Heritage Day Serves Up Fun, History

UPDATE June 13, 2014:

Sandwich Heritage Day Moved To High School

Due to predictions of rain, Saturday morning’s Heritage Day festivities have been moved inside to Sandwich High School starting at 10 AM. This includes the March of the Descendants. For more information, visit Sandwich 375.com.   

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Sandwich residents prize their history. But they also prize fun.

So the organizers of Heritage Day on June 14 are seeking to serve up a heaping mix of both for the day celebrating the town’s 375 years of history.

Following the March of the Descendants and ceremonies at town hall in the morning [changed to the high school], the focus will shift to Sandwich High School from noon to 7 PM.

Planned activities include an all-town photograph, a picnic, a cupcake contest and a Cape Cod Baseball League game.

Highlights of the afternoon include:
*An all-town picnic next to the baseball field from noon to 1:30 PM. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Jeff Lowe Band and Sandwich Soul.

*Wally, the Green Monster, will waddle in from Fenway Park at 12:30 and hang out until 2 PM. The friendly monster likes to pose for pictures and hand out his own baseball trading card.

*An all-town photograph in the shape of “375” will be organized and shot between 1:30 and 2:30 PM.

*A “Happy Birthday” cupcake competition with celebrity judges will be held from 2:30 to 3:30 PM. Cupcakes may be registered for the contest from noon to 12:30 PM.

*The day concludes with a Cape Cod Baseball League game between the Bourne Braves and Falmouth Commodores.

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