Event Calendar

June 2, 2016 • Firehouse Center for the Arts, 1 Market Square, Newburyport, MA, 01950

Whether across the globe or a few towns away, there’s nothing that recharges and expands horizons like bicycle travel. Be whisked away into a world of adventure at the 7th annual Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival! Sponsored by Essex Heritage.

film festival poster
June 4, 2016

Join Greenbelt for a hike in Lynn Woods to celebrate National Trails Day!  

A partner event with the Friends of Lynn Woods.

Lynn Woods Walk, Trails & Sails
June 6, 2016 • A Secret Spot, Salem, MA, 01970

In celebration of the Essex National Heritage Area's 20th anniversary year, we invite our members to experience the places in Essex County that make this area like nowhere else.

Surprise! Pop-Up Party
June 17, 2016; June 18, 2016; June 19, 2016; June 24, 2016; June 25, 2016; June 26, 2016 • Salem Ferry Dock, 10 Blaney Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Adventure to a place like nowhere else! Welcome aboard Naumkeag: the only boat that can take you to Bakers Island Light Station.

photo of Bakers Island Lighthouse
June 17, 2016; June 18, 2016; June 19, 2016; June 24, 2016; June 25, 2016; June 26, 2016 • Salem Ferry Dock, 10 Blaney Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Adventure to a place like nowhere else! Welcome aboard Naumkeag: the only boat that can take you to Bakers Island Light Station.

photo of Bakers Island Lighthouse
June 17, 2016; June 18, 2016; June 19, 2016; June 24, 2016; June 25, 2016; June 26, 2016 • Salem Ferry Dock, 10 Blaney Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Adventure to a place like nowhere else! Welcome aboard Naumkeag: the only boat that can take you to Bakers Island Light Station.

photo of Bakers Island Lighthouse
June 17, 2016; June 18, 2016; June 19, 2016; June 24, 2016; June 25, 2016; June 26, 2016 • Salem Ferry Dock, 10 Blaney Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Adventure to a place like nowhere else! Welcome aboard Naumkeag: the only boat that can take you to Bakers Island Light Station.

photo of Bakers Island Lighthouse
June 17, 2016; June 18, 2016; June 19, 2016; June 24, 2016; June 25, 2016; June 26, 2016 • Salem Ferry Dock, 10 Blaney Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Adventure to a place like nowhere else! Welcome aboard Naumkeag: the only boat that can take you to Bakers Island Light Station.

photo of Bakers Island Lighthouse
June 17, 2016; June 18, 2016; June 19, 2016; June 24, 2016; June 25, 2016; June 26, 2016 • Salem Ferry Dock, 10 Blaney Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Adventure to a place like nowhere else! Welcome aboard Naumkeag: the only boat that can take you to Bakers Island Light Station.

photo of Bakers Island Lighthouse
June 26, 2016 • Opus, 87 Washington Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Enjoy an evening of fun, prizes, and facts about the Essex National Heritage Area!

Opus image
August 1, 2016 to August 5, 2016 • Various Sites in Essex County

A FREE Workshop for K-12 Teachers of all disciplines –Apply Now!

PEC workshop
August 6, 2016 • Salem Maritime National Historic Site, 193 Derby Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Celebrate Four Centuries of Salem's Maritime Heritage!

SAMA logo
September 16, 2016 to September 18, 2016; September 23, 2016 to September 25, 2016 • Throughout Essex County

Explore Essex County during two weekends of 150+ FREE events!

Trails & Sails Logo
September 16, 2016 to September 18, 2016; September 23, 2016 to September 25, 2016 • Throughout Essex County

Explore Essex County during two weekends of 150+ FREE events!

Trails & Sails Logo
October 7, 2016 • Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Join us for a daylong symposium featuring international, national, and regional leaders who will share the conceptual framework and the implementation strategies currently being employed to conserve large lived-in landscapes such as the Essex National Heritage Area (Essex County).