Events INSIDER: August 18-26, 2014

Giveaways & Features
Win: Speakeasy Circus
Got 2 tickets to the 7:00 show, 2 tickets to the 10:00 show on 8/22. Email to win. 2014: 7-10pm. Win: Speakeasy Circus, 2 Arrow St. Cambridge, MA, .
Win: Retro Futura
We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away for Retro Futura on 8/24. Email to win! 8pm. Win: Retro FuturaThe Wilbur, 246 Tremont St, Boston, MA, .
Win: Mort Sahl Live
We’ve got a pair of tickets for Sat. July19th, 8pm & Sun. July 20th, 3pm . Email to win. Win: Mort Sahl LiveRegent Theatre Arlington, MA, .
Johnny’s Picks
Big Lebowski Bowling Party
Yes, there’s an actual bowling party and then you view the Big Lebowski. Don’t worry, the Dude abides. 7 – 9pm. Big Lebowski Bowling PartyCoolidge Corner Theatre Brookline, MA, .
Boston Carnival (Caribbean Festival)
Lots of dancing and visually impacting costumes. There will be Caribbean music, entertainment and food. Boston Carnival (Caribbean Festival)Various Locations Boston, MA, .
Artwork in the Park
11am-5pm. Artwork in the ParkMIT’s University Park, Across from 38 Sydney St., Cambridge, 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. Swedish Car DayLarz Anderson Museum Brookline, MA, .
Boston Urban Music Festival
Hey! Here’s a music concert on City Hall Plaza. Hip hop, R&B, funk, and soul. Check out this fun all ages show! Boston Urban Music FestivalCity Hall Plaza, City Hall Square Boston, MA, .
Pepperell Boogie – Skydiving Festival
Come for viewing, as it may be too busy for jumping. Anyways they will have a Skyvan and helicopter too! Pepperell Boogie - Skydiving FestivalSkydive Pepperell Center Pepperell, 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, .
Connecticut River Valley Astronomers Conjunction
There is nothing like a night spent under a sky full of stars. Weather permitting, check out this stargazing event! Connecticut River Valley Astronomers ConjunctionNorthfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center Northfield, MA, .
Marshfield Fair
The summer is full of agricultural festivals, but this one’s quite close to Boston. They’ll have a flower contests, dog shows, and bake-off events, as well as a full midway with fun rides and games. 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 car show, ducky dash and 2 stages of live entertainment. It’s a good excuse to visit Plimoth Plantation, too! Plymouth Waterfront FestivalWater & Union Streets Plymouth, MA, .
WWII Weekend
Talk with veterans at WWII weekend, with equipment, artillery, and vehicles, plus 50 living historians! WWII WeekendBattleship Cove Fall River, MA, .
Oak Bluffs Fireworks
A free band concert and fireworks over Oak Bluffs. Now that’s summer in New England! Oak Bluffs FireworksOak Bluffs Oak Bluffs, MA, .
Davis Mega Maze
It’s a corn maze with a treasure hunt mission. What will you find after 8 acres of corn and almost 3 miles of fun? Davis Mega MazeDavis Farmland Sterling, MA, .
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, .
Newport Celtic Rock Festival
10 straight hours of Irish entertainment, plus ‘Pour Your Own Pint’ of Guiness! If that’s not Celtic, I’m not sure what is. 12:30pm. Newport Celtic Rock FestivalNewport Yachting Center Newport, RI, .
Outdoor Theatre!
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Outdoor movies!
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Outdoor concerts!
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Magic & Movie at Summer in the City
This is a magic and comedy show, mostly for kids. There’s a movie screening after the show. 10am. Magic & Movie at Summer in the CityHoyt Field Cambridge, MA, .
Also Fun
Museum Free Fun Fridays
A number of local museums and destinations offer free admission, thanks to Highland Street! Every Friday through August, check the schedule! Museum Free Fun FridaysAll Over All Over, , .
Free Fun Friday
Boston Children’s Museum is helping Highland Street celebrate Free Fun Fridays in Boston with free admission this week! Check it out. 10am-5pm. Free Fun FridayBoston Children’s Museum Boston, MA, .
Go Topless Day
Women’s Equality day is August 26th, but you can start celebrating a few days early by going topless on the 24th! Go Topless DayBoyleston St. & Charles St. Boston, MA, .
Folk Dancing by the Fountain
Give folk dances a chance. They’re fun and easy to pick up. This participatory event is all about having fun, and they’ll even show you the steps. Tuesdays. 7:30-9:30pm. Folk Dancing by the FountainCopley Square Boston, MA, .
Boston Restaurant Week – Summer
Restaurant Week is now Dine Out Boston – and they’re offering more discounted meals at great restaurants than ever. Check it out! Boston Restaurant Week - SummerVarious Locations Boston, MA, .
East End House Summer Block Party – Cambridge
At block parties, attendees are usually anything but square. This one has BBQ, ice cream sundaes, face painting, a magician, balloon animals, games, a moon bounce, live music and more! 6-8pm. East End House Summer Block Party - CambridgeEast End House Cambridge, MA, .
Adult Night at LEGOLAND Discovery Center
You grew up with Legos, and here’s your chance to spend a whole night checking them out at LEGOLAND – no kids allowed! 7-9pm. Adult Night at LEGOLAND Discovery CenterLEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston Boston, MA, .
Boston Restaurant Week – Summer
Dine Out Boston is back with great deals on fancy lunches and dinners. Dig in! Boston Restaurant Week - SummerVarious Locations Boston, MA, .
