Each November, the Wenham Museum hosts this festive fair of hand-crafted artisan goods. This is a fine occasion to bring the whole family to the museum for a day of fun. Exhibits will be open with special programming and activities for the kids and shopping for the adults.
Jim Napolitano's presentation of "Shadows Around the World" will follow his puppet making workshop teaching the art of puppetry construction and manipulation. Families of all ages are welcome at the 6:30 performance.
Registration of children ages 5 and up is required for the workshop at 5:00.
This workshop is an introduction to the world of three-dimensional design using a free program called Tinkercad. Learn how to use Tinkercad and build your first 3-D object. Participants must set up their free Tinkercad account at tinkercad.com and bring their own laptop for this workshop.
For ages 11 to 16. Registration is required, space is limited, visit the Hamilton-Wenham Library the Reference desk, or call 978-468-5577.
Put your egg in a basket workshop: design and build a contraption with materials provided, insert raw egg, drop it from our 2nd story window. If it doesn't break you've built a successful contraption! Led by science and engineering educator extraordinaire Jeffrey Walsh. For ages 11 to 15.
Registration is required, space is limited. Visit the Hamilton-Wenham Library Reference desk, or call 978-468-5577.
The Academy at Penguin Hall welcomes you to discover the only all girls college preparatory high school in Essex County.
The Academy’s student centered curriculum focuses on the needs and interests of the individual student, rather than the traditional or conventional ideas of how students should learn. The program focuses on six areas of development: Academics, Arts, Health and Wellness, Community, Spirituality and Service.
The Wenham Tea House invites you to a Children's Tea that's a fun and interesting way to pass the afternoon with you and your children! These teas are magical experiences for girls and boys of all ages to interact with their favorite storybook character. We invite a professional actress to dress up as a character from a magical universe and come down to the Tea House and read the character's story to our guests as we serve a delightful menu of treats to you and your loved ones. All children's teas start promptly at 3:30pm and end at 5pm. Prince and Princess dress for the young ones is welcomed and appreciated. Please arrive at 3:15pm to get your seat and beverage selection.
See the world of nature through the eyes of Julie as she watches an orphaned duckling learn about perseverance, all while she learns lessons of love.
Join local author Julia Walsh for a reading and book signing of Wings on the Wind, a new children’s book based upon a true story. Ms. Walsh will also lead us in an art making activity. Copies of the book will be available for purchase in the Wenham Museum Shop.
Wenham Museum is proud to host their Annual Faery Festival at Wenham Museum! Calling all fairies, elves and magical creatures! Wear your finest fairy frocks, or borrow one of ours and enjoy a day of fairy fun. Storyteller Jape Payette will be on site telling interactive fairy tales. Details regarding further program offerings and refreshments to follow.
LEGO® Fans bring your creative genius to this day of fun! Let your imagination loose on our huge collection of LEGO blocks. Build a tiny car to race or a flying saucer for outer space. Legos are a lot of fun; bring your kids to this brick-fest of fun! Come early and tour the galleries featuring a model train gallery, doll and toy collection, textiles and our 17th-century house.
The Gallery at Gordon College's Barrington Center for the Arts presents its opening exhibit of the 2012-2013 season. Timothy Harney: My Mother's Hands, My Father's Heart: Paintings and Collages, 2000-2012.
Timothy Harney's whimsical and colorful paintings and collages will fascinate children of all ages. The Gallery will exhibit an especially large number of Harney's artworks, spanning more than a decade of this local artist's notable career.
Come to The Gallery on Sat. Sept 1st from 4pm to 6pm for the opening reception and artist lecture.
Children are welcome!