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Brockton Summerfest 2017

Summerfest 2017 will be held Saturday, August 19th  rain or shine at Brockton High School from 10am-3pm To celebrate the children of Brockton and their families with a day of fun at little to no cost for the families. Our performances and activities are all free to the local families.

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You will find music and dancing outside near Fine Arts, outside in front of the Gym, in the Green Cafeteria, the Red Cafeteria and several shows in the Little Theatre and in the Gym! So much to see and do on Saturday, August 19th  at Brockton High School. And the best part? All these activities are free! Come join us for a fun-filled community day. Activities begin at 10 AM.

Brockton High School

470 Forest Av, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

Kingston Waterfront Festival at Gray’s Beach 2017

The 2nd annual   Kingston Waterfront Festival is fast approaching. The event will be held on Saturday, August 19th  from 10 AM to 6 PM at Grays Beach Park.Kingston Waterfront Festival at Gray’s Beach 2017

The day will kick off with a Regatta hosted by the Kingston Yacht Club. With many local businesses and food vendors, it’s sure to be fun for all!
This year we will have live music from the Fey Band, performing live from 4 pm-6 pm.
Thurston Academy have martial arts demonstrations at 10:30am and 12:30pm
Big Ryan will be returning as well!
There have been rumblings about a flashmob zumba as well!

-Parking at Grays beach is first come, first served. There will also be shuttle parking at the Kingston Collection. The shuttles will run routinely to and from the festival.
-Scheduled rain date is August 20th, 2017

Marshfield Fair 2017

The Marshfield Fair opens on Friday, August  19th  and runs through Sunday, August 28th There will be a carnival run by Fiesta shows running daily as well as . the Agricultural Fair draws hundreds of competitors in 4-H, arts and crafts, agricultural and horticultural events. Fantastic fun for the whole family!. The fair is open daily from 12 noon to 10pm daily. The general admission ticket to get into the fair is $10. Children 6 and under are free. See below for discount days as well as ride specials.

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Presale Tickets

available through Thursday, August 17 at 6:00pm

Presale admission ticket – $7.00
Presale ride tickets – 10 rides for $24.00 (one ticket per ride required. Can not be used on the Giant Slide, Bungee Jumping and Rock Wall).
Purchase by calling 781-834-6629 or visiting the fair office at 140 Main Street, Marshfield.

 

 

MEGAPASS

available at Walgreens through August 17
Includes one admission and one wristband
Weekday Only MegaPass – $35.00
Anyday MegaPass – $40.00

(MegaPass wristband can not be used on the Giant Slide, Bungee Jumping and Rock Wall)

 

Special Days

Marshfield Resident’s Day

Friday, August 18 & 25
Noon – 6:00 – $5.00 with proof of residency

Senior Citizen Day

Tuesday, August 22
Seniors FREE

4H & Agricultural Awareness Day

Wednesday, August 23
4H members who wear their Plymouth County 4H t-shirts are admitted FREE

Children’s Day

Thursday, August 24
Children 12 & under FREE
Kiddie rides 50% off
Wristband Special – Kids up to 12 – 12-6 pm – $18** & 6-10 pm – $18**
Wristbands can not be used on the Bumper Cars, Bungee Jumping, Rock Wall, Giant Slide and Roller Coaster.
*A special wristband ticket must be obtained at the Fair Ticket Booth to be turned in for wristband purchase at Fiesta’ Shows’ wristband ticket booth.
**There are two time slots for wristbands. 12-6 and then again from 6-10.

Wristband Specials

Friday, Aug. 18- 12–6 pm – $25
Tuesday, Aug. 22 – 6–10 pm – $30
Thursday, Aug. 24 – see Children’s Day
Sunday, Aug. 27- 12–5 pm – $30 & 6–9 pm – $30

  • Wristbands are available at Fiesta Shows Customer Service Office the day of the special.
  • Wristbands are not available at the Administration Office.
  • Wristbands can not be used on the Bumper Cars, Bungee Jumping, Rock Wall, Giant Slide and Roller Coaster.

