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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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Book Bugs: Farm Fun for Little Ones!Southborough, $
Tue, April 7, 2020   
Bring your little ones for a farm story, craft, snack, and springtime farm exploration! Occurs every two weeks, a new story and craft every time!
Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Info SessionWoburn, Free
Wed, April 8, 2020  -  Wed, April 8, 2020   
Cindy Gittleman, Certified MBSR teacher and founder of Sunrise Mindfulness, leads a free information session about the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn.
Community Conversations - Creating Inclusive SpacesBoston, Free
Wed, April 8, 2020  -  Wed, April 8, 2020   
CMCB Director of Music Therapy Chris Perry will present on how to create inclusive spaces. Community Conversations is a series of workshops run by CMCB staff.
Minni Design + Wine - Shibori ScarvesBoston, $$
Thu, April 9, 2020  -  Thu, April 9, 2020   
Grown-ups of all ages, artistic abilities and inclinations are welcomed to Minni Design + Wine – Shibori Scarves, an evening of wine sipping and hand-dyeing spring scarves using indigo dye and the ancient Japanese Shibori technique.
Minni Make + Play – Fruit + Veggie Prints (virtual)Boston, $
Thu, April 9, 2020  -  Thu, April 9, 2020   
In Minni Make + Play – Fruit + Veggie Prints students and caregivers will explore the wonders of their favorite fruits + veggies before using them to create original works of art.
BRAD MEHLDAU at Sanders TheatreCambridge, $$
Fri, April 10, 2020  -  Fri, April 10, 2020   
Over the the last two decades, pianist Brad Mehldau has forged his own path, embodying the essence of jazz exploration, classical romanticism, and pop allure.
CANCELLED: Anime BostonBoston, Free
Fri, April 10, 2020  -  Sun, April 12, 2020   
Anime Boston is a three-day convention held annually in Boston, Massachusetts, USA under the supervision of the New England Anime Society. Our focus is to celebrate and promote Japanese animation, comics, and pop-culture.
PJ Library at the Library! Passover StorytimeSharon, Free
Fri, April 10, 2020  -  Fri, April 10, 2020   
Join PJ Library for an hour of fun Passover stories and activities at Sharon Public Library (11 North Main Street) in Sharon on Friday, April 10 from 4-5pm.
CANCELLED: Easter Bunny Visits Jam TimeNorwood, Free
Fri, April 10, 2020  -  Fri, April 10, 2020   
The Easter Bunny is coming to Jam Time! Friday 4/10 from 10am-12pm come down to your favorite Jam Time (Natick *not the mall, Norwood, or Maynard) and take a picture with the Easter Bunny!
CANCELLED: Easter Bunny Visits Jam TimeMaynard, Free
Fri, April 10, 2020  -  Fri, April 10, 2020   
The Easter Bunny is coming to Jam Time! Friday 4/10 from 10am-12pm come down to your favorite Jam Time (Natick *not the mall, Norwood, or Maynard) and take a picture with the Easter Bunny!
CANCELLED: Easter Bunny Visits Jam TimeNatick, Free
Fri, April 10, 2020  -  Fri, April 10, 2020   
The Easter Bunny is coming to Jam Time! Friday 4/10 from 10am-12pm come down to your favorite Jam Time (Natick *not the mall, Norwood, or Maynard) and take a picture with the Easter Bunny!
CANCELLED: Meet Elmo at Buttons and Bows!Acton, Free
Fri, April 10, 2020  -  Fri, April 10, 2020   
Come enjoy this FREE event featuring Elmo on April 10th from 10-12. Shop our Spring and Summer arrivals and let the kiddos meet their favorite character.
Blackwatch Adventure Lurking in The Dark - OnlineBurlington, $
Fri, April 10, 2020  -  Fri, April 10, 2020   
Join us for Sword Adventure Games where you solve mysteries, fight monsters, and win treasure. Guard Up in Burlington MA has monthly sword adventure games.
Earth Day Turns 50! Caring for Our EnvironmentActon, $$
Fri, April 10, 2020  -  Fri, April 10, 2020   
Earth Day turns 50 years old this month! Celebrate by joining local Acton-Boxborough High School seniors as they share sustainable upcycled crafts. Learn about composting and recycling, and make your very own globe-themed seed paper!
CANCELLED: PUDDLESTOMPERS Habitat Class: Signs of SpringNewton, $
Fri, April 10, 2020  -  Fri, April 10, 2020   
Our Habitat Child/Adult classes are fun & educational for kids and parents! Each 55 minute class is organized around a seasonally relevant concept, occurrence, or natural element. Kids Ages 2-5 invited to come with an adult!
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Sing along with Debbie LIVE OnlineOnline, Free
Fri, April 10, 2020  -  Wed, April 15, 2020   
In an effort to help out during these trying times, Debbie (of Debbie and Friends) is hosting a fun, interactive sing-along series for the kids.
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CANCELLED: Ice Chips: Show of Champions 2020Boston, $$
Sat, April 11, 2020  -  Sun, April 12, 2020   
The Skating Club of Boston presents the annual Ice Chips Show of Champions. Ice Chips is now the longest, continuous club skating carnival in the world.
Minni Make + Play – Blue HuesBoston, $
Sat, April 11, 2020  -  Sat, April 11, 2020   
In our Minni Make + Play – Blue Hues workshop cool crafting kiddos will learn all about the big blue sky and its many shades and hues. This workshop is perfect for any spring morning!
Rocky Woods Easter Egg Hunt BrunchMedfield, $$
Sat, April 11, 2020  -  Sat, April 11, 2020   
Grab your Easter baskets and join us at Rocky Woods for a delicious Easter brunch & egg hunt in the woods with your family and friends!
POSTPONED: 2nd Annual ClimbathonWorcester, $
Sat, April 11, 2020  -  Sat, April 11, 2020   
Join LUK, Inc. for our 2nd Annual Climbathon at Central Rock Worcester! Choose from two rock climbing sessions at only $30 per session! All proceeds to benefit the David Kilcoyne Memorial Scholarship.
Minni Make + Play – Shape Collages (virtual)Boston, $
Sat, April 11, 2020  -  Sat, April 11, 2020   
In Minni Make + Play – Shape Collages, students and caregivers will explore the shapes and silly structures all around them. Instructor Maria will begin the shape celebration with a book reading.
ZAKIR HUSSAIN, JAYANTHI KUMARESH, KALA RAMNATH at Sanders TheatreCambridge, $$
Sun, April 12, 2020  -  Sun, April 12, 2020   
World-famous tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain, renowned violinist Kala Ramnath, and master veena player Jayanthi Kumaresh perform a brilliant evening of amazing traditional Indian classical music.
Easter Brunch CruiseBoston, $$$
Sun, April 12, 2020  -  Sun, April 12, 2020   
Our brunch and lunch Easter cruises are fun for the whole family! Join us for live DJ entertainment, a Balloon Artist, activity bags for children and a special visit from the Easter Bunny!
Easter Brunch CruiseBoston, $$
Sun, April 12, 2020  -  Sun, April 12, 2020   
Our brunch and lunch Easter cruises are fun for the whole family! Join us for live DJ entertainment, a Balloon Artist, activity bags for children and a special visit from the Easter Bunny!
Easter Lunch CruiseBoston, $$
Sun, April 12, 2020  -  Sun, April 12, 2020   
Our brunch and lunch Easter cruises are fun for the whole family! Join us for live DJ entertainment, a Balloon Artist, activity bags for children and a special visit from the Easter Bunny!
Easter Starlight Dinner CruiseBoston, $$
Sun, April 12, 2020  -  Sun, April 12, 2020   
Celebrate Easter with a special night on the water! There will be DJ entertainment and a plated two course meal. This will be an unforgettable experience!
JCC April & Passover School Vacation CampNewton, $$
Mon, April 13, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Worrying about what to do during school vacation? JCC School Vacation Camp runs during the weeklong breaks for April and Passover vacation. Register at bostonjcc.org/schoolvacations.
Guardian Adventures School Break Online AdventureBurlington, $
Mon, April 13, 2020  -  Fri, May 1, 2020   
Each day adventure runs from 9AM to 3PM with extended day options available between 8:30AM and 5PM. We will be running our Online Spring Break Adventures for other weeks as well: 4/13-4/17, 4/20-4/24, and 4/27-5/1.
Flying ForwardBoston, Free
Tue, April 14, 2020  -  Tue, April 14, 2020   
Experience a 50 minute documentary premiere screening followed by an innovative and interactive 30 minute dance premiere performance of Jennifer Higdon's Violin Concerto with soloist Ilana Zaks and more.
CANCELLED: Taking the Smithsonian’s Fossil Halls into the Twenty-First CenturyCambridge, Free
Tue, April 14, 2020   
Evolution Matters Lecture Series. Free Public Lecture. Matthew Carrano, Curator of Dinosauria, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Presented by the Harvard Museum of Natural History.
Westgate Mall to Host American Red Cross Blood Donation DriveBrockton, Free
Tue, April 14, 2020  -  Tue, April 14, 2020   
Help those in need by donating blood. Westgate Mall will host a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Tuesday, April 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
JCDS' Matters of TasteWaltham
Wed, April 15, 2020  -  Wed, April 15, 2020   
To benefit JCDS, Boston's Jewish Community Day School. As JCDS turns 25, join the school community for an evening of lifelong learning, music, magic, and many festive surprises!
9th International Conference on Petrochemistry & Chemical EngineeringPembroke, $
Wed, April 15, 2020  -  Thu, April 16, 2020   
Meet leading Petroleum, Oil and Gas Experts, Researchers, Business delegates, Academic professionals, Students, Scientists from societies, associations, and Universities of UK, USA, Rome, Italy, Korea, Japan, Dubai and China to create a Bio based world
Celebrate Week of the Young Child: Work Together WednesdayActon, $$
Wed, April 15, 2020  -  Wed, April 15, 2020   
We’ll work together to create and decorate a community kite and then take a walk to a nearby field to test out our creation (weather permitting).
Upstairs, Downstairs TourAndover, Free
Thu, April 16, 2020  -  Thu, April 16, 2020   
Join us for a tour of the Andover Center for History & Culture. Not just through the period rooms, but also through the private “off-limits” areas.
Charm City Kings: Advance Movie Screening (Adults)Somerville, $
Thu, April 16, 2020  -  Thu, April 16, 2020   
Brithney J. invites you to attend the advanced screening of Charm City Kings on Thursday, April 16th at 7pm at AMC Assembly Row 12 in Somerville!
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CANCELLED: Cambridge Science Festival 2020Cambridge, Free
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
Be Curious! Join scientists, engineers and more at the Cambridge Science Festival, a 10 day celebration showcasing fun and interactive science, technology, engineering and math for everyone!
