When looking for things to do this summer, don’t miss out on free and inexpensive local summer fun right in your neighborhood.

There are a lot of expensive summer activities out there from camps to amusement and waterparks.

Many cities and communities will put these monthly calendars together and note any special events, festivals, concerts, community theater performances, and the likes throughout the year.

Many cities will have summer concerts in parks that are free to attend. Bring some lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on along with your own drinks.

Many have special daytime shows that are either free or very inexpensive. often they will show older family-friendly movies.

Many museums will also have special events and exhibits during the summer break. Give your local history or art museum a call and see what they have to offer.

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