There’s no shortage of opportunity to experience community spirit this weekend. Consider these free, family friendly town festivals: on Saturday, Arlington Town Day (Arlington), Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival - Free Outdoor Festival (Boston; Columbus Avenue site includes a family park), Danehy Park Family Day (Cambridge), Essex County Greenbelt Fall Festival (Essex), Meet Me Downtown Festival of the Arts (Lynn), Fall Family Day Festival (Milton), What the Fluff? (Somerville), and Faire on the Square (Watertown). And through the weekend: Marblehead Fall Festival (Marblehead) and Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival (Shrewsbury).
Image credit: Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival