Community Events

  • Pops 2017: OL’MA
N RIVER, The Concord Orchestra

      Friday & Saturday May 19 & 20, 2017 at 8 PM


      Sunday May 21, 2017 at 2 PM

       

      POPS 2017: Ol' Man River
      Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden
      Featuring Jeffrey Korn, vocals
      Table seating and refreshments
      www.concordorchestra.com

    • Flower Arranging Demonstration

         

        Enjoy a flower arranging demonstration by local floral designer Marta Taylor. Learn how she makes her breathtaking bouquets and arrangements seen frequently at Museum exhibition openings and events. Two lucky attendees will take home an arrangement! 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. $20 Concord Museum Members; $25 for non-members, museum admission is included. Call 978-369-9763, ext. 216 for a reservation.

      • Concord Women’s Chorus Spring Concert

          "From Walden to Loch Lomond”

          Jane Ring Frank, Artistic Director

          Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street

        • Mother’s Day Bunch

            Verrill Farm

            11 Wheeler Road

            10:00 am - 1:00 pm

            Concord's Colonial Inn

            48 Monument Square

          • J. Courtney Sullivan presents “Saints for All Occasions”

              Concord Bookstore

              65 Main Street

            • 
”Nourished by Nature”- Etchings/mixed media works by new artist Victoria Elbroch

                Artist reception 12:00 - 4:00 pm. Light refreshments

                Artisans Way, 18 Walden Street

              • Asparagus Field Trip & Lunch

                  Verrill Farm

                  11 Wheeler Road

                • Vocal Revolution chorus (Concord Chapter of BHS)

                    Carey Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA

                  • Concord Jazz Festival

                      A FREE jazz festival open to the public, led by the
                      Concord Visitor’s Center and Town Recreation Department, featuring four 20-piece big-bands and more on two stages!
                      58 Main Street in Downtown Concord, by the Visitor’s Center

                    • Improve Your Business Performance

                        Lunch will be provided.

                        Where: 521 Virginia Road, Building 1, Concord MA 01742

                         

                        Host: Chamber Member, Karen Carlson, Bay Path University Campus Director

                        If you are interested in reducing your business costs, improving customer/client satisfaction and measuring results, please attend this Lunch & Learn Workshop at Bay Path University. The information in this workshop can apply to all types of businesses:  small business, retail, service, nonprofit, education, government, and manufacturing.

                        This is a free workshop however please RSVP: 413-565-6850 or Kcarlson@baypath.edu

                         

                      • Emerson Hospital 5K Run~Walk for Cancer

                          Where: Thoreau Outdoor Center, Concord

                          Phone: 978-287-8765

                          Web: www.emersonhospital.org/5k

                          This is the event’s 17th year and draws more than 600 participants annually. It is a family friendly event, with food, music, games, crafts, swimming and more – in addition to the walk and chip-timed run. Funds raised support cancer patients at Emerson Hospital.

                        • Artists’ Garden featuring New England made jewelry, handcrafts, and gifts

                            noa Jewelry and Fine Gifts

                            135 Commonwealth Avenue

                          • 
 M. Graham Oil Paint Demonstration

                              Albright Art, 32 Main Street downstairs

                            • Josh Funk presents ” The Case of the Stinky Stench” and Melissa Stewart presents “Can an Aardvark Bark?”

                                Concord Bookstore

                                65 Main Street

                              • Painting the Italian Garden

                                  Codman Estate Italian Garden, 34 Codman Road, Lincoln, Mass 01773

                                  Join artist Dustin Neece, a classically trained impressionist painter, for four sessions of “en plein air” painting in the inspired setting of the Codman Estate Italian Garden at the height of its June blooming season. Learn how to capture shifting light and shadow, how to mix colors for quality and energy, and how to compose a landscape. This class is suitable for adult students from beginners to advanced.

                                  Rain dates….TBD. A suggested material list will be sent with registration confirmation.

                                  Dustin Neece is a classically trained artist. He studied with Hopkinton based impressionist painter Jaime Alfonso and traveled to London to study with the renowned figurative painter Israel Zohar (the official portrait artist of Princess Diana.)   Dustin continued his study at Rhode Island School of Design.

                                  $140.00 for members, $180.00 for non-members.

