EVENTS AROUND TOWN

To submit a Marblehead event, send the details & photo to Discovermhd@gmail.com

July 2nd

July 2nd Festivities

9am – 12pm: Sand Sculptures at Devereux Beach

9:30am – 6pm: Festival Trolley – MHS parking to Exhibit Areas

10am – 5pm: Exhibits

11am – 2pm: Boat Building at Lee Mansion Gardens

11am – 3pm: Kite Festival at Devereux Beach

11am – 3pm: Lobster Lunch at St. Michael’s Church

12pm – 1pm: Miss Molly’s Musical Magic at Shubie’s

1pm – 4pm: Tavern Tea Room at Marblehead Arts Association

3pm: Regatta at Redds Pond

4:30pm: Walking Tour: A Ramble Through Old Marblehead with Robert Booth

Afternoon & Evening: Concerts at Crocker Park

Festival of Cod, Cod can be seen in the windows of storefronts throughout town, and online

July 3rd

July 3rd Festivities

10am – 5pm: Artisans Marketplace at Abbot Hall

10am – 1pm: Children’s Festival at Lee Mansion Gardens

10am – 4pm: Landfall Gallery Pop-Up at 147 Washington St.

10am – 5pm: Exhibits

11am – 3pm: Lobster Lunch at St. Michael’s Church

12pm – 6pm: Festival Trolley – MHS parking to Exhibit Areas

1pm – 4pm: Tavern Tea Room at Marblehead Arts Association

1pm – 4:30pm: Arts on the Avenue

3pm: Classic Storytime at Mud Puddle Toys

Afternoon & Evening: Concerts at Crocker Park

Festival of Cod, Cod can be seen in the windows of storefronts throughout town, and online

July 4th

July 4th Festivities

8:15am – 9:30am: Baptiste Yoga at The Yoga Loft

9am – 10am: Vinyasa at The Yoga Loft

10am: Horribles Parade

10am – 4pm: Artisans Marketplace at Abbot Hall

10am – 4pm: Exhibits 

11am – 3pm: Lobster Lunch at St. Michael’s Church

11:45am – 3:15pm: Street Festival

12pm – 5pm: Festival Trolley – MHS parking to Exhibit Areas

12pm – 4pm: Open House at the Jeremiah Lee Mansion (161 Washington St.)

12pm: Glover’s Regiment Cannon Salute at Fort Sewall

Afternoon & Evening: Concerts at Crocker Park

9pm: Harbor Illumination & Fireworks

July 6th: 6pm – 8pm

Earring Basics

Learn how to make simple drop earrings with wire wrapped loops, how to wrap a briolette and other elemental earring making skills. Advanced students will be given more challenging projects. Students will make multiple pairs of earrings and will learn about the tools and findings that work best.  $20 + materials at Eos Designs Studio.

July 6th: 6pm – 7pm

Latin Dance Lessons

Head out and try something new with your partner, or come as a single dancer! Join Lighthouse Fitnesss for this 5-week session on Wednesdays from 6-7pm. Starts July 6th! $200/couple or $150/single for the session. Greg Coles is a world class dance instructor who has taught thousands of all ages and backgrounds to dance. He is formally trained in ballet, jazz, modern, African, and Latin and a former teen Alvin Ailey scholarship student.

July 7th: 5pm – 7pm

Jean Fogle Opening Night

Paintings and prints by Jean Fogle at MacRae’s Sustainable Goods! The show will run July 1st – July 31st with the opening night gathering on Thursday, July 7th from 5pm – 7pm with wine and snacks. Sheena Nancy Sarles will be there that night with Gyg Organic Facial and Body Serums. All organic, hand made, plant based essential oil formula to nourish, brighten. hydrate, protect, and tone for the GYG GLOW! Location: 108 Washington St.

