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Fall Foliage Festival Leaf Hunt 2013: Winners

02:54AM / Saturday, September 28, 2013
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Update: Winners of the annual Leaf Hunt announced.

The leaf hunt has ended and the committee has announced the winners and the answers to the clues.  The committee thanks the following businesses who so generously donated prizes for the event
Angelina's sub shops
Big Y foods
Boston Seafoods
Dean's Quality Auto
Freight Yard Pub
Jack's Hot Dog Stand
McDonald's Restaurant
Mt. Greylock Bowl
North Adams Movieplex 8
Pedrin's Dairy Bar
Planet Fitness
Quadland's Flowers and Gifts
Rainbow Shack
Supreme Pizza and Wings
TD Bank
Valley Park Bowl
1.  11 & 13 - KM Motors - Ann Sulzmann
2.  Stinger's Mound - Bee Hill Road - Marissa Carlson
3.  Original Mayoral Playground - Houghton St. Playground - John Kirby
4.  Where you could find the Grand Marshal - North Adams Historical Society - Kelsey Mott
5.  Tin Foil - Reynolds - Katie Hooks
6.  Resurrected H2O - Sand Springs - Tara Johnson
7.  Not a duck's bill - Crane Co. - Jane Bryce
8.  Safe Way - Protection Ave. - Justyna Carlson
9.  No rye or injera here - RI Baker - Michael Fierro
10. Bane for college grads - Stafford Monument - Don Daunais
11. Why Kate can go out - Williams Inn - Jason Hooks
12. Higher education - Abbott School - Margaret Sulzmann
13. Bowl Builder - Lane Construction -Steve Sanger
14. The Village children - Williamstown Youth Center - Unclaimed
15. Sunflower Seeds and bubblegum - Kemp Park - unclaimed
Homebound answers are:
1.  Over 50 yrs. of family fare, retirement came, and breakfast isn't the same - Neville's donut shop - Timothy
2.  Orion's old stomping grounds , today the "doors" are still open - Former site of Hunter's Machine Co. corner
     Main and  State Sts. - Now Morrison Berkshire- unclaimed
3. Blackbeard enjoyed its selection, sadly Captain Jack Sparrow, never had the pleasure. - Former Treasure
    Chest Store.  - Barbara King 

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The annual Fall Foliage Festival has begun, and the popular leaf hunt is under way beginning Saturday, Sept. 28, and concluding on Oct. 12. Leaves will not accepted after Oct. 13.

Brightly colored paper leaves are hidden throughout the area, and participants must solve the clues below in order to find the leaves. Those finding a leaf must return it to the Office of Tourism and Cultural Development at 6 West Main St. to claim their prize. 

Participants must sign their name on the leaf when turning it into the tourism office.

The leaves are well hidden and the committee suggests participants search thoroughly to find them. One prize per household. In the event of unsolved clues, a second set of clues will be announced.

Prizes for the event are generously donated by area merchants.
As always, there is a phantom leaf hunt for homebound residents. Participants must mail a postcard with the answer to the clue and their name, address, phone number, to the Office of Tourism, 6 West Main St., North Adams MA 01247. Only mailed postcards will be eligible. In the event of a tie, the earliest postmark will determine the winner.
Answers to the clues and names of the winners will be announced at the conclusion of the event.
The clues:

1. 11 & 13
2. Stinger's mound
3. Original mayoral playground
4. Where you could find the Grand Marshal

5. Tin Foil; Mower or Blower tune up
6. Resurrected H20
7. Not a duck's bill; Presidential notes
8. Safe way
9.  No rye or injera here; Industrial parts on the corner
10. Bane for college grads
11. Why Kate can go out; Bill's rooms
12. Higher education
13. Bowl builder
14.  The village children; learning and fun
15. Sunflower seeds and bubblegum

Clues for homebound residents:
1. Over 50 years of family fare, retirement came and breakfast isn't the same; This family sold delicious doughnuts here for many years.
2. Orion's old stomping ground, today the "doors" are still open; Once a booming factory now is a place for the head of the city.
3. Blackbeard enjoyed its selection, sadly Captain Jack Sparrow never had the pleasure; In the west of the city awhile ago was a favorite place to shop. Named  for what pirates search for.

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