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Harvest Festival on Sunday, Oct. 1

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MARSHFIELD – The Harvest Festival will be held on Sunday, Oct. 1. Activities include 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free, family-friendly activities include cider pressing, arts and crafts, field games, music, petting zoo, book sale, bake sale, horse and wagon rides, craft sale, flea market and 50-50 raffle from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Music at the event include Larkspur at 11:30 a.m., and Atom and the Orbits at 1:30 p.m. Larkspur offers a blend of folk, rock, blues and country, and are a Burlington and Montpelier ensemble-based trio who perform impromptu harmonies, vocals and guitar solos. Atom and the Orbits who perform rock and roll, is a two-step dance band based in Bristol. Led by bassist-turned guitarist-songwriter Noah Hahn, their 2020 debut album “Let’s Rock!” is firmly in the rhythms of 1950s early rock and roll.

Also included in the event are a food tent and crock pot cook-off from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sample all kinds of crock pot dishes and vote for favorites of chili, soups, stews, local homemade breads and village store pizza.

Historian Marty Podskoch will talk from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m, on the 90th Anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps and the History of its projects in Vermont and Marshfield. Sponsored by the Marshfield Historical Society.

The Harvest Festival will be at the Old Schoolhouse Common, 122 School St.

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