Are your calendars filling up as quickly as mine? It’s a good sign for a fall full of fantastic events. In the meantime, keep reading for the weekend roundup!



Fiddle MastersFiddle Masters
Suzuki School of Newton*
at First Baptist Church*  
Friday, August 24 at 8pm | $20 Adults, $15 Seniors & Students

Whisk yourself to Appalachia with this fiddling extravaganza! American Fiddle Method author and world touring fiddler, Brian Wicklund returns by popular demand bringing a hand picked array of musicians to perform fiddle, bluegrass, Appalachian, Swedish, country—terrific barrel ‘o fun music! A pleasure for all ages, this is the highlight of the summer season in the heart of Newton.


Summer in the Highlands
Hyde Community Center
Friday, August 24 at 6pm | FREE

Jam out to the rock sounds of Specific Gravity then chill out with a viewing of Toy Story 3! I dare you to not tear up.





Concert on the Lawn
Newton Presbyterian Church
Saturday, August 25 at 5:30pm | FREE 

The members of Newton Presbyterian Church invite neighbors and friends to a free concert on our lawn from 5:30-7 p.m., featuring violinist James Buswell and cellist Carol Ou. Bring a picnic and a blanket to sit on the grass; the church will provide some seats as well. If it rains, the concert will be moved inside the sanctuary.



Auburndale: Development of a Commuter Suburb
Historic Newton*
Sunday, August 26 at 2pm | FREE 

Auburndale: Development of a Commuter Suburb — journey back to the 19th century as this tour explores how the railroad, land speculators and local institutions transformed Auburndale from an agricultural community to a commuter suburb. Longtime Auburndale residents Caroline and Larry Schwirian lead this tour. Meet at the United Parish of Auburndale, 64 Hancock St., Auburndale.




*Newton Cultural Alliance Member