Events INSIDER: August 19-27, 2013

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Johnny’s Picks
Boston Carnival (Caribbean Festival)
Lots of dancing and visually impacting costumes. There will be Latin music, entertainment and food. Boston Carnival (Caribbean Festival)Various Locations Boston, MA, .
The Big Lebowski Annual Bowling Party
Yes, there’s an actual bowling party and then you view the Big Lebowski. Am I the only one around here who wants to attend? 7pm. The Big Lebowski Annual Bowling PartyCoolidge Corner Theatre Brookline, MA, .
CoFoundersLab Matchmaking Event
At this event, you might find your entrepreneurial significant-other. There will be lots of enthusiastic and skilled people! 6:30pm I will be hosting a ‘mentorship corner’ there for people with questions about running a small business. Hope to see you there! CoFoundersLab Matchmaking EventHarvard I-Lab Allston, MA, .
Swedish Car Day
Are Swedish cars as good as their chefs? Find out at yet another car show on the lawn at the Larz Anderson, Boston’s big wonderful auto museum. 10am-2pm. Swedish Car DayLarz Anderson Museum Brookline, MA, .
Pepperell Boogie – Skydiving Festival
Come for viewing as it may be too busy for jumping. Anyways they will have a Skyvan and possibly an helicopter. Pepperell Boogie - Skydiving FestivalSkydive Pepperell Center Pepperell, MA, .
NERF Sword Games Night
Using NERF foam swords, focus more on the hitting, and less on the acting. 7-9pm. NERF Sword Games NightGuard Up Family Swordsmanship Burlington, MA, .
Wings & Wheels: Cruise-In/Fly-In
Ok, this one has planes and specialty cars… it’s a no brainer! But hey, there will be wood-fired pizza too. Every Thursday 5pm. Wings & Wheels: Cruise-In/Fly-InMinuteman Airfield Stow, MA, .
Waushakum Live Steamers Annual Meet
You get to play with miniature trains, which is cool by itself. Then, you can enjoy a BBQ in the company of friendly people. Waushakum Live Steamers Annual MeetWaushakum Live Steamers, Arthur St Holliston, MA, .
Wolf Hollow – Full Moon Howl
Trust me, this one’s a MUST. You get to ‘meet’ and howl along with real wolves at night. 6pm. Wolf Hollow - Full Moon HowlWolf Hollow Ipswich, MA, .
Marshfield Fair
The summer is full of agricultural festivals, but this one’s quite close to Boston. They’ll have a demolition derby, 2 music tents, a carnival, and a ‘battle of the bands’. My idea: put the bands in the demolition derby cars. Now THAT’s a battle! Marshfield FairMarshfield Fairgrounds, Route 3A at South River St. Marshfield, MA, .
Plymouth Waterfront Festival
It’s a large festival with activities including a carnival, live music, a ducky dash and 2 stages of live entertainment. It’s a good excuse to visit Plimoth Plantation, too! 10:30am-7pm. Plymouth Waterfront FestivalWater & Union Streets Plymouth, MA, .
Open House Pilgrim Aviation
Don’t miss this plane show with helicopter and plane rides. Fly-ins are welcome too! 2013:9:30am-4pm. Open House Pilgrim AviationPlymouth Municipal Airport Plymouth, MA, .
World War II Weekend
More than 50 re-enactors together to celebrate WWII. It’s a fun way of learning some history, on a real battleship! World War II WeekendBattleship Cove Fall River, MA, .
The view of 80 braziers floating on a river is something that can’t be easily ignored. Enjoy the view and have a good time with your friends. 7:30pm. Waterfire Providence, RI, .
Ocean State Summer Pops Orchestra Gala
Ever heard of killing two birds with one stone? This outdoor concert is paired with a buffet. 3pm. Ocean State Summer Pops Orchestra GalaWaterplace Park Restaurant, One Finance Way Providence, RI, .
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Outdoor Series
Arlington Movie Night
I hope the only lightning here is McQueen, from Cars. Enjoy this outdoor movie screening! 8 PM. Light refreshments will be sold. Arlington Movie NightRobbins Farm Park Arlington, MA, .
Intro to Frisbee Golf
This is a good outdoorsy excuse to visit the Boston Harbor islands. Make a Frisbee-in-one! Intro to Frisbee GolfPeddocks Island Boston, MA, .
Kayaking at Spectacle Island
Join one of the free guided tours departing from the island. It’s relaxing and fun! Mon, Tue from 7/8/13 – 8/29/13. Kayaking at Spectacle Island Boston, MA, .
Summer in the City Family shows
The City of Cambridge offers a wide array of FREE, multicultural, interactive arts programs, performances, and activities both day and night. Tu and Th at 10am. Summer in the City Family showsVarious Locations Cambridge, MA, .
Astronomy After Hours
Stay late at the museum, and enjoy the show that millions of stars put together. Every Friday until 11/22. Astronomy After HoursMuseum of Science Boston, MA, .
Summer Music Series in Norman Leventhal Park
Don’t miss this series of outdoor concerts, featuring different artists such as MacWilliams Dixieland Quartet. 12-2pm. Every Tuesday and Thursday. Summer Music Series in Norman Leventhal ParkNorman Leventhal Park, Post Office Square Boston, MA, .
Free outdoor folk dancing
Come learn or practice folk dancing. It’s open to all public! 7:30pm every Tuesday. Free outdoor folk dancingCopley Square Boston, MA, .
Club Passim Summer Concert Series
Free outdoor concerts every Wednesday, featuring Sarah Blacker, Jake Hill and many other local artists. 12-1pm Every Wednesday. Club Passim Summer Concert Series Cambridge, MA, .
Jacob’s Pillow ‘Inside/Out’ Performances
This is a series of performances by emerging and established dance companies in an open amphitheatre. 6:15pm Wednesday to Saturday, every week. Jacob's Pillow 'Inside/Out' Performances Becket, MA, .
Downtown Boston Brass strolling musicians
Watch and listen to 4 friendly musicians as they stroll around Boston! 12-2pm. Every Wednesday and Friday. Downtown Boston Brass strolling musiciansDowntown Crossing Boston, MA, .
WODS Summer Concert Series
Great bands perform at Hatch Shell during summer. Don’t miss this series of outdoor concerts. 7pm Every Wednesday. WODS Summer Concert SeriesHatch Shell, Esplanade Boston, MA, .
Pittsfield 3rd Thursdays
Go to any of the four outdoor stages and enjoy performances b y great local bands! 5-8pm. Pittsfield 3rd ThursdaysNorth Street Pittsfield, MA, .
Downtown Crossing Block Parties
Bring your friends, dance and enjoy the live music in downtown Boston. Don’t let the party stop! 5-8pm Every Thursday. Downtown Crossing Block PartiesDowntown Crossing Boston, MA, .
Longfellow House Family Sundays
Longfellow house has different outdoor activities involving arts. Try the 19Th Century games and riddles! Times vary, but they usually start at noon. Every Sunday. Longfellow House Family SundaysLongfellow House Cambridge, MA, .
Salsa in the Park
This outdoor dancing event occurs every Monday. Come with your friends and discover this spicy dancing style! 7pm. Salsa in the ParkBlackstone Community Center, W. Brookline Street Boston, MA, .
City of Somerville Movie Series
This series of outdoors movies brings back hits from 1993. Don’t forget the popcorn! Every Thursday at dusk. City of Somerville Movie SeriesVarious Parks Somerville, MA, .
WBZ Free Friday Flicks
Outdoor movie screenings at the Hatch Shell. Now that’s cool! 6pm. WBZ Free Friday FlicksHatch Shell, Esplanade Boston, MA, .
Sunday Parkland Games
Find multiple outdoor activities at The Parklands. Basketball, badmington, and even beanbag tossing. Sunday Parkland GamesThe parklands, Memorial Drive Cambridge, MA, .
Mayor Menino’s Movie Night
Activities 7pm, movie starts 8pm. Every Monday and Thursday 8/15. Mayor Menino's Movie NightVarious parks Boston, MA, .
Summer in the City Movies
Enjoy outdoor movie screenings, but not before live entertainment. 7pm performance, then movie. Every Thursday. Summer in the City MoviesVarious Locations Cambridge, MA, .
Also Fun
Museum Free Fun Fridays
A number of local museums and destinations offer free admission, thanks to Highland Street! Every Friday in July and August. Museum Free Fun FridaysAll Over All Over, , .
Boston Restaurant Week – Summer
Try different 3-course lunch options at popular Boston restaurants. Not super fun, but tasty. Boston Restaurant Week - SummerVarious Locations Boston, MA, .
Greenway Truck & Tractor Day
