Events

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Whately’s 250th celebration will be held June 17-26, 2022.

Some commemorative, social-distanced events were also held in 2021 in acknowledgment of our official 250th birthday, April 26, 2021. Below, you’ll find a list of what is planned as well as some links to reflect on some of our past observances. Note that dates and times are subject to change as events are finalized. Follow the Whately 250th Facebook page for detailed event information.

EventDateLocation in Whately
Birthday Motor ParadeApril 24, 2021Town-wide; see the broadcast
#HappyBirthdayWhately ChallengeApril 23-26, 2021Town-wide
250 Light DisplayOn-goingTown-wide; sign-up to host
Cake Lighting + Ice Cream SocialAugust 6, 2021Whately Fire Department Field; see the FCAT video
Cruise Night: Car Show + Music from Lonesome BrothersJune 17, 2022Tom’s Famous Hot Dog and Grill, 61 State Road (5 & 10)
Polka Night with Music from Denis Polisky & The Maestro’s MenJune 18, 2022
4 – 8 PM
Whately Fire Department Field, 63 Christian Lane
Steam Engine ShowcaseJune 18, 2022
9 AM – 4 PM
33 Christian Lane
Tractor Parade (Participant Registration HERE)June 18, 2022
10 AM
Town-wide. Click here to see the route.
Special Exhibit: Becoming Whately, a History in ObjectsJune 18, 2022
11 AM – 2 PM
Historical Society Museum at Town Hall, 194 Chestnut Plain Road
Ecumenical Service (Download the Service Bulletin)June 19, 2022
11 AM
Whately Congregational Church, 177 Chestnut Plain Road
Or virtually, via Zoom: Click Here
Firemen’s Muster June 19, 2022
1 – 4 PM
Herlihy Field, 271 River Road
History Talk: Whately’s Evolving Landscape and Its Impact on Native PeoplesJune 19, 2022 7 PMWhately Town Hall, 194 Chestnut Plain Road
Town Gift and Time Capsule Dedication + Tethered Balloon Rides and Music from The Bad News Jazz BandJune 20, 2022
6 PM
Whately Public Library, 218 Chestnut Plain Road
Arts + Crafts ShowJune 21, 2022
10 AM – 2 PM
4 – 7 PM
Whately Town Hall, 194 Chestnut Plain Road
Special Exhibit: Becoming Whately, a History in ObjectsJune 21, 2022
10 AM – 2 PM
4 – 7 PM
Historical Society Museum at Town Hall, 194 Chestnut Plain Road
Concert: Zara Bode’s Li’l Big Band** (Tickets on sale HERE)June 22, 2022Whately Town Hall, 194 Chestnut Plain Road
Concert: Poor Monroe** (Tickets on sale HERE)June 23, 2022
7 PM
Whately Town Hall, 194 Chestnut Plain Road
Chicken BBQ + Music** (SOLD OUT)June 24, 2022
5:30 PM
7 PM
Whately Fire Department Field, 63 Christian Lane
FireworksJune 24, 2022
8:45 PM
Whately Public Library, 218 Chestnut Plain Road
Family Fun DayJune 25, 2022
10 AM – 4 PM
Herlihy Field, 271 River Road
Special Exhibit: Becoming Whately, a History in ObjectsJune 25, 2022
11 AM – 2 PM
Historical Society Museum at Town Hall, 194 Chestnut Plain Road
Celebration Parade June 26, 2022
12 PM
Through Town Center. Click here to see the route.

** Tickets for the BBQ and the two concerts must be purchased in advance.