Upcoming Events:

The Essex Harmony: Saturday, November 29, 2:00 PM.
Rebecca Nurse Homestead meeting house, 149 Pine Street, Danvers. More about The Essex Harmony.

6th Annual Parade of Trees  : Dec 3rd through Dec. 6th   VISIT OFTEN for developing DETAILS!
Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page Street, Danvers
Amazing, beautiful creatively decorated trees and wreaths donated by businesses, organizations and family throughout the greater Danvers area will be on display and raffled away on Saturday. Stop in often to purchase raffle tickets to benefit the ongoing educational mission of the Society.
BECOME INVOVLED: please consider decorating a tree or a wreath see both details and guidelines.
Wednesday Preview Party 5:30 - 8pm FREE for tree & wreath donors. $10 general admission.
    Live entertainment - Dylan Chane, pianist
Thursday: 1-8pm FREE admission.
    6:30pm:Theatrical reading of the Polar Express:
            Family favorite tale complete with hot cocoa  
Friday:  1-5pm FREE admission.
Saturday: 10am-5pm FREE admission.
      1:30 - 3pm The Music Connection  - live performance ensemble
     3:30-4:30 Roaming
Magician: the crowd pleaser,Jay Fraser  Jay Fraser!
Saturday: 5:15pm all trees & wreaths raffled off to LUCKY WINNERS!

Christmas at Glen Magna Farms 2014

Fri-Sun Dec. 5th - Dec. 7th.
The Society and The National Association of Women Artists are celebrating their 125th Anniversaries!!  Original works of art will be displayed throughout the 1st floor of the mansion. Local florists will deck the halls of the Endicott Mansion.  Harbor Sweets of Salem is setting up a candy shoppe in the Weston Museum. Danvers High School Chamber Singers: a select chorus of 24 students will perfom. Gilded Harps will also perform. Tea Historian Lisa Steigerwalt will be our hostess for Tea.  Check back often for developments.

This weekend of events at the Endicott Mansion is not to be missed!!                     NAWA
     Gala Celebration: Friday Dec. 5th, 6pm 
              Victuals catered by Vinwood Caterers of Ipswich.
              Champagne, wine, beer, and a surprise signature drink!
              Music by Nick Consone Band
              Fabulous raffles and so much more!!
              Wear your finery. Cocktail or vintage attire, black tie optional.
                    $75 p/p members,
                    $85 p/p not-yet members.
    This event will sell out quickly. Limited tickets...send your check today!

     National Association of Women Artists Art Show: website
                    Sat. 6th: 9am-3pm, last ticket sold at 2:30, $10
                    Sun. 7th: 10am - 5pm, last ticket sold at 4:30, $10
     Meet The Artists Reception: Sat. Dec 6th, 3-5pm. $45  Gilded Harps perform
   Danvers High School Chamber Singers: Sat. Dec. 6th, 1pm during Art Show
     Gilded Harps: Sat. Dec 6th 3-5pm.  during "Meet The Artists Reception"
     Victorian Christmas Tea: Sun. Dec.7th, 1st seating 11:30am; 2nd seating 2pm  $45
                 Steep yourself in the history and customs of Afternoon Tea as well as familiar Christmas traditions,
                 both of which set a national precedence in the United States during Queen Victoria’s reign.   Enjoy
                 a full afternoon tea presented by Lisa Steigerwalt.

Florists decking the halls include:
         Tina Lefebvre of Platinum Posies
         Yvonne Blacker Creative
         Pam Sherry-Landess of Carroll's Florist
         Danvers Garden Club
         Meredith McCarthy Floral Design
         Tammy Call Rogers of Thomas Henry Flowers Inc.

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. Donations encouraged and ALL are welcome!

TBA Programs - check back often for time and place for these presentations:
     Photography Techniques for everyday use
     Native Americans in Danvers
     Underground Railroad

Check Back Often for Updates

Historic Properties - 2nd Season to begin Spring 2015
Every 2nd Friday, through November 14th, 2014
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 Holton 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.

Onion Town Variety Show  - 3rd Season to begin Spring 2015
Every 2nd Friday: November 14th, 2014      Country Night to close our 2nd season!
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.
November's  All Volunteer Professional line-up includes:  Host Dan Henry; Nathaniel Brown Band; Frank Stewart aka PACO; Ed and Maureen: Banjo & Anecdotes; Barry'n'Sue; Mamma G; David Breen and the "Cowboys".

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.