Thursday, May 23, 2013
Rounding up some of the weekend's events in the Bedford, Concord and Lexington area.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities you'll want to take part in this weekend. 1. Relinquished Treasures Sale Where/When: Lexington Depot, 13 Depot Square, Lexington; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 25 Why Go: For the fantastic bargains at the Lexington Historical Society's annual Relinquished Treasures Sale, featuring artwork, china, silver, linens, rugs, housewares, collectibles and more. Pricing: Free 'til you buy 2. Discovery Day Where/When: Municpal Lot behind Michelson's Shoes, off Mass Ave and Waltham Street; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 25 Why Go: More than 80 of Lexington'…
Monday, December 24, 2012
Here are some places that need giving most of all.
It’s Christmas Eve, for those who celebrate, and for those who don’t, well, it’s a night with nothing new on TV and stores closing early. With any luck, all your gifts are wrapped, the baking is done and cleaned up, and you’re sitting by the fire with an egg nog in one hand, cookies in the other. That’s my idea of the perfect Christmas Eve. Of course, the 24th of December also means the year is winding down, and with all the giving you’ve been doing up till now, there’s still a little time to think about more giving. Charitable giving. End-of-the year, do-it-in-time-for-your-taxes giving. And what better way to do this than by giving close to home? Here, then, is a list of some great, local non-profits that would be happy to help you …
Monday, December 3, 2012
This week’s library Author Talk features a book about a local suffragist; Louisa May Alcott has tea in Japan; and a local mom sees her son’s work lauded.
Good morning and welcome to the first full week of December – a month full of holiday cheer, unbridled present-buying, and copious nog. I have no doubt you’re all chomping at the bit to get out there and do your part to keep the economy moving. But first, a little bit on local going global. Jan Turnquist, the executive director over at Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House, recently had the opportunity to bring Louisa May and Little Women over to Japan. She spent three and a half weeks in several Japanese cities, including Concord’s sister city Nanae-Cho. Believe it or not, Little Women is very popular in Japan, and in fact is a huge favorite of Empress Michiko – so much so, that she and her husband actually visited Orchard House when they …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Appraisals, fashion and Beatles music this weekend in Concord.
It's Thursday, and you've got no idea what you'll do for the weekend. Concord Patch is coming to the rescue. Skinner Appraisal Day at the Concord Museum The Concord Indies Present The Nowheremen in Concert! Concord Players Costume Fashion Show Music of the Woodstock Generation with the Tom Yates Group Hammond Performing Arts Series
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Glass painting, a historical tour and more.
"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Party cloudy skies will find a high temperature of 49 degrees today with an overnight low of 37. 2. Have you ever tried your hand at glass painting? If not, see what it’s all about it’s all about at Dabblers today at 11 a.m. 3. If you’re looking to donate to a great cause today, Barrett & Company Real Estate is collecting peanut butter, jelly and Marshmallow Fluff for American soldiers. 4. Take the kids to the Orchard House today and learn an important piece of Concord’s history. Special tours will be given today at 1 p.m. 5. Prussian-born Karl Marx crafted The Communist Manifesto on this day in 1948.
Friday, September 30, 2011
Tax relief, a football game, and an Alcott anniversary.
"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Today is expected to be much like yesterday, with the National Weather Service forecasting a mostly sunny day with a high of 79, with a chance of showers later in the afternoon or early evening. 2. The Tax Relief Committee is meeting this morning at 10:30 a.m. in the Town House. 3. Concord-Carlisle Varsity Football is hosting Newton South tonight at CCHS. 4. In case you missed it yesterday, here is Patch's weekly column Get Out, where you can find leads on all sorts of cool activities this weekend. 5. There are a lot of events that have made Concord famous over the years, and today is the anniversary of one of them…
Thursday, September 15, 2011
You don't have to leave town in order to have a full weekend.
It’s Thursday, so here are some ideas on fun things to do this weekend. There are a ton of great events happening in Concord over the next few days, so it's a good weekend to say local and enjoy what the town has to offer. 1. Dabblers Back to Hobbies Weekend 2. Stone Soup Dinner 2011 3. Run With an Olympian: Run/Walk for the Orchard House 4. Miracle League of Massachusetts Casino Night Fundraiser 5. Concord Chamber Music Society Opens 12th Season
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Comedy workshop, movies in the park, and history comes to life this weekend.
It’s Thursday, the weekend is right around the corner. Patch has your back with a few fun things to do. Check our picks for the activities to hit and some places to explore. Here's what's happening in and around your town. Riddle Me This Comedy Workshop The Long Arm of the Law Robbins Farm Park Movie Night Welcome to Our Home, a Living History Tour Lexington's Historic Houses Open
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Photographer Frank Breen shares these photos from the Alcott home.
On Thursday, Aug. 19, the historic Orchard House was open for the Hand-in-Hand program, in which youngsters got to experience Victorian life through games, crafts and dress-up. Photographer Frank Breen was on hand at Orchard House and took these pictures of all the museum fun.
Friday, August 19, 2011
Time for Against the Tide, and history for children.
"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. The National Weather Service is predicting another chance of thunderstorms today, with a high of 85. The chance of thunderstorms will increase slightly over Friday night into Saturday. 2. Don't forget to take a look at Get Out, our weekly guide to weekend happenings. 3. Registration is still open through the rest of today for the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition's Against the Tide fundraiser being held tomorrow. Sign up and participate in competitive or recreational swimming, kayaking and running. 4. Take your little ones to the Orchard House at 9 this morning for the interactive Hand-in-Hand experience. …