August

Foxwoods Resort Casino

Throughout the month of August, Foxwoods Resort Casino's Cinedrome Nite Club and Fox Theatre will host many famous recording stars. The Cinedrome Nite Club presents Lou Christie and the Boogie Wonder Band. The Fox Theatre presents David Copperfield, The Golden Boys, Pat Benatar, Chicago, Wayne Newton, Shawn Klush as Elvis, Carrot Top, Randy Travis, and live boxing featuring: USA vs. Puerto Rico. (Times and ticket prices vary.)

August 2000
800 200-2882 or www.foxwoods.com

Best of Boston® Party 2000
Simply the Best

On Wednesday, September 6, 2000 Boston Magazine hosts its annual Best of Boston® Party at the World Trade Center Boston, from 7:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. Meet this year's winners and sample Boston's best food, drink, and entertainment and enjoy a night of casino games courtesy of Foxwoods Resort Casino. Net proceeds from this year's event will benefit AileyCamp Boston—the camp's mission is not to train students to be professional dancers, but to challenge the participants and to strengthen their self-esteem.

September 6, 2000
800 516-9951 X560

"Singing the Blues" Concerts

The Boston Harbor Hotel presents the 2nd Annual "Singing the Blues" concerts on the harbor every Thursday in August through September 14th from 6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. The performances will take place on a floating stage at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Enjoy cocktails, appetizers or dinner on the outdoor terrace of Intrigue Café and relax under the stars while listening to these summer blues concerts.

August–September 2000
617 856-7744, 617 439-7000 or www.bhh.com.

Alex & Co.

Join Alex & Co. jewelers as they celebrate their 5th Anniversary at their Newton Center location, 1280 Centre Street. Throughout August the store will feature a special collection of custom-designed and hand-crafted platinum, gold, diamond, and pearl jewelry. During the first week, light hors d'oeuvres and libations will be served.

August 2000
617 965-8777

Summer Concerts

Throughout August the FleetBoston Pavilion presents numerous top flight performers. Boston’s only outdoor concert venue on the waterfront, brings to you the distinct vocals of Tracy Chapman, August 3; the electrifying Lord of the Dance, August 11; the gritty stylings of Lyle Lovett, August 19; and the smooth crooning of Tony Bennett with Diana Krall, August 25 and 26.

August 2000
617 931-2000
www.ticketmaster.com or www.dlclive.com.

Fleet Jumper Classic

Stop by the Fleet Jumper Classic, September 7–10 at the Raymond Show Fields at Maplecroft Farm in Ipswich, Massachusetts. The Fleet Jumper Classic is a $50,000 Grand Prix Horse Show that takes place on a 400-acre estate. The event will feature, gourmet food, exhibitors’ tents, entertainment, Air Adventure Sky Diving Team, and much more.

Raymond Show Fields at Maplecroft
Farm, Ipswich, MA
September 7-10
978-283-7708 or www.fleetjumperclassic.com.

Sunday Polo

Polo in Hamilton celebrates its 112th season August 6–October 8. Watch world-class polo from the grandstands or tailgate with a picnic fieldside. Enjoy the exciting, fast-paced game of polo and revel in the sounds of the pounding of hooves as the horses race toward the goal at over 40-MPH! Gates open at 1:30 p.m.—matches start at 3:00 p.m. every Sunday.

Route 1A, Hamilton, MA (Exit 20A off Route 128 North)
August 6–October 8
978-468-POLO or www.sundaypolo.com.