WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to do in Wilmington on Sunday, October 2, 2022:
- The Wilmington Farmers Market will be open from 10am to 1pm, on the Swain Green, across from the Town Common, at 140 Middlesex Avenue. The lineup can be found HERE.
- Wilmington residents are invited to the Tewksbury Fall Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 1, 2022 and Sunday, October 2, 2022. On Saturday, visitors will get up close looks at various public safety vehicles, construction vehicles, and meet up with some of their favorite K9 pals. There will be helicopter rides with donations for each ride to benefit the Tewksbury Community Pantry – $20 per ride. Cash or checks made payable to the “Tewksbury Community Pantry” are accepted. Learn more HERE.
- The Kennek Foundation is holding a motorcycle ride to benefit first responders and the children they serve. Join the fun at the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) in Wilmington. Registration (with free coffee and donuts) will begin at 10:00am with kickstands up at 11:00am. Lunch will be served after the completion of the ride. Learn more HERE.
- St. Thomas and St. Elizabeth’s are holding “Blessing of the Pets” ceremonies today. Learn more 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.
- 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 McKinnon’s Supermarket (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 entrée schedule and other specials on its Facebook page HERE.
- The Wilmington Educational Foundation has partnered with Baystate Textiles to raise funds through an ongoing textile recycling rebate program. Bag up any of your unwanted footwear, clothing, accessories, linens and stuffed animals and place them in the donation boxes located outside each of Wilmington’s public schools. Donations can be in any condition as long as they’re clean and dry. The Wilmington Educational Foundation will receive a rebate of $100 for every ton of textiles collected. WEF earns thousands of dollars each year from this fundraiser.