It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore.
Where/when: ; Friday from 12 to 5:30 p.m., Saturday from 10:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Why go: Get great discounts on a wide variety of books and support the library. All books, DVDs, music CDs and audio-books are $1 (except Children's paperbacks 2 for $1). Sunday is "Buy a Bag Day" — fill a brown paper bag and pay what you think it's worth ($3 minimum), or buy a big canvas Friends' bag for $10 and fill it for free.
Where/when: ; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Why go: There will be handouts, a demonstration of a car being cut up by the Jaws of Life and other displays. Also a chance to support the Fire Department's and Burlington Firefighters Local 2313 raise money for Susan G Komen for a Cure, a foundation for breast cancer research.
Where/when: ; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why go: Unique craft items including special food cafe, bake table and sports raffles. Proceeds help support Burlington High's athletic programs.
Pricing: $2 entry fee.
Where/when: ; Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m.
Why go: Wide variety of fun (and scary) things to do including a haunted house, hay maze, food, games, arts and crafts and a bonfire.
Where/when: Temple Shalom Emeth, 14 Lexington St, Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Why go: Lots of gifts for sale and great prices, including pottery, jewelry, childrens items, knitted gifts, homemade baked goods, accessories and more. You can also bring your old, broken and unwanted jewelry and get to sell.