Free food, live music, and activities for kids are coming to the Condon Shell Oct. 22 for the annual Mystic River Celebration, organizers announced.
The annual event, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., will host eight bands and food from four local sources, including Clearview Farms of Sterling and JannaBee's Artisan Desserts, and is the culmination of a month of events.
Families can bring children for free kite-making courtesy of the Medford Family Network, T-shirt designing, and activities with the Monkeyhouse Choreography Group.
The festival will also include artisan vendors, art exhibits, and live painting demonstrations.
Shuttles will run from the commuter lot near Medford City Hall to Condon Shell.
A rain date is set for Oct. 23.