PICK OF THE DAY
Feels like . . . Saturday If you missed their performance with Journey on the CMT Music Awards, catch Rascal Flatts live in Mansfield on Saturday. The country trio follows openers Little Big Town, Eli Young Band, and Edens Edge. June 16 at 7 p.m. $25.50-$60.25. Comcast Center, 885 S. Main St., Mansfield. 800-745-3000. www.livenation.com
Over the river and through the trails An outdoor sculpture walk along trails and in the fields overlooking the Essex River is a new addition to Art in the Barn. Proceeds from the three-day show of paintings, ceramics, jewelry, and more support the Essex County Greenbelt land conservation organization. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (reception 6-8:30 p.m.; through June 17 with varying hours). Free. Cox Reservation, 82 Eastern Ave., Essex.
Happy feet and flick Before you meet Mumble, Gloria, and their son, Erik, in “Happy Feet 2,” bring a picnic, save your lawn spot, and grab free food samples at Free Friday Flicks. Sundown (6 p.m. activities; check website for summer schedule; call if inclement weather). Free. DCR Hatch Memorial Shell, Esplanade, Boston. 617-787-7200. boston.cbslocal.com/flicks
Old and new The War of 1812 took three years, but the new interactive exhibit at the USS Constitution Museum is permanent. Saturday’s events include the unfurling of three 90-by-45-foot flags (noon), ribbon cutting with Pops conductor Keith Lockhart (12:30 p.m.), and the exhibit “Old Ironsides 1812 Discovery Center.” June 16 from June 16 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (museum closes at 6 p.m.). Free. USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22, Charlestown. 617-426-1812. www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org
Ferry first Think of your ferry ride as the opening act for the Berklee Music Fest on Georges Island. Berklee College of Music students and alumni headline concerts at Fort Warren, and Saturday’s music starts with the rock, pop, and blues of Canary, followed by the Luke Mulholland Band and Sounds of Venus. June 16 at 2 p.m., weather permitting (July 21 and Aug. 18). Free (ferry tickets are $15, $11 seniors, $9 kids). June 16 ferries depart every 75 minutes between 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. from Long Wharf, Boston.
A walk in the park Take Dad for a two-hour “Country in the City” guided walk of Franklin Park. A National Park Service ranger from the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site will talk about Olmsted’s plan for Franklin Park and show you Scarboro Pond, Schoolmaster Hill, the Country Park meadow, and a section of the Wilderness. June 17 at 10 a.m., rain or shine. Free. Meet at the Resting Place picnic tables across from Lemuel Shattuck Hospital near the Franklin Park Forest Hills entrance, Boston. 617-566-1689, ext. 221. www.nps.gov/frla