Saturday, October 15th - FREE Public Event
Join Dr. Robert Paynter, Professor of Anthropology at UMASS and a Historic Deerfield guide, for a tour of the Old Burying Ground. Starting at 10am, meet at the Hall Tavern Visitor Center.
For more details: www.historic-deerfield.org/calendar
Download calendar of events: www.historic-deerfield.org/files/hd/docs/hd-events.pdf
SHEEP SHEARING DAY
Sunday, October 16th - Winterberry Farm in Leverett, MA. Free event - donations appreciated
Demonstrations will include: Border collies herding ducks, spinning (making yarn on spindles, spinning on wheels, needle felting with many fibes, wet felting with sheep wool, weaving cloth on hand and floor looms and angora rabbit grooming and spinning. Sheep shearing at noon for other demonstrations and information go to www.winterberryfarm.org.
You have just enough time to get your pumpkin and carve it for next weekends 2nd Annual Pumpkin Fest. Don't forget to get your candle to light up your artistic works.
The Pumpkin Festival is Saturday, October 22nd in Turners Falls. From 3pm-9pm Avenue A will host live music, exhibits and your pumpkins! For complete details visit: http://www.facebook.com/pumpkinfest