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The Taste in Motion

The Taste in Motion is a chance to sample food from your favorite local restaurants and eateries, listen to fabulous entertainment by Jae Mannion and the MHS Jazz Band, and enter to win raffle prizes. Come enjoy an afternoon with your friends and neighbors and take advantage of all that Maynard has to offer -— all for a great cause!

With your event wristband purchase, you’ll gain access to:
–Tastings from Art’s Specialties, Assabet Co-op Market, Azúcar Tapas Bar, Cafe of India, El Huipil, Evviva Trattoria, Flo’s Catering (Maynard), Jersey Mike’s, Magnolia, Maynard Pizza & Bar, Nan’s Rustic Kitchen & Market, The Pleasant Café, and Smack Noodle
–You’ll also have the chance to cast your vote for the Best Dish!

Click here to purchase your event wristbands in advance for $25 (adult), $10 (children 12 and under), (free for children 2 and under). Wristbands will also be available for purchase at the event for $30 (adult), $10 (children 12 and under). Wristbands may be picked up at the MEF tent in the Mill & Main parking lot (across from 155 Main Street) on Sunday, May 19th at 2pm.

Proceeds benefit MEF’s grant program that funds new learning opportunities for students and staff in Grades Pre-K – Grade 12.

The Taste in Motion is a rain or shine event. All ticket sales are considered a donation and are therefore non-refundable.

Thank you for your support!

Maynard Cultural District Winter Celebration!

Ice Sculpting Demonstration in the Maynard Cultural District!

The Maynard Cultural District Committee and the Maynard Business Alliance invite you to join us on Saturday, January 27th for a magical display of ice sculpting in Maynard’s vibrant Cultural District. The 2-1/2 hour demonstration given by an artist from Brilliant Ice Sculpture will begin at 1 PM in Veterans Memorial Park (corner of Nason St. and Summer St.) Stop by your favorite downtown spot to pick up a cozy beverage on your way and come celebrate winter with us!


Ben’s Raclette Pop-Up at Amory’s Tomb!

Ben’s Raclette Pop-Up at Amory’s Tomb!

Back by popular demand – it’s cheese and beer time again!

Bring a friend with you this Saturday, 12/9 at Amory’s Tomb beer garden where Ben will be serving up his signature Raclette cheese on baguette with jam or honey. He starts at 11am and will be there until the cheese runs out so put a sweater on and come by for lunch!

Amory’s Tomb is a farmhouse inspired brewery in Maynard, MA, producing old world ales and lagers with northeast grain.

The Fourth Annual Maynard Menorah Lighting!

The Fourth Annual Maynard Menorah Lighting is On!

WHEN: Thursday, December 14, 6:30pm
WHERE: Memorial Park in Maynard
WHAT: 12-ft. Menorah Lighting, Songs, Community, Holiday Cheer, and Maybe Some Yummy Treats

All are welcome to join this beautiful annual tradition in Maynard, much more than a celebration of the Festival of Lights. For four years, folks from across our community have come together in common holiday spirit. And in a year when so many in the world are divided and suffering, our small Maynard community gathering side by side, neighbors of all faiths and none, is just what we need to shine a light in the darkness.

Please share, please come with plenty of holiday and neighborly cheer, and let’s celebrate the light.


Veterans Day Parade

Please join us as we Honor our Veterans at Maynard’s annual Veterans Day Parade .

Ceremony will take place at Memorial Park upon assembly arrival.

Cub Scout Pack 130 Donation Drive

Cub Scouts Donation Drive

Want to get rid of your clutter!! Bring it to the Cub Scout Donation Drive on Saturday, October 28th between 9am and 1pm! We appreciate your support – this is a major fundraiser for Cub Scout Pack 130!

See below for details including restrictions.

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Electronics Recycling and Bottle Drive Event!

Maynard Scout Troop 130

Electronics Recycling and Bottle Drive Event!

Maynard Troop 130’s most important fund raiser of the year is coming up on October 28. In addition to supporting the Troop, you can get rid of your bottle and can recycling as well as old or broken electronic gear. Clean up, clear out and support Scouting in Maynard!

Click HERE for a complete fee schedule.


TO SCHEDULE A PICK UP email troop130recycling@gmail.com

Pick up fee is $10 per household

For Out-of-Town pickups there is a minimum order size of $50

Light Up the Park!

Holiday Lighting Ceremony in Memorial Park

The Maynard Business Alliance invites you to join us along with

Senator Jamie Eldridge, State Representative Kate Hogan & Maynard Select Board Chair Chris DiSilva

in welcoming the holiday season as we

Light Up Memorial Park for the Holidays!

5:45 PM – Caroling in Memorial Park led by Interlude Music

6 PM – Countdown to Light Up the Park led by State Representative Kate Hogan   

Then from 6-8:30 PM, shops throughout the downtown will delight you with music, treats and more!

This event kicks off a weekend of holiday fun!

Come back on Sunday afternoon at 2 PM and watch as Santa arrives by helicopter to join in the 57th Maynard Holiday Parade in Downtown Maynard!

The festivities continue throughout the month with Maynard Community Band’s 34th Annual “A Christmas Pops” Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 17th, 

at 5 PM at Sanctuary. (FREE) 


The Fourth Annual Maynard Menorah Lighting will take place in Memorial Park on Thursday, December 14th, at 6:30 PM!

Grateful Dead Night at the Co-op!

Grateful Dead Night at the Co-op!

Come Shake Them Bones! Join Us Thurs., Oct. 19, from 5-7pm for Grateful Dead Night at the Assabet Co-op Market!!!

Heads of Steam, one of the region’s coolest Dead cover bands, plays our beautiful riverside deck (free admission!), and Chef Glen is whipping up some delicious munchies for the party.

So grab some friends and head to the co-op, 86 Powder Mill Rd. in Maynard. See you there!

This event is free.

CANCELED – En Plein Air Foliage Painting at the Assabet Co-op Market!


En Plein Air Foliage Painting at the Assabet Co-op Market!

🍁 Announcing our first En Plein Air Foliage Painting at the Assabet Co-op Market! 🍁

Join us Sunday, October 8, 11am-6pm (rain date Oct. 😎, to watch local painters create their masterpieces while overlooking the foliage beside the Assabet River. Stop by at any time throughout the event to be part of this one-of-a-kind experience.

At the conclusion of our En Plein Air event on Indigenous People’s Weekend, all five masterpieces created by our local artists will be auctioned off to benefit Nipmuc Nation Hassanamisco Band, the indigenous tribe on whose land the co-op sits.

A little about Nipmuc Nation & Our Oct. 8 En Plein Air Event::

“It is the sacred mission of all the members of our community to preserve and promote the culture, language, and values of the Nipmuc People, while striving to improve the quality of life for all our citizens, including the generations to come. With nearly 600 members, we can continue to be one of New England’s most historic and largest native communities.”

 Joining us will be …

🍁 Lola Chaisson: https://www.lolachaisson.com/
🍁 Joyce Dwyer: https://6bridges.gallery/our-artists/joyce-mcjilton-dwyer/
🍁 Bruce Davidson: https://www.facebook.com/brucedavidsonart/
🍁 Ernie Stonebraker: https://mkt.artcloud.com/artist/ernest-stonebraker
🍁 Melissa Vance Goodman: https://www.melissagoodman.me/oil-paintings

Mark your calendars, and we’ll see you on Oct. 8!