Play around and climb through the vehicles used to maintain the Greenway. Just don’t let them make you do all the hard work. 11am-1pm. Greenway Truck & Tractor DayWharf District Park, Milk Street Boston, MA, .
Beyond the Telescope: The Magnetic Milky Way
This lecture is about our galaxy’s magnetic field. I wonder, will they let us play with their cool telescopes? 7-9pm. Beyond the Telescope: The Magnetic Milky WayMuseum of Science Boston, MA, .
Boston New Technology Meetup
At this free event, you get to learn about new technology developed by the Boston Starttup community. 6-9pm. Boston New Technology MeetupMassChallenge, One Marina Park Drive Boston, MA, .
Labyrinth Walk at Armenian Heritage Park
Join this guided tour trough the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. I suppose it starts at the Labyrinth. 7:30am & 12:30pm. Labyrinth Walk at Armenian Heritage ParkArmenian Heritage Park on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Boston, MA, .
East End House Summer Block Party – Cambridge
At block parties, attendees are usually anything but square. This one has live music, magic shows, food and more! 6-8pm. East End House Summer Block Party - CambridgeEast End House Cambridge, MA, .
Clover Movie night: Ghostbusters
It’s an outdoor movie screening of a classic: Ghostbusters! Bring a blanket to scare others, or just to sit on the lawn. 8-10pm. Clover Movie night: GhostbustersDewey Square Park, Summer Street Boston, MA, .
J’ouvert Cruise
Everyone on this cruise will be wearing a costume and/or mask. Enjoy music, dancing and the rich culture from Trinidad and Tobago. 9pm. J'ouvert Cruise Boston, MA, .
Feast of St. Anthony
Titled an ‘Italian Religious Street Festival’, I get a sense it would be a mistake to attend this unless you were Catholic. I know people don’t like me saying that, but let’s get serious. Nearly every event on this schedule is religious. Feast of St. AnthonyEndicott St Boston, MA, .
The Dock Party
Well, this party will have food, live music and drinks. Not super creative, but you get to enjoy the great view in Boston. 7-10pm. The Dock PartyPiers Park Sailing Center Boston, MA, .
Boston Restaurant Week – Summer
A marketing ploy, a tourist event, what’s the difference? Pay $38 and say, this is your DISCOUNTED dinner? Boston Restaurant Week - SummerVarious Locations Boston, MA, .
Cliff Diving at the Institute for Contemporary Art
These people turn the ICA building into a huge cliff for professional divers to have fun at. I have to say it’s a fun show to watch. 1pm. Cliff Diving at the Institute for Contemporary ArtICA Building Boston, MA, .
Rock & Roll Yard Sale
A lot of locals get together and sell their old vinyls, CDs and even 8-track tapes. If it’s old and has to do with music, it’s probably here. 12pm. Rock & Roll Yard SaleUnion Square Plaza Somerville, MA, .
If These Walls Could Speak
Find re-enactors of the Lexington militia and His Majesty’s 10Th Regiment of Foot. Also, Rangers will be leading tours around the property. 3pm. If These Walls Could SpeakJacob Whittemore House Lexington, MA, .
PINK Party
This party raises awareness of breast cancer. There will be live music and food. Oh, and also a pink bike parade! 2-4pm. PINK PartyWinthrop Street, Harvard Square Cambridge, MA, .
Boston Topless Day Celebration
Everyone should have the right to go topless as they please, right? If you think so, join this celebration for equality. 1pm. Boston Topless Day CelebrationBoyleston St. & Charles St. Boston, MA, .
Middlesex County 4-H Fair
Close to Boston is this small agricultural fair. Some of the cool events are the watermelon and pie eating contests, the rabbit races, and a bear show! Middlesex County 4-H FairWestford Fairgrounds Westford, MA, .
Lake Boon Water Carnival Days
This is mostly beach activities but they have a decorated boat parade on Sunday! Lake Boon Water Carnival DaysLake Boon Drive Stow, MA, .
An Evening with the Egrets of Plum Island
Although it costs $28, if you’re in the area, it must be great to watch the birds as the sun sets. 4-8pm. An Evening with the Egrets of Plum IslandJoppa Flats Education Center Newburyport, MA, .
Antique and Classic Boat Festival
It’s like a car show — you get to meet enthusiasts who own old-timey boats — classic sailboats, powerboats, and hand-powered craft. Antique and Classic Boat FestivalBrewer Hawthorne Cove Marina, Turner Street Salem, MA, .
Roots Rock and Surf Concert
Enjoy the performance of 3 bands at Leominster Elks. It’s a roots rock and surf night! Roots Rock and Surf ConcertLeominster Elks Leominster, MA, .
Moonrise Kayak
Pick a single or double boat and enjoy this evening paddling tour. The view must be lovely! 7pm. Moonrise KayakFelix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary Edgartown, MA, .
Marion Town Block Party
A free event, with live music, crafts, climbing wall, games for kids and even a bonfire. 3-10:30pm. Marion Town Block Party Marion, MA, .
Summer Safari Scavenger Hunt
Test your zoological knowledge and win some cool prizes! There are different categories so that also adults can join the fun! The Southwick Zoo is the largest in New England, with giraffes, chimpanzees, and a lot more. The downside is they are keeping the hours a big secret. Summer Safari Scavenger HuntSouthwick’s Zoo Mendon, MA, .
Worcester Caribbean American Carnival
No need to travel to experience Caribbean fun. This carnival has costumes, dancing, live music and much more! 12pm. Worcester Caribbean American CarnivalInstitute Park, Chandler Street Worcester, MA, .
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
This indoor / outdoor festival draws the best dance performances from around the world. This one will stay around all summer so it’s more like a venue’s performance season. Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Becket, MA, .
Art in the Orchard
This is an outdoor scuplture exhibit, and also poertry readings, moon walks and live music. Opens on 8/10 to coincide with the Easthampton Second Saturday Art Walk and will end on 10/31. Art in the OrchardPark Hill Orchard Easthampton, MA, .
Red Fire Farm Tomato Festival
This one-food festival comes with a road race, live music, and homey workshops. I guess there is no tomato throwing, right? 10am-3:30pm Rain or shine. Red Fire Farm Tomato FestivalRed fire Farm Granby, MA, .
Eastern Massachusetts Rhythm Festival
Boom boom boom! Come to River Bend Farm and jam to the beat of drum enthusiasts. You’ll find poi spinners and lots of drums, of course. 11am-7pm. Eastern Massachusetts Rhythm FestivalRiver Bend Farm Uxbridge, MA, .
Cummington Fair
A fair with multiple classic contests. Find a lumberjack championship, demolition derby and tractor & truck pulls. They will also have a Johnny Cash tribute band! Cummington FairCummington Fairgrounds Cummington, MA, .
Hoosic River Ride
This one’s way out west, but hey — stop by the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA)! It looks like this is a series of self-guided nature bike tours. Hoosic River RideWilliamstown Youth Center Williamstown, MA, .
Sailor Songs & Shanties with Michael Goddard
This is a maritime musical performance where people get to sing the loud and funny choruses. 7pm Repeats on 7/31, 8/7, 8/21. Sailor Songs & Shanties with Michael GoddardCape Cod Museum of Natural History Brewster, MA, .
Kayak Trip
Relax and paddle around in Pleasant Bay. This is a guided tour, led by a professional. 9am. Kayak TripPleasant Bay Orleans, MA, .
Sunset Stroll
Walking around Wellfleet Bay is much much better at sunset. Less people, less sunlight, more wildlife! Sunset StrollWellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary South Wellfleet, MA, .
Provincetown Jazz Festival
This music festival has some famous figures as part of the lineup. Each concert costs $25, though. Anyways, it’s a good excuse to visit Cape Cod. Provincetown Jazz FestivalVarious Locations Provincetown, MA, .
Carnival Week
It’s carnival week in P-town! There will be dance parties, cruises, vendor fairs, and a costume party! Carnival WeekVarios Locations Provincetown, MA, .
Evening Canoe Trip – Full Moon
And another canoe trip at night. Lovely, I’m sure. 7-9:30pm. Evening Canoe Trip - Full MoonWellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Rte. 6 South Wellfleet, MA, .
Cape Cod Festival of Magic
