Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you’re having a great week! Enjoy this roundup of 31 weekend events, lovingly curated for your consideration.

1.  The Discovery Museums host Meet an Archaeologist in honor of Massachusetts Archaeology Month (Acton)

2. The Regent Theatre’s Family Fun Saturdays return with Sammy Snail’s Puppet Pajama Party (Arlington)

3. Celebrate fall at Cushing Square’s Octoberfest (Belmont)

4. Ring in the fall season with a Puppet Showplace Theatre Performance, arts, crafts, and snacks (Boston)

5. It’s not too late to join or support the JDRF One Walk Boston to fight juvenile type 1 diabetes (Boston)

6. Tween girls learn to code at HUBWeek’s Girl Hackathon (Boston)

7. Use LEGOs® to build designs from the next Star Wars film (Boston)

8. Contribute to an ocean-themed glass mosaic mural (Boston)

9. Midnight Zoo partners with Puppet Showplace Theater to surround visitors with never-before-seen creatures from the farthest realms of the imagination (Boston)

10. Join local artists as they transform Franklin Park’s Wilderness Picnic Grove with sculptural installations, music, performance, dance, and food (Boston)

11. Einstein’s Workshop comes to the Boston Children’s Museum for hands-on STEAM fun (Boston)

12. Patients at Boston Children’s Hospital partner with other kids to build the hospital of the future (Boston)

13. Explore design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D programs, various maker projects, and tinkering topics at Idea Hub (Cambridge)

14. Meet Our Favorite Frog, KC McBogg, and check out Edaville’s Pumpkins Aglow (Carver)

15. Run a 5K or join a 1 mile fun run/walk through fields of organic vegetables, flowers, herbs, salt marsh meadows, and shady trails (Cohasset)

16. Take in a free string quartet concert (Dorchester)

17. The Belle Isle Harvest Festival delivers pumpkin decorating, The Creature Teacher with live animals, children’s activities, and live music (East Boston)

18. Check out these Primped Out Pumpkins designed by local artists and cast a vote for the “People’s Preferred Pumpkin” (Lowell)

19. Create paintings with wax at this Make’n’Take Encaustics Monoprints event (Lowell)

20. It’s time for quidditch, scavenger hunts, performances, Shakespeare for Kids, and more at the annual Tufts Community Day (Medford)

21. Go green and enjoy live music and food at the Harvest Your Energy Festival (Medford)

22. Walk along a pumpkin-lit garden trail as local woodland creatures share their stories (North Andover)

23. Enjoy the Heifer Farm Global Festival - dig for potatoes, hop on a hayride to the PYO pumpkin patch, visit the animals, roll beeswax candles, and enjoy a farm-to-table lunch with live music (Rutland)

24. Go on a Zombie Walk (Salem)

25. Enjoy Halloween in Salem without the fright at Professor Wunder’s School of Magic show (Salem)

26. It’s Halloween Brick-or-Treat every weekend this month at LEGOLAND™ (Somerville)

27. Celebrate the end of the Growing Center’s 22nd season at Harvest Fest 2016 with harvest games, cider demonstrations, pumpkin decorating, contests, and family friendly music (Somerville)

28. Sturbridge Village hosts Apple Days each weekend in October (Sturbridge)

29. It’s time for the Topsfield Fair (Topsfield)

30. Enjoy a free presentation of The Motion of Music, a musical celebration for children exploring the ways that music moves us (Wakefield)

31. Celebrate creativity at ArtWeek Boston with events and experiences throughout the state (Various)