Trains and Trails Highlight Local Weekend Events

The weekend events calendar in Hamilton and Wenham includes a big home football game, a train display and a hike on a new trail.

There’s everything from a high school football game and a hike to a music performance and train display on the weekend calendar, right here in Hamilton and Wenham.

Each Friday morning, Hamilton-Wenham Patch’s “Get Out” weekend planner brings you a quick look at local events and activities.

The weekend calendar also includes many other 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: ; Saturday, 1 p.m.

Why Go: Each week, the games get bigger and bigger with a Generals football team that just continues to impress. Saturday is the final regular season home game of the year to see the team in action against Northeastern Conference/Cape Ann League Tier 4 opponent Georgetown.
Pricing: $5


Where/When: ; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Why Go: There’s no doubt that nothing attracts people to Wenham Museum more than trains. And GeoTrax are popular with “kids” of all ages. This weekend’s display is open during regular weekend museum hours both weekend days.

Pricing: $7.50 adults, $5.50 children 


Where/When: Eurostoves, 45 Enon St., Beverly; Saturday, 1 p.m.

Why Go: Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away and what better way to gets some turkey tips than from some real pros. Eurostoves has teamed up with fellow North Beverly business The Meat House to offer a free turkey roasting demonstration and tasting.

Pricing: Free


Where/When: A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel, ; Saturday, 7 p.m.

Why Go: It’s the first concert for the talent group of musicians at Gordon College, who will play a wide range of orchestral works.

Pricing: $10


Where/When: /; Sunday, 11 a.m.

Why Go: It is the public’s first look at the newest trail in Hamilton. Essex County Trail Association Executive Director Alex Van Alen says he expects 100 hikers and welcomes more to join the group. The hour-long walk will go from the Donovan Fields parking lot to the top of Sagamore Hill (the highest point in Hamilton) and take about an hour. At the top, Butch Crosbie from the Hamilton Historical Society will give a talk on .

Pricing: Free


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