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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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Boxford Apple FestivalBoxford, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019   
This year's Apple Festival, sponsored by the Boxford Historical Society has food, craft vendors and working exhibits. Music at the Festival is sponsored by the Boxford Cultural Arts Council.
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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!
Weir River Farm Fall FestivalHingham, $
Sat, September 21, 2019   
Join us for family-friendly fun at our annual Fall Festival! The farm celebrates the bounty of another successful season on the farm with our livestock, live music, delicious food, pony rides, and crafts.
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KidsFest: Wachusett MountainPrinceton, $$
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Join Wachusett to celebrate children and their families with two days of music, food, and fun! Enjoy tons of interactive games, lively performances and favorite walk-around characters.
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Corn Maze at Sauchuk FarmMiddleboro, $
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, November 2, 2019   
7 acre Corn Maze, with additional hayrides, cow train rides, corn box, pumpkin patch, face painting, and goat walk. 10 stations in maze lead you along the right path.
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Marshmallow Fluff Festival: Union Square 2019Somerville, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Celebrate the invention of Marshmallow Fluff right here in its birthplace, Union Square! Enjoy live music, learn the story behind one of the event's most beloved characters, Fluff Boy and take part in a cooking...
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Fairy House Tour in PortsmouthNew Hampshire, $$
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Discover the joys and magic of fairy houses inspired by children's literature and other fairy fantasies. Enjoy the tour and then build them yourselves in the Enchanted Forest!
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Revels RiverSingAllston, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Join thousands of voices in song as Revels waves goodbye to summer and welcomes in the fall at this FREE family-friendly Autumnal Equinox celebration in our new riverfront location, the Herter Park Amphitheater in...
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Corn Maize at Sherman FarmNew Hampshire, $$
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Tue, October 22, 2019   
12 acres of fun getting lost in the corn! Pay one admission price with most activities included: Moo Express, Hayride, Corn Boxes, Playground, Pedal tractors, Jumping Pillow, and Grain Train.
Billerica Yankee Doodle HomecomingBillerica, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
A bevy of activities celebrate Billerica's patriotic history. A town-wide celebration honoring Billerica's Revolutionary past, including a parade and Colonial encampment.
Autumn Fine Arts & Crafts FestivalLexington, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
The Lexington Chamber of Commerce hosts itsannual Autumn Fine Arts & Crafts Festival outdoors on the Lexington Visitors Center lawn (1875 Mass. Ave. Lexington), featuring all hand-made items from around New England.
Chelmsford Mothers' Club Kids Tag SaleChelmsford, $
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Visit the Chelmsford Mothers' Club Kids Tag Sale for thousands of gently-used baby and children's items, all at super prices! At McCarthy Middle School , 250 North Rd, Chelmsford.
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Six Flags Fright Fest 2019Western Mass, $$$
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sun, October 27, 2019   
Fright Fest is the largest Halloween event in New England with over 20 different frightful things to experience, including themed rides, shows, and attractions!
SerbFest | 13th Annual Serbian FestivalCambridge, $$
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
The festival is a family event. The festivities will include live music , ethnic homemade foods and several folk dancing troupes from the U.S. and Canada.
New England Pro-AmNewport, $
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
More Info: As Season 28 nears completion, the polo action will be amped up on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 4pm in the New England Pro-Am, hosted by the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by Brahmin.
Water Lantern Festival SpringfieldWestern Mass, $$
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.
Smithsonian Magazine Museum DayClinton, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. The Museum of Russian Icons, participating museums, and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry with a Museum Day ticket.
The Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to the BeatlesWorcester, $$
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Ever wonder what The Beatles would have sounded like had they performed with a live symphony orchestra in Mechanics Hall? On September 21 audience members will find out.
Red Panda Day at the Franklin Park ZooBoston, $
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Join us as we celebrate International Red Panda Day at Franklin Park Zoo. Learn all about these species during zookeeper chats. Meet author Gemmesa Johnson and listen to a reading of her book Seacoo.
Country Night on the Boardwalk with Annie Broast BandHaverhill, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Join us for Country Night on the Boardwalk featuring the Annie Brobst Band. Enjoy one of New England’s most sought after and awarded artists in New England for music along the river.
Healthy Living ExpoHaverhill, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
The Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce brings you the Healthy Living Expo! This event will focus on health, fitness, nutrition, financial wellness, emotional wellness and living green.
SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE MUSEUM DAYNewton, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Enjoy free admission to the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds today through Museum Day, a special one-day program for free entry to museums around the country sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine.
Boston Share Network Spaghetti SupperActon, $
Sat, September 21, 2019   
An Evening of food and music to benefit Boston Share Network, a coalition of volunteers, shelters and agencies who work together to assist the homeless and poor
Bedford ParadeBedford, $
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Make sure to bring a bottle of water, your foam swords, and any costuming you wish to wear. Bring your family for a day of fun!
New Philharmonia Orchestra To Begin 25th Season With Silver Anniversary GalaNewton, $$
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
New Philharmonia Orchestra To Begin 25th Season With Silver Anniversary Gala September 21st at First Baptist Church in Newton, MA with Music Director Francisco Noya.
Garden Design with Native PlantsNatick, $$
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Learn the basics of designing a garden and how to incorporate native plants! Native plants can be beautiful and are a great way to attract wildlife such as butterflies and birds to your garden.
Wild about TurtlesNatick, $
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Visit 'up close and personal' with some of the turtles found around Broadmoor. Learn more about our wonderful shelled friends and take a short walk to see more turtles in the wild.
Mystic River Celebration Arts FestivalMedford, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Come to Medford's largest arts festival, the Mystic River Celebration on Saturday, September 21 from 12-4pm at the Condon Shell. Enjoy live music, artisan wares for sale, food, activities for kids, and more.
Fall Bike Tour: Emerald NecklaceBack Bay, $
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Crisp days and changing foliage beckon! Join the Emerald Necklace Conservancy for a guided, interpretive bike tour from the Back Bay Fens to the Arnold Arboretum, led by a Conservancy docent.
Wish Project Yard SaleWilmington, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Mark your calendars! Come out and help support the Wish Project at the Annual Yard Sale. Saturday, September 21st. All proceeds to benefit the Wish Project.
Family Design Day: Wheels Up! With MinniBoston, $
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
In this workshop, we will explore the actual definition of a vehicle and learn elementary manufacturing and building skills by working to both reproduce and invent their very own transportation devices.
LexFUN! Membership Open House PartyLexington, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019   
There will be music and games with local superstar DJ Mike, face painting, balloons, a fun craft, yummy snacks and prizes galore! Event is free and open to all!
South Shore Plaza Hosts FREE Health & Wellness Expo!Braintree, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Find ways to stay healthy and fit and take advantage of onsite health screenings, speak with local health and wellness vendors, learn tips from health and fitness professionals, and more!
Jamaica Pond Photo WalkJamaica Plain, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
End your summer in style! Join the Conservancy and local photography organization @IGBoston for a guided tour and photo meetup on the shores of Jamaica Pond- filled with beautiful scenes for landscapes, portraits, and more.
Berserk: A Viking Festival for All AgesNewton, $
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Visit the two rival Viking encampments on our front lawn. See them work on traditional Viking-era craft, Viking games, combat demonstrations– and don’t miss these rivals as the fight to the “death”
40th Anniversary Musical RevueNorwell, $$
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
The Company Theatre celebrates its 40th Anniversary Season with a memorable revue, spanning four decades of outstanding musical theatre. This is a rare, can’t miss event, 40 years in the making.
What the Fluff? FestivalSomerville, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Join in the celebration of the 102nd anniversary of Fluff. Fluff Travels: All Roads Lead to Fluff celebrates one of the most culturally rich cities in the nation.
Scout Troop 519 Woburn host BBQ and Field DayWoburn, $$
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Scout Troop 519 Woburn, BBQ and Field Day! BBQ Meal, Raffles, Alumni Reunion, Fun activities for all ages. Join us for our fall fundraiser, we hope to raise awareness to scouting.
Sand Art TerrariumArlington, $
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
As summer officially ends, let's celebrate by making a sand art terrarium perfect for air plants. Whether you have a green thumb or a black thumb, air plants are the easiest plants to care for.
The Shops at Chestnut Hill to Host Beauty Week Event!Chestnut Hill, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
The Shops at Chestnut Hill are excited to host Beauty Week, which is a unique way for the people in the Chestnut Hill and Newton area to experience all the beauty that the mall offers.
Bleached @ Brighton Music Hall - Fenway Recordings SessionAllston, $
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
On Saturday September 21st pop punk band Bleached will be performing at Brighton Music Hall, along with The Paranoyds, Lady Pills, and DJ Carbo as part of the Fenway Recordings Sessions.
Harry Potter Art Night!Maynard, $$
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sat, September 21, 2019   
Come create some fun Harry Potter-themed projects in clay, canvas, or board art.  Have some special food (chocolate frogs and butter beer) and take advanatge of our HP photo booth.
