Community Events

  • Summer Events Calendar

  • Celebrate the National Park Service Centennial

    • August 25 - 28, 2016

    Sunday, August 28
    North Bridge, ( Monument Street, Concord, MA)

    - Middlesex County Volunteers Fife and Drum Corps - Performance at North Bridge, 11:00 a.m.
    Minute Man Visitor Center( 250 North Great Road, Lincoln MA) all day:

    -Celebrate the National Park Service on its 100th Birthday! Activities include: Junior Ranger Centennial Activity Books, Find Your Park, Selfie Station, What is a National Park (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
    -Middlesex County Volunteers Fife and Drum Corps – Performance at Minute Man Visitor Center – 2:00 p.m.

    To learn more about this and other park offerings of Minute Man National Historical Park during this centennial year of the National Park Service, including the Junior Ranger program, The Wayside, ranger-led tours, and upcoming special events stop by the Minute Man Visitor Center at 250 Great Road, Lincoln, MA, or contact Minute Man National Historical Park at (978) 369-6993, or visit
  • Concord Museum Family Events for September

    • September 2016
    Women of Concord Walking Tour
    Monday, September 05, 2016, 10AM - 11:30AM

    This Labor Day walking tour starts at the Museum with a close look at the objects in the special exhibition Women of Concord. Then, visit sites in and around Concord Center, where Museum Interpreter Judy Fichtenbaum will set these women -- some famous, some almost invisible -- in the landscape of Concord.
    $10 Members; $15 Nonmembers. Museum admission included. Register online here.

    Tuesday, September 06, 2016, 11:15AM - 12PM

    Spark your child's imagination at the Concord Museum with a morning of stories and crafts. Included with Museum admission; Members free.

    Free Community Day
    Saturday, September 10, 2016, 9AM - 5PM

    The Concord Museum invites the community to enjoy one last look at N. C. Wyeth’s Men of Concord, or take this chance to visit for the first time before the exhibition closes on September 18.

    Hands-On History
    Sunday, September 11, 2016, 1PM - 4PM

    An afternoon for kids and families to learn together through hands-on demonstrations. Included with Museum admission; Members free.
  • Music Open House Just for Adults

    • Thursday September 8, 2016
    • 5 - 7 pm
    The Concord Conservatory of Music
    1317 Main Street, Concord
    Cost: Free. Check out a class!
    Contact: 978-369-0010, or

    CONCORD Is learning music on your bucket list? Because you know that music classes aren’t only for kids! Join us for a music open house just for adults at the Concord Conservatory of Music (CCM) on Thursday, September 8, from 5-7 p.m., and explore your options—whether it’s a group class in singing, piano, hand percussion, a jazz or string ensemble, or even ukulele, CCM offers you the chance to learn a wonderful new skill with friends both new and old. Is there an instrument you used to play that you want to pick-up again? Take some private lessons on piano, guitar, violin, cello, flute, drums, voice, and more. CCM faculty members will get you started and focus your effort—you’ll be amazed at how quickly you will learn. For more information, email, call (978) 369-0010 or visit The Concord Conservatory of Music is the area’s nonprofit community music school, located at 1317 Main Street in the West Concord Union Church.
  • Concord Food, Farm and Garden Fair

    • September 10-11, 2016


    The Annual Farm and Garden Fair is a weekend-long celebration of local food, where you can find flowers and produce at the Farmers Market, explore local gardens and farms and eat deliciously from the land and kitchens of Concord!

    The Fair will include: Activities around town ~ Annual Ag Day Farmers Market ~ Farm and Garden Tours ~ Art & Agriculture Exhibit ~ Activities for Children ~ Local Food Specials ~ Veggies, bees, chickens, flowers, vintage tractors—the works! What a weekend! There are plenty of ways to help out and enjoy this community wide event!

    More details at
  • Music Open House

    • Saturday September 10, 2016
    • 1 - 3 pm
    The Concord Conservatory of Music
    1317 Main Street, Concord
    Cost: Free.
    Contact: 978-369-0010, or

    CONCORD Bring your family to The Concord Conservatory of Music on Saturday, September 10th from 1-3 p.m for an Open House. Meet our talented faculty, and check out a saxophone, flute, or clarinet. Try a stringed instrument--CCM offers violin, viola, cello, stand-up bass, guitar, and even ukulele at our instrument demonstration center. Of course, you can give our pianos, keyboards, and percussion instruments a try, too. Schedule private lessons for the fall semester, or consider a group class—CCM offers a variety of options starting as young as age 4! CCM also has jazz combos and string ensembles. Interested in singing? You can have your stress-free Youth Chorus placement audition--it only takes 10 minutes. Group classes begin the week of September 12th. For more information, email, call (978) 369-0010 or visit our website at The Concord Conservatory of Music is the area’s nonprofit community music school, located at 1317 Main Street in the West Concord Union Church.  Financial assistance is available.

  • 34th Annual Codman Fine Arts and Crafts Festival

    • Saturday September 10, 2016
    • 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
    Codman Estate, 34 Codman Road, Lincoln, Mass.

    Free to Historic New England members and children under 12, $5 nonmembers

    This annual event features the work of more than one hundred local artisans. Items include wooden furniture and toys, pottery, photography, jewelry, glass, knitted sweaters and throws, children’s clothing, metal-ware, and folk carvings. Enjoy live music, a food court, and first-floor tours of the Codman house museum.

    Please call 617-994-5914 for additional information.
    Purchase tickets now at
  • Concord-Carlisle Out of the Darkness Walk

    • Sunday October 2, 2016
    • 3 - 5 pm
    • Location: Hunt Recreation Center 90 Stow Street Concord, MA Registration Time: 2:00pm Registration/Additional Information link: Contact Name: Jennifer Clarke Contact Phone: (978) 318-3043 Contact Email: Event Information: When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

  • Discover West Concord Day

    • Saturday October 22, 2016
    • 10 am - 6 pm

    Discover the unique characteDiscover WC Logor of West Concord - taste food, explore the shops and the Cultural District, and enjoy special demonstrations, exhibits, sales and promotions being offered by local businesses.