Two events to watch out for: Harvard Square is hosting a free tasting event, featuring fresh, healthy samples by local restaurants including Rialto, Russell House Tavern, b.good, Grendel’s Den and more. The tasting event will take place in front of Crema Café at 27 Brattle St. and feature live music. The festivities start at 5:30 PM (click here for more details).
Lumière is doing it up with local, in-season ingredients to present a three-course dinner. Roasted local carrots with cranberry-maple chutney; tagine of Vermont veal; and Lanni Orchards apple crumble are on the menu. Pretty Things beer will be paired with each dish (7 PM; $45 per person; add $15 for the beer pairings; 617-244-9199).