Essex Heritage & Featured Partner Events
Wednesday, June 20
The House of the Seven Gables
Presents - Strong Women at the Gables: Susannah Ingersoll and Her Role in the Business Community
115 Derby Street, Salem.
A lecture by Robin Woodman, Assistant for Harvard Art Museum Archaeological Exploration of the Sardis, Turkey Expedition on the life of Susannah Ingersoll. Reservations required. Please contact (978) 744-0991 and let them know you are an Essex Heritage member. Admission: $10 for Essex Heritage and Seven Gables Members/ $15 Non-Members
2012 Photo Safaris
Experience inspiration through your lens this summer - attend an Essex National Heritage Area Photo Safari! Photographers of all levels can expand their skills with unlimited use of high-quality photo equipment during these visits to incredibly beautiful Essex National Heritage Area locations. For more information or to register click here or call (978) 740-0444.
Saturday, June 16
Photo Safari: Sigma
Saturday, June 30
Photo Safari: Tamron
Saturday, July 21
Photo Safari: Nikon
1pm-5pm - Register
Saturday, August 4
Photo Safari: Canon
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Tall Ship BOUNTY Fundraiser
7:00pm - 9:00pm
A Soldier's Life: Civil War Reenactment by James Bedford
Mondays, June 11 -
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Beverly Farmers Market
June 15 - July 5
Danvers Family Festival
Essex County Greenbelt's Art in the Barn
4:00pm - 9:00pm
Essex County Greenbelt's Hoe Down & Happenin'
June 27 - July 1
St. Peter's Fiesta
ECTA Cup at Myopia Polo
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Free Father's Day Concert at Winnekenni Castle
11:00am - 5:00pm
Downtown Lynn Neighborhood Association's openDTL
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Festival of the Arts Champagne Reception
Riverfront Music Festival
Save the Date - August 4
Coast Guard City Celebration
June 7 - July 16
Rockport Chamber Music Festival
Schooner FAME Celestial Navigation
June 30 - July 1
6th Annual Sand & Sea Festival
Friday, July 6
10:00am - 4:00pm
Free Fun Friday at the Wenham Museum
The Endecott Pear Tree Evening
Promotion of the byway recently received a boost with the distribution of a rack card. The colorful, two sided card directs readers to the byway website where they can learn about things to see and do in the byway region.
Beverly's Lynch Park Carriage House Shines
Once the ocean front summer home of President Taft, Lynch Park in Beverly now features a newly renovated carriage house. Offering fabulous views, the city owned property can be rented for weddings and other events. For more information.
New Exhibit House Opens at Newbury Farm
The remarkable story of a Lithuanian's family life on a New England farm is chronicled in a new permanent exhibit at the Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm in Newbury. Read more!
Announcing the First Captain of the Friendship!
Congratulations to the first permanent Captain of the Friendship, Jeremy Bumagin. The Friendship is a replica of the 1797 East Indiaman that was captured in the war of 1812. Today, you can tour and visit the Friendship at Derby Wharf. Learn more about Friendship.
|Submit Your Trails & Sails Events
Event Submission Deadline: Friday, June 15!
Do you want to bring new visitors to your site, build public awareness and audience for your cause, mission and organization, and further enhance your visibility on the North Shore? Host a free, fun Trails & Sails event to give residents and visitors the chance to connect and experience your special place! The deadline to submit events for the printed guide is tomorrow, Friday, June 15, 2012. Essex Heritage will be printing and distributing 7,000 guide this year - so don't wait!
If you would like to participate as an event host please email Emily or give us a call at 978-740-0444. We can help with ideas for a fun event to bring new visitors to you.
Trails & Sails 2012 is generously sponsored by:
Thanks to Corporate Members
A special thank you to our new and renewing corporate members who generously support our mission to preserve and promote the Heritage Area.
Please join today!
Annie C. Harris Receives the 2012 MHC Lifetime Achievement Award
Last month, Annie Harris, Executive Director of Essex Heritage was presented with the 2012 Massachusetts Historical Commission's 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award by Secretary Galvin. "The Massachusetts Historical Commission is proud to recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of this year's awardees," said Secretary Galvin. "For nearly 40 years, Ms. Harris has demonstrated outstanding preservation leadership and innovation at the local, state, and national levels, and has made significant contributions to the preservation of the Commonwealth's historic resources." For more information.
Heritage Area Volunteer Opportunities
Essex Heritage is pleased to highlight interesting and fun volunteer opportunities from around the Heritage Area. If you would like to share volunteer opportunities, please send them to us.
Saturdays in the Spring
Schooner Adventure is looking for volunteers to help paint the historic schooner. Call 978-281-8079 to help.
June 30 - July 4
Marblehead Festival of Arts
The summer Festival of the Arts is looking for volunteers. For information visit the website or call 781-639-ARTS.
More volunteer opportunities are listed online here!
|Wenham Museum Executive Director to Retire
We send a heartfelt THANK YOU to Ms. Lindsay Diehl, Executive Director of the Wenham Museum for her six years as Executive Director of the Wenham Museum. For more information.
Thank YOU Corporate Members!