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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 Sunday night Summer concerts 2017 in Abington MA

The Abington summer concert series will be back for Summer 2017~ These great family friendly concerts will be held at 6 p.m. on Sundays at the Catherine and Joseph Nisby Bandstand. Bring your blanket, a lawn chair and enjoy the summer evening.

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There are TEN concerts this year. Come join us for all ten or pick your favorite(s). 

June 25th

Timmy Brown & Black Diamond

July 2nd

Gainsville Road

July 9th

Street Magic

July 16th

Abington night at the band –Celebrating the  Abington  Community Band 20th anniversary, Abington town choir and Island Grove Chorus

July 23rd

Ginamark

July 30th

Studio Two

August 6th

Kids Night at the Bandstand

6pm Johnny the K

7pm

August 13th

Kenny Hadley Big Band

August 20th

Overdrive

August 27th

End of the summer

 

Hopewell Park Splash Pad in Taunton MA

The 3200 feet splash pad at Hopewell park it’s refreshing place to cool off in the heat if you choose motion and pushed running activated Jets and water shooting in different directions it’s family-friendly splash pad is the perfect place to cool off.  Moms Shopping Survey Earn Amazon gift card and morehopewellsplash

Summer 2017 hours

open daily 10am to dusk thru labor day

Hopewell Park

Hopewell & Hamilton Streets

 

Imagination Station Splash Pad in Randolph MA

Imagination Station in Randolph   refreshes hot kids with splash and play. Six button activated ground level sprinklers and a large flower spray provide just the cooling off they need. Bring a towel and the sunblock and it’s as good as a day at the beach – without sand! Imagination Station offers no changing facilities or restrooms; please plan accordingly.

The Randolph Splash Pad is opened for the 2016 season

Imagination Station Splash Pad in Randolph MA

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Imagination Station is located on Pleasant Street near the Williams Gazebo and Randolph Recreation. Parking is available in the lot shared with the Zapustas Ice Arena.

Randolph Recreation Office: 6 Carlino Way Randolph Ma

Make sure you grab  CaliCase Floating Waterproof Case Dry Bag  smart phone Pouch for when you head  to the splash pad or the beach. You can take pictures of the kids while the phone is  in the case!!