Weekend Roundup

Friends, I had a bunch of editorial planned this week but it was difficult for me to think beyond Charlottesville (and what that event means bigger picture). If you haven't had a chance to check out this live broadcast (and accompanying resources) yet, I hope you will. Meanwhile, here are 27 events to consider this weekend. 

1. The Discovery Museums host their monthly Especially for Me! Free Evening for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum (Acton)

2. Find all things vintage at the Mill Fest 2017 Vintage Festival (Amesbury)

3. Fight Supremacy! at the Boston Counter-Protest & Resistance Rally (Boston)

4. Take a Wildlife Walk Along the Esplanade (Boston)

5. Attend the West End Children’s Festival (Boston)

6. Science Can DANCE! Math Workshop offers fun, hands-on lessons with sensory-oriented approaches (Boston)

7. Enjoy family-friendly activities at this week’s Greenway Downtown Playdate (Boston)

8. Play Civil War Lawn Games on Georges Island (Boston)

9. Create with stencils, special papers, and artists’ paint markers at ICA’s Make/Made (Boston)

10. Rock Spot partners with USA Climbing and The North Face to offer free climbing (Boston, Dedham)

11. Make and fly a kite at the highest point in Boston Harbor (Boston)

12. Watch Beauty and the Beast under the stars (Boston)

13. The 107th Annual Fisherman’s Feast continues in the North End (Boston)

14. Rosalita’s Puppets perform at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

15. Rock the Fort on Georges Island with Izzy Marcil & Gabby Michelle (Boston)

16. Create Egyptian accessories, play ancient board games, and inscribe clay tablets in an exploration of Ancient Near East arts and culture (Cambridge)

17. Listen, learn, and lift up those voices for a rousing chorus of sea chanteys at the USS Constitution Museum (Charlestown)

18. It’s time for Verrill Farm’s Annual Corn and Tomato Festival (Concord)

19. The North Shore Baby Bash offers a car seat check, kids play area, nursing lounge, photo booth, parents rest area with a cash bar, vendors, and more (Danvers)

20. The Connors Farm Peach Festival features live music, a jumping pillow, farm animals, pony rides, face painting, hay rides, duck races, pedal carts, and, of course, peach desserts, PYO peaches, blueberries, and raspberries (Danvers)

21. Find live music, vendors, artisans, craftspeople, and a Lobster Bake at the Gloucester Waterfront Festival (Gloucester)

22. Enjoy scenic drives and horse-drawn wagon rides during the 9th Annual Living History Event (Hillsborough)

23. The Marshfield Fair features amusement rides, a midway, fair food, and agricultural exhibits, plus a demolition derby and tractor pulls (Marshfield)

24. Laugh along to the hilarious hijinks of Davey the Clown (Roslindale)

25. Take in lots of live performances at the Salem Jazz and Soul Festival (Salem)

26. Have fun with music and fireworks on the beach (Salisbury Beach)

27. A bhangra dance party, Chinese Lion dance, fire throwers, food demos, and more await at Ignite! A Fire and Food Festival (Somerville)

Featured photo by Vince Lee on Unsplash