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Superior Kitchen Designs is a local family owned & operated business serving Massachusetts for over 20 years. Top quality custom made cabinets for kitchens & baths, plus custom designed desks, bookshelves & entertainment centers. Call for a free in-home estimate.
About Harvard
Harvard is a well preserved rural town. Residents enjoy Bare Hill Pond which is a 330 acre lake where you may swim and sail and canoe in the summer and cross country ski and skate in the winter. There are over 2,000 acres of conservation land throughout Harvard which interconnect with many walking trails.

The Harvard school system has the highest rating in Worcester County and is considered the main reason why many families choose to live in Harvard. Bromfield High School graduates are accepted at a wide variety of upscale colleges all across the country.

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Fruitlands Bonfire Night
Bring the whole family and meet us near the old elm tree at sunset to help welcome the Winter Season with a bonfire (constructed in the shape of a giant birthday cake), light sticks, and roasted marshmallows. Constructed out of baskets created by museum visitors throughout the year, the centennial bonfire will cast a warm glow and illuminate the autumn sky. Arrive early to weave a special message of goodwill into our massive basket sculpture then watch as the wind carries our wishes to the stars. This event is free for everyone! Come early and enjoy the 2nd Craft Beer Tasting with hors' doeurves courtesy of Fireside Catering. The Beer Tasting is a 21+ event.


When: Nov 8, 2014 12 AM in Harvard, Massachusetts (Sat, 08 Nov 2014 00 )
Beer Festival
Taste a range of delicious New England ales and lagers from craft brewers while enjoying stunning autumn views of the Nashua River Valley. Arrive early and check out the museum. Stay later to roast marshmallows and gather around the Annual Bonfire. Beer Tasting Tickets: Members $45, Nonmembers $50, Designated Drivers $10 Hors d'oeuvres, museum admission, and bonfire included in ticket price. Space is limited and advance purchase is required. There are no physical tickets for the event, your party will check in at the door to get your wristband and souvenir tasting glass. Guests must be 21 or older and should bring a valid photo ID at time of entry. To purchase tickets by phone call: 978.456.3924 x288 or email kparsons@fruitlands.org


When: Nov 8, 2014 12 AM in Harvard, Massachusetts (Sat, 08 Nov 2014 00 )
Nancy Beaudette
Playing with The Kelly Girls www.thekellygirls.com

When: Nov 7, 2014 8 PM in Harvard, Massachusetts (Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20 )
Autumn Ramble: A Guided Trail Walk
Explore nature in late autumn in this hour-long ramble across fields and glens at Fruitlands Museum. Interpreters will lead participants in a guided walk along Fruitlands' most notable features - a glacial beach, archaelogical sites, scenic vistas of the Nashua River Valley, and our thriving forest - as we watch for signs of winter. This walk covers a mile of varied terrain and should be considered moderately easy. Trail shoes, walking stick, and warm hats recommended. No registration required.


When: Nov 29, 2014 1 PM in Harvard, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 13 )
Trick or Treat at Fruitlands
Calling all ghouls and goblins! Come to Fruitlands in your Halloween costume and start your trick or treating early at each of our buildings. Don't forget to stop at the Family Learning Center to decorate a spooky goodie bag!


When: Oct 31, 2014 10 AM in Harvard, Massachusetts (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10 )
Les Sampou
Age Limit: All Ages

Les Sampou

When: Feb 7, 2015 7 PM in Harvard, Massachusetts
Cost: free (Sat, 07 Feb 2015 19 )
Los Sugar Kings
4 Pond Rd Harvard MA 01451

When: Nov 15, 2014 7 PM in Harvard, Massachusetts (Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19 )
Water Games
Ravel: Jeux d'eau; Crumb: Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale); Grecki: Quartet for Strings no 1, Op. 62 "Already it is Dusk"; Ravel: Trio for Piano, Violin, and Cello in A minor

When: Nov 13, 2014 7 PM in Harvard, Massachusetts
Cost: Adults $32 | Seniors $27 | Students $10 ($8 with a WOO card) | Children under 17 free (Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19 )
Curatorial Tour: 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum
Join Fruitlands Curator Michael Volmar for an insider's view of the centennial year exhibition, 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum. Showcasing some of the finest items in the Fruitlands collections, each object in the show was selected by you, our supporters! Each of the five collections - the Land, the Shakers, the Transcendentalists, the Native Americans, and American Art - are represented in this first-ever publically curated Fruitlands exhibit. Join us as Dr. Volmar provides an overview to the remarkable and historically significant objects and become reacquainted with our vast collections. Space is limited. Registration is required. To register, call 978-456-3924, ext. 291 or email programming@fruitlands.org.


