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WHAT'S HAPPENING IN CAMBRIDGE THIS WEEKEND, MAY 1-3


We welcome the many competitors in town this weekend for Six Pillars Century, the H.O.P.E. 10K, and the Wild Goose Chase. Good luck, be safe, and enjoy! If you like, you can download and print this Weekend Update as a beautiful PDF (104KB).

FRIDAY, MAY 1: 1. Flower fair: Lots of flowers and plants, food, flea market, more. 10am–4pm. St. Paul’s, 205 Maryland Ave.  2. Music: Spare Time at Scoop Station, 8pm. 400 Muir St.   SATURDAY, MAY 2: 1. Indoor Yard sale: Governor’s Hall at Sailwinds Park, 200 Byrn St. 7 am-3 pm. $1 admission.   2. Historic walking tour: One-hour tour of historic  High Street. 11am, weather permitting. Long Wharf at the end of High Street. To reserve: 410.901.1000. $ 3. Tall ship: Peacemaker, a 150-foot tall ship (pictured here), is at Long Wharf (at the end of High Street) now and has free dockside tours through May 4. Plus music and folk dancing Saturday, 3-9pm.  4.  Skipjack cruise: The Nathan of Dorchester opens its sailing season with a two-hour cruise. 1pm, Long Wharf  at the end of High Street. To reserve: 410.228.7141.  www.skipjack-nathan.org   $   5. Music: Blues and Rock Jam at Scoop Station, 7:30pm. 400 Muir St.   6. Music: Lisa Rowe at Jimmie & Sook’s Raw Bar and Grill, 9:30pm. 421 Race St.    IN THE STORES:  1. Backfin Antiques: Free on-site appraisals on Saturdays in May, 10am–5pm. 411 Washington St.  2. JFH Designs: To celebrate the shop’s third anniversary, buy three window treatments and get the fourth free. Good May 1-31. 201 Maryland Ave.   3. Dragonfly Boutique: Tommy Bahama swimwear is arriving. Get there before May 1 and catch the end of the spring sale: $20 off a purchase of $100 or more. 406 Race St.   ART: 1. 447 Studios & Gallery: Featuring the work of artists with studios that ring the gallery. Saturday, 10am-4pm. 447 Race St.   2. Dorchester Center for the Arts: Last chance for “Beyond Dorchester County.” Friday and Saturday, 10am–2pm. 321 High St.    3. Joie de Vivre Gallery: Featured artists: direct metal artist Paul Lockhart; mixed media artist Janet DiNapoli. Thursday–Saturday, 10am-5pm. 410 Race St.   4. Main Street Gallery: “In the Groove,” mixed media show with 16 Eastern Shore artists. Friday and Saturday, 11am-4pm. 413 Muir St.   5. Maris Elaine Gallery: Last weekend for the Working Artist Forum show. Thursday–Saturday 11-6pm; Sunday 11-5pm. 520 Race St.

Peacemaker Tall Ship in Cambridge, MD

 The Peacemaker is docked at Long Wharf on High Street in Cambridge, offering free dockside tours until May 4. [Photo by Jill Jasuta]