Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I've got a speaking engagement in DC this morning so I'm going to get right to it. If you're looking for something to do this weekend, check out this roundup of 19 event ideas, lovingly curated for your consideration!

1. The Discovery Museums host their monthly Especially for Me! Free Evening for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum (Acton)

2. Attend Gustafer Yellowgold’s album release party and performance (Arlington)

3. Explore Jewish holidays on a special PJ Pioneers Fall Holiday Treasure Hunt while hiking through Habitat--gather together for a story, then follow clues to collect treasure from four boxes for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, and Simchat Torah (Belmont)

4. Wally comes to Faneuil Hall for a Red Sox Showcase, bringing batting cages, pitching stations, base-stealing contests, giant Jenga, and Red Sox virtual reality (Boston)

5. The South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library presents its annual Fall Fair, a family-friendly event with face-painting, magic, pumpkin-decorating, Corduroy Bear, face painting, balloon making, crafts, and more (Boston)

6. Crabgrass Puppet Theatre presents The Three Little Pigs Build a Better House (Brookline)

7. Visit King Richard’s Faire, New England’s largest and longest-running Renaissance Festival (Carver)

8. It’s hayrides, PYO pumpkins, games, contests, live music, and more when the fields transform into fairgrounds at Verrill Farm’s Harvest Festival (Concord)

9. Build a Sukkah, help with the Fall harvest, learn about honeybees, sing, tell stories, and press cider at Powisset Farm’s Sukkot Festival (Dover)

10. Celebrate autumn in New England at the Fruitland Museum’s Harvest Festival and learn about Native American winter preparations from seasons long ago, visit with local livestock, taste local produce, have your silhouette created by a local artist, and create your very own Farmer Hat or Shaker Bonnet (Harvard)

11. Enjoy the haunted Halloween Haymaze at Wilson Farm (Lexington)

12. The Fall Festival at the Trailside Museum offers live animal presentations, bird banding demonstrations, beekeepers, cider pressing, pond exploration, and more (Milton)

13. The 23rd Annual Paradise City Arts Festival returns with 250 makers of visual art and design from across the country, jazz, and great food (Northampton)

14. Watch Ghostbusters under the stars on the Salem Common (Salem)

15. Don’t miss the fun when Honk!, an annual three-day free festival, brings together brass bands from around the world for a celebration of music, community, and activism (Somerville)

16. Have a bit of spooky fun at Halloween Brick or Treat (Somerville)

17. Chestnut Hill Farm's 3rd Annual Harvest Festival features pumpkin carving and painting, a pie contest, goat milking, face painting, an open barnyard, food, live music, and much more (Southborough)

18. Head to the Topsfield Fair, the country’s oldest agricultural fair, featuring games, rides, and traditional fun like a giant pumpkin weigh-off, monster trucks, and more (Topsfield)

19. The Princess and the Frog returns to the big screen (Various Locations)