More than a series of performances, you can socialize with the performers and hear how to make your own magic! Cape Cod Festival of MagicHigh School South Yarmouth, MA, .
JP Music Fest Preview
So there’s live music, and donations to JP Music Fest based on alcohol consumption. C’mon, there are other (better) ways of helping , you know?. 9pm. JP Music Fest PreviewBella Luna Milky Way Jamaica Plain, MA, .
Berklee Greenway Sessions
It’s one of the last outdoor live performances of the Berkley Greenway Sessions. This one brings Siv Jakobsen, an artist from Norway. 6pm. Berklee Greenway SessionsNorth End Park Boston, MA, .
Blues on the Beach
Enjoy the blue ocean and some blues at the same time! Fun fun fun! 6-8pm Every Wednesday. Blues on the BeachWesterly Town Beach Westerly, RI, .
Public Stargazing
WHAT? These guys stay open until dawn! Stargazing events are cool, and people attending friendly. 6pm. Public StargazingFrosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Charlestown, RI, .
Sunset Paddle – Wickford
Sunset paddles are relaxing and fun. Here’s one in Wickford you can enjoy. 6:30pm Repeats 8/16, 8/26, 8/30. Sunset Paddle - Wickford North Kingstown, RI, .
‘La Cage’ Theatre By The Sea
This musical inspired ‘The birdcage’ movie, and they say it is one of the ‘must see’ shows of the summer! Alright! 'La Cage' Theatre By The SeaTheatre By The Sea South Kingstown, RI, .
Walking Tour: H.P. Lovecraft
OK, so this walking tour honors Lovecraft, the famous writer. Sometimes it gets too paranormal… but hey, if you’re into that. 8/17 and 8/20 11am. Walking Tour: H.P. LovecraftJohn Brown House Museum Providence, RI, .
Full Moon Paddle
It’s a paddling/walking tour around a salt water marsh in Barrington. Enjoy the night wildlife that live there. 4:30pm. Full Moon PaddleHundred Acre Cove, Walker Farm Barrington, RI, .
Full Moon Dessert Cruise
Treat yourself! Come to this night cruise and enjoy dessert and the full moon rising. 6:30pm. Full Moon Dessert CruiseWickford Town Dock, Main Street North Kingstown, RI, .
Full Moont Paddle in Rhode Island
In Rhode Island, this kayak center has regular programs and tours, one of which is this moonlight paddle. Sounds lovely! 7-9pm. Full Moont Paddle in Rhode IslandThe Kayak Centre of RI North Kingstown, RI, .
Movies on the Rocks
I’ll have my movie on the rocks, s’il vous plat. Enjoy this outdoorsy movie screening! 8-10pm. Movies on the RocksBallard Park Newport, RI, .
Movies on the Beach: Jaws
I’m not sure Jaws is the best choice for a movie at the beach. Still, it’s outdoors and outdoors is always good. Maybe go for a swim afterwards? 8pm. Movies on the Beach: JawsNarragansett Town Beach Narragansett, RI, .
NecronomiCon Lovecraft Festival
Most of this festival sounds too paranormal for my taste. Still, there will be several screenings of movies based on or directly inspired by Lovecraft’s works. And they will have a costume ball too! (8/23). NecronomiCon Lovecraft FestivalVarious Locations Providence, RI, .
Newport Celtic Rock Festival
Oh, Irish Rock! This is a 10-hour festival of Celtic music. They will have performances, a marketplace and drum corps. 12pm. Newport Celtic Rock FestivalNewport Yatching Center Newport, RI, .
Wake Up in the Barnyard
How cool! This is sort of a farm re-enactment of the 18Th Century Rhode Island. Come help with the chores, they’ve been postponed long enough! 9-10:30am. Wake Up in the BarnyardCoggeshall Farm Road, Poppasquash Road Bristol, RI, .
Zombies got Guts
Zombies got guts? Zombies EAT guts! This is a super fun road race where everybody comes dressed as a zombie. 8am-5pm. Zombies got GutsFort Adams Newport, RI, .
Lyman Orchards Sunflower Field Maze
Did you say SUNFLOWER maze? Get me there!! Benefits a children’s charity. 7 days a week, 9am-6pm. Also, hot-air balloon rides on 8/10 and 8/11. Lyman Orchards Sunflower Field MazeLyman Orchards Middlefield, CT, .
Putnam’s ‘Riverfire’
Putnam’s ‘Riverfire’ returns to Rotary Park for 3 amazing nights this summer! On 7/13 featuring ‘Diva al Fresco’. Putnam's 'Riverfire'Rotary Park Putnam, CT, .
Lighthouse Saturdays
How about a nice, calm Saturday tour around New London lighthouses? Slots sell up quickly! Saturdays 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm. Lighthouse Saturdays New London, CT, .
Brooklyn Fair
One of the oldest agricultural fairs in America. You’ll find a midway, livestock shows and historical displays. Brooklyn Fair Brooklyn, CT, .
Foam Plate Glider Competition
Show your design skills and build a foam plate glider to compete against other people! Foam Plate Glider CompetitionNew England Air Museum Windsor Locks, CT, .
Summer Concert on the Green
Make it a special Thursday, listening to great music, or at one of Windsor’s restaurants. 7-9pm. Summer Concert on the GreenTown Green, Broad St Windsor, CT, .
Star Party
Do you know who the real Lord of the Rings is? That’d be Saturn, and this party is all about it. 8pm. Star PartyWhite Memorial Conservation Center Litchfield, CT, .
Hot Air Balloon Festival
Nice, it’s a balloon launch with fireworks, live music and a car show. Hot Air Balloon FestivalNorton Park, South Washington Street Plainville, CT, .
Comic fans, unite! Adam West’s batmobile will be there. Also, John Wesley Shipp (The 90’s Flash) will attend. 10am-8pm. ComiCONNMariott Hotel Trumbull, CT, .
Schemitzun – Native American Festival
This festival has native American arts & crafts, dancing, bull-riding, and singing. It may be small, but big in heart and energy! Schemitzun - Native American FestivalMashantucket Reservation, Wintechog Hill Road Mashantucket, CT, .
Civil War Era Baseball
Enjoy a baseball game the way it was meant to be played. That is, 11am. Civil War Era BaseballHartford Base Ball Grounds at Colt Meadows Hartford, CT, .
Terryville Lions Country Fair
This fair has truck pulls, games for kinds, live music and fireworks on Friday! Terryville Lions Country FairTerryville Fairgrounds, Town Hill Road Terryville, CT, .
Granbys D.O.G.G.S Daze Dog Park Fundraiser
At this one, man’s best friend will have a lot of fun. With fun canine activities and off-leash play. There will be food and fun for humans, too. 12-4:30pm. Granbys D.O.G.G.S Daze Dog Park FundraiserSalmon Brook Park, Route 10 Granby, CT, .
Woodbury Battle Reenactment and Living History Event
I love living history and re-enactment events. They’re a great way of learning some history. Here’s one about the Woodbury Battle. Woodbury Battle Reenactment and Living History EventStrong Preserve Park, Route 6 Woodbury, CT, .
Mahoosuc Skye Celtic Concert Series
Experience the best of Celtic music through this series of concerts. 7pm. 8/13, 8/ 27. Mahoosuc Skye Celtic Concert SeriesBingham Hall Bethel, ME, .
Tours at Washburn Norlands Living History Center
Old-timey tours around this living history center. Meet people from the past, and learn more about their lives. open Tues, Thurs, Sat from11-4pm in Jul-Aug. Tours at Washburn Norlands Living History CenterWashburn Norlands Living History Center Livermore, ME, .
Fairy Fridays
Trust me: SEE THIS! I’ve been to this. It was remarkable — and I don’t have any kids! The grounds are beautiful, and expansive — and they had a parade and live music. 10am. Fairy FridaysCoastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barters Island Road Boothbay, ME, .
Union Fair and Maine Wild Blueberry Festival
This agricultural fair has midway rides, a demolition derby, dog shows and barrel racing. And there will be animal exhibits and other farm activities as well. Union Fair and Maine Wild Blueberry FestivalUnion Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Ln Union, ME, .
Maine Farm Days
This fair seems really farm oriented. You’ll find equipment, animal exhibits and more. Still, non-farmers can come and still have a good time. 9am-5pm. Maine Farm DaysMisty Meadows Farm, Hill Road Clinton, ME, .
Woodlawn Afternoon High Tea
Is this tea going to make me feel ‘high’? I hope not, because it seems to be such a fancy reunion. 3pm. Woodlawn Afternoon High TeaWoodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park Ellsworth, ME, .
Anson-Madison Days
Come to this and enjoy the Chili Cook-off, or the bike parade. They will also have outdoor concerts and a mechanical bull. Anson-Madison DaysVarious Locations Madison, ME, .
