Seasonal Activities

The annual Courtyard Series: Berklee at Regattabar returns on July 6, 2015 with a new group of talented and inspirational artists. The Monday night courtyard series is a collaboration between The Regattabar and Berklee College of Music. Artists will perform each week from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Upper Courtyard area of The Charles Hotel. The Courtyard Series continues through August 31 and is free and open to the public. At each performance, Henrietta’s Table will be offering two types of canned beer for $5 each – Yeungling and Hell or High Watermelon—as well as sangria for $10. Dining is available on the patio. Click here to learn more about these upcoming performances.

The Regattabar’s Kids’ Summer Music Series returns to The Charles Hotel in Harvard Square on Sunday, July 13! Musicians that specialize in delighting kids with different styles of music perform everything from bilingual songs to magical folk tunes, and even dino-soaring! Kids and parents alike can enjoy this popular series withElizabeth Mitchell, Alastair Moock, Tim Kubart (of Tim and the Space Cadets), The Okee Dokee Brothers, Matt Heaton: Toddlerbilly Troubador, and Gustafer Yellowgold. All shows begin at 4:30 p.m. in The Regattabar. Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time. Tickets are $12 (children one year and under enter for free) and can be purchased online at, or by calling 617-395-7757.

Paint Nite
Paint Nite at Noir Bar

Noir is now hosting Paint Nite events! To view the schedule, and purchase tickets, click HERE

In just about two hours, while you’re sipping on a cocktail, Paint Nite's performing artists will guide you through each painting so that you come up with your own unique masterpiece at the end of the night that you will be amazed YOU created. Paint Nite provides everything you will need: canvas, paints, brushes and even a smock. You just bring your fun-loving friends and have a few cocktails to keep the spirits high and inhibitions to a minimum and we'll make sure your inner Picasso is unleashed. 

Farmer's Market
The Charles Square Farmer's Market

Henrietta's Table and The Charles Hotel are proud to provide a home for our friends.

Farmers from Massachusetts and New Hampshire will gather – rain or shine – to sell everything from artisan cheeses to homemade candies.

Visit the stands of Grateful Farm - organic produce and herbs; Hi-Rise Bread - bread, pastries and jam; Kimball Fruit Farm - fruit, vegetables, pies and heirloom tomatoes; Stillman’s Farm - conscientiously raised and grass fed meats and poultry; Formaggio Kitchen - a variety of New England cheeses; Busa Farm - specialty produce and herbs, tomatoes, and berries of all kinds; and more each week for the best selection of local treats.

The Farmer's Market is now open for the season! Visit the Charles River Farmers Market Association seasonally on Fridays from 12pm-6pm and Sundays from 10am-3pm! 

Photos from Past Markets

Ice Skating
The Rink at The Charles Hotel

Our 2,900 square foot ice rink is open seasonally to hotel guests and the public. Skate rentals, season passes, and lessons are available.

The Rink at The Charles Hotel is also available for private events including: birthday parties, holiday parties, and unique corporate outings. Please contact our catering office at 617.661.5096 for more information.

The rink is closed for the season and will reopen next winter.

2014/2015 Season Ice Skating Rink Fact Sheet




Catering Office
The Charles Hotel

Greg Bodenlos
The Charles Hotel


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