Concord Museum and Minute Man National Historic Park are both hosting events all weekend long. Here is just a list of the activities planned for Monday, April 16, when Patriots Day is being observed.
Wright Tavern Open House, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Play Colonial games and learn about the history of the Wright Tavern, which was built in 1747.
Colonial Cloth with Cluck and Baa Farm, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Learn about weaving, spinning and wool preparation at the museum. Also, don't miss the chance to meet the lambs and angora rabbits from Cluck and Baa Farm.
Colonial Crafts, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- At Concord Museum, make your own tricorn hat, thaumatrope and Revere Lantern sun-catcher.
"Defending Concord" Gallery Talk, 11 a.m.
- Learn about the historic objects linked to the events of 1775.
Hill Burying Ground Walking Tour From Wright Tavern, 1 p.m.
- Walk from Wright Tavern to Hill Burying Ground to learn about the events of April 19, 1775.
Women and the American Revolution Gallery Talk, 2 p.m.
- Take a look at the museum's 1775 period room to learn what daily life was like at the start of the Revolution and what women's roles were during that time.
For more information and a full listing of events, visit www.concordmuseum.org or call 978-396-9763.
Minute Man National Historical Park
Commemoration of the North Bridge Fight and Concord Parade, 8:45 a.m.
n Watch British re-enactors join the Acton Minutemen for a commemoration of the North Bridge Fight. At 9:30 a.m., the Concord Parade will arrive at North Bridge as well.
For more information and a full listing of events, visit www.nps.gov/mima or call 978-396-6993.