Upcoming Special Events
in Shirley, Massachusetts
Listing is updated most Saturdays at the Shirley Historical Society Museum
Please contact us to have your event added to the list - mail@shirleyhistory.org

The Shirley Historical Society Museum is Open most Mondays and Saturdays
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for visitors, researchers, and volunteers.
Also open many Thursday mornings and other times by appointment or by chance.

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LOCAL EVENTS IN 2017


Friday June 30th - 6:00 pm - Concert on the Common in Shirley Center with Nashoba Valley Concert Band, patriotic tunes, show songs, popular music, food sales begin at 5:30, sponsored by Shirley Charitable Foundation

Saturday July 8th - 4:00 pm - Historic Pub Crawl Fundraiser - Meet at the Bull Run for introduction, then board a bus and go to sites of 21 drinking establishments. Reservations and payment of $20 must be made in advance.
www.shirleyhistory.org

Friday July 14th - 6:00 pm - Concert on the Common in Shirley Center with The Reminisants, Oldies from the 50's, 60's, and 70's, food sales begin at 5:30, sponsored by Shirley Charitable Foundation

Friday July 21st, Saturday July 22nd, Sunday July 23rd - performances of ShirleyArts! summer children's musical - Madagascar. Auditions for leading roles will be in June. Further details will be found at www.shirleyarts.org.  

Friday July 28th - 6:00 pm - Concert on the Common in Shirley Center with Fred Ellsworth, country and pop music, food sales begin at 5:30, sponsored by Shirley Charitable Foundation

Saturday July 29th and Sunday July 30th at 5:00 pm - Shakespeare on the Common, a teen theater presentation.  https://www.facebook.com/Backyard-Productions-115196795491905/

August 4th and 5th - St. Anthony's Summer Bazaar - Details TBA

Friday August 11th -
6:00 pm - Concert on the Common in Shirley Center with Beatles for Sale, Beatles tribute band, food sales begin at 5:30, sponsored by Shirley Charitable Foundation

Saturday August 19th - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - Shirley Fire Department 8th Annual Motorcycle Ride for military and veteran appreciation

Friday August 25th -
6:00 pm - Concert on the Common in Shirley Center with the big band sound of Dan Gable and the Abletones, food sales begin at 5:30, sponsored by Shirley Charitable Foundation

Saturday September 9th - 7:00 pm -
Opening program at Shirley Historical Society Museum for display on Shirley Center Cemetery.

Saturday September 16th - 7:00 pm - Emilie Faucher and Friends at the Meetinghouse

Sunday September 17th -
12:30 pm - Guided Tour of Shirley Shaker Village. Reservations must be made in advance for $15. www.shirleyhistory.org.

Sunday September 24th - Holdenwood Trail Run - Details TBA   www.holdenwoodtrailrun.org

Saturday October 7th - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Annual Autumn Yard Sale at Shirley Historical Society Museum featuring books, baked goods, housewares, chili, and Shirley souvenirs.

Sunday October 8th -
12:30 pm - Guided Tour of Shirley Shaker Village. Reservations must be made in advance for $15. www.shirleyhistory.org.

Saturday October 21st - 7:30 pm - A Celtic Evening with the Kelly Girls - at the Meetinghouse

Sunday October 22nd -
12:30 pm - Guided Tour of Shirley Shaker Village. Reservations must be made in advance for $15. www.shirleyhistory.org.

November 3rd and 4th - ShirleyArts! Murder-Mystery-Comedy - Details TBA  www.shirleyarts.org

Saturday November 18th - 6:00 pm - Shirley Historical Society Annual Meeting and Pot Luck Supper. Location TBA. 

Saturday November 25th - St. Anthony's Christmas Extravaganza

Sunday November 26th - 4:00 - 6:00 pm - Town Tree Lighting at Whiteley Park.  www.shirleyarts.org

Sunday December 3rd - 6:15 pm - Christmas Vespers Concert at the Meetinghouse






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