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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…

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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…

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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…

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North Shore SUP Cup

June 10 @ 12:30 pm

2nd Annual Stand Up Paddle Board race along the FLAT & FAST Danvers River. Paddlers will launch from the charming Danversport Yacht Club and navigate through protected waters to the Peters Point turnaround by the Kernwood Country Club in Salem.

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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…

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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…

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SSFS Freedom Run/Walk

June 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for this wonderful Fathers Day event, Stepping Stones for Stella Freedom Run/Walk on Sunday June 18, 2017 at 9:00am. The race will take place at Temple Emanu-El, 393 Atlantic Avenue in Marblehead Massachusetts. This event is to raise funding for Stepping Stones for Stella, a non-profit who provides buggys for children in need. More information can be found at http://www.steppingstonesforstella.org/ This event is open to runners and walkers of all abilities. There is a 5k race and a…

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July 2017

Griffins Gift 5K Run/Walk

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for the Inaugural Griffin’s Gift 5K on the morning of July 3rd to celebrate the late Griffin Lamar’s 3rd birthday with a FUN, family friendly, timed 5K run or walk.

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Paddle for Plummer 2017

July 8

Fun! Fitness! Fundraising! Calling Stand Up Paddleboarders of all levels, fitness enthusiasts, beach lovers, and anyone keen for some fun in the sun! Join us at the 4th Annual Paddle for Plummer event! DETAILS AND REGISTRATION: http://crowdrise.com/PaddleForPlummer2017 This premiere New England fitness event benefits Plummer Home kids who have either been removed or are at risk of being removed from their families. YOU can help them! Whether you’re an elite paddler or have never paddled before, there’s an event for…

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Freedom Fighters 5k Run/Walk

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for the Inaugural Freedom Fighters 5K run/walk to benefit Richard Honan’s care package program that sends boxes filled with comfort food, toiletries and treats to men and women deployed overseas while serving our Country. Every year, several thousand pounds of care packages full of an assortment of treats, toiletries, newspapers, magazines and Christmas trees are sent overseas.

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August 2017

Youth Wicked Splash & Dash

August 20 @ 6:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for the Inaugural WICKED Splash & Dash that will take place on August 20th at Patton Park in Hamilton, MA. Male and females between 5-15 years old will put their swim and run skills to the test in a swim and run to the finish. All participants will be awarded finishers medals and a bunch of custom swag. The top three finishers in each age group 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12,13-15 will receive a trophy at the post race…

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September 2017

Ipswich Ale Harvest Festival & Vintage Base Ball Triple-Header

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Mudville vs. Lowell BBC/Newburyport Mixed Nine (1 game) Lynn Live Oaks vs. Portsmouth Rockinghams (2 games) Saturday, Sept 16th 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane, Newbury, Mass. Free to Historic New England members $5 nonmembers Take family and friends out to the ballgame, nineteenth-century style. The four teams of the new Essex Base Ball Association, the Newburyport Clamdiggers, Lynn Live Oaks, Lowell Base Ball Nine, and the Portsmouth Rockinghams, play using 1860s rules. At these fun, historically accurate…

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The American Music and Harvest Festival

September 30 @ 10:00 am

Saturday, September 30th, Time: TBD Game Time: TBD Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane, Newbury, Mass. PRICE: TBD Enjoy music, baseball, and farm activities featuring four centuries of American music. This festival celebrates everything from traditional to bluegrass, funk, folk, and beyond. See the full schedule. Enjoy a variety of farm activities during the festival: Watch Vintage Base Ball played by 1861 rules. See tractors and other farm equipment spanning the last eighty years. Try your hand and win prizes at…

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October 2017

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

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,…

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January 2018

Old Newbury Day Open House

January 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday, January 13th, 2018 3:00 – 9:00 p.m. Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane, Newbury, Mass. Free, $10/car parking fee Visit Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm for a mid-winter open house to celebrate the official purchase of the town of Newbury on January 13, 1701. As part of this community-wide event, tour the 1690 manor house, enjoy hot cider and donuts for sale in the visitor center, and then walk to the nearby town-sponsored bonfire. Please call 978-462-2634 for more information.

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