Lowell Kinetic Sculpture RaceLowell, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019   
From the crossroads of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics comes a spectacular racing spectacle! Kinetic Sculptures are all-terrain, human-powered vehicles with an art twist.
Dover Kids Fall Consignment SaleDover
Sat, September 21, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
The Semi-Annual Consignment Sale will be held September 21-22 at the Hellenic Center in Dover. Come shop for gently used, great quality children’s clothes, baby gear, footwear, toys, nursery furniture, books and more!
Mann House Garden and Farm DayScituate, Free
Sat, September 21, 2019   
Join the fun at the Mann House and Garden Family Farm Day. Enjoy balloon animals (10 am – 1 pm), hayrides (11 am – 2 pm; $5 per family), live music, Vinny the Bubble Man (1:30 pm – 2:30 pm) baby animals, goat milking demos, antique cars and tractors and more.
Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund WalkBoston
Sun, September 22, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Make every step count — walk Sept. 22 along the Boston Marathon® route to support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's mission to conquer all forms of cancer.
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.'
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Waltham 135th Anniversary ParadeWaltham, Free
Sun, September 22, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Downtown Waltham Parade to Celebrate 135 years as a city. We will bring all of Waltham's groups and people together for a parade to celebrate our Waltham with a parade and a block party. 9.22.19, 11am.
Healthy Kids Running Series - Andover/TewksburyTewksbury, $
Sun, September 22, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
The Healthy Kids Running Series, a national organization that inspires kids, ages 2-14, to race towards a healthier lifestyle. The Tewksbury, MA Fall series will run September 22nd-October 20th.
Autumn Wildflower ExplorationNatick, $
Sun, September 22, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Come learn from the best! This guided walk will focus on learning about late-blooming wildflowers in Broadmoor's diverse meadow and wetland habitats covering both native and invasive plants..
Fall Foliage Family Canoe on the CharlesNatick, $$
Sun, September 22, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Bring the family and join us as we paddle one of the most beautiful stretches of the Charles River. Enjoy the beauty of autumn and the start of leaf change along the river.
Harpoon Flannel 5K (Adults)Vermont, $$
Sun, September 22, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Harpoon Brewery invites runners to join its first ever Flannel 5K, starting and ending at Harpoon Brewery in Windsor, VT. After the race, runners can enjoy a flannel-themed party with fresh beer.
Celebrate the baby sloth at Stone Zoo!Stoneham
Sun, September 22, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Visit Stone Zoo to celebrate one of the newest furriest faces – a Linne’s two-toed sloth baby! During this celebration, guests can learn all about the sloths and what makes these arboreal creatures so unique.
Russian-Speaking Jewish Cultural FestivalBrookline, Free
Sun, September 22, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
The Festival features different community organizations, agencies and businesses from the Russian-speaking Jewish community and will also offer the work of dozens of our talented artists and artisans.
Torah Tot Open HouseChelmsford, Free
Sun, September 22, 2019   
Learn about what Congregation Shalom has to offer families with young children while the kids enjoy a Torah Tot activity with the Rabbi and other fun activities.
PJ Library Apples & Honey Grandparent TeaFramingham, $$
Sun, September 22, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Bring a grandparent or someone grand to celebrate this Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, at the Shillman House (49 Edmands Road) in Framingham on Sunday, September 22 from 3-4:30pm.
Celebrate World Gorilla Day at Franklin Park ZooBoston
Sun, September 22, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Celebrate one of our closest relatives and learn how you can help protect this endangered species. Meet a zookeeper who cares for our western lowland gorillas during a chat.
PJ Library Honey and HayridesEaston, $$
Sun, September 22, 2019  -  Sun, September 22, 2019   
Join us for a fun family event in celebration of Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) at Langwater Farm (209 Washington Street) in North Easton on Sunday, September 22 from 4-6pm.
Open Charles StreetBoston, Free
Sun, September 22, 2019   
From 11am to 5pm on Sunday, September 22nd, the five blocks of Charles Street will become a pedestrian-only walkway. Enjoy food, live music, a beer garden, architectural tours of Beacon Hill, a dog show, and more!
2019 Walker Prize Lecture: 'The Origin of Life on the Early Earth'Boston, Free
Mon, September 23, 2019  -  Mon, September 23, 2019   
Join us for the awarding of the 2019 Walker Prize to Jack W. Szostak, PhD and the presentation of his lecture The Origin of Life on the Early Earth.
Celebrate Take a Child Outside WeekActon, $
Tue, September 24, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
Join us for Take a Child Outside Week September 24 through September 29! We'll be celebrating with a week of programs exploring the outdoors and having fun.
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Love is Calling Exhibit opens at ICA BostonBoston, $$
Tue, September 24, 2019  -  Sun, February 7, 2021   
Experience infinity! Love is Calling - the new permanent exhibit by Yayo Kusama opens on September 24, 2019. Tickets go on sale to the public on September 12 at 10 AM. Mark your calendars!
The Manuel Kaufmann Jazz Orchestra Presents: TributesBack Bay, $
Tue, September 24, 2019  -  Tue, September 24, 2019   
The Manuel Kaufmann Jazz Orchestra Presents: Tributes. The orchestra is capable of a powerful large ensemble sound without overpowering the intimate chamber feel of a small jazz band.
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Sunset Boulevard The MusicalBeverly, $$
Tue, September 24, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning masterwork SUNSET BOULEVARD is the story of dreams and desire in the early days of Hollywood!
Passengers: The 7 FingersBoston, $$$
Wed, September 25, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
ArtsEmerson is honored to open its 10th Anniversary season with the U.S. premiere of Passengers, marking the return of The 7 Fingers and their signature electrifying – and endearing – mix of circus, theatre, illusion, music and dance.
ASL Night at the Museum of Fine Arts, BostonBoston, Free
Wed, September 25, 2019   
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), hosts the third-annual ASL Night, a community celebration of Deaf culture presented in partnership with DEAF, Inc. and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program at Boston Children's Hospital.
Primark Fashion Show & After PartyBoston, Free
Wed, September 25, 2019  -  Wed, September 25, 2019   
Primark DTX is hosting a fashion show on Wednesday, September 25th from 5:00 – 5:30pm on the steps of Downtown Crossing, at the corner of Washington & Franklin, in honor of Boston Fashion Week.
Come Play Yoga Celebrating MInd, Body, SpiritLexington, $$
Thu, September 26, 2019  -  Thu, November 21, 2019   
Come Play Yoga: A unique playgroup experience for 2-3 yr olds with their caregiver. A combination of time for free play and a yoga class.
Close Encounters at Andover Center for History & CultureAndover, $
Thu, September 26, 2019  -  Thu, September 26, 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.
Stand Up Ladies - A Funny Girl Comedy Show (Adults)Back Bay, $
Thu, September 26, 2019  -  Thu, September 26, 2019   
Stand Up Ladies - A Funny Girl Comedy Show is an evening of laughs, dinner, drinks and a raffle! All proceeds benefit women living in poverty.
A Very Special Evening with Graham Nash and BandBack Bay, $$$
Thu, September 26, 2019  -  Thu, September 26, 2019   
Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter Graham Nash is a two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and two-time Songwriter’s Hall of Fame inductee (as a solo artist and with Crosby, Stills & Nash).
StoryArt: Children's Book Illustration ExhibitionConcord, Free
Thu, September 26, 2019  -  Sun, November 3, 2019   
An exhibition of work by eight award-winning Massachusetts-based illustrators: Priscilla Alpaugh, Sarah S. Brannen, Shawn Fields, Wayne Geehan, Brian Lies, Julia Miner, Ilse Plume, Nicole Tagdell
The Book Club PlayBoston, $
Thu, September 26, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Book Club Play by Karen Zacarías Directed by Shana Gozansky A Boston premiere. Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois.
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Witch's Woods Screampark & Haunted Hayride 2019Westford, $$$
Fri, September 27, 2019  -  Sat, November 2, 2019   
Witch's Woods is America's most elaborate haunted hayride experience. This annual Halloween event features spooky attractions like Castle Morbid, 3D Keeper's Crypt, Nightmare Mansion, & the famous Witch's Woods Haunted...
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Flashlight Maze at Connors FarmDanvers, $$
Fri, September 27, 2019  -  Thu, October 31, 2019   
The 7-Acre, World Famous Corn Maze is a NON HAUNTED, family friendly attraction, and is safe for ALL AGES. The maze received international attention when a family “got lost” and called 911 to find their way out.
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The Haunted Graveyard at Lake CompounceConnecticut, $$$
Fri, September 27, 2019  -  Sat, November 2, 2019   
The Haunted Graveyard will be celebrating it's 27th year with new screams and new terrors. It will be open every Friday, Saturday & Sunday in October.
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Sleepy Hollow at Old Sturbridge VillageSturbridge, $$$
Fri, September 27, 2019  -  Sun, November 3, 2019   
Recognized as one of the country’s top five Halloween plays by American Theatre Magazine, The Sleepy Hollow Experience is an immersive, outdoor theatrical experience that reimagines Washington Irving’s iconic 1820’s...
