Shakespeare on the Common Returns to Boston Common

Shakespeare on the Common 2015

Shakespeare on the Common is once again returning to Boston Common on July 22, 2015 to August 9, 2015 with free performances of King Lear from The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company. Shakespeare on the Common is free and open to the public.

For more information or for the complete schedule, please head here.

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for July 18-19, 2015

Cheap Weekend Events in Boston

There’s a lot of fun things to do in Boston this weekend and here’s a few events and activities that won’t break the bank!

If you are around on Friday, don’t forget to check out my Free Friday Events in Boston post for even more fun and free things to do in the city!

Outside the Box Festival and Earthfest: This week and weekend in Boston Common. Outside the Box Festival is underway in Boston Common with free music and arts with local and national performers. On Saturday, Guster will be headlining Earthfest for a free concert as well.

Magic 106.7 Free Family Film Festival: Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the Prudential Center courtyard at sunset. Enjoy a free outdoor movie screening of Frozen

Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Movie Series: Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Assembly Row in Somerville. Enjoy a free outdoor movie screening of Big Hero 6

Sunday Night Movie Night at Christopher Columbus Park: Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Christopher Columbus Park at sunset. Enjoy a free outdoor movie screening of Toy Story

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency.

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Sunday Parkland Games: Every Sunday starting Sunday, June 28, 2015 through August 30, 2015 from 3:30pm-6pm in Cambridge. Free Sunday games along the banks of the Charles River every Sunday in the summer as well as yoga at 5pm.

The Red Sox are playing the Yankees this weekend and if you are interested in hitting Fenway make sure to read Red Sox Games on a Budget!

For even more fun and cheap things to do this summer don’t forget to check out 27 Free Things to Do This Summer in Boston, Top Things to Do on a Boston Vacation and Free Fitness Classes and Events This Summer as there’s a lot of things that happen on the weekend!

Also, just a reminder that you can hit the South End Open Market at SoWa every Sunday, take a free trolley to Columbia Point on the weekends to check out museums, and enjoy Summertime @ The Street with free music and yoga!

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Free Friday Events for Friday, July 17, 2015!

Fun Free Fridays and Boston Events 2014

Every Friday in Boston this summer, there’s so many fun and free things to do thanks to the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays, Free Outdoor Movie Series, Free Music Series and much more!

Here’s all the free fun that can be had for Friday, July 17, 2015:

Free Fun Friday Schedule

The Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Fridays take place every Friday with free admission to great attractions in Massachusetts thanks to the Highland Street Foundation. Here’s where you can get in free this Friday:

Free Outdoor Movie Screening in Boston

More Friday Events in Boston and Beyond

Did I miss any of your favorite free events happening this Friday in Boston or beyond? Hope you have a great Friday!


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Free Boston Landmarks Orchestra Concerts at the Hatch Shell!

DCR Hatch Shell Boston Events

Every Wednesday night starting on July 15, 2015 through August 19, 2015, Boston Landmarks Orchestra will host a free concert in Boston at the Hatch Shell!

The free concerts are every Wednesday starting at 7pm at the Hatch Shell.

The picture above was taken by yours truly a few years ago at a free Boston Landmark Orchestra on a beautiful Wednesday night roughly an half hour (or less) before start time. Make sure to get their early if you want a spot up front and bring some blankets too!

For more information or to view the schedule, please head here.

For more fun and free music series happening this summer in Boston, please head here.

Save the Date for EarthFest 2015!

EarthFest at the Hatch Shell Summer Concert

Here’s a Free Summer Concert in Boston to mark on your calendars! The Annual EarthFest is Saturday, July 18, 2015 sponsored by Radio 92.9!

Guster, New Politics, Atlas Genius, and Alex Preston will be performing at EarthFest 2015!

In the past EarthFest was at the DCR Hatch Shell but it will be part of Outside of the Box on Boston Common this summer.

There will also be a Free Gin Blossoms Concert the night before on 7/17/15 at 5 p.m. at Boston Common sponsored by Radio 92.9.

For more information about Earth Fest, please head here.


Kids Eat Free at Select Lowell Spinners Games

Lowell Spinners Promotions

If you are looking for a fun baseball alternative to the Red Sox this summer, the Lowell Spinners is a minor league affiliate in Lowell, MA with some baseball deals this summer!

During all home games for the Lowell Spinners on Mondays this summer, kids eat FREE! Kids 10 and under will receive a voucher upon admission to eat free. The free kids meal consists of a hot dog, bag of chips and soft drink or water.

Here are the available games:

  • July 13
  • August 3
  • August 24
  • August 31
  • September 7

There’s also a lot of other fun other promotions for Lowell Spinners Games and all promotions and information can be found here.

Thanks, BLOTC!

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