Outdoor Movies, Theater, Events… Week of July 8-15, 2009

Outdoor Movies Wed 7/8 Thu 7/9 Fri 7/10 Sat 7/11 Sun 7/12 Mon 7/13 Tue 7/14 Wed 7/15
Boston MetroOutdoor – Movies by Moonlight

Outdoor films. Fridays. Free. Start at “dusk”.
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA.617.439.7000. more
Boston MetroWBZ Free Friday Flicks at the Hatch Shell

At “sundown” (about 8:30pm, come early and bring a picnic dinner) at the hatch shell on the Esplanade. 617-787-7200.
Esplanade, Boston, MA.617 227-0627. more
Boston MetroCity of Somerville Annual Movie Series

Various locations, Somerville, MA.617-666-3311. more

Boston MetroMovie Nights on Revere Beach

Some at Kelly’s Roast Beef, some at the William G. Reinstein Bandstand. Free!
Revere Beach, Revere, MA.781-286-8190. more
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Boston MetroBrookline Outdoor Movies Series

Shows start around “dusk” (8pm).
Larz Anderson Park, Brookline, MA.617.730.2069. more
Cape CodMovies Under the Stars

Peg Noonan Park, Main Street, Falmouth, MA.508-487-3424. more

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Rhode IslandBig Screen Movie on the Beach @ Westerly

Misquamicut Beach, Westerly, RI.401-596-7761. more

South ShoreWeymouth Summer Outdoor Movies

Ralph Talbot Amphitheatre next to Town Hall, Weymouth, MA.781-682-6124. more

Boston MetroNeponset River Greenway Festival & Movie Series

There’s no single web page but look in the calendar on Tue & Thu to find events.
Either Martini Shell, Hyde Park, or Pope John Paul II Park, Gallivan Blvd, Dorchester, Dorchester, MA.617-542-7696. more
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Cape CodOnset Bay Movie Co – Outdoor Movies Series

The Bandshell, behind 197 Onset Avenue, Onset, MA.508-295-9026. more

Outdoor Theatre, Music, & Events Wed 7/8 Thu 7/9 Fri 7/10 Sat 7/11 Sun 7/12 Mon 7/13 Tue 7/14 Wed 7/15
Boston MetroOutdoor Theatre: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

2009: All shows at 6:45pm.
Publick Theatre at Christian Herter Park, 1175A Soldiers Field Road, Brighton, MA.617-454-1444. more
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Boston MetroSuddenly Circus (Free Outdoor Circus)

2009: Free. Shows start at 11am.
Various, Somerville, MA. more
New HampshireFireworks @ Hampton Beach

Every Wednesday, plus holidays.
22 C Street, Hampton Beach, NH.603-926-8717. more
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New HampshireFireworks @ Canobie Lake Park


North ShoreSunset Cruise with Pirate Sea Shanties

2009: 6pm. $30. Sunset cruise with songs by re-enactors.
80 Wharf Street Salem Street, Salem, MA. more
Rhode IslandShakespeare in the Park @ Westerly

2009: 8pm. Bring a blanket, lawn chair, and picnic dinner.
Wilcox Park, Westerly, RI.401-596-7909. more
Western MassShakespeare Under the Stars

All shows start at 7:30pm.
The Hartsbrook School, lawn, Hadley, MA. more
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Boston MetroPayson Park Music Festival

Free but time not given. Call ’em.
Payson Park, Belmont, MA.617-993-2760. more
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Boston MetroHarborWalk Sounds & Free ICA Night

Live music: various types, outside the ICA, which is free Thursday nights.
Institute for Contemporary Art, Boston, MA. more
Boston MetroSpecial Live Concerts @ Boston Harbor Hotel

Outdoor music: Soul on Tuesdays, Oldies on Wednesdays, Blues on Thursdays, all 6-10pm.
Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel, Boston, MA. more
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Boston MetroLandmarks Orchestra or Oldies at the Shell

2009: 7pm. Free. Every Wednesday.
Esplanade, Boston, MA. more
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Boston MetroGarden Concert @ Prudential Center

