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.




Saturday October 14th - 2:00 pm - Fall Foliage Hike sponsored by Shirley Conservation Commission. Meet at Farandnear and choose the 40 minute walk or the 3 hour walk. Both conclude with light refreshments at Valley Farm.

Saturday October 14th - 5:00 - 6:30
at St. Anthony's Hall  Ham and Bean Supper to support Friends of the Seniors . $12.

Saturday October 21st - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Recycle Your Re-Usables at the middle school. Go to the following address for details.  https://recycleyourreusables.wordpress.com/

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.

Thursday October 26th 7:00 - 8:30pm - at Town Offices - Candidates Night

Saturday October 28th - 6:00 - 9:00 pm - Family Halloween Party at Historic Center Town Hall and Meetinghouse.  Admission $5 per person includes dancing with  DJ Bob, scary stories in the Meetinghouse, walk through the haunted woods, spooky room, light snacks.

Saturday November 4th - 9:20 am - 2:00 pm - at Hazen Library - Holiday Fair and Cookie Sale, includes soups and crafts.

Saturday November 4th - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm - at Town Offices - Town Government Fair

Sunday November 5th - 3:00 pm at Trinity Chapel - Concert of Music from the 1940's featuring Janice Yancey and Friends.

Saturday November 11th - 7:00 pm - at the Meetinghouse - Of Thee We Sing - Concert for Veterans

Saturday November 18th - 6:00 pm - Shirley Historical Society Annual Meeting and Pot Luck Supper at United Church Fellowship Hall. The 7:00 pm program will be about Shirley's bells and some handbell music will be presented by the ShirleyArts! Handbell Choir. 

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

Sunday December 10th - 2:00 pm - Shirley Children's Traveling Christmas Choir Concert to benefit Shirley Friendship Fund at United Church Fellowship Hall. Rehearsals will start on Thursdays, after school, at Lura A. White School in October.

Sunday December 17th - 2:00 pm - Shirley Community Christmas Concert at Ayer Shirley Middle School. $10 admission benefits Loaves and Fishes. Rehearsals will be Tuesday evenings, starting in November. mail@shirleyarts.org.

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