Battle for the Airfield
Oct. 7 and 8, American Heritage Museum, 568 Main St., Hudson. One of the museum’s signature outdoor events. More than 350 re-enactors, representing several branches of Allied or Axis military, will take part in encampments and battle re-enactments. Fully restored military equipment of all kinds will be on display. Gates will open at 8:30 a.m. each day and close at 5 p.m. Battles will take place at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. The WWII Veterans Roundtable will begin at 1 p.m. in the hangar.
All three museums will be open. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, and picnics will be allowed.
For information and tickets: https://www.americanheritagemuseum.org/
DIY Hoodie Costume
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2 to 4 p.m., Grafton Public Library, 35 Grafton Common. Transform your hooded sweatshirt into a Halloween costume. Bring a hoodie that’s a good base color for your idea and then take a couple of hours and let your imagination loose with felt, thread, scissors and enough glue to hold it all together. Your costume can be whatever your imagination wants. For grades 6-12; registration required. Information: Allison Cusher, 508-839-4649, [email protected]
Blessing of the Animals
Saturday, Oct. 7, 3 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 3 John St., Westborough. All creatures great and small are welcome to attend a short ceremony, followed by a blessing.
Celebrate the tastes and sounds of fall on Sunday, Oct. 8, at 3 p.m. with “Apples and Music” at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 537 Bolton St., Marlborough.
The afternoon will feature a concert by Stanley Hanson on the Woodberry & Harris organ, with apple snacks, apple desserts and apple cider available both before and after the musical performance.
The music of Johann Sebastian Bach, Harald Rohlig, David Lasky, Thomas Arne, Helmut Walcha, Vincent Luebeck, David Hegarty and Aloys Claussmann will be offered. There is no admission fee, but a free will offering will be taken to support future musical performances. The organ concert is part of the Music at St. Stephen series.
Monday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Mark’s Field, intersection of routes 30 and 85, Southborough. Crafters, nonprofit organizations, food trucks and more. Sponsored by Southborough Recreation.