Job Lane Farm Museum Family Field Day

Town of Bedford, MA 10 Mudge Way, Bedford

JOB LANE FARM MUSEUM FAMILY FIELD DAY.  Step back in time for a delightful afternoon of family fun at Bedford’s colonial Job Lane Farm Museum!   Take a tour of the house and barn. Watch a demonstration by a Minuteman Company.  Learn about colonial trades and crafts.  Get up close to farm animals at Farmer’s Helpers petting zoo; play with stilts, rolling hoops, and other old-time toys and games.  Help make hand-cranked ice cream (and enjoy some Bedford Farms ice cream afterward).  Go on a scavenger hunt.  Hear a talk about herbs in our herb garden.  Help operate a cider press. 

$5 – $15

Job Lane Farm Museum House Tours

Town of Bedford, MA 10 Mudge Way, Bedford

Enjoy some local history this weekend at the Job Lane Farm Museum, 295 North Road, Bedford.  The Job Lane House will be open for tours on Sunday, from 2PM to 4PM.  This 300+ year old house, the oldest house in Bedford, will take visitors back to colonial times.  See the open hearth kitchen and peek into the borning room.  The parlor has rare Rufus Porter wall paintings.  Period furnishings add interest to all the rooms.  Our Student Museum Docent House Tour Guides will provide informative dialogue about the house and its history.  Walk through the barn after the house tour

$5 – $10

Colors of Concord: The Grassy Plain

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow St., Concord

Colors of Concord: The Grassy Plain features artworks created by Umbrella 2022-2023 Artist-in-Residence, Ponnapa Prakkamakul.  Following a year of intensive outreach to underrepresented members of the Concord community, Prakkamakul has created a series of site-specific new artworks inspired by the people and places she discovered there. The work is on view in The Umbrella’s Main Gallery from August 21-September 15, 2023, with an Opening Reception and Artist Talk on Sunday, Aug 27, 3-5PM. Prakkamakul, who is also currently working on collaborative public art projects in Boston in association with the incubator project Now & There, says her work explores the relationship between humans and

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