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About Turners Falls

Part of the Town of Montague, MA, the Village of Turners Falls is an extraordinary historic mill town that is blossoming from its industrial roots to become a hub of artistic inspiration, recreational adventure and natural beauty. The RiverCulture Project seeks to promote this rebirth of an area that is filled with history, promise, and a character all its own. Come experience Turners Falls and RiverCulture for yourself!

Turners Falls Riverculture > Calendar > Calendar Reader

September T3F: Back to the 50's!

Sep 19, 2013 (5:30pm - 8:30pm)


tl_files/RC images/RiverCulture Events/backto50s.jpgPut on your poodle skirt, slick back that ducktail, tie up your saddle shoes: Downtown Turners Falls will be ready for you in their 1950s mode! See a few vintage cars, chow down some comfort food, get nostalgic with silly putty, eat a big puff of cotton candy. Live music by Lady Elvis and Furr. Alotta Hoopla hula hoops on the lawn – watch ‘em go or try it yourself! There’s even a raffle, with prizes from local businesses. What better way to wind up a beautiful summer?

Special performance by Lady Elvis!

1. Great Falls Discovery Center: Photos of Turners Falls in the 1950s

2. Shady Glen: Maltshop Melodies & great diner food

3. Eagle Motors: Vintage cars

4. RiverStation Studio: 1951 Willy’s Jeep, vintage cars, 50’s and other nostalgic music

5. Twisters Ice Cream: Grand Opening!

tl_files/RC images/RiverCulture Events/Lady Elvis.jpg6. LOOT: Your source for Silly Putty, even the old advertising

7. Jake’s Tavern: Angus Burger w/Fries $6.99 special

8. FUNK*SHUN: Grand Opening! Allen Fowler’s Post Sculpture Series

9. Madison on the Avenue: 50s jazz for you cool cats

10. Great Falls Harvest: Grand Opening! Local meat & produce, vegetarian & nongluten menu

11. The Rendezvous: Stephen Cahill art opening

12. Gary’s Coins & Antiques: Free cotton candy for kids!

13. Nina’s Nook: Reception for Trish Crapo’s “Flotsam” photos & collage; reading of Ginsberg’s HOWL and poems by Diana di Prima

14. Black Cow Burger Bar: 50s music & staff dressed 50s style!

15. Montague Reporter – Grand Opening at their new location!

Prizes: A trunk from Madison on the Avenue, Oil Change from Eagle Motors, Up-cycled Wildflower Seed Bag from RiverStation, Glasswork from Evoke Liquid Glass Collective, something special from Gary’s Coins & Antiques, Slug from Nina’s Nook


Pricing: free
Downtown Turners Falls

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