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5 Places to go Apple & Pumpkin Picking

Posted by Susie Callahan on Sun, Sep 27, 2015

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Take in the beautiful New England fall at one of these pick-your-own apple/pumpkin farms. 

1) Nashoba Winery in Westford, MA - There's a brewery/winery/distillery on the property so you can grab a six pack of awesome beers and have a few pints while you are picking apples. Apples. 

2) Verrill Farm in Concord, MA - Pick your own pumpkins. Field is open weekends Saturday, Sept 27 - Sunday, Oct 26, 10 am - 3 pm. Pumpkins. 

3) Smolak Farms in North Andover, MA - They let you pick by weight, so there's no minimum amount. (Most farms just give you a certain size bag for a a fixed price.) Apples. 

4) Ward's Berry Farm in Sharon, MA - Over 30 acres of pumpkins in all shapes & sizes. That's about 100,000 pumpkins! Pumpkins. 

5) Pickard Farm in Littleton, MA - Pick your own pumpkins right off the vine. Just 30 minutes from Boston; located less than a mile from Kimball Farm Ice Cream Stand & Witches Woods. Pumpkins. 

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Paint the Pumpkins Pink in Newton

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Oct 18, 2014

pinkpumpkinJoin The Paint Bar in Newton for their 1st Annual Paint the Pumpkins Pink Open House Fundraiser to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

The event will be held on Tuesday, October 21st from 6:00pm-9:00pm. 

"Paint, glitter and bedazzle your pumpkin for a great cause!"

The event is $25 and includes two pumpkins, art supplies and six raffle tickets for special prizes! 

Please click here for more information on this event. 

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Pumkin Picking around Boston!

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Oct 12, 2013

pumpkinWhether you're with your family or out with your friends, pumpkin picking can be fun for everyone! There are multiple farms in Massachusettes, most not only have pumpkin patches, but even offer hayrides, corn mazes and have small petting zoos! 

Connor's Farm, Danvers: This farm has some awesome activities! Connor's Farm has a corn maze, a large pumpkin patch and farm animals! Want to do something different? Check out Zombie Paintball! Admission is $20 and and includes free entrance to the flashnight corn maze! 

Smolak Farm, North Andover: This beautiful farm, located about 40 minutes North of Boston, has hayrides, a pumpkin patch and a great farm stand with bakery! Grab a pumpkin and some apple cider donuts before you go! 

Crescent Farm, Haverhill: If you're looking for a crazy corn maze, this is where you want to go. The corn maze is located on over 4 acres and has only one way out! The admission for the maze is only $7. If you don't feel like spending the day at the maze, Crescent Farm also has a pumpkin patch, hay rides and snacks. 

Boston Hill Farm, North Andover: This place has a little of everything. During October you can pick your own pumpkins and apples,  take a hayride and check out the petting zoo. The petting zoo is full of farm animals including geese, chicken and bunnies! 

Still can't find a farm that interests you? Click here to check out this great website that has a map of pumpkin patches in the Massachusetts area!

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