The Old Man and The Old Moon at The Umbrella Arts Center. 8:00 PM, 3:00 PM Select Dates

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow St., Concord

Spectacular Stagecraft, Musical Storytelling, Makes for a Rousing Adventure Adventure lovers of all ages are invited to set sail on a high-energy, family-friendly epic that combines live, narrative folk music, puppetry, and theatrical effects for a unique, fantastical theater experience as The Umbrella Stage Company continues its 2021/2022 season with the The Old Man and The Old Moon, Nov. 12 - Dec. 5! The Old Man has kept his post as the sole caretaker of the moon for as long as he (or his wife, the Old Woman) can remember. When she is drawn away by a mysterious melody sparking

$15 – $44

Go Out Doors – Minute Man National Historical Park Art Exhibition

Minute Man National Historical Park 174 Liberty St., Concord

An exciting new public art exhibition has been installed in the Minute Man National Historical Park this month, in collaboration with The Umbrella Arts Center. Curated by Monkeyhouse, Go Out Doors – Minute Man National Historical Park brings unique, Park-inspired artistic perspectives to The Umbrella's "Go Out Doors – Neighbors" regional exhibition of artfully upcycled, painted doors, installed in towns throughout Battle Road, Metrowest and beyond. The doors feature designs inspired by, responding to, and creatively interpreting themes from three major sites in the Park, selected in consultation with Park interpretive staff led by Visitor Service Manager Jennifer Pierce and


“Life in the Universe: So Where Are They?” – Free Zoom presentation by Alan MacRobert, editor of Sky & Telescope magazine


Alan MacRobert has been covering the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) beat for decades.   Astronomical searches are better than ever.  Planets are abundant.  Life seems to start quickly.  So why haven't we found ETs yet -- and more pressingly, why haven't they found us? A life-covered Earth has been sitting in plain view of the galaxy for at least 400 million years.   Alan will brief us on the state of the debate today. Alan has been an editor for Sky & Telescope magazine in Cambridge since 1982.  He became fascinated with the deep paradoxes regarding life in the universe when