Welcome to your Buzz Around Weekender, our regional "what's good" and more!
October 18, 19 & 20
CN Smith Farm Pumpkins
C.N. Smith Farm
Pick your own  Apples !
Weather Permitting; Call for conditions; Children welcome under adult supervision; No Pets; We supply containers; No unscheduled groups

Wed - Fri, 10a - 4p & Sat & Sun, 9a - 4p
Hayrides & Pumpkin Picking: Sat & Sun, 10a - 4p Hayrides $3.50/pp, Pumpkins by the Pound 

Visit our Farm Kitchen Sat & Sun!
Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and more!
Donut Barn Open Sat & Sun 
Try our Cider Slush, Cider Donuts, 
Candy Apples & Ice Cream!

Fall Mums, Straw Bales, Corn Stalks, 
Ornamental Kale, Peppers & Grasses

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Open Every Day:  Sun & Mon, 9a - 5p, 
Tues - Sat 9a - 6p

Abington - 6th Annual SBS PTO Freaky Family 5K Fun Run & Walk Sat, Oct 19th, 8:45 - 11:45a. The race is 5 km or 3.1 miles, there will also be a 1.5 mile walk and a 1/2 mile kids fun run (for kids 8 and under). Costumes are highly encouraged and will be rewarded. Awards will be presented to the Top 3 Overall Men and Women and for the Top 3 in many age groups. All kids will receive a medal. A post race celebration you won't want to miss will be held at Saint Bridget School. There will be food, music, haunted house, and entertainment for the whole family. Each year we donate a portion of our proceeds to needy local member(s) of our community. Please help us support these worthy recipients.

Bridgewater - Trunk or Treat Sat, Oct 19th, 5 - 8p at Grace Anglican Church. All are welcome! Candy, Games, hayrides, and Allergy-Free treats available. Rain Date: Sun, Oct 20.

Bridgewater - Return to the Steamship Portland: New England’s Titanic Fri, Oct 18th,
2:30 – 4:30p at BSU Harrington Hall, Room 201
95 Grove St. Lyceum Speaker Series presents: 
Calvin Mires, Ph.D. Dr. Mires will talk about the filming of their documentary & their findings. Adventure awaits! On Nov 26, 1898, SS Portland, a 280-foot side-paddle-wheeler, sunk into the Atlantic Ocean with no survivors. In 2019, Dr. Calvin Mires collaborated with an interdisciplinary team of scientists, managers, cinematographers, and engineers and numerous oceanographic agencies to understand the current condition of the historic vessel by documenting the shipwreck with state-of-the-art technology in underwater exploration and public outreach. Approximately one hour long with ample time for questions and answers. Venue is handicap accessible with direct access from the parking lot. RSVP is not required. For more information: Darlene Marks, Associate Director, College of Continuing Studies at (508) 531-2711 or email  darlene.marks@bridgew.edu

Bridgewater - Church Rummage Sale Sat, Oct 19th, 9:00a - 2:00p at Central Square Congregational Church, 71 Central Sq. Featured will be clothing, shoes, linens, household items, jewelry, books, toys and small furniture. Bag Sale starts at 1:00 PM. The “Soups On” luncheon will feature a variety of homemade soups, sandwiches and hot dogs with an assortment of condiments. Take out available! There will also be a gourmet bake table. Proceeds from the sale benefit various local mission projects. 

Bridgewater - Benefit Breakfast Sat, Oct 19th, 8 - 11a, 40 Orange St. The Greenhouse and Gardens Program at the Brockton VA Hospital provides rehabilitation and vocational training to veterans living with mental illness,substance addictions and those with physical challenges. All proceeds from the breakfast and raffles will be donated to the program .We will also be collecting new or gently used clay or glass pots, dish gardens, seeds, bulbs, potting soil. Fairy garden figures, plant food and any other gardening item ( no large gardening tools ) Anyone donating an item will be entered into a special raffle. $8 donation for adults and $5 for kids. Children under 2 eat for free! Veterans with ID eat for free.
Brockton - Brockton Nature Festival Sat, Oct 19, 10a - 1p at Stone Farm Conservation Area
661 Torrey St. Wildlands Trust is hosting the Brockton Nature Festival to celebrate the grand reopening of Stone Farm and promote the community groups who are helping to make Brockton a vibrant and healthy city. This FREE, all-ages event will run from 10a - 1p on the Torrey Street baseball field. Enjoy nature walks on the Stone Farm trail system, delicious foods from C&J Soul Food, nature crafts for kids, interactive displays by the Brockton High School Envirothon team, demos and games with Merrell Footwear, and much more!