Esther: For Such A Time As ThisGroton, $$
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Sat, April 25, 2020   
This April 2020 New Life Fine Arts Musical Theater presents an original musical adaptation 'Esther: For Such A Time As This' at the Groton Dunstable Performing Arts Center, 344 Main St. Groton, MA.
Alice and Wonderland TeaNorth Andover, $$
Fri, April 17, 2020   
Alice in Wonderland theme Kids' Tea Party over school vacation week at the Green Apple Café in North Andover featuring a special kids' menu and crafts
Earth Day & Vacation Week at Roger Williams Park ZooRhode Island, $$
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Wed, April 22, 2020   
This spring vacation week, come visit Roger Williams Park Zoo and celebrate Earth Day, because it's time to Party-- Party for the Planet, that is!
Food Truck Fridays at Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel VillageRhode Island, Free
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Fri, September 25, 2020   
End your week at Food Truck Friday at Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village with some of the best food trucks in Rhode Island brought to you PVD Food Truck Events.
Letter Writing Night: Postal ArtNewton, Free
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Fri, April 17, 2020   
We’re celebrating National Letter Writing Month with a special letter writing night! Learn to make your own envelopes; add wax seals; and create artistamps, tiny pieces of postal art to adorn your letters.
The Bard’s Path D&D Night - OnlineBurlington, $
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Fri, April 17, 2020   
Join us for monthly Dungeons & Dragons games and events at Guard Up in Burlington, MA. Bring your own character or use ours. New D&D adventures every month.
NERF Adventure Night Blasting All The WayBurlington, $
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Fri, April 17, 2020   
Join us for monthly Nerf Wars, Nerf Games and Nerf events. Bring your blasters or use ours! Hope to see you and your friend Friday night!
Celebrate Global Astronomy Month: Moon and StarsActon, $$
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Fri, April 17, 2020   
It’s Global Astronomy Month and we’re celebrating by bringing the night sky indoors! Learn about the constellations and get some tricks you can use at home for spotting stars at night.
PUDDLESTOMPERS Habitat Class: Birds NestingNewton, $
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Fri, April 17, 2020   
Our Habitat Child/Adult classes are fun & educational for kids & parents! Each 55 minute class is organized around a seasonally relevant concept, occurrence, or natural element. Kids ages 2-5 with an adult are invited to come!
Paul Taylor Dance Company (CANCELLED)Boston
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Sun, April 19, 2020   
Paul Taylor Dance Company originally scheduled for the Shubert Theatre on April 17 -19 has been cancelled. All online and phone purchases via Telecharge will be refunded automatically to the original credit card used.
Patriots' Day Weekend at Concord MuseumConcord, Free
Sat, April 18, 2020  -  Mon, April 20, 2020   
Concord Museum commemorates Patriots' Day with hourly demonstrations, live Minutemen reenactments,walking tours, colonial crafts, and gallery talks. Watch Captain Brown's Company on the Museum lawn doing musket demonstrations as they prepare for battle.
Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra: Spring ConcertCambridge, $
Sat, April 18, 2020  -  Sat, April 18, 2020   
Join the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra for a special concert featuring Stravinsky's Rite of Spring! To get tickets, please visit Harvard’s Box Office (www.tinyurl.com/HROtickets) or contact HRO at [email protected]
Trolls World Tour Movie Premiere and Character MeetBraintree, $$
Sat, April 18, 2020  -  Sat, April 18, 2020   
Come enjoy a private screening of Trolls World Tour and meet Poppy and Branch! Enjoy pictures, autographs, private movie viewing, treats and so much more!
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show BostonSomerville, $$$
Sat, April 18, 2020  -  Sat, April 18, 2020   
Solve a hilarious mystery while enjoying a four-course plated dinner. A Prize awaits our Top Sleuth... But be careful! Everyone is a suspect and the killer might be at your table!
The Bayard Rustin Community BreakfastBoston, $
Sat, April 18, 2020  -  Sat, April 18, 2020   
Created by AIDS Action 30 years ago, the Breakfast recognizes the roles of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people from communities of color in the fight against AIDS.
Down Under Unites Yoga FestivalCambridge, $
Sat, April 18, 2020  -  Sun, April 19, 2020   
Down Under Unites Yoga Festival Ignite your practice with a full weekend of yoga – workshops, classes, music, and conversations celebrating our energetic, collaborative, and diverse community!
Esther: For Such A Time As ThisGroton, $$
Sat, April 18, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
This April 2020 New Life Fine Arts Musical Theater presents an original musical adaptation 'Esther: For Such A Time As This' at the Groton Dunstable Performing Arts Center, 344 Main St. Groton, MA.
Knead Doughnuts Pop UpCambridge, Free
Sat, April 18, 2020  -  Sat, April 18, 2020   
After popping up TWICE and selling out of their seasonally inspired and traditional gourmet donuts, Knead Doughnuts will be returning to our Cambridge chocolate shop on Saturday, April 18 for another sweet morning of treats.
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TinytropolisActon, $
Sun, April 19, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
Join us as we design, build, and explore a mini city constructed completely out of cardboard and creativity. This evolving temporary space will be put together by staff and visitors throughout the week.
Chemists Celebrate Earth Week: Protecting Our Planet Through ChemistryBoston, $
Sun, April 19, 2020  -  Sun, April 19, 2020   
You'll have the opportunity to investigate how chemistry helps scientists learn about the environment and discover new ways we can protect our planet, and more!
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CANCELLED: Battle of Lexington: Boston Patriots Day Reenactment 2020 (Video, & SLexington, Free
Mon, April 20, 2020   
Watch as history unfolds the story of our nation's fight for freedom in Lexington! Be part of the story through the reenactment of Paul Revere's ride, followed by day-long events.
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Lexington Patriot's Day Battle Day Schedule 2020Lexington, Free
Mon, April 20, 2020  -  Mon, April 20, 2020   
Each year in mid-April, thousands of people flock to historic Lexington and Concord and Minute Man National Historical Park to celebrate Patriot's Day. View the reenactment schedule of the events leading up to the...
Farmer for a Day: April VacationSouthborough, $$
Mon, April 20, 2020  -  Thu, April 23, 2020   
Kids can be junior farmers by caring for our animals, hiking our trails, creating nature crafts, exploring the farm, and learning to plant farm-fresh food.
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Acton Patriot's Day Celebration 2020Acton, $
Mon, April 20, 2020   
Patriots’ Day marks the first day of the Revolutionary War and the first bloodshed of the Civil War. At the Faulkner Homestead visitors can glimpse both eras. Step back into our local history and see women preparing...
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Boston Patriots' Day Parade & Flag Raising 2020Boston, Free
Mon, April 20, 2020   
Celebrate Events Leading to the American Revolution honoring the battle in Lexington and Concord! Patriot’s Day is celebrated in Massachusetts to remember the events that took place in Boston leading to the American...
Lexington Patriots Day Parade 2020Lexington
Mon, April 20, 2020   
Commemorate Patriot's Day at the annual parade in Lexington. The approximately two-and-a-half-mile-long Parade begins at 2:00 pm sharp in East Lexington on Massachusetts Avenue
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What's Open on Patriot's Day?Boston
Mon, April 20, 2020  -  Mon, April 20, 2020   
Patriot's Day is the MA state holiday is also known as the day of the Boston Marathon and the 11:05 a.m. Red Sox game.
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ACA's April Vacation Arts CampArlington, $$
Mon, April 20, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Join ACA for a fun, creative camp week of art, music, and drama for kids and teens - all centered around an engaging weekly theme!
April Vacation Camp at The Painting Place 4 FunNeedham, $$
Mon, April 20, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Join us for a morning of fun!! Painting, dancing, games, crafts and more!! No school? so cool! Come join other kids to paint, play games and craft! Ages 3-12 Stay until 12:30 or until 2pm.
Teachers Free at Edaville Family Theme ParkCarver, $$
Mon, April 20, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Teachers free at Edaville Family Theme park, a purchase of 4 & over ticket required with proper teacher identification! One ticket grants access to all of Edaville including Thomas Land and Dino Land!
TimberNook Spring Break ProgramCarlisle, $$
Mon, April 20, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
TimberNook provides children of all abilities time to explore, create, build, design, take risks and dive into their imagination. Children of all abilities are welcome.
CANCELLED: Apprenticeship in Ancient EgyptCambridge, Free
Mon, April 20, 2020   
Willeke Wendrich, Joan Silsbee Chair of African Cultural Archaeology; Professor of Egyptian Archaeology and Digital Humanities, University of California, Los Angeles. Presented by the Harvard Semitic Museum.
April Vacation Art Camp - AustraliaLexington
Mon, April 20, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Campers will work both independently and as a group to create art that is inspired by Australia’s culture. We will look at the many styles of art that have developed there over the centuries.
Spring Break Adventure Dark Side Of The MoonBurlington, $
Mon, April 20, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Join us for Sword Adventure Games where you solve mysteries, fight monsters, and win treasure. Guard Up in Burlington MA has monthly sword adventure games.
April Vacation Week at Mary Baker Eddy LibraryBoston, Free
Tue, April 21, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Learn how you can make a meaningful difference in someone else’s life—and have fun, too! During April school vacation week, The Mary Baker Eddy Library will open its doors with a free program and free admission to the exhibits for visitors under 17.
April Vacation Cooking Classes at Verrill FarmConcord, $
Tue, April 21, 2020  -  Thu, April 23, 2020   
Vacation week kids classes take place in the Verrill Farm stand kitchen and include demonstrations & hands on participation. The junior chefs leave with new skills and the food they have prepared to share at home.
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Rick Adams: Red's Recycle 'o RamaBoston, Free
Tue, April 21, 2020   
Assisted by Rusty, the recycled and recycling dog, Red uses storytelling, magic, juggling, hand shadows, original songs and fun-loving tips on how and why to recycle, reuse, and reduce. Join in and explore creative and...
Botany Club for Kids ages 12-15Jamaica Plain, $
Tue, April 21, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Discover your inner botanist! This drop-off program for teens will have them using the outdoors to study plant parts and functions, making models, and experimenting with photosynthesis, respiration and transpiration, Learn about how plants work!
Green Week April Vacation WeekConcord, $$$
Tue, April 21, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Students have the opportunity to work in the mediums of Drawing & Painting, 2D and 3D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Performing Arts, Art & Nature, Woodworking/Workshop, and More!
BioBuilder Advanced Bio-Engineering BootcampCambridge, $$$
Tue, April 21, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
BioBuilders engineer living cells by modifying their DNA. High school students are invited to a four day workshop where they will learn the necessary molecular techniques and design principles for reprogramming micro-organisms.
