Get Out: Check Out the Playwright's Festival in Reading
Not sure what to do now that the week is over? Patch is coming to the rescue with five bets for this weekend.
It’s another Thursday, and you’re wondering what to do this weekend.
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 hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore.
When/Where: Friday-Saturday, Feb. 18-19, 8 p.m., at Quannapowitt Players, 55 Hopkins St.
Why Go: Quannapowitt Players, Reading's own independent playhouse theater, presents two great nights of theater with five different plays, featuring new works by local playwrights. For more details on the plays, click here.
Pricing: $24 for both evenings, $20 for one
2. Live music in Wakefield
Where/When: Weekly on Fridays and Saturdays, starting at 9 p.m. Harringtons is located at 17 Water St, Wakefield. Lakeside Tavern is located at the Lord Wakefield Hotel, 595 North Ave., Wakefield.
Why Go: Harringtons offers traditional fare from the Emerald Isle along with classic American bar foods and live music. And Lakeside Tavern at the Lord Wakefield Hotel brings live music to Wakefield every Friday and Saturday. There’s sports on TV, great bands and libations, so come on down.
Pricing: Cover charge may vary depending on event.
When/Where: Weekly on Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m., at Sushi Island, 397 Main St., Wakefield
Why Go: There is nothing better than good food and live music to start the weekend. This Friday, vocalist Karen Cameron takes the stage with Michael Shea on piano. On Saturday, vocalist Akiko will perform with guitarist John Baboian.
Price: No cover charge, but there is a $10 minimum charge for meal per person.
When/Where: Weekly on Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Fat Cactus, 215 Broadway, Lynnfield
Why Go: Enjoy the last day of the weekend with a delicious brunch and live entertainment by Kokomo Joe Fielding.
Pricing: No cover charge
When/Where: Sunday, Feb. 20, 11 a.m., at Breakheart Reservation, 177 Forest St, Saugus
Why Go: Brave the cold and go for a hike at the Breakheart Reservation this winter—and stay for a potluck lunch. Meet at the Christopher P. Dunne Visitor Center in Saugus. Call Rose at 617-687-0888 for more information.
Pricing: Free, bring something to share
Do you want more? Check out our family-friendly Grab and Go Kids Planner refreshed every Wednesday.
We know you have your favorites that we missed. So share the goodness in our comment box below.