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Things to do North of Boston October 28th – November 3rd, 2022


Winterlights at Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens, ticket times vary, North Andover, Massachusetts (Limited tickets sold!)

Friday, October 28th, 2022

Frightful Fridays at Gore Place, 6:30- 9:15 pm, Waltham, Massachusetts

Haunted House Kids’ Event (sensory-friendly times available!), 7:00- 10:00 pm, Lexington, Massachusetts

Saturday, October 29th, 2022

SCI 20th Anniversary Open House, 10:00 am- 1:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Rock’n Hearts for Heroes, 7:30- 10:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Family Halloween Event at Launch Trampoline Park, 8:00 am- 11:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Safe Trick Or Treat, 11am-3pm, Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Halloween BASH with Stormbringer, 8:00 pm- 12:00 am, Woburn, Massachusetts

Outdoor Movie at the Village Studio: Hotel Transylvania, 6:30- 8:30 pm, North Andover, Massachusetts

Spanish Fun Storytelling & Craft: el Día de los Muertos2:30- 3:30 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Castleberry Fall Craft Festival, 10:00 am- 5:00 pm, Wilmington, Massachusetts

Winchester Farmer’s Market, 9:30am-1:30pm, Winchester, Massachusetts

Halloween Stroll, 1:00- 3:00 pm, Stoneham, Massachusetts

Sunday, October 30th, 2022

Halloween Parade with the Woburn Host Lions Club, 1:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Woburn Village Presents Fall Fun, 4:00- 8:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Safe Trick Or Treat, 11am-3pm, Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Castleberry Fall Craft Festival, 10:00 am- 5:00 pm, Wilmington, Massachusetts

Not-So-Haunted Halloween Family Farm Day, 10:00 am- 4:00 pm, Westford, Massachusetts

Yappy Hour & Dog Costume Contest at Lord Hobo Brewing, 5:00- 9:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Monday, October 31st, 2022

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark- Woburn Edition, 7:00- 8:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Halloween Movie Night for Teens, 6:30- 8:30, Burlington, Massachusetts

OpinioNation Game Night at Lord Hobo Brewing, 6:30- 8:30, Woburn, Massachusetts

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

Wee Explorers Outdoor Play Group, 9:30- 1o:30 am, North Andover, Massachusetts

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

Teen Event: Sugar Skull Rock Painting, 4:00- 5:00 pm, Burlington, Massachusetts

Thursday, November 3rd, 2022

Squirrel Nut Zippers & the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, 7:00- 10:00 pm, Beverly, Massachusetts

Pumpkin Festival

Annual Pumpkin Festival 2022, September 24-October 30th, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM – 5 PM, Columbus Day 10 AM – 5 PM, Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Apple & Pumpkin Picking

Barker’s Farm
1267 Osgood Street, North Andover, MA
(978) 683-0785
Hours: 9 am to 4 pm (Sundays – 9 am to 3 pm)

Belmont Acres Farm
34 Glenn Road, Belmont, MA
Hours: Saturdays 2 to 5 pm 

Boston Hill Farm
1370 Turnpike Street, North Andover, MA
(978) 681-8556
Hours: 9 am to 5 pm

Brooksby Farm
54 Felton St. Peabody, MA
(978) 531-7456
Hours: 9 am to 4 pm (closed Mondays)

Calareso’s Farmstand
100 Main Street, Reading, MA
(781) 944-6010
Hours: 8 am to 7 pm (Sundays – 9 am to 6:30 pm)

Cider Hill Farm
45 Fern Avenue, Amesbury, MA
(978) 388-5525
Hours: 8 am to 5pm
Purchase advance tickets here.

Drew Farm
31 Tadmuck Road, Westford, MA
(978) 807-0719
Hours: Daily 9am-5pm

Farmer Dave’s
437 Parker Road, Dracut, MA
(978) 349-1952
Hours: Picking on Friday, Saturday and Sunday – 9am to 5pm

Grigg’s Farm
599 Boston Road, Billerica, MA
(978) 667-9111
Hours: 9 am to 6 pm

Ingaldsby Farm
14 Washington Street, West Boxford, MA
(978) 352-2813
Hours: 9 am to 5 pm (closed Mondays & Tuesdays)

