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Calendar of family and kids events happening in the Greater Boston and New England Area - lots of fun things to do.

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Phantoms by Firelight 2022Sturbridge, $$
Fri, October 7, 2022  -  Mon, October 31, 2022   
As the sun sets at Old Sturbridge Village this October, come see Phantoms by Firelight. Explore the myths and folklore of Halloween at the museum. Visit Friday to Sunday and Halloween night!
The Masquerade of Abbadia Mare: Inspired by the Tales of Edgar Allan PoeGloucester, $$
Fri, October 7, 2022  -  Fri, October 28, 2022   
These stories weave the Hammond household into Poe's The Cask of Amontillado, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar, Fall of the House of Usher.
Erin Harpe & the Delta SwingersSomerville, $
Fri, October 7, 2022  -  Fri, October 7, 2022   
24 Hour Concerts and Burren Back room Series presents: Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers - electric boogie, blues & beyond in the back room of The Burren!
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HONK! Festival 2022Somerville, Free
Fri, October 7, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
HONK! FESTIVAL: HONK! is a rousing socio-political music spectacle which features social activist street bands from all over the world, who come together to share their different approaches in merrily instigating...
PEM PalsSalem
Fri, October 7, 2022   
This fun, interactive program with books, movement, music, art and hands-on activies is designed for preschoolers and their caregivers.
Honor Hispanic Heritage Month! Moon LandingActon
Fri, October 7, 2022  -  Fri, October 7, 2022   
Join us as we learn about Hispanic astronauts and engineers who have made important contributions to the field, and made history within NASA, such as José Hernandéz.
Halloween Glow in the Dark & Sand ArtFitchburg, $
Fri, October 7, 2022  -  Fri, October 7, 2022   
Jumpers will be able to create their own colorful sand art bottle as they explore pattern making and layering techniques that result in colorful sand designs.
Forever EverlyBoston, $$
Fri, October 7, 2022  -  Fri, October 7, 2022   
Don & Phil Everly's steel-string acoustic guitars & memorable harmonies come to life in this blend of film and live music that is like never, everly before. You will delight in something very unique
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Milford Pumpkin Festival, NHNew Hampshire, $
Fri, October 7, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
Join us for 3 fun, festive, & flavorful days at our annual pumpkin festival. Enjoy musical entertainment, vendor booths, pumpkin carving, community lighting, and a great pumpkin weigh-in.
JuanaRosa / Zumix Latin EnsembleBoston, $
Fri, October 7, 2022  -  Fri, October 7, 2022   
JuanaRosa will be performing live at the Red Room @ Cafe 939 on Friday, October 7th at 8pm. Don't miss out! The Zumix Latin Ensemble opens the show.
Sarah Borges at Niagara Coffee HausMillis, $
Fri, October 7, 2022  -  Fri, October 7, 2022   
Sarah will be performing solo in the intimate setting of Niagara Coffee Haus in Millis, on the second floor of a restored 19th century fire house.
Wedding Dance For Beginners - $49/Couple Friday at 7:30pmWatertown, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Do you dream of the perfect first dance? Wedding Dance For Beginners is a semi-private group class to introduce you and your fiancé to the fundamentals of wedding dancing.
Wedding Dance Crash Course - FREE Saturday at 1:30Watertown, Free
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Need a little help putting your first dance together for your wedding day? Don't let your nerves keep you from having a great time on the dance floor!
The Afro-Semitic ExperienceMassachusetts, $$
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Unity in the Community The Afro-Semitic Experience is an American roots jazz band with a difference. Founded in 1998 by pianist Warren Byrd and bassist David Chevan,
10th Annual Harmony for Humanity - Daniel Pearl Music Day hosted by Dino CattaneSomerville, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
24 Hour Concerts and Burren Backroom Series presents: The return of the 10th annual Harmony for Humanity - Daniel Pearl Music Day hosted by Dino Cattaneo in the backroom of The Burren!
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Lawn-A-Palooza / Battle of the Bands at The Lawn On DBoston, Free
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Join us for our first ever Lawn-A-Palooza / Battle of the Bands! We’ll also have all sorts of other family-friendly activities… reminiscent of Pumpkin Paloozas from the past. Get your costumes ready!!
Water Lantern Festival BostonBoston, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Watch your unique lantern drift out into the water as it joins other lanterns carrying hope, love, happiness, healing, peace, and connection. It's a night that you'll never forget.
Warner, NH Fall Foliage FestivalNew Hampshire, Free
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
Share the natural splendors of NH's vibrant autumn colors while enjoying food, entertainment, carnival rides, and fine crafts along the main streets of Warner.
Fall Festivals at Smolak FarmsNorth Andover, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
Fall Festival is BACK at Smolak Farms! Every weekend during September and October, we’ll be hosting a variety of different activities and events with different themes.
Highland Happenings Weekend at King Richard's FaireCarver, $$
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
Get your kilt or best plaid apparel and join in three days of fun in the enchanted woods of King Richard's Faire in Carver, Mass.!
The 50th Annual Harvard Flea MarketHarvard, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
The largest outdoor flea market northwest of Boston. Shoppers come to visit over 160 booths filled with antiques and collectibles – toys, games, jewelry and vintage clothing, seasonal décor, artwork, paintings, pottery and more.
Boston University Men's Hockey vs. Waterloo (Exhibition)Boston, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Boston University Men’s Ice Hockey is one of the most successful programs in NCAA history. Come watch five time national champions take on Waterloo at their home, Agganis Arena!
Glass Fusing Classes For KidsNeedham, $$
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Then, students will learn basic glass fusing techniques such as cutting and grinding of glass and working with frit. Students will each receive a 4x4 glass base tile that they will design to their liking.
Spooky Hunters of the Night Full Moon HikeSouthborough, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Search for bat silhouettes against a glowing orange harvest moon and learn about owl calls in hopes that you’ll hear a feathered hunter on your hike.
Kids Paint Plein Air at Cape Ann Art HavenGloucester, Free
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Join us for a family friendly plein air painting class led by Art Haven Staff, with support from Cape Ann Plein Air juried painters. See you there!
Armenian Festival of Creativity & CommunityWatertown, Free
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
1st Annual Armenian Arts Festival in Watertown featuring several vendors and fun activities for the whole family! If you are a vendor and would like to register, please use this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SSAES_ARTS
Harvard's Giant Flea MarketHarvard, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Each year thousands of bargain-hunters browse through more than 160 booths of antiques, collectibles – toys, games, jewelry and vintage clothing, seasonal décor, artwork, paintings, pottery and more. Don’t miss Harvard’s biggest and best event!
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Yarmouth Seaside FestivalYarmouth, Free
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
Enjoy a craft fair of more than 125 crafters from all over the country, food vendors with a fabulous selection of foods to sample, continual musical entertainment, high-quality children’s events, kayak and canoe race,...
The Doors ExperienceMassachusetts, $$
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Recreating the sights, sounds and vibes of The Doors. Relive the legendary concerts of Jim Morrison and The Doors. The Doors arrived on the rock scene in 1967.
StoryWalk® 'We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga' by Traci SorellActon
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
A StoryWalk® is a fun way to get outside and enjoy a new book! Go on a StoryWalk® to read We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga, a story that follows a full Cherokee year.
Discovery Museum Reflection Room: Whose Land are We On?Acton
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
October 10th is Indigenous People’s Day, a day to honor and celebrate Native American Peoples. Join us as we explore a variety of stories written by Indigenous authors.
Ken YatesBoston, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Canada native country singer and songwriter Ken Yates will be performing at the Red Room at Cafe 939 on Saturday October 8th at 7pm. Don't miss out!
Butcher, Baglio & Estes: Gypsy CaravanMassachusetts, $$
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
We grew up on rock radio and the promise of an electric guitar. This record tells our own stories, steeped in blues and Americana GYPSY CARAVAN, the new album by Butcher, Baglio & Estes.
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National Fossil Day: More Than Dinosaurs! (In-Person Special Event)Cambridge, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Come celebrate National Fossil Day with the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture! Hear from Harvard paleontologists about the diverse fossils they study and their cutting-edge research techniques.
Autumn Adventure on Peddocks IslandHull, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Celebrate the season with a special fall exploration of Peddocks - the last chance to visit the Island until next year! Experience an unforgettable autumn day!
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Fairy Fest at New England Botanic GardenBoylston, $$
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
Join us for a weekend full of magic this autumn as our fairy friends transform the Garden into a realm filled with imagination, wonder, and enchantment.
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Blue's Clues at Emerson Colonial TheatreBoston, $$
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Blue’s Clues & You! Live on Stage is an epic new adventure! Discover all the singing, dancing, laughing & creativity with Blue, her friends, and of course, YOU!
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Rapunzel: Puppet Show by Liz DapoBrookline, $$
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
This charming hand puppet retelling of the classic fairytale is performed by just one person! A watercolor fairytale come to life on stage, Rapunzel is a delight for audiences of all ages.
Blue's Clues & You! Live On StageBoston, $$
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Blue’s Clues & You! Live on Stage is an epic new adventure! Josh is conjuring up a magical theater show, but he needs YOUR help!
