5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Sunday, October 13, 2019

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to do in Wilmington on Sunday, October 13, 2019:

#1) Wilmington Farmers Market’s Final Outdoor Market Of The Season

The Wilmington Farmers Market will be open from 10am to 1pm, on the Swain Green, across from the Town Common, at 140 Middlesex Avenue.

October 13 Farmers Market Lineup:


Additional Attractions:

  • Paul Dever, winner of Food Network show ‘Outrageous Pumpkins’, will be at the market carving one of his famous pumpkins.
  • Chip-in Farm will be at the market with a traveling farmyard (cow, sheep, goat, and bunny) from 10:30pm – 12:30pm!
  • Balloons by Yarrow
  • Face Painting by Jacqueline
  • Halloween Photo Booth

#2) Meet Award-Winning Wilmington Pumpkin Carver

Did you catch Wilmington pumpkin artist/sculptor Paul Dever on the Food Network two weeks ago? He won the “Outrageous Pumpkins” carving competition, beating out three other talented artists to take home a $10,000 prize.

Now you can see him in action! Dever, the owner of Dever Customs, will be holding a live carving demo at the Wilmington Farmers Market, on the Swain Green (140 Middlesex Avenue) from 10am to 1pm.

Check out Dever’s incredible pumpkin carvings on his Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube accounts.

#3) NOTE: Trash & Recycling Delayed By One Day This Week Due To Holiday

Due to the Columbus Day Holiday on Monday, Wilmington’s residential trash and recycling collection will be delayed by one day.   Monday’s normal collection will be on Tuesday, Tuesday’s collection will be on Wednesday, and so on…concluding with Friday’s collection occurring on Saturday.

#4) Middlesex Canal Museum Open

The Middlesex Canal Museum and Visitors’ Center (71 Faulkner Street, North Billerica) is open from noon to 4pm.  Learn about the canal, which travels through Wilmington.

#5) Food Shopping

Food shopping in town this week?  In case you haven’t seen this week’s circulars, Wilmington Apple has you covered:

  • This week’s circular from Market Basket (260 Main Street) can be found HERE.
  • This week’s circular from Lucci’s Market (211 Lowell Street) can be found HERE.
  • Elia’s Country Store (381 Middlesex Avenue) does not have an online circular, but the store posts its hot entree schedule and other specials on its Facebook page HERE.

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