Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a fantastic week! Before I hop into the Weekend Roundup, I just wanted to remind you that there are a few hours left to enter to win this gorgeous twin bed + nighstand set, and you'll also want to enter to win this Nikon DSLR kit! And I have a beauty giveaway coming up later today. Crazy fun! And now, if you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, here are 32 options, lovingly curated for your consideration. Enjoy!

1. This Festi-Fall and Craft Fair is a fun way to start your holiday shopping (Allston)

2. On Neighborhood Toy Store Day, kids are welcome to put some of this season's toys to the test at the Toy Test Lab (Arlington)

3. At Baby Brunch, you can enjoy a delicious start to your day and meet other parents of children under a year old (Arlington)

4. Enjoy the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra's performance of Peter and the Wolf (Boston)

5. Shaping the World! is a fun, family-friendly show focused on teachers, there's also an autism and sensory friendly performance (Boston)

6. Children age 3-5 can participate in a gentle introduction to yoga (Boston)

7. Art meets math during the kid-friendly activities at the Plein-Air Art Academy open house (Boston)

8. Innovative Jewish-themed films are screened at the annual Boston Jewish Film Festival (Boston)

9. MasterChef Junior open calls give kids a chance to show off their cooking skills and possibly appear on the television show (Boston)

10. The ski and snowboard expo continues (Boston)

11. Take in a performance of The Three Pigs and Other Tales at the Puppet Showplace Theater (Brookline)

12. Vanessa Trien & The Jumping Monkeys appear at the Coolidge Corner Theatre (Brookline)

13. Meet Santa, donate a gift to Toys for Tots, make an ornament, decorate a cookie, and even more (Burlington)

14. Swing by the Lynch Family Skatepark Ribbon cutting (Cambridge)

15. Learn all about the ice age in this hands-on exploration (Cambridge)

16. A Lisa Loeb show to celebrate her new album, Nursery Rhyme Parade (Cambridge)

17. Explore rocks and minerals, see New England fossils, and have a mineral from your collection identified (Cambridge)

18. Alastair Moock brings his Pastures of Plenty family show to Passim (Cambridge)

19. Masters of Miniature is an exhibition of ship models at the USS Constitution Museum (Charlestown)

20. Experience an Historic Thanksgiving at the Manse using all of your senses (Concord)

21. Santa's Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops, with free gifts, refreshments, crafts, photo opportunities and more (Foxborough)

22. Dig Into Dogtown is a free archaeological event with an artistic twist (Gloucester)

23. Learn how to prepare some no-bake granola bars (Ipswich)

24. Celebrate those who dedicate their lives to land conservation and enjoy a cup of cider as well (Lincoln)

25. Drawing Redefined is the theme of this month's ARTfull Explorations at deCordova (Lincoln)

26. A fun evening with three different groups at All A Capella, presented at the Chevalier Theatre (Medford)

27. Santa returns for photos and wish list recitations at the Natick Mall beginning this weekend (Natick)

28. Little Red's Most Unusual Day is an operatic presentation of the traditional tale (Newton Center)

29. Readers ages 8-12 will love this Reader Extravaganza, where they can enjoy an author panel and get books signed (Plainville)

30. Out of this world fun during LEGO Star Wars Days, with a scavenger hunt, mural build, and more (Somerville)

31. Magic and science converge at Mike the Bubble Man's show (Somerville)

32. Create a mixed-media art project to celebrate the season at the Arsenal (Watertown)

Image credit: Festi-Fall and Craft Fair

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