Boothbay Fall Fest — October 6 in Boothbay, Maine
Every Columbus Day Weekend the Boothbay Railway Village’s Village Green welcomes dozens of vendors of handmade items and fabulous food along with a wide variety of live entertainment. Take a ride on the steam train and hear its whistle resonate through the crisp fall air. Map.
Black Bear Americana Music Fest — October 4-8 in Goshen, CT
The festival presents music from the roots of America, from alt-folk and bluegrass to country and Zydeco. More than a dozen bands range from the nu-grass Way Down Wanderers to the gorgeous harmonies of the Sweetback Sisters to the avant-folk artists the Grand Slambovians. Map.
Warner Fall Foliage Fest — October 5-7 in Warner, NH
Three days of concerts, parades, a road race, kids’ run and dance party, oxen and woodsmen’s contests, fresh lobster and chicken barbecue, rides, street performers, and many artisans, farmer’s market, and food vendors. Map.
Scituate Art Festival — October 6-8 in Scituate, RI
This fest of fine art, crafts, antiques, collectibles and great food trucks completely fills the center of the this pretty country town. From original modern art to one-of-a-kind antique treasures, this outdoor celebration of fine art features hundreds of vendors and displays. Map.
Chainsaw Carving Fest — October 4-8 in Ludlow, VT
Chainsaw carvers from across the world join together at https://goo.gl/maps/52W6b9acq1t. Come and watch artists work, purchase a new piece, or just enjoy the art. An auction follows the Quick Carve Competitions. Fire sculptures will burn on Sunday night. Map.
Botanical Gardens Harvest Fest — October 6-7 in Stockbridge, MA
At Harvest Festival the entire 15-acre gardens fills with children’s activities, hay and pony rides, games, continuous live entertainment, regional vendors, educational workshops, a farm market, giant tag sale, accessories sale, and plant sale. Map.