Thursday, May 30, 2013
From Lobsta Love to the Cupcakory, a fleet of food trucks will role into Lexington on Friday, May 31, as the final course in Revolutionary Revelry.
Come tomorrow, if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen – and get yourself over to the corner of Mass Ave and Woburn street, where a Food Truck Festival will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. In addition to a fleet of food trucks, the event will serve up entertainment from the Arl-Lex Five and Dime band, which features Lexington’s own state Sen. Mike Barrett. According to event organizers, Food Truck Festival attendees will have the chance to feast on a variety of tasty foods from these vendors: The Food Truck Festival marks the culmination of Revolutionary Revelry, which featured 31 days of fun in May.
Friday, May 24, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on May 24 in Lexington.
1. Revolutionary Revelry Wine Tasting: At 4 p.m. today at Busa Wine & Spirits on Bedford Street, there will be a Revolutionary Revelry wine tasting featuring wines from around the world paired with light cheeses. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the 2020 Vision Committee at 7:45 a.m. at the Town Office Building and the Bridge School Council at 8 a.m. at the school. 3. Much Ado About Lexington This Memorial Day Weekend: Lots to do around town this weekend, including Discovery Day, old-time baseball and the Memorial Day Parade, among others. Find a roundup here. 4. Like Us on Facebook: For even more information and engagement, like Lexington Patch on Facebook. Over there, we…
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on May 22 in Lexington.
1. Colonial Community Sing: At 7 p.m. tonight at the Lexington Depot. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the ad hoc Townwide Master Facilities Planning Committee at 8:30 a.m. at the DPW Building, the Cary Memorial Library's Board of Trustees at 4:30 p.m. at the library and the Planning Board at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Office Building. 3. Lexington Better Buildings Program Resumes Canvassing: They'll be be coming to homes in Lexington to help residents who heat with oil, electricity, or propane switch to an efficient, modern heating system that can help residents save money as well as the environment. For more info, head over here. 4. Like Us on Facebook: For even more …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on May 16 in Lexington.
1. War and the Soul: A Soldier's Heart-An Evening with Edward Tick: At 7 p.m. tonight at Lexington Depot, Lexington Community Education presents an evening with Edward Tick, who developed the Soldier's Heart organization as a modern response to the outpouring of concern for our nation's veterans and the psychological wounds of war. Costs $10. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Economic Development Advisory Committee at 8 a.m. at Cary Hall, the LABBB Collaborative at 9 a.m. at the Lexington Centeral Office, the Clarke Middle School Site Council at 3:15 p.m. at Clarke, the Recreation Committee's Lincoln Park subcommittee at 4:30 p.m. at the Town Office Building, the …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on May 14 in Lexington.
1. Cruisin’ Classic Car Night: At 5:30 p.m. tonight at Alexander's Pizza on Bedford Street., stop by to view antique vehicles from the 1920s-1980s. You might see Camaros, Mustangs, Showbox Chevys, Falcons, Trucks, and more. Or, cruise down in your classic car and join the fun! This event is offered as part of Revolutionary Revelry. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Minuteman School Council at 4:30 p.m. at Minuteman High, the School Committee at 7 p.m. at the Town Office Building and the 2020 Vision Committee's demographic change subcommittee at 7:30 p.m. at Cary Hall. 3. Lexington Youth Summer Theatre Auditions: At 6 p.m. today at the lower level of 3 Militia Drive, …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Students scramble around Lexington Center to complete the Amazing Revolutionary Race around town.
Literally and figuratively, scores of preteens scooted around Lexington Center in search of information and the next clue on Thursday afternoon. They were engaged in the "Amazing Revolutionary Race" around town, a student-centric event that unsurprisingly braved the rain as the event fell under an umbrella supported by the town's Revolutionary Revelry, Bike Walk 'N Bus Week and 300th anniverary campaigns. Despite the weather, students in bright yellow shirts exploded from Cary Hall Thursday afternoon, heading in search of clues and a course that would take them from one end of Lexington to another. In between, they posed for photos in the selectmen's chairs, played colonial games, completed a fife-and-drum challenge and more. The rain …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on May 9 in Lexington.
1. Amazing Revolutionary Race: If you see swarms of kids racing around town today, don't be alarmed. At 12:15 p.m. today, teams of 3 - 6 students will embark on the "Amazing Revolutionary Race" to solve clues, navigate detours and overcome roadblocks around Lexington Center in hopes of winning prizes, which will be awarded at the end of the day based on team point totals. The event is part of Revolutionary Revelry and Bike, Walk ‘n Bus week. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Tree Committee at 7:30 a.m. at the DPW Building, the Lexington Center Committee at 8 a.m. at the Town Office Building, the Board of Selectmen at 9 a.m. at the Town Office Building, the Youth …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on May 7 in Lexington.
1. Lex TEE It Up: At 11 a.m. this morning at Pine Meadows Golf Club, you can play 9 holes of golf, win some prizes and eat a light lunch (burgers and hot dogs) for the discounted rate of $15 per person. You must have your own clubs, and electric cart or pull cart rentals are not included. This event is part of the annual Revolutionary Revelry May celebration. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Tax Deferral and Exemption Study Committee at 9 a.m. at Cary Hall and the Conservaiton Commission at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Office Building. 3. Red Wines of Italy at Vine Brook Tavern: The next wine class at Vine Brook Tavern is today: "Wine 104 "Red Wines of Italy," led by the …
Monday, May 6, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on May 6 in Lexington.
1. Lexington Restaurant Day: As part of Revolutionary Revelry, you can sample cuisine from participating Lexington Restaurants offering lunch menus for $10 per person and dinners at $20 per person, or order from the full menu. For a full list of participating websites, check out http://www.tourlexington.us 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, pubic meetings posted for today include the Board of Selectmen at 7 p.m. at the Town Office Building. 3. Evening Ride: Bikeway to Battle Road Loop Ride: At 5 p.m. today, as part of Bike Walk 'n Bus week and Revolutionary Revelry, there's a group loop bike ride via the Minuteman Bikeway, Reformatory Branch Trail, past the Great Meadows National Refuge to Concord, returning …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
From BBQ cook-offs to community sing-a-longs, a month’s worth of events, all captured on one calendar. And it starts today.
Back for a third year and looking better than ever, Revolutionary Revelry is rolling out a calendar of events aimed at attracting cultural tourists to spend time—and money—in Lexington during a merry month sandwiched between Patriots’ Day and summer vacation. “We have the history, we have the culture, we have the recreational resources,” say Dawn McKenna, of the Tourism Committee. “There’s nothing people could want that they can’t find here in Lexington, and Revolutionary Revelry is really designed to show that.” Like the Tourism Committee, Revolutionary Revelry is both facilitator and cheerleader. It encourages new cultural and activities and promotes existing events, bringing them all together in one, easy-to-market, package. This year…