All-day auction, bargain booths, bingo, Baby Parade for those born at Grace Cottage, pony rides, face painting, food, games, live music, and more. All proceeds benefit Grace Cottage. Held every year since 1951, the Boston Globe calls this event “New England at its best.”
Grace Cottage Fair Day is the hospital’s largest fund-raiser every year. Run by the collective effort of more than 100 volunteers under the direction this year of Fair Day Chairperson Eileen Fahey, the event is much more than a fundraiser. While the event does raise significant funds, Fair Day provides people who appreciate having Grace Cottage’s service available to them the opportunity to show their support and to be reminded of how important the institution is to the community.
In the little town of Townshend, it’s definitely the party of the summer!
Photo above taken by David Barnum. For photos of the 2019 event, check out the photo album.