Jacobs Pillow Dance Inside/Out Performances Wednesday-Saturday Stockbridge Ma
The free performances happen every week from Wednesday through Saturday during the Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival. The shows are performed outside, with a beautiful backdrop of the Berkshire Hills in the summer. When the weather is threatening the performance will move to an indoor studio with very limited seating. Call the Box Office after 5pm the day of the performance to find out if it will be outdoors or indoors.
Free Fun Friday's Friday Throughout Massachusetts
Each Friday; The Highland Street Foundation will sponsor free admission to Museums and other cultural and fun destinations throughout Massachusetts. This program is open again this year to all Ma. residents thanks to this very generous family foundation.
Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival Saturday Springfield Ma
This free outdoor festival, accessible to people of all ages and walks of life, presents many unique opportunities for the Springfield community. The Festival celebrates music as well as its host the city of Springfield, whose many cultural attractions, rich historical legacy and beautiful architecture are too often overshadowed by a negative perception of the city. By presenting the festival in the heart of downtown, the organization seeks to bolster a positive image of Springfield, engage artists and a diverse community in fueling its revitalization, and emphasize its place as a cultural hub and driver of cultural excellence in the region.
Jay Summer Fest Saturday Jay Vt
Same day as Jay Peak Resort's 14th Annual August West Music Festival, Now in its 13th year, the August West Festival both celebrates the music of The Grateful Dead, but also the community in and around the Jay Peak Area. The Festival has grown a bit in size, but the intent is still the same. It's a great way to spend the day - kids and well-mannered dogs are welcome, there's lots of good food and drink and plenty to do.
Saturday, August 11th on The Green (next to Jay Country Store) in the Town of Jay
FREE Live Music from Dead Sessions, Hoopla, and Rick Redington & The Luv
FREE Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
Tie dyeing, Food & Craft vendors, downtown Jay, noon to 6 pm
Two great events, same day, downtown Jay
West Indian Festival Saturday Hartford Ct
This year the Greater Hartford West Indian Independence Celebrations is marking its 56th anniversary and expecting a crowd of over 20,000 spectators to celebrate this annual tradition. The parade will take place on Saturday, August 12th with the route beginning at Main and Battles Streets, filtering on to Asylum Street then finally gathering inside Bushnell Park. The event will end with a free concert in the park featuring a host of locally based talent as well as international artistes. The celebration will also feature marching bands, floats, drill teams, masqueraders displaying vibrantly colored costumes, and dance troupes. Not to be missed is the array of vendors who will display their various wares and prepare delicious traditional cuisines from the Caribbean and beyond.
Riverfire Saturday Putnam Ct
As you stroll along with Putnam River Trail, you’ll enjoy the ambiance of the Quinebaug River lit up by glowing fire-floating pot.
The Perseid Meteors Everywhere in the Sky
No matter where you live, the 2018 Perseid meteor shower will probably produce the greatest number of meteors on the mornings of August 11, 12 and 13. This shower often produces 50 or more meteors per hour. And this year, in 2018, there will be no moonlight to ruin the show.
There are also many Cities and Towns that offer free weekly live music shows with a wide variety of different musical styles available. You can also find a lot of car shows in many areas here on the web site as well. Those event's can be found on the Good Diggin Free Weekly Town Concert listings or the Car Show page.
In addition, many museums throughout New England offer free admission during specified days of the week. You can find a large listing of them here in the Good Diggin Museum Listing page.