North Central Mass Events

Fall Open House at the Reed Homestead

Reed Homestead 72 Main St, Townsend, MA

The Townsend Historical Society holds a day-long celebration of Revolutionary War history. The Reed Homestead comes alive with the sights and smells of the 18th century. Members of the Stow and Townsend Minutemen will demonstrate muskets and military drills, hearth cooking, and hands-on crafts. There will also be artisans and crafters on hand to show […]

Blacksmith and Renaissance Festival

Riverfront Park Boulder Drive, Fitchburg, MA

FREE TO THE PUBLIC Attention lords, ladies, and children of all ages... Come see knights do combat and our local Blacksmiths doing their crafts for all to see. Vendors please start showing up by 7am to be set up for 8:30

Tractor Parade

Downtown Leominster Monument Square, Leominster, Mass.

Enjoy a country parade right in the heart of the city, then enjoy the tasty produce available at the Farmer’s Market in Monument Square, right there on Main Street.

Comic Book Fest

Athol Library 584 Main Street, Athol, MA

Check out the lineup for the Comic Book Festival Oct. 1 in Athol!

46th Annual Horseshed Fair

First Church of Christ 725 Main St., Lancaster, MA

Crafters, quality antiques, items for sale, activities and food including Harvest Pies. Visit the Tea Room or the Lunch Box.

Halloween on Tolman

Tolman St 83 Tolman St, N. Leominster, MA

Take a walk through the dozens of inflatables (some lit up as well) daily through Halloween. There will also be a pumpkin patch where children can pick a pumpkin to bring home and carve.

First Thursday In Town

Fitchburg Main St Main St, Fitchburg, MA

Fitchburg comes alive on the first Thursday of every month with art, music, and culture. A variety of venues downtown hold events. Local shops welcome visitors, with pop-up food vendors, artists, music and entertainment, and family-friendly activities.

Rita Parisi shares “Gothic Victorian Tales”

Fitchburg Historical Society 781 Main St, Fitchburg, MA

Enter the world of 19th c. New England regional writer, Sarah Orne Jewett with this theatrical presentation. Meet a family embroiled in a family curse, an odd stranger who comes to a small town and an old woman who may or may not immortal.

Recurring

The Play That Goes Wrong

Theatre at the Mount 444 Green St., Gardner, Gardner, Mass.

Welcome to opening night of The Murder of Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it’s a riotous explosion of comedy. All seats $24.

Scarecrows in the Orchard Harvest Festival

Sholan Farms 1125 Pleasant St, Leominster, MA

Best apples, great food trucks, artisan crafters, build your own scarecrows - bring clothes, face painting - wagon rides and so much more....

Recurring

The Play That Goes Wrong

Theatre at the Mount 444 Green St., Gardner, Gardner, Mass.

Welcome to opening night of The Murder of Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it’s a riotous explosion of comedy. All seats $24.