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PORK OUT
Father’s Day Pig Roast Party
What:
Treat your dad to a porcine feast topped by reggae, rye cocktails, and froufrou sides like baked polenta and ancho chile corn.
Why: He plays tycoon for the evening with after-dinner whiskey samplings and hand-rolled cigars.
When: Sun., 5-8 p.m.
Where: The Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles St., Beacon Hill (617-224-4000). Tickets ($25-$45) at door.

SHOP
The Ropes Trunk Show
What:
Let’s get nautical with Maine designer Shana Aldrich, whose woven bracelets derive from marine ropes and hardware.
Why: Blueberry cocktails and beers from the Pine Tree State.
When: Tonight, 6-8 p.m.
Where: M. Flynn Accessories, 40 Waltham St., South End (617-292-0079).

DINE
M3 Opens
What:
Jason Owens (Local 149) reimagines the cafes of his Nashville youth with counter seating, an open kitchen, and classic Southern delights such as country fried steak, chicken and waffles, and fried cheese curds.
Why: More than twenty canned brews (Cisco, Brooklyn, Butternuts) to wash down sides such as root vegetable hash and fried pickled okra.
When: Opens Sat. Mon.-Fri., 4-11 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 382 Highland Ave., Davis Square (617-776-8100).

REGISTER (and GO)
Nantucket Yoga Festival
What:
Forgo chichi international getaways for an inaugural island retreat offering farm-side classes (core strength, restorative) and sit-downs on meditation, chakras, and ayurveda.
Why: Opening-night festivities include an aerial yoga demo and organic eats.
When: July 26-28.
Where: The Westmoor Club, 10 Westmoor Ln., Nantucket; Bartlett’s Farm, 33 Bartlett Farm Rd., Nantucket. Tickets ($125-$295) at nantucketyogafestival.com.

SNACK
Georgetown Cupcake Opens
What:
Sister act Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis Berman (of DC Cupcakes fame) bring their storied bakery north with a rotating selection of more than 100 treats.
Why: Renew your love of cupcakes with flavors like white chocolate raspberry or marble brownie fudge.
When: Opens Sat. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., noon-9 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 83 Newbury St., Back Bay (617-927-2250).

Photo: Gusto Images / Getty Images 

LOCATIONS
M3
382 Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144
617-776-8100
83 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116
617-927-2250
10 Westmoor Ln
Nantucket, MA 02554
508-228-9494
40 Waltham St
Boston, MA 02118
617-292-0079
215 Charles St
Boston, MA 02114
617-224-4000
33 Bartlett Farm Rd
Nantucket, MA 02554
508-228-9403
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