Skydive festival on tap this weekend

PEPPERELL, Mass.-Skydive Pepperell is hosting the New England Skydiving and Aviation Festival this weekend.

The annual event started Thursday and runs through Sunday at the facility at 165 Nashua Road (Route 111 West) in Pepperell. It’s open to the public and admission is free.

Visitors can try skydiving by making a tandem jump, attached to a licensed skydiving instructor. Or they can watch groups of up to 100 interconnected jumpers fall through the air in geometric patterns.

Call 978-433-9222 for more information, or go to