Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Trails and Sails

10 + 10 + 10 + 10 
Just a few of our Top 10s
for this second weekend of  

10 Open Door Events
1. Mug Up at Khan Studio, Gloucester; 2. Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Salem;
3. Design Studio Visit, Gloucester; 4. Free REI Bike Tune Up and Ride, Topsfield; 5. Attic Treasures, Wenham; 6. Bread & Roses Centennial Strike Exhibit, Lawrence;
7. Bookmaking with Recycled Materials, Newburyport; 
More than a Number Free Family Day, Lynn; 9. Blooming Watercolors, Salem; 10. Open House & Modeling Demonstration, Peabody.  

10 Trail Events  
or Guided Walks
1. Footsteps of Heroes: Civil War Walking Tour, Newburyport; 2. Little River Nature Trail Walk, Newburyport; 3. A Hermit's Tale on the Trails, Gloucester; 4. Coastal Farming Walking Tour, Essex; 5. Den Rock Park Hike, Lawrence; 6. War of 1812 Harborside Tour, Marblehead;  7. Spirit of '76 Walking Tour, Marblehead;
Fitz Henry Lane's Gloucester, Gloucester; 9. Preservation Around Town, Salem; 10. Highland Cemetery, Newburyport.   
10 Events  
by the Byway
1. Cruising the Essex River, Essex; 2. Winter Island, Salem; 3. Beach Seining Demonstration, Salem;
A Newburyport Maritime History Tour, Newburyport;  5. Gloucester's Working Waterfront, Gloucester; 6. It's Not a Weed: Food, Medicine, and Magic of Wild Plants, Gloucester; 7. Outdoor Rock Climbing with REI, Gloucester;  8. Marine Lab Exploration, Salem; 
Moraine Farm Open House, Beverly; 10. RunSalem 5K Running Tour of Salem, Salem.

10 Events at Architectural Treasures & Historic Sites 
1. Newburyport Harbor Light on Plum Island, Newburyport; 2. Historic Macy-Colby House, Amesbury; 3. Hidden History of Downtown Peabody, Peabody; 4. Early Days of Magnolia, Gloucester;
Hardy Plants at the Kelsey Arboretum, Boxford; 
Hildale Cemetery Civil War Walk, Haverhill; 7. Tour the Trask House Museum, Manchester; 8. Flint Public Library, Middleton; 9. Old South Church, Newburyport; 10. A Visit to the Second Burial Ground, North Andover.
TRAILS & SAILS: Two Weekends of Walks & Water  
continues this Friday, Saturday and Sunday!

Enjoy 100+ FREE, fun and family friendly adventures this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 28-30, during the second and final weekend of  TRAILS & SAILS: Two Weekends of Walks & Water!

- Search - the online event listing at  
to plot your course of unique events that will connect you to the spectacular places and faces that define the Essex National Heritage Area! Search the event listing  by date, time, community, icon, event title or description and see the most up-to-date information.   

- Create - your own customized itinerary. Bookmark your favorite events to receive email notifications if there is a change to an event on your itinerary. 
- Explore More: 2012 Participant Challenge! -  
We challenge you to attend as many events as possible over the two Trails & Sails weekends in order to be entered to win one of two Novara hybrid bikes from REI!  Ready to roll? Sign in!  Each time you sign-in at an event, you will up your chances of winning one of the bikes! Sign-in online at, and be sure to sign-in at each event you attend.  Visit one site or many over the two weekends.  All events are FREE!
Enjoy your TRAILS & SAILS adventures! 
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