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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Welcome Fall! (and my goodness... what a weekend!) I have a feeling that a lot of people were out picking apples and enjoying the great outdoors. This weekend's weather is looking somewhat promising, so here's the latest roundup of family-friendly fun.
Boston Metro
Open Newbury Street 2021 - Boston
One more time! Newbury Street becomes a pedestrian-only walkway, closing to vehicles to allow pedestrians the opportunity use the full width of the street...
Sunday, Sep 26
Newton Girls-Only Flag Football
Girls should be taught there's no field that they don't belong on! We are welcoming female players from all cities and towns to join our girls only flag football based in Newton, MA. Reserve your spot now and get in on the action! Games start September 26!
Revels RiverSing 2021 - Allston
Join us (remotely) for the 18th annual Revels RiverSing: A Free Family Celebration of the Autumnal Equinox. In lieu of gathering at the banks...
Saturday, Sep 25
HP Hood's 175th Anniversary Celebration - Charlestown
Join New England's premier dairy company, Hood, for its 175th anniversary celebration at Hood Park in Charlestown, MA. There will be free food,...
Saturday, Sep 25
What the Fluff? Festival: Onward and Fluffward - Somerville
Celebrate the invention of Marshmallow Fluff right here in its birthplace, Union Square Enjoy live music, a cooking contest, fun for every...
Wednesday, Sep 22 - Sunday, Sep 26
SNEACY Virtual Reality Child Study - Boston
We are seeking 8-10 year old kids for a research study measuring learning through virtual reality. The study involves one virtual session and three lab sessions (1-2 hours each). Participants will exercise on a treadmill and learn lessons using virtual reality technology, as well as respond to scholastic and computer tasks. Participants can earn up to $105. A pre-screening will take place and not all children will qualify for the study. If interested, please email [email protected] or call 617-433-8260.
Annual Dance for World Community Festival - Cambridge
FREE-to-the-Public, the Indoor/Outdoor Event takes place on Massachusetts Avenue between Harvard/Bow Street and Putnam Avenue. Enjoy diverse...
Saturday, Sep 25
Girl Scout In-person Open House for New Families - Boston
Want to learn more about Girl Scouts and how it can impact the girl in your life? Now's your chance to attend our Fall open house in Boston
Saturday, Sep 25
Old School R&B Night at Copley Square - Boston
Dance the night away to R&B classics from the 60s, 70s, and 80s at our inaugural Old School R&B Night Show off your dance moves under the fun...
Thursday, Sep 23
RSM Fall Math Programs Now Enrolling
For over two decades, our award-winning K-12 after-school math program has delivered the best math education in MA. Our unique approach consists of a K-12 curriculum, taught by expert teachers. Math classes now enrolling for the Fall.
Titian: Women, Myth & Power Exhibit - Boston
The Titian is back at the Gardner Museum restored to its original splendor; and all six of Titian's poesie paintings are together for the first time in 440 years! View this special exhibit at eye level now thru Jan 2, 2022.
Be Here Now - Boston
A quirky romantic comedy about a professor of nihilism who experiences joy for the first time, BeHere Now centers around Bari, a misanthrope...
Friday, Sep 24 - Sunday, Oct 17
Afrika Gente with Cornell Coley - Jamaica Plain
Dont miss a performance by Afrika Gente with Cornell Coley to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month Get ready to dance and enjoy an Afro-Latin music...
Saturday, Sep 25
Come Play at The Lawn on D - Boston
Welcome back to The Lawn On D, Boston's most innovative and dynamic outdoor community space in the heart of the thriving Waterfront District. Enjoy live music, backyard games, giant LED powered glow swings and more.
CCCA Fall Arts Festival - Cambridge
Join us for an outdoor celebration of arts and culture for the whole family, featuring interactive performances, workshops, and classes by Cambridge...
Sunday, Sep 26
Samaritans 5K Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention - Brighton
Our annual 2021 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention is taking place at Artesani Park in Brighton, MA. All proceeds help fund Samaritans life...
