Children's Activities

Something for Every Age

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kite flying

June 30th - 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

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Sand sculpting

June 30th - Saturday  9 AM - 1 PM  AT DEVEREUX BEACH

(Registration and sculpture creation 9 AM to 12 PM; judging 12 to 1 PM)

All are welcome to bring buckets, shovels and creativity to this cherished Festival family event, open to sand sculptors of all ages. Sign up early at the Festival's registration table at Devereux Beach - it's free - 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.

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boat building and regatta

July 1st - Sunday   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

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Childrens' Festival

July 2nd - Monday 10 AM- 1 PM AT LEE MANSION GARDENS      

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Street Festival

July 4th  - Wednesday 12-3 PM 

                Bank Square: Intersection of Washington and Hooper Streets

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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