Events INSIDER: June 3-11, 2013

Giveaways & Features
Win: Sound of Music
The Sound of Music is an all time favorite. This version has been called thrilling and inspirational. It’s running from 6/11 to 6/23. 7:30pm. I have two pairs of tickets to give away for the 6/12 show. Email to win! Win: Sound of MusicNorth Shore Music Theatre Beverly, MA, .
5:15 – The American WHO Sensation
Who doesn’t like The Who? This tribute band comes highly recommended, and get a 33% discount by buying their tickets online before June 8. 8pm. 5:15 - The American WHO SensationFenway Church Boston, MA, .
Win: Tickets to the Zoo!
Want to go to the Zoo? I have 2 pairs of tickets to enter either the Franklin Park Zoo or the Stone Zoo that are valid until November. Email for a chance to win. Win: Tickets to the Zoo!Franklin Park or Stone Zoo All Over, , .
Outdoor concerts!
Events Insider keeps track of all the cool, fun and outdoorsy activities in New England. This is where you find the places and events you cannot miss.To see them, go to Events INSIDER, select your region on the map, and then scroll all the way to the bottom. more
Get the 2013 New England Guide
Mention my website to friends and get my 2013 New England Guide, with 1,200 off-beat destinations including dinosaur footprints, zoos, ziplines, where to go stargazing, and where to find an indoor water park in December! Get the 2013 New England Guide All Over, , .
Find 16 New England Regions on Twitter
Hey! I’ve split my Twitter feed into 17 regions so that you can REALLY get just the events close to home, or pick what you like. Please check it out and add me to a ‘Twitter list’ too (google it). Find 16 New England Regions on Twitter All Over, , .
Johnny’s Picks
Common Boston festival
WHOA! An architectural festival made this list? Well, this one has walking tours, art, dance, and design installations, music, and a dance party. It’s the only free architectural fest in the city, and that’s a plus. Common Boston festivalVarious locations Boston, MA, .
Boston Pride Week
Boston Pride proudly presents a bunch of community focused activities. Dancing, parades, music and much more are part of a festival that makes people come together. Boston Pride WeekVarious locations Boston, MA, .
Scooper Bowl Ice Cream Festival
I have only one rule for ice cream: The more, the better. This all-you can-eat fest offers ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbet. It’s the biggest event of its type in the world. 12-8pm daily. Scooper Bowl Ice Cream FestivalBoston City Hall Plaza Boston, MA, .
Boston Dyke March
Only a bit smaller than the Pride Parade. Just as its bigger brother, it’s open to everyone and filled with fun events, live performances and friendly people. Meet at the Boston Common Gazebo at 6pm for mingling and live music. March starts at 7pm and last year there was an after party! Boston Dyke MarchBoston Common Boston, MA, .
US Air Guitar 2013 Qualifier @ Boston
Let your inner rock star come out and have fun at the US 2013 Air Guitar Tournament. This is just the Boston Qualifier, but that means you need to show how good your fake guitar skills are. Make sure you bring a good amp to go with your talent. 😉 8pm. 18+. US Air Guitar 2013 Qualifier @ BostonRadio Bar Somerville, MA, .
Greek Fest Woburn
This Greek Fest brings a piece of Greece to the States. Enjoy real traditional Greek food, and join the dancing that characterizes festivals like this one. Oppaaa! Greek Fest WoburnGreek Orthodox Church Woburn, MA, .
Dance for World Community Festival
Dancing teachers, enthusiasts and newbies will all enjoy this one. Interactive performances all day and classes available for everyone. Dance for World Community FestivalHarvard Square Cambridge, MA, .
Boston Irish Festival
The Irish are friendly people, no matter what others say. Come enjoy Celtic music, great food, and fine company at this Irish Festival. There will be a 5K race, games for kids and athletic competitions. Boston Irish FestivalThe Irish Cultural Centre Canton, MA, .
Boston Dragon Boat Festival
You’d think dragon boat racing is the headline of this festival, but there’s also a lion dance, martial arts demos, Japanese drumming, live music, and Chinese yo-yo. Sounds like a real festival to me. Saturday: Racing only. Sunday: Lots of cool events. Boston Dragon Boat FestivalAlong Charles River Near Harvard Cambridge, MA, .
Official STAR TREK Convention
