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July 2, 2013

Events for families on the North Shore

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Ipswich: Children’s Treasure Hunt at The Great House on Castle Hill, 11 to 11:45 a.m., 290 Argilla Road. For families with children ages 4 to 8. A 45-minute guided treasure hunt throughout the Crane family mansion. $10/nonmember adult and child, $5 for each additional child; $8/adult member and one child. Pre-registration required at www.ttor.org/things-to-do/.

Hamilton: “Seussical Jr.,” 8 p.m., Community House of Hamilton and Wenham, 284 Bay Road. The Community House Theater presents “Seussical, Jr.,” a musical featuring Dr. Seuss’ characters who travel from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus and to the invisible world of the Whos. Tickets purchased in advance cost $13/children ages 18 and under, and $15/adults. Purchase tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/354663. Details available at http://communityhouse.org/.

Saturday, Aug. 3

Ipswich: Life on a Saltwater Farm: Paine House Tours for 17th-Century Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Greenwood Farm, Jeffrey’s Neck Road. Tour the 1694 Paine House at Greenwood Farm, the site of 250 years of family farming. Explore trails through the pastureland and salt marsh; open daily, sunrise to sunset. $8 adult, free for children 12 and under (free to Trustees members). 978-356-4351, ext. 4049, or lmarshall@ttor.org.

Ipswich: Whipple House Tours for 17th-Century Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ipswich Museum, 54 S. Main St. Tour the 1677 Whipple House and see the authentic reproduction of the 1657 Knight House. $7/nonmembers, free/members.

Wenham: Claflin-Gerrish-Richards House tours for 17th-Century Saturdays, 11:30 a.m., Wenham Museum, 132 Main St. Tour Wenham Museum’s 17th century Claflin-Gerrish-Richards House and discover how New England families lived from the first period to the Victorian era. Nonmember admission, $8/adults, $6/children. 978-468-2377; wenhammuseum.org.

Hamilton: “Seussical Jr.,” 8 p.m., Community House of Hamilton and Wenham, 284 Bay Road. The Community House Theater presents “Seussical, Jr.,” a musical featuring Dr. Seuss’ characters who travel from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus and to the invisible world of the Whos. Tickets purchased in advance cost $13/children ages 18 and under, and $15/adults. Purchase tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/354663. Details available at http://communityhouse.org/.

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