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Fun November Events for Women in Boston!

We usually wait until the new month is closer to post all the events we’ve chosen from among dozens of possibilities. But since a few happen early in November, we wanted to give everyone plenty of time to learn more and sign up! And if there are happenings you’d like everyone to know about, tell us about it the Comments section. Enjoy! XO The Team

The Women Gather, November 3-6 at the Strand Theater, Boston – This heartwarming evening is a ritual of healing created by an international ensemble of women artists. It takes place in an environment created by the ensemble, where performers bring us different stories, different cultures, different bodies. The event is supported by grants from The Boston Foundation, the City of Boston, Mass Cultural Council, NEFA, MidAtlantic Arts and Combined Jewish Philanthropies. Tickets are free; they welcome donations. To learn more, click here

Empower Mind Body Mini-Retreat, November 6, 10am-2pm at the Hingham Community Center, Hingham – Take a few hours just for you! Light your inner fire and leave feeling like the best version of wonderful you! Enjoy a catered lunch and wine tasting as you learn about Bellyfit®Fitness, dance, yoga; breath work, goal setting, journaling. Tickets are $75 per person. For more information click here

Fashionably Late Thursdays, November 3, 10 and 17 at the Liberty Lobby in the Liberty Hotel, Boston – Boston’s fashion scene comes to life as the hotel’s lobby is transformed into an interactive fashion show. The night begins at 9pm (remember disco naps?…) when the hotel’s resident DJ starts spinning, and at 10pm models start strutting through the Liberty’s Catwalk and Lobby, pose on tables, ride the escalators, and weave through the crowd as you take in looks from local designers. Admission is free; to book a table email [email protected], or for more information click here

Music for Food: Notes from Across the Sea, Voices from Eastern Europe, November 20, 7:30pm at the New England Conservatory of Music’s Brown Hall, Boston – This wonderful musical event and fundraiser helps feed the hungry. It features the Bartok Violin Sonata No. 2, the Szymanowski Nocturne and Tarantelle, the Ligeti Sonata for Viola Solo, and Prokofiev’s Five Poems of Anna Akhmatova. The suggested donation is $30+, collected at the door. 100% of donations benefit Women’s Lunch Place. Masks are required and proof of vaccination will be checked at the door. For more information click here

SIREN: A Variety Show of Fierce Female Artists from Comedy, Music & Movement, November 3, 8-10pm, Boynton Yards in Somerville – Comedian Kelly MacFarland presents female artists for a fabulous event that’s equal parts performance, interview and exhibition. Gather your friends and enjoy this variety show meets talk show meets comedy show. People who’ve been call it a must-see! Admission is $10. For more information and tickets click here

Lauren Thomas Presents “The Modern Hippie Table” Cookbook, November 8, 7pm at Wellesley Books, Central Street in WellesleyThe Modern Hippie Table invites us to slow down and create a sanctuary at home, using food and conversation to bring people together, strengthen family bonds, and forge lifelong friendships. The 70+ recipes are elevated but simple, so the host can enjoy the gathering, too. Gorgeous, doable decorating ideas for the tabletop use flowers, linens, and surfaces to set the scene quickly and economically and create an atmosphere of laid-back elegance. With an array of menus to help plan any meal, big or small, this cookbook encourages us to use our inner Modern Hippie to find joy in cooking and entertaining in a fun, relaxed, and approachable way. Tickets are $10 per person, and include a food tasting. To learn more, click here.

Boston Magazine’s Taste, November 1, 6-9pm at the SoWa Power Station in Boston – Enjoy an exclusive evening made up of a variety of dishes from some of Boston’s most notable chefs and restaurants, paired perfectly with wine, beer, and custom cocktails featured in the magazine’s November Top Restaurants issue. The evening features live music and one-of-a kind experiences from sponsors. Tickets start at $85 per person. To learn more visit www.bostonmagazine.com/taste

Guided Public Murals Art Tour, November 2, 10-11:30am, at the Charles River Esplanade in Boston – Explore the variety of public art featured along the Charles River Esplanade through the Esplanade Association’s Guided Public Murals Art Tour. Since 2017, the Esplanade Association has commissioned 4 public murals from 4 women artists on the Esplanade. Learn about the artists behind these mesmerizing murals, their inspiration, and more. The tour covers about a mile of the Esplanade. The suggested donation is $10 per person, which the work to revitalize, enhance, program and maintain the Esplanade. To learn more and for tickets click here

Knitting 101: Cozy Cowl Workshop Tickets, November 2, 7:00pm at Wyllo, Boston – Did you know that knitting has been shown to lower stress levels and blood pressure as much as yoga and meditation? Bring your friends for a fun workshop that integrates stretches and deep breathing to enhance the meditative qualities of knitting. You’ll learn how to make a cozy cowl. They’ll supply all your materials including a yarn buffet for you to pick a favorite color! No prior experience is necessary. Just bring yourselves, some crafty ambition, and a little something to sip on while you get our knit on! Tickets are $80. To learn more and register, click here

Diane Arbus: 10 Years: Masterworks from the 1960s and 70s, November 1-11 at the Heffler Visiting Artist Gallery in the Endicott College Manninen Center for the Arts, Beverly – With her incomparable eye for detail, renowned photographer Diane Arbus’ work is recognized for questioning social norms through a compassionate lens. Her work is an investigation of personal happiness, identity, and belonging – with special attention to individuals living on the social fringe. During an intense period from 1961-71, Arbus produced some of the most memorable photographs of the twentieth century. This exhibit celebrates her legacy through twenty-eight celebrated images from this time. Tickets are free. To learn more register to visit this remarkable exhibit click here

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