Follow a red bouncing ball through a whimsical story of a boy and his dog who discover their love for each other during a game of fetch. Children of all ages will enjoy this small display of original watercolor illustrations created by children’s author and illustrator Mary Newall DePalma for her latest book, Bow-Wow Wiggle-Waggle.
This fun and engaging exhibit explores the world of pop-up books through an amazing array of pop-ups on display as well as hands-on opportunities for you to make your own pop-ups, be a character in a giant interactive pop-up book, and an exploration of the history and mechanics of pop-up creations.
Beloved local author and illustrator Ed Emberley and his daughter Rebecca present a special exhibit of illustrations from their collection of frightfully-friendly Monster books. This award-winning author-illlustrator team uses brightly colored simple geometric shapes and thumbprints to teach young artists the basics of drawing. Young visitors will delight in the silly stories and playful images the Emberly's use to help demystify the imaginary world of monsters.
Shoemaker and the Elves Puppet Show at Wenham Museum tells the story of the clasic Grimm's fairy tale. The full-scale marionette performance with harpsichord accompaniment performed by the Cape Ann Waldorf School Magical Strings Puppet Troupe.
The 11 a.m. show is full. Call museum to register for the 1 p.m. show. 978-927-2377
Discover how people kept warm in the winter long ago as you and your child enjoy a story about winter on the farm, sip warm cocoa, and make a mitten craft with museum educators. The M is for Museum museum-themed programs are led by museum educators and designed to introduce young children to the world of museums in a fun and interactive setting. Pre-school age and up.
Have a “rail” fun time watching trains traversing bridges, disappearing into tunnels, and stopping to pick up tiny passengers along the way as we celebrate the art of miniature railroading. Train fans will delight in two room-size model train layouts with engines racing around a 400+ square foot O-Gauge track reminiscent of holiday department store displays and a 1920s Standard Gauge layout.
Enjoy an amazing model toy train extravaganza where bridges explode and toy-size Cars® race around a track as the Geo-Trax® train chugs by in this room-size model train layout.
Wenham Museum celebrates community creativitiy with their new LEGO art exhibit! A display of over 60 unique sculptures by amateur and semi-professional LEGO artists showcases the creative talents of the community using a unique artistic medium. Carefully-configured towers, creatures and imaginary places built by children and adults will move and amaze you! Think out-of-the-box and build your own miniature masterpieces at our creative stations in this colorful exhibit.
Notre Dame Children's Class will hold its huge annual YARD SALE on Saturday October 13, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the school, located at 74 Grapevine Road in Wenham, Massachusetts. The Sale is free, handicapped accessible, and will take place rain or shine. All sales will be final.