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The Weekend Guide

linde family wing contemporary art opening celebration!

A wing and a weekend.

SEE
Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art Opening Celebration
What:
A night-into-day blowout for the MFA’s new annex includes evening cocktails, overnight festivities, morning yoga, and afternoon music.
Why: The Clock, Christian Marclay’s 24-hour video installation compiling thousands of split-second movie and TV clips.
When: Sat., 7 p.m.-Sun, 7 p.m.
Where: 465 Huntington Ave. (617-267-9300). Tickets ($50-$200) online at mfa.org; admission is free on Sun.

GO (and GORGE)
East Meets West
What:
Left Coast kitchen warriors challenge our homegrown chefs (Joanne Chang, Tony Maws) to a three-day, lip-smacking showdown of wine, cooking demos, and sit-down banquets.
Why: Our regional pride is at stake.
When: Fri.-Sun.
Where: Arrows Restaurant, 41 Berwick Rd., Ogunquit, Maine (207-361-1100). Tickets ($35-$150) online at arrowsrestaurant.com and markandclarkrestaurants.com.

CAPTURE
Take a Shot: a Digital Photography Symposium
What:
Learn to point and click with panache during a daylong colloquium taught by lauded photojournalists and lifestyle shutterbugs.
Why: Spare Facebook friends the further indignities of crappy vacation shots.
When: Sat., 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Boston Center for Adult Education, 122 Arlington St., Back Bay (617-267-4430). Register ($175) online at bcae.org.

GIDDYAP
Cowboy Barbecue
What:
Join fellow cowpokes for an open-air, seasonal feast of charred heirloom tomato soup, grilled octopus, and Texas rib-eye slathered in chimichurri.
Why: If the Northwest wine pairings don’t seal the deal, the skillet-roasted French toast and Kahlua ice cream will.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 5:30 p.m.
Where: Apple Street Farm, 35 Apple St., Essex. Tickets ($175) at 617-262-3023.

CHEER
Rumble on the River
What:
Boaters from all sculls of life (military vets, Paralympians) go bow-to-bow for a free afternoon of racing. Think Head of the Charles without the masses.
Why: Six bands (Pimps of Joytime, Sea Monsters) perform tunes to row by.
When: Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Community Rowing, 20 Nonantum Rd., Brighton (617-779-8267).

Photo: Ellsworth Kelly, Blue Green Yellow Orange Red, 1968 / Courtesy of Museum of Fine Art, Boston

LOCATIONS
35 Apple St
Essex, MA 01929
Arrows Restaurant
41 Berwick Rd
Ogunquit, ME 03907
207-361-1100
20 Nonantum Rd
Brighton, MA 02135
617-779-8267
122 Arlington St
Boston, MA 02116
617-267-4430
465 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
617-267-9300
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