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Lawn Days at the Larz Anderson Auto MuseumBrookline
Sun, June 6, 2021  -  Sun, October 24, 2021   
The Lawn Event season grew out of a Sunday afternoon tradition begun by the Anderson family. They would open their doors to the carriage house on Sunday afternoons so that the general public could admire their growing collection of American and European cars.
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Boston Lights: A Lantern Experience at Franklin Park ZooBoston, $$
Fri, July 23, 2021  -  Mon, October 11, 2021   
Experience the wonder of over 60 magnificent displays of beautifully crafted lanterns spanning Franklin Park Zoo's 72 acres. Our lantern experience will dazzle and delight guests of all ages!
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Waterfire Providence 2021Rhode Island, Free
Sat, September 4, 2021  -  Sat, December 4, 2021   
WaterFire centers on a series of 100 bonfires that blaze just above the surface of the three rivers that pass through the middle of downtown Providence.
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Festival of Illumination at Southwick's ZooMendon, $$
Thu, September 9, 2021  -  Sun, January 2, 2022   
Travel the globe through the incredible artistry of handcrafted Chinese Lanterns and immerse yourself in the magical world of imagination and illumination.
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Hyannis Open Streets 2021Hyannis, Free
Sun, September 19, 2021  -  Sun, October 17, 2021   
Open streets initiatives temporarily close streets to automobile traffic, so that people may use them for walking, bicycling, dancing, playing, and socializing.
Fall Fun with JJ from Cocomelon at Jam Time in NorwoodNorwood, $
Fri, September 24, 2021  -  Fri, September 24, 2021   
Come meet JJ from Cocomelon at Jam Time in Norwood and enjoy a morning of playtime and fall crafts plus hugs, high-fives and pictures with JJ!
Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall FestivalCentral Mass, Free
Sat, September 25, 2021  -  Sat, September 25, 2021   
The Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival is a townwide celebration featuring unique handmade items at the craft fair, a scarecrow contest & display on the Town Common, the Oak Street Expo featuring non-profit organizations and businesses, a 5-K race/funwalk, Family FunFest,...
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Water Lantern FestivalWeymouth, $$$
Sat, October 9, 2021   
Experience the magic of thousands of lanterns as the soft lights reflect upon the water. This is a family friendly event that can be shared by everyone.
Halloween Spooktacular with Vampirina at Jam Time MaynardMaynard, Free
Fri, October 29, 2021  -  Fri, October 29, 2021   
Head to Jam Time in Maynard for a Spooktacular Bash! Balloon animals, arts & crafts, playtime, trick-or-treating, deals on play passes and birthday parties and costume contest prizes! Vampirina will be visiting!
Halloween Spooktacular at Jam Time Natick at the MallNatick, $
Sat, October 30, 2021  -  Sat, October 30, 2021   
Head to Jam Time inside the Natick Mall for a Spooktacular Bash! Arts & crafts, playtime, trick-or-treating, deals on passes and birthday parties, costume contest prizes and character visits from Jack Skeleton and Pirate Pumpkin!
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Halloween Zoo Howl: Franklin Park Zoo 2021Boston, $$
Sat, October 30, 2021  -  Sun, October 31, 2021   
Children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals. Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on the Trick-or-Treat Trail. Other haunted happenings include crafts, games, costume...
Halloween Carnival at Jam Time NorwoodNorwood, Free
Sun, October 31, 2021  -  Sun, October 31, 2021   
Head to Jam Time in Norwood for a Halloween Carnival! Carnival games and arts & crafts, playtime, a dance party with Baby Ghost, trick-or-treating, deals on play passes & birthday parties & costume contest prizes!
Halloween Spooktacular with Vampirina at Jam Time NatickNatick, $
Sun, October 31, 2021  -  Sun, October 31, 2021   
Head to Jam Time in Natick (not Natick Mall) for a Spooktacular Bash! Arts, crafts, playtime, trick-or-treating, deals on passes, birthday parties and costume contest prizes & dance party with Vampirina!
Acton's July 4th Celebration & Fireworks - CANCELLED for 2021Acton, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022  -  Mon, July 4, 2022   
This event is cancelled for 2021. Family Fun from 5-8:30, Free Concert featuring Thirty6Red, 7:00-9:30, fireworks at Dusk! Free Admission with the option of a $15 unlimited bounce bracelet. Activities subject to change if necessary.
Plymouth's 4th of July Festivities & Fireworks - CANCELLED for 2021Plymouth, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022   
Celebrate the Fourth of July with a parade in Plymouth, and delightful waterfront concert followed by spectacular fireworks.
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