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

See also the CELEBRATE SHIRLEY website - http://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/S/SCF/ek.cfm?curOrg=SCF

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 2018



Saturday May 5th - 8 am - 3 pm - TOWN WIDE YARD SALE DAY - Contact Rosie Hunter at rchrlh@comcast.net to be added to the list.
See https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155163015566689&set=gm.1974334982828826&type=3&ifg=1

Saturday May 5th - 9:00 - 2:00 - Historical Society Yard Sale

Sunday May 6th - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Open House and Tours of Shirley Meetinghouse.

Sunday May 6th - 4:00 pm - Choral Concert of Robert Frost's Poetry at the Meetinghouse.  holly@shirleymeetinghouse.org

Saturday May 12th - 1:00 pm - Benton MacKaye Memorial Hike - Start at the Museum for some background information, then go on a guided walk on neighboring conservation land. Program is free and open to the public. www.shirleyhistory.org

Monday May 14th - 7:15 pm Town Meeting at Ayer Shirley Middle School

Sunday May 27th - Shirley Memorial Day Commemorations - schedule TBA

Saturday June 9th - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm - Shirleyfest - for family food and fun with music, games, and crafts. An opportunity for local non-profit organizations to raise money. Contact mail@shirleyarts.org.

Sunday June 10th - 12:30 pm Brunch and Gospel Concert at the Senior Center, Janice Yancy and Friends - $20 ticket to benefit Sickle Cell Anemia Research and Education

Saturday June 16th - 7:30 pm - Broadway at the Meetinghouse holly@shirleymeetinghouse.org

Friday June 22nd - 6:30 pm Concerts on The Common - Bare Hill Band with rock and pop music
Bring your blanket or lawn chair
and/or dessert to benefit local organizations.

Friday June 29th - 6:30 pm Concerts on The Common - Nashoba Valley Concert Band with patriotic music and show tunes
Bring your blanket or lawn chair
and/or dessert to benefit local organizations.

Friday July 13th - 6:30 pm Concerts on The Common - Reminisants Band with oldies music
Bring your blanket or lawn chair and buy supper
and/or dessert to benefit local organizations.

Friday July 23rd - 7:30 pm - ShirleyArts! presents the family musical HONK JR. at Ayer Shirley Middle School. 
www.shirleyarts.org

Saturday July 24th - 7:30 pm - ShirleyArts! presents the family musical HONK JR. at Ayer Shirley Middle School.  www.shirleyarts.org

Sunday July 25th - 2:00 pm - ShirleyArts! presents the family musical HONK JR. at Ayer Shirley Middle School.  www.shirleyarts.org

Friday July 27th - 6:30 pm Concerts on The Common - Jumpin Jive Review
Bring your blanket or lawn chair and buy supper and/or dessert to benefit local organizations.


Saturday July 28th and Sunday July 29th - 5:00 pm Shakespeare on the Common, Teen summer theater

Friday August 3rd and Saturday August 4th - St. Anthony's Bazaar - Details TBA

Friday August 10th - 6:30 pm Concerts on The Common - Beatles Tribute Band
Bring your blanket or lawn chair and buy supper and/or dessert to benefit local organizations.


Friday August 24th - 6:30 pm Concerts on The Common - Big Band Music
Bring your blanket or lawn chair and buy supper and/or dessert to benefit local organizations.


Sunday August 26th - Wine Tasting and Pairings to benefit Trinity Chapel at the Bull Run Restaurant - details TBA

Saturday September 15th - 7:00 pm - at Historical Society Museum - Opening Program and Reception for display on The 1918 Flu Epidemic
Program is free and open to the public. www.shirleyhistory.org

Saturday September 15th - 6:00 pm - Immigrant Stories at the Meetinghouse
holly@shirleymeetinghouse.org

Sunday September 16th - 12:30 pm - Guided Tour of Shirley Shaker Village, Reservations must be made and paid for in advance. www.shirleyhistory.org

Saturday September 22nd - Food Trucks on the Common to benefit Shirley Meetinghouse Details TBA

Sunday September 30th - Holdenwood Trail Run for Education - www.holdenwoodtrailrun.org

Friday October 5th - 6:00 pm at the Bull Run - Dinner ~ Dance featuring the Summertime Jazz Band $50 ticket to benefit Shirley Historical Society www.shirleyhistory.org

Saturday October 6th - TOWN WIDE YARD SALE DAY - contact Rosie at rchrlh@comcast.net to be added to the list

Saturday October 6th - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm - Annual Fall Foliage Book and Bake Sale at the Museum.

Sunday October 7th - 12:30 pm - Guided Tour of Shirley Shaker Village, Reservations must be made and paid for in advance. www.shirleyhistory.org

Saturday October 13th - 6:30 pm at the Meetinghouse - Stories and Tall Tales
holly@shirleymeetinghouse.org

Sunday October 21st - 12:30 pm - Guided Tour of Shirley Shaker Village, Reservations must be made and paid for in advance. www.shirleyhistory.org

Saturday October 27th - 6:30 pm - Halloween Party and Ghost Walk to benefit Center Town Hall and Meetinghouse Preservation.  holly@shirleymeetinghouse.org

Saturday November 10th - 7 pm - "Tin Pan Alley" Veteran Day's Program at Meetinghouse -
holly@shirleymeetinghouse.org

Saturday November 17th - 6:00 pm - Historical Society Pot Luck Supper and Annual Meeting. at Trinity Chapel. Program on a Shirley family during World War I. www.shirleyhistory.org

Sunday December 2nd - 6:30 pm - Christmas Vespers at the Meetinghouse   holly@shirleymeetinghouse.org

Sunday December 9th - 6:30 pm - A Christmas Carol at the Meetinghouse   holly@shirleymeetinghouse.org

Shirley Community Concert to benefit Loaves and Fishes and Shirley Friendship Fund - Details TBA www.shirleyarts.org



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