Summer Sundays

On Sunday afternoons, enjoy new and exciting events for all ages
12noon-2pm, Tanglewood Grounds
On Sunday afternoons, enjoy new and exciting events for all ages to enhance your Tanglewood experience. Activities that take place at various locations throughout the grounds include local food tastings and other specialties of the region, face painting, and Qigong, games for families, and more!

GATES OPEN AT 12PM

Summer Sunday events are FREE for all 2:30pm Shed concert ticket holders.

VIEW SUNDAY SHED PERFORMANCES


Sunday, August 20, Activities

FARMERS MARKET 11:30-2:30pm, East Main Parking Lot, near the Main Gate
Featuring local vendors, sellling fruirt, vegetables, cheese, and other products.

FREE FOOD TASTING
12-2pm, Ice Cream Tent at the Main Gate

FREE BEER TASTING 12-2pm, Tanglewood Café

FACE PAINTING 12-4pm, Tent next to Visitors Center

KIDS' CORNER 2pm, Visitors Center Kids' Corner offers craft activities that connect to the day's musical program in a casual, drop-in atmosphere.

WHAT'S THAT SOUND 12:30pm, Chamber Music Hall
This is an Alphorn! with Richard Sebring.

PIANO DANCE-OFF 12:30-1:30pm, Theatre
TMC pianists are featured in a program showcasing an assortment of dance forms, from the Baroque through the 20th century, with commentary from Alan Smith of the TMC faculty.

TANGLEWOOD TOUR 12:30pm, Visitors Center The Boston Symphony Association of Volunteers offers free walking tours of the Tanglewood campus that last approximately one hour and include visits to the Koussevitzky Music Shed, Ozawa Hall, other music facilities, the Visitors Center history rooms, and more. In the event of inclement weather, tours will meet informally under cover.

QIGONG 1:30pm, Lawn Adjacent to the Grille Try your hand at qigong, an ancient form of energy work and dynamic meditation using gentle movement, visualization, sound and breathing. Beginners welcome.


Sunday, August 27, Activities

FREE FOOD TASTING 12-2pm, Ice Cream Tent at the Main Gate

FREE BEER TASTING 12-2pm, Tanglewood Café

FACE PAINTING 12-4pm, Tent next to Visitors Center

BEETHOVEN LIVES UPSTAIRS 12:30-1:30pm, Theater
Join WGBH's Brian McCreath as he narrates the story of Christoph, a young boy living in Vienna, who develops a gradual appreciation for his "madman" neighbor, an aging composer named Beethoven. Excerpts from Beethoven's music, including his Ninth Symphony, are interwoven throughout the tale. With Vytas Baksys, piano.

TANGLEWOOD TOUR 12:30pm, Visitors Center The Boston Symphony Association of Volunteers offers free walking tours of the Tanglewood campus that last approximately one hour and include visits to the Koussevitzky Music Shed, Ozawa Hall, other music facilities, the Visitors Center history rooms, and more. In the event of inclement weather, tours will meet informally under cover.

KIDS' CORNER1:30pm, Visitors Center Kids' Corner offers craft activities that connect to the day's musical program in a casual, drop-in atmosphere.

QIGONG 1:30pm, Lawn Adjacent to the Grille Try your hand at qigong, an ancient form of energy work and dynamic meditation using gentle movement, visualization, sound and breathing. Beginners welcome.