Meet the Author and Illustrator of The Polar Express at Wenham Museum!
Meet Chris Van Allsburg, author and illustrator of the holiday classic, and his newest book, The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie . Chris is the Caldecott Medal award-winning children's book...
Join the communiity spirit of Ipswich Evergreen - a celebration of Winter!
Ipswich Evergreen is a Holiday festival and civic celebration at the  Ipswich Visitor Center , and Ipswich's Old South Meetinghouse Green. Ipswich has great cause for merriment and...
Beantown Swing will performa a Holiday Concert live at the Cabot Theater in Beve
The best way to get in the mood for the holidays is under the bebop spell of the Beantown Swing Orchestra, Boston's premiere Big Band Swing ensemble. The 18-piece jiving BSO represents the future...
Families have a blast celebrating New Year's Eve at Wenham Museum!  Ring in the
Wenham Museum has a special New Year's Eve celebration planned just for kids with Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals! Kids will enjoy lots of other activities in addition to the puppet show, so make...
The Rockport Christmas Pageant is a wonderful tradition hosted by the Rockport A
Come to downtown Rockport Ma for a torch-lit reenactment of the Nativity - a long standing community tradition in Rockport Massachsuetts! Starting at 5pm along Dock Square and Main Street, ending at...
Cape Ann Farmers' Market will offer a great opportunity to pack your cupboard wi
At the Cape Ann Farmers' Market Solstice Market, you'll find ave a chance to fill your cupboard with locally produced food just in time for the holidays! Pick up last minute gifts, food and...
Celebrate Christmas with the House of Seven Gables Christmas Happenings Program
On Saturdays in December, The House of the Seven Gables welcomes guests for some holiday cheer!  Between 2-4 PM on the first three Saturdays in December, The House of the Seven Gables will be...
Come enjoy a Winter themed Panto performed by Theater in the Open at the Firehou
Come celebrate the holidays with everyone’s favorite soot-stained step-sister, as Cinderella shows her selfish, scroogey step-siblings the true meaning of Christmas, falls in love with a...
Students participating in the Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Program perform in t
Gloucester Stage Company Youth Acting Workshops proudly presents Holiday Delights! Students participating in the Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Program perform in this wonderful seasonal show about...
Ring in the New Year with your Family in Downtown Beverly Ma with a kid's new ye
Bring your family to Downtown Beverly for a safe, fun, family-oriented New Year Celebration.  There's all kind of activities and events planned in and around the Beverly's Downtown area...

Take a Hike on a North Shore Trail!

A list of North Shore Trails for hiking, running, walking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing, find a trail on the North shore North of Boston Massachusetts

Hit the trail and discover some of the North Shore's hidden gems!

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Owl Moon is one of North Shore Kid's favorite Winter Books!
We read every night at our house and nothing suits this season's cold nights more perfectly than holiday tales and vibrant illustrations on the pages of fun holiday books. Don't worry - we made sure the books we listed are fun for adults too!


Annika McKenna gorgeous jewelry best holiday gift for women
In time for the upcoming holiday season, I’m happy to find Annika McKenna, SeaSalt Design, handmade jewelry. A talented, local artist with a studio here on the north shore, Annika creates unique collections of handmade Sterling and Fine Silver jewelry inspired by nature.


Fairwind Learning Center, Marblehead MA
Fairwind Learning Center (FLC) is a dynamic center that offers many educational opportunities for children, families, and communities. Offering a Transitional Kindergarten program for children who are age 5 by December 1. The center offers generalized and specialized tutoring services from experienced professionals for children Pre-K to Grade four and enrichment classes for children ages three to five.


There are a lot of alternatives for gift memberships on the North Shore Massach!
Giving the gift of membership to one of your favorite organizations is a perfect way to tell somebody that you want them to share your interests and spend some time together. It's extending a hand of friendship and inviting the recipient to join you in a common experience - not just at the time of giving the gift, but throughout the year and beyond.


Julie Cleveland Piano Lessons for North Shore Children and Families. Northshore
Piano is the most popular instrument in the world and the foundation for music learning. Numerous studies available show children who play an instrument score higher on both standard and spatial cognitive development tests alike. There are also findings that show kids who play piano in particular scored higher in math, especially on problems dealing with ratios and fractions.