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ONE: Whether you’re preparing for your special day or helping a friend or loved one get ready, you’ll want to check out the Massachusetts Bridal & Wedding Expo on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Shriners Auditorium. From fashion shows and DJ demonstrations to wedding cakes and dance lessons, there’s a little bit of everything at this show.
TWO: The Majestic Theatre will present its first of four dinner theatre performances scheduled for their 2018-19 season, “Plaza Suite,” a comedy by Neil Simon. In this wry tale about a marriage in tatters, a suburban couple take a suite at the Plaza hotel while their house is being painted, which turns out to be the one in which they honeymooned many years ago. Catch the show Friday or Saturday at 7 p.m. or Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
THREE: Temperatures may have plunged, but fresh food is still just a short drive away in the Merrimack Valley at the Chelmsford Agway Winter Farmers Market on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come purchase fresh produce, breads, seafood, coffee and more, and enjoy free seminars on backyard chicken-keeping and bee-keeping.
FOUR: Celebrate the New Year with delicious crepes at Kitchen Outfitters in Acton during “Crepes – A Drop in Demonstration” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Watch demonstration of cooking and filling crepes, take home recipes and try a sample while you’re there.
FIVE: Start off 2019 with thousands of works of art. On the first Saturday of every month at their Open Studios event, the artists of Western Avenue Studios open their doors to the public. This Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. is the first Open Art Studios of 2019.
SIX: Eclectic Martha’s Vineyard-based six piece Entrain blends rock, blues, calypso, ska, zydeco, jazz and funk – often within the same song. See them at Tupelo Music Hall from 8 to 10 p.m. on Saturday.
SEVEN: This weekend is the last to enjoy one of Concord Tour Company’s Winter Walking Tours starting at Concord’s Colonial Inn. Choose from one of three different excursions from Thursday to Sunday. Tours go from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 to 3:30 p.m.
EIGHT: The New England Reptile Expo will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown. Thousands of reptiles will be on display and for sale. Vendors will also be selling cages, supplies, feeder bugs and more.
Looking for even more great things to do this weekend? Check out our event calendar.