Pick of the day
Going to the well
Nine of the approximately 70 photos on view at “Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage” were shot in Concord, a town the iconic photographer visited in 2010 and described as “a deep well of stories about people and places.” The other images were taken between 2009-2011 and feature homes of Elvis Presley, Louisa May Alcott, and Eleanor Roosevelt, plus places like Niagara Falls (detail pictured) and Old Faithful. Daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Thurs and Fri until 8 p.m. beginning July 5; through Sept. 23). $10, $8 seniors and college students, $5 ages 6-18. Concord Museum, 53 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord. 978-369-9763. www.concordmuseum.org
A rose garden is a rose garden is a rose garden Adorn the orb on your neck with a fabulous chapeau for The Rose Garden Party fund-raiser to benefit Boston’s ParkARTS programs. Mayor and Mrs. Menino will be there along with more than 150 types of roses, plus food and entertainment. Good luck in the “Hats Galore!” contest. 5:30-8 p.m. $125 and up. Tent at the Kelleher Rose Garden, Park Drive and Agassiz Road, Back Bay Fens, Boston. 617-635-4032. www.cityof
On and off the ground
Don’t expect squirting seltzer bottles; do expect lovers walking on air before a first kiss and later twisting themselves into knots at the Boston Circus Guild’s “Threshold.” June 28 and 29 at 8:30 p.m. $25 and $35. Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville. 800-838-3006. www.bostoncircus
She made us love her We recently saw Kathy St. George play a muse in “Xanadu,” and now the Boston actress takes on a Hollywood muse at “Dear Miss Garland.” This one-woman show is St. George’s “love letter” to Miss Garland. 7:30 p.m. (through July 22). $44, $40 seniors, $20 students. Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main St., Stoneham. 781-279-2200. www.stonehamtheatre.org
In the Navy We only have room to cover 299 of the more than 300 events at Boston Harborfest, Boston Navy Week, and OpSail 2012, so rather than leave something out, we’ll just tell you that it’s all about honoring the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Events include historical reenactments, cruises, Tall Ship tours, concerts, and Chowderfest (July 1). June 28 ship tours from
10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Harborfest through July 4; Navy Week through July 6; OpSail June 30-July 5). Many events are free. Throughout Boston. 617-227-1528.
www.bostonharborfest.com; www.navyweek.org/boston2012; www.opsail.org
Important issues are covered in the 40 minutes of
“Know the Law!” Boston teens act out stories of teenagers in trouble to illustrate what happens when you make right and wrong choices.
Presented by Huntington Theatre Company. June 29 at 7 p.m. (June 30 at 2 p.m.). Free. Kroc Center, 650 Dudley St., Dorchester. 617-266-0800. www.huntington
Art on the go There are food trucks, bookmobiles, blood pressure trailers outside supermarkets, so why not art on wheels? The White Walls Boston mobile art series gets underway with “Phototrop” by Jesse Kaminsky and Vela Phelan. We can’t tell you where or what time the wheels will be parked, but you can find out on the website on June 29. June 30. Free. www.whitewalls
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the hours when “Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage” would be on view at the Concord Museum.