Five Things To Do This Weekend: Aug. 26 to 28
What's going on in and around Lexington.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Lexington 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 and beyond.
1. Summer Concert Series
Where/When: Visitors Center lawn,1875 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26
Why Go: Last chance to check out the Chamber of Commerce's annual summer concert series.
2. American Red Cross Blood Drive
Where/When: The Grace Chapel Adult Learning Center, 2 Militia Drive, Lexington; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 27
Why Go: Because this year's tremendous string of natural disasters, coupled with a sharp drop in summer blood donations, has left our nation’s blood supply critically low.
3. Robbins Farm Park Movie Night
Where/When: Robbins Farm Park, 61 Eastern Ave, Arlington; 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug 27
Why Go: The Friends will again present our popular movie night. Light refreshments will be sold.
4. "Welcome to Our Home"
Where/When: Orchard House, 399 Lexington Rd, Concord; 4:45 to 5:45 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 27
Why Go: It's an interative living history tour of Orchard House with a costumed guide portraying an Alcott family member or one of their famous friends.
Pricing: $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and college kids; $8 for youths ages 6 to 17; $4 for young children and $30 for a family of two adults and up to four youths.
5. Emerging Voices
Where/When: Follen Community Church, 755 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington; 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 28
Why Go: It's the CD release tour for Lexington native Elisabeth Halliday and Zach Herchen. They'll perform pieces commissioned specifically for them.