Fun and Interesting Things to Do This Weekend!

Smolak Farms, S. Bradford Street, North Andover

Strawberry Festival

Sunday 10-5

Pick you own (or buy them pre-picked), bakery goods, ice cream treats, lunch, gift shop

Hayrides $4pp. Kids’ events (face painting, cow train, plant your own strawberry plant and more) $10 per child, under age 2 is free


The Tall Ships Regatta, Boston Harbor

Saturday, June 17-Thursday, June 22

More than 50 tall ships from 14 countries will be in Boston for the first time since 2000. The Grand Parade of Sail is Saturday from 9 – 3. Boston is the only American port that will host the Tall Ships Regatta this year!


Hampton Beach, Hampton NH

Master Sand Sculpting Classic

Sculptures going on now, they will be lighted nightly for viewing through June 28


Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston

Saturday and Sunday from 12-4

Kids can create artworks of their own in the Make/Made program, and hang it in the Art Lab


The Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

There is soooo much to do, for the whole family, but check out the Zip Line for a great view of Boston! More fun for kids includes the carousel and several different fountains, where kids (and adults if you dare) can cool off in the random sprays or find their way through the labyrinth. Or check out the food trucks and the Trillium Garden biergarten!


Newburyport Art Walk, Downtown Newburyport

Saturday from 11-6

Self guided tour of Newburyport galleries, with special events, live demonstrations and music


Open Houses

Check out all the interesting open houses this weekend in Andover, North Andover and throughout Massachusetts! From cute cottages to garden style condos, to ranches and colonials, you name it, there's one out there with your name on it! Take a peek at what's on the market! The list will be updated daily, so don't forget to check back before you head out! Just click on the Property Search link at the top of this page to search for open houses and any properties currently on the market throughout Massachusetts! Any questions?

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The Salem Flea, 32 Derby Square, Salem MA

Saturday from 10-5

Featuring local vintage dealers and artisans selling clothing, up-cycled furniture, jewelry and more. While in Salem, take a boat tour to Baker’s Island (leave at 10:30 or 2:00), where no private boats are allowed to dock. Tour the lighthouse, take a short hike, play bocci and enjoy the weather!


Maudslay State Park, 1 Spring Lane, Newburyport

Saturday and Sunday at 2:00

Outdoor performance of Snow White: A Through the Looking Glass Panto, a mixture of “puns, princesses, passion and improbable plots with some of your favorite fairy tale and literary characters.”


Made in Lowell, Ecumenical Plaza at Western Canal, Lowell

Friday from 5-9 pm and Saturday from 12-5 pm

Summer Kick-Off Weekend, featuring food trucks, games, live music, and more!