1 FAMILY FARM NIGHT: 5:30 p.m. June 13, Wright-Locke Farm, 1827 Barn, 78 Ridge St., Winchester. Free. For information: http://wlfarm.org The family farm concert series is returning for tunes on the farm hillside. Attendees can bring a picnic and nonalcoholic drinks. A cash bar will be available for the adults — and popsicles, popcorn and other snacks for sale in the farmstand. Bring a blanket or some lawn chairs and settle back to enjoy the show. This event is free.
2 GARDEN TOUR/LUNCHEON: noon-4 p.m. June 14. Cost: $35, luncheon and tour; $25, tour only (prices increase by $5 day of). For information: http://winchesterchamber.com/events. Eight Winchester gardens will be visited on the tour. An optional La Patisserie luncheon will take place at 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. All proceeds from this event will support the Town Beautification fund, which helps purchase the hanging baskets and holiday lights, now lit year round. Advance tickets can be purchased by check or cash at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester.
3 SPOON CARVING: 9 a.m.-noon June 15, Wright-Locke Farm, 1827 Barn, 78 Ridge St., Winchester. Cost: $70. For information: http://wlfarm.org. Alyssa Pitman from Spire Woodshop will teach how to carve a spoon from fresh-cut wood. This course is designed for beginners and will cover wood anatomy, axing out a spoon blank from a tree or tree branch, knife holds and techniques, basic sharpening skills, drying and finishing. Each student will walk away with their own spoon and receive sandpaper and a food-safe oil/beeswax blend for finishing.
4 WINCHESTER FARMERS MARKET: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 15, Winchester Town Common. For information and tickets: http://winchesterfarmersmarket.org. The Winchester Farmers Market will open for the season next month, featuring local produce, cheeses, meats and sweets.
5 THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE WITH GARY HYLANDER: 10:30 a.m. June 18, Jenks Center, 109 Skillings Road, Winchester. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, the last major German offensive of World War II. Dr. Gary Hylander, a presidential historian, will present on this pivotal part of American history. Over the objections of his generals, Hitler ordered a massive counterattack against Allied forces around the Ardennes Forest in eastern Belgium, northeast France and Luxembourg. Hitler’s plan was to split the Anglo-American front and to seek a negotiated peace in the west.