The nice weather and town spirit brought huge crowds.
North Andover Merchants Association had its second annual Fall Festival Saturday at the Knights of Columbus. The weather cleared up and warmed up, and huge crowds gathered to join the fun. Here are a few photos, but we know you guys got a lot more. So upload your photos to this post and share!
Autumn is in the air. What does that mean for you and your family?
The days are getting shorter. The mornings are starting cooler. Sweaters and other cold-weather gear is on the shelves at stores. And the North Andover Fall Festival is this weekend. Maybe you've been thinking about heading to Smolak Farms for apple picking and cider-donuts, or Roche Farmstand for pumpkins. Can you feel it? Fall is approaching. We want to know what it means to you! Tell us in the comments.
The town will kick off the fall with a marketplace extravaganza on the grounds of the Knights of Columbus.
With fall making its arrival, a few members of the North Andover Merchants Association gathered at a table at Camelot Pub -- in the North Andover Knights of Columbus facility -- to grind away at details for an event they hope would do the town proud. The Fall Festival will be held on the Grounds of the Knights of Columbus, 505 Sutton St., on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. "We need to get good weather, and we need to get people here," NAMA President Richard Vaillancourt said. While there isn't much that can be done about the weather in New England, NAMA members are pulling out all the stops to pull in crowds. The day will be packed with games, food, live bands a haunted house, a helicopter, a plane, an antique fire truck, a pony…