Westford Fall and Holiday Family FunFest 2016*
* The Westford Family FunFest is a “Component Fund within the Greater Lowell Community Foundation”
Watch for added details on events, activities, programs, entertainment, contests, concerts, plays, holiday breakfasts and more……
Some of the activities and events planned: for details – visit pages above and Calendar dates on RT of this page updated weekly
October 2016 Events:
Cancelled. October 22, 2016 – Breakfast with Halloween Characters – 8 am – 12 noon at the Westford Regency
December 2016 Events:
Watch for details soon the Annual Westford Festival of Trees, Wreaths, and Creative Gingerbread creations at the Westford Regency Dec 8 to Dec 18
Annual Breakfast with Santa and more Sat Dec 17 8 am to 11:30 am at the Westford Regency watch for details soon
Westford’s Community Christmas Chorus Concert
Westford’s Community Christmas Chorus will present its annual Christmas concert on Sunday, DTA st Parish Church, 48 Main St., Westford. All proceeds benefit the Westford Food Pantry. The 40-member chorus, under the direction of Dr. Jacob Liberles and accompanied by First Parish Music Director Nancy Eberiel, is comprised of singers from several towns. The members come together once a year to sing Christmas music and to support a worthwhile cause. The program will feature Christmas music written by American composers, including several well-known spirituals, and works by William Billings, Amy Beach, John Jacob Niles, Randall Thompson, and Daniel Pinkham. There are also opportunities for the audience to join in the singing. The suggested donation is $5 a person, $15 a family, plus 2 non-perishable food items for the food pantry. For information, call 978-692-8416 or 978-692-8961.
TREE LIGHTING EVENT
Westford Girl Scouts invite you to Westford Common at 4 pm on Sunday, November 27 th, 2016 for the annual tree lighting.
The Westford Girl Scout Chorus will lead the crowd in the singing of holiday songs. Our Daisy Scouts will be there to hand out song sheets and candy canes. The lights will be turned on around 4.30 pm by the Westford Garden Club, who purchase and maintain the lights
Look for Santa Claus who will circle the Common in a fire truck, then come into the PCA to warm up with hot chocolate and popcorn. Our older scouts will be there with some crafts and there will be photo opportunities with Santa, so bring your camera. Special thanks to the following for making this event a success! Town of Westford, Westford Police Department, Westford Fire Department, Westford Garden Club, Ellen Harde, William Harman, and especially Santa
LIGHT UP THE NIGHT LET THE JEWISH FLAME BURN BRIGHT
Join us for a delightful Chanukah celebration in the heart of Westford. Be there as Westford’s largest Menorah will be lit in the center of Westford Town Common. The evening will feature music, dancing, donuts, dreidels, with special attention to children. A 7 foot tall Menorah with its kerosene lanterns ablaze will be lit to illuminate the Westford night. Be a part of it! Joyous Music, Giant Menorah. Donuts and more,
Dreidels for the kids, Government Dignitaries and Free and Open to the Entire Community The lightning and celebrations will start on Sunday, December 6 will continue each night until when Chanukah ends on December 14. Sunday, December 6, 2015 from (late afternoon) TBA – on the Westford Town common (opposite the J.V. Fletcher Library)
For more information call us at: 978-399-0045 sponsored by Chabad of Nashoba Valley
Blanchard Theatre Arts presents – Seussical JR. See schedule in calendar on RT…..
Westford Academy 46th Annual Holiday Bazaar – December 5 9am -3pm
3rd Annual Westford Festival of Trees,Wreaths and Gingerbread Creations & Contest – December 10– 20, 2015
The Westford FunFest and the Westford Regency Inn and Conference Center invites individuals/families, schools, organizations, civic, business, community/church groups to decorate an artificial tree,Wreath in any theme (sports, animals, holiday, let your imagination be creative) in the Westford Family FunFest’s 3rd annual Westford Festival of Trees and Wreaths Celebration. New 2015 – Create something special in Gingerbread for the holiday display. Some of the organizations have the opportunity to include their trees/wreaths/gingerbread creations as part of the Silent Auction – the organization will receive 100% of the bid . Take home the tree/ornaments on December 20th as arranged.
