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Things to see and do the week of Oct. 11, 2018

  • The Music of Cream Courtesy of David Geraghty

  • The Capitol Steps Courtesy

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  • Katie McNally —Courtesy

Published: 10/10/2018 5:42:26 PM
The Music of Cream

What: Kofi Baker (son of Ginger Baker) and Malcolm Bruce (son of Jack Bruce) unite with Will Johns (nephew of Eric Clapton and son of Zeppelin/Stones/Hendrix engineer Andy) perform the musical explosion of Cream.

When: Saturday, 8 p.m.

Where: Capitol Center for the Arts, Concord

Cost: $25 to $75


The Capitol Steps

What: A Washington, D.C., comedy troupe of former Senate staffers present songs from “Make America Grin Again.” It doesn’t matter if you’re Republican or Democrat, snowflake or deplorable, you’ll find something to laugh at.

When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Flying Monkey, Plymouth

Cost: $45 to $55


Dr. Catherine Florio Pipas

What: She will present a toolkit for sustaining wellness and building resilience to balance out stressful lifestyles, especially for health professionals, in “A Doctor’s Dozen: Twelve Strategies for Personal Health and a Culture of Wellness.”

When: Friday, 5:30 p.m.

Where: Gibson’s Bookstore, Concord


Wit and Wisdom

What: Storyteller Jo Rader will discuss humor in 19th century New England in the days before cable, satellite and internet, particularly handwritten, literary “newspapers” full of wit shared in local communities.

When: Thursday, 7 p.m.

Where: Highland Lake Grange Hall, 7 Chase Hill Road, Andover

Cost: Free; refreshments served

Fall Fiddle Festival

What: The festival will bring together three fiddle players: stellar jazz violinist Jason Anick, whose credits include performances with Stevie Wonder, Delta Rae, and Girls, Guns, and Glory; Scottish fiddling phenom Katie McNally, who has been hailed as “the new face of Scottish fiddling” by “The Living Tradition Magazine”; and Concord’s own Irish and New England contradance musician Liz Faiella.

When: Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Concert at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Concord Community Music School

Cost: $75 for a full day of workshops and concert; $15 to $20 for concert only


Tomie dePaola

What: He will present his newest children’s picture book “Quiet!” A story of mindfulness and stillness.

When: Sunday, 2 p.m.

Where: Gibson’s Bookstore, Concord


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