Lee Founders Weekend 2018The town of Lee, MA turns 241 in 2018 and our annual birthday celebration – Lee Founders Weekend 2018 – is scheduled for Friday, September 14th, through Sunday, September 16th, 2018. Come out and help us celebrate during this popular, annual Berkshires event!

Lee Founders Weekend is always a great time. Lee celebrates the town’s birthday with three days of fabulous food, music, and fun in the Berkshires – and YOU are most definitely invited! Come join in as we celebrate Berkshires style with a Founders Day Parade, Duck Derby, 5K Road Race, Taste Of Lee, live music, and lots more!

Lee Founders Weekend 2018 Schedule of Events

Friday, September 14
CreativeLEE XVIII at the Lee Library – 3pm to 5pm
Taste of Lee on Main Street – 5pm to 8pm
Balloon Rides at the Athletic Field – 5pm to 7pm
Fireworks Show at Lee Bank – Sunset
Vendors on Main Street – 5pm to 8pm
Tennis Clinics, Main Street – 5pm to 7pm
Johnny Mystic: Street Magician, Main Street – 5pm to 8pm
Live Music: Robin O’Herin, Main Street – 5pm to 6pm
Live Music: Housatonic Philharmonic, Main Street – 6pm to 7:30pm
Saturday Night Liv! Family Hour at the Spectrum Theatre – 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Saturday, September 15
5K Road Race Registration Opens, Lee High – 7am (or register online)
5K Road Race, Finnegan Course, Lee High – 8am
Founders Hometown Parade on Main Street 10am to 11am
Hellios Novelties at Greylock Federal Credit Union – 10am to 4pm
Lee Land Trust info table, Main Street – 10am to 4pm
Artisan Craft Fair at the Church Park – 10am to 4pm
Big Green Egg Cook-Off at the Gazebo – 11am to 1pm
Bowey the Magic Clown at the Athletic Field – 11am to 12pm
Children’s Activities at the Athletic Field – 11am to 3pm
Sons of Italy Grinder Sale at the Church Park – 11am to 1:30pm
Dogs on the Run hot dog vendor on Main Street – 11am to 2pm
Hilltown Rodders Classic Car Show in the DPW Parking area – 11:30am to 4pm
Terry ala Berry Sing-Along at the Athletic Field – 2pm to 3pm
Live Music: Moonshine Holler at the Church Park – 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Saturday Night Liv! Variety Show at the Spectrum Theatre – 7:30pm to 9pm
Live Music: James Walker at the Locker Room Sports Pub – 8pm to 9pm

Sunday, September 16
Vintage Tennis Tournament at Greenock Country Club – 10am to 11am
Duck Race at the Athletic Field – 2pm
Rally Day w/drumming by Cliff Madru at the First Congregational Church of Lee – 10:30am

Lee Founders Weekend 2018

September 14th through the 17th, 2018
Visit www.leechamber.org for more information on Lee Founders Weekend 2018.

Lee Founders Weekend Lodging
Applegate Inn is very proud to be a part of the Lee community. Our Berkshires B&B offers you 11 beautifully appointed suites, complete with private baths, fireplaces, and spa tubs. Treat yourself to some of the best in service and comfort in the Berkshires with a stay at Applegate Inn!