The Bedford Town Calendar

Earthworks: Tradition, Influence, Innovation

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow St., Concord, MA, United States

Juried by Ayumi Horie, Earthworks: Tradition, Influence, Innovation is a regional show celebrating the depth of history, tradition, and cultural expression in contemporary ceramics, and the ways in which artists continue to expand the field through innovation and reinterpretation.  As part of The Umbrella Arts Center’s continued commitment to the ceramic medium, we intend for this show to highlight emerging and established artists working in clay.  This show will invite artists currently residing in New England, honoring the skill, knowledge, and diversity of our regional ceramics community. Work both functional and sculptural is included. Prizes will be awarded: Best in show: $1,000

Free

Lexington Gardens Blossom – A Garden Tour

Town of Bedford, MA 10 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA, United States

“Lexington Gardens Blossom” A Garden Tour Presented by       Date:  Saturday, June 8, 2024 Time:  10 A.M. to 4 P.M. Whether you are a dedicated gardener or just a lover of beautiful natural spaces, you don’t want to miss this chance to experience the private worlds that lie behind these antique homes.   Tickets are available at https://lexgarden.org/events Prior to tour - $25/person.   Day of tour - $30/person.   Tickets can be picked up on the day of the tour at the Church of Our Redeemer, 6 Meriam Street, Lexington starting at 9:30 A.M. on Saturday, June 8.

Free

The Colored Soldier in the Civil War

First Baptist Church 155 Concord Rd, Bedford, MA, United States +1 more

The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company A reenactors of Hyde Park, MA, along with their display of infantry equipment, will present their educational interpretation of the first regiment of African American soldiers recruited in the North to serve in the Federal Army during the Civil War, 1861 - 65. Approximately 200,000 black men will serve in the federal army and naval forces during the war and are arguably the critical difference that insured a defeat of the Confederacy. The Bedford First Baptist Church hosts this event and invites the community to participate in this educational and entertaining show. We

Free

Job Lane House & Barn Tour

Job Lane Farm Museum 295 North Road, Bedford

Bedford’s window into 18th-century daily life, the Job Lane Farm Museum on North Road, has reopened to the public. Tours of the historic house, sponsored by the Friends of the Job Lane House, are scheduled for the second and fourth Sundays of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. through October.  There’s a suggested donation of $5 per visitor or $10 per family.  Event details can be found at Job Lane Farm Museum website calendar. The farm museum represents “a history of the house and barn, and a history of the early days of Bedford,” said Sharon McDonald, town historian. Visitors get a

Merrimack Valley Ringers: Journeys

First Church of Christ Congregational 25 Great Road, Bedford

Hear the Merrimack Valley Ringers in Bedford as they embark upon a musical journey that celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Handbell Musicians of America. The program encompasses a rich legacy of handbell composers past and present who have created repertoire for handbell musicians throughout the country and the world. You will hear a full complement of handbells, chimes and percussion. The music includes old favorites like Bugler’s Holiday and Gabriel’s Oboe as well as more recent compositions, such as Arethusa Falls, a new original composition by Susan Capestro, the church’s Director of Music. For handbells and ocarina, it captures

Free

Earthworks: Tradition, Influence, Innovation

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow St., Concord, MA, United States

Juried by Ayumi Horie, Earthworks: Tradition, Influence, Innovation is a regional show celebrating the depth of history, tradition, and cultural expression in contemporary ceramics, and the ways in which artists continue to expand the field through innovation and reinterpretation.  As part of The Umbrella Arts Center’s continued commitment to the ceramic medium, we intend for this show to highlight emerging and established artists working in clay.  This show will invite artists currently residing in New England, honoring the skill, knowledge, and diversity of our regional ceramics community. Work both functional and sculptural is included. Prizes will be awarded: Best in show: $1,000

Free

Earthworks: Tradition, Influence, Innovation

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow St., Concord, MA, United States

Juried by Ayumi Horie, Earthworks: Tradition, Influence, Innovation is a regional show celebrating the depth of history, tradition, and cultural expression in contemporary ceramics, and the ways in which artists continue to expand the field through innovation and reinterpretation.  As part of The Umbrella Arts Center’s continued commitment to the ceramic medium, we intend for this show to highlight emerging and established artists working in clay.  This show will invite artists currently residing in New England, honoring the skill, knowledge, and diversity of our regional ceramics community. Work both functional and sculptural is included. Prizes will be awarded: Best in show: $1,000

Free
Event Series Job Lane House & Barn Tour

Job Lane House & Barn Tour

Job Lane Farm Museum 295 North Road, Bedford

Bedford’s window into 18th-century daily life, the Job Lane Farm Museum on North Road, has reopened to the public. Tours of the historic house, sponsored by the Friends of the Job Lane House, are scheduled for the second and fourth Sundays of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. through October.  There’s a suggested donation of $5 per visitor or $10 per family.  Event details can be found at Job Lane Farm Museum website calendar. The farm museum represents “a history of the house and barn, and a history of the early days of Bedford,” said Sharon McDonald, town historian. Visitors get a

Event Series Job Lane House & Barn Tour

Job Lane House & Barn Tour

Job Lane Farm Museum 295 North Road, Bedford

Bedford’s window into 18th-century daily life, the Job Lane Farm Museum on North Road, has reopened to the public. Tours of the historic house, sponsored by the Friends of the Job Lane House, are scheduled for the second and fourth Sundays of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. through October.  There’s a suggested donation of $5 per visitor or $10 per family.  Event details can be found at Job Lane Farm Museum website calendar. The farm museum represents “a history of the house and barn, and a history of the early days of Bedford,” said Sharon McDonald, town historian. Visitors get a

Event Series Job Lane House & Barn Tour

Job Lane House & Barn Tour

Job Lane Farm Museum 295 North Road, Bedford

Bedford’s window into 18th-century daily life, the Job Lane Farm Museum on North Road, has reopened to the public. Tours of the historic house, sponsored by the Friends of the Job Lane House, are scheduled for the second and fourth Sundays of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. through October.  There’s a suggested donation of $5 per visitor or $10 per family.  Event details can be found at Job Lane Farm Museum website calendar. The farm museum represents “a history of the house and barn, and a history of the early days of Bedford,” said Sharon McDonald, town historian. Visitors get a

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