TO DO THIS WEEKEND: BOSTON October 13-15th, 2023 

Your guide to the best events and activities in Boston

This weekend, Boston has something to offer everyone, from music lovers to art enthusiasts to foodies. Whether you’re looking for a night out on the town or a family-friendly activity, we’ve got you covered.

In this week’s To Do This Weekend, we feature the FALL FIRE FRIDAY FEST! at the Lizard Lounge in Cambridge, Gretchen Shae & The Middle Eight at Faces Brewing Co. in Malden, the Boston Palestine Film Festival at various venues throughout the city, and many other exciting events.

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On Friday, October 13, head to the Lizard Lounge in Cambridge for the FALL FIRE FRIDAY FEST, a music festival featuring the release of a new single from Crow Follow, as well as performances by Boston music veterans Emily Grogan and Girl With a Hawk.If you’re in the mood for something heavier, check out the metal show at OBriens in Allston, featuring Iron Gag, Choke, Narc, Razed, and Rüe.

On Saturday, October 14, catch the Watertown Zine Fest at the Watertown Free Public Library. Zines are self-published magazines on a variety of topics, and this festival is a great chance to browse and purchase unique zines from local creators. Later that day, head to the Midway Cafe in Jamaica Plain for a night of live music featuring Son of a Gun, The Legendary Brewmasters, The Ballbusters, and Linwood Strange.

On Sunday, October 15, be sure to check out the 2023 Boston Palestine Film Festival, which is taking place at various venues throughout the city. The festival features a diverse lineup of films that explore Palestinian culture, history, and politics.


Friday Night on Activate Radio

News, Inspiring stories from Successful Women , Interviews with Legends in the Arts, Civil Rights Yesterday and Today: Order a pizza and settle-in! Activate Radio is committed to diversity and the voices of the marginalized. If you’re looking for a unique and diverse radio experience, check out Activate Radio! You can listen wherever you are, online at

  • 6PM ET: Democracy Now! is an independent, global news hour that broadcasts daily on over 1,400 other radio stations and websites in the United States and around the world. The show is hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan González, and it features a mix of news, interviews, and analysis.
  • 7PM ET Around the Table w/ Powerful Women is a weekly A soulful, edgy and joyful look at women’s empowerment with Joy Caffrey, Christi Daniels and Wendy Love Edge
  • 8PM ET NonVisual Radio is a radio program that features interviews with Legends in the Arts. This Week: Joe Viglione Interviews Musician Tom Rush.
  • 9PM ET The Big Picture is a weekly radio program that explores the big ideas that are shaping our world. The show is hosted by Melvin Syrie, Jr., and it features interviews and discussions on a variety of topics, including politics, economics, culture, and civil rights. 

Events happening in Boston this Weekend, October 6-8th, 2023

Friday, October 13

Saturday, October 14

Sunday, October 15

Weather This Weekend

      • Friday, October 13: Sunny, with a high near 63. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

      • Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

      • Saturday, October 14: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

      • Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

      • Sunday, October 15: Partly sunny, with a high near 61. North wind 9 to 13 mph.

      • Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. North wind around 14 mph.

        Overall, the weekend will be mostly sunny with highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 40s to low 50s. There will be a northwest wind on Friday and a north wind on Saturday and Sunday.

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