It's the last gasp for summer as Labor Day approaches, if you are looking for something to do there is plenty in the area.  From festivals and live music to quick family trips that will keep you close to home.

The South Coast offers hundreds of things to do, so if you've finished your back to school shopping why not pack the family in the car and have fun with some of these fun things to do:



  • Apple Picking

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    Many Southcoast orchards await you! One you may like is The Big Apple in Wrentham.

  • Make one last trip to the beach!


    You can expect to see that most of the crowds have gone, so you can enjoy the sun and the sand one last time!

  • Head to the Zoo


    A trip to the zoo can be a lot of fun! Head over to the Buttonwood Park Zoo while the weather is great!

  • Catch some golf

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    You could get out and play, or watch the professionals. Tthe PGA is in Norton this weekend for the Deutche Bank Championship.

  • Edaville Rail Road


    Edaville Railroad in Carver is having a Day out with Thomas. Perfect for the kids!

  • Local Cruises


    Cruise the canal on the Viking out of Onset, always a great time! More info here.