Welcome to the harvest season! It seems that almost overnight the leaves changed colour and the temperature dropped, ushering us into autumn and all the fun that comes with it. There are a variety of exciting events happening in Cambridge this month, so mark your calendars!
Woolly Bear Weekends – Throughout October
They're everywhere! Woolly bear caterpillars become more visible in late fall and this beloved creature is the focus of weekends in October at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory. Highlights include caterpillar crafts, a scavenger hunt, story time in the galleries, outdoor bear hunts and the opportunity to meet the Woolly Bears! Regular admission rate applies. Visit www.cambridgebutterfly.com.
Rock of Ages – October 11 – November 5
Fans of '80s hard rock music will go nuts for this hilarious musical comedy that wails with big chords, big hair ... and an even bigger heart. 28 classic rock tunes will be featured during this lively show at Dunfield Theatre, including "Don't Stop Believin'," "We Built This City," "The Final Countdown," "Wanted Dead or Alive," "Here I Go Again," "Can't Fight this Feeling," and "I Want To Know What Love Is.” Recommended for 13 years and up. Visit https://www.draytonentertainment.com/rock-of-ages for tickets.
Cheeco’s Birthday Party – November 5
The Butterfly Conservatory's beloved parrot is turning 9! Cheecho is a fun-loving, green-cheeked conure who has grown up amongst the butterflies at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory. There will be cake and punch from 11 – 4 p.m., crafts, goodie bags and the opportunity to sign Cheecho's birthday card! Regular admission rate applies.