Old Home Week

WILMINGTON- Old Home Week, the town’s celebration of  people, businesses, and history, came to an end on Sunday.  
The good news, for those who love the once-in-a-decade event, is that the wait for the next Wilmington Old Home Week will only be nine years instead of the usual decade.  ...

The Connecticut Valley Field Music band marched and played in the 2010 Wilmington Old Home Week parade. The delayed 2020 festivities are this weekend. The 2021 parade will be held Saturday beginning at 11 am. File photo
WILMINGTON- Old Home Week, Wilmington’s biggest event in a decade - plus one year - kicks off tonight, Thursday, August 5, and runs through Sunday, August 8.
The celebration of all things Wilmington is a 130-year tradition that began in 1890 with a townwide gathering called the Reunion of...

Silhouette of Bill Adams, owner of Adams Farm, where the bonfire and jam session will be taking place.
WILMINGTON - A kickoff to Wilmington’s Old Home Week festivities will occur on Thursday, August 5, from 6 to 10 pm, with a bonfire and jam session at the Adams Farm along with local bluegrass band The Ridge Runners.
Guests are encouraged to bring an instrument and lawn chairs or picnic...

Participants wave during the 2010 Old Home Week town photo shoot. File photo
WILMINGTON- Next week Wilmington will be buzzing with activity as the town welcomes residents old and new to Old Home Week, a once-in-a-decade celebration of Wilmington and Wilmingtonians. 
The celebration is a year late.  Last year, for the first time in its 130-year history, Old Home...
WILMINGTON - The Wilmington Wall, formerly known as the Memory Wall and Welcome Wall, was started in 2010 as a way of honoring citizens, past and present, as well as new and longtime businesses. This year, the wall will be located in the Old School Community Center on the lower level in the music...

The Wilmington Selectboard met by Zoom Tuesday evening
WILMINGTON- The Wilmington Selectboard rescinded their mask mandate at their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday. They also discussed a new day care, Old Home Week, and town volunteer and paid positions. 
The board unanimously voted to rescind their emergency COVID-19 order requiring...

The crowd at the 2010 Wilmington Old Home Week Parade
WILMINGTON - Old Home Week planning committee chair Nicki Steel says as long as things keep moving in the direction they are, Old Home Week is a go for this year. 
“We need it,” says Steel. “We waited an extra year. It’s going to be a party.” 
Wilmington’s Old Home Week, a 130-year-...
WILMINGTON- Last year, two of the valley’s biggest events, Wilmington’s Old Home Week and the Blueberry Festival were canceled as the reality of a prolonged pandemic became clear.  Will those events be able to return for this summer?  Organizers are optimistic they will.
Nicki Steel, chair...
WILMINGTON- Two of the valley’s biggest summer events have been postponed until next summer over COVID-19 concerns.
At their monthly meeting last week, the Wilmington Old Home Week Committee voted to postpone the once-in-a-decade celebration to the same time next year. It’s the first time...

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