Acton Fair
I’ve heard Elvis is back and that he will be at the Acton Fair. If you miss him, you can still enjoy the car show and concerts. Acton FairActon Fairgrounds Acton, ME, .
Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival
If you happen to be in Maine, don’t miss this. It’s one of the last outdoor summer concert series of the year! Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass FestivalLitchfield Fairgounds Litchfield, ME, .
Crown of Maine Balloon Fest
This one has hot-air balloon rides, and open mic night and multiple 5K races. Also, Tallahassee will be performing live! Crown of Maine Balloon FestNorthern Maine Fair Association? Presque Isle, ME, .
Piscataquis Valley Fair
With a pig scramble, laser tag, milking demos and tractor pulls, it’s going to be hard to get bored at this one. Piscataquis Valley Fair Dover-Foxcroft, ME, .
Fantastic Flying Friends
Discover the world of birds through interactive activities, crafts and observation. 1-2:30pm. Fantastic Flying FriendsScarborough Marsh Scarborough, ME, .
Mrs. Tuckers Supper
Apparently, this supper was so good, that it’s still famous after 153 years. Come learn all about it (does that include the recipe?) 10-11:30am. Mrs. Tuckers SupperCastle Tucker Wiscasset, ME, .
American Folk Festival
4 stages of music await you at this festival. Learn more about the cultures that make up America today. American Folk FestivalDowntown Bangor Bangor, ME, .
New Gloucester Community Fair
This one has many events, but I’d go to the car show and the antique tractor and snowmobile expos. New Gloucester Community FairFairgrounds New Gloucester, ME, .
WCSH 6’s Sidewalk Arts Festival
You guessed it: Yet another art market/juried art show, with vendors and artists, of course. 9am-4pm. WCSH 6's Sidewalk Arts FestivalDowntown Portland Portland, ME, .
Moon Viewing at the Penobscot Narrows Observatory
Come to the tallest bridge observatory in the world so you can see the moon a bit closer! 8-10pm. Moon Viewing at the Penobscot Narrows ObservatoryFort Knox Prospect, ME, .
Bowman Field Fly-In
Hey, don’t miss the opportunity of seeing a wide variety of planes, engines and cars. This one is packed with friendly people! Bowman Field Fly-InBowman Field Airport East Livermore, ME, .
Designing Women Fine Arts and Crafts
I know I know. It’s just a craft market. But this one features the work of women only and proceeds go to non-profit groups. 9:30am-4:30pm. Designing Women Fine Arts and CraftsLongfellow’s Greenhouses Manchester, ME, .
Windsor Fair
Oh Windsor Fair, you had me a demolition derby! This one also has tractor pulls, animal shows, and carnival rides. Windsor Fair Windsor, ME, .
Devils Half-Acre Tour
At this walking tour no members of the Bangor Temperance Society of the National Purity Association allowed. So you know it’s going to be spicy! 7pm. Devils Half-Acre TourBangor Waterfront Harbormaster’s Parking Lot Bangor, ME, .
North Country Moose Festival
This festival has a car show, helicopter rides, the usual street crafts vendors & food & live music, and moose tours!! I went on one once and we saw meeses!!! North Country Moose FestivalMain Street Colebrook, NH, .
Revolutionary War Encampment
The Fort at No. 4 has a Revolutionary War encampment where re-enactors will teach you about the 18Th century. Who said learning history has to be boring? Revolutionary War Encampment Charlestown, NH, .
Fire on the Mountain Chili Fest
Come try some chili and see celebrity judges taking part of this event. Also, the views from this ski resort should be fantastic. 1pm. Fire on the Mountain Chili FestPats Peak Ski Area Henniker, NH, .
Shrek the Musical
It’s the last chance to enjoy this musical version of everyone’s favorite ogre. 8pm. Shrek the MusicalWeathervane Theatre Whitefield, NH, .
Moose Alley
Come to the Pittsburg stretch of Route 3 to the Canadian border, where you can likely spot a moose at almost any time of day here. All day. Moose AlleyTall Timber Lodge Pittsburg, NH, .
Hampton Beach Talent Competition
Hey, come see that Hampton Beach’s Got Talent too! Simon Cowell might not show up, though. 2013:7-9:30pm. Hampton Beach Talent CompetitionHampton Beach Sea Shell Stage Hampton Beach, NH, .
Mostly Bach Festival
Go Bach in time with this series of concerts featuring the work of Johann Sebastian Bach and his fellow composers. Mostly Bach FestivalMt. Washington Valley North Conway, NH, .
Gilford Old Home Day
I love small towny festivals. This one has a parade, dancing, and field events for both adults and kids. Then fireworks! 6:30am-11:30pm. Gilford Old Home DayVarious Locations Gilford, NH, .
Apple Pie Crafts Fair
The main event is a baking contest but there will also be a BBQ. 9am-3pm. Apple Pie Crafts FairTown Common Newport, NH, .
Wine Days of Summer
It’s a wine driven event but I’d go for the lambchops, Caprese salad, and the otherworldly chocolate fondue. 6-9pm. Wine Days of SummerOctagon Lodge Lincoln, NH, .
Lobster Feed and Foot Stompin
Dinner, and live music. There will be a bonfire too! It’s what summer is all about. Dinner at 5pm and 7pm. Lobster Feed and Foot Stompin Pittsburg, NH, .
Dover Mini Maker Faire
At this mini fair, you will find rockets, robots, DIY science and technology. With music, food and entertainment too! 10am-4pm. Dover Mini Maker Faire Dover, NH, .
J. Geils Jazz Quintet
The Jay Geils Jazz Quintet will take you on a trip through the history of the two uniquely American musical art forms. Blues, and Jazz, that is. 8pm. J. Geils Jazz Quintet Londonderry, NH, .
Pembroke and Allenstown Old Home Day
This celebration comes with mini golf, dancing areas, live music, games, food, fireworks and a parade. 9am. Pembroke and Allenstown Old Home DayMemorial Field, Pleasant St Pembroke, NH, .
Bacon and Brews Fest
Bacon bacon bacon bacon bacon! You’ll find all-you-can-eat bacon dishes here. 3-7pm. Bacon and Brews FestRagged Mountain Resort Danbury, NH, .
Antique Auto Show
You’ll find classic, antique, hot rods and many other types of cars. It’s a car show, after all. 6am-12pm. Antique Auto Show Amherst, NH, .
Monadnock Music Concert and Fireworks
What’s the perfect finale for an outdoor music series? Fireworks, of course! 7pm. Monadnock Music Concert and FireworksCathedral of the Pines Rindge, NH, .
Queechee Celtic Festival & Games
It’s a pipe band competition on a place surrounded by the Green Mountains of Vermont. The view must be great, don’t miss this. 8am-4:30pm. Queechee Celtic Festival & GamesQuechee Polo Field Quechee, VT, .
Vermont Festival of the Arts
This one has more than 100 quality art events. find walks, interactive displays, music and more. Vermont Festival of the ArtsVarious Locations Waitsfield, VT, .
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival
This is much more than just fancy concerts. They will host discussions, listening clubs and other social events to make it all more appealing. Lake Champlain Chamber Music FestivalSaint Michael’s College Colchester, VT, .
Caledonia County Fair
I have to say the demolition derby sounds attractive, but they will have an alligator show! Also, a midway and lots of food. Fun fun fun! Caledonia County FairCaledonia Country Fairgrounds Lyndonville, VT, .
Jeffersonville Farmers and Artisan Market
You should eat healthy…. from time to time. This farmers market will have food, and also crafts for sale. 4:30pm. Jeffersonville Farmers and Artisan MarketRte 15 and 108S Jeffersonville, VT, .
The Bondville Fair
Do you like rodeos? Do you like ATVs? Then you can’t miss the ATV Rodeo. This fair also has farm games, and midway rides. The Bondville FairBondville Fairgrounds Bondville, VT, .
Vergennes Day-Festival
There will be rubber duck racing, a car show, hay rides and food. It comes with a 5K race, too. Vergennes Day-FestivalMain Street Vergennes, VT, .
Champlain Valley Fair
Whoa! It’s 10 days of music, magic shoes, live entertainment, food, pig races and much more! Have some fun before Labor Day! Champlain Valley FairThe Fairgrounds Essex Junction, VT, .
Outdoor Theatre
 Outdoor Theatre & More – click map above to set region Mon 8/19 Tue 8/20 Wed 8/21 Thu 8/22 Fri 8/23 Sat 8/24 Sun 8/25 Mon 8/26
Longfellow House Family SundaysCambridge, MA