21st Annual Animation Show of ShowsBrookline, $
Tue, April 21, 2020  -  Tue, April 21, 2020   
The Animation Show of Shows is a curated selection of the “best of the best” animated short films created by students and professionals around the world.
PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration April Vacation CampNewton, $
Tue, April 21, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Join PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration during April vacation! Foster your child's love of nature and get them out and exploring with PUDDLESTOMPERS! it's just so good to be outside!
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POSTPONED: Independent Film Festival of Boston 2020Boston, $
Wed, April 22, 2020  -  Wed, April 29, 2020   
The annual Independent Film Festival of Boston is set to be the biggest and best festival yet.
Virtual Mommy & Me Masterclass With Alice!Boston, $$
Wed, April 22, 2020  -  Wed, April 22, 2020   
Receive farm-fresh flowers and join our Founder, Alice Lewis, for an exclusive virtual masterclass! Alice will teach this very first mommy and me event and you'll receive your own flowers!
Hidden TreasuresFitchburg, Free
Thu, April 23, 2020   
Explore exhibited artwork with a FREE specialized art appreciation program for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia and their caregivers. Take a guided tour of our Art in Bloom event and enjoy refreshments.
Art In BloomFitchburg
Thu, April 23, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
For four days, FAM features 40 flower arrangements created by local florists, garden clubs, and individuals interpreting the art in our galleries. Includes champagne reception on the 24th from 6-8 PM.
CANCELLED: Meet a Scientist at the Harvard Museum of Natural HistoryCambridge, $
Thu, April 23, 2020   
Come see the world through the eyes of a scientist and explore what research reveals about life on our planet. Part of the Cambridge Science Festival.
CANCELLED: The Obsidian Mirror: Literature and Archaeology in MexicoCambridge, Free
Thu, April 23, 2020  -  Thu, April 23, 2020   
Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series. Open to the Public. Co-sponsored by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, the Harvard Divinity School, the Moses Mesoamerican Archive, and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Boston Baroque Presents: Handel’s AriodanteBoston, $$
Fri, April 24, 2020  -  Sat, April 25, 2020   
With a plot filled with moonlight encounters, attempted seductions, and star-crossed lovers, Handel’s seldom-performed masterwork comes to glorious life in the hands of a stellar cast—the perfect finale for Boston Baroque's 2019-20 season.
Dead Can Dance (POSTPONED - DATE TBD)Boston, $$
Fri, April 24, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Since their inception in Melbourne in 1981, Dead Can Dance have been informed by folk traditions from all over Europe, not just solely in terms of instrumentation, but also by secular, religious and spiritual practices.
War PaintConcord, $$
Fri, April 24, 2020  -  Sun, May 17, 2020   
Hailed as “thoroughly compelling and masterfully entertaining” WAR PAINT is the true-to-life story of Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubenstein, masters of self-invention and titans of the cosmetics industry.
Boston University's Dance Theatre Group Presents Visions 2020!Boston, $
Fri, April 24, 2020  -  Sat, April 25, 2020   
Boston University’s Dance Theatre Group presents VISIONS 2020, a spring dance concert with performances on April 24-25th. This production showcases original works by student, alumni, and faculty choreographers at BU.
Blackwatch Adventure April Showers Bring More Shadows - OnlineBurlington, $
Fri, April 24, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Join us for Sword Adventure Games where you solve mysteries, fight monsters, and win treasure. Guard Up in Burlington MA has monthly sword adventure games.
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POSTPONED: Gore Place Sheepshearing Festival 2020Waltham, $$
Sat, April 25, 2020  -  Mon, April 20, 2020   
Sheep-shearing, herding dogs, spinning, weaving, and more. Large crafts fair, live entertainment, wagon rides, historic demonstrators, games and farm animals. Food vendors, no dogs allowed, children must be accompanied...
Ipswich Ale Half MarathonIpswich, $$
Sat, April 25, 2020  -  Sat, April 25, 2020   
The 5th annual Ipswich Ale Half Marathon returns to Crane Beach on Saturday, 4/25! One of the prettiest courses you'll run, starting and ending at Crane Beach!
Sensory Awareness Day at Edaville Family Theme ParkCarver, $$
Sat, April 25, 2020  -  Sat, April 25, 2020   
Join us for our annual Sensory Friendly Awareness Day, everyone is welcome! Guests can participate in sensory activities, meet our sensory friendly partners, and learn all about our Sensory Friendly features in the park!
Musketaquid Earth DayConcord, Free
Sat, April 25, 2020  -  Sat, April 25, 2020   
Celebrate our first and forever home: the Earth! The Umbrella Arts and Environment Program is hosting the annual Earth Day Celebration, and this year our theme is Water.
Puppet Show with Margaret Moody Puppets of ArlingtonArlington, $
Sat, April 25, 2020  -  Sat, April 25, 2020   
Come to the Old Schwamb Mill to enjoy a Puppet show with Margaret Moody Puppets of Arlington for ages 4 to 9 with adult. Moody works in the style of traditional Taiwanese hand puppetry.
Minni Make + Play – Garden PartyBoston, $
Sat, April 25, 2020  -  Sat, April 25, 2020   
In our Minni Make + Play – Garden Party workshop little gardeners will learn how to plant marigold seeds and paint a terracotta pot with their caregiver.
Big Climb BostonBoston, $
Sat, April 25, 2020  -  Sat, April 25, 2020   
Challenge yourself to climb 30 or 60 floors to the top of 99 High Street and raise critical funds in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Step Up To Take Cancer Down.
Big Climb BostonBoston, $
Sat, April 25, 2020  -  Sat, April 25, 2020   
Challenge yourself to climb 30 or 60 floors to the top of 99 High Street and raise critical funds in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Step Up To Take Cancer Down.
CANCELLED: Diving with a Purpose: A Fifteen-Year OdysseyCambridge, Free
Sat, April 25, 2020   
Free Public Film Screening & Discussion Jay Haigler, Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Professional Association of Diving Instructors; Scientific Diver and Diving Safety Officer, National Association of Black Scuba Divers, Foundation; Lead Instructor, Diving with a Purpose
CambridgeSide Hosts Soap Box Derby Winter RalliesCambridge, Free
Sat, April 25, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
Come on over to CambridgeSide for action packed days of Soap Box racing Saturday and Sunday, April 25 + 26, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
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Recreation Sundays on Memorial DriveCambridge, Free
Sun, April 26, 2020  -  Sun, November 8, 2020   
Bring your bike, inline skates, running shoes, strollers or walking feet to take advantage of the unique access to this normally busy road with views of the Charles each summer Sunday.
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Wicked Tulips Flower Farm (2020 Dates TBD)Rhode Island, $$
Sun, April 26, 2020  -  Sat, May 16, 2020   
Tiptoe through more than 600,000 tulips, experience the sights, sounds, and smells of spring on a historic farm and bring home a fresh hand picked bouquet of the most amazing tulips you have ever seen.
Ali WongBoston, $$
Sun, April 26, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
Ali Wong is a stand-up comic from San Francisco, now living in Los Angeles. Her first Netflix stand-up special BABY COBRA was filmed when she was 7 months pregnant.
Healthy Kids Running Series - Tewksbury Spring 2020 SeriesTewksbury, $
Sun, April 26, 2020  -  Sun, May 31, 2020   
Healthy Kids Running Series is a community-based nonprofit organization that gets boys and girls Pre-K through Middle School active, feel accomplished and lays the foundation for a healthy lifestyle.
Gift of Life Steps for Life 5k Run & WalkBoston, $$
Sun, April 26, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
Gift of Life Marrow Registry's Steps for Life 5k Run & Walk of Boston to fight blood cancer. Join us on April 26th and help save lives!
Minni PlantShopBoston, $
Sun, April 26, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
In Minni PlantShop nature lovers and little gardeners will gather for a planting party and an Earth Day celebration! Students will design their own paper gardens and decorate terracotta pots with bright colors and patterns.
Mommy and Me Flower Crown Making ClassNorwood, $$
Sun, April 26, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
Looking for a new and fun class to make a lasting memory with your daughter. With Mother's Day right around the corner, what a perfect way to spend some quality time.
Becca Pizzi's Fifth Annual 5K Race and Kids Fun RunBelmont, $$
Sun, April 26, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
Endurance marathoner Becci Pizzi to host fifth annual 5K race and kids fun run in Belmont. This fun community event brings runners, walkers, and families to Belmont High School on April 26, 2020
Project UnlockSouth End, Free
Sun, April 26, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
Project Unlock, cross-genre concert on April 26th in Burns Hall, New England Conservatory, It's a cross-cultural project that evolved from idea that most of the music around the world is locked away out of reach.
POSTPONED: Boston Chamber Symphony presents Mozart, Mendelssohn, and MilhaudBrookline, $$
Sun, April 26, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
Join Boston Chamber Symphony in their April 26th concert, presenting a program of musical masterworks by Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Milhaud and featuring prizewinning clarinet soloist Katsuya Yuasa.
POSTPONED: 8th Annual Walk for INDEPENDENCENewton, $
Sun, April 26, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
Join us at the Carroll Center for the Blind on April 26th, 2020 for our 8th Annual Walk for INDEPENDENCE--an experience you won't forget! We will walk, fundraise and raise awareness for individuals with vision loss.
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The Little PrinceBoston, $$
Tue, April 28, 2020  -  Sat, May 23, 2020   
The Little Prince tells the story of a world-weary and disenchanted Aviator whose sputtering plane strands him in the Sahara Desert and a mysterious, regal “little man” who appears and asks him to “Please, sir, draw me...
CANCELLED: Call for Art: For the Love of Earth, a juried exhibitionWayland
Tue, April 28, 2020  -  Sat, May 30, 2020   
We invite 2D and 3D artists of all mediums to submit works that speak to the theme of EARTH for a juried exhibition in conjunction with ArtWeek. Submission deadline: April 12th
John Collins Warren: Man of Science, Faith, and InfluenceBoston, Free
Wed, April 29, 2020  -  Wed, April 29, 2020   
'John Collins Warren: Man of Science, Faith, and Influence' presented by Boston Good Neighbor Series is an event that highlights the great influence that has been made by John Collins Warren on the medical community.
Earth Day Turns 50! Journey SticksActon, $$
Wed, April 29, 2020  -  Wed, April 29, 2020   
Grab a stick and keep an eye out for special nature objects along the walk. Collect and create a journey stick to share your unique nature story.
Minni Design + Wine – Soy Candles with NotedBoston, $$
Thu, April 30, 2020  -  Thu, April 30, 2020   
Grown-ups of all ages, artistic abilities and inclinations are welcomed to Minni Design + Wine – Soy Candles with Noted, a workshop covering candle-making basics using natural soy wax, essential oils and wooden wicks.
