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Downtown Brockton Arts and Music Festival 2017

Brockton Arts will be holding the 7th   annual Downtown Brockton Arts and Music Festival on Friday August 25th to Sunday August 27th   This will be a great family weekend   of music, poetry, food, games, crafts, artwork, face painting, finger painting, and more!   Moms Shopping Survey Earn Amazon gift card and more 

Downtown Brockton Arts and Music Festival 2017

Friday, August 25th 2017
*indicates paid event
STACY ADAMS CULTURAL ARTS BUILDING, 33 Dover Street
Gallery Thirty Three Suite 130

4:00pm – 6:00pm Metro South Chamber Networking after Hours*
Gallery Buffet Presentation with complimentary bar
6:00pm – 11:00pm Artist’s Reception – Versha Barber
A Greater Brockton Young Professionals networking initiative
Hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken sandwiches, sides,
chips, & soda available for purchase – cash bar
Chef TP Reardon & crew on the grill

Stacy Adams Cultural Arts Building

5:00pm – 9:00pm Open Studios, Vendors Mall, and Common Galleries
The Pillars– Suite 102

The AR Project with Brockton Arts presents*: doors @ 6pm
Troubadour Davis 6:30pm – 7:00pm
Amity 7:15pm – 7:45pm
Willie Dinardo 8:00pm – 8:30pm
North Woods 8:45pm – 9:15pm
Cosmic Vultures 9:30pm – 10:00pm
Hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken sandwiches, sides,
chips, & soda available for purchase
Chef TP Reardon & crew on the grill
Saturday, August 26th 2017
BAT will be providing a shuttle between downtown Festival locations throughout the day
GAZEBO at PLOUFFE ACADEMY
11am – 4pm Old Timey Family Rock and Roll Cookout
Thunderbolt Productions with Brockton Arts presents:
The Urge 11:15AM – 12:00pm
Bayside High 12:15pm – 1:00pm
Black Vinyl 1:15pm – 2:00pm
Scott &Kameelah 2:15pm – 3:00pm
Facilitated Children’s Activities: Art tables – Frisbee games – Cool bubbles – Kool kites
Hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken sandwiches, sides,
chips, & soda available for purchase
Chef TP Reardon & crew on the grill
BAT INTERMODAL TRANSPORTATION STATION
11:00AM – 6:00pm A Community’s Art Exhibit
A collaborative partnership with Brockton Arts, this exhibit will hang
from 8/15 through 9/30/17 with art reflecting the broad range
of our community’s creativity and artistic expression.
BROCKTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
11:00pm – 5:00pm Driscoll Gallery, Library art collection
2:00pm – 4:00pm African Dance with Chefiatou Falana

MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE
12:00pm – 5:00pm Open Museum
FULLER CRAFT MUSEUM
12:00pm – 5:00pm Open Museum
ENSO GALLERY
12:00pm –5:00pm Gallery Reception– Brockton’s People Museum Installation

STACY ADAMS CULTURAL ARTS BUILDING
Stacy Adams Cultural Arts Building
1:00pm– 8:00pm Open Studios, Common Galleries, and Indoor Vendors Mall
Stacy Adams Cultural Arts – Inner Parking Lot
1:00pm– 6:00pm Family Hip-Hop Block Party Cook-out
featuring E NUF along with special guests
BBoy Mad S and Fly Dance Studio’s Cassandra
Facilitated Children’s Activities: Art Tables – Face Painting – Dance Contest – Balloon Fun
Hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken sandwiches, sides,
chips & soda available for purchase.
Chef TP Reardon & crew
Gallery Thirty Three– suite 130 Brockton Arts Presents: doors @ 7pm
Professor Harp 8:00pm
The Justin Arena Project 9:00pm
Ballad 10:00pm
Dark Matter 11:00pm
Hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken sandwiches, sides,
chips, & soda available for purchase – cash bar
Chef TP Reardon & crew
The Pillars– suite 102 The AR Project Presents* doors @ 6pm
Montana 6:30pm – 7:00pm
Dreaming Insomniacs 7:15pm – 7:45pm
Evolix 8:00pm – 8:30pm
Naked on Jake 8:45pm – 9:15pm
Vanilla Function 9:30pm – 10:00pm
Hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken sandwiches,
sides, chips, & soda available for purchase.
Chef TP Reardon & crew
Sunday, August 27th 2017
STACY ADAMS CULTURAL ARTS BUILDING
Stacy Adams Cultural Arts Building
4:00pm – 7:00pm Open Studios, Common Galleries, and Indoor Vendors Mall
Gallery Thirty Three– studio 130
4:00pm – 6:00pm Brockton Symphony Brass Quintet
6:00pm – 10:00pm Drummers Circle and Jam Session
Hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken sandwiches, sides,
chips & soda available for purchase – cash bar
Chef TP Reardon & crew at the grill from 4:00 to finish

 

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

Highland Foundation Free Fun Fridays Summer 2017 South of Boston and Beyond

The Highland Street Free Fun Fridays program invites you to visit a designated museum or attraction in the Boston area for free over during the summer of 2017. . This year, almost 85 museums and cultural venues will participate in the program, Beginning June 23th through August 25th, cultural venues will be open free-of-charge every Friday for 10 weeks this summer.

JUNE 23
Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Mary Baker Eddy Library
The Sports Museum
Clark Art Institute
The Mount: Edith Wharton’s Home
Worcester Art Museum
Peabody Essex Museum
The Discovery Museums
JUNE 30
Boston Children’s Museum
MIT Museum
Norman Rockwell Museum
Springfield Museums
EcoTarium
Maritime Gloucester
New Bedford Whaling Museum
The Gardens at Elm Bank (Mass Hort)
JULY 7
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Amelia Park Children’s Museum
Falmouth Museums on the Green
Pilgrim Hall Museum
Children’s Museum in Easton
The Hall at Patriot Place
JULY 14
Edward M. Kennedy Institute
The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum
Harvard Museums of Science & Culture
Larz Anderson Auto Museum
Provincetown Art Association and Museum
Edward Gorey House
Museum of Russian Icons
Cape Ann Museum
JULY 21
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Tanglewood
Boston Athenæum
The Museum of the NCAAA
Fruitlands Museum, The Trustees
Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History
Lynn Museum
Hancock Shaker Village
Sandwich Glass Museum
JULY 28
JFK Presidential Library and Museum
Commonwealth Museum
Arnold Arboretum
The Eric Carle Museum
Berkshire Theatre Group
Historic Deerfield
Cape Cod Museum of Art
Wenham Museum
Tower Hill Botanic Garden
AUGUST 4
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Old State House
The Greenway Carousel
Fort Devens Museum
Children’s Museum at Holyoke
International Volleyball Hall of Fame
The Old Manse, The Trustees
JFK Hyannis Museum
AUGUST 11
Franklin Park Zoo
Fuller Craft Museum
Cape Cod Maritime Museum
Worcester Historical Museum
Griffin Museum of Photography
Fitchburg Art Museum
Jacob’s Pillow Dance
Smith College Museum of Art
Naumkeag, The Trustees
AUGUST 18
The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
Old Sturbridge Village
Freedom Trail® Foundation
Buttonwood Park Zoo
Cape Cod Children’s Museum
Concord Museum
Berkshire Museum
Emily Dickinson Museum
AUGUST 25
Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park
USS Constitution Museum
Plimoth Plantation
MASS MoCA
Nantucket Whaling Museum
The Children’s Museum of Greater Fall River
Museum of African American History
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
Heritage Museums & Gardens