Weekend Guide: April 19-22
Spend the weekend in Cambridge, Massachusetts with our top four must-see events.
It’s no secret that we love local art here in Cambridge and the same can be said for our hotels. Visit the Freepoint Hotel to see their new pop-up exhibition with Maud Morgan Arts in their lobby. Now through the end of June, the Freepoint's already ultra-cool lobby will be adorned with 43 pieces of various mediums including paintings, sculptures, drawings and photographs from local artists.
See it: Now through the end of June
HISTORY + FAMILY FUN
Calling all potential Junior Rangers! This Saturday, head over to the Longfellow House- Washington’s National Headquarters to earn your very own, Official Junior Ranger Badge. After you’ve successfully earned your badge through a special activity or craft, a ranger will lead you on a walking tour of Cambridge at 11a, 12p, and 2p.
FYI: This event is rain or shine, but outdoor activities are weather permitting.
See it: 11a-3p
Now that it finally feels like spring, treat yourself (and your friends) to a decadent food tour through Harvard Square. Join Off the Beaten Path Food Tours every Saturday and Sunday in front of the Harvard Coop for a ninety minutes of pure chocolate bliss.
You’ll visit 4-6 locations, all within walking distance of each other. On the delicous tour, you’ll not only taste chocolate, but you’ll learn fun facts about Harvard Square’s history and of course, chocolate!
Tour it: Saturday and Sunday, 2p and 7p
The Cambridge Science Festival takes science and curiosity to a whole new level! The first festival of its kind in the United States aims to celebrate and showcase the science, technology, engineering, art and math in our region. The ten-day event features a wide-array of STEAM related activities, lectures, debates, concerts, plays, and workshops. With over 200 events happening throughout Cambridge, you’re sure to find something that interests everyone.
Because there are so many events to choose from, we thought it would be helpful to give you all of the important information in one handy Insider Post.
Mark your calendars…
Time really must fly when you’re having fun because next weekend marks the 26th Harvard Arts First Festival. You’ll want to mark your calendars, gather your friends and family together, and get ready for a fun weekend full of local art. The festival celebrates Harvard's creativity from both students and faculty around the university with more than 100 live performing, literary and visual arts events.
See it: Next weekend