Tom Duga, of Pittsfield, gets ready to enjoy his blooming onion and other delicious food items during Autumnfest 2012 at Woonsocket's WW II Veterans Memorial Park Saturday. (Photo/Ernest A. Brown)
The official Woonsocket fall festival, known as Autumnfest, in it's 34th year, officially begins today with a host of events including the ever-popular Kids Challenge 2012. The fun continues all weekend long with musical performances, all-day attractions, amusement rides, a kidsfest stage and Steve Smith and the Nakeds from 6:00-10:00 Saturday night. A fireworks display will be held at 9:00 p.m. Sunday night and the annual Autumnfest Parade will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday.