Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Kite Day at Cogswell's Grant 2017

Kite Day at Cogswell Grant is a wonderful fall afternoon event for North Shore families

Come fly a kite at Cogswell's Grant! Bring your own kite or build one of your own, and watch professional kite flyers from Kites Over New England. Archie Stewart of Kite Education teaches a workshop with all materials included, where kids and adults can make their own kites and learn how to fly them.

Saturday, April 22, 2017 11am - 4pm
Rain Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017 11am - 4pm

Lil' Sprouts of Essex Preschool

Lil’ Sprouts of Essex is a creative, developmental preschool designed to meet th

At Lil’ Sprouts of Essex, we are creating a safe environment that promotes a sense of security, trust and acceptance so your children are able to grow socially, emotionally and academically. We celebrate a true love of learning and prepare our young students for success when they enter the primary grades.

Lil’ Sprouts of Essex is a creative, developmental preschool designed to meet the needs of children and families in our surrounding communities.

Learn more at Lil' Sprouts of Essex or join us for one of our community open house events.

Friday, March 7, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Friday, March 14, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Saturday Legos & More!

LEGOs and Tea at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum!

Take a break! Relax with a cup of tea or coffee while the kids play with Legos, drawing and coloring materials, or other games in the Museum's Orientation Center (front building). No charge. Bad weather - heavy snow, bad driving conditions cancels. Supported through a grant from the Robbins de Beaumont Foundation.

Saturdays February 15 - March 1, 2014 10am-1pm

Essex Firemen's Spaghetti Supper

Come to the Essex Fire Deaprtment for the annual spaghetti fundraiser!

26th Annual Essex Firemen's Spaghetti Supper - The town’s volunteer firefighters put out quite a spread of all-you-can-eat homemade spaghetti and meatballs accompanied by salad, beverage and dessert. A great night to enjoy a home-cooked meal with neighbors and friends. Everyone welcome! Donations accepted at the door. Your generosity will be greatly appreciated.

Saturday, November 19, 2016 5-7 pm

Essex Clam Fest 2017

Enjoy food, live music and all kinds of family fun at the Essex Clam Fest! Photo: An order of steamed clams from Woodman's of Essex

The Essex Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the annual Essex ClamFest in Memorial Park in Essex. The highlight of the day will be the Clam Chowder Tasting, a competition that pits area restaurants against one another to determine who serves the best clam chowder on Cape Ann. Local restaurants are expected to serve up their favorite chowder recipes starting at noon and ending about 2 pm. Judges of the chowder will be announced in advance. The public will also have the opportunity to sample and vote on their favorite chowder.

Saturday, October 21, 2017 11am - 4pm
Chowder Tasting Noon-2pm


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