Weekly Blueprint

Happy Sunday, everyone -- I hope you're enjoying a fantastic weekend! I'm so happy right now... the girls and I just returned from a wonderful visit to see my sister and her family on the Cape. We cooled off in the water (and I watched Laurel fly from a rope!), cycled many miles, played, and just generally had an awesome time together. Meanwhile, I have a few quiet moments here and wanted to share the Weekly Blueprint early. Enjoy this roundup of 49 event options!

July 13: Tour a gorgeous Portuguese sailing ship (Boston)

July 13: Free outdoor concert featuring Little Groove (Cambridge)

July 13: Come together to build a box village (Easton)

July 13: Join me for a charity event at Alex & Ani (Boston)

July 13: Enjoy a free concert with Todd Thibaud (Somerville)

July 13 - 19: Reagle Music Theatre presents Kiss Me Kate (Waltham)

July 14: Little Groove concert in the park especially for toddlers (Boston)

July 14 - 19: Six-day extravaganza featuring more than 70 acts on three outdoor stages (Boston)

July 14: It’s a Pluto Party over at the Museum of Science (Boston)

July 14: Later in the day, PlutoPalooza is celebrated with a live NASA broadcast from the New Horizons spacecraft (Cambridge)

July 14: Reading of Ballet Swan with author and ballerina Allegra Kent (Cambridge)

July 14: A concert with Stacey Peasley and more fun in the garden (Chestnut Hill)

July 14: Read a book about animal homes and explore some yourself (Topsfield)

July 15: Payson Park Music Festival presents a sunset concert featuring 4Ever Fab (A Beatles Tribute Band) (Belmont)

July 15: Jive McFly performs at the Rose Kennedy Greenway (Boston)

July 15: Free concert in the courtyard with Charles Overton (Boston)

July 15: A free funk/soul concert in the park (Boston)

July 15: Play on the playground, splash, or dance along with The Love Dogs at Emerson Park (Brookline)

July 15: Free outdoor concert featuring The Rhythm Room (Cambridge)

July 15: Free art, snacks, safety show, and trolley park rides (Lowell)

July 15: Boston Landmarks Orchestra presents a free concert, Rhapsody in Green (Boston)

July 15: A free concert in the park (Natick)

July 16: Bring a picnic and dance along with Matt Heaton and the Outside Toys (Arlington)

July 16: A live, acoustic performance by Hayley Sabella (Chestnut Hill)

July 16: Tons of adorable animals at this pop up petting zoo (Easton)

July 16: The theme of tonight’s concert is Dancing Under the Stars at the Fruitlands Museum (Harvard)

July 16: A summer picnic concert with AfterFab at Castle Hill (Ipswich)

July 16: Free art, snacks, Stacey Peasley show, and trolley park rides! (Lowell)

July 16: Enjoy a free concert with Life Electric (Somerville)

July 16: Enjoy a sensory tour of trails and create a nature collage (Topsfield)

July 16: Take in a free concert by Chris & Meredith Thompson at the farm (Winchester)

July 16: Enjoy a free viewing of The Lego Movie at the mansion (Waltham)

July 17: Payson Park Music Festival presents a morning kids concert featuring Karen K and The Jitterbugs (Belmont)

July 17: Always Learning program at the Children’s Museum reduces summer learning loss (Boston)

July 17: Lunchtime concert on the lawn, featuring Animal Flag (Boston)

July 17 - 19: Festival Betances, a Latino cultural celebration, with performances, a parade, and children's activities (Boston)

July 17: Free concert in the courtyard with Women in World Jazz (Boston)

July 17: The Fair Verona Festival features a performance of Romeo & Juliet (Boston)

July 17: Take in a free viewing of African Queen (Boston)

July 17: Enjoy a free outdoor viewing of Big Hero 6 (Boston)

July 17: Relax with an outdoor classic rock concert (Lexington)

July 17: Free Fun Friday at the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston)

July 17: Free Fun Friday at the The Sports Museum (Boston)

July 17: Free Fun Friday at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden (Boylston)

July 17: Free Fun Friday at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum (Brookline)

July 17: Free Fun Friday at the Cape Ann Museum (Gloucester)

July 17: Free Fun Friday at the Children's Museum In Easton (Easton)

July 17: Free Fun Friday at the Fitchburg Art Museum (Fitchburg)

July 17 - 18: The Artbeat arts festival returns (Somerville)

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