September in Boston: Labor Day and More

 In TALK Schools

Labor Day falls on September 3, 2018.  In and around Boston, you can catch music festivals and festivities and activities take advantage of the last days of summer – there are kayaking adventures to go on over the weekend, sailboat races to see, and if you want, you can take a rowing class.

labor dayLabor Day and other September Activities in Boston

Apart from these general activities in the city and beyond, TALK Boston has organized special activities for the school. TALK Boston students should check the TALK September activities calendar to decide what activities to join – starting with hip-hop yoga, karaoke night, Sunday afternoon board and video games, a trip to a flea market, guided meditation, ice skating and a salsa class.

Labor Day itself is a great American holiday which is mostly celebrated in a very laid-back way by Bostonians – around barbecues and picnics, attending outdoor concerts such as the Newburyport music festival and the Campfire Music Festival.

The annual weekend Medieval fairs begin in September and last through to the end of October.

Beer Festivals Blacksmiths Festivals, the Buy American Festival, Greek Food Fairs, Film and Comedy Fests and Food &Wine events are all on Boston’s September agenda.

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Marshmallow Festival

Oh! Don’t forget the Marshmallow Festival on the 22nd September. It “celebrates marshmallow cream with games (Sticky Musical Chairs and Fluff Jousting), cooking and eating competitions, a kids’ area, and live music at Union Square in Somerville, where Fluff was invented in 1917.:  Worth a visit, we’re sure!

There’s a Welcome Autumn Festival on September 23, 2018, when you are invited to celebrate the first day of  Fall.  Hosted by the Revels,  a troupe of actors, dancers, singers and storytellers, the Revels events invite thousands of voices – yours included –  “in song as Revels waves goodbye to summer and welcomes in the fall. “  It takes place in Harvard Square and along the Charles River in Cambridge and also features a puppet-parade and a folk band.

Check your TALK Boston Calendar for September to get the full range of events happening in September, both at the school and in and around the city.

And to students, teachers, and staff at TALK English Schools, Happy Labor Day!


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