This is the real deal! The official STAR TREK Convention, so you know you won’t end up inside some dude’s garage looking at a few action figures. Seriously, don’t miss this one! 9am. Official STAR TREK ConventionJohn B. Hynes Convention Center Boston, MA, .
Gay Pride Day Parade
What can I say? This parade is going to be colorful, and full of friendly people. Oh, and it’s going to be broadcast on BNN! 12pm. Gay Pride Day ParadeCopley Square Boston, MA, .
Corvette Day at Larz Anderson Museum
The Corvette is THE American sports car. No wonder it has its own day at Larz Anderson Auto Museum, which is a world class venue. You know this event is going to be good. Register and bring your own ‘vette to the party! 9am-3pm. Corvette Day at Larz Anderson MuseumLarz Anderson Auto Museum Brookline, MA, .
World Oceans Day Festival
I’m not really sure what happens during World Oceans Day Festival, but any event held inside an aquarium is automatically awesome. There will be live music and kids games. I’m sure there will be eco-friendly groups offering pro-ocean information as well. 11am-4pm. World Oceans Day FestivalNew England Aquarium Boston, MA, .
Model Rocket Launch at Sudbury
Launching a model rocket is rocket science, you know? Join the CMASS and have fun while launching a sexy rocket. Don’t be afraid, they know what they’re doing. 10-3:30pm. Model Rocket Launch at SudburyDavis Field Sudbury, MA, .
Kite Festival at Lawrence
A kite festival cannot be called that without face painting. Nah, I’m joking… This one has it but just as a side event. At this fest you’ll make your own kite, and then will fly it. Also available: Trolley rides, food, a live animal area and much more. 11-3pm. Kite Festival at LawrencePemberton Park Lawrence, MA, .
Superhero Scramble Charger
It takes a SUPERHERO to complete this super obstacle race. Are you up to the challenge? Come find out! 9:15am. Superhero Scramble ChargerAmesbury Sports Park Amesbury, MA, .
Salem First Friday: PRIDE Edition and After-Party
Several stores will open late and offer discounts to celebrate PRIDE. There will be an after-party for the attendees. Join the fun, and party like a rock star. 5pm, after party 7:30pm. Salem First Friday: PRIDE Edition and After-PartyVarious locations Salem, MA, .
NASA Centennial Challenge: Sample Return Robots
Robots do other stuff besides fighting and killing each other, you know? NASA is hosting a competition that aims to find out which of the participating robots is the best at finding and retrieving geological samples. Now that’s cool! 1pm. NASA Centennial Challenge: Sample Return RobotsWorcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA, .
Touch Tomorrow: A festival of science, technology & robots!
Science, technology and robots? I’m sold. Everything, from playing with a band of robots to creating your own slime and learning about stars all in one place. 10-4pm. Touch Tomorrow: A festival of science, technology & robots!Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA, .
The Fort at No 4 French and Indian War Encampment
Oh la la! This war re-enactment involves French and Native Americans. It’s a good chance to learn more about this war. I suppose people will come dressed as French or Natives. Darn, where did I put my chapeau militaire? The Fort at No 4 French and Indian War Encampment Charlestown, NH, .
Rhode Island Scottish Highland Festival
Scotland offers much more than just bagpipes. This festival presents the Scottish culture through dancing, food, and music. There will be sheep dog demos and drumming competitions. 9am. Rhode Island Scottish Highland FestivalWashington County Fairgrounds, Richmond Townhouse Rd. Richmond, RI, .
Orange Crate Derby
Prove Newton wrong and show your kid’s gravity powered car is faster than the rest. There are some similar events in New England, but this one is by far the one with the most decent non-morning schedule. 12:30 check in, 3pm races. Orange Crate DerbyBayview Avenue Bristol, RI, .
World Naked Bike Ride Day
Let’s be thankful for our bikes and our bodies, in any order you prefer. World Naked Bike Ride Day will be celebrated all over the world. Some of New England’s participating cities are: Boston, MA; Burlington, VT; Montpelier, VT; Pittsfield, MA and Providence, RI. Check your city’s schedule first, you don’t want to be the only one riding your bike naked. World Naked Bike Ride Day All Over, , .
