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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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Steve Hurl 'Jumpin' Juba' Family Fun ConcertActon, Free
Wed, July 24, 2019  -  Wed, July 24, 2019   
This free concert will be held at the NARA Park Amphitheater. All seating is general admission lawn seating. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.
Judy Saves The Day!Brookline, $
Wed, July 24, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Resident Artist Sarah Nolen breaths new life into one of the oldest puppet characters! This modern interpretation of the traditional 'Punch and Judy' show is a timely farce that the whole family will enjoy.
Longwood Symphony Orchestra at the Hatch ShellBoston, Free
Wed, July 24, 2019  -  Wed, July 24, 2019   
Under the direction of Ronald Feldman, Music Director, Longwood Symphony Orchestra is Boston's orchestra of doctors and health-care professionals that helps raise money and awareness for healthcare nonprofits.
Wacky Wednesdays: SSC ImagineARTS BandHull, $
Wed, July 24, 2019  -  Wed, July 24, 2019   
The performance will feature fun tunes including “See How I’m Jumping,” “She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain,” and “Funga Alafia” for everybody to move and groove to!
Neighborhood TableJamaica Plain, Free
Wed, July 24, 2019  -  Wed, July 24, 2019   
Share a table, a story, and a meal with your neighbors! Bring dinner to enjoy along with free delicious appetizers prepared by Chef Cecilia from Coco Verde Vegan.
Lincoln Summer Concert Series: Knock on WoodLincoln, Free
Wed, July 24, 2019   
Knock on Wood is a high-energy acoustic folk-rock duo - featuring an eclectic variety of instruments - who perform covers and funny original music (suitable for all ages). It’s a very lively show with great musicianship, nice vocal harmonies and a little humor here and...
Blitz Chess TournamentBoston, Free
Wed, July 24, 2019  -  Wed, September 25, 2019   
Test your skills with our quick and friendly high-speed chess tournaments. Compete for glory and prizes. Located between South Market and Quincy Market, outside by the chess tables.
Dorothy Curran Summer Concert Series 2019Boston, Free
Thu, July 25, 2019  -  Thu, August 22, 2019   
Now celebrating 46 years as Boston’s longest-running outdoor concert series, these performances feature exciting, non-stop entertainment for music lovers of all ages.
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Patriots Football Training CampFoxboro, Free
Thu, July 25, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Join thousands of other Patriots fans for an opportunity to enjoy the sights and sounds of football in Foxborough at Patriots Training Camp. All public training camp practice sessions and parking are free; plus lots of...
Flicks on the Fieild: The Jungle Book & Rookie of the YearSudbury, Free
Thu, July 25, 2019  -  Thu, August 15, 2019   
Come join us for the showing of the Sandlot at Haskell field.. grab a blanket and friends to see a movie out under the stars.
Edgartown Yacht Club’s Edgartown Race WeekendMartha's Vineyard
Thu, July 25, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
This three-day competition starts with ’Round-the-Buoy races on Thursday and Friday and concludes with two independently scored distance races on Saturday: the renowned 56 nautical mile ’Round-the-Island Race, and the 20 nautical mile ’Round-the-Sound Race, inaugurated last...
Santander Bank Invites Youth Soccer Fans to New England Revolution Public ClinicBoston, Free
Thu, July 25, 2019  -  Thu, July 25, 2019   
Event will give fans an opportunity to join their favorite players on the field for meet and greets, games, and skills demonstrations . The clinic is free, and will feature New England Revolution players and coaches.
Meet Chase from PAW PATROLActon, Free
Thu, July 25, 2019  -  Thu, July 25, 2019   
Kiddos love Chase from Paw Patrol?! Well, he'll be here on Thursday July 25th from 10-12pm! Come enjoy this FREE event and shop our new summer arrivals! See you there!
Off-Beat Andover Tour - Main StreetAndover, $
Thu, July 25, 2019  -  Thu, July 25, 2019   
This unique walking tour of downtown Andover will highlight architecture, history, and fun facts about Andover’s Main Street in a fast-paced and highly participatory way.
Once on This Island Jr.Lexington, $$
Thu, July 25, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Arlington Children's Theatre is proud to present its summer youth production of Once on This Island, Jr., with 3 shows at the Cross Performing Arts Center in Lexington.
Print Making WorkshopBoston, Free
Thu, July 25, 2019  -  Thu, July 25, 2019   
Printmaking Workshops will take place on select Thursdays from 5:30pm until 7:00pm. Ages 11+ and all experience levels welcome. Located between Quincy Market and South Market Building.
Infectious: The Strange Past & Surprising Present of Vaccines & Anti-VaxxersBoston, $
Thu, July 25, 2019  -  Thu, July 25, 2019   
Endless Thread co-hosts Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson will play clips and discuss their reporting on public health officials, scientists and some of the loudest voices in the vaccine-hesitant community.
Murder Mystery Dinner in Boston (adults)Arlington, $$$
Thu, July 25, 2019  -  Thu, July 25, 2019   
A murder mystery dinner is a type of dinner theater in which audience members cooperate with each other and interact with performance cast members in order to solve a fictitious murder scene.
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Lowell Summer Music Series Kids' Shows 2019Lowell, Free
Fri, July 26, 2019  -  Thu, August 8, 2019   
Enjoy free performances for kids at Lowell's Boarding House Park, with free snacks, crafts & trolley rides at every show. In case of rain, shows move across the street to LHS auditorium.
Box Office BabiesBrookline, $
Fri, July 26, 2019  -  Fri, August 23, 2019   
Box Office Babies, a bi-monthly screening series for new parents and their babies at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, presents Black Swan.
Lowell Folk FestivalLowell, Free
Fri, July 26, 2019  -  Sun, July 28, 2019   
The largest free folk festival in the nation dance, craft demonstrations, street parades, dance parties, and delicious ethnic foods, presented on five outdoor stages throughout the city of Lowell, MA.
Puerto Rican FestivalBoston, Free
Fri, July 26, 2019  -  Sun, July 28, 2019   
This three day event is held at the City Hall Plaza honoring our history, values, traditional music, typical Puerto Rican food, and local arts and crafts for the entire family.
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Revere Beach Sand Castle Sculpting Festival 2019Revere, Free
Fri, July 26, 2019  -  Sun, July 28, 2019   
The Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival is one of the largest sand sculpting festivals in the world. This year’s event will run from July 26th-28th, 2019 and will feature live entertainment, fireworks,...
Yellow Brick Road - A Tribute to Elton JohnActon, $$
Fri, July 26, 2019  -  Fri, July 26, 2019   
This is a special ticketed concert will be held at the NARA Park Amphitheater. All seating is general admission lawn seating. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.
Blackwatch Adventure: Uncharted LandsBurlington, $
Fri, July 26, 2019  -  Fri, July 26, 2019   
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.
Kinetic Sand™ “Feel the Fun!” Tour at the International Sand Sculpting FestivalMassachusetts, Free
Fri, July 26, 2019  -  Wed, July 28, 2010   
Kinetic Sand™ “Feel the Fun!” Tour at the International Sand Sculpting Festival. Come join us and play with Kinetic Sand, the new toy for youth.
Free Fun Friday at Fitchburg Art MuseumFitchburg, Free
Fri, July 26, 2019  -  Fri, July 26, 2019   
Join us on July 26 for our FAMily-friendly Free Fun Friday! Browse our galleries, make giant bubbles, have your face painted, adopt a balloon animal, enjoy fun art projects, and hunt through the galleries for treasure!
Free Fun Friday at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States SenateBoston, Free
Fri, July 26, 2019  -  Fri, July 26, 2019   
Join the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for Free Fun Friday on Friday, July 26. The Institute will be open for free all day with special programs, activities, and exhibits.
MIT Summer Philharmonic Orchestra ConcertCambridge, Free
Fri, July 26, 2019   
MIT Professional Education is proud to sponsor the 23rd annual performance of the MIT Summer Philharmonic Orchestra (MITSPO). The annual classical music concert, which is open to the public and free for all to attend, returns to the MIT Kresge Auditorium in Cambridge on...
Happy Hour — Millennials for 100% Renewable Energy (21+)Boston, Free
Fri, July 26, 2019  -  Fri, July 26, 2019   
Join us for an evening of drinks and climate conversations as we envision what a 100% renewable Massachusetts might look like and how we can go about achieving our climate action goals.
House of Several Stories: A Tragedy in Two Acts of NonsenseCambridge, $
Fri, July 26, 2019  -  Sun, August 4, 2019   
Rollicking, absurdist dark comedy by American playwright A. John Boulanger. Examines perception, dysfunction, the ways that stories can help us live, and a whole lot else.
The Addams FamilyLexington, $$
Fri, July 26, 2019  -  Sun, July 28, 2019   
Arlington Children's Theatre is proud to present our summer teen production of The Addams Family, with 3 shows at the Cross Performing Arts Center in Lexington.
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Yankee Homecoming Days at NewburyportNewburyport, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sun, August 4, 2019   
Yankee Homecoming Days in Newburyport features music, house tours, a parade, lobsterfest and fireworks throughout the town.
Interactive Storytelling at Boston Seaport with Andrea LovettBoston, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Join us at our Boston Seaport location for an all-ages fun day featuring interactive storytelling with Andrea Lovett, art projects and obstacle courses, refreshments and more!
Bird Park Ice Cream FestivalWalpole, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
This yearly favorite is back! The Friends of Bird Park and the Trustees are pleased to present the annual Ice Cream Festival, a day of fun for the whole family! Grab an ice cream, play some games, listen to the music, get your face painted, and enjoy a great summer day in...
Harbor Illumination FestivalHull, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Join in this spectacular Hull tradition of collective celebration and personal remembrance. This year with a pre-party: live music, food vendors, games for kids, a boat parade & more!