Times vary, but they usually start at noon.
Longfellow House, 105 Brattle St, 617-876-4491. more
Salsa in the ParkBoston, MA

Mon 6pm.
Blackstone Community Center more
Free outdoor folk dancingLexington, MA

Tues: Copley Square 7:30-9:30pm; Sat: 8-10pm Harvard Square. Sat 7/13 Depot Square 7-9pm and Sun 8/4 2-4pm.
Various more
Sunday Parkland GamesCambridge, MA

The parklands along Memorial Drive near the Weeks Footbridge more
Charles River Conservancy Parkland GamesAllston, MA

Memorial Drive at JFK Street more
Jacob’s Pillow “Inside/Out” PerformancesBecket, MA

Outdoor performances by emerging and established dance companies in an open amphitheatre. 6:15pm.
358 George Carter Rd, 413-243-0745. more
Plays in the Park (for kids)Boston, MA

11:45am and 1:30pm.
Georges Island, 617-223-8666. more
Free outdoor folk dancingBoston, MA

Copley Square more
Fort Independence Twilight Skyline ViewingBoston, MA

Stroll through this old fort and enjoy the sunset and twilight. Thursdays 7pm-dusk.
Castle Island, 781-575-0354. more
Waterfront Performing Arts SeriesBoston, MA

Tues 6-9:30pm.
Christopher Columbus Park, 105 Atlantic Ave, 617-635-3911. more
Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s DreamBoston, MA

Time varies. Check their website for more details.
Various Locations more more
Shakespeare Under the StarsAmherst, MA

