The weekend is nearly here, and you’ve got no idea what you’re going to do. Well, Patch is coming to the rescue with your best bets for the done-work-outta-here time.Check out our picks for activities you won’t want to miss this weekend:
1. James and the Giant Peach
Where/When: St. Matthews United Methodist Church - 435 Central St., Acton; 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Jan. 25, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26
Why Go: Theatre with a Twist's Drama Club presents "James and the Giant Peach," based on Roald Dahl's popular story.
2. BOLD Lines- Art Exhibition @ Gallery 111
Where/When: Gallery 111 in Frame-ables 111 Thoreau Street, Concord; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25
Why Go: Because "BOLD Lines" opens this Saturday and runs through the end of February. It's a group exhibition featuring contemporary artists Adam O'Day, Candice Oyer, Lisa Sazer and Olga Resptushenko, who will the use of lines in new ways to create artwork that is both innovative and yet familiar.
3. Acton Community Chorus - Mozart Requiem with N.E. Conservatory Musicians
Where/When: Acton Congregational Church, 12 Concord Road, Acton; 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25
Why Go: Because it's the Acton Community Chorus' 30th anniversary concert, featuring musicians from the New England Conservatory of Music in performing much-loved pieces from prior concerts and then the Mozart Requiem.
4. Be Our Guest at the Concord Museum
Where/When: Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Road, Concord; 1 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 26
Why Go: Because it's not every day that you can check out Concord Museum's two special exhibitions -- From the Minute Man to the Lincoln Memorial:The Timeless Sculpture of Daniel Chester French and The Best Workman in the Shop: Cabinetmaker William Munroe of Concord -- free of charge.
5. LWV-Acton Area Showing Documentary 'King Corn'
Where/When: Acton Memorial Library, 486 Main St., Acton; 2:15 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 26
Why Go: To learn about today’s farming and our food network, along with some corny facts, by watching "King Corn," a 2007 documentary from Boston area friends Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, who document their return to their family roots in Iowa and year growing corn on one acre of land.