Second Saturdays: Apple Prints for SukkotGloucester, Free
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
This October, the Cape Ann Museum is partnering with the Lappin Foundation, Temple Ahavat Achim, and the Jewish Arts Collaborative to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, Sukkot, and the universal themes of harvest
Guided Tour of Boston's *NEW* Innovation TrailCambridge, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Learn about four centuries of breakthrough discoveries in science, medicine, entrepreneurship, and technology that sparked right here in Boston/Cambridge before taking off to change the world. Fun and engaging walking tour for teens and adults!
Head of The Weir River RaceHull, Free
Sat, October 8, 2022   
The Hull Lifesaving Museum’s 20th Annual Head of the Weir River Race is a celebration of the estuary at the height of its fall beauty and the fabulous array of the region’s open water rowers.
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Lexington Discovery DayLexington, Free
Sat, October 8, 2022   
Celebrate the beginning of summer at Lexington's annual Discovery Day. This tradition combines a street fair and sidewalk sale, and will again be held in the Muzzey Street/Waltham Street Municipal parking lot behind...
Chestnut Hill by Moonlight: Spooky Hunters of the NightSouthborough, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
Marvel as day turns into night as the sun sets and the moon rises, then go on a guided hike by moonlight. This family-friendly event welcomes adults and children.
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Harvest Festival at Piers ParkBoston, Free
Sat, October 8, 2022   
Enjoy music, free treats, and arts & crafts for all ages! Join in on making pumpkin decorations and enjoy the festivities!
Hike with Goats at Chestnut Hill FarmSouthborough, $
Sat, October 8, 2022  -  Sat, October 8, 2022   
You will first learn how to walk with the goat, then you’ll be accompanied by a farm staff member as you and your new goat friend make your way around the farm and its trails.
Hike with Goats at Chestnut Hill FarmSouthborough, $$
Sun, October 9, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
You will learn how to walk with the goat, and then you’ll be accompanied by a farm staff member as you and your new goat friend make your way around the farm and its trails.
Fall Fun at Powisset FarmDover, $
Sun, October 9, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
Join us every Saturday and Sunday to enjoy a classic New England fall day featuring hayrides, apple cider, a climbing haystack, live music, scenic walking trails, a Storywalk, fall scavenger hunt, and a visit to see the...
Battle for the Airfield WWII Re-Enactment WeekendHudson, $$
Sun, October 9, 2022   
Enjoy one of the premier events of its kind in the U.S.! There will be over 350+ re-enactors representing several branches of Allied and Axis military participating in encampments and two battles each day.
JP Women Who Made History Walking TourJamaica Plain, Free
Sun, October 9, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
This tour will highlight the many women who made history in JP and beyond. Educational reformers, musicologists, scientists, doctors and suffragists — their contributions are enormous and their stories are wonderful.
Brotherhood of the Arrow & Sword: A Medieval Reenactment GroupGloucester, $$
Sun, October 9, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
he Brotherhood of the Arrow and Sword is an educational-based medieval reenactment group dedicated to the presentation and practice of historical European martial arts and other facets of medieval life
John Lennon Night (Afternoon) Birthday Tribute ShowSomerville, $
Sun, October 9, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
24 Hour Concerts and Burren Backroom Series presents: Scott Damgaard & band celebrate the life and music of John Lennon on the afternoon of his birthday with various special guests in the backroom of The Burren!
Wamesit Lanes Lock-InTewksbury, $
Sun, October 9, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
Attention all caregivers! Let your kids have unlimited fun at Wamesit Lanes! Our wolf pack will supervise the evening to ensure a safe & enjoyable time of bowling, playing arcade, dancing & much more!
Baby Goat Yoga at Farrington Nature Linc - October!Lincoln, $
Sun, October 9, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
Baby Goat Yoga is back... again! While this might not be the most meditative and relaxing yoga class, it will surely be the most memorable!
The Runway Witch FW 22/23Somerville, $$
Sun, October 9, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
Local drag artist Binx unveils her Autumn fashion show : The Runway Witch! Over 20 looks made and designed by Binx modeled by local drag performers and members of the LGBTQIA.
A Day in His Life: A John Lennon Birthday CelebrationArlington, $$
Sun, October 9, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
A Day in His Life: A John Lennon Birthday Celebration Boston radio host ChaChi Loprete and Beatles archivist Erik Taros share rare, privately owned films and music that can’t be seen anyplace online.
Neil's Trio with Special Guest Phil GrenadierWeston
Sun, October 9, 2022  -  Sun, October 9, 2022   
Arts Wayland is thrilled to announce the return of our beloved jazz series on October 9th at 3 pm. The concert series will resume with the band “Neil’s Trio with guest artist Phil Grenedier.
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Pumpkins & Paintings, a Fall Family Art Tour at Nichols HouseBoston, $$
Sun, October 9, 2022   
Families are invited to walk through the house and explore different types of artwork; then we’ll use imagery from the house to inspire our own hands-on pumpkin decorating.
'The Pied Piper of Hamelin' by CactusHead PuppetsBrookline
Mon, October 10, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
The town of Hamelin has a rat problem, and there's only one person who can help! This production features multiple puppetry styles, a silly hat contest, and plenty of dancing rats!
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration at PEMSalem
Mon, October 10, 2022   
Join us in acknowledging Indigenous Peoples from the many nations who have lived on and moved through this place we now call the Americas, and those who still live and work in this region.
My Gym at Beach House: Demo Week!Natick, Free
Mon, October 10, 2022  -  Fri, October 14, 2022   
Join us for a demo week as we run our My Gym award-winning program at the indoor, sanded, Beach House! This event is free and happening Monday, October 10th to the 14th.
Opening Our Doors FestivalBoston, Free
Mon, October 10, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
Come spend a day in the Fenway with MAAM: explore our exhibitions, enjoy music, and experiment with crafts in the heart of Boston's Cultural District.
Indigenous Peoples' Day at Isabella Gardner MuseumBoston, Free
Mon, October 10, 2022   
This Indigenous Peoples' Day, the Gardner Museum is happy to offer free admission to the Museum. Advanced reservations are required.
Opening Our DoorsBoston, Free
Mon, October 10, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
Boston’s longest running & largest day of free cultural experiences in Boston’s art + cultural hub, the Fenway Cultural District! Performances, art, music, dance, crafts, historic walking tours, nature walks, garden tours, and more!
Magic Ark Presents: Go Home Tiny MonsterNewton, $
Mon, October 10, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
Delight the young children in your life with exciting live theater and performances from amazing entertainers. JCC Greater Boston and The Gottabees Present: Go Home Tiny Monster
Wedding Dance Crash CourseWatertown, Free
Mon, October 10, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
Need a little help putting your first dance together for your wedding day? Don't let your nerves keep you from having a great time on the dance floor!
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The Pied Piper of HamelinBrookline, $$
Mon, October 10, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
The town of Hamelin has a rat problem, and there's only one person who can help! CactusHead Puppets brings the story of the Pied Piper to life in this kid-friendly comedic adaptation of the traditional folktale.
Big Columbus Day Sports Card ShowDedham, $
Mon, October 10, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
Big Sports Card & Memorabilia Show, 4 Autograph Guests Big Sports Card & Memorabilia Show, Columbus Day, Monday, October 10, 8:30 to 2:15, Holiday Inn, Dedham. Buy-sell-trade with over 50 vendors, free hourly door prizes, $2 admission, under 12 free.
Pumpkin Decorating ContestBeverly
Mon, October 10, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
Pumpkin decorating contest for elementary school age children 12 and under. A chance to win great prizes for your creativity free to the public. Stop by on Columbus Day to participate.
Fall Fitness ClassesBoston, Free
Mon, October 10, 2022  -  Wed, October 19, 2022   
The Boston Parks Fitness Series offers free fitness programming in Boston parks. Join us for both in-person and virtual classes led by certified fitness instructors.
Indigenous Peoples’ Day at the MFABoston, Free
Mon, October 10, 2022  -  Mon, October 10, 2022   
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), hosts its second annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day community celebration with free virtual programs recognizing and honoring the heritage of all Indigenous peoples and the histories of their nations and communities.
Indigenous People's Day at the ICA - Free AdmissionBoston, Free
Tue, October 11, 2022   
In honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the ICA is offering FREE museum admission for all on Monday, October 11. Advanced timed tickets required to ensure a safe capacity.
FOX- Mother Goose StorytimeArlington, Free
Tue, October 11, 2022  -  Tue, October 25, 2022   
Rhymes, songs, stories, & bouncing babies! For kids age 0 to 5. Pick up free ticket 1/2 hour prior. Masks are recommended all participants ages 2+ (including caregivers).
Backyard and Beyond: Nature WalkActon
Tue, October 11, 2022  -  Tue, October 11, 2022   
Find how you can appreciate nature in your own backyard! Identify trees, bugs, birds, and other wildlife in Bessie's Woods, next to the Discovery Museum.
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Fall Falladays Festival & Events at Arsenal YardsWatertown, $
Wed, October 12, 2022  -  Fri, October 28, 2022   
Spice up your fall days and join Arsenal Yards for the third Fall Falladays Festival! Enjoy live music and outdoor entertainment, delicious harvest treats, a pumpkin carving competition, games, and festive fall décor.