The Festival of Trees will be on display at the Westford Regency Inn and Conference Center from December 10 – 20. Prizes for each division and Most Popular. Open to the Public and vote for the Most Popular…..
Festival of Trees/Wreaths/Gingerbread Creations is FREE except for some of the events (see more details under banner).
Check under Banner for application and information on being a participant in the Festival – Click on Festival Page……
Special Holiday Luncheon as part of the Westford Family FunFest Festival of Trees, Wreaths, and Creative Gingerbread displays……
Seniors in Westford and surrounding towns – A Special Holiday Luncheon has been planned by the Westford Family FunFest and the Westford Regency. It will be offered during the Westford Festival of Trees, Wreaths, and Creative Gingerbread Event between Dec 15 – 18 from 11:00am – 2:00 pm – Cost $12 includes choice of 3 entrees, coffee or tea, and special dessert. ( does not include Tax or gratuity). Before or after Lunch – visit all the Festival trees, wreaths and creative Gingerbread creations in the Lobby, Atrium and more. Call 978 692-8200 ext 540 for reservations only) Festival runs from Dec 10 – 20th….Visit – www.westford.org/funfest – click on Festival and Senior Luncheon flyer and details.
Breakfast with Santa Returns to Westford – Saturday, December 19th 9:00am – 11:30am –
The Westford Regency Inn will be offering Breakfast with Santa for the whole family. The Westford Regency will donate a % of each breakfast on Saturday, December 20 to the Westford Family FunFest Charities including Roudenbush Community Center, WASA – Westford Against Substance Abuse, Westford Historical Society,Westford Fund, and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell.
Must pre-register for the Breakfast at 978 692-8200 ext 520. Limited number of tables at scheduled times. Call early to make reservations.
As part of the mornings activities include:
Santa will visit and you can take your own pictures – Free Treat to each child.
Free Holiday Coloring sheet sponsored by Mary Alcorn & LAER of Westford
Craft area sponsored by Girl Scouts of Westford and Circle Health of Westford (small charge)
Visit under Banner for more details…..
When: Different events will happen each month in Westford Center and other places in Westford. Check out page under banner for more details.
This project is under the Roudenbush Community Center and other Westford organizations and businesses. Project is funded with a grant from the Greater Lowell Community Foundation to the Roudenbush Community Center.
- Westford-Littleton Crew Program – Duck Race, Regatta & Fun Day – Saturday, September 19 – Forge Village Beach – check out calendar and page under banner for all the activities and times.
Do you decorate your yard/home for the Fall/Halloween season; have a beautiful fall tree in your yard or have seen one in Westford ? If the answer is YES, then you need to take a photo and enter the Fall Photo Contest. Email photo’s to www.westford.org/funfest only . Do not drop off at Northern Bank or Roudenbush Community Center . Maximum of 3 photo’s submitted by entrant. Contest is open to all ages.
Your Photo may be the winner of the Annual Westford FunFest, WBA & Northern Bank and Trust Company of Westford Fall Photo Contest. Gift Card will be given for the winner of the Adult (high school and above) or Children’s -up to high School). See page under banner for more details, guidelines and photos submitted in past.
**Photo Contest will closed on October 31, 2015 at Midnight ….. Stop by the Northern Bank and Trust Company 25 Main St. and the Roudenbush Community Center and vote for the Most Popular Fall Westford Photo from November 5 – 15th.
Thank you to everyone that entered the contest.
Check out the Annual Fall Westford Food/Fashion Truck Festival (now called Savory In Style 2015) on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 12:00 noon to 4 pm at the Abbot School ( outside area).