Dinnerfest AuctionBoston, $$$
Thu, April 30, 2020  -  Thu, April 30, 2020   
Bid High & Win Big for Recovery, Hope, & Community! Join Victory Programs for Dinnerfest Auction to win one-of-a-kind auction items while changing lives of individuals/families facing homelessness, addiction or other chronic illnesses like HIV/AIDS.
CANCELLED: The Last Common AncestorCambridge, Free
Thu, April 30, 2020  -  Thu, April 30, 2020   
Evolution Matters Lecture Series. Free Public Lecture. Ashley S. Hammond, Assistant Professor, Richard Gilder Graduate School; Biological Anthropology Curator, American Museum of Natural History Series supported by the generosity of Drs. Herman and Joan Suit
A Night of Virtuosic Musicianship with Scott Tarulli GroupSomerville, $$
Thu, April 30, 2020  -  Thu, April 30, 2020   
A Night of Virtuosic Musicianship with Scott Tarulli Group and Zaira Meneses & Friends, playing original jazz funk compositions, reworks of originals, and a few covers.
Find a MA Farmer's Market Near YouMassachusetts, $
Fri, May 1, 2020  -  Thu, October 29, 2020   
Whether you live in the city or suburbs, a Massachusetts farmers’ market is not too far from you.
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CANCELLED: ArtWeek 2020Boston, Free
Fri, May 1, 2020  -  Sun, May 10, 2020   
Presented by Highland Street Foundation and produced by the Boch Center, ArtWeek has become an annual award-winning innovative festival featuring hundreds of unique and creative experiences across the state.
CANCELLED: Vivaldi The Four Seasons at Boston Symphony HallBoston
Fri, May 1, 2020  -  Sun, May 3, 2020   
Vivaldi The Four Seasons for two nights at the Boston Symphony Hall. Friday, May 1 at 7:30pm and Sunday, May 3 at 3:00pm, tickets will be available on the website.
POSTPONED: Global Cinema Film Festival of BostonBelmont, $
Fri, May 1, 2020  -  Sun, May 3, 2020   
The Global Cinema Film Festival of Boston (GCFF) in partnership with WCF studios/films LLC is committed to bringing the best of global cinematography to Boston.
PUDDLESTOMPERS Habitat Class: FlowersNewton, $
Fri, May 1, 2020  -  Fri, May 1, 2020   
Our Habitat Child/Adult classes are fun & educational for kids & parents! Each 55 minute class is organized around a seasonally relevant concept, occurrence, or natural element. Kids ages 2-5 with an adult are invited to come!
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CANCELLED: Art in Bloom at the MFA Boston 2020Boston, Free
Sat, May 2, 2020  -  Mon, May 4, 2020   
Enjoy exquisite art from across the MFA’s collection paired with magnificent floral interpretations created by New England-area garden clubs. Professional designers delight with creative designs in Museum entrances and...
Dramatic Return: French Baroque ConcertCambridge, $$
Sat, May 2, 2020  -  Sat, May 2, 2020   
French Baroque cantatas and instrumental works featuring Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre’s cantata Le Passage sur la mer rouge, Clerambault’s cantata Leandre et Hero, Clerambault’s Sonata La Felicite, an overture by Charpentier
POSTPONED: BAA Honors 2020 hosted by Boston Arts Academy FoundationBoston, $$$$
Sat, May 2, 2020  -  Sat, May 2, 2020   
The Boston Arts Academy Foundation is hosting its annual BAA Honors celebration on Saturday, May 2, 2020. The signature fundraising event features a cocktail reception, dinner, student performances, live auction, and dancing.
Lexington MusterLincoln, Free
Sat, May 2, 2020  -  Sat, May 2, 2020   
Come to the Lexington Muster and experience the sights and sounds of American History! Free event, appropriate for the whole family. Colonial music, history, and vendors.
Castle of Our SkinsMattapan, Free
Sat, May 2, 2020  -  Sat, May 2, 2020   
From classrooms to concert halls, Castle of our Skins invites exploration into ​Black heritage and culture, spotlighting both unsung and celebrated figures of past and present.
CANCELLED: The Award Winning LexFUN! Children’s Consignment SaleLexington, Free
Sat, May 2, 2020  -  Sat, May 2, 2020   
Voted one of the Top 5 Consignment Sales in the State by Boston Parents Paper, the LexFUN! Consignment Sale is one of the largest children’s and maternity consignment sales in the area!
Galileo Star Party at Farrington Nature LincLincoln, $
Sat, May 2, 2020  -  Sat, May 2, 2020   
Do you want to learn more about the stars? Have you ever used a telescope to stargaze? Join us for a night of storytelling, stargazing, and s'mores!
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Mexican Street Food FestivalCambridge, Free
Sun, May 3, 2020   
Over 25 local restaurants & food trucks will be cooking up authentic Mexican street food including tacos, flautas, enchiladas, tortas, tamales, street corn, gorditas and much more.
Dramatic Return: French Baroque ConcertWorcester, $$
Sun, May 3, 2020  -  Sun, May 3, 2020   
French Baroque cantatas and instrumental works featuring Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre’s cantata Le Passage sur la mer rouge, Clerambault’s cantata Leandre et Hero, Clerambault’s Sonata La Felicite an overture by Charpentier
Oak Meadow Spring Open HouseLittleton, Free
Sun, May 3, 2020  -  Sun, May 3, 2020   
Spring Open House: Oak Meadow School, 2 Old Pickard Lane, Littleton. Sunday, May 3, 2020 from 1:00 – 3:00pm. For more information, call 978-486-9874 x226 or email: [email protected] www.oakmeadow.org.
Project Bread's Walk for HungerBoston, $
Sun, May 3, 2020  -  Sun, May 3, 2020   
Project Bread’s Walk for Hunger is seeking participants to help shine a spotlight on hunger and raise funds to help neighbors. Come walk with us or donate $250 to the cause!
POSTPONED: Family Health FestWorcester, Free
Sun, May 3, 2020  -  Sun, May 3, 2020   
Come together with LUK, Inc. and the Worcester JCC as we celebrate all families on their journey towards health. Free mental and physical health resources and lunch provided.
SoWa Open MarketSouth End, Free
Sun, May 3, 2020  -  Sun, October 25, 2020   
Now in its 17th season, the award-winning SoWa Open Market is Boston's largest celebration of local art, food and music. Every Sunday, May to October.
Drool Baby Expo Spring 2020Boston, $
Thu, May 7, 2020  -  Thu, May 7, 2020   
On 5/7 from 3 PM to 9 PM , get all of your baby gear shopping done at once! Drool Baby Expo is New England’s premiere learning and shopping event for expectant and new parents.
DigiMarCon East 2020 - Digital Marketing Conference & ExhibitionNew Bedford, $
Thu, May 7, 2020  -  Fri, May 8, 2020   
DigiMarCon East 2020 is your chance to ... - Hear from some of the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry. - Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative.
RAPHAEL XAVIER at Institute of Contemporary Art/BostonBoston, $
Fri, May 8, 2020  -  Sat, May 9, 2020   
Known for his “artful and mesmerizing” (Dance Magazine) take on hip-hop and breaking, Raphael Xavier takes this movement vocabulary to uncharted territory with a transcendent mix of poetry, precision, and spontaneity.
Martha's Vineyard Oyster FestMartha's Vineyard, $$
Fri, May 8, 2020  -  Sat, May 9, 2020   
Martha’s Vineyard Oyster Fest fuses pleasure with purpose celebrating all things seafood —showcasing Vineyard Oyster Farmers and cultivators from across Massachusetts, live music, interactive exhibits and, of course, delicious libations from near and far.
Spindle City BlindersFall River, $$
Fri, May 8, 2020  -  Fri, May 8, 2020   
We invite you to join us at this exciting gangster themed interactive game event and fund raiser for the Mount Hope Lodge of A.F. & A.M. inspired by the show, Peaky Blinders.
PUDDLESTOMPERS Habitat Class: Frogs & ToadsNewton, $$
Fri, May 8, 2020  -  Fri, May 8, 2020   
Our Habitat Child/Adult classes are fun & educational for kids & parents! Each 55 minute class is organized around a seasonally relevant concept, occurrence, or natural element. Kids ages 2-5 with an adult are invited to come!
Walk to End Bladder CancerBoston, $$
Sat, May 9, 2020  -  Sat, May 9, 2020   
Raising awareness about bladder cancer, the sixth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US saves lives. and support programs free of charge, advance research, serve more patients and families, and continue as the leading provider.
Chip In Goat Yoga at Farrington Nature LincLincoln, $
Sat, May 9, 2020  -  Sat, May 9, 2020   
While this may not be the most meditative and relaxing yoga class you have ever been to, it will surely be the most memorable! Join us for plenty of stretching and laughs!
POSTPONED: Owl Prowl with Eyes on Owls at Farrington NatureLincoln, $
Sat, May 9, 2020  -  Sat, May 9, 2020   
Have you ever seen or heard an owl in the woods? We think owls are one of the coolest animals to encounter at dusk! Join us for Eyes On Owls- a live owl program!
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Lilac Sunday at Arnold Arboretum 2020Jamaica Plain, Free
Sun, May 10, 2020  -  Sun, May 10, 2020   
This beloved Boston tradition celebrates the lilacs as well as many other special collections at their peak at this lovely time of year. Come celebrate spring at the Arnold Arboretum.
Bikini Kill at the Boch CenterBoston, $$
Thu, May 14, 2020  -  Thu, May 14, 2020   
Bikini Kill will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage on May 14! Bikini Kill is a feminist punk band that was based in Olympia, WA and Washington, DC, forming in 1990 and breaking up in 1997.
Hidden TreasuresFitchburg, Free
Thu, May 14, 2020   
Explore our exhibited artwork with a FREE specialized art appreciation program for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia and their caregivers. Take a guided tour of Scenes in Circulation: Winslow Homer’s America.
Miranda SingsBoston, $$
Fri, May 15, 2020  -  Fri, May 15, 2020   
Best known for portraying her character “Miranda Sings,” a personality that is the polar opposite of herself, Colleen Ballinger has amassed over 20 million followers across social media and passed 2 billion views on YouTube.
CraftBoston SpringBoston, $
Fri, May 15, 2020  -  Sun, May 17, 2020   
Explore a curated selection of 80+ national fine craft artists at the historic Cyclorama in Boston's South End! Featuring handmade wearable art, furniture, decor and more.
Music for AllNewton, $$
Sat, May 16, 2020  -  Sun, May 17, 2020   
Vignieri: World Premiere 25th anniversary commission. Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 by the Metropolitan Chorale led by Music Director Lisa Graham. Lisa Graham, Music Director Rachele Schmiege, soprano Britt Brown, mezzo soprano ...