Boston StrEATS
. Boston StrEATS Allston, 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. J'ouvert Cruise Boston, MA, .
Scarecrow Contest
As part of their 300th birthday celebration, Littleton is holding a scarecrow contest! Don’t let them scare you away. Scarecrow ContestDowntown Littletown Littleton, MA, .
NEBS Summerfest & Pig ‘n’ Pepper Fest
Guess what NEBS stands for! Something something BARBECUE!! YUM!! Don’t miss this pig ‘n’ pepper fest! NEBS Summerfest & Pig 'n' Pepper FestCamp Collier Gardner, MA, .
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 over a picnic dinner. 4-8pm. Evening with the Egrets of Plum IslandJoppa Flats Education Center Newburyport, MA, .
Old Fashion Victorian Tea Party
Go back in time at this old fashioned tea party at the John Greenleaf Whittier house. Pinkies up! 2-4pm. Old Fashion Victorian Tea Party Amesbury, 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, .
Festival Italia
Besides lots of pizza, you can find live music, vendors, and the famous Wheel of Chance. Domani sia una parte di esso (come be a part of it). Festival ItaliaMain and Albion Streets Wakefield, MA, .
Restaurant Showcase Week
Similar to many other restaurant weeks. Pick two-course lunch or three-course dinner, at a fixed price. Restaurant Showcase WeekGreater Merrimack Valley Lowell, MA, .
Exhibition Art Quilts: Opening Day
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? See what some talented quilters thought about that question in this unique quilt exhibition. Exhibition Art Quilts: Opening DayWhistler House Museum of Art, 243 Worthen Street, Lowell, MA, .
Middlesex County 4-H Fair
Close to Boston is this small agricultural fair. Some of the coolest events have been the watermelon and pie eating contests, the rabbit races, and a bear show! Middlesex County 4-H FairWestford Fairgrounds Westford, MA, .
Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair
I like it! Rides, games, shucking and husking contests, skillet toss, antique tractor pull, tug-o-war, dog and livestock shows. Martha's Vineyard Agricultural FairWest Tisbury Fairgrounds West Tisbury, 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. 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! 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, .
Bing Con
Don’t miss Bing Con, a comic book, artist, writer, sci-fi, cosplay celebration in Springfield! Cool! Bing ConAsbury Hall Springfield, MA, .
Red Fire Farm Tomato Festival
This one-food festival comes with a road race, live music, hay rides, and cooking demos. I hope there is no tomato throwing, right? Red Fire Farm Tomato FestivalRed fire Farm Granby, MA, .
WordXWord Festival
Spoken word is a way to get away from the stigma of ‘poetry’. I’ve seen some — it’s quite interesting! Basically one-person plays on stage. Here’s a whole festival about storytelling and word-speaking. WordXWord FestivalVarious Locations Pittsfield, MA, .
Dancing Lessons At Boyd-Quinson Mainstage
A young man with Asperger’s and an injured Broadway dancer make for a hilarious and heartwarming story in ‘Dancing Lessons’. 5pm. Dancing Lessons At Boyd-Quinson MainstageBoyd-Quinson Mainstage Pittsfield, MA, .
Cummington Fair
A fair with multiple classic contests. Find a giant pumpkins, a demolition derby and tractor & truck pulls. There will also be live music and bicycle raffles! Cummington FairCummington Fairgrounds Cummington, 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 – Comic Book Capers
It’s carnival week in P-town! There will be dance parties, cruises, vendor fairs, and a great parade! Carnival Week - Comic Book CapersVarious Locations Provincetown, 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, .
Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative
Celebrate Providence, have fun and enjoy the multiple concerts that have been prepared for this year. Start off with Opera on Sunday! Neighborhood Performing Arts InitiativeVarious locations Providence, RI, .
Big Screen Movies on the Beach
Watching a movie on a giant screen at the beach is what summer is all about. Don’t miss this one! Big Screen Movies on the BeachAtlantic Beach Park Westerly, RI, .
Wilton Old Home Day
Wilton’s Old Home Days only comes twice a decade, and they don’t disappoint! Check out the BMX bikes, scavenger hunt, dog and human parades, and more! Wilton Old Home DayDowntown Wilton Wilton, NH, .
Mike Dickerman – Tory Hill Authors Series
Get to know Mike Dickerman, a celebrated White Mountain Author, at the final installment of the Tory Hill Authors Series. Mike Dickerman - Tory Hill Authors SeriesWarner Town Hall, Main Street Warner, NH, .
Review: God Hates Musicals
God Hates Musicals comedically addresses topics and issues surrounding the Westboro Baptist Church and its former leader, Fred Phelps, in a decidedly in-your-face fashion! God Hates MusicalsTheater Lab Boston, MA, .
Review: Finding Neverland
Here’s a live adaptation of the movie Finding Neverland. Check it out through September at the American Repertoty Theatre! Finding NeverlandAmerican Repertory Theatre Cambridge, MA, .
Speakeasy Circus at OBERON
We’ve given the Boston Circus Guild a 5-star rating more than once! See this amazing show at OBERON. Speakeasy Circus at OBERONClub Oberon Cambridge, MA, .
In 12th century England, an unknown woman penned some of the greatest poetry of her time, influencing generations of writers. 4pm. EPIMYTHIUMCharlestown Working Theater Charlestown, MA, .
