Every Friday, I feature a fun and budget-friendly option in the Greater Boston area. The “Feature Friday” is typically mentioned on the Cheap Eats list, Free Things to Do in Boston, or Discount Attractions. However, there’s so much budget-friendly ideas on my pages, I thought it would be fun to feature something budget-friendly and different each week. Also, each Feature Friday is something I have personal experience with or took advantage of recently! Enjoy!
I went a few Thursday nights ago and it was really fun and easy to take advantage of. I did need to check in at the ticket desk; however, there was no line and you just receive a pin thing for your shirt. Unlike the MFA on Wednesday nights, you won’t be asked if you would like to make a donation, or at least I wasn’t asked.
It was definitely a fun and different experience exploring the ICA. It also helped that it was entirely free!
Also, on Thursday nights in the summer at the ICA is Harborwalk Sounds. This is a great way to enjoy free music and free art at the same time!
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Every Friday this summer, there will be so many free and fun events happening in Boston and Massachusetts. Every Wednesday this summer I will do a roundup of events especially for Friday! Here are the free events for this upcoming Friday!
Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Friday Schedule
Free Fun Fridays take place every Friday with free admission to great attractions in Massachusetts thanks to the Highland Street Foundation.
Patriots Training Camp is a great way to cheer on the Patriots and watch football at Gillette Stadium this summer for free.
The first practice open to the public will be Thursday, July 24, 2014 starting at 9:15 AM.
A very popular attraction at training camp is the Patriots Fan Zone with inflatables, skilled competitions, face painting and more, which is perfect for kids!
Both the Pats training camp and Fan Zone are free and open to the public with free parking at Gillette Stadium too.
The first training camp schedule dates open to the public are 7/24/14 through 7/27/14 at 9:15 AM each day; however, more dates will be added through the summer. As more dates and times get added through the summer, they will be uploaded to the Patriots Training Camp website.
For more information about Patriots Training Camp 2014, please head here.
Have you been to Patriots Training Camp before? Go Pats!
Starting on Wednesday July 23, 2014 to Sunday, August 10, 2014, the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company will present free performances of Twelfth Night.
Free Shakespeare on the Common is in its 19th year with free performances of Shakespeare’s famous plays.
Performances will begin at the Parkman Bandstand in Boston Common at 8 PM on Tuesdays through Saturdays. Sunday performances will be at 7 PM. A matinee is scheduled for Saturday, July 26th at 3 PM.
Shakespeare on the Common is free and open to the public. However, you can support Commonwealth Shakespeare Company by reserving a chair or purchasing a picnic box at a performance if you are interested.
For more information about Shakespeare on the Common, please head here.
Have you been to Shakespeare on the Common before?