Get Outdoors Day Festival
I’m serious, people: Summer is outdoor time! Go AFK for a while and enjoy the many activities planned all over. Check their site for cities in New England that will participate in this year’s event. Get Outdoors Day Festival All Over, , .
Outdoor movies!
Nobody lists more outdoor movies in New England! I track 97 different series with more than 400 shows, and most of them are free! To see them, go to Events INSIDER, select your region on the map, and then scroll all the way to the bottom. more
Outdoor Theatre!
I list more outdoor theatre than anyone else in New England! I track 75 performance series. That’s more than 600 shows, some of which are free! To see them, go to Events INSIDER, select your region on the map, and then scroll all the way to the bottom to see them. more
Also Fun
Volunteer for Arty ONE FUND Benefit
Comedy, music, auctions, poetry and much more get together to support ONE FUND and #BostonStrong — this sounds like a fun evening and it also helps a good cause. 7pm. Volunteer for Arty ONE FUND BenefitThe Green Briar Brighton, MA, .
Garden Party Gala
The theater celebrates its 39th anniversary with a party in the garden! There will be food, music and slam puppet performances! 7pm. Garden Party GalaPuppet Showplace Theatre Brookline, MA, .
Make Good Art Neil Gailman + Chip Kidd discussion
Last year, Neil Gailman addressed the University of the Arts in Pennsylvania. His speech was truly inspiring, and later evolved into a great looking book designed by Chip Kidd. Now, both of them will discuss the book at Club Oberon. 6:30pm. Make Good Art Neil Gailman + Chip Kidd discussionClub Oberon Cambridge, MA, .
The Naked Comedy Showcase
Usually, when someone has to go on stage and is nervous, a popular advice is to imagine the audience is naked — not the other way around. What to some could be a nightmare, the ‘world’s first naked stand-up show’ has some pretty good reviews and is worth checking it out, if you know what I mean. 10pm. The Naked Comedy ShowcaseImprovBoston Cambridge, MA, .
Screening: TRUTH BE TOLD documentary
Oh boy! This documentary unveils ‘the truth’ about Jehovah Witnesses, which seems to be a bit different to what they tell you after knocking on your door. 7pm. Screening: TRUTH BE TOLD documentaryCoolidge Corner Theatre Brookline, MA, .
Special Olympics – Summer Games
I volunteered for this once and it was fun. This is a great sports program that allows everyone to get involved. Special Olympics - Summer GamesVarious locations (Boston University, Harvard, John A Ryan Arena) Cambridge, MA, .
The Gas: Stand-up Comedy
Stand-up + Sketch comedy, every week. I just hope the name of the show doesn’t describe much of what they do on stage. 7:30 pm. The Gas: Stand-up ComedyGreat Scott Allston, MA, .
Coolidge Corner Arts Festival and Brookline Food Festival
This ‘arts festival’ is basically a marketplace. Yeah, it’s next to a food festival but that’s about it. So no background music, no nothing? I guess there will be an awkward silent moment after I go all ‘this is way too overpriced.’ 10-6pm. Coolidge Corner Arts Festival and Brookline Food FestivalDevotion School Brookline, MA, .
Unconventional Women Walking Tour
Take on a tour to discover stories of some the most prominent women Massachusetts has seen. This should be an inspiring guided walk. 2pm. Unconventional Women Walking TourForest Hills Cemetery Boston, MA, .
Portuguese Flag Raising Ceremony and Reception
Boston Portuguese Festival is a celebration of all things Portuguese, of course. The kick-off event is basically a reception that includes a flag raising ceremony. There will be music and food. 11am. Portuguese Flag Raising Ceremony and ReceptionBoston City Hall Plaza Boston, MA, .
Masterworks Chorale Summer Sings
Summer Sings allow music lovers to become part of the singing community. Not a pro? Does not matter, everyone can join Masterworks Chorale and enjoy an informal singing session. Masterworks Chorale Summer SingsNoble and Greenough School Dedham, MA, .
Free Summer Weekdays at deCordova
Start the month with the right foot: Free admission to deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum the first Wednesday of each summer month. They have both indoor and outdoor sculptures, a forest trail and much more. It’s one of my favorite museums! 10am-5pm. Free Summer Weekdays at deCordovadeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, 51 Sandy Pond Rd Lincoln, MA, .
