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January 1970

Paint the Gardens at the Stevens-Coolidge Place

$36. - $45
January 1, 1970 @ 1:00 pm - August 6, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

A little technique and a lot of creativity is all you will need to create a beautiful work of art and have lots of fun doing it! Every other Sunday at the Stevens-Coolidge Place from April through October, 1-3pm, local artists will provide expert step-by-step guidance to artists with all levels of experience. By the end of each Sunday class you will have created a beautiful painting to take home with you. The paintings will be inspired by your surroundings…

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May 2017

Addison Gallery of American Art Exhibitions Spring 2017

May 15 @ 10:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm

The Addison Gallery of American Art is home to a world-class collection of American art, offers a vital and adventurous exhibitions program, and is committed to serving the public through free admission and an education outreach program that serves diverse audiences. The museum’s exhibitions are carefully balanced to represent a wide range of art, across time and media. EXHIBITIONS: Spring 2017 All on view through July 30, 2017 Frank Stella Prints: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His…

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June 2017

Get Outside this Summer on a Guided Walking Tour

June 2 @ 10:00 am - August 26 @ 10:00 am

Take in some Gloucester history through the lens of art, history and culture GLOUCESTER, Mass. (May 23, 2017) – The Cape Ann Museum is again offering a series of guided walking tours on Friday and Saturday mornings during the months of June, July and August. Tours begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Museum, 27 Pleasant Street in Gloucester and last about 1½ hours (participants should be comfortable being on their feet for that amount of time). Tours are held rain…

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Rock Bound: Painting the American Scene on Cape Ann and Along the Shore

Free - $12
June 3 - October 29

In the years immediately following the Civil War, Cape Ann set out on a path that would make it one of New England’s most vibrant and influential art colonies of the early 20th century. As the foundation on which this growth took place was broad, with countless artists working in a myriad of media, no one trend or style would come to dominate the emerging colony. There did arise, however, a fascination with capturing the “American Scene” as embodied on…

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July 2017

Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series

July 8 - August 27

Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series celebrates its Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary season Special concert by Jonathan Edwards This year Maudslay Arts Center (MAC) will celebrate its Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary season with a wonderful line-up of concerts and making his MAC debut Jonathan Edwards, the American singer-songwriter and musician best known for his 1971 hit single “Sunshine.” The popular Bobby Keyes Trio will open the MAC Summer Concert Series on Saturday, July 8, ushering in a new season with…

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Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - August 27 @ 10:00 pm

Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series celebrates its Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary season Special concert by Jonathan Edwards This year Maudslay Arts Center (MAC) will celebrate its Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary season with a wonderful line-up of concerts and making his MAC debut Jonathan Edwards, the American singer-songwriter and musician best known for his 1971 hit single “Sunshine.” The popular Bobby Keyes Trio will open the MAC Summer Concert Series on Saturday, July 8, ushering in a new season with something…

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Sunday Funday Brunch Cruise

July 9 @ 12:00 pm - August 27 @ 2:00 pm

SUNDAY FUNDAY BRUNCH CRUISE Sundays 12-2pm July 9-August 27 This summer, Sunday Funday right with our weekly brunch cruise.   Live music, sun and a salty breeze – what more could you ask for on a summer Sunday?  Cool off with a refreshing beverage from our make-your-own tropical mimosa and bloody mary bar. 978-825-0001 Mahicruises.com

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Beauty and the Beast at the North Shore Music Theatre

July 11 @ 8:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm

JULY 11 – JULY 30 A family musical based on the 1991 Academy Award-winning animated film, Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST follows a young woman who stumbles upon a secluded castle occupied by a monstrous beast and a host of enchanted objects trying to break a witch’s spell before it is too late. It is a classic romantic story about finding love in unexpected places. This eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of countless audiences worldwide and is filled with…

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Book Early and Save!

July 11 @ 8:00 am - August 1 @ 12:00 am

It pays to be an early bird. Our brand new, boutique Salem hotel opens on September 1, 2017… and we’re offering an early bird deal if you book your stay now! For a short time only, if you book any September or October 2017 stay, we’ll give you 15% off — with no blackout dates! Must book by midnight July 31. Available for any stay during September and October 2017, no blackouts! Must be booked between May 15 and midnight…

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Annual Buffet Beach Blast

$25.00
July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

with Changes in Latitudes Friday, July 28 Buy Tickets Two Tickets – Each Sold Separately! Tailgate Party | 4PM $15 per car (on sale soon) Changes in Latitudes Concert | 8PM $25 General Admission & Reserved Table Seating Click HERE to buy tickets About Buffett Beach Blast Calling all Parrot Heads! Jimmy Buffett tribute band Changes in Latitudes is one of America’s premier tribute shows to the master of the tropical lifestyle singer-songwriter. Each show is good clean fun, with…

