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Northshore Home Summer 2018

Northshore Home magazine highlights the best in architectural design, new construction and renovations, interiors, and landscape design.

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110 SUMMER 2018 CALENDAR century. Discover when Sleeper began using his signature decorative elements and learn about the personal and historical events that influenced his magical summer home. Crisscross the house as you compare rooms and consider color, architectural features, lighting, and Sleeper's amazing collection of glass, ceramics, textiles, and furniture. Includes decorated rooms not seen on the regular tour. Times vary. Cost: $15-$30. Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, 75 Eastern Point Blvd., Gloucester, July 7 GLOUCESTER GARDEN TOUR Visit the intriguing Lanesville neighborhood of Gloucester for the sixth annual Gloucester Garden Tour. Explore more than a dozen lovely private gardens, quarries, and ocean views. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $30. 1123 Washington St., Gloucester, 781-346-1363, July 11 START YOUR OWN ORGANIC KITCHEN This value-packed workshop series will provide you with all the knowledge and skill needed to create a wildly productive organic kitchen garden in your own backyard. The class will cut through the learning curve all beginning (or intermediate) gardeners face and give you the experience, tools, and principles that can make gardens produce lots of food with as little management as possible. The classes will be led by ifarm's head gardener, Debby Richards, who has been gardening and designing edible landscapes for over 30 years. The workshop will include advanced permaculture strategies for garden design. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Cost: $150. ifarm LLC, 55 Towne Rd., Boxford, July 12 FLORAL BOUQUET BAR The Floral Bouquet Bar is a space for you to create artistic bouquets from a sumptuous selection of ifarm flowers. ifarm's floral designer, Susan McCraine, will provide you with a wide range of organic cut flowers in different colors, shapes, sizes, and scents. You will have free reign to create a large bouquet or several smaller arrangements. Ifarm's flower garden has over a hundred flower species, including dahlias, zinnias, and scented herbs, so you can be sure that the materials will be inspiring! The flower bar takes place in the carriage house. Bring your favorite vases! 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Cost: $65. ifarm LLC, 55 Towne Rd., Boxford, July 18 LUNCHTIME LECTURE BY THE SEA: FOLK ART ON CAPE ANN Enjoy a lunchtime lecture in the beautiful waterfront setting of Coolidge Point, Historic New England's most recently acquired property. Join Cogswell's Grant site manager Kristen Weiss for an illustrated talk exploring folk art on Cape Ann. From the celebrated collection at Cogswell's Grant to wonderful pieces at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, the Cape Ann Museum, and the Manchester Historical Museum, discover portraits, carvings, and other quirky pieces that illustrate the lives of everyday people. Includes a boxed lunch and a chance to stroll the grounds following the lecture. 11 a.m. Cost: $25-$25. The Thomas Jefferson Memorial, 9 Coolidge Point, Manchester, July 25 THOMAS JEFFERSON'S CREATION OF AN AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE Thomas Jefferson is considered by many to be one of the greatest American architects. He helped give the United States an architectural public image that relied upon the classicism of Europe. But what was his intention? Did the buildings contain political meanings? Join Richard Guy Wilson, Commonwealth Professor's Chair in Architectural History at the University of Virginia, for a talk that explores Jefferson's architecture and his collaboration with other architects. Catering provided by Cha Cha La Mer. 6 p.m. Cost: $45. Coolidge Point: The Thomas Jefferson Memorial, 9 Coolidge Point, Manchester, Featured in MAGAZINE Beverly Farms, MA Peabody, MA Landscape | Design | Construction | Care

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