Eat Ice Cream and Then Brush Your Teeth This Weekend

A look at the weekend calendar in Hamilton and Wenham at the nearby North Shore, with a "Ice Cream for Breakfast" benefit and stories and songs with a local dentist.

We won’t let the Super Bowl overshadow this weekend. Yes, it is one of our things to do this weekend, but there are plenty of other local events that have nothing to do with a television and couch that you can enjoy long before Sunday evening.

Each Friday morning Hamilton-Wenham Patch’s brings you a quick guide to local events and activities.

The weekend calendar includes a wide variety of  things to do and we encourage you to look past this weekend guide into our full calendar of events, where we have other events listed.

Remember, if you have great ideas of your own that you want to share, please feel free to add them in the comments section at the bottom.


Where/When: Wenham Museum; Friday, 5 p.m.

Why Go: Turn off the phone, put down the mouse and hide the TV clicker – it’s time for a classic board game. Show up at Wenham Museum to enjoy some classic family games and some good old-fashion fun. Call ahead to register.

Pricing: Free with museum admission - $7.50 for adults and $5.50 for children

Where/When: , Danvers; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon

Why Go: It’s the third annual “Ice Cream for Breakfast” event at Cherry Hill, with half the proceeds going to Healing Abuse Working for Chance, a non-profit in Salem that helps victims of domestic violence all across the North Shore, including in Hamilton and Wenham. In addition to Cherry Hill classics, there will be breakfast-themed specials such as Waffle sundaes, Pop-Tart sundaes “Coffee & Donuts” ice cream and “Maple Bacon” ice cream.

Pricing: Prices vary


Where/When: WGBH studios, 1 Guest St., Boston; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.

Why Go: The college bowl team from was after capturing the High School Quiz Show title. And the team is and needs support. Show up and cheer on the team during a taping at the WGBH studios in Boston. Sign up online for free tickets.

Pricing: Free


Where/When: ; Saturday, 10:30 a.m.

Why Go: Stories and songs featuring teeth, gums and dentists take center stage in honor of Children’s Dental Month at the library, where Hamilton dentist Dr. Robert Spingler reads to children. Plus, children get a chance to brush the teeth on Skyler the stuffed horse. No advance registration is required – just stop in.

Pricing: Free


Where/When: ; Sunday, 6:30 pm.

Why Go: There’s nothing like being served munchies while perched in front of a huge flatscreen television at a local restaurant while cheering on your Patriots. In addition to 15 Walnut in Hamilton that will be open for the game, the is hosting a for members.

Pricing: Free


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