George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion
Opening tomorrow! Check out the classic Pygmalion at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown. George Bernard Shaw's PygmalionArsenal Center for the Arts Watertown, MA, .
Ethel Merman’s Broadway
Make sure to catch this critically acclaimed musical celebration of Broadway’s greatest leading lady: Ethel Meman. See Rita McKenzie perform some of her most loved songs! Ethel Merman's BroadwayStoneham Theatre Stoneham, MA, .
. MacbethBrown Box Theatre Boston, MA, .
Planet Snowvio
Multi-media artist Jay Critchley presents a staged reading of his new experimental musical, PLANET SNOWVIO. 7:30. Planet SnowvioProvincetown Theater Provincetown, MA, .
Bruce Vilanch in ‘Rubble’ by Mike Reiss
From the mind of The Simpsons writer Mike Reiss, check out the new comedy ‘Rubble’, live on stage at the Provincetown Theater! 7pm. Bruce Vilanch in 'Rubble' by Mike ReissProvincetown Theater Provincetown, MA, .
Ocean State Summer Pops Orchestra Gala
Pops concerts are great, family-friendly events, and this one at The Stadium Theatre in Woonsocket is no exception! 7pm. Ocean State Summer Pops Orchestra GalaThe Stadium Theatre Woonsocket, RI, .
Dance New England – Dance Camp
Enjoy dancing? Want to experience 11 days of heat with no meat? Here’s a retreat, a feat for your feet that can’t be beat! Dance New England - Dance CampCamp Robin Hood Freedom, 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. Fire on the Mountain Chili FestPats Peak Ski Area Henniker, NH, .
Pembroke and Allenstown Old Home Day
This Old Home Day starts with a parade and ends with fireworks, with lots of family fun in the middle! Pembroke and Allenstown Old Home DayMemorial Field, Pleasant St Pembroke, NH, .
Hampton Beach Talent Competition
Hey, come see that Hampton Beach’s Got Talent too! Simon Cowell might not show up, but that’s probably best for the contestants. Hampton Beach Talent CompetitionHampton Beach Sea Shell Stage Hampton Beach, NH, .
North Country Moose Festival
This is way more than a ‘Moose Xing’ sign on the highway. Fun and educational events for the whole family, plus music, and maybe moose! North Country Moose FestivalMain Street Colebrook, 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, .
Apple Pie Crafts Fair
The main event is a baking contest but there will also be a BBQ, music, and local craft vendors. Who can resist apple pie? Apple Pie Crafts FairTown Common Newport, NH, .
Gilford Old Home Day
I love small towny festivals. This one has a parade, road race, egg toss, music, food, and…fireworks! Yay! Gilford Old Home DayVarious Locations Gilford, NH, .
Dover Mini Maker Faire
You can build your own human robot at the Dover Mini Maker Faire. Need I say any more? Because there is a lot more, too! Dover Mini Maker Faire Dover, NH, .
Foam Plate Glider Competition
Show your design skills and build a foam plate glider to compete against other people! Can you glide to victory? Foam Plate Glider CompetitionNew England Air Museum Windsor Locks, CT, .
Lyman Orchards Sunflower Field Maze
Did you say SUNFLOWER maze? Get me there!! It even benefits a children’s charity. Also, hot-air balloon rides on 8/9 and 8/10. Lyman Orchards Sunflower Field MazeLyman Orchards Middlefield, CT, .
New Haven Jazz Festival
25 jazz performances in venues throughout New Haven. Pick your favorite and treat yourself to a great session of music. New Haven Jazz FestivalVarious Locations New Haven, CT, .
CT HorrorFest
Can’t wait for Halloween? Get to CT HorrorFest to meet horror celebrities and shop the best horror vendors. Scarily fun! 10am-6pm. CT HorrorFestCourtyard Waterbury Marriott Waterbury, CT, .
Star Party
Learn about the stars at the party, then grab your telescope and find them! (Weather permitting). 8pm. Star PartyWhite Memorial Conservation Center Litchfield, CT, .
Hartford Stampshow
This seems to be a vendor marketplace, but if you’re into collecting stamps, this is the place to be. Hartford StampshowConnecticut Convention Center Hartford, CT, .
Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours – Summer Chills Edition
Come give the graveyard shift at the Mark Twain House a try – it’s Hartford’s most popular ghost tour…what will you find? What will find you?? Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours - Summer Chills EditionThe Mark Twain House & Museum Hartford, CT, .
Hot Air Balloon Festival
Hot air balloons rule this festival, but the fireworks, live music, and hypnotist comedian are pretty great too! Hot Air Balloon FestivalNorton Park, South Washington Street Plainville, CT, .
Terryville Lions Country Fair
Get your motor running and check out the FMX demonstration, quad wars, and demolition derby at this Country Fair. Terryville Lions Country FairTerryville Fairgrounds, Town Hill Road Terryville, CT, .
This festival has native American arts & crafts, dancing, and singing. It may be small, but big in heart and energy! SchemitzunMashantucket Reservation, Wintechog Hill Road Mashantucket, 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, .
Fireworks in the Square
Fireworks every Thursday evening from 6/26 to 8/21! Special display for Independence Day 7/4. Enjoy! Thursdays, 9:45pm. Fireworks in the SquareNext to the pier Old Orchard Beach, ME, .
Portland Chamber Music Festival