July 8th: 5pm – 7pm

Mapping Marblehead

The Marblehead Historical Commission will present a new, innovative exhibit at the Old Town House, 1 Market Square, beginning on July 8. The opening reception of the exhibit will also be on July 8th from 5pm – 7pm. We hope to see you there! Mapping Marblehead the Twentieth century and beyond continues the Historical Commission’s project of presenting the highlights of Marblehead’s history. The exhibit includes interpretive panels, artifacts, and interactive maps illustrating Marblehead’s growth and expansion.This is the third and final in a series of three planned exhibits. The exhibit will run from July 8 through October 23. Regular exhibit hours are Fridays from 1 – 4 pm, Saturdays from 10 – 4 pm, and Sundays from 1 – 4 pm. All are welcome, and there is no admission charge.

July 8th: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

How to Use Less Plastic

As part of “Plastic Free July,” join Sustainable Marblehead for an evening workshop on July 8 at 6:30 at MacRae’s Sustainable Goods to learn how to use less plastic and use other products more creatively so you buy less and waste less. It’s a win for the Earth and a win for your wallet! Wine and cheese will be served. Please RSVP, but walk ins are also welcome. Presented by: Jennifer Lewis, owner of MacRae’s Sustainable Goods, 108 Washington St.

July 9th: 10am – 6pm

Glover’s Regiment Annual Encampment at Fort Sewall

Revolutionary War Era, Military Encampment with 18th century crafts, military skirmishes and demonstrations, sutlers, musket firing contest, fife and drum concerts, sea chanties and children’s drills. You will be able to meet their living historians, watch battles between the Red Coats and Colonial Forces play out on the streets, see our crafts up close during camps tours and enjoy the sound of music around you. Location: Fort Sewall

July 9th @ 8:30pm

Tommy Baker & The Troublemakers

Come out to The Beacon Restaurant for classic rock and R&B music by Tommy Baker & The Troublemakers! Music starts at 8:30pm!

July 10th: 2pm – 5pm

MLT – Equivocation Auditions

Non-Equity Auditions at Marblehead Little Theatre, 12 School Street, on July 10th from 2pm – 5pm for Bill Cain’s Equivocation.

July 10th @ 2pm

Guided Walk

Did you know that Marblehead has set aside many open spaces for everyone to enjoy? On the second Sundays of April, May, June and July, the Marblehead Conservancy will lead a walk in one of these retreats. We’ll explore the trails in each open space, and guides will talk about their history and highlight their special features. The July walk is at Ware Pond Conservation Area.

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July 10th @ 3pm

Classics Story Hour

Join Mud Puddle Toys for Weekly Classics Story Hour with Miss Aislin every Sunday at 3:00! This story hour is geared towards grades PK-4*, but all are welcome!

July 11th – 30th

Marblehead School of Ballet Summer Dance Intensive

Dance, exercise and have fun this summer at the North Shore’s Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB), located at 115 Pleasant Street in Marblehead, Massachusetts.  This cultural hub has a full line-up of enriching classes for people of all ages and levels.  MSB’s Summer Dance Intensive takes place from July 11 through August 5.  The summer session classes and the intensives are held live in studio and online.

July 11th – 15th

Island Roots Summer Camp

Island Roots Camp Group wishes everyone a happy camp season 2022! Island Roots Camps at Tower and Tioga Way open this week!
  • Island Roots Camp at Tower runs through August 5th and serves campers who are 3 yo through those entering 8th grade in their Half Day, Full Day, and/or Specialty Camps!
  • Island Roots Specialty Camp at Tioga Way runs through August 26th and serves campers entering 2nd-6th grades (campers entering 1st can enroll for the last 2 weeks).

For more info and to register for weeks 3-9, click below, then click the Family Portal.

July 11th – 15th

Children’s Summer Workshop

Explore elements of choral and musical theatre plus acting, storytelling, Character development, lyric writing and theater art culminating in a showcase presentation. Each MLT summer workshop will showcase a different 10 minute play. It’s amazing to we what a group of students can accomplish in one short week!

July 11th: 12pm – 7pm

Open Golf Tournament

Join the Marblehead Chamber of Commerce for golf on the afternoon of July 11th for a day of great fun, golf and camaraderie! This year, tournament play is scheduled for the afternoon, with registration beginning at 12:00pm, and a Shotgun/Scramble start at 1:00pm. Location: Tedesco Country Club

July 11th: 7pm – 10pm

MLT – Equivocation Auditions

Non-Equity Auditions at Marblehead Little Theatre, 12 School Street, on July 10th from 2pm – 5pm for Bill Cain’s Equivocation.