Included in the event will be fun activities for both adults and children. Great food from different types of Food Trucks, Arts and Crafts Vendors plus a Fashion Truck from Westford’s Emily Benson. Day will include entertainment, games, music and information tables for both Westford organizations/ members of the New Westford Business Association. Check under the banner for detail page and updates
Harvest Fair at Westford’s Cameron Senior Center — Oct. 23 & 24
Start your holiday shopping early! The annual Harvest Fair, sponsored by Friends of the Cameron, will be held indoors Friday & Saturday, October 23 & 24, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Cameron Senior Center, 20 Pleasant St., Westford. Free admission and parking.
asta dinner for 2, high-tech basket, women’s relaxation and bath, dog lover’s, kid’s favorite toys, plus many more. Our silent auction includes many coveted items, like: 100 gallons of oil, a 6-ft. tall beautiful mirror, a lovely clock, Market Basket and other gift cards, organic wool scarf, jewelry and more to come.
This annual INDOOR event will be overflowing with treasures: handmade crafts, quilted, crocheted and knitted items (even organic sweaters & scarves!), jewelry, and a white elephant table. Our bake table features scrumptious homemade cakes, pies, cookies and goodies of all sorts.
Take your chances on a myriad of delightful raffle baskets too.
The Cameron Closet Thrift Shop will also be open concurrently with the fair, where buyers can purchase gently-used clothing, accessories and household items. Plus, our snack bar will have refreshments for early or late comers.
Don’t miss out on the bargains and unique offerings! All proceeds from the fair support the programs, activities and outreach support services of the Cameron Senior Center.
Donations for the fair and/or thrift shop are also welcomed! There’s still room for vendors to rent a table – just $15! For info, call 978-692-5523.
Westford Fall and Halloween Activities
Roudenbush Community Center – presents Halloween Parade and more on Sunday, October 15 from 1-4pm at the Roudenbush Community Center . (Rain or Shine*) Parade starts at Roudenbush at 1 pm and will walk up to the Common and back to Roudenbush. Pumpkin Decorating and more will be offered FREE.
*IF RAINING – EVENT WILL BE IN THE GYM
Two Trunk or Treat Events in Westford – Sunday – October 24 at the United Methodist Church or Saturday October 31 at the Cornerstone Congregational Church – see details below
Trunk and Treat Event at Cornerstone Congregational Church on Graniteville Rd, Westford, MA on Saturday, October 31 from 2-4pm
BREAKFAST WITH HALLOWEEN FRIENDS!!
The Westford Family FunFest will be offering Breakfast with your Halloween Friends on Saturday, October 31 from 8:30am – 11:30am at the Westford Regency Inn – 219 Littleton Rd. Westford. To make reservations and questions, call 978 692-8200 ext. 520
The Breakfast will feature a full breakfast buffet with Pancakes added for the kids or choose from the Westford Regency Breakfast Menu. Bring your own camera and take pictures with the Halloween Friends and receive a Halloween treat too. Make sure to wear your costume so that you can join in the Halloween Parade in the Regency Lobby during the morning. Crafts for the Kids will be offered for a small fee – provided by the Westford Girl Scouts.
Proceeds from the Breakfast and Craft area benefits the Westford Family FunFest (A Fund of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation) and the Westford Girl Scouts. Visit www.westford.org/funfest for more details.
Cornerstone Congregational Church invites you to the “Trunk or Treat and More Event at the Cornerstone Congregational Church 32 Graniteville Rd. Westford.
October 31, 2015 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
You are invited to join us for our first Trunk or Treat! Come in costume from noon-2 pm on Saturday, October 31st to the church parking lot, where you will find our car trunks decorated and supplied with treats. There will also be games that the children can play to earn extra treats. We hope you will join us!
Additional Fall Events and Programs
Westford Academy Theater Arts – click under banner above for the schedule for 2015-2016
The Westford Historical Society and Museum will be celebrating the people, history and places of Graniteville during 2015-2016. Chick on the page under the banner for more details and updates.
- Friends of East Boston Camps – Fall BBQ Festival – Sunday, October 4, from 12 noon – 4pm – East Boston Camps on Depot Rd. Free BBQ, Games, hikes, silent auction, music and more. Watch for details.
- Westford Conservation Trust Fall Walks – see calendar
AND MUCH MUCH MORE……. see calendar and pages above.