Salem Arts Festival
Art festivals are usually vendor driven, but this one features outdoor performances by local artists and celebrates many different disciplines. There’s a space open for everyone to showcase their work. Plus, Salem is a great place to visit. Salem Arts FestivalVarious locations Salem, MA, .
Wakefield Festival By the Lake
This festival is vendor driven, but at least all crafts are made locally, no imports allowed. There are games and food, and it’s only 10 miles away from Boston. 10am-4pm. Wakefield Festival By the LakeLower Common Wakefield, MA, .
Topsfield Strawberry Festival
This fundraiser event probably has more strawberries than we could eat together. And that’s GOOD! Enjoy shortcake or bowls of the red fruit with whipped cream. Live music and some activities will be available too. 10-4pm rain or shine. Topsfield Strawberry FestivalTopsfield Common Topsfield, MA, .
Rhythm and Spirit Weekend
This is a weekend full of hand drumming, yoga, and kayaking. They invite people to open their souls… but to what? Registration is required, BTW. Rhythm and Spirit WeekendPinewood Lodge Campground Plymouth, MA, .
Annual Nantasket Beach Car Show
This show features half a mile of awesome looking cars, parked side by side. If you get bored at any point, just walk to the beach for a great time. There will be food vendors so that you can fill up your tank. 9-3pm. Annual Nantasket Beach Car ShowNantasket Beach Hull, MA, .
Day of Portugal Festival Weekend
Multiple re-enactors will be teaching about the history of the Portuguese at New Bedford, including a one-eyed military man from 1760. The festival includes games for kids, a mini parade, art performances and much more. Day of Portugal Festival WeekendVarious locations New Bedford, MA, .
Last Blast Carnival
Fiesta Shows is bringing the fun to Revere. With unlimited rides specials, and magic shows from Wednesday through Sunday. As usual, there will be games and food. Last Blast CarnivalOcean Blvd. Revere, MA, .
Foxborough Founders Day
Foxborough knows how to put on a celebration! There will be a parade, hot-air balloon rides, a doll carriage parade, games, several bands performing and lots of food. The fun does not stop there: A fireworks show will close the festival. 7am. Foxborough Founders DayFoxborough Common Foxborough, MA, .
Muster Day at Old Sturbridge Village
Old Sturbridge Village is my favorite re-enactment village in New England, They have activities about every weekend. This one is called ‘Muster Day,’ and allows kids to act their own ‘battle.’ Maybe the best part is the recently added farse parade with ridiculous costumes and equipment. 9:30am-5pm. Muster Day at Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge, MA, .
Southbridge Fest
This festival seems to be quite small, but they’re having a parade and 5 bands performing on stage. They have a ‘Beer Garden’ but, seriously… Is that even fun? 10am-5pm. Southbridge FestTown Common Southbridge, MA, .
West Side’s Taste of the Valley
This is not just the restaurant tasting event you can find everywhere. They added a BMX show, several bands performing live, a 5K race and a car show. Worth checking out. West Side's Taste of the ValleyPark Street West Springfield, MA, .
The Great Holyoke Brick Race
No, there’s no actual bricks racing. Come watch fun races of gravity powered cars. Everyone can join as a racer, but registration is required. Preliminaries 11 am, Race 1pm. The Great Holyoke Brick RaceDowntown Holyoke Holyoke, MA, .
Boston Festival of Bands
Seven popular bands will be performing at Faneuil Hall. They’re all New England wind symphonies, and know what they’re doing. 11am. Boston Festival of BandsFaneuil Hall Boston, MA, .
Concert in the Round
You have to be kidding me! At this concert you can sit in the middle of the orchestra playing, and also move around as you please. Just be careful and don’t trip and fall. Classical music just got better. 2013. 7pm. Concert in the RoundCary Hall Lexington, MA, .
Review: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Two friends get together after years of not seeing each other and look back on their life and the decisions that define who they are today. A Pulitzer Prize finalist work and here’s our review. Review: Rapture, Blister, BurnBU Theatre Boston, MA, .
Federal Hill Stroll
