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March
23
Saturday
SOLD OUT! From Grand Stairs to Back Stairs
Experience the entirety of the Crane summer home in a 3.5 hour extended tour.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
March
23
Saturday
Hike for Beer
What better way to get outside this winter then go for a beer hike on the beautiful trails of Appleton Farms Grass Rides.
Appleton Farms, Appleton Farms Grass Rides
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
March
23
Saturday
Cultures to Rinds: Cheese Making Fundamentals
Our cheese making classes are back! Join Appleton Farms own cheese maker for a hands-on class in our farm kitchen.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
March
24
Sunday
SOLD OUT! Live Action Clue for Families
Everyone is having a good time until someone dies. Can you figure out who did it, in what room, and with which weapon?
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
March
26
Tuesday
Tuesday Story Time on the Farm
It may be cold outside, but it's cozy in the Farm House! Join us for a regular Tuesday story time this winter.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
March
27
Wednesday
Cancelled -- Wild Rumpus Walk
Let the Wild Rumpus Start!
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
March
28
Thursday
SOLD OUT Hearty, Homestyle Vegetarian Cooking
Whether you're a vegetarian or just looking to lighten up a bit and eat less meat, this workshop is for you!
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
March
29
Friday
Sold Out: Fairy Garden Workshop
Build a tiny fairy world.
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
March
30
Saturday
Sold out: Tea in Helen's Library
Welcome to the Stevens-Coolidge library, a place of pleasant conversation, good friends and for this morning – tea time.
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
April
2
Tuesday
Nature Playgroup
Peek under rocks, inspect tree bark for hiding bugs, and jump in puddles!
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
April
6
Saturday
From Cultures to Rinds: Cheese Making Fundamentals
Join Appleton’s own cheese maker for a hands-on class in our farm kitchen.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
April
6
Saturday
Neighbor Property Hike: Agassiz Rock
Get out and explore the Trustees properties of the Northeast! The glacial erratics of Agassiz Rock await.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, Agassiz Rock
Ipswich | Northeast
April
7
Sunday
Farmhouse Bakeshoppe Culinary Class
No fancy pastry here, this workshop embraces the nostalgia of old-fashioned country-style baking here in New England!
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
April
11
Thursday
Culinary Herb Garden
Even the smallest windowsill or patio can bring months of culinary creativity.
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
April
13
Saturday
April Vacation: Bread and Butter Making
Cooking together and having fun in the kitchen makes our farm family happy and we want to share that enthusiasm for cooking with you.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
April
13
Saturday
Create Your Easter Tree
Create a stunning centerpiece and new family tradition with an Easter Tree!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
13
Saturday
Meet the Cows Tour
On this special program designed especially for our young farm friends, we’ll enjoy calf close encounters, a cow story, tour and more!
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
April
13
Saturday
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
April
13
Saturday
Cupola with a View
The climactic moment of this experience is climbing the spiral staircase to the cupola and out onto the roof top!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
14
Sunday
Cupola with a View
The climactic moment of this experience is climbing the spiral staircase to the cupola and out onto the roof top!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
14
Sunday
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
April
15
Monday
Farmer for a Day: April Vacation at Appleton Farms
The farm is coming alive in April and there is so much to do! Dig into vacation at Appleton Farms and become a farmer for a day!
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
April
15
Monday
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
April
15
Monday
Cat's Meow
This interactive tour program takes families through the house looking for where the cat is hiding.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
15
Monday
Family Hike: For The Birds
Get the whole family outside to learn more about the natural world on a walk guided primarily by children's curiosity.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
15
Monday
Cupola with a View
The climactic moment of this experience is climbing the spiral staircase to the cupola and out onto the roof top!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
16
Tuesday
Cat's Meow for Vacation Week!
This interactive tour program takes families through the house looking for where the cat is hiding.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
16
Tuesday
Farmer for a Day: April Vacation at Appleton Farms
The farm is coming alive in April and there is so much to do! Dig into vacation at Appleton Farms and become a farmer for a day!
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
April
16
Tuesday
Nature Playgroup
Peek under rocks, inspect tree bark for hiding bugs, and jump in puddles!
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
April
16
Tuesday
April Vacation: Jar Terrariums
While spring is the time of new growth, it may still be too cold for fresh flowers or green grass. Bring some green life inside!
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
April
17
Wednesday
Young Naturalists
Put on your explorer hat and head out into nature to see what’s changing in the animal kingdom!
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
April
17
Wednesday
Farmer for a Day: April Vacation at Appleton Farms
The farm is coming alive in April and there is so much to do! Dig into vacation at Appleton Farms and become a farmer for a day!