7pm. Much Ado About Nothing 7/31-8/11, Complete Works of Shakespeware (Abridged) 8/14-8/25, HSC Young Company’s Much Ado About Nothing 7/19-7/21. Fantastic venue with mountain skyline, but wear long sleeves and long pants due to mosquitos.
The Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant St more
WaterfireProvidence, RI

This is an spectacular water and fire event that lights up three rivers in Rhode Island (2/31 event is a bit smaller than the usual). shortly after sunset.
Providence Place, 401 751-1221. more
Prescott Park Arts FestivalPortsmouth, NH

Thur/Sun 7:00 pm, Fri/SaT 8:00 pm & matinee shows.
Prescot Park, Marcy St at Mechanic St, 603-436-2848. more
Into the GrimmSunapee, NH

Elm Shakespeare’s Julius CaesarNew Haven, CT

Tues-Sun 8pm. Suggested donation.
Edgerton Park, 75 Cliff Street more
Fireworks In The SquareOld Orchard Beach, ME

Thursdays 9:45pm approx.
The Pier, 2 Old Orchard St more
Worcester Shakespeare FestivalWorcester, MA

Thurs-Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm.
Memorical Grove Amphitheatre, Green Hill Park more
Outdoor Movies
 Outdoor Movies – click map above to set region Mon 8/19 Tue 8/20 Wed 8/21 Thu 8/22 Fri 8/23 Sat 8/24 Sun 8/25 Mon 8/26
Al Fresco Family Ocean MoviesCambridge, MA

Harvard Square, Palmer Street more
WBZ Free Friday FlicksBoston, MA

Various Locations, 617-787-7200. more
Summer in the City at the Boston Harbor HotelBoston, MA

70 Rowes Wharf, 617-439-7000. more
Movies in the ParksAll over

Various Parks more more
Magic 106.7 Family Film FestivalBoston, MA

Just after sunset.
South garden at the Prudential Center more
City of Somerville Annual Movie SeriesSomerville, MA

Just after sunset.
Various locations, 617-666-3311. more
Mayor Menino’s Movie NightBoston, MA

Activities 7pm, movie starts 8pm.
Various parks, 617-635-4505. more
Clove Movie NightBoston, MA

8pm, 8/18 & 10/2 too.
Clover Food Truck on the Kennedy Greenway, No phone.. more
Summer in the City MoviesCambridge, MA

7pm performance, then movie.
Various more
Arlington Movie or Astronomy NightArlington, MA

8 PM. Light refreshments will be sold.
Robbins Farm Park more
Outdoor Movies at Clapp ParkPittsfield, MA

Clapp Park, West Housatonic Street, 499-9370. more
Family Movie Night Under the StarsSandwich, MA

7:30pm, $9. 8/26, 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, Rain date 9/23.
Heritage Museums & Gardens, 508-888-3300 x100. more
Summer Outdoor MoviesNorwalk, CT

Shady Beach more
Levitt PavilionWestport, CT

8-10pm plus concerts Wed-Sun.
40 Jesup Road more
Summer Concerts on the CommonNorwood, MA

7-9pm rain or shine.
Town Common more
Flicks on the FieldNeedham, MA

6:30pm activities, 7:45 Movie. 8/25 raain date.
Claxton Field, Central Avenue more
Movies in the ParkWolfeboro, NH

Dusk (rain date is Saturday).
Foss Field (On Soccer Field by Back Bay) more
Movies in Prescott ParkPortsmouth, NH

Prescott Park more
Movies on the GreenNorth Conway, NH

Settlers Green Outlet, Rt 16, 603-356-7031 x10. more more
Monday Night Movies on the BeachHampton Beach, NH

dusk, dates to be confirmed.
near the playground more
Waterfront Movie SeriesNewburyport, MA

8pm, with 8/28 as a rain date.
Summer Beach ConcertsLynn, MA

Red Rock Park on the beach at Lynn Shore Drive. more
Summer Movies SeriesGreenfield, MA

The Energy Park more
Movie on the BeachWesterly, RI

1 Bluff Ave, 401-584-7000. more
Movies on the Roof DeckNewport, RI

Vanderbilt Grace Hotel, 41 Mary St more
Movies on the BlockProvidence, RI

Thursdays at dusk.
Westminster St at Union St more
Movies on the beachWesterly, RI

Tuesdays 8:30pm.
Atlantic Beach Park, 401-596-7761 or 401-348-2597. more more
Movies on the RockNewport, RI

at dusk.
Movies at Hingham ShipyardHingham, MA

Hingham Shipyard more
Friday Night MoviesBrockton, MA

movie starts 6:15pm.
Campanelli Stadium, 1 Feinberg Way more
Movies with the StarsMansfield, MA

Times vary, check town website.
South Common more
Movies in the ParkMarion, MA

Times vary between 7:45 and 8:45.
Island Wharf more
Corn Field Mazes
 Cornfield Mazes (Day/Night/Both) – click map above to set region Mon 8/19 Tue 8/20 Wed 8/21 Thu 8/22 Fri 8/23 Sat 8/24 Sun 8/25 Mon 8/26
Fort Hill Farms Corn Maze AdventureThompson, CT

8/9-10/31 11am-9pm daily. Last ticket sold 7:30pm, BYO flashlights for night time hunts!
, 860-923-3439. more
Davis MegaMaze Halloween Fright NightsSterling, MA

8/8-11/10 (weather permitting) Thurs-Sun. My favorite corn field maze is across the street from a big petting zoo with hayrides, go carts, and apple picking. It’s the best!! They have night mazes with telescopes and Halloween nights with monsters!
145 Redstone Hill, 978-422-8888. more
Escobar’s Highland Farm Corn MazePortsmouth, RI

8/23-9/2 Everyday, Fri 3:30pm-dusk,Sat 10am-dusk, sun 11am-dusk until 11/3.
251 Middle Road, 401-683-1444 or manager @401-864-1064. more more
Corn Maze at Hanson’s FarmFramingham, MA

Open 9:00am- 6:00pm 7 Days a week from July to November.
20 Nixon Rd, 508.877.3058. more
Lyman Orchards Corn MazeMiddlefield, CT

Every day SUNFLOWER maze! 7/27-8/25. 8-5pm.
Routes 147 & 157, 860-349-6015. more
Beech Hill Farm & Ice Cream StandHopkinton, NH

Daily 11am-dusk. 8/1-10/31. No nights.
107 Beech Hill Road, 603-223-0828. more
The Great Vermont Corn MazeDanville, VT

2013:Everyday in Aug 10-5pm,Sept-Oct 20 Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm. Haunted nightsOct 4,5,11,12, starting 7:30pm.
1404 Wheelock Road, 802-748-1399. more
Coppal House Farm Night MazeLee, NH

8/24 & 25: 10 am to 5 pm. 8/31 9/1: 10 am to 5 pm. 9/2 10 am to 5pm. September: Wed-Fr 12pm to 5pm. Sat-Sun 10 am to 5pm. October: All week. Mo-Fr 12 pm to 5 pm. Sat-Sun 10 am to 5 pm. 9/21 , 10/12 & 10/25 6pm to 8 pm.
118 North River Road (Route 155), 603.659.3572. more
Outdoor Concerts
 Outdoor Music – click map above to set region Mon 8/19 Tue 8/20 Wed 8/21 Thu 8/22 Fri 8/23 Sat 8/24 Sun 8/25 Mon 8/26
Central Square Music in the SquareCambridge, MA

