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Rotary Fair Returns to Amherst Common This Weekend

AMHERST — Amherst Rotary Club announced it will host the annual Amherst Rotary Town Fair on the Amherst Town Common from Aug. 26 to Aug. 28. The hours are Friday, 3-10 p.m.; Saturday, 1-10 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-6 p.m. There will be carnival rides for thrill seekers of all ages coupled with many other carnival activities.

Assorted carnival foods will be available for purchase. The Amherst Rotary Club will have a tent set up for everyone to get out of the sun and dine. It will also offer assorted beverages (water, soda, and Gatorade) for sale. Attendees can stop by the Rotary tent to learn more about Rotary and the impact it makes locally and internationally.

The Amherst Rotary Town Fair is a major fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Amherst, which meets the first and third Thursday of each month at noon at 30Boltwood in Amherst. Proceeds from the fair go to funding scholarships, assisting many local nonprofits in the community through grants both large and small, and a variety of other good works the Amherst Rotary Club has been known for since 1926.