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.
Market Test KITCHEN: Demo + TastingBoston, Free
Fri, September 27, 2019  -  Fri, September 27, 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.
BU Dance Showcase 2019Boston, $
Fri, September 27, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
Boston University's Dance Showcase 2019 includes works by faculty and guests with members from BU’s Reach program. Pieces include a variety of styles, such as bungee, aerial silks, trapeze, ballet, modern, and more.
Blackwatch Adventure: Midsummer Knight's ScreamBurlington, $
Fri, September 27, 2019  -  Fri, September 27, 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.
Capital Arts FestConcord, Free
Fri, September 27, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
Capital Arts Fest (CAF) 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.
42nd Street: The MusicalConcord, $
Fri, September 27, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
A delightful tap dance spectacular for the inaugural production of The Umbrella Stage Company, and Grand Opening run in The Umbrella’s newly constructed multi-theater complex at 40 Stow St, Concord
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Quincy ArtsFest 2019Quincy, Free
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
Quincy ArtsFest is one of the finest art shows in Eastern Massachusetts. Live entertainment provides fun all weekend. Activities abound for children.
New England Indonesian Festival 2019Boston, Free
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
Come & join us at Copley Square, Boston on 9/28/2019, for a full day of fun, food, & festivities! Feast on delicious Indonesian food & drinks and enjoy performances from our talented dancers & musicians.
The Forge In FestivalFitchburg, Free
Sat, September 28, 2019   
Annual blacksmith and pumpkin carving competition with artists, crafters, children's activities, live music and seasonal foods.
Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall FestivalCentral Mass, Free
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
The Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival is a townwide celebration featuring unique handmade items at the craft fair, a scarecrow contest & display on the Town Common, the Oak Street Expo featuring non-profit organizations and businesses, a 5-K race/funwalk, Family FunFest,...
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Sudbury Colonial Faire & Muster of Fyfes & DrumsSudbury, $
Sat, September 28, 2019   
The Sudbury Ancient Fyfe & Drum Companie is celebrating it's 54th anniversary by hosting the National Muster of Fifes and Drums. Enjoy Music, Food, Period Vendors Militia and Crown Forces, Living History...
Portsmouth Maritime Folk FestivalNew Hampshire, Free
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
The Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival presents traditional American and English folk music. For our Open Sings, PMFF uses three pub venues that are also full-service restaurants, suitable for all ages. So feel free to bring your singing and non-singing kids along!
Rockin' with RaptorsBoston, Free
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
Join Boston Nature Center for our annual Rockin’ with Raptors festival and the 17th Anniversary of the George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center in Mattapan. Takes place rain or shine.
Samaritans 5k Run/WalkAllston, $$
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
5k Run/Walk to benefit Samaritans, a non-profit dedicated to suicide prevention in Massachusetts. Runners, joggers, walkers, families of all ages are welcome. Additionally, there will be a Family Fun Festival.
Bolton & Harvard Open StudiosBolton, Free
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
Come drive around beautiful Bolton and Harvard and visit 31 artists throughout both towns. Kid-friendly event, with farm stands, pick-your-own apple orchards, and quaint art studios.
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.
Turkish Airlines Finals: Newport International Polo SeriesNewport, $
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
Season 28 of the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by Brahmin will conclude with the ultimate showdown on September 28th, 2019 at 4pm and will conclude with the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Toast & Trophy Presentation.
Hawk Migration at Chickatawbut HillMilton, $$
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
Join Trailside Museum Director Norman Smith for a day of hawk watching and banding. Norman will share stories and natural history knowledge accumulated during his 40 years of research.
Samaritans 5K/Walk for Suicide PreventionBrighton, Free
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
USA Track and Field sanctioned 5 kilometer run for runners, joggers and walkers of all ages. Families and teams welcome. Participants running/walking in memory of loved ones lost to suicide are highlighted during the event.
Family Reach's Night of WonderBoston, $$$
Sat, September 28, 2019   
Join Family Reach for an Adults Only Night Out to Reach Your Inner Child. Family Reach is a national nonprofit dedicated to alleviating the financial burden of cancer.
Family Pasta Making Workshop with Law of PastaBoston, $$
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
Learn how to make pasta from scratch with Law of Pasta! This family-friendly, hands-on pasta-making workshop is led by the famous Chef Avery (@law_of_pasta).
Curator’s Talk Why wrestle angels? Who’s asking? with Exhibition Curator LynetteClinton, $
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
Wrestling with Angels explores how God relates to man and how man wrestles with God in order to understand life’s meaning. Come discover the unspoken assumptions behind the icons and why they matter.
Pirate & Princess Day at the Franklin Park ZooBoston, $
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
Feel like you’re in a fairytale at Franklin Park Zoo! Meet and pose for photos with the princesses and learn how to be a pirate under the instruction of Captain Jack and his crew.
iPad Ensemble for Students with Disabilities at Berklee College of MusicBoston, $$
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sun, May 5, 2019   
Students with disabilities ages 9 and up create and perform music using iPads, Skoogs, Rolli Blocks, Coding Jam, and other technologies in a unique ensemble on Saturdays at Berklee College of Music.
Broadway Comes to the LarcomBeverly, $
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
A Musical Showcase of Broadway Hits. Featuring musical numbers from hit shows spanning the 40s to the 21st century from Showboat to My Fair Lady to 42nd St and Avenue Q.
The Boston Local Music FestivalBoston, Free
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
A free, weekend-long music festival on City Hall Plaza featuring the best of Boston's local bands! Saturday and Sunday September 28th-29th. Rain or shine, open to the public.
Fall Foliage Morning Canoes on the CharlesNatick, $$
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, October 19, 2019   
Start the weekend off with a paddle down one of the most beautiful stretches of the Charles River during the peak of leaf color change.
Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival 2019Shrewsbury, Free
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Wed, September 29, 2010   
Celebrating community Spirit since 1996! The festival organizers are proud to support the Special Olympics Massachusetts ! A weekend to catch the spirit and to celebrate Shrewsbury 's diverse culture and history!
Nordic Kids: Celebrate PippiNewton, $
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
Join us in the Nordic Hall while we celebrate Astrid Lindgren’s creation, Pippi Longstocking. We will decorate cookies to look like Pippi while a movie plays on the big screen.
Huge Kids' Consignment SaleMilford, $$
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
The September Event will feature All-Season clothing for boys and girls from infant to teens, shoes, baby equipment, strollers, children's furniture, maternity items, and more!
Native American Patterned PillowsArlington, $
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
In celebration of Native American Day, join us for a special Native American-themed workshop. We’ll show you how to make a decorative pillow with pre-cut felt shapes of common Native American symbols.
UnMask CancerBoston, $$$
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
The sixth annual Dana-Farber UnMask Cancer fundraising event, presented by The Herb Chambers Companies, will be held at the Mandarin Oriental, Boston on Saturday, September 28, to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Fall Frolic on Peddocks IslandBoston, $
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
Enjoy guided hikes with park rangers, make s’mores at an island campfire, sip apple cider, or crunch through the leaves as you wind through beautiful wooded trails.
Atherton Hough Touch A TruckQuincy, $
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
PTO hosts a touch a truck event every year. All proceeds go to Atherton Hough Elementary. We have lots of vehicles for the kids to sit sin and climb on.
Allston Village Street Fair FestivalAllston, Free
Sun, September 29, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
Enjoy a Family Friendly Day of Entertainment, Interactive Activities, and Fun - Featuring 3 Stages, Live Bands, a Multitude of Multicultural Street Performances, International Food Court, Amusement/Arcade Area, Artists & Vendors Gallery, Giveaways, & more.
Tewksbury Fall Harvest FestivalTewksbury, $
Sun, September 29, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
The Tewksbury Public Events & Celebrations Committee Present's it's Annual Tewksbury Fall Harvest Festival. Fun for all Ages!!
Be Natural Documentary Narrated By Jodie FosterBoston
Sun, September 29, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ about the first female filmmaker, narrated by Jodie Foster, is playing at the Boston Women's Film Festival on September 29.
Cars & Critters Car Show at Stone ZooStoneham, $
Sun, September 29, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
Wild about cars? Visit Stone Zoo as Mustangs of Massachusetts (MOM) presents Cars and Critters! This car show will feature cars of all makes and models.
Meow Mile 5K Run/WalkBrighton, $
Sun, September 29, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
Come run, walk or pounce your way to the finish line at the Meow Mile 5K Road Rally to benefit the work of the Gifford Cat Shelter! Dogs and kids are welcome to participate!
String Masters Series: Bela Horvath, ViolinBack Bay, $
Sun, September 29, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
Virtuoso violinist and Carl Flesch Violin Competition winner Bela Horvath kicks off the 2019–2020 String Masters Series with a rich program of Romantic masterpieces and dazzling showpieces, accompanied by pianist Yoon Lee.
