BOSTON AREA CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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Apr 30 all-day Boston Commons Visitor Center
Turn Boston into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among[...]
Apr 30 all-day Harvard University's Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Arts of War Artistry in Weapons across Cultures October 18, 2014 through October 18, 2017 War is a persistent attribute of human cultures through time, and weapons are crafted with a practical, and deadly, intent.[...]
Apr 30 all-day Museum of Science
Walk among the free-flying residents of this warm conservatory filled with exotic plants. Overlooking the Charles River, this tropical oasis offers a wonderful opportunity to get close to a variety of living butterflies from New[...]
Apr 30 all-day Science Park
For thousands of years, humans have been fascinated with the delicious phenomenon that we call “chocolate.” Today, most of us know it as a candy or a sweet dessert. But this wasn’t always so. Test[...]
Apr 30 all-day
Drawing became modern in the 18th century, when it left the confines of the artist’s studio to enter an expanded field of discourse, culture, politics, and social life. This exhibition traces the emergence of the[...]
Apr 30 all-day
The dinosaurs are coming! Boston Children’s Museum’s first-ever hands-on dinosaur exhibit, Explore•a•Saurus, will introduce you to the clues that dinosaurs left behind, and how we use those clues to tell the stories of these amazing animals.[...]
Apr 30 all-day
Beginning in February, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), hosts Frederick Wiseman: For the Record, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Boston native’s filmmaking debut by exhibiting his entire oeuvre over four months. One[...]
Apr 30 all-day Science Park
In the past half century, humans have punched through the stratosphere, walked on the Moon, and lived in orbit. In the coming decades, our unquenchable curiosity will take our species beyond the cradle of Earth[...]
Apr 30 all-day Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the beloved children’s book set in Boston, Make Way for Ducklings(1941), this exhibition tracks the career of the book’s author and illustrator Robert McCloskey (1914–2003). The recipient of two[...]
Apr 30 all-day
A five-gallery exhibition on the third floor of the MFA’s Art of the Americas Wing explores what it meant to be in the vanguard of Modern art in the 20th century. From Frida Kahlo to[...]
Apr 30 all-day 465 Huntington Avenue
Henri Matisse—who revolutionized 20th-century art—believed that a treasured group of objects was instrumental to his studio practice. “Matisse in the Studio” is the first major international exhibition to examine the importance of Matisse’s studio collection,[...]
Apr 30 all-day
I buried my negatives in the ground in order that there should be some record of our tragedy.” —Henryk Ross On view in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art from March 25 to July[...]
Apr 30 all-day
Whether copying or choosing motifs to reinterpret, jewelers have always looked to the past for inspiration. The practice became popular in the 19th century, as designers like Castellani, Giacinto Melillo and Eugene Fontenay began reviving[...]
Apr 30 all-day
Shear Madness” is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the[...]
Apr 30 all-day Peabody Essex Museum
Patrick Dougherty bends, weaves and flexes saplings into architectural sculptures that dynamically relate to the landscape and built environment around them. Over the last 30 years, he has created more than 250 works throughout the United[...]
Apr 30 all-day
Remember that time when you were little and one of your imaginary friends took your hand and led you into a world that looked like yours only brighter? No? Me neither. That’s what Blue Man[...]
Apr 30 all-day Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Click on a show date to view details & purchase tickets. Please note: The Dinner Detective performs year-round. All currently scheduled shows are listed below, and new show dates will be posted 6 to 8 weeks[...]
Apr 30 all-day Massachusetts Historical Society
Explore 175 years of the Irish in Boston from the founding of the Charitable Irish Society in 1737, through famine relief efforts led by Capt. Robert Bennet Forbes at the helm of the Jamestown, to a[...]
Apr 30 all-day
The Norman B. Leventhal Walk to the Sea was created by its namesake, Norman B. Leventhal. Leventhal, who is credited with defining the Boston skyline, was a notable developer and philanthropist in Boston with a[...]
Apr 30 all-day Boston Center For The Arts
Brilliant novelist Zarina is writing about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gap between her modern life and traditional heritage. When her conservative father discovers her controversial manuscript,[...]
Apr 30 all-day
The artworks in this exhibition are created by the members of the “ART THINKING” project team at Tohoku University of Art & Design in Japan. Visitors can explore trains as a symbol of determination and[...]
Apr 30 all-day
The Freedom Trail Foundation offers some of the most popular and acclaimed historical tours in all of New England. Walk Into History along the famous red line with an 18th Century Costumed Guide. Hear the[...]
Apr 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Harvard Museum of Natural History
We live in a time when an alarming array of plants and animals struggle to even exist in a world that is increasingly dominated and altered by an exploding human population. Showcasing the work of[...]
Apr 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Harvard Museum of Natural History
Scale has long captivated the human imagination, as evidenced in classics such as Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and in today’s popular movies and television shows. People spend hours making models that shrink or[...]
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Museum of African American History
Picturing Frederick Douglass, the first major exhibition of photographs of the famed abolitionist, promises to revolutionize our knowledge of race and photography in 19th-century America. Many were unpublished, forgotten for decades, and previously unseen by[...]
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Edaville Theme Park
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No it’s a SUPERHERO! & a PRINCESS! See your child’s favorite Superheroes & Princesses during “meet and greet” opportunities throughout the day. The final Meet and Greet will be one half hour[...]
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Beat Brasserie
This spring, Beat Brasserie, located in the buzzing heart of Cambridge’s Harvard Square, is expanding its bounty of offerings and opening its doors for lunch. Already a hotspot for brunch, dinner and live music, starting[...]
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Boston Crawling
Boston Crawling Historic Pub Crawls create a fun and unique Boston experience by combining: Hidden History (the stuff your 8th grade Social Studies teacher left out) Travelers from around the globe (New England to New[...]
May 1 all-day Boston Commons Visitor Center
Turn Boston into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among[...]
May 1 all-day Harvard University's Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Arts of War Artistry in Weapons across Cultures October 18, 2014 through October 18, 2017 War is a persistent attribute of human cultures through time, and weapons are crafted with a practical, and deadly, intent.[...]