                                  Registration is required. Call 617-994-6690 for more information or register online at www.historicnewengland.org

                                • Painting the Italian Garden

                                    Codman Estate Italian Garden, 34 Codman Road, Lincoln, Mass 01773

                                    Join artist Dustin Neece, a classically trained impressionist painter, for four sessions of “en plein air” painting in the inspired setting of the Codman Estate Italian Garden at the height of its June blooming season. Learn how to capture shifting light and shadow, how to mix colors for quality and energy, and how to compose a landscape. This class is suitable for adult students from beginners to advanced.

                                    Rain dates….TBD. A suggested material list will be sent with registration confirmation.

                                    Dustin Neece is a classically trained artist. He studied with Hopkinton based impressionist painter Jaime Alfonso and traveled to London to study with the renowned figurative painter Israel Zohar (the official portrait artist of Princess Diana.)   Dustin continued his study at Rhode Island School of Design.

                                    $140.00 for members, $180.00 for non-members.

                                    Registration is required. Call 617-994-6690 for more information or register online at www.historicnewengland.org

                                  • Father’s Day Weekend, Farm Tours

                                      Verrill Farm

                                      11 Wheeler Road

                                    • Father’s Day Beer Talk and Tasting

                                         

                                        Bring Dad to the Concord Museum for an exploration of the history of beer with material culture historian George Schwartz. Then take the short walk or drive to Wright Tavern in Concord Center for a beer tasting hosted by Rapscallion Brewery of Acton. Perfect for any history-buff dad! Registration required, included with museum admission, members free. Call 978-369-9763 ext. 216.

                                      • Painting the Italian Garden

                                          Codman Estate Italian Garden, 34 Codman Road, Lincoln, Mass 01773

                                          Join artist Dustin Neece, a classically trained impressionist painter, for four sessions of “en plein air” painting in the inspired setting of the Codman Estate Italian Garden at the height of its June blooming season. Learn how to capture shifting light and shadow, how to mix colors for quality and energy, and how to compose a landscape. This class is suitable for adult students from beginners to advanced.

                                          Rain dates….TBD. A suggested material list will be sent with registration confirmation.

                                          Dustin Neece is a classically trained artist. He studied with Hopkinton based impressionist painter Jaime Alfonso and traveled to London to study with the renowned figurative painter Israel Zohar (the official portrait artist of Princess Diana.)   Dustin continued his study at Rhode Island School of Design.

                                          $140.00 for members, $180.00 for non-members.

                                          Registration is required. Call 617-994-6690 for more information or register online at www.historicnewengland.org

                                        • June-teenth Gallery Talk

                                            June 19, 1865, known as Juneteenth, is the date slavery officially ended in the United States. Though slavery ended in Massachusetts in 1783, its legacies are still felt today. Join us on this Juneteenth to learn about slavery, emancipation, and the Civil War’s effects on Concord.

                                             

                                          • Painting the Italian Garden

                                              Codman Estate Italian Garden, 34 Codman Road, Lincoln, Mass 01773

                                              Join artist Dustin Neece, a classically trained impressionist painter, for four sessions of “en plein air” painting in the inspired setting of the Codman Estate Italian Garden at the height of its June blooming season. Learn how to capture shifting light and shadow, how to mix colors for quality and energy, and how to compose a landscape. This class is suitable for adult students from beginners to advanced.

                                              Rain dates….TBD. A suggested material list will be sent with registration confirmation.

                                              Dustin Neece is a classically trained artist. He studied with Hopkinton based impressionist painter Jaime Alfonso and traveled to London to study with the renowned figurative painter Israel Zohar (the official portrait artist of Princess Diana.)   Dustin continued his study at Rhode Island School of Design.

                                              $140.00 for members, $180.00 for non-members.

                                              Registration is required. Call 617-994-6690 for more information or register online at www.historicnewengland.org

                                            • Walden: Four Views Gallery talk by Abelardo Morell

                                                 

                                                At this special event, Abelardo Morell will provide a gallery talk for a limited audience, followed by a reception in the Museum’s Brooke Hall.

                                                Members $40; Non-members $55. Space is extremely limited; Reserve online or by phone at 978-369-9763 ext. 216.

                                              • 
 KIDS’ CRAFT DAY: School’s Out!

