Walking / Hiking

AnnTiques' Exhibit of Art Glass and Jewelry and Furnishings

AnnTiques presents a colorful antique, midcentury and vintage art glass and colorful crystal and art glass jewelry exhibit in support of the 2017 Trails & Sails events in Ipswich. Please join us as AnnTiques welcomes you to travel through time in their eclectic curated global emporium of mid-century modern, vintage and antique furniture, lighting, jewelry, art, textiles, rugs, pottery, art glass, Native American selections, vintage music and ephemera collections.

Folk Art Show Featuring Artist Johanne Cassia

Enjoy visiting Ipswich, America's first period town, to view a historic American folk art show featuring folk artist, JOHANNE CASSIA at Hall Haskell House Visitor Center Gallery! This art show is open FREE to the public. The Hall Haskell House historic site gallery is a wonderful place to view art reflecting early American history. Johanne Cassia, american folk artist, is one of a small number of artists painting in 17th and 18th century style. Johanne is an accomplished artist who creates early village scenes, maritime seascapes, and landscapes.

Welcome to White Court

Come join the Town of Swampscott for a celebration of the historical, cultural, and natural wonder of Swampscott’s iconic White Court (Calvin Coolidge’s Summer White House). Visitors will be able to enjoy memorabilia from President Coolidge’s family as well as stories of his presidency. Visitors can also view cars from the 1920s, take part in programming and fun activities for kids, as well as music and light refreshments.

Punto Urban Art Museum Official Tour

Our vision is to create a world class urban arts district in Salem’s Point Neighborhood, one that embraces its rich immigrant and architectural history and present a dynamic opportunity for the neighborhood’s future. The Punto Urban Art Museum has two primary goals: to create a beautiful, uplifting environment for Point residents, particularly for children to grow up in, and to break down the invisible divide between the Point and the rest of Salem by inviting visitors into the Point to experience world-class art first-hand. Please join us for an informative walking tour around the Point

North River Walk & Talk—Ecology, History and the Future

Once called the Blue Danube of Salem, the ecologically important tidal North River provides the largest source of fresh water to Salem Sound. Originally lovely and wide, flowing through forests and meadows, the river was transformed by both the industrial revolution and urban development. Polluting tanneries lined the banks. The railroad came along and narrowed the banks with fill. Land pressures from urban development brought more fill and channelization of the river.

From Country Estate to State Park: Bradley Palmer's Gift

Come for a FREE hike led by the Park Interpreter. Hear how wealthy attorney Bradley Webster Palmer donated his 721 acre estate, now Bradley Palmer State Park, to the Commonwealth. Experience his extravagant early 1900s world as you take a ¾ mile outdoor tour of the ghost of a once celebrated formal garden, the stable, workshops, gardener's cottage and shed, and other surviving buildings. Learn how today's Park reflects the wishes of Mr.

Historic Fletcher Steele Garden Tour

Fletcher Steele is recognized as one of the most influential landscape architects of the early twentieth century. For 60 years Steele practiced landscape architecture as a fine art, designing nearly 700 gardens in his lifetime. The garden at Rolling Ridge was the first of his creations. Join us for a tour of this historic garden. Although the fountain is no longer in operation and the grounds are being restored, you will discover the visionary genius of Steele as we walk the grounds and appreciate the natural beauty of this 38 acre peninsula along Lake Cochichewick.

Plein Air Painting

Join members of the Andover's Artist Guild for a day of outdoor painting at Rolling Ridge, located on the shore of Lake Cochichewick. Bring your painting supplies, watch the artists work, or simply walk the grounds and enjoy the beauty of this historic mansion and grounds. Artists will also have their works for sale. Cash or check only. Since 1948, Rolling Ridge Retreat and Conference Center has been a peaceful, beautiful and historic place offering hospitality and programs for the renewal of spirit and transformation of the world.

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