Pink Floyd Show, Patriot’s Day Re-enactments & Parades, Boston Marathon, Meteors

Spring has sprung. The grass has ris. I wonder where the flowers is. 🙂

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The Week in Weird
Pink Voyd: The Ultimate Pink Floyd Trip for All Ages Apr 17 – Apr 18 South Shore
The event of the week is Pink Voyd! They’re the biggest and best Pink Floyd cover band in New England, and you really really should not miss them. I believe that’s the first time I’ve said that about any band in my 3 years of blogging. Get your tickets now for Apr 17-18 in Plymouth or April 25 in Amherst Mass.
Plymouth Memorial Hall, 83 Court Street, Plymouth, MA. more
Boston Marathon Apr 20 Boston Metro
And check out the Boston Marathon too. I used to assume it was silly, but it’s actually really fun rooting on the joggers. It starts in Hopkinton, going through Wellesley into Boston. Afternoon. And the half-marathon in October.
Copley Square, Boston, MA. more
Post-Race Dance Party Apr 20 Boston Metro
Or sneak into the after-party as though you were one of the runners. (How do I get one of those numbered signs?) This celebration shows video highlights from the Boston Marathon. 7pm-12:30am.
Ned Devine’s, Parris, Cheers and the Rotunda, 1 Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, MA. more
Battle of Lexington Re-enactment & Patriots Day Parades Apr 19 – Apr 20 Metro West
Here are a ton of Patriots Day activities. I love re-enactments! For other activities see Arrive an hour early or bring a stepladder for a good view. 6-10am Pancake breakfast and parade follow the re-enactment. 7:30am youth parade. 1pm Paul Revere Ride Re-enactment. Concerts, etc. 12-2:30 afternoon parade. Also see Patriots Ball, etc.
Town Green, 1900 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA.978-388-6749. more
Handbell Festival on Patriots Day Apr 20 Metro West
While you are there, definitely check out the handbell festival! 11:15am.
1912 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA.
Patriot’s Day Holiday Weekend Event Apr 18 – Apr 20 Metro West
They’re having a festival at the Old Manse. It’s definitely Spring!
Old Manse, 269 Monument Street, Concord, MA.978-369-3909. more
Patriot’s Day Kite Fly @ Blue Hills Apr 20 Boston Metro
Or zip down to the Blue Hills, the only ‘mountain’ within the metro area.
Blue Hills, Canton, MA. more
Patriots Ball Apr 19 Metro West
And who could miss going to a ball where many will be in costume.
Armory, Stow Street, Concord, MA.978-371-0192. more
Patriots Day in Boston Apr 20 Boston Metro
Flag raising and parade to North End for a re-enactment of the ride of Paul Revere.
City Hall, Boston, MA. more
Roxbury Patriots’ Day Apr 20 Boston Metro
Perhaps a little jealous of Lexington, here’s a celebration in Roxbury…
Boston, MA. more
Concord Patriot’s Day Celebrations Apr 20 Metro West
And Concord…
Concord, MA. more
Acton Patriots Day Celebration Apr 20 Metro West
And Acton…
Acton, MA. more
Arrival of the Sudbury Militia Apr 19 Metro West
Yet more re-enactments… (And they’ll have a dawn salute).
North Bridge, Concord, MA. more
Commemoration of the North Bridge Fight Apr 18 Metro West
Yet more re-enactments…
North Bridge, Concord, MA. more
Battle Reenactment & Parade Apr 20 Metro West
And a parade that’s different from Lexington’s.
Concord, MA. more
Battle Road Heroes Apr 18 – Apr 25 Metro West
Candle-lit path and listen to personal stories by re-enactors of Revolutionary War heroes.
Minute Man National Historic Park, Concord, MA. more
Faneuil Hall Marketplace Street Performers Audition Performances Apr 18 – Apr 19 Boston Metro
Fanueil Hall invites a bunch of street performer to try out this weekend in advance of their big festival. 10am-6pm.
Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA. more
Full Moon Tour @ Gore Place Apr 17 Metro West
This one sounds romantic! A tour associated with this historic mansion.
52 Gore Street, Waltham, MA.(781) 894-2798. more
Free admission at the Harvard Museum of Natural History Apr 16 Boston Metro
Free as part of the Cambridge Science Festival.
Harvard Natural History Museum, Cambridge, MA. more
SpringFest 2009 Apr 18 Boston Metro
I can’t really get a handle on this festival, but it appears to be outdoors and they’ll have carnival games.
99 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA. more
Daffodil Day Apr 18 North Shore
10am-11:30am. This ‘festival’ is really an excuse to walk in the park.
Long Hill, Essex Street, Beverly, MA. more
It’s Big Night @ Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Apr 18