The Davis Summer Movies 2019Wellesley, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Thu, August 8, 2019   
The Davis Museum at Wellesley College this summer invites you to bring a chair and blanket and hunker down on the museum plaza to catch a film!
Block PartyBeverly, $
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Join Beverly Main Streets at THE BLOCK, their downtown street party. One block of Cabot St will be closed so guests can walk around, meet up with friends and listen to live music.
2019 Boston Splash & Dash Kids TriBoston, $
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Hey Greater Boston Kids! Grab your swim suits and running sneakers for the 2019 Boston Splash and Dash on July 27, 2019 at Carson Beach in Boston, MA
Annual Summer Psychic Fair at the Lakes RegionNew Hampshire, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sun, July 28, 2019   
An Annual Event offering a variety of nationally known psychic readers, crystals, a Labyrinth, Presentations, as well as a delightful marketplace for all to enjoy! Vacationers Welcome!!
FIGMENT Boston 2019Boston, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sun, July 28, 2019   
FIGMENT Boston is a free, family-friendly annual celebration of interactive public art and a culture where everything is possible. One weekend each summer, The Rose Kennedy Greenway is transformed into a large-scale collaborative artwork.
Ice Cream Festival at Bird ParkWalpole, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Everyone’s favorite summer event at Bird Park is back— and bigger than ever! Music, games, and lots of ice cream!!!
“THE BLOCK” Downtown Street PartyBeverly, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, August 24, 2019   
Join Beverly Main Streets at THE BLOCK, their downtown street party. One block of downtown will be closed so guests can walk around, meet up with friends and listen to live music.
Newport vs. Palm Beach: Newport International Polo SeriesNewport, $
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Season 28 of the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by Brahmin will feature Newport vs. Palm Beach on July 27th, 2019 at 5pm. After 6 periods, the match will conclude with the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Toast & Trophy Presentation.
Set Sail for Spectacle IslandBoston, $
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Enjoy a four-hour-long introduction to keelboat sailing. Take the helm and get a feel for the boat or just sit back and relax – it’s up to you!
Run to Home Base Presented by New BalanceBoston
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
The Run to Home Base presented by New Balance is a unique 9K run and 2.5 mile walk through scenic Boston ending with a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Water Lantern Festival BostonBoston, $
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Watch your unique lantern drift out into the water as it joins other lanterns carrying hope, love, happiness, healing, peace, and connection. It's a night that you'll never forget.
Bowling for Rhinos at AMF Cranston LanesRhode Island, $
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
There are only five species of rhinoceros left in the world - join our zoo keepers for a fun night of bowling, and you can help save them!
PJ Library Summer Picnic on the FarmNatick, $$
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Gather for a Havdalah (end of Shabbat) picnic at Natick Community Organic Farm (117 Eliot Street) in Natick on Saturday, July 27 from 5-7pm. We'll explore the farm and have fun with nature crafts.
Storytime at the Museums - ABC’sNewton, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Each 30-45 minute program includes reading from a children's book, an activity, a museum takeaway, and access to the museum afterward. Families are welcome to bring snacks for their kids.
Meet & Greet Giveback Anniversary FestivalBoston, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Join TCGT Entertainment in celebrating 10 years of excellence with a FREE neighborhood festival! Free BBQ, games, and prizes for the whole family! Live DJ and live painting by Boston artist ProBlak!
South Shore Plaza to Host a ‘Descendants 3’ Event!Braintree, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
South Shore Plaza invites the community to a ‘Descendants 3’ event. Aimed at entertaining and delighting children of all ages, the event will take place on Saturday, July 27th from 1:00pm – 3:00pm.
Parent and Child Chocolate Art Class @ CCAE/Harvard SquareCambridge, $$$
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Join Linda, a professional chocolate and sugar artist, who will guide you and your child as you make chocolate art. You will leave the class with your own unique chocolate decorative pieces.
Coolidge Corner Sidewalk SaleBrookline
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sun, July 28, 2019   
Two-day event during which your favorite dining, retail and service locations take to the streets! Shop for great deals, and have a great meal! Come to beautiful Coolidge Corner with your family and friends.
Infant Research Studies at UMass Boston Baby LabBoston, Free
Sun, July 28, 2019  -  Wed, August 28, 2019   
What are babies thinking? Help us find out! At the UMass Boston Baby Lab, we study how babies perceive the world around them and how they learn from it.
Summer Sundays in the ParkJamaica Plain, Free
Sun, July 28, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
Enjoy two eveings evening of music and fun for all ages provides a family-friendly concert featuring B.L.O. musicians. Sponsored by the Emerald Necklace Conservancy and the Boston Parks & Recreation Department, and is co-presented by Friends of Jamaica Pond.
Boston Donut FestBoston, $$
Sun, July 28, 2019   
The first ever Boston Donut Fest is Sunday, July 28th, at Underground InkBlock!
Catch Some Rays! - Solar EnergyBoston, Free
Sun, July 28, 2019  -  Sun, July 28, 2019   
Come to the Arnold Arboretum and be a scientist! One adult may bring a maximum of three children; suitable for children ages five and up. Free.
Kids Day @ the Woods Hole Film FestivalFalmouth, $
Sun, July 28, 2019  -  Sun, July 28, 2019   
Features the premieres of four short documentary films: Three are part of the festival’s growing “Bringing Science to the Screen” program and one is about the Cape Cod baseball league.
Art Workshop: Cyanotype Printing for FamiliesBoston, Free
Sun, July 28, 2019  -  Sun, July 28, 2019   
Join Sarah Cross, the Arnold Arboretum’s exhibiting artist, to make beautiful blue prints of leaves and blooms found at the Arboretum, while you learn about the alternative printing technique known as cyanotype.
Cook Local: Family Cooking Class with Project BreadBoston, $
Mon, July 29, 2019  -  Mon, July 29, 2019   
The KITCHEN is honored to host Project Bread this summer for a low-cost cooking class for families that celebrates local, seasonal food and local farmers and food artisans.
SAWAARI | Jazz in the Park presented by NEMPACBoston, Free
Tue, July 30, 2019  -  Tue, July 30, 2019   
Sawaari explores the nexus of Indian taals, Arabic maqams, and trance music from North Africa and Italy. Free concert in the Greenway North End Parks of Boston.
Infant Research Studies at UMass Boston Baby LabBoston, Free
Wed, July 31, 2019  -  Sat, August 31, 2019   
What are babies thinking? Help us find out! At the UMass Boston Baby Lab, we study how babies perceive the world around them and how they learn from it.
The Pied PickerBrookline, $
Wed, July 31, 2019  -  Sat, August 3, 2019   
With his banjo in hand, Picker Pete sets off seeking fame and fortune. “The Pied Picker” features a colorful cast of fairytale characters, skillful moving-mouth puppetry, live banjo music, and lots of laughs!
Wacky Wednesdays: Matt Heaton and the Outside ToysHingham, $
Wed, July 31, 2019  -  Wed, July 31, 2019   
The performance features a lively blend of rockabilly, surf, American roots, and Irish traditional music. Matt Heaton and the Outside Toys are guaranteed to present an amazing finale to SSC’s Wacky Wednesdays series.
Feel the RhythmJamaica Plain, Free
Wed, July 31, 2019  -  Wed, July 31, 2019   
Immerse yourself in the sounds of Afro-Latin music! Join Chanel Thervil, a mixed media artist, to create wearable art inspired by your favorite rhythms and beats.
Backyard and Beyond: Going to the PondActon, $
Wed, July 31, 2019  -  Wed, July 31, 2019   
Are you ready to get muddy and wet? Take a short walk with us to a nearby pond. We’ll bring the nets, magnifiers, and other tools, you bring the boots and change of clothes!
Storytime at the Museums - ABC’sNewton, Free
Wed, July 31, 2019  -  Wed, July 31, 2019   
Each 30-45 minute program includes reading from a children's book, an activity, a museum takeaway, and access to the museum afterward. Families are welcome to bring snacks for their kids.
NPR's From the Top - Live TapingBoston, Free
Wed, July 31, 2019  -  Wed, July 31, 2019   
NPR's From the Top presents a free concert/taping of its popular radio program, celebrating outstanding young classical musicians, at NEC's Jordan Hall in Boston on Wednesday, July 31 at 7:00 PM.
Kids Summer Cooking ClassBelmont, $$
Wed, July 31, 2019  -  Wed, July 31, 2019   
Get ready for picnicking! In this hands-on cooking class, students will learn how to make recipes that are perfect for traveling in a basket. Kids will practice hands-on cooking, kitchen safety, and valuable teamwork.
Corn Mazes & Ice CreamNew Hampshire, $
Thu, August 1, 2019  -  Thu, October 31, 2019   
Corn mazes, make your own ice cream sundaes, pumpkins, mums, farm animals, country store, are all at Beech Hill Farm & Ice Cream Barn in Hopkinton, NH!
105th Feast of the Blessed SacramentNew Bedford, Free
Thu, August 1, 2019  -  Sun, August 4, 2019   
105th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament-Largest Portuguese cultural festival. Free Admission, Free Entertainment(4 stages) Thur- Spin Doctors, Fri-Rebecca Correia, Sat-Menage, Sun-Raven Cliff Sat-Road Race, Sun-Parade, Food and Drinks
Free First Thursday - August at the Fitchburg Art MuseumFitchburg, Free
Thu, August 1, 2019  -  Thu, August 1, 2019   
On the first Thursday of every month, the Fitchburg Art Museum has free admission from 3PM to 7 PM. This month there will be Artist Talks that will begin at 6PM.
Movie Musicals at the MarketplaceBoston, Free
Thu, August 1, 2019  -  Thu, August 1, 2019   
Join us for the kickoff to our Movie Musicals at The Marketplace Series with Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again on Thursday, August 1. Pre-Show Activities Begin at 7:30 pm and the show will begin at dusk.
