Events

Swift River Valley Historical Society

Photo Credit: DCR – Quabbin Section

2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Museum open Sundays and Wednesdays 1:00 – 4:00 P.M.
June 11th through September 24th
Admission to the museum is free
Donations greatly appreciated

GENERAL INFORMATION:  Programs and hikes are free with the exception of the Bus Trips and the Water Program for Children.  Donations always gladly accepted.  Bus trips are $30.00 per reservation.  Please call 978-544-6882 to reserve your spot!

APRIL
Sunday, April 23rd
SPRING HIKE to Orange/Millington Road – meet at Gate 30 at 11:00 a.m.

MAY
Sunday, May 7th
SPRING HIKE to explore parts of Hardwick and southwest Dana – meet at Gate 43 at 11:00 a.m.

Sunday, May 21st
UNIQUELY QUABBIN WEEKEND
Museum will be open from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 28th
MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE at the Quabbin Park Cemetery.
Refreshments served at 10:00 a.m. March and Services at 11:00 a.m.
Interpretive program at 2:00 p.m. with Nancy Huntington.

JUNE
Sunday, June 11th
MUSEUM OPENING DAY

Sunday, June 25th
BUS TRIP to New Salem and Dana with a walk to Greenwich Village and Baffle Dams.
Meet at SRVHS for 11:00 a.m. departure.

JULY
Sunday, July 9th
THEN AND NOW with Dale Monette
Prescott Church Building on the grounds of SRVHS at 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 15th
OLD HOME DAY – New Salem Common.

Sunday, July 16th
DANA REUNION – Dana Common Gates open at 10:00 a.m.

Saturday, July 22nd
DANA VESPERS – Prescott Church on the grounds of SRVHS at 2:00 p.m.
Cake and lemonade served after the concert to celebrate Mrs. Clary’s 179th birthday. Mrs. Clary lived in the Whitaker-Clary house until she was 98 years old (1912).

July 24th – 28th
WATER PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN please call for information.

AUGUST
Sunday, August 13th
BIRDS OF PREY with Tom Ricardi
Prescott Church Building on the grounds of SRVHS at 4:00 p.m.

SEPTEMBER
Sunday, September 10th
ANNUAL MEMBER MEETING at 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 24th
MUSEUM CLOSING DAY

Sunday, September 24th
FALL HIKE to Doubleday Village.
Meet at the Petersham Common at 11:00 a.m.

OCTOBER
Sunday, October 1st
BUS TRIP to Prescott and Enfield.
Meet at SRVHS for 11:00 a.m. departure.

Sunday, October 22nd
FALL HIKE into Gate 21 in New Salem.
Meet at the New Salem Common at 11:00 a.m.