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Nature: A Walking Play
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September
14
Saturday
Nature: A Walking Play
The Trustees and TigerLion Arts present Nature, the mythic telling of Emerson and Thoreau’s mutual love affair with the natural world.
The Old Manse
Concord | Metro West
September
15
Sunday
Crafts & Drafts Festival
We're channeling a creative spirit and welcoming atmosphere to bring you an Arts and Crafts Market combined with a Craft Beer Garden
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
September
15
Sunday
Tech of the 20s
This is a
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
September
16
Monday
Inside Out of the Old Manse
Explore the inside of the Old Manse, including Emerson’s study, before slipping out the backdoor, just like Hawthorne did, to enjoy the land
The Old Manse
Concord | Metro West
September
17
Tuesday
Guest of the Cranes
Our hourly tour is a time journey that takes you back to the Crane family’s first summer in their recently completed Ipswich home.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
September
18
Wednesday
Barnyard Story Hour at Weir River Farm
Barnyard stories really come to life when you get to meet the main characters up close and personal!
Weir River Farm
Hingham | South of Boston
Farm Dinners
Yoga
Nature Playgroups
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Ravenswood Park
Gloucester, MA
Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate
Canton, MA
Gerry Island
Marblehead, MA
Bartholomew's Cobble
Sheffield, MA
Wasque
Chappaquiddick Island, MA
Royalston Falls
Royalston, MA
Signal Hill
Canton, MA
Long Point Wildlife Refuge
Martha's Vineyard, MA
Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge
Nantucket, MA
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miles of trails
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historic homes
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beautiful gardens
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