Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday, everyone, I hope you're having a great week! It's been a crazy whirlwind here, given a couple of days in Chicago followed by the final push towards Laurel's talent show yesterday. I am SO excited for a relaxing weekend! On that, enjoy this roundup of 30 weekend events! And don't forget to enter to win this Nikon DSLR kit and Kate Spade shoulder bag, and also give the Less is More Thanksgiving episode a listen (so many good tips in there)! 

1. Karen K and the Jitterbugs have a concert and food drive at the Regent (Arlington)

2. The Family Folk Chorale puts on a Top 40 sing-a-long on a grand scale (Arlington)

3. Opening day of the Enchanted Village at Jordan’s (Avon)

4. A craft fair with storytelling, puppetry, candle dipping, music, archery and more (Beverly)

5. Free admission at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, with music, art creation, gardening and more (Boston)

6. The official Blink! tree lighting at Faneuil Hall's light and sound show (Boston)

7. An interactive reading of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (Boston)

8. Learn to make a variety of latkes in time for Chanukah (Boston)

9. Sign up to make Literacy Kits during this Family Volunteer Day (Boston)

10. The first Boston Pride game of the season, come out and support the NWHL (Boston)

11. Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Odyssey Opera come together for a Gunther Schuller concert (Boston)

12. A Pre-Turkey Trot along the Neponset Greenway (Boston)

13. Caroling, costumed vendors, and delicious sweets are part of the fun at the Dickens Festival and Holiday Craft Fair (Braintree)

14. Mister G performs at the Coolidge Corner Theatre (Brookline)

15. The Household Items Super Band plays at Story Songs, which includes music, artwork, and more (Brookline)

16. Try your hand at painting a menorah (Brookline)

17. The opening of the spectacular Marine Life exhibition at the Harvard Museum of Natural History (Cambridge)

18. Donate a book to the Catching Joy Children's Book Drive and join the bookmark making workshop (Dedham)

19. Popular kids band Hot Peas 'N Butter performs a fun concert (Lexington)

20. Abra-Kid-Abra features Magician Mike Bent (Natick)

21. There's a menorah workshop at the Home Depot (Natick)

22. A holiday bazaar and book fair featuring local authors (Plainville)

23. The Annual Plymouth Turkey Prep 5K Run and Walk benefits the Plymouth Food Warehouse (Plymouth)

24. The Native Fashion Now exhibit opens at PEM, highlighting contemporary Native American fashion (Salem)

25. Opening day of the Sea Festival of Trees, with indoor ice skating, performances, and lots of fun (Salisbury)

26. Bring your dancing shoes to the Jeff Jam Dance Party at Johnny D's (Somerville)

27. Discover what happens as plants and animals prepare for winter during the Big Woods Hike (Topsfield)

28. A free art and theater program at the Arsenal (Watertown)

29. The Sleigh Bell Artisan Fair continues at the Wenham Museum, with hand-crafted artisanal goods including heirloom silhouettes (Wenham)

30. Take part in the Jingle Bell Run/Walk and help fight arthritis (West Newton)

Image credit: Harvard Museum of Natural History

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