AUBURN, Mass. – The Fall Festival/Homecoming celebration, a Friday night football game, a Halloween skate at Horgan Arena and a Boy Scout yard sale highlight the events around Auburn this weekend. For more of what’s happening in the region, see our Events page.
Friday, Oct. 26
Auburn Football Goes for 8-0: The Auburn High School football team will look to continue its dominance against Grafton High School at home. Auburn is 7-0, winning 15 straight games. Grafton is having a strong season, with a 5-2 record. The game kicks off at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27
Fall Festival Joins Homecoming: The Auburn Recreation and Culture Department is partnering with the Auburn Public Schools to present a coordinated Fall Festival and Homecoming celebration at the high school. There will be soccer and field hockey games, pumpkin painting, a costume contest, pony rides, train rides, face painting, live music, food and craft vendors and much more from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Rockets will have JV and varsity soccer and field hockey games throughout the day. All of the games are against Tantasqua.
Meanwhile, there will be several vendors, many that come to the fall festival every year. These vendors include Crystal Caves, Keeping Auburn Warm, Critter Creations, Ataxia Awareness, Jewel Junkie and many more. There will be plenty of fall seasonal foods, including cider and apple crisp. In addition, there will be carnival games for kids, such as three-legged races and potato sack races. Download the event flyer below.
Halloween Skate at Horgan Arena: Horgan Memorial Skating Rink will be holding a Halloween skate from 2 to 4 p.m. Come out to skate to today’s hottest hits with a live, ice-side DJ. General admission is $5, and rental skates are $5 on a first-come, first-served basis. Costumes are encouraged, but no masks and no dangling fabric that hangs below the knees.
Sunday, Oct. 28
Boy Scout Troop 53 Yard Sale: Boy Scout Troop 53 will be holding a yard sale at the Auburn Public Library from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The scouts are looking for donations of gently used household items, such as sporting goods, small furniture, books, games and toys. No TVs or computers and due to continued safety recalls, no baby furniture, high chairs or car seats. All money raised from the yard sale will be used to fund the various trips and activities the scouts participate in during the year. Those interested in donating yard sale items should contact Diane Keyes at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for pick-up or drop-off of items.