Saturday, May 26
2012 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship – Division 1 Semifinals - Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.
The D1 Men's Lacrosse Tournament is down to its final four teams. Of the original top four teams, three are still playing: Loyola Maryland, Duke and Notre Dame. The University of Maryland pulled off an upset against No. 2 Johns Hopkins in the previous round, and is the only unseeded team left standing. The first semifinal match at the home of the NFL's New England Patriots pits Loyola against Notre Dame, and will be followed by the faceoff of Duke against Maryland. Tickets to the day's session start at $43.
One Direction - Beacon Theatre, New York, N.Y.
With four shows in New York and New Jersey over the weekend, boy band sensation One Direction continues their tour throughout the US. The former X Factor contestants are working overtime in New York, playing two shows at the Beacon Theatre in one day. Their show earlier this year at New York's Madison Square Garden already proved to be one of the most expensive average concert tickets of 2012, and their summer shows look to continue that trend. Tickets to the 3:00 show start at$270. For the 8:00 show tickets start at $272.
Sunday, May 27
Kansas City Royals @ Baltimore Orioles - Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, Md.
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On Sunday the Orioles finish off their home stand before starting out on a nine game road trip. Having surprised everyone with their dominant record so far this season, the O's look to solidify their hold atop the AL East. Since they will be away on Memorial Day, Sunday's promotional item is patriotically themed instead. The first 10,000 fans over the age of 15 will get a camouflage Orioles t-shirt that says "Memorial Day 12" on the back. Tickets to the game start at $14.
UniverSoul Circus Tour - Security Square Mall, Baltimore, Md.
UniverSoul offers a fun, fresh take on the traditional family-friendly circus. By incorporating several different music genres and highlighting various international cultures, UniverSoul has earned a rank amongst America's Top 3 circuses. With a tour that runs through August, and 12 shows here in Baltimore, they are an incredibly busy group. Tickets to Sunday’s first show begin at $48.
Monday, May 28, Memorial Day
Dave Matthews Band- Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton, Pa.
Having kicked off their summer tour on May 18th in Atlanta, Dave Matthews Band now sets out on the road for the rest of the summer, playing into early fall. Several shows have already sold out. Tickets to their Scranton show, which features supporting act Carolina Chocolate Drops, are still available and start at $67.
The same system that spawned deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma has reached the Northeast.
Timelapse powered by Google could help scientists with climate change research.
The Memorial Day weekend will begin cool, windy and rainy in New England and part of the mid-Atlantic.
With one day remaining before Memorial Day weekend, the Sandy-battered Jersey coastline is hustling to finish last-minute preparations.
Explosive thunderstorm development can bring tornadoes to northern Texas and southwestern Oklahoma late Thursday.
Thunderstorms will slow cleanup efforts in Moore, Okla., into the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.
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Late season snow flurries.
More rain in an already wet month. Monthly totals topped 11 inches at New York City, 9 inches at Bridgeport, CT and 8 inches at Baltimore (all three records for May).
Over $150,000 damage in Monroe and Pike counties from a thunderstorm downburst (originally thought to be tornadoes).