First Baptist Church in NewtonNewton, $
Sat, May 16, 2020  -  Sun, May 17, 2020   
The New Phil has an exciting season filled with celebratory spirit, incredible music, and exciting guest performances. Join us as we celebrate our 25th season!
MuckFest BostonDevens, $$$
Sat, May 16, 2020  -  Sat, May 16, 2020   
Join us on May 16th for MuckFest Boston, a fun 5K run featuring a one-of-a-kind course packed with 18+ outrageous obstacles and plenty of muddy goodness!
Memorials and MemoryFitchburg, $
Sun, May 17, 2020   
A conversation on memorials and memory with artist Keith Morris Washington in FAM’s galleries and a walking tour with the Friends of the Fitchburg Abolitionist Park to sites in Fitchburg.
BiscuitNewton, $$
Sun, May 17, 2020  -  Sun, May 17, 2020   
Based on the iconic series of books by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, this musical features a frolicking little puppy who loves exploring, making new friends, and stirring up mischief.
Mayflower II Homecoming: A Return to Plymouth HarborPlymouth, $$
Thu, May 21, 2020   
After a 3-year restoration, Mayflower returns to her berth at State Pier in May 2020 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the 1620 landing of the Pilgrims in Plymouth.
From the Hands of the MakersCambridge, Free
Thu, May 21, 2020   
This program will explore the history, conservation, and relevance of the Glass Flowers in the twenty-first century, and introduce the publication The Glass Flowers: Marvels of Art and Science at Harvard.
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CANCELLED: Boston Calling Music Festival 2020Allston, $$$
Fri, May 22, 2020  -  Sun, May 24, 2020   
Boston Calling Music Festival is a three-day, two-stage festival featuring some of the biggest and best acts in live music! The musical celebration takes place at the Harvard Sports Complex, with easy access to stages,...
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'BENDING LINES: Maps and Data from Distortion to Deception'Boston, Free
Fri, May 22, 2020  -  Sat, May 22, 2021   
'Bending Lines' -- featuring historical/contemporary documents and interactive displays that showcase the power of persuasive mapmaking -- offers visitors a critical look at how to understand the world as it appears in...
52nd Annual Memorial Day Weekend PowwowCentral Mass, $
Sat, May 23, 2020  -  Sun, May 24, 2020   
The 52nd Annual AIS Memorial Day Weekend Powwow features dancing, drumming, kids' events, vendors, crafts, and educational sessions. Overnight camping is available to powwow participants.
Wareham Oyster FestivalWareham, Free
Sun, May 24, 2020  -  Sun, May 24, 2020   
Street festival in the beautiful waterfront village of Wareham! Oysters, other types of seafood, and more, plus beer and wine. Live music, carefully selected craft vendors, a 5K run/walk, and more. Rain or shine.
First Responders Free at Edaville Family Theme ParkCarver, $$
Sun, May 24, 2020  -  Mon, May 25, 2020   
Theme Park Open featuring First Responders Free 5/24-5/25: Police, Fire, EMS, Military & Veterans Free with valid identification, immediate family members are $20.00 at the entry gate.
What's Open on Memorial Day?New England
Mon, May 25, 2020  -  Mon, May 25, 2020   
What's open for fun on Memorial Day in Greater Boston? Check here to find out.
Memorial Day Open House: Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)Boston, Free
Mon, May 25, 2020   
Celebrate Memorial Day at the Museum of Fine Arts and visit the Museum for a fun-filled day of vibrant activities your whole family will enjoy. Join us for a day of celebration with free general admission for all, including drop in art activities for all ages.
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ICA WatershedBoston, Free
Mon, May 25, 2020  -  Mon, August 31, 2020   
Located in the Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina in East Boston, the ICA Watershed transforms a 15,000-square-foot, formerly condemned space into a new civic and cultural asset. This exciting new cross-harbor...
Mike Masse in Concert: Epic Acoustic Classic RockSomerville, $$
Fri, May 29, 2020  -  Fri, May 29, 2020   
Mike Massé returns to Arts at the Armory for an intimate evening of Epic Acoustic Classic Rock. His YouTube video views are in the MILLIONS, a really unique talent.
PUDDLESTOMPERS Habitat Class: SnakesNewton, $$
Fri, May 29, 2020  -  Fri, May 29, 2020   
Our Habitat Child/Adult classes are fun & educational for kids & parents! Each 55 minute class is organized around a seasonally relevant concept, occurrence, or natural element. Kids ages 2-5 with an adult are invited to come!
Bill Maher performs at Boch CenterBoston, $$
Sat, May 30, 2020  -  Sat, May 30, 2020   
First on “Politically Incorrect” (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last fourteen years on HBO’s “Real Time,” Bill Maher’s combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 41 Emmy nominations.
Steam Saturday at BCYF Mildred AvenueBoston, Free
Sat, May 30, 2020   
Come explore family-friendly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities! Find out if you are taller than a whale rib! Learn about the ocean, the animals that live there, and join us in protecting the blue planet!
Brew at the Zoo (Adults 21+)Rhode Island
Sat, May 30, 2020  -  Sat, May 30, 2020   
Tap into your wild side at Brew at the Zoo, an adults-only event, and sample more than 170 beers from 80+ brewers. Enjoy live music, animal encounters and more at Rhode Island's largest outdoor beer festival.
Camp Half-Blood Epic Field Day for kids and teensFall River, $
Sat, May 30, 2020  -  Sat, May 30, 2020   
This experience is an epic field day event that includes foam archery battles, sword fighting and troll ball, capture the flag, atlas ball and more!
Duck 'n' Hover 2020Boston, $
Sat, May 30, 2020  -  Sat, May 30, 2020   
Duck ‘n’ Hover is our popular annual teen engineering event for students in grades 8 through 12. They will design and build a wind-powered device that can lift a payload of rubber ducks three stories high!
Walk for HospiceWeymouth, Free
Sat, May 30, 2020  -  Sat, May 30, 2020   
At the Walk, more than 1,000 attendees will celebrate the extraordinary care provided by Hospice of the South Shore and remember loved ones who are no longer with us.
Downtown Providence Farmers MarketsRhode Island, Free
Sun, May 31, 2020  -  Sun, October 25, 2020   
On the sidewalk at Kennedy Plaza along Burnside Park, you’ll find a diversity of foods fresh from the fields and meet the people who grow your meal.
Mt. Auburn Hospital Presents Pink Pages to Benefit The Hoffman Breast CenterCambridge, $$$$
Mon, June 1, 2020  -  Mon, June 1, 2020   
Mount Auburn Hospital presents Pink Pages, an evening featuring renowned author Alice Hoffman to benefit the hospital’s Hoffman Breast Center on Monday, June 1 at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge.
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MA Fireworks: 4th of July Fireworks Displays (by town) 2020Massachusetts, Free
Tue, June 2, 2020  -  Sun, August 23, 2020   
Find out where they'll be shooting fireworks off nearest you in 2020. Different Boston area towns, different dates & times - you are sure to find a display to fit your schedule and your location. Happy fourth!
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Boston Fireworks 2020 (Where to Watch, Start Times, By Date)Massachusetts, Free
Tue, June 2, 2020  -  Sun, August 23, 2020   
Find out where they'll be shooting fireworks off nearest you in 2020 (by date). Different towns, different dates & times - you are sure to find a display to fit your schedule and your location. Happy fourth!
Above & Beyond @ The Boch Center Wang TheatreMassachusetts, $$
Tue, June 2, 2020  -  Tue, June 2, 2020   
Above & Beyond, or Jono, Tony and Paavo as they are better known to their legions of fans around the world, have been at the forefront of electronic dance music for two decades.
Marlborough Farmer's MarketMarlborough, Free
Wed, June 3, 2020  -  Thu, September 24, 2020   
Enjoy fresh produce along with free music, activities, crafts & stories each market day.
Watertown Farmers MarketWatertown, Free
Fri, June 5, 2020  -  Thu, October 22, 2020   
Come every Thursday afternoon to the weekly farmers market in Watertown! Fresh, local market featuring Massachusetts grown vegetables, fruit, meat, eggs, fish, and locally-made specialty foods.
Salem Arts Festival 2020Salem, Free
Fri, June 5, 2020  -  Sun, June 7, 2020   
For three days each June, this free, fun family-friendly festival transforms downtown Salem, MA, into an opportunity for the arts community to showcase their talents.
Brown Box Theatre Project Presents MOX NOX - Free Outdoor PerformanceEaston, Free
Fri, June 5, 2020  -  Fri, June 5, 2020   
A new work by playwright Patrick Gabridge, touring to 4, free, outdoor Massachusetts locations Spring 2020. In a world of rising water, two sisters battle for higher ground.
PUDDLESTOMPERS Habitat Class: Ducks & GeeseNewton, $$
Fri, June 5, 2020  -  Fri, June 5, 2020   
Our Habitat Child/Adult classes are fun & educational for kids & parents! Each 55 minute class is organized around a seasonally relevant concept, occurrence, or natural element. Kids ages 2-5 with an adult are invited to come!
LUNG FORCE Walk-BostonBoston, Free
Sat, June 6, 2020  -  Sat, June 6, 2020   
Join us today and be a part of the FORCE to defeat lung cancer and lung disease one step at a time. Join us for the LUNG FORCE Walk - Boston on June 6, 2020.
Brown Box Theatre Project Presents MOX NOX - Free Outdoor PerformanceMassachusetts, Free
Sat, June 6, 2020  -  Sat, June 6, 2020   
A new work by Patrick Gabridge, touring to 4, free, outdoor Massachusetts locations Spring 2020. In a world of rising water, two sisters battle for higher ground.
CarnavalSomerville, Free
Sun, June 7, 2020  -  Sun, June 7, 2020   
For the 11th year in a row East Somerville Main Streets will partner with the City of Somerville and the Somerville Arts Council to present Carnaval @ SomerStreets on June 7th 2020.
Brown Box Theatre Project Presents MOX NOX - Free Outdoor PerformanceMassachusetts, Free
Sun, June 7, 2020  -  Sun, June 7, 2020   
A new work by Patrick Gabridge, touring to 4, free, outdoor Massachusetts locations Spring 2020. In a world of rising water, two sisters battle for higher ground.
Messages to the BeyondFitchburg, $
Sun, June 7, 2020   
A closing ceremony of After Spiritualism: Loss and Transcendence in Contemporary Art and conversation with the curators on the exhibit and a ritual of visitors' written messages to the beyond.