GlobeDocs Film Festival 2022Brookline, $
Wed, October 12, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
GlobeDocs will feature both in-person and virtual film screenings followed by engaging conversations with Globe journalists and filmmakers. The festival programming covers a range of topics including public health, the arts, women’s issues, and politics.
GlobeDocs Film Festival 2022Cambridge, $
Wed, October 12, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
GlobeDocs will feature both in-person and virtual film screenings followed by engaging conversations with Globe journalists and filmmakers. The festival programming covers a range of topics including public health, the arts, women’s issues, and politics.
Brian O'Donovan presents: Tommy and Saundra O'SullivanSomerville, $
Wed, October 12, 2022  -  Wed, October 12, 2022   
Brian O'Donovan, 24 Hour Concerts, and Burren Backroom Series presents: World class traditional and contemporary music from around the Celtic world - Tommy & Saundra O'Sullivan in the backroom of The Burren!
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Mr. Swindle’s Traveling Peculiarium at Harpoon Brewery (Adults 21+)Boston, $$$
Wed, October 12, 2022  -  Sun, November 6, 2022   
ed by the infamous Mr. B.S. Swindler, that scoundrel of eclectic entertainment, and his mysterious accomplice Dr. Elixer, this irreverent traveling tented entertainment experience is coming to Boston in partnership with...
Gratitude RevealedArlington, $
Wed, October 12, 2022  -  Wed, October 12, 2022   
A cinematic experience of intimate conversations with everyday people, thought leaders, & personalities living a more meaningful life full of Gratitude. An epic journey forty years in the making
Preschool Farm Explorers at Chestnut Hill FarmSouthborough, $
Thu, October 13, 2022  -  Thu, October 13, 2022   
This program is recommended for children age 2 years 9 months to age 5. Adult supervision is required; this is not a drop off program.
Walter Parks w/special guest Andrew Sue WingSomerville, $
Thu, October 13, 2022  -  Thu, October 13, 2022   
24 Hour Concerts and Burren Backroom Series presents: 'Americana Meets R&B' - Walter Parks with Andrew Sue Wing. This show was so wonderful the first time, we're doing it again!
Autumn Squash Fantastic…Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, October 13, 2022  -  Thu, October 13, 2022   
On the menu is a roasted Delicata squash salad with warm bacon dressing, Butternut squash lasagna with pesto and Acorn squash stuffed with sausage and apple.
Preschool Farm Explorers — Animal Chores!Dover, $
Thu, October 13, 2022  -  Thu, October 13, 2022   
This program is recommended for children aged 2 years 9 months to age 5. Adult supervision is required; this is not a drop off program.
Boston Change-Makers NightBoston, $$$
Thu, October 13, 2022  -  Thu, October 13, 2022   
Boston Change-Makers night is a fundraising event for Self Help Africa, a non-profit dedicated to enterprise development, agriculture, and micro finance in 9 countries in Africa.
Virtual/Zoom Conversation with Ashley Harris Whaley of Disability Reframed: UnleVirtual/Online, Free
Thu, October 13, 2022  -  Thu, October 13, 2022   
Ashley Harris Whaley from Disability Reframed will have a Zoom conversation about how to teach kids about disability. It 's a wonderful opportunity for caregivers, educators and allies to learn and ask questions.
Career Paths Through PAVEBoston, Free
Thu, October 13, 2022  -  Thu, October 13, 2022   
Help us grow the future of retail! ​Join us as we bring together celebrated thought leaders and emerging professionals from the retail industry with students and educators to create meaningful connections.
Danny Harrington Quintet featuring Donna ByrneNewburyport, $
Fri, October 14, 2022  -  Fri, October 14, 2022   
IN MEMORY OF LES HARRIS, SR. When asked about his choice of baritone Danny says....' I never really consciously chose the bari....it was a natural feeling.'
Frightful Fridays at Gore PlaceWaltham, $$$
Fri, October 14, 2022  -  Fri, October 28, 2022   
Enjoy spooky tales, but nothing too scary! The 45-minute program, which features five stories, occurs twice per evening at 6:30 p.m. and again at 7:45 p.m.
Battleship Cove Boo BashFall River, $$
Fri, October 14, 2022  -  Fri, October 28, 2022   
Trick-or-treat aboard the historic naval vessels at Battleship Cove and meet friendly costumed characters as you tour the museum. Price includes candy, activities, and admission to the museum.
Hocus Pocus Movie Night at Forge Pond ParkHanover, Free
Fri, October 14, 2022   
Enjoy a Halloween classic: Hocus Pocus at Forge Pond Park. Bring a blanket or chairs and snacks and celebrate the season with friends and family.
STEM Week Open House at the McAuliffe CenterFramingham, Free
Fri, October 14, 2022  -  Fri, October 14, 2022   
Participants of all ages are welcome to attend a FREE Open House event with exhibitors, planetarium shows, and stargazing to kick-off Massachusetts STEM Week 2022 at the Christa McAuliffe Center on October 14!
Coco - Movies on the CommonWorcester, Free
Fri, October 14, 2022  -  Fri, October 14, 2022   
The City of Worcester presents a free screening of Disney PIXAR’s Coco on the Worcester Common Friday, October 14th! The movie begins at 6:30pm. Concessions and youth activities will be begin at 6pm.
Wedding Dance For BeginnersWatertown, $
Fri, October 14, 2022  -  Fri, October 14, 2022   
Do you dream of the perfect first dance? Wedding Dance For Beginners is a semi-private group class to introduce you and your fiancé to the fundamentals of wedding dancing.
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Pumpkin People in the ParkCape Cod, Free
Fri, October 14, 2022  -  Mon, October 31, 2022   
The creative and innovative Pumpkin People are fashioned by local businesses, organizations or just plain folk. They are on display from October 14-31!
The Boston Palestine Film FestivalBoston, $$
Fri, October 14, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
The Boston Palestine Film Festival returns with its 16th annual lineup of the best films made by and about Palestinians from across the globe! This year the festival offers both live and streaming options.
FODball Productions Presents: Stacked LineupSomerville, $$
Fri, October 14, 2022  -  Fri, October 14, 2022   
Somerville's All She Wrote Books and FODBall Productions invite you to laugh among the book stacks, featuring some of Boston's sharpest and funniest rising comedians.
Annual Harvest Festival at Verrill FarmConcord, $
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
The annual Harvest Festival at Verrill Farm will be Saturday, October 15 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Activities include hay rides, pumpkin picking, games, a petting zoo, pony rides, more.
5k Fun Run at Look Park!Other Boston Area, Free
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
5k Fun Run on Saturday October 15th at Look Park! Registration opens at 9:00am. Kid's races will begin at 9:30am. 5k at 10:00 am. See you there!
Hike with Goats at Chestnut Hill FarmSouthborough, $
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
A group ticket is for up to four people and you’ll need to pick a time slot (9AM, 10AM, 11AM on Saturday or Sunday). For groups larger than four, please email us.
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Lego Train at Wenham MuseumWenham, $
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
EVERYTHING IS AWESOME! Calling all LEGO fans – we’re excited to welcome the LEGO Train back to the Wenham Museum for a special fall-time visit!
Ben Sollee at BerkleeBoston, $
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Ben Sollee will be performing live at the Red Room at Cafe 939 on Saturday, October 15th at 8pm. Grab your tickets now while they are available!
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Columbus Park Fall FestivalBoston, Free
Sat, October 15, 2022   
Enjoy a day with the family at Christopher Columbus Park on the North End Waterfront. Bring the kids out to the park for an afternoon of games, entertainment, and crafts to celebrate Fall!
Reception for 'Winds Of Change'Wayland, Free
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Come celebrate with us at an Art Reception at the Wellesley Free Library Main Branch (530 Washington St, Wellesley) for our prized juried exhibit, “Winds of Change.”
Live Nation Presents: Wisin Y YandelBoston, $$$
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Come to Agganis Arena to watch Latin music’s most iconic duo, Wisin & Yandel, as they stop in Boston on their world tour on October 15th.
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Master Chef Jr. LIVE!Medford, $$
Sat, October 15, 2022   
MasterChef Junior Live! is bringing the culinary hit TV show directly to Boston…LIVE on stage for one night only! The cast will be cooking up a storm in head-to-head cooking demonstrations and fun (sometimes messy!)...
Wellfleet Oyster FestivalCape Cod
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
Enjoy a celebration of the town's famous oysters and shellfishing traditions. Local seafood, arts & crafts, kayak & road races, walking tours, live music and theater. Activities for children will o=also be on hand.
Barefoot Books Fall Open HouseConcord, Free
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Join us for shopping, storytime, and crafts! Enjoy 20% off all titles during this event. Meet Carolyn Curtis, author of I Took the Moon for a Walk and get creative with a moon craft!
Summit Montessori School Fall Open HouseFramingham, Free
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Summit Montessori School, a 'small by design' Montessori school in Framingham, MA serving children ages 18 months through twelve years, is offering a virtual open house and in-person drop-in tours on Saturday, October 15th, 2022.
Badger Meets the Fairies by Margaret Moody PuppetsBrookline, $
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
Mr. Badger is thrilled to meet Blossom, a flower fairy, in the garden. He flies away with her to help the fairies build a playground.
