Nichole’s Picks 10/15 + 10/16

Pick #1:  Rockport Harvest Festival

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Pick #2:  Grand Prix of Gloucester

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READ ALL ABOUT THE GRAND PRIX OF GLOUCESTER HERE

What is the Gran Prix of Gloucester? Take a dramatic harbor front park at the height of fall foliage season. Set up a twisting grass, dirt and asphalt racecourse with challenging obstacles. Unleash a crowd of world class cyclists to charge through the sharp curves and jump the barriers. Add screaming, cowbell ringing fans incited by a dynamic announcers. What do you have? One of the premier bicycle races in the country, right here in Gloucester.

The Gran Prix of Gloucester is two days of international calibre races where competitors from all over the US, Canada & Europe converge to race on the most beautiful race course in North America.

The 2016 dates are 15 & 16 October.
Amateur Races: 8:00am-2:30pm (both days)
Kids 5-12 race 2:20pm (Sunday only)
Elite Women: 3:00pm (both days)
Elite Men: 4:00pm (both days)

 

Pick #3:  Appleton Farm:  Down on the Farm Concert Series

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READ MORE ABOUT THE DOWN ON THE FARM CONCERT SERIES HERE

Sunday, October 16
4-7PM

Member Car: $20 Nonmember Car: $30

Contact Information
978.356.5728 x4112
appletoncooks@thetrustees.org

Join us for fall concerts in the Stone Paddock! This family-friendly concert will offer live music from Soul Rebel Project. Food will be available for purchase from Boston Burger Company and CopperDome Crust Pizza. Beer and Wine will be available for purchase from Ipswich Ale and Old Planters Brewing. Or bring your own picnic! Enjoy our lawn games, meet our animals, and enjoy a gorgeous fall evening on the farm. Gate opens at 4pm, concert begins at 5pm. Sorry no dogs or byob.

No pre-registration required. Cash accepted at the gate. Bring your own lawn chairs.

 

As always, for a more comprehensive list of family activities, please visit our friends at North Shore Kid

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