From the best of the arts to a sen­sa­tional hockey matchup at Matthews Arena, check out our tips for what events to catch this weekend on or around campus.

Head of the Charles: The pres­ti­gious Head of the Charles regatta is sched­uled for this weekend, with races starting at 8 a.m. this Sat­urday and Sunday. To catch exciting race action, head to the banks of the Charles near Har­vard, then spend time in Har­vard Square, which will surely be packed with racers and spec­ta­tors grab­bing dinner, shop­ping or catching a per­for­mance in the area.
http://​www​.hocr​.org/​h​o​m​e​/​d​e​f​a​u​l​t​.​asp

“Bette and Boo”: The final three per­for­mances of “The Mar­riage of Bette & Boo,” the year’s first per­for­mance by the The­atre Depart­ment, will be held Friday night and Sat­urday night at 8 p.m., with an after­noon matinee Sunday at 2 p.m. The play tells an absurd, dark story about a family on the verge of col­lapse, per­formed in the Studio The­atre by a cast of North­eastern stu­dents.
http://​www​.north​eastern​.edu/​n​e​w​s​/​s​t​o​r​i​e​s​/​2​0​1​1​/​1​0​/​b​e​t​t​e​b​o​o​.​h​tml

Tribute to Trane: The 34th annual John Coltrane Memo­rial Con­cert will be held Sat­urday at 7:30 p.m. in Blackman Audi­to­rium, fea­turing per­for­mances by Carl Atkins, Leonard Brown, Jeff Galindo, Tim Ingles, John Lock­wood, Ricardo Monzon, David Neves, Jason Palmer, Bill Pierce, Ron Savage, Syd Smart, Joel Larue Smith, Stan Strick­land and Gary Valente. $20 stu­dent tickets and $25 gen­eral admis­sion tickets can be pur­chased online at tickets​.neu​.edu.
http://​www​.jcmc​.neu​.edu/

BC comes to Matthews: Fresh off a Friday night road game at Mer­ri­mack, the men’s hockey team will face rival Boston Col­lege at 7 p.m. on Sat­urday night. This season has seen sellout after sellout, so be sure to get your tickets on myNEU early.
http://​gonu​.com/​i​n​d​e​x​.​a​s​p​x​?​p​a​t​h​=​m​h​o​c​key

A pio­neer of sports jour­nalism: At 2:30 p.m. on Sat­urday, Linda Cohn, one of the first full-​​time female anchors on ESPN, will dis­cuss her new book, “Cohn-​​Head: A No-​​Hands-​​Barred Account of Breaking Into the Boys’ Club.” Books are avail­able for pur­chase, and a signing will follow the talk. Atten­dance is by RSVP only; to reg­ister, con­tact Nina Shah at nin.​shah@​neu.​edu or 617–373-5452.
http://www.northeastern.edu/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D95802701