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Throughout Plymouth County, and no matter your interest, you will find what you are looking for. The events we choose define our lives and feed our souls. The town and county of Plymouth offers events that lead straight to what moves you. Sit back, put up your feet, and plan your itinerary for a time well spent.

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Craft Chat with Melissa Stern (virtual)

Join us live on Zoom for Craft Chat, a series of casual conversations with artists and makers about contemporary craft and their work and practice. Come join Fuller Craft Museum’s Beth McLaughlin and artist Melissa Stern in conversation about Melissa’s current multi-media exhibition, The Talking Cure. Topics include the creative process, the magic of collaboration,...

Fact & Myth: Dorothy May Bradford Remembered (virtual)

Join us for a free webinar featuring presentations by two scholars who study the influence of literature and film on our understanding of 17th-century women’s history. In this 1-hour program, co-hosted with Pilgrim Hall Museum, our speakers will examine stories of Mayflower passenger Dorothy May Bradford, who drowned in Provincetown Harbor in December 1620. Dr. Kari...

Vintage Tweets Suffrage Era Postcards (virtual)

Vintage Tweets is a poignant, amusing and insightful collection of 100 year old suffrage postcards, the social media of the late 19th, early 20th century. Carol Crossed’s entertaining narrative explores the meaning behind the illustrations which represent both domestic and political view’s of the woman’s vote. The coffee table display features 400 postcards from the...

Gardening Green Expo 2022 (virtual)

Now more than ever we need an escape from the pressures of daily life. Connecting to nature can reduce stress, improve mood, and more. You can even reap the benefits in your own backyard. Our featured presenter is Nancy Lawson, renowned author of The Humane Gardener: Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife. Lawson is a habitat consultant...

Speak Softly and Carry a Big Brush: Women and the Gilded Age Mural Movement (virtual)

At the turn of the 20th century, when Teddy Roosevelt coined his famous maxim, “Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick,” artists in the United States were using their big brushes to remake public spaces. They decorated statehouses, courthouses, universities and libraries with high-flown allegories and didactic histories that were meant to beautify the spaces,...

What’s It Worth Appraisal Program (online)

"WHAT'S IT WORTH?" ANTIQUES ROAD SHOW: Author, Auctioneer, Appraiser and Radio show Host Mike Ivankovich will introduce you to “What Determines Value"…and reveal what your Antiques, Collectibles, and Personal Treasures are really worth today. Each attendee is invited to bring in 1-2 items for Mike to appraise. Mike Ivankovich has been involved in some phase...

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The Mayflower Society Lecture Series (virtual)

MIKE TERRY, “MAYFLOWER SOCIETY DNA PROJECT.” DNA is a relatively new tool that helps people do genealogical research and helps connect families. The Project Mayflower on Family Tree DNA, familytreedna.com, is the location for the DNA of 1600+ members of the Mayflower Society. Mike Terry, Susan Abanor and Kenneth Whittemore will explain the what, why and...

The Private Lives of Public Women in the Gilded Age (virtual)

In this moderated panel on The Private Lives of Public Women in the Gilded Age, Dr. Linda Perkins, Dr. Heidi Ardizzone, and Dr. Kimberly Hamlin will share the accomplishments and struggles of three notable women who lived at the turn of the twentieth century and inspired generations of women activists, writers, and educators to come....

Ancestor Stories: Authors Discuss their Family Connections to the Salem Witch Trials

Join us for this fascinating, hour-long virtual panel discussion with three notable Salem witch trials authors. During this discussion historian and archivist Richard Trask, descendant of Mary Esty, Rebecca Nurse, and John Procter, historical fiction author Kathleen Kent, descendant of Martha Carrier, and historian Mary Beth Norton, descendant of Mary Bradbury, will discuss how they...

The Mayflower Society Lecture Series (virtual)

BETH FINCH MCCARTHY, “WHO LYETH THERE? DIGGING UP COLONIAL NEW ENGLAND ANCESTOR RECORDS.” Researching your early New England family presents many challenges. Events may not have been recorded, or there is no standard for finding the records. You will learn how to place your ancestor in historical context and effectively locate historical records and other essential...

Beyond Salem: The Witch Trials in Torsåker, Sweden (virtual)

Though the Salem trials of 1692 are today one of the most famous in the Western world, they were far from the largest or deadliest. Nearly two decades before Salem, the Torsåker parish in Sweden was overtaken by a terrible witchcraft panic. In just one day in 1675, 71 people were beheaded and burned at...

The Mayflower Society Lecture Series (Plymouth)

MARK SCHMIDT, “THE MAYFLOWER SOCIETY HOUSE AND THE RED CROSS: HOW THE HOUSE WAS USED DURING WORLD WAR II” In December 1941, just as the United States was entering World War II, the Winslow House became the property of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants. It was then turned over to the Plymouth chapter of the...

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