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David Mallett, Kaia Kater opens

$30 - $32
July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Non-Passim members: $32             Passim members: $30 David Mallett’s latest album, Greenin Up, is the culmination of a musical career that began when Mallett was eleven years old, playing in a country and folk duo,The Mallett Brothers, with his older brother, Neil.. Mallett includes three new songs — “Fat of the Land”, “Dogs & Horses” and “Beautiful Rose” — along with re-recordings of his better known tunes like the American classic “Garden Song,” “Summer of My Dreams,” “I Knew This…

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Evening with Jon Butcher & Chris Pierce

$25 - $35
July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Award-winning soul singer/songwriter CHRIS PIERCE (of This Is Us) joins Grammy-nominated JON BUTCHER (of The Jon Butcher Axis) for an extraordinary evening sharing songs from their deep musical catalogues along with stories of their trials, tribulations, failures and successes as working creative artists. Longtime and close friends JON BUTCHER and CHRIS PIERCE have written dozens of songs for feature length films, network & cable television, and have performed their music on most of the worlds concert stages. Chris Pierce wrote…

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Vintage Base Ball Triple-Header

$5
July 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hosting Ohio Muffins Portsmouth Rockinghams, Lowell BBC, & Ohio Muffins Saturday, July 29th Time: TBD 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. Two of teams of the new Essex Base Ball Association, the Portsmouth Rockinghams and the Lynn Live Oaks play using 1860s rules. At these fun, historically accurate games, players pitch underhand, a ball bounced once and caught is an out,…

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Playtime Stories: Where the Wild Things Are and Corduroy

$55
July 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us at Gloucester Stage at 10AM on Saturday mornings starting on June 24th to see young children’s favorite stories brought to life on stage! This weekend, we will be presenting Where the Wild Things Are and Corduroy. Children will be invited to join in an interactive craft following the performances. Come join the fun! For ages 2+. Tickets are $5 per person. For more information, call the Gloucester Stage Box Office at 978-281-4433 or visit gloucesterstage.com

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The Evolution of Spiritual Communities Walking Tour

$10 - $20
July 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Learn about the histories and complex relationships among the spiritual communities that evolved in Gloucester over its 400-year history on this tour to eight places of worship (or their former locations). From the time of the earliest English settlers, the church was the center of community life, yet for nearly two hundred years there was only one denomination to choose from: Congregational. In a very short period of time, as immigration patterns shifted in the 19th century, choices blossomed as…

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Newburyport’s PTO Kitchen Tour

$30 - $40
July 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for the 17th Annual Newburyport PTO Kitchen Tour on Saturday July 29th from 11am-4pm.This self-guided driving tour will feature one-of-a-kind kitchens in a variety of homes ranging from newly constructed waterview dwellings to renovated historic residences. This year’s kitchens represents the latest in innovation, functionality and design from our riverside and coastal community craftsmen – where historical design meets modern amenities. The tour celebrates this year with complimentary local treats served in select homes on the tour from…

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Collecting at the Cape Ann Museum

Free - $12
July 29 @ 3:00 pm

Join the curator of the Cape Ann Museum, Martha Oaks as she recounts the Museum’s collecting history. Free with Museum admission. Registration required; please call (978)283-0455 x10 or register online at Eventbrite. For more information email info@capeannmuseum.org. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition, Rock Bound: Painting the American Scene on Cape Ann and Along the Shore. The Museum is deeply grateful to the lenders to the exhibition and to the following individuals and businesses: Mary Craven | Margaret Pearson…

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“THE BLOCK” Downtown Street Party

Free
July 29 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join Beverly Main Streets at THE BLOCK, their downtown street party. One block of Cabot St will be closed so guests can walk around, meet up with friends and listen to live music. Food, beer and wine will be sold by local restaurants set up on the street in the middle of the festival. Live bands will perform all night! Suggested donation at the gate is $5 per adult. Cash only. No pets. Bring your MA ID if you plan…

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“THE BLOCK” Downtown Street Party

July 29 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Beverly Main Streets at THE BLOCK, their downtown street party, on Saturday, July 29th from 5:30 – 9:30pm. One block of Cabot St will be closed so guests can walk around, meet up with friends and listen to live music. Food, beer and wine will be sold by local restaurants set up on the street in the middle of the festival. Live bands will perform all night! Suggested donation at the gate is $5 per adult. Cash only. No pets.…

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Amanda Carr with Les Femmes de Chanson to perform at Maudslay Arts Center