July 12th @ 10:30am

Music with Dara at Mud Puddle Toys

With keyboard, felt board, finger puppets, and engaging visual props, Dara weaves songs (old and new favorites), fingerplays, rhythmic activities/simple instrument playing, and creative movement for a fun-filled musical 30-35 or 40-45 minute program. Lots of clapping, marching, singing, creative expression and FUN! This program is designed for the 2-5 year old child, but older and younger siblings will enjoy too! Location: Mud Puddle Toys, 1 Pleasant St.

July 12th: 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Full Moon Outdoor Yoga

A full moon represents the fullness and glowing radiance of our consciousness. Join Gurdeep for a special outdoor practice and meditation to connect with the moon energy. Location sent after you register.

July 13th: 9:30am – 10:45am

Flow & Fuel

Join yoga teacher and plant-based nutritionist Alyssa Flynn for a 3 week all-levels vinyasa series accompanied by easy anti-inflammatory recipes developed to make you feel and look your best from the inside out. Each vinyasa class will be followed by a nourishing post-yoga snack and 20 minutes of nutrition guidance on how to incorporate more fruits, veggies, and whole grains onto the plates of both adults and kids. Location: The Yoga Loft

July 14th @ 7pm

Marblehead in Motion: The Victorian Bicycle Boom

Join Associate Director of Marblehead Museum, Jarrett Zeman, to explore the cultural impact of the bicycle in the late 1800s. Find out how the bicycle progressed from a clumsy high-wheeler to the sleek machine we use today. In this lecture, you will hear funny songs about the bicycle from the 1890s, view rarely seen photographs of Marbleheaders on bicycles taken by Fred Litchman, discover how women used the bicycle to assert their independence and liberate their daily lives, earn about the “bicycle crimes” of the 19th Century and discover how bicycles became a part of vaudeville theatre.

July 15th: 9:30am – 10:30am

Mindful Mornings

Join a supportive community of like-minded individuals where you will learn skills and strategies to improve your ability to return to a state of ease, even on the most stressful of days. Whether you are just learning the basics of mindfulness, or are looking to expand your practice, this experience is for you! Caroline Murphy of Soul Star Holistic Healing will guide you through your mindfulness journey over this 4-week workshop series. During this series you will connect with other kindred spirits, learn how mindfulness can bring peace into your daily life, practice various mindfulness-based skills in real time, and master easy-to-use tools that will empower you to take charge of your energy, thoughts, and emotions. Location: The Yoga Loft

July 16th @ 8:30pm

True North at The Beacon

Come to The Beacon to hear True North play live at 8:30pm!

July 17th: 3pm – 3:45pm

Classics Story Hour

Join Mud Puddle Toys for Weekly Classics Story Hour with Miss Aislin every Sunday at 3:00! This story hour is geared towards grades PK-4*, but all are welcome!

July 18th – 22nd

Children’s Summer Workshop

Explore elements of choral and musical theatre plus acting, storytelling, Character development, lyric writing and theater art culminating in a showcase presentation. Each MLT summer workshop will showcase a different 10 minute play. It’s amazing to we what a group of students can accomplish in one short week!

July 18th – 22nd

Island Roots Summer Camp

Island Roots Camp Group wishes everyone a happy camp season 2022! Island Roots Camps at Tower and Tioga Way open this week!
  • Island Roots Camp at Tower runs through August 5th and serves campers who are 3 yo through those entering 8th grade in their Half Day, Full Day, and/or Specialty Camps!
  • Island Roots Specialty Camp at Tioga Way runs through August 26th and serves campers entering 2nd-6th grades (campers entering 1st can enroll for the last 2 weeks).

For more info and to register for weeks 5-9, click below, then click the Family Portal.

July 18th: 7pm – 8:30pm

What Does it Mean to be Anti-Racist?

