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Things to do North of Boston September 30th – October 6th, 2022


Friday, September 30th, 2022

Woburn Public Library Presents: Embrace your Tree Community, 1:30- 4:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts 

The Music Porch- Final Concert of the Season, 6:00- 8:00 pm, Reading, Massachusetts

Saturday, October 1st, 2022

Spanish Fun Storytelling & Craft, The Legend of the Inca Empire’s Origin, 1:30-2:30 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

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

Artoberfest, 12:00- 6:00 pm, Salem, Massachusetts

Chelmsford Fiber Arts Festival: Stitch Craft, 10:00 am- 4:00 pm, Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Live Music at 3rd Ave, 5:00- 8:00 pm, Burlington, Massachusetts

The Great Northeast Jug Band Festival, 1:00- 5:00 pm, Arlington, Massachusetts

Oktoberfest at the Old Schwamb Mill, 12:00- 4:00 pm, Arlington, Massachusetts

8th Annual Tewksbury Fall Harvest Festival, Tewksbury, Massachusetts

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

Sunday, October 2nd, 2022

LexFarm Harvest Festival, 10:00 am- 1:00 pm, Lexington, Massachusetts

Free Family Movies: Hocus Pocus 27:30- 9:30 pm, Salem, Massachusetts

Step Out for Hospice Walk/Run, 11:00 am- 3:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Reading Lions Club Scarecrow Contest, Kit Pickup, 11:00 am- 1:00 pm, Reading, Massachusetts

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

Nature Stories & Exploration, 3:30- 4:30 pm, Reading, Massachusetts

Tuesday, October 4th, 2022

Puppet Storytime with Leigh Baltzer, 3:30- 4:00 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts 

Wednesday, October 5th, 2022

Lakeside Inn Wednesday Night Karaoke, 7:00- 10:00 pm, Wakefield, Massachusetts

Thursday, October 6th, 2022

Adult Maker Space Craft Class, Squeegee Painting, 7:00- 8:30 pm, Woburn, 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

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, 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!

October 7th-October 22nd, 2022

Night Watch, Quannapowitt Players, Reading, Massachusetts

October 14th, 2022

The Italian Chicks at the Regent Theatre, 8:00- 10:00 pm, Arlington, Massachusetts

October 21st- November 6th, 2022

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

November 25th- December 23rd, 2022

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

Upcoming Events

Friday, October 7th, 2022

Scary Scary Paint Night!, 6:00- 8:00 pm, North Andover, Massachusetts

Parent & Me Owl Painting, 6:00- 7:30 pm, Woburn, Massachusetts

Night Watch, Quannapowitt Players, Reading, Massachusetts

Saturday, October 8th, 2022

Wakefield Town Day on the Common, 1:00- 4:00 pm, Wakefield, Massachusetts

Lexington Discovery Day, 10:00 am, Lexington, Massachusetts

Sunday, October 9th, 2022

3rd Oktoberfest Craft Fair, 11:00 am- 3:00 pm, Medford, Massachusetts

Wine Your Way Out, Wine Tasting Event at Marini Farm, 7:00- 10:00 pm, Ipswich, Massachusetts

Thursday, October 13th, 2022

Michele, Pat, & Joe Acoustic Trio, 5:00- 8:00 pm, Burlington, Massachusetts

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

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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!