The Weekend Guide

Other than Phish at Fenway.

Bonnie’s Jams Blackberry Habanero Jam
What: The newest addition to the Cambridge-based preserve company is sweet, spicy, and handmade, of course.
Why: Perfect for grilled steaks (we swear it’s good).
When: Your meat is bare.
Where: Formaggio Kitchen, 244 Huron Ave., Cambridge (617-354-4750).

Sparkle 2 Charity Fashion Show

What: Spy styles from Beacon Hill shops like Wish, Moxie, and Crush Boutique while sipping sparkling white wine and collecting your goodie bag with earrings, raffle items, and discount cards.
Why: A portion of ticket sales will go to Rosie’s Place.
When: Sun., 3:30-5 p.m.
Where: Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro, 25 Charles St., Beacon Hill (617-723-7575).

Free Rides at Boston Sailing Center
What: Let one of the instructors take you for a complimentary cruise around the harbor in one of the 23- to 40-foot crafts.
Why: Feel the wind in your hair.
When: Sat., 1-5 p.m. (First come, first served.)
Where: 54 Lewis Wharf (617-227-4198).

The Upper Crust Pizzeria Opens in Fenway
What: One more Beantown spot where you can get the highly addictive thin-crust pie.
Why: That’s amore.
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 1330 Boylston St., Fenway (617-266-9210).

Earth Fest 2009 Free Concert
What: Listen to live music from your fave ’90s bands (Soul Asylum! The Lemonheads!) and a slew of ecofriendly tips from earth-loving nonprofits.
Why: You sure hearted Evan Dando.
When: Sat., noon-5 p.m.
Where: DCR Hatch Memorial Shell, 1 David G Mugar Way.

J’s Tomodachi Sushi

What: Blink-or-you’ll-miss-it fishy spot with eight tables and an excellent sushi bar.
Why: Take out or squeeze in.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Sun., noon-9 p.m.
Where: 201 Massachusetts Ave. (617-236-1464).

Boston Sailing Center
54 Lewis Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
25 Charles St
@ Chestnut St
Boston, MA 02114
244 Huron Ave
@ Appleton St
Cambridge, MA 02138
222 Newbury St
bt Exeter & Fairfield Sts
Boston, MA 02116