Beverly Homecoming Days 2019Beverly, $
Fri, August 2, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
The annual Beverly Homecoming offers concerts, a carnival, contests, picnics, a lobster festival, flea markets, barbecues, arts shows, and fireworks!
Tanglewood Family Fun FestWestern Mass, Free
Fri, August 2, 2019   
Families are invited to enjoy an afternoon of live musical performances and fun interactive activities presented in collaboration with some of the most popular cultural institutions in the Berkshires!
Into the Mystic - The Van Morrison ExperienceActon, $$
Fri, August 2, 2019  -  Fri, August 2, 2019   
This is a special ticketed concert will be held at the NARA Park Amphitheater. All seating is general admission lawn seating. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.
Chess SimulsBoston, Free
Fri, August 2, 2019  -  Fri, August 2, 2019   
Come compete against our chess expert, Corey Tolbert on the first Friday of each month. Watch as he plays multiple games simultaneously. Find him on South Market Street, right outside Uniqlo.
The Warrior's Path: D&D NightBurlington, $
Fri, August 2, 2019  -  Fri, August 2, 2019   
Join us for monthly Dungeons & Dragons games and events at Guard Up in Burlington, MA. Bring your own character or use ours. New D&D adventures every month.
Bang on a Can LOUD Weekend at MASS MoCAWestern Mass, $$$
Fri, August 2, 2019  -  Sun, August 4, 2019   
Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA present LOUD Weekend, an innovative new three day music festival held at MASS MoCA featuring more than 30 concerts.
Everyday Engineering: Stomp RocketsActon, $
Fri, August 2, 2019  -  Fri, August 2, 2019   
Engage in some everyday engineering as you construct and create with repurposed and recycled materials. Today we’ll be designing and making some simple stomp rockets. 3 – 2 – 1 – lift off!
Free Fun Friday at Museum of Russian IconsClinton, Free
Fri, August 2, 2019  -  Fri, August 2, 2019   
Free Fun Friday at the Museum of Russian Icons! Please join us for this wonderful annual event brought to you by the Highland Street Foundation.
Free Fun Friday at Concord MuseumConcord, Free
Fri, August 2, 2019  -  Fri, August 2, 2019   
Thanks to the generosity of the Highland Street Foundation, the Concord Museum is open FREE from 9:00-5:00p.m. No reservations necessary. Stop by today!
Jericho ATV FestivalNew Hampshire, $
Fri, August 2, 2019  -  Sat, August 3, 2019   
It’s all about the mud! The 10th Annual Jericho ATV Festival is an ATV enthusiast’s dream come true, and takes place at Jericho Mountain State Park in Berlin, NH on August 2-3.
SoWa First FridaySouth End, Free
Fri, August 2, 2019  -  Fri, August 2, 2019   
Summer in the city is a live event! SoWa First Friday welcomes you into the studios of more than 80 artists, where you'll see original contemporary art.
Hood's Unicorn Fantasy Party for National Ice Cream DayBoston, Free
Fri, August 2, 2019  -  Fri, August 2, 2019   
Celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich Day with Hood on August 2 at 11 A.M. Join us at our Unicorn Fantasy Party on Boston Common for free ice cream sandwiches and meet Wally the Green Monster!
2019 Craftsmen’s FairNewbury, $
Sat, August 3, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
There is something for everyone at the Annual League of New Hampshire Craftsmen’s Fair! Please join us as we celebrate traditional and contemporary craft during this nationally-renowned nine-day fair.
USA vs. South Africa: Newport International Polo SeriesNewport, $
Sat, August 3, 2019  -  Sat, August 3, 2019   
Season 28 of the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by Brahmin will feature USA vs. South Africa on August 3rd, 2019 at 5pm, followed by the annual Après Polo: Lobsterbake celebration.
Set Sail for Spectacle IslandBoston, $
Sat, August 3, 2019  -  Sat, August 3, 2019   
Enjoy a four-hour-long introduction to keelboat sailing. Take the helm and get a feel for the boat or just sit back and relax – it’s up to you!
Dazzling Dragonflies and DamselfliesMilton, $
Sat, August 3, 2019   
Did you know dragonflies and damselflies live most of their lives underwater? Come learn about these fascinating and efficient predators at the Blue Hills Trailside Museum!
SAVE THE DATE: Picnic In The Park at FenwayBoston
Sat, August 3, 2019  -  Sat, August 3, 2019   
There is no better place in the world for a picnic than on Fenway’s famous outfield grass. Join us for a fun-filled day with live entertainment, activities for the entire family.
Flagship Clubhouse Family Open HouseRoxbury, Free
Sat, August 3, 2019  -  Sat, August 3, 2019   
Make a beat in our music studio, create your own button, create a custom sticker with our vinyl cutter, or play in Virtual Reality with our Oculus Rift headset.
First Responders Day at FPZStoneham, Free
Sat, August 3, 2019  -  Sat, August 3, 2019   
Franklin Park Zoo is proud to honor those who risk their lives to keep our community safe. On Saturday, August 3, first responders will receive FREE admission to the Zoo.
First Responders Day at Franklin Park ZooBoston, Free
Sat, August 3, 2019  -  Sat, August 3, 2019   
Franklin Park Zoo is proud to honor those who risk their lives to keep our community safe. On Saturday, August 3, first responders will receive FREE admission to the Zoo.
Family Pasta Making Workshop with Law of PastaBoston, $$
Sat, August 3, 2019  -  Sat, August 3, 2019   
Learn how to make pasta from scratch with Law of Pasta! This family friendly, hands-on pasta making workshop is led by the famous Chef Avery (@law_of_pasta), the founder / owner of Law of Pasta.
Join the Gun Crew at USS ConstitutionCharlestown, Free
Sat, August 3, 2019  -  Sat, August 3, 2019   
Experience USS Constitution in a new way this summer – as a recruit on her historic gun crew! You will learn about the tasks and skills required to make USS Constitution a successful warship.
Water Lantern Festival PortlandMaine, $
Sun, August 4, 2019  -  Sun, August 4, 2019   
As the sun begins to set on the evening sky, Water Lantern Festival begins to shine with the launch of the lanterns onto the water as we Light The Water together.
Boston Seafood FestivalBoston, $$$
Sun, August 4, 2019  -  Sun, August 4, 2019   
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.
Run + Ride at CambridgeSide – Free Kids EventCambridge, Free
Sun, August 4, 2019  -  Sun, August 4, 2019   
Do you love to ride your bike and run? Compete in the tenth annual, KIDS ONLY duathlon with biking and running around CambridgeSide on Sunday, August 4, 2019.
Marching Orders School of HONKBoston, Free
Sun, August 4, 2019  -  Sun, August 4, 2019   
Join the school of HONK at the historic Fort Warren on Georges Island for an afternoon of music, costumes and crafts! Make sure to leave time to explore the Island with your family and friends.
First Sunday, Museum of Russian IconsClinton, Free
Sun, August 4, 2019  -  Sun, August 4, 2019   
Explore our current exhibitions and our permanent collection. Enjoy free admission all day, courtesy of the Nypro Foundation, on the first Sunday of every month!
Princess and Descendants Royal BrunchDedham, $$
Sun, August 4, 2019  -  Sun, August 4, 2019   
Come dressed as your favorite Princess or Descendants Character and be prepared for a day of royal fun! Meet, dance, sing and dine with Princess Aurora, Snow White, Mal & Evie!
August SomerStreets - Seize the SummerSomerville, Free
Sun, August 4, 2019  -  Sun, August 4, 2019   
Come join us as we shut down the streets for music, performances, interactive activities, food, craft vendors, and much more at our August SomerStreets - Seize the Summer!
Mayor Walsh’s Summer Movie Nights 20194 Locations, Free
Mon, August 5, 2019  -  Fri, September 6, 2019   
Families are invited to enjoy Mayor Walsh's Summer Movie Nights at local city parks this summer. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy a movie under the stars with neighbors and friends.
Mayor Walsh's Summer Movie Nights in the ParksBoston, Free
Mon, August 5, 2019  -  Fri, September 6, 2019   
Mayor Walsh's Movie Nights are presented by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Parks and Recreation Department. Come join us for movies under the stars in Boston parks.
Edaville Railroad: Summer Reading RewardCarver, $$
Mon, August 5, 2019  -  Mon, August 26, 2019   
Edaville Railroad celebrates students summer reading program. For all their dedication and hard work they have done. Reward yourself, bring your family and have some fun!
Red Sox Foundation Golf Tournament Hosted by Tim WakefieldBelmont
Mon, August 5, 2019  -  Mon, August 5, 2019   
You may have heard the rumor that the only thing MLB players love almost as much as baseball is golf – and it’s entirely true. Any day out on the greens is a good day!
Kids in the KITCHEN Summer ChallengeBoston, $$
Mon, August 5, 2019  -  Mon, August 5, 2019   
Are you ready for a challenge this summer? Kids in the KITCHEN Summer Challenge at the KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market is a one-of-a-kind, hands-on learning experience for young chefs.
Cook Local: Family Cooking Class with Project BreadBoston, $
Mon, August 5, 2019  -  Mon, August 5, 2019   
The KITCHEN is honored to host Project Bread this summer for a low-cost cooking class for families that celebrates local, seasonal food and local farmers and food artisans.
Cook Local: Family Cooking Class with Project BreadBoston, $
Mon, August 5, 2019  -  Mon, August 5, 2019   
The KITCHEN is honored to host Project Bread this summer for a low-cost cooking class for families that celebrates local, seasonal food and local farmers and food artisans.
Vacation Bible School: Focused on PeaceActon, Free
Tue, August 6, 2019  -  Thu, August 8, 2019   
Saint Matthew's in Acton is holding Vacation Bible School from August 6th to the 8th. This year, we are doing a free evening program that will give adults the opportunity to join their kids.