Prudential Center, South Garden, Boston, MA. more

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Boston MetroMFA Concerts in the Courtyard

Concerts at 7:30pm.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.617-369-3189. more
Boston MetroOutdoor folk dancing in Copley Square

2009: 7:30pm-10pm on Tuesdays.
Copley Square, by the fountain, Boston, MA. more
Boston MetroTito Puente Latin Music Series

Various, Boston, MA. more

Boston MetroGardner Museum Summer Night

Free admission with live music, arts activities, poetry. 2009: 5-8pm.
280 The Fenway, Boston, MA.(617)566-1401. more
Boston MetroJazz in July

Outdoors. More events (not listed) are indoors.
Various, Boston, MA. more
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Boston MetroArts on the Arcade

2009: 11am-3pm Wednesdays. A lot of art vendors, but also dance & live music performance.
City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA. more
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Boston MetroElma Lewis Playhouse in the Park

Live music and contemporary dance. Run by the Franklin Park Coalition.
Franklin Park, Boston, MA.(617) 442-4141. more
Boston MetroFriends of Fort Point Channel Summer Concert Series

2009: All shows 5:30-7:30pm. Free. Friends of Fort Point Channel.
Children’s Wharf, Boston Children’s Museum, Boston, MA.617-426-6500. more
Boston MetroLongfellow Family Sundays Art in the Park

Sometimes live music, sometimes poetry reading. Participatory painting, drawing. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Most events 4-5pm but see website.
105 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA.617-876-4491. more
Boston MetroSummer in the City

Sometimes indoors?
Various, Cambridge, MA. more
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Boston MetroKendall Square Concert Series

Sponsored by the Kendall Square Corporation. 2009: Tuesdays through Aug 25, & Thursdays through Sep 10, 12-2pm.
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA.617 577-7354. more
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Boston MetroSunday Evening Heritage Festivals

2009: All shows 6:15pm – 7:45pm.
Newton Centre Green, Newton, MA. more
Boston MetronotloB Folk Concerts

Outdoor concerts. 2009: 7:30pm.
Jackson Homestead, 527 Washington St, Newton, MA. more
Boston MetroSunday Concert Series @ Revere

Free concerts begin at 6pm.
American Legion lawn, Revere, MA. more
Boston MetroRoslindale Concert Series

2009: 6-8pm.
Adams Park, Washington St, Roslindale, MA.617-635-3911. more
Boston MetroWatertown Summer Concert Series

All concerts 6:30-8pm.
Saltonstall Park, Watertown, MA.(617) 972-6431. more
Boston MetroConcerts on Winchester Common


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Boston MetroFree Jack Marlowe Park Summer Concert Series

Concerts 7-9pm.
Jack Marlowe Park in Woburn Center, Woburn, MA.781-935-5820. more
Cape CodSummer Family Fun Fridays

Outdoor concerts from 11am.
Heritage Museums & Gardens, Sandwich, MA. more
Metro WestConcerts on the Common @ Bedford

Different genres of live music.
Town Common, Bedford, MA. more
Metro WestConcerts on the Common, Framingham

2009: Fridays 6:30pm starting July 3rd. May go into August if they get funding.
508-532-5960 ask for “Building Services”.. more
Metro WestFriday Night Series

2009: Concerts at 6:30pm.
Lexington Visitors Center, 1875 Mass. Ave., Lexington, MA.781-862-2480.. more
Metro WestTuesday Night Concerts

Sponsored by the Lexington Bicentennial Band. 2009: Concerts begin at 7:15pm.
Hastings Bandstand, Worthen Road at Old Mass Ave, Lexington, MA.781-862-0500 x707. more
Metro WestArt in the Parks, Needham

Thursdays at 7pm.
Memorial Park, Needham, MA.781-455-7521. more
Metro WestSunday Evening Concerts on the Common, Norwood

