Fun events happening in our area this weekend:
October 16, 17, 18
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Theatre at the Mount presents Godspell (performed at Monty Tech), Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. 1050 Westminster Street, Fitchburg, MA - Stories of the Bible are brought to life through mime, music, song, and dance in a brand new, up-to-date musical circus! Enjoy all the good gifts in this exuberant, rocking, rolling, and riveting musical. Come sing about love!
Cost: $22.00, Seating will be on a first come, first served basis. http://www.mwcc.edu/tam, Phone: 978-630-9388
Saturday, Sunday, The Publick House 26th Annual Harvest Festival and Scarecrow Contest, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM, Sturbridge Town Common, Main Street, The 26th Annual Harvest Festival on the Sturbridge Town Common and grounds of the Publick House Historic Inn is a family fun tradition. The event includes countless local crafters, artisans, specialty food vendors and farm fresh harvests. The Publick House's Scarecrow Contest is a perennial favorite. Festival hours are 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 11am to 4pm on Sunday. Returning Fest Favorites: On Saturday, savor seasonal sensations from the regions non-profit organizations in the big tent and learn more about the vital services they provide for our neighbors and us. On Sunday, The Chefs of the Community take over the big tent offering their specialties and more delectable tastes of the fall season. Take a horse drawn carriage ride around the common (weather permitting). Live music and magic on both days. Check the website for details. Cost: Free Admission & Parking – www.publickhouse.com.
Saturday, Sunday, 32nd Annual Applefest at Wachusett Mountain,
10 a.m.–5 p.m., 499 Mountain Road, Princeton MA, Our most popular fall festival, AppleFest features over 75 Craft Fair & Farmers' Market Booths, Family Entertainment, Scenic Foliage Skyrides to the Summit, Mountainside Barbecue, Pony Rides, Clowns, Climbing Wall, Jugglers & Magicians for the Kids. Applefest will once again feature an Oktoberfest Celebration complete with authentic German cuisine, a multitude of tasty beers in the Beer Garden and LIVE music.
Cost: Advance: Adults $11, Kids (ages 6-12) $6 At door: Adults $14, Kids (ages 6-12) $9 – www.wachusett.com.
Saturday, Sunday - KAT – Keene Art Tour – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fall is for art tours in our neck of the woods and you want to be sure not to miss out on the upcoming Keene Art Tour on October 17th and 18th. This compact little tour is something special featuring the fine artists and craftsmen who live and work in Keene, New Hampshire. Tour goers will get a rare peek into the creative work spaces of our local talent–in downtown studios and tucked away in little neighborhoods in spaces you might never have known were there. Much of the tour can be seen on foot or bike and there is a bit of something for everyone from paintings and pottery to jewelry and fiber arts. So grab a friend and come visit your local artists. Take away a one-of-kind treasure as a keepsake or get a jump in your holiday shopping. www.keenearttour.com.