Ag Day, Up with People, Annie Leibovitz and Rachel Dratch
Here are five things to do this weekend in Lexington and Concord.
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 in Lexington, Concord and beyond.
1. Up with People Show
Where/When: Concord Carlisle Regional High School, 500 Walden St, Concord; 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14 and Sunday, Sept. 16 at 2 and 6 p.m.
Why Go: The multinational cast of Up with People, visiting Concord this week, will take the stage CCHS to present its original preformance "Voices."
Pricing: $20 for adults, $15 for students, seniors and children
2. 'Ag Day' Returns to Concord Center
Where/When: Main Street, between Walden Street and Monument Square, Concord; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15
Why Go: Because they shut down Main Street in Concord Center for a farmers market festival featuring more than a dozen vendors.
Pricing: Free 'til you buy
3. Threads of Brotherhood: Masonic Quilts and Textiles
Where/When: National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Rd, Lexington; 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept 15
Why Go: The musem's Director of Collections Aimee Newell shares the story of how womens demonstrated knowledge of Masonic values with their needles and created lasting reminders of their skills.
4. See an Annie Leibovitz Exhibit and the Band of Liberty's Brass Ensemble
Where/When: Concord Museum 53 Cambridge Tpke, Concord, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15 -- concert's at 2 p.m.
Why Go: It's a chance to see Annie Leibovitz's stunning exhibit, Pilgrimage, while it's still featured at the Concord Museum, and also to see one of the last performances of the U.S. Air Force's Band of Liberty's brass ensemble before the BOL is disbanded.
Pricing: Museum admittance is free to Concord residents. The concert is free to everyone.
5. An Afternoon with Rachel Dratch: Girl Walks Into a Bar...Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters and a Midlife Miracle
Where/When: Lexington High School, 251 Waltham St, Lexington; 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 16
Why Go: Becuase it's Rachel Dratch, the Lexington native and former SNL cast member known for characters like Boston teen Denise “Zazu” McDonough and Debbie Downer.
Pricing: $5 (Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Please call Lexington Community Education at 781-862-8043 to register using a VISA or Mastercard.)