Category Archives: Events

Twilight Tours of the Homestead this October

These special guided tours will be the ONLY guided tours available this October, with a maximum capacity of 10 people. The tour length will be roughly 60-75 minutes. The tour begins at sunset (around 5:15pm) with a short (300 yard) … Continue reading

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Trails & Sails 2020: En Plain Air Painting

Do you love to paint? Grab your easel and paints and join us on September 19, 2020 at 10 AM – 3 PM for a day of En Plein Air Painting. You will have your choice of outdoor setting on … Continue reading

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CANCELLED: Revolutionary War Event: Spring Tactical at the Nurse Homestead

The Danvers Alarm List Company and His Majesty’s 10th Regiment of foot are working  together to host a “Spring tactical at the Rebecca Nurse Homestead” on May 16th. This day long event will have three tactical demonstrations put on by reenacting organizations from … Continue reading

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UPCOMING EVENTS

September 21st, 22nd, 28th, & 29th—Revolutionary Theatre Company presents Macbeth Paranoia. Power. Witchcraft. The Rebecca Nurse Homestead is proud to partner with The Revolutionary Theatre Company to present Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth on the Meeting House Stage. Believed to have been written sometime between … Continue reading

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Into the Countryside: Preparations for War

A Revolutionary War Reenactment weekend at the Rebecca Nurse Homestead! The time is sometime in the summer of 1774 to early 1775. The Port of Boston has been closed in retribution for the Boston Tea Party. The countryside is rising up … Continue reading

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8th Annual “Gala Day”

1919 Lawn Party and Open House: 8th Annual “Gala Day”           Visit us this summer as we host the 8th annual”Gala Day”. The very first “Gala Day & Garden Party Bazaar” was held at The Nurse … Continue reading

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Trails & Sails Weekend

This year in conjunction with Essex Heritage’s Trails & Sails: Two Weekends of walks, talks, water & more! We are hosting two FREE events!! Digging for History— Come get dirty with us, as you become an archaeologist for the day! … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Theater Company

Revolutionary Theater Company Presents I Want to Be a Musketeer! The Danvers Alarm List Company & Rebecca Nurse Homestead are thrilled to host The Revolutionary Theater Company for their second summer production with us, after performing Short Stories & Tall Tales here … Continue reading

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Throwback Weekend: Gala Day & WW1

Jump back in time with us to the 1910s! This year we are combining two of our annual events into one Throwback Weekend! Visit us on Saturday for our 7th annual Gala Day. In the early 20th century when The … Continue reading

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Annual Historic Holidays: Christmas Through The Ages

Please join us for our annual Historic Holidays event. This year’s theme is “Christmas Through The Ages”. Take a break from Christmas shopping and visit us for a good old-fashioned holiday celebration with reenactors from different time periods. Have a … Continue reading

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