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Beverly Homecoming Festival starts on Friday

Posted by Stewart Bishop  July 26, 2011 11:44 AM

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The 45th annual Beverly Homecoming festival is set to begin this weekend, kicking off more than a week of food, concerts, art exhibitions and other activities.

The festivities begin on Friday, with a tennis tournament, a softball game that pits the Beverly police and fire departments against the Beverly coed softball league, and an outdoor performance of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing."

The Homecoming will last until Aug. 7. Organizers expect record crowds, especially for some of the highlight events such as Lobsterfest.

The following is a schedule of events for the week:


Friday, July 29


5:00 p.m.- 40th Annual City Adult Tennis Tournament at the Beverly Golf & Tennis Club.

5:30 p.m. Shakespeare in the Park at Lynch Park Rose Garden.

7 p.m. - Softball Game: Beverly FD/PD vs. Beverly Coed Softball League at Innocenti Park.


Saturday, July 30


8 a.m.-The 40th Annual City Adult Tennis Tournament at the Beverly Golf and Tennis Club

8 a.m.-Pancake Breakfast at 20 Washington Street

9 a.m.-Beverly and the Civil War tour at the Cabot House

10 a.m.-Guild of Beverly Artists Show at Lynch Park

12 p.m.-Essex County Vintage Baseball Game at Cooney Field

3 p.m.-Lou Tomkins All-Star Baseball League at Cooney Field
 

3 p.m.-4th Annual Ward 3 Bocce Tournament at Carratu Park

5:30 p.m.-Shakespeare in the Park at Lynch Park Rose Garden


Sunday, July 31


5 p.m.-Lou Tomkins All-Star Baseball League at Cooney Field

8 a.m.-40th Annual City Adult Tennis Tournament at Beverly Golf and Tennis Club

10 a.m.-Guild of Beverly Artists Show at Lynch Park

10 a.m.-Interfaith Worship Service at Lynch Park

12 p.m.-Tours of Hospital Point Lighthouse

1 p.m.-Masonic Child ID Program at Lynch Park

1 p.m.-Tiny Tots Day at Lynch Park

1 p.m. Lobster Boat Races at Woodbury Point

1 p.m.-Peter Stewart Potato Chip Band at Lynch Park

4:30 p.m.-Zumba Class at Lynch Park

5:30 p.m.-Hot Air Balloon rides at Lynch Park.

