Upcoming Events:

Harmony, Hot Dogs & Hits   Monday, June 23, 2014  rain date 6/30
5:00 PM at Glen Magna Farms, Ingersoll Street                                    Massachusetts Cultural Council
Featured performer: Don't Call Me Shirley,  performing your favorite rock'n'roll hits on the veranda!
Celebrate our 125th Anniversary on the historic grounds of Glen Magna Farms.
Don’t Call Me Shirley, from classic to contemporary (a wicked fun band) will rock the mansion 5-8 PM!
7PM Crafts.
8PM Movie.  Disney's animated FROZEN. more.
Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Our Famous Root Beer Floats, hotdogs & chips, and more will be available for sale. All proceeds benefit the preservation mission of the Society.  No coolers or pets please.  Rain Date: 6/30

Explore 125 Years of Danvers History                                  Essex National Heritage
Wednesday, June 25, 2014                                                                  Essex National Heritage
4:00 to 6:00 PM
The entire Danvers 3rd Grade student body invites you to their exhibit exploring the Society's collections of toys, athletic equipment and scholastic tools. Learn More.  The Society invites you to attend our free open house to introduce you and your family to the 29th Annual 3rd Grade Educational Program, its exhibits and activities.

Explore additional exhibits newly installed by our High School Internship Participant, Amy Driscoll.

Location: Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Danvers.


Open House at the Page House
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
4:00 to 6:00 PM
The Society celebrates its 100th Anniversary of the Page House Stewardship. All are welcome to explore new exhibits in the 260 year old gambrel, its stories and the Page family generations.

Location: Page House, 11 Page St. Danvers.

Reading of the Declaration of Independence
July 4 at Noon
Rotary Pavilion on the Library Lawn

The Danvers Diversity Committee and the Library are co-sponsoring a Community Reading of the Declaration of Independence. All are welcome to attend. Anyone interested in reading a portion should contact Sally Kerans: sallypkerans@gmail.com


Historic Properties
Every 2nd Friday, through November 14th, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
$15 at the door for all four properties.
In partnership with Danvers Alarm List, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Preservation Commission, the Society will have the Page House and Tapley Memorial Hall open every 2nd Friday of each month, 10am-3pm. Learn how you can participate behind the scenes to develop this new program by E-mailing to dhs@danvershistory.org 

Rebecca Nurse Homestead and Judge Samuel Holton House will also be open during these hours. Check back often for developments in the program and properties featured.

Location: Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Danvers.

Onion Town Variety Show
Every 2nd Friday, July 12th, August 8th, September 12th, October 10th, November 14th, 2014
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.
July's All Volunteer Professional line-up includes: Dan Henry, Host, Vocals, Comedy;  Greg Guba, Country;  Boondock Sinners, Vocal Duo;  ASTRO-AL Show;  David Breen's King Serpent Show;  Sing Along

June's Line-Up included: Michael Bloom acoustic guitar, Scott Kaplan Saxophone Quartet, Dan & Karen "Recollections Duo",  and the David Breen Theatrical Troupe complete with dancers.

Where do your talents lie?  Do you vocalize like Kate Smith? or Caruso?  Dance like Astaire and Rogers? Are you an aficionado of the accordion? A former Mouseketeer?  The old time variety show invites you to join in our 2nd year of FUN!!  Bring the whole family to watch you perform! The show will feature regional volunteer talent on stage in the newly refurbished Tapley Memorial Hall. Everyone is welcome for this fun event.  Light refreshments will be available. Dan Tremblay, Volunteer and member of the Society, will be your MC for the evening.  Anyone wishing to perform is asked to contact Dan at dh.tremblay@live.com   Learn more.

Admission at the door will be $5 for non-performers.  Proceeds benefit the ongoing preservation mission of the Society. Reservations appreciated to help with hall set up.  Parking on Page St. or in the Community Lot at the corner of Page and Elm Streets. RSVP to 978.777.1666 or E-mail to dhs@danvershistory.org . 

Location: Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Danvers.


Lunch Tours at Glen Magna Farms
Wednesdays
Time: mid day
Reservations Required.   details

Location: Glen Magna Farms


Meet the
Designers from the Endicott Mansion at Glen Magna Farms Show House

Tuesday, July 29th
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Country Curtains,  50 Dodge Street,  Beverly MA 01915
 
Country Curtains will be hosting an in store event.  This event coincides with the release of  Summer Issue of Coastal Home Magazine that will feature the article about the Show House. Both the Publisher and the Art Director will be in attendance.

Essex Harmony concert
Saturday, August 23 at noon
The Old North Church in Boston
193 Salem St. Boston, Massachusetts 02113 • Phone: (617) 523-6676 

Trails & Sails: Essex Harmony concert
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Time: 3:00 P.M.
The Essex Harmony, Artists-In-Residence of the Society, will perform. This mixed media, acapella concert is directed by Tom Carmody.  More about The Essex Harmony.  More about Trails&Sails.

Donations encouraged. Proceeds benefit the ongoing preservation mission of the Society, including supplies for our Artists-In-Residence. Reservations appreciated to help with hall set up.  Parking on Page St. or in the Community Lot at the corner of Page and Elm Streets. RSVP to 978.777.1666 or E-mail to dhs@danvershistory.org . 

Location: Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Danvers.

Holiday Concert: Essex Harmony
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Time: 3:00 P.M.
The Essex Harmony, Artists-In-Residence of the Society, will perform. This mixed media, acapella concert is directed by Tom Carmody.  More about The Essex Harmony.

Donations encouraged. Proceeds benefit the ongoing preservation mission of the Society, including supplies for our Artists-In-Residence. Reservations appreciated to help with hall set up.  Parking on Page St. or in the Community Lot at the corner of Page and Elm Streets. RSVP to 978.777.1666 or E-mail to dhs@danvershistory.org . 

Location: Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Danvers.

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