Wakefield Weekends | August 5-7: Music, Massages and Markets
Looking for something to do in or around Wakefield this weekend, August 5-7? We've got you covered.
Name: Wakefield Weeknight Meetup
What: Socialization and Music
When: August 5, 2011, 6:30pm
Where: The Fat Cactus, 215 Broadway, Lynnfield, MA 01940
Why: Enjoy food and drinks with friends.
Name: Wakefield Weeknight Meetup
What: James Montgomery Blues Band performance.
When: August 5, 2011, 6:45pm
Where: Firehouse Center for the Arts, 1 Market Square, Newburyport, MA 01950
Why: The Wakefield Weeknight Meetup group is gathering with other Meetup groups for a night of blues.
Name: Curtains, Bugsy Malone Jr., and the Mystery of Edwin Drood
What: A selection of Stonehame Theatre Young Company presentations
When: See listing for details.
Where: Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main St, Stoneham, MA 02180
Why: The children and teens have been rehearsing. Now they're ready to put on a show. You should check it out.
Name: My Son Pinnochio
What: Wakefield Repertory Youth Theatre
When: August 5, 2011, 7:30pm, August 6, 2011, 1:00pm & 7:30pm
Where: Melrose Veteran's Memorial Middle School, 350 Lynn Fells Parkway, Melose, MA 02176
Why: If you like the theatre or the tale of Pinnochio, you should check out this performance with a twist.
Name: Wakefield Weeknights
When: August 7, 2011, 8:30pm
Where: The Lord Wakefield Hotel, 595 North Ave, Wakefield, MA 01880
Why: Because everyone should hear you sing, not just the showerhead.
Name: Live Music
- Live Entertainment at Lakeside Tavern Weekly on Saturdays and Fridays, 8:30pm–11:30pm, and Sunday Karaoke, 8:30pm
- Live Entertainment at The Fat Cactus Weekly on Saturdays and Fridays, 8:30pm, and Sunday, 4:00pm
- Live Bands at Harringtons Weekly on Saturdays and Fridays, 9:00pm
- Live Jazz at Sushi Island Weekly on Saturdays and Fridays, 6:30pm–9:30pm
Why: Because it's been a long week. It's time for some fun.
Name: Meditation Practice Group - The Sacred Pause
What: A free, open-to-all hour-long meditation session
When: Weekly on Sundays, 5pm
Where: Unitarian Universalists Church of Wakefield, 326 Main St, Wakefield, MA 01880
Why: You don't need to be a member of the church, practiced in meditation, or commit to anything longer than one session to go. Relax!
Name: Holy Hour at St. Joseph Church
What: Holy Hour of Eucharistic Adoration
When: Weekly on Sundays, 7pm—8pm
Where: St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St, Wakefield, MA 01880
Why: Celebrate your faith through prayer, meditation, and song.
Name: Trigger Point Accupressure Massage
What: Family Acupuncture & Herbs will be giving free massages
When: August 6, 2011, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Family Acupuncture & Herbs of Reading, 591 North Ave, Wakefield, MA 01880
Why: Talk to a massage therapist and see if acupuncture might work for you.
Name: Wakefield Farmers' Market
What: Locally Grown Food For Sale
When: Weekly on Saturdays, 9:00am–1:00pm
Where: Hall Park, North Ave & Church St, Wakefield, MA 01880
Why: The Wakefield Farmers Market offers freshly picked vegetables and fruits, grass-fed beef, eggs, locally produced pasta, sauses, baked goods, and wine. A range of different crafters and artisians attend throughout the season.
Name: Masters of Flight: Birds of Prey Show at Stone Zoo
What: An engaging and educational bird show
When: Daily at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm
Where: Stone Zoo, 149 Pond St, Stoneham, MA 02180
Why: The show features 16 different species and you’ll get a chance to see each one at this popular exhibit.