5-7pm Each event will feature theatrical and comic interludes from the Central Square Theater and ImprovBoston, and local DJ’s from the Middlesex.
Jill Brown-Rhone Park, 900 Main St, (617) 864-3211. more
Downtown Boston Brass strolling musiciansBoston, MA

Downtown Crossing more
Club Passim Summer Concert SeriesCambridge, MA

47 Palmer St. more
Downtown Crossing Block PartiesBoston, MA

Downtown Crossing more
WODS Summer Concert SeriesBoston, MA

Hatch Shell, Esplanade more
Summer Music Series in Norman Leventhal ParkBoston, MA

Post Office Square, 617-482-2139. more
Kendall Square Concert SeriesCambridge, MA

Thursdays at noon except 7/16, 8/6, 8/27 4:30 p.
300 Athenaeum Street, 617 577-7354. more
Winthrop Summer ConcertsWinthrop, MA

Ingleside Park, 617-846-8243. more
Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public LibraryBoston, MA

Fridays 12:30pm.
Central Library in Copley Square, 617-536-5400. more
Special Live Concerts at Boston Harbor HotelBoston, MA

Mondays to Thursdays: 6-10pm, Fridays 4:30pm.
Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel more
Summer Concerts at The Greenway SessionsBoston, MA

noon & 6 pm, varies. Check schedule for more info.
Various locations more
MFA Concerts in the CourtyardBoston, MA

Museum of Fine Arts, 617-369-3189. more
In Tune with MedfordMedford, MA

Tuesday 5:30pm.
City Hall Plaza, 781-396-5500. more
Wright’s Pond Family ConcertsMedford, MA

Tuesdays 5:30pm.
Wright’s Pond more
Wrights Pond Family ConcertsMedford, MA

Tuesdays 5:30pm.
Wrights Pond more
Zumix ConcertsBoston, MA

Piers Park 6pm, except 9/1: 3pm.
Piers Park or Bremen St. Park more
Landmarks Orchestra Summer ConcertsBoston, MA

At the Hatch Shell more
Arts on the Arcade Concert SeriesBoston, MA

July 24 – August 28 Wednesdays 7pm.
City Hall Plaza more
Mayor Menino’s Wednesday Night ConcertsBoston, MA

City Hall Plaza more
Outdoor Concert at the Sampas PavillionLowell, MA

Mondays 7pm.
Sampas Pavilion more
Summer Concerts on the Common at BillericaBillerica, MA

7pm except 7/4: 10-2:00 hot dogs, music & activities. 8/6: 6pm icecream social.
Town Common, 978-671-0921. more
Summer Band Concerts & Children’s ShowsNorth Andover, MA

Town Common more
Music at the Manse Concert SeriesConcord, MA

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street, 978-369-3909. more
Acton NARA Park Concerts & TheatreActon, MA

Various times & events.
Nara Park, 25 Ledge Rock Way more
Summer Concerts on the Common, NorwoodNorwood, MA

Town Common, Washington St & Nahatan St more
Concerts on the CommonFitchburg, MA

Upper Common more
Summer Concert SeriesLexington, MA

Fridays 6:30pm.
Lexington Visitors Center, 1875 Massachusetts Ave., 781-862-2480-. more
Summer Concert Series, ManchesterManchester, MA

Lowell Summer Music SeriesLowell, MA

Boarding House Park more
Summer Beach ConcertsLynn, MA

6-8pm except 7/3: 7-9pm.
Red Rock Park on the beach at Lynn Shore Drive. more
SurfSide Live! with FireworksSalisbury, MA

Salisbury Beach Center, 3 Broadway Street more
Topsfield Concerts on the CommonTopsfield, MA

Sundays 4-6pm.
Town Common more
Summer Concert Series at DanversDanvers, MA

Danvers Rotary Pavilion, 978-777-0001 x3094. more
Castle Hill Summer Picnic ConcertsIpswich, MA

Picnicking at 5pm, then concert 7-9pm. Not free.
Castle Hill, 978-356-4351 x4015. more
Concerts in the ParksGardner, MA

Monument Park more
Cafe Olio Acoustic Nights Music SeriesPlymouth, MA

Thursdays 6-8pm.
Cafe Olio, 508-209-2000. more
Wednesday Night ConcertsPlymouth, MA

Wed 6:30-9:30pm.
Pilgrim Memorial Park, Water Street more
Concerts on the Plymouth WaterfrontPlymouth, MA

Pilgrim Memorial Park more
Summer Concerts at WeymouthWeymouth, MA

July,6:30pm. August, 8pm.
Ralph Talbot Amphitheatre, next to Town Hall more
Music at Hingham ShipyardHingham, MA

Hingham Shipyard more
Summer Concert Series at DartmouthDartmouth, MA

6:30-8:30pm. $5.
Apponagansett Park more
Westport Rivers Winery Concert SeriesWestport, MA

417 Hixbridge Rd, 508-636-3423. more
Summer Concerts at Children’s BeachNantucket, MA

Children’s Beach more
Lakeside Concert SeriesSharon, MA

Wed 7pm, Sun 3pm.
Memorial Park Beach Bandstand, Lake Massapoag, 781-784-1530. more
Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series & Farmers MarketWorcester, MA

Thursdays 11-2pm.
Worcester Common, 508-799-1400 x3. more
Family Night at the BandstandMilford, MA

Milford Town Park, Congress St at Walnut Street, 508-478-5924. more
Sterling Summer ConcertsSterling, MA

Mon&Wed 6-8pm.
Memorial Park more
Alternatives’ Summer Concert SeriesWhitinsville, MA

Thursdays 6:00pm.
Alternatives’ Whitin Mill Plaza, 50 Douglas Road, 508-266-6502. more
Summer Concert SeriesNorthborough, MA

Thursdays 6-8pm.
Ellsworth-McAfee Park, Rt. 135 more
Family Concert Series at West SpringfieldWest Springfield, MA

7-8:30pm, except 7/4.
Various more
Musical Moments In Amelia’s GardenWestfield, MA

Tuesdays 6:30pm.
21 South Broad Street more
Easthampton Arts in the ParkEasthampton, MA

Fridays 6:30-8pm.
Millside Park, 2 Ferry St more
Sunset Music SeriesNewport, RI

Different times, venues and $.
Music for a Summer NightWarwick, RI

Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Road more
Watch Hill Summer Concert SeriesWesterly, RI

Tuesdays 6pm (8/27 rain date).
Village Green, 401-596-7909. more
Summer Concerts at the GazeboNarragansett, RI

Fridays at 6pm.
Gazebo more
Summer Concert SeriesJamestown, RI

Memorial Square, 401-423-7260. more
City Hall Concert SeriesPawtucket, RI

City Hall Ampitheatre more
Blues on the Beach & Monday Night JamsWesterly, RI

Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Avenue more more
Summer Concert Series at Warwick, RIWarwick, RI

