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The Annual Newburyport Kitchen Tour features sensational kitchens in a variety of period style homes in this historic riverside coastal community.
The Annual Newburyport Kitchen Tour features sensational kitchens in a variety of period style homes in this historic riverside coastal community.  Each kitchen has been selected to showcase the fine work of the best designers, contractors and vendors Newburyport has to offer. 
Location: Downtown Newburyport
Pick Your Own Bouquet at the Trustees of Reservations Stevens-Coolidge Place
The public is invited to cut your own flowers in the cutting garden (only) on Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00am to 5:00pm. In addition to pick-your-own standards like zinnias, dahlias 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!
Lynnfield MA, Market Street, MarketStreet Lynnfield, MA family entertainment, Things to do, events for families
Bring your dancing shoes and come out and enjoy the company of family, friends and neighbors every Thursday from 6 - 8 p.m. at MarketStreet Lynnfield's Music in the Square. Enjoy a new style of music each week until August 4th. The outdoor musical concert series is great time for families, friends and neighbors to meet up and enjoy the summer season together and the kids always enjoy meeting new friends.
Location: MarketStreet Lynnfield
Soul Rebel Project brings reggae jams to Castle Hill on the Crane Estate in Ipswich Massachusetts!
Part of the Thursday Night Picnic Concerts at Castle Hill at the Crane Estate in Ipswich, this is a great way to get together and have fun with the whole family in an exclusive setting. You can pack a picnic dinner, bring the kids, and get ready to dance the night away under the stars on the Grand Allée. Explore the landscaped grounds and the family "Eye Spy."
Location: Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
The Salem Farmer's Market bring the goodness of local farm to downtown Salem!
The Salem Farmers' Market brings fresh local produce and other foods from North Shore farms and other local resources to downtown Salem every Thursday at Derby Square on Front Street ! It's a great place to come find healthy choices for your family's dietary needs, as well as meet local crafts people and artisans! This is a great community resource that strengthens social bonds and interactions, and helps local food producers by creating a direct to consumer channel for their produce and other goods! Come join the fun and experience one of the best farmer's markets on the North Shore!
Location: Downtown Salem
Come paint bowls that will be auctioned off at the Lions Club of Ipswich's Empty Bowl Dinner Fundraiser!
Come be colorful and creative! Join the Ipswich Lions Club to decorate bowls that will be sold at the Empty Bowl dinner at the Hellenic Center in Ipswich on November 3rd. Proceeds will benefit the new Ipswich The Open Door at Agawam Village.
Location: Ascension Memorial Church
Come to downtown Beverly MA for live entertainment and community fun!
Join Beverly Main Streets on THE BLOCK, their downtown street parties series. One block of Cabot Street 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. Three local bands will perform at each block party! There is a suggested donation at the gate of $5 per adult. Cash only, no pets, IDs needed for drinks.
Location: Beverly Main Streets
Manchester Festival by the Sea celebrates art on Cape Ann and the local bounty o
An annual event hosted by the Manchester Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, this all-day extravaganza taps into the long-line of local talent with musical and artistic performers alike. Visitors can take in the sights of Masconomo Park while surveying the art and handcrafted items from some of the finest talent assembled. Celebrating locally grown art, music and food in downtown Manchester-by-the-Sea, this all day event will highlight not only the idyllic beauty of Cape Ann but also the incredible talent for which the area has become synonymous.
Location: Masconomo Park, Downtown Manchester-by-the-Sea
Gloucester Country Fest brings fun and live country music to Gloucester Massachusetts in the beautiful setting of Stage Fort Park by the sea.
The Gloucester Country Fest brings the fun of live country music to Gloucester Massachusetts in the beautiful setting of Stage Fort Park by the sea. Cassadee Pope, Houston Bernard Band, and Southern City Band perform at waterfront Stage Fort Park for an afternoon of live music and good times! Don't miss your chance to see these national and regional country artists perform right here in Gloucester, this Saturday, July 30th! Gates open at 11 am, music starts at noon.
Location: Stage Fort Park
Discover, explore and learn through art at the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Salamanders are often found in dark, wet places such as under a rock or log in the soil, while their eggs can be found in vernal pools. We will go for a walk, looking under rocks and logs for salamanders, and visit a vernal pool to discover where they lay their eggs each spring. Each participant will create a clay salamander to take home.
Location: Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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