PRINCETON — Celebrate Wachusett Meadow’s agricultural history at their annual Hey Day Festival, a tradition that goes back to the 1960s, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, 113 Goodnow Road.
The community is welcome to enjoy canoeing and hayrides; live music from local musicians Tribe, The Hip Swayers and Chuck and Mud; pumpkin painting and other children’s activities; local food, craft beer, local vendors, portrait painting by members of the Princeton Arts Society, and much more.
Refreshments will be available for sale from Mountainside Bakery & Cafe, Monti Farms & Deli, and Red Apple Farm.
The Annual Hey Day is Wachusett Meadow’s largest annual fundraiser.
Proceeds from the festival help sustain nearly all aspects of sanctuary operations including land conservation, environmental education, and maintenance of our buildings and trails.
Cost of admission, which includes all activities, is $10 per person; or $30 per carload. Children ages 2 and under are admitted free. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 24.
For more information, visit massaudubon.org.