Things To Do This Week In Boston (& Beyond)

Hello friends, I hope you’re having a great weekend! If you’re looking for something to do this week in Boston and beyond, check out this curated roundup of ideas for Monday through Friday! And don’t forget to check out this awesome roundup of holiday craft fairs.


November 13-15: Head to the Holiday Cr[eat]or Market for holiday shopping (Boston)

Through November 30: Embark on a Gnomevember scavenger hunt at Tower Hill Botanic Garden to look for gnomes hiding throughout the property (Boylston)

Through November 30: Check out more than 50 works by New England artists at the Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit (South Hamilton)

Through January 5: The Polar Express™ 4-D Experience returns to the Museum of Science (Boston)

Monday, November 11

Puppet Showplace Theater stages The Perils of Mr. Punch: The Astro-Nut (Brookline)

Patriot Place hosts a Winter Skate Grand Opening Weekend (Foxborough)

Watch awesome skateboarding tricks and learn how science makes them possible, plus challenge your knowledge of physics, gravity, skateboarding, and safety at The Science of Skateboarding (Newton)

Sing, dance, and jam along with Rolie Polie Guacamole (Wayland)

Find a stamp scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, games, puzzles, and more at the Spellman Museum of Stamps (Weston)

Tuesday, November 12

Make a Veteran’s Day Craft to take home (Bedford)

Take a Ukulele Class for Kids (Boston)

Join this Knitting and Storytelling circle led by a local 8th grader to knit squares for Project Linus, a nonprofit organization that delivers blankets to sick children in local hospitals (Concord)

Enjoy farm stories, crafts, snacks, and outdoor exploration during Book Bug: Farm Fun for Little Ones (Southborough)

Wednesday, November 13

Join an Ornament Making Workshop (Boston)

Paint a buoy for the Lobster Trap Tree (Marblehead)

Get outside for a Parents and Tots Nature Walk (Norwell)

Leopard Learns a Lesson at this Puppet Palooza 2019 performance (Somerville)

Thursday, November 14

Learn to answer the questions our kids ask that make us uncomfortable at this “What Do I Say” talk by early childhood expert Robin Einzig (Arlington)

Teens can take part in a Poetry/Hip Hop Storytelling program that includes writing activities, videos, class discussion, and free snacks, drinks, and notebooks (Boston)

Come on an adventure to build and program functional LEGO® robots at Space Wars Robotics, inspired by Star Wars® and space travel (Boston)

Take an Infant Massage Workshop (Scituate)

Friday, November 15

The Kidz Bop World Tour comes to town (Boston)

Watch a Wheelock Family Theatre production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka (Boston)

Discover a beautiful wonderland of snow-themed glass and find gorgeous hand-blown ornaments at the 10th Annual Glassblowers’ Christmas (Sandwich)

The Boston International Kids Film Festival begins (Somerville)

Head to the Sudbury Holiday Market (Sudbury)

Check out the Sleigh Bell Artisan Fair (Wenham)