The 11th Annual Happy as a Clam race is open to anyone who wants to support their community school and all the wonderful enrichment programs the students enjoy throughout the year. The 5K route meanders through the beautiful back roads of Essex. The Kids Fun Dashes are always a hit, with even the littlest ones smiling from start to finish. The highly coveted Clam Cup, awarded to the EES class that displays the highest percentage of participation, is being shined up for this year's new winners! Come out, lace up, and pound the pavement for the students of EES.
Hosted by the Danvers Rotary, the Danvers Farmers Market has fresh fruit produce and other locally made foods every Wednesday June through August in the heart of Danvers Massachusetts. Come visit to see our array of local and regional vendors. This community building program is sponsored by the Danvers Rotary.
The Lone Gull 10k starts at Good Harbor Beach in Gloucester and follows one of the most beatiful shoreline roads in New England. All proceeds go to the programs at The Children’s Center for Communication/Beverly School for the Deaf. Race day registration, parking & staging is at the Good Harbor Beach parking lot.
Come join us for a movie in our beautiful saltwater pool while relaxing on a float! There will be pizza and an ice cream!? Join in the adventures of Marlin, Nemo and Dory as they search for Dory's family!
Holiday Fairs at Essex Churches - The warmth of an old country church fair enlivens the town on a cold, winter’s day when all three of Essex’s downtown churches hold their annual Holiday Fair. All three churches are within walking distance with free on street parking. Gift bargains are served up along with homemade food and hot beverages. A dollar goes a long way at this event.
The Newbury Town Library is having a puppet extravaganza for April vacation! The Mudeye Puppet Company is an educational puppetry arts organization dedicated to providing esteem-building arts workshops, reducing waste, and encouraging creativity through use of reused materials. Come to the Library for a free show followed by a puppet making workshop!
The Newbury Town Library is having a hula hooping extravaganza! bring your little ones ages 6+ (families welcome!) to the library to see what amazing tricks the Boston Hoop Troop can do with their hoops and learn a little bit yourself. Guaranteed to get you moving and smiling, this event should be tons of fun!
Visit Valley View Farm to learn about Essex County's largest farmstead goat cheese maker. See nubian goat herd, learn about cheesemaking, see the cheese cave and sample cheeses. Cheese and farm products available to purchase.
Sponsored by Greenbelt – Essex County’s Land Trust. This is a Challenging 3.5 Mile Loop thru the woods of Beverly Commons. The 7 Mile race is part of the 2018 New England Running Company Trail Race. Proceeds support Greenbelt’s land conservation work throughout Essex County. Go to the Greenwood Ave Trailhead on Race Day.