Babywearing Tour of Gore PlaceWaltham, $$
Tue, August 6, 2019  -  Tue, August 6, 2019   
Are you a new parent? Looking to get out of the house and be with other adults in a museum? Come to a special Babywearing Tour on Tuesday, August 6 at 10 a.m.
Peaceful ParentingActon, Free
Tue, August 6, 2019  -  Thu, August 8, 2019   
Saint Matthew's United Methodist Church is offering a different kind of Vacation Bible School. It is free, it is in the evening, it includes a dinner meal and programs for adults as well as children.
FairyboroughActon, $
Tue, August 6, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
Build and explore a mysterious forest of fairy houses and gnome homes, constructed completely of natural materials. This temporary space will be put together by staff and visitors over 5 days.
FREE Lobster War Screening Film + Q&ACambridge, Free
Tue, August 6, 2019  -  Tue, August 6, 2019   
Learn about this climate-fueled conflict between the United States and Canada at the screening of the award-winning feature film, Lobster War, co-sponsored by ReVision Energy.
Don't Tell Jack - Family Fun Concert!Acton, Free
Wed, August 7, 2019  -  Wed, August 7, 2019   
This free concert will be held at the NARA Park Amphitheater. All seating is general admission lawn seating. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.
The Amazing Story MachineBrookline, $
Wed, August 7, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
With help from the audience and a cast of unique puppet characters, fairy tales spring to life. This charming and highly interactive show features multiple styles of puppetry, original live music, and theatrical clowning.
Mercury OrchestraBoston, Free
Wed, August 7, 2019  -  Wed, August 7, 2019   
Under the direction of Channing Yu, Music Director, the national winner of the 2010 American Prize for Orchestral Performance in the community orchestra division Mercury Orchestra performs great works in the symphonic repertoire.
Why They Marched: A Conversation with Susan WareConcord, $
Wed, August 7, 2019  -  Wed, August 7, 2019   
Susan Ware, author of the book Why They Marched, converses with historian Ellen Fitzpatrick regarding a much broader and more diverse story of the women who worked tirelessly to achieve their right to full citizenship.
Movie Night: RioJamaica Plain, Free
Wed, August 7, 2019  -  Wed, August 7, 2019   
Create a macaw mask, then grab some popcorn and move inside to watch Rio (rated G). We will also have free ice cream from J.P. Licks!
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The Young Company Summer Festival 2019Stoneham, $
Thu, August 8, 2019  -  Sun, August 18, 2019   
Join us for The Young Company Summer Festival 2019 - 2 weeks of exciting non-stop theatrical fun for all ages, proudly presented by our Young Company students in grades 4–12.
Summer Film Series 2019: The Fifth ElementWellesley, Free
Thu, August 8, 2019  -  Thu, August 8, 2019   
Take advantage of the summer nights and join us outdoors on the Davis Plaza for the fourth annual summer film series. Join us at 7:00 pm for exclusive tours and art making activities before each screening.
Red Sox ExperienceBoston
Thu, August 8, 2019   
A once in a lifetime opportunity for youth baseball players in the City of Boston. The Red Sox Experience will teach participants various baseball skills, while giving them a chance to practice inside Major League Baseballs's most beloved ballpark, Fenway Park.
Off-Beat Andover Tour - Historic Mill DistrictAndover, $
Thu, August 8, 2019  -  Thu, August 8, 2019   
his unique walking tour of downtown Andover will highlight architecture, history, and fun facts about Andover’s Historic Mill District in a fast-paced and highly participatory way.
Print Making Workshop: Linoleum Block PrintsBoston, Free
Thu, August 8, 2019  -  Thu, August 8, 2019   
Printmaking Workshops will take place on select Thursdays from 5:30pm until 7:00pm. Ages 11+ and all experience levels welcome. Located Between Quincy Market and South Market Building.
Movie Musicals at the Marketplace: HairsprayBoston, Free
Thu, August 8, 2019  -  Thu, August 8, 2019   
Join us for the second of our Movie Musicals at The Marketplace Series with Hairspray on Thursday, August 8. Pre-Show Activities Begin at 7:30 pm and the show will begin at dusk.
Christmas in August Fundraiser at the Seaport HotelBoston, $$
Thu, August 8, 2019  -  Thu, August 8, 2019   
Come celebrate Christmas in August at the Seaport Hotel to benefit Christmas in the City (CITC) for families in need of toys during the holiday season.
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The Bolton Fair 2019Bolton, $
Fri, August 9, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
The quintessential New England Fair with fun for the whole family. Great entertainment, animals, midway, live music, craft village, tractor pull, demo derby and monster trucks.The Bolton Fair will be open three full,...
TUSK- The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac TributeActon, $$
Fri, August 9, 2019  -  Fri, August 9, 2019   
This is a special ticketed concert will be held at the NARA Park Amphitheater. All seating is general admission lawn seating. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.
137th Bolton FairCentral Mass, $
Fri, August 9, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
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.
Free Fun FridayBoston, Free
Fri, August 9, 2019  -  Fri, August 9, 2019   
Visit Spectacle or Georges Island for FREE as part of Highland Street's Free Fun Fridays! Tickets will be on sale starting at 8am at Boston's Best Cruises Long Wharf-North Ferry. .
PJ Library Shabbat in the ParkFramingham, Free
Fri, August 9, 2019  -  Fri, August 9, 2019   
Bring a picnic dinner and join us for Shabbat in the Park and concert on the Framingham Green (2 Oak Street) in Framingham on Friday, August 9 from 5:30-7:30pm.
Market Test KITCHEN: Demo + TastingBoston, Free
Fri, August 9, 2019  -  Fri, August 9, 2019   
Market Test KITCHEN is designed to allow our community to sample new products and ideas from Boston Public Market vendors, local chefs, and Boston food businesses.
Rockport LobsterFest & Fireworks DisplayRockport, Free
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
As dusk descends on Rockport, settle in at Back Beach and the American Legion Bandstand to watch the fifth annual summertime fireworks display over Sandy Bay.
Newport vs. Washington D.C.: Newport International Polo SeriesNewport, $
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
Season 28 of the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by Brahmin will feature Newport vs. Washington on August 10th, 2019 at 5pm. After 6 periods, the match will conclude with the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Toast & Trophy Presentation.
Art & Action for SuffrageConcord, $
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
A close-look and discussion of women's suffrage artifacts in the Concord Museum collection, followed by the design of your very own political action button, complete with a pithy slogan and graphics
Wild, Wonderful, Wiggly World of Snakes!Milton, $
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
Are snakes slimy? Do snakes have a backbone? Can snakes blink their eyes? Come learn some really cool facts (and myths) about our scaly reptile friends that live here in the Blue Hills.
Stars, S'mores, and MeteorsMilton, $
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
Enjoy the sunset from the top of Chickatawbut Hill while we toast marshmallows around the campfire and enjoy some celestial stories, and then star gaze.
Set Sail for Spectacle IslandBoston, $
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
Enjoy a four-hour-long introduction to keelboat sailing. Take the helm and get a feel for the boat or just sit back and relax – it’s up to you!
Family Foam ArcheryBoston, Free
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
Try your hand at archery with L.L.Bean's Outdoor Discovery School. Learn a new skill and practice your aim with family friendly foam archery in Fort Warren's moat.
Spruce Peak Folk FestivalVermont, $$
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
The Ultimate Folk Fest Weekend! Join Spruce Peak on the Village Green for an all day, family-friend affair filled with live music, food, local brews, and more!
Summer Arts Market at The PinehillsPlymouth, Free
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
The Summer Arts Markets Return to The Pinehills. Celebrate All Things Handmade on Saturday, July 13 and Saturday, August 10 at the Summer Arts Markets at The Pinehills, in Plymouth, MA
Free Kids Manicures at Buttons and BowsActon, Free
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
Get the kiddo’s nails done for summer by joining us on August 10th from 10-12pm for FREE Manicures! This event will feature PIGGY PAINT, Del Sol, and Polish Me Silly.
Storytime at the Museums - CountingNewton, Free
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
Each 30-45 minute program includes reading from a children's book, an activity, a museum takeaway, and access to the museum afterward. Families are welcome to bring snacks for their kids.
Free Kids Manicures at Buttons & BowsActon, Free
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
Get the kiddo’s nails done for summer by joining us on August 10th from 10-12pm for FREE Manicures! This event will feature PIGGY PAINT, Del Sol, and Polish Me Silly.
World Lion Day at The Franklin Park ZooBoston, $
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
In honor of World Lion Day on August 10, visitors to Franklin Park Zoo will have the opportunity to learn more about these majestic animals and why conservation efforts on their behalf are so important.
Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter FansBoston, $
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
Join Watson Adventures on a unique Harry Potter-themed family scavenger hunt at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston! It’s a fun new way to explore the museum.
16th Annual Flip Flop RegattaBoston, $$
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
Join one of the largest NE regattas of the year- a pursuit race from Broad Sound, around the Brewster Islands and back to the finish in Boston Harbor.
50th Chinatown August Moon FestivalBoston, Free
Sun, August 11, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
Come celebrate the August Moon Festival in Boston's Chinatown on Sunday, August 11, 2019. Check out our cultural performances on one of the 2 stages or peruse the stands of our many street vendors.
Forest Bathing Retreat on Peddocks IslandBoston, $$
Sun, August 11, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
Take some time to slow down, and awaken your senses on a daylong Forest Bathing Island Retreat on the Boston Harbor Islands with Toadstool Walks.