This series of concerts usually features onstage commentary, which is great. The downside: It is indoors. Portland Chamber Music FestivalAbromson Community Education Center Portland, ME, .
Union Fair and Maine Wild Blueberry Festival
This agricultural fair has a fun midway with games and rides, crafts, animal pull events, harness racing, and a blueberry festival! Union Fair and Maine Wild Blueberry FestivalUnion Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Ln Union, ME, .
Acadian Festival
Try your luck in the potato picking contest, or enjoy the music, art, food, and culture at this Acadian Festival. Acadian FestivalVarious Locations Madawaska, ME, .
Blueberry Festival
Who doesn’t like blueberries? Eat all your favorite blue-hued treats, and let the kids have fun in the frog jumping contest. Cool! 10am-3pm. Blueberry FestivalLakeside Park, Main Street Rangeley, ME, .
New Gloucester Community Fair
Make sure to check out the car shows, music, baking contest, artisans and crafters, and even a baseball game which plays baseball following the rules and customs of the 1860s at this community fair. New Gloucester Community FairFairgrounds New Gloucester, ME, .
Lincolnville Neighborhood Potluck
Show off your cooking skills, bring a dessert or a salad. Meat, beans and beverages will be provided. Lincolnville Neighborhood PotluckBay Leaf Cottages Lincolnville, ME, .
Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival
If you happen to be in Maine, don’t miss this. It’s an outdoor festival of all things bluegrass, just in time before fall! Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass FestivalLitchfield Fairgounds Litchfield, ME, .
Maine Star Party
Here’s another meteor shower & stargazing event, this time in Maine. Bring your tent and telescope! Maine Star PartyCobscook Bay State Park Dennysville, ME, .
Acton Fair
The Acton Fair features exhibits, 4-H, a flower show, animal pulling events and a midway. Fun! Acton FairActon Fairgrounds Acton, 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. Designing Women Fine Arts and CraftsLongfellow’s Greenhouses Manchester, ME, .
Crown of Maine Balloon Fest
This one has hot-air balloon rides, and open mic night as well. Take to the skies or observe from the ground! Crown of Maine Balloon FestNorthern Maine Fair Association? Presque Isle, ME, .
Maine Farm Days
This fair seems really farm oriented. You’ll find equipment, animal exhibits food competitions, and more. Still, non-farmers can come and still have a good time. Maine Farm DaysMisty Meadows Farm, Hill Road Clinton, 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, .
American Folk Festival
4 stages of music await you at this festival. Learn more about the cultures that make up America today, with crafts and a children’s area too! American Folk FestivalDowntown Bangor Bangor, ME, .
WCSH 6’s Sidewalk Arts Festival
The streets are closed to cars, but open to the arts in Portland on Saturday. Will you buy a masterpiece? WCSH 6's Sidewalk Arts FestivalDowntown Portland Portland, ME, .
Anson-Madison Days
Come to this and enjoy the Chili Cook-off, or the youth triathalon. They will also have outdoor concerts and a golf tournament. Anson-Madison DaysVarious Locations Madison, ME, .
Piscataquis Valley Fair
With demolition derbies, a midway, homemade ice cream, and more, this is definitely a fun and delicious fair! Piscataquis Valley Fair Dover-Foxcroft, ME, .
Windsor Fair
Oh Windsor Fair, you had me a demolition derby! This one also has tractor pulls, animal shows, and gigantic pumpkins. Windsor Fair Windsor, ME, .
Vermont Festival of the Arts
This festival lasts a whole month and has more than 100 quality art events. Find walks, interactive displays, music, kids activities and more! Vermont Festival of the ArtsVarious Locations Waitsfield, VT, .
Caledonia County Fair
I have to say the demolition derby sounds attractive, but the Redneck competition sounds mighty fun! Also, a midway and lots of food. Caledonia County FairCaledonia Country Fairgrounds Lyndonville, VT, .
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival
The theme of this year’s nine-day festival is ‘Poetry in Music’ and includes concerts, recitals, talks, and more! Lake Champlain Chamber Music FestivalSaint Michael’s College Colchester, VT, .
Champlain Valley Fair
The Champlain Valley Fair claims to be the biggest show in Vermont, and it includes a demolition derby, a tractor pull, and a ton of famous names, like the Goo Goo Dolls. Champlain Valley FairChamplain Valley Exposition Essex Junction, VT, .
The Bondville Fair
Check out ‘Woodchuck’s Revenge’ and Cheryl the Clown, just two of the fun events at the Bondville Fair! The Bondville FairBondville Fairgrounds Bondville, VT, .
Deerfield Valley Civil War Days
Yay! Come to this one and watch Civil War re-enactors set up camp and do cannon & musket demos. Deerfield Valley Civil War DaysHarris House Museum Wilmington, VT, .
Vergennes Day-Festival
There will be rubber duck racing, a horse-drawn wagon rides, kids activities and food. It comes with a 5K race, too. Vergennes Day-FestivalMain Street Vergennes, VT, .
Queechee Celtic Festival & Games
Check out the pipe band competition and lots more in a place surrounded by the Green Mountains of Vermont. The view must be great, don’t miss this. Queechee Celtic Festival & GamesQuechee Polo Field Quechee, VT, .
Outdoor Theatre
 Outdoor Theatre & More – click map above to set region Mon 8/18 Tue 8/19 Wed 8/20 Thu 8/21 Fri 8/22 Sat 8/23 Sun 8/24 Mon 8/25
Salsa in the ParkBoston, MA

