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Kids' Fun & Family Activities

2019 WGBY Asparagus Festival in Hadley, MA

Music, PBS Kids Games & Curious George

Saturday, June 1, 2019
Hadley Town Common
Rte. 9 (Russell Street), Hadley MA

WGBY's Asparagus Festival is fun for the whole family. While adults may enjoy the farmers/makers' market, the Beers & Spears Tent, or the Chef's Spearit Lunch, children will have plenty to do on the Hadley Town Common, too. Here's a look at family-friendly activities lined up for 2019.

2018 WGBY Asparagus Festival Children's Activities

Curious George & The Cat in the Hat

PBS Kids character Curious George and The Very Hungry Caterpillar will be on hand for meet-n-greets with children.

PBS Kids Games

Outdoor games included the Valley Asparagus Pick and Valley Scramble, an agricultural-themed spinoff of PBS Kids spelling game Kart Kingdom. Plus, families watcheed experts quickly bunch asparagus.

Kids' Music

WGBY’s “Rooted in the Valley” stage will feature family-friendly entertainment.

Educational Activity Booths

Other educational displays and booths were hosted by Amherst College, Center for Ecotechnology, Central Rock Gym Hadley, Hilltown Sleddogs, Kestrel Land Trust, Kids, Art & Nature, Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA/Mass), and Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association’s Jurassic Roadshow.

Event Sponsors

Proceeds from the WGBY Asparagus Festival support public television station WGBY and PBS programming in western New England. The event was made possible by Greenfield Savings Bank, and USA Hauling & Recycling.

Special thanks to the Hadley Historical Commission and the Town of Hadley.