This one sounds more like buying a ‘VIP’ pass for a group of food venues around, with some live music added. You still have to pay for your food, though. 4:30pm. Federal Hill StrollFederal Hill Providence, RI, .
Block Island Music Festival
This 6 day music festival sounds great: Free food for the attendees, awesome solo performances or acoustic ensembles and frozen drinks. It’s a good way of ending a fun day at the beach. 5pm. Block Island Music FestivalCaptain Nick’s Rock N’ Roll Bar Block Island, RI, .
Providence Preservation Society’s Festival of Historic Houses
Check out some of Providence’s most representative houses. They’re truly architectural masterpieces and hold a lot of history as well. One of the tours features a half-hour organ concert! Check their site for the times and houses that will be visited during this special festival. Providence Preservation Society's Festival of Historic HousesVarious Locations Providence, RI, .
Gaspee Fireworks
We can only imagine how cool it was to see the Gaspee burning down in 1772. 241 years later we celebrate with fireworks, which also offer eye-candy to us Americans. 9pm. Gaspee FireworksSalters Grove, Narragansett Pkwy. Warwick, RI, .
Gaspee Days Colonial Encampment
Do you have what it took to live the colonial military life? This encampment will let you know what it was to be out there on the battlefield. Gaspee Days Colonial EncampmentPawtuxet Park, Narragansett Parkway Warwick, RI, .
Where’s the town? Seaside Festival
Narragansett’s town center has been missing for a while but this event intends to change that. They include food, live music and other performances, farmers market booths and much more. Hopefully, they’ll get their town center back soon! 10-4pm. Where's the town? Seaside FestivalNarragansett Pier Village Narragansett, RI, .
Gaspee Project at WaterFire
This ‘project’ is a combo of a couple walking tours and a few re-enactments that end up with a longboat row show and music by the Pawtuxet Rangers Fife & Drum Corps. The main event starts at 10pm. 5:30pm. Gaspee Project at WaterFireSouth Water Street route of WaterFire Providence, RI, .
Gaspee Days Sunday in the Park
This event is basically a picnic with colonial life and cooking demos. Bring your own food, since I’m not sure you can try what they cook at the event. 12:30pm. Gaspee Days Sunday in the ParkPawtuxet Park, Narragansett Parkway Warwick, RI, .
Old Tyme Fair
Watching fireworks at the beach is awesome, and much much better when there’s a fair going on. Unlimited rides, food vendors and live music complete a list of events that will make you have fun. Old Tyme FairHampton Beach State Park, Route 1A Hampton, NH, .
Bicknell’s Thrush Tours
Yay! Who wants to get up REALLY early to go on a trip and watch birds? This tour will take you to see Bicknell’s Thrush, which is a rare bird, I’ve been told. Tours start at 6 am but you need to be there at least 15 min earlier. Reservation needed. Bicknell's Thrush ToursMt. Washington Auto Road Gorham, NH, .
The New Hampshire 48 Hour Film Project
Filmmakers based in New Hampshire will have 48 hours to shoot, edit and finish a great film. It’s going to be fun, and the results will be presented on June 13, 2013 at Cinemagic of Hooksett. The New Hampshire 48 Hour Film ProjectDouble Midnight Comics Manchester, NH, .
Pollyanna Day
This year, Littleton is celebrating the 100Th anniversary of Pollyanna, the most optimistic fictional character that has ever been created. Come rub her statue’s bronze foot for good luck, or eat as much cake as you can. There are many points of interest around, and it’s for you to discover them all. 1pm. Pollyanna DayVarious Locations Littleton, NH, .
Mystic Sea Music Festival
Sea music performances are not only about music, but about what you see too. Enjoy 4 days of dance performances, great musicians and food. The best thing is that you don’t get seasick while on this fun journey. Mystic Sea Music FestivalMystic Seaport Mystic, CT, .
Strawberry Park Cajun/Zydeco Festival
I hear ‘Cajun’ and think about food. This festival, however, is about music. Come dance, sing or join a workshop. It’s fun and I’m sure there will be food somewhere. Strawberry Park Cajun/Zydeco Festival Preston, CT, .
Butterfly Pavilion
You won’t have to chase butterflies at their annual Pavilion. Let them come to you and enjoy their beauty. And it’s great that you get to feed them! Butterfly PavilionHart’s Greenhouse and Florist Norwich, CT, .