6 p.m.-The Homecoming Concert with Lee Hawkins Band at Lynch Park

8:15 p.m.-Summer Movie Series showing of "Beetlejuice" at Lynch Park


Monday, August 1


8 a.m.-Wellness Clinic at the beverly Senior Center

9 a.m.-Exercise Class at the Beverly Senior Center

10 a.m.-Current Events at the Beverly Senior Center

10:15am-Open Labyrinth Walk at the Beverly Senior Center

12 p.m.-Tours of Hospital Point Lighthouse

12 p.m.-Open Computer Lab at the Beverly Senior Center

1 p.m.-Beverly Bootstraps Tours at 371 Cabot Street

1 p.m.-Mahjong at the Beverly Senior Center

4 p.m.-Bicycle Safety Rodeo at Lynch Park

5:30 p.m.-Ice Cream Social at Lynch Park

6:15 p.m.-BHS Alumni Soccer Game at Memorial Soccer Field

11 p.m.-Historical Walking Tour - Beverly's Historic Waterfront


Tuesday, August 2


9:15 a.m.-R&R Big Band Dance at the Beverly Senior Center

9:30 a.m.-Health Assessment at the Beverly Senior Center

10 a.m.-Bladder & Prostate Health Talk at the Beverly Senior Center

12 p.m.-Wii Bowling at the Beverly Senior Center

12 p.m.-Knitting/Crocheting at the Beverly Senior Center

12:15 p.m.-Bridge at the Beverly Senior Center

12:30 p.m.-Arthritis Exercise Class at the Beverly Senior Center

1 p.m.-Beverly Bootstraps Tours at 371 Cabot Street

1:30 p.m.-Tai Chi at the Beverly Senior Center

5:30 p.m.-Lip Sync Extravaganza at Lynch Park

6:30 p.m.-Historical Walking Tour - Central Centerville


Wednesday, August 3


9 a.m.-Exercise Class at the Beverly Senior Center

10 a.m.-Cooking Demonstration at the Beverly Senior Center

11 a.m.-Beverly Bootstraps Farmers Market at Lynch Park

12 p.m.-Lobster Festival at Lynch Park

12 p.m.-6th Annual David S. Lynch Appreciation Day at Lynch Park

12 p.m.-Afternoon Bingo at the Beverly Senior Center

12 p.m.-Concert - Manuel's Black & White - A Tribute to Al Mitchell at Lynch Park

1 p.m.-Acrylic Painting Class at the Beverly Senior Center

1 p.m.-Beverly Bootstraps Tours at 371 Cabot Street

2 p.m.-Spirit of Lobster Fest Costume Contest at Lynch Park

3 p.m.-Cconcert - The Odd Ducks at Lynch Park

4 p.m.-Fidelity Investments Gran Prix of Beverly at Beverly Common

6 p.m.-Concert - Classmates at Lynch Park

6:30 p.m.-Public Bingo at the Beverly Senior Center


Thursday, August 4


10 a.m.-Senior Citizens Day at Lynch Park

1 p.m.-Beverly Bootstraps Tours at 371 Cabot Street

5:30 p.m.-Rotary Charities Cookout at Lynch Park

5:45 p.m.-Annual Kids Fun Run at Lynch Park

6 p.m.-Baked Bean Contest at 39 Bow Street

6 p.m.-Concert on the Common

6:30 p.m.-43rd Annual 5K Road Race at Lynch Park

6:30 p.m.-Rotary Run/Walk at Lynch Park


Friday, August 5


12:30 p.m.-Stamp Collecting Group at the Beverly Senior Center

8:15 a.m.-Yoga at the beverly Senior Center

9 a.m.-Wii Bowling at the Beverly Senior Center

10 a.m.-Kids Carnival at Lynch Park

10:45 a.m.-Line Dancing at the Beverly Senior Center

11:45 a.m.-Bingo at the Beverly Senior Center

12 p.m.-Concert at Lynch Park

12:30 p.m.-Rummy Group at the Beverly Senior Center

1 p.m.-Beverly Bootstraps Tours at 371 Cabot Street

1 p.m.-Scrabble at the Beverly Senior Center

7 p.m.-Softball Game: Beverly FD/PD vs. Salem FD at Innocenti Park

8 p.m.-Spiral Glyphics - Midsummer Night of Fire at Lynch Park


Saturday, August 6


2:30 p.m.-Stamp Collecting Group at the Beverly Senior Center

8 a.m. Marketplace in the Cove at the Church in the Cove

8 a.m.-Red Cross Blood Drive at 39 Bow Street

11 a.m.-BHS Alumni Lacrosse Game at Gordon College

2 p.m.-Concert - Playing for Crickets at Lynch Park

4 p.m.-Classic Car Show at the Cummings Center

5:30 p.m.-Performance - "Beverly Idol" at Lynch Park

7 p.m.-9th Annual Dance - Homecoming Fiesta at Vittori-Rocci Post

7 p.m.-Casual Night at Spear Post

8:15 p.m.-Summer Movie Series - "Momma Mia" at Lynch Park


Sunday, August 7


10 a.m.-17th Annual BHS Alumni Breakfast at the Danversport Yacht Club

1 p.m.-Concert - 94th Army Band at Lynch Park

3 p.m.-Cardboard Boat Race at Lynch Park

4 p.m.-Concert - The Scaredy Cats at Lynch Park

7 p.m.-Concert - Horizon at Lynch Park

9 p.m.-Homecoming Fireworks at Lynch Park

For more information visit http://beverlyhomecoming.homestead.com/

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