Cape Verde Gala & AuctionBoston, $
Sun, September 29, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
Join us for the Cape Verde Gala & Auction on Sunday, September 29, 2019 to support Project Health CV, a non-profit organization providing medical care to the people of Cape Verde.
Barktober Fest 2019, presented by PAALS, Inc.Winchester, $
Sun, September 29, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
Barktober Fest 2019 will feature demos, vendors, live music, craft beer from Bone Up Brewing, local food and family friendly activities. Fun for the whole family - adults, kids and dogs!
Rosh Hashanah Family ServiceWaltham, $$
Mon, September 30, 2019  -  Mon, September 30, 2019   
BJEP: Jewish Sunday School hosts High Holiday family services at Brandeis University that integrate tradition and creativity, and we invite the community to join us.
TimberNook Central MA: Launch Event Day 1 / Ages 5-12Boylston, $$
Mon, September 30, 2019  -  Mon, September 30, 2019   
TimberNook Central MA is launching brand new nature programming designed to get kids outside playing creatively and imaginatively with their peers through grand play schemes including fort building and
September/October Drop off DatesWellesley, $$
Mon, September 30, 2019  -  Mon, November 11, 2019   
Have a random day off from school? Gather a minimum of 6 friends and we will create camp just for you! Paint, dance, games, slime making, crafts, snack, lunch and more!!
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Halloween - Salem Haunted Happenings 2019Salem, $
Tue, October 1, 2019  -  Thu, October 31, 2019   
You're invited to Salem's annual Halloween Festival! It happens every year during October in the bewitching seaport of Salem, Massachusetts. Nobody celebrates Halloween quite like Salem, Massachusetts.
Pumpkin Festival at Chris' Farm StandBradford, $
Tue, October 1, 2019  -  Thu, October 31, 2019   
Pick your own pumpkins, try the fun maze, see the animals, take a hayride or pony ride, play games and more! There will also be a haunted house for kids, fresh vegetables and herbs for sale, photo opps and more.
Ski Vermont 5th Grade PassportVermont, $
Tue, October 1, 2019  -  Fri, February 1, 2019   
There is no better time to fall in love with snow-covered mountains of Vermont than during the final years of care-free adolescence. Get your 5th grade passport from Ski Vermont and your child can ski for free.
Ghosts and Gravestones Ghost Tour 2019Boston
Tue, October 1, 2019  -  Thu, October 31, 2019   
Ghosts & Gravestones tour explores Boston’s most chilling haunted places, murder sites and includes exclusive nighttime access into two of Boston’s oldest burying grounds.
Franklin Park Zoo Winter Activities & ExhibitsBoston, $$$
Tue, October 1, 2019  -  Mon, April 1, 2019   
Franklin Park Zoo has the cure for cabin fever during long New England winters, so hold off on hibernating, because they’ve got plenty of amazing animals that don’t!
Stone Zoo Winter Activities and ExhibitsStoneham, $$
Tue, October 1, 2019  -  Mon, April 1, 2019   
Stone Zoo has the cure for cabin fever during long New England winters, so hold off on hibernating, because we’ve got plenty of amazing animals that don’t!
HUBweek Boston Fall Festival 2019Boston, Free
Tue, October 1, 2019  -  Thu, October 3, 2019   
Curious about the future? Join us at HUBweek to explore the future being built in Boston at the intersections of art, science, and technology. Filled with 80 shipping containers and 6 geodesic domes, The HUB will feature a multi-day ideas festival, live arts...
Hanson's Haunted HayrideFramingham
Tue, October 1, 2019  -  Thu, October 31, 2019   
For lovers of Halloween everywhere - Hanson's Haunted Hayride has been a local tradition since 1993! Join us Every FRIDAY and SATURDAY night in the month of OCTOBER from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.
TimberNook Central MA: Launch Event Day 2 / Ages 1.5 - 4 yrsBoylston, $
Tue, October 1, 2019  -  Tue, October 1, 2019   
TimberNook Central MA is launching brand new nature programming for kids designed to inspire creative and imaginative play through grand play schemes with peers such as creating a nature kitchen and building forts.
Piano Masters Series: Phillip BushBack Bay, $
Tue, October 1, 2019  -  Tue, October 1, 2019   
Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s 2019–2020 Piano Masters Series kicks off with acclaimed American pianist Phillip Bush. Bush’s fascinating all-American program, 'PianoUSA1919,' is anchored by Charles Ives’s monumental “Concord” Sonata.
Sensory-Friendly Afternoon at Discovery MuseumActon, Free
Tue, October 1, 2019  -  Tue, October 1, 2019   
Explore Discovery Museum and Discovery Woods for free during Sensory-Friendly Afternoon when the museum is open to the public, but group visits and birthday parties are not scheduled to avoid crowding.
Indonesian Cultural Night: LegendaBack Bay, $
Wed, October 2, 2019   
This concert showcases the traditional arts of Indonesia, featuring the Berklee Indonesian Ensemble, a full choir, and dancers. The Berklee Indonesian Ensemble plays a wide variety of Indonesian music.
TimberNook Central MA: Launch Event Day 3: Ages 4-12Boylston, $
Wed, October 2, 2019  -  Wed, October 2, 2019   
TimberNook Central MA is launching brand new nature programming designed to get kids outside playing creatively and imaginatively with their peers through grand play schemes that require problem solving, and team work.
Digi.City Connects: Cambridge/Kendall SquareCambridge, Free
Wed, October 2, 2019  -  Wed, October 2, 2019   
FREE lunchtime panel event sponsored by Digi.City and the Kendall Square Association that will feature Cambridge’s leading role to adapt Smart City technologies.
Backyard and Beyond: Leaf ArtActon, $$
Wed, October 2, 2019  -  Wed, October 2, 2019   
We will collect colorful leaves that we find throughout Discovery Woods and use them to make a suncatcher, a painted leaf print, or a textured leaf rubbing. You can decide how to use your leaves!
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Jack-O-Lantern Halloween Spectacular:Roger Williams Zoo 2019Rhode Island, $$
Thu, October 3, 2019  -  Sun, November 3, 2019   
The now-famous Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular returns to Roger Williams Park Zoo with all the “gourd-ly” grandeur that visitors have come to expect. See thousands of illuminated pumpkins on display in a woodland setting,...
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo 2019Rhode Island
Thu, October 3, 2019  -  Sun, November 3, 2019   
The nationally acclaimed Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular presented by Citizens Bank at Roger Williams Park Zoo. Over 5000 pumpkins will light up the Zoo’s Wetlands Trail each night.
Disney's The Lion KingBoston, $$$
Thu, October 3, 2019  -  Sun, October 27, 2019   
A lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning 1994 Disney film, The Lion King is the story of a young lion prince living in the flourishing African Pride Lands.
Free First Thursday - OctoberFitchburg, Free
Thu, October 3, 2019  -  Thu, October 3, 2019   
Explore the galleries at night and see them in a different light. Enjoy free admission and exhibition tours. Each month features a special activity or event. Shop at the Fitchburg Farmers Market starting in November.
Men of Boston Cook for Women's HealthDorchester, $$
Thu, October 3, 2019  -  Thu, October 3, 2019   
Since 1995, Men of Boston Cook for Women’s Health has raised over $3 million to combat women’s health disparities such as breast cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and HIV/AIDS for over 10,000 women in Dorchester.
Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music SymposiumBack Bay, $
Thu, October 3, 2019   
Join us for the 13th annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium and its featured topic, Deal or No Deal? Record Label Politics, Practices and Culture, featuring a special keynote from Kevin Liles.
The Unseen World: Using Remote Cameras to Discover WildlifeMilton, $
Thu, October 3, 2019  -  Thu, October 3, 2019   
Remote “trail” cameras that snap a picture or record video are now relatively inexpensive. Find out how you can document the unseen world of your own backyard!
Homemade Playdough Fun 10-11am in Natick (not the mall)Natick, $
Thu, October 3, 2019   
Come make and play with playdough! We'll be making lots of playdough using fun colors, spices, sparkles, and our hands! Make it, play with it, take it home!
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Topsfield Fair 2019Topsfield, $$
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Mon, October 14, 2019   
Enjoy America's oldest and finest agricultural fair w/ New England‘s largest carnival midway, cool demos, (ranging from beekeeping to miniature trains), a Grange Museum, pumpkin weigh-offs, live entertainment and the...
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Common Threads: Weaving Stories Across TimeBoston, $$
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Sun, January 13, 2019   
Common Threads: Weaving Stories Across Time features the work of contemporary artists, many of whom have been Artists-in-Residence at the Gardner.
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Not So Spooky Halloween at Edaville Family Theme ParkCarver, $$
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Sun, October 27, 2019   
Come RIDE, ROAR, and EXPLORE at the exciting world of Edaville! With 3 PARKS IN 1, you can ride through Cran-Central, roar throughout Dino Land, and explore with Thomas & Friends through the magical Island of Sodor!