Brockton - Brockton Symphony Orchestra: Starry Night, Celestial Light Sat, Oct 20, 3 - 6p at Christ Congregational Church Brockton UUC, 1350 Pleasant St. We open our 72nd season with our shimmering evocation of Scandinavia's northern lights, the dazzling sparkle of Paris, and the warmth of the German firmament. The concert features our Vasconcellos Youth Competition winner, Katherine Liu, who will astonish you with her masterful interpretation of Saint-Saëns' fiery Second Piano Concerto! 

Brockton - 1969 Celebration – Fuller Craft Museum’s 50th Anniversary Gala Sat, Oct 19, 6:30 – 9:30p! This will be the swankiest evening of the Museum’s year-long “Fuller at 50” celebration. 1969 Celebration will gather 200+ of the region’s most prominent and influential artists, collectors, business leaders, and style-makers for an elegant evening in support of one of New England’s most innovative and cherished cultural organizations.
Designed around the seminal year of the Museum’s founding, the evening will feature the sophisticated tastes, sights, and sounds of the era’s art scene and cocktail party culture, complete with delicious eats, signature cocktails and mocktails, and classic Bossa-Nova beats. To purchase gala tickets, and sponsorship, contact Ann Mayers at 508.588.6000 x126, or via email at  amayers@fullercraft.org.

Brockton - Alanon Support Group Sundays @ 10a at the EMS room at the Good Samaritan Hospital. Open discussion for people whose lives are or may be affected by alcoholism All are welcome.

Brockton - The Famous APCSM Bake Sale Sat & Sun, Oct 12 - 13, 10a - 4p at 1300 W. Elm St Ext. The Famous APCSM Bake sale is held the second weekend of every month and features the best our volunteer bakers have to offer from sweet treats to savory breads. We even offer some vegan items! All proceeds go to help care for the animals at the shelter on their journey home.

Brockton - 5K Walk for Survivor Safety Sat, Oct 19, Registration 9a, Walk starts at 10a at The Raymond School, 125 Oak St. & D.W. Field Park.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month! Sign up on line at  www.fcr-am.org/events  or call Linda at 508-583-6498 ext. 139! $10, kids under 12 free. Join us! Help FCR raise awareness and support for survivors of domestic violence and to keep them safe. Walk followed by a Cookout, Games, Arts and Crafts and a raffle! 
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Brockton - PumpkinPatch In Autumn Sat, Oct 19, 10a – noon @ 18 Ash St, Ash Park.
PumpkinPatch In Autumn fun for family with kids up to 15 kids of challenges with Autism, Moderate Cerebal Palsy, other youth with developmental delays who are challenged in Wheelchairs come participate. Firewinds Of Hope-ASPNA and other supporters are helping put this together to bring Music, Balloons, refreshments, snacks, waters, hotdogs, goodie bags of candy, fruits and prizes ! Come March in the PumpkinPatch Parade best costumes winners be announced same day! Ash St Park aka New Harold D Bent Playground location 143 Belmont Ave. Rigoberto Griselle contact at   aspna.brockton143@gmail.com   or  firewinds28@yahoo.com .  Vendors, Exhibitors,and other sponsors support our venture! 

Carver - A Tale of Two Presidents Fri, Oct 18, 10 - 11a at Myles Standish State Forest. Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt were cousins and American presidents who directly contributed to the preservation and improvement of this beautiful forest. Learn how the Roosevelt's were instrumental in making this forest what it is today. Suitable for adults and children 10+. Rain or shine.

