Finding Some Fun This Weekend
This weekend, we have some Civil War music at the Historical Society, a talent show at the First Congregational Church, some acoustic music at Pejamajo and more.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
Holliston 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 explore.
WHERE/WHEN: First Congregational Church of Holliston (725 Washington St., Holliston; 508-429-8608) — Saturday at 5:30 p.m.
WHY GO: Share supper with friends and family prepared by the men of the congregation. Then sit back and see what great talents we have within our community. Please bring a dessert to share among friends.
PRICING: A "free will offering" will be taken to cover the cost of dinner.
WHERE/WHEN: Pejamajo Cafe (770 Washington St., Holliston; 508-429-5200) — Friday at 8 p.m.
WHY GO: Australian singer/songwriter Travis Caudle will perform acoustic pop and rock music.
PRICING: No cover
WHERE/WHEN: Holliston Historical Society (547 Washington St., Holliston; 508-429-5795) — Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
WHY GO: This is a public presentation by Rick Spencer, executive director of Dr. Ashbel Woodward Museum in Franklin, CT, on the Greatest Hit's of the Civil War: America's Earliest Professional Songwriters. This entertaining program features songs performed a capella or accompanied by guitar or 5-string banjo.
Historical Society member Frank Chamberlain will explain how Holliston is connected to the Civil War. There will also be a display of Civil War items.
4. Stan Strickland: "Coming Up for Air," An AutoJAZZography
WHERE/WHEN: Amazing Things Art Center (160 Hollis St. Framingham; 508-405-2787) — Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.
WHY GO: Conceived and performed by Stan Strickland and written and directed by Jon Lipsky, this one-man show features eight instruments and 12 characters. Strickland had a near death experience in Hawaii that was the source of inspiration for this performance.
PRICING: $21 (Students/Seniors $20, Members $18)
WHERE/WHEN: First Parish Church in Framingham (24 Vernon St., Framingham; 508-872-3111) — Friday at 8 p.m.
WHY GO: Kick back and take in some comedy while helping raise money for the Hoyt Foundation
PRICING: Free, donations appreciated