Grand Opening Celebration for the Mass Central Rail Trail

When:
October 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
2019-10-19T09:30:00-04:00
2019-10-19T14:00:00-04:00
Where:
Wayland & Weston
Event Schedule
Parking for the following Wayland events will be available at Town Center between the Local and Stop & Shop parking areas (101 Andrew Ave.)
  • 9:00am – Open house – Historic Rail Road Sites and Artifacts exhibits, Wayland Depot (1 Cochituate Road)
  • 10:00am – Kids Bike Ride (for Cider Donuts!)
    • Gift shop open from 10:00am – 4:00pm
    • Wayland Library has a Rail-Trail Exhibit and bike pump available from 10:00am-1:00pm
  • 10:30am – Wayland Ribbon Cutting –trail head near the historical train depot (1 Cochituate Rd.)
    Parking for both of the above events can be found at the Stop & Shop plaza (101 Andrew Ave.)
  • 11:00am – Pass the Ribbon Relay – At the conclusion of the Wayland ribbon cutting, a procession will take place along the trail to the Weston ribbon cutting site.  The trail is divided into segments & each will be led by a civic group from Wayland and/or Weston. Attendees are invited to join the procession at any point, with the entire length being 3.5 miles long.
  • 12:30pm – Weston Ribbon Cutting. Weston trail head near the Church Street tunnel. Parking can be found on Town House Road, Weston.
  • 1:00pm – Additional activities in Weston
    • Guided historical walk
    • 2-mile Fun Run
    • Guided walk of Forbes Land
  • 2:00pm – Off-Road Guided Bike Tour with Larry. Mountain bike recommended, families welcome, 6 or 12 -mile options, biking the rail trail, cart paths, and the aqueduct. Parking between the Local and Stop & Shop parking areas (101 Andrew Avenue).Contact Larry Kiernan.

 

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