Join Marblehead Racial Justice Team at Abbot Public Library for the  next Conversations on Race meeting featuring a short Stephen Colbert and Ibram X. Kendi video about anti-racism. If you have heard the term “anti-racism” and wonder what it means, here is your chance to find out from the man who created the term.

July 20th: 2pm – 3pm

The Art & Architecture of the New England Coast

From artist colonies to robber baron “summer cottages,” the New England shoreline has inspired countless creative works. This program will look at seascapes and shorelines by beloved American artists including Winslow Homer and Edward Hopper as well as the over-the-top elegance of Newport, RI summer homes designed for the titans of industry in the nineteenth century. Gloucester’s eccentric summer retreat Beauport will also be featured in this program. Location: Abbot Public Library.

July 22nd @ 7pm

Comedy Murder Mystery Dinner

Join Eastern Harvest and The Gerry 5 on Friday, July 22nd at 7pm for Comedy Murder Mystery Dinner! $35 per person and  includes Italian Buffet Dinner. Tickets Available at the Gerry bar or call Arthur Dodge at 978-998-0441. Purchase deadline is July 15th. Doors Open 7pm, Cocktail Hour/Meet & Greet 7:30pm, Pre-Show 7:45pm and Show & Dinner starts at 8pm. Open to the Public – Discover the Gerry! Presented by Eastern Harvest Catering in conjunction with Japescape Productions and the Gerry No. 5 VFA.

July 22nd @ 7pm

Cold Chocolate

In what is now becoming an annual thing, Cold Chocolate is coming back to play the yard with Homegrown House Concerts! They are a genre-bending Americana band that fuses folk, funk and bluegrass to create a unique sound all their own. Led by Ethan Robbins (vocals/guitar) and Ariel Bernstein (percussion), the Boston-based group released their third full-length album, Down The Line, in the summer of 2020. Gate Opens @ 7PM, Music Starts @ 7:30PM, Capacity: 80 (Backyard Show), Suggested donation: $20 or more per person.

July 23rd @ 8:30pm

Counterfeit Cash

Come out to The Beacon Restaurant for Boston’s premier Johnny Cash Tribute Band – Counterfeit Cash on Saturday, July 23 at 8:30pm!

July 23rd: 6:30pm – 9:30pm

SPUR Summer Fling

Save the date to celebrate with SPUR this summer on Saturday, July 23 to honor all that you have done and everything that we will do together in the year to come! Join that evening to connect and enjoy an evening of lite bites and live music while raising critical funds to support the work of SPUR. It will be an unforgettable evening!

July 25th – 29th

Children’s Summer Workshop

Explore elements of choral and musical theatre plus acting, storytelling, Character development, lyric writing and theater art culminating in a showcase presentation. Each MLT summer workshop will showcase a different 10 minute play. It’s amazing to we what a group of students can accomplish in one short week!

July 25th – 29th

Island Roots Summer Camp

Island Roots Camp Group wishes everyone a happy camp season 2022! Island Roots Camps at Tower and Tioga Way open this week!
  • Island Roots Camp at Tower runs through August 5th and serves campers who are 3 yo through those entering 8th grade in their Half Day, Full Day, and/or Specialty Camps!
  • Island Roots Specialty Camp at Tioga Way runs through August 26th and serves campers entering 2nd-6th grades (campers entering 1st can enroll for the last 2 weeks).

For more info and to register for weeks 6-9, click below, then click the Family Portal.

Date & Time

Your Event Name

Are you hosting an event in Marblehead? Send the details and a photo to DiscoverMHD@gmail.com

July 26th @ 10:30am

Music with Dara at Mud Puddle Toys

With keyboard, felt board, finger puppets, and engaging visual props, Dara weaves songs (old and new favorites), fingerplays, rhythmic activities/simple instrument playing, and creative movement for a fun-filled musical 30-35 or 40-45 minute program. Lots of clapping, marching, singing, creative expression and FUN! This program is designed for the 2-5 year old child, but older and younger siblings will enjoy too! Location: Mud Puddle Toys, 1 Pleasant St.

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