Friday, August 19, 2011
Information, entertainment and maybe some storms today in Lexington.
1. The town is implementing a Code Red system for communitiy notifications and, via its website, is encouraging residents to review and update their contact information. 2. There are no public meetings scheduled for today, according to the town website. 3. Entertainment abounds this afternoon in Lexington as First Parish in Lexington's weekly Noon Concert Series features the Lyricum Woodwind Quintet from 12 to 1 p.m. and the Benjamin Road Band takes over the Visitors Center lawn from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. as part of the Chamber of Commerce's Summer Concert Series. 4. It's the second-to-last day of the Lexington's Arts and Crafts Society's seventh Annual Artisans Market and Summer Sale, which features arts and crafts from each of the Society's …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
A roundup of 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. Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Tasting Where/When: Busa Wine & Spirits, 131 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington; 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Aug .19 Why Go: Busa is hosting a tasting of the Diamond Collection, with varietals and two distinctive blends made from grapes grown in vineyards across California, from coastal regions to inland valleys. Pricing: Free to taste 2. 7th Annual Artisans Market and Summer Sale Where/When: Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, 130 Waltham St, Lexington; 10 to …
Thursday, August 4, 2011
A roundup of events, art sales and performances in and around Lexington this weekend.
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. Once on This Island Jr. Where/When: Hancock United Church of Christ, 1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington; 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 and Saturday, Aug. 6 Why Go: The Lexington Players Youth Stage team premieres its newest production, "Once on This Island Jr.," a Caribbean-centered production exploring challenges of love, family and fate. Pricing: $10 2. Kick Stand: Support for Misha Where/When: Arlington High School, 869 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington; 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 5 Why …
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Showing Lexington's talents.
Lexington Arts & Crafts Society is holding an Artisans’ Market in its Parsons Gallery until Aug. 20. More than 50 artists contributed to a show/sale that includes wood and metal works, beads, polymer and clay, needle art, photography and so much more. The show started on July 23 – and there are signs all over town to remind you to get to the Waltham Street society before it's over. Colonial Calm ... I chatted with Matthew, a Lexington High School senior, who was sitting on a bench near the Battle Green waiting for tourists. Matthew, wearng rough hewn clothing and sporting a tricorn hat, said he shares the Lexington Battle Green story with all those who visit. Unfortunately, while I was there it was hot - and there weren't any takers. …
Monday, July 25, 2011
The Lexington Arts and Crafts Society's seventh annual Artisan's Market and Summer Sale opened Saturday, July 23 and runs through August 20.
Though the moved the artisans market indoors to escape the sweltering summer heat, the Lexington Arts and Crafts Society's seventh annual summer sale got off to a hot start Saturday, July 23. The sale, which features work from 50 artists from at least seven of the Society's 10 guilds, was shut down for the day Sunday, but reoppened today, July 25 through August 20. Hours are 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.