Free Tours from Historic New England This Sunday
Historic New England is offering Danvers residents free tours this Sunday of the historic Phillips estate on Chestnut Street in Salem.
Basketball fans will be in for a treat if they head down to Charlestown Saturday afternoon to watch the St. John’s Prep Eagles take on the Charlestown Townies. The Eagles are ranked No. 1 in the state for boys’ basketball while the Townies are ranked No. 8.
Historic New England is inviting Danvers residents to Salem this Sunday for a free tour of the 1821 residence of the Phillips family. The property is located on Chestnut Street in Salem and tour goers will learn about the lives of the Phillips family and their domestic staff in the early 20th century. View the collection of fine furnishings, paintings, Chinese export porcelain, ship paintings and architectural details. Tours run every half-hour and last 45 minutes. Bring along proof of residency with you for free admission.
Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church is holding a special Candlemas Choral Evensong on Sunday. The service is free and open to all, during which candles will be blessed and there will be a procession to celebrate the baby Jesus' presentation in the temple and the purification of the Virgin Mary. The church choir will sing music selections by Herbert Brewer, Johannes Eccard, Peter Nardone and Hubert Parry.
There is a chance of another inch or two of snow this weekend amidst some snow showers, but don’t let that discourage you from hitting the hills in town for some sledding. What better way to take advantage of all the snow?