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Events Calendar — 267 events

Domestic Bliss Gallery Walk

Saturday, June 11, 11:00 a.m. - noon

Gov. John Langdon House, 143 Pleasant Street, Portsmouth, N.H.

Artists Karen Battles and Leslie Lyman present a tour of the exhibition Domestic Bliss: Discarded, Remembered, and Imagined.

Free with museum admission.

Registration is required. Please call 603-436-3205 for more information.

History and Herb Hike, June 11

Saturday, June 11, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Arnold House, 487 Great Road, Lincoln, R.I.
 
Walk through the beautiful, rolling trails of Lincoln and learn about its history-filled landscape from the seventeenth century to today. Herbalist Maureen Lapre identifies various herbs and explains their benefits in both colonial times and today. Tours begin at Arnold House and travel through Gateway Park to Chase Farm Park and back again. Includes admission to Arnold House.

Free to Historic New England members
$10 Lincoln residents
$15 nonmembers
 
Registration is recommended. Please call 401-728-9696 or buy online. (Lincoln residents must call for advance registration).

Nooks and Crannies, June 29

Wednesday, June 29, 9:00 a.m. - noon

Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, 75 Eastern Point Boulevard, Gloucester, Mass.
 
This in-depth behind-the-scenes tour of Henry Davis Sleeper’s summer retreat allows plenty of time to explore each room, including passageways, closets, and other spaces not usually open to the public.

Guides highlight their favorite objects and share stories about Sleeper, his friends, and staff. Light refreshments included.

$20 Historic New England members
$35 nonmembers
 
Registration is required. Please call 978-283-0800 or buy online.

Summer Fun Days at Casey Farm: Natural Artists

June 29, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Nature has inspired talented artists since the time of the caveman. Let your camper draw inspiration from the outdoor world to create masterpieces using nature as their medium. Casey Farm lets children return to their artistic roots as they create art from seeds, make leaf rubbings and nature prints, assemble their own bird feeders, design eggshell mosaics, craft nature walk bracelets, and more. We let nature take the lead on this day of creative and imaginative fun.

Ages 6 -12

Important: please list your child's name and age in the "Add a Comment About Your Order" field at checkout.

Summer Fun Days at Casey Farm: The Rusty Trusty Tractor

June 30, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Chug on down to Casey Farm and spend a day with your child learning about tractors. Campers enjoy a day on the farm digging and planting in our garden, reading tractor stories, and making a tractor craft. Bring your cameras to capture the special moment at the end of the day when our experienced staff safely allows your child to sit on a real tractor and pretend to drive.

Ages 3 - 6*

*Adults are encouraged to stay with their child. Adults must accompany 3- and - 4 -year - olds.

Important: please list your child's name and age in the "Add a Comment About Your Order" field at checkout.

Summer Fun Days at Casey Farm: Woodland Adventure

June 30, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Campers investigate the forest, animals, and trees by playing games like Protect the Nest, Oh Deer, Camouflage, Tree Smash, and Earth, Fire, Water. They identify animal tracks and scats, look at skulls, and hike through the woodlands collecting forest items to make nature prints. Older campers find out how scientists observe and count wildlife, while younger campers play Track Match.

Ages 6 -12

Important: please list your child's name and age in the "Add a Comment About Your Order" field at checkout.

Brunch at Beauport, June 30

Thursday, June 30, 10:00 a.m. - noon (rain date is Thursday, July 7)

Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, 75 Eastern Point Boulevard, Gloucester, Mass.
 
Bring friends and family to an elegant morning brunch on the Beauport terrace overlooking Gloucester Harbor. Enjoy quiche, fresh fruit, croissants, sticky buns, and mimosas catered by Beach Gourmet in Gloucester. After brunch, stay for a tour of Beauport.

Sunhats are recommended.

$40 Historic New England members
$50 nonmembers

Registration is required. Please call 978-283-0800 or buy online.

Summer Fun Days at Casey Farm: The Great Bird Caper

July 1, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Welcome to bird day on Casey Farm. The budding ornithologist in your family can spend the day bird-watching, making bird crafts such as nests, birdhouses, and bird feeders, dissecting owl pellets, and practicing bird calls. They also learn about the various land and water birds here in Rhode Island from the great blue heron to the snowy egret. Let your child's imagination take flight on this day of explorative play.

Ages 6 -12

Important: please list your child's name and age in the "Add a Comment About Your Order" field at checkout.

Art 'Round Town, July 1

Friday, July 1, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Governor John Langdon House, 143 Pleasant Street, Portsmouth, N.H.

Make Langdon House a stop on your Art 'Round Town gallery walk of downtown Portsmouth. View the current exhibition during special evening hours at this magnificent Georgian mansion.

Free

Call 603-436-3205 for more information.

Little Ducklings at Casey Farm, Week 2

Week 2: June 27, 29, July 1

Ages 4 - 5

Introduce your little ones to Casey Farm and the camp experience with Little Ducklings, perfect for children ready to explore on their own, but not ready for a full week or day-long camp. For three mornings a week campers meet and interact with our farm animals, sing songs, listen to stories, play games, and make crafts. Casey Farm is a perfect location for young children's first independent camp experience.

Additional sessions are available:

Week 3: July 18, 20, and 22
Week 4: August 8, 10, and 12
Week 5: August 15, 17, and 19
Week 6: August 22, 24, and 26

All sessions run from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Important: please list your child's name and age in the "Add a Comment About Your Order" field at checkout.

Events Calendar — 267 events