BOSTON – On the last weekend of June, a local tradition returns to a North Shore town, a free art show takes place in Waltham, a film festival begins in Roxbury, and picnic nights start to be held in Lincoln.
It’s all part of this weekend’s To Do List.
ST. PETER’S DAY FIESTA
A beloved Gloucester tradition returns for the first time since 2019, with events taking place throughout the weekend.
On the schedule during the five-day St. Peter’s Fiesta: parades, boat races, and the blessing of the fleet. But for many people, the highlight is the greasy pole contest with brave competitors attempting to grab the flag at the end.
When: June 22-26
Where: Pavilion Beach, Gloucester
MOODY STREET ART WALK
On Saturday, the Moody Street Art Walk is spotlighting the work of local artists. The free tour starts at 11 a.m. and features over 30 pieces of art along the way.
When: June 25, 11am
Where: 211 Moody Street, Waltham
ROXBURY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
The Roxbury International Film Festival is going on through July 2, with both in-person and online events. In addition to film screenings, there will be workshops, panel discussions, and networking opportunities.
When: June 23-July 2
Where: Online and in-person (various venues)
Cost: Tickets are available here
SUMMER PICNIC NIGHT AT DECORDOVA
And deCordova Sculpture Park is hosting summer picnic nights on select dates, with the first one happening on June 29. After regular hours from 5-7 p.m., bring your own picnic or order one on site.
When: June 29, 5-7 pm
Where: deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum (51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln)
Cost: Member carload: $24, Nonmember carload: $30