Weekend Happenings: Ballet, Sun Catchers, Matzah Baking and Orchestra
Here are our picks for what do close to home this weekend.
Where/When: Nobscot Reservation, 1 Nobscot Road, Sudbury; 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., Sunday, March 17.
Why Go: this annual event brings participants together -- wearing bakers' hats, of course -- for the complete Matzah experience. From threshing and winnowing the wheat stalks to watching fresh Matzah come out of an authentic Matzah oven.
Price: $8 (RSVP at 978-443-0110 or email firstname.lastname@example.org,
reservations can also be made online at www.chabadsudbury.com)
Where/When: Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton; 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, March 16.
Why Go: What better way to get ready for a sunny spring and summer than by creating a sun catcher from natural and common materials.
Where/When: Regis College, 235 Wellesley St., Weston; 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 16 and 2 p.m., Sunday, March 17.
Why Go: The Commonwealth Ballet is presenting four works in a variety of styles including two world premiere's and Aaron Copeland's "Hear Ye! Hear Ye!"
Where/When: Concord Orchestra, 51 Walden St, Concord; 8 p.m., Friday, March 15.
Why Go: The Concord Orchestra, conducted by Richard Pittman, presents its winter concert featuring Peter Zazofsky, who will perform the Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor by Sergei Prokofiev. Also on the program is Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 6 in A Major.
Price: $30 for adults, $25 for senior citizens and $10 for students