Five Things to do This Weekend

There's raspberry picking, a corn and tomato festival, wine tasting, volunteering and yoga at Spy Pond Park.

It’s Thursday and 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.

  • Raspberry Picking in Winchester

Where/When: , 78 Ridge St, Winchester, Saturday, Aug. 20, all day

Why Go: These last summer days mean that raspberry picking at Wright-Locke Farm in Winchester is nearing its end. Head over any time on Friday for a chance to get some of the freshest fruit around.

Price: Prices vary

Where/When: , 11 Wheeler Rd # A, Concord, Friday, August 19, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Why Go: Pop by Concord on Friday for this unique food festival. Focusing on two veggie staples, corn and tomatoes, come and learn about how these crops are handled in the area and come away with a fresh stock of your own natural delights.

Price: $8.50/ adult, $4.50/kid, children under 10 are admitted free

Where/When: , 131 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, Friday, August 19, 4-7 p.m.

Why Go: Here's one for the wine enthusiast. Join Busa Wine and Spirits for this tasting of their Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection, specialty and savory bottles from the famous filmmakers California vineyards.

Price: Free

Where/When: , 99 Pond Lane, Saturday, August 20, 10:00 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Why Go: Spy Pond can use the help of Arlington residents in cleaning up and maintence around the pond. The Friends of Spy Pond are welcoming citizens to come on down and lend a hand this Saturday morning and afternoon. For more information on the Friends cause, please visit www.friendsofspypondpark.org.

Price: Free

Where/When: , 99 Pond Lane, Sunday, August 21, 9:30 – 11 a.m.

Why Go: Drop in for a free yoga class courtesy of Black Crow Yoga. Co-sponsored by the Arlington Recreation Department, this is a great chance to get an intro to what yoga is all about and get some great exercise in these waning summer days. For more information visit http://www.blackcrowyoga.com.

Price: Free


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