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Summer Fun Guide for Families in the Acton-Lexington Area

By Barbara Evangelista, Publisher August 1, 2022

We've put together a list of all the fun local things to do and places to go this summer! As always, keep in mind that this edition of Macaroni Kid focuses on Acton, Bedford, Boxborough, Carlisle, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln and Maynard. There are tons of activities outside our area but this list is about keeping it LOCAL, EASY and FUN!


FIRST THINGS FIRST


SUMMER READING


ONLY IN SUMMER


FESTIVALS AND ANNUAL EVENTS (details on our event calendar)

June 16: Strawberry Festival

June 18: 54th Annual Fifer's Day

June 25: Carlisle Old Home Day

June 30-July 4: Lexington Carnival with Fireworks on July 1

July 16: Blueberry Pancake Breakfast at Verrill Farm

July 24: Beach Party at NARA Park Beach

August 13: 19th Annual Peach Festival at Carlson Orchards

August 13 & 14: Hollis Hill Farm Sunflower Festival 

August 14: Bedford Job Lane Field Day

August 20: Corn & Tomato Festival at Verrill Farms  


SUMMER MUSIC (details on our event calendar and on our Summer Music Guide)

  • Lexington Bicentennial Band
  • Bedford Summer Concerts
  • Concord Summer Concert
  • NARA Park
  • Lexington Chamber of Commerce Summer Concerts
  • Lincoln Summer Concerts


OUTDOOR FUN

Pick your own...

Visit a playground...

Stay cool...

In your community...

In your backyard...


INDOOR FUN

Get the wiggles out at...

Get creative...

Do these projects at home:

Learn something new at...

See a movie...


BIKES, TRAINS and AUTOMOBILES



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