Weekend Roundup

Oh my goodness, you guys, this has been the craziest week; I am really looking forward to the weekend. On that, if you're looking for something to do, enjoy this roundup of 22 event ideas, lovingly curated for your consideration.

1. Take part in 6 hours of non-stop stage and street entertainment at the 2017 Allston Village Street Fair Festival (Allston)

2. Help create the world’s largest human peace sign (Boston)

3. Join WBUR and the Boston Children’s Museum for the launch of their new children’s podcast, Circle Round -- listen to stories and engage with the storytellers (Boston)

4. It’s time for the Phantom Gourmet Food Festival (Boston)

5. Partake in German food, Bavarian games, and an outdoor biergarten at Prost! Oktoberfest (Cambridge)

6. The 7th Annual Craft Festival at Fruitlands returns (Harvard)

7. Take a Story Walk with the book Welcome to My Neighborhood: A Barrio ABC  (Jamaica Plain)

8. Support local artists at Jamaica Plain Open Studios (Jamaica Plain)

9. Check out National Alpaca Farm Days (Lunenburg)

10. Mystic River Celebration, a month-long arts festival, kicks off with an afternoon of live music and dance (Medford)

11. Head to the Natick Pow Wow (Natick)

12. The Newtonville Jazz and Street Festival offers music, dance, face painting, touch-a-truck, crafts, and local food (Newtonville)

13. End the summer with a full day of family fun, music, and food the Stevens-Coolidge Place Endless Summer Picnic Concert (North Andover)

14. Attend the Revere Fall Festival on Broadway for street performers, local food, a beer garden, musicians, comedians, and more (Revere)

15. Trails and Sails concludes with walks, guided hikes, sails, historical tours, boating, and cycling adventures (Salem)

16. Experience an autumn biergarten -- enjoy a full day of brew-related and family activities when the Hoppy Fall Festival comes to the Heritage Museums & Gardens, bringing beer tastings from local breweries, home brewing demos, craft beer workshops, and a talk and book signing with Lauren Clark, author of Crafty Bastards, plus food trucks, games, crafts, and more (Sandwich)

17. Fluff Fest draws over 12,000 people to a madcap festival celebrating the 100th anniversary of the invention of fluff (Somerville)

18. Touch-a-Truck, honk a horn, and check out the Roaming Railroad (Wayland)

19. The BIg E celebrates its centennial year (West Springfield)

20. At the I Love Winthrop Art & Music Festival, families can get outside to enjoy live music, local art, delicious food, fitness events, and kid-friendly activities like chalk art, face painting, dunk tanks, a kindness table, and more (Winthrop)

21. Many local museums open their doors for free during the Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! (Various Locations)

22. Mulan returns to the big screen (Various Locations)

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