Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of summer. We say it’s one last excuse to get together and celebrate. There are plenty of festas (festivals) that take place in Portuguese communities across New England on that weekend. One of the most popular north of Boston is Our Lady of Loreto in Lowell, MA. This year’s entertainment featured the band Eratoxica. Scroll through below for more photos.


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Diana Rodrigues is a first-generation Portuguese-American with roots in Arcos de Valdevez. She is based in New England and is involved in many Portuguese-American organizations including the International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMA) and the Young Portuguese-Americans. Connect with her on social media at @diana_rdrgs.

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