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Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Sunday, September 21st
stART on the Street Festival
Park Avenue , Worcester
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Hundreds of local artists and crafters will take over Worcester’s Park Avenue between Pleasant and Highland Streets. Multiple stages of live music, kids’ activities, food, street performers, interactive features and more!
Saturdays & Sundays beginning September 20th – October 13th
Celebration of Fall Harvest Season at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
11 French Drive, Boylston
$2 off adult garden admission with WOO Card
Enjoy specially themed weekends each featuring heirloom apples, locally made products, children’s activities, and of course, breathtaking views of nearby Mt. Wachusett and the reservoir.
Saturday, September 20th
Worcester Chamber Music Society’s Wunderkind! - Tom Keil Memorial Concert
First Baptist Church, 111 Park Avenue, Worcester
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Violist Marcus Thompson joins WCMS musicians for a program of musical “wunderkinds” featuring the works of Mozart, Medelssohn and Glazunov - three very different but equally prodigious musical talents.
Sunday, September 21st
Stanley Kunitz Open House
4 Woodford Street, Worcester
The Worcester County Poetry Association will host docent led tours through the boyhood hoe of US Poet Laureate Stanley Kunitz with a special open mic reading at 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 23rd
Worcester Arts Council Grant Writing Workshop
Worcester City Hall, 455 Main Street, Worcester
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Grant Writing Workshop for all individuals/organizations interested in applying for funds through the Worcester Arts Council's LCC grant program. Great opportunity to meet members of the Council who will be reviewing applications and ask questions to ensure your submit a strong proposal.
Weekends in Worcester…www.WorcesterMass.org/Culture
Related Slideshow: Best Apple Orchards of Southern New England
Visit Bolton Orchards and their gift shop for home grown in-season fruits and vegetables, fresh cut flowers (available year round), fruit baskets, gourmet deli & specialty foods, fresh pressed cider, the "best apple deal" in town, homemade fudge, and a little bit more of the "good things in life" all under one roof.
Brookfield Orchards, Inc
North Brookfield, MA
Definitely more than an apple orchard! Pick your own apples starting Labor Day. The Snack Bar offers hot apple dumplings and ice cream, cheese and cider. The Country Store will tempt you with honey common crackers, maple products, “Penny Candy”, culinary delights, antiques and collectables and much more! They have a playground and picnic tables - please stay awhile. Open year ‘round 9-5. Closed July 4th, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
Carlson Orchards, Inc. is a 140-acre fruit orchard/agri-business located one hour West of Boston in Harvard. The orchard has been run by the Carlson family since 1936. Open year-round. A variety of pick your own fruits available July-November including apples, blueberries, raspberries, peaches, nectarines, and pumpkins.
Davis Farmland is the ultimate Children’s Discovery Farm featuring interactive play and learning for children ages 1-8. Davis Farmland is home to the largest sanctuary of Heritage farm animals in North America.
Opening in early August, Davis Mega Maze is New England’s only world-class, cornfield adventure maze and consistently one of the top 3 mazes on earth. Each year, Davis Mega Maze is all new including the theme. This signature maze design is drafted each year in England by Adrian Fisher, the world’s most renowned maze architect.
It can take anywhere from 3 hours to the WHOLE day to complete this MEGA maze! Don’t miss our FRIGHT NIGHTS in October, (Geared for Adults). Call for hours and rates. Both Farm parks are weather permitting.
Lanni Orchards, Inc. was started 50 years ago by Pasquale Lanni and his sons. Today the farm is being operated by the third and fourth generations.
The farm includes apples, peaches, pears, corn, squash, strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries.
Their farm stand, which is open year round, sells fresh baked bread, fresh baked pies, cakes, tea breads, maple syrup, honey, cheese, and vinegars & oils.
Every month, Lanni Orchards hosts a "Taste of Local" event.
Phantom Farms has been in business for 60 years. This farms grows 15 varieties of apples.
The most popular varieties include Macoun and Honeycrisp.
Strawberries, blueberries, tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, peppers, pumpkins are also available.
Check out the bakery and flower store as well.
Barden Family Orchard
North Scituate, RI
With apple trees dating back to 1931, the Bardens grow Macintosh, Gala, Cortland, Liberty, Jonagold, Macoun and other apple varieties on their family farm near Route 116 in North Scituate. They also produce and sell their own apple cider from mid-September through March. Make sure you stock up for the winter ahead.
Old Stone Orchard
Little Compton, RI
The drive to Little Compton is gorgeous any time of year, but especially now as the leaves turn Technicolor. In addition to pick-your-own apples the farm offers educational tours for children (please call in advance). Old Stone Orchard grows Ginger Gold, Jona Mac, Gala, Honey Crisp, Mcoun, Empire, Cortland, Jona Gold, Fuji, Ida Red and Granny Smith apples.
Sweet Berry Farm
Sweet Berry Farm offers dozens of varieties of apples: Macintosh, Golden Supreme, Gala, Macoun, Cortland, Honeycrisp, Jonagold, Empire, Liberty, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Mutsu Crispin, Cameo, Autumn Gala, Ida Red, Fuji, Braeburn and Granny Smith.
Located in the heart of the "apple valley", Jaswell's Farm is the oldest operating apple orchard in Smithfield.
The orchard is run by the fourth generation of the Jaswell family.
Buy some fresh pie at their bakery which is open daily 8am-5pm from may to December.
Lyman Orchards, which has overlooked the Connecticut River for more than a century, grows almost 100 varieties of fruits from June through October.
The Farm Kitchen Bakery sells fresh pies, apple cider donuts, muffins, cookies, breads, and pastries.
The orchard is known for their award-winning pies.
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