Five Things To Do This Weekend: June 22 to 24
A look at 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. Jacob's Creek Wine Tasting
Where/When: Busa Wine & Spirits, 131 Massachusetts Ave.; 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, June 22
Why Go: To sample one of the most well known and enjoyed Australian wines, Jacob's Creek.
Pricing: Free to taste
2. Starlight Foundation Fundraiser at Qdoba
Where/When: Qdoba, 46 Bedford St.; 12 p.m., Saturday, June 23
Why Go: Because for a minimum $5 donation to the Starlight Children's Foundation you can enjoy any entree and a regular fountain drink. Bring the family in to decorate and plant seeds in your very own plant pots, too!
3. "A Jimi Hendrix Experience" Clinic/Performance
Why Go: Definitely Must See Entertainment presents "A Jimi Hendrix Experience" clinic/performance by Cisco Robles (guitar/vocals) and Jeff Purchon (guitar) with Ron Pastore (bass) and Stanley Swann (drums) at The Real School of Music in Burlington.
Pricing: $15 general admission / $7.50 members
4. “Who Lives in Willard’s Woods?”
Where/When: The Brent Street entrance to Willard’s Woods; 10 to 11:30 a.m., Sunday, June 24
Why Go: The Citizens for Lexington Conservation are hosting a familiy-friendly walk for kids in grades K – 5 accompanied by an adult to search for insects, spiders, and more. Learn to look for signs of owls. See where you find different critters—maybe on leaves and dead tree trunks, under a rock, perched high in a tree, or cruising over the meadow.
5. Opening Reception: Our Shared Planet, the Animal Kingdom Portrayed
Where/When: Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, 130 Waltham St.; 5 to 7 p.m., Sunday, June 24
Why Go: The exhibit, in partnership with Mass Audubon, features 18 nationally known artists portraying the undeniable connection with the animal kingdom in mediums from traditional paintings to cutting edge materials. The goal is to raise awareness of our human connection with animals, both domestic and wild, and aportion of the proceeds from sales of the art will go to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.
Pricing: Free to attend