29 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.

1. Watch Toy Story under the stars (Acton)

2. Take a free yoga class at McClennan Park (Arlington)

3. Check out the Boston Women’s Market to support women makers, artists, and entrepreneurs at a family-friendly event (Arlington)

4. Kids participate in art-making activities with local artists and musicians, then learn to dance the flamenco at this week’s free Dabble! Doodle! Dance! Program (Boston)

5. Boston Youth Dance Festival brings together more than 100 youth dancers for performances, to lead classes, and to offer choreography projects at the Children’s Museum (Boston)

6. Head to The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical (Boston)

7. Festival Betances is New England’s longest running Latino cultural celebration (Boston)

8. Watch Incredibles 2 for free outside the Pru at sundown (Boston)

9. Head to JFK Space Fest 2019 for a special commemoration of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing and for an exploration of recent missions and the future of space research (Boston)

10. Science Under the Sun offers pop-up programming like nature play activities, animal and habitat explorations, and community science initiatives at urban beaches (Boston)

11. The Museum of Science offers a plethora of special programs celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing (Boston)

12. It’s time for the Feast of San Rocco in the North End (Boston)

13. Meet the Zookeepers at the Franklin Park Zoo or Stone Zoo (Boston, Stoneham)

14. BeanStock Music Festival offers a sober festival experience featuring bands like The Amy Incident, The Spins, Lily Black, Houston Bernard Band, and Carissa Johnson & the Cure-Alls, along with food trucks, a bounce obstacle course, and more (Braintree)

15. Take in this performance of The Wizard of Oz (Bridgewater)

16. Puppet Showplace Theater stages Cardboard Explosion (Brookline)

17. Lunar Day at the MIT Museum marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with hands-on activities, moon movies, the chance to see a moon rock and numerous Apollo related artifacts, plus enjoy the first-ever opportunity for people outside NASA to see the Apollo Guidance Computer in action (Cambridge)

18. Participate in free, fun family activities like pyramid building, clay tablet inscription, and hieroglyphic decoding during Summer Sundays at Harvard Semitic Museum (Cambridge)

19. Check out Cosmic Origins at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, an exhibit investigating planetary bodies and stars using touchable specimens, colorful visuals, and interactive media (Cambridge)

20. Instrumentalists, singers, dancers, and listeners are welcomed to join this traditional Irish jam session (Cambridge)

21. Enjoy a blueberry pancake breakfast and pie eating contest at Verrill Farm, as well as hayrides and music by the Yankee Stompers (Concord)

22. Neponset RiverFest celebrates the Neponset River and its beautiful parks and pedestrian paths with free canoeing and kayaking, biking, rock wall climbing, soccer demonstrations, a spray deck, fishing clinic, food trucks, live music, environmental and science exhibits, and more (Dorchester)

23. Take a free ASL salsa lesson (Lowell)

24. Stretch and strengthen at this free yoga class (Medford)

25. The Cultural Survival Bazaar features art, crafts, and other ethically made cultural products created by Native artists from around the world (Newburyport)

26. It’s time for the annual Roxbury Rocks Music Festival (Roxbury)

27. Catch Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse on a big screen outdoors (Somerville)

28. Head to the Quonquont Farm Blueberry Fest to sample sweet treats, help select the winner of this year’s Blueberry Bake Off, and learn all about bumblebees and blueberries (Whately)

29. Celebrate Worcester’s contributions to the space race with special space-themed events and activities all around town during Worcester on the Moon (Worcester)