In This Issue
Essex Heritage & Featured Partner Events
Tuesday, December 6
6 PM

Save the Date
April 5, 2017

Heritage Happenings
Saturday, December 3
12 -2 PM

Wednesday, November 30
Meet Me at the Museum: The Sounds of Music

Saturday, December 10

Thursday, December 1

November 26 thru December 11
Buttonwoods Festival of Trees

Sunday, November 20
4 - 6 PM
Farming in the
First Period

December 1 - 4
Gingerbread Festival

Friday, December 2
7 - 9 PM

Discover Mazurenko Farm

Sunday, December 11
1 - 4 PM

Sunday, November 27

Sunday, November 20

Thursday, November 24

10 AM - 12 PM


Sunday, December 4
Fireside Noel at the Wenham Museum
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Give it a Shot! Submit to the 2016 Photo Contest
Submission Deadline: December 1, 2016

2015 Grand Prize: Clamming on Plum Island by Judith Schneider

Hey, hot shot! Don't forget to submit your photos to the  2016 Essex National Heritage Area Photo Contest!  Submit your entries by December 1.  Learn more .
Nominate a TRAILBLAZER to Toast!
Submission Deadline: November 30, 2016

We're 20! Join us in celebrating all of the incredible partners and friends that we've spent the last two decades working with:  Nominate a TRAILBLAZER today!  Trailblazers will be celebrated at TOAST the TRAILBLAZERS, Essex Heritage's 20th Anniversary Gala, on April 5, 2017 at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem.

Essex Heritage is grateful to all of event hosts who created amazing experiences for more than 6,500 people during  Trails & Sails this year!  THIS JUST IN: the 2016 "People's Choice Awards".

Trails & Sails 2016 is generously sponsored by:  Eastern Bank, Institution for Savings , and Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank .
Heritage Education Update

Essex Heritage gathered more than 35 educators at the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary and we all learned A LOT. Check out some fun facts we picked up!

Your member support helps teachers like Mary LeBlanc and Annie Madden create meaningful experiences for the Heritage Area's children. Want to know how?  Read on to learn more.