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Holiday House Tour

UPDATE:  The tour is sold out. No tickets will be sold at the door It's back!  Don't miss our beloved Holiday House tour. Come with friends, family, or on your own for our coastal tour of holiday homes that include such interesting elements as a curved staircase with hand-turned balustrades and an original greenhouse with […]

$25.00 – $300.00

Community Art Show: Closing Event

Cabot House 117 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

Join us for one last look at the entries in "Strength, Perseverance and Resilience in Beverly" before the show closes on December 18. Find a unique gift of art for the holidays.  Historic Beverly is lowering our commission for this event, so all art will be 20% off this evening only! Please note that masks […]

Lucy Larcom Poetry Jam

Hale Farm 39 Hale Street, Beverly, MA

Join us at Hale Farm for an evening of history, poetry, and fun as we read some of Lucy Larcom’s poetry classics. One of Beverly’s most notable residents, Lucy Larcom began working as a Lowell “mill girl” when she was eleven, and went on to lead a life filled with poetry, literature, and teaching. Local […]

Opening Day at Hale and Balch!

Join us as we celebrate opening day as Hale Farm and the Balch House open for our Summer  season with free admission at all three sites. A Park for the Ages: Lynch Park opens at the Cabot House. Colonial crafts and archaeology activity at the Balch House. All ages festival at Hale Farm features family […]

Reading Frederick Douglass Together

Hale Farm 39 Hale Street, Beverly, MA

Join us at Hale Farm for a community reading of Frederick Douglass’s powerful speech, “What to the American Slave is the Fourth of July?” as part of the Reading Frederick Douglass Together initiative. A collaborative endeavor with the City of Beverly, Beverly Public Schools, Salem United, Beverly Human Rights Committee, North Shore NAACP, North Shore […]

Mayor Scanlon’s “My Story” Book Party

Chianti 285 Cabot St, Beverly, MA

Historic Beverly announces publication of My Story: Bringing Beverly Back from the Brink, by former Beverly Mayor Bill Scanlon. In his own words, Scanlon relates what happened between his surprising election and first term, and the many challenges and rewards of succeeding years. Net proceeds from the sale of the book will benefit the Beverly Rotary […]


Old Planters Reunion

Cabot House 117 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

Looking forward to seeing everyone in person this year, for our biennial gathering of descendants of Beverly's early settlers and everyone that loves colonial history. Final program and registration form Thursday, September 29 7:00 pm New Wayfinding Map of Abbott Street Cemetery Audrey Aristeo spent a year constructing an accurate, up-to-date inventory and new wayfinding […]

Free – $375.00

Handel at the Hale Farm

Hale Farm 39 Hale Street, Beverly, MA

SOLD OUT Recognized as one of the greatest composers of his age, Georg Friedrich Handel’s musical compositions represent one of the peaks of high Baroque music. The performance of his music along with works by his contemporaries by violinist Renee Hemsing and cellist Guy Fishman at the c. 1694 Hale Farm provides an inclusive atmosphere […]

$65.00 – $75.00

Bach at the Balch House

Balch House 448 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

The c. 1679 Balch House provides a unique and intimate setting for string virtuosos Renee Hemsing and Guy Fishman as they bring to life the music of Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach, whose mastery of counterpoint, ornamentation, and harmonic organization explore the range of artistic and technical possibilities. Preconcert performance: “Threshold” (Rockport High School) Main […]

$65.00 – $75.00

Fantastic Voyage at the Cabot House

Cabot House 117 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

Old meets new as the masterful Sheffield Chamber Players light up the c. 1781 Cabot House with quartets by Igor Stravinsky, Quinn Mason, and Claude Debussy. Each piece on this program is bursting with motion, and conjures up the most “fantastical of voyages.” Opening Ensemble: Gordon College String Ensemble Main performance: Sheffield Chamber Players 3 […]

$65.00 – $75.00

Classical at the Cabot House

Cabot House 117 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

Viennese composers such as Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven experimented with musical forms and techniques to move music in a new direction from the mid-eighteenth to the early nineteenth centuries. Arpeggione Ensemble graces the period-appropriate c. 1781 Cabot House with a historically informed performance of works by these musical giants and their Parisian and Bohemian contemporaries. […]

$65.00 – $75.00