Something for Every Age
July 6th - Saturday 10 AM- 3 PM AT DEVEREUX BEACH
Join Kites Over New England and create your own flying art in a kite at the beach.
$5.00 fee for Kite Kit
Sand sculpting by the Seashore!
July 6th - Saturday 9 AM - 1 PM AT DEVEREUX BEACH
(Registration and sculpture creation 9 AM to 11 AM; judging 11 to 12 Noon)
All are welcome to bring buckets, shovels and creativity to this cherished free Festival family event, open to sand sculptors of all ages. Sign up early at the Festival's registration table at Devereux Beach then dig in and create the design of your dreams. Judging and an Awards Ceremony will culminate the competition. The Festival extends its thanks to The Neck Run Cafe for providing delicious frozen treats for Sand Sculpture participants.
boat building and regatta
July 5th - Friday 11 AM- 1 PM BUILD AT LEE MANSION GARDENS
3 PM REGATTA AT REDD'S POND
Design and build your boat and then float it at the pond.
Children must have adult supervision.
Model boat kit cost is $25.00 - Cash or check only
July 6th - Saturday 10 AM- 1 PM AT LEE MANSION GARDENS
The festival favorites include:
Musical medley with volunteer Teresa Coelho of Music Together
Patriotic beads, hats and banners
America Rocks- painted red, white and blue (rock painting)
Our theme this year is Celebrating Great Artists with "hands-on" art projects geared toward children around ages three to ten years, including:
Sonia's Circles- Collage technique that uses colorful precut circles of that children arrange and paste onto a dramatic background. Inspired by works of Sonia Delaunay.
Coloring Great Artists- line drawings based on paintings by the masters are colored in. (Vincent Van Gough's Sunflowers and Salvador Dali's Melting Clocks)
Emily Kngwarreye's "Dump Dump" style Dot Painting
Fish like Frost- fish prints that aim to celebrate the work of Marblehead artist J.O.J Frost.
July 7th - Sunday 12-3 PM at Bank Square: Intersection of Washington and Hooper Streets
Performers and fun Activities
John Bonaparte - His Magic will Amaze
Roze & Jim Malone - a terrific Musical Group
Aerialicious Entertainment - Wow a Stilt Walker
Maria O'connor - Get your Henna Here
Jacob Abbisso - Amazing Balloon Tying
Josh Madruga - Caricature Artist
MFoA Volunteers - Make-a-Plant
Secrets in your Backyard - Magic of Fairy Houses
MHS National Arts Honor Society Students - Make a Chalk Drawing or Get Your Face painted
Friends of Marblehead Abandoned Animals - How about a Pet! Adoption services
Boston Hoop Troup - Watch Them Hoop Around
Brent McCoy - An Amazing Juggling performance