Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday and Happy Halloween everyone! I hope you and your kids enjoy the festivities today (and be sure to check out this post on how to handle the Halloween candy craze if things get out of hand!). Meanwhile, enjoy this roundup of 21 weekend events! And one last note, in honor of National Book Lovers Day tomorrow, I'm running a fun little contest on Instagram for a $50 Amazon gift card -- hop over to enter to win!

1. Halloween has one last hurrah. (Acton)

2. Magic show with Rupayan Neogy. (Acton)

3. Frank Zappa meets Pete Seeger! Billy Jonas CD release party. (Arlington)

4. Capitol Square’s Day of the Dead Festival. (Arlington)

5. Join in some artful scarecrow building. (Ashfield)

6. Waffles and wonderment fundraiser for Boston Marathon runners. (Beverly)

7. Happy birthday to Kambiri the gorilla. (Boston)

8. Spend the day watching classic cartoons. (Boston)

9. The Children’s Opera presents The Billy Goats Gruff. (Boston)

10. Infectious, engaging and interactive Tim of Tim and the Space Cadets. (Brookline)

11. The Hard Times of Woody Guthrie puppet show. (Brookline)

12. Create nature collages from all the park has to offer. (Chelsea)

13. Go letterboxing. (Framingham)

14. Learn how to create natural play spaces in small or large backyards. (Lincoln)

15. Wickedly funny day of post Halloween pumpkin disposal. (North Andover)

16. Finish the Fight against cancer 5K. (Somerville)

17. Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos at the chocolate factory. (Somerville)

18. Spend some time learning a historical craft. (Sturbridge)

19. Prepare and eat a meal as early New Englanders did. (Sturbridge)

20. Take a free tour of the ground-floor of the Gore mansion. (Waltham)

21. Ghost stories around the bonfire. (Westport)

Image credit: Smolak Farms

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