Mondays at 6-9pm.
Blackstone Community Center more
Free outdoor folk dancingLexington, MA

Times vary.
Various more
Sunday Parkland GamesCambridge, MA

Sundays at 3:30-6pm.
The parklands along Memorial Drive near the Weeks Footbridge more
Charles River Conservancy Parkland GamesAllston, MA

Sundays at 3:30-6pm.
Memorial Drive at JFK Street more
Jacob’s Pillow “Inside/Out” PerformancesBecket, MA

Wednesdays – Saturdays at 6:15pm.
Henry J. Leir Stage at the breathtaking Marcia and Seymour Simon Performance Space, 413-243-0745. more
Plays in the Park (for kids)Boston, MA

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

Tuesdays at 7-9:30pm.
Copley Square more
Fort Independence Twilight Skyline ViewingBoston, MA

Thursdays 7pm-dusk.
Castle Island, 781-575-0354. more
Waterfront Performing Arts SeriesBoston, MA

Tuesdays at 6-9:30pm.
Christopher Columbus Park, 105 Atlantic Ave, 617-635-3911. more
OrpheusNewburyport, MA

2014:Sat, Sun 4pm.
Maudslay State Park, Curzon Mill Rd., 978-465-2572. more
Worcester Shakespeare FestivalWorcester, MA

Thurs-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm.
Memorical Grove Amphitheatre, Green Hill Park more
Shakespeare Under the StarsAmherst, MA

7pm; except Aug 17 at 2pm.
The Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant St more
3rd ThursdaysPittsfield, MA

Various Locations, 413-499-9348. more
Prescott Park Arts FestivalPortsmouth, NH

Prescot Park, Marcy St at Mechanic St, 603-436-2848. more
Momentum Theatre TroupeNew London, NH

Town Commons more
Flock TheatreNew London, CT

Wed at 7pm -Sat at 2pm; Sun. at 3pm; 8/21-8/24; 8/27-8/31.
Saint Mary’s Star of the Sea, 860-443-3119. more more
Summer Evenings at Treworgy PlanetariumMystic, CT

Fridays at 8:30pm.
Treworgy Planetarium, 75 Greenmanville Ave more
Ocean Beach Park Classic Car Cruise NightNew London, CT

Mondays at 6pm.
Ocean Beach Park more
Elm Shakespeare’s PericlesNew Haven, CT

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

Thursdays at 9:45pm approx.
The Pier, 2 Old Orchard St more
Momentum Theatre TroupeWoodstock, VT

United Universalist Church more
ShahrazadAshfield, MA

Weds – Sun, 8pm, rain or shine ; performances: 7/18 -8/24.
Double Edge Theatre, 948 Conway Road, 413-628-0277. more
Outdoor Movies
 Outdoor Movies – click map above to set region Mon 8/18 Tue 8/19 Wed 8/20 Thu 8/21 Fri 8/22 Sat 8/23 Sun 8/24 Mon 8/25
WBZ Free Friday FlicksBoston, MA

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

Fridays at various times.
70 Rowes Wharf, 617-439-7000. more more
Movie Nights at the BeachRevere, MA

Thursdays (except 6/27), movies at dusk.
Revere Beach, 781-286-8190. more
Magic 106.7 Family Film FestivalBoston, MA

Saturdays ; no time listed yet.
South garden at the Prudential Center more
SomerMovie FeastSomerville, MA

Thursdays at just after sunset.
Seven Hills Park, 617-666-3311. more
Winthrop Movies in the ParkWinthrop, MA

various times.
Ingleside Park, 617-846-8243. more
Mayor Walsh’s Movie NightBoston, MA

Various days at 7:45pm.
Various parks, 617-635-4505. more
Summer in the City MoviesCambridge, MA

Thursdays at 7pm.
Various more
Movies in the ParkBoston, MA

Saturdays at 7:30pm.
Billings Field West Roxbury more
Free Movie Nights – MelroseMelrose, MA

Wednesdays at 6pm. Oh wait, it’s free but indoors.
Melrose Memorial Hall more
CRC Movies in the ParkRoxbury, MA

2014:Saturdays; movies begin at dusk and actvities at 7:30pm. Sometimes Roslindale, West Roxbury.
Various more
Summer in the HighlandsNewton Highlands, MA

Fridays and Sundays; various times.
Movies in the ParkWinthrop, MA

Saturdays at dusk.
Ingleside Park, 617-846-8243. more
Inman Square Business Assoc, Movie NightCambridge, MA