Bowl 2 Cure JDM for LiamBurlington, $$
Sun, August 11, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
Join Liz and Luke, Liam and Olivia on Aug. 11 for the First Annual Bowl 2 Cure JM event at King’s Bowl in Burlington, MA, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Truffle Making Workshop w/ Taza Chocolate (Family-Friendly)Boston, $
Sun, August 11, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
Celebrate your love of chocolate with the whole family! Satisfy all your wildest cravings and share a sweet moment with friends, family or a significant other making chocolate side-by-side.
Tot Times at Gore PlaceWaltham, $$
Mon, August 12, 2019  -  Mon, August 12, 2019   
Tot Times at Gore Place, August 12 and 21 at 10 a.m., offer outdoor fun for kids 1.5-6 years. Explore nature with rocks, sticks, water, and more.
Kids in the KITCHEN Summer ChallengeBoston, $$
Mon, August 12, 2019  -  Wed, August 14, 2019   
Are you ready for a challenge this summer? Kids in the KITCHEN Summer Challenge at the KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market is a one-of-a-kind, hands-on learning experience for young chefs.
Cook Local: Family Cooking Class with Project BreadBoston, $
Mon, August 12, 2019  -  Mon, August 12, 2019   
The KITCHEN is honored to host Project Bread this summer for a low-cost cooking class for families that celebrates local, seasonal food and local farmers and food artisans.
Cook Local: Family Cooking Class with Project BreadBoston, $
Mon, August 12, 2019  -  Mon, August 12, 2019   
The KITCHEN is honored to host Project Bread this summer for a low-cost cooking class for families that celebrates local, seasonal food and local farmers and food artisans.
Hello DollyBoston, $$$
Tue, August 13, 2019  -  Sun, August 25, 2019   
Hello, Dolly! pays tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion—hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history.
Movie Night at Fenway: Spiderman into the SpiderverseBoston, $$
Tue, August 13, 2019  -  Tue, August 13, 2019   
Family-friendly movie night at Fenway featuring Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse! Come watch a movie under the stars at Fenway Park! Movie starts at 8:00 pm, Gate A and E open at 6:45pm.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to Host Free Spin ClassRoslindale, Free
Tue, August 13, 2019  -  Tue, August 13, 2019   
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts will host a 45-Minute Spin Class on August 13 at Roslindale’sAdams Park is Part of The Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series.
Loose Connections -- Excellent local talent performing!!!Acton, Free
Wed, August 14, 2019  -  Wed, August 14, 2019   
This free concert will be held at the NARA Park Amphitheater. All seating is general admission lawn seating. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.
The Cat Came BackBrookline, $
Wed, August 14, 2019  -  Sat, August 17, 2019   
Mr. Johnson has a problem with a pesky cat…no matter what he does to get rid of the cat, the cat keeps coming back!
Landmarks Orchestra Annual Green ConcertBoston, Free
Wed, August 14, 2019  -  Wed, August 14, 2019   
Boston Landmarks Orchestra and the NE Aquarium present a moving and thought-provoking orchestral program paired with videos of the environmental impacts of climate change. Stunningly evocative music accompanies dramatic landscapes captured in film and photography.
Pa' la CalleJamaica Plain, Free
Wed, August 14, 2019  -  Wed, August 14, 2019   
Jóvenes en Acción is bringing arts to the street! Come through for an evening filled with performances and food. We will also have free ice cream from J.P. Licks!
Storytime at the Museums - CountingNewton, Free
Wed, August 14, 2019  -  Wed, August 14, 2019   
Each 30-45 minute program includes reading from a children's book, an activity, a museum takeaway, and access to the museum afterward. Families are welcome to bring snacks for their kids.
'Aw Shucks' Hands-On Raw Bar with Red’s BestBoston, $$
Wed, August 14, 2019  -  Wed, August 14, 2019   
Join us in The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market for a culinary experience that celebrates local and sustainable New England shellfish and Massachusetts wineries.
Fisherman's Feast 2019Boston, Free
Thu, August 15, 2019  -  Sun, August 18, 2019   
The oldest continuous Italian festival in the North End. This year the Feast takes place on North, Lewis, and Fleet Streets with its usual enticing selection of entertainment, food and traditional processions.
Close Encounters at Andover Center for History & CultureAndover, $
Thu, August 15, 2019  -  Thu, August 15, 2019   
Get Your Hands on the Past! Join a small group of curious people, don curatorial gloves, and have a close encounter with collection treasures and stories from Andover’s past.
Movie Musicals at the Marketplace: A Star is BornBoston, Free
Thu, August 15, 2019  -  Thu, August 15, 2019   
Join us for the third show of the Movie Musicals at The Marketplace Series featuring A Star is Born on Thursday, August 15. Pre-Show Activities Begin at 7:30 pm and the show will begin at dusk.
FREE Tour and Tasting at UFI's Fowler Clark Epstein FarmMattapan, Free
Thu, August 15, 2019  -  Thu, August 15, 2019   
Join the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts as we tour the Urban Farming Institute (UFI)'s newly restored historic Fowler Clark Epstein Farm! There will be tastings of produce after the tour.
Boston Salsa FestivalBack Bay, $$
Fri, August 16, 2019  -  Sun, August 18, 2019   
The Boston Salsa Festival is a dance and music festival, held annually. Workshops are held throughout the day and performances and social dancing is held in the evening.
NERF Adventure Night: LightspeedBurlington, $
Fri, August 16, 2019  -  Fri, August 16, 2019   
Join us for monthly Nerf Wars, Nerf Games and Nerf events at Guard Up in Burlington MA. Bring your blasters or use ours! Hope to see you and your friend this Friday night!
The Bard's Path: D&D NightBurlington, $
Fri, August 16, 2019  -  Fri, August 16, 2019   
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.
FREE Fun Friday at Discovery Museum ActonActon, Free
Fri, August 16, 2019  -  Fri, August 16, 2019   
We’ll open with free admission all day until 8:00pm thanks to Highland Street Foundation, which is generously funding their Free Fun Fridays at area cultural institutions again this summer.
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Gloucester Waterfront FestivalGloucester, Free
Sat, August 17, 2019  -  Sun, August 18, 2019   
Historic Stage Fort Park along Gloucester Harbor hosts this colorful festival, with live music and children's activities, delicious ethnic & New England foods, and more.
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Parent Talk Flicks on the Field: SmallFootNeedham, Free
Sat, August 17, 2019  -  Sat, August 17, 2019   
Enjoy a FREE movie under the stars! Children’s Activities start at 6:30pm and SmalllFoot begins at 7:45pm at Memorial Field (Needham High School).
6th Annual Cars In The ParkWorcester, $
Sat, August 17, 2019  -  Sat, August 17, 2019   
Cars In The Park is a car, truck & motorcycle show with Best In Show, 25 Trophies, Food Trucks, Vendors, Beer Garden, Kids Activities, Bouncy Houses, Entertainment and more!
USA vs. Jamaica: Newport International Polo SeriesNewport, $
Sat, August 17, 2019  -  Sat, August 17, 2019   
Season 28 of the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by Brahmin will feature Newport vs. New York on August 24th, 2019 at 5pm. After 6 periods, the match will conclude with the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Toast & Trophy Presentation.
Turtle TimeMilton, $
Sat, August 17, 2019  -  Sat, August 17, 2019   
Can turtles take off their shells? What's the difference between a turtle and a tortoise? Come learn some really cool facts (and myths) about our scaly reptile friends that live in the Blue Hills.
Set Sail for Spectacle IslandBoston, $
Sat, August 17, 2019  -  Sat, August 17, 2019   
Enjoy a four-hour-long introduction to keelboat sailing. Take the helm and get a feel for the boat or just sit back and relax – it’s up to you!
Water Lantern Festival WorcesterWorcester, $
Sat, August 17, 2019  -  Sat, August 17, 2019   
Watch your unique lantern drift out into the water as it joins other lanterns carrying hope, love, happiness, healing, peace, and connection. It's a night that you'll never forget.
Waterfest: A Celebration of Water and its ChampionsBoston, Free
Sat, August 17, 2019  -  Sat, August 17, 2019   
Waterfest is a Free, Fun, Family event! Join us in celebrating water and its champions with water testing, face painting, demonstrations, water related games, crafts, and more.
Cheers to 10 years of Brew at the Zoo!Boston, $$
Sat, August 17, 2019  -  Sat, August 17, 2019   
Brew at the Zoo is a beer-tasting event that offers guests the opportunity to walk on the wild side as they sample offerings from local breweries and restaurants.
Family Pasta Making Workshop with Law of PastaBoston, $$
Sat, August 17, 2019  -  Sat, August 17, 2019   
Learn how to make pasta from scratch with Law of Pasta! This family friendly, hands-on pasta making workshop is led by the famous Chef Avery (@law_of_pasta).
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2019 Quincy August Moon FestivalQuincy, Free
Sun, August 18, 2019   
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...
2019 Quincy August Moon FestivalQuincy, Free
Sun, August 18, 2019  -  Sun, August 18, 2019   
This year marks the 32nd anniversary of the festival in Quincy, one of the largest August Moon Festivals in the Northeast. Please join us for a great time!
Private Party with the 2019 Red SoxBoston, $$$$
Sun, August 18, 2019  -  Sun, August 18, 2019   
On Sunday, August 18th, join the Red Sox Foundation for the 1:05pm game vs. the Baltimore Orioles, and immediately following the game, you’ll join the 2019 Boston Red Sox for an exclusive post-game party!
Lecture Balancing Creativity and Tradition in IconographyClinton, $
Sun, August 18, 2019  -  Sun, August 18, 2019   
Maureen McCormick is a latter-day iconographer, affiliate instructor of the Prosopon School of Iconology and Iconography, and iconographer in residence at Trinity Church, Princeton (NJ).
