Get Out: Concerts, a Tidepool Exhibit, and an Old-Time Baseball Game

Check out our picks for activities to do and new places to explore in and around town.

  • Where/When: Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal St., Watertown, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
  • Why Go: Catch the driving rhythms and showmanship of this 4-piece rock band. The Resurrectionists have performed for countless audiences throughout the Boston area, and the concert promises to be a lively and entertaining show.  
  • Pricing: $12 adults / $8 students and members

  • Where/When: Watertown Mall, 550 Arsenal St., Watertown, Saturday, 1- 4 p.m.
  • Why Go: Bring the kids to the mall to learn about the coastal animals of New England and their habitats. This hands-on exhibit lets children touch starfish, hermit crabs, oysters and other tidepool animals.
  • Pricing: Free

  • Where/When: Hovey Players, 9 Spring St., Waltham, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.- 10 p.m.
  • Why Go: Theater-goers will enjoy this unique experience which features ten 10-minute short plays. The Hovey Summer Shorts festival is a collaborative effort of the Boston-area theater community.
  • Pricing: $15


  • Where/When: Moody St. & Main St., Waltham, 9:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
  • Why Go: Support local farmers and artisans at the farmers’ market. In addition to shopping, Mike Williams and Friends will perform as part of the market’s concert series.
  • Pricing: Free

  • Where/When: Cornelia Warren Field, 210 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Why Go: Return to the roots of America's pastime and watch a baseball game played according to rules from the Civil War era. This game commemorates the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War and is part of the Historic Waltham Days celebration.
  • Pricing: Free

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