6/21/2012 12:34:00 PM

Two Delicious Do-Good Events in Cape Cod and Arlington

Willowbend Country Club in Mashpee; Photo: www.cbtarchitects.com
By Naomi Kooker
Check out these tasty events - one on Cape Cod, the other in Arlington - for evenings of wining, dining and giving back.

On Sunday, June 24, savor the flavors of Cape Cod restaurants while giving back to the Cape and Islands United Way. The 14th annual “The Best Night of the Year” is a gala evening of fine food and wine, featuring Pain D’Avignon in Hyannis and Regatta of Cotuit, among many others. The evening also includes live music, an auction, a keynote speech from former Boston Celtics Chris Herren and ends with a grand finale fireworks display. The event takes place at Willowbend Country Club in Mashpee. Proceeds benefit more than 30 humanitarian organizations that service Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket (6-10 PM; $150 per person; for tickets call 508-775-4746).

Angelo DiGirolamo, chef/owner of Ristorante Olivio in Arlington is preparing a family-style dinner on June 27 to benefit his eponymous Uncle Ang Foundation (which supports Children’s Hospital Boston, breast cancer research at Massachuetts General Hospital and the Italian Home for Children). The spread includes antipasti, pasta, roasted meat, seafood and more paired with wine (7 PM; $90 per person; 781-648-2300).


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