Slate of 300th festivities next weekend


A three-sided clock representing Lexington’s first 300 years and a time capsule reflecting community life in 2013 will be dedicated at 4 p.m. Saturday in Depot Square’s Emery Park as part of the culminating weekend of the town’s tercentennial celebrations. Other events over the Memorial Day weekend include old-time baseball games and family activities next Sunday at Center Field off Park Drive. Opening ceremonies are slated for 11:30 a.m., and the games, contests, entertainment, and music will continue from noon to 6 p.m. At 6:30 p.m. May 27, a 300th anniversary concert featuring the Lexington Bicentennial Band, the Master Singers of Lexington, the Lexington Pops Chorus, and the Lexington Symphony will be performed at Lexington High School. Tickets to the concert are $10; more information about the weekend of events can be found at www.lexington300.org .

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