It's summertime! Enjoy the long, lazy days of summer at Castle Hill's Picnic Concerts. Each week offers an exciting family-friendly and danceable band. Walk the grounds, visit the gardens, or relax on the lawn. Stop by the visitor information tent to check out our weekly raffles and membership promotions, borrow a frisbee or ball, or try our family Eye Spy based on Castle Hill's landscape features.
July 6 Vyntyge Skynyrd—Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Band
July 13 The Great Escape—Journey Tribute Band
July 20 Herland Brothers—Country Rock
July 27 Soul City—Soul, Motown & Funk
August 3 Beantown Swing Orchestra—Big Band Swing
Come at 6PM for the group swing dance lesson!
August 10 Soul Rebel Project—Reggae
August 17 Entrain—Rock Funk Jam Band
August 24 HELP!—Beatles Tribute Band
August 31 Orville Giddings Band—Boogie Blues
The gates open at 5 pm. You are welcome to bring a picnic or visit one of our on-site vendors:
Kelly's Roast Beef Catering: World Famous Roast Beef Sandwiches, Lobster Rolls, Fried Clams, Fish Sandwiches, Burgers, Dogs, Chicken Tenders & more. www.kellysroastbeef.com
Mandy's from Marblehead offers handcrafted, all natural & gluten free Chowdahs, Chilies and GoSpacho; a refreshing Spanish style vegan soup. www.wickedchowdah.com
Q’s Nuts: Roasted Nuts, Popcorn, Candy, and Sodas. http://www.qsnuts.com
White Farms Homemade Ice Cream and Jules’ Kitchen: Ice Cream pizza by the slice, and sandwiches. Pre-order sandwiches at 978.356.4000. http://whitefarmsicecream.com
For the safety and comfort of all our guests, grills, tents, and pets are not permitted at concerts.
Please no BYOB. Visit the beer and wine garden for beverages from Mill River Winery and Ipswich Ale Brewery.
A weather decision, if necessary, will be announced on our website, thetrustees.org, by 3PM on the day of the concert.