Make the most of this weekend’s sun!


Do you love to watch cute cat videos on YouTube or Facebook?  Then you will LOVE this event!  It’s the CAT VIDEO FEST at The Luna Theater in Lowell on Saturday afternoon, with a percentage of ticket sales benefitting the Lowell Humane Society.  CatVideoFest is a compilation reel of the latest and best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses.


Human Dog Sled race?  You bet!  It takes place at The Fruitlands Museum’s Winterfest in Harvard on Saturday from noon-6 pm, along with lots of other fun events.  Take part in a day of family-friendly activities including historic games, chili contest, fire pits and s’mores, nature walks and more!


Celebrate World Wildlife Day at the Stone Zoo! In honor of Leap Day, learn about species that have an extra spring in their step, like the Panamanian golden frog, snow leopard, and others! Learn all about these species during special zookeeper chats and more.  Saturday from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm.


It’s Comedy Night at Bobby & Jack’s Memphis BBQ in Tewksbury!  Enjoy a night of laughs with Boston's Best Comedians! Our lineup for the night will be Foxwoods headliner Johnny Joyce, winner of The Boston Herald's "Funniest Comedian", Mark Bedard a Boston Favorite, Hamilton Johnson as well as some special guests. Show starts at 9:30pm.


Go on Safari.  A Birding Safari, that is!  You’ll explore the winter landscape of Castle Neck and Crane Beach. You will be led by a seasoned birder and learn all about the natural history of the barrier beach as we keep a look out for winter wildlife including snowy owls!  You’ll be outdoors for approximately 2 hours in an open air vehicle and there may be times you’ll need to get out of the vehicle to hike on the beach. Please dress appropriately for the weather and for walking on the sand. A set of binoculars will be provided for use, but if you have your own please bring them!


Loosen your belt and enjoy some epicurean delights – it’s the kick-off of Boston Restaurant Week! It’s your chance to experience some of Boston’s best food at a price you’ll like, with prix-fixe multi-course lunches and dinners.  Many of the restaurants will also book ahead using Open Table.  So get your taste buds ready!


The Big Island Pond Rodeo – otherwise known as Snodeo 2020! The event is free, but if you make a donation will receive an event wristband, raffle tickets for amazing prizes, and the ability to race your sled or OHRV with NO REGISTRATION and with ANY MODIFIED exhaust. The Pressed for Time Mobile Café will in attendance as well.  This year's event will include fun/grudge snowmobile drags.  There will be 2 tracks, one will be plowed for chissles only and one will be whatever mother nature provides us with and will be for the trail sleds.  ATV, side by side, dirt bikes and whatever else would like to drag race are more than welcome.  1099 Collette’s Grove Road, Derry.  Saturday from 10 am – 10 pm.


It’s the Boston Roller Derby Home Team Doubleheader!  Home Teams face off in the second bout of the season on Saturday from 4 – 11 pm at the Aleppo Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington.  It promises to be an exciting evening of fast-paced action and endless fun!


Are you a Gamer?  Interested in games?  Pax East is in Boston at the Convention and Exhibition Center through Sunday, the exhibit hall will be chock full of publishers and developers with the latest indie games.  There will be panels, tournaments, pin trading, console freeplay and more.


Open Houses.  We’re in the home stretch of winter and the weather is looking good for the weekend, so come on out and check out some of our Sunday Open Houses!