South Shore Weekend Events Saturday September 20th & Sunday September 21st

Comments Off

It is the last weekend of the summer here and you can celebrate at the Endless Summer festival,  a couple of Quincy Carnivals or go Apple picking and run through a corn maze.

Make sure you subscribe to our updates to keep up to date on family events on the South Shore and check out the  South Shore Fall Bucket List 

Check out these discounts

Fall Festival at the Gore Mansion 

Cinderella: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Magical, Musical Fairy Tale

D23 Fanniversary Celebration: A Toast to Disney’s Legacy

Make sure you enter the There they Grow Again  consignment sale in Hanover $25 gift certificate 

Saturday  September 20, 2014 things to do

Apple Picking South of Boston (9:00 am)

Corn Mazes South Shore South of Boston (10:00 am)

Pumpkin picking South of Boston (10:00 am)

 Soule Homestead Harvest Fair and Joe Davies Folk Musical Festival 2014 in Middleboro MA (10:00 am)

King Richard’s Renaissance Faire 2014 in Carver MA (10:30 am)

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Greek Festival Brockton 2014 (11:00 am)

 Whitman Hanson Kids Fitness Festival 2014 (11:00 am)

Endless Summer Waterfront Festival 2014 Nantasket Beach Hull MA (12:00 pm)

Family Farm Day  Historic O”Neil Dairy Farm in Duxbury MA (12:30 pm)

 Quincy Catholic Collaborative Fall Carnival 2014 (1:00 pm)

Houghs Neck Fall Carnival 2014 in Quincy MA (1:00 pm)

Sunday September 21, 2014 things to do

Apple Picking South of Boston (9:00 am)

Corn Mazes South Shore South of Boston (10:00 am)

Pumpkin picking South of Boston (10:00 am)

Morning Star Montessori School Open House in Abington MA 10:00am

Family Folk: Music with Mike McCusker at Scituate Public Library 10:00am

King Richard’s Renaissance Faire 2014 in Carver MA (10:30 am)

Soule Homestead Harvest Fair and Joe Davies Folk Musical Festival 2014 in Middleboro MA (11:00 am)

Curious George Day at Barnes & Noble Hingham & Braintree   11:00am

Quincy Catholic Collaborative Fall Carnival 2014 (11:30 am)

 Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Greek Festival Brockton 2014 (12:00 pm)

South Shore Pottery Shop in Abington MA (1:00 pm)

Houghs Neck Fall Carnival 2014 in Quincy MA (1:00 pm)

Day 906 Hanover Firefighters Touch a Truck and Family Fun day 2014

Comments Off

The Hanover Fire Department will will hosting the 3rd   Family fun day and  Touch a Truck event  at Sylvester Field on Route 139  on Saturday September 27th from 10am-3pm

Here are some of the highlights of the day 10703750_973554469336859_1487033932729083515_n

Edaville USA will be joining us this year at the event! They will have a prize wheel where everyone is a winner! They’ll also have cotton candy and some other goodies!

Elite Football Academy will be there providing demonstrations and other activities; My Gym Norwell will be there to show us a thing or two about kids fitness; our friends at Saving Second Base will be on hand showing their support and providing information on Breast Cancer Awareness; and Morgan Power Equipment will be there. More vendors and other participants are being added, check back soon!

The Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department will join us again at this year’s Touch A Truck to promote an important program. Deputies will be on hand making Child ID Kits which consist of photographs, height, weight, etc., and fingerprints of children. This is a great service and we are happy to have it available to parents once again!

****TOUCH A TRUCK RAFFLE ANNOUNCEMENT!!!!****
What is the coolest way to get to school?!? IN A FIRE TRUCK!!! We are raffling off a ride to school for your child and three of their friends. Hanover Firefighters will pick you up at the winners house in one of our fire trucks and drop you off at the front steps of your school! Tickets are $10 each and will be available to purchase online at www.touchatruck@ticketbud.com tomorrow evening until the 27th at 1pm or at our TOUCH A TRUCK event at our T-Shirt booth! Must be a Hanover student. Pre-K – High School

Suggestion donation  is  $3.00 per person or $5.00  for 2 people. This is a fundraiser to allow us to purchase and install an AED at Forge Pond Park; the new Town-owned recreation facility in Hanover.

