Category Archives: Weekend Calendar

Reception for Joe Ferguson, Local Weston Artist, This Saturday, October 1

Celebrate the arrival of October, the year’s orangest month (unless you are Dutch and then well, orange is never out of style) by stopping by the reception honoring Weston artist Joe Ferguson this Saturday, October 1 starting at 2 pm at the Art & Innovation Center. That was a marvelously long first sentence, no? As covered in a past Owl,

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Cross-Weston Walk Announced: Join WFTA from Lincoln to Wellesley on October 30

As many Westonians know, there is a long-standing rivalry in Weston between the coveted northside and the desirable southside.* While it does not reach the level of Golden Ball Tavern (loyalist) vs Josiah Smith Tavern (all patriot all the time) competition which caused cannons to be rolled down Boston Post Road (oh fine, that was actually General Knox and K9

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“Wild Wild Weston” Boosters Bash Party Tickets on Sale Now

The Owl is going to try incredibly hard not to adopt a cowboy twang but Boosters is making it hard. This year’s Boosters Bash (aka fundraising yee-haw) is titled “Wild Wild Weston.” All attendees will be issued lassos and spurs, the former to rustle up the rats currently invading the Weston Transfer station (transport buses leave at 8 and 10)

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Weekend Calendar: West Concord Porchfest, Colonial Faire Sudbury and Phantom Gourmet Waltham

Welcome to autumn, folks! And to a serious rainstorm–you should have seen the Owl and a drenched K9 Ranger Katie Puppy run through the upper reservoir when that first thunder rumbled. It was daaaark. Anyway, no one cares, so we will move on to some other great things to do this weekend beyond those already covered (WDF Campout, Emerald Necklace

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Weston Dads Foundation – Campout and Magic Show September 24

As many of you know, the Owl has an MBA from the best marketing school on the planet, if only because I say so (hence the marketing part, no?). This MBA was mis-used to sell optical networking products in Latin America for many years, when really it could have been spent helping out small town nonprofits in marketing their super-cool

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Apple Picking: Some Ideas for the Early Birds

What is it about a 51-degree morning that makes one think of apple-picking, flannel shirts and cider donuts? Do not even pretend that is not you, because it is. While pumpkins are still outlawed as decor until October 1 (I have noticed a few people lining up for major fines), apple picking is wholeheartedly recommended as a family-friendly pursuit. Also

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WFTA/Conservation Volunteer Opportunity at Woodland Conservation Land Sat Sept 17

Join the Weston Forest & Trail Association and Weston Conservation for this month’s Stewardship Saturday as they continue the Hundred Years War against Japanese knotweed in our fair town. After a spring attack on the knotweed infiltrators at Dickson Ring and Jericho Forest, the Conservation Department and WFTA are taking on a new phalanx at the Woodland central Weston location.

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Blackout Tonight for Friday Night Lights: Wildcats Football

Tonight’s Friday Night Lights opener is the first home football game of the Weston High School Wildcats, who will take on the Sharon High School Eagles (cool mascot, one must admit, but ‘cats win) at 7pm on Proctor Field. Weston fans are encouraged to wear black (hence the “blackout”) but can in fact wear any color except orange unless you are

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