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Northborough Historical Society celebrates Applefest

Benjamin MacNeil, 10, tries his hand at spinning a flax wheel inside the Historical Museum.

Northborough – Families headed to the Northborough Historical Society for a variety of Applefest events on Sunday, Sept.? 16, including an ice cream social featuring “make-your-own” sundaes and old-fashioned ice cream floats. Participants were entertained with live bluegrass music by the Stony Hollow String Dusters, and were free to explore vintage farm implements and toys displayed on the front lawn, as well as the Museum itself.

The art show “Art in Bloom,” featuring paintings from Northborough Art Guild members and floral arrangements from the Northborough Garden Club, also took place inside the Historical Society.

(Photos/Yi-Ke Peng)

Maureen Crocker examines paintings at the art show.

Wendy Hills, (left), talks with artist Aili Singer about a piece of her work at the art show.

Bluegrass singer and mandolin player Cindy Lane Adams of the "Stony Hollow String Dusters" performs with her band members on stage.

Benjamin, 10, left, and Matthew MacNeil, 8, play with vintage blocks on the front lawn of the Historical Society.

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