Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a great week and that your kids are enjoying a smooth back to school re-entry, or are gearing up to go back next week. We've had an amazing wonderful transition -- it really feels like a sweet reward after many years of tough transitions! Now, let's get ready for the holiday weekend. If you're in town, here's a roundup of 20 events, lovingly curated for your consideration. Enjoy and share!

1. A cruise to the Elizabeth Islands, followed by a hike (Barnstable)

2. Take in some fireworks to celebrate Labor Day (Boston)

3. Enjoy the last seasonal jazz concert on the porch at Spectacle Island (Boston)

4. Outdoor games in the park (Cambridge)

5. Free outdoor concert featuring Bread & Puppet Theater (Cambridge)

6. It's the opening weekend of King Richard's Faire! (Carver)

7. Beautiful boats, both new and old, are featured at the Gloucester Schooner Festival (Gloucester)

8. Get close to a calf, tour a milking barn, and take in a cow story at this Mini Moos event (Ipswich)

9. Enjoy a family camp out with tons of great activities available (Ipswich)

10. '70s style camping for the experienced and novice campers (Medfield)

11. A Junk Food Jam with delicious food, a giant slide and other rides, a beer tent (Mendon)

12. The Newburyport Riverfront Music Festival has free, live performances (Newburyport)

13. This PGA Tour championship allows children in free and has many activities just for them (Norton)

14. Take in a fishing clinic and pick up some tips (Royalston)

15. Opening day of the Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, running through November 22 (South Hamilton)

16. Contests, agricultural shows, tractor pulls, and so much more at the Spencer Fair (Spencer)

17. A birthday party for the white-cheeked gibbons at the Stone Zoo (Stoneham)

18. Games, crafts, shows and more from days gone by during Family Fun Days at Old Sturbridge Village (Sturbridge)

19. Pooch-A-Palooza festival features activities and entertainment for dogs and their owners (Topsfield)

20. Vineyard Artisans Labor Day Festival showcases crafters and unique experiences (West Tisbury)

Image credit: Old Sturbridge Village

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