World Oceans Day Celebration 2020Boston, Free
Mon, June 8, 2020  -  Mon, June 8, 2020   
Join the New England Aquarium as we celebrate World Oceans Day with a fun, family-friendly festival right here on Central Wharf! Event is totally free and open to the public.
plant genomics conferenceAvon, Free
Mon, June 8, 2020  -  Tue, June 9, 2020   
Plant Genomics 2020 invites all the participants and attendees from all over the world to attend 6th Edition of International Conference on Plant Genomics during June 08-09, 2020 to be held at Frankfurt, Germany
10th Annual Boston WIFFLE Ball ChallengeBoston
Thu, June 11, 2020   
The Travis Roy Foundation, Inc & Franciscan Children’s have joined forces to host a corporate sponsored WIFFLE Ball tournament. Taking place at Boston University, the tournament attracts 32 teams of 10 participants & has raised over $600,000.00 to date!
Salem Farmers' MarketSalem, Free
Thu, June 11, 2020  -  Thu, October 15, 2020   
The Salem Farmers' Market is a tradition that dates back to 1634. At its peak around 1930 more than 40 vendors sold goods in collapsible wooden stalls and an estimated 10,000 people visited the market on a single Saturday.
Hidden TreasuresFitchburg, Free
Thu, June 11, 2020   
Come explore our art exhibits with a FREE specialized art appreciation program for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia as well as their caregivers.
Brown Box Theatre Project Presents MOX NOX - Free Outdoor PerformanceAllston, Free
Fri, June 12, 2020  -  Sun, June 14, 2020   
A new work by Patrick Gabridge, touring to 4, free, outdoor Massachusetts locations Spring 2020. In a world of rising water, two sisters battle for higher ground.
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Topsfield Strawberry Festival 2020Topsfield, Free
Sat, June 13, 2020  -  Sat, June 13, 2020   
The annual Strawberry Festival sponsored by the Topsfield Historical Society. Crafts, games, music and food. Demonstration of stone wall building. Juried craft show and tours of 17th century Parson Capen House.
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Boston Pride Festival & Parade 2020Boston, Free
Sat, June 13, 2020   
The Boston Pride Festival is a family-friendly event that welcomes families of all types. The festival also features live entertainment, food, vendors, and more.
The Masked Singer at Boch CenterBoston, $$
Sat, June 13, 2020  -  Sat, June 13, 2020   
An all new live production based on the hit TV show.... The Masked Singer National Tour is coming to the Boch Center Wang Theatre in Boston!
Brookline’s 5th Annual PorchfestBrookline, Free
Sat, June 13, 2020  -  Sat, June 13, 2020   
Brookline’s fifth annual Porchfest will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 12:00-6:00pm. with a kick-off event at the Public Library of Brookline (361 Washington St.) at 11:00 am. The rain-date is Saturday, June 20.
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Boston Dragon Boat Festival 2020Cambridge, Free
Sun, June 14, 2020  -  Sun, June 14, 2020   
Celebrate the sport, history and culture of Chinese Dragon Boat Racing at the Weeks Footbridge on Memorial Drive in Cambridge. Enjoy races on Saturday & a festival on Sunday with arts, crafts, food, martial arts...
Grandparent Appreciation Day at Edaville Family Theme ParkCarver, $$
Sun, June 14, 2020  -  Fri, June 19, 2020   
One (1) Grandparent Free at entry gate with the purchase of a full priced paid ticket ages 4 & over gate admission 6/14-6/19 at Edaville Family Theme Park
Artisan Market at the MillsNorth Andover, Free
Sun, June 14, 2020  -  Sun, June 14, 2020   
The spring Artisan Market will feature 80+ artisans and crafters selling their handmade goods. There will be music, food, family activities, and a FREE hayride to the North Andover Farmers Market 1/3 mile down the road.
Metrowest K95KHopkinton, $
Sun, June 14, 2020  -  Sun, June 14, 2020   
A family-friendly, dog-friendly event featuring a 5K trail run/walk and health & fitness fair to benefit animal welfare programs in MA. Fun for the whole family!
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King Tut Exhibit in Boston (June Dates TBD)Boston, $$
Mon, June 15, 2020  -  Tue, June 30, 2020   
An exhibition about King Tut is coming to Boston this summer. The 'largest collection of Tutankhamun’s treasures ever to travel out of Egypt” with over 150 original artifacts, three times the amount that has ever...
Hudson Farmer's MarketHudson
Wed, June 17, 2020  -  Wed, September 23, 2020   
The 4th Annual Hudson Farmers’ Market is open for business. In addition to abundant fruits and vegetables, this year’s market offers locally sourced meat, cheese, milk, eggs, wine, pasta, soap, honey, greeting cards, preserves, pickles, and sweet and savory baked goods.
Nantucket Book FstivalNantucket, Free
Thu, June 18, 2020  -  Sun, June 21, 2020   
Nantucket Book Festival celebrates its ninth annual event June 18-21 with an outstanding line-up of award-winning authors as well as local and regional talent. Late spring Nantucket is charming usually with delightful weather!
Habitat Lowell 13th Annual 'Dream Builders' Gala & AuctionLowell, $$$
Fri, June 19, 2020  -  Fri, June 19, 2020   
Habitat Lowell's memorable evening consisting of a cocktail & hors d’oeuvre reception, seated dinner & dessert, silent & live auctions, wine pull, an inspiring program, and a selfie-photo booth pop-up!
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South End Garden TourBoston, $$
Sat, June 20, 2020  -  Sat, June 20, 2020   
This year's South End Garden Tour will feature a mix of public and private spaces including private back yards, front gardens, roof deck gardens, community gardens, and neighborhood 'pocket parks.'
Against The Tide - HopkintonHopkinton
Sat, June 20, 2020  -  Sat, June 20, 2020   
MASSACHUSETTS BREAST CANCER COALITION’S ANNUAL STATEWIDE AGAINST THE TIDE EVENTS. Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) will be holding its annual, statewide Against the Tide multi-sport events again in 2020.
Night of FireAmherst
Sat, June 20, 2020  -  Sat, June 20, 2020   
Whether it’s Nitro fueled or supercharged methanol you can bank on blistering charges through the quarter during New England Dragway’s annual Night of Fire
Arts Fest Beverly 2020Beverly, Free
Sat, June 20, 2020  -  Sat, June 20, 2020   
Arts Fest Beverly is a free outdoor festival that's fun for the whole family! The event is free and open to the public. Artist application for 2020 – please click here https://www.beverlymainstreets.org/arts-fest-landing-page/
Summer Solstice Celebration Night at Harvard Museums of Science & CultureCambridge, Free
Sat, June 20, 2020   
Celebrate the longest day of the year and mark the beginning of the summer at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Enjoy free admission to four museums and access to special performances.
Summer Solstice Lemonade PartyNewton, $$
Sat, June 20, 2020  -  Sat, June 20, 2020   
Join us for a special summer solstice party! Enjoy a lemonade bar and tasty treats, soak up our summer decorations, and make summery crafts with us in celebration of the longest day of the year.
Urbanity Dance Summer CampBoston, $$$
Mon, June 22, 2020  -  Fri, August 14, 2020   
Urbanity Dance’s Summer Camp includes 8 weeks of programming for ages 1-17 and all experience levels. Running from June 22-August 14th, offering classes in Contemporary, Improvisation, Ballet, Hip Hop and Choreography with weekly enrollment options.
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FREE FUN FRIDAYS Boston 2020: Highland Street FoundationMassachusetts, Free
Fri, June 26, 2020  -  Fri, August 28, 2020   
The Free Fun Fridays program invites you to visit about 10 museums or attraction for free over ten Fridays this summer. See what's free this Friday!
East Coast Classic Drum Corps TourChestnut Hill, $
Sat, June 27, 2020  -  Sat, June 27, 2020   
Come experience the passion of the nation’s top drum and bugle corps as the excitement of the 2020 Drum Corps International (DCI) tour comes to Boston College’s Alumni Stadium on Saturday, June 27th.
Kids Obstacle ChallengeWorcester, $$
Sat, June 27, 2020  -  Sun, June 28, 2020   
Kids Obstacle Challenge is an adventure and obstacle course race for kids ages 4-14. The course is between 1.5-2 miles long, with 15+ fun and challenging obstacles and mud.
North Shore Pride Parade & FestivalSalem, Free
Sat, June 27, 2020  -  Sat, June 27, 2020   
Celebrate Pride with local businesses, faith groups, and community organizations at the fifth annual North Shore Pride Parade and Festival. All are welcome to attend this day-long event celebrating unity in the community.
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Find 4th of July Fireworks Near You in MA 2020 (by date)Massachusetts
Wed, July 1, 2020  -  Tue, July 7, 2020   
Find out where they'll be shooting fireworks off nearest you in MA for 2019 by date. Different Boston area towns, different dates & times - you are sure to find a display to fit your schedule and your location. Happy...
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Boston Fireworks | 4th of July Fireworks & Pops: Esplanade 2020Boston, Free
Sat, July 4, 2020   
Enjoy the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and a spectacular display of fireworks over the Charles River. This year maestro Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra are set to entertain at Boston’s annual...
Salem Celebrates the 4th of JulySalem, Free
Sat, July 4, 2020   
Independence Day celebration with free activities for children in the afternoon and a 'POPS' Concert followed by a fireworks display
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Community Boating's July 4th Sailabration 2020Boston, $$$
Sat, July 4, 2020  -  Sat, July 4, 2020   
Enjoy the 4th of July on the docks of Community Boating this year. Avoid the commotion of the masses on the Esplanade, yet preserve the spirit of camaraderie and the sounds of the Boston POPS.
4th July Fireworks Family-Friendly Cruise PlymouthPlymouth, $$$
Sat, July 4, 2020  -  Sat, July 4, 2020   
July 4th: Exceptional viewing of fireworks without crowds. Narrated view Plymouth Rock, Mayflower Ship, Clark's Island, Lighthouses. **THIS BOAT WILL BE ALCOHOL FREE** We will have popcorn, popsicles, glow sticks, tattoos, and more! Seating limited so reserve your...
July 4th Celebration: Family Fun / Concert / FireworksActon, Free
Sat, July 4, 2020  -  Sat, July 4, 2020   
Join the Town of Acton as we celebrate July 4th! Family Fun Time starts at 5:30 p.m. A free concert will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. and Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Bridgewater Arts & Music FestivalBridgewater, $
Sat, July 4, 2020  -  Sat, July 4, 2020   
Annual Bridgewater Arts & Music Festival, free admission, events, displays, crafters selling, artists showing, fun for everyone & yummy food! Live music and other performances. Local authors, artists. Kid friendly. Come and stay a while.
