RiverFest 2014- Saturday July 26th
Join us on Saturday, July 26th from 10am-8pm for TEAM's signature family-friendly event featuring an Artisan Fair, "Musical Chairs on Main," affordable food, entertainment, free hands-on activities for children, and a bustling showcase of our region's business and non-profit partners. Designed to shine a spotlight on Jaffrey's vibrant downtown, and to foster community pride, Riverfest is attended by hundreds of families from within and beyond Jaffrey who all enjoy the day's activities along the bend of the Contoocook River.
This year’s fun includes:
-Over 60 Crafters, Specialty Vendors, and Non profits
-Children’s Activities & Crafts
-Musical Chairs on Main (With CASH Prize of $200!)- Lead by CJ the DJ
-Live Zumba on Main Street by Que Viva Fitness
-Live musical performances throughout the day –with Gazebo Emcee Mike Rousseau
-Performances by Jaffrey’s own Project Shakespeare
-Drop-in “Chalk the Walk” Activities
-Special Promotions and Discounts from an array of downtown businesses
-A chance to win a kayak from Pelletier’s Sport Shop
-Caricature Drawing, Tarot Card Readings, Face Painting on the common!
-Affordable Concessions (healthy options for the whole family!)
-Fire Dept. Chicken BBQ Benefit
- & TEAM Jaffrey's Famous Ice Cream Social
-A SPECIAL LIVE PERFORMANCE by NORTHERN STONE 6-8pm on the Common (see separate Riverfest Concert page for details coming soon)
TEAM Jaffrey and the Riverfest Volunteer Committee are very grateful to our generous sponsors and in-kind contributors for their support of this free community event: Ace Rental, Apollo Steel, Boston Impressions, Bouyea-Fassetts Bakery, Bellows-Nichols Insurance Agency, CJ the DJ- Chris Holman, Connolly Brothers Dairy Farm, Hannaford, Infogroup, McDonalds, MDS, Pelletier’s Sport Shop, People’s United Bank, Que Viva Fitness, Rousseau’s Music, Shaws, Steve’s Lettering, Subway, TD Bank, Wal-mart, and W.B. Mason.
Many thanks to our event partners: Downtown Merchants & Property Owners, Jaffrey Civic Center, Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce, Jaffrey Fire Dept., Jaffrey Public Library, Jaffrey-Rindge Ambulance, Jaffrey Women’s Club, NH State Police K-9 Unit, Project Shakespeare, The Park Theatre, and the Town of Jaffrey (DPW, Highway, Police, Recreation).
and many others who have contributed goods and services to the event.
To volunteer at Riverfest, contact
- Mindy Blake at firstname.lastname@example.org or
- Melanie at email@example.com
RiverFest facebook event page for details
FREE Summer Concerts on the Common Schedule
TEAM Jaffrey's annual FREE Concerts on the Common series features live music each Wednesday night at the Jaffrey Commons bandstand. All concerts are fun, family-friendly and start at 7:00pm. Each night also features an audience-engaging theme! (**In case of rain concerts are held at the Jaffrey Meeting House.)
July 9 - Reunion Hill & Western Night
Sponsored by Tower, Crocker, & Smith
July 16 - Tattoo & Celebrate Jaffrey Night
July 26 ****RiverFest Night (Saturday @ 6-8pm)
Northern Stone & TEAM's Famous Ice Cream Social
Featuring premium Ice Cream by Connolly Brothers Dairy Farm
July 30 - Studio Two Beatles Tribute Band
& 60's Party & Costume Contest Sponsored by
August 6 - Tropical Sensations Steel Drum Band