Weekend Happenings on a Budget in Boston 9/29-9/30

Hello! As you probably know, there are so many fun and cheap (and often free!) things to do in Boston and the surrounding communities on the weekends. I compiled all the inexpensive things to do in and around the city this Saturday & Sunday, 9/29/12-9/30/12! The best news is the most expensive thing on this list is $5!!

 

Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival: Saturday, September 29th starting at noon, Columbus Ave in the South End. Enjoy jazz, latin, blues, and groove acts on three different stages stretching six blocks in the South End with music, face painting, inflatables, photos, instrument petting zoo, street vendors, and more. Free. For more information, please click here.

Free Museum Day: Saturday, September 29th. The Smithsonian Magazine is offering free admission to over 1,400 museums across the country with a museum day live ticket (2 per household). To find a participating museum and/or to claim your free ticket, please click here.

What is Fluff? Festival: Saturday, September 29th from 3-7pm, Union Square in Somerville: A tribute to the great invention known as Fluff. Free. More information, please click here.

Barnstable County Harvest Festival: Saturday & Sunday, September 29th & 30th from 12pm to 4pm at the Barnstable County Fairgrounds. The harvest festival includes live entertainment from local bands, pony rides and hayrides, local crafters and farmers, and much more. $5 per ticket and children 8 and younger are free. For more information, please click here.

Belle Isle Marsh: Sunday, September 30th from 1-3pm in Belle Isle Park in East Boston. Enjoy live music, horse drawn hayrides, pumpkin decorating, live animals, touch tank of creatures, children’s art table, and more. Free. For more information, please click here.

College Day at Fenway Park: Saturday, September 29th from 11-5pm at Fenway Park (Gate B). There will be music, giveaways, and fun in fenway for college students. Free with valid college ID. For more information, please click here.

Microsoft O.A.R. And The Young Giant Concert: Saturday, September 29th in Salem, New Hampshire. Microsoft is kicking off their Salem, NH store opening with a free concert on Saturday. The first 1,500 people to enter the Microsoft Salem store on Saturday will receive two free tickets to O.A.R. And The Young Giant Concert that night. For more information, click visit their facebook page here.

Topsfield Fair (Girl Scout Day): Saturday, September 29th at the Topsfield Fairgrounds in Topsfield, MA. All girls scouts that enter the fairgrounds in uniform (and one parent too) will receive free entry to the fair! (However, you do have to pay $10 for parking and whatever you ride and consume). For more information, please visit their website here.

Ducklings 25th Birthday: Saturday, September 29th from 10-1pm in the Public Garden. The ducklings have cheered on many different events and boston sport teams throughout their 25 years, but now it’s time to celebrate the cutest ducklings in the park as they celebrate 25 years! There will be music, magic, juggling, and more including a birthday card for Mrs. Mallard and her family! Free. For more information, please click here.

There are a lot of fun and cheap things to do in the city this weekend! Don’t worry if you try and tackle too much on Saturday, luckily you can stop by a coffee shop to celebrate National Coffee Day with a free hot coffee!

What are you looking forward to the most this weekend?!