by Jennifer Sammons
Here are our top picks for fun, local family events and activities this week and on the weekend (October 7-13, 2013). Just click on each event for more details. And be sure to check out full calendar at BostonParentsPaper.com for additional events.
A free festival of activist street bands featuring several days of performances, processions and lantern parades.
Boo at the Zoo
Enjoy a night of slightly spooky fun at Buttonwood Park Zoo with a haunted trail, hay maze, gruesome touch table and lots of games.
Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players celebrate the release of their new album, Recess, with a concert at The Center for the Arts in Natick.
Celebrate the fall harvest at Plimoth Plantation with seasonal activities, including a savory harvest dinner with the Pilgrims.
Cranberry Harvest Celebration
View the cranberry harvest, taste the tart berries, make your own bog in a cup and enjoy lots more games, demonstrations and children's activities.