WBUR Events


Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 am

Hoppy Fall Festival at Heritage Museums and Gardens

Join WBUR at Heritage Museums and Gardens’ Hoppy Fall Festival for a day of beer tastings, demos and presentations.

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 3:00 pm

What the Fluff? A Tribute to Union Square Invention

Anthony Brooks will serve as a judge during the fluff cooking contest at this celebration of the 100th anniversary of marshmallow fluff.

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 7:30 pm

John Cleese And The Holy Grail

Robin Young will moderate a conversation with comedy legend John Cleese following a screening of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.”

Sunday, September 24, 2017, 12:00 pm

Taste of Downtown Crossing 2017

WBUR is proud to be a sponsor this festive outdoor event, featuring food samplings from over 20 different and delicious restaurants.

Sunday, September 24, 2017, 2:00 pm

SOLD OUT – Circle Round Launch Event

Join at WBUR at the Boston Children’s Museum for the launch of our new children’s podcast, Circle Round.

Monday, September 25, 2017, 7:00 pm

Soul Support: A Panel Discussion on End of Life, Palliative Care and the Human Spirit

Louise Kennedy will moderate a panel discussion at this special event honoring author, teacher and hospital chaplain Joan Paddock Maxwel

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 6:30 pm

Why Thoreau Still Matters: Lessons on Environmentalism & Civil Disobedience

Christopher Lydon will moderate this discussion exploring how Thoreau’s ideas have informed 21st-century civil disobedience and contemporary conversations about humans’ relationships with the natural world.

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 7:00 pm

The Moth GrandSLAM

WBUR is proud to be a media sponsor of The Moth GrandSLAM.

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 12:00 pm

Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival 2017

WBUR is proud to be a media sponsor of the 2017 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival.


Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 7:00 pm

John Hechinger In Conversation With Max Larkin

Max Larkin will join author John Hechinger for a conversation about his book, “True Gentleman: The Broken Pledge of America’s Fraternities.”

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 7:00 pm

Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas In Conversation With Vicki Croke

Vicki Croke will sit down with authors Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas for a discussion of their book, “Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind.”

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 8:00 am

HUBweek 2017

Join WBUR for Boston’s festival for the future, featuring On Point Live with Tom Ashbrook, Radio Boston Live with Meghna Chakrabarti and sessions moderated by Lisa Mullins, Asma Khalid and Carey Goldberg.

Friday, October 13, 2017, 7:30 pm

On Point Live

Tom Ashbrook will bring his show to HUBweek live with musical performances by Josh Ritter and an interview with social CNN political contributor Van Jones.

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 8:00 pm

Snap LIVE! in Boston

Join NPR’s Snap Judgement host Glynn Washington for Snap LIVE! in Boston, featuring the world’s finest storytellers, on stage, backed by Snap Judgment band.

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 2:30 pm

What's New About Fake News?

WBUR is proud to sponsor this Mass Humanities Fall Forum about the implications of fake news.

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