There are plenty of festivals all around the nation August by way of October, together with in Massachusetts. While a lot of them weren’t in a position to open throughout 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this 12 months is trying extra promising.
Events just like the Brimfield Flea Market and Franklin County Fair are already underway this week.
Still, because of the enhance of cases associated to the delta variant, some festivals have been canceled once more this 12 months. Those festivals embrace the Dartmouth Grange, Sheffield Fair and Sterling Fair.
The Franklin Country Fair can also be warning those who they might be uncovered to COVID-19.
“Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent threat in any public location the place individuals are current,” the website states. “We can’t assure you’ll not be uncovered throughout your go to.”
But the present is continuous as planned.
For these in search of one thing to do this weekend, see beneath for an inventory of festivals and events in Massachusetts this weekend.
33 Hawley opening reception: Northampton Center for the Arts is internet hosting a gap reception for “a quiet place …. the place life is however a dream.” The pictures exhibit by Melissa Cooper could have refreshments and reside music. It is from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. on Friday.
Art in the Orchard: This is a self-guided strolling path of sculptures a couple of half-mile lengthy by way of fruit gardens in Easthampton. It lasts till Nov. 28.
Boston Common film evening: “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker begins at 7 p.m. on Friday evening.
Boston Seafood week: Various “eating places, wholesalers, and retail areas will present discounted specials on the freshest seafood you should purchase.” This lasts till Sunday.
Brimfield Flea Market: The flea market is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Hours differ however are usually open from 8 a.m. to five p.m.
Cambridge Carnival Festival: This festival is “a day of celebrating the African diaspora with meals, music, costumes, festivities, and enjoyable!” It is on Sunday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
“Cider Fest” at Mass Hole Donuts: The Arlington doughnut store is offering “free sizzling apple cider donuts for everybody in line at 8 a.m. and 12 p.m., in the present day by way of Sunday.”
Franklin County Fair: The truthful is working Thursday by way of Sunday, Sept. 9-12, 2021, with the theme “Franklin County Fair: It’s the Bee’s Knees.”
Idle Hands’ annual Oktoberfest: Saturday “shall be stuffed with lager, reside music, video games, meals, stein hoisting and a star dunk tank.” The occasion is from 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival: This movie competition is one thing attendees can go to in-person or from dwelling. “most movies obtainable to look at on-line, at any time, through the length of the six-day competition,” the website states. It lasts till Sunday.