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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.


Invasive Plant Species Management & Native Plant Restoration Virtual LectureVirtual/Online, $
Thu, August 5, 2021   
Participants will learn how to identify invasive plants and re-establish native plants in their own yard in this virtual lecture with wetland scientist Michael DeRosa and master gardener Catherine Carney-Felman.
Thursday WestieWatertown, $
Thu, August 5, 2021  -  Thu, August 5, 2021   
Come join us every Thursday for West Coast Swing Night at Ballroom in Boston! We hold classes and a social dance. We can't wait to dance with you
Garden Buds (Ages 4-5)Boylston
Thu, August 5, 2021  -  Thu, August 26, 2021   
Geared for preschoolers, this program practices classroom readiness skills such as taking turns, raising hands, sharing, and expressing ideas. Each week explores a different seasonally appropriate theme through stories, songs, dramatic play, and outdoor exploration.
Thursday WestieWatertown, $
Thu, August 5, 2021  -  Thu, August 5, 2021   
Come join us every Thursday for Thursday Westie! You'll get to learn and practice West Coast Swing and have a blast! We can't wait to see you there!
FREE Zoom book launch of Sharks At Your ServiceVirtual/Online, Free
Thu, August 5, 2021  -  Thu, August 5, 2021   
Join us for a FREE Zoom book launch of Sharks At Your Service, in which a little girl learns about the important jobs that sharks do in the ocean, some of which resemble jobs that humans do on land!
Grilling Go – Tos: Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, August 5, 2021  -  Thu, August 5, 2021   
Chef Thi will be grill master leading the charge on spicy, garlicky harissa vegetables, stone fruit salad with arugula and goat cheese, and a briny, herby Bloody Mary shrimp toast (all grilled of course).
Lynn CarnivalLynn, $$
Thu, August 5, 2021  -  Sun, August 8, 2021   
The Carnival is coming to Lynn! Rides, games, food and fun for the whole family! Come see Fiesta Shows put on a great carnival bring your friends and family!
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Revere Beach Sand Castle Sculpting Festival 2021Revere, Free
Fri, August 6, 2021  -  Sun, August 8, 2021   
The Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival is one of the largest sand sculpting festivals in the world. This year’s event is on - in a modified format - so we can look forward to lots of live entertainment,...
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Ben Rudnick & Friends Outdoor Summer ConcertLexington, Free
Fri, August 6, 2021   
This show is not to be missed! Americana at it's best. Come early, stay late for the biggest of the summer for Ben & Friends. It's a way cool way to have fun on a hot summer evening.
Pizza Picnic at Powisset FarmDover, $$
Fri, August 6, 2021  -  Fri, August 6, 2021   
We’ll have the al forno outdoor pizza oven going for you to order a variety of delicious farm-fresh pizzas. Craft beer and wine will also be available for sale. Listen to live music.
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Ben Rudnick & Friends Concert at Hale FarmBeverly, $$
Sat, August 7, 2021   
Ben Rudnick & Friends play the hippest family music around. With countless awards to their credit, including SEVEN Parent’s Choice awards, their adventurous, high-energy blend of happy, upbeat acoustic music is...
Farm-to-Table Garden Centerpiece Floral WorkshopNorth Andover, $$
Sat, August 7, 2021   
From stem to vase, participants will learn the skills to assemble a farm-to-table garden centerpiece with ingredients from the vegetable garden and our flower cutting garden.
Roaring Twenties Lawn Party at Castle Hill's Crane EstateIpswich, $$
Sat, August 7, 2021  -  Sun, August 8, 2021   
The Trustees in association with Boston Swing Central will host the Roaring Twenties Lawn Party at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate for two glittering days on Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6.
Swan Patisserie Pop Up at EHChocolatierCambridge, Free
Sat, August 7, 2021  -  Sat, August 7, 2021   
Join EHChocolatier and Swan Patisserie at a special pop up event on August 7th featuring delicious and authentic pastries that celebrate Indonesian heritage! Pre-order today!
Photography ExhibitionBridgewater, Free
Sat, August 7, 2021  -  Sat, August 7, 2021   
A grand opening event will be held to celebrate the debut of a solo exhibition of ‘The Quiet World of Aging’ and ‘Inside the Walls: An Intimate Look At Our Elders During Covid-19.’
Feather Fest at the EcoTariumWorcester
Sat, August 7, 2021  -  Sat, August 7, 2021   
Feeling bird-brained? Join us at the EcoTarium Museum and discover the fascinating world of birds, and be inspired to paint and sculpt some avian artwork of your own.
Spectacle Islands Summer NightsBoston, $$
Sat, August 7, 2021  -  Sat, August 7, 2021   
Enjoy a summer night on Spectacle Island with the Night Shift Owl's Nest! Spectacle will stay open for an after-hours experience – an evening of relaxation and music in partnership with Night Shift Brewing and BRATO.
Chinatown Farmer's Market at Chin ParkBoston, Free
Sat, August 7, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
Join us for a new farmers market at Chin Park on The Greenway! The Chinatown Farmer's Market is an outdoor market that features fresh produce, Chinese vegetables, bakery items, and fresh seafood.
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Levitate Music & Arts Festival 2021Marshfield, $
Sat, August 7, 2021  -  Sun, August 8, 2021   
Join us for a day of music, art, food and the outdoors at the Marshfield Fairgrounds! There will be lots of music, arts & crafts and delicious food trucks to enjoy!
Eat Local Month - Tour of Eastie FarmBoston, $
Sat, August 7, 2021  -  Sat, August 7, 2021   
SBN (Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts) is organizing two outdoor tours of urban farms in and around Boston as part of our Eat Local Month campaign.
88th Annual Craftsmen's FairNewbury, $$
Sat, August 7, 2021  -  Sun, August 15, 2021   
Join us for the 88th Annual Craftsmen’s Fair August 7-15 at the Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury, NH! Open 10 AM – 5 PM rain or shine.
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Spectacle Summer Nights featuring Night Shift BrewingBoston, $$
Sat, August 7, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
Spectacle Island will stay open for an after-hours experience – an evening of relaxation, fun, and music in partnership with Night Shift Brewing and BRATO.
Tessa Lark, Violin with Amy Yang, PianoRockport, $$
Sun, August 8, 2021  -  Sun, August 8, 2021   
Violinist Tessa Lark is one of the most captivating artistic voices of our time, consistently praised by critics and audiences for her astounding range of sounds, technical agility and musical elegance.
Dine Out Boston: Dining Out, Together AgainBoston, $$
Sun, August 8, 2021  -  Tue, August 24, 2021   
Dine Out Boston is brought to you by the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, providing locals and visitors alike the opportunity to try many restaurants in the area at special prices.
New Moon Ceremony at Stevens-CoolidgeNorth Andover, $$
Mon, August 9, 2021   
The new moon is a time for centering in and setting intentions for the next lunar cycle. Ignite your inner flames with an all levels yoga flow and guided meditation under the moonlight.
The Deerfield Antique ShowBoston, $$
Mon, August 9, 2021  -  Mon, August 9, 2021   
The Deerfield Antiques Show 75 Selected Exhibitors of Fine Antiques, Americana, Sterling, furniture, primitives, and Decorative Accessories. Monday~ August 9 9am to 3pm Admission $15. or $8. after 11am. at the Deerfield Fairgrounds.
FC Academy Summer Filmmaking- Woburn, MAWoburn
Mon, August 9, 2021  -  Fri, August 13, 2021   
Students ages 10-14 can bring their creative ideas to fruition in a fun, collaborative and exciting environment. The students will learn skills in scriptwriting, storyboard sketching, character development, improvisation and camera skills in this workshop.
FairyboroughActon
Tue, August 10, 2021  -  Sun, August 15, 2021   
Design, build, and explore a mysterious forest environment of fairy houses and gnome homes, constructed completely out of natural materials and creativity. This evolving temporary space will be built by staff and visitors over 6 days.
Kids Summer Yoga Camp WorkshopsStow, $$
Tue, August 10, 2021  -  Thu, August 12, 2021   
This summer help kids find calm, strength, and creativity at Xhale's mindfulness camp outdoors in Stow. Great for ages 6-10. A mix of yoga poses, flows, breathing, mindfulness techniques, wellness crafts and activities.
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Boston Harbor Cruise Sing with David CoffinBoston, $$$
Tue, August 10, 2021   
Join us on the Provincetown II for an evening at sea this summer as we bring back one of our most popular events – our Boston Harbor Cruise and Sings!
Berwick Fiddle Consort presents 'Songs, Spoons and Strathspeys'Virtual/Online, Free
Wed, August 11, 2021  -  Wed, August 11, 2021   
Irish folk music, traditional Québécois, and Cape Breton fiddle music all have Celtic roots yet developed unique sounds. BFC explores folk traditions with their signature sound of baroque fiddles and lute.
Boston Landmarks Orchestra: RACHMANINOFF TO ELLINGTON: MUSIC & HEALINGBack Bay, Free
Wed, August 11, 2021  -  Wed, August 11, 2021   
Partners from Boston’s dance community explore connections between music, movement, and well-being. Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion (PDM) and Urbanity Dance are featured.
Mapparium ToursBoston, $
Wed, August 11, 2021  -  Thu, August 11, 2022   
Plan your visit to this world-famous, three-story, stained-glass globe. The Mapparium’s three-dimensional perspective of the world of 1935 is enhanced by A World of Ideas, an original presentation that features a rich orchestration of words, music, and LED lights to...
