Weekend Planner: June 30-July 1
Here's a look at what's going on in the area this weekend including the Tall Ships, Moster Mini Golf, and the Peak House.
1. Boston Tall Ships
Where/When: Boston Harbor; 9 a.m. until ?
Why Go: Experience the Tall Ships as part of the bicentennial celebration of the War of 1812. Boston Harbor will be filled with square-rigged vessels, canvas and oak through next week.
Pricing: By activity
2. Monster Mini Golf and Book Signing Extravaganza
Where/When: Monster Mini Golf, 1560 Boston Providence Tpke, Norwood; Saturday, June 30, 5-7 p.m.
Why Go: Local author Anna Staniszewski will be signing copies of her children's novel, My Very Unfairy Tale Life, at Monster Mini-Golf in Norwood. What does a book have to do with mini-golf? The main character is not only a magical adventurer, she's also a mini-golf enthusiast!
Pricing: Book reading and craft fun are free. Glow-in-the-dark mini-golf is $7 for "little monsters" and $8 for "big monsters."
3. Dedham Square Country Market
Where/When: 626 High St, Dedham; Sunday, July 1, 10 a.m.
Why Go: A weekly market will be held at the new "Dedham Square Country Market" located in the Odd Fellows building (next to Nest). The market has been organized by Greg Agnew, proprietor of the Dedham Square Country Market, whose family farm "Lemon Thyme Farm" was a regular vendor at the Dedham Farmers Market last season. For a list of vendors, click here.
4. How Do Men Think (Or Do They?) Comedy Dinner Show
Where/When: Renaissance Hotel and Spa at Patriot Place, Foxborough; Friday, June 29, 8:30 p.m.
Why Go: How can women know exactly how men think? Will women ever truly understand male thoughts? Is it possible for women to think from male point of view? The answer to all of these questions? Be careful what you wish for. That's the message many take from the all-male standup comedy show “How Men Think (Or Do They?): A hilarious peek inside the male mind."
Pricing: $49, buy tickets here
5. Peak House Open
Where/When: 347 Main Street, Medfield; Sundays from 2-5 p.m.
Why Go: Tour Medfield’s most recognized building. The Peak House was originally built about 1668, and was one of 32 houses that was burned down February 21, 1676 in King Philip's War. It was rebuilt about 1680 and is one of the earliest surviving examples of Postmedieval English (Elizabethan) architecture in the United States.
About this column: "Get Out!" is a weekly column featuring local weekend events