Race 4 Research 5K and WalkCambridge, $
Sun, August 18, 2019  -  Sun, August 18, 2019   
A 5K run and 4 mile walk to raise funds and awareness for ALS by supporting the research happening at the ALS Therapy Institute in Cambridge, MA.
Family Hike: The Forest is CallingBoston, Free
Sun, August 18, 2019  -  Sun, August 18, 2019   
Bring your kids and your curiosity. Join us for a nature hike at the Arboretum. Play with forest puppets, get a tattoo, and read a story while walking!
Summer Science Discovery Program by 'e' inc.Charlestown, $$$
Mon, August 19, 2019  -  Fri, August 23, 2019   
Summer Science Discovery Program is open to children grades 1 to 5. Comprised of two 1-week sessions with a different theme each week, kids dive into science activities from 9:00 to 3:30 daily, with after care available from 3:30 - 5:30.
Kids in the KITCHEN Summer ChallengeBoston, $$
Mon, August 19, 2019  -  Wed, August 21, 2019   
Are you ready for a challenge this summer? Kids in the KITCHEN Summer Challenge at the KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market is a one-of-a-kind, hands-on learning experience for young chefs.
Park Science Children's Summer Festival at Franklin ParkBoston
Tue, August 20, 2019   
The Children's Festival features performing arts, science-related activities like cool experiments using household ingredients, take-home art projects, face paintings, a visit from the Zoo New England, and much more.
Children's Summer Festival at The PlaysteadJamaica Plain, Free
Tue, August 20, 2019  -  Tue, August 20, 2019   
This Children’s Festival is packed full of performing arts, science-related activities like cool experiments using household ingredients, take-home art projects, face painting, arts and crafts, a magic show, games , a puppet show and more!
Boston Organics: ELM Event 2019Boston, Free
Tue, August 20, 2019  -  Tue, August 20, 2019   
Attend a tour of the Boston Organics facility and warehouse to learn more about 'eating local' and building a healthy local food system. Join us!
Tony Funches - Former lead singer of The Platters performs!Acton, Free
Wed, August 21, 2019  -  Wed, August 21, 2019   
This free concert will be held at the NARA Park Amphitheater. All seating is general admission lawn seating. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.
Landmarks Orchestra Dance Night Summer ConcertBoston, Free
Wed, August 21, 2019  -  Wed, August 21, 2019   
Landmarks Dance Night brings music to move by from diverse cultures to the Hatch Shell. Love, magicians, and ghosts haunt the flamenco ballet, El amor brujo, inspired by tales of the Romani people.
Tot Times at Gore PlaceWaltham, $$
Wed, August 21, 2019  -  Wed, August 21, 2019   
Tot Times at Gore Place, August 12 and 21 at 10 a.m., offer outdoor fun for kids 1.5-6 years. Explore nature with rocks, sticks, water, and more.
New England Revolution Hosts Bowl For A GoalFoxboro, $$
Wed, August 21, 2019   
The New England Revolution Charitable Foundation will host its hallmark annual event – Bowl for a Goal presented by Arbella Insurance (#BowlforaGoal) on Wednesday, August 21 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Splitsville Luxury Lanes in Patriot Place.
Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Info SessionWoburn, Free
Wed, August 21, 2019  -  Wed, August 21, 2019   
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.
Off-Beat Andover Tour - Main StreetAndover, $
Wed, August 21, 2019  -  Wed, August 21, 2019   
This unique walking tour of downtown Andover will highlight architecture, history, and fun facts about Andover’s Main Street in a fast-paced and highly participatory way.
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Saint Anthony's Feast 2019Boston, Free
Thu, August 22, 2019  -  Sun, August 25, 2019   
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.
I Want to Go to JailConcord, $
Thu, August 22, 2019  -  Thu, August 22, 2019   
A staged reading in period costumes of the original play 'I Want to Go to Jail', about suffragists in their quest to pass the suffrage amendment in 1919, and the unexpected obstacles they encounter.
Meet Daniel Tiger at Buttons and BowsActon, Free
Thu, August 22, 2019  -  Thu, August 22, 2019   
Come enjoy this FREE event featuring Daniel Tiger. Shop for back to school and let the kiddos meet their favorite character. Don't forget to bring your camera!
Meet DANIEL TIGERActon, Free
Thu, August 22, 2019  -  Thu, August 22, 2019   
He's coming back... DANIEL TIGER! Come enjoy this FREE event featuring Daniel Tiger. Shop and let the kiddos meet their favorite character. Don't forget to bring your camera!
Print Making Workshop: MonoprintsBoston, Free
Thu, August 22, 2019  -  Thu, August 22, 2019   
Printmaking Workshops will take place on select Thursdays from 5:30pm until 7:00pm. Ages 11+ and all experience levels welcome. Located Between Quincy Market and South Market Building.
Movie Musicals at the Marketplace: Bohemian RhapsodyBoston, Free
Thu, August 22, 2019  -  Thu, August 22, 2019   
Join us for the last of our Movie Musicals at The Marketplace Series featuring Bohemian Rhapsody on Thursday, August 22. Pre-Show Activities Begin at 7:30 pm and the show will begin at dusk.
Free Ice Skating EventFoxboro, Free
Thu, August 22, 2019  -  Thu, August 22, 2019   
Free Ice Skating Event, Fun for the Whole Family. Join us for some fun on the ice at Foxboro Sports Center, Foxboro MA Skate Rentals available for $5.00
Kung Fu Films at the Gate in Chinatown Park BostonBoston, Free
Fri, August 23, 2019  -  Sun, August 25, 2019   
Each of the three nights of film showings includes a live performance, two short films, and the main feature. The classic films are action-packed with kung fu scenes and are accompanied by English-subtitles.
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Game Grumps Live!Boston, $$$
Fri, August 23, 2019  -  Fri, August 23, 2019   
The Final Party with Game Grumps is here! Join us on this very special summer tour with Arin and Danny as we retire the present live format.
Foreigners Journey - Tribute band performing Foreigner and Journey HitsActon, $$
Fri, August 23, 2019  -  Fri, August 23, 2019   
This is a special ticketed concert will be held at the NARA Park Amphitheater. All seating is general admission lawn seating. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.
Blackwatch Adventure: Homeward BoundBurlington, $
Fri, August 23, 2019  -  Fri, August 23, 2019   
Join us for Sword Adventure Games where you solve mysteries, fight monsters, and win treasure. Guard Up in Burlington MA has monthly sword adventure games.
Haverhill Restaurant WeekHaverhill, $$
Fri, August 23, 2019  -  Thu, August 29, 2019   
Celebrate 7 Tasty Days of Summer in Haverhill! The 2nd Annual Restaurant Week highlights the best of Haverhill eateries with a week’s worth of great deals from Friday, August 23 - Thursday, August 29.
Market Test KITCHEN: Demo + TastingBoston, Free
Fri, August 23, 2019  -  Fri, August 23, 2019   
Market Test KITCHEN is designed to allow our community to sample new products and ideas from Boston Public Market vendors, local chefs, and Boston food businesses.
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End of Summer Bash at Atlantic WharfBoston, Free
Sat, August 24, 2019   
Celebrate the end of Summer with a kids concert, fun activity tables, food, games and more! Rain location is Waterfront Square.
Three Billy Goats GruffBrookline, $
Sat, August 24, 2019  -  Sun, August 25, 2019   
Join classic characters like the Tortoise and the Hare and the Three Billy Goats on a fairy tale adventure in this hilarious comedy featuring colorful puppet characters and lots audience interactivity.
Vintage Baseball on George's IslandBoston, Free
Sat, August 24, 2019  -  Sat, August 24, 2019   
There is no better place to watch a historic ballgame than inside the walls of a Civil War fort on Georges Island in Boston Harbor! This program is designed especially for kids.
Family Foam ArcheryBoston, Free
Sat, August 24, 2019  -  Sat, August 24, 2019   
Try your hand at archery with L.L.Bean's Outdoor Discovery School. Learn a new skill and practice your aim with family friendly foam archery in Fort Warren's moat.
Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Info SessionNatick, Free
Sat, August 24, 2019  -  Sat, August 24, 2019   
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.
Storytime at the Museums - FeelingsNewton, Free
Sat, August 24, 2019  -  Sat, August 24, 2019   
Each 30-45 minute program includes reading from a children's book, an activity, a museum takeaway, and access to the museum afterward. Families are welcome to bring snacks for their kids.
Teddy Bear Check-up Day at Stone ZooStoneham, $
Sat, August 24, 2019  -  Sat, August 24, 2019   
Bring your favorite teddy bear for a day of cuddly fun on August 24! Stone Zoo staff will be on hand to give your bear a check-up and clean bill of health.
Night in the Blue Hills: An Accessible AdventureMilton, $
Sat, August 24, 2019  -  Sat, August 24, 2019   
This outdoor program run by the Trailside Museum is accessible for participants on foot, using wheelchairs or using other mobility devices and is an exploration of the woods at night.
Backyard and Beyond: Bird Language with 'PrimiTim'Acton, $
Sat, August 24, 2019  -  Sat, August 24, 2019   
Have you ever wondered what the birds are saying? Join Tim “PrimiTim” Swanson as he helps us decode some bird language on a walk in the conservation land adjoining Discovery Woods,
Global Climbing DayRandolph, $$
Sat, August 24, 2019  -  Sat, August 24, 2019   
Global climbing day is a day to share the joys of climbing with people love the most. We welcome anyone to come and join the fun!
9th World Congress on Biopolymers & BioplasticsNew England, $$$
Mon, August 26, 2019  -  Tue, August 27, 2019   
Explore & Share your research and ideas at 9th World Congress on Biopolymers & Bioplastics, London, UK, August 26-27, 2019 with the theme: Solution for current & future global challenges
2019 Fenway Park MarathonBoston
Mon, August 26, 2019  -  Mon, August 26, 2019   
On Monday, August 26th, this year’s runners will join us for an unforgettable race experience to benefit the Red Sox Scholars, our award-winning college scholarship and enrichment program.