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Fisherman's Feast 2021Boston, Free
Thu, August 12, 2021  -  Sun, August 15, 2021   
The oldest continuous Italian festival in the North End. This year the Feast takes place on North, Lewis, and Fleet Streets with its usual enticing selection of entertainment, food and traditional processions.
Totally Tomatoes: Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, August 12, 2021  -  Thu, August 12, 2021   
Learn to prepare a simple, super tasty fresh tomato pasta (using tomatoes straight from Powisset’s farm) with a side of tomato and sweet corn salad.
Out to Lunch Festival and Farmers' MarketWorcester, Free
Thu, August 12, 2021  -  Thu, August 19, 2021   
Out to Lunch Festival and Farmers' Market returns to the Worcester Common Oval 8/12 and 8/19. Enjoy free concerts, shop with Worcester vendors, and learn more about community organizations.
Teddy Bear PicnicNorth Andover, $
Fri, August 13, 2021   
Meet us in the gardens for our Teddy Bear Picnic with your stuffed animal best friend for an afternoon picnic! Enjoy a scavenger hunt, crafts, and story times throughout the day.
Lawrence Semana Hispana CarnivalLawrence, $$
Fri, August 13, 2021  -  Sun, August 15, 2021   
The Carnival is coming to Lawrence! Rides, games, food and fun for the whole family! Come see Fiesta Shows at the Lawrence Semana Hispana Carnival in August!
Friday the 13th in the Rocky Woods Scary Movie NightMedfield, $$
Fri, August 13, 2021  -  Fri, August 13, 2021   
Coolidge After Midnite is partnering again with the Trustees of Reservations for a highly immersive film-going experience. Do you dare to spend all night near the cabin? Campsites are available-movie tickets sold separately.
138th Bolton FairCentral Mass, $
Fri, August 13, 2021  -  Sun, August 15, 2021   
The quintessential New England Fair with old fashion fun for the entire family. Great entertainment, animals, midway and live music. Experience a demolition derby included in the price of admission.
'Godspell' at the Firehouse Center for the ArtsNorth Andover, $
Fri, August 13, 2021  -  Sun, August 29, 2021   
Firehouse Center for the Arts Outdoor Series presents 'Godspell' at Smolak Farms in North Andover, MA. Join us for our third and final outdoor series show.
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The Bolton Fair 2021Bolton, $
Fri, August 13, 2021  -  Sun, August 15, 2021   
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,...
Date Night on the Farm (Powisset)Dover, $$
Fri, August 13, 2021  -  Fri, August 13, 2021   
Chef Thi will feature three courses of farm-fresh culinary sensations served to you and your loved one or guests at a candlelit private table with gorgeous views of the farm.
Teddy Bear PicnicNorth Andover, $
Sat, August 14, 2021   
Meet us in the gardens for our Teddy Bear Picnic with your stuffed animal best friend for an afternoon picnic! Enjoy a scavenger hunt, crafts, and story times throughout the day.
Summer Camp in the Rocky Woods Movie NightMedfield, $$
Sat, August 14, 2021  -  Sat, August 14, 2021   
Join us for a day of Summer Camp activities in the Rocky Woods, followed by screenings of two hilarious 80s Summer Camp send-ups; Wet Hot American Summer and The Final Girls!
Free Comic Book Day: Comics StoresNew England, Free
Sat, August 14, 2021   
Free Comic Book Day is a single day - the first Saturday in May - when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE to anyone who comes into their stores.
Thursday WestieWatertown, $
Sat, August 14, 2021  -  Sat, August 14, 2021   
Calling all Parents! Do you need a date night without the kiddos? Let us watch your kids while you enjoy a relaxing night off! Ages 4 and up!
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Smolak Farms Peach FestivalNorth Andover, $$
Sat, August 14, 2021  -  Sun, August 15, 2021   
Join us for our annual Peach Festival! Each day, we'll have carnival games, cow train rides, hop-on hayrides, concessions, a beer & wine tent, and live music! Oh, and of course, everything PEACH!
Thunder in the Valley Festival Music & Fireworks Celebration 2021Western Mass, $$
Sat, August 14, 2021   
Join Fort Hill Brewery for a day of Local & International Bands, gourmet Food Trucks, The Beer Guy, Games, Special Guests and FIREWORKS.
Sunflower Festival at Verrill FarmConcord
Sat, August 14, 2021  -  Wed, August 25, 2021   
Enjoy 15 different varieties and over 250,000 sunflower blooms! Wander through the paths cut between the flowers while enjoying nature, the sunflowers and some great photo spots.
Boston Ballet School Summer Open House and Placement ClassBoston
Sat, August 14, 2021  -  Sat, August 14, 2021   
Boston Ballet School is hosting an open house and placement class July 24! This is an excellent opportunity for children interested in pursuing ballet with Boston Ballet School.
Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Virtual Scavenger HuntVirtual/Online, $
Sat, August 14, 2021  -  Sat, August 14, 2021   
Go on a wizarding adventure that takes you to museums across America in search of art that echoes characters, places, and magical objects in the famed Harry Potter books and movies, without leaving your home.
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2021 Quincy August Moon FestivalQuincy, Free
Sun, August 15, 2021   
The Quincy August Moon Festival is a momentous holiday that celebrates the harvest and the moon as symbols of prosperity, happiness and unity in Asian culture.
Summer Evening Soiree (Adults)Gloucester, $$$
Sun, August 15, 2021  -  Sun, August 15, 2021   
A summer evening, a castle on the ocean, live jazz, and good food. The Summer Evening Soiree at Hammond Castle Museum will be a memorable evening filled with all of these!
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Kidz Bop LIVE! 2021 (Rescheduled from July 11, 2020)Boston, $$
Sun, August 15, 2021   
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.
Summer Workshop Week at Saint Paul's Choir SchoolCambridge, $$
Mon, August 16, 2021  -  Fri, August 20, 2021   
Co-educational program that features music and singing instruction with full program performances! Have fun at this one-week program located at Saint Paul's Choir School in Harvard Square.
Time Travelers Summer Program: American Cooking Through TimeSudbury, $
Mon, August 16, 2021  -  Fri, August 20, 2021   
The Wayside Inn is offering half-day summer programs for kids Daily theme choices include American cooking tools, grist mill technology, cornbread, apples and cider, and campfire cooking & music.
FC Academy Summer Filmmaking- Hingham, MAHingham
Mon, August 16, 2021  -  Fri, August 20, 2021   
Students aged 10-14 will learn storyboarding sketching, improve and camera skills. The students will write, shoot, and edit short films using Adobe Premiere professional software.
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Mayor Janey's Summer Movie Nights 20214 Locations, Free
Tue, August 17, 2021  -  Fri, September 10, 2021   
Families are invited to enjoy Mayor Janey's Summer Movie Nights at local city parks this summer. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy a movie under the stars with neighbors and friends.
Anna's Taqueria Brings Back Charity Rolling Events with Casa Myrna FundraiserBrookline, Free
Wed, August 18, 2021  -  Wed, August 18, 2021   
August 18th Event Will Benefit Casa Myrna, a Nonprofit With Mission to End Domestic Violence. Anna's welcomes others to sign up for onsite charity events.
The Nuts and Bolts of the James Webb Space TelescopeVirtual/Online, Free
Wed, August 18, 2021  -  Wed, August 18, 2021   
Can origami help scientists alter our understanding of the universe? The answer is yes! In this presentation, we will get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most daring scientific missions ever attempted!
Longwood Symphony Orchestra and Mercury Orchestra: BACH AND BEETHOVENBack Bay, Free
Wed, August 18, 2021  -  Wed, August 18, 2021   
Two of our favorite collaborators, the Longwood Symphony Orchestra and the Mercury Orchestra, share a program of orchestra favorites including works by Bach, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky.
Kiddos in the Kitchen: Pizza PatrolDover, $$
Wed, August 18, 2021  -  Wed, August 18, 2021   
Join us for another Kiddos in the Kitchen for a hands-on outdoor class at our pizza oven to learn how to make the tastiest, cheesiest, yummiest farm fresh pizzas.
Enchanted Garden Adventure at Stevens-Coolidge HouseNorth Andover, $
Thu, August 19, 2021  -  Thu, August 19, 2021   
Don your wings, your pointed gnome hat, and a sprinkle of magic to come say hello to our gardens for our Enchanted Garden Adventure Day.
Yoga & Herbal Tea for ImmunityNorth Andover, $$
Thu, August 19, 2021   
Yoga practice centered around immunity surrounded by blooming gardens. Enjoy handcrafted immune-boosting herbal tea and cordials, as well as leave with self-care tips and recipes for other herbal remedies.
Jack and the Magic BeansWalpole, $
Thu, August 19, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
Walpole Children’s Theatre Inc., Presents: Jack and the Magic Beans by Vera Morris. Buy tickets now for the upcoming production of 'Jack and the Magic Beans'.
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Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl 2021 (Ice Cream Kits TO-GO)Boston, $$
Thu, August 19, 2021  -  Sun, August 22, 2021   
For the 2021 festival, purchase a Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl in a box ice cream kit to pick up from one of several locations around Greater Boston to enjoy with your family or pod, safely from your home. Each kit will...
Field to Hearth: Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, August 19, 2021  -  Thu, August 19, 2021   
Chef Thi will teach at the outdoor brick oven, where you’ll learn to make a fabulous roasted tomato caprese salad with arugula, as well as bistro mussels with crispy bacon and farm herbs.
