Fairs and Festivals in eastern Massachusetts
September 30, 2016 - garden totes
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Weekend of Sept. 30-Oct. 2
TOPSFIELD FAIR — Sept. 30-Oct. 10, 207 Boston St., Topsfield. Exhibits, live music, “Great Pumpkin” competition and more. Information: http://www.topsfieldfair.org/index.php
FALL FESTIVAL AND ENERGY FAIR — Auburn High School, 99 Auburn St., Auburn, on Oct. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Games, sight rides, pumpkin decorating, food, qualification vendors, appetite saving tips strategies. Fun for all ages. Information: www.centralmaenergyfair.com.
OCTOBERFEST — Main Street, Douglas, on Oct. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Featuring 3 stages, as good as live song during a Berkshire Brewing Tent, rides, games and more. Information: www.douglasoctoberfest.com.
BBQ FEST — Oct. 1 and 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wachusett Mountain, 499 Mountain Road, Princeton. Live music, pig fry and more; deduction will assistance a Greg Hill Foundation. Information: http://www.wachusett.com/EventsActivities/CalendarofEvents/BBQFest/tabid/645/Default.aspx
ARTS MUSIC FESTIVAL — Lakeville aged Town House and grounds, 2 Precinct St., Lakeville, on Oct. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Featuring culture, crafts, food, low-pitched party and artistic talents. Musicians scheduled embody a Colleen Marshal Trio featuring Colleen Marshall on vocals, pianist Steven Higgs and drummer Brian Montgomery. There will be a accumulation of artisans offering equipment such as stained glass, photography, handmade scrimshaw items, palm fake ironwork equipment to embody candle-holders, plant hooks and more, a accumulation of jewelry, opposite styles of stoneware pottery, domestic wreaths, totes and healthy physique caring products.
SOMERVILLE AGRICULTURAL FESTIVAL — Somerville Arts Council’s ARTfarm, 10 Poplar St., Somerville, on Oct. 1, 3-7 p.m. A jubilee of Somerville farmers, artists and new civic rural initiatives. The festival will embody booths for growers to arrangement their produce, chances for civic agriculturists to share knowledge, talks, hands-on demonstrations and participatory art. Square dance job by Tony Parkes and song by Old-Time Square Dance with a Dead Sea Squirrels will be included. Information: facebook.com/events/1687508681569333.
FALL FESTIVAL — Waters Farm Preservation, 53 Waters Road, Sutton, on Oct. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Animals, crafters, demonstrators, tractor pulls, antique engine and tractor show, blacksmith shop, shingle mill, maple sugarine house, farmhouse, food, music, automobile show, children’s activities and more.
ART MUSIC MAKERS FESTIVAL — Alternatives’ Whitin Mill, 50 Douglas Road, Whitinsville, on Oct. 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The Community Plaza will be packaged with potters, valuables makers, stained potion artists, painters, woodworkers, an instrument builder and more. Attendees will also suffer live song by a Holdin’ Back Band and Lizzie James and a Greystone Rail. Food will be accessible for squeeze from Anzio’s Brick Oven Pizza, a Dogfather, and Bit’Chin BBQ. Admission is free. For some-more information: 508-234-6232; AlternativesNet.org/ValleyCAST/Festival.
APPLEFEST — St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1162 Highland St., Holliston, on Oct. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The festival will embody a tab sale, homemade jams and jellies, a baked products table, raffles, pumpkin decorating, face-painting, food, beverages and influenza shots. For information: 508-429- 4248.
19TH ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL — Beechwood Knoll Fall Festival, 225 Fenno St., Quincy, on Oct. 1, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be food, humanities and crafts, games, cake walk, nails, tattoos and face painting, wordless auctions, raffles, hack rides and kiddy satisfactory rides. Performances are from Brady Academy of Dance and Velocity. New this year is “Touch a Truck,” featuring dump trucks, military cars, military boats, glow engine and most more. All are welcomed. Rain or shine.
HARVEST FEST — Bellingham Town Common, 15 Mendon St., Bellingham, on Oct. 1, 11 a.m. Sponsored by a First Baptist Church of Bellingham along with a Bellingham Bible Baptist Church. Participants can listen to giveaway song by a Christian gospel rope The Truth, and suffer a petting zoo, games, activities for kids, a buoyant house, food and more. For information: For information: 508-844-1843.
CONCORD LIONS CLASSIC CAR SHOW — CareOne during Concord, 57 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, on Oct. 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hundreds of cars from antiques to a latest models will be shown. Plaques will be presented for winners in 11 car classes along with 8 specialty awards. Preregistered cars will accept uncover bags, including lurch plaque, pin and special raffle sheet for a grand esteem iPad mini. Car registration costs $20. The eventuality is giveaway to a public. Raffles, food and libation concessions, giveaway face portrayal and balloon dexterity will be offered. All deduction will advantage Lions Club charities. For information: lionsofconcord.org/carshow; email@example.com.
HERITAGE DAY FESTIVAL — Main Street, Marlborough, on Oct. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Featuring live entertainment, a chowder/chili competition and a Marlboro Mile Road Race. Always fun for a whole family with a far-reaching operation of entertainment, crafters, artists and children activities. The festival is open and giveaway to a public. Booth space is $40 for a singular or $75 for a double. Electricity is accessible for an additional cost of $10 if required. Crafters and vendors might contention an focus to www.marlboroughheritagefestival.com. Information: www.marlboroughchamber.org, 508-485-7746.
HARVEST CRAFT FAIR — Natural Resources Trust of Easton’s Sheep Pasture, 307 Main St., Easton, on Oct. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5-$7. Some highlights of a satisfactory embody some-more than 60 juried crafters and internal artisans; low-pitched guest Chainsaw; figure by Dave Conklin; food from a Farmers Daughter; and NRT family fun, including face painting, hack rides and pumpkin decorating; children’s play area, including giveaway outside toddler games. Meet alpacas from Kave Rock Alpacas. Visit a Easton Garden Club’s flower uncover in a Stable Barn. All deduction from a satisfactory are used to directly support a operation of Sheep Pasture’s animal areas, trails and charge property, as good as other activities that support a goal of a NRT. Information: www.nrtofeaston.org, 508-238-6049.
FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL — during Playscape during Ripley, Ripley Administration Building, Concord, on Oct. 2, 3-5 p.m. The annual Concord Family Network Fire Truck Wash, animals from Drumlin Farm, a StoryWalk from First Connections, an art activity with Musketaquid Arts Environment, pumpkin golf and a pumpkin shot put with a Friends of a Playscape during Ripley, games with Concord SEPAC and face portrayal with a Concord Integrated Preschool will be partial of a afternoon. Reasons to be Cheerful will sell their homemade ice cream to festival participants. The eventuality is giveaway and open to a open and will occur sleet or shine. The eventuality will be changed to Ripley Gymnasium in a eventuality of rain.
FALL FESTIVAL — Community Music School during Thayer Performing Arts Center, 438 Main St., South Lancaster, on Oct. 2, 3-6 p.m. Tour a chronological mansion, listen to classical, folk, jazz, marches and pops song via a afternoon featuring a Atlantic Wind Symphony, Youth Ensemble of New England and cover ensembles. Cider, doughnuts, popcorn, pretzels, games, cupcake and pumpkin decorating, and face portrayal for children. Free and open to a public.
ARTOBERFEST 2016 — Western Avenue Studios and Lofts, 122/160 Western Ave., Lowell, on Oct. 2, noon-5 p.m. Free. Open studios and some-more than 130 artists, art-themed events, qualification drink tastings, exhibits and food trucks. Information: www.westernavenuestudios.com/blog/artoberfest2016/.