Photo courtesy of PatriciaEGreen
Less then 15 minutes from the 1896
The North Adams Fall Foliage Festival is a fun time for the whole family.
SATURDAY, September 29
Farmer's Market - 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM - in the St. Elizabeth's of Hungary Municipal Parking Lot across from MASS MoCA, the market is in operation with harvest season fruit, vegetables and other produce and home-made goods for sale.
3rd Annual Dog Day of Fall Parade - 8:30 - 10:00 AM - Downtown
All dogs are encouraged to participate.
Owners are encouraged to make costumes and enter their dogs into this
parade. This year's parade theme is
"Toys on Parade." Categories are:
Funniest, Best Duo (owner and dog), Best Group (dogs), Best Small Dog, Best
Medium-sized Dog, and Best Large Dog.
Prizes will be awarded following the parade and ribbons will be given to
all participants. Dog parade winners
will be invited to participate in the Fall Foliage Parade on Sunday, September
Dog Day of Fall Pet Psychic - 10:00 - 11:30 AM - North Adams Commons Nursing and
Following the dog parade, bring your pets to the North Adams Commons
Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for a free pet
psychic reading. Regionally-known pet
psychic Bonnie Strange, will provide the free readings. Dogs, cats, and any other pets are welcome. Parking will be reserved in the Rehabilitation
Center Wells Ave. parking
lot. Enter through the Wells Ave.
entrance. Light refreshments, including
pet treats, will be provided.
FREE Family Concert at The Range - 11:00 AM - The Range,
Curran Highway, North Adams. Bring the family to The Range for a concert
with Terry a la Berry. This is a free concert, sponsored by the
Adams Community Bank, and fun for the whole family. The Bounti Fare will be on site selling lunch
items. Call 413-663-3030 for more
Benefit for the Mohawk Theater: Spirit of Johnny Cash - 8:00 PM - Mohawk Theater. Supported by MCLA and presented by the city of
Adams with help from MASS MoCA, the celebrated Mohawk
Theater opens for one night only with Harold Ford as Johnny Cash and Laura Lucy
as June Carter Cash plus a full compliment of musicians forming the Cash
Band. In what is sure to become a
historic Berkshire event, Johnny and June's
greatest hits illuminate the downtown scene that will benefit the Mohawk
Theater Restoration Fund and the Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation. The music and spirit of Johnny Cash will
return to Main Street
after almost 25 years in a concert to raise funds for the reopening of the
theater. For more information or to
purchase tickets, visit www.massmoca.org or click here.
Fall Foliage Dance - 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM - Fraternal Order of the Eagles,
515 Curran Highway. Enjoy 2 live bands: Phil 'n Blanks reunion
and Static performing. $5 cover at the
door. Call 413-664-9043 for more
SUNDAY, September 30
Barbecue Grilling - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM - BBQ offerings at the entrance of the Walmart parking lot (parade staging area). Hot dogs, hamburgers, and cold drinks. Proceeds benefit the Rotary children's Christmas party.
Parade-side BBQ - 12:00 PM - Fraternal Order of the Eagles,
515 Curran Highway. Call 413-664-9043 for more information.
Annual 5k Road Race - 12:30 PM.
57th Annual Fall Foliage Parade – 1:00 PM – Celebrate the advent of the fall foliage season with a parade highlighting the beautiful foliage.
Information courtesy of http://fallfoliageparade.com, please check out the link for more information.
Also happening this coming weekend is the Berkshires Arts Festival Lenox
September 28, 29, & 30, 2012
The Inaugural Berkshires Art Festival Lenox to benefit Shakespeare & Company programs and services will be held September 28-30. More than 6,000 art lovers from the
Canada and Europe
are expected to descend on the Berkshires community for the event. Seventy-two
artists from across the U.S. will be displaying works in categories including
ceramics, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, painting,
photography, sculpture, wood, decorative and wearable fiber, and others.