Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone! Today’s Weekend Roundup is sponsored by José Mateo Ballet Theatre in Cambridge (where, incidentally, I saw a beautiful performance last spring!). José Mateo Ballet Theatre is hosting a FREE ballet open house tomorrow (September 17) with trial classes for children ages 3-6 and an Intro to Ballet class for adults! Go get your ballet on! And enjoy this roundup of 30 weekend events, lovingly curated for your consideration!

1. Celebrate International Red Panda Day (Boston)

2. Create a 2030 version of Boston at Family Design Day: LEGO City (Boston)

3. Rock out to OneRepublic, Ingrid Michaelson, and Shaggy at Mixfest (Boston)

4. It’s Wild Weather Weekend at the Boston Museum of Science (Boston)

5. Go for a pony ride, get your face painted, and eat some ice cream on South Street (Boston)

6. Migration Magic teaches about how Massachusetts animals survive the winter (Boston)

7. Join artist Karen Swyers to create a collaborative mural of Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Boston)

8. Celebrate the Dark Knight at Batman Day (Boston)

9. It’s the South Boston Street Festival (Boston)

10. Enjoy a final swan boat ride of the season (Boston)

11. Grab a bite to eat and support sustainability at the Boston Local Food Festival (Boston)

12. The Boxford Apple Festival has been a tradition for over 50 years, and features music, lots of apple treats, children’s activities, and house tours (Boxford)

13. Take in Jack & the Beanstalk at Puppet Showplace Theatre (Brookline)

14. José Mateo Ballet Theatre hosts a FREE ballet open house with trial classes for children ages 3-6 and an Intro to Ballet class for adults (Cambridge)

15. The Revels RiverSing features festivities, a parade, and music to bid summer farewell and welcome fall (Cambridge)

16. Wish Curious George a happy 75th birthday at the Curious George Store and the Cambridge Public Library (Cambridge)

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

18. Partake in a potluck picnic, hayrides, and a walk in the woods at Holly Hill Farm (Cohasset)

19. Check out JP Open Studios (Jamaica Plain)

20. Honor Hispanic Heritage Month with games, crafts, Zumba, dominoes, and local food at the Latin Quarter Fiesta (Jamaica Plain)

21. The deCordova Museum celebrates Dot Day (Lincoln)

22. High school students compete for prizes and enjoy great food and swag at the LexHack Hackathon (Lexington)

23. Pick fresh flowers and craft floral crowns of your own design (North Andover)

24. Check out the Young Artist Show at Quincy ArtsFest (Quincy)

25. Food trucks + craft beers = recipe for awesome (Quincy)

26. Attend the Inaugural Revere Beach Arts Festival (Revere)

27. Trails and Sails offers guided walks and water sports (Salem)

28. Check out a 70 mm showing of Sleeping Beauty (Somerville)

29. Learn to read a map and use a compass with Friends of the Fells (Stoneham)

30. Sip brews among the animals with a wild beer-tasting at the Stone Zoo (Stoneham)