Sylvester Field on Route 139 Hanover MA

Day 905 Quincy Catholic Collaborative Fall Carnival 2014

Comments Off

The Quincy Catholic Collaborative (Sacred heart, Saint Ann, and Saint Mary) will be holding their first annual carnival on   September 19, 20 and 21, 2014 at the St Mary Church Church on Crescent St   All three days will include rides, food, games, a candy table, a baked goods table, face painting, a clown and a DJ. While admission to the carnival is free, there will be a charge for rides and food, which are provided by the carnival company, Fiesta Shows Quincy Catholic  Collaborative   Fall Carnival 2014

Carnival Schedule
Friday, September 19 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Saturday, September 20 1:00 – 10:00 pm
Sunday, September 21 11:30 am – 6:00 pm

 

Ride specials:
- Sept 19: 6pm-close
- Sept 20: 1pm-5pm
- Sept 21: 1pm-5pm

Ride for $16 with a coupon/$20 without. Rides, games and food for the whole family!

Special Events
Saturday Afternoon Halloween Costume Preview Parade
and Contest at 2pm
Saturday Evening Musical Presentation by parish cantors
and groups at 6pm and 8pm
Sunday Afternoon Bingo in the lower church hall
from 1 to 4 pm (doors open at 11:30am)
Weekend-long opportunities to purchase raffle tickets for a
55″ flat screen television. Tickets are $2 each, or 3 for $5.

There they Grow Again Fall Kids Consignment Sale 2014 in Hanover MA

Comments Off

There They Grow Again will be holding their South Shore Fall consignment sale from Wednesday September 24th to Sunday September September 28th

Hanover MallThere they Grow Again Fall  Kids Consignment Sale 2014 in  Hanover MA

1175 Washington Street

Private Sale

Private consignor only 50% off sale Sunday, Sept-28 11am

Public Sale

Wednesday, Sept 24 10am-8pm

Thurs, Sept 25 closed-restocking children’s and stocking women’s

Friday, Sept 26 10am-7pm

Saturday, Sept 27 10am-4pm

Here are a few of the items you will find at the consignment sale baby clothes, boy clothes, girl clothes, stroller, jogging stroller, double stroller, lightweight umbrella stroller, baby swing, portable swing, car seat, car seat base, snap and go, activity table, bouncy chair, vibrating seat, jumperoo, bumper jumper, exersaucer, bassinet, co-sleeper, boppy, nursing pillow, bottles, sleepsack, pack and play, Graco, Chicco, Bob, Baby Trend, Fisher Price, Little Tikes, ride on toys, wagon, potty seat, toys, books, DVDs, Baby Bjorn, Ergo, Infantino, Cozy Coupe, picnic table, slide, Jovey, Bob, Tea, Hanna Anderson, Gap, Ralph Lauren, Gymboree, Boppy, Bumbo

There is always free admission and parking at every sale. They accept Cash, Check, Visa, & Mastercard.

Day 904 Houghs Neck Fall Carnival 2014 in Quincy MA

Comments Off

The Most Blessed Sacrament Church in the Houghs Neck section of Quincy will be holding a fall carnival on Friday September 19th  through Sunday September 21st.

The carnival church fundraiser will feature rides, games and food. Featured rides this year include the Zipper, Pharaoh’s Fury and the Zero Gravity.

carnival coupon

Ride Specials:
Sept 19: 6pm-close
Sept. 20: 1pm-5pm
Sept. 21: 1pm-5pm

Ride unlimited rides for $15 with a discount coupon/$19 without. Rides, games and food for the whole family!

 

Most Blessed Sacrament, 1017 Sea St., Quincy, MA

 

 

Day 903 Soule Homestead Harvest Fair and Joe Davies Folk Musical Festival 2014 in Middleboro MA

Comments Off

The 23rd  annual Soule Homestead Harvest Fair and Joe Davies Folk music Festival will take place on Saturday September 20th and Sunday September 22nd  2014  in Middleboro MA . The 2 day fair is open 10am-5pm on Saturday, and 11am-5pm on Sunday.  There will be two days of fun, music, and food as we celebrate the fall harvest with activities for kids of all ages. souleSignDM

Dale Perkins’ Amazing Trick Horse Show
Sheep Dog Demonstrations
Children’s Tent with Old-Fashioned Children’s Games and Crafts.
Hay Rides / Face Painting
Beautiful Handmade Baskets and Crafts for Sale
New England Reptile & Raptor w/Marla Isaac
Native American Artifacts with Randy Julius
South Coast Historical Society
Demonstrations:
Rug Braiding, Spinning,
Weaving, & Basket Weaving.
Homemade Soups, Chili, Veggie Burgers & Desserts
Raffle & Silent Auction
And, of course, two full days of music at the Joe Davies Folk Festival included in the admission price.

