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The Woburn Historical Society presents the Merry Minstrels in a Musical Celebration of Saint Patrick's Day

From date: 
Sun, 03/19/2017 - 4:00pm
The Merry Minstrels' musicians & vocalists will perform traditional Irish tunes

The Woburn Historical Society invites you to join our observance of Saint Patrick's Day with the Merry Minstrels' annual performance celebrating the music of the Emerald Isle.  This year's program will take place in the Wyman School Auditorium, 677 Main Street, Woburn, on Sunday, March 19th, at 4pm. 

Reminisce: New England's Premiere Doo-Wop Group Performs

From date: 
Mon, 12/12/2016 - 7:00pm

The Woburn Historical Society presents Reminisce, New England's Premiere doo-wop group, who will be performing at the Flaherty Auditorium at Woburn Memorial High School on Monday, December 12 at 7pm. The show is free and open to the public, and doors will open at 6:30pm. Along with a great night of music, a restaurant raffle drawing with thirteen prizes will be drawn just before the show. Click here for more information about the concert.

Harvard a cappella group presented by Woburn Historical Society

From date: 
Mon, 12/07/2015 - 7:00pm
Krokodiloes

The Woburn Historical Society is sponsoring the Harvard Krokodiloes at Woburn Memorial High School. The Krokodiloes are Harvard's oldest a cappella group. This will be the second time the group has been hosted at the high school.

Watch a preview of the group here.

Woburn's Road to Revolution

From date: 
Sat, 05/16/2015 - 12:00pm

The Woburn Historical Commission, in partnership with Freedom's Way, will present "Woburn's Road to Revolution"  on Saturday, May 16th, from 12pm to 3pm, at the Battle Road Conservation Area in Woburn.  The program will include guided walking tours along a portion of Old Lexington Road, which still remains preserved much as it was in the 18th century.  The Woburn Militia traveled this road on their way to Lexington, answering the alarm on April 19th, 1775.  Reenactors in period dress will be portraying historical characters at Tarky Park, 256 Russell St., Woburn MA, 01801, where the tours b

The Woburn Historical Commission, in partnership with Freedom's Way, will present "Woburn's Road to Revolution"  on Saturday, May 16th, from 12pm to 3pm, at the Battle Road Conservation Area in Woburn.  The program will include guided walking tours along a portion of Old Lexington Road, which still remains preserved much as it was in the 18th century.  The Woburn Militia traveled this road on their way to Lexington, answering the alarm on April 19th, 1775.  Reenactors in period dress will be portraying historical characters at Tarky Park, 256 Russell St., Woburn MA, 01801, where the tours begin at 12 noon.  The tours are free and open to the public with free, off street parking. 

For further information, see Woburn's Road to Revolution on Facebook.com/battleroadwoburn, or call 781-933-4976, or email battleroadwoburn@milk.toast.net.

World War I Exhibt ~ Open House

Saturday, April 11 at the Burdett Mansion, 7 Mishawum Road, Woburn
 

Please join the Woburn Historical Society for an OPEN HOUSE to launch their WORLD WAR I EXHIBIT on Saturday ~ April 11, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to honor the 100th anniversary of the beginning of WWI in 1914. The US joined the war in 1917 when over 1,400 men and women from Woburn served as part of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) and on the homefront. On display are US, German, French, Italian and Canadian artifacts.

This is a great educational opportunity for young and old alike to learn about the Great War and the sacrifices of our Woburn men and women.

The exhibit will also be available for viewing Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon through the end of June.

This program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
 

Featuring the Beantown Swing Orchestra and American Idol Finalist John Stevens.

The Woburn Historical Society invites you to “An Evening of Swing” featuring the Beantown Swing Orchestra, Monday, December 15th, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Woburn  Memorial High School Auditorium.  Swing into the holiday season as you listen to the Beantown Swing Orchestra perform vintage swing era classics as well as popular and original custom songs. 
 

Tickets for this holiday concert are $10 per person and are on sale now at theWoburn Historical Society, 7 Mishawum Road, Woburn, during normal business hours, Monday, Wednesday and Saturdays 10:00-12:00 noon. They are also  available on-line atwww.WoburnHistoricalSociety.com.