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Jack-o-Lantern JamboreeCanton, Free
Sat, October 15, 2022   
Enjoy Halloween-themed activities for the whole family – including an inflatable slide, pumpkin decorating, a DJ, craft projects, a balloon artist, games and more! Come in costume or come as you are
Pumpkin Point Movie Night: The Addams FamilyAbington, Free
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Carved pumpkin contest and Movie night : The Addams Family starts at 6pm. Drop off your carved pumpkin creations at the snack shack between 3-5 p.m. for a chance a fun prizes!
Good News GusBrookline, $
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Harry LaCoste brings his family-friendly vaudeville show to the world! Along with his cast of interactive fuzzy puppet friends, Harry will sing songs you know, tell jokes, and play music on his rockin' ukulele.
Roslindale Open StudiosRoslindale
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
Roslindale Open Studios is a free family-friendly annual event that includes more than 90 artists displaying locally-made work in 38 locations throughout Roslindale. Artists will showcase their work at group sites, businesses, and home studios.
Fall Fun at Powisset FarmDover, $$
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Entrance ticket includes free parking, access to trails, Storywalk, barnyard animals, climbing haystack, hayride, scavenger hunt and live music. This is a Timed Ticketing event, please select an arrival time of 12:00, 1:30 or 3:00.
Scarab – The Journey ExperienceBeverly, $$
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Scarab – The Journey Experience. Most Touring Journey Tribute Band In the Country at Larcom Theatre, 13 Wallis St, Beverly, MA. Date: Oct 15, 2022, Time: 8 PM to 10 PM
Arts Wayland Presents: Casey and MollyWayland, $
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
The first of our American Roots Music Series concert will take place October 15, 8PM, at the Vokes Theater, 97 Boston Post Road in Wayland, MA.
Trick or Treat Hayrides at Marini FarmIpswich, $$
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
Take a Hayride around our 8 acre corn maze. Your hayride driver will make some special stops along the way. Favorite costumed characters await the wagon to hand out Tricks and Treats.
Sugar Mountain: The Ultimate Tribute to Neil YoungMassachusetts, $$
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Sugar Mountain: The Ultimate Tribute to Neil Young An ensemble of veteran musicians who faithfully replicate the songs of one of our era's most prolific and beloved singer/songwriters, Neil Young
New Hampshire Pumpkin FestivalNew Hampshire
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
It’s official: Coronavirus concerns have forced the cancellation of the 2021 NH Pumpkin Festival in Downtown Laconia. SAVE THE DATE FOR 2022 - October 15 & 16
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Boo at the Zoo and Baby Boo!New Bedford, $
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
Now in its 21st year – Boo at the Zoo will satisfy all your fall, Halloween, and cool weather cravings. Want to show off your little ghosts and goblins? Baby Boo is for you! Baby Boo is geared towards children 5 and...
International Archaeology Day: Meet an ArchaeologistCambridge, $
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Celebrate International Archaeology Day at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology! Join Harvard graduate students for demonstrations and learn about how they conduct research in the field.
RiverFire & the Zombie ATV Poker RunBerlin, Free
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Mingle with ghosts, goblins, zombies and other ghoulish creatures on Saturday, October 15, at RiverFire, Berlin’s annual fall family festival. Hosted by the Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce at Service Credit Union Heritage Park.
Tanglewood Marionettes present Sleeping BeautyNatick, $
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
A charming tale which appeals especially to younger children, Sleeping Beauty begins in King Felix’s great hall where guests from across the land have gathered to celebrate the birth of Princess Aurora.
Kingsley Montessori School Open HouseBoston, Free
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
We believe nothing takes the place of an in-person visit! We look forward to meeting you and your family, and showing you the exciting learning that happens each and every day at Kingsley. RSVP today!
Crabapple and Maple Festival at the Arnold ArboretumBoston, Free
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Celebrate fall color at the Arboretum! Join the festivities for children’s activities, learn about the Crabapple and Maple Collections from staff and volunteers, and view our plants up close with our microscope station.
Mosaic Mirror WorkshopWaltham
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Get your creative juices flowing this fall! Amy Lou Marks is running her popular Mosaic Mirror Workshop out of her studio in Waltham on Saturday, October 15th from 9:30-4:30.
The Suitcase JunketNewburyport, $
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Matt Lorenz’s vision, manifest in The Suitcase Junket, developed in the tension between the grand and the solitary. Grand in its imagery, sound, and staging. Solitary in its thrift and self-reliance.
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Ocean Spray Fall Harvest FestivalFoxboro, Free
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sat, October 15, 2022   
Ocean Spray is hosting the Fall Harvest Festival at Patriot Place in Foxborough! Enjoy the best of fall with family activities, pony rides, pumpkin decorating, live music and more!
The Rashi School Traveling Petting ZooNeedham, Free
Sun, October 16, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
The Rashi School will bring a Traveling Petting Zoo to families at the Rashi School playground. Children and family members will have the opportunity to get “up close and personal” with baby farm animals.
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Boston Book FestivalBoston, Free
Sun, October 16, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Celebrating the power of words to stimulate, agitate, unite, delight, and inspire, Boston Book Festival presents year-round events culminating in an annual festival that promotes a culture of reading and ideas and...
Flutie 5K for AutismNatick
Sun, October 16, 2022   
Gather your friends and family to run, walk, or volunteer - together let's make a difference in the autism community!
Greenstone Gives Fun Run/WalkAmesbury, $
Sun, October 16, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
Join us on the Amesbury Riverwalk for a fun run/walk to help support local families! Greenstone Gives is excited to be hosting a family friendly fun run/walk fundraiser on Sunday, October 16th!
Meow Mile 5K Run/WalkBoston, $
Sun, October 16, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
Come run, walk or pounce your way to the finish line at the Meow Mile 5K walk/run to benefit the work of the Gifford Cat Shelter!
National Chemistry Week: Fabulous Fibers!Acton, Free
Sun, October 16, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
Discover the wonders of chemistry as we celebrate National Chemistry Week. Join us and our guest educators from the local American Chemical Society Chapter for fun, hands-on activities around this year’s theme, Fabulous Fibers!
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Connor's Kindness WalkIpswich, $$
Sun, October 16, 2022   
Our Kindness Walk is October 16 from 11-1 at Ipswich River Park. iHeart Radio’s 96.9 will be DJ’ing! There will be a “KIND” basketball game modeled after “HORSE” and many fun activities throughout the walk including a...
Brian O'Donovan presents: Scottish Fish CD Release ShowSomerville, $
Sun, October 16, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
Brian O'Donovan, 24 Hour Concerts, and Burren Backroom Series presents: World class traditional and contemporary music from around the Celtic world - Scottish Fish in the backroom of The Burren!
Japanese Car Day: Larz Anderson Auto MuseumBrookline, $$
Sun, October 16, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
Japanese Car Day is a museum sponsored event and dedicated to the enjoyment of all things Japanese.
Molly Pinto MadiganSomerville, $
Sun, October 16, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
24 Hour Concerts and Burren Backroom Series presents: Hailed for her angelic voice and haunting compositions, Molly Pinto Madigan in the back room of The Burren!
Northeast Sports Card ExpoQuincy, $
Sun, October 16, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
Featuring 20K sq. feet of expo space with 75 dealers, over 175 vendor tables, autograph signers, card-grading services & more, the Northeast Sports Card Expo is one the largest sports cards shows in the region.
Connor's Kindness WalkNorth Reading
Sun, October 16, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
Join us at our first ever kindness walk to be a part of a chain reaction of kindness. There will be walking, music, games, and gifts in hopes to brighten your day!
Roomful of BluesNewburyport, $$
Sun, October 16, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
Even though Roomful of Blues’ lineup has changed over the years, the band has always been one of the tightest, most joyful blues ensembles in the world.
Book Bugs: Farm Fun for Little OnesSouthborough, $
Tue, October 18, 2022  -  Tue, October 18, 2022   
This program is best suited for children ages 2-5, with an accompanying adult. Adults and siblings under age 2 join for free.The theme will be centered on the seasons and what’s happening on the farm!
'Puppet Playtime' With Harry LaCoste & Puppet PalsBrookline
Tue, October 18, 2022  -  Tue, November 22, 2022   
Puppet Playtime is a fun, interactive performance experience designed for very young children and their grown-ups. In each session, a friendly performer guides kids through play, sing-a-longs, interactive stories, imagination games, and more!
At Home with Renowned TV Host Tom Bergeron (Virtual)Virtual/Online, $$
Tue, October 18, 2022  -  Tue, October 18, 2022   
Boston-based celebrity Tom Bergeron—former host of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and America’s Funniest Home Videos—invites you to get to know him during our next At Home event.
Outdoor Pumpkin Decorating and Halloween PartyNatick
Tue, October 18, 2022  -  Tue, October 18, 2022   
Looking for a fun outdoor Autumn activity to do with the kiddos? Join us at Lookout Farm to decorate sugar pumpkins and rock out to live music brought to by Jammin with You.
