How To End Your Summer

Sure, summer is coming to a close, but you still have 16 days left in August. Below, a few of our suggestions for how to fill the rest of your month — if you can pull yourself away from watching the Olympics. FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVALS
August 14-17
Boston, MA
The Fisherman’s Feast

August 16-17
Fairfield, CA
Tomato Festival and West Coast Barbeque Championships

August 22-23
Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee Wine Festival

August 30-31
Buffalo, NY
National Buffalo Wing Festival

August 30
Pinson, AL
Butterbean Festival

Oh No! Oh My!
If you like upbeat indie music.

The Jonas Brothers
If you enjoy listening to high-decibel screams from legions of tween fans.

The Beach Boys
If you want to go on a “Surfin’ Safari” and love old men in Hawaiian-print shirts.

The Veronicas
If you want to see two cute girls rock out.

If you want to see two women rock out…like they’ve been doing since the ’70s.

David Cook
If you voted for this year’s American Idol.

David Archuleta
If you weren’t happy with the outcome of this year’s American Idol.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art — New York City
Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy, through Sept. 1

Whitney Museum of American Art — New York City
Polaroids: Mapplethorpe, through Sept. 14

Museum of Contemporary Art — Chicago
Jeff Koons, through Sept. 21

Museum of Contemporary Art — Miami
Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, through Sept. 8

Orange County Museum of Art — Newport Beach, CA
Peter Saul, through Sept. 21

August 15
Vicky Cristina Barcelona

August 22
The House Bunny

August 29