Arts & entertainment

The Boston Calendar is an easy-to-use eclectic listing of activities in the Boston area, including everything from films, yoga, storytelling performances, trivia contests, lectures, comedy shows, theater, and more. You can use the many filters to find what interests you most.

Cary Hall, Lexington


The Cary Memorial Building, named for Isaac Harris Cary, was built in 1928. The Colonial styled building, with its grand auditorium, has provided the community with a year-round site for musical programming and popular events for eighty years and is home to the Lexington Symphony.

The Regent Theatre in Arlington Center


Built in 1916 as a venue for vaudeville, the historic Regent Theatre is an intimate 500-seat performing arts center, “Arlington’s Show Place of Entertainment,” featuring live music concerts, theatre, dance events, family entertainment, comedy, film specials, and more.

Just a 15-minute drive from Quail Run, the theatre is handicap accessible with free parking across the street (nights and weekends after 3pm on Saturday) and good restaurants and shops within easy walking distance.

Click here to see a schedule of upcoming events.

For a map of the theatre’s location, click here.

7 Medford Street
Arlington, MA
(781) 646-4849

Stoneham Theater

Built in 1917 during the silent film era, the Stoneham Theatre had it best days in the 1940s, but fell on hard times during the 1960s. It closed and remained abandoned for 25 years until a complete renovation and reopening in 2000.

The Stoneham produces 6 to 7 plays and musicals each year as part of its Mainstage series. As a professional not-for-profit regional theatre, it features the highest caliber professional actors, directors, and designers to create the finest quality theatre possible.

395 Main Street
Stoneham, MA 02180
(781) 279-2200

choral societyMishawum Choral Society

The Mishawum Choral Society is a community chorus for experienced singers with a love of choral music who wish to rehearse and sing in our concerts. Rehearsals are at Woburn Memorial High School on Tuesday nights at 7:30 pm.


 The Peabody Essex Museum
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The Peabody Essex Museum’s Chinese export art collection is the most comprehensive and celebrated collection of its kind and includes furniture, paintings and decorative objects. On exhibit until September 2016.

The Peabody-Essex Museum  in nearby Salem is one of the Boston area’s finest museums and offers outstanding works primarily from the 1700s to today, including African, American, Asian, maritime, Native American and Oceanic art, paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings, textiles, architecture and decorative objects.


On exhibit until October 2016 at the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple Museum & Library in Lexington are 50 clocks from the Museum’s collection among other exhibits.

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