The historic White-Ellery House will serve as the backdrop for the Cape Ann Museum’s fall festival. Historic demonstrations include decoy carving with Bob Brophy; needlepoint design with Carol Karlson; traditional rug making with Rose Ann Hunter; hand woven design with Sara Wright; and wool spinning with Leslie Wind. Children will have a chance to try their hand at making spoon dolls and other traditional toys and games.
Come to Spencer Peirce Little Farm for the Ipswich Harvest Fest! Come enjoy live music by the Orville Giddings Band, delicious BBQ, & Vintage Base Ball with 1860's rules! As if that's not enough to be excited about, this year we are pleased to announce that the festival will be complete with all new kids activities and a bouncy house! So brings the kids (and the dog!) down to the farm for a day and fall fun!
Daisy Nell, children's book author of Rocky at the Dockside and Stowaway Mouse, will read her stories and lead a sing-along with her husband and musical partner Captain Stan Collinson. This program is a free family event made possible by the Goldhirsh Foundation.
You do not have access to view this node is hosting a road/trail race put on by the National Farmers Market Association. Highlights of this event will include a 1 mile race, a fun run and 5k trail/road race. This is not just a race, though. There's plenty of fun stuff to do at the farm that make this a day long celebration for family and friends of the runners with educational demos, music, children activities, celebrity chefs from the greater Boston area, farmers market and the local craft brewer community.
Join the Gloucester Education Foundation in honoring the multi-faceted pool of talent that makes up the population of the Gloucester Public Schools. Kids of all ages make beautiful and amazing art and the creators of the citywide festival seek to celebrate GPS students, their art and those helping our students live, learn and create every day. Come to Downtown Gloucester for a full day of performances and exhibitions that cover a wide range of arts, from ballroom dancing to a day long community art project that is created by participants and visitors alike.
Amesbury Sports Park will be hosting the 1st annual Helicopter Egg Drop-Palooza fundraising event for Lucy's Love Bus! 30,000 eggs full of treats and prizes, helicopter rides, pony rides, Bunny Hop Dance-Off, face painting, egg dyeing and a performance by AHMIR will all be part of the celebration! There's a limit of 5,000 tickets for this family-friendly event, so get your tickets today!
Finally a place for teens to hang out in Newburyport! Fridays from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., Mimi's Italian Cookies & More will be hosting 'TGIF' nights! TGIF stands for Teens Get it Free! Kids ages 13+ will enjoy free hot chocolate and discounted baked goods. Planned as a weekly event for teens, the coming weeks will include live music and more!
A live Debbie & Friends show is a trip for the entire family—a joyful jaunt through a variety of styles, from straight-ahead pop, to country, to rock, to reggae, all delivered by a band of musicians who are clearly there because they love it. Kids become the Big Bad Wolf and blow the house down, fix Rosie’s wrong rhymes, and test their skills with the Simon Says Song. Like everyone’s favorite teacher, Debbie connects with her audience and respects kids for the people they are, and her warmth is sincere and her radiance downright contagious.
The Orchestra on the Hill will be performing at the annual Music for the Holiday in Ipswich, and Stephen Moore will direct the Festival Chorus. The show will also feature Briana Paquin, Saprano as she sings seasonal favorites and invites the audience to join in on a Holiday sing-along!
The BSO Family Concert "THE BEAT GOES ON: A Musical Look at Perseverance, Pace, and Pulse in Music" is geared towards families wanting to experience the symphony, and kids are FREE!
Monday, August 3
Tuesday, August 4
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