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.
Call ahead if you want to be sure.

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SPECIAL SHIRLEY EVENTS IN 2019
 
Every Thursday - August and September - 3:30 - 6:30 pm - Shirley Farmer's Market in front of the Police Station
vendors sell fruit, vegetable, meats, baked goods, honey, crafts, town souvenirs and more
Musical entertainment each week and crafts for children

Friday, August 23rd - 6:00 pm - Shirley Charitable Foundation Concerts on the Common featuring Beatles for Sale.
Hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, drinks, and desserts for sale.

Friday August 23rd at 7:00 pm - ShirleyArts! Summer Children's Musical Annie Jr. at Ayer Shirley Middle School   www.shirleyarts.org

Saturday August 24th at 7:00 pm - ShirleyArts! Summer Children's Musical Annie Jr. at Ayer Shirley Middle School   www.shirleyarts.org

Sunday August 25th at 2:00 pm - ShirleyArts! Summer Children's Musical Annie Jr. at Ayer Shirley Middle School   www.shirleyarts.org

Sunday August 25, 2019 - 5:00 pm - Historical Society Board meeting

Saturday September 7th - 4:00 - 7:00 pm Historical Society Garden Party Fundraiser  at the Bull Run Restaurant. $30 admission covers appetizers and entertainment by the Summertime Jazz Band. There will also be a cash bar and silent auctions.

Saturday, September 14th 4:00 pm Fredonian Park Anniversary To be held at Fredonian Park.
With the cooperation of the Conservation Commission, we will explain the history and the future of the area and have a band concert in the gazebo. Bring lawn chairs and picnics  and enjoy yourselves. www.shirleyhistory.org

Sunday September 15th - 4:00 pm Seven Times Salt Concert at the Meetinghouse

Saturday September 21st - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm - on the Square in front of the Police Station Public Safety Day sponsored by Shirley Police and Fire

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

Saturday September 28th - 7:00 am - 8:00 pm - Special Town Election at Town Offices

Saturday September 28th - Ales and Trails Brewfest on the Common to raise money for the Meetinghouse ron.banay@gmail.com

Sunday September 29th - Holdenwood Trail Run in Shirley Center to benefit Ayer Shirley School District students. http://www.holdenwoodtrailrun.org/

Saturday, October 5th 9:00 am - 2:00 pm  Annual Autumn Yard Sale  on the grounds of the Historical Society Museum Donations of books, baked goods, and flea market items are needed. We will also be selling Shirley souvenirs and chili and will need volunteers to help out.  www.shirleyhistory.org

Sunday, October 6th - Guided Tour of Shirley Shaker Village Site. $15 Reservations must be made and paid for in advance. www.shirleyhistory.org.

Saturday October 19th - 7:00 pm As it is in Heaven - a play about nine Shaker women, at the Meetinghouse, Suggested donation $15  holly@shirleymeetinghouse.org

Sunday, October 20th - Guided Tour of Shirley Shaker Village Site. $15 Reservations must be made and paid for in advance. www.shirleyhistory.org.

Sunday October 20th - 3:00 pm As it is in Heaven - a play about nine Shaker women, at the Meetinghouse, Suggested donation $15  holly@shirleymeetinghouse.org

Saturday October 26th - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm - Recycle Your Re-Usables at Bemis Company parking lot.

Saturday October 26th  6:00 - 9:00 pm Halloween Party and Ghost Walk at Center Town Hall holly@shirleymeetinghouse.org

Saturday, November 16th 6:00 pm  Pot Luck Supper and Historical Society Annual Meeting at Center Town Hall followed at 7:30 by program at Meetinghouse describing recent renovations. www.shirleyhistory.org

Sunday November 24th - 4:00 - 6:00 pm Town Tree Lighting Festivities at Whiteley Park with music, marshmallows, hot chocolate, and Santa arriving on a fire engine.

Sunday December 8th - Candlelight Vespers at the Meetinghouse  holly@shirleymeetinghouse.org

 

 


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