Crackerbarrel Fair continues this weekend
WRENTHAM — The family entertainment continues this weekend as the 37th annual Crackerbarrel Fair resumes at the Wrentham Developmental Center fairgrounds (off Shears Street).
The Fair runs from noon to 10 p.m. today and Sunday, Sept. 17, from noon to 7 p.m.
There will be tethered hot air balloon rides and photo opportunities througout the weekend. Sunday is bracelet day, which means all rides are just $25, from noon to 6 p.m.
As in past years, there is live musical entertainment each day. Featured today is the Southeastern Massachusetts Community Concert Band, from noon to 2 p.m.; the Isles Vibe Band, from 2 to 5 p.m..; singing and piano by Alisa Musto (Miss Massachusetts 2016), from 5 to 7 p.m.; and music by Jodi Thompson from 7 to 10 p.m.
Buffalo Wild Wings will also be a part of this year’s fair. They’ll be hosting a blazin’ wings challenge (not for the faint of heart) this afternoon at 3. On Sunday afternoon, there will be a dance performance by Showcase Dance Productions, a local dance company that will entertain children of all ages. Also providing musical entertainment will be the Berkshire Valley Boys Band, from 2 to 5 p.m.; and BC and Company will round out the weekend entertainment.
Throughout the fair, there will be hayrides (pulled by an antique tractor) and opportunities to enjoy a variety of food booths. The 4H Club will also be having various agricultural exhibits, including crafts by local artisans.
There will be pony rides all day today, animal shows and air-brush painters throughout the weekend. The ever-challenging and fun 5K road race will be held this morning, beginning at 9. Snacks and refreshments will be made available courtesy of The Tavern. Don’t forget to attend one of the largest flea market sales in the local area, bright and early this morning, beginning at 10. Tonight’s festivities will wrap up with fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
There will be a $3 parking donation to the Wrentham Lions and Friends of Wrentham, Inc.