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5 Things for the Weekend: Labor Day Weekend, Foxborough Football Scrimmage, Car Wash and More

Here’s what’s happening in Foxborough this weekend, Sept. 1-2.

Editor's note: Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. If you know of something happening in town that did not make our list, please add it in the comment section!

1. Expect a Sunny Weekend in Foxborough with Temperatures in the 70s

Saturday’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for mostly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 10 mph. Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Sunday night: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

2. Labor Day Weekend

It’s the final days of summer and last weekend before school begins for Foxborough students. What are your Labor Day weekend plans? Tell us in the comments section how you plan to end summer.

3. Foxborough Football Scrimmages Swampscott High School Saturday

The Foxborough High School football team will host Swampscott High School for a Saturday morning scrimmage at Ahern Middle School. Scrimmage begins at 10:30 a.m. The Warriors begin the 2012 season on the road in East Longmeadow on Friday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m.

4. Events:

  • Noon to 5 p.m. (Saturday) - Bass Pro Shops Hometown Festival: Join Bass Pro Shops for a Hometown Festival. Free family activities including nat-a-fish pong game, bean bag toss, casting buckets, metal detector treasure hunts, free crafts, face painting a fashion show and more.
  • 7:30 p.m. (Saturday) - New England Revolution vs. Philadelphia Union: Come see the New England Revolution take on the Philadelphia Union at Gillette Stadium.
  • 8 p.m. (Saturday) - Tom Dixon at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill: With a unique combination of smooth country vocals and an explosive live performance, The Tom Dixon Band has given birth to a new way of delivering that sweet country sound.
  • 8 p.m. (Saturday) - Rik Emmett performs at Showcase Live: Rik Emmett gained international notoriety as the lead singer/songwriter/guitarist with Triumph. 
  • Noon to 5 p.m. (Sunday) - Bass Pro Shops Hometown Festival: Join Bass Pro Shops for a Hometown Festival. Free family activities including nat-a-fish pong game, bean bag toss, casting buckets, metal detector treasure hunts, free crafts, face painting a fashion show and more.

5. Get Your Car Washed Saturday to Support to Foxborough High School Field Hockey Team

The Foxborough High School field hockey team will be holding a car wash at Town Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations will be accepted for the program.

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