Enchanted Garden AdventureNorth Andover, $
Fri, August 20, 2021   
Don your wings, your pointed gnome hat, and a sprinkle of magic to come say hello to our gardens for our Enchanted Garden Adventure Day
The Passionistas Project Hosts 2nd Annual Women's Equality Summit 2021Virtual/Online, $$$
Fri, August 20, 2021  -  Sun, August 22, 2021   
For the 2nd Annual Women's Equality Summit 2021, The Passionistas Project is hosting a three-day event with live panels addressing areas of equality affecting women. Through relevant discussions, the summit creates a safe environments
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Marshfield Fair 2021Marshfield, $
Fri, August 20, 2021  -  Sun, August 29, 2021   
This year's fair offers great family entertainment with hundreds of farm animals, daily free shows, free grandstand attractions, arts & crafts, 4 H & Agricultural exhibits, horticultural displays & much more.
Boston GreenFest 2021 HybridBoston, Free
Fri, August 20, 2021  -  Sun, August 22, 2021   
Boston GreenFest is an award-winning multicultural environmental music festival in its 14th year with 3 days LIVE on the Rose Kennedy Greenway and more programs online.
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Boston GreenFest 2021Boston, Free
Fri, August 20, 2021  -  Sun, August 22, 2021   
Boston GreenFest is an award-winning multicultural environmental music festival in its with 3 days of LIVE performances and activities on the Rose Kennedy Greenway.
Haverhill Restaurant Week 2021Haverhill, Free
Fri, August 20, 2021  -  Thu, August 26, 2021   
Celebrate 7 Tasty Days of Summer in Haverhill! The 4th Annual Restaurant Week highlights the best of Haverhill eateries with a week’s worth of great deals.
Pizza Picnic at Powisset FarmDover, $$
Fri, August 20, 2021  -  Fri, August 20, 2021   
We’ll have the al forno outdoor pizza oven going for you to order a variety of delicious farm-fresh pizzas. Craft beer and wine will also be available for sale.
Celebrate the Harlem RenaissanceNorth Andover, $
Sat, August 21, 2021   
Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens is teaming up with Merrimack Valley Black & Brown Voices to celebrate the Harlem Renaissance! Enjoy all things musical, literary, artistic, and delicious.
Nature at Night Hike: Rocky WoodsMedfield, $$
Sat, August 21, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
Time for a nature night hike!! Join us at Rocky Woods for a guided moderate hike as we uncover the myth and mysteries of nature at night.
7th Annual Cars In The ParkWorcester, $
Sat, August 21, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
The Whitin Community Center's 7th Annual Cars In The Park will encompass a car, truck & motorcycle show, with vendors, food trucks, kids activities, 50/50 & raffles, music, entertainment & more!
Arts Fest BeverlyBeverly, Free
Sat, August 21, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
Arts Fest Beverly is a free outdoor festival that's fun for the whole family! Enjoy juried fine artists and crafters, music and entertainment, food and more! The event is free and open to the public.
Carolyn's Garden Summer Flower FestivalGrafton, $
Sat, August 21, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
This year’s festival will feature a pick-your-own flower field, professional photography sessions by Carolyn Tay of Sparkz Photography, flower arranging workshops, informative farm tours for all ages, kids crafts, live music, and good food!
Sip and Stroll During Ales & Tails at Stone ZooStoneham, $
Sat, August 21, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
Jaguars and otters and beers, oh my! Ales & Tails returns to Stone Zoo on Saturday, August 21, and it’s bound to be a wildly good time.
Dover Antiques Show and Vintage MarketDover, $
Sat, August 21, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
All New! Once a Month on Saturday! A Fabulous, Fun, & Funky Flea at the Dover Elks Hall. Featuring 50 eclectic dealers outside under the sun with Antiques, Vintage, & Collectibles You never know what you'll find! Catered & Comfortable
Connors Farm Peach FestivalDanvers
Sat, August 21, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
Jumping Pillow, Farm Animals, train ride on our custom built Putnamville Railroad, Ropes Course, Singing Chickens, Cow Train, Grain Train, Duck Races, Pedal Carts, FREE pony rides (from 1pm to 4pm), & more!
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Verrill Farm Corn & Tomato FestivalConcord, $
Sat, August 21, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
Celebrate Summer's favorite crops at Verrill Farm's annual Corn & Tomato Festival. Taste many varieties of corn & tomatoes, listen to live music, plus hay & pony rides.
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The New England Film Orchestra, live in concertLowell
Sat, August 21, 2021   
The New England Film Orchestra, led by conductor Gina Naggar, perform film favorites such as Harry Potter, Star Wars, James Bond and Avengers for an exciting program of live music that spans decades.
Nature Identification WorkshopWaltham, Free
Sat, August 21, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
Join us for a fun morning outdoors while we observe and identify living things on our grounds. Visit Gore Place and learn about our new project on iNaturalist.
Craftivism 101: Embroidery Workshop with Shannon DowneyVirtual/Online, $
Sat, August 21, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
Get acquainted with 'craftivism,' learn to embroider, stitch something brilliant, and make friends—all in just 2 hours! Join us online for a beginner embroidery workshop.
DrumatiX - Free public performance in Salem, MASalem, Free
Sat, August 21, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
Join DrumatiX in 'Rhythm Delivered', a family-friendly show combining tap dance, body percussion, creative drumming, and audience interaction. A rhythm workshop will be held at the end of the performance. Suitable for all ages.
Garden Tour & Tea MakingNorth Andover, $
Sun, August 22, 2021   
Join us and Clinical Herbalist Liane Moccia for a stroll through the gardens and tea making workshop to unlock the powerful herbs in your home.
Chestnut Hill Square Presents Porsches & Coffee with the Porsche Club of AmericaChestnut Hill, Free
Sun, August 22, 2021  -  Sun, August 22, 2021   
Visit Chestnut Hill Square on Sunday, August 22 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. for Porsches & Coffee. The event is complimentary and open to the public.
Eat Local Month - Tour of ReVision Urban FarmBoston, $
Sun, August 22, 2021  -  Sun, August 22, 2021   
Tour ReVision Urban Farm with SBN as part of Eat Local Month! This tour will provide a snapshot of the vibrant urban farming community and its intersection of land, culture and food economy in Boston
DrumatiX - Free public performance in Salem, MASalem, Free
Sun, August 22, 2021  -  Sun, August 22, 2021   
Join DrumatiX in 'Rhythm Delivered', a family-friendly show combining tap dance, body percussion, creative drumming, and audience interaction. A rhythm workshop will be held at the end of the performance. Suitable for all ages, free.
Nightly Spirits: Boston Ghost ToursMaine, $$
Mon, August 23, 2021  -  Sun, August 29, 2021   
The magic of Nightly Spirits started in 2012. So, we set out to create a better tour that could be enjoyed by the super ghost hunters, casual believers, or non-believers.
Boston Landmarks Orchestra: AMAZING GRACE & SOUSA MARCHESBack Bay, Free
Wed, August 25, 2021  -  Wed, August 25, 2021   
The Landmarks Orchestra forms a concert band for the first time. In addition to well-loved Sousa marches, American influences range from jazz to “Amazing Grace.”
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St. Anthony's Feast 2021Boston, Free
Thu, August 26, 2021  -  Sun, August 29, 2021   
The St. Anthony's Feast in the North End of Boston is celebrated each year on the last weekend in August. Enjoy parades, live music, delicious food and a festive decorated atmosphere.
Movies on the Lot: The Princess BrideWorcester, Free
Thu, August 26, 2021  -  Thu, August 26, 2021   
Movies on the Lot, a free movie series, presents The Princess Bride 8/26! The Francis J. McGrath Municipal Parking Lot opens to attendees at 7pm before the 8pm screening.
Farm Dinner at PowissetDover, $$
Fri, August 27, 2021  -  Fri, August 27, 2021   
Join us for this delightful, farm to table experience, enjoy a craft beer or glass of wine, play lawn games and then enjoy a delicious dinner made with farm ingredients.
The Amazing Acro-cats Astound Arlington!Arlington, $$
Fri, August 27, 2021  -  Sun, August 29, 2021   
The Amazing Acro-Cats is a 90-minute entertaining and educational show that supports the mission of Rock Cats Rescue by promoting animal welfare, educating audiences on feline foster and rescue, and demonstrating the benefits of training.
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Nature: A Walking Play3 Locations, $$
Fri, August 27, 2021  -  Sun, October 3, 2021   
The play Nature, explores humankind's relationship to nature through the eyes of two of America’s greatest environmental voices and friends, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau.
The Goonies at Medfield State HospitalMedfield, $$
Fri, August 27, 2021  -  Sat, August 28, 2021   
See the beloved '80s adventure movie, The Goonies, from Steven Spielberg and Richard Donner, outdoors at another pop-up drive in at Medfield State Hospital!
Green River FestivalWestern Mass, $$
Fri, August 27, 2021  -  Sat, August 21, 2021   
The Green River Festival is jam packed with music and activities for the entire family including Curious George, a family drum circle, instrument petting zoo, and more!
Family Fest & Home ShowMilford, Free
Sat, August 28, 2021  -  Sat, August 28, 2021   
Bring the whole family, there's tons to see and do and bargains to grab! Activities for the kids, hundreds of vendors with a wide array of products and services, so many choices for delicious treats.
Fields of Zinnia Centerpiece WorkshopNorth Andover, $$
Sat, August 28, 2021   
Its all about zinnias and fresh cut flowers in this hands-on workshop. Cut your own zinnias from Stevens Coolidge House and Gardens' new Cutting Garden and learn how to assemble cheery centerpieces.
Monster Jam Returns to Gillette Stadium for an Action-Packed WeekendFoxboro, $
Sat, August 28, 2021  -  Sat, August 28, 2021   
The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns to Foxborough at full capacity for a high-octane weekend at Gillette Stadium Saturday, Aug. 28.
Fall Open House & Instrument Petting ZooBelmont, Free
Sat, August 28, 2021  -  Sat, August 28, 2021   
Ready to explore some music together? Join us for an “instrument petting zoo,” meet our faculty, attend a class demonstration, and try all the instruments you see!
DrumatiX - Free public performance in Salem, MASalem, Free
Sat, August 28, 2021  -  Sat, August 28, 2021   
Join DrumatiX in 'Rhythm Delivered', a family-friendly show combining tap dance, body percussion, creative drumming and audience interaction. A rhythm workshop will be held at the end of the show. Suitable for all ages, free!
Notch Traveling Biergarten at Stevens-CoolidgeNorth Andover, $
Sun, August 29, 2021   
Enjoy the Notch mobile biergarten in the gardens at Stevens Coolidge, along with family friendly activities, self guided garden tours, and food from Barrios Tacos!
Haverhill Community Day at Stevens-Coolidge House and GardensNorth Andover, Free
Sun, August 29, 2021   
Haverhill residents enjoy complimentary admission to Stevens Coolidge House and Gardens, along with family friendly activities, self guided garden tours, and food and drinks from Notch Brewing, Barrios Tacos, and Bakers Rack.
Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Boston Childen's HospitalWayland, $
Sun, August 29, 2021  -  Sun, August 29, 2021   
The event is an 18-hole scramble tournament, with players competing in teams of four. Contests will include a long drive contest, putting contest, and closest-to-the-pin contest.
DrumatiX - Free public performance in Salem, MASalem, Free
Sun, August 29, 2021  -  Sun, August 29, 2021   
Join DrumatiX in 'Rhythm Delivered', a family-friendly show combining tap dance, body percussion, creative drumming and audience interaction. A rhythm workshop will be held at the end of the show. Suitable for all ages, free!
Fall Bouquet CSANorth Andover, $$
Tue, August 31, 2021  -  Tue, October 5, 2021   
Brighten your home and your day with a fresh bouquet! Share bouquets are lush 20 to 25 stem arrangements featuring assorted seasonal stems from our historic gardens and surrounding landscape.
Shanna In A Dress ConcertWayland, $
Tue, August 31, 2021  -  Tue, August 31, 2021   
The W Gallery proudly presents Shanna In A Dress at 7:30 pm on August 31st. Doors at 7 pm and tickets are $12. We hope to see you there!
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Corn Mazes in MassachusettsMassachusetts, $$
Wed, September 1, 2021  -  Thu, October 28, 2021   
Test your skills & navigate your way through these cool corn mazes at local farms in eastern Massachusetts. Team up with friends & family and enjoy a great day outdoors!
Boston Landmarks Orchestra: RHAPSODY IN BLUE & AMERICAN PORTRAITSBack Bay, Free
Wed, September 1, 2021  -  Wed, September 1, 2021   
Rhapsody in Blue has captivated listeners since its premiere nearly a century ago. The world premiere of Francine Trester’s A Walk in her Shoes conjures the memory of women in our city’s history.
Virtual Astronomy Night with Gore PlaceVirtual/Online, $$
Thu, September 2, 2021  -  Thu, September 2, 2021   
Join our expert astronomer, Nick, for an awesome educational experience online. You will learn how to find some key stars and constellations and hear stories of the origin of their names from mythology.
Botanical Watercolors in the GardensNorth Andover, $$
Thu, September 2, 2021  -  Thu, September 23, 2021   
Try your hand at the art of botanical watercolor painting in the Stevens Coolidge gardens under the guidance of multidisciplinary artist and educator Valerie Mercier.
Risotto Made Easy: Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, September 2, 2021  -  Thu, September 2, 2021   
Join Chef Thi for this hands-on class in the farm kitchen to learn step-by-step how to cook a delicious summer corn risotto that’s as fun to make as it is to eat.
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Annual Gloucester Schooner FestivalGloucester, Free
Fri, September 3, 2021  -  Mon, September 6, 2021   
Enjoy the Mayor's Race for schooners, parade of sail, deck tours, public sails, and other maritime activities. For three days, Gloucester Harbor hosts a mix of old and new, as modern-day fishermen share their home port...
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Annual Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50 Kids Dash & 5K RacesFoxboro
Fri, September 3, 2021   
For those who have ever dreamed of running out onto the home turf of your favorite sports team to the cheers of thousands of fans, Sunday, July 3 is your chance at Patriot Place’s seventh annual Finish at the 50 races...
Fan Expo BostonBoston, $
Fri, September 3, 2021  -  Sun, September 5, 2021   
FAN EXPO Boston is returning to the Seaport with a spectacular three-day show at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) on September 3 – 5, 2021. An exciting lineup of celebrity guests!
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Water Lantern FestivalWeymouth, $$$
Sat, September 4, 2021   
Experience the magic of thousands of lanterns as the soft lights reflect upon the water. This is a family friendly event that can be shared by everyone.
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Waterfire Providence 2021 (Pending for September)Rhode Island, Free
Sat, September 4, 2021  -  Sat, September 4, 2021   
WaterFire centers on a series of 100 bonfires that blaze just above the surface of the three rivers that pass through the middle of downtown Providence.
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King Richard's Faire 2021Carver, $$$$
Sat, September 4, 2021  -  Sun, October 24, 2021   
Escape YOUR reality at New England's largest and longest-running Renaissance festival nestled in the enchanted woods of Carvershire... one day, one thousand memories running weekends and Monday holidays from August 31st...
Sts. Anargyroi Greek Festival 2021Marlborough, Free
Sat, September 4, 2021  -  Mon, September 6, 2021   
LABOR DAY WEEKEND 2021 - Greek Food, Greek Pastries, Beer & Wine, Greek Dance Groups, Greek Souvenirs, Live Greek Music and Dancing. Face Painting & Kids' Games, Fun for All! Free Admission/Rain or Shine!
Connors Farm Corn MazeDanvers, $$
Sun, September 5, 2021  -  Sun, October 31, 2021   
Our Annual Corn Maze Returns for the 2020 Season! 7 Acres of Fun! Clues to Directions and Interactive Games! Come Get Lost! Fun for the Whole Family!
Labor Day Free Admission at the ICABoston, Free
Mon, September 6, 2021   
In honor of Labor Day the ICA is offering FREE admission for all on Monday, September 6. Partake in some art-making activities or peruse four intriguing exhibitions. After you are through, pop outside for some wonderful views of the harbor.
Tot Time at Gore PlaceWaltham, $$
Tue, September 7, 2021  -  Tue, September 7, 2021   
Explore nature with rocks, sticks, water, and more. Provocations to explore different elements of nature are open-ended and allow children to do as little or as much of an activity as they like.
Wee Explorers at Stevens Coolidge House and GardensNorth Andover, $
Tue, September 7, 2021  -  Tue, October 19, 2021   
Come explore the magic of nature at Stevens Coolidge House and Gardens. Peek under rocks, inspect tree bark for hiding bugs, and jump in puddles.
Marini Farm Corn Maze 2021Ipswich, $$
Tue, September 7, 2021  -  Wed, October 27, 2021   
A great fall event for all ages with hours of entertainment fun, including a ten mile corn maze, maze park with inflatables, hayrides and more.
Powisset Wild Wings: Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, September 9, 2021  -  Thu, September 9, 2021   
In this hands-on class with Chef Thi you’ll learn how to make deboned pork stuffed wings with a Thai glaze, flavorful tandoori wings with a cool cucumber yogurt sauce, and spicy jerk mustard wings.
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Franklin County FairWestern Mass, $$
Thu, September 9, 2021  -  Sun, September 12, 2021   
Enjoy four days of great family fun, including Midway, agricultural shows, displays and events, crafts, racing pigs, lumberjack show, frisbee dogs, demolition derby and more.
4th Annual Tee for Cancer Free Golf TournamentFall River
Fri, September 10, 2021  -  Fri, September 10, 2021   
Piping Systems Inc hosts the Tee for Cancer Free Golf Tournament. Come play with us on the golf course and help us take a swing at breast cancer!
Boston Seafood WeekBoston, $$$
Fri, September 10, 2021  -  Sun, September 19, 2021   
Seafood, education, pirates, and more! It's the eighth annual Boston Seafood Festival at Boston's Historic Fish Pier. With activities for the whole family, chef demonstrations, educational exhibits, and a beer garden, it's a great day.
Farm Dinner at PowissetDover, $$
Fri, September 10, 2021  -  Fri, September 10, 2021   
Join us for a farm to table experience, where you can enjoy a craft beer or glass of wine, munch on an hors d’oeuvre, and then enjoy a delicious dinner made with farm ingredients.
Farm Dinner at PowissetDover, $$
Fri, September 10, 2021  -  Fri, September 10, 2021   
Join us for a farm to table experience, where you can enjoy a craft beer or glass of wine, munch on an hors d’oeuvre, and then enjoy a delicious dinner made with farm ingredients.
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The Sterling FairSterling, Free
Fri, September 10, 2021  -  Sun, September 12, 2021   
A family oriented, community, agricultural fair with the emphasis on agriculture and education. Last year's attendance was over 40,000 people.