Saturday September 20th

10:30 AM – Kayla Ringelheim
11:00 AM – Robin O’Herin
11:30 AM – 3 For All
12:00 PM – The Whispering Tree
12:30 PM – The Rafters

2:30 PM – Amy Speace

3:30 PM – Boxcar Lilies

 

 

Sunday September 21st

 

11:00 AM – Mike Higgins
11:30 AM – Tom Irving
12:00 PM – Sixteen Shillings
12:30 PM – Lori Diamond & Fred Abatelli

2:30 PM – Four Bridges
3:30 PM – Cliff Eberhardt

Admission  $7.00 for everyone – Children younger than 6 – FREE

One FREE admission per membership. You can become a member at the fair!

FREE PARKING

46 Soule Street
Middleboro, MA 02346

Day 902 Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Greek Festival Brockton 2014

Comments Off

The  Greek Festival Brockton 2014, the Premier Greek Festival on the South Shore will be held on Thursday  September 18th through Sunday September 21st  at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Brockton, MA.    There will be  delicious Greek dishes, live Greek music, traditional Greek dancing, and    shopping in the Agora marketplace. GreekFestival_14_Brockton

The Greek Festival will have all of your favorite foods  including   Baked Lamb, Lamb and Chicken Souvlaki, Pastitsio, Moussaka, Spanakopita, Dolmathes and Gyros along with hand-made pastries and Loukoumathes!

Children’s Activities, Greek Shopping in our Marketplace, Church Tours, Live Greek Music, Greek Dancing Demonstrations and much more!

Thursday, September 18th – 11am to 10pm
Friday, September 19th – 11am to 11pm
Saturday, September 20th – 11am to 11pm
Sunday, September 21st – 12pm to 6pm

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
457 Oak Street
Brockton, MA

Day 901 Whitman Hanson Kids Fitness Festival 2014

Comments Off

The 9th annual Whitman Hanson Kids Fitness Festival will be held on Saturday September 20th from 11am-2pm at the Whitman Hanson Regional High school.  This Family friendly  event showcases healthy food and healthy activities that moms , dads and kids  can incorporate into their busy lives.

 

. ComePanther Logo-05 (2) sample healthy food samples and drinks, watch karate, dance, majorette and cheerleading performances, create a craft masterpiece, jump on a moonwalk, try field hockey, meet the High School Team Captains, dance with a DJ, run through an obstacle course and much, much more!!! All for $5 per person. Proceeds will benefit the Panther Education Trust which sponsors grants at W-H High School.

Awesome Fact #1
We will have the team captains from the high school sports teams on hand to meet, greet and autograph their pictures (provided by them). They will also be showing kids how to do some track events, how to play field hockey and how to play volleyball. Spread the word and check back tomorrow for more awesome facts!!

Awesome Fact #2
We will have food from Kind Bars, CLIF Bars, Way Better Snacks, and the WHRSD School District along with fruit from Katsiroubas & Lambert’s. We will also have drinks from Vita Coco, Ocean Spray & Tedeschi’s Store #360 all free with admission. Sample some at the event and bring a few home to share!!!!

Awesome Fact #3
We will have a DJ from Music N’ Motion spinning the tunes all day and engaging the kids in fun interactive games. The Old Colony YMCA will be there running field games and we will have a moonwalk and bungee race. Check back tomorrow for more Awesome Facts!!

Awesome Fact #4
We will have an obstacle course, field games, bungee race and moonwalk all included in the entrance fee. There are no hidden “gotcha” charges at our event. $5 gets you everything we have to offer!!

 

The Whitman-Hanson Education Foundation (Panthers Education Trust) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), community-based organization committed to enriching the quality of public education in Whitman and Hanson. Since its incorporation in 2004, the WHEF has awarded grants to enhance educational quality throughout the system. These grants provided funding for innovative classroom projects, development of teaching strategies, special programs, new books and materials, improving technology and more.

Whitman Hanson Regional high School

600 Franklin St (Route 27)   Whitman Hanson Line

 

Day 900 Endless Summer Waterfront Festival 2014 Nantasket Beach Hull MA

Comments Off

The 10th  annual Endless Sumner Waterfront Festival Celebration will be held on Saturday September 2oth  on Nantasket Avenue in Hull, MA from Noon – 5pm! It is the best late summer beach party anywhere in New England.   This event is free to the public with free parking provided by the DCR right at the festival.

Here are some of the hightlights endlessssummer

New This Year: Radio Disney will be coming to Endless Summer with a great show on the street with some arts and crafts for the kids. Your kids will be so excited to see Doc McStuffin’s Toy Check Up. Have your child bring their favorite toy so Doc and his team can check their health right at the Radio Disney stage.

Great Food: Eat at over 25 restaurants from clam chowder and lobster rolls to hot dogs and sushi. Hull boasts the best seaside restaurants in Massachusetts. This festival isn’t about just fried dough and pizza. You will sample delicious treats from the Mediterranean to Vietnam, as well as seafood to ribs.

