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.
1. TOT Shabbat FamilyServices, Dinner and Fun!
Where/When: Temple Isaiah, 55 Lincoln St.; 5:45 p.m., Friday, April 27
Why Go: Celebrate YOM HA'ATZMAUT - Israel Independence Day at this montly TOT Shabbat, which includes candle lighting, giving tzedakah, an age-appropriate Shabbat service, singing and a story with our TOT Shabbat puppets, Molly Mitzvah, Tommy Torah and Ilana Ivrit, who will be teaching some Ivrit (Hebrew)!
2. Spring Plant Sales
Where/When: 50-52 Percy Road; 10 a.m., Saturday, April 28
Why Go: The Lexington Vocational Rehabilitation and Green Education Program is having a series of Saturday plant sales to support the community rehabilitation and recovery of it's workers with the sale of perennials, annuals, herbs, vegetables and hanging baskets for sale.
Pricing: Free to go
3. Gentlemen of the White Apron: Freemasonry in the American Civil War
Where/When: National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Road; 1 p.m., Saturday, April 28
Why Go: Michael A. Halleran, a freelance historian and practicing attorney, will present the talk, “Gentlemen of the White Apron: Freemasonry in the American Civil War," a lecture that reveals the history behind the many mythical stories of Masonic Brotherhood across the Civil War battle lines.
4. Citizens for Lexington Conservation: Tour of Lexington's Tree Farm
Where/When: The Tree Farm at the end of East Emerson Road; 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 28
Why Go: It's a family friendly walk to learn about Lexington’s effort to replant its streets and parks with shade trees, using conservation land for the Tree Farm.
5. Historic Curb Appeal: Style and Color in Victorian Lexington
Where/When: 64 Bloomfield St, Lexington; 2 p.m., Saturday, April 28
Why Go: Architectural historian and color specialist Sally Zimmerman leads a walking tour of Bloomfield Street to discuss how color and architectural style come together to add value and color to one of Lexington's finest Victorian neighborhoods.
Pricing: $10. Reservations required. Call 781-862-1703.