The Eagles ExperienceBeverly, $
Sat, September 11, 2021  -  Sat, September 11, 2021   
The Eagles Experience aims to be the most authentic tribute show to the Eagles available today, playing songs written and recorded by the Eagles as a band, from their biggest hits to hidden gems.
Container Gardening with Susan Nock, ThistleNorth Andover, $$$
Sat, September 11, 2021   
Join us at Stevens-Coolidge House and Hardens for a hands on container garden workshop to get your planters ready for the Fall, taught by Susan Nock of Thistle Containers.
Road to Wellness 5K Walk/RunRoxbury, Free
Sat, September 11, 2021  -  Sat, September 11, 2021   
Join us Saturday, September 11 for The 7th Annual Road to Wellness 5K Walk/Run. The Road to Wellness 5K Walk/Run inspires fitness & celebrates community. Embrace your journey. Walk. Run. Have fun.
Discovery Day Open HouseConcord, Free
Sat, September 11, 2021  -  Sat, September 11, 2021   
The instrument petting zoo enables you to explore so many instruments. Faculty will demonstrate how to hold, play, and experience these various instruments. Early childhood program and group keyboard 30-minute demo classes for young students!
Glorious Autumn Planter WorkshopNorth Andover, $$
Sun, September 12, 2021   
Capture Autumn with a colorful container garden in this hands on workshop with garden expert Betsy Williams! Participants will fill a 14″ container with fall blooms provided by Stevens-Coolidge House and Gardens.
Boston spin4 Crohn's and Colitis CuresVirtual/Online, $
Sun, September 12, 2021  -  Sun, September 12, 2021   
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's spin4 crohn's & colitis cures event is an exciting outdoor cycle relay event. We're hosting an epic #partyonabike with Turnstyle Cycle instructors on Sunday September 12 at Hood Park in Charlestown, MA.
Cambridge Carnival 2021Cambridge, Free
Sun, September 12, 2021  -  Sun, September 12, 2021   
An outdoor festival celebrating the African diaspora with food, music, costumes, festivities and fun! The Carnival features an iconic costume parade rooted in African and Caribbean culture, showcasing inspired dance performances and dazzling handmade costumes.
27th Annual Cambridge CarnivalCambridge, Free
Sun, September 12, 2021  -  Sun, September 12, 2021   
Cambridge Carnival International is a colorful and festive celebration that is rooted in African traditions. The festival, now a Cambridge institution, attracts thousands of people and is the largest festival in Cambridge.
The Original New England Vinyl Record & CD ShowDedham, $$
Sun, September 12, 2021  -  Sun, September 12, 2021   
50 dealer tables selling all types of Vinyl Records, CDs, DVDs and Music Memorabilia. This is a great place to come and find all those vinyl records you have been looking for.
Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Info Session (MBSR)Natick, Free
Sun, September 12, 2021  -  Sun, September 12, 2021   
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. Fall program begins September 26. Registration at...
Annual Flutie 5kNatick, Free
Sun, September 12, 2021  -  Sun, September 12, 2021   
The Doug Flutie, Jr Foundation for Autism Hosts “Annual Flutie 5k” At Belkin Family Lookout Farm with lots of music and fun for Autism awareness!
Salem Hospital Golf ClassicPeabody, $$
Mon, September 13, 2021  -  Mon, September 13, 2021   
Salem Hospital Golf Classic Tees Up to Fight Food Insecurity. Funds Raised through One-Day Event to Support a new Community Farm Pilot Program in Lynn. Monday, Sept. 13: 11:30 a.m. tee time
Pigs! Chickens! Rabbits! Children’s Afterschool ProgramDover, $$
Wed, September 15, 2021  -  Wed, September 15, 2021   
Each Thursday, we’ll learn about a different animal – pigs, chickens or rabbits – including a special lesson from our barnyard educator, a visit with the animals and a special animal education craft.
Virtual Astronomy NightWaltham, $$
Thu, September 16, 2021  -  Thu, September 16, 2021   
Join our expert astronomer, Nick, for an awesome educational experience online. You will learn how to find some key stars and constellations and hear stories of the origin of their names from mythology.
Mediterranean Mezze: Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, September 16, 2021  -  Thu, September 16, 2021   
In this hands-on class, Chef Thi will show you how to make cold eggplant salad, goat cheese with fresh green Borek, and muhamarra dip with warm homemade pita bread.
Friends on the Farm Fall Afterschool SeriesDover, $$
Thu, September 16, 2021  -  Thu, September 30, 2021   
In this 3-week session we will learn what an ecosystem is and why the food chain plays such an important role in maintaining it. Each week we will participate in hands-on STEAM learning activities.
Date Night on the Farm (Powisset)Dover, $$
Fri, September 17, 2021  -  Fri, September 17, 2021   
Enjoy a farm dinner created by Chef Thi will feature three courses of farm-fresh culinary sensations served to you and your loved one or guests at a candlelit private table.
Camp Casco Fall Teen RetreatGroton, Free
Fri, September 17, 2021  -  Sun, September 19, 2021   
Cancer patients, survivors, and siblings ages 16-19 are invited to join us for a fun teens-only weekend this September.We can’t wait to see old camp friends, welcome new faces, and finally get back.
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The Big E 2021Western Mass, $$$
Fri, September 17, 2021  -  Sun, October 3, 2021   
The Big E is a New England autumn tradition and the ninth largest fair in North America. There's no better place to enjoy the sights, sounds and taste tempting aromas of the fall season than at The Big E.
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Davis Farmland's Corn Mega Maze 2021Sterling, $$$
Sat, September 18, 2021  -  Sun, October 31, 2021   
Be among the first to get lost in this world-class cornfield maze full of challenges and fun. Mega Maze in Sterling is an eight-acre pattern that changes each year to foil repeat visitors.
Winchester Town Day 2021Winchester, Free
Sat, September 18, 2021   
Town Day takes place on the first Saturday in June. The thousands of individuals and families who attend can enjoy a day of browsing exhibits, playing games, competing in athletics, eating(!), listening to different types of music, attending the health fair, and watching...
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South Boston Street Festival 2021Boston, Free
Sat, September 18, 2021   
The Annual South Boston Street Festival features two stages with live musical acts, over 100 neighborhood merchants, restaurants, artists and non-profit organizations. Free children’s activities. A fun filled day for...
1 Million Steps 4 OCD WalkBoston, Free
Sat, September 18, 2021  -  Sat, September 18, 2021   
A family friendly walk fundraiser for OCD at Carson Beach in South Boston. Two-mile scenic HarborWalk, live music, lawn games, food truck, raffle, and more!
Billerica Yankee Doodle HomecomingBillerica, Free
Sat, September 18, 2021  -  Sat, September 18, 2021   
A bevy of activities celebrate Billerica's patriotic history. A town-wide celebration honoring Billerica's Revolutionary past, including a parade and Colonial encampment.
Andover Community Day at Stevens-Coolidge House and GardensNorth Andover, Free
Sun, September 19, 2021   
Andover residents enjoy free admission to Stevens-Coolidge House and Gardens on Andover Community Day, along with family-friendly activities, self-guided garden tours, live poetry readings, and food provided by Barrios Tacos!
Ride to Defeat ALS - 2021Wayland, Free
Sun, September 19, 2021  -  Sat, September 18, 2021   
Support The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter's Ride to Defeat ALS on Sunday, September 19. come out for a fun day of bicycling (10, 25, 50, or 70 miles), with beer, food trucks, and music at the end!
MetroWest K95KHopkinton, $
Sun, September 19, 2021  -  Sun, September 19, 2021   
A day of fun for the whole family (including furry friends!). Dog-friendly 5K walk/run, vendors, health and fitness fair, ice cream, and more! Donations fund animal welfare programs in Massachusetts.
Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Info Session (MBSR)Natick, Free
Sun, September 19, 2021  -  Sun, September 19, 2021   
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. Fall program begins September 26th.
Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Info Session (MBSR)Natick, Free
Sun, September 19, 2021  -  Sun, September 19, 2021   
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. Fall program begins September 26th.
11th Annual Boston Local Food FestivalBoston, Free
Sun, September 19, 2021  -  Sun, September 19, 2021   
The Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts (SBN) is thrilled to announce the 11th Annual Boston Local Food Festival. Bring your family and friends to eat, shop and discover local food from across New England.
Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR.Hopkinton, $
Mon, September 20, 2021  -  Tue, September 21, 2021   
Introduce your kids to the wonderful story we all grew up with: Willy Wonka! Outdoor performances of Willy Wonka JR. August 20 & 21. Tickets on sale now.
Tot Time at Gore PlaceWaltham, $$
Tue, September 21, 2021  -  Tue, September 21, 2021   
Explore nature with rocks, sticks, water, and more. Provocations to explore different elements of nature are open-ended and allow children to do as little or as much of an activity as they like.
Boston Wiffle Ball ChallengeOther Boston Area
Thu, September 23, 2021  -  Thu, September 23, 2021   
Dedicated to helping spinal cord injury survivors and their families live more independent, hopeful lives. Over the past 10 years, with the help of our amazing sponsors and donors we have been able to raise over $1,000,000.00!
Summer Sunset Floral WorkshopNorth Andover, $$
Fri, September 24, 2021   
Learn to assemble your own Summer Sunset inspired floral centerpiece based on both the colors of the changing seasons and the seasonal blooms in the garden.
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Winchester Block Party & Town DayWinchester, Free
Sat, September 25, 2021  -  Sat, September 25, 2021   
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...