Shopping and Artists: Hull features many unique shopping experiences and some of the best artists on the South Shore. Take home an original painting or piece of Paragon Park memorabilia. Start your holiday shopping early and have something special from Nantasket Beach. Visit the Hull Artist Studio Connection at the Bernie King Pavilion.

Entertainment: Enjoy live music on the AQUARION SOUND STAGE  with music sponsored by McCarthy & Gratta Real Estate, Dumpster Depot, The Red Parrot, Barefoot Bob’s, Daddy’s Beach Club, Riddles, Jo’s Nautical Bar, Lobster Express, Avalon at the Hingham Shipyard, Plaza Azteca, Struzz’s Home Run, Jake…

Music Down the Avenue: Listen to all live music, contests and important announcements all the way throughout the festival. “Music Down the Avenue” is brought to you courtesy of Nantasket Performing Arts Center, Avalon Cohasset, Hammond Residential Real Estate, Carousels and Ships Gift Shops.

Contests & Fun:Rockland Trust Kid’s Street Art Competition, the Daddy’s Dogs Hot Dog Eating Competition, and the Pizza Box Pizza Eating Contest. Take a ride on the Roaming Railroad brought to you by Nantasket Hotel at the Beach, or visit Touch a Truck courtesy of Hull Fire, Hull Municipal Light Plant, Dumpster Depot, Hull Police.

Free Parking This year: There will be no buses this year. The DCR is providing free parking all day.

50/50 Plus Raffle: last year’s winner brought home $3000.

South Shore Weekend Events Saturday September 13th & Sunday September 14th

Comments Off

It looks like a great  September weekend ahead Corn festivals, Family Fun days and much more on the schedule

Make sure you subscribe to our updates to keep up to date on family events on the South Shore and check out the  South Shore Fall Bucket List 

Check out these discounts

Fall Festival at the Gore Mansion 

Cinderella: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Magical, Musical Fairy Tale

D23 Fanniversary Celebration: A Toast to Disney’s Legacy

Enter the Mad Hatter Cafe  $30 gift certificate giveaway  

Saturday  September 13, 2014 things to do

The Children’s Clothesline Fall Consignment Sale 2014 in Hanover MA (8:00 am)

Apple Picking South of Boston (9:00 am)

GRAND OPENNING  FREE Toddler Town Indoor playground at Marina Bay Sports Complex in Quincy MA (9:00 am)

Corn Mazes South Shore South of Boston (10:00 am)

Corn Festival at  South Shore Natural Science Center Norwell MA (10:00 am)

 East Bridgewater Business Expo & Family Fun Day 2014 (10:00 am)

Lowes Build and Grow Clinics for Kids South of Boston (10:00 am)

Redbrook HarvestFest 2014 in Plymouth MA (10:00 am)

Marketplace at Simpson Spring Easton Open Marketplace 10:00-2pm

King Richard’s Renaissance Faire 2014 in Carver MA (10:30 am)

TRIAD Health  & Fitness  Fair  in Halifax  10:00am 

 North Community Church Rib Cook-off 2014 in Marshfield MA (12:00 pm)

Whole Foods Weymouth Kids food carnival 12-3pm

Westgate Mall Touch a Truck 12-3pm 

Houghs Neck ChowdaFest 2014 in Quincy MA (2:00 pm)

A Fab Night for Charity fundraiser 2-7pm Whitman

Family night at  South Shore Pottery Shop in Abington MA (5:00 pm)

Blue Moon Coffee house Rockland  live music with Outrageous Fortune 7:30pm

 

Sunday  September 14, 2014 things to do

Apple Picking South of Boston (9:00 am)

The Children’s Clothesline Fall Consignment Sale 2014 in Hanover MA (9:00 am)

Jeff Coombs Memorial 5k Road Race, Walk & Family Day 2014 in Abington MA (9:00 am) 911 day of remembrance event

Corn Mazes South Shore South of Boston (10:00 am)

City of Presidents  5k  Quincy Cheer on the runners!!  10:00am

Corn festival at  South Shore Natural Science Center Norwell MA (10:00 am)

West Bridgewater Park Day 2014 (10:00 am)

Abington Music Parents Craft Fair 10-3pm 

 King Richard’s Renaissance Faire 2014 in Carver MA (10:30 am)

Standish Humane Society’s DoggiePawLooza 2014 in Hingham MA (10:00 am)

 

Community Auditions  for the Nutcracker Foxboro 10:30

Open House at Weymouth Sportsmen Club

Beautiful Old Style Colonial Open House in Whitman  12-3pm  Stop on by to check it out 

A Fab Night for Charity fundraiser 2-7pm Whitman

Discovery Church Weymouth Block Party  3-6pm 

Older Entries