Weekend Roundup

Yay, it's almost weekend! If you're looking for something to do this weekend, here are 30 ideas for you!

1. Fall Foliage Fun Day kicks off leaf peeping season with guided hikes, spectacular views, kite making, lawn games, cider donuts, s’mores, and more (Andover and North Andover)

2. Sing-a-Long with Ed Morgan, the Music Man (Arlington)

3. Attend this International Babywearing Bash (Boston)

4. The John Winthrop School hosts a quintessential Fall Festival Street Fair featuring pony rides, a trackless train, face painting, bubbles, animals, games, live music, bounce houses, treats, and more (Boston)

5. Celebrate local food vendors and farmers at Patios, Parties, People, and...Goats! (Boston)

6. A dozen Berklee College of Music students perform for the animals and guests at Franklin Park Zoo (Boston)

7. Meet the crew who sailed “Old Ironsides” for the first time in 116 years (Boston)

8. Learn from Boston City Archaeologist Joe Bagley, help mend historic ceramic vessels, learn to make arrowheads, and ignite sparks from flint at Boston Beneath Our Feet (Boston)

9. Young engineers will delight at the 53rd Annual Railfair 2017-2 Model Train Show (Boxborough)

10. Follow Lisa the Wise as she ventures into the woods to retrieve fire for her evil stepmother (Brookline)

11. Create ghosts, ghouls, and other spooky crafts (Brookline)

12. Giggle and gasp when juggler and magician Scott Jameson performs (Brookline)

13. Check out this Nature and Art Lab: Lego Critter Creations (Canton)

14. Visit King Richard’s Faire, New England’s largest and longest-running Renaissance Festival (Carver)

15. Support science education by enjoying music, food, fair games, science activities, relay races, and more during the first-ever Duck Dash Race of the Rubber Duckies (Charlestown)

16. The Concord Youth Theatre Teen Company performs The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Concord)

17. Be green this Halloween with a Kids Costume Swap (Dorchester)

18. Second Saturdays are free at the Cape Ann Museum, where families can participate in hands-on activities that delve into the art, history, and culture of the region (Gloucester)

19. Enjoy the haunted Halloween Haymaze at Wilson Farm (Lexington)

20. The Lynnfield Multicultural Festival features a Lion Dance, Israeli Folk Dance, Indian Folk Dance, and other live performances, as well as kids’ activities, food, art-making, and more (Lynnfield)

21. It’s time for Zoo Boo Days at Southwick’s Zoo (Mendon)

22. Go on a mock archaeological dig with the whole family (Newton)

23. Live performances, pumpkin decorating, craft vendors, and amusement rides take over the streets during the Newton Harvest Fair (Newton)

24. Explore Neuroscience for Kids with Stonehill College students (North Easton)

25. Head over to the annual Revere Beach Fall Festival for a 1 Mile Fun Run, Great Pumpkin Dash 5k, fall market, baked goods, pumpkin decorating, and more (Revere)

26. Join the Witches of Salem Family Scavenger Hunt (Salem)

27. Watch Casper under the stars on the Salem Common (Salem)

28. Take in this performance of Kerplunk!, a create-your-own-adventure show where kids in the audience call the shots (Somerville)

29. See who wins the scarecrow contest at Sturbridge’s 27th Annual Harvest Festival, enjoy the food truck festival, and browse through the wares of over 50 local artisans and crafters (Sturbridge)

30. Brave returns to the big screen (Various Locations)

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