Run to Home Base at Fenway Park: Presented by New BalanceBoston
Tue, August 27, 2019  -  Tue, August 27, 2019   
The Run to Home Base presented by New Balance is a unique 9K run and 2.5 mile walk through scenic Boston ending with a once-in-a-lifetime experience
Storytime at the Museums - FeelingsNewton, $
Wed, August 28, 2019  -  Wed, August 28, 2019   
Each 30-45 minute program includes reading from a children's book, an activity, a museum takeaway, and access to the museum afterward. Families are welcome to bring snacks for their kids.
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Illuminate the Harbor: Boston Pre-Labor Day FireworksBoston, Free
Thu, August 29, 2019   
Once again, fireworks launched from barges anchored off the North End and Seaport will light up the sky over Boston Harbor to celebrate Labor Day Weekend and the beginning of fall.
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Annual Gloucester Schooner FestivalGloucester, Free
Fri, August 30, 2019  -  Mon, September 2, 2019   
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...
200 Años de Música MexicanaBoston, $$$
Sat, August 31, 2019  -  Sat, August 31, 2019   
Banda El Recodo and Mariachi Vargas de Tecatitlán will bring 200 Años de Música Mexicana to the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage on Saturday, October 31!
Lollipops for BreakfastBrookline, $
Sat, August 31, 2019  -  Mon, September 2, 2019   
'Lollipops for Breakfast' is a wildly imaginative ode to children’s boundless creativity. The performance, told entirely without words, features multiple styles of puppetry, original music, acrobatics, and lots of audience participation.
USA vs. EnglandNewport, $
Sat, August 31, 2019  -  Sat, August 31, 2019   
Season 28 of the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by Brahmin will feature USA vs. England on August 31st, 2019 at 5pm, followed by a special Après Polo: Sailor's Delight celebration.
SOLD OUT: Zac Brown Band Sam Deck Concert PartyBoston, $$$
Sat, August 31, 2019  -  Sat, August 31, 2019   
Live Nation and the Boston Red Sox are excited to announce that Zac Brown Band will be returning to America’s Most Beloved Ballpark Fenway!
King Richard's Faire 2019 Season - Saturdays and SundaysCarver, $
Sat, August 31, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
Escape YOUR reality at King Richard’s Faire, New England’s largest and longest-running Renaissance festival! Open Labor Day Weekend Visit the Faire weekends and Monday holidays from August 31-October 20, 2019
Family Pasta Making Workshop with Law of PastaBoston, $$
Sat, August 31, 2019  -  Sat, August 31, 2019   
Learn how to make pasta from scratch with Law of Pasta! This family-friendly, hands-on pasta-making workshop is led by the famous Chef Avery (@law_of_pasta).
SOLD OUT: Zac Brown Band Sam Deck Concert PartyBoston, $$$
Sun, September 1, 2019  -  Sun, September 1, 2019   
Live Nation and the Boston Red Sox are excited to announce that Zac Brown Band will be returning to America’s Most Beloved Ballpark, Fenway!
First Sunday: Free Museum Admission and CraftClinton, Free
Sun, September 1, 2019  -  Sun, September 1, 2019   
Enjoy free admission all day, courtesy of the Nypro Foundation. Explore the exhibition Wrestling with Angels and head downstairs to the auditorium to make your own angel-inspired craft.
MR8K; A Run for GratitudeBoston, $
Mon, September 2, 2019  -  Mon, September 2, 2019   
The MR8K race is an annual 5-mile course (8K) that this year, will take place at Warrior Ice Arena at Boston Landing, the practice facility of the Boston Bruins.
The Wiggles @ the Boch CenterBoston, $$
Thu, September 5, 2019  -  Thu, September 5, 2019   
For the first time in years the world’s most successful children’s entertainment group will perform in 28 cities this Summer from the west to the east coast of the USA!
Free First Thursday - SeptemberFitchburg, Free
Thu, September 5, 2019  -  Thu, September 5, 2019   
Explore the galleries at night and see them in a different light. Enjoy free admission and exhibition tours. Each month features a special activity or event. Shop at the Fitchburg Farmers Market starting in November.
Summer Movies on the CommonBoston, Free
Fri, September 6, 2019  -  Fri, September 6, 2019   
Join us for movies under the stars on the Boston Common at Frog Pond. This series is presented by the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Northeastern University in partnership with Hot 96.9 and the Mayor's Office of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment.
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Peppa Pig's AdventureWorcester, $$
Fri, September 6, 2019  -  Fri, September 6, 2019   
Peppa Pig Live! is here with the ALL NEW action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in her new live show, Peppa Pig’s Adventure!
Chess Simuls at Faneuil HallBoston, Free
Fri, September 6, 2019  -  Fri, September 6, 2019   
Come compete against our chess expert, Corey Tolbert on the first Friday of each month. Watch as he plays multiple games simultaneously. Find him on South Market Street, right outside Uniqlo.
Cooking on a Budget: SNAP-ED Nutrition WorkshopsBoston, Free
Fri, September 6, 2019  -  Fri, September 6, 2019   
The KITCHEN at Boston Public Market is hosting FREE nutrition education workshops to teach SNAP participants and their families how to eat healthy. Come join us!
Market Test KITCHEN: Demo + TastingBoston, Free
Fri, September 6, 2019  -  Fri, September 6, 2019   
Market Test KITCHEN is designed to allow our community to sample new products and ideas from Boston Public Market vendors, local chefs, and Boston food businesses.
ParkARTS Fall Watercolor Painting WorkshopsBoston, Free
Sat, September 7, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Budding artists ages nine and up are invited to join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for its popular fall series of ParkARTS Watercolor Painting Workshops during the month of September at six Boston locations. Materials provided.
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(ähts) The Boston Arts Festival 2019Boston, Free
Sat, September 7, 2019  -  Sun, September 8, 2019   
Affectionately dubbed ähts, The Boston Arts Festival features more than three dozen juried visual artists showing and selling original paintings, sculpture, pottery, woodwork, jewelry, glasswork, photography, and mixed...
The Boston Arts FestivalBoston, Free
Sat, September 7, 2019  -  Sun, September 8, 2019   
Free art and music festival featuring more than 70 juried local visual artists, craftspeople, and local musicians performing on the Waterfront Stage throughout the day. including painting, photography, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture, and much more.
Food & Floyd Fest featuring Gilmours BreakfastActon, $$
Sat, September 7, 2019  -  Sat, September 7, 2019   
This is a special ticketed concert will be held at the NARA Park Amphitheater. All seating is general admission lawn seating. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.
The Boston Arts FestivalBoston, Free
Sat, September 7, 2019  -  Sun, September 8, 2019   
Free art and music festival featuring more than 70 juried local visual artists, craftspeople, and local musicians performing on the Waterfront Stage throughout the day. including painting, photography, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture, and much more.
The Boston Arts FestivalBoston, Free
Sat, September 7, 2019  -  Sun, September 8, 2019   
Free art and music festival featuring more than 70 juried local visual artists, craftspeople, and local musicians performing on the Waterfront Stage throughout the day. including painting, photography, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture, and much more.
Newport vs. Baltimore: Newport International Polo SeriesNewport, $
Sat, September 7, 2019  -  Sat, September 7, 2019   
Season 28 of the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by Brahmin will feature Newport vs. Baltimore on September 7th, 2019 at 4pm. After 6 periods, the match will conclude with the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Toast & Trophy Presentation
Celebrate the Apples at Our Free Community DayConcord, $
Sat, September 7, 2019  -  Sat, September 7, 2019   
Press cider and bake pie at the Museums colonial hearth. Contribute to the community art mural, which asks: what can you add to our apple orchard.
Monster Mash on the Green Monster at FenwayBoston
Sat, September 7, 2019  -  Sat, September 7, 2019   
This year, we are throwing an exclusive pregame party on the Vineyard Vines deck, where guests will be treated to complimentary food and beverages and have a chance for autographs
Concord Conservatory of Music's Discovery Day Open HouseConcord, Free
Sat, September 7, 2019  -  Sat, September 7, 2019   
Concord Conservatory of Music's Discovery Day Open House on Saturday, September 7th from 1 pm - 3 pm. Have your child try out the Group Keyboard demo class (for ages 5 - 7) at either 1:30 pm or 2:30 pm.
The Road to Wellness 5K Run/WalkRoxbury, Free
Sat, September 7, 2019  -  Sat, September 7, 2019   
This is a free event hosted by the Dimock Center which is community Health Center located in Roxbury. The Road to Wellness is held on September 7th. It is also a free USATF certified event.
Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Info SessionNatick, Free
Sun, September 8, 2019  -  Sun, September 8, 2019   
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.
27th Annual Cambridge CarnivalCambridge, Free
Sun, September 8, 2019  -  Sun, September 8, 2019   
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.
Truffle Making Workshop w/ Taza Chocolate (Family-Friendly)Boston, $$
Sun, September 8, 2019  -  Sun, September 8, 2019   
Celebrate your love of chocolate with the whole family! Satisfy all your wildest cravings and share a sweet moment with friends, family or a significant other making chocolate side-by-side.
Lecture The Ancient of Days: Depicting God the Father in Orthodox IconographyClinton, $
Sun, September 8, 2019  -  Sun, September 8, 2019   
This informative presentation by Christopher Helali focuses on depictions of God the Father, the fountainhead and source of the Holy Trinity, in Orthodox Christian iconography.
UFC Fight FitBoston, Free
Mon, September 9, 2019  -  Mon, September 9, 2019   
UFC Fight Fit is a class that follows full-body high-intensity interval training to challenge cardio capacity, build your strength, and improve your balance and flexibility.