Thursday at 7-10pm.
Ahern Field, 158 Spring St more
Salem Movie in the ParkSalem, MA

Saturdays at dusk.
Various parks more
Waterfront Movie SeriesNewburyport, MA

Wednesdays at 8pm.
Summer Movie NightsLynn, MA

Fridays at 8pm.
Various parks more
Weymouth Summer Outdoor MoviesWeymouth, MA

Thursdays at 8pm.
Ralph Talbot Amphitheatre next to Town Hall, 781-682-6124. more
Movies at Hingham ShipyardHingham, MA

Thursday Nights at Dusk.
Hingham Shipyard more
Movies with the StarsMansfield, MA

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

Wednesdays ; times vary between 7:45 and 8:45.
Island Wharf more
Worcester Film Works Summer Movies at the OvalWorcester, MA

Thursdays; no time listed yet.
Worcester Common Oval, 455 Main Street more
Easthampton Arts in the ParkEasthampton, MA

Fridays (except 7/19) at 6:30-8pm.
Millside Park, 2 Ferry St, (413) 529-1440. more
Summer Movies SeriesGreenfield, MA

Saturdays; Time:TBD.
The Energy Park more
Movies in the ParkGardner, MA

Fridays at 8pm.
Monument park, 978-632-1900. more
Movies on the BlockProvidence, RI

Thursdays at 7:30pm.
Westminster St at Union St more
Movies on the beachWesterly, RI

Tuesdays at 8:30pm.
Atlantic Beach Park, 401-596-7761 or 401-348-2597. more
Movies on the GreenNorth Conway, NH

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

Mondays at dusk.
near the playground more
Beach Blanket Movie at SunsetNew London, CT

Beach Blanket Movie NightsNew London, CT

Tuesday nights; not free.
Hygenic Art Park, 79 Bank St, 860-443-8001. more more
Grupo FantasiaAll over

various times.
Various Locations more
Cornfield Mazes
 Cornfield Mazes (Day/Night/Both) – click map above to set region Mon 8/18 Tue 8/19 Wed 8/20 Thu 8/21 Fri 8/22 Sat 8/23 Sun 8/24
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
Davis MegaMazeSterling, MA

Here at Davis Farmland, you’ll find that every season is special and unique. Whatever the season, the day belongs to your family at Davis Farmland. We think you’ll agree its hands on FUN for everyone! There are day mazes, Flashlight Mazing and Fright Nights!
145 Redstone Hill, 978-422-8888. more
West End Creamery Corn MazeWhitinsville, MA

Fri, Sat and Sun at 12am-6pm No nights.
481 Purgatory Road, 508-234-2022. more
Escobar’s Highland Farm Corn MazePortsmouth, RI

8/22-9/1 Everyday 11am-dusk; After 9/1 : Fri 3:30-dusk; Sat 10am-dusk ; Sun 11am-dusk.
251 Middle Road, 401-683-1444 or manager @401-864-1064. more more
Beech Hill Farm & Ice Cream StandHopkinton, NH

Themes will be: Greek To Me!, Snack Attack & A-maizing Americana. Mazes are open daily- weather permitting – 11:00am-dusk from Aug. 1st – Oct. 31st.
107 Beech Hill Road, 603-223-0828. more
Coppal House Farm Night MazeLee, NH

August Hours: 23 & 24, 30 & 31: 10am to 5pm, September & October Hours: Mon-Fri: 12pm to 5 pm, Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm, Night Mazes 7pm-9pm. Saturday, September 20, 2014 7pm-9 pm. Saturday, October 11, 2014 7pm-9 pm. Friday, October 24, 2014 Slightly Spooky Nite Maze 7pm-9 pm. Friday, October 31, 2014 Trick or Treat maze 5pm-7 pm.
118 North River Road (Route 155), 603.659.3572. more
J & F Farms Corn MazeDerry, NH

Monday-Friday 9am-6pm, Sundays 9am-5pm.
124 Chester Rd, (603) 437-0535.. more
Fort Hill Farms Corn Maze AdventureThompson, CT

August 9th to Nov. 5th; 10am-10pm daily.
260 Quaddick Road, 860-923-3439. more more
Haunted Corn Maze at Nathan Hale HomesteadCoventry, CT

Opens August 20. Hours: Wednesday – Sunday 12pm-4pm.
2299 South St, 860-742-6917. more
Lyman Orchards Sunflower MazeMiddlefield, CT

SUNFLOWER MAZE 8/2 – 8/24, 9-5pm Everyday!
32 Reeds Gap Rd, 860-349-6015. more
Hathaway Farm Corn MazeRutland, VT

Largest in VT. 2014: Open Wednesday – Monday 10am-6pm. Saturday 10am-11pm.
741 Prospect Hill Road, 802.775.2624. more

Boston’s concert season is rocking this year! Some of the concerts in Boston you can get tickets to online include John Legend at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Fleetwood Mac, teen superstar Justin Bieber and even Tom Petty at Fenway Park. Boston seems to always have lots of events going on, even stuff for the kids like Disney on Ice Frozen at the Fleet Center.

