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Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival

Spirit-of-Shrewsbury-logoShrewsbury, MA – The Spirit Of Shrewsbury Fall Festival 2017 celebrates the history and culture of Shrewsbury dating back to 1787. On September 23rd and 24th, the festival will host many activities for the entire family to enjoy. Please visit our website www.spiritofshrewsbury.org for more information, as well as, viewing our new pocket guide to all events, shown below.

 

2017 Pocket guide

SPIRIT OF SHREWSBURY FALL FESTIVAL

 

EVENTS DURING SEPTEMBER

www.spiritofshrewsbury.org

Go to website for updates & cancellations

 

What Where Time Details
ONGOING
Musical, Dancing Fountains Dean Park pond Every Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat.Noon, 1pm, 4pm, 9pm Colored lights at dusk and later; Music on 91.7 FM
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 and 14
Cruzzin’ Dreams Car Show Hebert Candy Mansion, 575 Hartford Tpke. 5pm-8pm Donations welcome Bring back those memories!
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
“Celebrate Lake Quinsigamond Day” 

Wooden Boat Show

Boat Parade

Music & Festival

Regatta Point, Quinsigamond State Park, Worcester 8am-2pm FREE 

 

9am-2pm

2pm-3pm

Noon-6pm

Antique boats from 1920-1980
“Celebrate Shrewsbury” DinnerHonoring Grand Marshal, Laurie I. Hogan Italian American Victory Club, 26 Dewey Rd. 5:30pm 

Tickets $20

See website
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20
Scarecrows on the Common Display Town Common See website
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
Hannah Kane Fundraiser“Let Your Spirit Serve”

 

Ski Ward1000 Main St. 7pm-10pm 

$50 each

$75 couple

 

Advance tickets

Fundraiser to support Veterans, Inc. and their new evidence-based Clinical Stabilization Service program 

DJ Fire Chief Jim Vuona; cash bar; food

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
Big Joe the Storyteller Shrewsbury Public Library609 Main St.

Large meeting room

7pm 

Preschool age or older

FREE

Original stories and tales from around the world, using props, puppets and other surprises.

 

 

What Where Time Details
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23…AROUND TOWN
All for Kids: Pancake Breakfast & Fishing Derby Shrewsbury Sportsman’s Club, 304 Boylston St., Route 140 North Pancakes 7am-8amFishing Derby

8am-10am FREE

Eat first, fish later
FREE Vision & Hearing Screening plus more Shrewsbury Senior Center Visionmobile9am-noon

Educational Seminar

Noon-1:30pm

See website
21st Annual 5K Road Race & Fun Walk Dean Park, Main St. 10 am$20 online registration; $25 race day See website
“Historic Walking Tour of the Shrewsbury Town Common”(RAIN: Museum tour & power-point presentation) Shrewsbury Historical Society, 1830 Brick Schoolhouse on the Town Common 10am-11am FREELimited seating to the first 30 attendees Learn about landmarks, structures and important people.
Lakeway Commons Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony & Memorial Unveiling Lakeway Commons(Route 9 West) Shuttle buses3:30pm-8pm

Ceremony

5pm

See website
FESTIVAL EVENTS AT OAK MIDDLE SCHOOLSATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
What Where Time Details
IN FRONT OF OAK MIDDLE SCHOOL
Craft Fair Pop-up tents in driveway 10am-4pm Unique items
Town Expo Under & around the big tent 10am-4pm Non-profits & businesses
Face Painting(by Shrewsbury High School National Art Honor Society) Near the school awning 10am-4pm$1-$3 Marvel characters or animals
Coffee & Breakfast Treat(by Oak Middle School students) Near the school awning 10am-noon Support Oak Middle School
Shrewsbury Media Connection Near the school awning 10am-noon Live! From Oak Middle School 
TO THE SIDE OF OAK MIDDLE SCHOOL…BON APPETITE FOOD COURT
Food trucks & food vendors 10am-4pm Stay for lunch! 
EntertainmentMagic

 

Pop to Country music vocalists

11:00am-11:30am

11:30-4pm

 

Fran Flynn, Magician

 

Patrice Peris Voice Studios

Photo boothFace Painting

 

Balloon Animals

10am-4pm10am-4pm Strike a pose!Marvel characters or animals

Watch Fran Flynn make balloon animals

THE REAR OF OAK MIDDLE SCHOOL – OUTSIDE NEAR THE GYM ENTRANCE
Moonwalks Outside gym 10am-4pm Fun for kids
Games“Hungry, Hungry, Hippo”

Bubble Soccer

Near the moonwalksIn the field 10am-4pm Fun for older children and active adults
Petting Zoo Across from the moonwalks Noon-4pm Interactive
DEMONSTRATIONS
Gymnastics Learning Center On lawn adjacent to Oak St. 10am-4pm Preschool Obstacle CourseWatch gymnasts tumble & flip!
Shrewsbury High School Robotics Team Under awning of school 10am-4pm Chat with students about how robots were built. Operate a robot. Play Frisbee with Frankenbot.
Shrewsbury Fire Dept. Mobile Fire Safety House Outside cafeteria What to do in case of a fire
Massachusetts State Police Rollover Simulator Outside cafeteria 10am-4pm No seatbelt on? Here’s what happens to you!
INSIDE OAK MIDDLE SCHOOL
Kids Got Talent Auditorium 10am-5pm Talent Show Competition
Fall Family Carnival(by SHS Robotics Team) Gym Tickets $1; 6 for $5; 12 for $10 Fun for the family
Community Bingo(by SHS Speech & Debate Team) Cafeteria noon-4pm Prizes; Entertainment
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
Fellowship Table Worship & Community Brunch Dean Park – North Pavilion(Rain or Shine) 10am Worship10:45am Brunch Ecumenical
Parade Viewing for Senior Citizens over 90 Town Hall – under tent 12:30pm VIP seatingChairs provided
Parade Beal School to Oak Middle School(Rain or Shine) 1pm-2:15pm
Senior Tribute Tea Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Ave. After the parade 

RSVP by 9/15

Open to elders of the town; entertainment by Joe Cariglia, singer

           

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