Calendar: Aug. 25, 2021

Published: 8/24/2021 1:04:26 PM
Modified: 8/24/2021 1:04:26 PM
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Thursday: Signing of Trail License Agreement

ORANGE — You are invited to join the Department of Fish and Game (DFG), MassWildlife, the North Quabbin Trails Association and other Tully Trail conservation partners on Thursday, Aug. 26, at 10 a.m. to mark the signing of a Trail License Agreement between MassWildlife and the North Quabbin Trails Association (NQTA). The event will take place at the Tully Mountain Wildlife Management Area parking lot on Mountain Road in Orange. The DFG and MassWildlife will host a speaking program with NQTA and offer a short walk to see trail work and habitat management activity on the Tully Trail.

Aug. 28: Monadnock Tri-State Dance Club

WINCHESTER, N.H. — The Monadnock Tri-State Dance Club will host a dance on Saturday, Aug. 28, from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the ELMM Community Center, 21 Durkey St. (off Parker), Winchester, N.H. Featuring live music by: “Champaign Jam.” Admission: $8 members, $10 nonmembers. Refreshments served. Everyone welcome. Info: Call Tom 978-249-6917 or 978-790-9322.

Fridays in September: Early bird birding with Jeff

Fridays, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24; Oct. 1, 8 and 15. 7:30 a.m. Early bird birding with Jeff.

Join Jeff Johnstone for this look at our local fall migrating birds. 7:30 a.m. until done. Call to reserve your spot with Jeff Johnstone, 978-249-9052.

Labor Day Weekend: Appleseed Country Fair

PHILLIPSTON — The Appleseed Country Fair will be coming back during Labor Day weekend following a year hiatus due to the pandemic. The fair will be held on Saturday, Sept. 4, through Monday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at Red Apple Farm, 455 Highland Avenue, Phillipston. Admission is $15 per car with proceeds to benefit the Athol Fire Department, Phillipston Fire Department and the Johnny Appleseed Trail Association.

Sept. 7: VFW Post 650 to meet

ATHOL — VFW Post 650 will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. in the DAV Hall at 47 Pine St., Athol. Face masks are recommended. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month.

Sept. 11-12: Civil War reenactment and Military History Expo

PHILLIPSTON — The 7th Tennessee Unit will present a Civil War Reenactment as part of the Military History Expo, 555 Highland Avenue, Phillipston, Sept. 11-12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The reenactment will feature an encampment and a battle between the Union and Confederate armies. Tickets available online and at the gate. History-Expo.com. Facebook: @historyexpo.

Garlic Saturday at Seeds of Solidarity

ORANGE — Over a dozen varieties are drying and curing for Garlic Saturdays, held at Seeds of Solidarity from Sept. 11 to Oct. 9.

Organizers explain that Garlic Saturdays began last year in lieu of the North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival, which is still on hiatus.


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