Looking for fun things to do this week with your kids in the Acton-Lexington area? Below are our Top Picks for this week, September 17 to 23. We have lots of events and activities in Acton, Bedford, Boxborough, Carlisle, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, Maynard and beyond on our event calendar.
NOTE: This page is updated every Thursday afternoon. We have selected events and venues based on the event description but, in most cases, have not attended, so please use your own judgment when choosing events to attend or view. Age descriptions are provided by the event venue. If an event is sold out when we're putting together this list, we don't list it here, to prevent disappointment. Be sure to check our event calendar regularly to catch fun events before they sell out!
TOP PICKS THIS WEEK
- Bedford Day is this Saturday! Enjoy a parade, vendor booths, lots of food options, a book sale at the library, and fireworks in the evening.
- Brick Fest Live! is this Saturday and Sunday. LEGO-lovers will have a blast! Use our deal to save 30% on admission.
- Stop in at the Boxborough FreeBee Market on Saturday to pick up free produce and other items as well as information from community organizations.
- Lexington Recreation and other organizations are hosting a Back2School Bash on Saturday. Stop in for freebies, information and fun.
- Maynard's 150th Anniversary Parade is Sunday at 1 PM.
- Playground meetups!
- It's time for apple picking! See our Fall Farm Guide for information on nearby farms and orchards.
- Head out on a day trip on this beautiful Fall weekend. See our Day Trip Guide for ideas.
- Thinking of Fall classes and activities for the kids? Check our Kids Classes & Activities Guide for great local options. Take advantage of these free classes:
- It's peak produce season at local farmers markets. On Saturday, choose from the Carlisle market, Maynard market or Lincoln market; head to the local producer-only market in Acton-Boxborough on Sunday; or visit the award-winning Lexington Farmers Market on Tuesday.
- Check out our new Playground Guide and pick a new playground to visit!
- If you're willing to drive a little, check our Top Picks in Greater Lowell (lots happening this weekend!) or Top Picks in the Merrimack Valley.
Don't forget to scan ahead on the calendar for events that require advance registration.
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