Events

2015 Fall Foliage Festival of Events
(as of 9/2/15)

For more information, call 413-664-6180.

ONGOING:

Fall Foliage Festival Annual Leaf Hunt
This event dates back to 1965. Brightly colored paper leaves will be hidden around the North Berkshire area in scenic locales. Clues will be published in the Berkshire Eagle and 
iBerkshires.com. Contestants who find these leaves will be awarded prizes by the festival committee. 

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SATURDAY, Sept. 26: 

Friends of NAPL Book Sale
St. Elizabeth’s Parish Center
Friday & Saturday
9 AM – 4 PM
They have a fine selection of paper and hardback books, books on CD, DVDs, children’s books, and religious books all moderately priced, including some free VHS tapes.

North Adams Farmers Market
St. Anthony Municipal Parking Lot
Intersection of Route 88/Marshall Street/Saint Anthony Drive
(413) 664-6180
9 AM – 1 PM
FREE
The North Adams Farmers Market provides its customers with fresh, quality, locally grown produce and products in a safe and fun environment. Patrons of the market can find fresh fruits and vegetables, canned goods, baked goods, eggs and meat.

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SUNDAY, Sept. 27: 

Children’s Races and Family Fair 
Noel Field Athletic Complex
315 State Street
(413) 663-9062
10 AM – Noon
Race Registration: 10:30 AM
FREE
The Youth Ceter Inc. and BCAC coordinate a foot race and family fair. This event is open to all ages, with categories for various age groups, and awards for group winners.
The fair includes obstacle courses, games, give-a-ways, entertainment, and food. Children’s Fair booths are hosted by local community organizations.  Awards are sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union.

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WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30:

Fall Foliage Ziti Supper
Saint Elizabeth’s of Hungary
70 Marshall Street
(413) 663-5316
4-7 PM 
$7/seniors and kids 12 & under, $8/person
St. Elizabeth's of Hungary will hold its annual ziti supper at the Parish Center. Dinner includes ziti and meatballs, salad, bread and butter, and a beverage. Desserts will also be available.  

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FRIDAY, Oct. 2: 

Annual Children’s Parade
Main Street North Adams
(413) 346-7196
Lineup: 5 PM / Parade: 5:30 PM 
FREE
Children from throughout the Northern Berkshire's are encouraged to make costumes and enter the parade. This year's theme is "60th Anniversary" and can include themes from any of the past 60 years. Participants must arrive at the corner of Main and Eagle streets at 5pm. Parade begins at 5:30 PM and will proceed west on Main St. to City Hall. Ribbons will be given to all participants. Group and float winners will be invited to participate in the Fall Foliage Parade onSunday, October 4. Please note that groups should be 10 or less children, as there are only 10 metals that will be awarded per category/prize. Awards are sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union.


Chicken Dinner & a Movie at the Eagles
515 Curran Highway
(413) 664-9043
TIME: To Be Announced
Cost: To Be Announced
'Carb up' at the Eagles in preparation for a busy Fall Foliage Parade weekend! Join your friends and your neighbors at this annual community dinner.  

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SATURDAY, Oct. 3: 

North Adams Farmers Market: Bring Your Dog to the Market
St. Anthony Municipal Parking Lot
Intersection of Route 88/Marshall Street/Saint Anthony Drive
(413) 664-6180
9 AM – 1 PM
FREE
ExploreNorthAdams.com
The Farmers Market is one of the most pet-friendly places in the city! Help us celebrate the Dog Day of Fall by bringing your dog to the market. Special market vendors will include animal rescue agencies and animal-themed products. As always, patrons of the market can find fresh fruits and vegetables, cheese, canned goods, baked goods, eggs, and meat. For more information or a schedule of events, call or e-mail tourism@northadams-ma.gov.
 

Fall Foliage Craft Fair
Downtown North Adams
Main St. between Holden & Eagle
(413) 664-6180
9 AM – 3 PM
FREE
Join us downtown and shop at dozens of local artisan and crafter booths while enjoying fall in small ‘town’  New England! For Vendor applications please call 413-664-6180 or email tourism@northadams-ma.gov 

Eagles Fraternal Order Tag Sale
515 Curran Highway
(413) 664-9043
9AM – 1PM
Free
All proceeds go to local charities. 

Fall Bazzar
VFW Post 996 – Mohawk Trail
(413) 743-5040
10:00AM -3:00PM
Something for everyone: Chinese Auction, Fish Bowl, Raffles, Baked Goods, Fried Dough & Hot Dogs. Contact: Mary Risch, 743-5040 

5th Annual Dog Parade
Veteran’s Memorial Park
Corner of Eagle Street and Route 2
(413) 664-6180
10:30 – 11:30 AM (registration at 10)
FREE but donations to local animal rescues accepted
ExploreNorthAdams.com
All dogs are encouraged to participate. Owners are encouraged to make costumes and enter their dogs into this parade. This year's parade theme is "60th Anniversary” and costumes can be inspired by any theme from the past 60 years. Categories are: funniest, best duo (owner and dog), best group (dogs), best small dog, best medium-sized dog, and best large dog. Prizes will be awarded following the parade and ribbons will be given to all participants. Dog parade winners will be invited to participate in the Fall Foliage Parade. Awards are sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union.

Fall Foliage Dance
515 Curran Highway
(413) 664-9043
8 PM – Midnight
Cost: To Be Announced
Enjoy live music from Colour 9. Celebrate the season in style with this event by the Eagles!

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SUNDAY, Oct. 4: 

All You Can Eat Breakfast
515 Curran Highway
(413) 664-9043
7 – 11 AM
Cost: To be Announced
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – especially on Parade Day!  What better way to start your day than with an all you can eat breakfast!
 

Fall Foliage 5k Race 

Fall Foliage 60th Parade
Parade begins at 1pm. In honor of its 60th year, all past grand marshals are welcome to join in and lead the parade.  The parade will commence at the Ocean State Job Lots parking lot, and conclude on Ashland Street after passing though downtown via Main Street.


 
 
 

 

 

 









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