Hillsborough Pride hosts several events throughout the year
along with many ongoing activities throughout the community.
Town Clean-up Day - Saturday May 17 - 9:00 am - noon
Come show your pride for our town and meet us at the Pride Office at 9:00 am to help us clean up
our town. Gloves, safety vests, and garbage bags will be provided. Please complete
sign up sheet
and mail it to the Pride Office or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can plan ahead and
assign areas. Please take this opportunity to also help clean up the roadsides in your neighborhoods.
Contact Pride and we can arrange to pick up the roadside bags in the afternoon.
2014 Annual Town Wide Yard Sale
Date and Time: Saturday, May 24th, 8am to 2pm. Rain or Shine!
All area residents who have special treasures to sell can join in the fun of Hillsborough's 18th
annual yard sale day. The focus is on dozens of yard sales all over town. Hillsborough Pride
sponsors advertising for the event and encourages everyone involved to show support through
donations made payable to Hillsborough Pride.
New this year..If you would like to have a yard sale but really don't have a good location
where you live, you may request space in Butler Park for an additional cost of $5. Your
space/area in the Park should be kept within a 10 x 10 foot space per $5 charge. Canopies or
tents are not required, however if you do use one ALL canopies and displays must be weighted down.
NO Stakes allowed due to the underground sprinkler system. Just indicate your request for space
in Butler Park on the registration form and include your fee.
Hillsborough Pride hosts the Town Wide Yard Sale to encourage a sense of community pride and
cohesiveness. We take this opportunity to get neighbors and visitors outside and involved with
one another and to show off everything Hillsborough has to offer. It's not often that everyone
in town gets invited to the same party. The Town Wide Yard Sale is an occasion for community-wide
fun and relaxation. Mail the
registration form to Hillsborough Pride ASAP to be placed on the map.
Location: Throughout the Town of Hillsborough; Registration: $3 entry fee to be placed on the
Town Wide Yard Sale Map; Registration Deadline: for site reservation and map placement application
must be postmarked by May 16th; Signage: We will call or e-mail you with your map number. Please
post a sign with that number by the street.
Art in the Park
Saturday, July 19, 10 a.m. . 3 p.m.
We are pleased to announce that Hillsborough Pride will be hosting the 9th Annual Art in the Park
Festival on July 19th at Butler Park on Main Street in Hillsborough. This is a juried arts and
crafts exhibit where the entire family can come to enjoy the day. Art in the Park coincides with
the Hillsborough Balloon Festival, which occurs at Grimes field as a 4-day event from the 17th - 20th.
This attracts a very large crowd of spectators coming from all areas of New England and beyond.
Hillsborough Pride provides a free shuttle bus for transportation to and from the Balloon Festival
grounds. If you are interested in becoming a vendor please see the
June 7th through September 20th: Farmers' Market Saturday mornings from 9 am - noon
Hillsborough Pride supports our Locals with the Farmers' Market on Saturday mornings
from 9am to noon. We're located in Butler Park in Downtown Hillsborough. We have a
number of vendors, refreshments, and goodies. Looking to sell your homemade items? Arrive
between 8 - 8:30 to set up. Event goes until noon. Registration: $3 per week. Unload in
the street parking areas. Park in Valley Bible Church parking lot across the street after
unloading. There is no weekly commitment. Please contact Yvonne Wiegelman at 464-4640 with
any additional questions or comments.
Super Saturday in Butler Park
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join us in Butler Park in Downtown Hillsborough for an expanded Farmer's Market and Artisan Craft
Fair to coincide with Hillsborough's Living History Event Weekend. Interested in becoming a
vendor? Please contact Yvonne Wiegelman at 464-4640.
Saturday, December 6, 2014: Olde Fashioned Christmas
Come celebrate the spirit of the Christmas season in Downtown Hillsborough. The day is full of
fun family activities and holiday shopping, with many specialty items and great holiday sales
at our Downtown merchant locations. Experience the Olde Fashioned feel of the holiday season
with entertainment, crafts and food that make for a very fun traditional event. And, come
support the civic organizations that make Hillsborough such a special community. The
schedule of events starts at 8 am with breakfast, and ends in the evening with Santa &
the Christmas tree lighting in Butler Park. Join us for various activities throughout the
area. The day will be tons of fun for all ages. Many of our Hillsborough merchants will
be participating by having extended hours and promotional offers. Check back for details
of the Merchant Open Houses and the Schedule of Events as event approaches.