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
April
17
Wednesday
SpringQuest at the Crane Estate
The summer camp experience comes to spring break with this special half-day program.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, Crane Beach on the Crane Estate, Crane Wildlife Refuge on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
18
Thursday
Appleton After Hours
Join us at the Appleton Farm Store for and informal social hour with a local farm-based entrepreneur.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
April
18
Thursday
Cat's Meow for Vacation Week!
This interactive tour program takes families through the house looking for where the cat is hiding.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
18
Thursday
Bug Brigade
It’s time for a good ol’ bug hunt!
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
April
18
Thursday
April Vacation: Farm Felting
Warmer spring weather means its sheep shearing time on the farm. But what to do with all that wool?
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
April
18
Thursday
Farmer for a Day: April Vacation at Appleton Farms
The farm is coming alive in April and there is so much to do! Dig into vacation at Appleton Farms and become a farmer for a day!
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
April
19
Friday
Cat's Meow for Vacation Week!
This interactive tour program takes families through the house looking for where the cat is hiding.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
19
Friday
Dunes By The Light of the Pink Moon
See the dunes of the Crane Wildlife Refuge cast in a whole new light and listen for nighttime sounds as you hike under the full moon.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, Crane Beach on the Crane Estate, Crane Wildlife Refuge on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
19
Friday
Farmer for a Day: April Vacation at Appleton Farms
The farm is coming alive in April and there is so much to do! Dig into vacation at Appleton Farms and become a farmer for a day!
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
April
20
Saturday
Egg-Cellent Easter Adventure
While we often associate eggs with the Easter Bunny, in many cultures eggs symbolize new life and are tied with the coming of spring.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
April
20
Saturday
Cupola with a View
The climactic moment of this experience is climbing the spiral staircase to the cupola and out onto the roof top!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
20
Saturday
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
April
21
Sunday
Cupola with a View
The climactic moment of this experience is climbing the spiral staircase to the cupola and out onto the roof top!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
21
Sunday
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
April
26
Friday
Culinary Herb Garden
Even the smallest windowsill or patio can bring months of culinary creativity.
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
April
26
Friday
Live Action Clue for Adults
Based on the classic board game, our live action game is tailored to the Crane Estate with suspects based on the real 1920s figures.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
27
Saturday
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
April
27
Saturday
Solar Powered Art in the Garden
Make art with the Sun!
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
April
27
Saturday
Cupola with a View
The climactic moment of this experience is climbing the spiral staircase to the cupola and out onto the roof top!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
27
Saturday
Wingmasters: Birds of Prey Live Animal Presentation
Join the specialists of Wingmasters for a live birds of prey demonstration in The Stevens-Coolidge Place gardens.
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
April
28
Sunday
Cupola with a View
The climactic moment of this experience is climbing the spiral staircase to the cupola and out onto the roof top!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
April
28
Sunday
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
April
30
Tuesday
Nature Playgroup
Peek under rocks, inspect tree bark for hiding bugs, and jump in puddles!
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
May
1
Wednesday
Kids in the Kitchen Afternoon Cooking Series
Do you have a future chef on your hands or kid that loves taste testing with new recipes?
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
1
Wednesday
Preschool Farm Explorers
Explore the rhythms of Appleton Farms with your preschooler.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
1
Wednesday
May Day Hike with Picnic
Take a break mid-week to celebrate spring by getting outside.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, Crane Wildlife Refuge on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
2
Thursday
Curator's Tour: Curator’s Top 10 Art Picks at Castle Hill
Curator Susan Hill Dolan leads a special tour highlighting her favorite objects in the Crane collection.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
2
Thursday
Preschool Nature Explorers
Spark a life of outdoor exploration with your preschooler with a weekly hands-on nature program at the Crane Estate!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
4
Saturday
Tulip Festival Open House
Welcome spring! It's time for tulips, tours and tinkering.
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
May
4
Saturday
Felted Soap Making and Barn Tour (ArtWeek 2019)
Make beautiful felted wool soap, sample Appleton Farms cheeses, and enjoy a private tour of the dairy barn and creamery. ArtWeek 2019
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
4
Saturday
Portraits in Landscape with Terri Unger (ArtWeek 2019)
Create beautiful portraits in landscape at Appleton Farms. Taste our artisan cheeses, engage, & learn with photographer, Terri Unger.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
4
Saturday
Cupola with a View
The climactic moment of this experience is climbing the spiral staircase to the cupola and out onto the roof top!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
4
Saturday
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
May
4
Saturday
Make Mom a Gift From Nature
Make mom a gift she will cherish at this fun, nature-themed crafting party!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
4
Saturday
From Cultures to Rinds: Cheese Making Fundamentals
Join Appleton’s own cheese maker for a hands-on class in our farm kitchen.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
4
Saturday
Flowering Table Garden
Floral guru Betsy Williams is back at the Stevens-Coolidge Place this spring, offering her expertise on all things garden!