Bianca Del RioBoston, $$
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Fri, October 4, 2019   
After global sold-out tours, comedy queen and RuPaul’s Drag Race champion Bianca Del Rio announces North American dates for her brand-new comedy show It’s Jester Joke.
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The Tallest Man On EarthBoston, $$
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Fri, October 4, 2019   
In April, The Tallest Man On Earth will release his first album in 4 years. I Love You. It’s A Fever Dream. was written and produced by Kristian Matsson and was recorded in his apartment.
Bianca Del RioBoston, $$
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Fri, October 4, 2019   
Drag queen, and insult comedian Bianca Del Rio is touring across North America and makes a stop in our city! Сoncert audience will see new show program Blame It On Bianca Del Rio!
Sebastian Maniscalco Comedy Show at TD GardenBoston, $$
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Fri, October 4, 2019   
The comedian, actor, and best-selling author Sebastian Maniscalco is giving a concert in our city! Let's face it: in our increasingly tepid, polite, and politically correct culture we need more people like Sebastian Maniscalco.
A Mozart CelebrationBoston
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
A Mozart Celebration held at Boston Symphony Hall will run on two separate days. The first day will be Friday October 4th at 7:30pm and then Sunday October 6th at 3:00pm
BMOP Celebrates the Jazz Age of the 1920sSouth End
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Fri, October 4, 2019   
The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation’s premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, begins its 24th season with a nod to the Jazz Age of the 1920s.
Greenway Week Celebration: 10 Year AnniversaryBoston, Free
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Thu, October 10, 2019   
Join us this October 4-10 for a week of celebration and reflection! Enjoy three free dance performances at the Rings Fountain; the lighting of neighboring buildings green, the Conservancy’s largest hosted food truck festival on Saturday, October 5, and a day of free rides...
Wine and Wishes (Adults)Boston, $$
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Fri, October 4, 2019   
Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island (www.massri.wish.org) presents the 7th Annual Wine and Wishes event for Boston-area professionals at Boston’s hot-spot, City Winery Boston (80 Beverly Street) on Friday, October 4, 2019, from 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Avedis Zildjian Artist-in-Residence Culminating Concert with Zach DanzigerBack Bay, $
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Fri, October 4, 2019   
Don’t miss the culminating concert of the Avedis Zildjian artist-in-residence program, featuring drummer Zach Danziger. Danziger has recorded in a wide variety of musical genres with highly acclaimed musicians.
Festival of Ozz (Adults)Beverly, $$
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Fri, October 4, 2019   
Celebrating 50 years of Black Sabbath and Ozzy – wo legendary bands, one legendary singer re-create the sound and experience of heavy metal legend, Ozzy Osbourne for one unforgettable night.
Discovery Museum Free Admission First FridayActon, Free
Fri, October 4, 2019  -  Fri, October 4, 2019   
Join us with free admission from 4:30pm to 8:00pm and explore the Discovery Museum at night on the first Friday of every month! Non-perishable food donations for local food pantries are appreciated.
Dover NH Apple Harvest DayNew Hampshire, Free
Sat, October 5, 2019   
Dover's annual fall event kicks off with a pancake breakfast. The rest of the day features crafters, entertainment, food vendors, a petting zoo, musical performances, family activities, a pie-baking contest, and more!
10th Annual 5K4Kids Run/WalkFramingham, $
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
Join us for the 5K4Kids Run/Walk and FREE Halloween Festival on Oct. 5! The 5k4Kids features a timed race, food, games, $5KGetaway raffle and more!
Maynard FestMaynard, Free
Sat, October 5, 2019   
Dozens of sidewalk sales, over 100 vendors and free family entertainment. It is sure to please both young and old, including free children's events such as the trackless train ride.
Choate Island Day - RESCHEDULED TO OCTOBER 5, 2019Ipswich, $
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
On Choate Island Day, Trustees will provide boat transportation to Choate Island. They will also offer history talks, children’s treasure hunt, and refreshments. Visitors are encouraged to bring picnic lunches and spend the day.
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Columbus Park Fall FestivalBoston, Free
Sat, October 5, 2019   
Enjoy a day with the family at Christopher Columbus Park on the North End Waterfront. Bring the kids out to the park for an afternoon of games, entertainment, and crafts to celebrate Fall!
Maggie Rogers in ConcertBoston, $$
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
Maggie Rogers will come to the Boch Center Wang Theatre on Saturday, October 5! Acclaimed producer/songwriter/performer Maggie Rogers released her Capitol Records debut album, Heard It In A Past Life, on January 18, 2019.
Nashua Valley Model Railroad Assn “Railfair 2019” Model Train ShowBoxborough, $
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
The Nashua Valley Model Railroad Assn is announcing its 55th annual “Railfair 2019” model train show on October 5-6, 2018. Attractions include: model railroad displays, layouts, exhibits, dealers, children’s depot, & train rides.
Justin Roberts Family ConcertConcord, $$
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
See three-time Grammy-Award nominee and the most successful children’s entertainer Justin Roberts live on Saturday, October 5th at 11:00 am in Concord at the Performing Arts Center.
The Main Event: Annual Gala for the NH Furniture MastersNew Hampshire, $$$
Sat, October 5, 2019   
Join us at the Currier Museum of Art for The Main Event, an evening showcasing the exceptional talent of the NH Furniture Masters! We hope you join us!
The Gore Place Century PartyWaltham, $
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
games, music and activities for all ages including wagon rides, live music by the Riverboat Stompers, archery, lawn games, a self-guided, ground-floor mansion tour and an exhibit by the Waltham Telephone Museum.
The Great Brigham PlaydateBoston, $$
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
Join Brigham and Women's Hospital as we take over the Boston Children’s Museum for an evening of grown-up fun to benefit our youngest patients.
Carousel at the The Paris Cabaret Starline Room Dinner TheatreStoughton, $$
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sun, October 27, 2019   
The Paris Cabaret Starline Room Dinner Theatre in Stoughton presents its Fall production with Carousel. starring 'The Starliners' your singing waitstaff plus other guest artists.
Fall Colors Photography WorkshopNatick, $$
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
Join us in the midst of fall colors as we work with exposure, reflections and other techniques to create dramatic effects with fall foliage at Broadmoor.
Family Harvest Festival at Verrill FarmConcord, $
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
The annual Harvest Festival at Verrill Farm will be Saturday, October 5 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Activities include hay rides, pumpkin picking, games, a petting zoo, pony rides, more.
Free Family Drop-In Art Activity DayConcord, Free
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
Free Drop-In Family Activity Days at The Umbrella Community Arts Center's brand-new classrooms and studios are a great opportunity for families to be creative together!
Longwood Symphony Orchestra Season PremiereBack Bay, $$
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
The Longwood Symphony Orchestra kicks off the 2019-20 concert season at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall with works by Mendelssohn, Peter Maxwell Davies, and Brahms.
Hub New Music and Urbanity DanceRoxbury, $
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
Celebrity Series Neighborhood Arts presents Hub New Music contemporary classical music ensemble and Urbanity Dance with choreography by Haley Day in a family friendly collaboration.
Stories in Stone: a Geologic Exploration of Great Blue HillMilton, $
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
If you’d like to uncover the stories of fire, ice, and deep time told by the rocks of Great Blue Hill, join geologist Les Tyrala on a gently paced walk up to the summit.
Sounds of Liberation: Benefit Concert of Sacred Music and Chant for NepalBack Bay, $$$
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
World-renowned artists Krishna Das, Ani Choying Drolma, and Lama Tenzin Sangpo all come together for an evening of Kirtan and Tibetan Buddhist chant and music.
Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter FansBoston, $
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
Follow in the footsteps of young wizards on a scavenger hunt at the Museum of Fine Arts in search of art that echoes the characters, objects and places in the Harry Potter books and movies.
Peace, Love, Music: Mamadou & Duppy ConquerorsBeverly, $$
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
A Celebration of Diversity Through Music. Join us for one night of West African rhythm and Reggae led by two award-winning bands with one purpose – to unite us through music spreading positive vibrations.
Painted Pumpkins & GourdsArlington, $
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
Paint your own mache pumpkin ($15) and a free set of 2 mini mache gourds to create your own decorative autumn centerpiece. Please check the Artbeat website for a photo of this project. http://www.ARTBEATonline.com
Russian Wellness Lecture and nature walkClinton, $
Sat, October 5, 2019  -  Sat, October 5, 2019   
This program is part of our Russian Wellness Series. This three-part fall series will explore various traditions in Russia that promote health, wellness, and longevity.
Immune Deficiency Foundation's Walk for PI EventBoston, Free
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
IDF is pleased to announce that Boston Common will host Annual IDF Walk for Primary Immunodeficiency. The walk will serve as an opportunity to raise funds and awareness for PI.
22nd Annual Step Out for Hospice with Kids Fun RunWoburn
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
1-mile fun run for kids ages 13 and under, 3-mile walk and 5-mile road race benefits VNA Hospice & Palliative Care. Join us after the race for live music, refreshments and more.
