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. Lexington's 33rd annual Discovery Day
Where/When: Muzzey Street/Waltham Street Municipal parking lot behind ; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 26
Why Go: Sponsored by the Lexington Retailers Association and hosted by over 90 of Lexington’s businesses and civic organizations, this Discovery Day lets residents "rediscover" their town, and nonresidents "discover" the delights of Lexington. There will be tasty food, discounted merchandise, interesting displays and all sorts of giveaways.
Pricing: Free to attend
Where/When: , 13 Depot Square; 9 a.m., Saturday, May 26
Pricing: Free 'til you buy
Where/When: , 130 Waltham St; 10 a.m., Saturday, May 26
Why Go: Because you can revamp your hobby corner by bring anything that could be used in needle arts: yarn, fabric, trim, thread, buttons, and taking whatever you want. More info? Email NeedleArtsGuild@LACSMA.org.
Where/When: , 130 Waltham St; 12 to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 26
Why Go: Because it's the opening of the Needle Arts Guild's gallery show, which runs through June 10.
5. Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies
Where/When: Parade steps off at 1557 Massachusetts Ave. (next to the ) and heads east; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday, May 28
Why Go: The Memorial Day parade makes stops at the Munroe Ceremony for wrealth-laying and flag-waving ceremonies and the reading of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, then heads back west along Mass Ave for wreath-layings at , , and the Olde Burrying Ground before finishing with ceremonies at the .