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This year Maudslay Arts Center (MAC) will celebrate its Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary season with a wonderful line-up of concerts featuring something for every musical taste from classical to jazz, from opera to bluegrass, from country to the Great American Songbook. Jazz Vocalist Amanda Carr will return to MAC on Saturday, July 29, at 7 p.m., this time with Les Femmes de Chanson. From “A Night in Tunisia” to “A Night to Remember” this all female, all-star quartet delivers the American Songbook with a…

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Jason Myles Goss, Mother Banjo opens

$18 - $20
July 29 @ 8:00 pm

Non-Passim members: $20             Passim members: $18 Jason grew up in a small, Massachusetts mill town. And, despite living in Brooklyn for the past 10 years, his heart will always be in those small town streets. After years of making records on his own dime, many arduous solo tours, Jason has released his fourth album and first self-produced effort, Radio Dial. Several themes run through Radio Dial, but the most pervasive is that of struggle.   To start, Jason enlisted the…

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Next Big Catch starring Christine Hurley

$23.50 - $28.50
July 29 @ 8:00 pm

Boston comedy stars Christine Hurley and Jody Sloane team up with the World Gone Crazy Comedy Band along with industry producers and talent buyers to search for the Next Big Catch at the first annual North Shore Comedy Contest! Jody Sloane hosts up and coming comics from Boston’s North Shore, who perform for a live audience and a panel of judges — including some of the area’s top comedy producers and talent buyers. One winner will be chosen to become…

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Vintage Base Ball Triple Header

$5
July 30 @ 11:00 am

Hosting Ohio Muffins Newburyport Clamdiggers, Lynn Live Oaks, & Ohio Muffins Sunday, July 30th Time: TBD 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. Two of teams of the new Essex Base Ball Association, the Portsmouth Rockinghams and the Lynn Live Oaks play using 1860s rules. At these fun, historically accurate games, players pitch underhand, a ball bounced once and caught is an…

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Cow Talk at the Stevens-Coolidge Place

$5 - $13
July 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

What’s the Moos? Stevens-Coolidge visitors don’t often venture past the fields of flowers down the gravel carriage path, but those who do will find a surprise in the shape of well, giant Oreo cookies, better known as Belted Galloway cows. These cows are a heritage breed of beef cattle originating from Galloway on the west side of southern Scotland and can be raised for beef or milk. You can get up close and personal with them and their Farmer, Pieter…

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Anna & Elizabeth, Cleek Shrey opens

$18 - $20
July 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Non-Passim members: $18             Passim members: $15 The collaboration between Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle spans worlds — between their homes in Brooklyn and rural Virginia — between deep study of mountain ballads with old masters and explorations into the avant garde — between music, performance, and visual art. Anna & Elizabeth have performed across the country and in Europe, highlights include The Newport Folk Festival, NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert, National Sawdust, The Chicago Folk Festival, The High Museum of…

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The Western Flyers

$15 - $18
July 31 @ 8:00 pm

Non-Passim members: $18             Passim members: $15 The collaboration between Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle spans worlds — between their homes in Brooklyn and rural Virginia — between deep study of mountain ballads with old masters and explorations into the avant garde — between music, performance, and visual art. Anna & Elizabeth have performed across the country and in Europe, highlights include The Newport Folk Festival, NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert, National Sawdust, The Chicago Folk Festival, The High Museum of…

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August 2017

The Gables celebrates Salem Heritage Days

General admission
August 1 - August 13

The House of the Seven Gables celebrates Salem Heritage Days — August 1 to August 13 — with a line-up of maritime programs that connect The Gables to Salem’s storied maritime history. Salem Heritage Days are highly anticipated. Summer reaches its zenith and Salem’s residents and visitors enjoy, in fun and meaningful ways, programs related to Salem’s history, art and cultural scene. The city’s multitude of cultural resources are on proud display as friends and family take part in activities,…

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Summer Book Club: The Naked Now

Free
August 1 @ 7:00 pm

Rohr a Franciscan monk, takes his hat off to mystics and describes them as having moved “from mere belief systems or belonging systems to actual inner experience.” These inner explorers are willing to surrender to the gift of grace that has opened their hearts “to the naked now of true prayer and full presence.” They realize that although God is unspeakable, the divine is at the same time as close and as accessible as our breath. ” Over the course…

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Theology on Tap

Free
August 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join First Baptist Church on the FIRST Tuesday of every month for Theology on Tap! This lively discussion group meets at Chianti on Cabot Street in Beverly from 8:00 p.m. until approximately 10:00 p.m. (although it’s a casual gathering – come and go as you need to!) to gather around the table and share food, refreshments, and conversation about life, faith, and the places that they intersect. This group is open to the community, and new members are always welcome!

