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Things to do North of Boston September 23rd – September 29th, 2022


Friday, September 23rd, 2022

Primrose Ice Cream Social Fundraiser, 5:30-7:30 pm, Burlington, Massachusetts 

Winchester Spirit Night, 5:00- 10:00 pm, Winchester, Massachusetts

Ripley Presents the Revenants, 7:30- 9:30 pm, Winchester, Massachusetts

Saturday, September 24th

Mystic River Celebration, 12pm-4pm, Medford, Massachusetts

Oktoberfest at Riverwalk Brewing, 12:00-10:00 pm, Newburyport, Massachusetts

West Concord Porch Festival, 1pm-5pm, Concord, Massachusetts

Porter Mill Open Studios, 4:00- 8:00 pm, Beverly, Massachusetts

Melrose Porchfest, 2:00- 6:00 pm, Melrose, Massachusetts                         

Moving to the Music in the Children’s Garden, 3:00- 3:45 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts 

Virtual Cooking Class- Southwest Bowl, 1:00- 2:00 pm, Virtual out of Winchester, Massachusetts 

12th Annual Fabulous Night for Penney Fundraiser, 7:00- 10:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts 

Fireworks Show, 8:30- 10:00 pm, Winchester, Massachusetts

Linden Tree Coffeehouse Season Opener with Live Music, 7:30- 9:30 pm, Wakefield, Massachusetts

Andover Days 2022, 10am-4pm, Andover, Massachusetts

Sunday, September 25th

4th Annual Burlington Outdoor Market, 11:00 am-4:00 pm, Burlington, Massachusetts

SURGE Outdoor Dance Performance, 4:00- 5:00 pm, Lincoln, Massachusetts

Badges & Bases Softball Game, 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm, Burlington, Massachusetts

Monday, September 26th, 2022 

Poetry Reading with Moira Linehan, 7:00- 8:00 pm, Reading, Massachusetts

Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 

Elementary Free Art, 3:30- 4:30 pm, Wakefield, Massachusetts

Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

Book Talk and Q&A with Local Author Emmi Fortin, 7:00-8:30pm, Program Room Woburn Public Library

An Organic Approach to Raising Roses, 6:30- 8:30 pm, Burlington, Massachusetts

Thursday, September 29th

Applefest Thursday, Medford Farmer’s Market – 3:00- 7:00 pm Medford, Massachusetts

Quilters’ Common Easy Striped Table Runner Class, 9:00 am- 1:00 pm, Wakefield, 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 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)

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)

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

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


Through October 17th, 2022

4th Annual Downtown Reading Art Walk, 9:00 am-9:00 pm, Reading, Massachusetts

29th Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Lexington, 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                                                            

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, 2pm-6:30pm, June to October, Arlington, Massachusetts

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

Stoneham Farmer’s Market – Thursdays 2:30-6:30pm, June 2-September 22nd, Stoneham, Massachusetts

Medford Farmer’s Market – Thursdays, 3-7pm, June 9-October 13th Medford, Massachusetts

Theater – Upcoming Shows!

September 21-September 25, 2022

The Calamari Sisters, Arlington, Massachusetts

Running through October 2nd, 2022

Iolanthe by Gilbert & Sullivan, Arlington Friends of the Theatre, Arlington, MA

Popcorn Falls Opening Night at Greater Boston Stage Company, 8:00-9:30 pm, Stoneham, Massachusetts

Little Shop of Horrors at North Shore Music Theatre, 2:00- 4:00 pm & 7:30- 9:00 pm, Beverly, Massachusetts

October 21st- November 6th, 2022

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at the Greater Boston Stage Company, 8:00- 9:00 pm, Stoneham, Massachusetts 

Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 1st, 2022

Writers Read (& Dance) with Emmi Fortin, 6:00-7:00pm, lala Books, Lowell, MA

Sunday, October 16th, 2022

Woburn Lions Monster Dash Fun Run, 11:30 am- 3:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Thursday, October 20th, 2022

Furniture 101- Bring Your Own Piece at Brissonte’, 10:00 am- 4:00 pm, North Reading, Massachusetts 

Saturday, October 22nd, 2022

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

Sunday, October 23rd, 2022

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

Tuesday, October 25th, 2022

Plant Nite: Fall Pick-Your-Planter, 7:00- 9:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Saturday, October 29th, 2022

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

Sunday, October 30th, 2022

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

Jodi Crowley

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!
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