Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
From October 8 – 10, celebrate the autumn season at the Mass Audubon’s Trailside Museum Fall Festival! Families with kids of all ages are invited to head to the Blue Hills, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., for activities, games, live animal presentations and more. For more information, call (617) 333-0690 for info.
Did you know that October is Massachusetts Archaeology Month? On October 8, the Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources (BUAR) will participate in the Archaeological Institute of America’s Archaeology Fair at the Boston Museum of Science. BUAR will host an assortment of activities including exhibits and participation in a mock “dig” of a shipwreck.
For details, including information on other events, see the Massachusetts Archaeology Month web page.
And for more Massachusetts Outdoor Events, visit The Great Outdoors interactive Google Calendar.
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2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: October posted on Oct 29
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Wood: The Future (and Past) of Green Infrastructure posted on Sep 30
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