Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Labor Day Weekend, 2016

September 1-5

1-5, Thursday-Sunday, Peterborough Players Present, God of Carnage - A comedy by Yasmina Reza - A playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of Brooklyn parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge and the gloves come off. Winner of the 2009 Tony Award for best play. Thurs. and Fri., 7:30, Saturday, 8:00, Sunday, 4:00. Tickets $39.00.  603-924-7585, 55 Hadley Rd., Peterborough, NH

1-5, Thursday-Monday - The Spencer - Visit traditional agricultural exhibits; see the Great Pumpkin Contest, demolition derby, truck and tractor pulls, pig races, stage shows and more. Enjoy food and games. Call 508-885-5814 or visit for event times. Admission $10 adults, $7 seniors and kids. Free parking. 48 Smithville Rd., Spencer MA

2-5, Friday-Monday - 24th Annual Labor Day Sale at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, Over 350 pairs of skis, 150 snowboards, 450 pair of ski and snowboard boots! The largest Labor Day sale in Southern New England and the best time to grab big saving on everything winter!
Family Fun Days - Saturday, Sunday & Monday
Come shop our sale and enjoy a family-friendly outing all at the same time! We'll have plenty of activities, including a swing set, moonwalk, face painters, volleyball, field games and more!
LIVE MUSIC! 12:30-3:30pm Saturday, Sunday & Monday
Take a ride on our famous Scenic Summit SkyRide* and enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch*! 
Still Want More? 
First 100 people to show their Labor Day Postcard Mailing receive a FREE Early Season Lift Ticket**
Any purchase over $100 all weekend receives a FREE Early Season Lift Ticket**    
*Additional fees do apply.
**Good through December 24, 2016

2-5, Friday-Monday, Golf Specials at the Woods of Westminster, Friday and Monday, before noon, $39.00 for 18 holes, cart, and lunch; Saturday and Sunday, $45.00 for 18 holes and cart (lunch is not included) 978-874-0500 or 9780874-0278.

3-5, Saturday-Monday, Appleseed Country Fair at Red Apple Farm – Saturday, 10-6; Sunday, 10-5; Monday, 10-4, Live music, great food, local brewers, vendors/artisans, Fiddle Fest Sunday at noon. Free Admission, 455 Highland Ave., Phillipston, MA

3-5, Saturday, Sunday, Monday – Family Fun Days at Old Sturbridge Village - Bring the whole family and celebrate Labor Day Weekend with games and excitement for everyone! Spend your weekend having fun as you play baseball the way early New Englanders did, make a craft, join a game of French & English (tug of war), meet the oxen in training, try your hand at marbling paper, see a puppet show, watch a toy fire-balloon flight, visit the Freeman Farm, stop and see craftsmen at work, and much more. Special performances will include a 19th-century magic show with Bob Olson, a performance by the Old Sturbridge Village Singers, and learn a dance with the Old Sturbridge Village Dancers. General admission prices are $28 for Adults, $26 for Seniors (55+), $14 for Youths (3-17), and Children 2 and under are FREE. 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd., Sturbridge MA.,

3,4, Saturday and Sunday – Art in the Park Annual Labor Day Event, Keene NH – 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Over 80 artists at Ashuelot River Park, West St., Keene, NH. Music provided by Keene Music Festival. The wide variety of artists will have arrangements of original artwork, paintings, photographs, prints, sculptures, cards, mugs, tiles, calendars, etc. For the first time ever, MAAA will have organic cotton tees for sale that say, " I support local arts" - $15,

4, Sunday – Guilford Festival Orchestra on the Lawn, Guilford VT, 2:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m. Friends of Music at Guilford’s 51st Labor Day Weekend Festival continues on Sunday afternoon, September 4, at 2:00, when Ken Olsson conducts the Guilford Festival Orchestra on the lawn outside the Organ Barn. The program features Mozart’s Overture to “The Marriage of Figaro,” Mendelssohn’s Symphony for Strings #2 in D and Reinecke’s Octet for Winds in B-flat. Soprano Julie Olsson is featured in Puccini arias from “La Bohème” and “Tosca,” then Haydn’s Symphony #99 leads to the event’s traditional finale, a sing-in of Randall Thompson’s Alleluia. The Organ Barn is at Tree Frog Farm off Packer Corners Rd. in rural Guilford. Grounds open on Sunday at 12 noon for picnicking and lunch sales. In case of rain, the lunch and lawn concert are moved to the Broad Brook Grange on the Guilford Center Rd., 4 mi. from the Guilford Store on Rt. 5. Festival events are admission-free with donations welcome. For further information and a 2016-17 Season Calendar, contact the Friends of Music office at (802) 254-3600 or Visit online at