30 Cool Things To Do In September (In Boston & Beyond)

September. I can’t even! On the other hand, I’m really looking forward to not sweating so profusely! But I digress. Enjoy this roundup of 30 cool things to do in September in Boston and beyond – one idea for every day of the month!

September 1: Meet children's book author Josh Funk at Porter Square Books (Cambridge)

September 2: Take the ferry to Georges Island to see Planet of the Grapes (Boston)

September 3: It's the kickoff of the 35th anniversary season of King Richard's Faire (Carver)

September 4: Bring your own equipment or borrow some at Rocky Woods during this Family Fishing Clinic (Medfield)

September 5: The free Bread & Roses Heritage Festival has activities for the whole family and celebrates the arts along with labor and social justice (Lawrence)

September 6: The Brookline Music School heads to The Street for kid-friendly fun (Chestnut Hill)

September 7: It’s Free First Wednesday at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum (Lincoln)

September 8: Try out Vinyl Thursday and listen to a record while doing a fun craft (Boston

September 9: Enjoy a steak feast, killer baked potato bar, and more at this Friday Farm Dinner (Hamilton)

September 10: Assembly Row hosts Riverfest, with live music, free activities, and a fireworks show (Somerville)

September 11: Cambridge Carnival is a free event with a costume parade, delicious food, and multicultural crafts (Cambridge)

September 12: A free program to get toddlers Movin’ & Groovin’ with Phyllis Eidelman (Marblehead)

September 13: Learn about sustainability, farms, food, and more during this Farms & Food Fall Lecture Series (Canton)

September 14: Bring a lunch and enjoy a free performance: Midday Muse with Halau 'O Keikiali'i (Wellesley)

September 15: Enjoy an outdoor story hour and stay for some play time (Walpole)

September 16: There's great food, dancing, activities for children, and more at the Cathedral Greek Festival (Brookline)

September 17: It’s the first annual Autism Weekend at Edaville (Carver)

September 18: The Revels RiverSing features festivities, a parade, and music to bid summer farewell and welcome fall (Cambridge)

September 19: Head to the library for bedtime stories and a seasonal craft (Boston)

September 20: Take a trip back in time on this family-friendly tour of The Old Manse (Concord)

September 21: Fill your day with art and play by participating in the deCordova Museum’s ARTfull Play program (Lincoln)

September 22: The library hosts an information session, Thinking About Private Schools (Boston)

September 23: Opening day of the Play Me, I'm Yours street piano installation (Boston, Cambridge)

September 24: The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival is Boston's biggest block party (Boston)

September 25: Celebrate the New Year by practicing hands-on Tz'ar Ba'alei Chayim, (kindness to animals) (Holliston)

September 26: Dance and sing along at the library (Cambridge)

September 27: Afterschool insect discovery and monarch tagging for the whole family at Allens Pond (Westport)

September 28: This month's Tots @10 brings an Animal Day at Baxter Park (Somerville)

September 29: Enjoy a story hour in the garden at the Stevens-Coolidge Place (North Andover)

September 30: Head to Tully Lake for a Welcome Fire, s'mores, and information about programs (Royalston)