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Get Out This Weekend: Feb. 18-20

Rumor has it a beautiful weekend is on the way. Patch is here to help you make the most of getting out of your house.

It's Thursday and a beautiful weekend approaches (at least according to the National Weather Service).

Patch wants to help you Get Out of the house. We've got the best bets for your work-is-done-I'm-outta-here time. Check out our picks for activities to hit and experiences to have this weekend.

1. ALL-STAR BASKETBALL GAME

Where/When: Wayland High School Field House; Saturday, Feb. 19, games start at 6 p.m. (three-point shootout is at 10 a.m.)

Why go: Celtics tickets are expensive and there is a ton of basketball talent right in your own backyard. Athletes from throughout the region will come together at the WHS Field House for this year's DCL All-Star games. the three-point shoot-out is in the morning, with the girls and guys playing a game that night.

2.

Where/When: , Sudbury, Saturday, Feb. 19, from 8:30 to 10 p.m.

Why Go: The night starts off with a talk about owls found in Massachusetts, and will continue on the trails of the refuge. Participants will attempt to locate owls, and are welcome to bring a flashlight or headlamp. Be sure to dress warmly.

Pricing: free for SVT members; $10 for non-members. Reservations are required.

3.

Where/When: , Wayland, Saturday, Feb. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Why Go: Local farmers sell fresh vegetables grown in high tunnels, growing hydroponically and through winter storage. Nothing like fresh veggies in the middle of winter! More than 30 vendors are at the market every Saturday.

Pricing: Varies by vendor.

4.

Where/When: The Elephant's Trunk Bookstore, Lexington, Saturday, Feb. 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Why Go: This new children's bookstore will celebrate its opening with cookies, storytimes and a raffle.

Pricing: Free

5.

Where/When: National Heritage Museum, Lexington, Sunday, Feb. 20, noon to 4 p.m.

Why Go: The Museum launches February School Vacation Week with a weekend filled with model railroading fun. 

Pricing: $7 to get into the special exhibit, but museum admission is free.

And still you want more? Check out our family-friendly refreshed every week.

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