October in The Fenway

Grab your sweatshirts! Grab your rakes! The cool weather is coming. The leaves are changing. The sun is setting earlier and rising later. Ready or not, October is here.

Whether you believe everything is better with pumpkin spice or you’ve already started your countdown to next summer, you can’t deny that autumn has arrived in Boston. And it has brought with it a full roster of events in The Fenway. Use them as a coping mechanism or as a kick-off to your favorite time of the year.

Either way, don’t miss out on everything happening in The Fenway this month! 

OCTOBER 1

Post-up in The Fenway for Post-season baseballFenway Park 

The sox have their last game of the regular season on the first day of October. But don’t worry. They’ve already clinched a playoff spot, which means The Fenway will be abuzz with post-season baseball throughout the month. 

OCTOBER 1

Turn up the radioNew England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall 

The days of radio are not over. In fact, they’re only getting better. This Christopher O’Riley- hosted event gives music fans insider access to the recording of NPR’s ‘From the Top’ featuring the Time for Three trio! 

OCTOBER 1-8, 10-12, 14, 16-22, 25-31

Have a House [of Blues] PartyHouse of Blues 

No outdoor music venue in the fall? No problem. The House of Blues is alive with the sound of music year-round. This month, you won’t want to miss the 25th Anniversary of Hanson, Kesha’s Raindbow Tour, or Misterwives. 

OCTOBER 2

Crawl, don’t run, inside the parkFenway Park 

Innovators and game-changers unite… at the Forbes Under 30 Event in Boston. For four days, entrepreneurs will gallivant around the city, making one very notable stop at Fenway for an inside-the-park bar crawl. 

OCTOBER 7, 14, 21, 28

Create a masterpieceIsabella Stewart Gardner Museum 

Art is all about getting inspired and getting your hands dirty. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum lets you do both at their Saturday Open Studio. This month’s theme is Fashioning The Self, so use the time to explore your personal identity and presentation. 

OCTOBER 9

Open the Door to Culture various locations around The Fenway 

Art knocked and The Fenway Alliance answered and opened its doors. This free community event is designed to bring people together. For a full day, The Fenway will be a haven for performances, art, music and culture for all!

OCTOBER 13

Pull an all-nighter at the MFA Late Nite SeriesMuseum of Fine Arts 

Remember staying out until 2 AM in college? Now you can re-live those fond memories. But, instead of hitting the bars, head over to the MFA for art, dancing, food and more!  

OCTOBER 13

Lights, camera, action!Questrom Auditorium 

Here’s a way to see a Sundance Audience Award Winner without buying a plane ticket to Utah. Boston University Arts Initiative is ending the 3-day Environmental Film Festival with a screening of Chasing Coral and a panel discussion with the film’s producer and key subjects.

OCTOBER 21

Namaste the artistic wayMuseum of Fine Arts 

What’s more relaxing than a morning of yoga amongst art and friends? Not much. Enjoy the MFA like you never have before and get in shape while doing it. 

OCTOBER 21-22

Row, row, row your boat… all the way to The Head of The Charles RegattaBoston University Boathouse 

The HOCR is the largest 2-day regatta in the world, and it kicks off in our neighborhood. The race that draws 11,000 participants begins at the Boston University Boathouse, ends at Herter Park, and has plenty of exciting viewing and cheering opportunities in between. 

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