Parlee Farm
95 Farwell Road, Tyngsboro, MA
(978) 649-3854
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, Labor Day & Columbus Day:  10am – 5pm
Closed on Mondays (except Federal Holidays), and Tuesday 9/6 & Tuesday 10/11

Russell Orchards
143 Argilla Rd. Ipswich, MA
(978) 356-5366
Hours: 9 am to 5 pm (closed Mondays)

Shelburn Farm
106 West Acton Road
Stow, MA
Open 7 days a week

Smolak Farms
315 South Bradford Street North Andover, MA
(978) 682-6332
Hours: 8 am to 5 pm

Verrill Farms
11 Wheeler Road, Concord, MA
(978) 369-4494
Hours: 8 am to 7 pm

Weekly Classes

Kids Test Kitchen- Fall Session, Begins October 1st, 11:00 am-12:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Tuesday Music Therapy Club for Kids, 4:00- 4:45 pm, Wakefield, Massachusetts

Book Clubs

Third Saturday of every month

Woburn Walkabout Book Club at Horn Pond, 9:30- 10:30 am, Woburn, Massachusetts

Third Thursday of every month

Book Club at Brissonte’, 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm, North Reading, Massachusetts

First Thursday of every month

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club at Whitelam Books, 7:00- 8:00 pm, Reading, Massachusetts

Wednesdays through December 28th, 2022

Storytime with Daisy, 10:30-11am, Whitelam Books, Reading, MA

Fitness and Health

Signature Fall Mind-Body Reset with Kristen Reed starts September 19, 2022 – Virtual

Ice Skating Lessons, September 23rd- November 18th, 2022- 5:00- 6:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Farmers Markets

Arlington Farmer’s Market – Wednesdays, 2:00 pm-6:30pm, June to October, Arlington, Massachusetts

Winchester Farmer’s Market – Saturdays through October 29th, 9:30am-1:30pm, Winchester, MA

Maxwell’s Winter Farmers Market– Saturdays, 10:00 am- 1:00 pm, opening day November 5th, Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Theater – Upcoming Shows!

October 27th- October 29th, 2022

Metamorphoses at Arlington Children’s Theatre, Arlington, Massachusetts

September 30th- October 23rd, 2022

The Thin Place at the Gloucester Stage Company, Gloucester, Massachusetts

October 21st- November 6th, 2022

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at the Greater Boston Stage Company, Stoneham, Massachusetts

November 4th- November 19th, 2022

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemerley with the Burlington Players, Burlington Massachusetts

November 25th- December 23rd, 2022

Little Women: The Broadway Musical at the Greater Boston Stage Company, Stoneham, Massachusetts

December 2-10, 2022

Suburban Holidays Eleven, Reading, Massachusetts

December 14th & 15th, 2022

Calamari Sisters- A Christmas Carol, 7:30- 9:30 pm, Arlington, Massachusetts

December 19th-21st, 2022

White Christmas: A sing-a-long, 12:00 pm & 7:00 pm, Arlington, Massachusetts

Upcoming Events

Friday, November 4th, 2022

Brave Like Mom Book Launch, 7:00- 8:00 pm, Reading, Massachusetts

Sunday, November 6th, 2022

The Great Pumpkin Smash, 1:00- 4:00 pm, Beverly, Massachusetts

Saturday, November 12th, 2022

“Thankful Plate” Craft Class For Kids, 12:30- 1:30 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Thursday, November 17th, 2022

Whiskey-6- Concert for a Cure, 7:00- 9:00 pm, Arlington, Massachusetts

Saturday, November 19th, 2022

The Effortless Kitchen Featured Class (Ginger Meatballs w/ Hot Honey Glaze), 1:00- 2:00 pm, Virtual

Small Project Gift Class at Woodcraft of Woburn, 1:00-2:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

November 25th, 2022- January 7th, 2023

Winterlights at Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens, ticket times vary, North Andover, Massachusetts (Limited tickets sold!)

December 2nd- December 3rd, 2022

Festival of Trees, 10:00 am- 9:00 pm, Wilmington, Massachusetts

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Jodi Crowley

I’m Jodi Crowley, lifestyle blogger and Realtor at Lamacchia Realty. I live and work North of Boston and love everything this beautiful area has to offer. If you live North of Boston or are thinking about moving here, you have come to the right place! Stay up to date with North of Boston Events, Restaurants, Outdoors, Real Estate and more!