5 Things To Do This Week – 12/06/23
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*All Newton Music School’s lobby is transformed on Friday, December 8th at 11:00 am into the Con Brio Club, an inviting cafe atmosphere that combines chamber music with the chance to relax with fellow music lovers over coffee, tea, and lunch. This month “No Violins Aloud!”, features violist and host Scott Woolweaver and cellist Karen Kaderavek, with special performances by Paulette Bowes, clarinet, and Rita Moerschel, piano. This memorable afternoon blends stellar performances with the rich stories and facts behind the music and composers.
*On Saturday, December 9th at 3:00 pm the men of The Highland Glee Club usher in the season with Classical and Traditional Music at A Holiday Feast of Song. Selections will include songs for Christmas and Hanukkah at the Christ Episcopal Church in Needham. Tickets are available for this feast of music.
*Bay Colony Brass performs two concerts of Brass Tidings, Christmas classics old and new on Saturday, December 9th & 16th at 7:00 & 7:30 pm. The first performance on December 9th is in collaboration with the Merrimack Valley Ringers in Woburn then on December 16th the Bay Colony Brass comes home to Second Church in Newton. Celebrate the holidays with bells and brass.
*New Phil Orchestra hosts its annual holiday program Celebrations! on Sunday, December 10th at 3:00 pm. Featuring the New Phil Orchestra in collaboration with Boston Ballet School, performing scenes from Tchaikovshy’s Nutcracker Suite and other seasonal favorites. This holiday treat is a Newton favorite with tickets available for this one-day-only collaborative performance at Brown Middle School.
*The Allen Center hosts a Winter Market from The Good Food Farm on Tuesday, December 12th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm weather permitting. Purchase fresh fruits and vegetables such as beets, carrots, kohlrabi, potatoes, red and green cabbage, turnips, microgreens, apples, and multiple types of squash. They also have honey, pickled beets, pickled carrots, applesauce, pasture-raised eggs, and organic popcorn. More about The Good Food Farm’s organic practices and weekly offerings is found here.