Wicked Free Summer Fun

Wicked Free Summer Fun

MetroWest Wicked Free Summer Fun 2017  

   

Recurring events

 

One-Time Events

 

Outdoor Concerts:

 

Ashland: Tuesdays, 6:30–8:30pm

Ashland Summer Concert Series

73 Summer Street, Ashland

http://www.localtownpages.com/sites/default/files/

 

Framingham: Fridays, 6:30–8:30pm

Framingham Summer Concerts on the Village Green

2 Oak Street, Framingham

http://www.framinghamma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/27265

 

Hopkinton: Sundays, 5pm (beginning July 9)

Hopkinton Summer Concert Series

1 Main Street, Hopkinton

http://www.hopkintonrec.org/info/activities/

 

Hudson: Wednesdays, 6:30pm

Wood Park Summer Concert Series

65 Park Street, Hudson

https://hudsonrecreation.recdesk.com/recdeskportal

 

Marlborough: Thursdays, 7pm

Marlborough Summer Concert Series

Union Common, Marlborough

http://marlboroughedc.com/marlborough

 

Milford: Tuesdays, 6:30–8:30pm

Family Night at the Bandstand

Milford Town Park, Milford

http://www.claflinhill.com/summer-series/

 

Millis: Wednesdays, 6:30pm

Summer Concert Series at The Bandstand

410 Exchange Street, Millis

http://www.millis.org/Pages/MillisMA_Recreation

 

Northborough: Thursdays, 6–8 pm

Northborough Summer Concert Series

Ellsworth-McAfee Park, Milford

http://northboroughcac.weebly.com/

 

Southborough: Thursdays, 6–8pm

Southborough Summer Concert Series

Neary Elementary School, Southborough

https://www.southboroughtown.com/youth-and-family-services

Sudbury: Mondays, 7–8:30pm

Sudbury Summer Concert Series

Haskell Field, Sudbury

http://www.bostoncentral.com/events/sudbury

 

Wayland: Thursdays, 7–8pm

Wayland Summer Concert Series

Wayland Town Building, Wayland

No website

 

Westborough: Wednesdays, 7–8:30pm

Willows Summer Concert Series

1 Lyman Street, Westborough

https://www.salmonhealth.com/event/8125/

 

Outdoor Movie Nights:

 

Thursdays, 7-9pm

Ashland Family-Friendly Film Series

73 Summer Street, Ashland

http://www.localtownpages.com/sites/

 

Fridays, 9pm

Hopedale Movie Night

Hopedale Town Park, Hopedale

https://www.facebook.com/hoopedalemovienight/

 

Thursdays, 8:30pm

Hopkinton Movies on the Common

1 Main Street, Hopkinton

http://www.hopkintonrec.org/info/activities/

 

Farmers Markets:

Saturdays, 9am–12pm

Ashland Farmers Market

125 Front Street, Ashland

http://www.ashlandfarmersmarket.org/

 

Thursdays, 12–5pm

Framingham Farmers Market

Centre Common, Oak and Edgell Roads, Framingham

http://www.farmfresh.org/food/farmersmarkets_details.php?market=80

 

Fridays, 12–6pm

Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Town Common

Union Street, Franklin

https://www.facebook.com/FranklinFarmersMarketMA/

 

Sundays, 1–5pm

Hopkinton Farmers Market

Town Common, Ash Street, Hopkinton

http://www.hopkintonfarmersmarket.com/

 

Tuesdays, 3–6pm

Hudson Farmers Market

42 Main Street, Hudson

https://www.facebook.com/hudsonsfarmersmarket/

 

Tuesdays 2:30–6pm

Marlborough Farmers Market

77 Main Street, Marlborough

http://marlborough-ma.gov/Gen/MarlboroughMA_Announcemt/I0246A024

 

Saturdays, 9am–1pm

Maynard Farmers Market

Main Street, Maynard

https://maynardfarmersmarket.com/

 

Thursdays, 2–6pm

Medfield Farmers Market

26 North Street, Medfield

https://www.facebook.com/Medfield-Farmers-Market-136686079799127/

 

Thursdays 4–7pm

Medway Farmers Market

123 Holliston Street, Medway

https://www.facebook.com/themedwayfarmersmarket

 

Saturdays, 9am–1pm

Milford Farmers Market

66 School Street, Milford

https://milfordmafarmersmarket.wordpress.com/

 

Saturdays 9am–1pm

Natick Farmers Market

Natick Town Common, Natick

http://www.natickfarmersmarket.com/

 

Wednesdays, 12–5pm

Wayland Farmers Market

297 Boston Post Road, Wayland

http://russellsgardencenter.com/html/farmersMarket.html

 

Saturdays, 9am–1pm

Wellesley Farmers Market

309 Washington Street, Wellesley

https://www.wellesleyfarmersmarket.com/

 

Thursdays 2–6pm

Westborough Farmers Market

57 W Main Street, Westborough

https://www.facebook.com/westborough.farmers.market

 

Weekly Special Events:

 

Thursdays, 5-8pm

Cruzzin’ Dreams Car Shows 2017

Herbert Candy Mansion

574 Hartford Turnpike, Shrewsbury

https://www.hebertcandies.com/pages/cruzzin-dreams-car-shows

 

Thursdays 5–8pm

Natick Nights

Main Street, Natick

www.natickcenter.org

 

Thursdays, 5-8pm

Wings & Wheels at Minute Man Air Field

Minute Man Air Field

302 Boxboro Road, Stow

https://wingsandwheelsma.com/

 

June:

 

June 17, 11am-4pm

MetroFest: Regional Arts, Music, and Food Truck Festival

475 Union Avenue, Framingham

www.metrowestvisitors.org

 

June 21 (through July 31)

From the Bow Seat: Student Ocean Awareness Contest Winners

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

280 Eliot Street, Natick

http://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/broadmoor/exhibits/from-the-bow-seat

 

June 21-22, 9am-5pm

Art in Bloom at the HCA

Hopkinton Center for the Arts

98 Hayden Rowe Street, Hopkinton

https://hopartscenter.org

 

June 21, 6-8pm

8th Annual Mass Walking Tour & Concert

Medway Public Library

26 High Street, Medway

http://www.masswalkingtour.org/

 

June 22, 6-8pm

8th Annual Mass Walking Tour & Concert

Bellingham Public Library

100 Blackstone Street, Bellingham

http://www.masswalkingtour.org/

 

June 23, 6-8pm

8th Annual Mass Walking Tour & Concert

Franklin Public Library

25 Kenwood Cir, Franklin

http://www.masswalkingtour.org/

 

June 23, 7-9pm

Summer Kick Off Concert

Hopkinton Center for the Arts Amphitheater

98 Hayden Rowe Street, Hopkinton

https://hopartscenter.org/calendar/hca-calendar/

 

June 23, June 30, 4:30–5:45 pm

YOGA on the Town Common

Franklin Town Common

Union Street, Franklin

https://www.facebook.com/events/1310812582329459/

 

June 30, 12–6pm

Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Town Common

Union Street, Franklin

https://www.facebook.com/FranklinFarmersMarketMA/

 

July:

 

 
July 4, 9pm

Bellingham 4th of July Fireworks

Bellingham High School

60 Blackstone Field, Bellingham

 

July 4, 11am–4:30pm

Concord’s Picnic in the Park

90 Stow Street, Concord

https://www.facebook.com/PicnicintheParkConcordMa/

 

July 2, 10pm

Milford Fireworks

Plains Park, Cedar Street, Milford

 

July 4, 9am

Natick 4th of July Parade

Natick Center, Natick

http://www.natick4th.org/

 

July 4, 1–4pm

Sudbury 4th of July Parade

Union Avenue at Route 20, Sudbury

http://sudbury.org/parade/

 

July 4, 9pm

Westborough 4th of July Fireworks

Chauncy Street Boat Ramp, Westborough

 

July 9, 10am–1pm

Sunday Jazz Jam at the HCA

Hopkinton Center for the Arts

98 Hayden Rowe Street, Hopkinton

https://hopartscenter.org/calendar/hca-calendar/

 

July 20, 5-9pm

Natick Center Cultural District’s ArtWalk

Natick Center, Natick

https://www.natickcenter.org/artwalk

 

July 26 (through July 29), 5:30pm

3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival

Downtown Franklin

http://www.franklinculturaldistrict.org/

 

August:

 

August 10, 6-9pm

Career and Opportunity Fair

McCarthy Center Forum, Framingham State University

http://www.framingham.edu/careers

 

August 13, 2-8:30pm

Ashland Dragonfly Festival

Mill Pond, Ashland

http://www.dragonflyfestivalashlandma.com/

 

August 13, 10am–1pm

Sunday Jazz Jam at the HCA

Hopkinton Center for the Arts

98 Hayden Rowe Street, Hopkinton

https://hopartscenter.org/calendar/hca-calendar/

 

August 24, 6pm

Bowditch Family & Outdoor Movie Night

475 Union Avenue, Framingham

http://www.FraminghamParks.com

 

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Community Spotlight - Hudson

Overview

Sitting on the bank of the Assabet River, on the western edge of Middlesex County, Hudson has come to embody the quintessential “new New England town.” While maintaining its charming, traditional essence, the town’s revamped downtown area has injected an air of trendiness and excitement to go along with its serene natural beauty.

History

Previously a village of Marlborough, Hudson was incorporated as its own town in 1866. Taking full advantage of its location along the Assabet River, the town quickly became a thriving factory town and home to 17 different shoe factories, even becoming known as “Shoe Town.” The availability of work opportunities made it an ideal place for immigrants to come to work and raise a family, and the land was settled by newcomers of predominantly Irish and Portuguese descent.

Local Offerings

With an influx of younger residents, Hudson has become a trendier, contemporary town, and its culinary offerings reflect this demographic shift. For those who enjoy a local craft brew, there’s Medusa Brewing Company and Ground Effect Brewing Company, which pair perfectly with a variety of artisanal cheeses from downtown’s Mullahy’s cheese shop. For the even younger crowd, Hudson offers many ways to pass the time, including Cellucci Skate and Splash Park and Roller Kingdom. For those looking to liven up their personal style or home décor, Hudson’s downtown is home to several clothing and home goods boutiques with offerings from both local and international artisans. Although these local shops and boutiques add to the charm of Hudson, it is still home to many of the big-box stores that simply make life a little more convenient.

           

 

 

 

 

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