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I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream!

New Englanders love ice cream…. and no better place to get it than right here in Concord & Carlisle! Check these businesses for open hours & carryout options. Bedford Farms, 68 Thoreau Street, Concord             Helen’s Restaurant, 17 Main Street, Concord       Reasons to Be Cheerful   10 Commonwealth Avenue […]

Day Trip (Or Night): Date Night Out of the Town

Venture out for a Night OUT of Town…. Two great spots for a date  night (or family night or night with a friend):   LookOut Farm , 89 Pleasant Street, South Natick You may know about LookOut Farm from apple picking but you’ll gain a whole new appreciation for this beautiful spot once you have […]

Day Trip: Crane Beach & Crane Estate at Castle Hill

What better way to embrace summer than a day at the beach? In just under an hour from Concord, you can get to Crane Beach and  the beautiful Crane Estate at Castle Hill. Become a Trustees member and enjoy discounts and passes to dozens of Trustees sites, including Crane and Concord’s Old Manse.  You’ll appreciate […]

July 23: This Day in History

The Concord Museum offers so many lessons about our history. Did you know significance of July 23? On July 23, 1846, Henry David Thoreau spent a night in the Concord Jail. Learn more about the story behind Thoreau’s arrest and how it sparked his essay “Civil Disobedience” in this week’s edition of History at Home presented […]

Concord Agriculture Committee Events

Do you know about the Concord Agriculture Committee? The purpose of the Committee is to provide a forum for the discussion of interest and concern to farmers in Concord and to advise the Board of Selectmen concerning how the town can help to support farming in Concord. CONCORD AG DAY IS NOW CONCORD AG WEEK! […]

Summer Quest!

Have you heard about Summer Quest? Minute Man National Historical Park with our friends at The Umbrella Arts and Environment Program, Drumlin Farm-Mass Audubon, OARS, the Concord Land Conservation Trust, and some other area organizations, have created a ton of free summer activities for you to choose from! Complete those activities to collect badges and […]

Why You Should “Go Out Doors” in West Concord, MA

Did You Know that There is New Rail Trail Art on the West Concord Bike Path? Yes there is!  Concord’s own Umbrella Arts Center has created a  Whimsical “Go Out Doors” art scene that brightens the West Concord Bike Path. Inspired by NYC’s En Plein Air doors on the Highline, “Go Out Doors” is West […]