Jul 26, 2014

Get Out: A Comedy Show, Concerts, and Dancing With The Stars

It’s Thursday, and you have no idea what to do this weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We have the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for activities to do and new places to explore in and around town.

Get Out: A Comedy Show, Concerts, and Dancing With The Stars

  • Where/When: First Parish of Watertown, 35 Church St., Watertown, Friday, 8 p.m.
  • Why Go: Massachusetts native Jimmy Tingle performs in the season finale of the Tremedal Concerts fundraiser series at First Parish.  Come enjoy an evening of laughs with this master comedian and wordsmith. 
  • Pricing: $25

  • Where/When: Hovey Players, 9 Spring St., Waltham, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m.
  • Why Go: It's opening weekend for the Hovey Players newest production: Noel Coward’s classic comedy “Private Lives.”  Complimentary refreshments and dishes donated by Baan Thai Restaurant will be served following Friday’s performance.
  • Pricing: $16, $14 seniors and students.

  • Where/When: St. James Armenian Apostolic Church, 465 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, Saturday, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
  • Why Go: Take a swing dance lesson from 8 p.m.-9 p.m., then dance the night away to the Swing Out Big Band, led by Domenic Valarioti.  This 18-member band will perform classics from the swing era, including the music of Count Basie and Frank Sinatra.
  • Pricing: $15, $10 for students

  • Where/When: Reagle Music Theatre, 617 Lexington St., Waltham, Sunday, 2 p.m.
  • Why Go: This show, featuring Alec Mazo and Edyta Sliwinska from “Dancing With The Stars,” infuses ballroom dance with the latest hip-hop styles.  The performance was conceived and choreographed by Emmy- nominated choreographer Louis Van Amstel.
  • Pricing: $35-$50

  • Where/When: Gore Place Society, 52 Gore St., Waltham, Sunday, 3 p.m.
  • Why Go: Guitarist Scott Sanchez plays in the Great Hall of the Governor Gore mansion.  Sanchez will perform music by Manuel Ponce, Agustin Barrios, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington and other composers.
  • Pricing: $12 in advance, $15 at the door, $10 for members and students.

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