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!
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
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.