2020 Reunion Information

The 2020 Frary Family Reunion is currently being planned! This will be the 50th Anniversary of the formation of the Frary Family Association!
Let's make it the biggest attended reunion to date!

Come meet your Frary Cousins and celebrate our Frary Ancestry

 in Old Deerfield, MA,

The dates of the reunion are: July 24-25, 2020.

Scheduled events include our bi-annual Reception with a social hour and dinner to be held at Champney’s Restaurant within the Deerfield Inn located at 81 Old Main Street, Deerfield, MA 01342 on Friday evening, July 24, 2020, at 5:30 PM. More information to come about Friday's planned events.

Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 8:00 AM donuts, muffins, bagels and coffee will be available at the Deerfield Community Center (formerly known as the White Church). Our Annual Business meeting will start at 9:00 AM, same location. Pre-ordered box lunches will be available following the meeting for pick-up. Activities planned for after the meeting are (TBD).

The 2020 children's program is (TBD), past reunions an exploration of Colonial America and a walk in the foot steps of their ancestors was enjoyed by the children. Past fun events like processing wool, making paint from berries, dressing in Pilgrim clothing, are some of the fun events that were available for our children of all ages to enjoy.  The children will meet with (TBD) at the Deerfield Community Center (TBD) AM Saturday.

Of course, we all are invited to be the guests of Old Deerfield Inc, and enjoy tours of all the many preserved colonial houses and museums anytime throughout the weekend!

We hope to see many of you Frary Family Association members, guests, and of course, we welcome all new members and their guests as well.

Be sure to contact our Recording Secretary, Lois Olaiz for registration information when we publish on-line that it is available.

  

There are rooms blocked for us at the Red Roof Plus located at 9 Greenfield Road South, Deerfield, MA 01373.  There is some event happening in the area this weekend and many hotels are already sold out so we recommend you get your reservations early so you can get the discounted group rate. Contact Red Roof Group sales (800) 874-9000 or contact the Red Roof Plus property directly at (413) 665-7161 and mention the Frary Family Association code B289FRAFAA. Our group rates are: $159.99 for a Non-Smoking Deluxe 2 Queen rooms for Friday and Saturday nights.

We also have rooms blocked for us at the Deerfield Inn located at 81 Old Main Street, Deerfield, MA 01342. Please call the Inn directly at (413) 774-5587 and mention the Frary Family Association code FFAM20.

We hope to see you there. Please email me if you have any questions about the reunion or the association. 

Jean Colehour

jcolehour@gmail.com

President, Frary Family Association

Agenda under construction-reunion is being planned

Agenda for the Frary Family Reunion

 

July  24, 25, 26,  2020.   Old Deerfield, Massachusetts. 

 

WELCOME COUSINS!!

 

Thursday, July 23,  Arrival in Old Deerfield. 

Touch bases with Historic Deerfield, Inc., schedule of events posted at the visitor center, Deerfield Inn, and at the Red Roof Inn.  Visit homes, museums, gift shop and Deerfield  Inn.

 

Friday,  July 24,  Historic Deerfield, Inc.  Breakfast optional at Champney’s Restaurant - at the Deerfield Inn. 

                 

12:00 PM            Board and Officer meeting (Deerfield Community Center (formerly known as the White Church)

 

TBD                    Hospitality Sign-in - Deerfield Community Center

 

TBD                    Optional tours of Deerfield houses and museums

5:00-6:30           Welcome Social Hour on the Terrace at Deerfield Inn-TBD

 

6:30 PM              Dinner at Champney’s Restaurant at Deerfield Inn-TBD

 

Saturday, July 25,

Biennial Meeting of  the Frary Family Association at Deerfield Community Center

                           

8:00 AM             Coffee , water, doughnuts, muffins and bagels - Deerfield Community Center - Old Deerfield, MA

 

9:00 AM             Membership meeting

 

9:00 AM             Children’s program: Walking in the Footprints of Our Ancestors.

 

Noon                 All  hands  assistance desired for “clean up” of community center meeting room.

 

12:30 PM           Lunch, TBD

 

2:00 PM            Tours, Frary group only, and Flint Center or Pocumtuck Museum       

 

5:00 PM             Social hour and dinner (TBD - optional)

                           For those staying over Saturday night.

 

Sunday, July 29

9:00-11:00      Brunch at the Champney’s Deerfield Inn (optional).  Reservations on your own.         

Say our goodbyes and depart for homes.  See you all in 2 years!

 

Thank you all for coming and making our meeting a great success!! 

 

Jean Colehour

President, Frary Family Association

The 2020 reunion agenda - will be available in 2020, please click the icon below at that time:

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Founded in 1970, the Frary Family Association (FFA) promotes the knowledge and history of the Frary Family and its descendants in America and elsewhere.
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