Five Things to do This Weekend

Looking for options? We've got: crocheting at Robbins, a noon concert, historical tours, an artisans sale and a discussion on climate change.

It’s Thursday and the weekend is right around the corner. Arlington 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 town.

Where/When: , 700 Massachusetts Ave., Friday, July 22 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Why Go: An advanced crocheting class for all you knitters out there. This time the focus will be on crafting creatures. Bring your own supplies and join in on the fun.

Price: Free!


Where/When: , 7 Harrington Rd. Friday, July 22 at noon.

Why Go: Swing by Lexington this afternoon for a free mid-day concert featuring the talents of the Minuteman Chamber Orchestra with Alan Yost as Conductor. Selections include: Milhaud, "Creation of the World" and Bartok, "Divertimento for Strings."

Price: Free!


Where/When: 17 Mill Lane, Saturday, July 23 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Why Go: Saturday's weather is looking like a great day to take the kids on a historic tour of Arlington with the old Schwamb Mill Tours or check out nearby . Learn about the American Revolution through a piece of living history. Call 781-643-0554 to make an appointment.

Price: Varies


Where/When: , 130 Waltham Street, Saturday, July 23 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Why Go: Another one over in Lexington, this time focusing on the talents of local artisans. Ceramincs, paintings, needle arts, beads, photography, wood and metal workers and much more! Support local artists! For more information please visit the website www.LACSma.org.

Price: Free!


Where/When: , 630 Massachusetts Ave., Sunday, July 24 10 a.m.

Why Go: Want to know more about climate change (global warming) from five of the top specialists in the field and how it relates to New England? Well, here's your chance! Sponsored by the Better Future Project.

Price: Free!


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