Upcoming Events:

Annual Plant Sale:   Opens Sat. May 9th, 9am to Noon,  Herbs, Perennials, select Annuals
9-12 Saturdays & 4-6pm Wednesdays in May
Limited supply of field dug yellow/purple Bearded Iris from the Chamberlain Garden, aka: Flower Garden, map.
Excellent selection of shade perennials
Drought tolerant perennials
Herbs: wide selection of culinary & ornamental
see BLOG for updates!

Annual Business Meeting:
Thursday, May 28th at Glen Magna Farms,  RESERVATIONS A MUST
Please RSVP by Friday, May 22nd
A review of the Society's year and goals for the upcoming fiscal year.
Hats off to all our Volunteers, Staff and Board!   Arrive early to stroll the magnificent gardens!
6pm Wine & Cheese reception on the veranda.
6:30 Business Meeting
Donations benefit the Society's ongoing preservation mission.

Onion Town Variety Show  
- 3rd Season !
Every 2nd Friday: January through November      
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.  

June 14th's Professional line-up includes:
 Host Dan Henry; Fran Hart (of 4EverFab)-Beatles, Bill Fennel Vocalist/Pop, Jon Waterman, Story song originals, Giovanni comedy; and the King Serpent Follies.

July 10th show to be announced.

reservations required.       Peter Tentindo  &  Jacyn Tremblay

"Oniontown Variety Show", a live cabaret style local performers show held the 2nd Friday of each month and has scheduled musicians, comics, vocalists, storytellers, and actors for the summer show activity. The live program is sponsored by Danvers Historical Society. Summer schedule is Jun 12, Jul 10, and Aug 14. Headlining upcoming shows include Venus-Mars Project, local pop group,{Aug 14} The King Serpent Troupe and Follies, Group Improv. and a mix of local vocal/musical talent. Donation $5 at door shownite.
Showtimes 7p-9p. Please join us. Info 978-777-2711. Dan Tremblay, Society Member, Host Volunteer.   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.
Guest Speaker: Brent Hull on The Derby Summer House
Sunday, June 14th,  more details soon
Join us for a very special guest lecturer, Brent Hull, at Glen Magna Farms as he shares his perspective on our Registered National Historic Landmark 1794 Derby Summer House (McIntire Tea House). There will be a post-lecture book-signing for Brent's book ‘Building a Timeless House in an Instant Age’.

History, Harmony, Hotdogs:
Monday, June 22nd at Glen Magna Farms
Crafts & Movie, 7-10pm
Our favorite annual Americana picnic rolls around again with hot dogs and root beer floats.  Back by popular demand this year is the rock band “Don’t Call Me Shirley” playing popular music from a variety of genres and decades – wicked fun!  Enjoy a fun summer evening on the picturesque grounds of historic Glen Magna Farms. Hot dogs, drinks and ice cream will be sold, and don’t miss the fabulous root beer floats!  Bring your lawn chair or blanket and spend time listening to tunes.  Stick around for the Rec Department's Family Fun movie immediately following.  No coolers or pets, please.  A small donation per adult is gratefully appreciated for our preservation mission.  Sponsored by Danvers Historical Society and Danvers Cultural Council.  

Historic Properties - 2nd Season to begin Spring 2015
Every 2nd Friday, June through October
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM          1:00 PM film at Tapley Hall: Colonials and the British
$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 Holten House will also be open during these hours. Check back often for developments in the program and properties featured. Learn more.

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

The Essex Harmony: at the Old North Church, Boston
Saturday, August 22nd.  
Donations accepted to support the ongoing preservation mission of the Danvers Historical Society.

The Essex Harmony is a Danvers based mixed chamber chorus specializing in “Singing School” early American choral music and contemporary American choral music. The Essex Harmony comprises 18 members who are Artists-In-Residence for the Danvers Historical Society.  more

Trails & Sails
Fri., Sat., Sun, September 18,19,20 and 25, 26, 27
Danvers Historical Society will host The Essex Harmony concert Sept. 20th

Check Back Often for Updates