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    Black Friday Events in Harvard Square!

    Harvard Square, a shopping destination since 1630 invites all shoppers to free themselves from “Door-Busters, Early Bird Specials and Artificial Lighting” and join us for a healthy dose of crisp November air, village sights and sounds, and great shopping discounts.

     

    * Black Friday at UpStairs is going to feature a restorative lunch prix fixe offering for only $20. $20 gets you three sumptuous courses that are bound to kick the tryptophan out of your system and give you the energy to wander Harvard Square in search of the best sales. The only "left-over" will be the extra change in your wallet.  
    UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop Street, 617-864-1933 www.upstairsonthesquare.com


    * Free Mango lassi w/ purchase of Café of India on Black Friday!
    Café of India, 52A Brattle Street, 617-661-0683 www.kashmirspices.com

    * Enjoy a very specially priced “Dark and Stormy” all night and day at Grafton Street this Black Friday!
    Grafton Street Pub & Grill, 1230 Massachusetts Ave. 617.497.0400 www.graftonstreetcambridge.com

    * Eye Q Optical is having a 10th Anniversary SALE during Black Friday!
    BUY ONE PAIR OF EYEGLASSES GET A SECOND PAIR FREE!! 
    Eye Q Optical, 12 Eliot Street 617-354-3303 www.eye-q-optical.com

    * Take in a Movie at the Brattle Theater:
    Thursday, November 26 – Saturday, November 28
    CASABLANCA at 2:45, 5:00, 7:15, 9:30
    Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, 617-876-6838   vwww.brattlefilm.org 

    * 100 DOLLARS OFF ANY EYEGLASSES – Vision House
    Vision House Opticians, 7 J.F.K. Street 61-661-3676 www.thevisionhouse.com

    * Hunts Photo has special “Black Friday” incentives on Casio and Nikon cameras which will be featured in Boston/ Cambridge area newspapers! Check into the Harvard Square Hunts store for more info
     Hunt's Photo, Video & Digital 99 Mt. Auburn Street, 617-576-0969 www.huntsphotoandvideo.com

    * Sat. & Sun. Nov. 28th and 29th - The Harvard Square Holiday Fair 2009 returns for its 24th year as the longest running annual craft fairs. The fair is a Harvard Square winter highlight drawing thousands of local residents and visitors from across New England, with 40 artists and craftspeople offering a stunning array of unique and affordable gifts for holiday giving.   These days people are looking for alternatives to mall shopping and love supporting local artists and craftspeople, and keeping their dollars in the community.  Shoppers also want to be green, and the Fair features many craftspeople using recycled materials including:  jewelry and wind chimes from old silver plated cutlery dazzling light fixtures from used coffee and tomato cans used food packaging made into purses and totes clothing and bags from vintage silk and satin fabrics clocks made from old metal plates and trays jewelry from  bottle caps and found objects and of course many other beautifully handcrafted gifts:  pottery, calendars, tiles, cards, wooden spoons and cutting boards, hats, mittens, candles, stuffed animals, flutes, sweaters, and lots of funky jewelry.  Open for a total of 13 days between Nov. 28th and Christmas Eve, with many new exhibitors every weekend, the fair takes place near the heart of Harvard Square at the First Parish Unitarian Church on the corner of Church St. and Mass. Ave.
    Christmas Crafts Co-op, 617-522-5502 www.migrantwinds.com/index.htm

    * Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra’s Concert!
    Sunday, November 29, 2009 – 3pm at