White Party: Fluff Festival
There's no weekend that can't be improved with tons of spreadable marshmallow cream in Union Square.
Hangin' 'Fluff': Work up an appetite with Fluff Jousting, then eat the winners of the Fluff Cooking Contest.
Sat 3p-7p. Union Square (Somerville Ave. & Washington St.), Somerville. Free.
Nearby: Bronwyn; A4 Pizza Bar; Kirkland Tap & Trotter
City Beat: Beantown Jazz Festival
Be-bop meets block party as Columbus Ave is transformed into an outdoor jazz club for the afternoon.
Jam out: Stroll through three stages of performers, including neo-soul songstress Meshell Ndegeocello.
Sat 1p. Columbus Ave. (btw. Burke St. & Massachusetts Ave.), South End. Free.
Nearby: Estelle's; Wally's; Symphony 8
Fenway Feast: Phantom Gourmet Food Festival
Redefine the idea of "open kitchen" at this street fair/food fest, starring over 65 area restaurants.
On the menu: We're excited about grilled clams from Summer Shack, but even more for guest William Zabka.
Sun noon-4p. Lansdowne & Ipswich St., Fenway. $40-100 here.
Nearby: Eastern Standard; Fenmore American Bistro; The Hawthorne
He Likes the Way You Move: Big Boi at Paradise
The ATLien invasion is underway when one-half of OutKast takes the stage.
Speakerboxx: Big Boi may be rolling solo these days, but the hits keep coming.
Sun 8p. Paradise Rock Club, 967 Commonwealth Ave., Allston (617-562-8800). $25 here.
Nearby: T's Pub; Sunset Cantina; The Upper Crust