Friday, May 17, 2013
Get a quick look at some of the local events happening this weekend in Hamilton and Wenham and nearby on the North Shore.
Plant sales continue to dominate the spring calendar, but Saturday is also the grand opening of the new Swampwalk off the rail trail and an expert on lighthouses comes to Beverly to host a talk in a "lighthouse." Plus, there's a lot of other events going on in Hamilton, Wenham and the nearby area of the North Shore. Get the when and where below for several events and other happenings in the area. Always check our events calendar for a complete list. Remember, each Friday morning Hamilton-Wenham Patch’s “Get Out” weekend planner brings you a quick guide to local events and activities. 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. 1. SWAMPWALK GRAND OPENING …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The open space project, a boardwalk that loops for a third of a mile through the Great Wenham Swamp, is complete with a table and benches on the observation platform for a peaceful respite.
The SwampWalk is finally ready for its grand debut. There is a grand opening ceremony planned for May 18 at 10 a.m. The public is invited to come by to check out the birds, wetlands, beaver dams and other wildlife that inhabit the Great Wenham Swamp. There will even be special prizes for anyone who spots a spotted turtle or a member of three local beaver families. The project, which has been a decade in the making by the Danvers Open Space and Recreation Committee, has created a 1,769-foot boardwalk that loops through the swamp and provides another link between Danvers and Wenham. The SwampWalk is directly accessible from the Danvers Rail-Trail, a project that was publicly dedicated last summer. You can get to the swamp via the trails at …
Friday, November 23, 2012
A look at local weekend events in Hamilton and Wenham plus nearby areas of the North Shore.
Christmas and holiday events dominate the calendar for the long weekend after Thanksgiving, with Santa taking part in two of the events. Plus Gabe’s Run on Friday continues to grow, with entries being accepted first-thing in the morning before the starting gun goes off. Below, get the when and where for those events and others happenings in Hamilton, Wenham and the nearby area. Remember, each Friday Hamilton-Wenham Patch’s “Get Out” weekend planner brings you a quick guide to local events and activities. 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. 1. GABE’S RUN Where/When: Winthrop School/Patton Park; Friday, 9 a.m., women’s 5K; 9:45 a.m., men’s 5K; 10:30 a…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The Swamp Walk has been completed and the "Golden Spike" has gone in.
The Danvers Swamp Walk has been completed and the "Friends of Swampwalk" will host an inauguration ceremony in the spring. The group also plans to continue having ad-hoc fun by adding new features, interpretive signs, tables and benches. The walk is a loop through the swamp off the Danvers rail Trail, south of the Route 97 crossing. Take a look at some photos from the final work.
Monday, September 26, 2011
An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
Today is Monday, Sept. 26. Here are five things you need to know: 1. Weather: A great fall day is on tap for Monday with sun and temperatures in the upper 70s. 2. The Sing Off: A Wenham resident will appear on Monday night’s episode of the new NBC show “The Sing Off.” Cortney Penta, a 2006 Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School graduate and daughter of the owners of Canaan Farms, will appear with her college a capella group Deltones from the University of Delaware. The show airs at 8 p.m. on NBC (channel 7). 3. Library Program Registration: Registration for the fall children’s programs at Hamilton-Wenham Library begins today – in person only and not by e-mail or phone. Some of the programs that require registration include chess classes, …