Outdoor Concerts
 Outdoor Music – click map above to set region Mon 8/18 Tue 8/19 Wed 8/20 Thu 8/21 Fri 8/22 Sat 8/23 Sun 8/24 Mon 8/25
Downtown Boston Brass strolling musiciansBoston, MA

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12nn-2pm.
Downtown Crossing more more
Club Passim Summer Concert SeriesCambridge, MA

Thursdays at 1pm.
47 Palmer St. more
3rd. ThursdaysPittsfield, MA

Downtown, North St more
WODS Summer Concert SeriesBoston, MA

TBA for MAY.
Hatch Shell, Esplanade more
Summer Music Series in Norman Leventhal ParkBoston, MA

Tuesdays and Thursdays 12nn-2pm.
Post Office Square, 617-482-2139. more
Kendall Square Concert SeriesCambridge, MA

North Plaza, 300 Athenaeum Street, 617 577-7354. more
Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public LibraryBoston, MA

Wednesdays at 6pm & Fridays at 12:30pm.
Central Library in Copley Square, 617-536-5400. more
Titus Sparrow Park Summer Concert SeriesBoston, MA

Wednesdays at 6:30pm.
Titus Sparrow Park, South End, 617-918-5289. more
Summer in the City Entertainment at Boston Harbor HotelBoston, MA

Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel more
Circle the SquareMedford, MA

Thursdays at 4pm.
Medford Square more
Summer Concerts at The Greenway SessionsBoston, MA

Fridays at 6pm.
Various locations more
MFA Concerts in the CourtyardBoston, MA

Museum of Fine Arts, 617-369-3189. more
Horn Pond Summer Concert SeriesWoburn, MA

Fridays at 6-8pm.
Ice House Park, Sturgis Street, 781-935-2244. more
Medford Family Network’s Wrights Pond Family ConcertsMedford, MA

Tuesdays at 5:30pm.
Wright’s Pond more
ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood ConcertsBoston, MA

Thursdays (except 8/3); 7pm.
Various more more
Wright’s Pond Family ConcertsMedford, MA

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

Tuesdays at 5:30pm.
Wright’s Pond more
Sunday Concert Series at RevereRevere, MA

Sundays at 6pm.
American Legion lawn, 281 Broadway more
Sounds of the Garden Summer Concert SeriesBoston, MA

2014:Thursdays (except 7/11) at 6pm.
Various Locations, 617-542-7696. more more
Landmarks Orchestra Summer ConcertsBoston, MA

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

Fridays in July and August; 11am.
Samuel Adams Park, Faneuil Hall more
Dorothy Curran Concert SeriesBoston, MA

Wednesdays at 7pm.
City Hall Plaza more more
Summer Concerts on the Common, NorwoodNorwood, MA

2014:Sundays at 7pm.
Town Common, Washington St & Nahatan St more
Outdoor Concert at the Sampas PavillionLowell, MA

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

Tuesdays at 7pm.
Town Common, 978-671-0921. more
Summer Band Concerts & Children’s ShowsNorth Andover, MA

Sundays at 6pm.
Town Common more
Lowell Summer Music SeriesLowell, MA

7:30pm (except 7/25 – 7/27 at various times; 9/6 at 10am).
Boarding House Park more
Summer Beach ConcertsLynn, MA

Thursdays (except 7/26) ; 6-8pm except 7/3: 7-9pm.
Red Rock Park on the beach at Lynn Shore Drive. 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

Castle Hill, 978-356-4351 x4015. more
Summer Concert Series at PeabodySalem, MA

15 Peabody Street more
Summer Concert Series at Soule HomesteadMiddleboro, MA

Saturdays at 6pm.
46 Soule Street more
Plymouth Library Lawn ConcertPlymouth, MA

Thursdays at 1-2pm.except 7/26, 2-3pm.
Summer Concert Series at DartmouthDartmouth, MA

Apponagansett Park more
Foxboro Jaycees ConcertsFoxboro, MA

Thursdays, except 6/11; 7-9pm.
Foxboro Common more
Westport Rivers Winery Concert SeriesWestport, MA

417 Hixbridge Rd, 508-636-3423. more
Grille on the HillWorcester, MA

Thursday at 6 – 8pm.
Worcester Common, 508-799-1400 x3. more
Sterling Summer ConcertsSterling, MA

Mondays and Wednesdays at 6-8pm.
Memorial Park more
Alternatives’ Summer Concert SeriesWhitinsville, MA

Thursdays at 6-8pm.
Alternatives’ Whitin Mill Plaza, 50 Douglas Road, 508-266-6502. more
Musical Moments In Amelia’s GardenWestfield, MA

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

Fridays 6:30-8pm.
Millside Park, 2 Ferry St more
Concerts at Windsor LakeNorth Adams, MA

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

Tuesdays at 6pm (except 8/3, Sunday at 2pm).
225 South St., 413-458-2303. more
Summer of Love ConcertsOnset, MA

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

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

Thursdays at 6:30-8:30pm.
Buzzards Bay Park at the Gazebo more
Concerts in the ParksGardner, MA

Saturdays at 6pm.
Monument Park more
Apponaug Area Improvement Assoc. ConcertWarwick, RI

Thursdays at 6:30-9pm.
Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Road more
Downtown Sundown SeriesProvidence, RI

Roger Williams Natl Memorial, 282 North Main St more
Free Sunday Summer Concert SeriesSouth Kingstown, RI

