Stroll the lighted Tower Hill Botanic Garden this fall

The visitors center at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, Massachusetts (photo by Cheryl Landes) Take a half-mile illuminated stroll through the Tower Hill Botanic Garden this fall. Autumn Illuminated, the name of this event, highlights the fall colors in the garden. Autumn Illuminated starts Thursday, September 30, and ends Sunday, October 31. Hours … Continue reading Stroll the lighted Tower Hill Botanic Garden this fall

Stream the 2021 Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival for free today

The eighth annual Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival is streaming live from Springfield, Massachusetts, today (August 14). The stream starts at 1 p.m. Eastern time and ends at 10 p.m. (10 a.m.-7 p.m. Pacific). The lineup includes Rev. Sekou, Etienne Charles and Creole Soul, and Claudia Acuña. To launch the stream, go to springfieldjazzfest.com. A … Continue reading Stream the 2021 Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival for free today

The Arboretum Experience in Boston combines nature with performance art

A tree in Boston's Emerald Necklace (photo by Cheryl Landes) Immerse yourself in one of the gems of Boston's Emerald Necklace and a series of performances and music in the Arnold Arboretum, starting Saturday, August 21. The experience includes audio plays, movement maps, and live pop-up performances. There are four audio plays: Ramona the Fearless … Continue reading The Arboretum Experience in Boston combines nature with performance art

Love Letters from the Front a musical remembrance of World War II

Photo by Cheryl Landes A free performance of "Love Letters from the Front", a collection of stories told through the letters and music of World War II, is scheduled on the back lawn at the Tewksbury Library on Tuesday, August 3, at 6:30 p.m. The letters were written by real military personnel and their spouses, … Continue reading Love Letters from the Front a musical remembrance of World War II

Enjoy an outdoor movie at Reels Meals Automobiles in Framingham

Update, July 17, 2021: Secret of Nimh has been postponed tonight because thunderstorms are in the weather forecast. The Amazing Things Arts Center hasn't announced when this movie will be rescheduled yet. The Amazing Things Arts Center (atac) and the Plymouth Church of Framingham have joined forces to present an outdoor film series designed for … Continue reading Enjoy an outdoor movie at Reels Meals Automobiles in Framingham

An update on the Boston Pops July 4th Spectacular: It’s happening!

The Boston Pops perform at a previous Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular. (photo credit: Boston Symphony Orchestra) Earlier this year, it wasn't certain whether the July 4th Spectacular would be held in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A virtual version was held last year. But this year, there's a live event with activities on opposite … Continue reading An update on the Boston Pops July 4th Spectacular: It’s happening!

Acme Improv Company hosts free outdoor performance in Maynard

Image by MasterTux from Pixabay Grab something comfortable to sit on and take it to the front lawn of ArtSpace in Maynard today (June 26) at 4 p.m. to watch the Acme Improv Company's new show, "The Vaccination Presentation". It's their second outdoor show since COVID-19 closed the Acme Theater's doors more than a year … Continue reading Acme Improv Company hosts free outdoor performance in Maynard

Presentation about creating replica of Paul Revere engraving June 19 at Museum of Printing

The Olde Print & Book at the Museum of Printing in Haverhill, Massachusetts (photo by Cheryl Landes) Learn how artist, printer, and live history presenter Andy Volpe created a replica engraving of Paul Revere's Boston Massacre, which he accomplished for the 250th anniversary of the Boston Massacre in March 2021. "Creating A Replica of Paul … Continue reading Presentation about creating replica of Paul Revere engraving June 19 at Museum of Printing

Summer 2021 Christian music events in New England

Britt Nicole on stage at The Soulfest: Christian Music Festival in Gilford, New Hampshire (photo by Cheryl Landes) Three Christian music events will be held in New England this summer: two music festivals in New Hampshire and a music series in Massachusetts. 2021 Hampton Beach Christian Music Festival in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire The 2021 … Continue reading Summer 2021 Christian music events in New England