5 Things to Do This Weekend: April 9-10
Put on your weekend boots and get ready to stomp away the week's monotony. Here are a few things to do to release some of that hard-earned tension.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
Dedham Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore.
- “American Tapestry: Immigrant Children of the Bread and Roses Strike”
Where/When: Saturday at the Dedham Historical Society from 2 to 3 p.m.
Why go: To be educated and entertained at the expense of seeing some live theater as performed by Theatre Espresso. Written for grades three and higher.
Pricing: $2 adults, children free.
- Opening Reception: “Family Portraits” Exhibition
Where/When: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Nobles Foster Gallery
Why go: To appreciate the works of featured family portrait artists with the assistance of curator Evelyn Ryds. Also, light refreshments will be provided.
- Half Wiggum with Mark Morris
Where/When: Saturday at 9 p.m. at The Village Manor.
Why go: To support local musicians and hear some acoustic renditions of popular favorites, all in the comfort of an easygoing social setting.
Pricing: Plenty of covers, but no cover charges.
- Win Win and Jane Eyre
Where/When: At the Dedham Community Theatre Friday and Saturday; Win Win: (12:00, 2:10) 4:30, 7:00, 9:15. Jane Eyre: (12:00, 2:20) 4:45, 7:15, 9:30
Why go: To enjoy some independent cinema not likely found in the typical blockbuster-oriented multiplex.
Pricing: General admission - $9.50; seniors over 62, matinees and children under 12 - $7.50.
- Dedham Square Country Market
Where/When: Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on High Street.
Why go: To shop at the only market that’s both open only one day a week and stocked with organic produce and other specialty goods. Also, Diane Forti, Dedham resident and Puddingstone manager, will be there showcasing regional books and collectables.