Weekend Guide: September 6th & 7th

Saturday, September 6th

Whole Foods Somerville is celebrating their 1st year. There will be chef demonstrations from 12 to 4 p.m., face painting, a photo booth and more.  Be sure to catch Chef Tony Maws from 2-4 as he will be cooking up his award winning hot dog from Kirkland Tap & Trotter. From 12 to 2 Chef Jessica Roy of Shiso Kitchen will be doing her demonstration. Throughout the day local vendors will also be doing tastings.  Whole Foods Somerville is located at 45 Beacon St.

Farm Day at Verrill Farm

From 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. head to Verrill Farm in Concord for farm animals. live music, BBQ and an apple pie contest.W

Sunday, September 7th

Kids Day Off at Nashoba Valley Winery

Head to Nashoba Valley Winery for a day of family fun.  There is a concert from 12 – 4 p.m. with John Fitzsimmons and the Folk Tradition, Lolly the Clown,  Sno-Cones,  Face Painting, and a barbecue at the pavilion.  Visit the pavilion for hot dogs, fresh local cider, warm delicious cider donuts, caramel cider donuts and mouth watering caramel apples.  The BBQ is CASH ONLY.  Then head out to the orchards for apple picking, pop into the winery for wine tours and tastings & microbrews for the adults!Admission is free and leashed dogs are welcome.  Nashoba Valley Winery is located at: 100 Wattaquadock Hill Road in Bolton, MA.

Harvard Museum of Natural History is free to MA residents (with proof of residency) on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m..

Strike Up the Bands at SomerStreets

From 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. streets will be closed to cars and open for music, dancing, and entertainment.  There will be music and entertainment on the Johnny D’s and Teele Square Stages, outside dining, a rock climbing wall, family friendly activites from Knucklebones at Hodgkin’s Park, Street Hockey, a craft fair and flea market and more. Here is a full map of locations and events.

Cambridge Carnival International

The Cambridge Carnival has a parade from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m..  There is a KidsFest from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with arts and crafts, music, soccer, and more.  The International Stage has musical guests from around the world performing all day. The festival will be located next to MIT and includes ethnic foods, four live music areas, and Health Fete which promoting healthy lifestyles.

4 Comments Add yours

  1. Deanna says:

    Thanks for the tip. We’ll be in Somerville at Foundry for brunch, we’ll stay for fun!


    1. leahklein says:

      Enjoy!! Have fun at the Tiki brunch!


  2. Niri says:

    I love when you mention “cash” because I get bummed when I’m at an event assuming using my card with no cash. We barely carry cash these days. Also Nashoba Valley I have to get to


  3. So many great options for tomorrow. Glad I stopped by and had a chance to read this post.


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