Saturday, October 18, 11a.m.-4p.m. – Cogswell’s Grant Pumpkin Festival

Celebrate the arrival of fall at Cogswell’s Grant in Essex, Massachusetts. Families will enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, choose pumpkins to decorate, compete in a pumpkin pie-eating contest, do craft activities, play games, and try cider pressing. Enjoy hot mulled apple cider and homemade pumpkin pie. The historic house is open for tours. Free to members of Historic New England, $6 for non members, $4 for children. For more information, call 978-768-3632.