Annual ALS & MS Boston Walk for LivingChelsea, $
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
The ninth annual Boston Walk for Living will take place at 10am on Sunday, October 1at 165 Captains Row, Admirals Hill. This 2 mile walk supports individuals and families living with ALS and MS
Hayfest Festival at Jackson HomesteadNewton, Free
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
Come enjoy 19th century crafts at the Jackson Homestead! Learn through hands-on activities how Newton families lived in the 1800s at the HAYFEST Festival!
CF5KCambridge, $
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
CF5K is a race with fun for the entire family. Hosted by Cambridge Friends School, this race includes a Kids Fun Run followed by a 5k run/walk.
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Sci-K Fun RunBoston
Sun, October 6, 2019   
Lace up your running shoes and put on your favorite STEM inspired attire because the Museum of Science is hosting the first-ever Sci-K, a science themed fun run along the Esplanade!
Step Out for HospiceWoburn, $
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
Step Out for Hospice on Sunday, Oct. 6, in Woburn features a 1-Mile Fun Run for kids, a 3-Mile Walk, a 5-Mile Road Race, live music, silent auction, raffle and refreshments.
Fiddlers on the FarmWaltham, $$
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
New England has a great fiddle-music tradition drawing from Celtic, English, French and Scandinavian traditions. Fiddlers on the Farm highlights these deep traditions with performances by some of the region’s finest traditional musicians.
Fall Birding at BroadmoorNatick, $
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
What is going on in the fall with your neighborhood birds? Who is staying and who is going? A great way to get the most out of your fall bird watching.
Autism Speaks Boston WalkBoston, Free
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
Autism Speaks Walk is powered by the love of people with autism and the parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, relatives and the providers who support them.
Fall Bike Tour: Emerald NecklaceBack Bay, $
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Thu, October 6, 2016   
Crisp days and changing foliage beckon! Join the Emerald Necklace Conservancy for a guided, interpretive bike tour from the Back Bay Fens to the Arnold Arboretum, led by a Conservancy docent.
44th Annual Roslindale Day ParadeRoslindale, Free
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
A cherished tradition for over four decades, our annual Roslindale Day Parade is delight for all ages. We invite everybody to join us for this year's celebration on Sunday, October 6th!
46th Annual NRT Harvest and Craft Fair​Easton, $
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
The NRT's Harvest and Craft Fair is the NRT's largest fundraiser of the year! Your support at the fair makes a difference in your community!
Apple Harvest RunWest Newbury, $
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
Family-friendly autumn race, with activities, food, drink and entertainment on the beautiful North Shore! Kids' Fun Run, 5k and 5 mile routes. Register at appleharvestrun.org
The 8-Bit Big BandBack Bay, $$$
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
The 8-Bit Big Band, a 33-member jazz/pops orchestra created by Charlie Rosen, presents unprecedented “big band” performances of original arrangements of popular video game music.
Boston Conservatory OrchestraCambridge, $
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
The kickoff concert of the 2019–2020 Boston Conservatory Orchestra season features works by the first noted African American woman composer, Florence Price, as well as one of today’s most popular young composers, Mason Bates.
Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center’s 28th Annual Walk Against Domestic ViolenceNewburyport, $
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
During October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center will host its annual Walk Against Domestic Violence on Sunday, October 6th in Newburyport, MA.
Autism Speaks Boston WalkBoston, Free
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
Autism Speaks Walk is powered by the love of people with autism and the parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, relatives and providers who support them. Come join!
FBE Apple RunBelmont, $$
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
The FBE Apple Run 5K and a companion 1 mile run are family friendly and attract a wide-range of athletes in age and ability – from those still in strollers, to teenagers, adults, and seniors!
New England Reptile ExpoManchester-by-the-Sea, $
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
If you like reptiles, or are looking for a scaly new pet, this is the event for you! Come see thousands of live pet reptiles and amphibians on display and for sale as pets.
First Sunday/Drop-In CraftClinton, Free
Sun, October 6, 2019  -  Sun, October 6, 2019   
Enjoy free admission all day, courtesy of the Nypro Foundation, on the first Sunday of every month. Stop in a make a craft, or visit our temporary exhibits and permanent collection!
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Molly of Denali Bookfest at BPL Copley BranchBoston, Free
Sun, October 6, 2019   
Join WGBH at the Boston Public Library in Copley Square for the MOLLY OF DENALI Bookfest! Come test your knowledge of Alaskan animals, take a picture in front of the Denali Trading Post, make a beaded bracelet, see how...
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'Brick or Treat' Halloween Fun at LEGOLAND Discovery CenterSomerville, $$
Mon, October 7, 2019  -  Thu, October 31, 2019   
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...
Discovery Museum Early Intervention GroupsActon, Free
Mon, October 7, 2019  -  Mon, October 7, 2019   
Come for a special morning at the Museum with Early Intervention groups and other families with similar needs while we are closed to the general public.
Incubus Concert at Boch CenterBoston, $$$
Tue, October 8, 2019  -  Tue, October 8, 2019   
Having sold more than 23 million albums to date, award winning band INCUBUS has announced today they will be hitting the road to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their platinum selling album Make Yourself.
O'Carolan EtceteraWaltham, $$$
Tue, October 8, 2019  -  Tue, October 8, 2019   
The trio O’Carolan Etcetera will perform a concert in the 1793 Carriage House at Gore Place drawing from English, Irish and North America traditional music.
Walk Together Children- a choral concertQuincy, Free
Tue, October 8, 2019  -  Tue, October 8, 2019   
Two choruses - from Quincy, MA and from Jena Germany- in a joint concert of spirituals and other classical great music. Enjoy live choral singing with the whole family!
Rosh Hashanah Family ServiceWaltham, $$
Wed, October 9, 2019  -  Wed, October 9, 2019   
BJEP: Jewish Sunday School hosts High Holiday family services at Brandeis University that integrate tradition and creativity, and we invite the community to join us.
Yom Kippur Family ServiceWaltham, $$
Wed, October 9, 2019  -  Wed, October 9, 2019   
BJEP: Jewish Sunday School hosts High Holiday family services at Brandeis University that integrate tradition and creativity, and we invite the community to join us.
WilcoBoston, $$
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Fri, October 11, 2019   
Wilco will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage October 10 - 11. The performance is part of the Boch Center’s Folk, Americana & Roots Music Series initiative.
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Chef's Gala Set-UpBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Chef's GalaBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Artisan Taste Set-UpBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Artisan TasteBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival : Food FightBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Brunch BarBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Cider SessionBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
Warner, NH Fall Foliage FestivalNew Hampshire, Free
Fri, October 11, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
Share the natural splendors of NH's vibrant autumn colors while enjoying food, entertainment, carnival rides, and fine crafts along the main streets of Warner.
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Boo at the Buttonwood Park ZooNew Bedford, $
Fri, October 11, 2019  -  Sun, October 27, 2019   
Join us at Boo at the Zoo for an evening of Halloween fun! Climb aboard for a spoooooky wagon ride ($1/ride), train ride ($1/ride) or take a bewitching carousel ride ($2/ride)!
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Milford Pumpkin Festival, NHNew Hampshire, $
Fri, October 11, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
Family Fall Festival in Milford, NH. Featured are some of the largest pumpkins in New Hampshire on display, musicians and entertainers, food, crafts and lots of events for kids.
HONK! Festival 2019Somerville, Free
Fri, October 11, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
HONK! FESTIVAL: Annual festival of activist street bands coming from as far as Paris, Los Alamos, New Orleans, Montreal and Quebec City, to as near as Somerville & Boston. Various musical events scheduled in Somerville, Cambridge, & Boston.
Frightful FridaysWaltham, $$$
Fri, October 11, 2019  -  Fri, October 25, 2019   
October is the perfect time for creepy stories in an old mansion. On Friday, October 11, 18 and 25 at 7:00 and 8:15 p.m., Gore Place will present Frightful Fridays: spooky tales told in the mansion.
A Tribute to the Beatles’ White AlbumBack Bay, $$$
Fri, October 11, 2019  -  Fri, October 11, 2019   
Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to see some of rock’s biggest legends pay homage to one of modern music’s most influential albums.
Ooey Gooey Pumpkin ScienceActon, $
Fri, October 11, 2019  -  Fri, October 11, 2019   
What does the inside of a pumpkin feel like? Find out at our pumpkin exploration station. Be a part of all of ooey gooey fun!
Harvard's Giant Flea MarketHarvard, $
Sat, October 12, 2019   
Each year thousands of bargain-hunters browse through more than 170 booths of antiques, collectibles, and household treasures. Local non-profit organizations sell a variety of foods and drinks. Don’t miss Harvard’s biggest and best event!
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Yarmouth Seaside Festival 2019Yarmouth, Free
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Mon, October 14, 2019   
Enjoy a craft fair of more than 125 crafters from all over the country, food vendors with a fabulous selection of foods to sample, continual musical entertainment, high-quality children’s events, kayak and canoe race,...
