We invite children with their grown-ups to join our friends from the Amesbury Public Library each month for stories inspired by farming and the season's harvest! This program will be held on the main lawn near the chickens. In the event of rain, story time will be under the picnic tent.
Bring the whole family to Beverly's Earth Fest! A celebration of sustainable living co-hosted by Green Beverly with the City of Beverly. Enjoy games, mini workshops, tide pool walks, local bites and brews, and more! Free Entry, Live Band, Raffle, Local Beer and Bites, Beach Activities, Bike Safety Clinic, Climate Resilience Walk, Guided Bird-Watching, Home Energy Station, Seedling Station, Recycling Relay Race, Upcycled Fashion Exhibit.
Amesbury Days will be bringing back all of the familiar favorites like face painting, pony rides, balloon twisting, train rides and a dunk tank plus plenty of delicious food and drinks, entertainment and much more!
Come to the Street Fair in Magnolia Village! Crafters of all kinds will line Lexington Avenue showing their wares, a huge craft fair will line the street, and more. Don’t miss this one! Inside the MLC the Magnolia Shoppe will be open along with the opportunity to purchase large pictures of old time Magnolia and have your questions answered by Judy Gilliss. All proceeds will go to benefit the Magnolia Historical Society.
Come to Spencer Peirce Little Farm for the Ipswich Harvest Fest! Come enjoy live music by the Orville Giddings Band, delicious BBQ, & Vintage Base Ball with 1860's rules! As if that's not enough to be excited about, this year we are pleased to announce that the festival will be complete with all new kids activities and a bouncy house! So brings the kids (and the dog!) down to the farm for a day and fall fun!
The Magnolia Road Show is a sale, auction and appraisal service hosted by the Magnolia Historical Society that is intended to raise funds for the purchase of the Blynman School on Magnolia Avenue. This massive sale of thousands of items acquired by the Historical Society is a way to purge their inventory and take steps to preserve a landmark in the village of Magnolia.
We'll be celebrating our unique farm history and all things dairy during a Sunday, June 17, Open House event. This “farm-tastic” occasion will highlight the recently completed dairy store and dairy plant as well as the opening of the new visitor center.
What better way to spend a summer afternoon then at Appleton Farms! Carrot Club us is our drop in, pop-up program outside the Appleton Farm Store every Tuesday and Thursday from 2-4pm. Drop in anytime between 2 and 3:45 for a fun farm craft, story or game. Activities will change every session so there is always something fun to try! Activities will average 15-20 minutes and will be guided by our farm educator. Make it a fun stop during your visit before exploring the Farm Store, picking up your CSA share, or taking a walk to visit our barnyard animals.
Experience Appleton Farms anytime of day with Fun in the Farmyard! Drop by our Carriage Barn anytime between 10am-3pm on Sundays to experience life on the farm and meet some of our friendly farm animals. Activities are partially self-guided and can include farm crafts, games, story time, playing with the goats, meeting a chicken and more. This event is free and recommended for ages 2-6, but all are welcome! Make a day of it and bring a picnic lunch or stop by our Dairy Store to grab some goodies and spend your day on the farm.
Visit Lowell’s Boat Shop during their Annual Holiday Open House is a two day family event during the first weekend in December. On the main shop level, guests can enjoy a silent auction as well as a retail display featuring the shop's traditional hand crafted items as well as our seasonal merchandise.