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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LOCAL EVENTS IN 2018


Art Gallery Fundraiser - Wednesdays in September, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Gallery Sitka at Phoenix Park, 2 Shaker Road in Shirley. Enter the building under the large Phoenix Park sign and look to your right.  There are photos, paintings, sketches, stationary, and jewelry. 20% of all sales will go to the Historical Society.  

Saturday September 22nd - 2:00 - 6:00 pm - Ales and Trails Brewfest at the Meetinghouse to benefit Shirley Meetinghouse and the Ayer Shirley PTO. Admission $15, ages 21+ only. Music by The Glue Factory. food trucks with Italian and Mexican food selections. Wine bar by Phoenix Grill plus beer samples from three different brewing companies.

Thursday September 20th - 6:30 pm - Program about Clutter Control at Hazen Library

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, Learn about the history of the Village and go inside three Shaker buildings. Reservations must be made and paid for in advance. www.shirleyhistory.org

Saturday October 13th - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm - Fall Festival at Far and Near - Cider making, children's activities, putting green, followed by narrated hike at 2:00 pm.

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

Monday October 15th - 7:15 pm - Special Town Meeting at Ayer Shirley Middle School

Sunday October 21st - 12:30 pm - Guided Tour of Shirley Shaker Village, Learn about the history of the Village and go inside three Shaker buildings. 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

Friday November 2nd and Saturday November 3rd at 7:30 pm - ShirleyArts! presents the musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress at Ayer Shirley Middle School. Ticket information at www.shirleyarts.org.

Sunday November 4th at 2:00 pm -
ShirleyArts! presents the musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress at Ayer Shirley Middle School. Ticket information at www.shirleyarts.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

Sunday December 16th - 2:00 pm - Shirley Community Christmas Concert to benefit Loaves and Fishes and Shirley Friendship Fund   Details TBA www.shirleyarts.org



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