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20 Things To Do This Weekend (Oct 10-Oct 12)

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In terms of temperature, we will have quite the pleasant weekend ahead. The only mar on the weekend is Saturday where it will be a bit breezy and rain. It will also dip to 37 degrees overnight. Otherwise, the weekend will be sunny with a mix of clouds and hover around 61 degrees. Perfect for partaking in the many events that folks are squeezing in before it gets too cold!

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As always, click on the title for more or detailed information on the event. Most of the events were pulled from our event calendar where you can find hundreds of local area events each month. The event calendar is FREE, so if you are a local business, and not taking advantage of FREE publicity, shame on you! Are you a local business and want to sponsor this high traffic, weekend guide? Contact info@newbedfordguide.com for more details. Have an event to add? Check out our tutorial. For more info, you can click on each title. Know of another event this weekend? Post a reply!


Friday, October 10th

Edaville’s Pumpkins Aglow Festival (4:00pm-9:00pm)
Pumpkins AGLOW festival returns! Back by popular demand, come see the garden of endless jackolanterns. Dress in your Halloween costume and join the costume parades. You can trick or treat at your favorite ride, and go for a ride on our all new Haunted Train.

Boo at the Zoo @ Buttonwood Park Zoo (6:00-9:00pm)
There’s enough thrills and chills for everyone at Boo at the Zoo! Join us at Boo at the Zoo for an evening of Halloween fun! Rides are included in the Boo admission. Climb aboard for a spoooooky train ride or take a bewitching carousel ride!

Last chance this year to catch the soothing sounds of Rebecca Correia!

It’s slightly scary fun for all ages! Boo at the Zoo admission is $9/adult and $6/child for zoo members. Non-members’ admission for Boo at the Zoo is $14/adult and $11/child.

Painting with a Splash: Watching the Sunset & Autumn Cat (7:00pm)
Welcome to Painting with a Splash Where you are the artist! Painting with a Splash is the newest addition to Historic Whaling City Downtown New Bedford. Bringing you an experience of art as entertainment. Add a little wine (BYOB) that will surely tap into your creative side. With step by step instruction and a little music, you and your friends will create the evenings featured painting with a splash of your own uniqueness. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Just a desire to have fun.

Rebecca Correia at Seafire Grillehouse & Bar (7:00pm-10:00pm)
Rebecca is heading south for the winter, like the rest of the smart birds. The last chance for you to see her until she returns is at one of New Bedford’s finest restaurants, theSeafire Grillhouse & Bar.


Saturday, October 11th

Silverbrook ACUSHNET Harvest Festival!! (10:00am-4:00pm)
Silverbrook Farm heralds the arrival of autumn with two packed months of fall-themed family attractions included with admission. Parents and progeny crunch leaves underfoot as they hone their ability to navigate through carbs in the corn maze or head toward horse-powered transit for a hayride.

Partners Village Store Fall Festival (Westport) (10:00am-4:00pm)
Music by Toph and Tom, Golden Touch Farm, book signings from Andy Tomolonis, Jim Shannon, Brian Michaud and Jackie Leduc and more. FREE!! 865 Main Road, Westport.

Buttonwood Park Basketball Courts Grand Opening (12-3pm)
Join the Friends of Buttonwood Park for the grand opening of the Buttonwood Park basketball courts. There will be food, beverages, live music and a T-shirt giveaway.

Paint Autumn Cat at Painting w/ a Splash!

Painting with a Splash: Four events for kids, teens, and adults (12:30pm, 3:00pm & 7:00pm)
Welcome to Painting with a Splash Where you are the artist! Painting with a Splash is the newest addition to Historic Whaling City Downtown New Bedford. Bringing you an experience of art as entertainment. Add a little wine (BYOB) that will surely tap into your creative side. With step by step instruction and a little music, you and your friends will create the evenings featured painting with a splash of your own uniqueness. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Just a desire to have fun.

Pony rides and proximity to resident farm animals enchant kids, as does Mother Goose story time, visits with Charlie T. Chicken, and the NEW Corn Caper Barrel Ride. Pumpkin-painting and face-painting booths doll up human and gourd counterparts in matching makeup, and one takeaway sugar pumpkin per guest extends the fall festivities.

Pro Wrestling Fundraiser for Whaler’s Cheerleaders and Football (3:00pm)
Love wrestling? Come watch a show and help out NBHS kids! 7 big bouts featuring Franky Vain, Craig Costa, Redemption, Sean Burke, “Brutal” Bob Evans, Wildman Kongo and many more! Advanced tickets available at No Problemo and West End Grill. $10 General Admission, $15 Front Row (Limited). For tickets and info call 978.771.1774 or 508.525.1866. or click event title.

Edaville’s Pumpkins Aglow Festival (4:00pm-9:00pm)
Pumpkins AGLOW festival returns! Back by popular demand, come see the garden of endless jackolanterns.

SEVEN BIG BOUTS!

Dress in your Halloween costume and join the costume parades. You can trick or treat at your favorite ride, and go for a ride on our all new Haunted Train.

Elvis Presley Night Dance (Freetown) (5:30pm)
Freetown VFW. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. DJ Johnny Angel 6-8 p.m. Elvis 8-9 p.m. and Johnny Angel 9-11 p.m. Great music from the 50s, 60s and 70s by the King himself. $15 per person. 89 Middleboro Road, Freetown.

Boo at the Zoo @ Buttonwood Park Zoo (6:00-9:00pm)
There’s enough thrills and chills for everyone at Boo at the Zoo! Join us at Boo at the Zoo for an evening of Halloween fun! Rides are included in the Boo admission. Climb aboard for a spoooooky train ride or take a bewitching carousel ride! It’s slightly scary fun for all ages! Boo at the Zoo admission is $9/adult and $6/child for zoo members. Non-members’ admission for Boo at the Zoo is $14/adult and $11/child.

The Occasion Singers at MAC (Marion) (7:30pm)
The Marion Art Center Presents The Occasion Singers’ “Classic Doo Wop Hits from the 50’s and 60’s. “Tickets $12.50 for members, $15 for non-members. For tickets call (508) 748-1266 or email marionartcenter@verizon.net. 890 Pleasant St. Marion, MA.

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Comedy Night at Buddy’s (10pm)
Mike McCarthy , the Comedy Barbarian, seen on Showtime and Comedy Central Andrea Henry seen on Comedy Central and Nickelodeon’s Funniest Mom Beecher Winner of 2012 Connecticut Comedy Fest and your host as usual, Christopher Swanson. Contact Bud Mastrangelo for tickets and info (508) 930 0391. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/537462336387405/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming


Sunday, October 12th

Silverbrook ACUSHNET’S Harvest Festival! (10:00am-4:00pm)
Silverbrook Farm heralds the arrival of autumn with two packed months of fall-themed family attractions included with admission. Parents and progeny crunch leaves underfoot as they hone their ability to navigate through carbs in the corn maze or head toward horse-powered transit for a hayride.

Pony rides and proximity to resident farm animals enchant kids, as does Mother Goose story time, visits with Charlie T. Chicken, and the NEW Corn Caper Barrel Ride. Pumpkin-painting and face-painting booths doll up human and gourd counterparts in matching makeup, and one takeaway sugar pumpkin per guest extends the fall festivities.

Diamond in the RUFF Grand Opening w/ Fun Events!! (11:00am-4:00pm)
Diamond in the RUFF has relocated to 111 Middle Road in Acushnet and is having a family oriented, fun filled grand opening celebration. Mickey and Minnie Mouse will be making a special appearance! There will be bouncy houses, a dog Halloween costume contest, face painting, raffles and more! For more information visit their Facebook page by clicking on the event title!

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2nd Annual Great Pumpkin Beard Fest (12:00pm-6:00pm)
Beer, beards, bands, raffle prizes and more. A beard and mustache competition in Wings Court. Music provided by The Viennagram, Really Bad Religion, The O’Tooles and Weld Square. Portion of proceeds from registration fee will benefit Mercy Meals and More. Region: New Bedford. Sunday, October 12, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Wings Court.

Battleship Brewfest 2014 (Fall River) (12:30pm-4:30pm)
A craft beer tasting event featuring over 40 breweries paired with food offerings from local restaurants and live music. Enjoy some of the best regional and national craft beers. $35.00 in advance, $40.00 at the gate. Ticket price includes admission to the ships. 21+ event. Phone: 508-678-1100. Email: epereira@colonialbeverage.com. Battleship Cove 5 Water Street Fall River, Mass. 02721.

miss-z-gran-openingMiss Z Photography’s Grand Opening (1-3pm)
Miss Z Photography is having their grand opening downtown on 227 Union Street. Bring the kids and get a complementary photo with The Winter Princess! There will also be a door raffle, refreshments, coupons and more.

Edaville’s Pumpkins Aglow Festival (4:00pm-9:00pm)
Pumpkins AGLOW festival returns! Back by popular demand, come see the garden of endless jackolanterns. Dress in your Halloween costume and join the costume parades. You can trick or treat at your favorite ride, and go for a ride on our all new Haunted Train.

Boo at the Zoo @ Buttonwood Park Zoo (6:00-9:00pm)
There’s enough thrills and chills for everyone at Boo at the Zoo! Join us at Boo at the Zoo for an evening of Halloween fun! Rides are included in the Boo admission. Climb aboard for a spoooooky train ride or take a bewitching carousel ride! It’s slightly scary fun for all ages! Boo at the Zoo admission is $9/adult and $6/child for zoo members. Non-members’ admission for Boo at the Zoo is $14/adult and $11/child.

Don’t miss the fun filled grand opening this Sunday!

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