Plus, we've added some bonus ideas for the upcoming weekend below.
Have fun families!
Sat. Oct. 16: Chelmsford Mother's Club Kids Consignment Sale. www.chelmsfordmothersclub.org
Sat., Oct. 16: The Boston Conservatory Opera presents FREE children’s performances of Little Red’s Most Unusual Day, an operatic version of the classic story Little Red Riding Hood. The opera, based on an adaptation by John Davies with music by Offenbach and Rossini, will be performed Saturday, Oct. 16 at noon and 2 p.m. at The Boston Conservatory’s Seully Hall, 8 The Fenway, 4th floor, Boston. Admission is FREE and reservations are not required. For more information call (617) 912-9240.
The 45-minute show is geared toward children in grades K–6. Kirsten Z. Cairns, director of opera studies at The Boston Conservatory, directs. Libor Dudas will play piano. All stage performers are students pursuing professional training at The Boston Conservatory. www.bostonconservatory.edu.
Sat., Oct. 16: Autumn Celestial Highlights. Mass Audubon Ipswich
River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins
Row, Topsfield. 7:30-9 pm Gary Meehan
will present a power point presentation that
highlights celestial events
that occur in autumn.Afterward, we'll step
outside and view the night sky through club members' telescopes.
A$9, Members $7 8. C$7,
Members $6. 978-887-9264, massaudubon.org/ipswichriver.
Sat., Oct. 16 and Sun., Oct. 17: The Boston Book Festival is going on this weekend with lots of events for kids and adults.
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Church of the Covenant, 67 Newbury St.
Cloud Place, 647 Boylston St.
John Hancock Hall at the Back Bay Events Center, 180 Berkeley St.
Old South Church, 645 Boylston St.
Trinity Church, 206 Clarendon St.
and outdoors in Copley Square
Sat. Oct. 16 and Sun., Oct. 17: FREE Faneuil Hall Marketplace’s
“3rd Annual Fall Fun Fest."
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(South Market Promenade
and the West End Promenade
at Faneuil Hall
Open to the public. (617) 523-1300 or
Sat. Oct. 16 and Sun., Oct. 17: FREE Natick Open Studios. With overSun., Oct. 17: Vendor & Craft Fair. Sunrise Montessori School,
60 artists welcoming
guests to their studios from noon to 5 p.m. on October 16th and 17th,
Natick Artists Open Studios
Weekend will be one of the largest ever. New elements
this year include a public art installation and a
combined open studios/foliage
tour of South Natick. Admission and parking is
free during the Natick Artists
Open Studios Weekend. A Natick Open Studios Weekend
event brochure, with
participating artists/locations, is available at
Printed brochures are also available at locations throughout
located at the crossroads of routes 135 and 27. Attendees may
sponsor Five Crows Gallery & Handcrafted Gifts at
508-653-2526 for more
31 Hayward St., Franklin. 2 - 4 p.m.Looking for a special gift
or planning to get a head start on holiday shopping? Check out
the vendor & craft fair on Sunday, October 17th from 2pm to 4pm
at the Sunrise Montessori School, 31 Hayward St., Franklin. Some
of the vendors and crafts this year include skin care, toys, tupperware
and jewelry. Everyone is invited and babysitting is free while you shop.
If you would like to join this event as a vendor, please contact Parent
Representative, Monica Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For directions please see the school's website at www.MySunriseMontessori.com
or call 508-541-8010.