Weekend Roundup

FRI-YAY, you guys! If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, this 29-item roundup has you covered!

1. It’s time for Arlington Town Day (Arlington)

2. Drop off outgrown baby and toddler toys, books, and gear at Room to Grow, which supports low-income families with young children, get book donations matched, and meet Curious George (Belmont)

3. Last chance to go on a Swan Boat ride this season (Boston)

4. Red Sox Showcase goes to Faneuil Hall (Boston)

5. Meet some amazing robots, see a 3D printer in action, build and race a model car, create art, and enjoy live performances at the Boston Mini Maker Faire (Boston)

6. Oysterfest celebrates halfway to St. Patrick’s Day with $1 local oysters, a Guinness draft truck, live Irish bands, Celtic dancers, and inflatable Irish pubs (Boston)

7. Rosalita’s Puppets perform at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

8. The Boston Local Food Festival is a free outdoor event featuring chef & DIY demos, a Seafood Throwdown competition, music and performances, a family fun zone, and more (Boston)

9. Rally at the State House to defend DACA (Boston)

10. Support local artists at the United South End Artists 31st Annual Open Studios (Boston)

11. Delight in the fun at Burlington's 19th Annual Municipal Truck Day (Burlington)

12. Attend Greek Fest 2017 (Brookline)

13. Revels RiverSing is a free, magical community celebration of the changing season (Cambridge)

14. Enjoy a fun-filled, Danehy Park Family Day of children's amusement rides, arts and crafts, face painting, live music and roving performers, plus food and T-shirts (Cambridge)

15. Rock out during Festival at the Farm, Powisset Farm’s annual music festival (Canton)

16. Listen, learn, and lift voices at the Boston Area Chantey & Maritime Sing (Charlestown)

17. Head to the party of the year at Nantasket Beach when the 13th Annual Endless Summer Waterfront Festival comes to town (Hull)

18. Take a break to celebrate the season at the Lexington Community Farm Harvest Festival with music, food, vegetable racing, pumpkin painting, PYO adventures, and more (Lexington)

19. Join Drumlin Farm’s Fall Harvest for cooking demonstrations, tastings, a tour of the fields, garden activities, and up-close encounters with animals who love to visit the garden (Lincoln)

20. Don’t miss the fun when CREATICITY: Lowell Art & Makers Festival brings together over 70 artists and makers, live performances and readings, workshops, art walks, and an interactive public art project (Lowell)

21. The 2nd Annual New England Muslim Festival offers live cultural performances, international foods, vendors, children’s activities, and more (Malden)

22. Celebrate the start of a new school year at this Back2School Bash with math, engineering, and art activities, as well as a face painting, prizes, and raffle giveaways (Newton Center)

23. Smolak Farm offers a Children’s Festival with PYO pumpkins, hayrides, hay and corn mazes, face painting, a bouncy house, and many others children’s activities (North Andover)

24. Drumming, pony rides, kids’ activities, 4-H animals, hay rides, and craft demonstrators await at the 41st Annual Corn Festival (Norwell)

25. Stop by the Revere Beach Art Festival (Revere)

26. Learn about Salem’s Black Heritage with this audio tour featuring 25 sites that celebrate the integral role Black residents have played since the town’s founding in 1626 (Salem)

27. Trails and Sails continues with walks, guided hikes, sails, historical tours, boating, and cycling adventures (Salem)

28. It’s PYO adventures, hayrides, pony rides, a hay maze, and other kids’ activities at Shelburne Farm (Stow)

29. Beauty and the Beast returns to the big screen (Various Locations)

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