Fort Independence Tours, noon to 3:30pm, Castle Island, Day Boulevard, Boston. Free one-hour tours of the fort. Round out the day with lunch at Sullivan’s and a romp on the playground. FREE. mass.gov.
Memorial Day Beach Ramble, 10am, Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, 1280 Horseneck Road, Westport. A naturalist will explain the flora and fauna along the Beach Loop Trail. Registration required. FREE. 508-636-2437; massaudubon.org.
Commemorate the holiday by attending a local Memorial Day parade. Several towns, including Somerville, Sudbury, Stoneham and Quincy, hold annual parades. Check your town’s website for details.
Springfest, 10am – 3pm, Powisset Farm, 37 Powisset St., Dover. A celebration of the farm and spring with kid’s crafts, farm tours, food, live music and much more. $10. 508-785-0339; ttor.org.