Where/When: , 52 Gore St ,Waltham, Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m – 4 p.m.
Why Go: The Federal period mansion hosts the benefit based shopping weekend with various festive items ahead of this year's holiday decorating rush.
Where/When: , 7 Harrington Rd., Lexington, Friday,7:30 p.m.
Why Go: Ignite the weekend with a romantic spark, classic chamber music: Mendelssohn's Quartet in A Minor, Op 13, selections from Bach's “The Art of Fugue,” and Schubert's Quartet in D Minor, "Death and the Maiden."
Pricing: Donations appreciated.
Where/When: 52 Lowell St, Lexington, Saturday 7-8 a.m.
Why Go: If you have a love for goat milk or other fruits of this lovable barnyard animal, join the eight-week child friendly course that includes helping the farmer with the morning chores.
Where/When: , 7 Medford St., Arlington, Saturday 10 a.m.
Why Go: Bob has been called bewitching, clever and able to captivate the minds and hearts of young and old with his slapstick humor and mystifying magic tricks.
Pricing: Adults $10, children/seniors $8, members $7.
Where/When: , 7 Medford St., Arlington, Sunday 11 a.m.
Why Go: The Tanglewood Marionettes transform story-telling into fantastic art with a magical and colorful performance of the Chinese underwater folktale “Dragon King.”
Pricing: Adults $5, children $3.