Twelve things to do this weekend


Twelve things to do this weekend
Buzz Lightyear and Woody (aka Jared, 1 and his brother David, 3)

Forest of Fear Haunted Hayride

Friday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., 68 Brigham Hill Road, Grafton. Sponsored by the Grafton Lions Club.

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Halloween Party

Saturday, Oct. 28, 10 a.m. to noon, Fay School, Southborough. Co-sponsored by Fay School and the Southborough Public Library. Includes storytime with Miss Kim at 10:15 a.m.; costume parade at 10:45 a.m.; concert at 11:15 a.m., along with crafts and games.

Color Run

Saturday, Oct. 28, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Rogers Field, Westborough High School. Sponsored by the high school’s DECA Club. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.; wear a white T-shirt. 3K and 5K options available. Proceeds will go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


Fall for Goldens Festival

Saturday, Oct. 28, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Yankee Golden Retriever Rescue, 110 Chapin Road, Hudson. There will be food trucks, facility tours, photo booths, tennis ball toss and much more. Note that this is a human-only event, so please leave your furry family members at home.


Speaker Series – “The Rifle 2”

Saturday, Oct. 28, 1 to 3 p.m., American Heritage Museum, 568 Main St., Hudson. Join us for a special presentation by Andrew Biggio on his second book in “The Rifle” series. In this highly anticipated follow-up to “The Rifle,” Andrew Biggio brings to light more untold stories from the quickly vanishing ranks of the veterans of World War II.


Trunk or Treat in Southborough

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2 to 4 p.m., Woodward School/Public Safety Building, 28 Cordaville Road. Sponsored by Southborough Recreation and the Southborough Fire Association. Includes a parade, candy and plenty of fun.


Trunk or Treat

Saturday, Oct. 28, 3-5 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St., Westborough. Featuring a caricaturist, food by Mike’s Ultimate Grille and plenty of fun. The event will be held rain or shine (indoors if it rains).

Trunk or Treat

Saturday, Oct. 28, 4 to 6 p.m., Hudson Police Department, 911 Municipal Drive. The police and several other municipal departments will have trunks full of treats.

Taste of Northborough

Saturday, Oct. 28, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Melican Middle School, Northborough. About 15 eateries will be participating in the Taste of Northborough, and there will be a silent auction. Some of the participants include Lowe’s Meat Market, Monti’s Pizza Plus, Cellar Bar and Grille and Davidian’s Farm Market.

Tickets cost $15 per person and can be sold online at or at the door.

Haunted Library: The Dark and Twisted Fairy Tales

Saturday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m., Westborough Public Library, 55 West Main St., Westborough.

Visit this year’s haunted library for the usual chills and thrills. This annual, free event is run by Westborough Teens and is always one of the library’s most popular events. This event is open to adults, teens, and families with school-aged children who are brave enough to enter the haunted dwelling. This is not appropriate for young children.

Every individual who wants to enter the building must register for a timed entry pass. This pass will tell you the time that you will need to arrive to guarantee entry into the building. Specific tour tickets will be given out upon arrival to pass holders on a first-come, first-served basis. Entrance into the haunted library can only be guaranteed to registered participants who arrive at their designated time slot. Visitors will not be admitted earlier or later than their registered time.

Please be warned that the library will be very dark and will make use of flashing lights. All participants will be asked to sign a waiver.

Happy Goat-a-Ween

Sunday, Oct. 29, 2 to 4 p.m., Chestnut Hill Farm, Chestnut Hill Road, Southborough.

Children up to 8 years old are invited to wear their Halloween costumes and join us for some fun and trick-or-treating with the farm’s goats, sheep and rabbits. Make a Halloween craft, take selfies with a pumpkin scarecrow or cuddle with a favorite goat. There will also be a scavenger hunt, Halloween candy and complimentary apple cider. This is a timed ticket event; select a time slot (2 or 3 p.m.) when registering, which is required. Cost – member carload $32, nonmember carload $40.

Information: [email protected]

Apple Cider Hike

Sunday, Oct. 29, 2 to 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Marlborough Trails Committee. Come enjoy a fall afternoon along the Sudbury Reservoir Trail. Apple cider and doughnuts will be available. Please park along Framingham Road/Acre Bridge Road near the Sherman Street intersection.


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