Thursday, September 27, 2012
A roundup of some of your weekend entertainment options around the Concord 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 around Concord, Bedford and Lexington. 1. Dabblers' Craft Fair Where/When: Dabblers, 119 Commonwealth Ave, Concord; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29 Why Go: The fair features crafts from local artists including chainmaille jewelry, felted handbags, knitted hats, stained glass, mosaics, doll house furniture, greeting cards and more. Pricing: Free to Go 2. East Villge Fair Where/When: Follen Community Church, 755 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29 Why Go: Because the East …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Previewing Ag Day, the Stone Soup Dinner and more.
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Friday, September 14, 2012
The following was provided on behalf of Concord's Agricultural Committee. Early September is the peak of the local growing season, with a cornucopia of fresh vegetables and fruit available from Concord farms. If you are not already visiting your favorite Concord farm stand, you have a treat awaiting you. Corn, tomatoes, beans and dozens of other fruits, flowers and vegetables are ready, with fall crops on the way. The Concord Agriculture Committee has just rewritten the “Guide to Concord Farms”, an informative brochure with listings for twenty one stands and producers. It is available at the Town House, Visitors Center, and other outlets around Town. There are several upcoming agricultural events. Mark your calendars! Ag Day This …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
A new section of the Amble opens up, nature walks abound, and the Stone Soup Dinner is coming.
Happy Thursday, everyone! Hasn’t this week’s weather been glorious? The mornings, crisp and cool, the sky clear blue, the sun (mostly) keeping everything nicely warm – I do love this time of year. It’s been perfect for exercising outdoors, which for me means biking and walking. Speaking of walking, a few months ago I mentioned that the bridge in the town forest that is part of the Emerson-Thoreau Amble, had been repaired by the NRC, and that the path came out next to the Concord Ice Company. Well, my recent ramblings have led me to discover that the rest of the Amble has been cleared, and you can now follow the trail all the way to the Concord Gun House – yes we have one of those – on Lexington Road. Last time I had followed this trail, …
Friday, September 16, 2011
More to add to your weekend schedule.
Great Meadows — A Great Place to Walk Concordian and naturalist Cherrie Corey will provide yet another installment of her monthly “Sense of Place” walks around Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge tomorrow, Sept. 17, from 9-11 a.m. You won’t need much – just bring a camera, some sunscreen and a good pair of walking shoes. Cherrie will lead you as you explore the local landscape, plants and other natural wonders of our national refuge. From the blooming crescendo of August to the symphony of colors in October, September provides a bridge of subtler vistas and silky-seeded appointments that you won’t want to miss. Walk the dike trail and river edges in search of the transitory impressions of summer merging into fall and become familiar …