The weekend is here which means it’s time for some family fun! And as always there’s lots of happening in the area. Whether you want to put on a princess dress for high tea, get up close with sea creatures, or check out the latest baby products, there’s something for everyone. Read on for all of the weekend happenings.


Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr.

Hogan Regional Center Auditorium 450 Maple St., Danvers, Fri. & Sat. 7 pm, Sun. 2 pm

Introduce your kids to the theater with this all kids cast! Presented by the North Shore Players Youth Theatre, audience members are invited into the wild world of Willy Wonka and his chocolate factory.

LEGO Creation Station

Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham,Fri. & Sat., 10 am-4 pm

Enjoy two days of LEGO free-building fun! Using the museum’s voluminous assortment of LEGOs, kids are invited to build a creation of their own imagination. DUPLOs will also be available for younger visitors! And the museum knows that sometimes it can be really hard for young visitors to leave their LEGO creations behind at the museum when it’s time to go home. If you’d like to take your creation (of reasonable size) home with you, you may for a $10 donation.


NSVE Baby Show

Holiday Inn & Suites, 1 Newbury St., Peabody, 11 am-3 pm

meet local vendors, crafters, and service providers specializing in all things Baby! There will be raffles and giveaways throughout the day, a cash bar, and plenty of free parking.

GNFC Consignment Sale

Town of West Newbury Annex, 381 Main St., West Newbury, Sat., 9 am-2 pm & Sun, 9 am-12 pm

Visit this huge consignment sale for all your baby and kid needs! The sale is an organized, store-like environment where local families can buy and sell gently used baby and kids clothing, toys, and gear.


Princess Tea

Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W, Salem, 11 am-2 pm

Enjoy an afternoon filled with tea, music, and photos with the Hawthorne Hotel Princesses. Hats, white gloves, and royalty attire are optional and always in good taste. You must purchase tickets in advance.

Sea Rovers Kids Day

DoubleTree by Hilton, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, 10 am-2 pm

Visit this event for a full day of ocean fun! Get up close and personal with tidepool animals at the New England Aquarium Traveling Tidepool, learn about sharks and turtles, and enjoy hands on activities!

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