October - one of the busiest months for fun things to do, both indoors and out!
Newburyport Fall Festival in downtown Newburyport on Sunday & Monday. The annual festival offers a ton of great food, live music, and family fun, with craft vendor booths and specials in downtown shops and restaurants. Live entertainment in Market Square and a Scarecrow contest are some of the other events. http://business.newburyportchamber.org/events/details/fall-harvest-festival-2017-32637
North Andover Fire Department Open House, Saturday from 10 - 1. Bring the kids or the young-at-heart to see the fire trucks up close and personal, meet our firefighters and see what the station looks like from the inside out!
Teddy Bear Picnic at the Stevens Coolidge Place in North Andover on Sunday from 1-3. Kids and parents can enjoy storytime and a light picnic (refreshments provided) at the teddy bear garden. There will also be crafts, bubbles, and a Bear Scavenger Hunt. Stuffed animal best friends are encouraged to attend! Please bring your own blanket to relax on the lawn. A portrait photographer will be here to take complementary portraits of children with their stuffed animals. Also, Mini Emporium, an Andover-based mobile children's boutique specializing in baby and kiddos will be on the property during the event.
Fall Foliage Train Rides in NH. Who doesn't love a train ride? There are several different rides from which to choose, including both old restored and newer cars and engines. Whether it's a one hour ride or several hours with a hot meal or snacks, you'll enjoy relaxing and taking in the views. http://www.foliagetrains.com/
Salem is gearing up for its favorite and most popular time of year! Visitors from around the globe head to our famous neighboring town to take in the sights, sounds, food and vibes of the city. Events abound for all ages! This weekend's fun events include Lanterns in the Village on Sturday and Sunday. This pumpkin-patch party is being held in Pioneer Village, where decorated pumpkins will be lit and spooky stories will be read, and you can tour the village. For those looking for more scare factor, check out the Zombie Walk from 3:30-5:30 on Saturday, when zombies of all ages will be roaming the streets. If you need help transforming into a zombie, there will be facepainters and makeup artists available to help you create the look you desire. Saturday and Sunday is also when the annual Haunted Biz Baz Street Fair takes place. Dress up and join in the fun!
Art Brunch at the W Hotel in Boston on Sunday from noon to 5 pm. Partake in the Bloody Mary bar and take in the art at the pop-up gallery - and meet and mingle with the artists! on Friday at the World Trade Center (Boston) from 4-10 pm. Enjoy live music, food and beer, of course!
Fashion on Fire, Friday at 7 pm at the Hilton in Woburn. A Boston Fashion Week gala hosted by Erika Tarantal anchor/reporter of News Channel 5 Boston featuring a fashion show with top Boston area designers, dance and music by nationally recognized performers, special vendors with amazing shopping, a silent auction benefiting Project Smile, the Best-in-Shoe competition and delicious complimentary appetizers, desserts and a complimentary Svedka cocktail. Guests are encouraged to wear their fanciest or most outrageous shoes so they can strut the catwalk and compete for the title of Best-in-Shoe.
Classic Plastic Model Club Gala 25th Model Car Exhibition at the Elks Hall in Lawrence on Sunday from 8 - 4. See the best scale models in New England. The 2017 theme is 50th anniversary of the Camaro, Cougar & Firebird; sub-theme is Animal-named Vehicles.
FairyTale Players production of Cinderella, Saturday at 10 am at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Andover. The Tale of Cinderella's Sisters' Sassy Shoes includes kooky stepsisters, a scooter-riding princess, and, of course, silly shoe snafus! The magic of friendship blossoms when respect and kindness are remembered. We invite everyone to come dressed in costume, dance with us at the ball, and share jokes with Cinderella!
Open Houses in Andover and North Andover. Check out the weekend's open houses at www.andover-topbroker.com!