Summer Solstice Celebration - June 17

06/17/2018 6:30 pm
06/17/2018 9:00 pm

Celebrate the arrival of Summer with Musketaquid and OARS along the Assabet, Sudbury and Concord Rivers on Sunday, June 17. Join us as Riverfest (June 16-17), a weekend of celebrating our Wild and Scenic Rivers draws to an end!

The evening begins at 6:30 pm with a picnic on the grounds of the Old Manse. Bring food, drink, and a blanket, and relax to music by Sawyer Lawson and Band while taking in an incomparable view.

An illuminated flotilla at the Old North Bridge with Voices for the Earth at 8 pm. Put-in and take-out at the Lowell Road bridge or at the Old Manse. To paddle with a group, contact Bill (508-397-0078, For canoe rental, call South Bridge Boat house (978-371-2465) for a Solstice group rate.

Join the Solstice Bonfire with S'mores in the Old Manse back lawn at 8 pm.

All are welcome to come for the picnic, the music, the flotilla or all three. And everyone is encouraged to bring a candle lantern. Directions to make a candle lantern.

For more information, email OARS or call 978-369-3968.

Complete list of Riverfest events taking place throughout the watershed on June 16-17 is at