Various parks, 401-738-2000 x6504. more
South County Commons Outdoor Summer Concert SeriesSouth Kingstown, RI

Slater Park Concert SeriesPawtucket, RI

Thu 6-7:30pm.
Slater Park more
Summit Summer Music FestProvidence, RI

Sat 1-5pm. One day only.
Lippitt Park more
Coop Concerts & Sundays in the ParkGreenfield, MA

Greenfield Energy Park, 413-774-9949. more
Concerts at Windsor LakeNorth Adams, MA

6:30pm.Rain cancells.
Windsor Lake, 413-664-6180. more
Concerts at the ClarkWilliamstown, MA

Various times.
225 South St., 413-458-2303. more
Summer Concert Series at South HadleySouth Hadley, MA

Thursdays 6:30pm.
Town Common more
Great Barrington BandstandGreat Barrington, MA

Fridays 5:30-7pm.And 8/31: 10am and 2pm.
Chesterfest Americana Music SeriesStockbridge, MA

Chesterwood, 4 Williamsville Road, 413-298-3579. more
Summer of Love ConcertsOnset, MA

Wednesdays 6:30pm.
Onset Bandshell more
Summer Concert Series – OstervilleOsterville, MA

Between 6 and 7pm.
Library Lawn more
Concerts in the Park at Buzzards BayBuzzards Bay, MA

Buzzards Bay Park at the Gazebo more
Arts Foundation & Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce Concert SeriesWest Yarmouth, MA

Bandstand at Parkers River Beach on South Shore Drive, 508.778.1008. more
Sunapee Harbor Concert SeriesSunapee, NH

Flanders Stage, 603-763-4940 x210. more
Keene Music FestivalKeene, NH

Various times.
Merrimack Concert AssociationMerrimack, NH

Abbie Griffin Park Bandstand more
Henniker Summer Concert SeriesHenniker, NH

Bandstand, Community Park, Main St. more
Saint-Gaudens Summer Concert SeriesCornish, NH

2pm (Except 6/22 at 6:30pm).
Little Studio, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site more
Summer Concerts at Concord, NHConcord, NH

Various more more
Gilford Community Band Concert SeriesGilford, NH

7:30pm (Except 8/24 8pm).
Gilford Village Field Weeks Bandstand more
Talent Search Night at Canobie Lake ParkSalem, NH

Call for times.
Canobie Lake Park, 603.893.3506. more
Bandstand ConcertsHampton Falls, NH

Town Common more
Town of Woodstock Free Concert SeriesNorth Woodstock, NH

6:30-8:30pm,except 7/4, 7-8:30pm, and 7/13: 5-7:00pm and 8-11:00pm.
Soldier’s Park, 603-745-8752. more
Saturday Night Concerts in Alton BayAlton, NH

Saturdays 7pm (except 7/3).
Alton Bay Bandstand more
Sunapee Harbor Concert SeriesSunapee, NH

Saturdays 5pm.
Flanders Stage, 603-763-4940. more
Newport Town Common Concert SeriesNewport, NH

Sundays 6pm.
Town Common, 603-863-1510. more more
Friends of Stark Park Concert SeriesManchester, NH

Various times, Sundays 2-4pm.
Mondays on Lebanon CommonLebanon, NH

Thu 7:30pm. Rain location: Lebanon Senior Center.
Colburn Park more
Sounds on the Souhegan Summer Concert SeriesMilford, NH

7-8:30pm. If rain, Town Hall.
Emerson Park more
Savina Hartwell Memorial Free Summer ConcertTilton, NH

Tilton lsland Park, 603-286-3000. more
Field of Dreams ConcertsSalem, NH

Field of Dreams more
Summer Concert in the Park SeriesBartlett, NH

Wednesdays 6:30pm-8pm.
Ocean Beach Park Music SeriesNew London, CT

Variety of cruise nights, magic, live music.
Ocean Beach Park more
Music on the GreenSouthington, CT

Downtown Southington more
Summer Concerts at IvesDanbury, CT

Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake Avenue Extension more
Summer Concerts at the Sherman Green GazeboFairfield, CT

Opening 3:00pm – July/Aug 7pm – Aug15-Aug29 6:30pm.
Sherman Green Gazebo more
Music Under the StarsShelton, CT

No times on the website, whadya know.
Gazebo, Huntington Green, 203-331-4120. more
Summer Concert Series at Southbury, CTSouthbury, CT

begin between 5 and 7pm.
Various more
City Center Concerts on the GreenDanbury, CT

CityCenter more
Manchster Bandshell SeriesManchester, CT

Music Under the StarsNorth Haven, CT

Town Green more
Summer Concerts at TrumbullTrumbull, CT

Town Hall Gazebo more
Summer Concert Series at TorringtonTorrington, CT

Coe Memorial Park, Civic Center, 860-489-2274. more
Summer SoundWaves Concert SeriesGroton, CT

Esker Point Beach more
Summer Concert Series at ThomastonThomaston, CT

Seth Thomas Park, South Main St more
Norwalk Parks Concert ScheduleNorwalk, CT

Varios times, check schedule.
Calf Pasture Beach, 203-854-7806. more
Branford Jazz on the Green SeriesBranford, CT

Branford Town Green more
Summer Music FestivalNew Britain, CT

Walnut Hill Park, Darius Miller Memorial Band Shell more
Levitt PavilionWestport, CT

40 Jesup Road more
Summer Concert Series at BristolBristol, CT

Rockwell Park more
Concerts on the GreenMadison, CT

Various times.
Thursdays on the DockEssex, CT

thursday 5:30-7:30pm.
Connecticut River Museum more
Summer Music SundaysMystic, CT

Sundays 5pm.
Summer SoundsMiddletown, CT

7:00 pm.
Union Park, South Green, 860-343-6620. more
Summer Concert Series at Greenwich, CTGreenwich, CT

7:15pm except 7/28/, 8/25 7:00pm.
Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, 203-861-6100. more
Concert on the Green at Windsor, CTWindsor, CT

Town Green more
NewAlliance Bank Concert SeriesClinton, CT

Pierson School, Route 1., (860) 669-3889. more
Sounds of SummerEast Hartford, CT

Thursdays 6pm.
Town Green, 1047 Main St more
Summer Concerts at Norcross PointWinthrop, ME

Off Bowdoin/Memorial more
Summer Concert Series at Wells Harbor ParkWells, ME

Wells Harbor Park more
Poland Spring Annual Summer Concert SeriesPoland Spring, ME

37 Preservation Way more
York Beach Concert SeriesYork, ME

Ellis Park, York Beach, 207-363-1040. more
Summer Bandstand Concert SeriesBethel, ME

Bethel Common more
Enosburgh Town Band TuesdaysEnosburgh, VT

6/14-8/23 Tuesdays 7:30pm.
Lincoln park more
Island Pond’s Friday Night LiveIsland Pond, VT

Sunday Concerts on the Green, DanvilleDanville, VT

Sundays 7pm.
Gazebo Concerts & Music in the MeadowStowe, VT

Thursday Night Summer Concerts on the GreenManchester Center, VT

Not free. 7pm at Riley Center for the Arts/ 7:30pm at Arkell Pavilion.
Town Green, 802-362-2100. more