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Boston's Freedom Trail Lantern Tour
Sep 21st, 2017 to Oct 28th, 2017
Boston, MA

Discover the Freedom Trail in a new light – after dark – on the official Freedom Trail® Lantern Tours. In September and October 2017, the Freedom Trail Lantern Tours return, offering visitors and residents the unique opportunity to experience the dark history and mystery of the Freedom Trail by lantern-light! The annual Lantern Tours will be offered on Thursdays, September 21 through October 26 and Saturdays, October 7 through 28, at 7 p.m. from the ArtsBoston Booth at Faneuil Hall.
 
Fatal sword duels, the grave of a ruthless pirate, scandalous murders, and the punishment and hanging of convicted witches: all real and explored on the Freedom Trail Lantern Tours. Investigate the ghoulish side of Boston’s iconic red-lined path by lantern-light and hear historic tales too dark and macabre for day-time. Join Freedom Trail Players®, darkly garbed with lanterns, and bring true accounts of appalling crimes, spies and assassins, cold-blooded killings, and demonic possession to life on these 90-minute walking tours. 
 
Led by Freedom Trail Players, dressed in authentic 18th-century costumes, Freedom Trail Foundation walking tours are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors/students, and $8 for children, and include a $1 donation to the Freedom Trail Foundation’s Preservation Fund, which helps support preservation projects at official Freedom Trail historic sites.

Sep 22nd, 2017 to Sep 23rd, 2017
Martha's Vineyard, MA

The annual Living Local Harvest Festival brings together the many exceptional people and entities whom work and promote living sustainably on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. The event celebrates and educates on important island issues such as; sustainable agriculture, local food advocacy and education, marine life, renewable energy, resource and land conservation and local living economies. Full schedule of workshops, music and kids activities.

The Working Waterfront Festival, New Bedford, Massachusetts
Sep 23rd, 2017
New Bedford, MA

The Working Waterfront Festival presents performances of music, dance and poetry; demonstrations and contests of industry skills; tours of workboats; documentary films and footage at sea; cooking demonstrations; author readings; children’s activities; tug boat muster; whaleboat races, and more!

Martha's Vineyard Craft Beer Festival
Sep 23rd, 2017
Washington Park
Oak Bluffs, MA

Craft Beer comes to paradise! 50 Breweries, 150 Beers, 1 Island. Join us for the 2nd Annual Martha's Vineyard Craft Beer Festival in Oak Bluffs, Mass. on the beautiful island of Martha's Vineyard. The festival will feature a variety breweries ranging from locally produced to the west coast. In addition to the amazing beer selection the event will feature live entertainment, fresh food and local art. Entertainment will include Live Bands and Dj's keeping the party rockin'. The ticket price will include a beer tasting glass and event tasting guide. VIP tickets will be available with extended tasting hours and access to an exclusive VIP tasting area featuring super special releases from participating breweries. This is a 21+ event. Come, taste, enjoy! Tickets $50 - $85. 1 to 5 p.m.

Annual Country Fair at Hancock Shaker Village
Sep 23rd, 2017 to Sep 24th, 2017
Hancock Shaker Village – Pittsfield, MA

At this event, vendors fill the village with delightful fresh produce, finished farm products and crafts of all sorts. The farmers’ market tents boast vegetables, flowers, maple sugar treats and hand-made cheeses. Artisans have furniture, Shaker-style oval boxes, original paintings and hand-woven textiles available for purchase. A display of quilts in the Round Stone Barn is an integral part of the country fair each year. There’s also a kids’ tent full of old fashioned games and activities, a hay pile to jump on, pony rides and much more.

Sep 24th, 2017
New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Loudon, NH

The race will again serve as the second race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, where it functions as a stepping stone for aspiring champions. The playoff-style NASCAR Chase Grid will feature 16 championship hopefuls in the second race of the Challenger (First) Round of the Chase.