Things to Do

Branch Line

Branch Line is a neighborhood rotisserie and wood fire grill serving wine and beer.

Outdoor bocce and patio seating as weather permits.

Open for lunch & dinner Monday – Saturday.

www.branchlinearsenal.com

New Rep Theatre

New Repertory Theatre is the award-winning, professional theatre company in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown, MA. For over 30 years, New Rep has been a leader of self-produced theatre in greater Boston, producing contemporary and classic dramas, comedies, and musicals in both the 340-seat Charles Mosesian Theater and the 90-seat Black Box Theater. In addition to its mainstage productions, New Rep produces Next Voices, a program dedicated to developing new plays through staged readings and world premiere productions. Under its Lifelong Enrichment Arts Programs (LEAP), New Rep also produces its Classic Repertory Company, Page to Stage, Insider Experiences, and Spotlight Symposium Series. New Rep is dedicated to its mission to produce plays that speak powerfully to the essential ideas of our time. Through the passion and electricity of live theater performed to the highest standards of excellence, New Rep expands and challenges the human spirit of both artists and audience. For more information please visit newrep.org

Watertown Farmers Market

The Watertown Farmer’s Market offers farm-raised food overlooking the cityscape, where the answer to “Is this local?” is always a resounding yes.

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Summer Lunch Concert Series

The Arsenal, in conjunction with The Arsenal Center for the Arts, hosts a lunchtime concert series on Wednesdays in June & September from 12pm–1pm.  The concert is held on the large green in the center of campus, and is free and open to the community.

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Bicycle Workshops

Every two weeks, May- November, Landry’s Bicycles is on campus giving a bike workshop that is free and open to the community. Stop by and learn how to fix a flat tire, how to tune up your bike, how to safely ride around Watertown, or join them on a relaxing bike ride. A bicycle is encouraged, but not needed. These workshops meet bi-weekly on Thursdays, on the front lawn in conjunction with the Farmers Market.

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Food Trucks

The Arsenal hosts a daily food truck program along Wooley Ave in front of Building 97. Trucks are onsite from 11:00am–2pm.

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Lawn Games

The Arsenal has a variety of lawn games that can be used by anyone visiting campus. Games such as Ladder Ball, Baggo, KanJam, Whiffle Ball, and Horse Shoes can all be acquired at the Reception desk in the atrium of Building 400 from May–November.

Frisbee Golf

Grab a disc and try your arm at our 9-hole golf course! Cages start at the corner of the 400 Green Space and provide a beautiful walk around campus. Bring your own or grab a disk from the Reception desk in the atrium of Building 311. The ‘back nine’ will be added in the coming years.

CSA Programs

We proudly support The Farm School in Athol, MA, and serve as a pick-up spot for their summer & winter CSA programs. Community members can enroll online, and summer shares are picked up at The Farm School’s stand at the Farmers’ Market. Winter meat shares can be picked up in a freezer inside of Building 400.

We also partner with local caterer, Cuisine en Locale, and act as a pick-up spot for their Once A Week Meal Delivery service. Community members can enroll online and pick up their organic, local, made-from-scratch weekly meals from our refrigerator inside of Building 400.