For the record.
The ICA Rock and Roll Yard Sale
What: Peruse analog rarities from regional vendors like Easter Island Records and Nevermind Shop, while local DJs (Brett Milano, Jesse Kaminsky) scratch out live sounds.
Why: Savor seven inches of fun at “The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl.”
When: Fri., 6-9 p.m.
Where: The Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Ave., Waterfront (617-478-3100). Free with ICA admission ($15).
Fabulous Food Truck Festival
What: Hungry hippos can spend the day grazing on grass-fed beef tacos (The Eat Wagon), Vietnamese noodles (Bon Me), lobster rolls (Summer Shack), and s’mores cupcakes (Kickass Cupcakes) care of the meals-on-wheels collective.
Why: Hunt down local craft suds from Cisco and Mayflower breweries.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: The Pinehills, Village Green, 33 Summer House Dr., Plymouth (508-209-9000).
First Date Reopens
What: Keri and Brianne Barrett’s delight-filled boutique rises again in a larger, urbane space with thematic displays both familiar (Just Cocktails, Soiree) and new (Getaway).
Why: Copious under-$100 pieces from Emma Graham, Frenzii, and JoJo Loves You.
When: Tues., Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Wed., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1 Main St., Andover (978-247-8999).
Flash Forward Festival
What: On-the-rise shutterbugs from Canada, Britain, and the United States — including Boston shooters — expose their lens work during the first stateside stop of the Toronto-based tour.
Why: The outdoor setting makes it easier to focus.
When: Thru Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Fairmont Battery Wharf, 3 Battery Wharf, Waterfront (617-994-9000). Admission is free.
Pretty in Pink Party
What: Drink away those long-ago prom woes at a simply Duckie French rosé tasting; Andie-inspired dressage is encouraged ($65).
Why: Chef Matt Gaudet plates a just Blane fabulous five-course meal to complement.
When: Sun., 6 p.m.
Where: Aquitaine Boston, 569 Tremont St., South End (617-424-8577). Call for reservations.
Photo: Jeroen Diepenmaat, Pour des dents d’un blanc éclatant et saines, 2005 / Courtesy of Jeroen Diepenmaat