Kix Brooks is playing at 6 p.m. at Showcase Live in Patriot Place. Best known as one-half of legendary country music superstars Brooks & Dunn, Kix Brooks has embarked on an exciting new solo career that's sure to thrill both long-time fans of the duo, and make new fans that are just learning of the influence and reach of his long, distinguished career.
InTransition is playing at the Tavern in Wrentham with Aftermath opening at 8 p.m. Join the Tavern as they celebrate the opening of their new addition both Friday and Saturday night with both bands playing both nights.
Casey O'Conors in Mansfield is presenting the Teter Todders at 7 p.m.
The Mass Cruisers Auto Club 2012 AutoFest is on tap to provide entertainment and fun for the entire family at the Cracker Barrel Fairgrounds in Wrentham with its 21st Annual Car Show on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Central AutoGroup, Norfolk Power Equipment and Sacchetti Insurance. Two local bands, Fat Cat Blue and The Throwdown Band will provide continuous entertainment with FM 101 Cruisn' Bruce Palmer providing the D.J. duties during breaks.
Casey O'Conors in Mansfield is presenting DJ Rob from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. followed by the local band Classic Vibe.
KinderCare in Mansfield is hosting an Open House from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Every activity and lesson in our classrooms is created to help your child explore, share and grow in a safe and nurturing environment. Whether your child has first words or first grade on the horizon, see how we prepare your child for success in school and beyond.
The Comcast Center is presenting Def Leppard, 7 p.m.
Casey O'Conors in Mansfield is presenting Eddie Lasco acoustic stylings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Patriot Place Sounds of Summer Concert Series, presented by Patch.com, will be presenting City of Squares from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The music of piano-based rock quartet City of Squares (formerly The Briar Rose) combines the ferocity of powerhouses such as Bruce Springsteen and Michael Jackson with the sophisticated sensibility of poets like Sarah McLachlan and Damien Rice. Built upon a crooked tower of blues and soul, their distinctive brand of modern rock comes complete with edgy riffs, sultry undertones, danceable grooves and attitude to spare.