The Weekend Guide

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Marimekko Opens
The incomparable Finnish brand hits Newbury Street with a three-story paean to everything bold, bright, and block printed.
Why: Toss the Brahmin aesthetic for print dresses, pillows, shoulder bags, and stretched fabric art.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 140 Newbury St., Back Bay (617-247-2500).

FISH (and EAT)
Tryst’s Culinary Fishing Trip
Find your sea legs while casting off for local catch (cod, haddock), then clean up in time for a three-course spread paying homage to your haul.
Why: The last section of The Omnivore’s Dilemma was your favorite.
When: Sun. Fishing, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; dinner, 4-9 p.m.
Where: Meet at Walsh’s Deep Sea Fishing, 76 Marine Blvd., unit r, Lynn. Dinner at Tryst, 689 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington (781-641-2227). Tickets ($80; reservations required by Sat., 2 p.m.) at trystrestaurant.com.

Market’s Midsummer Night’s Masquerade
Toast the third anniversary of Oberon’s Shakespearean-disco epic The Donkey Show with a wine-paired, five-act sit-down of charred-corn ravioli, poached lobster, and grilled tenderloin.
Why: Pop-up performances (8:30 & 10 p.m.) in the W Lounge.
When: Tonight, 5-11 p.m.
Where: 100 Stuart St., Theater District. Dinner tickets ($150) at 617-310-6790; performances are free.

Hops N Scotch
Buddies Darren Tow and David Ng (Coolidge Corner Wine & Spirits) raise the stakes with a dark-wood gastrolounge pouring 80-plus brown beauts and more than 30 craft beers on draft.
Why: Hold steady with stick-to-your-ribs fare like fried green tomatoes, griddled beer bread, and fried chicken with grits.
When: Tues. & Wed., 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 3 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sun., 3-11 p.m.
Where: 1306 Beacon St., Coolidge Corner (617-232-8808).

Le Diner en Blanc
Oh, just a thousand of your closest friends, all dressed in white, packing their finest picnic fare and gathering for an alfresco flash feast at a secret public spot.
Why: Bill Cunningham would have a field day.
When: Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Register ($25-$35) at dinerenblanc.info.

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140 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116
Walsh's Deep Sea Fishing
76 Marine Blvd
unit r
Lynn, MA 01905
1306 Beacon St
Brookline, MA 02446
689 Massachusetts Ave
Arlington, MA 02476
100 Stuart St
in the W Boston
Boston, MA 02116