The Trouble with Jellyfish science and art exhibit; Strip Zeppelin with Niki Luparelli; Danehy Park Family Day; The Ig Improbable Lectures at MIT; and the 12th annual Revels RiverSing.
The Boston Festival of Indie Games; Assembly Square Riverfest; Evolution of Hip-Hop festival; Somerville Rock And Roll Yard Sale; and the 23rd Annual Cambridge Carnival International Festival and Parade.
Out of the Blue Back to School rock music fest; Campfire. Festival of Americana and folk; 24-Hour ChoreoFest dance concert; Heist Night! movie marathon; “Long Weekend”: A night of poetry; and Bread & Puppet Theater’s “The Overtakelessness Circus.”
“Thought Bomb” comedy and karaoke; a Humanwine album sneak peek; Massachusetts Independent Film Festival screenings; Opera on Tap: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; and “Burlesque is Coming” for “Games of Thrones” fans.
“Biographies/What Is Love” dance double feature; Midnight at the Midway circus arts show; Starlabfest Music & Arts Festival; Olde Mouldy whisky popup; and Red Bull High Stakes rowing competition.
There have been celebrity guests at “Slutcracker” before, but the local holiday tradition has an opening night guest this year that may never be topped.
The variety shows “Thought Bomb” and Ginny Nightshade and Will Smalley’s “The Getaway”; second annual Salsa Squared celebration; sixth Run & Ride at CambridgeSide; and second Cambridge Jazz Festival.
A “Kissing Moonlight” poetry reading with music; sixth annual World Naked Bike Ride Boston; final Xmortis and Heroes dance nights at T.T.’s; free “Paddington” screening; and three-band bill is Proud at Passim.
“Romeo vs. Juliet,” City Dance Party, Cambridge Symphony’s Pops on the Lawn, Sunday Parkland Games and Jamie Tworkowski reads from “If You Feel Too Much.”
The Cambridge Youth Dance Program company is looking for “serious dancers” to become part of a pre-professional youth performance ensemble for the 2015-16 season. Auditions are Tuesday.