2014 Details to be announced soon


Here’s what happened last year, in 2013:

Saturday, October 4th – Pre-Festival Highlights

  • 9 am–2 pm Festival Bake Sale Town Center
    Incredible donations of fabulous baked goods, and cider or hot beverages to go with them.
    Bakers, donations of baked goods are welcome!
  • 2–4 pm Conway Historical Open House Main Street
    Learn about Conway’s industrial past.
  • 5:30 & 7 pm Turkey Dinner Conway Grammar School
    Sponsored by Firemen’s Auxiliary – For tickets, phone 369-4080

Sunday, October 5th – Festival Schedule

Town Center Events

  • 10 am Covered Bridge Classic 10K Road Race & 1.2 Mile Childern’s Race Registration 9-9:40 AM at Library Common, Conway Town Center
  • 10-3 Open House at the Conway Historical Society -Special exhibition, “Made in Conway – Since 1760’s”
  • 10-4 Café ConwayMemorial Park – Hot & Cold Beverages & Baked Goods
  • 10-4 Art ExhibitField Memorial Library
  • 10-4 Book SaleField Memorial Library
  • 10-4 InformationTown Hall & Ballfield – Program Guides, Merchandise, Raffle Tickets
  • 10-4 Town center EXHIBITORS - Inside/Outside Town Hall & at Memorial Park – see list below
  • 1:00 Parade kicks off at OESCO Route 116 – Featuring Franklin County Tech Drum Corps and Frontier Regional High School Marching Band
  • 2:00 Karen’s Dance Studioin front of Library
  • 3:00 DUCK RACERace finishes at South River Bridge, Rt 116 (Sponsored by the Conway Sportsmen’s Club)
  • 4:00 FESTIVAL Raffle Drawing (Town Hall) Check out this year’s prizes!

Ballfield Attractions

  • 11:30 Presentation of Tricia Donovan Scholarship (Tennis Court)
  • 10-4 Ballfield EXHIBITORS – listed below
  • 10-4 CRAFT FAIR
  • 10-4 Children’s Activities
  • 10-4 Fabulous Food Booths & Pies, Pies, Pies, and More Pies
  • 11-3 BooksigningTown Ballfield (Near Children’s Activities)
  • 11-4 LIVE MUSIC – see schedule at right
  • 11:30 Logsplitting Contest (Men’s & Women’s Divisions, 18 & over)
  • 2 pm Skillet Toss (Men’s & Women’s Divisions, 18 & over)

Town Center Exhibitors

Festival Raffle Table Conway Assessors
Fried Dough w/ Maple Cream New England Wildflower Society Nasami Native Plant Nursery
Homemade Candy SHP Bicycle Adventures
Ice Cream Wilder Hill Gardens
Cider Pressing Friends of the South River
Fresh Cider & Donuts Stiltgrass Exhibit
Conway Quilters Seimei Pain Relief
Conway Healing Arts Chestnut Lot Farm
Natural Roots – CSA Hand Weaving – Ute Bargmann
Boyden Brothers Maple Products Shang Shung Institute
Greenhill Center for Outdoor Activities Blood Pressure Screening Clinic
Conway School of Landscape Design GCC Nursing Students in Partnership with Lisa White, Town Nurse

Ballfield Exhibitors

Conway Sportsmen’s Club Bob Compton – Sun Forge Blacksmithing
Mammal Rehabilitation /
Paw Prints
Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society
Northwest Junior Racing Pigeon Club Paper making with Shang Shung Institute
Massachusetts Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center Kevin Shaw’s Old Tractor’s
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