Weekend Planner: Concord Orchestra, a Minute Man Lecture and Lexington's 300th
Rounding up some of this weekends happenings in Bedford, Concord and Lexington.
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. Concord Orchestra Presents Peter Zazofsky
Where/When: Concord Orchestra, 51 Walden St, Concord; 8 p.m., Friday, March 15
Why Go: The Concord Orchestra, conducted by Richard
Pittman, presents its winter concert featuring Peter Zazofsky, who will perform the Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor by Sergei Prokofiev. Also on the program is Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 6 in A Major.
Pricing: $30 for adults, $25 for senior citizens and $10 for students
2. LexCelebrate! Incorporation Weekend Activities
Where/When: Lexington High School, 251 Waltham St, Lexington; 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Why Go: Because the 40-plus events promise something for everyone -- from panel discussions to arts and music to Mass Memories Road Show, a Mock Town Meeting and interactive displays of Lexington's military and intelligence hardware. And, also, theres the Dance Around the World event in the evening. Read more about it here or here.
3. Panel Discussion on "Charitable Lexington"
Where/When: Lexington High School, 251 Waltham St, Lexington; 1 p.m., Sunday, March 17
Why Go: As part of Lexington's 300th incorporation weekend activities, the Community Fund of Lexington is hosting a panel discussion on the history of charitable giving in Lexington, from private donations to corporate-sponsored events, and how these gifts have helped to enhance our community. A question-and-answer period will follow.
4. Friends of Minute Man NP Lecture Series
Where/When: 15 Bedford Road, Lincoln; 3 p.m., Sunday, March 17
Why Go: In a free lecture titles "The Actors on the Landscape: People and Birds," Joan Walsh, director for Bird Monitoring at Mass Audubon, will look at the results of Mass Audubon's recent State of the Birds of Massachusetts and Breeding Bird Atlas II, and discuss the role that our shifting land-use practices have had upon our native bird populations.
5. A Celebration of Lexington's Authors and Artists
Where/When: Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington; 4 p.m., Sunday, Marcn 17
Why Go: In honor of Lexington’s 300th Anniversary, Cary Memorial Library is hosting a “Celebration of Lexington’s Authors and Artists,” a special event developed in conjunction with the LexCelebrate! Incorporation Weekend. At 4 p.m. a reception will be held at the library, honoring all Lexington authors and artists. This follows a sold-out event at 3 p.m.