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Herrmanns' Royal Lipizzan Stallions come to Cogswell's Grant in Essex
Historic New England welcomes family favorite Herrmann's Royal Lipizzan Stallions for a special engagement at Cogswell's Grant . The famous Lipizzan stallions are returning to perform three shows at Cogswell's Grant. The horses of the Herrmann line are among the last capable of executing the "Airs Above the Ground" maneuvers, the dramatic leaps and plunges developed as aggressive battle maneuvers in the sixteenth century, and now a beautiful display of equine grace and strength.
Location: Cogswell's Grant
Herrmanns' Royal Lipizzan Stallions come to Cogswell's Grant in Essex
Historic New England welcomes family favorite Herrmann's Royal Lipizzan Stallions for a special engagement at Cogswell's Grant . The famous Lipizzan stallions are returning to perform three shows at Cogswell's Grant. The horses of the Herrmann line are among the last capable of executing the "Airs Above the Ground" maneuvers, the dramatic leaps and plunges developed as aggressive battle maneuvers in the sixteenth century, and now a beautiful display of equine grace and strength.
Location: Cogswell's Grant
Harbor Sweets in Salem Massachusetts offers tours of their candy factory twice a week!
Harbor Sweets offers complimentary tours of the chocolate production area and shop. Tours are held at 11:00 am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. See how these candies are made and take some home to enjoy with your family! Calling ahead to confirm tours is recommended as weekday chocolate production is subject to change without notice. 
Location: Harbor Sweets
Come to Salem Common to watch the Classic 'Sound of Music' under the stars!
Grab a blanket and the kids and head over to Salem Common at dusk for an outdoor showing of some favorite family-friendly movies under the Stars! Come to Salem Common to watch the Disney Classic Mary Poppins under the stars!
Location: Salem Common
Come to Salem Common to watch the Disney Classic Mary Poppins under the stars!
Grab a blanket and the kids and head over to Salem Common at dusk for an outdoor showing of some favorite family-friendly movies under the Stars! Come to Salem Common to watch the Disney Classic Mary Poppins under the stars!
Location: Salem Common
Swim for clean water, or swim just for fun at the Race for Salem Sound fundraiser - Swim and Fin
Swim & Fin — a fun tradition for swimmers and the whole family in beautiful historic Salem, MA. Great races geared to all ages! Choose between 500 meters, 1 mile or 5k. All proceeds benefit Salem Sound Coastwatch, a nonprofit environmental organization working to make our coastal waters clean and safe–now and for future generations. Swim for clean water! Register now for reduced rate. Special entry fees for youth 17 and under. Bring the family! We’ll have music, raffles, a marine touch tank and more. Admission to the park has been waived–families can picnic and enjoy the playground, walking paths and incredible views from Forest River Park.
Location: Forest River Park
The Salem Flea is a market that happens every third Saturday at Derby Square in Salem Massachusetts!
The City of Salem in collaboration with RM & Company invites artisans/vendors to showcase and sell their work the third Saturday from May-September, 10-5pm, in historic downtown Salem at Derby Square on Front Street. This area of the city was originally built as a market place and continues to be an important public plaza and pedestrian walkway.
Location: Downtown Salem
Entrain brings rock funk jam music to the Crane Estate in this Thursday evening
Part of the Thursday Night Picnic Concerts at Castle Hill at the Crane Estate in Ipswich, this is a great way to get together and have fun with the whole family in an exclusive setting. You can pack a picnic dinner, bring the kids, and get ready to dance the night away under the stars on the Grand Allée. Explore the landscaped grounds and the family "Eye Spy."
Location: Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Junior Chefs will  learn to prepare some of our favorite lunches that are just perfect for packing and taking to school at Williams-Sonoma Lynnfield!
Do you have a mini iron chef in your house?  Here's a perfect opportunity to nurture their interest in the culinary arts at Williams-Sonoma's Market Street Lynnfield location!  Kids will learn to prepare some of our favorite lunches that are just perfect for packing and taking to school. We’ll be donating a portion of the proceeds to our friends at No Kid Hungry, who are working to end childhood hunger in America.
Location: MarketStreet Lynnfield
Beverly MA Independent School. Pre-K to 8 grade Waldorf at Moraine Farm Open Classroom Tour
On Saturday, September 30, 2017, from 10:00 to noon, families of students entering Pre-K through Grade 8, are invited to Waldorf School at Moraine Farm to learn more about Waldorf education. Take a tour of nursery through eighth grade at Waldorf School at Moraine Farm and see how our time-tested approach to education promotes a learning environment that allows for self-discovery, creative problem solving and high achievement. Academic lessons are integrated through the arts, music and movement creating multidimensional learning that fosters self-motivated and well-rounded students. Tour begins at 10 am and concludes with a Q&A session at noon. Register today
Location: Waldorf School at Moraine Farm

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