Diner’s Agenda is rocking around the Christmas tree.
Friday, December 14
•The North End is trying something new this year. Tonight from 7pm-11pm, they’ll be holding Buon Natale, a shopping stroll. Stores will be open late, carolers will be roaming the streets, and cookies and cider will be widely available. [North End, Boston]
Saturday, December 15
•Continue your shopping in the French style as the French Library hosts Le Marché du Nöel from 10am-5pm. There will be a variety of vendors, including food from Sel De La Terre. The cost? A mere $2 for members and $5 for non-members. [The Boston French Center]
•Generally, the word “science” makes us want to run screaming, but we’re still pretty damn intrigued by the Science of Pizza lecture at Harvard, which promises to answer questions from “why does pizza crust have holes” to “how does cheese form from milk?” (Our answer to both? Magic!) The lecture will run twice, once from 10am-11am and once from 1pm-2pm. Tickets, which are free, may be reserved online. [Harvard]
Sunday, December 16
•We suspect that Rialto is having their class on how to throw a sparkling wine party a little bit late in the game, but we suppose it’s never too early to start planning for next year’s holiday party season. Delightfully, the class (which will include tastings of four sparkling wines) is taking place from 11am-2pm. Tickets, which cost $125, may be reserved by calling (617) 661-5050. [Rialto]