It’s Thursday, the weekend is right around the corner. Patch has your back with a few fun things to do. Check our picks for the activities to hit and some places to explore. Here's what's happening in and around Arlington:
Where/When: , 730 Massachusetts Ave. Thursday, May 12th at 7pm.
Why Go: Stuart Slavid, Appraiser at Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art and the only major auction house headquartered in New England, will entertain and educate you and your guests in the same fashion as the very popular PBS series. Have you ever wondered what your grandmother’s silver pitcher is worth, or the clock you picked up at a flea market? Learn the value of your antiques, when they were made and where they came from. Individuals are asked to bring one item to be verbally appraised by Stuart. Please omit coins, stamps, jewelry and musical instruments.
Price: Tickets are available at the Robbins Library’s Circulation Desk. Ticket prices:$20-If you have an item to be appraised; $5- If you just want to watch. Proceeds will benefit Arlington’s libraries.
Where/When: , 52 Lake St. Friday, May 13th from 2:30pm-4:30pm.
Why Go: A chance to raise money for the Hardy School and get some good exercise at the same time.
Where/When: , 630 Massachusetts Ave. Friday, May 13th at 8pm.
Why Go: An evening of music which will celebrate the birth or death anniversaries of Giacomo Perti, William Boyce, Franz Liszt, Charles Loeffler, Alan Hovaness, M. K. Ciurlionis, Percy Grainger, and Tomas Luis de Victoria, an encore of our commissioned work by John Kramer and J.S. Bach's Quodlibet, BWV 524. Barry Singer, conducting.
Where/When: , 7 Medford St. Friday, May 13th at 8pm.
Why Go: A night of rare tap and jazz routines featuring the famous dancer, Lois “Tap” Lane.
Where/When: 25 Columbia Rd. Saturday, May 14th from 10am-3pm.
Why Go: Lots of fun, games and rides for all ages including: a giant maze, games, face painting, a silent auction, a super raffle, used goods sales, food, and much more!