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.

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Sunday, July 16 Activities

12pm, Visitors Center
Kids' Corner 
Kids' Corner offers craft activities that connect to the day's musical program in a casual, drop-in atmosphere. 

12:30-1:30pm, Theater
THE PERCEPTION AND MEASUREMENT OF TIME 
How we perceive time has a profound effect on the choices musicians and composers make. A "talk with music" on the concept of capturing and experiencing time; with BSO Associate Conductor Ken-David Masur, pianist Melinda Lee Masur, and students from the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.

12:30pm, Visitors Center
Free Tanglewood Tour 
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.


Sunday, July 23 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

PERCUSSION DEMO: HARRISON @ 100 12:30-1:30pm, Theater BSO Assistant Timpanist Dan Bauch leads a performance of Lou Harrison's Violin Concerto in celebration of the composer's 100th birthday, featuring New Fromm violinist Samantha Bennett with TMC percussion fellows. Preceded by a demonstration of techniques used in the work.

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.

WATCH AND PLAY 1pm, Chamber Music Hall Watch and Play is an interactive musical performance designed to engage children ages 3-10 in the Tanglewood musical experience. This week features a Woodwind Quintet, Brass Quintet, and Clarinet Quartet from the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.

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


Sunday, July 30 Activites

FARMERS MARKET 12-5pm East Main Parking Lot, near the Main Gate Featuring local vendors selling fruit, vegetables, cheeses, 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 12pm, 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, Rear of Shed Meet the Harp with Franziska Huhn.

CHORAL ARTS SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON YOUTH CHOIR 12:30-1:30pm, Theater Following up their Saturday evening performance in Berlioz' Te Deum with the BSO, the Choral Arts Youth Choir will be featured in a 45-minute program of varied repertoire, led by Director Brandon Straub.

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.


Sunday, August 6, 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

SHAKESPEARE AND THE MUSIC OF THE SPHERES 12:30-1:30pm, Theater Stage director Bill Barclay, whose adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream the BSO performs with actors on August 5th, considers the use of music in Shakespeare's plays. Featuring Lenox's own Cantilena Chamber Choir, led by Andrea Goodman.

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.

WATCH AND PLAY 1pm, Chamber Music Hall Watch and Play is an interactive musical performance designed to engage children ages 3-10 in the Tanglewood musical experience. This week features Tanglewood Music Center Fellows performing chamber music for woodwinds.

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


Check back here for more information about upcoming Summer Sunday Activities!