Puppet Playtime for Toddlers & Tiny TotsBrookline
Tue, October 18, 2022  -  Tue, November 22, 2022   
'Puppet Playtime' is a fun, interactive performance experience designed for very young children (0-3). In each hour-long session, two friendly performers guide children (and their grownups) through free play, sing-a-longs, stories, and hands-on imagination activities.
Cory BrananSomerville, $
Tue, October 18, 2022  -  Tue, October 18, 2022   
24 Hour Concerts and Burren Backroom Series presents: Cory Branan returns to the back room of The Burren with a fresh, new spin on old songs!
'The President's Own' U.S. Marine Band PerformanceBoston, Free
Tue, October 18, 2022  -  Tue, October 18, 2022   
For the first time in five years “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band returns to the Northeast on tour performing a free concert on Tuesday October 18 at Symphony Hall in Boston.
Halloween Kid's Paint NightBridgewater, $$
Tue, October 18, 2022  -  Tue, October 18, 2022   
Paint night kids age 5+ Under 12 must be accompanied by an adult Light snacks and drinks provided for the kids Take home Black cat in pumpkin painting
Paint Nite: The Original Paint and Sip PartyActon, $
Wed, October 19, 2022  -  Wed, October 19, 2022   
Grab the kids and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You’ll all go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way.
Kiddos in the Kitchen Afterschool: Mexican FiestaDover, $
Wed, October 19, 2022  -  Wed, October 19, 2022   
This drop-off class is designed for children ages 7-12. Class is limited to 12 students. Pre-registration is required 2 days prior to a class or event.
Nagasaki: The Forgotten PrisonersBoston, Free
Wed, October 19, 2022  -  Wed, October 19, 2022   
In-person at Brookline Booksmith! Celebrate the release of Nagasaki: The Forgotten Prisoners with author John Willis. Come join and listen to John tell the stories of these WWII soldiers
Brian O'Donovan presents: CalanSomerville, $
Wed, October 19, 2022  -  Wed, October 19, 2022   
Brian O'Donovan, 24 Hour Concerts, and Burren Backroom Series presents: world class traditional and contemporary music from around the Celtic world - Calan in the backroom of The Burren!
Women Business Leaders Conference featuring the Women of Color Business SummitVirtual/Online
Wed, October 19, 2022  -  Thu, October 20, 2022   
The Center for Women and Enterprise’s Virtual Women Business Leaders Conference featuring the Women of Color Business Summit is the premier event for women in business.
Preschool Farm Explorers at Chestnut Hill FarmSouthborough, $
Thu, October 20, 2022  -  Thu, October 20, 2022   
We may go on a nature scavenger hunt, look for wildlife, search for animal signs, or visit the farm animals. We will also make something together for your little one to treasure at home.
24th Annual Boston International Fine Art ShowSouth End, $$
Thu, October 20, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
The 24th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show takes place October 20-23, 2022, at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont Street in the South End.
Bag It! Cooking en Papilote…Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, October 20, 2022  -  Thu, October 20, 2022   
In this hands-on class with Chef Thi you’ll learn the classic French method of cooking in paper, to deliver surprisingly delicate and nuanced flavors. Cooking demonstration and hands-on learning experience. 
Fall Fun at Powisset FarmDover, $$
Thu, October 20, 2022  -  Thu, October 20, 2022   
Entrance ticket includes free parking, access to trails, Storywalk, barnyard animals, climbing haystack, hayride, scavenger hunt and live music.  This is a Timed Ticketing event, please select an arrival time of 12:00, 1:30 or 3:00.
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Boston's Light the Night WalkBoston, $$
Thu, October 20, 2022  -  Thu, October 20, 2022   
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk is online this year and funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today. Get involved by donating or volunteering or walking at this inspirational...
Billerica BSA Pack 54 Open HouseBillerica, Free
Thu, October 20, 2022  -  Thu, October 20, 2022   
Bring your family to swing through six exciting Halloween themed stations to play games, make crafts and more while learning about Cub Scout Pack 54.
FODBall Productions Presents: FODballs Take FenwayBoston, Free
Thu, October 20, 2022  -  Thu, October 20, 2022   
We’re extending summer even brighter with an outdoor side-splitting lineup of “FODball” comedians—or those who are typically the ‘first, only, or different’ in a comedy lineup.
Practical Philosophy for Living: ConfuciusCambridge, Free
Thu, October 20, 2022  -  Thu, October 20, 2022   
The teachings of Confucius give us a guide on how to live an ethical life by trying to achieve harmony within ourselves and with others.
HiddenBoston, $$
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Fri, October 21, 2022   
Rising dance artist Rachel Linsky debuts a new work, “Hidden,” the latest in her ongoing choreographic series that preserves stories of WWII Holocaust survivors through dance.
Todd Thibaud BandSomerville, $
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Fri, October 21, 2022   
24 Hour Concerts and Burren Backroom Series presents: Todd Thibaud and his band returns once again to the backroom of The Burren for an awesome night!
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Annual Camp Sunshine Pumpkin FestivalWeston, Free
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Camp Sunshine is excited to continue celebrating our annual Pumpkin Festival this October, which has been a fall tradition since 2003.
Latin Baroque MinglingBoston, Free
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Fri, October 21, 2022   
This concert presents various diverse soundscapes created by the intermixture of the music of the Europeans, Africans and indigenous people in the New World since the Baroque Period.
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Head of The Charles Regatta 2022Cambridge, Free
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Watch rowing teams compete from all over the country and take in the sights of autumn along the banks of the Charles River.
Boston University Men's Hockey vs. UCONNBoston, $
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Boston University Men’s Ice Hockey is one of the most successful programs in NCAA history. Come watch five time national champions take on UCONN at their home, Agganis Arena!
The Spirit Transformed: Women and the 17th Century Sacred SongsBoston, Free
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
This concert will feature a variety of 17th-century French-language sacred songs that where composed primarily for women by Catholic priests as part of the Catholic Reform.
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Drive-In Movie Nights of Terror at Medfield State HospitalMedfield, $$
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Three nights of unparalleled terror, see two horrifying drive-in movie classics, outdoors at Medfield State Hospital.
Roald Dahl's Matilda the MusicalBoston, $$$
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Sun, November 20, 2022   
When an exceptional little girl is born into a family that does not value intelligence, honesty, or kindness, it will take some cleverness with a side of superpowers to put things right.
Music Worcester Presents: Maxim Vengerov, ViolinWorcester, $$
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Fri, October 21, 2022   
Universally hailed as one of the world’s finest musicians, Grammy award winner Maxim Vengerov also enjoys international acclaim as a conductor and is one of the most in-demand soloists.
Party Under the Harvest MoonCambridge, $$
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Fri, October 21, 2022   
Set for Friday, Oct. 21, the Party Under the Harvest Moon will benefit Food For Free, the leading food rescue and redistribution organization across Eastern Massachusetts.
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Fall-o-Ween Children's Festival at Frog PondBoston, Free
Fri, October 21, 2022   
Test your skills to find your way out of the Haunted Fun House Maze, hop on the train, and make your way over to our glow in the dark play space for some nighttime fun featuring LED illuminated swings, seesaws, cornhole...
Music & The CosmosConcord, $
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Fri, October 21, 2022   
Explore the intersection of music and space and delight in a chamber music concert performed by Concord Conservatory of Music faculty. Join us on Friday, October 21st, at 7:30 for Music & The Cosmos.
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: World PremiereStoneham, $$$
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Sun, November 6, 2022   
Rediscover the timeless legend of the headless horseman in this ghoulishly funny one-man show. The unforgettable Paul Melendy plays a cast of characters including schoolmaster Ichabod Crane, Katrina Von Tassel, Brom...
Peppa Pig's AdventureWorcester, $$
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Fri, October 21, 2022   
Come join Peppa on an exciting camping trip in the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe.
MFA Late NitesBoston
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Fri, October 21, 2022   
MFA Late Nites returns in October! Come for the first chance to see the famous Obama portraits while they’re at the museum. Join us for a night of art, food, music, and fun!
The Wellness Weekend at River Bend FarmMaine, $$
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Reconnect amongst the Maine fall foliage with yoga, meditation, trail running, and fitness classes. You'll be treated to farm fresh meals, and have the opportunity to explore the trails and river at River Bend Farm.
World of Orchids: The AmazonWinchester, $
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Massachusetts Orchid Society invites you to their annual show and sale. The event will feature orchid displays, tours of the displays, vendors of specialty orchids, plant raffles, and growing supplies, and orchid art.
Late NitesBoston
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Inspired by the exhibitions “The Obama Portraits Tour” and “Portraits of Leadership,” MFA Late Nites has something for everyone from dancing and DJs to pop-up performances, exploring the galleries, and much, much more.
Evil Dead the MusicalNewburyport, $$
Fri, October 21, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
Evil Dead The Musical takes all the elements of the cult classic films and combines them for one of the craziest, funniest, and bloodiest theatrical experiences of all time.
Sweet HalloweenAmesbury, Free
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
A not-so-spooky, trick-or-treating experience brimming with sweet treats and boo-tiful fall foliage! Break out those adorable costumes and get ready for a fun, festive day at the farm.
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Maudslay is HauntedNewburyport, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Maudslay is Haunted is Theater in the Open’s notorious annual haunting of Maudslay State Park. This event has grown to become one of our largest annual fundraisers. It's also the perfect way to spend an autumn day in...