Bring your bottles and cans to Stone Zoo!Stoneham, Free
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sat, October 12, 2019   
Have some empty bottles and cans on your hands? Skip the trash barrel and head to Stone Zoo during the Bottle and Can Drive on October 12th!
We Walk to End HomelessnessBeverly, $
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sat, October 12, 2019   
Join us for a 3-mile stroll around scenic Beverly. This is the Fourth Annual Walk to End Homelessness to benefit Family Promise North Shore Boston.
3rd Annual Fall Food FestivalWorcester, $
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sat, October 12, 2019   
The Fall Food Festival will encompass a wide variety of Food Truck Vendors and Event Vendors from all around New England, Beer Garden, Fall Activities, Pumpkin Patch, FREE Bouncy House, Corn Hole, Entertainment & more!
Marc Maron: Stand-up ComedyBoston, $$$
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sat, October 12, 2019   
After recently reaching a landmark one thousand episodes of his hit podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, Marc Maron will take the Boch Center Shubert Theatre stage with his latest hour of stand-up on October 12.
Ray LaMontagne at Boch Center Wang TheatreBoston, $$
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sat, October 12, 2019   
Ray LaMontagne will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre as part of his Just Passing Through tour on October 12. This show will feature special guest Kacy & Clayton.
4th Annual Local Craft Spirit FestivalCambridge, $$
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sat, October 12, 2019   
SBN’s Local Craft Spirits Festival will gather hundreds of local spirits fans to celebrate together with dozens of local vendors and hundreds of products.
Battle for the Airfield – WWII re-enactmentHudson, $$
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Collings Foundation is hosting a WWII re-enactment, historic artifact demonstrations, and all three Museums will be open. Fully restored military equipment of all kinds will be on display and operating in a captivating living history event.
Showcase Cinemas presents “Metropolitan Opera 2019-20 Season: Turandot”Revere, $$
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sat, October 12, 2019   
Celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Metropolitan Opera's Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD at Showcase Cinemas with Turandot this October.
Slime Bash 5: The World's Largest Slime Convention!Connecticut, $$
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
Slime Bash 5, held on Oct 12-13, 2019, is the original and world’s largest slime event, bringing thousands of Slimers from around the world to one place!
48th Annual Harvard Flea Market - Largest Outside Flea Market outside of BostonHarvard, $
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sat, October 12, 2019   
The League of Women Voters and the Harvard Schools Trust are pleased to announce the 48th Annual Harvard Flea Market. Thousands of bargain hunters will descend upon Harvard this Weekend to attend the Flea Market.
Family Owl ProwlMilton, $
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sat, October 12, 2019   
Discover some of the unique adaptations of owls, practice owl calls, and meet some of the museum's resident owls before going on a night hike to search for owls and other nocturnal life.
Watson Adventures’ Witches of Salem Family Scavenger HuntSalem, $
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sat, October 12, 2019   
In the spirit of Halloween, join Watson Adventures on a search for the ghosts and the historic highlights of the bewitching town of Salem on a family scavenger hunt.
Spooky Sand PaintingsArlington, $
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
When we think of Halloween, we think of Jack-o-Lanterns, Haunted Houses, Black Cats, Creepy Spiders, Owls and Dark Twisted Trees… Make a sand painting of any one of these spooky pictures at Artbeat for Halloween.
LEGO (c) ZoneActon, $
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Mon, October 14, 2019   
You bring your imagination and we'll supply the LEGOs. Try one of our fun challenges or just dig in to our collection of LEGO bricks.
Syncopated LadiesBeverly, $$$
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sat, October 12, 2019   
Viral Tap Sensation. Fierce Footwork. Feminine Style. You know Syncopated Ladies from their viral videos with over 50 million views, even Beyonce said: 'They Killed It'.
Bolton 5K FUNdRUN FestivalBolton, Free
Sat, October 12, 2019  -  Sat, October 12, 2019   
5K and kids run, local vendors, food trucks, a huge raffle, backyard farmers, a corn maze and more. All proceeds from the race will benefit the Bolton Community Fund.
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Bethel Music - Victory TourBoston, $$
Sun, October 13, 2019   
For the first time in over a year, Bethel Music is hitting the road to major cities in the western United States for an extended VICTORY Tour.
Pronk! Providence Honk FestRhode Island, Free
Mon, October 14, 2019   
Enjoy a cacophonous street celebration with out of town brass bands! This is a street intervention like no other, with outfits and misfits from Rhode Island and beyond – musicians, artists, activists, makers, and groups from around Providence – taking over South Water...
Opening Our Doors Festival in the Fenway 2019Boston, Free
Mon, October 14, 2019  -  Mon, October 14, 2019   
Discover your inner culture maven at The Fenway Alliance's annual Opening Our Doors in the Fenway Cultural District. Dance, make art, listen to music, and experience the cultural gems of the Fenway for free!
Tour: Historic Gems of the Back Bay FensBack Bay, Free
Mon, October 14, 2019  -  Mon, October 14, 2019   
From foul muddy flats to the parkland of today, the Fens has undergone many transformations in the last 125 years. Join Emerald Necklace docents as they talk and walk the historic landscape.
Marshall Visits Jam TimeNorwood, Free
Mon, October 14, 2019   
Spend Columbus Day at Jam Time enjoying playtime, art activities in the classroom, + a visit from your favorite firefighter pup, Marshall at 10am! Doors open at 9am. Free with playground admission!
Mickey and Minnie Visits Jam TimeMaynard, Free
Mon, October 14, 2019   
Mickey and Minnie Visit Spend Columbus Day at Jam Time enjoying playtime, art activities in the classroom, + a visit from Mickey Mouse and Minnie at 10am! Doors open at 9am. Free with playground admission!
Peppa Pig Visits Jam TimeNatick, Free
Mon, October 14, 2019   
Peppa Pig Visits Jam Time 10/14/2019 Spend Columbus Day at Jam Time enjoying playtime, art activities in the classroom, + a visit from Peppa Pig at 10am! Doors open at 9am. Free with playground admission!
Columbus Day Drop-off ProgramNewton, $$
Mon, October 14, 2019  -  Mon, October 14, 2019   
Looking to get your kiddos outside and active on their days off from school? Join PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration on Columbus Day to dig for worms, identify plants, fly like a bird and so much more!
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The Spongebob MusicalBoston, $$$
Tue, October 15, 2019  -  Sun, October 27, 2019   
Explore the depths of theatrical innovation in THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, 2018 Best Musical winner of the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, where the power of optimism really can save the world.
Screen Time and Young Children WorkshopWellesley, $
Tue, October 15, 2019  -  Tue, October 15, 2019   
Screen Time and Young Children: How to Create a Healthy & Balanced Home in this Digital Age. Parenting workshop hosted at Jammin With You, led by Jennifer Gillette
Close Encounters at Andover Center for History & CultureAndover, $
Wed, October 16, 2019  -  Wed, October 16, 2019   
Get Your Hands on the Past! Join a small group of curious people, don curatorial gloves, and have a close encounter with collection treasures and stories from Andover’s past.
Guitarist Singer-Songwriter ShowcaseBack Bay, $
Wed, October 16, 2019  -  Wed, October 16, 2019   
Presented by the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music and directed by Abigail Aronson Zocher, this showcase features some of the college’s finest guitarist singer-songwriters playing original music in a variety of settings.
Night in BlueBoston, $
Wed, October 16, 2019  -  Wed, October 16, 2019   
Join Commissioner William E. Gross and Boston PAL’s new Executive Director, Karen O’Sullivan, celebrate 30 years of Boston Police Activities League’s service to the community for Night in Blue on Wednesday, October 16.
2019 AREAA National ConventionBoston, $$
Thu, October 17, 2019  -  Sat, October 19, 2019   
Join us for AREAA’s (The Asian Real Estate Association of America) 2019 National Convention to experience three inspiring days focusing on education, networking, and professional development.
Peter Bence ConcertBack Bay, $$
Thu, October 17, 2019  -  Thu, October 17, 2019   
Peter Bence is an internationally acclaimed virtuoso pianist, recording artist, composer, and producer who holds the Guinness World Record for being the “fastest piano player.”
Doggy Days: Howl-o-weenActon, $
Thu, October 17, 2019  -  Thu, October 17, 2019   
Abby the Therapy Dog needs your help deciding what costume she should wear on Halloween. Help her play doggy dress-up, and vote for the costume you think she should wear trick-or-treating!
Make a Mess: Spooky ScienceActon, $
Thu, October 17, 2019  -  Thu, October 17, 2019   
Use a little spooky science to create some strange substances. Whip up a batch of ooey, gooey, glow-in-the-dark slime or sink your hands into some odd oobleck.
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Fall Pumpkin Float Festival at Frog PondBoston, Free
Fri, October 18, 2019   
Fall Pumpkin Float will be held at the Boston Common Frog Pond on Friday, October 18, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hundreds of illuminated jack-o’-lanterns will be floated on the water accompanied by spooky family activities.
