Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a great week and looking forward to a wonderful weekend! On that note, if you're looking for something to do, here are 24 ideas, lovingly curated for your consideration. Enjoy and share!

1. Take a magical Fall Lantern Walk through Menotomy Rocks Park (Arlington)

2. The Boston International Kids Film Festival features 59 films made for kids and by kids representing 11 countries around the world, plus hands-on filmmaking and media workshops (Arlington, Somerville)

3. Interact with Museum educators as the Museum of Science celebrates Woman and Girls in STEM Month (Boston)

4. The annual Boston Christmas Festival, along with its Gingerbread House Competition, kicks off the holiday shopping season (Boston)

5. Head over to Zoo & Brew for local craft beer and a traveling petting zoo (Boston)

6. Catch this Boston Youth Symphony Performance of Peter and the Wolf (Boston)

7. Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Tales come to life at Puppet Showplace Theater (Brookline)

8. Check out TEDxYouth@BeaconStreet for talks by teen activists, prodigy scientists, and wise advisors (Brookline)

9. Mike the Bubble man brings magic and science to the stage with this interactive show about BUBBLES (Brookline)

10. Work with women engineers to unravel math mysteries and solve intriguing problems at MathMovesU (Buzzards Bay)

11. Girls Day Physics Matters celebrates women in the STEM fields (Cambridge)

12. Savor Mexican hot chocolate and pan de muerto, honor departed loved ones, and participate in a festive evening of music and community at the Peabody Museum’s Día de los Muertos celebration (Cambridge)

13. Say goodbye to the summer in style at the Fruitlands Annual Bonfire with glow sticks, s’mores, and a full moon (Harvard)

14. The Music Man comes to town (Jamaica Plain)

15. Spontaneous Celebrations hosts a Día de los Muertos event (Jamaica Plain)

16. Participate in the 3rd Annual Lexington Family Céilí Irish Barn Dance (Lexington)

17. Explore color, shape, texture, and maybe even a bit of wildlife with the Leaf Man (Milton)

18. Longwood Opera performs Hansel & Gretel (Needham)

19. Jeremy Lyons plays folk ballads, railroad tunes, campfire songs, and more at the Durant-Kenrick House (Newton)

20. It’s time for the Waltham Mills Open Studios (Waltham)

21. Chamber Music MetroWest presents a free All That Jazz: Children’s Concert with time for kids to ask questions and see the instruments up close (Westborough)

22. The UU Church of Weymouth hosts a Fall Festival with an indoor craft fair and outdoor carnival games (Weymouth)

23. Have Cookies and Tea with Clara (Worcester)

24. Kool Smiles partners with Operation Gratitude to donate leftover candy to troops overseas (Various Locations)