30 Cool Things To Do In September

Oh hello, SEPTEMBER! I still can't quite wrap my head around the fact that summer is over but here we are. Grab your calendar and map out some fun events for September in Boston and beyond. This list offers one idea for each day of the month!

September 1: Campfire Festival returns to Club Passim (Cambridge)

September 2: It’s the last chance to take a swan boat ride this year (Boston)

September 3: Take a free family yoga class (Chestnut Hill)

September 4: Head outdoors for a Parent and Tots Nature Walk (Norwell)

September 5: Thursdays on the Lawn comes to an end for the season with a final night of live music, food trucks, kids’ activities, and more (Jamaica Plain)

September 6: Watch Lego Movie 2: The Second Part under the stars (Boston)

September 7: It’s time for the Natick Days Community Festival (Natick)

September 8: Cambridge Carnival International is a celebration rooted in African traditions and featuring live music, delicious food, and crafts from around the world, plus a grand costume parade of revelers dancing through the streets in handmade costumes (Cambridge)

September 9: Check out more than 50 works by New England artists at the Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit (South Hamilton)

September 10: Food Truck Tuesday delivers tasty eats, live music, and fun activities and games (Hanover)

September 11: Sing along with Matt Heaton at Henry Bear’s Park (Brookline)

September 12: Take a sunset yoga class at Drumlin Farm (Lincoln)

September 13: Explore the night sky during Astronomy After Hours at the Museum of Science (Boston)

September 14: Watch cooking demonstrations, enjoy delicious tastings, make herb butter, explore the garden, and have a close-up encounter with animals that love to visit the garden at the Drumlin Farm Fall Harvest Celebration (Lincoln)

September 15: The Boston Local Food Festival features local produce and fresh seafood to celebrate Autumn (Boston)

September 16: Take a free Boston Lighthouse Sunset Cruise (Boston)

September 17: Go on a free, one-hour guided hike created for traveling with babies and toddlers (Milton)

September 18: Work up a sweat at this Afrobeat Fit Sweat Pop Up (Boston)

September 19: Explore the Enchanted Garden at Tower Hill Botanic Garden and look for fairies, elves, gnomes, fairy house building, scavenger hunts, dress ups, potion brewing, and more (Boylston)

September 20: Greek Fest offers up music, dancing, face painting, and of course, lots of delicious food (Brookline)

September 21: It’s time for What the Fluff? in Union Square (Somerville)

September 22: Trails & Sails kicks off two weekends full of mostly free walks, guided hikes, historical tours, boating, paddling, and cycling adventures (Salem)

September 23: Fall Festival at Newton Community Farm means music, food, activities, and fun (Newton)

September 24: Craft a mini banjo (Burlington)

September 25: Stop by Weir River Farm for a Barnyard Story Hour (Hingham)

September 26: Take A Journey to Mongolia to learn about conservation challenges in its endangered ecosystems, an old culture that is changing quickly, and about its very special horses (Somerville)

September 27: Pitch in to clean up the environment at the 23rd Annual Source to Sea Cleanup (Greenfield)

September 28: Get free admission at this month’s ICA Play Date: Handmade Moments (Boston)

September 29: Find family fun on the farm with Barktober Fest, including dog- and kid-friendly games and activities, food, drinks, and more (Winchester)

September 30: Create Sensory Art (Charlestown)