Weird Boston Events — for you!

My computer crashed this week and this is the best I can do to staple the data together. I’ve added a roundup of local mini-golf places, too. I expect a full data recovery & to be on top by next week’s blog. Enjoy it! Want this weekly? Please subscribe.

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This Just In
Hadley Outdoor family movie night at the Hadley Elementary School, organized by the Hadley Girl Scouts 8/14 Western Mass
Hadley, MA. more
Somerville: in Shorts 8/14 Boston Metro
Rain date: next day. Outdoor films.
Somerville, MA.
Vibram Open 8/14 – 8/16 Metro West
One of the largest disc golf events in the world”.
Leicester, MA.508-792-2764. more
Sri Lankan Festival 8/15 Metro West
Acton, MA. more
Celebrate Revere 8/15 Boston Metro
I’m figuring out that “family fun” is code for “sheer boredom unless you are a child”. I don’t know how parents stand it. Well, there’s a beach, that’s pretty good, even if you may not enjoy the puppet show and face painting. And then fireworks!
Revere Beach, Revere, MA. more
Annual Amateur Sand Sculpture Contest 8/15 Cape Cod
Surf Drive Beach, Falmouth, MA.508-540-3304 or 508-548-8623. more
Festival of Fireworks – Jaffrey 8/15 New Hampshire
Jaffrey, NH. more
Annual Newport Storm Luau 8/15 Rhode Island
Newport, RI. more
MG Rover Day@ Larz Anderson Museum 8/15 Boston Metro
15 Newton Street, Brookline, MA.(617) 522-6547. more
Berkshire Womaen’s Muse Fest 8/15 Western Mass
haven’t inspected. Worth listing?
Pittsfield, MA. more
Japanese Car & Motorcycle Day @ Larz Anderson Museum 8/16 Boston Metro
15 Newton Street, Brookline, MA.(617) 522-6547. more
Latin-American Festival 8/16 – 8/17 Worcester
Worcester Common, behind City Hall, Worcester, MA.508-798-1900. more
Summer Nights @ Harvard Museum of Natural History 8/20 Boston Metro
The science museum at Harvard will be open late this Thursday, with a free lecture about biodiversity at 6pm & 7pm.
26 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA.617-495-3045. more
Night at the Museum @ Harvard Museum of Natural History 8/20 Boston Metro
Harvard’s museum of animals and plants and rocks is having a half-price evening from 5-8pm, including a lecture on “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Primate Sex”.
Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge, MA. more
Boston GreenFest 2009 8/21 Boston Metro
Boston City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA. more
Marshfield Fair 8/21 – 8/30 South Shore
Fiesta Shows will have their traveling carnival there.
Exit 12 – Rte 3 to Rte 3a, Marshfield, MA. more
Cedar Banks II Jan 1 – Dec 31 Cape Cod
Claim to be the largest on Cape Cod.
Route 6, Eastham, MA.508-255-2575.
Mulligan’s Miniature Golf Jun 1 – Sep 30 Cape Cod
Rt 12.
124 Leominster Road, Sterling, MA.978-422-5022. more
Pirates Cove Apr 1 – Sep 30 Maine
Less than 2 hours from Boston. 36 holes near the beach.
70 First St., Old Orchard Beach, ME.207-934-5086. more
Pirates Cove Apr 1 – Sep 30 Maine
Rt 28.
728 Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA.508 394-6200. more
Golf on the Village Green Apr 1 – Sep 30 Metro West
Rt 9.
315 Worcester St., Natick, MA.508-653-4671. more
Chuckster’s Mini Golf Apr 1 – Oct 31 New Hampshire
Claim to have the world’s longest mini golf hole.
Rt 4, Chichester, NH.603-798-3555. more
Route 1 Golf & Baseball Park Apr 1 – Sep 30 North Shore
Rt 1.
1575 Broadway, Saugus, MA.781 233-2811. more
Monster Mini-Golf May 25 – Oct 31 Rhode Island
33 Lambert Lind Hwy, Warwick RI.401-921-5472. more
Monster Mini-Golf May 25 – Oct 31 Southern Mass
1560 Boston Providence Hwy, Norwood, MA.781-762-3100. more
Monster Mini-Golf May 25 – Oct 31 Southern Mass
140 Taunton Ave, Seekonk MA.508-336-8004. more
Crystal Caves May 1 – Oct 31 Worcester
790 Southbridge St (Rt 12), Auburn, MA.(508) 832-0797. more
West End Creamery & Mini-Golf Apr 1 – Oct 1 Worcester
481 Purgatory Road, Whitinsville, MA.508-234-2022. more


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