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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!

Maynard Porchfest 2023!

What is Porchfest?

Art bringing the community together

Maynard Porchfest is one day in town where artists, of all sorts get to share their art or music with the community. Multiple porches throughout  town are set up as stages and the community visits and mingles at the ones they choose.  Join us Sunday October 1st for a day of fun. 

Printed schedules and maps are available at the following locations:

Art’s Specialties     Assabet Co-op Market     Boston Bean House   

Interlude Music     Mass Wellspring     Maynard Nutrition     

Maynard Outdoor Store     Metrowest Kung Fu    Rise 

or visit Maynard Porchfest to view the schedule.

Questions? Contact maynardporchfest@gmail.com

Porchfest Tips:
~Please be careful of traffic and park responsibly
~Please park all the cars on the same side as the house you are at, in the direction of traffic. All cars should be on one side of the street only, facing the same direction, unless local laws dictate otherwise
~Do not block, driveways, fire hydrants or other vehicles
~Bring your own Chairs and/or blankets , umbrellas, snacks, beverages, sunscreen, bugspray, etc.
~Feel free to tip the musicians, everyone is a volunteer this year
~Please take your trash with you and be respectful of the host’s property
~This is foremost a musical event, please keep conversations low or sit in the back if you must talk, the audience is here to listen
~Cheer, applaud and dance if you are moved to do so, the artists are giving their all to perform for you, let’s give it right back by showing appreciation
~Photographs & Videos Encouraged

~Enjoy the show!