Wednesday, August 27, 2014 04:49am
North Adams, MA now: 57 °   
Send news, tips, press releases and questions to info@iBerkshires.com
The Berkshires online guide to events, news and Berkshire County community information.
SIGN IN | REGISTER NOW   

 
TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY

Lee to Celebrate Founders' Weekend

02:43PM / Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Print | Email
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0
LEE, Mass. — The town will celebrate Massachusetts Founders Weekend, for the 16th time beginning Friday, Sept. 24.

Featured events of Founders Weekend kick off with “Taste of Lee,” on Friday, Sept. 24, with food vendors and area restaurants lining Main Street with everything from clam chowder to crabcakes to pizza, fried dough and more; live music will be provided Moonshine Holler and the Housatonic Philharmonic.

On Saturday, Sept. 25 at 11 a.m., the “Hometown Parade,” organized by VFW Post 893, takes center stage. Following the parade is Robin O’Herin singing the Blues in front of Main Street's Cakewalk Café, and kids' favorite Terry a la Berry on the Lee library lawn at 1:30 p.m. Festival Italiano begins at 1 p.m. with food, and Richard Fabozzi takes stage under the tent in the park. Festival Latino takes over the park at 4 p.m. with more food, music and entertainment celebrating Lee’s Latino community.

Sunday, Sept. 26 at 8:30 a.m., the Lee Kiwanis Club offers a pancake breakfast and at 1:30 p.m., the Tri-Town Rotary and Lee Chamber of Commerce put on a Duck Race. The full Eagles Band performs under the tent in the park at 1 p.m. 

Throughout the three-day period, look for sidewalk sales, restaurant specials, craft vendors, live music, children’s activities and a host of other things to do. Go to www.leefoundersweekend.com for a complete schedule of events, or call the Lee Chamber of Commerce at 413-243-0852 for more information.
1 Comments
MORE STORIES:
| Home | A & E | Business | Community News | Dining | Real Estate | Schools | Sports & Outdoors | Berkshires Weather | Weddings |
Advertise | Recommend This Page | Help Contact Us | Privacy Policy| User Agreement
iBerkshires.com is owned and operated by: Boxcar Media 102 Main Street, North Adams, MA 01247 -- T. 413-663-3384 F.413-664-4251
© 2012 Boxcar Media LLC - All rights reserved