WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5+ things to do in Wilmington on Sunday, October 24, 2021:
- Wilmington’s 53rd Annual Halloween Horribles Parade is set for Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 4:30pm. Participants march from the Public Safety Building to the High School cafeteria where goodies galore await costumed children. In case of inclement weather, report directly to the cafeteria. Don’t forget to bring a bag for your treats! The event is organized by the Wilmington Recreation Department.
- The Cub Scout Pack 126 Haunted House is back and the event has moved outdoors to become a Haunted Trail! Kids of all ages can visit the Haunted Trail after the Wilmington Horribles Parade on Sunday, October 24, 2021, from 5pm to 6:30pm, outdoors at Villanova Hall (126 Middlesex Avenue), located behind St. Thomas Church. A $2 donation will be collected at the door. The Haunted Trail is created by the kids and families of Cub Scout Pack 126. The themes, stories and costumes will be geared towards families and kids ages Kindergarten-5th grade.
- Wilmington’s Junior WOW Club will be hosting a pumpkin decorating event this Sunday October 24, 2021, from 1pm to 3pm, at Rotary Park! The event is open to all students of all ages who would like to decorate a pumpkin for a teacher, friend, family member, or anyone else! Pumpkins and all other supplies will be provided.
- The Wilmington Sons of Italy will hold its fourth annual car show on Sunday, October 24, 2021, from 9am to 2pm, in the Fourth of July Building’s parking lot (142 Middlesex Avenue). The show is presented by The Dominators Hot Rod Club. (Previously, the club ran a show each year in the Wilmington Sonic parking lot.) Hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks, and classics will be featured. All cars will receive a dash plaque. The event will include BBQ/food, drinks, and trophies. The event is FREE to the public. There’s a $10 entry fee for participating cars. Contact Jim Gustin at 781-929-0335 with any questions.
- The Castleberry Faire Fall Craft Festival will take place on Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 10am to 5pm, and Sunday, October 24, 2021, from 10am to 4pm, at the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road). Over 150 of the regions finest Artisans will display and sell their American made Arts and Crafts including Floral Arrangements, Paper Crafts, Toys, Engraving, Aroma Therapy, Pottery, Personal Care Products, Leather, Scarves, Folk Art, Soy Candles, Hair Accessories, Quilts, County Decor, Decorative Painting, Custom Knives, Pet Treats & Accessories, Holiday Knits, Fine Art, Holiday Décor, Pillows, Fine Jewelry, Cutting Boards, Photo Art, Turned Wood, Landscape & Wildlife Photography, Cribbage Boards, Rustic Furniture, Fused Glass, Painted Stemware, Children’s Clothing, Beach Glass Art, Steam Punk Accessories, Adult Apparel, Scrimshaw, Up-cycled Mittens, Fiber Art, Vintage Chic Décor, Knitted Hats, Original Oil Painting, Aprons, Ornaments, Doll Clothes, Fine Wood Crafts, Sheep Skin Slippers, Stained Glass, 3D Decoupage, Handmade Soap, Yarn, Wood Burning, Puzzles, Baskets, Wind Chimes, Classical Holiday Music, Baby Blankets, Terrariums, Ceramics, Dolls, Pine Cone Wreathes, Sterling Silver Jewelry, Sports Apparel, Custom Signs, Fine Art and more. Admission costs $7 per person. Children 14 and under are FREE. Click HERE for a $2-off coupon. One admission is good for both days. Parking is free.
- An Estate Sale is taking place at 244 Middlesex Avenue from 7am to 2pm on Saturday & Sunday. The sale will feature furniture, vintage clothing (including wedding dresses), cookware, jewelry, books, sewing machines, computer, tools, and more.
- Food shopping in town this week? 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.
- Did you know there is a weekly car meetup from 9am to noon on Sundays in the As Good As It Gets parking lot (35 Lowell Street)? Learn more about Kars N Coffee HERE. Watch videos from past meetups HERE.
- In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Wilmington Police Department is once again selling pink patches this October. Patches are available for purchase at the Wilmington Public Safety Building for a minimum donation of $10. All proceeds benefit the Wilmington-based Hope & Friendship Metastatic Breast Cancer Foundation. WPD raised more than $1,000 for the foundation last year through pink patch sales.