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Patriots Day Celebrations in Concord
Live Entertainment in the Valley Forge TavernConcord’s Colonial Inn - 48 Monument Square - (978)369-9200 - www.concordscolonialinn.com
Join us in the Village Forge Tavern for live Entertainment Wednesday to Saturday from 7:30PM-11pm, Sunday from 7-10 pm for Trivia Night. No cover charge.
The Village Forge Tavern was a storeroom for supplies during the Revolutionary War and the old wood floors and beams could tell stories. It’s also the place to catch the best live music and trivia outside of Boston. Regulars include Jimmy Mazzy & the Last Minute Men, Lisa Marie & the Workingman's Band and Sweet Willie D "The Deacon of the Blues". Open mic and trivia nights round out the fun. Join us for great music and pub food!
Monday ContrasConcord Scout House - 74 Walden Street - 978-369-3455 - www.concordscouthouse.org and www.mondaycontras.com
Live music and caller. Walk-through instructions for all dances! Beginners and singles welcome!
Please bring a clean pair of soft-soled shoes to change into for dancing. General admission: Adults $8 ($5 after 9:30 pm), Age 22 and under $5.
Live MusicMain Streets Market and Café - 42 Main Street - 978-369-9948 - www.mainstreetsmarketandcafe.com
Live music Monday through Saturday with weekly Open Mic on Tuesdays. Enjoy dinner before the show!
Big Art: David Stromeyer, Shaping the VoidEmerson Umbrella - 40 Stow Street - 978-371-0820 - www.emersonumbrella.org
Four major, outdoor sculptures by nationally known, Vermont/ Texas artist David Stromeyer. Two are based on abstract twist forms; two are lyrical ventures suggestive of rich, narrative relationships. All are colorfully coated steel completed within the last year. The exhibit will run one year. All works are currently available for purchase.
Playtime Theatre: Saturday MorningsConcord Youth Theatre - 358 Baker Avenue - 978-371-1482 - www.concordyouththeatre.org
Join us for a delightful interactive theater experience. CYT actors will inspire you with new and improved versions of familiar children’s stories, complete with a sing-a-long! Outgoing audience members may even join the actors on stage to tell a joke or share a special talent. And everyone gets a prize at the end! So put on your performing hats and come play with us! $5.00 per person, cash or check only - No advance sales. Suggested audience ages 2 – 9.
April 26 ~ Charlotte’s Web
May 10 ~ Snow White
May 17 ~ Peter Rabbit
Meriam’s Corner ExercisePublic Ceremonies and Celebrations Committee, Town of Concord - muster at Ripley Building - 978-369-3000 - www.concordma.gov
Spring Pops ConcertConcord Band - 51 Walden Street - 978-897-9969 - www.concordband.org
Angels in America – Part 1: Millennium ApproachesEmerson Umbrella - 40 Stow Street - 978-371-0820 - www.emersonumbrella.org
Angels in America is really two full-length plays. Part I: Millennium Approaches won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This play explores "the state of the nation"--the sexual, racial, religious, political and social issues confronting the country during the Reagan years, as the AIDS epidemic spreads.
Dawn SalutePublic Ceremonies and Celebrations Committee, Town of Concord - muster at Buttrick Hillside - 978-369-3000 - www.concordma.gov
Concord Schools Spring Vacation
Patriot’s Day – Observed
Patriot’s Day ParadePublic Ceremonies and Celebrations Committee, Town of Concord - muster at Concord Armory - 978-369-3000 - www.concordma.gov
Monty Python’s SpamAlotConcord Players - 51 Walden Street - www.concordplayers.org
Next spring there is a prediction for “plague, with a 50% chance of pestilence and famine” when the Concord Players presents Monty Python’s SpamAlot, a hit Broadway musical based on the 1975 cult classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Join King Arthur and his trusty sidekick/steed Patsy on an uproariously hysterical quest for the Holy Grail and meet the valiant Knights of the Round Table: Sir Lancelot the Homicidally Brave, Sir Robin, the Not-Quite-So-Brave-as-Sir-Lancelot; Sir Dennis Galahad, The Dashingly Handsome and Sir Bedevere, The Strangely Flatulent. Follow the men into the thick of battle with lewd taunting French soldiers. Cover your ears to evade the poisonous threats of the knights who say “Ni.” Listen to the laments of a disgruntled diva. And find out what it really takes to be successful on Broadway! SpamAlot is full of excitement, heroism, bumbling idiots, and cheerleaders! There is truly something for everyone except for children, the faint of heart, and the chronically uptight—Truly enjoyable for all who are “not yet dead.” Tickets $25.
Concord Town MeetingTown of Concord - Monument Square - 978-318-3000 - www.concordma.gov
Meetings held at Concord-Carlisle Regional High School
Sunday session starts at 2:00pm; all other sessions start at 7:00pm.
Memorial DayPublic Ceremonies and Celebrations Committee, Town of Concord - muster at Rideout Field for 9:00am and Ash Street for Noon - 978-369-3000 - www.concordma.gov