5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Sunday, August 1, 2021

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Sunday, August 1, 2021:

#1) Wilmington Farmers Market On The Swain Green

The Wilmington Farmers Market will be open this Sunday, August 1, 2021 from 10am to 1pm, on the Swain Green, across from the Town Common, at 140 Middlesex Avenue.

August 1 Farmers Market Lineup:


  • Seafood Express
  • Aaronap Cellars
  • North of Boston
  • Gaouette Farm
  • Cupcake City
  • Sweets Bakery
  • Samira’s Homemade

Non-Food Vendors

  • AckreationsTreasures
  • KC StYles Accessories

Additional Attractions:

  • Alzheimer’s Association and the Merrimack Valley Table Hockey League at the Community Table
  • Farm Animal Finger Puppets at the Kids Table

#2) Town Museum Holding Open House Today

The Wilmington Town Museum, located at 430 Salem Street, is holding its monthly Open House today from 2pm to 4pm. Appointments are welcome. Call 978-658-5475 or email the Museum at htavern@wilmingtonma.gov. The Wilmington Town Museum at the Col. Joshua Harnden Tavern is owned by the town of Wilmington and is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of the town of Wilmington. The Museum is housed in an historic 18th century tavern which is an excellent example of quality construction practices of the late 18th century. Exhibits are also on display in the adjacent late 19th century carriage house.

#3) Town Is Auctioning Off Surplus Vehicles This Month

The Town of Wilmington is accepting bids for surplus vehicles and equipment. Items can be viewed on the website: www.govdeals.com/wilmingtonma.

Vehicles include:

  • 2010 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor
  • 2008 Ford Expedition XLT 4WD
  • 2007 Ford F-350 SD XL DRW 4WD
  • 2007 Ford F-250 SD
  • 2006 Ford F-350 SD Chassis Only
  • 2006 Ford F350 Truck Cap
  • 2006 Ford F350 Bed – 6 1/2 feet (Red)
  • 2000 Honda Odyssey EX
  • 1996 Chevrolet C/K 3500 Reg. Cab 4WD

All items are sold “AS IS” without warranties of any kind, and fitness for a particular purpose, and most are in need of some repairs.

Bidding is open through August 18, 2021.

The surplus supplies will be awarded to the responsive bidder offering the highest price for the items. The Town of Wilmington reserves the right to reject any and all bids and dispose of the vehicle through a negotiated sale, provided that the negotiated sale price is higher than the highest bid received from a
responsive bidder.

Successful bidders are expected to render payment through www.govdeals.com.

Questions regarding the sale items should be directed to the Department of Public Works at 978-658-4481.

#4) Town Beach Is Open Today

Town Beach at Silver Lake will open for the 2021 beach season from Saturday, June 12, 2021 through Sunday, August 8, 2021, from 10am to 6pm daily.

Wilmington residents with proof of residency may use the beach at no charge. Acceptable forms of ID include a current Mass. Driver’s License with a Wilmington address, an RMV issued Mass. ID with a Wilmington addressor; and a Wilmington Public Schools ID.

Non-residents can purchase day passes at the Beach for $10 per person (ages 3 and up).

Please call the Recreation Department at 978-658-4270 if you have any questions.

#5) Read This Week’s Grocery Store Circulars

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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