When: Nov 23, 2014 1 PM in Harvard, Massachusetts (Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Nov 7, 2014 8 AM in Harvard, Massachusetts (Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08 )

Benefit to support the Harvard Farmers' Market, Harvard Seed Library, and MusicArtSeeds.

Your ticket price includes a rousing medley of three farm fresh cocktails* created just for this event by Armsby Abbey mixologists, live music by Keep It Wild album musicians, tasty food truck treats and a Keep It Wild SeedD*.

We're gathering in an exquisite barn, so wear your favorite flannel and raise your spirits and awareness for seeds and keepin' it wild .

11th Hour Farming Artists will also be on hand to provide Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Face painting.

*craft beer and wine also available.

**downloadable music and a handcrafted paper disc embedded with organic garden seeds a SeedD to plant instead of play!

Music provided by

Lizzie Davis

More musicians TBA

About The Harvard Farmers' Market and The Harvard Seed Library

The Harvard Farmers Market is a non-profit 501c3 organization founded ten years ago in Harvard Massachusetts. We are an outdoor food-based market whose mission is to encourage and support local, small scale farmers, gardeners, and local food producers by providing an opportunity to sell produce, food, and farm-related items directly to consumers. Additionally we serve as a platform for education and outreach to our local community about the many benefits of locally farmed food. These outreach projects include a community seed library for local seed preservation and education; a Farm to Friend program that donates farmed food to the elderly, women and children in need; a community canning club, high student scholarships, and more.

About MusicArtSeeds

MS is an alternative music label with a unique partnership model. Musicians will come together with artists and farmers to preserve, and profit from, the integrity of seeds, food culture, and independent expression. The MS label will feature both concept and original albums produced with independent musicians working in a cooperative model of music production, distribution, and promotion.

Funds raised will enable MS to produce Keep It Wild, the first concept album by MS. The album will feature downloadable music, stunning original artwork by independent artists, and unique design construction. Inside each album will live a handcrafted SeedD - a seeded disc embedded with organic garden seeds to propagate food diversity and preservation.


When: Nov 1, 2014 6 PM to Nov 1, 2014 9 PMin Harvard, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 18 )
Town Meeting
Halloween Party - Costumes or not

When: Oct 31, 2014 6 PM in Harvard, Massachusetts (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18 )
Homespun Crafts: Handmade Journals
Learn to make a practical and beautiful journal for your own daily use to capture images and writing. In this one-day class you will make a simple handmade book with archival papers and a decorative cover, hand bound to open flat. You will explore a variety of options to personalize the journal with cover embellishments, a dedication page and your maker's mark. This journal can be used for nature journaling, visual journaling, or mixed media such as water color or collage. No experience needed. Supplies will be provided. Registration required. Email programming@fruitlands.org or call 978.456.3924 x291


When: Nov 15, 2014 10 AM in Harvard, Massachusetts (Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10 )
Law of Self Defense Seminar: Harvard, MA; November 15, 2014

TheLaw of Self-Defense Seminarprovides a comprehensive fact- and law-based education on the law of self-defense, presented by a nationally recognized legal expert in the field. TheSeminarsare in-person and conducted by Attorney Andrew Branca.

PRE-REGISTRATION & PRE-PAYMENT ARE REQUIRED. We expect to sell out quickly, if you simply show up the day-of there will not be room for you.

IMPORTANT:Early registration price of the seminar is "HSC SPECIAL DISCOUNTED PRICE" of $100/person. This same seminar run at the Sig Sauer Academy, where I'm a guest instructor, costs $150. Register early for the most savings.

Rather than a mere presentation of boring legal material, the seminar illustrates how the law of self-defense is applied in real court cases involving real people. In addition, the seminar is structured to engage students with scenario-driven applications of the legal principles governing the law of self-defense.

This seminar is customized to the self-defense law of Massachusetts.Participants will leave the seminar armed with the legal knowledge and analytical tools necessary to apply the law of self-defense in a practical and actionable way to situations that arise in their daily lives.

Students will leave the seminar with the knowledge and tools needed to build their legally-sound self-defense strategy that best fits their circumstances, and one that will minimize their legal vulnerability to prosecution and civil suit.

All participants will receive a certificate of completion and an opportunity to obtain the ~300 presentation slides at no cost.

Alternative Dates

If you are sold-out of this date, or would prefer an alternative date, let us know using the form on ourLaw of Self Defense Seminarpage.

When: Nov 15, 2014 1 PM to Nov 15, 2014 5 PMin Harvard, Massachusetts (Sat, 15 Nov 2014 13 )

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