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Downtown Plymouth Waterfront Festival 2017

The 2017 Downtown Plymouth Waterfront Festival will be held on Saturday August 26th from 10-6pm . Plymouth’s waterfront for live entertainment, a kids fun-zone, car show, sing-off, a ducky dash, craft and artisan booths, food vendors, and more. 

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The Festival will included…
* 250+ Crafter/Vendor Booth Spaces
* 30+ Food Trucks & Food Vendors
* 12th Annual Motor Head’s Cruise-In Car Show
* Ducky Dash Race
* Beer Garden
* Kids FUN Zone-Games, Inflatables and More!
* 2 Stages of Live Entertainment and More!

Motor Head Cruise in Show 

Saturday, August 26th at the  Plimoth Grist Mill

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

11:00pm – 2:00pm
Daddy-O calls it: “HARDCORE FIFTIES” The look, the sound, the feel brings you back to that time from 1954 to 1959 when music was fun and made you wanna dance.
Re-experience the birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Rockabilly, Doo Wop, Rhythm & Blues and even Pop!

Ducky Dash 

Saturday, August 26th – 4:00 p.m.
Brewster Gardens
$2.00 per Duck
$10 for 6 Ducks
Prizes will be awarded to the winners, and ducks can be purchased at the Festival
only at the Information Tent in Brewster Gardens

The Downtown Plymouth Waterfront Festival will require street closings throughout the Festival weekend.
The following streets will be closed to traffic on August 26th from 4:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Water Street from the corner of Union Street to Brewster Street
Bottom of Leyden Street
Bottom of North Street
Please note: The Jenney Grist Mill Parking Lot will be closed on Saturday, August 26th for the Motor Head’s Cruise-In Car Show. Please NO PARKING!

 

 

Quincy August Moon Festival 2017

The 30th Annual August Moon Festival will be held on Sunday August 20th  12-5PM Downtown Quincy on Coddington St. This is a great FREE family friendly event to learn about the Chinese culture. This is a new location for the August moon Festival .

Quincy August Moon Festival 2017

Come join Quincy Asian Resources, Inc. and presenting sponsor South Cove Community Health Center in celebrating Quincy’s 30 th Annual August Moon Festival.  Moms Shopping Survey Earn Amazon gift card and more

This event is one of the largest cultural festivals on the South Shore, last year’s festival attracted over 15,000 people!

The festival is free to attend with attractions such as a food court and food trucks, children’s amusements and pony rides, dunk tank, cultural performances all day on more!

Opening ceremonies starts at 11AM with a lion dance. Come early, you don’t want to miss this!

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

King Richard’s Faire 2017 in Carver MA

King Richard’s Faire is back starting Labor day weekend in Carver MA. It is New England’s largest and longest-running Renaissance Festival, with full days of live, interactive entertainment for all ages. It opens its 2017 season during Labor Day weekend September 2nd  and runs weekends and Monday holidays from 10:30am-6pm through October 22nd.

King Richard’s Faire! Entertainment, exciting rides and skilled games abound on the Faire’s enchanting 80 acre wooded site. You’ll be dazzled by acrobats, aerialists, and jugglers! Captivated with our minstrels, dancers and puppeteers and instantly enthralled by fire eaters, and exotic tigers. Hundreds of talented performers perform non-stop for you throughout the day when visiting any one of our eight vibrant stages.

The King’s handsome knights battle on horseback as bawdy beggars compete in mud. Wacky wenches will leave you in stitches while happy villagers engage you in the lanes. Frolicking faeries can be seen dancing through the forest, where you can try your skill in his majesty’s Gaming Glen.

Epicurean pleasures, suited for royalty, will tantalize your taste buds with the Faire’s unbelievable choices of truly scrumptious treats. Satiate your palate with giant spit-roasted turkey legs, ringlets of fryes, and boules of chowder or stew. Don’t forget to quench thy thirst with champagne, wine, and brew!

Many of the King’s talented artisans journey from around the globe and have much to offer all who enter the gates. You’ll discover beautiful handspun pottery, fabulous jewelry, and incredible face painting. Delight in period clothing, leather, armor, and moccasins. Be amazed with sword making, glass blowing and portrait painting. Revel in scented oils, perfumes and fantastic psychic readings as you make memories to last a lifetime!

Faire hours are 10:30a-6p every Saturday, Sunday, and Monday holidays, from September 2 through October 22, 2017. Tickets are $32 for adults (12+) and $16 for children ages 4-11. Children under 4 are free, and parking is free.

Discounts given to groups of 25 adults or more and private parties can be accommodated (birthdays, bachelor/ette parties, anniversary celebrations, and weddings). Groups may make reservations by emailing info@kingrichardsfaire.net.

 

Weekend 1
OPENING WEEKEND!

MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY
Sunday, September 3rd

TROLL BALL
Monday, September 4th @ 11:00AM in the Joust Field
Sponsored by Mastermind Adventures

Part “capture the flag” and part role-playing game (RPG), Trollball is a team sport for all ages where players work together Mastermind Adventurewith teammates to get the ball (the “troll head”) across the opponents’ goal line and into a basket to score a point. Armed with foam swords and a good sense of imagination and humor, players battle while defending and advancing the head down the field to victory for their team. It’s imaginative play for all ages taking place in the joust field just after the gates open at 10:30 a.m., finishing in plenty of time just before King Richard’s first official jousting tournament of the day.

Weekend 2
CLEAVAGE CONTEST
Saturday, September 9th @ 4:00PM
Guys call your friends and get to the Faire! You won’t want to miss the opportunity to throw knives, eat a gigantic turkey leg, sip on a Coor’s Light, and watch one of our favorite contests!
Rain date, Sunday, September 10th  Must be 18 and over
The “Faire Ladies of the Realm” are invited to be daring without baring it all at the King Richard’s Faire Cleavage Contest.

 

Weekend 3
VOW RENEWAL Romance is in the “Faire”
Saturday, September 16th 4:00 PM
Grab your special someone, wear red clothing, and head to the Faire! This weekend will be packed with lovers of all ages! Share a romantic ride on the Swan Swing, a glass of Champagne together, and renew your commitment to one another during a beautiful ceremony on the King’s Stage!

Weekend 4
GAME of THRONES, Trivia & Costume Contest (18+)
Saturday, September 23rd 4:00 PM on the King’s Stage
Winter is coming…but first, let’s enjoy the fall! Guests are encouraged to dress in their favorite Game of Thrones’ costume and celebrate with other fans in our gorgeous Kingdom of Cavershire. Those who want to test their G.O.T. knowledge won’t want to miss the trivia challenge and their chance to take home the Iron Throne!

Weekend 5
CLASH of the TARTANS! Highland Hunks, Men in Kilts Contest
Saturday, September 30th 4:00 PM
Must be 18 and over
Kilted Men 18 and over are asked to come to the King’s Stage at 4pm for this treat of testosterone! No Kilt?-No problem, we’ve got a category for you…

Weekend 6
WITCHCRAFT & WIZARDRY
Harry Potter 12+ Trivia & Costume Contest
Saturday, October 7th 4:00PM

Calling all wizards, witches and warlocks! Fans ages 12 and up are encouraged to dress in their favorite Harry Potter costume and celebrate with other fans in our gorgeous Kingdom of Cavershire. Those who want to test their Harry Potter knowledge won’t want to miss the trivia challenge and their chance to win prizes. There will also be a special prize for the ‘Best Costume’ given away at the conclusion of the trivia contest.

Weekend 7
THE WEE ONES PARADE
Prince, Princesses, Pirates, and Fairies Parade
Saturday, October 14th 4:00PM

It’s great to be the King and to prove it…guests are encouraged to attend all weekend long in their favorite Royal attire! You’ll always be treated like royalty when you step through our gates or shop for wares from one of our many talented artisans. Even the youngest royals can get in on the action during this weekend’s family friendly event!

Hear ye, Hear ye!

All children 11 years and younger, are welcome to participate in this royal extravaganza! No pre-registration required, event is limited to the first 50 children in line. Eligible children can line up at the front of the stage just prior to the start of the event.

Each child will be majestically escorted onto the stage as they are presented to their most royal majesties and the crowd. Once presented, they will have the opportunity to take a photo with the King and Queen.

Weekend 8
FANTASY FINALE!
Saturday, October 21st @ 4:00 PM on the King’s Stage
The final weekend is sure to be absolutely AMAZING! It’s also your last chance to visit the King and his Court before the Faire closes its gates until next year. Our final special event will not disappoint. Halloween, COS Play, and Fantasy enthusiasts… get ready to strut your stuff as you compete for best costume in front of an eager audience! As the 2017 Faire Season comes to an end, join us at the Front gate for a rhythmic finale!

King Richard’s Faire is located at 235 Main Street (Rt. 58) in Carver, Mass. 02330, phone: 508-866-5391,

Marina Bay Boardwalk Festival 2017 in Quincy MA

Meriel Marina Bay, Quincy’s newest waterfront apartment community, will host a ribbon-cutting and boardwalk festival to celebrate the expansion of the Marina Bay boardwalk on Saturday August 12th from 3-8pm.   The event is free to the public and open for all ages.

. The free event will feature food trucks including Boston Burger Company and Del’s Lemonade, local artisans and crafters, entertainment, live music including KISS 108 and a beer garden hosted by Ipswich Ale Brewery. Festivities will kick off at 2:45pm with a ribbon-cutting hosted by Quincy Mayor Thomas P. Koch.

DATE: Saturday, August 12, 2017 (Rain date Sunday August 13th)

TIME: 2:45PM – 3:00PM: Ribbon-cutting hosted by Quincy Mayor Thomas P. Koch
3:00PM – 8:00PM: Boardwalk Festival
4:00PM – 6:00PM: Meet the Patriots Cheerleaders & Pat Patriot
6:00PM – 8:00PM: Live performance by The Waves