Wolfram Summer CampWaltham, $$$
Sun, July 5, 2020  -  Sat, July 18, 2020   
A project-oriented camp for high‑school students, introducing them to cutting‑edge programming, computational thinking, and innovative technology. The camp is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurial and technical students to explore science and technology.
Leaders 4SC: Middle School Civics Summer WorkshopCambridge, $
Mon, July 6, 2020  -  Fri, July 17, 2020   
Leaders 4SC is a set of two week-long workshops for middle schoolers on leadership, communication, decision-making, and advocacy. We create the next generation of civic leaders: members of a community who actively participate in society.
TimberNook Summer Nature ProgramsCarlisle, $$$
Tue, July 7, 2020  -  Fri, August 7, 2020   
5 -one week themed outdoor sensory nature programs. Enroll in one week or up to all 5. Small groups of 6-20 children, ages 4-12. Children of all abilities welcome!!
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Levitate Music & Arts Festival 2020Marshfield, $
Fri, July 10, 2020  -  Sun, July 12, 2020   
Join us for a day of music, art, food and the outdoors at the Marshfield Fairgrounds! There will be lots of music, arts & crafts and delicious food trucks to enjoy!
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Kidz Bop LIVE! 2020Boston, $$
Sat, July 11, 2020   
Kidz Bop is an interactive experience for the whole family, where the KIDZ BOP Kids will be performing some of today’s biggest hits “sung by kids for kids,” with engaging new set design, exciting choreography, and more.
Run to Home BaseBoston
Sat, July 11, 2020  -  Sat, July 11, 2020   
Run to Home Base takes place July 11, 2020 at Fenway Park. The run raises funds toward clinical care and support of our nation’s Veterans, Service Members, Military Families and Families of the Fallen.
Black Picnic Day formerly Negro Election Day 279Salem, Free
Sat, July 18, 2020  -  Sat, July 18, 2020   
This is a cultural historical event which has been ongoing for 279 years. We bring together families, community, businesses and organizations for a day of family fun
Kids MusicFestActon, $
Sat, July 18, 2020  -  Sat, July 18, 2020   
Join us for three amazing national award-winning performers and fun activities at NARA Park in Acton. The theme of the event is Kindness is Contagious!
Broadway Bound: One-Week Summer Theater ProgramFoxboro, $$$
Mon, July 20, 2020  -  Fri, July 24, 2020   
Great theater program for tweens or teens! Check out Broadway Bound! This Summer. Spend time acting, singing, dancing and having fun on stage at a non-profit Theater!
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Beach Road Weekend 2020Martha's Vineyard, $$
Fri, July 24, 2020  -  Sun, July 26, 2020   
Beach Road Weekend is back! The three-day music festival will return to Veterans Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven July 24th - 26th. Three days of music, fun and food on Martha's Vineyard.
An Evening for Foodies: A 21+ EventCambridge, $$
Sat, July 25, 2020  -  Sat, July 25, 2020   
Enjoy tastings, beverages, music, and activities while mingling at two new exhibits, Mediterranean Marketplaces and Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes, at adjacent Harvard museums. Stay tuned for the full program!
Kraftwerk 3-D ConcertBoston, $$
Fri, July 31, 2020  -  Fri, July 31, 2020   
After their worldwide hugely successful 3-D concert tours, the Electro pioneers Kraftwerk announced North American tour dates. Bringing together music, 3-D visuals and performance art, KRAFTWERK are a true „Gesamtkunstwerk„ a total work of art.
Salem Heritage DaysSalem
Sat, August 1, 2020  -  Sun, August 9, 2020   
This perennial favorite features food, fun, and activities for all ages, highlights include the Essex Street Fair, the Ice Cream Bowl, and the Car Show on Chestnut Street.
Salem Maritime FestivalSalem, Free
Sat, August 1, 2020  -  Sun, August 2, 2020   
Salem Maritime Festival will host an exciting array of free family fun, harbor cruises, kayak trips, face-painting, wagon rides, muck walks, kite-flying, model boat races and more!
Jet Cars Under the Stars at NE DragwayAmherst
Sat, August 1, 2020  -  Sat, August 1, 2020   
No show has a larger following than Jet Cars Under the Stars. For decades this has been the track's most popular show with turbine powered fury assaulting the concrete battleground.
Summer Reading Rewards at Edaville Family Theme ParkCarver, $$
Mon, August 3, 2020  -  Mon, August 31, 2020   
Bring your completed Summer Reading List up to the 8th grade to the entry gate and receive FREE admission with the purchase of a paid ages 4 & over admission.
8th Annual Cape Cod Food Truck & Craft Beer FestivalFalmouth, $
Sat, August 8, 2020  -  Sat, August 8, 2020   
Food Truck Festivals of America is bringing the 8th Annual Cape Cod Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival back to Falmouth, held on Saturday, August 8th from Noon to 5 PM
Maks & Val Live 2020: Motion Pictures TourBoston, $$
Thu, August 13, 2020  -  Thu, August 13, 2020   
Acclaimed dance duo and brothers MAKS & VAL CHMERKOVSKIY have announced their third nationwide tour MAKS & VAL LIVE 2020: MOTION PICTURES TOUR featuring special guests, spouses and celebrated dancers JENNA JOHNSON and PETA MURGATROYD.
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The Bolton Fair 2020Bolton, $
Fri, August 14, 2020  -  Sun, August 16, 2020   
The quintessential New England Fair with fun for the whole family. Great entertainment, animals, midway, live music, craft village, tractor pull, demo derby and monster trucks.The Bolton Fair will be open three full,...
Thomas Land's 5th Birthday Bash!Carver, $
Sat, August 15, 2020  -  Sat, August 15, 2020   
Theme Park open featuring Thomas Land's 5th Birthday Bash, included in admission! Join us in celebrating 5 years of Thomas Land at Edaville Family Theme Park!
WCC's 7th Annual Cars In The ParkWorcester, $
Sat, August 15, 2020  -  Sat, August 15, 2020   
WCC's 7th Annual Cars In The Park is a car, truck & motorcycle show that benefits the Whitin Community Center a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Held in our private 7.5 acre Whitin Park.
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2020 Quincy August Moon FestivalQuincy, Free
Sun, August 16, 2020   
The Quincy August Moon Festival will take place on Hancock Street in Quincy Center. Festival attractions include: a sampling of traditional moon cakes; food vendors; exhibitors representing various countries; cultural...
The DecemberistsBoston, $$
Wed, August 19, 2020  -  Wed, August 19, 2020   
Over the past 20 years The Decemberists have toured the world, performed at countless major festivals, and even founded Travelers’ Rest a festival of their own curation in Missoula, Montana.
2020 NHRA New England NationalsAmherst, $$
Fri, August 21, 2020  -  Sun, August 23, 2020   
This year New England Dragway is preparing for their 8th Annual NHRA New England Nationals which will be held Friday Aug. 21, 2020 at 8AM through Sunday August 23, 2020 ending at 10PM.
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St. Anthony's Feast 2020Boston, Free
Thu, August 27, 2020  -  Sun, August 30, 2020   
The St. Anthony's Feast in the North End of Boston is celebrated each year on the last weekend in August. Enjoy parades, live music, delicious food and a festive decorated atmosphere.
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Antique & Classic Boat FestivalSalem, $
Sat, August 29, 2020  -  Sun, August 30, 2020   
The historic port of Salem hosts the Annual Boston Antique & Classic Boat Festival. Classic sailboats, powerboats, and hand-powered craft on display.
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Cirque du Soleil: UNDER THE SAME SKYBoston, $$$
Sat, August 29, 2020   
Cirque du Soleil UNDER THE SAME SKY - a brand new Big Top production to Premiere in Boston at Suffolk Downs on August 29th, 2020 Tickets on sale now!
Brew at the Zoo ( Adults 21+)Rhode Island
Sat, August 29, 2020  -  Sat, August 29, 2020   
Tap into your wild side at Brew at the Zoo, an adults-only event, and sample more than 170 beers from 80+ brewers. Enjoy live music, animal encounters and more at Rhode Island's largest outdoor beer festival.
First Responders Free at Edaville Family Theme ParkCarver, $$
Fri, September 4, 2020  -  Fri, September 4, 2020   
Edaville Theme Park Open featuring First Responders Free 8/30, 9/4,9/6 & 9/7: Police, Fire, EMS, Military & Veterans Free with valid identification, immediate family members are $20.00 at the entry gate
First Responders Free at Edaville Family Theme ParkCarver, $$
Sun, September 6, 2020  -  Mon, September 7, 2020   
Edaville Theme Park Open featuring First Responders Free 8/30, 9/4,9/6 & 9/7: Police, Fire, EMS, Military & Veterans Free with valid identification, immediate family members are $20.00 at the entry gate.
What's Open on Labor Day?New England
Mon, September 7, 2020   
What's open for fun on Labor Day n Boston? Check here to find out.
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Marshmallow Fluff Festival: Union Square 2020Somerville, Free
Sat, September 12, 2020  -  Mon, September 21, 2020   
Celebrate the invention of Marshmallow Fluff right here in its birthplace, Union Square! Enjoy live music, learn the story behind one of the event's most beloved characters, Fluff Boy and take part in a cooking...
Salem Spice FestivalSalem, Free
Sat, September 12, 2020   
Celebrate Salem's four centuries of history with herbs, tea and spices. There will be vendors, exhibits, colonial music and song, open hearth cooking, herbal remedies demonstrations, games, storytelling, spiced cider and other autumnal treats!
What the Fluff? FestivalSomerville, Free
Sat, September 12, 2020  -  Sat, September 12, 2020   
What the Fluff? is a madcap festival honoring the invention of Marshmallow Fluff in Union Square. It celebrates Somerville’s innovation tradition with live music, games, a community-wide cooking contest, zany happenings, and much more.
27th Cambridge CarnivalCambridge, Free
Sun, September 13, 2020  -  Sun, September 13, 2020   
The 27th Cambridge Festival is free and includes a KidsFest with free and interactive activities for families, a food truck zone, ethnic foods, global crafts, local specialty foods, and steel pan performances.
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POSTPONED: The Boston Marathon 2020Boston, Free
Mon, September 14, 2020  -  Mon, September 14, 2020   
The Boston Marathon is one of the city's biggest events of the year - featuring 25,000 elite runners from around the world competing in a route made difficult by rolling terrain and features such as 'Heartbreak Hill.'
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The Big E 2020Western Mass, $$$
Fri, September 18, 2020  -  Sun, October 4, 2020   
The Big E is a New England autumn tradition and the ninth largest fair in North America. There's no better place to enjoy the sights, sounds and taste tempting aromas of the fall season than at The Big E.
11th Boston Local Food FestivalBoston, Free
Sun, September 20, 2020  -  Sun, September 20, 2020   
For one spectacular day each year, SBN transforms the Rose Kennedy Greenway and the City of Boston into the nation's largest local & sustainable food hub!