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
May
5
Sunday
Yoga on the Estate
Reward yourself with an hour and a half of energizing, restorative yoga practice while taking in the fresh air and morning sunshine.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
5
Sunday
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
May
5
Sunday
Cupola with a View
The climactic moment of this experience is climbing the spiral staircase to the cupola and out onto the roof top!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
5
Sunday
Milking Time at Appleton Farms
Join us Every Sunday at 4PM to see our Jersey heard being milked.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
11
Saturday
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
May
11
Saturday
Mother's Day Brunch: Culinary Workshop
Food is love and what better way to celebrate Mom than spending time together in the farm kitchen?
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
11
Saturday
Neighbor Property Hike: Coolidge Reservation (with picnic)
Get out and explore the Trustees properties of the Northeast! Whet your appetite for natural history before a picnic on the Ocean Lawn.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, Coolidge Reservation
Ipswich | Northeast
May
11
Saturday
Three Sheets to the Wind
Three Sheets to the Wind will return to Castle Hill to perform a lively concert of sea chanteys and lead guests in a traditional pub sing.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
11
Saturday
Cupola with a View
The climactic moment of this experience is climbing the spiral staircase to the cupola and out onto the roof top!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
11
Saturday
Annual Long Hill Plant Sale
Enjoy this annual plant sale. You'll find a great selection of unusual plants and old favorites.
Long Hill
Beverly | Northeast
May
11
Saturday
Spring Bird Count
Have the skills or passion for identifying birds? Join us for the Annual Appleton Farms Spring Bird Count.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
12
Sunday
Mother's Day Brunch on the Farm
Treat Mom to a memorable farm to table Mothers Day Brunch at the farm!
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
12
Sunday
Yoga on the Estate
Reward yourself with an hour and a half of energizing, restorative yoga practice while taking in the fresh air and morning sunshine.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
12
Sunday
Milking Time at Appleton Farms
Join us Every Sunday at 4PM to see our Jersey heard being milked.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
12
Sunday
Paint the Gardens
A little creativity and some new-found technique are all you will need to create a beautiful work of art!
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
May
12
Sunday
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
May
12
Sunday
Mothers Day in the Garden
Moms will enjoy a family friendly tea party in the formal gardens of the Crane Estate and leave wearing flower crowns they created!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
12
Sunday
Mother's Day Picnic and Lilac Festival
Celebrate Mom with a picnic at The Stevens-Coolidge Place surrounded by the peak of lilac season.
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
May
12
Sunday
Cupola with a View
The climactic moment of this experience is climbing the spiral staircase to the cupola and out onto the roof top!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
14
Tuesday
Nature Playgroup
Peek under rocks, inspect tree bark for hiding bugs, and jump in puddles!
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
May
17
Friday
Bird Walk Friday
A guided bird walk of Appleton Farms intended for all skill levels.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
17
Friday
Sensational Summer Salads Culinary Class
Come join us in the kitchen for 'salad inspiration' as we prepare several creative salads perfect for quick weeknight dinners.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
18
Saturday
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
May
18
Saturday
Dunes By The Light of The Flower Moon
See the dunes of the Crane Wildlife Refuge cast in a whole new light and listen for nighttime sounds as you hike under the full moon.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, Crane Beach on the Crane Estate, Crane Wildlife Refuge on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
18
Saturday
Build Your Own Bee House
Together we will build beautiful mason bee hotels that are perfect for any home and garden.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
18
Saturday
Cupola with a View
The climactic moment of this experience is climbing the spiral staircase to the cupola and out onto the roof top!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
18
Saturday
Home Sweet Home at The Stevens-Coolidge Place
Put The Stevens-Coolidge Place on your list of homes to visit today for self-guided tours of this Colonial Revival summer estate.
Stevens-Coolidge Place
North Andover | Northeast
May
18
Saturday
Home Sweet Home at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Our home is your home. Enjoy a self-guided tour, walks and talks, a children's eye spy, refreshments, and more.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
19
Sunday
Yoga on the Estate
Reward yourself with an hour and a half of energizing, restorative yoga practice while taking in the fresh air and morning sunshine.
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
19
Sunday
Cupola with a View
The climactic moment of this experience is climbing the spiral staircase to the cupola and out onto the roof top!
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich | Northeast
May
19
Sunday
Milking Time at Appleton Farms
Join us Every Sunday at 4PM to see our Jersey heard being milked.
Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich | Northeast
May
19
Sunday
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
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