53rd Annual Memorial Day Weekend PowwowCentral Mass, $
Sat, September 25, 2021  -  Sat, September 25, 2021   
The 53rd Annual AIS Memorial Day Weekend Powwow features dancing, drumming, kids' events, vendors, crafts, and educational sessions. Overnight camping is available to powwow participants.
Notch Oktoberfest at Stevens-CoolidgeNorth Andover, $
Sat, September 25, 2021   
Dust off your lederhosen it's our 3rd annual Oktoberfest at Stevens Coolidge House and Gardens! Enjoy classic German fare, desserts, cold session beer, and the musical talents of an authentic German band.
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50th Sudbury Ancient Fyfe and Drum MusterSudbury, $
Sat, September 25, 2021  -  Sat, September 25, 2021   
Join us for the 50th Sudbury Ancient Fyfe and Drum Muster! The 1700s come alive with an encampment, period music, crafts, vendors, demonstrations, and contra dancing.
Samaritans 5K Walk/Run for Suicide PreventionBrighton, $
Sat, September 25, 2021  -  Sat, September 25, 2021   
Our annual 2021 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention is taking place at Artesani Park in Brighton, MA. All proceeds help fund Samaritans’ life saving services. Teams welcome at this qualifier race.
2021 Annual Dance for World Community FestivalCambridge, Free
Sat, September 25, 2021   
FREE-to-the-Public, the Indoor/Outdoor Event takes place on Massachusetts Avenue between Harvard/Bow Street and Putnam Avenue. Enjoy diverse dance performances, intro dance-classes, arts & crafts, and more.
20th Annual Greenway ChallengeWorcester, $$
Sat, September 25, 2021  -  Sat, September 25, 2021   
The WCC UniBank Greenway Challenge is one of New England’s premier adventure races that promotes the recreational quality of life in the Blackstone River Valley.
Blacksmith Art & Renaissance FestivalFitchburg
Sat, September 25, 2021  -  Sat, September 25, 2021   
We love promoting the craft of blacksmithing and the arts for everyone to enjoy! Apply to compete or just come for the show! We can't wait to see you there.
Mystic River CelebrationMedford, Free
Sat, September 25, 2021  -  Sat, September 25, 2021   
In its 10th year, The Mystic River Celebration is an arts festival in Medford featuring live music, artisans, food vendors, activities for kids and much more!
Young Naturalists at Gore PlaceWaltham, $$
Sat, September 25, 2021  -  Sat, October 23, 2021   
Come explore with us at Gore Place! Using our grounds as a backdrop, youth will practice their science and naturalism skills. We will make close observations, record findings in your nature journal, and share questions.
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Kids MusicFest at NARA ParkActon, $
Sun, September 26, 2021  -  Sun, September 26, 2021   
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!
Harvest Wreath WorkshopNorth Andover, $$
Sun, September 26, 2021   
Celebrate the richness of the autumn season with a harvest wreath inspired by the vibrant colors of Fall in this hands-on workshop with garden expert Betsy Williams!
AIDS Walk & RunBoston, $
Sun, September 26, 2021  -  Sun, September 26, 2021   
The AIDS Walk & Run is a Fenway Health/AIDS Action charity event to raise critical funds for people living with HIV/AIDS. A Healthier World is Steps Away. Register Today!
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Pumpkin Chuckin' Fest 2021Vermont, $
Sun, September 26, 2021  -  Sun, September 26, 2021   
Pumpkin Chucking fest is a fundraiser for Coastal Connections (a group that works to end domestic and sexual violence in Lamoille County) and a fall family day of fun with music, pumpkin catapult, food, games, raffles,...
Bourque Family Foundation 7.7K Road RaceMiddleton, $$
Sun, September 26, 2021  -  Sun, September 26, 2021   
Join Ray and the Bourque Family for a fun filled Sunday to support the Bourque Family Foundation at the Ferncroft Country Club in Middleton, MA!
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Flashlight Maze at Connors FarmDanvers, $$
Mon, September 27, 2021  -  Sun, October 31, 2021   
The 7-Acre, World Famous Corn Maze is a NON HAUNTED, family friendly attraction, and is safe for ALL AGES. The maze received international attention when a family “got lost” and called 911 to find their way out.
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Halloween - Salem Haunted Happenings 2021Salem, $
Fri, October 1, 2021  -  Sun, October 31, 2021   
You're invited to Salem's annual Halloween Festival! It happens every year during October in the bewitching seaport of Salem, Massachusetts. Nobody celebrates Halloween quite like Salem.
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Topsfield Fair 2021Topsfield, $$
Fri, October 1, 2021  -  Mon, October 11, 2021   
Enjoy America's oldest and finest agricultural fair w/ New England‘s largest carnival midway, cool demos, (ranging from beekeeping to miniature trains), a Grange Museum, pumpkin weigh-offs, live entertainment and the...
Martha's Vineyard Oyster Fest 2021 (21+)Martha's Vineyard, $$
Fri, October 1, 2021  -  Sat, October 2, 2021   
Martha’s Vineyard Oyster Fest fuses pleasure with purpose celebrating all things seafood —showcasing Vineyard Oyster Farmers and cultivators from across Massachusetts, live music, interactive exhibits and, of course, delicious libations from near and far.
Maynard FestMaynard, Free
Sat, October 2, 2021   
Dozens of sidewalk sales, over 100 vendors and free family entertainment. It is sure to please both young and old, including free children's events such as the trackless train ride.
Everybody In! Walk/Move for PerkinsWatertown, $
Sat, October 2, 2021  -  Sat, October 2, 2021   
Join Perkins School for the Blind for its inaugural fundraising walk to help build a world that sees people with disabilities for what they can do, not what they can’t.
Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund 'Walk Your Way' 2021Boston
Sun, October 3, 2021  -  Sun, October 3, 2021   
Make every step count — virtually! Participants are encouraged to “Walk Your Way” to support patient care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Call For Art For Prized Juried Exhibition: 'Magical'Wayland, $
Mon, October 4, 2021  -  Sat, October 30, 2021   
Please submit your art for consideration for our upcoming prized juried exhibition at The W Gallery of Wayland, 'Magical.' Deadline for submission is Sept. 1.
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'Brick or Treat' Halloween Fun at LEGOLAND Discovery CenterSomerville, $$
Thu, October 7, 2021  -  Sun, October 31, 2021   
Brick or Treat will feature a costume contest, pumpkin patch photo op complete with a 3 ½ foot LEGO pumpkin, a themed building challenge, LEGO trick or treating and more. Guests are encouraged to show their Halloween...
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STOMP!Boston
Fri, October 8, 2021  -  Sun, October 10, 2021   
STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages.
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42nd Yarmouth Seaside FestivalYarmouth, Free
Sat, October 9, 2021  -  Sun, October 10, 2021   
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,...
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The Boston Marathon 2021Boston, Free
Mon, October 11, 2021  -  Mon, October 11, 2021   
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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RENT - 25th Anniversary Farewell TourBoston, $$$
Tue, October 12, 2021  -  Sun, October 17, 2021   
RENT will play the Boch Center Shubert Theatre October 12-17, 2021. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre.
Frightful Fridays at Gore PlaceWaltham, $$
Fri, October 15, 2021  -  Fri, October 29, 2021   
Spooky stories told outside! Frightful Fridays features spooky but not scary tales told in a large, roomy tent. This event is appropriate for children 6 and up. No younger children please!
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Fall Pumpkin Float Festival at Frog PondBoston, Free
Fri, October 15, 2021   
Fall Pumpkin Float will be held at the Boston Common Frog Pond is generally from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hundreds of illuminated jack-o’-lanterns will be floated on the water accompanied by spooky family activities.
Wayside's Virtual 5K4KidsVirtual/Online, $
Sat, October 16, 2021  -  Sat, October 23, 2021   
Virtual 5k is run by Wayside Youth and Familly Support Network to raise money for many children and families across Central, Eastern, and Northeastern Massachusetts.
Artisan Market at the MillsNorth Andover, Free
Sun, October 17, 2021  -  Sun, October 17, 2021   
The fall Artisan Market will feature 80+ artisans and crafters selling their handmade goods. New this year, we are allowing specialty food vendors* as we will not be coinciding with the Farmers Market. We will be following all COVID19 protocols.
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PJ Masks Pajama Party Event at Showcase CinemasMassachusetts, $
Wed, October 20, 2021  -  Thu, October 21, 2021   
Join the PJ Masks as they go into the night to save the day, only at Showcase! Each presentation includes episodes of your favorite nighttime superheroes in action, music videos, and a special interactive Showcase...
The 24th Boston International Fine Art ShowBoston, $
Thu, October 21, 2021  -  Sun, October 24, 2021   
The 23rd Boston International Fine Art Show at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts. There are 3,000+ original works of art that are going to be exhibited, from classical to contemporary.
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The Town and The City Festival 2021Lowell, Free
Fri, October 22, 2021  -  Sat, October 23, 2021   
The Town and The City Festival is a 2-day music and arts festival that will take place in various event spaces, bars, cafes, and galleries throughout downtown Lowell, Massachusetts.
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Alton Brown LIVE: Beyond the EatsBoston, $$$
Fri, October 22, 2021   
Alton Brown is hitting the road with a new culinary variety show. Audiences can expect more comedy, more music, more highly unusual cooking demos, and more potentially dangerous sciencey stuff. Prepare for an evening...
