The Fourth of July week wraps up with free visits to Wenham Museum, a free movie matinee and a free evening concert.
Three out of the five events included in this week’s weekend preview are absolutely free. And the other two are reasonably priced.
A chicken cooking class at Green Meadows Farm and the traditional Sunday afternoon polo at Myopia are also on the weekend calendar.
Below, get the when and where for those events and other happenings in Hamilton, Wenham and the nearby area.
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Where/When: ; Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Why Go: This is a delightfully rare chance to visit Wenham Museum at absolutely no cost, . Enjoy the exhibits on the first floor and downstairs the kids can gets hands-on in the Family Discovery Gallery and watch the various train set-ups – including a lifelike depiction of our towns here on the North Shore – in the train room.
Where/When: ; Saturday, 11 a.m.
Why Go: The popular cooking classes continue at Green Meadows Farm on Saturday with a class focusing on chicken. Chef Sam Hunt will teach participants about how to take one roaster chicken and turn it into three different meals.
Pricing: $20 per person, includes lunch
Where/When: ; Saturday, 2 p.m.
Why Go: A showing of “The Adventures of Robin Hood” kicks off a four week series titled “Errol Flynn: Not Just Swords and Funny Hats!” hosted at the Peabody Institute Library in nearby Danvers.
Where/When: ; Sunday, gates opens at 1:30 p.m. and match starts at 3 p.m.
Why Go: A fun, relaxing Sunday afternoon in Hamilton can often include an outing at the Myopia polo fields. Remember to bring a picnic lunch and get there early to grab a prime spot along the side of the field.
Pricing: $10 per person
Where/When: ; Sunday, 5-7 p.m.
Why Go: “The Buskers” will play from the Patton Park bandstand, delivering a “smart, distinct voice and a kitchen sink repertoire of influences from jug band to jazz to roots rock.” Bing a chair or blanket and pack a picnic dinner to enjoy a summer evening in the park.