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 23 weekend events in Boston and beyond for you to consider! As always, events are organized alphabetically by city/town of the event.

1. It’s Wizarding Day at the Franklin Park Zoo (Boston)

2. Explore the world of Comics, Heroes, Myths, and Tales at the Boston Children’s Museum (Boston)

3. Enjoy an exciting weekend at the Museum of Science with special programming focused on the Boston Marathon and an exploration of nanotechnology (Boston)

4. Say “Hello Spring” with a day full of fun, including face painting, caterpillar crafts, poetry, watercolor, drawing, sing alongs, hands-on activities, and a parade (Boylston)

5. Head to this Family Fun Fair for games, art, face painting, puppetry, and more (Brookline)

6. Take in a screening of Bee Movie and chat with bee expert Dr. Noah Wilson-Rich about why bees are important, why they are disappearing, and how backyard beekeepers can help save them (Brookline)

7. Word Play takes audiences on an alphabet adventure using clowning and puppetry (Brookline)

8. Mark North Cambridge Family Opera’s 20th anniversary at this production of Space Opera (Cambridge)

9. Explore the amazing world of insects and spiders through hands-on activities at the Harvard Museum of Natural History (Cambridge)

10. Check out this historical reenactment of the fight at Meriam’s Corner (Concord)

11. Support local artists at the Umbrella Community Arts Center Open Studios 2019 (Concord)

12. The Festival of Museums is a one-day celebration of Cape Cod’s museums and galleries with fun, hands-on events and activities aimed at igniting the imagination (Hyannis)

13. Enjoy an afternoon of Fiber Arts Exploration at Drumlin Farm (Lincoln)

14. The Lincoln Minute Men observe the historic capture of Paul Revere with a dramatic retelling of Longfellow’s famous poem and fife and drum music, along with a musket fire salute (Lincoln)

15. Learn more about local artists and their work at the April Open Art Studios at Western Avenue (Lowell)

16. Get ready for Passover with stories from Big Joe the Storyteller, climbing on the playspace “pyramids,” a fun scavenger hunt, and time spent assembling care kits for Family Promise, an organization that helps local homeless families (Natick)

17. Littles will love this Brain Building Literacy Fair, which features a musical performance by Jeannie Mack, face painting, crafts, story time, and a book to take home (Newton)

18. Head to this Easter Egg Hunt at Winslow Farm (Norton)

19. The Revere Spring Carnival features rides, games, food, and a petting zoo (Revere)

20. Celebrate the work of women and gender non-conforming artists at the We Create Festival (Roxbury)

21. The Perkins School for the Blind hosts its annual Beeping Egg Hunt for visually impaired kids (Watertown)

22. This free Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt features 4000 eggs, face painting, bounce houses, music, caricatures, crafts, tasty treats, outdoor games, and more (Watertown)

23. Stop by the Wellesley STEM Expo, a hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math exposition, including a speaker series, hands-on exhibits, workshops, and a student work showcase (Wellesley)