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Frankie Valley & the Four SeasonsBoston, $$$
Sat, October 23, 2021   
Oh, what a story. Frankie Valli, who came to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of the Four Seasons, is hotter than ever in the 21st century.
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Pru Boo Trick-or-Treat for Charity 2021Boston, $
Sun, October 24, 2021   
Trick-or-Treat for Charity! Calling all ghosts and goblins to join us for this family-friendly Halloween event, held the Sunday before Halloween. Our nonprofit partner this year is The Play Brigade.
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HadestownBoston, $$$
Thu, November 4, 2021   
Welcome to HADESTOWN, where a song can change your fate. Intertwining two mythic tales — that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone — HADESTOWN is a haunting and hopeful...
Boston River RunBoston, Free
Sun, November 7, 2021  -  Sun, November 7, 2021   
Flat, family-friendly, scenic, safe 5K charity run/walk along the Charles River. All proceeds benefit the Andrew Graham Semper Fi Fund. Join us for our 10th Annual!
Boston International Kids Film Festival Online 2021Boston, $
Tue, November 9, 2021  -  Sun, November 21, 2021   
The ninth annual Boston International Kids Film Festival in partnership with GBH will take place online for a special three day film festival November 9 - 21, 2021.
Christmas Festival of Lights at Edaville Family Theme ParkCarver, $$
Mon, November 15, 2021  -  Fri, December 31, 2021   
Edaville takes you into an enchanting wonderland where you can experience millions & millions of lights, unlimited Christmas train rides, unlimited use of all 90 plus rides and attractions including access to Thomas Land & Cran Central.
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Frog Pond Ice Rink Opening DayBoston, Free
Thu, November 18, 2021   
The Skating Club of Boston is looking forward to another season of fun on the ice at the Frog Pond! Come down to skate and have some fun kicking off the 2021 season.
Snowbound FestivalBoston
Fri, November 19, 2021  -  Sun, November 21, 2021   
The Snowbound Festival serves as the official kick off for winter that brings the community together to celebrate our collective excitement about the coming season.
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Marshfield Holiday Light ShowMarshfield, $$
Fri, November 19, 2021  -  Mon, December 20, 2021   
The display at the Marshfield Fairgrounds is returning for its third year for those looking for a drive-thru lights display on the South Shore. It’s got dozens of large displays along the mile, and they’ll twinkle in...
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America's Hometown Thanksgiving Parade CelebrationPlymouth, Free
Sat, November 20, 2021  -  Sat, November 20, 2021   
The Annual America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration will be held this year as it is each year at the birthplace of Thanksgiving, Plymouth, Massachusetts on the weekend before Thanksgiving.
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Master Chef Jr. LIVE!Boston, $$
Sun, November 21, 2021   
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!)...
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Enchanted Village: Jordan's Furniture Avon - CLOSED for 2020 SeasonAvon, $
Mon, November 22, 2021  -  Sat, January 1, 2022   
Enjoy Boston's historic Enchanted Village, now on view at Jordan's Furniture in Avon. Jordan’s Furniture purchased the surviving pieces of the Enchanted Village at auction and restored the vintage collection to its...
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Sing-Along Sound of MusicArlington, $$
Wed, November 24, 2021  -  Sun, November 28, 2021   
Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music is your chance to test your vocal range with several hundred other assorted nuns, Von Trapp family members and Julie Andrews look-a-likes. Costumes are highly recommended.
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The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas MusicalBoston, $$
Fri, November 26, 2021  -  Fri, November 26, 2021   
The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical is the thrilling spectacle of music and dance that transports audiences to the North Pole to glimpse the magical lives of Santa’s Scout Elves.
Night Lights at Tower Hill: Holiday LightsBoylston, $$
Sat, November 27, 2021  -  Sun, January 2, 2022   
Two of our beautiful garden properties will sparkle with thousands of shimmering, artfully designed holiday lights. Bring the whole family for a magical, fun, and safe outdoor experience – with food, refreshments, and more.
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Lightwire Theater's A Very Electric ChristmasBoston, $$$
Sat, November 27, 2021   
Follow the story of a young bird named Max and his family, as they begin their journey south for the winter. Dancing toy soldiers, caroling worms, and performing poinsettias light up the stage in Lightwire Theater’s A...
Lowell City of Lights Parade 2021Lowell, Free
Sun, November 28, 2021  -  Sun, November 28, 2021   
Come and celebrate during the annual City of Lights parade hosted in downtown Lowell to announce the official start to the holiday season and see the lighting of City Hall.
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Boston Blink! Holiday Lights & Sound Extravaganza 2021Boston, Free
Fri, December 3, 2021  -  Sat, January 1, 2022   
Blink! featuring the music of the Holiday Pops, is a state-of-the-art light and sound extravaganza that will transfer every inch of Faneuil Hall Marketplace.
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A Christmas Story, The MusicalBoston, $$
Tue, December 7, 2021  -  Sun, December 19, 2021   
A Christmas Story, The Musical, brings the classic 1983 movie to hilarious life on stage in Boston at the Boch Center Wang Theatre
Leslie Odom Jr. The Christmas TourBoston, $$$
Thu, December 9, 2021   
Leslie Odom, Jr. is a multifaceted, award-winning vocalist, songwriter, author, and actor. THE CHRISTMAS TOUR promises Odom’s renditions of holiday classics, along with original tunes sure to make your season bright.
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Cirque Dreams Holidaze 2021Boston, $$
Fri, December 10, 2021  -  Sun, December 12, 2021   
Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the 2021 season with the must-see holiday show. Featuring features over 300 imaginative costumes, 20 world-class astonishing acts, the finest singers celebrating the most wonderful time...
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Snowport - Boston Seaport Ice Rink & Curling LanesBoston
Wed, December 15, 2021  -  Tue, March 1, 2022   
This year, the Snowport Ice Rink & Beer Garden will not be open, however there are lots of great new winter activities to enjoy! Now open, the Seaport's new Snowport winterland features a 3,000 square foot ice skating...
Festival Ballet Presents The NutcrackerSeekonk, $$
Fri, December 17, 2021  -  Fri, December 24, 2021   
Festival Ballet Providence presents The Nutcracker. A Brand New Production! Experience the magic of Festival Ballet Providence’s brand-new production of The Nutcracker for the first time ever at the majestic Veterans Memorial Auditorium.
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Imagine Van Gogh! The Original Immersive Experience: BostonBoston, $$
Tue, December 21, 2021  -  Sun, February 20, 2022   
Imagine Van Gogh, the ORIGINAL immersive exhibition in Image Totale featuring more than 200 of the Dutch artist's paintings, is making its debut in Boston at the iconic SoWa Power Station centrally located in the city’s...
Fiddler On The RoofBoston, $$
Tue, December 21, 2021  -  Sun, December 26, 2021   
Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece.
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Hip Hop Nutcracker 2022Boston, $$$
Sat, January 1, 2022  -  Sat, January 1, 2022   
A holiday mash-up for the entire family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary work set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, a DJ, and a violinist.
Jesus Christ SuperstarBoston, $$$
Tue, January 4, 2022  -  Sun, January 16, 2022   
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America.
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Hamilton - Boston Tour!Boston, $$$
Mon, January 17, 2022  -  Sat, March 12, 2022   
HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury...
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Pretty Woman: The MusicalBoston, $$$
Tue, January 18, 2022  -  Sun, January 30, 2022   
After an incredible record-breaking run on Broadway, Audience Choice Award Winner Pretty Woman: The Musical will be on tour in the fall of 2021!
Dinosaur World Live!Boston, $$
Sat, January 22, 2022  -  Sat, January 22, 2022   
Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this roarsome interactive show for all the family. Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer to discover a pre-historic world of dinosaurs.
5K To End Domestic ViolenceVirtual/Online, Free
Sun, February 13, 2022  -  Sun, February 13, 2022   
Virtual 5K to Support Domestic Violence Victims! Join us on Super Bowl Sunday - the day most domestic violence incidents occur - to support our Massachusetts communities
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Summer: The Donna Summer MusicalBoston, $$$
Tue, February 22, 2022  -  Sun, March 6, 2022   
She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. With a score featuring more than 20 of Summer’s classic hits, this electric experience is a moving...
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St. Patrick's Day Parade Boston - 2022Boston, Free
Sun, March 13, 2022   
Colorful floats, music and Irish good cheer await you at the City's annual St. Patrick's Day parade. Celebrate Irish heritage in Boston's most Irish neighborhood. Parade begins at Broadway T-stop and ends at Andre...
Shen Yun at the Boch CenterBoston, $$$
Sat, April 2, 2022  -  Sun, April 10, 2022   
A global sensation returns! Shen Yun is back with a brand-new production. Watch ancient legends, heavenly realms, and modern tales of courage spring to life through classical Chinese dance.
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Shen Yun 2022Boston, $$$$
Sat, April 2, 2022  -  Sun, April 10, 2022   
Ancient legends of virtue and modern tales of courage are brought to life by more than a dozen dances and songs, making for one extraordinary, uplifting and unforgettable experience.
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Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The TemptationsBoston, $$$
Tue, April 19, 2022  -  Sun, May 1, 2022   
Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations is the electrifying, new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
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New England Gem & Mineral Show 2022Topsfield, Free
Sat, April 30, 2022  -  Sun, May 1, 2022   
Children's activities include Spin-A-Gem, gold panning, mineral sifting and geode cracking. For adults Minerals, Fossils, Gem Stones, Jewelry, Beads, Lapidary & Jewelry supplies.