Salem Food Truck and Craft Beer FestivalSalem
Sat, September 26, 2020  -  Sun, September 27, 2020   
Food Truck Festivals of America is bringing the ultimate food truck experience to Salem for a two-day festival that will feature some of the area's most popular food trucks dishing out fan favorites as well as dozens of regional and national craft breweries.
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Winchester Block Party & Town DayWinchester, Free
Sat, September 26, 2020  -  Sat, September 26, 2020   
Thousands of individuals and families attend each year to enjoy a day of browsing exhibits, playing games, competing in athletics, eating (!), listening to different types of music, attending the health fair, and...
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Halloween - Salem Haunted Happenings 2020Salem, $
Thu, October 1, 2020  -  Sat, October 31, 2020   
You're invited to Salem's annual Halloween Festival! It happens every year during October in the bewitching seaport of Salem, Massachusetts. Nobody celebrates Halloween quite like Salem, Massachusetts.
Audrain Concours & Motor WeekRhode Island
Thu, October 1, 2020  -  Sun, October 4, 2020   
The Audrain Concours & Motor Week is a world class event that brings the best of the motoring world to the renowned City by the Sea.
POSTPONED: 9th Annual Worcester Food Truck & Craft Beer FestivalWorcester
Sat, October 3, 2020  -  Sat, October 3, 2020   
Food Truck Festivals of America is bringing the 9th Annual Worcester Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival back to Worcester City Hall Common on Saturday, June 6th
Ali Wong Standup (NEW DATE)Boston, $$
Sat, October 10, 2020  -  Sat, October 10, 2020   
Ali Wong is a stand-up comic from San Francisco, now living in Los Angeles. Her first Netflix stand-up special BABY COBRA was filmed when she was 7 months pregnant.
Ali Wong (NEW DATE)Boston, $$
Sun, October 11, 2020  -  Sun, October 11, 2020   
Ali Wong’s The Milk & Money Tour originally scheduled for the Wang Theatre on April 25 & 26 has been rescheduled to a new date on October 10 & 11, 2020. Original tickets will be automatically transferred to the new date(s).
Indigenous Peoples’ Day at the MFA (Fall Open House)Boston, Free
Mon, October 12, 2020  -  Mon, October 12, 2020   
Enjoy free admission and special events at the Museum of Fine Arts for Indigenous Peoples’ Day—and the Fenway Alliance’s 18th annual Opening Our Doors Day.
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Head of The Charles Regatta 2020Cambridge, Free
Sat, October 17, 2020  -  Sun, October 18, 2020   
Watch rowing teams compete from all over the country and take in the sights of autumn along the banks of the Charles River.
POSTPONED: 2nd Annual Newport Food Truck & Craft Beer FestivalNewport
Sat, October 24, 2020  -  Sun, October 25, 2020   
2nd Annual Newport Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival will be back for two days. Buy discounted tickets from our website https://www.foodtruckfestivalsofamerica.com/newport
POSTPONED to 10/30 - An Evening with Eckhart TolleBoston, $$$
Fri, October 30, 2020  -  Fri, October 30, 2020   
Eckhart Tolle will now take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage October 30, 2020. Eckhart Tolle is widely recognized as one of the most original and inspiring spiritual teachers today.
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Breathe New Hampshire's Fun Pass 2020 on SaleNew England, $$
Sun, November 1, 2020  -  Sun, November 1, 2020   
For just $35 the Breathe New Hampshire Fun Pass gives you incredible discounts at over 100 fantastic New England family attractions while you support Breathe New Hampshire.
The Toe Jam Puppet Band: 'Green Show'Weston, $$
Wed, November 11, 2020  -  Thu, November 11, 2010   
The Provisional Group of the Weston Garden Club is sponsoring the Toe Jam Puppet Band for a Veterans Day puppet show, concert and bake sale. Please join us on Thursday, November 11th from 10 to 11 AM at the Country School cafetorium on Alphabet Lane.
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POSTPONED: Irish Film Festival Boston 2020Somerville, $
Thu, November 19, 2020  -  Sun, November 22, 2020   
We celebrate the best of Ireland and the Irish on screen.The festival will run from Friday, November 19 to Sunday, November 22, 2020 at the Somerville Theatre in Davis Square.
Swing Dance Party With Roger Ceresi's All StarzLeominster
Thu, November 19, 2020   
Live Band & Group Swing Dance Lesson Every Sunday Learn to Swing Dance and get 'Wicked Good' 'Real Fast' with Dance2Swing 'Super Easy' Group Swing Dance Lesson
Swing Dance Party With Roger Ceresi's All StarzLeominster
Thu, November 19, 2020   
Live Band & Group Swing Dance Lesson Every Sunday Learn to Swing Dance and get 'Wicked Good' 'Real Fast' with Dance2Swing 'Super Easy' Group Swing Dance Lesson
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Million Dollar Quartet (RESCHEDULED)Boston, $$
Fri, November 20, 2020  -  Sat, November 21, 2020   
Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award-winning musical inspired by the recording session that brought together rock icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time.
Trolls LIVE! (RESCHEDULED)Boston, $$
Sat, November 21, 2020  -  Sun, November 22, 2020   
Trolls LIVE! will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage on May 9 & 10! Get ready for another adventure when Poppy, Branch and their friends come to life on-stage in Trolls LIVE!, their first ever live tour!
What's Open on Thanksgiving Day?New England
Thu, November 26, 2020  -  Thu, November 26, 2020   
What's open for fun on Thanksgiving Day in Greater Boston? Check here to find out. If you are looking for fun things to do over the holiday weekend, be sure to visit our event guide.
Salem Holiday HappeningsSalem
Sun, November 29, 2020  -  Wed, January 1, 2020   
Celebrate, shop, and dine in Salem during the holiday season. Festival highlights include Historic Salem, Inc.'s annual Christmas in Salem Historic House Tour and Santa's arrival atop the Hawthorne Hotel.
What's Open on Christmas Day?New England
Sun, December 20, 2020  -  Fri, December 25, 2020   
What's open for fun on Christmas day? Check here to find out where you can grab those last minute items.
What's Open on New Year's Day?New England
Sat, December 26, 2020  -  Fri, January 1, 2021   
What's open for fun on New Year's Day in Boston? Check here to find out.
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Shen Yun 2021Boston, $$$$
Sat, April 10, 2021  -  Sun, April 18, 2021   
Ancient legends of virtue and modern tales of courage are brought to life by more than a dozen dances and songs, making for one extraordinary, uplifting and unforgettable experience.
Shen Yun at the Boch CenterBoston, $$$
Sat, April 10, 2021  -  Sun, April 18, 2021   
A global sensation returns! Shen Yun is back with a brand-new production. Watch ancient legends, heavenly realms, and modern tales of courage spring to life through classical Chinese dance.
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CANCELLED: Duckling Day Boston 2020Boston, $$$
Sun, May 9, 2021   
Duckling Day is the most adorable Mother's Day celebration in Boston! Celebrate the famous children's book Make Way for Ducklings with your family, while enjoying springtime in our parks!
Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band / The Avett BrothersBoston, $$$
Thu, June 3, 2021  -  Thu, June 3, 2021   
Don't miss Ringo Starr, with multi-Grammy Award nominated Americana legends The Avett Brothers, and his current All Starr Band featuring Steve Lukather, Colin Hay, Gregg Rolie, Warren Ham, Gregg Bissonette, and Hamish Stuart.
Behind the Scenes at Andover Historical SocietyAndover, Free
Sun, August 9, 2026  -  Tue, August 9, 2016   
Peek inside closets, pull aside curtains, and explore behind the scenes in the Blanchard House and Andover Historical Society. Here’s your chance to look behind the “staff only” and “no entry” signs.
Chanukah-Themed STEAM FairWatertown, Free
Sat, December 8, 2029  -  Sun, December 8, 2019   
Join JCDS, Temple Emunah, and Gore Place for Chanukah-themed, hands-on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math activities! Learn about light, create holiday crafts, challenge a friend in a dreidel competition, and much more.
CTeen T.G.I. ShabbatBrookline, Free
Wed, January 23, 2030  -  Wed, January 23, 2030   
✸ Enjoy delicious food, great company and spirited shabbat energy with lots of friends. ✸ 4 Course Shabbat Dinner, Mocktails and Dessert Buffet. ✸ Spend time with old friends and make new ones! ✸ Open to all High School Students
Pacific Islands Family DayFitchburg, Free
Mon, May 19, 2031  -  Mon, May 19, 2031   
Travel to the Pacific Islands through art projects, a dance performance, and live animals at Fitchburg Art Museum. FREE for everyone. We hope you can join us!
Welcome the Stranger PerformanceCambridge, $$
Mon, April 8, 2047  -  Sat, April 8, 2017   
Welcome the Stranger combines the talents of sacred and secular artists from both Muslim and Sikh traditions in a musical response to hate crimes. Kiran Ahluwalia, Souad Massi, Abdul Gheit Dance, Bhal Kabul Singh
Free Demo Music Together Class in NatickNatick, Free
Sat, September 11, 2077  -  Mon, September 11, 2017   
Join us for Free Demo Music Together Class in Natick to see why families love our internationally acclaimed Music & Movement program for children from birth to age five and their parents or caregivers!
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Curious Minds: Transportation: Go Go Go!Dedham, Free
Thu, March 1, 2091  -  Fri, March 1, 2019   
Explore different kinds of vehicles that help us get from one place to another and discover how they work through hands-on design projects, creative movement, and artistic crafts.
Probing the Edge of the Solar System with IBEXNew Hampshire
Thu, April 5, 2103  -  Mon, April 15, 2013   
The Interstellar Boundary Explorer has been imaging the Solar System boundary and collecting interstellar wind from our galactic neighborhood. Dr. Eberhard Mobius, a lead scientist on the IBEX team, will discuss the latest discoveries.
Barbecue Al FrescoAndover, $
Wed, July 11, 2103  -  Thu, August 29, 2013   
Every Thursday enjoy delicious barbeque at our On the Bone restaurant outside on our patio. Just $19 per person plus taxes and gratuity. Come back each week for a different menu.
Make a MESS at Discovery MuseumsActon, $
Wed, July 11, 2103  -  Wed, July 31, 2013   
The Make a MESS (Math, Engineering, Science, & Stuff) program series uses the arts as an introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Come and have a good time.
Run Wild 5K at Stone ZooStoneham
Fri, October 26, 2103   
Get ready to Run Wild at Stone Zoo: Lace up your running shoes and join other race enthusiasts and animal lovers for the Run Wild 5K at Stone Zoo!
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