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.
Where/When: , 1 Bedford St.; 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10
Why Go: The and their Colonial Singers will host a themed concert, with complimentary refreshments and a lesson in the 18th-century ways of love at this Valentine's Day Soiree.
Pricing: For Historical Society members it's $8 for adults and $4 for kids; non-member rates are $12 for adults and $6 for kids. Reservtions are encouraged.
Where/When: , 33 Marrett Road; 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11
Why Go: Watch this classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale unfold through the beautiful puppets of the Tanglewood Marionettes. Families are encouraged to bring one canned food or non-perishable item to benefit the Lexington Food Pantry.
Pricing: Tickets are $8 for LexFUN! members and $9 for nonmembers and are available for purchase at in Lexington, in Lexington and Winchester, The Belmont Toy Shop in Belmont, and Henry Bear’s Park in Arlington. All remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door on the day of the performance.
Where/When: , 1874 Massachusetts Ave.; 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11
Why Go: Because it's a unique chance to love your library by dancing, drinking and eating sweet treat at this library fundraiser. Silent auction items include hard-to-get Red Sox and Celtics tickets, hot air balloon rides, gourmet cooking classes and more.
Pricing: $25 in advance, $30 at the door
4. “The Singing Revolution” to benefit the Lexington High School Chorus European Concert Tour
Where/When: Lexington High School, 251 Waltham St.; 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 12
Why Go: At 3 p.m., there's a screening of the acclaimed documentary, “The Singing Revolution,” which shares the story of the thousands of Estonians who, between 1987 and 1991, gathered publically to sing forbidden patriotic songs in an expression of their desire for independence from the Soviet Union. Afterwards, choral groups will sing traditional Estonian songs, a local Estonian dance troupe will perform, and filmmakers James Tusty and Maureen Castle Tusty will be on hand to answer questions. The event is to benefit the LHS Chorus' .
Pricing: $5 for students; $12 for adults; $30 for screening and reception (limited to 50 participants).To purchase tickets contact Elise Rowley at firstname.lastname@example.org
5. A French A Faire
Where/When: Lexington Depot, 15 Depot Square; 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 12
Why Go: Lexington Antony Sister City Association proudly presents "A French A Faire," featuring the music of France, wine, cheese, bread, chocolate and interesting auction items. This event is being held in support of the cultural exchange relationship Lexington has with its Sister City, Antony, France. Proceeds from this year's event will be used to design and build "Antony Park" near Tower Park here in Lexington.
Pricing: $35. Tickets are available for purchase at , and The Colonial Times and , or by emailing email@example.com. If still available, tickets will also be sold at the door.