- Life Achievement/Preservationist of the Year Award: Recognizes an individual who has demonstrated a sustained commitment to the preservation movement for the benefit of the Town of Concord. Nominations for companies, institutions, and neighborhood associations that have made a significant contribution to preserving the historic character of the Town will also be considered. … [Read more...] about Deadline Extended! Concord Historical Commission 2020 Preservation Awards
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Praised by the Washington Post for her "marvelous violin acrobatics", violinist Sarah Whitney is known for her musical versatility and has been heard worldwide across stages in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa and the United States. She is recognized as a performer, teacher, entrepreneur and advocate for bringing fresh new ideas to classical music. Based in New York City, she is a member of the acclaimed string quintet SYBARITE5, one of the fastest-rising chamber-music ensembles in the United States. … [Read more...] about Beyond the Notes brings Grammy Award-winning artists to Concord!
In 1846, after Texas gained its independence from Mexico, the Lone Star State needed to open its barren landscape with gritty pioneers. German immigrants answered the call, coming to Fredericksburg with a promise of 10 acres of land to farm and a small plot in town, according to the Texas State Historical Association. Since their settlers' farms were about 20 miles away on rough terrain, they couldn’t just go into town whenever they wished. … [Read more...] about Affordable Sunday House rentals in Fredericksburg, the ‘Aspen of Texas’
“Unilateral withdrawal from institutions, or blockages of decision-making within them, are unacceptable and counter-productive from any side and would only undermine the very improvements and progress that citizens wish to see," a joint statement said. … [Read more...] about Bosnian Serb leader calls for dissolution of Bosnia
Spend a glorious weekend taking in the rich landscape of Oregon’s Tualatin Valley. Here, more than 30 wineries provide a nonstop tasting tour of award-winning Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay. Follow a wine trail route or design your own weekend plan based on a particular palate. Visit spirited Union Wine Company to savor their no-pretense Underwood, famous for flavor and sleek design. Sample multi-generational winemaking at Ponzi Vineyards, known for their Italian varietals. Then, relax at the tasting room for tried and true, longstanding local favorite Tualatin Estate Vineyard. … [Read more...] about Tastings and tours: Best places in the Pacific Northwest for a spring weekend wine getaway