september, 2017

22sep01octFall Foliage Festival Magic in the Berkshires! - September 22nd - October 1stListing of the events during Fall Foliage Festival Week(september 22) 9:00 am - (october 1) 3:00 pm

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2017 Fall Foliage Festival Events

FRIDAY, Sept. 22rd

Friends of North Adams Public Library Book Sale
St. Elizabeth’s Parish Center
Friday & Saturday
9 AM – 4 PM
The North Adams Public Library will hold it’s annual book sale on September 22 & 23 from 9:00AM – 4:00PM at St. Elizabeth’s Parish Center. A silent auction, a bake sale, and thousands of gently used, categorized books will be available. There will also be DVD’S, books on tape, and music CD’s for sale. Please come and join in on this great community event.

SATURDAY, Sept. 23th

Fall Foliage LEAF HUNT Clues announced! Look for them in the Berkshire Eagle and in iBerkshires.com

Friends of North Adams Public Library Book Sale
St. Elizabeth’s Parish Center
Friday & Saturday
9 AM – 4 PM
The North Adams Public Library will hold it’s annual book sale on September 23 & 24 from 9:00AM – 4:00PM at St. Elizabeth’s Parish Center. A silent auction, a bake sale, and thousands of gently used, categorized books will be available. There will also be DVD’S, books on tape, and music CD’s for sale. Please come and join in on this great community event.

Fall Foliage Children’s Races and Family Fair
Noel Field Athletic Complex
315 State Street
(413) 663-9062
9 AM –  Noon
Race Registration: 9:30 AM
FREE
The Youth Center Inc. and BCAC coordinate a foot race and family fair. This event is open to all ages, with categories for various age groups, and awards for group winners.
The fair includes obstacle courses, games, give-a-ways, entertainment, and food. Children’s Fair booths are hosted by local community organizations.  Awards are sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union.

V.F.W. Post #9144   13th Golf Tournament
Stamford Valley Golf Course
(413) 662-2438 or (413) 663-8710
9 AM
Call for Pricing
18 hole Golf Tournament with dinner. For more information, please call Ed @662-2438 or Joe @ 663-8710.

54th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show
American Legion
91 American Legion Dr.
413-446-1893
Northern Berkshire Mineral Clubs 54th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show will be held at the North Adams American Legion.
Sept. 23 – 10AM to 6PM
Sept 24     10AM to 4PM
Admission is $4 for adults and free for children 15 and under.

Voices for Recovery Walk, Rally, and Vigil
Colegrove Park
315 State Street
413-749-5007
1 – 3:30 PM

SUNDAY, Sept. 24

54th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show
American Legion
91 American Legion Dr.
413-446-1893
Northern Berkshire Mineral Clubs 54th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show will be held at the North Adams American Legion.
Sept. 23 – 10AM to 6PM
Sept 24     10AM to 4PM
Admission is $4 for adults and free for children 15 and under.

 

THURSDAY, Sept. 28

Fall Foliage Ziti Supper
Saint Elizabeth’s of Hungary
70 Marshall Street
(413) 663-5316
4-7 PM
$10/person, $6/seniors and kids 12 & under
St. Elizabeth’s of Hungary will hold its annual ziti supper at the Parish Center. Dinner includes ziti and meatballs, garden salad, bread and butter, a beverage and choice of assorted desserts . Tickets can be purchased at the door or reserved by calling the church rectory.

DownStreet  Art
Downtown North Adams
5 – 8 PM
This is the final DownStreet Art Thursday of the 2016 season, from 5 to 8 p.m.  More info. TBA.

Downtown Bike Around – Light Up your Bike Fall Foliage Bike Parade & Rodeo
St. Anthony’s Parking Lot
5 PM
Join the Downtown Bike Around when we hope to gather 100 cyclists for our bike parade! Meet at the lot at 5pm for a bike safety course and bike decorating! Ride begins at 6:30pm.

 

MASS MoCA Chalet
MASS MoCA
6-10 PM
The Chalet will be open for this special Fall Foliage Festival Thursday! The Bike Around parade will pass through the chalet and MASS MoCA Campus during their ride. All are encourage to participate. Chalet is FREE, bring cash for drinks.

FRIDAY, Sept. 29

Annual Children’s Parade
Main Street North Adams
(413) 346-7196
Lineup: 5 PM / Parade: 5:30 PM
FREE
https://www.facebook.com/events/363749750625276/
Children from throughout the Northern Berkshire’s are encouraged to make costumes and enter the parade. This year’s theme is “Magic in the Berkshires”. Participants must arrive at the corner of Main and Eagle streets at 5pm. Parade begins at 5:30 PM and will proceed west on Main St. to City Hall. Ribbons will be given to all participants. Group and float winners will be invited to participate in the Fall Foliage Parade on Sunday, October 2. Please note that groups should be 10 or less children, as there are only 10 medals that will be awarded per category/prize. Awards are sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union.