Saturday, Sep 25
Fall Fun
Apple Picking Near Boston
There is no apple that tastes better than the kind that you pick yourself. Local orchards invite visitors to pick-your-own apples just as the leaves begin to change their hue. Find an orchard near you and start planning a fun fall activity. Call ahead, as some may require reservations.
Corn Mazes Near Boston
Fall is upon us and autumn weather calls for outdoor fun. Here's a great list of Corn Mazes near Boston with cool themes and family friendly activities for all ages to enjoy.
Pumpkin Picking Near Boston
It's a little early, but nothing says Fall like pumpkin picking with the family! Whether you want to carve, paint, display or even eat pumpkins this Fall, there is no shortage of patches to pick from and more picturesque New England landscapes than in the Boston area.
Farms & Petting Zoos within an Hour's Drive of Boston
If you’re looking for some of the best petting zoos and farms to visit within 45-60 minutes of Boston, here are some great options for you and your family to explore! Lots of area farms feature cows, pigs, horses, sheep, goats, chickens and more.
North Suburbs
Tewksbury Fall Harvest Festival - Tewksbury
The Tewksbury Public Events & Celebrations Committee Present's it's Annual Tewksbury Fall Harvest Festival. Fun for all Ages
Sunday, Sep 26
Salem Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival - Salem
Food Truck Festivals of America is bringing the ultimate food truck experience to Salem for a two-day festival that will feature some of the...
Saturday, Sep 25 - Sunday, Sep 26
Mystic River Celebration - Medford
In its 10th year, The Mystic River Celebration is an arts festival in Medford featuring live music, artisans, food vendors, activities for kids...
Saturday, Sep 25
Notch Oktoberfest at Stevens-Coolidge - North Andover
Dust off your lederhosen it's our 3rd annual Oktoberfest at Stevens Coolidge House and Gardens Enjoy classic German fare, desserts, cold session...
Saturday, Sep 25
The 39 Steps - Stoneham
​Take Hitchcocks masterpiece, mix it with a juicy spy novel, and add a dash of Monty Python and youve got The 39 Steps A fast-paced...
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Sep 23 - Oct 10
Harvest and Holly Fair - Wilmington
The Wilmington-Tewksbury United Methodist Women present their Annual Harvest and Holly Fair. Join us Saturday, September 25 from 9am-2pm and...
Saturday, Sep 25
All In Bloom Garden Tours - North Andover
Enter a world of 20th - century country elegance and contemporary garden design all in bloom at Stevens Coolidge House and Gardens. Tours of...
Every Sunday, Sep 5 - Sep 26
Firehouse Cabaret Series presents DECADES - Newburyport
Spanning the gamut of the musical theater canon, this cabaret will feature classic songs from your favorite musicals such as Oklahoma, Pippin,...
Sunday, Sep 26
Boston Wiffle Ball Challenge
Dedicated to helping spinal cord injury survivors and their families live more independent, hopeful lives. Over the past 10 years, with the help...
Thursday, Sep 23
South Suburbs
Quincy ArtsFest 2021 - Quincy
Quincy ArtsFest is one of the finest art shows in Eastern Massachusetts. Live entertainment provides fun all weekend. Activities abound for...
Saturday, Sep 25 - Sunday, Sep 26
Corn Maze at Sauchuk Farm - Middleboro
7 acre Corn Maze, with additional hayrides, cow train rides, corn box, pumpkin patch, face painting, and goat walk. 10 stations in maze lead...
Sat, Sun, Sep 18 - Oct 31
Endless Summer Waterfront Festival - Hull
Come join us as Hull extends summer into September. Live music all day, local restaurants offering their tasiest offerings, artists and vendors...
Saturday, Sep 25
King Richard's Faire 2021 - Carver
Escape YOUR reality at New England's largest and longest-running Renaissance festival nestled in the enchanted woods of Carvershire... one day,...
Sat, Sun, Sep 4 - Oct 24
Hyannis Open Streets 2021 - Hyannis
Open streets initiatives temporarily close streets to automobile traffic, so that people may use them for walking, bicycling, dancing, playing,...
