Fall Booksale 2016 Our annual fall booksale will be held on Saturday, October 1st, 9am to 2pm, along with Upton's Heritage Day events on the town common. Donations of used books are appreciated anytime up to the day of the sale.
you knew where to go when you only have time for shorter day trips this
fall? Come visit the Upton Town Hall Wednesday evening, 6:30 September
14 to see slides of the many easy walks available right in our area that
are included in the just released book “Easy Walks in Massachusetts, 2nd
edition.” Learn about over 50 very local trails in the Blackstone Valley
in 16 area towns including Upton. The companion book in the series,
“More Easy Walks in Massachusetts” details another 35 easy walks in 15
towns in the Upper Charles River, the Neponset
River and Sudbury river watersheds. Written by freelance writer and
Bellingham resident Marjorie Turner Hollman, it’s all about finding
places nearby to spend time with family and friends in the outdoors.
chapter offers maps to trailheads, distance and trail conditions,
points of interest on each trail, and indicates where dogs (and their
are welcome. You’ll discover walks alongside rivers and ponds, short
climbs to views of the Blackstone Valley or Boston, and treks through
woodland filled with huge boulders. Several railtrails, completed or in
process are included. These are all great locations
that are close by, a source for someplace new when you want to get
outside either for some solitude, or with your family. It’s all here,
right in our backyard. Get out while it’s still nice and explore.
Marjorie Turner Hollman is a personal historian who loves the outdoors,
and is the author of Easy Walks in Massachusetts, 2nd edition, and More
Easy Walks in
Massachusetts. She has been a freelance writer for numerous local,
regional and national publications for the past 18 years, and is the New
England Chair of the Association of Personal Historians. www.marjorieTurner.com
and author visit about the spookiest old buildings in Massachusetts!
Wed, August 24th
6:30-8:00pm, in Upton Town Hall.
Upton Library is hosting
authors Tammy Rebello and L.F. Blanchard at a presentation and book-signing for
their new book titled “Abandoned Asylums of Massachusetts”. The book
combines photographs, history, and first hand accounts to explore the story of
these facilities across the state.