Weekend Fun: Living History, Butterflies, and a Carnival; Jun 29-30

Before there were video games, checkers was all the rage. Have some old time fun at Liberty Pole Day. Photo courtesy of Alden House

What better way to celebrate the heart of summer than enjoying food and fun in the outdoors with family? This weekend, families can do just that in a variety of locations, from this North Shore garden to a community picnic to a food truck safari. If fried oreos are more of a draw, enjoy fair treats (and some old-fashioned rides) at this carnival in the Metrowest 'burbs. History buffs are invited to a historical reenactment and a day of living historyCelebrate the 4th a little early, cheer on the Sox (on the Lawn!), and become a wildlife detective. This final week of June is jam packed!

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