Evolving out of the San Francisco rock scene of the mid-1960s, Big Brother and Holding Company was in the forefront of the psychedelic music movement. The band was formed by Peter Albin, Sam Andrew, James Gurley and Chuck Jones in San Francisco, in a Victorian mansion boarding house owned by Peter’s uncle at 1090 Page Street in the Haight Ashbury section. Starts at 6 p.m.
Casey O'Conors in Mansfield is presenting Ken Freemann followed by 'The Mumblers.'
This weekend is the Massachusetts Tax-Free Holiday, starting on Aug. 11 and ending midnight on Aug. 12.
Casey O'Conors in Mansfield is presenting "The Cabana Boys" followed by Roctopus.
The Foxboro High School Cheerleaders will hold a car wash on Saturday, Aug. 11 (rain date Aug. 12) at the Town Hall from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Come and enjoy the Dock Dogs on Aug. 11-12 in the parking lot in front of Glee Gifts in Mansfield at 10 a.m. It's the World's Premier Canine Aquatics Competition! Fun & Festivities for the whole family. Come into glee gifts and enter to win pet-themed gifts (like an Alex and Ani Paw Print Bangle.) Add to the fun of the day with savings up to 75-percent off their special Double Dog Days of Summer Sale.
Help a Veteran by supporting the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3264 in Mansfield's BBQ with Galley Dawgs. Open to the public. $10 admission in advance. Ticket sales through the VFW Post 3264, 88 Chilson Avenue, Mansfield, MA. Starts at 2 p.m.
Satisfaction - The International Rolling Stones Show is the international touring tribute production dedicated to the World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band. Now in its eight year of production and over 1500 performances, this highly acclaimed production showcases the most authentic cast and costuming of its kind. Starts at 6 p.m. at Showcase Live.
Join The Kindercare Learning Center in Walpole for their Open House Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Come on down to either one of the AJT Supplies Saturday and take full advantage of a tax-free purchase. In addition, we will match the tax free savings and give you an additional 6.25-percent off any purchase of $150 or more.
Casey O'Conors in Mansfield is presenting, "Beatles Journey Thru the Doors." This band is features the owner of Casey O'Conors' Rob Burns.
The Mansfield Music and Arts Society is presenting a production of the East Coast award winning, original adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Matthew Kellen Burgos and Sam R. Ross, co-Artistic Directors of Vanguard Repertory Company (an LA based equity company) at 2 p.m. This production will be directed by Neil Colvin, former Chairman of the Board for Shakespeare and Company, and producer of several Tony Award nominated shows. It will be a free production held at the Black Box Theater located at 377 North Main St., Mansfield. Tickets can be reserved by calling MMAS or visiting our website. This adaptation has a running time of 90 minutes, with no intermission. It is set in the 1950s. The adaptation emphasizes accessible Shakespeare! NOTE: They were originally hoping to hold this production outdoor at Foulton's Pond on Rumford Ave, but production aspects have changed that. So now you can enjoy a break from the summer heat and enjoy this show at the air-conditioned Black Box Theater.
Patriot Place is presenting some amazing talent this year to bring music to the plaza while you shop, dine and enjoy. Here's the lineup for this Sunday's Summer Concert Series, sponsored by Patch.
- Heads Up - 4-5:30 p.m.
Entertaining, energetic, solid musicianship and a concert sound playing all familiar Top 40, Rock & Dance Covers. Heads Up is a local cover band, based in Taunton and established in September 2007. Each member has over 10 to 15 years of experience in the music and entertainment field ranging from cover bands, original music, solo/acoustic sets and functions.
- Split Risk - 6-7:30 p.m.
Split Risk is a four-piece group of musicians who play for the love of the music. They’ve been playing limited engagements in and around the Boston area for the past year. Over that time they have built a loyal following of fans. For those of you who've not heard them, their rockin' rhythm section and killer vocals will knock your socks off!
The Comcast Center is presenting Big Time Summer Tour, 7 p.m.
Tastings Wine Bar & Bistro is presenting their Summer BBQ Series at 3 p.m. Chef Lacy will be putting together a special selection of Small Plates that are prepared patio side on our new commercial grade grill. These small plates will feature an eclectic mix of ingredients from our local farming partners, including our very own Tastings run farm put together an amazing selection of small plates that are designed to be cooked on the grill and shared amongst friends and family. Be sure to check out their grill-friiendly patio menu each Sunday from 3 to 8pm.