Saturday, March 24, 2012
Five things to do in and around Boston this weekend. Walking directions are based on the Orange Line, when possible.
1) Happy birthday, Johann The First Lutheran Church of Boston hosts a day of Bach to commemorate the maestro’s 327th birthday. The pipe organ music starts 10:30 a.m. Saturday and includes several programs. Best of all, the event is free. Take the Orange Line to Back Bay and walk 14 minutes to the church. 2) Inspiration on an island Artists take to the water Saturday as the Boston Harbor Islands Alliance hosts a harbor cruise and creative session on Spectacle Island. Artists are encouraged to take photos, set up easels or do what else moves them starting 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $14-$20 and should be ordered in advance. Take the Orange Line to State Street and walk nine minutes to catch a ferry at Long Wharf. 3) Inspiration on the …
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Weird Al Yankovic; South End house tour; and a book festival.
(All events are in walking distance from Orange Line stops on the MBTA.) 1.) SOUTH END HOUSE TOUR: The South End Historical Society's 43rd annual self-guided walking tour of some of this neighborhood's best homes. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $25. Take the Orange Line to Back Bay Station and walk 10 minutes to the Boston Center for the Arts lobby at 539 Tremont St. 2.) WEIRD AL YANKOVIC: The master of satirical musical shlock plays the Orpheum, Saturday at 8 p.m. Take the Orange Line to Downtown Crossing Station and walk 2 minutes to the theater. 3.) PAUL REVERE BELL RAISING: Old South Meeting House will host a celebration to commemorate the raising of an historic bell, made by Paul Revere in 1801, to its clock tower. …
Saturday, September 17, 2011
Tour artist studios, eat Greek food, and see the next 'Star of the Day.'
(All events are in walking distance from Orange Line stops on the MBTA.)