Concert of Hope & Healing -A community Response to Violence at Home & Abroad
First Congregational Church
134 Main Street
413-652-8466
7 PM
Dessert to follow concert and goodwill offering to support local nonprofits. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: MICHAEL DAUNIS @ 413-652-8466

Fall Foliage Dance with License to Groove!
GAME ON
66 Main Street
Doors at 7PM – midnight
Dust off your bell bottoms and acid wash jeans, for a blast to the past. Join us Sept 29, 2017 to send out the summer pop-up, GAME ON, in style! Costumes encouraged with the Fall Foliage theme of Magic in the Berkshires. Live music by License to Groove. Party starts at 7pm. Music at 8pm. Light refreshments.  All ages + family Friendly.

SATURDAY, Sept 30

North Adams Farmers Market: Bring Your Dog to the Market
St. Anthony Municipal Parking Lot
Intersection of Route 88/Marshall Street/Saint Anthony Drive
(413) 664-6180
9 AM – 1 PM
FREE
ExploreNorthAdams.com
The Farmers Market is one of the most pet-friendly places in the city! Help us celebrate the Dog Day of Fall by bringing your dog to the market. Special market vendors will include animal rescue agencies and animal-themed products. As always, patrons of the market can find fresh fruits and vegetables, cheese, canned goods, baked goods, eggs, and meat. For more information or a schedule of events, call or e-mail [email protected]

Fall Community Day of Service
Church Street Center
[email protected]
Join MCLA and the North Adams Community as we bond together to tackle local projects to benefit the city! From working in community gardens to helping on a local habitat for humanity build, there are jobs for all ages and skill levels.
Please email [email protected]du with your name, contact info and the info for anyone else volunteering with you that day. Please specify if you would like to volunteer as a team or have any specialities or abilities that may impact the service that you participate in.
Want to host a volunteer site? Please email [email protected]du with a proposed project, # of volunteers needed, and tools/transportation needed (if any) and weill get back to you ASAP!

Fall Foliage Craft Fair
Downtown North Adams
Main St. between Holden & Eagle
(413) 664-6180
10 AM – 3 PM
FREE
Join us downtown and shop at dozens of local artisan and crafter booths while enjoying fall in small ‘town’  New England! Rain or Shine.

Fall Bazaar
VFW Post 996 – Mohawk Trail
(413) 743-5040
9AM -3PM
Something for everyone: Chinese Auction, Fish Bowl, Raffles, Baked Goods,
Fried Dough & Hot Dogs. Contact: Mary Risch, 743-5040

7th Annual Dog Parade
Veteran’s Memorial Park
Corner of Eagle Street and Route 2
(413) 664-6180
10:30 – 11:30 AM (registration at 10)
FREE but donations to local animal rescues accepted
https://www.facebook.com/events/306798659689585/
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 “Magic in the Berkshires”. 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. Awards are sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union.

AYJ Fund Corn Hole Tournament
Noel Field
413-652-1602
Register by noon/ starts at 1PM
$20/ team
2nd Annual Corn Hole Fundraiser for the AYJ Fund. $20 per team. Fun for all ages! Kids corn hole, bocce, can jam, Fatboy’s Food truck, Chinese auction and more.

SUNDAY, Oct. 1

Fall Classic 5k Race

(413) 496-6347
Begins at Noon
Please call for registration Information
You can register on the day of the event at 85 Main Street, Suite 200 where the Transcript used to be.
The race will begin at the top of Main Street and head down Curran Highway towards Adams  before circling down Old State Road and coming back down Curran hwy , to Main Street and onto American Legion Drive to Ashland, and  back down Main Street  finishing by Greylock Federal Credit Union.

Fall Foliage 62nd Parade celebrating Magic in the Berkshires!
Downtown North Adams
[email protected]
1pm
Free
Parade begins at 1pm. This year’s grand marshals will be the long time members of the Fall Foliage Parade Committee.  The parade will commence at the Ocean State Job Lots parking lot, and conclude on Ashland Street after passing though downtown via Main Street. For additional parade information visit 1Berkshire.com. http://1berkshire.com/calendar/fall-foliage-parade/

Time

September 22 (Friday) 9:00 am - October 1 (Sunday) 3:00 pm

Organizer

Office of Community Events413-662-3038 or [email protected]

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