BOSTON (CBS) – With summer winding down, there is still plenty of time to pack in the outdoor fun. This weekend you could visit a field filled with sunflowers, check out a huge fair that dates back more than 200 years, or catch the action of monster trucks.
It’s a tradition that dates back to the 1800s. The Marshfield Fair is always one of the South Shore’s most anticipated events of the summer. Throughout the weekend you’ll find rides, games, animals, and arts & crafts. There is also the annual North River Blues Festival. Gates open at noon and general admission is 15 dollars.
When: 12-10pm, Ausut 20-29
Where: 140 Main Street, Marshfield, MA 02050
Cost: $15, Children 6 & under FREE, Parking Gate E $10
On Saturday, stop by the Plymouth Waterfront Festival with lots going on throughout the day, including live music, the annual Duck Race, a cruise-in car show, and over 200 exhibitors. The festival runs from 10am to 6pm.
When: Saturday, August 28, 10am-6pm
Where: Water Street, Plymouth
Sunflowers, Selfies, and Bouquets is back at Verrill Farm in Concord. During the event, $10 will get you admission to the sunflower field so you can cut your own flowers. While you’re at it, strike a pose in the picture perfect setting.
When: Weekdays 10am-1pm, Weekends 10am-3pm, through Sept. 19
Where: Verrill Farm, 11 Wheeler Rd, Concord MA
Cost: $10, Children 10 and under free
Monster Jam returns to Gillette Stadium on Saturday. The main event gets underway at 7, when you can watch a lineup of monster trucks go head to head in various competitions. You’ll even get the chance to vote on your favorites.
When: Saturday, August 28, 7pm
Where: Gillette Stadium
Cost: Ticket Prices Vary