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Lilac Sunday at Arnold Arboretum 2022Jamaica Plain, Free
Sun, May 8, 2022  -  Sun, May 8, 2022   
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.
Nantucket Wine Festival 2022Nantucket, $$$$
Thu, May 12, 2022  -  Mon, May 16, 2022   
More than 100 wineries and restaurants will be featured at this annual event. Enjoy a variety of wine tastings in Nantucket homes, dinners and seminars.
Brookline Cherry Blossom Festival 2022Brookline, $
Wed, May 18, 2022  -  Wed, May 18, 2022   
Join us for spring festival celebrating Japanese culture! This is a family-friendly community event with taiko drums, music, dance, story-telling, crafts, Japanese food, games and more!
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Boston Calling Music Festival 2022Allston, $$$
Fri, May 27, 2022  -  Sun, May 29, 2022   
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,...
Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band / The Avett BrothersBoston, $$$
Thu, June 2, 2022  -  Thu, June 2, 2022   
Don't miss Ringo Starr, with multi-Grammy Award nominated Americana legends The Avett Brothers, and his current All Starr Band featuring Steve Lukather, Colin Hay, Gregg Rolie, Warren Ham, Gregg Bissonette, and Hamish Stuart.
Newton PorchFest 2022Newton, Free
Sat, June 4, 2022  -  Sat, June 4, 2022   
Newton PorchFest is a free community music festival performed outside of people's homes through several neighborhoods in Newton. Stroll the neighborhood and enjoy the music!
WickedBoston, $$$
Wed, June 8, 2022  -  Fri, June 24, 2022   
Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One – born with emerald green skin– is smart, fiery, and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious, and very popular.
Arts Fest Beverly 2022Beverly, Free
Sat, June 18, 2022  -  Wed, June 15, 2022   
Arts Fest Beverly is a free outdoor festival that's fun for the whole family- including over 100 juried fine artists and crafters, music and entertainment, kids' activities, art-on-the-spot creations and food trucks.
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FREE FUN FRIDAYS Boston: Highland Street Foundation (NEW PROGRAM!)Massachusetts, Free
Fri, June 24, 2022  -  Fri, August 26, 2022   
The Free Fun Fridays program usually invites residents to visit about 10 museums or attraction for free over ten Fridays this summer. This year, a NEW program called
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Brockton Fair 2021 - CANCELLEDBrockton, $
Fri, June 24, 2022  -  Mon, July 4, 2022   
One of America's oldest and finest country fairs! Rides, Midway, Live Entertainment, Demolition Derby, Fireworks & more! There is something for everyone in the family to see and enjoy.
Walpole 3rd of July Parade & Fireworks - CANCELLEDWalpole, Free
Sun, July 3, 2022  -  Sun, July 3, 2022   
On the Third of July, Walpole celebrates the independence of our Nation by holding it's popular parade and fireworks display. A staple in Walpole, this celebration has been going strong for over 50 years, and has grown into quit a spectacle.
July 4th Celebration: Family Fun / Concert / Fireworks CANCELLED for 2021Acton, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022  -  Mon, July 4, 2022   
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.
Acton's July 4th Celebration & Fireworks - CANCELLED for 2021Acton, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022  -  Mon, July 4, 2022   
This event is cancelled for 2021. Family Fun from 5-8:30, Free Concert featuring Thirty6Red, 7:00-9:30, fireworks at Dusk! Free Admission with the option of a $15 unlimited bounce bracelet. Activities subject to change if necessary.
Ipswich 4th of July Parade 2022Ipswich, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022   
The Ipswich 4th of July Parade is on Wednesday, July 4th starting at 10am at the Winthrop School in downtown Ipswich. Kids can decorate their bikes at the school starting at 9:15 am.
4th July Fireworks Family-Friendly Cruise PlymouthPlymouth, $$$
Mon, July 4, 2022  -  Mon, July 4, 2022   
July 4th: Exceptional viewing of fireworks without crowds. Narrated view Plymouth Rock, Mayflower Ship, Clark's Island, Lighthouses. **THIS BOAT WILL BE ALCOHOL FREE** We will have popcorn, popsicles, glow sticks, tattoos, and more! Seating limited so reserve your...
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Sudbury 4th of July Parade (Rain or Shine) - CANCELLED 2021Sudbury, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022   
Come out and enjoy Sudbury's Annual 4th of July Parade celebrating our Country's Independence. All are welcome to come and watch one of the areas best parades!
Salem 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks - CANCELLED for 2021Salem, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022   
Celebrate Independence Day with live music, fireworks and family programming at Salem Maritime National Historic Site and a fireworks extravaganza!
Plymouth's 4th of July Festivities & Fireworks - CANCELLED for 2021Plymouth, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022   
Celebrate the Fourth of July with a parade in Plymouth, and delightful waterfront concert followed by spectacular fireworks.
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Lowell Folk Festival 2022Lowell, Free
Fri, July 29, 2022  -  Sun, July 31, 2022   
Today the Lowell Folk Festival and its producing partners announced plans for Keeping the Tradition: A Virtual Celebration of the Lowell Folk Festival.
Arts Fest Beverly 2022Beverly, Free
Sat, August 13, 2022  -  Sat, August 13, 2022   
Arts Fest Beverly is a free outdoor festival that's fun for the whole family! The event is free and open to the public. Artist application for 2020 – please click here https://www.beverlymainstreets.org/arts-fest-landing-page/
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AnastasiaBoston, $$$
Tue, August 16, 2022  -  Sun, August 28, 2022   
Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey across America at last! This dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of...
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Antique & Classic Boat Festival 2022Salem, $
Mon, August 29, 2022  -  Tue, August 30, 2022   
The historic port of Salem hosts the Annual Boston Antique & Classic Boat Festival. Classic sailboats, powerboats, and hand-powered craft on display.
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
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.
Digital Party on Wheels!Virtual/Online, $$
Tue, May 15, 2029  -  Tue, May 15, 2029   
Celebrate and learn about New York and all things trains and transit, and support the New York Transit Museum right from home! Virtual tours of our vintage subway cars and more!
CTeen T.G.I. ShabbatBrookline, Free
Wed, January 23, 2030  -  Wed, January 23, 2030   
✸ Enjoy delicious food, great company and spirited shabbat energy with lots of friends. ✸ 4 Course Shabbat Dinner, Mocktails and Dessert Buffet. ✸ Spend time with old friends and make new ones! ✸ Open to all High School Students
The Core Workshop with Hannah Adams - LivestreamCambridge, $
Thu, May 30, 2030  -  Sat, May 30, 2020   
We will discuss what is core, what gets in the way of core-engagement, and how we can engage on our mats in ways to optimize the use of core in our natural movement.
Pacific Islands Family DayFitchburg, Free
Mon, May 19, 2031  -  Mon, May 19, 2031   
Travel to the Pacific Islands through art projects, a dance performance, and live animals at Fitchburg Art Museum. FREE for everyone. We hope you can join us!
Welcome the Stranger PerformanceCambridge, $$
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!
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.
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!
Preschool Story Time: Tiny Living ThingsWaltham, $
Wed, May 14, 2104  -  Wed, May 14, 2014   
Bugs are curious creatures and fun to learn about. After stories and a craft activity, you’ll look for tiny living things out in the garden!
Brookview House 'End of Summer Sizzler'Boston, $$$
Fri, September 26, 2104  -  Fri, September 26, 2104   
Please support the Brookview House, a 24 year old non-profit that takes in homeless moms and their children and hits the life reset button for those families.
Party in the Park Presents Second Annual 'A Walk in the ParkBoston, $$$
Sat, April 9, 2107  -  Sun, April 9, 2017   
Party in the Park, the much-anticipated annual luncheon benefiting the Justine Mee Liff Fund for the Emerald Necklace, introduces its second annual “A Walk in the Park” Children’s Tea and Fashion Show.
Sushi making classBurlington, $$
Thu, October 13, 2107  -  Fri, October 13, 2017   
Roll up your sleeves! This class takes you deep into Maki-making. We will be rolling four different kinds of Maki with fun, flavor-packed fillings, perfected by herbs and seeds.
Spotlight Playhouse Presents 'Broadway on Essex'Haverhill, $
Wed, March 28, 2914  -  Sat, March 29, 2014   
Spotlight Playhouse presents Broadway on Essex, a cabaret dinner theater, Seating is limited, get your tickets early for this fantastic evening that will bring a little Broadway to your own backyard!
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Kerplunk!Boston, $$
Tue, March 5, 3016  -  Sat, May 28, 2016   
Space pirates, talking dogs, trees that hug you…this show has it all because it's the adventure you and your family create together! Each performance is based on your imagination so no two adventures are ever the same.
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Snowflake Stow Box CraftArlington, $
Tue, January 12, 3019  -  Sun, January 13, 2019   
Create a box with pearl paints and icy glass bubbles for a fun place to stow your treasures. $15pp. Please check the Artbeat website for a photo of this project.
Virtual Screening Room via Coolidge Corner TheaterBrookline, $$
Wed, March 24, 3030  -  Thu, April 30, 2020   
Coolodge Corner Theater is offering some of our great, curated Coolidge programming, virtually. Your rental of these films and purchase of tickets for film education classes helps support the Coolidge and compensate our staff during this unprecedented time. Thank you!
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To Kill A MockingbirdBoston, $$$
Tue, April 5, 4022  -  Sun, April 17, 2022   
All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning masterwork. The New York Times Critic’s Pick TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is “the most successful American play in Broadway...
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