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This Gallant Crew: USS Constitution

$7
August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

— In celebration of Old Ironsides’ close connections to Salem and her historic waterfront, The House of the Seven Gables presents an illustrated lecture by Margherita M. Desy, the naval historian for the USS Constitution. This lecture, in the series ‘Seven Lectures at Seven Gables,’ takes place Wednesday, August 2, at 6 p.m. in the Visitor Center at 115 Derby St., Salem, Massachusetts. The lecture is free for members of The Gables and $7 for the public. Those interested may…

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Wilbur’s War

$5
August 3 @ 7:30 pm

A staged book talk featuring the author and renowned Boston Equity Actor, J.T. Turner Thursday, August 3 , 7:30 pm Tickets: $5.00 A father’s odyssey. A mother’s secret. A son’s story. Wilber’s War chronicles the story of two ordinary Americans, Wilber and Norma Bradt, during an extraordinary time, World War II. It offers fresh insight—deeply personal—into the historic conflict as it was fought by the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater and by a family on the home front. It…

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2017 Salem Maritime Festival, a celebration of “Maritime 101”

August 4 - August 6

The 2017 Salem Maritime Festival, a celebration of “Maritime 101,” will be held Friday, August 4 through Sunday, August 6, 2017 and hosted by the National Park Service on the historic wharves and in the yards of the historic buildings at Salem Maritime National Historic Site. In its 29th year, the 3–day Salem Maritime Festival offers an exciting array of free fun for everyone, including live music, harbor cruises, craft demonstrations, re-enactors, story-telling, visiting vessels, fish painting, kite-flying, radio-controlled boats,…

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Martin Sexton

August 4 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

A fundraising event that showcases the shared vision of the non-profits: to bring forth and support extraordinary singers and songwriters.

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Summer Soccer at Hobbs Playground

$80
August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 29 @ 12:15 pm

Before it’s back to school, come kick it with Super Soccer Stars! Join us at our brand new location, Hobbs Playground in Marblehead. Classes will be held on Tuesdays, August 8th – 29th, and Saturdays, August 5th – 26th. Kick and Play Parent & me pre-soccer and movement for ages 12-24 months 9:00 – 9:40am Ages 3-Young 4 9:50 – 10:35am Ages 2-3 10:40 – 11:25 Ages 4-5 11:25am – 12:15pm For more information and to enroll your child, visit…

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Playtime Stories: A Celebration of Dr. Seuss

$55
August 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us at Gloucester Stage at 10AM on Saturday mornings starting on June 24th to see young children’s favorite stories brought to life on stage! This weekend, we will be celebrating the work of famous children’s author Dr. Seuss as we present Green Eggs and Ham and Oh! The Places You’ll Go! Children will be invited to join in an interactive craft following the performances. Come join the fun! For ages 2+. Tickets are $5 per person. For more information,…

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Sphere

Free and open to the public
August 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sarah Slifer Swift Sphere A one-day contemporary art installation at the Cape Ann Museum’s White-Ellery House. In this durational performance, Swift explores women’s social and political power through the lens of the historic White-Ellery House. Using movement, film and sound, the performers will examine the complexities of labor, value and respect, as they have been gained, lost or changed over time. The White-Ellery House (1710), owned and operated by the Cape Ann Museum, has served as the backdrop for a…

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The Hunters & the Hunted: Early Mariners of Cape Ann

Free with Museum admission
August 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

The early mariners of Cape Ann were not only hardy fishermen, boat builders, and prosperous merchant sea captains, but also cunning and courageous defenders of a new nation during both the War of Independence and the War of 1812. Join Stephanie Buck and John Huss as they share a wealth of fastening stories about the gallant seamen of Gloucester and Manchester as they battled the supposedly invincible British Navy! george steele Free with Museum admission. Registration required; please call (978)283-0455…

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Flower Fields Cutting Garden

$5 - $10
August 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Every Saturday and Sunday (mid July to Early October) from 10am-5pm, the Flower Fields Cutting Garden is open at The Stevens-Coolidge Place! In addition to pick-your-own standards like zinnias, cosmos and rudbeckia, visitors will find new varieties to add pop and flair to their bouquets. The garden is fun for all ages and there is always something new to learn! Please note there is a fee to cut flowers and picking is only available at the Cutting Garden during PYO…

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Teddy Bear Picnic at the Stevens-Coolidge Place

$5 - $10
August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Searching for a fun family day? Come on down to the garden today, ” For every bear that ever there was, will gather there for certain because, today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic.” Caregivers and children, meet us at The Stevens-Coolidge Place for a storytime and picnic at the teddy bear garden. We will begin with an hour of activities, crafts, sing-a-longs, and a bear scavenger hunt, followed by a picnic with light refreshments provided. Stuffed animal…

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Studio Two (a beetles tribute band)

August 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The community house Sunday concert series. August 6th in patton park Hamilton. Beetles tribute band. Admission is free

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