A Community Reading of “The Crucible”

witch-trialThe community reading of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” is tomorrow; Sunday, September 25th, at 6:30 PM.

What better setting for Arthur Miller’s play than an 18th century hearth in the New England countryside? Join us for an intimate night of classic theater, presented by yourself, your friends, and your neighbors.

NO TOURS Today

Colonial Kids DayDue to the high heat & humidity, there will be NO TOURS of the 1699 Winslow House today, Friday, September 9th. Stop in tomorrow between 1 and 4 for cooler weather and Colonial Kids Day!

Colonial Kids Day this Saturday

Colonial Kids DayLooking for something to do with the kids this weekend? Bring them out to the 1699 Winslow House for Saturday’s Colonial Kids Day!
 
What was it like to be a kid in colonial Marshfield? Find out by trying your hand at period crafts like weaving, candle making, and quill pen and ink. Sample 18th century food and drink, and play 18th century games. And experience the Revolutionary War by participating in a toy musket drill, or spy for George Washington using invisible ink!
 
Stop by this Saturday between 1 and 4 PM. Pre-registration is suggested. More info available here.

THURSDAY Deadline to reserve Shipwreck Dinner tickets

Tickets for DINNER are currently sold out; tickets for DESERT and Lecture are still available. Please call 781-837-5753 to be added to the waiting list.

Tickets are still available
Shipwreck Dinner for this Saturday’s Shipwreck Dinner,
featuring  Debbie Jackson, Hank Lynch, & Tom Mulloy, from the Bassing Cove Maritime Association. Call or email before 5 PM Thursday, September 1st to lock in your reservations; after Thursday, tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

To register, please call 781-837-5753, or email director@winslowhouse.org. Please include your name, contact info, and the number of people you are registering.

More information on the Shipwreck Dinner is available here.

 

Reserve your spot for the Shipwreck Dinner!

Shipwreck DinnerRegistration is open for next Saturday’s “Shipwreck Diner” program, featuring special guest speakers Debbie Jackson, Hank Lynch, & Tom Mulloy, from the Bassing Cove Maritime Association. Join us at 5:30 PM on September 3rd for a dinner of flank steak & seafood casserole. After dinner, Debbie, Hank & Tom will display artifacts from local shipwrecks and discuss the trials and tribulations of excavating these underwater wrecks.

There are a limited number of tickets for this event; pre-registration is required  to guarantee a dinner ticket.  The deadline to register is  5 PM Thursday, September 1st. After the deadline, tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. To register, please call 781-837-5753, or email director@winslowhouse.org. Please include your name, contact info, and the number of people you are registering.

More information on the Shipwreck Dinner is available here.

Just a reminder about tonight’s “Diner with Penelope” event at the 1699 Winslow House! Dinner tickets are sold out, but tickets for CharlotteDesert and our special lecture on “Charlotte Bradford: Civil War Nurse” will be available at the door for $8 per Member and $10 per Non-Member. Guests not participating in the dinner should plan on arriving by 6:30 PM to grab a bowl of ice cream and help to welcome special guest lecturer Carolyn Ravenscroft!

Please also note that the 1699 Winslow House is CLOSED for tours this afternoon to prepare for tonight’s special presentation. We will reopen on Thursday at 1 PM.

No more DINNER tickets; reserve your DESERT & Lecture tickets today!

We’ve sold out our dinner tickets for Sunday’s “Dinner with Penelope,” featuring special guest presenter Carolyn Ravenscroft. However, we are still selling tickets for DESERT and Lecture only.

Join us to take a special, woman-centered tour of the 1699 Winslow House, enjoy ice cream on a warm August night, and discuss the fascinating life story of Civil War nurse (and Duxbury native) Charlotte Bradford.

Tickets for DESERT and the presentation will still be sold at the door. More information and online purchase options are available at http://www.winslowhouse.org/…/special…/dinner-with-penelope/.

Reservations can also be made by calling 781-837-5753, or emailing director@winslowhouse.org.

Tickets available for Dinner with Penelope

CharlotteTickets are still available for Sunday, August 21’s “Dinner with Penelope,” featuring special guest presenter Carolyn Ravenscroft! Join us to take a special, woman-centered tour of the 1699 Winslow House, enjoy a sit-down pasta dinner, and discuss the fascinating life story of Civil War nurse (and Duxbury native) Charlotte Bradford.

There are a limited number of tickets for this event; pre-registration is highly recommended.  Reservations will be accepted until Friday, August 19th. More information and online purchase options are available here. Reservations can also be made by calling 781-837-5753, or emailing director@winslowhouse.org.

The Ancestral Home of the Founding Family of Marshfield