Dighton - Bristol Aggie's Fall Show Fri - Sun, 11a - 5p. Take part in a local tradition!
Take a walk around campus and view the student’s work in the Landscape & Floral Design Exhibits. Explore the Agricultural Mechanics displays, learn some new skills at the Arboriculture Demonstrations and annual kid’s climb.
Come join us for Animal Shows & Exhibits including Livestock Shows, Horse Shows, Dog Grooming Competitions, Rabbit Shows
and performances by the BCAHS Drill Team.
Meander though the Bristol County Natural History Museum, and interact with students as they interpret the conservation efforts happening at the Aggie. BA Grows Farmer’s Market: eggs and meat will be available to purchase! Prospective Student Tour: Sat & Sun, 11a – 1p. Register Online For Tour. FREE ADMISSION ~ FREE PARKING, Wheelchair Accessible ~ No Pets Allowed
East Bridgewater - Historic Ghost Tour of East Bridgewater Village Fri - Sat, through Nov 9th, 7 - 9p. Join us on a researched 2 hour walking tour through the streets and alleys of East Bridgewater Village, which is located in the Bridgewater Triangle! Walk among costumed characters and props. Visit the Old Masonic Building, which was built in 1892, and the Funeral Parlor of David Ross Drake. Discover the connections this New England town has with the Titanic and Lizzie Borden. It's an evening full of fun, facts, folklore and surprises!

East Bridgewater - Svaroopa® Yoga Basics Sundays through October, at 6:30p. Svaroopa® Yoga = Accessible Yoga. We meet you where you are, customizing the pose to your needs. Melt away the pain, tension and years to become alive, supple and strong. You don’t have to know what you are doing because we know what we are doing for you. Please call, text or email Janice to register. (508) 331-3564

East Bridgewater - 8th annual Friends of East Bridgewater Trails Pumpkin Walk  Sun, Oct 20, 1 - 4p, on the trails behind the YMCA, 635 Plymouth St. (Raindate: October 27). Find the pumpkins along the path, visit history, science and scout stations. Free & great for families! 

East Bridgewater - Free Concert by The Kempters Sat, Oct 19th, 7p. EB Methodist Church , 54 N Central St. A performance by "The Kempters", the family group who sing christian music. They always draw a crowd. There is no fee to get in but there will be a freewill offering.

Easton - Mansion Tour: Building a Home Sat, Oct 19, 2 - 2:30p at Borderland State Park.
Come get a look at the fully furnished interior of the Ames Mansion, including the ornate two-story library. On this introductory 30-minute guided tour of the home, you will learn about the history of the Ames Mansion and the Ames Family. This is a great tour to familiarize yourself with the unique history at Borderland State Park prior to taking another themed mansion tour.
Easton - The Original Easton Farmers Market Sat 10a - 2p. Summer Location at 591 Depot Street (the turn-around) from May to Oct. Support Local! Open year-round market.

Easton - Story Time and Craft Fri, Oct 18, 10 - 11a at the Children's Museum in Easton. Autumn is so beautiful with it’s trees changing colors. We’ll be reading Leavesby David Ezra Stein and using them to create art!

Halifax - Nessralla Farm 12th Annual Corn Maze Runs weekends through Oct 27 at 139 Hemlock Ln . 15 Acre Corn maze. FLASHLIGHT MAZE, runs Friday & Saturday nights through Oct 26, 7 - 10p. ADMISSION: $12 per person; Under 3 or over 80 - FREE!

Halifax - Oktoberfest Sun, Oct 20th, 11:30a - 4p 575 Monponset St. Our Lady of the Lake will be having the annual Oktoberfest on October 20th. With food, beer, and a German Band this is always a wonderful family event.

Kingston - South Shore Food Truck Festival Sat, Oct 19th, 11a - 5p at Kingston Collection. Featuring 25 Food Trucks, Notch Brewing Biergarten, 90+ Cellars Wine Garden, local artisan market, live music and much more! Save the dates and your appetites for the area's largest food truck festival!
Middleborough - Oliver House Public Ghost Tours Fri, Oct 18, 8 - 10:30p and Sat, Oct. 19th, 6 - 9:30p. Walk with us through this 250 yr old historical home that also just so happens to be haunted. Hear about the different paranormal occurrences that people have experienced through the years. Find out for yourself "Who walks there..." Equipment is available and if you have your own feel free to bring it.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Eventbrite . 100% of the proceeds go to support the upkeep and the restoration for the home.
Absolutely no alcohol is allowed.

Middleborough - KITES OVER MIDDLEBOROUGH Sat, Oct 19, 10 - 11a.
Join Middleboro On The Move for Middleborough's First Annual Kite Festival at the John T. Nichols Middle School, 112 Tiger Drive, Middleboro.
Enjoy a day of FREE FUN! Demonstrations by Kite Enthusiasts, kite making workshops, and kite flying lessons. Kites will be for sale.

