Join us for a very intriguing and exciting season opener! 1801 to 1804 was a very fertile period for Beethoven and we find him recycling one simple theme heard throughout each of the pieces on this concert program – his Twelve Contradances, ballet music from The Creatures of Prometheus and Beethoven’s groundbreaking Symphony No. 3 where it is transformed into something other-worldly.
Come to the State Street Landing in Downtown Marblehead to welcome Santa as he arrives by lobster boat! There's plenty of photo ops and Santa's arrival is followed by the Marblehead Christmas Walk Parade.
Celebrate the fish city’s recognizably salty character with local cultural institutions and businesses during the 2nd Annual Gloucester’s So Salty festival on January 21 and 22, 2023 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm! Over 800 people came out last year to share their salty pride while enjoying free ice sculptures and cultural activities around Downtown Gloucester. The Cape Ann Museum is partnering with several area cultural institutions and businesses to offer two full days of free programming in the coldest part of the year. Inspired by the annual Salem's So Sweet Festival , this two-day event will include ice sculptures, live music, salty treats, free kids’ art activities, and much more.
Are you looking for excitement? Enthusiasm? Wild rants of singing and dancing?? Or maybe you just like furry puppets! As a former children's librarian, Susie Lord has performed thousands of story times for children and adults. Many have asked if she would bottle her energy and label it for sale, because her story times are non-stop, shear craziness.
Visiting Castle Hill at Christmas is a time-honored tradition. Don’t miss this year’s Travels with the Cranes. Each room in our 1920s mansion is decorated for the holidays drawing inspiration from Crane travels around the world, including Paris, Japan, Egypt, and New York.
Under the direction of Music Director Dr. Minji Kim, the Newburyport Choral Society welcomes you to experience a selection will perform a selection of delightful holiday music from various cultures and countries around the world. The choral program includes a Spanish lullaby, a Moroccan Chanukah composition, an African Kwanzaa song of celebration, a Filipino Christmas carol, and the well-known Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten.
You can literally ring in the holidays with Rockport Music at the Shalin Liu Performance Center! Get in the holiday spirit with the Back Bay Ringers! Back Bay Ringers (BBR) is an advanced, auditioned, handbell ensemble. Under the direction of Griff Gall, BBR has quickly developed a reputation for excellence, regularly performing at Boston-area landmarks such as Faneuil Hall, Symphony Hall, the Boston Children’s Museum, and the Prudential Center.
The Annual Middle Street Walk is a great way to experience Gloucester's Historic District while having Holiday fun with the family. An updated schedule of this years walk will be available for download on December 1, 2023 at this link.
Come to the Middleton Pumpkin Festival for fun for the whole family! There will be live entertainment including a magic show and dance performances, a costume parade, hayrides, martial arts, a bake sale, a book sale, demonstrations by local organizations and great food!
Maudslay is Haunted is a North Shore Kid favorite! Theater in the Open’s notorious annual haunting of Maudslay invites you to join a cast of all ages for a one-hour walk through eerie vignettes, spooky sketches and haunting scenes, all in the autumn grandeur of Maudslay State Park in Newburyport. Bring the whole family for a variety of tricks and treats, this family event is intended for all ages.