurants will serve three to five courses for a prix fixe price. The lineup includes Nantucket favorites such as BlackEyed Susan’s, Straight Wharf Restaurant and many more. Various locations, Nantucket, nantucketrestaurantweek.com



Photography by: PHOTO BY JOHN CORBETT/COURTESY OF THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY