Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you are enjoying this week. I am dealing with the plague so I will get right to it with the Weekend Roundup! And be sure to check out these Easter bunny, maple event, and Passover roundups!  

Currently Ongoing

Now through March 18: Be sure to catch The Art of Eric Carle: Night before the exhibition ends (Amherst)

Now through March 24: The USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild and the USS Constitution Museum presents Masters of Miniatures (Charlestown)

Weekends, Now through March 31: See the entire sugar-making process from tap to sugaring off, while costumed historians cook period foods with maple and the potter and cooper craft maple related items during Maple Days at Old Sturbridge Village (Sturbridge)

Weekends, now through April 1: Be sure to visit with the sanctuary animals when you join in the Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Winslow Farm Animal Sanctuary (Norton)

This Weekend Only

1. Attend a performance of Cinderella (Acton)

2. Grind the flour, knead the dough, and bake the matzah in a stone oven at this Model Matzah Bakery event for kids (Arlington)

3. May Erlewine performs with the Family Folk Chorale (Arlington)

4. Make a Leprechaun peg doll luck charm for St. Patrick’s Day (Arlington)

5. Chip-In Farm hosts the Easter Bunny, arts and crafts, and a special scavenger hunt (Bedford)

6. Check out the Boston Flower and Garden Show (Boston)

7. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Zoo and watch the animals in the Tropical Forest receive green-themed treats (Boston)

8. Take a free children’s art class with The Guild of Boston Artists (Boston)

9. Travel through ancient Greece with a contemporary and irreverent retelling of classic Greek myths (Brookline)

10. Attend this Family Opera performance of Weedpatch (Cambridge)

11. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz talks about his first children’s book, Islandborn (Cambridge)

12. Pitch in with farm chores at Drumlin--feed the chickens, collect eggs, and bring hay to the sheep, goats, and cows before enjoying a farm snack (Lincoln)

13. Young birders can see the sky dance of the American Woodcock at twilight (Lincoln)

14. Go see Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Malden)

15. Maynard High School performs The Little Mermaid (Maynard)

16. At Tot Chef: Passover Edition, little ones can create and package a delicious Passover granola (no nuts) to take home and decorate their own chef's apron and hat (Natick)

17. Karen K and the Jitterbugs perform (Natick)

18. Take a Maple Sugaring Tour of Natick Community Organic Farm (Natick)

19. Preschoolers and their grown ups learn to make the popular Israeli breakfast dish, Shakshuka, (a perfect dish for Passover) and learn some new Hebrew words along the way (Newton)

20. Explore the theme of At Home in the Homestead with Carson Ellis’s book Home and a paper bag house craft (Newton)

21. Travel back in time with costumed characters from colonial times, craft, and enjoy maple treats when Moose Hill hosts a series of Maple Sugaring Weekends (Sharon)

22. It’s time for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade (South Boston)

23. Go on a naturalist-guided Sugaring Off Tour, then warm up by the wood stove with hot drinks, hot dogs cooked in maple sap, soups, and sweet treats (Topsfield)

24. Celebrate a change in season with the Revels Spring Sing (Watertown)

25. More than 50 sugar houses around the state open to the public for tours, tastings, performances, and more during Massachusetts Maple Weekend, while dozens of restaurants feature Massachusetts syrup on their menus (Various Locations)

Featured photo by Quentin REY on Unsplash