Weekend Roundup

Hello everyone, yowza, I am super foggy after the craziness (in an awesome way) of being at the inaugural BE Conference followed by the (less awesome) stress of being stranded in Austin due to Winter Storm Stella. I'm still in catch up mode, so I'll drop the Weekend Roundup right away! Enjoy and share! 

1. Make nature journals then take them along on a walk to document signs of Spring (Acton)

2. Click Clack Surprise, a musical storytelling series, continues (Arlington)

3. Giggle and guffaw when The Jester of Notre Dame performs (Arlington)

4. Attend a free Sign With Your Baby class (Arlington)

5. Boston Children’s Theatre presents Curious George and the Golden Meatball (Beverly)

6. Attend the 110th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Boston)

7. It’s an Egg Storytime (Boston)

8. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Zoo, when the animals receive green-themed enrichment treats (Boston, Stoneham)

9. Travel through time and around the world exploring shadow puppets, stories, and songs (Brookline)

10. Watch Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory on a big screen (Brookline)

11. Check out a variety of preschool options during this Preschool Fair (Concord)

12. Finish off sugaring season at the Flapjack Fling (Ipswich)

13. Explore Jamaica Plain Open Studios and support local artists (Jamaica Plain)

14. Watch maple syrup prepared traditionally, then sample the sweetness at Brookwood Farm’s Maple Sugar Days Festival (Milton)

15. Arlington Children’s Theatre performs Mary Poppins: The Musical (Lexington)

16. Take a Maple Sugaring Tour of Natick Community Organic Farm (Natick)

17. Foggy Mountain Consort performs, mixing old instruments with contemporary ones to share long forgotten songs and romping bluegrass (Newton)

18. Help build a collaborative, community-built ball run (Roslindale)

19. From tap to table, go Maple Sugarin’ at Breakheart Reservation and enjoy a pancake breakfast (Saugus)

20. Travel back in time with costumed characters from colonial times, craft, and enjoy maple treats when Moose Hill hosts its Maple Sugar Festival (Sharon)

21. SYRUP: One Sweet Performing Arts Festival returns (Shelburne Falls)

22. Attend the Maple Syrup Boil Down Festival (Somerville)

23. Chestnut Hill provides crafts, games, and all things maple for Maplefest (Southborough)

24. Maple Days at Old Sturbridge Village take place every weekend in March, with free admission for kids (Sturbridge)

25. Enjoy Tea and Tunes at Gore Place (Waltham)

26 .Wave goodbye to winter and wake up the earth with music, dance, and song at Revels’ Spring Sing (Watertown)

27. More than 50 sugar houses around the state open to the public for tours, tastings, performances, and more during the Massachusetts Maple Weekend (Various Locations)