Washington St & Nahatan St, Norwood, MA. more

Metro WestOutdoor concert @ Gore Place

Gore Place, 52 Gore Street, Waltham, MA.(978) 314-6403. more

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Metro WestSummer Concerts @ Wellesley

Concerts are 7-8:30pm.
Town Hall Green, Wellesley, MA.781-235-2370. more
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New HampshirePrescott Park Arts Festival

Outdoor theatre. 2009: Grease. 2009: Thu & Sun @ 7pm, Fri & Sat @ 8pm.
Prescot Park, Marcy St at Mechanic St, Portsmouth, NH.603-436-2848. more
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North ShoreCastle Hill Summer Picnic Concerts

Dancing & music overlooking Crane Beach. 7-9pm. Come at 6pm for swing dance lessons! Call ahead to order a picnic dinner basket.
Castle Hill, Ipswich, MA.978-356-4351 x4015. more
North ShoreLowell Summer Music Series

Boarding House Park, Lowell, MA. more

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North ShoreSummer Beach Concerts

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

North ShoreThe Valley’s Got Talent

2009: 7-10pm. Nighttime free show at the beach where various singers and dancers compete.
Salisbury Beach Center, 3 Broadway Street, Salisbury, MA. more
Northern MassSundown Concerts @ Fruitland Museums

Open for picnicking at 5pm. Concerts begin at 7:30pm.
102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, MA.978-456-3924. more
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Rhode IslandBlues on the Beach / Concert in Watch Hill

2009: 6-8:30pm.
Westerly Town Beach or Village Green, Westerly, RI.401-596-7909. more
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South ShoreSummer Concert Series at Sunset Lake

2009: Tuesdays, 6-8pm. Free.
Sunset Lake’s Beachfront Gazebo Bandstand, Braintree, MA. more
South ShoreSummer Concert Series @ Soule Homestead

2009: Shows start at 6pm. Rain or shine (if it rains they’ll go inside).
46 Soule Street, Middleboro, MA. more
South ShoreScituate Harbor Music Concert

2009: 4-7pm.
Cole Parkway at the Morris Bandstand, Scituate, MA. more
South ShoreWednesday Night Concerts

Pilgrim Memorial Park, Water Street, Plymouth, MA. more

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Southern MassLakeside Concert Series

2009: All shows start at 7pm.
Memorial Park Beach Bandstand, Lake Massapoag, Sharon, MA. more
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Western MassSundays in the Park Concerts

Greenfield Energy Park, Greenfield, MA.413-774-9949. more

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Western MassStearns CityBlock Concert Series


Western MassSaturday Night Live Concerts on the Green

2009: All shows are 6-9pm outdoors, then inside to the Tea Pot Gallery for the finale.
On the Green, Elm St at School St, Westfield, MA.413-562-6966, or 413-534-0498. more
Western MassConcerts at the Clark

Other concerts on their calendar are indoors.
225 South St., Williamstown, MA.413-458-2303. more
WorcesterSummer Concert Series

2009: 6-8pm.
Senior Center Lawn in front of the Bandstand, Main St., Holden, MA.Marilyn Foley, 508-829-2951. more
WorcesterFamily Night at the Bandstand

Some shows are NOT in Milford! 2009: 6:30-8:30pm. Bandstand music by the The Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra.
Milford Town Park, Congress & Walnut Street, Milford, MA.508-478-5924. more
WorcesterSouthbridge Summer Concert Series

Sue Pelletier 508-765-8800 or 508-248-6687. more

WorcesterSweet Summer Nights Music Series

WorcesterConcerts on the Canal

2009: July 12 is Pendragon.
River Bend Farm Visitor’s Center, 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, MA.508-278-7604.
WorcesterUniBank Community Concert Series

Various, Various near Worcester. more

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WorcesterJazz at Sunset @ EcoTarium

Gates open 5:30, concerts 6:30-8:30. Bring blankets or chairs.
222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA.508-929-2703. more
WorcesterElm Park Summer Concert Series

2009: All shows 6:30-8:30pm.
Elm Park, Highland Street at Park Avenue, Worcester, MA. more