Here's a look at what's happening around the area this weekend.
1. Concerts on the Common: The Sharon Concert Band
Where/When: Norwood Town Common; Sunday, July 1, 7 p.m.
Why Go: The Norwood Concerts on the Common series continues with a performance by the Sharon Concert Band. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and enjoy good music and good company.
2. Monster Mini Golf and Book Signing Extravaganza
Where/When: Monster Mini Golf, 1560 Boston Providence Tpke, Norwood; Saturday, June 30, 5 p.m.
Why Go: Local author Anna Staniszewski will be signing copies of her children's novel, My Very Unfairy Tale Life, at Monster Mini-Golf in Norwood. What does a book have to do with mini-golf? The main character is not only a magical adventurer. She's also a mini-golf enthusiast! Come anytime between 5-7 p.m.
Pricing: Book reading and craft fun are free. Glow-in-the-dark mini-golf is $7 for "little monsters" and $8 for "big monsters."
3. Dedham Square Country Market
Where/When: 626 High St, Dedham; Sunday, July 1, 10 a.m.
Why Go: A weekly market will be held at the new "Dedham Square Country Market" located in the Odd Fellows building (next to Nest). The market has been organized by Greg Agnew, proprietor of the Dedham Square Country Market, whose family farm "Lemon Thyme Farm" was a regular vendor at the Dedham Farmers Market last season. For a list of vendors, click here.
4. How Do Men Think (Or Do They?) Comedy Dinner Show
Where/When: Renaissance Hotel and Spa at Patriot Place, Foxborough; Friday, June 29, 8:30 p.m.
Why Go: How can women know exactly how men think? Will women ever truly understand male thoughts? Is it possible for women to think from male point of view? The answer to all of these questions? Be careful what you wish for. That's the message many take from the all-male standup comedy show “How Men Think (Or Do They?): A hilarious peek inside the male mind."
Pricing: $49, buy tickets here
5. Free Family Movie Night: Happy Feet 2
Why Go: Head on over to the Dedham Community House for a free family movie night on the front lawn! Bring your family and friends and something to sit on and enjoy a movie and some movie snacks, generously provided by Donahue Real Estate.