Wheelchair Accommodating

Rally for the Union: Lawrence in the Civil War

Come learn about Lawrence's participation in the Civil War from 1861 -1865. Lecture includes SH Needham, Baltimore Riot, local citizen soldiers involvement in Gettysburg, Antietam,Bull Run and more. Hear the stories of Civil War Navy battles, Dual of the Iron Clads at Hampton Roads. Tales of suffering in the prisons, Andersonville, Libby & Belle Island. An hour long lecture in historic City Hall with Power Point presentation, exhibit & artifacts of Lawrence's Boy's in Blue. All ages welcome, free to public

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.

Watercolor Class *FULL*

*This program is full. Please contact rhayes@andover.edu or 978-749-4017 to be added to the wait list.* With inspiration from the Addison exhibition "Color and Light: Watercolors from the Collection," learn techniques from artist and educator Frances McCormick to create your own watercolor paintings!

Andover Artist Guild Reception and Show

The Lakeside Dining Room of Rolling Ridge features the works of local community artists. Join us at the reception for our new quarterly show, "Fall in New England." Meet the artists. Enjoy the new show in the Lakeside Dining Room. And browse other art work on display and for sale at the art show in Tyson Hall. Cash and 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.

Elderflower Physick

Visit the Witch House to see the newest exhibit on elderflower remedies including tea, syrup, cordial and balm all featuring the flower that in Lady Montague's 18th century letters of the "language of flowers" signifies compassion and empathy.

Nahant Life Saving Station

At the request of Senator Henry Cabot Lodge in March of 1898, the town of Nahant voted ‘to give to the United States a suitable site for a Life Saving Station.’ Completed in 1900, the Life Saving Service later combined with U.S. Revenue Cutter Service in 1915 to become the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard Station remained active until 1964. The Federal Government maintained the buildings as a seasonal recreational site for members of the Armed Forces until 1996. The Nahant Preservation Trust took over management in 1999.

Sailor Crafts and Activities

Imagine what life was like at sea as you rummage through the sea bags of a ship’s boy, a sailor, and a captain. Try writing your name using signal flags used to send messages at sea. Then, make a Sailor Valentine out of sea shells like the ones sailors would create for their loved ones back home.

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