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

Historic Waterfront Bike Tour of Salem

EVENT FULL. Join us for a 5-mile guided bike tour along Salem’s historic waterfront. The tour will travel through the historic Derby Street neighborhood, Winter Island, the Salem Willows, as well as the South River, Point Neighborhood, and Forest River Park. Along the way, riders will learn about Salem’s rich cultural and maritime past, and how it has inspired and influenced the numerous waterfront revitalization efforts underway to ensure its bright future. Bring your own bike or use one of the Zagster bikes at the Salem Ferry.

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.

Captains and Currency: A Chronicle of the Perkins and Brown Families of Newburyport

Learn about local ship captains and inventors in "Captains and Currency," an exhibition celebrating Newburyport's maritime heritage and history of ingenuity. The exhibit focuses on the local Perkins and Brown families and is housed in the historic Perkins Mint Building, where New England currency was printed in the early 1800s. On land and at sea, the two families left their mark on local and national history.

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 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!

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.


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