WESTFORD FALL- HOLIDAY FAMILY FUNFEST September 1 – December 31, 2018

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Westford Fall and Holiday Family FunFest 2018*

* The Westford Family FunFest is a “Component Fund within the Greater Lowell Community Foundation” 

  September 1 – December 31, 2018Fall Photo


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

September 2018 Events

PHOTO CONTEST EXTENDED TO Monday, November 5, 2018 at Midnight – BECAUSE OF DELAYED FALL.  New Submissions Closed NOW

Photos submitted for 2018 –  –  Go to Facebook Village pages, WestfordCAT to vote on-line  or stop by Northern Bank & Trust  on Main St to vote in person until Friday – Nov 16, 2018 midnight on line – Northern Bank – Closing time.   All photos are numbered on the Facebook pages and  at Northern Bank – Vote by number……

Judges – 1st and 2nd Place winners – see below  

Thank you Northern Bank and Trust of Westford for Sponsoring the Prizes for the Photo Contest…… 

1st Place – Li Yi          2nd Place – Chet Cook          Popular Vote – Sarah Fletcher

Westford Common  Deer Celebrating Halloween      Boat House Reflection





Thank you for the photos of Westford in the Fall….. Vote until Friday, Nov 16…….

Annual  Westford Family FunFest Fall Photo Contest – Sponsored by Westford Family FunFest*,  Northern Bank and Trust of Westford and WestfordCAT.

Westford Fall Photo Contest runs from September  15- Monday, November 5, 2018 at Midnight ..

Do you decorate your yard/home for the Fall/Halloween season or have a beautiful fall tree in your yard or have seen in Westford?  If the answer is YES, then you need to take a photo and enter the photo. Northern Bank and Trust of Westford will have the photos on display from November 9 -20 for voting in person . On-line Voting on WestfordCAT same period… watch for update November 5.

Judges will pick the 1st and 2nd Place winners in Adult and Children’s division.  Voting for the Most Popular photo’s submitted to the Westford FunFest website will start November 9 -20 2018 at Northern Bank and Trust of Westford  in person .  On-line WestfordCAT…. watch for details November 5.

Guidelines for Contest :

  • Take pictures between September 15 – November 5 with a camera or phone camera  of Westford only

  • Submit the photo(s) by email only to:  funfest@westford.org

  • Size no larger than 5″x7″ digital

  • Color or black and white.

  • Two divisions – Adult ( high school and higher)   Children – under high school
  • Include in email -Where photo was taken in Westford,  name, phone number and email address and name for photo(s), age if child under 18

  • Deadline for emailing photo(s ) will be  Monday, November 5 at midnight to funfest@westford.org only .

Stop by  Northern Bank of Westford 45 Main St. Westford to vote in person for the most popular Photo between November 9-20 to vote in person.   On-line voting on WestfordCAT – watch for details on November 5, 2018    Winners will be announced by December 1 .  Awards ceremony will be held – Date TBA.   Winning photo’s may be used for different PR opportunities during the year- credit will be given to winners.

Watch for any updates in the future.  

Westford Fall Photo Contest Sponsored by the Westford Family FunFest*,  Northern Bank of  and Trust  of Westford and WestfordCAT. 

*Westford Family FunFest is a “Component Fund of the Greater Lowell Community Fund

September 15, 2018 = The Escape Capsule  at the Mill Works – Fallapalooza and supports Westford Non-profits 

Share with friends and mark your Calendars! Sign up for some fun as a group or individuals – Support Westford Non-profits at the Fallapalooza at the Mill Works on Saturday, Sept 15 . A portion of each sign up benefits – Westford Family FunFest Fund – supports Westford Non profits, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention(AFSP), and WASA.

The Escape Capsule will be at Fallapalooza hosted by The Mill Works in Westford on Saturday September 15th!

Time slots are limited for this one-day engagement. 

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The Escape Capsule, mobile escape room, at The Mill Works / Fallapalooza. Solve the Pharaoh’s riddles and stop him from releasing the curse of Amun-Ra.

October 2018 Events


Westford Family FunFest Fall/Halloween Festival  Friday, Oct 12 – Oct 31, 2018

2018-Application-Westford Family FunFest Fall & Halloween Festival

The Westford Family FunFest* invites the public, organizations, businesses and others to participate and visit  the  1st Annual  Fall/Halloween Festival of Wreaths, and Creative Halloween/Fall Decorations including Artificial Pumpkins. The Festival will be held at the Westford Regency Inn – 219 Littleton Rd. Westford from Friday, Oct 12 to October 31, 2018   The Westford Regency Atrium and Lobby halls/walls will be decorated with Fall/Halloween wreaths, creative Fall and Halloween Creative Decorations including Artificial Pumpkins. .

  • The Festival Opens on Friday. Oct 12, 2018  in the Regency Atrium decorated with Fall/Halloween Wreaths, Creative Decorations and Artificial Pumpkin and Fall creations, viewing and voting on the Most Popular.   Stop by anytime to view ……

Fun 16+ days, Stop by and vote for the Most Popular wreaths, gingerbread creations, Fall/Halloween Creations. Bid on Selected Wreaths, Gingerbread Creations, Fall/Halloween Creations to take home after the Festival. Festival silent auction open until 4 pm on Monday, Oct 29 , 2018.

Workshops:  Watch for details soon on  information, cost, dates/times on  the Roudenbush Community Center  Wreath, Halloween & Artificial Pumpkin/ Fall Decorating Workshops that will be offered at the Westford Regency Inn.  www.roudenbush.org  for details and registration.

Westford Family FunFest Fall/Halloween Festival 2018 – organized by the Westford Family FunFest* and Westford Regency Inn.   Events support many local organizations during the year.  This Festival  sponsored by Emerson Hospital/Westford Health Center, Enterprise Bank of Westford, Circle Health of Westford/Lowell General Hospital, Whole Foods of Westford and others.

*The Westford Family FunFest is a Component Fund of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation


Trunk and Treat Event at Cornerstone Congregational Church on Graniteville Rd, Westford, MA  on Saturday, October 28 from 2-4pm   WATCH FOR UPDATES




October 28, 2017  Roudenbush Annual Westford Halloween Parade and activities  watch for more info soon.  Parade starts at 2:00 pm at Frost  – Watch for more information and details soon. 


November 2018 Events 

Christmas TreeWestford Girl Scouts invite you to Westford Common at 4 pm on Sunday, November 25, 2018 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! Westford Girl Scouts, Town of Westford, Westford Police Department, Westford Fire Department, Westford Garden Club, Ellen Harde, William Harman, and especially Santa

December 2018 Events: 

  1. Annual Westford Festival of Trees, Wreaths, and Creative Gingerbread creations at the Westford Regency  Friday,  Dec 7 to Dec 28  details and Application  under banner. 

      2. Annual Breakfast with Santa and more  Sat Dec 15 8;30 am to 11:30 am at the Westford Regency – details under banner 

      3. Gingerbread House  and Wreath Workshops  by Roudenbush Community a Center  and Westford Regency – details under banner and  visit www.roudenbush.org for details, cost and registration

      4. Free Opening Reception – Friday,  December 7 6-8 pm at the Westford Regency – details under banner. 

     5. Seniors and Friends Festival of Trees Luncheon and  Breakfast Viewing of Festival – dates TBA soon to Breakfast – 7:30am – 10am  and Lunch 11:00am- 2:00 pm  – Watch for details and registration information soon 

6. “Community ” Tree – families and individuals can make an ornament and bring to the Festival of Trees from Dec 7 – 15 and put on the Community Tree. The Tree will be part of the Silent Auction and funds raised will support local organizations.


Westford’s Community Christmas Chorus  Concert

Sunday, TBA soon 7:00pm at First Parish Church United.
Come and enjoy the Christmas holidays in this year’s theme – “Christmas Around the World” . It will benefit the Westford Food Pantry. The program includes an audience sing-a-long of popular carols. The 40 voice chorus, made up of singers from many area towns, will perform under the direction of Carol Rondina, and will be accompanied by Nancy Eberiel. The suggested donation for admission is $5 per fmaily, plus 2 non-perishable food items for the Westford Food Pantry. For further info – call 978 692-8416




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 WATCH FOR DATE SOON  will continue each night until when Chanukah  ends. Watch for more info soon. 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

Westford Academy 48th  Annual Holiday Bazaar  December 1  9am -3pm  watch for details 







The Westford Historical Society and Museum will be celebrating the students and history of Westford Academy  during 2018-2019.  Watch for details soon .   Chick on the page under the banner for more details and updates.


  • Westford Conservation Trust Fall Walks – see calendar
  • AND MUCH MUCH MORE……. see calendar and pages above.
check Back Often – Calendar & Events updated weekly………..