Great Spots To View Fall Foliage - New EnglandOnline, Free
Tue, September 10, 2019  -  Sun, November 10, 2019   
There are great spots all over New England to take in the splendor of the Fall foliage. Here are just a few of our favorites for you to check out.
Close Encounters at Andover Center for History & CultureAndover, $
Tue, September 10, 2019  -  Tue, September 10, 2019   
Get Your Hands on the Past! Join a small group of curious people, don curatorial gloves, and have a close encounter with collection treasures and stories from Andover’s past.
Salem State Series - Rebecca Eaton, MASTERPIECE 'Downton Abbey'Salem, $$
Tue, September 10, 2019  -  Tue, September 10, 2019   
The 2019 Salem State Series will feature Emmy-winning 'Downton Abbey's' Rebecca Eaton on September 10. She will be joined by Jared Bowen of WGBH. For more information please contact: [email protected] 978.542.7555
POUND - Rockout. Workout.Boston, Free
Wed, September 11, 2019  -  Wed, September 25, 2019   
This unique cardio jam session is inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. You won’t just listen to music—you’ll become the music!
Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Info SessionWoburn, Free
Wed, September 11, 2019  -  Wed, September 11, 2019   
Cindy Gittleman, Certified MBSR teacher and founder of Sunrise Mindfulness, leads a free information session about the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn.
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The Big E 2019Western Mass, $$$
Fri, September 13, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
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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Arlington Town Day 2019Arlington, Free
Sat, September 14, 2019  -  Sat, September 14, 2019   
Enjoy the annual Arlington Town Day - a family & community festival celebrating Arlington. Music, entertainment, pony rides, crafts, food & more!
BostonFIG Fest 2019Allston, $
Sat, September 14, 2019  -  Sat, September 14, 2019   
Join independent game developers, hobbyists, and fans for our eighth annual BostonFIG Fest! This year, BostonFIG Fest is moving to the Harvard Athletic Complex to accommodate our growth and allow us to expand.
USA vs. New Zealand: Newport International Polo SeriesNewport, $
Sat, September 14, 2019  -  Sat, September 14, 2019   
Season 28 of the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by Brahmin will feature USA vs. New Zealand on September 14th, 2018 at 4pm, followed by a special Après Polo: Asado Lamb Roast celebration.
Family Owl ProwlMilton, $
Sat, September 14, 2019  -  Sat, September 14, 2109   
Discover some of the unique adaptations of owls, practice owl calls, and meet some of the museum's resident owls before going on a night hike to search for owls and other nocturnal life.
Billy Joel Sam Deck Concert Party at FenwayBoston, $$$
Sat, September 14, 2019  -  Sat, September 14, 2019   
Live Nation and the Boston Red Sox are excited to announce the return of legendary musician Billy Joel, who will take the Fenway Park stage on Saturday, September 14th
Family Pasta Making Workshop with Law of PastaBoston, $$
Sat, September 14, 2019  -  Sat, September 14, 2019   
Learn how to make pasta from scratch with Law of Pasta! This family-friendly, hands-on pasta-making workshop is led by the famous Chef Avery (@law_of_pasta).
Harvard Fall FestHarvard, Free
Sat, September 14, 2019  -  Sat, September 14, 2019   
Join us for live music, dancing, food, beer, wine, human foosball, cornhole tourament, bed races, kids games. Free admission. Woodstock 50th anniversary theme. Prizes for best hippie costume and best tie dye shirt.
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Hub on Wheels Citywide Bike Ride & FestivalBoston, $$
Sun, September 15, 2019  -  Sun, September 15, 2019   
Join us on September 15 for a 10- or 40-mile bike ride through a car-free Storrow Drive in Boston—all levels welcome! This year's ride will benefit pediatric cancer research at Boston Children's Hospital.
10th Annual Boston Local Food FestivalBoston, Free
Sun, September 15, 2019  -  Sun, September 15, 2019   
For one spectacular day each year, SBN transforms the Rose Kennedy Greenway and the City of Boston into the nation's largest local & sustainable food hub!
National Museum of Family Prayer OpeningEaston, Free
Sun, September 15, 2019   
Holy Cross Family Ministries opens the first of its kind museum offering families a unique, interactive experience of prayer using digital media. Fun for the whole family who like to explore.
Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Info SessionNatick, Free
Sun, September 15, 2019  -  Sun, September 15, 2019   
Cindy Gittleman, Certified MBSR teacher and founder of Sunrise Mindfulness, leads a free information session about the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn.
National Museum of Family Prayer opening in North Easton MaEaston, Free
Sun, September 15, 2019  -  Sun, September 15, 2019   
Holy Cross Family Ministries opens the first of its kind museum on Sunday, September 15th at 10:00 am (518 Washington Street, Wednesdays through Sundays 10:00 am-4:00 PM after grand opening) offering families a unique, interactive experience of prayer
Mini Etiquette Boot Camp for Children (Ages 5-7)Brookline, $$$
Sun, September 15, 2019  -  Sun, September 15, 2019   
Get your child back-to-school ready at Etiquette Boot Camp for Kids (Ages 5-7)! This program is designed with the young audience in mind, and will cover basic manners and table manners over two hours.
CCM West Side String ProgramConcord, $$
Mon, September 16, 2019  -  Mon, May 18, 2020   
The Concord Conservatory of Music’s West Side String Program (WSSP) is a blend of Suzuki philosophy and traditional string pedagogy (14-week progra/begins September 16).
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Adam AntBoston, $$
Tue, September 17, 2019  -  Tue, September 17, 2019   
Pop icon Adam Ant will perform his landmark album “Friend or Foe” at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre on September 17! The “Friend or Foe” album was Adam’s first release as a solo artist.
Tycho @ the Boch CenterBoston, $$
Wed, September 18, 2019  -  Wed, September 18, 2019   
Tycho will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage September 18. Tycho is a producer and graphic artist based in San Francisco, California. Tycho debuted in 2002 with The Science of Patterns, a self-released four-track EP.
Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Info SessionWoburn, Free
Wed, September 18, 2019  -  Wed, September 18, 2019   
Cindy Gittleman, Certified MBSR teacher and founder of Sunrise Mindfulness, leads a free information session about the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn.
The 35th Boston Film FestivalBoston, $
Thu, September 19, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Thought provoking film premieres and first look of TV series fall premieres, panels with directors and actors, parties, celebrations, red carpet press events all create an exciting cinema experience.
An Evening with King CrimsonBoston, $$
Thu, September 19, 2019  -  Thu, September 19, 2019   
As part of a series of events and releases for their 50th anniversary, King Crimson will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage on September 19!
Close Encounters at Andover Center for History & CultureAndover, $
Thu, September 19, 2019  -  Thu, September 19, 2019   
Get Your Hands on the Past! Join a small group of curious people, don curatorial gloves, and have a close encounter with collection treasures and stories from Andover’s past.
2019 NH Highland Games & FestivalNew Hampshire, $$
Fri, September 20, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
The 44th New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival is one weekend party that you don't want to miss. September 20 – 22, 8am – 5pm with additional ticketed evening events
An Evening with Champions 2019Cambridge, $
Fri, September 20, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Each fall, An Evening with Champions puts on a world-class skating exhibition to benefit The Jimmy Fund, the fundraising arm of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
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Smithsonian Museum Day Live! 2019Boston, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019   
For one day only, museums across the country will join the Smithsonian Institution in its long-standing tradition of offering free admission to visitors. Check out a new museum or an old favorite and enjoy the day!
Chinatown Main Street Lantern Festival 2019Boston, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019   
Join us in Chinatown Park from 10am - 6pm for a day of festivities, games, and mooncake sampling to kick-off the celebrations for the traditional mid-Autumn Festival.
New England Pro-AmNewport, $
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
More Info: As Season 28 nears completion, the polo action will be amped up on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 4pm in the New England Pro-Am, hosted by the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by Brahmin.
Water Lantern Festival SpringfieldBoston, $$
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Water Lantern Festival was Voted No. 1 Best Cultural Festival by USA TODAY. Water Lantern Festival is a floating lantern event that is all about connections.
Opening of the Fitchburg Art MuseumFitchburg
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Celebrate the opening of the new Fitchburg Art Museum exhibitions including Daniela Rivera: Labored Landscapes (where hand meets ground), David Katz: Earth Wares, Adria Arch: Reframing Eleanor, Sohier/Hilliard: Our Parents, Ourselves.
Andover 101Andover, $
Sun, September 22, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Andover 101 is a decidedly unstuffy introduction to the town’s history. You’ll hear 14 stories of people and events that contributed to the Andover we know today.
TEDxSalemStateUniversitySalem, $
Sun, September 22, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Our second TEDxSalemStateUniversity event will be held on Sunday, September 22, 1-4 pm, at the Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts. Our event will explore the theme 'Mindfulness and Transformation.'
Passengers: The 7 FingersBoston, $$$
Wed, September 25, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
ArtsEmerson is honored to open its 10th Anniversary season with the U.S. premiere of Passengers, marking the return of The 7 Fingers and their signature electrifying – and endearing – mix of circus, theatre, illusion, music and dance.
Capital Arts FestConcord, Free
Fri, September 27, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
Capital Arts Fest will take place in front of the Headquarters of the League of NH Craftsmen and the Capitol Center for the Arts from September 27th – 29th, 2019.
PagliacciBoston
Fri, September 27, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
Boston Lyric Opera (BLO)’s season opens with Ruggiero Leoncavallo’s indelible PAGLIACCI, starring Mexico-born tenor Rafael Rojas as Canio and his murderous circus clown alter-ego of the title.
Greenway Challenge - Lincoln RIWorcester
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
Greenway Challenge athletes run, paddle and bike on a course designed to bring you through one of the most beautiful and historic regions of the Blackstone Valley.
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