Sunday, Sep 19 - Sunday, Oct 17
Christ Church Yard Sale - Quincy
Christ Church Quincy Indoor/Outdoor Yard Sale, 9/25 at 12 Quincy Avenue, Quincy from 8:30am-1pm. Items for all. Cash only, please. Rain or...
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sep 22 - Sep 25
West Suburbs
Nature: A Walking Play - Harvard
The play Nature, explores humankind's relationship to nature through the eyes of two of Americas greatest environmental voices and friends,...
Friday, Aug 27 - Sunday, Oct 3
Kids MusicFest at NARA Park - Acton
Join us for three amazing national award-winning performers and fun activities at NARA Park in Acton. The theme of the event is Kindness is...
Sunday, Sep 26
50th Sudbury Ancient Fyfe and Drum Muster - Sudbury
Join us for the 50th Sudbury Ancient Fyfe and Drum Muster The 1700s come alive with an encampment, period music, crafts, vendors, demonstrations,...
Saturday, Sep 25
Smokey, Saucy, & Spicy: Adult Cooking Class - Dover
Chef Thi will teach you how to create roasted vegetable tacos with rich smokey rojo sauce, baked stuffed quinoa jalapeno poppers, and hearty...
Thursday, Sep 23
The September Art Exhibit - Wayland
The September Art Exhibit at The W Gallery (57 Andrew Ave, Wayland - across from Russells Garden) will be open for viewing from September 6th...
Sat, Sun, Sep 6 - Oct 2
Fall Fun with JJ from Cocomelon at Jam Time in Norwood - Norwood
Come meet JJ from Cocomelon at Jam Time in Norwood and enjoy a morning of playtime and fall crafts plus hugs, high-fives and pictures with JJ...
Friday, Sep 24
The Play's The Thing - Wayland
Over the course of 6 classes, Veteran actor Chuck Schwager will teach 12 and 13 year old kids the play Julius Caesar culminating in a live performance.
Tuesdays Nov. 9 - Dec. 14 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm.
West Concord Porchfest - Concord
The streets surrounding West Concord Village will fill with music for the second annual West Concord Porchfest on September 25, 2021 from 1-5...
Saturday, Sep 25
Sukkot Songs and Crafts at the JCDS Sukkah - Watertown
Join JCDS, Boston's Jewish Community Day School, for an outdoor afternoon of Sukkot songs, crafts, and balloons at the JCDS sukkah For children...
Thursday, Sep 23
Western Mass
The Big E 2021 - Western Mass
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...
Friday, Sep 17 - Sunday, Oct 3
Belchertown Fair - Western Mass
The Belchertown Fair is a family friendly event held on the common in the middle of the community. It remains free to attendees offering a wide...
Friday, Sep 24 - Sunday, Sep 26
Central Mass
KidsFest: Wachusett Mountain - Princeton
Join Wachusett to celebrate children and their families with two days of music, food, and fun Enjoy tons of interactive games, lively performances...
Saturday, Sep 25 - Sunday, Sep 26
Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival - Central Mass
The Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival is a townwide celebration featuring unique handmade items at the craft fair, a scarecrow contest & display...
Saturday, Sep 25
53rd Annual Memorial Day Weekend Powwow - Central Mass
The 53rd Annual AIS Memorial Day Weekend Powwow features dancing, drumming, kids' events, vendors, crafts, and educational sessions. Overnight...
Saturday, Sep 25
Blacksmith Art & Renaissance Festival - Fitchburg
We love promoting the craft of blacksmithing and the arts for everyone to enjoy Apply to compete or just come for the show We can't wait to...
Saturday, Sep 25
Joyride: Cars in American Art from the Terry and Eva Herndon Collection - Fitchburg
Get ready to rev your engine Cruise on over to Joyride: Cars in American Art from the Terry and Eva Herndon Collection at the Fitchburg Art...
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Sep 25 - Jan 9
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