The Annual Marblehead Museum Pumpkin Illumination in collaboration with the Marblehead Family Fund will take place in the Jeremiah Lee Mansion Gardens. All carved, painted and decorated pumpkins welcome. Judging by town “celebrity” judges for categories with prizes. All the town goblins and ghouls will want to stop by to take a peek at these wild creations during the town-wide Trick or Treat. Live music by Matt Heaton and the Outside Toys.
The Marblehead Chamber of Commerce will host a Trick or Treat in Marblehead's business district's in celebration of Halloween. Enjoy sweets and treats, and extended shopping hours at participating businesses throughout town. Look for the "Happy Halloween" pumpkin poster displayed at retailers to indicate their participation. In conjunction with this this event, the Marblehead Family Fund and Marblehead Museum will be hosting a Pumpkin Illumination in the Lee Mansion Garden from 4:00-7:00 PM and Amy Bucher Photographic will be collaborating with Hip Baby Gear for the annual halloween photo fundraiser.
The Abbot Public Library invites young children to come in costume to our library party! We have created some spooky snacks, creepy crafts, ghoulish games, and Halloween-themed stories for kids of all ages. Wear your costume or come as you are. All ages are welcome!
Join Discover Marblehead and Marblehead Museum for the second annual FALL FAIR in the Lee Mansion Gardens from 10am-2pm featuring local Artists, Music and lawn games for the kids! Stroll the gardens, mingle and shop with featured local artisans and purchase a mini pumpkin kit to support the Marblehead Food Pantry! Free admission. Rain Date October 3rd.
Come paint the sky with the gang from Kites Over New England (www.kone.org). They will be building the classic Eddy Kite, a diamond shaped kite with a six foot tail. Members of Kites Over New England will be demonstrating their single line and stunt kites. Beginner stunt kite pilots are encouraged to try their hands at this fun and challenging sport.
It's family fun!!!!! The 2019 Sand Castle Sculpture Event is back this year as Mother Nature is cooperating with a suitable tide schedule at Devereux Beach. All are welcome to bring buckets, shovels and creativity to this cherished Festival family event, open to sand sculptors of all ages. Sign up early at the Festival's registration table at Devereux Beach - it's free - then dig in and create the design of your dreams. Judging and an Awards Ceremony will culminate the competition. The Festival extends its thanks to The Neck Run Cafe for providing delicious frozen treats for Sand Sculpture participants.
The Marblehead Farmer's Market boasts 15+ local farms, and booths with an educational spin nutrition, vendors and farms selling homemade prepared goods and craft vendors that are switched up in a rotation basis week to week. Additionally there are entertainers and exhibits by environmentally conscious organizations and non-profits.
Come join the fun at Art on the Avenue! Kids will have a chance to participate in some creating their own art through jewelry making and paiting their own pottery. Registration in advance is required to secure your spot! First come, first registered.
The Marblehead Festival of Arts has had a rich history in producing an annual summer arts Festival over the July 4th holiday week. Due to the COVID pandemic, the festival will be paring down the usual schedule of events in 2021, so check their site for an updated schedule!
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