Coding workshop for girls @ Northeastern UniversityBoston, Free
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Hands-on coding workshop for girls, developed and led by a Northeastern University computer science professor, and hosted with the support of computer science students who are all here to help everyone learn and have fun
Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra: Mahler 5Cambridge, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Join the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra for our first concert of the season on October 22nd at 8pm in Sanders Theatre. We will be playing Mahler 5 under the direction of our music director Federico Cortese.
Hike with Goats at Chestnut Hill FarmSouthborough, $$
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
You will learn how to walk with the goat, and then you’ll be accompanied by a farm staff member as you and your new goat friend make your way around the farm and its trails.
Latin Baroque MinglingBoston, $$
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
This concert presents diverse soundscapes created by the intermixture in Latin America of the music of the Europeans, Africans and indigenous peoples commingling in the New World since the Baroque Period.
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Stone Zoo's Boo at the Zoo 2022Stoneham
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals at Stone Zoo. This fun filled event will feature Halloween themed crafts and games, along with a haunted maze.
Bats & Brews Night HikeMedfield, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
We will learn fun facts about bats and enjoy a night hike. After the hike we will gather around the fire for well deserved brews. Apple Cider will be available as well.
7th Annual BarktoberfestNewbury, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Dog & Kid Friendly! Fundraiser Festival for Sweet Paws Rescue. 8 Food Vendors, 4 Drink Vendors, Live Music, Free Children's Activities, and so much more!
Sheep Pasture SpooktacularEaston, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
NRT's Spooktacular event is returning in 2022! Join us at NRT's Sheep Pasture for some family-friendly seasonal fun for all on Saturday, October 22 from 2:00-5:30 PM!
The Monkey and the Pirate by Gwen BonarBrookline, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Yo Ho! Join Captain Scuttlebutt on his search for a valuable banana treasure and meet a mischievous monkey who will stop at nothing to protect his beloved bananas!
Weymouth 400 Trunk or TreatWeymouth
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Dress up (kids and adults) and trick or treat at the show cars from Spindles Auto Club! Grab food from the Food Trucks, enjoy the music, and have some Halloween Fun!
Magic by BonapartéBrookline
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
A sure bet to make you laugh, Clear Channel Radio has hailed Bonaparté as the “World’s Hottest Kids Magician.” Bonaparté’s award-winning family magic concert includes astounding magic, hilarious comedy, and oodles of audience participation.
Adult Chamber Music Play-InConcord, Free
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Concord Conservatory of Music’s (CCM) Adult Chamber Music Play-In—CCM, in collaboration with the Concord Chamber Music Society, announces the Adult Chamber Music Play-In on Saturday, October 22nd, from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm.
Ghostly Gardens Scavenger HuntSouth End, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Join us for a kid-friendly spooky scavenger hunt in a South End Community Garden! Hunt for clues, make a Halloween craft, and enjoy cider and snacks!
Eyes on Owls at Farrington Nature Linc - October!Lincoln, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Have you ever seen or heard an owl up close? Here's your chance to see six owls up close and personal at Farrington Nature Linc!
2nd DEI Summit by Rotary District 7910Virtual/Online, Free
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
This summit is designed to offer networking and idea sharing for people that are working and/or volunteering in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The event will be on zoom. Everyone is welcome.
Needham High School Craft Fair and Bake SaleNeedham, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
The Needham High School Craft Fair and Bake Sale is back!! Join us on Saturday, October 22, 2022, 9am - 4pm for great pre-holiday shopping.
Free All-Access EveningActon, Free
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Join us during this special free evening especially for families with children with disabilities. In our ADA-compliant building you can play and explore when the Museum is closed to the general public. Dinner provided.
The Joshua TreeBeverly, $$
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
As the nation’s premier tribute to U2, The Joshua Tree pride themselves with their ability to generate a unique musical experience that does not lend itself to impersonations.
Hallow-Marini Party at Marini FarmIpswich, $$
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Families will find Halloween fun at Marini Farm in Ipswich! By popular demand we are hosting another kid's Halloween event! We welcome everyone to join in on the fun and dress up.
Author Talk and Book Signing: Elisabeth C. RosenbergBoston, Free
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Join the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum in welcoming Elisabeth C. Rosenberg for a lecture about her book 'Before the Flood.' A Book signing will follow immediately after.
Tom Petty NightMassachusetts, $$
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
A celebration of the life and music of Tom Petty. No wigs. No costumes. Pure rock 'n' roll. Greg Klyma leads a band with Ron Chane, Andy Santospago, Pat Dalton and Jeff Calder.
An Evening With Bill JanovitzSomerville, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
24 Hour Concerts and Burren Back room Series presents: Join us as Bill Janovitz returns once again this fall to the back room of The Burren!
Film Screening: ParaNormanSalem, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Enjoy a special 10-year anniversary screening of the 2012 animated film ParaNorman. The film follows the adventures of a misunderstood small-town boy named Norman, who can communicate with the dead.
Bird Park Pumpkin in the ParkWalpole, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
On this Halloween adventure, families with little ones are invited to walk a short pumpkin-lit trail through the woods dotted with fun facts about the nocturnal animals found in the park.
Pumpkins in the ParkWalpole, Free
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
It’s a Halloween tradition that can’t be missed! Carvers and decorators of all ages are welcome to submit a pumpkin to the park’s annual pumpkin carving contest.
The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE)Brookline, Free
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
MICE is the premier indie comics festival of New England! Browse our exhibitors' hall with over 200 creators or attend a workshop and panel discussion. FREE ENTRY!
Alex's Team Foundation 2022 Spirit BallBoston, $$
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Celebrate 20 Years at the 7th Annual Spirit Ball! We will have delicious food, amazing cocktails, live entertainment from Beach Nights Band, live art and more all to continue our fight against childhood cancer.
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Boo at the Zoo - Stone ZooStoneham, $$
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Trick-or-Treat around Stone Zoo. Children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals. Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on the Trick-or-Treat Trail.
Hocus Pocus Movie NightBridgewater, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Hocus pocus movie night 5+ Under 12 must be accompanied by an adult Popcorn and drinks provided for the kids The museum will not be open for play and could be hard for littles to sit
Layto at BerkleeBoston, $
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Layto (aka Paul Catalano) was born and raised in Boston. Being the youngest of five, in the midst of family turmoil and dysfunction, music became an escape.
Spooky Zoo at Roger Williams Park ZooRhode Island, $$
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Come trick-or-treat (while supplies last) with us beginning at 10:00 am. Kids and adults alike can enjoy the Zoo along with free trick-or-treat bags and more!
Halloween Dance Party EventSwampscott, $$
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Join Mini Movers Studio for a Spooky Halloween Dance Party! Event will include a Halloween themed dance class, craft, games, snacks and take home treat. Ages 4-10 Costumes are encouraged!
Halloween Dance Party EventCharlestown, $$
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Join Mini Movers Studio for a Spooky Halloween Dance Party! Event will include a Halloween themed dance class, craft, games, snacks and take home treat. Ages 4-10 Costumes are encouraged!
Birthday Bash Block Party: Happy 225th Birthday USS Constitution!Charlestown, Free
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
On October 21, 1797 USS Constitution slipped into the waters of Boston Harbor and began her service to the country. Now 225 years later, celebrate the Ship’s historic career in true birthday fashion with a Birthday Bash!!
Young Dancers Program Cambridge Open HouseCambridge, Free
Sat, October 22, 2022  -  Sat, October 22, 2022   
Join José Mateo Ballet Theatre on Saturday, October 22 for an Open House for children ages 3-10. Try out a class and see a performance by the YouthWorks ensemble!
Revere Beach Pumpkin Dash 5KRevere
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
The Revere Beach Pumpkin Dash will be back and in person this year! We look forward to hosting all of our runners, as we take on this fast and flat beachside 5K!
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular: Carving with the Masters ClassRhode Island, $$$
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Join us and a master pumpkin carver for an all-inclusive carving experience. Learn directly from the artists as they illuminate the work that goes in to making the show so spectacular!
Coding workshop for women @ Northeastern UniversityBoston, Free
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
At this workshop we'll dive into some programming that's both practical and the most fun -- data science with Python! Our workshops are always fun, free, and beginner-friendly.
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The Great Pumpkin Dash & Fall FestivalRevere, $
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
The Revere Beach Pumpkin Dash presented by the Revere Beach Partnership will be back and in person this year on Sunday, October 23rd!
Hike with Goats at Chestnut Hill FarmSouthborough
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
You will learn how to walk with the goat, and then you’ll be accompanied by a farm staff member as you and your new goat friend make your way around the farm and its trails.
Revere Beach Pumpkin Dash 5KRevere
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
The Revere Beach Pumpkin Dash will be back and in person this year! We look forward to hosting all of our runners, as we take on this fast and flat beachside 5K!
Together We Play- Celebrating Disabilities Awareness MonthSudbury, Free
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Hands-on activities to foster acceptance and inclusion for people of all abilities. Come do a scavenger hunt, listen to stories, play games, and win prizes!
