It is Friday, Sept. 27. Here are five things you need to
know in Hamilton and Wenham:
1. Clouds: Clouds will return to the sky on Friday as temperatures will stay in the 60s. The sun is more likely to poke through in the afternoon. The wind will blow from the north at about 10 miles per hour.
2. Food Drive: The North Shore Community Food Drive starts Friday at the Market Basket in Rowley. The drive is organized by state Rep. Brad Hill, (R-Ipswich) who represents Hamilton and Wenham. The drive will be held Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The food collected at the food drive will benefit the Acord Food Pantry in Hamilton, plus The Open Door in Gloucester, Ipswich Community Food Pantry and Rowley Food Pantry.
3. Trails and Sails: This weekend will be the final weekend for the Essex National Heritage Area’s Trails and Sails events. In Wenham, the Family Cemetery Scavenger Hunt can be completed all weekend. You can get the clues at the Wenham Museum's front desk or download it from the Wenham Museum website then hand it the completed form at the museum to be entered into a raffle for free museum passes.
4. Dinner: The Wenham Tea House’s Friday night dinner happens again this week from 5-9 p.m. The menu includes entre choices of Rosemary Roasted Chicken, Osso Bucco, Medallions of Tenderloin of Beef, Fresh Tri-Color Cheese Tortelloni and Classic Empinada.
5. Coffee House: The First Church in Wenham will host a Coffee House for Peace on Friday night. It runs from 6-8 p.m. with coffee, pastries and music. Admission is $5 with all proceeds going to Family Promise of the North Shore to help the homeless.
To find out what is going on today in Hamilton and Wenham, check out our events listings.