Three for the Weekend: Pockets full of posies

This week's event recommendations are in.

Rhododendrons near Rīga

A wonderful, colorful month has started, with the rhododendrons at the Babīte nursery in full flower. The location provides plenty of fresh air, with hundreds of subspecies of rhododendrons at a pine forest accessible easily from Rīga. Take a peek at the reproductive organs of plants each day until June 15 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

British R&B in Rīga

On May 25, the summer season at Lucavsala will officially start with the British pop-rock and R&B singer James Arthur perfroming in central Rīga under what appears to be a clear sky.

Warming up for Arthur will be the popular Latvian singer Intars Busulis and the local band Carnival Youth. The concert will be free of charge. Entry starts at 6.30 p.m.

Town festival season

The season of town festivals starts, with Sigulda, for example, holding its annual celebration with an extensive array of outdoor activities and events.

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