Beloved local author and illustrator Ed Emberley and his daughter Rebecca present a special exhibit of illustrations from their collection of frightfully-friendly Monster books. This award-winning author-illlustrator team uses brightly colored simple geometric shapes and thumbprints to teach young artists the basics of drawing. Young visitors will delight in the silly stories and playful images the Emberly's use to help demystify the imaginary world of monsters.
Shoemaker and the Elves Puppet Show at Wenham Museum tells the story of the clasic Grimm's fairy tale. The full-scale marionette performance with harpsichord accompaniment performed by the Cape Ann Waldorf School Magical Strings Puppet Troupe.
The 11 a.m. show is full. Call museum to register for the 1 p.m. show. 978-927-2377
Discover how people kept warm in the winter long ago as you and your child enjoy a story about winter on the farm, sip warm cocoa, and make a mitten craft with museum educators. The M is for Museum museum-themed programs are led by museum educators and designed to introduce young children to the world of museums in a fun and interactive setting. Pre-school age and up.
Have a “rail” fun time watching trains traversing bridges, disappearing into tunnels, and stopping to pick up tiny passengers along the way as we celebrate the art of miniature railroading. Train fans will delight in two room-size model train layouts with engines racing around a 400+ square foot O-Gauge track reminiscent of holiday department store displays and a 1920s Standard Gauge layout.
Enjoy an amazing model toy train extravaganza where bridges explode and toy-size Cars® race around a track as the Geo-Trax® train chugs by in this room-size model train layout.
Wenham Museum celebrates community creativitiy with their new LEGO art exhibit! A display of over 60 unique sculptures by amateur and semi-professional LEGO artists showcases the creative talents of the community using a unique artistic medium. Carefully-configured towers, creatures and imaginary places built by children and adults will move and amaze you! Think out-of-the-box and build your own miniature masterpieces at our creative stations in this colorful exhibit.
Notre Dame Children's Class will hold its huge annual YARD SALE on Saturday October 13, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the school, located at 74 Grapevine Road in Wenham, Massachusetts. The Sale is free, handicapped accessible, and will take place rain or shine. All sales will be final.
Cap off the summer with some scurvy fun my mateys - AAAARGH! Search for treasure, cover yourselves in tattoos, battle with balloon swords and indulge in an outdoor water battle at the our 3rd annual Pirate Invasion. Pirate treats, silly games and treasures to take back to yer own ship!
Wenham Museum is planning a LEGO exhibition in September and they want to show off your LEGO sculpture! Only 63 entires will be accepted and shown on a first come first serve basis, so act now and enter early to ensure yourself a spot. There's some incredible art being created with LEGO, so if you have the artistic ability to pull off a sculpture made entirely out of LEGO, share it with your community!
This year Fenway Park celebrates 100 years! Bring future Fenway fans to meet the award-winning author and illustrator of Zachary's Ball: Fenway Park Centennial Edition, a story about the magic of America's favorite pastime-baseball! Enter to win a copy of Zachary’s Ball autographed by Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia and author Tavares. At 1pm enjoy a live performance of Take Me Out to the Ball Game and more Tin Pan Alley Era songs by the Wenham Band. Ages 4+
Saturday, December 21
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