There’s a lot going on this weekend around Natick, so get out there and enjoy all that’s happening in town. Just remember to fill up a water bottle, wear your sunhat, and slather on plenty of sunscreen—temperatures on Saturday and Sunday are forecasted to climb into the high 90s.
Morse Institute Library Book Sale
Stock up on your summer reading at The Friends of the Morse Institute book sale. There will be 1,000s of books and a selection of DVDs and CDs. At $1 per adult book and $0.50 for children’s/tween/teen books, there’s no reason not to bring a big bag and load up.
Proceed help the Friends provide library patrons with museum passes, Speed Reads, large print books, programs for all ages, and much more.
WHEN: Saturday May 21, 8:30am-4:30pm and Sunday, May, 22, noon-3:00pm
LOCATION: Morse Institute Library, 14 E. Central Street, Natick
Natick Farmer’s Market
The Natick Farmer’s Market is back to its outdoor setting on the Common with over 30 vendors, live music, and an all-around great vibe. Please leave your pets at home per Health Department regulations.
DATE: Saturday, May 21 (and every Saturday, year-round)
LOCATION: Natick Common
Open House & Truck Day
Come to the Department of Public Works Open House and Truck Day and view fire and Emergency Medical Services equipment; see dump trucks, excavators, front-end loaders and more; tour the Public Works facility; visit Natick’s Bookmobile; create mini truck models and get stickers, coloring sheets, and balloons; watch live demos of systems and equipment; check out stormwater and drones demonstrations; and munch on free popcorn. Bring non-perishable goods for donation.
DATE: Saturday, May 21
LOCATION: Department of Public Works, 75 West Street
Holi is a spring festival celebrated in the Indian subcontinent, also known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love.” There will be eco-friendly dry powdered color available for all, Bollywood music with a DJ, and delicious Indian food for purchase. This is a free event, with the exception of the food.
DATE: Saturday, May 21
LOCATIONS: Middlesex Savings Bank parking lot, Route 135 and Washington Street & the Mores Institute Library lawn
Outdoor Jazz concert
Chase the blues away with the crowd-pleasing jazz of John Birt and Dylan Harley. This dynamic duo of dueling guitars performs the gypsy jazz of Django Reinhardt, the blues of Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong, original music, and reworkings of pop/classic rock. Bring a blanket or chair and relax on the lawn on the Bacon Free Library and enjoy a musical afternoon. This program is hosted by the Eliot Church and the Bacon Free Library. Admission is by free-will donation.
DATE: Sunday, May 22
LOCATION: Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street, Natick