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The House of the Seven Gables hosts a community birthday party this Saturday

April 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Caroline’s Community: A Celebration for All

What is a birthday party without cake, music and the feted one herself — The Gables’ founder Caroline Emmerton?

The House of the Seven Gables serves all this and more in grand style on Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Everyone is invited on this special day. Staff, along with Emmerton herself, will be on hand to greet neighbors and friends.

  • Guided tours for $1.50. First come, first served.
  • Music all day. James Rogers on the piano from 10 a.m. till noon.
  • Commonwealth Vintage Dancers from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Carubia Brass Band from 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Cake cutting on the hour at 12 noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.
  • Caroline Emmerton, on site.
  • Living History Labs with Settlement Activities from 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Vintage birthday card activity table. Visitors make cards and deliver them to Miss Emmerton.
  • Open to the public: The new exhibition Caroline Emmerton: An Unbounded Vision.
  • Pop-up picnic tent with Ferreira Foods.
  • Historic candy tasting with Ye Olde Pepper Candy Companie.

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April 23, 2016
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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I-95 Southbound Exit 90
Salisbury, MA 01952 United States
(978) 465-6555


(978) 465-6555