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Things to do in and around Boston

Farms, festivals, films, food, and more are on tap.

Cambridge, MA: 01-14-13: Music director David Hoose conducts the Cantata Singers during rehearsal at the First Church in Cambridge, Congregational in Cambridge, Mass. Jan. 14, 2013. Photo/John Blanding, Globe staff story/David Weiniger, G ( 18clasno )

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Music director David Hoose conducted the Cantata Singers during rehearsal at the First Church in Cambridge.

Sunday > September 15

HARVEST TIME

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Trustees of Reservations hosts Family Farm Day at Appleton Farms in Hamilton and Ipswich. The celebration will feature music, games, animals, and all sorts of apple-y treats. Admission is $25 per car. 978-356-5728, ext. 18; thetrustees.org

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Monday > September 16

REMINDER: SEE MOVIE

Coolidge Corner Theatre kicks off the 2013 Science on Screen series with MIT neuroscientist (and memory expert) John Gabrieli introducing Memento, a movie about a memory-impaired man trying to track down his wife’s killer. It starts at 7 p.m.; general admission is $10. 617-734-2500; coolidge.org

Friday > September 20

GOING BACH IN TIME

To mark its 50th anniversary, the Cantata Singers kick off its season at the New England Conservatory of Music’s Jordan Hall with “A Celebration of Bach Cantatas,” a re-creation of the group’s first chamber music concert. Tickets start at $17, and the performance begins at 8 p.m. 617-868-5885; cantatasingers.org

Saturday > September 21

A GOOD DAY TO START A TRADITION?

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On Palmer Street in Cambridge, from noon to 5 p.m., you’ll find the 1st Annual Harvard Square Folk Festival. Maybe that name is optimistic — assuming there will be a second one and all — but September 21 seems like a charmed day for hosting longer-running events . . . 

2nd Annual Charles River Food Truck Festival

From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., more than 20 trucks gather at Artesani Herter Park in Brighton. 617-782-7117; foodtruckfestivalsofne.com

4th Annual Life is Good Festival

Two-day charity music event in Canton featuring Jack Johnson, Hall and Oates, and others. Tickets start at $20 for kids, $65 for adults. lifeisgood.com

5th Annual TD Bank Mayor’s Cup

Pro cyclists, competing for $40,000, race the streets around Government Center. bostonbikes.org/events/mayors-cup/

6th Annual Riverfest

Food trucks, fireworks, music, and more at Somerville’s Assembly Row, starting at 11 a.m. assemblyrow.com/events

7th Annual Anna’s Walqueria

Walking half marathon to benefit the Home for Little Wanderers. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. at the 1412 Beacon Street location.annastaqueria.com

8th Annual Harvest Festival Perennial Divide

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at City Natives, a Mattapan green space, a free plant swap and a marketplace. 617-542-7696; bostonnatural.org

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