Friday, November 30, 2012
Check out the PDF posted below for all the details on tonight's Festival Night, in which the Lexington Chamber of Commerce, along with local businesses, promises an evening of holiday shopping, dining, musical performances and festivities.
Mary Jo Bohart, executive director for the Lexington Chamber of Commerce, provided this new flyer with all of the latest information about the Nov. 30 Festival Night in Lexington.
Monday, September 24, 2012
The Lexington Chamber of Commerce's 19th annual Autumn Fine Arts and Crafts Festival was held Saturday, Sept. 22 on the Visitors Center Lawn.
A fine arts and crafts festival featuring everything from stained-glass windows to funky furniture,this annual event held on the Visitors Center lawn was a fine compliment to the opening day festivities of Lexington's 300th anniversary celebration. Click through the photos above for a sampling of some of the interesting offerings.
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Some scenes from Lexington's 300th anniversary celebration's opening day on Saturday, Sept. 22.
From the opening ceremonies to the procession through town to the Afterburner performance to the all-town photograph and on to the Country Fair, Race Through Time and Chamber of Commerce's 19th annual Autumn Fine Arts and Crafts Festival, there was a lot to see and do during the opening day of what will be a nine-month celebration of Lexington's 300th anniversary year. Click through the photos above for a sampling of some scenes from the opening day festivities, and be sure to check back over the next few days for more signs and sounds from the opening ceremonies.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Last summer concert of the season, looking ahead at the holiday weekend and more today in Lexington.
1. The Holiday Weekend Begins Today for LPS: School's closed today, although the district offices are open. The schools, and town offices are also closed next Monday, Sept. 3, for Labor Day. 2. Last Summer Concert of the Season: Boston Blackthorne, a traditional Irish band, will perform in tonight's finale of the Chamber of Commerce's summer concert series. This finl concert of the eight-week Summer Music Series begins at 6:30 p.m. tonight on the Lexington Visitors Center lawn. 3. Today in Town Meetings: According to the town website, there are no public meetings posted for today. 4. Coaches Across Continents Soccer Equipment Donation Drive at Tricon Sports: In case you missed it earlier this month, Tricon Sports is accepting new and …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Lemonade for Children's Hospital, customer appreciation, music and more today in Lexington.
1. Wakeup with 2020 Vision: According to the town website, the 2020 Vision Committee is meeting at 7:45 a.m. this morning at the Town Office Building. 2. Chamber Summer Concert Series: Continues tonight, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the Visitor's Center lawn. The weekly concerts are free and open to the public; lawn chairs and picnic baskets are encouraged and those interested can check out entire lineup of performers for the 8-week series at www.lexingtonchamber.org. 3. RCN Announces Customer Appreciation Days with Perks: RCN Boston earlier this week announced the launch of Customer Appreciation Days, a month-long promotion aimed at connecting RCN customers with valuable perks simply for being RCN customers. For more information, click here…
Friday, July 13, 2012
A summer concert series starts, Nathaniel Hawthorne haunts and more on this Friday the 13th in Lexington.
1. It's Friday the 13th: So watch out for this guy. Widely considered the unluckiest day of the year, the 13th falls on Friday three times in 2012 -- First in January, the in April and lastly today. To read up on the origins of the superstition, click here or here. 2. Chamber Summer Concert Series Kickoff: That's tonight, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the Visitor's Center lawn. The weekly series kicks off with The Benjamin Road Band, which specializes in blues, rock and ballads. The concerts are free and open to the public; lawn chairs and picnic baskets are encouraged and those interested can check out entire lineup of performers for the 8-week series at www.lexingtonchamber.org. 3. Nathaniel Hawtorne Sighting: From 7 to 8 p.m. tonight at The…
Friday, August 12, 2011
... at the Vistiors' Center.
Lexington's Chamber of Commerce is holding its sixth Friday night concert on the lawn in front of the Visitors' Center at 6:30 p.m.until dusk, which is about 8 or 8:30 p.m. Steve Hurl's Jumpin Juba will play all sorts of American music, some inspired by boogie woogie, swamp rock and Calypso. The Chamber's 2011 Summer Concert Series is sponsored by companies, restaurants and shops in town -- and there are only two more after tonight's performance. (Cambridge Savings Bank; Eagle Bank; The Higgins Group; Shire; Seasons Four; Lexington Pediatrics; Feinmann; Cubist Pharmaceuticals; Lexington Act Hardware; Otis Brown Insurance; Watertown Savings Bank; Wilson Farm and more.) These concerts are busy and attract residents and out-of-towners, so …
Friday, July 8, 2011
A summer concert, a website survey, a wine-tasting and more today in Lexington.
1. The Lexington Chamber of Commerce's Summer Concert Series kicks off at 6:30 p.m. tonight, when the band Alter Ego will entertain on the Visitors Center lawn. 2. Officials are looking for input on the town website and they're asking folks to take this short survey to evaluate the site. Go ahead and click. It takes less than a minute. 3. The Board of Assessors are scheduled to meet at 8:15 a.m. this morning at the Town Office Building, but its agenda was still listed as pending as of 5 p.m. yesterday afternoon. 4. They're big on family over at Busa Wine & Spirits, where the family-owned business will host a tasting by Merryvale Vineyards, a family-owned vineyard, from 4 to 6 p.m. tonight at the Mass Ave store. 5. Looks like a mostly …
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Outdoor performances at Hastings Park and the Visitor Center lawn entertain throughout the summer.
For some, the summer concert season involves trips to outdoor venues to see classic rock or country music acts down at the Comcast Center or maybe something a little more modern at Boston's Bank of America Pavilion. But here in Lexington, there are weekly options for outdoor musical performances, so folks need look no further than the Center for summertime entertainment. And this week, the local summer concert season is in full swing. At 7:30 p.m. tonight, the Metropolitan Wind Symphony will take to the Levi Burnell Bandstand at Hastings Park for its second "Concert in the Park" of the season. The MWS's first show was July 7, and additional performances are scheduled for July 21 and July 28. Patrons are encouraged to bring blankes, chairs…