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Thursday, August 17

Member: $20/car; Nonmember: $30/car; Motorcycles, Bicycles, and Walk-Ins: $10.

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978.356.4351 x4015

Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich, MA

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Castle Hill Picnic Concerts

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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.

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