BOSTON (CBS) – Whether you are a lover of the arts, a lover of chocolate, or a lover of both – we have something for you on this week’s To Do List.


Support local artists as the 18th Annual Boston Arts Festival goes virtual this year, featuring works from painters, photographers, sculptors, jewelry makers, and more. The online art sale kicks off at 9 a.m. on Saturday.

Welcome to The Boston Arts Festival

When: Saturday, Sept. 12 at 9AM – Sunday, Sept. 13 at midnight

Where: Online at

Cost: Price of artwork varies


While you’re at your computer, check out the virtual Cambridge Carnival Festival on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. The live stream will include special guests, musical performances, storytelling, and interviews. The event is free.


When: Sunday, September 13 2-5pm

Where: Online at

Cost: Free


Now through the 27th, take part in the Experience Chinatown Arts Festival. Free creative activities, like storefront art installations and live music, will be happening at various times as a way to uplift the community and support local businesses.

When: September 7 – September 27

Where: Installations at storefront sites

Cost: Free


And Cocoa Beantown is making dessert lovers dreams come true with a chocolate tasting picnic tour, now through October. Small groups will be guided through a one hour, outdoor tour of treats. Choose from the Back Bay or the Waterfront and enjoy your chocolates with a side of neighborhood history. Tickets are $25 per person.

Picnic Tours

When: Varies by locations

Where: Various locations in Back Bay or Boston Waterfront

Cost: $25

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