12/16/2018 4:30 PM
The 54th annual Messiah Sing will be held Sunday, Dec. 16, at 4:30 p.m. at the Harvard Unitarian Universalist Church. The community is invited to sing with the chorus or just listen to Handel’s music performed by professional vocal soloists and the volunteer orchestra. Bring your own score or buy one at the door. Donations are gratefully accepted to continue this tradition.
Wine Tasting at the General with Sue Nordberg
12/22/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sue Nordberg of Carolina Wines will be at the General Saturday, Dec. 22, 1 to 3 p.m. There will be a special 15% discount on cases of wine and 10% discount on bottles of wine for purchase! This event is free and open to the public (ages 21+).
Wine Tasting at the General with Charles Oliver
12/22/2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Charles Oliver of Ideal Wines will be at the General Saturday, Dec. 22, 4 to 6 p.m. There will be a special 15% discount on cases of wine and 10% discount on bottles of wine for purchase! This event is free and open to the public (ages 21+).
‘2nd First Night’ New Year’s Eve Celebration
12/31/2018 8:00 PM - 1/1/2019 12:30 AM
Ring in 2019 at Harvard’s “2nd First Night” New Year’s Eve party to benefit the Friends of the Council on Aging. The event will be an evening of socializing, music by Bare Hill Band, and dancing Monday, Dec. 31,
from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the UU Fellowship Building, 7 Elm Street. There will be a variety of savory and sweet passed hors d’oeuvres and a buffet of delectables all evening long. BYOB. Tickets are $50 per person and are available at https://firstnightharvard.tix.com
. Tickets are limited and will be sold on a first come, first served basis. All proceeds will benefit the FCOA. Visit facebook.com/firstnightharvard
or contact Heidi Siegrist at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
Conservation Trust New Year's Day Walk
1/1/2019 11:00 AM
The Harvard Conservation Trust will host its annual New Year's Day walk Tuesday, Jan. 1. at 11 a.m. The location will be determined based on conditions.
Knitters Guild Meets
1/2/2019 7:00 PM
The Nashoba Valley Knitters Guild will meet Wednesday, Jan. 2,
at 7 p.m., at St. Theresa's Church. Harvard's Lynn Cooke will demonstrate how to make flower embellishments, using both knitted and crocheted techniques. Bring your hand-knitted charity items; hats, scarves, and mittens are needed to keep people warm. The guild's annual dues are $25. There will be a $10 guest fee for this meeting. Visit www.nashobavalleyknittersguild.com
Boatbuilder Mike Taylor Speaks at Warner Free Lecture Event
1/11/2019 7:00 PM - 7:01 PM
The Warner Free Lecture Trust will present boatbuilder, veteran sailor, and Harvard resident Mike Taylor Friday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. in Volunteers Hall. Taylor will discuss large multi-hull construction and the development of the use of foils in sailing yachts.
Ringing in Russia’s Old New Year
1/12/2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
On Saturday, Jan. 12, at 1 p.m. the Museum of Russian Icons, 230 Union Street, Clinton, will host writer and historian Jennifer Eremeeva for a celebration of Russia’s “Old New Year” with tea, gingerbread, homemade strawberry jam. Eremeeva will discuss the holiday traditions that have managed to survive and even thrive despite active government repression. Members $12, Nonmembers $18.
Folksinger Bob Franke at Volunteers Hall
1/12/2019 7:30 PM
Harvard Friends of the Arts will host singer/songwriter Bob Franke Saturday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Volunteers Hall. Franke is among the most prolific and important folk songwriters to emerge since the 1960s. Throughout a continually productive career spanning more than 40 years, he has remained a popular concert headliner and teacher of songwriting.
Pan-American Dinner and Music at the General
1/19/2019 6:00 PM
The General Store will host a winter evening of Pan American music and food Saturday, Jan 19. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by a a concert at 8 p.m. Musicians Tracy Kraus on flute and Dave McClellan on guitar will perform selections by North and South American composers. There will be a cash bar serving beer and wine throughout the evening. Tickets are $45 and must be purchased in advance by phone at 978-456-0062, in person at the store, or online at eventbrite.com (search for Harvard General Store).