Make it a memorable one.
National Hamburger Day at Russell House Tavern
What: Fete the holiday with the eatery’s famed patty, served with cheddar and bacon on a griddled English muffin. (Sit on the newly opened, 22-seat courtyard patio for max pleasure.)
Why: The off-menu secret burger (with ingredients that are a mystery to all but chef Michael Scelfo), available after 10 p.m.
When: Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 14 JFK St., Harvard Square (617-500-3055).
Sparkle III Fashion Show
What: Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro puts out an afternoon spread of bubbly, finger foods, and runway fashion from fave boutiques like Wish, Moxie, and Crush.
Why: Proceeds benefit Rosie’s Place; take 15 percent off all featured vendors.
When: Sun., 3:30-5 p.m.
Where: 25 Charles St., Beacon Hill. Tickets ($25) at 617-723-7575.
Early Impressions: Drawings by Edward Hopper
What: Explore the American realist’s nascent artistic vision via rarely seen sketches and illustrations.
Why: Preview globally sourced paintings and antiques at the annual Spring Consignment Auction (June 12).
When: Thru July 4. Opening reception, Fri., 7-9 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial St. (508-487-1750). Reception admission is free; museum admission is free on Fri. after 5 p.m. (reg. $7).
Wrentham Outlets Memorial Day Sale
What: Score deeper-than-usual discounts on already reduced styles from Elie Tahari, Kate Spade, Burberry, and more.
Why: American Apparel intimates at 70 percent off, $40 sandals from Anne Klein, and under-$10 J.Crew tees.
When: Fri., Sat. & Mon., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 1 Premium Outlets Blvd., Wrentham (508-384-0600).
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