Pembroke - Family Fun - Halifax Pembroke Lions Club Open House Sat, Oct 19, 2 – 6 at
Bryantville Meeting House. FREE ADMISSION!
Hot dogs, Popcorn, Pumpkin Painting, Bobbing for Apples, Donuts off a string, Spot camera on site - Free Eye tests. Adults & Children Halloween costume contest! Come learn about your local Lions International Club with some snacks and appetizers.
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Plymouth - Hike at Long Duck Pond Preserve Sun, Oct 20th, 1p. Explore this Plymouth conservation land with Wildlands Trust volunteer hike leaders! Hike with Skip Stuck and Betsy Hall at Long Duck Pond Preserve, a conservation area that contains three Wildlands Trust properties, Town of Plymouth Conservation properties, and Mass Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) properties. We will pass through pine barrens, transition forests, and older forests as we traverse a 4-mile loop. This hike is over moderately challenging terrain with steep hills. Well behaved dogs are welcome but must remain on-leash. Ages 12+. Parking is at Plymouth South Elementary School, 178 Bourne Rd.

Plymouth - Haunted Woods Saturdays, Oct 19 & 26, 7 - 9p. Walk through Camp Clark's Annual Haunted Woods - if you dare! Take it from us, you may want a flashlight! Suggested Ages: 9+ Years
$5 per member, $10 per non-member. Please contact Camp Clark at: 508-888-2290 ext. 215

Plymouth - Jeff Cohen's 23rd Annual Halloween Benefit Sat, Oct 19th, 7p - 12:30a at Plymouth Memorial Hall . This is the time to dress in your best costume! If you arrive without a costume you will be denied entry. Share in the HALLOWEEN SPIRIT and help raise funds with the Jeff Cohen Charitable Foundation. Dancing, endless raffle items, a silent auction, EPIC costume contest and of course it just would not be a show of Jeff’s without live entertainment! The Jeff Cohen Charitable Foundation Halloween Benefit has raised over $73,000 to date for local families who have suffered the loss of a loved one.
The event will host hauntingly Deadly Delights by world champion Chef: Stephen Coe, Culinary Assault/Defined Palette. This event is set up by a committee of 100% volunteers. TICKETS: $30 each General Admission; DOOR SALES: $40 General Admission- YOU MUST WEAR A COSTUME ON! JEFF & MAX'S BEWITCHING HOUR PRE PARTY: $60.

Raynham - Pine Hill Estates 2019 Holiday Bazaar Sat, Oct 19th, 10a - 2p,42 Easy St. Come and browse all the vendors.

Raynham - Adoption Event Sat, Oct 19th, 11a - 3p at Pet Supplies Plus. Join us for our Adoption Event! Greyhounds Pets of America will be here. Stop by and meet your "furever" friend!
Taunton - Liberty & Union Fall Festival Sat, Oct 19, noon - 4p. Liberty and Union Weekend is an annual celebration of the unique role that the City of Taunton played in our nation’s founding. The Weekend is held each fall to commemorate the events of October 1774, when Taunton became the first community in the American colonies to raise a flag – the “Liberty and Union” flag – in opposition to British rule. Programs will include 18th century re-enactors and artisans, farming and livestock displays, a ceremonial flag-raising and free pumpkin decorating for children. There will be food, fun, and lots to see and do. You won’t want to miss it! To learn more, visit www.libertyandunion.org .

Taunton - Animals of Massasoit State Park Sat, Oct 19, 2 - 4p. Stop by anytime between 2pm and 4pm to see a display of pelts and skulls of animals that live here in the woods of Massasoit State Park. Although we don’t often catch a glimpse of these secretive creatures, you can learn a lot about them by examining their fur, tracks, and bones.

Whitman - Holiday Vendor/Craft Fair Sat, Oct 19th, 10a - 3p at the First Congregational Church of Whitman. Come out and support our vendor/craft fair! Not only will you be supporting the church and it's missions, but the local artisans and small businesses. We'd love to see you!
Whitman - Join us for the Grand re-opening
of the WHITMAN HISTORICAL MUSEUM Sat Oct 19, 1 - 5:00 pm Come see a miniature replica of Kings Castle Land and many other Whitman historical delights. light refreshments will be served. 15 Colebrook Blvd Call Harding Print w/ any questions 781.447.3941