2014:Sundays 6-7:30pm.
Village Green more
Summer Concerts at the GazeboNarragansett, RI

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

Sundays at 6:30-8pm.
Memorial Square, 401-423-7260. more
Blues on the Beach & Monday Night JamsWesterly, RI

Wenesdays & Mondays at 6pm.
Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Avenue more
Slater Park Concert SeriesPawtucket, RI

Slater Park more
Waterville Concert SeriesWaterville Valley, NH

Various times.
Various more
Merrimack Concert AssociationMerrimack, NH

Wednesdays at 6:30-8:30pm except 7/3.
Abbie Griffin Park Bandstand more
Concert Series on the GreenAmherst, NH

Tuesdays at 7pm.
Village Green more
Henniker Summer Concert SeriesHenniker, NH

2014:Every Tuesday night at 7pm with a BONUS concert on THURSDAY JULY 17th AT 7:30pm.
Bandstand, Community Park, Main St. more
Saint-Gaudens Summer Concert SeriesCornish, NH

Sundays at 2pm.
Little Studio, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site more
Gilford Community Band Concert SeriesGilford, NH

Wednesdays at 7:30pm (Except 8/23 at 8pm).
Gilford Village Field Weeks Bandstand more
Canobie Talent Search at Canobie Lake ParkSalem, NH

no time listed.
Canobie Lake Park, 603.893.3506. more
Bandstand ConcertsHampton Falls, NH

Wednesdays (except 9/1) at various times.
Town Common more more more
River House Restaurant Concert SeriesPortsmouth, NH

Prescot Park, Marcy St at Mechanic St, 603-436-2848. more
Friends of Stark Park Concert SeriesManchester, NH

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

Mondays at 7pm.
Colburn Park more
The Summer Music Series at The Governor’s InnRochester, NH

various times.
Rochester Common, 603-332-4120. more
Savina Hartwell Memorial Free Summer ConcertTilton, NH

Sundays at 6-8:30pm.
Tilton lsland Park, 603-286-3000. more
Cochecho Arts FestivalDover, NH

various times.
Henry Law Park more more
Sea Shell Stage at Hampton BeachHampton Beach, NH

Everyday at 7pm.
Field of Dreams ConcertsSalem, NH

Thursdays at 6:30pm & Saturdays at 2pm.
Field of Dreams more
Ocean Beach Park Music SeriesNew London, CT

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

Wednesdays at 7-9pm.
Downtown Southington more
Summer Concerts at the Sherman Green GazeboFairfield, CT

various times.
Sherman Green Gazebo more
Music Under the StarsNorth Haven, CT

Tuesdays at 7pm.
North Haven Town Green, 203-331-4120. more
Cocktails with the WhalesMystic, CT

55 Coogan Blvd, 860-572-5955 ext- 520. more
City Center Concerts on the GreenDanbury, CT

No time listed.
CityCenter more
Manchster Bandshell SeriesManchester, CT

Music Under the StarsNorth Haven, CT

Tuesdays at 7pm.
Town Green more
Summer Concerts at TrumbullTrumbull, CT

Tuesdays at 7pm.
Town Hall Gazebo more
Summer Concert Series at ThomastonThomaston, CT

Mondays at 7pm.
Seth Thomas Park, South Main St more more
Norwalk Parks Concert ScheduleNorwalk, CT

Fridays at 7pm.
Calf Pasture Beach, 203-854-7806. more
Branford Jazz on the Green SeriesBranford, CT

Thursdays at 6:30pm.
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

Tuesdays at 7-8:30pm.
Rockwell Park more
Twilight Lawn Concerts at Roseland CottageWoodstock, CT

Fridays at 7pm.
Roseland Cottage more
Summer Music SundaysMystic, CT

Sundays at 5pm.
Twilight TunesWallingford, CT

Wednesday at 7-9pm.
Wallingford Parade Grounds more
Summer Concert Series at Greenwich, CTGreenwich, CT

204: Wednesdays at 7:15-8:45pm.
Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, 203-861-6100. more
Concert on the Green at Windsor, CTWindsor, CT

Thursdays at 7-9pm.
Town Green more
Guilford Savings Bank Concert SeriesClinton, CT

Thursdays at 6:30-8pm.
Pierson School, Route 1., (860) 669-3889. more
Summer Concerts at Norcross PointWinthrop, ME

no time listed yet.
Off Bowdoin/Memorial more
Summer Concert Series at Wells Harbor ParkWells, ME

Saturdays at 6:30pm.
Wells Harbor Park more
Poland Spring Annual Summer Concert SeriesPoland Spring, ME

Mondays (except 8/26) at 7pm.
37 Preservation Way more
Mill Creek Park Summer ConcertsSouth Portland, ME

Wednesdays at 6:30pm.
Mill Creek Park, 207-767-7650. more
Summer in the Parks ConcertsPortland, ME

Wed.: Western Prom Park & Thurs.: Deering Oaks Park & Fort Sumner Park ; various times.
Western Prom Park (mostly) more
Waterfront ConcertsBangor, ME

various times.
Bangor Waterfront Pavilion more
Summer Bandstand Concert SeriesBethel, ME

Bethel Common more
Enosburgh Town Band TuesdaysEnosburgh, VT

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

Pavilion Park more