October 27, 28, 29, 2017
29, Sunday – Smith’s Country CheeseFest, 11:00-5:00 - A family-friendly event with food trucks, drinks, music, fun, and lots of CHEESE!! Let’s go get this awesome community together for a fabulous fall festival! Don’t worry; you can watch the Patriots game live streaming with our HERD this Sunday at CheeseFest 2.0. 20 Otter River Rd., Winchendon MA. For more information visit www.smithscountrycheese.com
27, Friday – Halloween Party at the Gardner Ale House – 9:00 p.m. -midnight - Special scary cocktails, cash prizes, live music with Our Buddy Karl, free buffet, and Michael Jackson’s Thriller on the big screen at midnight! 74 Parker St., Gardner MA. For more information visit www.gardnerale.com.
27, 28, 29 – Friday, Saturday, Sunday – The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd., Sturbridge MA – At the Sleepy Hollow Experience, guests will be ghoulishly guided through the Village’s countryside where they will encounter Ichabod Crane, Katrina Van Tassel, Brom Bones and quite possibly the Headless Horseman. Please note that each outdoor performance is approximately 1.5 hours long and requires standing and walking. Performances are held rain or shine. If the evening is a rainout, a modified version of the experience will take place in the Stephen M. Brewer Theater. For tickets and more information visit www.osv.org
28, Saturday – Fall Fest on the Common, Worcester, 12:00-3:00 p.m. Join hundreds of festival goers for the city of Worcester's Fall Fest on Worcester Common, in front of City Hall. Located at 455 Main Street, the park will be full with crafters selling their finest goods and community vendors to get you involved in what ever it is that sparks your interest. Enjoy an afternoon full of performances, animals, crafters, games, and treats for everyone. Families and children are encouraged to dress-up in costume. Admission is free. For more information visit www.worcesterma.gov
29, Sunday – Keene Pumpkin Festival, 1:00-7:00, Main St., Keene NH – Join us for Pumpkin Festival 2017. Enjoy a spectacular display of carved jack-o-lanterns, as well as family-friendly activities including a costume parades, live entertainment, dance performances, pumpkin bowling, and other innovative pumpkin games. Admission is free and shuttled parking will be available. For more information visit www.pumpkinfestival.org.
28, 29, Saturday and Sunday – Halloween at the Maze, Lanni Orchards, 10:00-noon, 10 & under can trick or treat (and of course wear their costume) through the maze from 10 am to noon on Saturday & Sunday. PYO Apples & Pumpkins, hayrides, play land, apple cider hot or cold, and warm apple dumplings! Yummy! Stop by and have some local food! Also, pick your own grapes this weekend Saturday and Sunday. 294 Chase Rd., Lunenburg MA. For more information visit www.lanniorchards.com
27, 28, and 29, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – The Bull Run Restaurant presents: The Yardbirds on Friday, Matt Schofield Band on Saturday, and The Outlaws on Sunday. For tickets and more information visit www.bullrunrestaurant.com