3rd Annual Boston Haunted WalkWellesley, $
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Shriners Hospitals for Children – Boston is hosting its 3rd Annual Haunted Walk on October 23, 2022, at the Gardens at Elm Bank in Wellesley, MA, at 10 am!
GreaseStoughton
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
GREASE is the word at The Paris Cabaret Home of The Starline Room Dinner Theatre in Stoughton. Broadway at Your Table with 'The Starliners your singing waitstaff!
Making Motion with Motors and MarkersActon
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Create and decorate a simple DIY robotic friend made of spinning and wiggling motors, markers, tape, and a variety of recycled and repurposed materials. Cost ($10)does not include Museum admission.
Broadway Comes to the LarcomBeverly, $$
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
A Musical Showcase of of Broadway Hits and Opera Arias. Show duration: Two hours with a 15-minute intermission All proceeds will benefit the preservation of the Larcom Theatre. https://www.thelarcom.org/broadway
Revere Beach Pumpkin Dash 5KRevere
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
The Revere Beach Pumpkin Dash will be back and in person this year! We look forward to hosting all of our runners, as we take on this fast and flat beachside 5K!
Together We Play - Celebrating Disability Awareness MonthSudbury, Free
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Celebrate and learn about differences, abilities, and how you can be an ally for people with disabilities. This event will offer author readings, prizes, games, and crafts for children preK-12 years old.
Revere Beach Pumpkin Dash 5KRevere
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
The Revere Beach Pumpkin Dash will be back and in person this year! We look forward to hosting all of our runners, as we take on this fast and flat beachside 5K!
Brian O'Donovan presents: Flynn Cohen and Matt HeatonSomerville, $
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Brian O'Donovan, 24 Hour Concerts, and Burren Back room Series presents: Flynn Cohen and Matt Heaton come together and join forces in the back room of The Burren!
Hardened BeautyBack Bay, $$
Sun, October 23, 2022  -  Sun, October 23, 2022   
Featuring music by Derrick Skye, Yaz Lancaster, Bongani Ndodana-Breen and Renée C. Baker, Hardened Beauty showcases works that touch on global identities, histories, stories, and subjects that are both personal and universal.
Franklin Park Turkey Trot 5kDorchester, $
Mon, October 24, 2022  -  Mon, October 24, 2022   
Start your Thanksgiving Day with a run or walk on the beautiful paths of our “crown jewel” of the Emerald Necklace, Franklin Park! The scenic 3.1 mile (5k) route includes the most beautiful and historic views of the park.
PJ Morton: Watch The Sun Tour w/ special guest DJ ArieSpinsBoston, $$$
Tue, October 25, 2022  -  Tue, October 25, 2022   
PJ Morton is a multi Grammy-winning R&B and soul singer, songwriter, performer and producer. In addition to his successful solo career, Morton also serves as the lead keyboardist for Maroon 5.
All About GoatsSouthborough, $
Tue, October 25, 2022  -  Tue, October 25, 2022   
This is a family-friendly program best suited for children ages 4 and up. Adult supervision is required; this is not a drop off program.Wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that can get a little dirty.
Workshop Week at Powers Music SchoolBelmont, Free
Tue, October 25, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Workshop Week is a week of fun, interactive classes taught by our faculty. These weeks encourage creativity, bring music and arts programs right to you, and provide a fun way to learn about music together.
20th Annual Leave No One Behind GalaBoston, $$$
Tue, October 25, 2022  -  Tue, October 25, 2022   
For 19 years, Leave No One Behind has been the signature fundraising event to support the many programs and services at the New England Center and Home for Veterans (NECHV).
Tots in the KitchenDover, $
Tue, October 25, 2022  -  Tue, October 25, 2022   
Join us for Tots in the Kitchen at Powisset Farm where toddlers 2 years 9 months – 5 year olds will learn the basics of cooking.
Ghostly KissesBoston, $
Tue, October 25, 2022  -  Tue, October 25, 2022   
Ghostly Kisses is the dreamy pop music of singer-songwriter Margaux Sauvé. The name was inspired by William Faulkner’s poem “Une ballade des dames perdues,” and is the perfect reflection of Sauvé’s ethereal voice.
Brian O'Donovan presents: Reverie RoadSomerville, $
Wed, October 26, 2022   
Brian O'Donovan, 24 Hour Concerts, and Burren Backroom Series presents: World class traditional and contemporary music from around the Celtic world - Reverie Road in the backroom of The Burren!
Kiddos in the Kitchen: Pumpkinpalooza!Dover, $$
Wed, October 26, 2022  -  Wed, October 26, 2022   
In this children’s cooking class, we will learn to make some fun, unique recipes using the classic fall flavor profile – pumpkin. The menu for the class includes pumpkin whoopie pies and mini pumpkin pies.
Wesli Performing LiveSomerville, $
Thu, October 27, 2022  -  Thu, October 27, 2022   
Haitian-Canadian songwriter, guitarist and producer Wesli (Wesley Louissaint) is on route to perform at Arts at the Armory in Somerville on 10/27 in celebration of new album Tradisyon!
Preschool Farm Explorers at Chestnut Hill FarmSouthborough, $
Thu, October 27, 2022  -  Thu, October 27, 2022   
This is a weekly sign-up.Each week will have different themes, and we encourage you to sign up for a month at a time!We will also be spending time outdoors, make sure to come with layers!
All About GoatsSouthborough, $
Thu, October 27, 2022  -  Thu, October 27, 2022   
This is a family-friendly program best suited for children ages 4 and up.Adult supervision is required; this is not a drop off program. Children and grownups should wear clothes that can get a little dirty.
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Halloween Trick or Treat In Maynard & Hudson2 Locations, Free
Thu, October 27, 2022   
Trick or Treat in downtown Hudson & Maynard from 4 to 6 pm. Streets will be closed and kids can get treats at local businesses. Look for the pumkins in the window for participants!
Preschool Farm Explorers — Animal Chores!Dover, $
Thu, October 27, 2022  -  Thu, October 27, 2022   
Preschool farm explorers will become fully immersed in what life is like at Powisset Farm – including our daily chores and time with our friendly barnyard animals.
Phenomenal Pho! Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, October 27, 2022  -  Thu, October 27, 2022   
This hands-on class with Chef Thi we’ll make warm, flavorful, beautiful, satisfying chicken Pho (pronounced “fuh”), a favorite Vietnamese soup of slow cooked savory Five Spice Broth, banh pho noodles, and chicken.
Amy Fairchild, Juliana NashSomerville, $
Thu, October 27, 2022  -  Thu, October 27, 2022   
24 Hour Concerts and Burren Back room Series presents: Two award winning artists - Amy Fairchild and Juliana Nash in the back room of The Burren!
Haunted Histories - Family Friendly HourSalem, $
Thu, October 27, 2022  -  Thu, October 27, 2022   
This October, step into Salem’s dark past on a candlelit visit to several of PEM’s historic houses located in the heart of downtown. See you there!
“Side by Side” Presented by City Ballet of Boston and BoSoma Dance CompanyBoston, $$$
Fri, October 28, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
City Ballet of Boston and BoSoma Dance Company present “Side by Side,” an evening of contemporary dance. This double-bill performance is conceived by Anthony Williams and Katherine Hooper.
Pierre BensusanSomerville, $
Fri, October 28, 2022  -  Fri, October 28, 2022   
24 Hour Concerts and Burren Back room Series presents: Direct from France, Pierre Bensusan will present 'Azwan' and more in the back room of The Burren!
Trunk - Or- Treat!Stoughton, $
Fri, October 28, 2022  -  Fri, October 28, 2022   
Kids can trick or treat from trunk to trunk in a line-up of vehicles parked in the parking lot with trunks or tailgates full of goodies.
Something Rotten!Cambridge, $
Fri, October 28, 2022  -  Sat, November 5, 2022   
Set at the height of the Renaissance, Something Rotten! tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two writers, desperate to write a hit play but stuck in the shadow of Shakespeare.
Music Worcester Presents: Béla Fleck & Abigail WashburnWorcester, $$
Fri, October 28, 2022  -  Fri, October 28, 2022   
Béla Fleck is a fifteen-time Grammy Award winner who has taken the banjo across genres. Abigail Washburn is a clawhammer banjo player who re-radicalized it by combining it with Far East culture and sounds.
The Red Room: Madi DiazBack Bay, $
Fri, October 28, 2022  -  Fri, October 28, 2022   
Nashville-based ​Madi Diaz ​marks a full restart of her artistic career with her last album ​'Man In Me,' ​her poignant debut single/video for ​ANTI-. ​
Boo in the Barnyard at Powisset FarmDover, $$
Fri, October 28, 2022  -  Fri, October 28, 2022   
Join us for this special children’s Halloween Trick or Treat event at the farm. Children are encouraged to wear their costumes (great farm photo/Instagram opportunity!)
Being Robin: A World Premiere MovieArlington, $
Fri, October 28, 2022  -  Fri, October 28, 2022   
In the Winter of 2014 Roger Kabler came to believe that he was possessed by the wild spirit of Robin Williams A World Premiere Movie In the Winter of 2014 Roger Kabler came to believe
CAM Teen Fright NightGloucester, Free
Fri, October 28, 2022  -  Fri, October 28, 2022   
The Cape Ann Museum Teen Council is hosting a Fright Night! Join us in the CAM Auditorium at the Downtown Campus from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Friday, October 28.
