Event Categories
Submit Your Event

Loading Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events › Lecture/Talk

Events List Navigation

June 2017

Hopper’s Houses Walking Tour

$10 - $20
June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Guided by a knowledgeable Museum docent, this outdoor walking tour will take you along a route past select Gloucester houses made famous by American realist painter Edward Hopper. Guided walking tours are held rain or shine and last about 1½ hours; participants should be comfortable being on their feet for that amount of time. Cost is $10 CAM members / $20 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Space is limited; reservations required. Call (978)283-0455 x10 or email info@capeannmuseum.org for details. Tickets can…

Find out more »

Public Sculpture Walking Tour

$10 - $20
June 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Get up-close and personal with the artwork you drive by everyday on this walk through downtown Gloucester. New to Gloucester? Then, this tour will give you a three-dimensional introduction to this little city by the sea. From sculptures commemorating those who went to sea, to those who fought in war to those who changed the artistic landscape of Cape Ann forever—this walking tour will uncover the stories behind the public sculptures of Gloucester, including the unique processes of the artists…

Find out more »

Gables’ lecture: Slavery was once common in Essex County

$7
June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

SALEM — Before the Revolutionary War, many rural households in Essex County owned enslaved workers. If the workers’ mothers were not enslaved, as was often the case, they could petition the court for freedom. And they usually won. On Wednesday, June 7 at 6 p.m., Jeanne Pickering will discuss her surprising research on enslaved workers and their successful petitions for freedom in Essex County in the 1760s and 1770s. The lecture, at The House of the Seven Gables at 115…

Find out more »

Hopper’s Houses Walking Tour

$10 - $20
June 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Explore the area surrounding the Museum on this walk past select Gloucester houses made famous by American realist painter Edward Hopper (1882-1967). Hopper is known to have painted in Gloucester on five separate occasions in the first decades of the 20th century. His paintings from this period capture the local landscape and architecture in a loosely rendered, light filled style and are considered by many to be some of his finest works. Guided walking tours are held rain or shine…

Find out more »

Fitz Henry Lane on Foot and Online

$10 - $20
June 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Delve into the 19th century on this tour through the neighborhoods and waterfront areas that inspired the artwork of native son Fitz Henry Lane. Learn how Lane rose from modest beginnings in the pre-Civil War era to worldwide recognition as a marine painter and why, even today, numerous artists journey to Cape Ann to capture its unusual light. Participants are encouraged to bring a smart phone or tablet in order to access the rich sources of information available at Fitz…

Find out more »

The Bones of Homes Walking Tour

$10 - $20
June 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

An architectural overview of Gloucester building styles from the mid-18th to the mid-20th century. On this tour through downtown Gloucester participants will learn about architectural elements and styles that arose out of specific socioeconomic and cultural circumstances during this critical 200-year period in the City’s development. Guided walking tours are held rain or shine and last about 1½ hours; participants should be comfortable being on their feet for that amount of time. $10 members; $20 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Space…

Find out more »

The Four Agreements for a Better Life-don Miguel Ruiz

$75 - $150
June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Amesbury, MA: Unity on the River is pleased to announce THE FOUR AGREEMENTS FOR A BETTER LIFE, with renowned authors and spiritual leaders don Miguel Ruiz, don Miguel Ruiz Jr. and don Jose Ruiz. On Saturday June 17, join us from 2-3pm for a VIP event (with don Miguel Ruiz Jr. and don Jose Ruiz) which includes a book signing, photo-op, gift bag, reserved seating during general admission session and light refreshments. Tickets are $150. From 3-5pm join us for…

Find out more »
July 2017

New England Natural Parenting Sale & Baby Expo

$10
July 15 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

New England Natural Parenting & Baby Expo is a full day of activities for parents focused on natural parenting. Expecting parents, new parents, veteran parents, grandparents and caregivers are all invited to meet local companies & nonprofits with family oriented products and services that fit into a lifestyle that values local businesses, community and the environment. This is an opportunity to buy items for mom, dad, baby & young children.

Find out more »
September 2017

The Farmer’s Table

$85
September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, September 1st, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, Newbury, Mass. $65 Historic New England members $85 nonmembers Celebrate four centuries of farming with a multi-course farm-to-table dinner with cider, ale, and wine pairings prepared by Carry Out Cafe using produce grown by the Colby family at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm. This event highlights the farmers who kept this rich land cultivated in the twentieth century. The Stekionis family lived and worked at the farm from 1913 until 1994, while Dick Walsh…

Find out more »

The Farmer’s Table

$85
September 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday, September 2nd, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, Newbury, Mass. $65 Historic New England members $85 nonmembers Celebrate four centuries of farming with a multi-course farm-to-table dinner with cider, ale, and wine pairings prepared by Carry Out Cafe using produce grown by the Colby family at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm. This event highlights the farmers who kept this rich land cultivated in the twentieth century. The Stekionis family lived and worked at the farm from 1913 until 1994, while Dick Walsh…

Find out more »
October 2017

Drawn from Nature & on Stone: The Lithographs of Fitz Henry Lane

Free - $12
October 7, 2017 - March 14, 2018

The first ever comprehensive exhibition focusing on 19th century American artist Fitz Henry Lane (1804–1865) as a printmaker. Georgia Barnhill, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Graphic Arts Emeritus at the America Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA, is serving as guest curator of the exhibition. The exhibition and the exhibition catalog are being organized in connection with Fitz Henry Lane Online, a catalogue raisonné and resource tool created by the Cape Ann Museum. Fitz Henry Lane has long been recognized as…

Find out more »

Tales and Ales

$65
October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Saturday, October 21st, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Swett-Ilsley House, 4 High Road, Newbury, Mass. $35 Historic New England members $60 nonmembers In the late seventeenth century, Swett-Ilsley House served the town as Swett’s Tavern, one of three watering holes in Newbury. The huge fireplace and massive beams make a perfect backdrop for an evening of historic fun. Join your friends around a rough tavern table and enjoy traditional local brews from Ipswich Ale Brewery and a hearty tavern dinner while…

Find out more »

Cradle to the Grave: Lamplight Tour of Coffin House and First Parish Burying Ground

$30
October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Sunday, October 29th, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Coffin House and First Parish Burying Ground, 14 High Road, Newbury, Mass. $15 Historic New England members $30 nonmembers Spend an evening getting to know the Coffin family and their neighbors in their home and in their final resting places. Enjoy a special evening tour of the 1678 Coffin House, and then visit its residents and other townsfolk across the street in the First Parish Burying Ground. Hear true tales of murder, heroism,…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Annual Events

The area from Boston, Massachusetts' doorstep extending to the New Hampshire border is a diverse and beautiful place with historical and cultural significance. Distances are short, prices are reasonable, and the people are friendly and welcoming. Known for cozy hotels and inns, delicious restaurants, fascinating museums and great beaches, North of Boston, MA is the ideal vacation destination. The North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau proudly promotes the thirty-four cities and towns of Essex County as a tourism destination.

©2014 North of Boston. All Rights Reserved. Website designed and developed by Sperling Interactive