Glen Magna Garden Tours - please see details at our Programs or Glen Magna Farms pages
Speaker Series: The Modern Papacy
Thursday, October 15th, 7pm
Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page Street
Mr. Ed Dooley will present on The Modern Papacy.
Location: Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Danvers.
Historic Properties - 2nd Season to begin Spring 2015
Every 2nd Friday, June through OctoberTime:
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.
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
behind the scenes to develop this new program by E-mailing to email@example.com
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. Check Back Often for Updates
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Making History: The Year of The Educator Gala
Reservations a MUST. Support our Education and Preservation Mission
Thursday, October 8th, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Glen Magna Farms, Ingersoll St., Danvers
join the Danvers Historical Society, residents, and surrounding
communities in celebrating ‘The Year of the Educator’ at the First
Annual Benefit Gala & Red Carpet Event by dining under the stars in
the beautiful historic gardens of Glen Magna Farms, enjoying a glass of
wine and live music while you stroll the garden paths and arboretum
walkways, capturing the essence of New England living in the 19th
century as you assist in preserving this cultural landmark.
Guest speakers include:
Bower, Wayne Marquis,
Chief of Staff to the President School Committee Member Essex High Technical School
of Salem State University Past Danvers Town Manager
champagne, beer and a jazz ensemble begins the evening at 6pm
Fully catered sit-down dinner by Fireside Catering,
music by Celebrity Sound & Light
50/50 Raffle, Silent & Live auctions with guest auctioneer
Hank Morse of WROR
Business attire. $75 p/p
Reservations by check or credit card to
Danvers Historical Society P.O. Box 381 Danvers, MA 01923 or call 978.777.1666
Updates daily on auction items, check our website often!
AUCTION ITEMS currently include:
Live Auction Items
1. Prime Rib Dinner for Eight at Casa Saluto. Includes fine wines; Chef Norm St. Cyr. founder of The
Danvers Butchery. Value $2000.
2. Giblees Mens Wear "Byron" suit. Value $895
3. 4 hour Event Rental at GMF Week day or evening, weekends excluded. Value $1000
4. Interior Design Services and Furniture
5. Taste of the Towns: Peabody & Danvers' Restautrants, including: Pellana; Burton's; Cheesecake
Factory; P.F. Chang; Danversport Yacht Club; Daniella's. Total Value $365
6. Fine Wines Basket. Value $300
7. Watercolors &Wine Night (Paint and Sip) with Artist Cindy Bugden "Arts of Gold" for 8, Tapley
Memorial Hall, weeknight except Wednesday, all supplies, wines and cheeses. Value $400
8. Hartnetts All Cloth Car Wash and Auto Body; Luxury detailing and wash. Value $400
Silent Auction Items
1. 2 month membership Danvers YMCA Value $130
2. $100 Gift Card McKinnons
3. Lighted model of the Portland Head Lighthouse Hand Crafted by Leon Masse Value $ 200
4. Salem Witch Museum Children's Stories Gift Basket with family pass Value $130
5. Sera Bridal & Lorraine Roy gift card Value $100
6. Carl Michael Salon gift card Value $200
7. North Shore Music Theatre "Sister Act" 2 tickets Nov. 3 or 4 Value $140
8. Currans Florists Plant Basket and Gift Card Value $125
9. Pamper Basket: EnVogue Hair Salon Manicure; Nicole's Nails and Spa Pedicure; Giogi Salon;
Elizabeth Grady; Profiles Hair Salon. Total value $210
10. Limo Services round trip transport to Logan Airport or South Station Essex Limo Value $180
11. Private Dance Lessons; Swing, Salsa, Foxtrot or Waltz LMC Productions Value$200
12. Danversport Yacht Club Gift Card Value (2) $50 Gift Cards
13. Comeau Healthcare 1 hour massages (4) Value $240
14. Laura Eisner Program Value $300
15. Scratch ticket Tree
16. Wine table: 30 bottles to date!
17. Dine around the North Shore to various restaurants including Century House, Sam & Joes,
Outback Steakhouse; Calitri's, The Depot and Soma
18. Unplugged Family Fun: puzzles, games, snacks. Value $200
CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR ADDITIONAL ITEMS!
Parade of Trees Come see the Trees & Wreaths and purchase your Raffle Tickets!
Donors (only) set-up: Monday & Tuesday, November 30 & December 1 - Set-up displays between 9am-1pm
LEARN MORE about how YOU can participate in the festivities!
Tuesday, December 1 - Preview Party free for all donors and one guest ($10 admission for others) 6-8pm
Enjoy music and refreshments as we honor the creativity and generosity of display donors.
Wednesday, December 2nd, 1pm to 8pm, FREE – Senior Appreciation Day, wear creative sweaters and enjoy music
& refreshments from 1-3pm welcoming seniors from all over the North Shore.
Thursday, December 3rd, 1 pm to 8pm, FREE - Polar Express Evening
would like to extend an invitation to the kids to dress in their
favorite PJs and listen to the reading of
"Polar Express" at 6:30 pm complete with hot chocolate and a gift for each child.
Friday, December 4th, 1pm to 8pm
Saturday, December 5th (1 pm to 5pm) Come see the Trees and purchase your Raffle Tickets
Warm up during the Annual Downtown Holiday Festival -
Winning Tickets will be drawn at 5:15pm after the Tree
Lighting Ceremony in the Square, winners need not be present.
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at Glen Magna Farms, set on an estate of eleven acres, has been
described “as near to heaven as one can be in this world.”
Located less than one mile from Routes 1 and 95.
Magna Farms is an ideal location for weddings, private parties,
corporate meetings, photo shoots and other special events.
award-winning landscape includes formal gardens massed with colorful
perennials, annuals, shrubbery and an arboretum. The Old Fashioned
Garden is anchored by a reproduction of the original Gazebo designed
by Francis Peabody in 1840. A wisteria-covered pergola transports
guests towards the Derby Summer House, a National Historic Landmark,
and into the Rose Garden which blooms in early summer with hundreds
of heirloom roses. Classical statuary, fountains, sweeping lawns
and winding pathways further enhance the exquisitely restored and
main rooms of the Colonial Revival Mansion include a foyer, drawing
room, parlor, library and a spacious dining room. Changing rooms
for bridal parties or for break-out sessions are on the second floor.
A covered veranda along the entire south side of the Mansion overlooks
the main lawn and gardens. Tenting for larger outdoor functions
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