October 2018
Saturday, October 6 | 9:00 am
Opens at 9:00am. Each week the concession stand is operated by a different church or community group. Proceeds are given to that group.

65 East Main Street
Avon, MA
(508) 588-0414

Sunday, October 7 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rawkstars presents a 5k/10k, family friendly event. Choose to run or walk, 1 or 2 laps, around picturesque DW Fields Park in Brockton, MA. All proceeds go towards supporting local kids and families. Rawkstars provides free instruments, lessons and music education programs for kids and celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2018.

D.W. Field E Pkwy
Brockton, MA 02301

Monday, October 8 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
"One of the biggest open houses of the year, you don't want to miss out on...
  • pony rides
  • crafts
  • face painting
  • jumbo games
  • vendor market
  • and more!

Bring your friends! We are waiving the joiner's fee for all new memberships and spin the wheel for additional prizes!"

Old Colony YMCA - Stoughton
445 Central Street
Stoughton, MA 02072
(781) 341-2016

Monday, October 8 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Invite your friends and family to the Brockton Y to celebrate the fall season!
  • 40+ Crafters & Vendors
  • Raffles
  • Face Painting
  • Bouncy House
  • Food
  • Jumbo Games
  • Make your own slime (10am)
  • Magic show & balloon animals (12-2pm)
  • Storytime (2pm)

Old Colony YMCA - Brockton
320 Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301
(508) 583-2155

Saturday, October 13 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Family fun day! Wear your costumes and go truck to truck for treats! Tower truck candy drop, costume contests, tons of raffles & food. This event is free!

Hanover Mall
1775 Washington Street
Hanover, MA 02339

Saturday, October 13 | 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
"This year’s event will once again feature live music from several local artists, authentic German Food, Wood Fired Pizza, games and Shovel Town Oktoberfest and Pumpkin Beer and much more!
This year’s music lineup includes:
  • Wayne Potash - The Best Music For Kids That Grownups Can Dig!
  • The Blair and Tim Project – Incredible Vocals and Sax
  • Urban Lunch Meat – Excellent Teen Band from Easton playing Classic and Alternative Rock
  • The Barn Burners – Raucous, singalong, Americana, Folk and Rock
  • Mountain Weekend – Great Rock Covers and Originals
Games will include Corn Hole Toss and Beer Stein holding contest. Come dressed in your best Dirndl and Lederhosen and win prizes for best costume!"

Shovel Town Brewery
50 Oliver Street
Easton, MA 02356
(508) 205-7151

Saturday, October 20 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bring your little monsters to the Museum for a boo-nanza of family friendly activities. Nothing will be scary; it's all about fun, and of course, costumes are encouraged!

Halloween activities include
  • myst-eerie-ous experiments in the mad scientist lab
  • spirit-lifting crafts
  • ghoulish games
  • and lots more

The Children's Museum in Easton
9 Sullivan Avenue
North Easton, MA 02356
(508) 230-3789

Saturday, October 20 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
"First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Canton, will once again hold its annual Oktoberfest. Featuring Canton’s own Double Eagle Oktoberfest Band, this rollicking event will offer music, sing-alongs, dancing, the unique Stumpf Fiddle contest, and all the German food you care to eat. So come help celebrate the harvest season in traditional German style – get out your Lederhosen and Dirndls and come have a great time!"

First Parish Unitarian Universalist Canton
1508 Washington Street
Canton, MA 02021
(781) 828-0296

Saturday, October 27 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A variety of local & international voices lend perspective through film to universal emotions in the coming together of brevity & creativity.

The 100 Second Festival is uniquely suited to capturing attention and influence in the high speed world of today through films that help move us closer to understanding the people and world around us.

A Project of Easton Community Access Television, the 100 Second Film Festival is a showcase of films 100 seconds in length.

Oakes Ames Memorial Hall
3 Barrows Street
Easton, MA 02356

Nessralla Farm's 11th Annual 15 Acren Corn Maze!
Fri-Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

Admission: $12 per person
under 3 & over 80: free
Veterans: $10

Admission includes entry to the farm, maze, hayrides, bouncy house, tunnel, toddler maze, kiddie train, hay bale pyramid, ring toss, bowling, basketball, sack races, tic-tac-toe

Additional offerings include air cannons, zipline, pick your own pumpkins, food tent, farm stand

Friday & Saturday FLASHLIGHT MAZE 7-10pm
October 5/6, 12/13, 19/20, 26/27

Nessralla Farm's
139 Hemlock Lane
Halifax, MA 02338
(781) 294-1767

Every Friday Through October 26
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Brockton Farmers Market exists primarily to offer area farmers, crafters, and artisans opportunity to market their farm-raised plants, produce, meat, seafood, and homemade goods directly to the public; to encourage growing and consumption of local foods and to promote the local economy in Plymouth County, MA.

City Hall Plaza
45 School Street
Brockton, MA 02301

"Pumpkin picking at C&C Reading Farm (formerly Billingsgate Farm) is a long-standing tradition for many New England families and friends. Pumpkins are for sale at our Farm Stand or you may visit our pumpkin fields to pick out the pumpkins that are perfect for you. You can enjoy a ride out to the Pumpkin Patch on our  Grain Train  (weekends only) or  Wagon Ride  (rides included in the price of Corn Maze admission)."

C&C Reading Farm
175 East Center Street
West Bridgewater, MA 02379
(781) 293-6144

Family owned and operated farm for over 80 years, C.N. Smith Farm is a third generation of farmers carrying on the tradition of providing fresh, local fruit and produce while maintaining open space and farmland in the community.

C.N. Smith Farm Inc.
325 South Street
East Bridgewater, MA 02333
(508) 378-2270

Through November
2 different haunted attractions: Unhinged & Sanctuary
Darkness Unleashed
  • October 23rd from 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Advanced tickets required, must be 16+
Devil's Night
  • October 30th
  • Advanced tickets required, must be 16+
Bite and Fright
  • Dinner at the Abington Ale House and admission to both haunted attractions, $40

Barrett's Haunted Mansion
1235 Bedford Street
Abington, MA 02351
(781) 871-4573

Please send ideas or suggestions for 10 Fun Activities Around the Corner... to Emma Stratton at  estratton @metrosouthchamber.com or call (508) 586-0500 x222 at least 30 days prior to an event.

For a full list of community events, visit the Chamber's Community Calendar located at  www.metrosouthchamber.com.
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