The North Andover Festival Committee is inviting you to the 47th annual Sheep Shearing Festival being held on the North Andover Common. The event is held from 10am to 4pm, and includes Sheep shearing and herding demonstrations, crafters, food vendors, pony rides, and much more! There will be free parking and a free shuttle from the Franklin and Middle Schools for your convenience. Hope you can join us for this fun and entertaining family event. See you there!
Come be a part of the Fueled By Fitness 5k & Kids Fun Run! Race and Kids Fun Run registration begins at 7:30 am at the North Beverly Elementary School. The 5k is a wheel-measured course and travels through many North Beverly neighborhoods and will include water stations.There will be a race warm up that begins at 8:15 am. Kids Fun Run will begin at 8:30 am and the 5K begins at 9:00 am. T-shirts for all 5K runners. T-shirts for Kids Fun Run will be available for purchase on race day.
Join us at Tower School's Spring Festival an all-ages, community-wide opportunity to celebrate one of New England’s spring seasons.
Tower School is excited to bring back its Family Festival...this time for the Spring! Tower has a spring-themed line-up of activities, including a bounce house, face painting, artist studio and more.
This event is FREE and open to all so please bring a friend and join us on the field, and celebrate the return of this fabulous event.
Ranging from electric cars to home energy audits, Sustainable Marblehead has assembled a team of experts to help answer questions and offer assistance in improving and increasing sustainable practices inside the home, in the garden, and on the road.
A creative afternoon of great food and activities for all ages! Located in Downtown Haverhill the event will include a full day of live music, local theater, dance performances, and family-friendly entertainment. There will be lots of fun and interactive activities including face painting, sand art, martial arts and much more!
The Northeast Balloon Festival will take place Friday, July 12 - Sunday, July 14, 2019 at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton, MA. Attendees will experience a weekend full of Hot Air Balloons, Tethered Rides, Walk-in Balloons, Nighttime Balloon Glows, Pilot Meet & Greets, and Competitions. 30+ of New Englands Top Food Trucks will offer gourmet varieties from Tacos and BBQ to Deep Fried Oreos and Lobster Rolls. Alcoholic Beverages will be provided by the venue. There will be AMUSEMENT RIDES AND A FREE PETTING ZOO - new to this year's event!!!
Join us in Copley Square for the Boston Book Festival 2019. The Boston Book Festival celebrates the power of words to stimulate, agitate, unite, delight, and inspire by holding year-round events culminating in an annual, free Festival that promotes a culture of reading and ideas and enhances the vibrancy of Boston.
The presenter lineup for BBF 2019 will be announced over the summer.
Some of the presenters in 2018 include:
- Kate DiCamillo - Why Children's Book Should Be a Little Sad
- Tayari Jones
- Doris Kearns Goodwin
- Michael Pollan
- Becky Albertalli
- Adam Silvera
The street fair at the Boston Book Festival has something for everyone. Exhibitors range from independent publishers and literary magazines to performance companies, arts organizations, media outlets, food vendors, and even a kids area with a popular Passport to Imagination scavenger hunt. Books are just the beginning of what kids and families will discover at the Boston Book Festival. Families will enjoy free programs for kids and families, including music, dance, visual arts, science & technology, and much more!
The Cambridge Science Festival is the first of its kind in the United States. It is a fun and engaging celebration showcasing the leading edge in science, technology, engineering, and math in our region. The Cambridge Science Festival makes science accessible, interactive and fun with hundreds of events taking place in and around Cambridge, MA each spring. For ten days, Cambridge will come alive with science and offer exhibits, activities, fairs, demonstrations, lectures, debates, concerts, plays, workshops and all kinds of interactive events for kids, families and curious individuals!
Explore boats and meet the captains and crew at Merrohawke Nature School Touch-A-Boat event. The whole family can climb aboard a variety of local boats and get to know the captains and crew.
- American Yacht Club
- Captain's Fishing Parties
- Coastal Discoveries
- Freedom Boat Club
- Lowell's Boat Shop
- Merrohawke Nature School
- U.S. Coast Guard Station Merrimack River
- Newburyport HArbormaster
- Newburyport Harbor Tours
- Newburyport Marinaas
- Newburyprt Whale Watch