First Fridays in Downtown Putnam
Downtown Putnam becomes a great, fun space for the arts, every first Friday of the month. Live music, craft vendors and friendly people make this a great experience. 5pm. First Fridays in Downtown PutnamDowntown Putnam, CT, .
Gardenfest at Florence Griswold Museum
Gardenfest celebrates nature with multiple events, like nature inspired jewelry workshops, dancing classes and guided tours at Florence Griswold Museum. Check their website for details and the festival schedule. Gardenfest at Florence Griswold MuseumFlorence Griswold Museum Old Lyme, CT, .
World Oceans Day at Mystic Aquarium
To celebrate World Oceans Day, Mystic Aquarium has prepared activities for both children and grown-ups. Don’t forget to visit the sharks and the beluga whales! 10-2pm. World Oceans Day at Mystic AquariumMystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration Mystic, CT, .
Tom Sawyer Day
Er, it’s Tom Sawyer’s Day but this time The Mark Twain House added a medieval touch. Not sure how that’s going to work, but it’s worth a shot. I’ve heard Tom and Becky will be there! As usual, there will be live music, food and games. 10-4pm. Tom Sawyer DayMark Twain House Hartford, CT, .
New England Fiddle Contest
How’s your fiddling skills? This is The New England Fiddle Contest. There will be cash prizes for the winners. Get yourself to this music fest and enjoy some fine music! 11am-6pm. New England Fiddle ContestCenter Park Manchester, CT, .
Annual Strawberry Festival
I know its’ called Strawberry Festival, but this one’s better because it has cheeseburgers and hot-dogs! Inflatables for kids, live music and a craft market will be available. 11-4:30pm. Annual Strawberry Festival Cheshire, CT, .
Captain Kidd Day
They say this is Connecticut’s best and largest scavenger hunt! And how could it not be so, if everyone’s looking for Captain Kidd’s treasure? Now seriously, there will be a parade (re-enactment included), live music and fun for everyone. 12-5pm. Captain Kidd DayDowntown Milford Milford, CT, .
Nathan Hale’s Birthday Celebration
Nathan Hale is not with us anymore, but we can celebrate the birthday of CT’s hero! There will be cake and lemonade and hopefully people wanting to play checkers. noon. Nathan Hale's Birthday CelebrationNathan Hale Homestead Coventry, CT, .
Kennebunk Port Festival
Look no further. This festival reunites the best of local artists, architecture, and cuisine. This is not the ‘crazy fun’ kind of event, but it’s still entertaining. Oh, and registration is required. Kennebunk Port FestivalVarious Locations Kennebunk, ME, .
Back to the Beach Corvette Weekend
Come see a bunch of ‘vettes running together and hear their engines roar. The parade is completed by beach activities, multiple buffets and live music. Back to the Beach Corvette WeekendOld Orchard Beach Old Orchard Beach, ME, .
Civil War Reenactment Weekend
Be ready to go back to 1863! This weekend will be full of Civil War related activities: Pig roast, re-enactments, cannon fire, tours around the place and much more. Learning History is fun, and this event proves it. 9am Sat-Sun. Civil War Reenactment WeekendWashburn Norlands Living History Center Livermore, ME, .
NorEasters Monthly Kite Fly
Join experienced kite enthusiasts on their monthly flying day. They’re nice people. 10am-4pm. NorEasters Monthly Kite FlyBug Light Park Portland, ME, .
Roots on the River
A great lineup has been prepared for this year’s festival. As ever year, lots of friendly people meet to enjoy 4 days of great music and delicious food. Roots on the RiverThe Big Tent Bellows Falls, VT, .
Strolling of the Heifers Parade and Dairy Fest
This festival includes a gallery walk, a parade, cycling tours and pretty much anything else you would’ve never thought could be related to dairy. Check their website for other cool events in June. Strolling of the Heifers Parade and Dairy FestVarious locations Brattleboro, VT, .
Becoming an Outdoor Family
Become a true wilderness survivor at this camp. Bring your family, where each member will have to choose 3 survival skills to master. There will be fishing, swimming and hiking for everyone. Becoming an Outdoor FamilyStillwater State Park Groton, VT, .
Outdoor Theatre & Other Stuff
 Outdoor Theatre & More – click map above to set region Mon 6/3 Tue 6/4 Wed 6/5 Thu 6/6 Fri 6/7 Sat 6/8 Sun 6/9 Mon 6/10
Tango by MoonlightCambridge, MA

