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New Orleans Jazz and Lego Trains Close to Home This Weekend

The "Get Out" planner gives you a look at the top events on the weekend calendar in Hamilton and Wenham.

New Orleans Jazz and Lego Trains Close to Home This Weekend New Orleans Jazz and Lego Trains Close to Home This Weekend New Orleans Jazz and Lego Trains Close to Home This Weekend

Don’t let the prospect of a snowstorm keep you inside, there’s plenty going on this weekend in Hamilton and Wenham. All weekend the Lego train is at Wenham Museum and New Orleans Jazz comes to the Community House on Saturday night.

Each Friday morning Hamilton-Wenham Patch’s brings you a quick guide to local events and activities.

The weekend calendar includes a wide variety of  things to do and we encourage you to look past this weekend guide into our full calendar of events, where we have other events listed.

Remember, if you have great ideas of your own that you want to share, please feel free to add them in the comments section at the bottom.


Where/When: ; Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon

Why Go: If you have not yet bought some tasty Girl Scout cookies this could be one of your last chances locally. Junior Troop 62025 will be set up outside the store all morning with all your favorite flavors.

Pricing: $4 per box


Where/When: ; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Why Go: This is a sure winner for the kids – it is one of the most popular events for the kids. It combines two things kids love – train and Legos. Plus, enjoy the ret of the museum, including the train room and the newest exhibit about storybooks.

Pricing: Free with museum admission; $5.50 for children and $7.50 for adults.


Where/When: ; Saturday, 11-11:45 a.m.

Why Go: It's a fun, free way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the kids. There will be stories about “Valentine’s Day, love and cupid” and a craft to build for ages 2 and up.

Pricing: Free, no registration required.


Where/When: Putnamville School House, 224 Locust St., Danvers; Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

Why Go: Enjoy the new rail trail on a Saturday afternoon. The event was originally billed as a snowshoe or cross-country skiing adventure northward on the trail towards Route 97 in Wenham. Even with the forecast for a little snow on Saturday, the event will still likely be a hike and instead hike south to avoid mud.

Pricing: Free


Where/When: ; Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Why Go: The Scott Libby Fireside Concert Series get started in 2012 with a local treasure – Henri Smith. After Hurricane Katrina, Smith moved from New Orleans to Cape Ann and now shares his musical talents with others right here on the North Shore. The show is billed as bring “the true flavors of New Orleans” to the audience.

Pricing: $15 in advance, $18 at the door

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