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Gridiron Glory at the Museum of Science

Weekend Guide: October 12-15

Spend the weekend in Cambridge with our top four must-see events.

EXHIBIT

Gridiron Glory | This weekend

Calling all football fans! You’re definitely going to want to visit the Museum of Science’s newest exhibition. Gridiron Glory now on view at the Museum of Science features 200 artifacts, one of a kind documents, and award-winning photographs all from the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s collection.  Not to mention, you’ll see plenty of information about your favorite hometown team, the New England Patriots. 

See it: On view until January 7

TOUR

Fall Foliage Riverboat Tour | October 14 + 15

One of the best ways to see the stunning fall foliage is by boat-  a riverboat that is! This weekend (and on October 28 & 28), enjoy a 90-minute cruise down the Charles River with the Charles Riverboat Company.  You’ll have front row seats to the fall foliage as you cruise by MIT and Harvard, all while sipping on apple cider and chowing down on cookies and apples.

Tour it: Saturday and Sunday at noon

KID FRIENDLY

Harvard’s 4th Fabulous Fungi Fair | October 15

On Sunday afternoon, attend Harvard’s 4th Fabulous Fungi Fair at the Harvard Museum of Natural History. You’ll explore the wondrous world of fungi, molds, and yeasts found in forest, labs, and garden… and even our own homes! Fairgoers will also have the chance to investigate the museum’s vast collections as well as participate in hands-on activities.

See it: 2-4p

SEE & DO

Fall Bucket List | All Fall

Three words for you friends. Fall. Bucket. List.

Now that fall is finally here and our leaves have all changed colors, We’ve compiled a list of all the must-see and do activities in Cambridge to ensure you have the best fall yet. 

Whether you’re visiting Cambridge for the first time or proudly know your way around the #RedLine, read our Fall Bucket List for 14 quintessential activities you have to do.

Do it: All fall!

Mark your calendars…

SEE & DO

53rd Annual Head of the Charles Regatta | October 21 + 22

One of our favorite fall traditions will be back and bigger than ever, the 53rd Annual Head of the Charles Regatta next weekend.

Next Saturday and Sunday, the Charles River will be studded with the best crew teams from around the world and the banks along both sides of the river will be filled with cheering spectators.  The two-day competition is a time-honored tradition here in Cambridge and one definitely worth adding to your calendar.

See it: All weekend, 8a-5p

CELEBRATE

A Stranger Evening: An Original 80’s Halloween Party | October 27

Strange things are happening at the Kimpton Hotel Marlowe & Bambara Kitchen + Bar and you’re invited to see it all this Halloween! Join the party on October 27th and experience the sights and sounds of the hit Netflix original series “Stranger Things,” combined with a classic 80s theme for the perfect Halloween night out. Don your perfect spandex leggings and make your hair as big as it can possibly get and prepare for an epic night.

All tickets holders will dance the night away to DJ Kupah James, indulge on 80s themed food- including an Eggo station, and be treated to two drink tickets.  VIP ticket holders will be treated to access to a private bar, a customized trucker hat, and complimentary parking. 

Insider Tip: Party goers can get an extra 10% off tickets here.


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