Ride Ticket Specials

Sunday, Aug. 20 – all day & night – 30% off rides
Thursday, Aug. 24 – all day & night – 50% off kiddie rides

SPECIAL EVENTS EACH DAY

Friday  August 18 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

All Day – Civil War Reenactment
1, 3, 5 pm – Ox Pulling
2 pm – historical Monument unveiling
6-10 pm – Glenn Leonard’s Temptations Revue & Reminisants
7 pm – Demolition Derby – sponsored by Rockland Trust

Saturday August 19 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

All Day – Civil War Reenactment
1 – 8 pm – TBA
2 pm – Parade celebrating 150 years of Marshfield Fair
2 pm – Truck Pulling – sponsored by Tiny & Sons
2 pm – Team Penning
7 pm – Truck Pulling – sponsored by Tiny & Sons

Sunday August 20 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

All Day – Civil War Reenactment
1 – 9 pm – 21st Green Harbor Roots Festival
2 pm – Truck Pulling – sponsored by Tiny & Sons
2 pm – Team Penning
7 pm – Truck Pulling – sponsored by Tiny & Sons

 

Monday  August 21 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

12 – 5 pm – Display of old and new transportation
5:30 pm – N.E. Indie Rock Competition
7 pm – Demolition Derby Figure 8 – sponsored by Rockland Trust

Tuesday  August 22 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Senior Day – sponsored by Sullivan Tire
2 pm – Music by Reminisce
5:30 pm – Masters of the Mini Motocross
7 pm – Music by Reminisce

Wednesday August 23 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

4-H & Agricultural Awareness Day
12 pm – Motocross Time Trials
2, 4, 6 pm – Horse Pulling
5:30 pm – N.E. Indie Rock Competition
6 pm – Supercross Competition (Motocross)

Thursday  August 24 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Children’s Day
7 pm – Country Night
7 pm – Demolition Derby – sponsored by Rockland Trust

Friday  August 25 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

5:30 pm -Almost Famous Night with Will Dailey
7 pm – 8th Annual 4-H Benefit Auction
7 pm – Demolition Derby – Finals – sponsored by Rockland Trust

Saturday   August 26 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

12 – 8 pm -22nd Annual North River Blues Festival
12 pm – Marshfield Fair Versatility on Horseback
7 pm – Demolition Derby Figure 8 Finals – sponsored by Rockland Trust
9 pm – Laser Show

Sunday    August 27 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

12-6 pm – Antique Truck & Tractor Show
11:30-5 pm – Tractor Pull
12-8 pm -22nd Annual North River Blues Festival
1, 2:30 pm – Pony Pull
6 pm – Lawn Mower Racing

Free Outdoor Movies 2017 at Gray’s Beach Kingston MA

The Kingston Recreation Department will be hosting free summer movies on some Friday (and one 1 Saturday) nights this year at Gray’s Beach in Kingston MA. check out our Free and cheap guide to summer fun for the kids over the south shoreFree Outdoor Movies 2017 at Gray’s Beach Kingston MA

Movie Line up at Gray’s Beach Park for the Summer. No stickers required for these community events. The Gray’s Beach Shack will be open serving food and snacks. All movies to start at sundown. This changes for each movie but around 8:00 pm.
Friday July 28th Moana
Friday August 11th Jaws
Saturday August 19th Finding Dory
Friday August 25th Sing

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Gray’s Beach Park

Gray’s Beach Road
Kingston, MA 02364

Mass Audubon Free Family Fun at Duxbury Beach Summer 2017

Thanks to support from the Duxbury Beach Reservation, Inc., Mass Audubon will be offering free programs on Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays in July and August from 9:30-11 am every . Some programs require pre-registration but many are drop-in.

Cost and Registration

All programs are free of charge!

Most are drop-in programs; those marked with a *require preregistration due to space limitations. Preregistration opens at 10am one week prior to the program date, and can be completed at www.massaudubon.org/southshore or by calling 781-837-9400.