Events

Activities of the Groveland Historical Society will resume with our first event on June 24th!!

Washington Hall is open for visitors every Sunday between 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm from May 1st through December 31st.  Location:  101 Washington Street, Groveland.


 

November 21, 2021 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The Create a Wreath Workshop

Create a fresh greens wreath with instructor Erin Pinkham. 

Join us for an afternoon of great fun and festivities.

 

  • Washington Hall, 101 Washington Street, Groveland, MA
  • Create a fresh greens wreath with instructor Erin Pinkham
  • Please bring your own gardening gloves.  Masks are required.
  • Space is limited.  Tickets may be purchased by paying through Venmo, using Venmo@Nancy-Webster-8 (use wreath making workshop for the subject) or can be purchased at Washington Hall on Sundays between 1:00 – 4:00 pm (through November 17th)
  • For Questions, Call Suzanne at 978.374.9684

 

 

 


 

October 2, 2021  10:00 am to 4:00 pm

The 18th Annual Pines Speedway Reunion

Vintage Race Cars from the 30’s, 40’s, 50’s and 60’s

  • Pines Speedway (Next to Town Hall) – Original Track Site (183 Main St., Groveland, MA)
  • 2020-2021 Special Legend Honorees:  These three friends from the freshman class of 1971 at the Haverhill Trade School brought cars to races at the Pines before they were old enough to have their drivers’ licenses.  The Pines Speedway launched all three to very successful local racing careers.
    • Dave Simard
    • Mike Weeden
    • Phil Baril
  • 2020-2021 Honorees
    • Andy Cote:  Andy Cote was a well known wizard at making a ford flathead engine perform.  He built great handling and fast No. 444 race cars that went to victory lane by many drivers, including local legend Ollie Silva.
    • Dick Noel:  Dick Noel’s driving career started on dirt tracks while in the U.S. Air Force before winning closer to home at the Pines in 1960.  He is best remembered in the No. ? (question mark car) at the Pines.
  • Free Admission (Donations Appreciated)
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Vendor Space Available ($25/table)
  • Live Band, Raffle, Food Served & Lots of Fun!!

Sponsored by:

  • Massachusetts Cultural Council
  • Tewksbury Welding, Inc.
  • Skofield Buildings, Plaistow
  • Continental Paving, Inc.
  • Bentley’s Saloon, Arundel
  • Wamesit Lanes, Tewksbury
  • Pentucket Bank
  • Paul C. Rogers & Sons

 

June 24, 2021  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Antique Appraisal Roadshow
    • Washington Hall
    • Bring Your Treasures – Meet Dan Meader, Antique Appraiser & Director at John McInnis Auctioneers
    • Your items will be discussed and given an approximate valuation.
    • $5.00 / item – Maximum of 3 items
    • Masks are required.