Weekender: March 23 to 26
March 23 to 26
As the end of March approaches, be thankful for the warming weather and increased sunlight by getting out of the house. This week, we’ve curated a list of must-dos: shopping at a vintage market, competing at Trident Booksellers & Cafe’s Friday trivia night, and visiting the BU Taiwanese American Student Association’s re-creation of a traditional Taiwanese night market.
Men’s Ice Hockey vs. Western Michigan
Fresh off their Hockey East championship win, BU men’s hockey team will take on Western Michigan in round one of the NCAA hockey tournament Thursday at SNHU Arena in Manchester, N.H.
Men’s ice hockey, Thursday, March 23, at 2 pm, at SNHU Arena. Buy tickets here; the game will be carried live on ESPN2 and can also be viewed on ESPN+.
BUCTCC Hanfu Runway Event
Boston University’s Chinese Traditional Clothing Club is presenting their first-ever runway show. The show presents a story of Hanfu—the cultural dress of the largest ethnic group in China, Han—which is currently being revitalized by young people. The models will also perform traditional Chinese dance performances.
BUCTCC Hanfu Runway Event, Friday, March 24, from 4 to 7 pm. Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, Room 104. More information and tickets can be found here.
Sip, shop, dance, and snack at Super Mercado, a 3,000-square-foot market selling local-made goods, from jewelry to baked goods to vintage and thrifted clothing. Admission is free.
Super Mercado, Friday, March 24, from 5 to 9:30 pm. The Charles River Speedway. More information can be found here.
Friday Night Trivia at Trident
Got a knack for facts? On Friday, Trident Booksellers & Cafe is hosting a trivia night. The game will feature seven rounds of general knowledge trivia with randomly placed wild cards. Grab your friends, form a team, and compete for one of three top prizes!
Trivia Night, Friday, March 24, at 7 pm (doors open at 6 pm). More information can be found here.
Make your way to Kendall Square and check out the small business marketplace at the Foundry. Its aim is to bring fashion, music, and art together. Shop vintage and upcycled clothing, streetwear, tasty treats, vinyl, and much more.
FOUND marketplace, Saturday, March 25, from noon to 5 pm. The Foundry. More information can be found here.
BUTASA 17th Annual Night Market
Every year, BU’s Taiwanese American Student Association hosts their version of a traditional Taiwanese night market. The event will have games, live entertainment and performances, prizes, and free authentic Taiwanese street food.
BUTASA’s 17th annual night market, Saturday, from 6 to 9 pm. George Sherman Union Metcalf Ballroom. More information can be found here.
The Best Strangers in the World: All Things Considered host Ari Shapiro discusses his new memoir
NPR journalist and host of All Things Considered, Ari Shapiro, will speak about his memoir detailing his broadcast career, The Best Strangers in the World: Stories from a Life Spent Listening. General admission attendees will receive a signed copy of Shapiro’s book. Students are $5 with BU ID.
The Best Strangers in the World: All Things Considered host Ari Shapiro discusses his new memoir, 4 pm, WBUR CitySpace. Purchase tickets here.
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