Festival Schedule


Pre-Festival Highlights
Saturday, October 1, 2022

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!

9 am – 3 pm

  •  Friends of the Library Book Sale, Field Memorial Library

10 am – 4 pm

  • Historic Boyden Schoolhouse visiting hours
    Visit one-room schoolhouse near Conway Grammar School

5:30 pm

  • Turkey Dinner, Conway Grammar School
    Sponsored by Firemen’s Auxiliary. Just one sitting this year.
    Pick-up time for take-outs begins at 6:15pm. No early birds please!
    Space is limited (and number of takeouts will be limited).

    Please reserve early by calling Helen Baker at 369-4936 or 369-4087

Festival of the Hills
Sunday, October 2, 2022

9 am – 3 pm

  • Friends of the Library Book Sale – Field Memorial Library

10 am

10 am – 4 pm

  • INFORMATION BOOTH – Town Center
  • Festival Merchandise Table – Town Center, behind Town Hall
    Festival t-shirts, Conway zip code hats, Pumpkin Hollow cookbooks, and more memorabilia
  • Festival Raffle Table – Town Center
  • The Conway Electric Street Railway – Conway Historical Society Museum, 50 Main St.
    An exhibition of artifacts & images chronicling the history of our unique town rail line
  • Café Conway – Town Center
    Hot & cold beverages & baked goods
  • Art Exhibit Field Memorial Library
    Artwork by local artists
  • Craft Fair – Ballfield
    Crafts for sale by Conway and regional artisans
  • Children’s Activities – Ballfield
    Hillside slide, games and pumpkin painting
  • Exhibitors – Town Center and Ballfield
    • Bob Compton – Rising Sun Forge Blacksmithing
    • Boyden Brothers Maple Syrup
    • Chestnut Lot Farm
    • Massachusetts Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center
    • Ashfield Rod & Gun Club
    • Northwest Junior Racing Pigeon Club
      Homing Pigeon release before noon
    • Earthworks Program
    • Veterans Services & Benefits
    • Mill River Farm
    • Wilder Hill Gardens|
  • Baby Care Station
    A calming space for families to feed and change their babies, regroup, Ask infant development questions to a certified doula.
  • Treats and Goodies
    • Fried Dough with Maple Cream!
    • Cider & Doughnuts
    • Homemade Candy
  • Food Booths – Ballfield
    Grab some lunch!

11 am – 4 pm

  • Music – Ballfield
    • 11-12 Dan KennedyPiano music favorites
    • 12-1 Tom Savoy Folk and Rock classics sung with acoustic guitar accompaniment
    • 1:30-2:30 Buddy McEarns Band Funky Dance meets Rockabilly with this super fun band
    • 2:45 Janet Ryan & Straight Up Your hometown singer with her rocking band; Blues Funk & Soul.

11:30 am

  • Log splitting Contest – Ballfield

1 pm

  • Parade – Town Center

2 pm

  • Skillet Toss – Ballfield