Hello folks, I hope you're enjoying the gorgeous weather! It's been the perfect weekend for soccer games, yard work, outdoor adventures, and of course welcoming so many athletes and spectators to this beautiful city for the Boston Marathon. I'm sending so many good wishes for this city tomorrow! Meanwhile, enjoy this April vacation mega-roundup, and please come meet me and Gabrielle Blair at Trident Booksellers on Tuesday!
ACTON: An Earth Day celebration.
ARLINGTON: Spectacular art activities this vacation week.
BOSTON: Color in motion at Isabella Gardner Museum.
BOSTON: The 119th Boston Marathon.
BOSTON: School vacation is revolutionary at the Old State House.
BOSTON: Recognizing the 240th anniversary of Paul Revere’s midnight ride all week.
BOSTON: Goodwill projects and crafts, inspired by the early life of Mary Baker Eddy.
BOSTON: The kids get their very own marathon at the museum.
BOSTON: It’s Earth Day at the museum.
BOSTON: The Ecology of Sound live performance by Ricardo Frota.
BOSTON: Music and movement in English and Spanish with Mariana Iranzi.
BOSTON: A wild school vacation week at the zoo.
BOSTON: An Earth Day party for the planet.
BOSTON: Artistic adventures at the MFA.
BOSTON: Come meet me and Design Mom at Trident!
CAMBRIDGE: The 2015 Cambridge Science Festival.
CONCORD: Patriot’s Day reenactments.
CONCORD: FREE drop in family art days.
CONCORD: Special events at Orchard House for Little Women fans.
EASTON: Get your mini makers over to the children’s museum.
GLOUCESTER: A Cape Ann staycation of outdoor adventures.
GROTON: Learn to bike camp for children with special needs.
IPSWICH: Become a farmer for the week.
LEOMINSTER: Celebrate Earth Day and receive your very own tree sapling to plant.
LEXINGTON: Craft workshops and cooking classes.
LEXINGTON: Patriot’s Day reenactments.
LINCOLN: Vacation activities at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum.
NANTUCKET: The Nantucket Daffodil Festival kicks off.
NEWTON: Weaving workshops at the Jackson Homestead and Museum.
PLYMOUTH: Make your own history at Plimoth Plantation.
SALEM: Spread your branches and celebrate the return of spring.
SOMERVILLE: Independent Film Festival Boston.
STONEHAM: Stone Zoo gets wild this week.
STURBRIDGE: School vacation the old fashioned way.
WORCESTER: Build It! For a Greener Tomorrow.
Image credit: Peabody Essex Museum