News from the North Quabbin Visitors Bureau
We are looking for your upcoming Holiday Events!

MOTT (Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism is updating their Thanksgiving and Christmas/Chanukah/New Year's landing pages on

If you have any events you'd like promoted, please send us the info to be used for MOTT, and for our websites and newsletters. 

The events should be related to the holidays and not just taking place during the season. Please remember to submit all artwork in jpeg format.

Thursday - October 27th

Wine Tasting - Clamber Hill Inn & Restaurant
111 N. Main Street, Petersham
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tickets: $ 25.00 pp.
For reservations: 978-724-8800 or at
Most Americans buy wine from California -- after that comes France, Italy, Australia. Here atClamber Hill we've also taken you to Germany, New Zealand, South Africa and South America.Join us in October as we travel to even more exoctic places. We'll have wines from Switzerland, Greece, India, Israel and Morroco.

Saturday - October 29th
Athol Hospital. 2033 Main Street | Athol, MA 01331  
Warwick Community School
41 Winchester Rd, Warwick, Massachusetts 01378
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:pm 

Admission is free but donations appreciated. 

You asked for it so here it is! Our second dinner and dance will be a fantastically fun costume party with a 70's theme. The 70's included everything from love beads to disco so dig out your old duds because we'll be giving away a prize for the best costume! We'll do the hustle, the bump and the funky chicken so grease those hips in preparation. 

Dinner begins at 5:30. Dancing begins at 6pm. Dance lessons from 7-8. As always, we accept Visa & MasterCard.

Sunday - October 30th
and Social Justice Singer Songwriter 
to Perform 
Sunday, Oct. 30 

Time: 10:30 am

First Congregational Parish, Unitarian Petersham
Petersham Town Common
1 Common Street
P.O. Box 307
Route 32
Petersham, MA 0136

Environmental and social justice singer songwriter, Ben Grosscup will lead the Sunday, October 30 service at 10:30 am in the sanctuary of the First Congregational Parish, Unitarian church on the historic Petersham Town Common.  
Grosscup, who has been compared to social activist and singer Pete Seeger in his younger days, sings with heart and passion about a wide range of justice issues including, politics, the climate crisis, systemic racism, war, and economic inequality.  He  uses the power of song to amplify and accentuate the ideas and values of the transformative social movements he is part of.
Grosscup serves as the executive director of People's Music Network, a diverse community of singers, artists, activists and allies that cultivates music and cultural work as catalysts for a just and peaceful world.
Monday - October 31st
Thursday - November 3rd
$20 for members  $50 for prospective members 

Mega-Incentives to Attend:  * 500 Business People Attend  * 
Develop New Contacts for Your Business * Enjoy Delicious Food & Cash Bar  * Tour the Region's Largest Indoor Water Park & Resort

Click on button below to register for this event
Clamber Hill Inn & Restaurant
111 N. Main Street, Petersham 

Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Love whiskey? Want an opportunity to taste and explore and exchange info with other whiskey lovers? The Clamber Hill Whiskey Tasting is the place for you with over 55 premium whiskeys on our tasting bar. Scotch, Irish, Bourbon, Rye and International --- we have it all--along with light appetizers and a dessert. $25 pp Please reserve by email at or call 978-724-8800
Saturday - November 5th
Thursday - November 1oth
Saturday - November 12th


Located at: 131 W Main St, Orange, MA 01364  


Sunday - November 13th
Athol Hospital. 2033 Main Street | Athol, MA 01331

Fall Beading Party Fundraiser Returns to the
Central Congregational Church, NEW SALEM
Sunday, November 13 - 1:00 - 5:00PM

$10 Admission + Cost of Beads
cash or check at the door
advance registration preferred
call Lynn Boudreau at 978-544-7490 to register
and to answer any questions you may have!
Do you like to create?  Do you like to bead?
Would you like to make many of your own Christmas gifts?
Well, we have fun in store for you!
  Space is limited to 15 people.  

Tuesday - November 15th
Saturday - December 3rd
Photographer Dale Monette - Upcoming Events
Wednesday - November 2nd, 7 PM

Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center,   99 Millers Falls Road/Route 63 Northfield MA 

Friday - November 4th, 7 PM

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary , 127 Combs Road Easthampton, MA 01027  413-584-3009,  Easthampton, MA. Call for reservations,  $8 guests, $6 Audubon members. 
Next Craft shows: 

Saturday - November 6th, 2016, 10AM-4PM

Fitchburg Craft Fair, Montachusett Tech School, Saturday, , 1050 Westmenister St. (RT 2A) Fitchburg MA   .........
Saturday - November 12th, 9AM-3PM

38th Narragansett Craft Fair Narragansett Middle School, 464 Baldwinville Road,  

Friday - December 2nd, 4-10 PM  Saturday 10 AM-4PM

Wendell Craft Fair. Wendell Town Hall.  Benefits Swift River School Arts and Music.

Events and programs at the 
Athol Bird and Nature Club
Athol Bird & Nature Club

Field Trips & Meetings 2016

Athol Bird and Nature Club Events
Unless otherwise noted, programs are free and open to all, meet at
the Millers River Environmental Center, 100 Main Street, Athol.
If weather is questionable on a field trip day,
please call the trip leader at least an hour before the scheduled meeting time.

Junior Duck Stamp artwork on exhibit at the Center through October stay tuned for more details and special hours

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If you would like to have your event promoted through the Visitor's Bureau please call or email at the following locations:


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North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau| 978-249-3849 | |
80 Freedom Street
Athol, MA 01331