Two of the best things about August are sweet corn and juicy tomatoes. Verrill Farm celebrates the popular crops at its annual Corn & Tomato Festival, featuring tastings of multiple varieties of tomatoes and corn, music by Monadnock Blue Grass, hayrides, and pony rides. Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $8.50, $4.50 kids under 10. Verrill Farm, 11 Wheeler Rd., Concord. 978-369-4494, www.verrillfarm.com
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