Event Newsletter - October 2019

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Below is the town's monthly newsletter for all of the exciting events in Sturbridge this October. Be sure to follow us on twitter at @visitsturbridge to keep up to date on all of the excitement here in town. If you feels that there's something we missed please let us know by clicking here

Additionally, the Sturbridge Tourist Association is excited to announce that the new 2019 Sturbridge Trail Guides are now available both online and in businesses all across Sturbridge! Please click here to view a digital version of this years guide and explore all that our community has to offer. 

Special Events 

Sleepy Hollow Experience at Old Sturbridge Village 

Wednesday - Sunday, September 27th - November 3rd with shows every day at 7:30 and 9:30 shows on Fridays and Saturdays

Oktoberfest! at Rapscallion Brewery

October 5th and 6th from 12pm - 10pm

Sturbridge Herbfest at the Sturbridge Senior Center 

Saturday, October 5th from 9:30am - 4:30pm 

Apple and Agriculture Days at Old Sturbridge Village 

Weekends (including Columbus Day) from October 5th - October 19th all day

My name is Opukaha'ia at Old Sturbridge Village 

Saturday, October 5th at 5:30pm

PinkHippy.org's Annual Integrative Therapies Expo at the Sturbridge Host Hotel

Sunday, October 13th from 1pm - 5pm 

Brush It Off at Old Sturbridge Village 

Thursday, October 17th at 5pm 

Woodworking Forum: Tools, Techniques and Traditions at Old Sturbridge Village 

Saturday, October 19th from 9:15am - 3:45pm 

Upcoming Events

An Acoustic Tribute to the Eagles - 7 Bridges Road Band at The Barn at Wight Farm

Sunday, November 3rd at 7pm 

Recurring Events 

Alternatives for Health

Offering various workshops, classes, readings and meditative classes every month, Alternatives for Health provides a variety of services to its patrons. For more information check out www.alternatives-4health.com.

Altruist Brewery

With local musicians and local brew, Altruist is the place for you. For more information on the artists playing, please check out www.altruistbrewing.com.

Baba Sushi

Every week there are various activities guaranteed to entertain. In collaboration with WAITT, a local nonprofit, Baba Sushi sends 1% of their daily sales to a variety of local charities. For more information go to babasushisturbridge.com

Bird Store and More

The Bird Store and More offers bird walks throughout the Commonwealth and beyond. For more information on how to participate in these bird walks you can go to www.thebirdstoreandmore.com.

In addition the Bird Store and More now features the largest Cuckoo Clock in New England! Click here to see the clock. 

Brush It Off Paint and Sip Bar

Featuring events throughout the week like Chit Chat and Color, Paint Classes and Walk in Ceramics Painting. For a full list check out www.brush-it-off.com.

Community Garden

The Community Food Collaborative (CFC) is a community garden run solely by volunteers growing fresh organic vegetables that are totally donated to the St. John Paul II Food Pantry to help feed the food challenged citizens of Sturbridge and Southbridge.  The CFC is located behind the Sturbridge Town Hall lower parking lot.  Work hours at the garden are:  Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 4:00-5:00pm and Sunday mornings from 10:30am – noon.  Join us when you can to weed, water, harvest and work on special projects!  www.cfcgarden.org

The Duck

Featuring live muscial entertainment on every Thursday through Saturday night. For more information please check out theducksturbridge.com

Homefield Brewing

Featuring local musicians playing live shows almost every weekend as well as other live performances. For a full list check out www.homefieldbrewing.biz.

Joshua Hyde Public Library

Offering numerous events throughout the month that are open to the public, the Library is a great place for kids, teens and adults to socialize and enjoy all the wonderful things that the library has to offer. www.sturbridgelibrary.org.

Old Sturbridge Village

With guest speakers, tours, demonstrations, special events and more, Old Sturbridge Village always has something fun and excited to see and try. Go to www.osv.org to learn more.

Rapscallion Brewery

Featuring multiple live musical performances by local band throughout the month, as well as fitness events check out www.drinkrapscallion.com for a full list of performers and to see the fitness schedule.

Sturbridge Senior Center

The center hosts a myriad of activities designed to enrich the lives of our aging population. Many drop in exercise classes, twice a month movies, workshops and activities are open to all ages. The center is a warm welcoming environment, whether you stop in for a coffee or stay for activity .For more information look for our monthly newsletter at www.sturbridge.gov/council-aging.