                                                  Albright Art

                                                  32 Main Street downstairs

                                                • Camera Obscura Workshop with Abelardo Morell

                                                    June 24, 2017, 2:00-3:30 p.m.

                                                    In this workshop, Abelardo Morell will demonstrate his camera obscura technique to the audience.

                                                    Concord Museum Members $10/$5 child; Non-members $15/$7 child; ticket price includes admission to the Concord Museum, including Walden: Four Views. Space is limited; Reserve online or by phone at 978-369-9763 ext. 216.

                                                  • Celebrate Thoreau’s Walk to Wachusett at the Thoreau Birth House

                                                      The 8th Annual Massachusetts Walking Tour will hold its community concert at Thoreau Farm, from 6-8pm, on Tuesday, June 27.

                                                      The program will feature local musicians, speakers, artists, and a performance by the 2017 Mass. Walking Tour troupe to complete the evening.

                                                      Contact mark@masswalkingtour.org for more information.

                                                       

                                                    • Outdoor Movie Night: Little Women

                                                        Join the Concord Museum and Orchard House for a celebration of Louisa May Alcott and the 1994 film adaptation of her famous novel Little Women. Bring the whole family for an outdoor movie under the stars on the Museum lawn. Movie begins at 8:15 p.m. Free. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating.

                                                      • Thoreauly Antiques – Henry Thoreau’s Birthday Party

                                                          Celebrate Thoreau's 200 Birthday at Thoreauly Antiques 25 Walden Street, Concord.

                                                           

                                                          For additional details please see the attached brochure.

                                                           

                                                          Thoreauly Mailer

                                                        • Celebrate Henry’s Birthda, at Thoreau Farm

                                                            You’re invited to help us celebrate Henry’s 200th birth year on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Thoreau Farm: Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau! Free admission and guided tours all day. Prizes for children, until we run out.  At 4pm-5:30pm, we’ll have birthday cake, light refreshments, speeches, and surprises. Save the date. Sponsored by Thoreau Society and Thoreau Farm.  Email margaretcb@thoreaufarm.org for more information.

                                                            Thoreau Farm: Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau is located at 341 Virginia Road, Concord, MA   01742.

                                                          • Lenny Gomulka and Chicago Push Concert On the Library Lawn

                                                              Lenny Gomulka and Chicago Push will give a concert on the front lawn of the Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street, Concord on Wednesday, July 12 at 7 pm.  The performance of the trademarked style of Polish music coined “Push” will get everyone up and dancing.  Everyone is invited to attend the free concert sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library.  The rain location for the concert is the Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street.  Bring a picnic supper, bug spray and a chair and enjoy the concert!  For more information about this or any Library event, visit the Library’s website at www.concordlibrary.org.

                                                            • NOURISH: A celebration of local food and art

                                                                Inspired by over 3,000 people who attended the BIG Tiny House Festival presented by Miranda’s Hearth last summer, The Umbrella Community Arts Center is hosting their second summer arts festival from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm on July 15, 2017. This year, The Umbrella is collaborating with The Greater Boston Food Bank to host NOURISH: A celebration of local food and art. As an art-filled building in a farm-filled town, The Umbrella is creating a space to celebrate how both art and food build community.

                                                                This day-long, family-friendly festival will highlight local farmers, artists, restaurants, food and art based initiatives. Throughout the day, attendees will be invited to engage directly with local farmers, food producers, and artists in order to learn their stories and raise awareness about food and art in the vibrant Concord community.

                                                                The Greater Boston Food Bank, which supports Concord Open Table in addition to several other local food pantries, will coordinate activities for kids that spread awareness about healthy food and initiatives to end hunger. There will be music, tasting, art activities, and more. Mark your calendars now! Tickets for the festival are $5 for individuals or $10 for a family. All proceeds go towards The Greater Boston Food Bank and The Umbrella Community Arts Center.

                                                                Share your work at NOURISH: A celebration of local food and art at The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord, MA on July 15, 2017 from 11:00 am-4:00 pm.


                                                                40 Stow Street, Concord

                                                              • Seminar: Managing Healthcare within an Aging Population

                                                                  Seminar presented by Concord Park and West Concord Pharmacy


                                                                  Location: 68 Commonwealth Avenue Concord, MA 01742