Monsterbash!Acton, $
Fri, October 18, 2019  -  Fri, October 18, 2019   
Monsterbash is an annual event geared for elementary school-aged children. Admission is $5 – cash only - at the door, all ages. Costumes recommended but optional. Outdoor event – rain cancels.
Cavalleria Rusticana at the Emerson Colonial TheaterBoston, $$$
Fri, October 18, 2019  -  Fri, October 18, 2019   
Italian Opera coming to Boston for one night only, October 18th @8pm, at the Emerson Colonial Theatre. Live orchestra and actors, touring from Italy and Boston is part of it!
2019 Spaghetti DinnerBack Bay, $$
Fri, October 18, 2019  -  Fri, October 18, 2019   
The Spaghetti Dinner is Women’s Lunch Place’s annual fundraising event. It started as a homemade dinner in the shelter; now it's a charity event raising funds to support the vital services of WLP.
The Town and The City FestivalLowell
Fri, October 18, 2019  -  Tue, October 19, 2010   
Ticket prices and venue locations vary depending on the artists, more information on venues and early bird tickets can be found at https://www.thetownandthecityfestival.com/schedule-2
A Boston Tribute to Cellist Pablo Casals: Cello RecitalBoston, $
Fri, October 18, 2019  -  Fri, October 18, 2019   
This special project celebrates the legacy of the great cellist Pablo Casals and his connections to Boston and Puerto Rico. Featuring Casals’ godson and New England Conservatory string chair Lluís Claret.
Harvard Ballet Company presents: she isCambridge, $
Fri, October 18, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
The Harvard Ballet Company's Fall 2019 production at Farkas Hall centers on the experiences and voices of womxn, inspired by the personal stories and experiences of our members.
MORI After-Dark Lore and Legend: Storied Histories of the SaintsClinton, $$
Fri, October 18, 2019  -  Fri, October 18, 2019   
Join us for an Interactive Tour after dark at the Museum! Ticket includes tour, drinks, and light refreshments. Limited to 13 participants, registration required by Tuesday, October 15.
Sergio Mendes and Bebel Gilberto: 60th Anniversary of Bossa NovaBack Bay, $$
Fri, October 18, 2019  -  Fri, October 18, 2019   
Celebrate 60 years of bossa nova with Bebel Gilberto and Sergio Mendes, one of Brazil's most successful artists and a multiple Grammy-winning producer, composer, keyboardist, and vocalist.
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Head of The Charles Regatta 2019Cambridge, Free
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
Watch rowing teams compete from all over the country and take in the sights of autumn along the banks of the Charles River.
Boston Book Festival 2019Back Bay, Free
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
Join us for a day of: Fascinating Authors, Dynamic Presentations, Cool Programs & Activities for Kids, Workshops and Contests, Historic Copley Square, Live Music, booksellers and signings, Technology and Reading, Good Food and more.
Acton Open StudiosActon, Free
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
Acton Open Studios will be held on October 19-20, 2019, noon to 5 pm. Visitors can see how art is made and chat with artists. Artists will offer work for sale.
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Rockport HarvestfestRockport, Free
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sat, October 19, 2019   
Local food, craft beer, a farmers' market, cooking demos and cookbook signings, nonprofit street fair, live music, scarecrow contest in the quintessential New England coastal village!
Annual Applefest at Wachusett MountainPrinceton, $
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
Our most popular fall festival celebration including over 100 craft exhibitors, a farmers' market, kids entertainment and peak fall foliage viewing from the SkyRide. Also enjoy Oktoberfest themed food specialties and German music.
Hardy School Harvest FestArlington
Sat, October 19, 2019   
Family-friendly outdoor Harvest Festival with games, food, pumpkin sale and more in East Arlington between Cap Sq and the Bike Path.
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Blue Man Group Boston annual Autism-Friendly ShowBoston, $$
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sat, October 19, 2019   
On Sunday, October 19 at 11:00 am Blue Man Group teams up with Autism Speaks to host an autism-friendly performance featuring slight modifications geared towards those affected by autism, including reduced sound and...
Secondary School Fair at Atrium SchoolWatertown, Free
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Fri, October 19, 2018   
Seventh and eighth grade students and their families from Atrium School and the greater community will join us to explore options for Next Schools placement.
Roslindale Open StudiosRoslindale, Free
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
15th annual Roslindale Open Studios featuring arts and crafts from local artisans. Mediums include painting, photography, ceramics, furniture, jewelry, fiber arts and so much more.
Pies on the CommonFramingham, Free
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sat, October 19, 2019   
29th Annual Pies on the Common Craft Show & Pies Sale. Come enjoy a piece of pie or a whole pie. Visit vendors, enjoy lunch, have fun!
Thrills, chills and animals await at Stone Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo!Stoneham
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
Children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals at Stone Zoo. Come during October 19th-20th from 11 AM to 3 PM at Stone Zoo!
Delphi Academy Open HouseMilton, Free
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sat, October 19, 2019   
You are cordially invited to visit Delphi Academy to learn about our hands-on, proficiency-based program and to meet staff, faculty and parents. Light refreshments will be served.
Frida Kahlo Peg DollsArlington, $
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
For all the Frida-fans! Paint your own little “Friducha” on one of our wooden peg dolls - great for budding artists to play pretend or to sit on a desk or shelf for creative inspiration.
Beechwood Knoll Fall FestivalQuincy, $
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sat, October 19, 2019   
The 22nd Annual 'Beechwood Knoll Fall Festival' on 10/19/2019 from 11am-4pm; rain date on 10/26/2019. There will be Busy Bee, Food, Arts & Crafts, Games, Nails, Tattoos and Face Painting, Silent Auctions, Raffles, Pony Rides and Touch-a-Truck.
Ipswich ChowderfestIpswich, $
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sat, October 19, 2019   
Enjoy the annual Ipswich Chowderfest presented by the Ipswich Lion's Club. The event features chowder tastings from acclaimed local restaurants; live music; local crafts & vendors & more.
Especially for Me: Free Visually Impaired Family EveningActon, Free
Sat, October 19, 2019  -  Sat, October 19, 2019   
Join us for a free evening at the museum especially for families experiencing a visual impairment. Play, explore, experiment, and imagine while the museum is closed to the general public.
Jam Time's Halloween Party with VampirinaMaynard, Free
Sat, October 19, 2019   
Jam Time's Halloween Party with Vampirina Come in your costume Trick or treat in the party room Enjoy arts and crafts projects Plus see Vampirina!
FREE Annual Children's Concert - Middlesex Concert BandWakefield, Free
Sun, October 20, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
Join the Middlesex Concert Band as they perform a FREE presentation. MCB’s annual Children’s Concert is coming up!
The BJ Hickman Magic ShowBrookline, $
Sun, October 20, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
The BJ Hickman Magic Show is family entertainment, with fun, audience participation magic, and silliness galore. Get ready for tons of fun, laughter, and amazing magic!
Andover 102Andover, $
Sun, October 20, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
Andover 102 is a decidedly unstuffy introduction to the history of some of Andover's special places! From beaches to boxing and academies to agriculture, Andover's special places have fascinating, interesting, and surprising stories to tell.
A Boston Tribute to Cellist Pablo Casals: Cello OrchestraBoston, Free
Sun, October 20, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
This special project celebrates the legacy of the great cellist Pablo Casals and his connections to Boston and Puerto Rico. An orchestra of 56 cellists share the stage for the first time.
Tour: Hello, Muddy! Along A Restored RiverBack Bay, Free
Sun, October 20, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
After decades spent underground beneath a parking lot, a portion of the Muddy River has been uncovered to see daylight once again. Hear the story of how river and parkland were reclaimed.
The BJ Hickman Magic ShowBrookline, $
Sun, October 20, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
The BJ Hickman Magic Show is family entertainment, with fun, audience participation, magic, and silliness galore.BJ Hickman has been reviewed as “a master of the double-take and one who connects with wonderful audience rapport.”
Parenting Journey Hosts Second Annual Social & Family Justice InstituteBoston, $
Tue, October 22, 2019  -  Tue, October 22, 2019   
The Social & Family Justice Institute is a convening of cross-sector stakeholders and partners to advance an agenda that promotes community, uplifts parents, and cultivates leadership.
Celebrate National Chemistry Week: Marvelous MetalsActon, $
Tue, October 22, 2019  -  Sat, October 26, 2019   
Discover the many wonders of chemistry as we celebrate National Chemistry Week . Join us for fun, hands-on activities around this year’s theme, Marvelous Metals.
Conversation CaféFitchburg
Wed, October 23, 2019  -  Wed, October 23, 2019   
To coincide with their exhibition, Sohier/Hilliard: Our Parents, Ourselves, join professional photographers Sage Sohier and David Hilliard for a[c][d] discussion about their inspirations and techniques. Beverages and snacks provided. Cash bar.
The 23rd Boston International Fine Art ShowBoston, $
Thu, October 24, 2019  -  Sun, October 27, 2019   
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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