The party’s just beginning.
Diamond Jubilee at Ted Baker
What: Salute the queen’s 60-year reign with tarts, sparkling cider, and 40 percent off floral-print bat-wing blouses, one-shoulder maxidresses, and striped midiskirts.
Why: Stop to gawk at the moving Union Jack window display.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 201 Newbury St., Back Bay (617-450-8339).
Catalyst Patio Menu Debuts
What: Relish warm summer eves with an all-killer, no-filler bill of fried clams, crispy pork ribs, moules frites, and chocolate mousse.
Why: Magnums of rosé demand you linger a little longer.
When: Starts Fri. Mon.-Thurs. & Sun., 5-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5-11 p.m.
Where: 300 Technology Sq., Kendall Square (617-576-3000).
Crush Boutique’s Five-Year Birthday Party
What: The prized Beacon Hill shop toasts loyal clientele with bubbly, chocolates, and a raffle of clothes and accessories from Yumi Kim, Shoshanna, and Alice + Olivia.
Why: A discount candy jar can earn you as much as 30 percent off.
When: Today, 4-8 p.m.
Where: 131 Charles St. (617-720-0010).
RumBa on the Waterfront Opens
What: Nestle into plush lounge seating and watch boats go by while savoring a cucumber martini and tropical spread of fish tacos and Caribbean chicken wings.
Why: The debut bash includes alfresco DJ tunes, rum drinks, and no cover.
When: Mon.-Sat., 4 p.m.-midnight. Opening party, Sat., 7 p.m.-midnight.
Where: InterContinental Boston, 510 Atlantic Ave., Fort Point (617-217-5752).
Patio Party at Ashmont Grill
What: Sip rhubarb punch while sampling some of the season’s early bounty, from Stillman Farm pulled-pork sandwiches to Red Fire Farm produce.
Why: Proceeds benefit the soon-to-arrive Boston Public Market.
When: Sun., 5-7 p.m.
Where: 555 Talbot Ave., Ashmont Hill (617-825-4300). Tickets ($45) at bostonpublicmarket.org.
Photo: Courtesy of Ted Baker