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 2018



Sunday February 18th - 2:00 pm  at the Historical Society Museum - Shirley History Family Game Day. Bring a team or join one and have fun while learning about Shirley history.
Program is free and open to the public. www.shirleyhistory.org

Monday March 5th - 7:15 pm Special Town Meeting at Ayer Shirley Middle School

Sunday March 11th - 2:00 pm at Historical Society Museum - Shirley Flora and Fauna. In 1976, a committee listed all the native plants and animals found in our town. Come help us discuss and update that lost. 
Program is free and open to the public. www.shirleyhistory.org

Saturday April 7th - 7:00 pm at Historical Society Museum - From Flax to Linen - Demonstration and Opening Reception for display of spinning tools.
Program is free and open to the public. www.shirleyhistory.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

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.

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

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

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

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

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



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