Five Things to Do This Weekend: April 27 to April 29

What's going on this weekend 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.

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)!
Pricing: Free

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.
Pricing: Free

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.
Pricing: Free 

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.


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