Programs and Events
Stories In Stone
Fridays in July and August, 11 AM, Buckman Tavern
Explore the Old Burying Ground with us in a new tour! Walk through over three centuries of Lexington's past. The Old Burying Ground contains some of the most beautiful gravestone art in New England, and even has stones signed by their carvers! Discover how mortuary art has changed over time here, and meet some of Lexington's most famous inhabitants along the way.
$5/adult, 16 & under FREE. Buy tickets at Buckman Tavern.
First Shot! 1775 Summer Program
July 9-13, 2018, 9 AM - 3 PM each day
Our annual summer program, now in its 7th year, includes activities related to 18th century Lexington and the American Revolution. Activities will include crafts, games, tours of the Lexington Historical Society’s historic sites and battle reenactments. Students will be walking between the Society’s historic sites for activities and programs.
More info and registration details.
Saturday, August 11, 7:00 PM at the Depot
Back by popular demand!
Join us for a night in the 18th century underworld with a bawdy singalong and a presentation of The Beggar’s Opera, the first modern comedy musical from 1728! Follow the infamous highwayman Macheath as he tries to dodge his wife’s greedy family and the other ladies he abandoned along the way. Abridged by Diane Taraz, founder of the LHS Colonial Singers.
Admission includes 18th century snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Cash bar - try a glass of authentic Peachum's Punch!
$15 Members, $20 nonmembers.
This is a 21+ event.
HAMILTUNES - An American Singalong
Friday, September 14, 6:30 PM, Cary Hall
Rise up and sing! Lexington Historical Society is thrilled to be hosting an officially licensed singalong of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!
Participate from the audience, or sign up to go onstage and lead the group in song. Costumes are encouraged!
$4, children under 7 free.
Tickets go on sale FRIDAY, JUNE 15.
Click HERE for more information.