Topsfield Fair

Topsfield Fair Topsfield, Massachusetts

The Topsfield Fair 2023 will arrive at the beginning of October, a prime time to check out the leaves and celebrate the harvest at one of the prettiest events in Massachusetts. For ten days, the schedule is jam packed with fun. During the busiest time of year for this small town west of Gloucester, Topsfield […]

Charlestown Navy Yard (Yard Day)

Charlestown Navy Yard 3rd St, Charlestown, MA, United States

The 1812 Marine Guard makes monthly public educational and demonstration appearances from March to September in the Charlestown Navy Yard. The day features presentations on Marine Corps. history and firing demonstrations using the Unit’s Marine Corps. period muskets both in the Navy Yard and onboard USS Constitution.

USS Constitution Underway (226th Birthday Celebration)

Charlestown Navy Yard 3rd St, Charlestown, MA, United States

USS Constitution is scheduled to go underway from the Charlestown Navy Yard on Saturday, October 21st at 10:00 a.m. The USS Constitution will conclude the ship’s sailing season under the command of the first female to ever helm the oldest ship in the US Navy. The underway will include a 21-gun salute viewable from Fort […]

Lt. William S. Bush Memorial Breakfast (TBD)

Charlestown Navy Yard 3rd St, Charlestown, MA, United States

Join us for our November annual Marine Corp Day breakfast. It is named in memory of LT William S. Bush USMC, who was killed during the battle between USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere on August 19, 1812. He was the first US Marine Corps officer to die in combat. This annual breakfast recognizes the sacrifices […]

Plymouth America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Parade

Plymouth Thanksgiving Parade Plymouth, Massachusetts

For 28 years, hundreds of thousands of people from all walks of life have traveled to the historic Plymouth Harbor and Waterfront to experience a bounty of authentic Americana. The celebration of Thanksgiving becomes history-brought-to-life as Pilgrims, Native Americans, Soldiers, Patriots, and Pioneers proudly climb out of the history books and onto the streets of […]

USS Constitution’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony (TBD)

Charlestown Navy Yard 3rd St, Charlestown, MA, United States

The public is invited to attend USS Constitution’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony beginning at 3:30 p.m. on the ship. The free event will include a visit and photo opportunities with Santa Claus, free hot chocolate and cookies, holiday music, ship tours, and remarks from the ship’s commanding officer. Guests are invited to view the ship’s […]