Glen Magna Garden Tours - please see details at our Programs or Glen Magna Farms pages
Historic Properties -
see further below for details
Every 2nd Friday, June through October Time:
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Onion Town Variety Show - 3rd Season !
Every 2nd Friday: January through November Time:
7:00 to 9:00 P.M.
AUGUST 14th FEATURING : VENUS MARS PROJECTreservations required.
Peter Tentindo & Jacyn TremblayOpening Act: Krystal Polychronis
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and on TwitterSeptember's Professional line-up includes:
Host Dan Henry; John Foerter, guitar & vocals; Boondock Sinners
, Greg Guba
, dobro; Bruce Chester
, civil war reenactment, The King Serpent Troupe and Follies
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. Enjoy a mix of local vocal/musical professional talent. Donation $5 at
door shownite. Showtimes 7p-9p. Please join us. Info 978-777-2711. Dan Tremblay, Society Member, Host Volunteer. Learn more.
at the door will be $5 for non-performers. Proceeds benefit the
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
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. 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.
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. moreTrails & Sails
Fri., Sat., Sun, September 18,19,20 and 25, 26, 27
Danvers Historical Society will host The Essex Harmony concert Sept. 20th
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
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.
Check Back Often for Updates
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