This Weekend, it’s All About the Boston Suburbs

Aug 15, 2019

Check out these fun family events and activities happening all weekend long!

A great way to explore the Boston suburbs? Live like a local—even if it’s just for the weekend. Check out these events and activities happening this weekend in the Boston suburbs. Looking in other towns? Get in touch and we’ll help you plan!

Chestnut Hill

The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum’s Waterfest is Saturday at 11am. Come out to learn about water quality and conservation through face painting, games, crafts and demos.


Grab a Take-a-Walk backpack from Gore Place and explore its themed landscapes from 12pm-3pm on Saturday for $5 per hour. Each backpack contains unique items to explore the Nature Playscape, Summer STEAM and other kid-friendly areas.


The Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Arts on the Green art-walk and live music event is from 5pm-7pm on Thursday.

South Natick

Visit Lookout Farm any time this weekend for lots of family fun, and don’t miss Curious George Story Time at 12pm, 1pm and 2pm on Saturday or Sunday.


There’s a pig roast at the SKYBOKX 109 Sports Bar from 6pm-10pm. Kids are welcome, and will also enjoy live music.


Combine the best of both worlds—a family-friendly hike and beer tasting during the Family & Friends Sunset Brew Hike on Saturday from 6:30pm-8:30pm. The next day, participate in a family hike at 11am.


It’s Turtle Time! Head to the Mass Audubon Society on Saturday at 10:30am for tons of turtles!


The Water Lantern Festival is at 5pm at Elm Park on Saturday.


Learn about the American Revolution and US history at the Manse House on Friday at 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 3pm.


Kids of all ages will love Free Fun Friday at Fruitlands Museum from 10am-4pm on Friday. On Sunday, visit the Discovery Museum to build unique cup towers.

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