25 Things To Do This Weekend In Boston (& Beyond)

Hello friends, I hope you’re having a great week! If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, here’s a great roundup of weekend events in Boston and beyond for you to consider! As always, events are ordered alphabetically by city/town. And also, don’t forget to check out these amazing roundups for fall festivals and 44 holiday craft fairs, and this calendar roundup of 30 cool things to do in November!

1. Take in a performance of Rumplestiltskin (Beverly)

2. Don’t miss this Holiday Craft Market (Beverly)

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

4. Go to the Boston Christmas Festival for more than 350 pop up shops by American artisans (Boston)

5. Take a Veterans Day Cruise to Georges Island to explore, enjoy family activities, and attend a flag raising ceremony--free for veterans and military and up to three guests (Boston)

6. The Polar Express™ 4-D Experience returns to the Museum of Science (Boston)

7. Watch Baby Shark Live! (Boston)

8. The BYSO presents Peter and the Wolf (Boston)

9. This weekend is the last chance to explore the Enchanted Garden at Tower Hill Botanic Garden and find fairies, elves, and gnomes, plus have fun with fairy house building, scavenger hunts, dress ups, potion brewing, and more (Boylston)

10. Embark on a Gnomevember scavenger hunt at Tower Hill Botanic Garden to look for gnomes hiding throughout the property (Boylston)

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

12. Hogwarts at the Library offers an exciting adventure through magical shops and wizardly activities (Brookline)

13. Bonaparté performs his entertaining magic act (Brookline)

14. Head to the USS Constitution for a Sensory-Friendly Sunday (Charlestown)

15. Make progress on your holiday shopping list and make a difference at the Franklin Craft Fair & Food Pantry Collection (Franklin)

16. Families with school-aged children visit the Cape Ann Museum free for special Veterans Day events like writing letters to soldiers and completing Winslow Homer inspired watercolor seascapes to share with people stationed overseas (Gloucester)

17. It’s a Neighborhood Toy Store Day with crafts, games, gift bags, prizes, and more (Jamaica Plain)

18. Harvest Fest at Wilson Farm includes a Master Chef Demo as well as bakery, cheese, and other product samples (Lexington)

19. Visit beaver sites, discover what life is like for these critters, see if you can spot a few, and learn to recognize signs that Busy Beavers have been by (Natick)

20. Take part in a 3 Community Family Dance for Joy and try out BollyX Bollywood Dance, Zumba, and more, plus join The Natick Drum Circle for percussion play and feast on a delicious potluck snack spread (Natick)

21. Get holiday shopping done at the Frosty Village Craft Fair (Plymouth)

22. Enjoy a Holiday Shopping Expo (Quincy)

23. Support local artists and crafters at the Rehoboth Artisans Show (Rehoboth)

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

25. The Greater Lowell Technical Parent Organization Holiday Fair takes place (Tyngsboro)