30 Cool Things To Do In November (In Boston + Beyond)

Man, November. It’s tomorrow! I’m really not ready to think about holidays so instead, allow me to hook you up with 30 cool things to do in November, one idea for each day of the month.

November 1: Enjoy a free, sensory-friendly afternoon at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

November 2: Join Devorah Heitner, Ph.D., for Raising a Digital Mensch, a conversation about raising children in a digital age (Watertown)

November 3: Begin your day with Mindfulness on the Farm to reduce anxiety, de-stress, and gain focus (Dover)

November 4: Hear from Randy Pierce, the first blind hiker to summit every White Mountain 4,000 footer (Westwood)

November 5: Tutus for Batman explores gender identity and diversity with an afternoon of theater, storytelling, and games for kids (Jamaica Plain)

November 6: View a screening of PROJECT WILD THING to take a look at the increasingly fragile connection between children and nature (Arlington)

November 7: Program and guide robots through a series of fun challenges (Boston)

November 8: Build BIG with Rigamajig planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts, and ropes (North Easton)

November 9: Attend Shakespeare to Hip Hop (Roxbury)

November 10: Become an amateur climate scientist (Acton)

November 11: Make your own rod puppet (Brookline)

November 12: See native animals up close with a trained naturalist from the Blue Hills Trailside Museum (Acton)

November 13: Enjoy Magic by Bonaparté, featuring astounding magic, hilarious comedy, oodles of audience participation, and the appearance of assorted furry and feathered friends (Brookline)

November 14: Celebrate Harry Potter Week and Build a Beast (Dorchester)

November 15: Tinker Tots explores science and engineering through stories and activities (Boston)

November 16: Young wizards create their own wands with paint, rhinestones, and glitter (Dorchester)

November 17: Play veterinarian to Abby the Therapy Dog (Acton)

November 18: Take in a baby-friendly movie at Coolidge Corner Theatre’s Box Office Babies (Brookline)

November 19: Alastair Moock’s Pastures of Plenty returns to Club Passim with a family-friendly show (Cambridge)

November 20: Rock out with Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys (Brookline)

November 21: Blink! is a state-of-the-art, LED light and sound show with over 350,000 LED lights choreographed to the music of the Holiday Pops (Boston)

November 22: Enjoy a Thanksgiving Story Hour and Colonial Craft project (Dover)

November 23: Create a gratitude tree, make leaf inspired table art, and enjoy stories and s’mores around the campfire (Lincoln)

November 24: Join in Sing-a-Long Mary Poppins (Arlington)

November 25: Visit the new “Make Way for Ducklings” exhibit at the MFA (Boston)

November 26: It’s opening weekend of José Matteo’s The Nutcracker (Boston)

November 27: Gardens Aglow transforms 100 acres into a twinkling wonderland with holiday displays, family-friendly activities, marshmallow-roasting, live performances, Santa Claus visits, model trains, and baby animals (Sandwich)

November 28: Take in 38 fanciful trees of all shapes and sizes, decorated with original ornaments inspired by children’s literature at Family Trees: A Celebration of Children’s Literature (Concord)

November 29: On Try-It-Out Tuesday, the Discovery Museums asks visitors to test materials and methods for new program ideas (Acton)

November 30: Tour the Festival of Lights at Edaville (Carver)