Hemlock Gorge Reservation’s Annual Summer Concert & Picnic will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 6 p.m. to dusk at the park, located at Hamilton Place in Needham. (Rain date: Wednesday, Aug. 8.)
Bring a picnic supper, a chair or blanket and enjoy the setting along the Charles River. Kick back to the sounds of a talented band performing classic rock and originals. Copies of Ken Newcomb’s book about the history of Newton Upper Falls, “The Makers of the Mold” will be available at $18 per copy. For more information and map, go to www.hemlockgorge.org.
Hemlock Gorge is a 23-acre preserve along the Charles River in Needham, Newton and Wellesley and includes Echo Bridge, which was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1982 and managed by the Department of Conservation. The Friends of Hemlock Gorge watch over the preserve, host annual events such as the Spring and Fall Cleanups, Annual Picnic and document the area's history.