The bounty of the fall harvest season will be celebrated at this two-day event! Special activities will include a pop-up farmer’s market featuring local produce; goats, chickens, and rabbits raised by local 4-H clubs; seasonal craft activities; apple tastings; and old-fashioned games. We’re even bringing the switchel back!
Free with museum admission. >>
Help celebrate the arrival of Theo Jansen’s kinetic Strandbeest sculptures. Learn all about the engineering behind the beests, watch them in action and help construct a brand new one. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Celebrate all things great and small from the world of Alice in Wonderland to alternate universes and Tiny Houses. Take a photo in our larger-than-life photo booth or add your own unique illustration to the story of Alice in Wonderland. Inspired by PEM’s newest Art & Nature Center exhibition, Nature of Scale. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
In partnership with Dribble, the international graphic design community, delve into the creative world of type, fonts and lettering. Form human letters, learn chalkboard and hand-lettering techniques, experiment with creating your own font and get an inside scoop on graphic design with PEM’s Creative Services team. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Join a midwinter feast celebrating light in the darkest part of the year. Sample ancient festive beverages, search out art from many cultures featuring light and fire and drive out the darkness with music and dance. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Bring the whole family and celebrate Labor Day Weekend with games and excitement for everyone!
You're invited to join the fun on these days! You will be able to:
Play baseball the way early New Englanders did
Make a craft
Join a game of French and English (Tug of War)
Meet the oxen in training
Try your hand at marbling paper
Watch 19th-century magic with Bob Olson
Join us on the Wharf for our first ever Boston Children’s Museum Craft Fair! Support local craftspeople and artists as you find that one-of-a-kind item for your own family or for a friend. All of our vendors will hail from the Boston area and will offer a wide range of both useful and whimsical goods created by local families, for local families. You’ll even have a chance to develop your DIY >>
Following the tremendous success of last fall’s celebration of traditional crafts and trade, Plimoth Plantation invites you to join us for #icrafthistory Weekend 2015! More than fifty guest artisans will work alongside Plimoth Plantation’s staff artisans to provide two days of educational and enjoyable craft-related programming, including demonstrations, sales, pop-up introductory talks, >>
Sooooo a long while ago a very cool kitty asked a young lad, "How would you like to be king.” The boy had nothing better to do, so he nodded. The adventure begins. The basic rule - when in doubt always trust the cat. Puss is one clever kitty. She is going to show us how to get from empty pockets to the royal throne room.
September 5 - 11:00am and 1:00pm
September 6 - 1:00pm and 3:00pm
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