Just as you read it: It’s tango dancing under the beautiful moonlight. 7-11pm.
Weeks Footbridge, 617-699-6246. 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
Downtown Sundown SeriesProvidence, RI

Bring your own chair, blanket and maybe even a picnic dinner to enjoy the free performance of one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays. 8pm.
Roger Williams Natl Memorial, 282 North Main St, 401-521-7266. more
Outdoor Movies
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America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to BroadwayProvidence, RI

Providence Public Library more
Movies on the Roof DeckNewport, RI

Vanderbilt Grace Hotel, 41 Mary St more
Children’s Movie NightNorton, MA

Saturdays 7:30pm.
Winslow Farm, 37 Eddy Street more
Outdoor Concerts
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Downtown Boston Brass strolling musiciansBoston, MA

Downtown Crossing more
Middlesex Concert Band RehearsalsWakefield, MA

7:30pm. In good weather rehearsals are outdoors.
Church, 8 Lafayette St more
Berklee Summer Series at Derby SquareSalem, MA

Derby Square more
Club Passim Summer Concert SeriesCambridge, MA

47 Palmer St. more
Family Concert Series at West SpringfieldWest Springfield, MA

7-8:30pm, except 7/4.
Various more
Downtown Crossing Block PartiesBoston, MA

Downtown Crossing more
Ocean Beach Park Music SeriesNew London, CT

Variety of cruise nights, magic, live music.
Ocean Beach Park more
Sunday Jazz Brunch on the TerraceBoston, MA

Outdoor Concert at the Sampas PavillionLowell, MA

Mondays 7pm.
Sampas Pavilion more
Music on the GreenSouthington, CT

Downtown Southington more
Coop Concerts & MoreGreenfield, MA

Greenfield Energy Park, 413-774-9949. more
Summer Concerts at the Sherman Green GazeboFairfield, CT

Opening 3:00pm – July/Aug 7pm – Aug15-Aug29 6:30pm.
Sherman Green Gazebo more
Sunday Night Concerts at WestfieldWestfield, MA

6-8pm except 7/7.
Stanley Park more
Summer Music Series in Norman Leventhal ParkBoston, MA

Post Office Square, 617-482-2139. more
Musical Moments In Amelia’s GardenWestfield, MA

Tuesdays 6:30pm.
21 South Broad Street more
Music Under the StarsShelton, CT

No times on the website, whadya know.
Gazebo, Huntington Green, 203-331-4120. more
Merrimack Concert AssociationMerrimack, NH

Abbie Griffin Park Bandstand more
Outdoor Market and ConcertBangor, ME

Pickering Square more
Kendall Square Concert SeriesCambridge, MA

Thursdays at noon except 7/16, 8/6, 8/27 4:30 pm.
300 Athenaeum Street, 617 577-7354. more
Bloomfield Summer Concerts on the GreenBloomfield, CT

Thursdays 7pm.
Bloomfield Town Hall Green, 860-243-2923. more
Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public LibraryBoston, MA

Fridays 12:30pm.
Central Library in Copley Square, 617-536-5400. more
West Haven Summer ConcertsWest Haven, CT

Fridays 7-9pm.
Old Grove Park / West Haven Green more
Friday Night Concert SeriesProvidence, RI

Waterplace Park more
Easthampton Arts in the ParkEasthampton, MA

Fridays 6:30-8pm.
Millside Park, 2 Ferry St more
Sunday Concerts in the ShellBeverly, MA

Thursdays 6-8pm.
Lynch Park more