The Three Little PigsNewburyport, $
Fri, October 28, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
Come and help Cha, Siu and Bao watch for wolves while they use hay, sticks and bricks to make it in a big, bad world.
Goosebumps the Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium (in concert)Newburyport, $
Fri, October 28, 2022  -  Fri, October 28, 2022   
When Brooke gets the lead in a school play about a Phantom, she is thrilled, until the nightmares begin. There is talk of a real Phantom who has haunted the auditorium for years.
ALIVEBoston, $$
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sun, November 6, 2022   
Hibernian Hall and VLA DANCE invite you to the premiere of ALIVE: a dance theater experience with immersive elements, live music, awe-inspiring visuals and costumes!
Hale-o-ween 2022Westwood, Free
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
It's time for our annual Halloween-themed event for families! Explore the strange and mysterious (but still kid-friendly) side of Hale. See you there and let's have fun together!
A Conversation With Artists from 'On the Edge: Los Angeles Art 1970s-1990s”Watertown
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
A conversation with artists from “On the Edge: Los Angeles Art 1970s-1990s from the Joan and Jack Quinn Family Collection.” Featuring artists Laddie John Dill, Gregory Wiley Edwards, and Joe Fay. Register below:
Hale-o-ween on Oct. 29 at Hale EducationWestwood, Free
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Nature activities, arts and crafts, a guided hike, (optional) spooky hike, and s'mores by the fire. This event is best suited to families with children ages 4–10. Free and open to the public.
Harry Potter Extravaganza - Year 18Quincy
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
A Halloween Event for the whole family! Attend magic school, participate in magical classes and activities, while meeting magical staff! RSVPs and adult supervision required.
Day of the Dead Family FiestaCambridge, $
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Celebrate Day of the Dead with the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology! Enjoy Mexican culture with traditional decorations, Nahuatl stories, Mexican food, dances, and live music for all ages.
Wicked Halloween BashQuincy, $$
Sat, October 29, 2022   
Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester's Wicked Halloween Bash to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester - Dancing, Drinks, Costume Contest, Raffles, Donut Wall & More (21+ Event)
Hike with Goats at Chestnut Hill FarmSouthborough, $
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
You will learn how to walk with the goat, and then you’ll be accompanied by a farm staff member as you and your new goat friend make your way around the farm and its trails.
Boston University Men's Hockey vs. LowellBoston, $
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Boston University Men’s Ice Hockey is one of the most successful programs in NCAA history. Come watch five time national champions take on Lowell at their home, Agganis Arena!
Milton Academy Middle School Open HouseMilton
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Parents and students are invited to visit Milton Academy to learn about the curriculum, speak with teachers, meet with current students and parents, and tour classrooms.
A Conversation With Artists from 'On the Edge: Los Angeles Art 1970s-1990s”Watertown
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
A conversation with artists from “On the Edge: Los Angeles Art 1970s-1990s from the Joan and Jack Quinn Family Collection.” Featuring artists Laddie John Dill, Gregory Wiley Edwards, and Joe Fay. Register below:
Young Dancers Program Dorchester Open HouseDorchester, Free
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Join José Mateo Ballet Theatre at their Dorchester Studio on Saturday, October 29 for an Open House for children ages 3-10! Try a free class a see a performance by the YouthWorks ensemble!
Masterful Madames: Women Composers in the Circle of Frederick the GreatSudbury, $$
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Celebrate three fabulous forgotten female composers in Frederick the Great’s circle, along with the music-loving king’s flute teacher J. J. Quantz and his concertmaster Franz Benda.
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Halloween Spooktacular! at Boston Children's MuseumBoston, $$
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Celebrate spooky season at Boston Children’s Museum’s third annual Spooktacular. This year's Spooktacular will be better than ever, with added new activities for the littlest kids.
Lisa the Wise by Sarah NolenBrookline, $
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
Dancing houses, enchanted dolls, and hilarious 'ghost servants' bring this classic Russian fairy tale to life with a contemporary twist. Be sure to wear your witchy best for our spooky photobooth this Halloweekend!
Halloween Tricks & Treats at Old Colony History MuseumTaunton, $
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
A day of Halloween fun at the OCHM! Visit in costume from 10am – 4pm to tour the Museum for free* and get a special treat! Watch a family-friendly Halloween movie at 2:00 pm.
Starland’s Halloween Spooktacular 2022Hanover, $$
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
It’s time to get spooky! This annual all-ages and family-friendly event is perfect for the whole family! Enjoy inflatables, a dance party with DJ, games, costume contest, & trick-or-treating in Starland’s Fun Park.
The Paranoyds / TchotchkeBack Bay, $
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
The Paranoyds have the kind of connection people only dream of: as non-biological sisters who’ve known each other longer than they haven’t and speak a language that no one else can understand.
Halloween Tricks & TreatsTaunton, Free
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Learn about the dark and sometimes truly twisted side of Taunton’s history with a Halloween spin on our downtown walking tour. Visit in costume the Museum for free* and get a special treat!
Halloween HullabalooActon
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
Join as we celebrate Halloween weekend! Dress for the occasion and give your Halloween costume the chance to spook, sparkle, and shine. Play Halloween games and expect surprises!
Fall Fun at Powisset FarmDover, $
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Entrance ticket includes free parking, access to trails, Storywalk, barnyard animals, climbing haystack, hayride, scavenger hunt and live music. This is a Timed Ticketing event, please select an arrival time of 12:00, 1:30 or 3:00.
Wizard of OzzMassachusetts, $$
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
The Ultimate Ozzy Experience. The band is tighter than tight, delivering OZZy metal classics with confidence, groove, style, and attitude. . The music is infectious with the most Rockin' OZZY/Sabbath songs of all time
The Paris Cabaret: GreaseOther Boston Area, $$
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
GREASE is the word at The Paris Cabaret in Stoughton Home of the Starline Room Dinner Theatre. Broadway at Your Table with 'The Starliners' your singing waitstaff.
Halloween Party at Jam Time MaynardMaynard
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Put on your Halloween costumes and head to Jam Time in Maynard for a spooktacular Halloween Party! We'll have Halloween arts & crafts, lots of playtime, yummy treats and fun with Jack Skeleton!
Halloween Party at Natick Mall Jam TimeNatick
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Put on your Halloween costumes and head to Jam Time inside the Natick mall for a spooktacular Halloween Party! We'll have Halloween arts & crafts, lots of playtime, yummy treats and fun with Pirate Pumpkin!
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Halloween Zoo Howl: Franklin Park Zoo 2022Boston, $$
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
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...
The Best Weekend Card ShowWoburn, $
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
A two day sports and non-sports card show where all children 12 and under are free to enter, adults are $10 per day or $15 for both days.
Not so spooky Halloween partyBridgewater, $
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Not so spooky Halloween party Under 12 must be accompanied by an adult Popcorn and drinks provided for the kids Wear your costume and do crafts No snacks will be provided in consideration of food restrictions
Carrie the Musical (in concert)Newburyport, $
Sat, October 29, 2022  -  Sat, October 29, 2022   
Carrie is a teenage outcast who longs to fit in. She’s bullied by the popular crowd, and invisible to everyone else. What none of them know is that Carrie’s discovered she’s got a special power.
Halloween Family Lanes Parties 2022Tewksbury, $$
Sun, October 30, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
Come celebrate Halloween with Wamesit Lanes! Our Halloween Family Lane Party is a 2 Hour Party up to 6 people per lane. Come celebrate Halloween this year with a fun day of bowling and fun!
Hike with Goats at Chestnut Hill FarmSouthborough, $$
Sun, October 30, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
You will learn how to walk with the goat, and then you’ll be accompanied by a farm staff member as you and your new goat friend make your way around the farm and its trails.
Loud and Live Presents: Camilo-De Adentro Pa Afuera TourBoston, $$
Sun, October 30, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
GRAMMY® nominated and five-time Latin GRAMMY® winner, Camilo has announced his upcoming “Camilo - De Adentro Pa Afuera Tour.' The tour, presented by entertainment company Loud And Live will swing through Boston on October 30th!
Boo in the BarnyardSouthborough, $
Sun, October 30, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
When you register, you will be selecting a 1 hour session from 1-4PM. Your ticket is per car, with up to 5 family members in a car.
Boo! in the BarnyardSouthborough, $
Sun, October 30, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
We will have many fun Halloween activities for children, such as ghost, pumpkin, and candy corn crafts, mask making, and our special take on trick-or-treating!
Brian O'Donovan presents: Tommy SandsSomerville, $
Sun, October 30, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
Brian O'Donovan, 24 Hour Concerts, and Burren Backroom Series presents: World class traditional and contemporary music from around the Celtic world - Tommy Sands in the backroom of The Burren!
Masterful Madames: Women Composers in the Circle of Frederick the GreatBoston, $$
Sun, October 30, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
Celebrate three fabulous forgotten female composers in Frederick the Great’s circle, along with the music-loving king’s flute teacher J. J. Quantz and his concertmaster Franz Benda.
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