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Scenic view of Amesbury in the spring.

Events Calendar

2024 is here and we have full line up happenings starting Opening Day on April 19 all the way though mid-December! Keep checking back as we add lots of festivals, pop-ups, food trucks, live music, weekly activities, hard cider events and children's programs.

  • 2024 CSA Registration
    2024 CSA Registration
    Mon, Sep 18
    Reserve Your Share
    Sep 18, 2023, 2:00 PM – Jun 07, 2024, 11:59 PM
    Sep 18, 2023, 2:00 PM – Jun 07, 2024, 11:59 PM
    Reserve your farm share(s) for the 2024 CSA Season. Limited shares available. Pick up times are 10 a.m. - 8 p.m on Wednesdays for 18 weeks from June 12 through October 9. Prices and options subject to change. (Dates shown in event listing represents registration window, not pick-up dates.)
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  • Farm Hands After School Program (Grades 6-8)
    Farm Hands After School Program (Grades 6-8)
    Wed, May 15
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 15, 2024, 3:00 PM – Jun 19, 2024, 5:00 PM
    May 15, 2024, 3:00 PM – Jun 19, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Get farming! Amesbury Rec and Cider Hill are teaming up for a weekly hands-on, farm-based series for teens grades 5-8. Participants will go behind-the-scenes to assist the farm crew with spring chores. 3 Wednesdays. 3-5 pm. Register @ www.AmesburyRec.com beginning 4/23.
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  • Self-Guided Spring Orchard Walk (Apr-May)
    Self-Guided Spring Orchard Walk (Apr-May)
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, May 25
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 25, 2024, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM EDT
    May 25, 2024, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM EDT
    Get out amongst our 10,000 fruit trees. Enjoy the fresh air and views as you walk through the orchards. Open Sat. and Sun. 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m 4/20-5/26. Free. No registration required. Best blossom viewing is late April to mid-May. Area closures possible. Closed weekdays and afternoons.
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  • Saturday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Saturday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, May 25
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 25, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    May 25, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Make music on the farm! This 30 min. class by local instrutor, Alicia Catalano, combines learning and play. Ages 6mo - 9yrs. Must be accompanied by an adult. Instruments provided. Bring mat/blanket. Meet on the lawn by Blueberry Field 1 or Picnic Tent if rainy. Registration required. $10.
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  • Saturday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Saturday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, May 25
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 25, 2024, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM EDT
    May 25, 2024, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM EDT
    Make music on the farm! This 30 min. class by local instrutor, Alicia Catalano, combines learning and play. Ages 6mo - 9yrs. Must be accompanied by an adult. Instruments provided. Bring mat/blanket. Meet on the lawn by Blueberry Field 1 or Picnic Tent if rainy. Registration required. $10.
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  • Self-Guided Spring Orchard Walk (Apr-May)
    Self-Guided Spring Orchard Walk (Apr-May)
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, May 26
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 26, 2024, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM EDT
    May 26, 2024, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM EDT
    Get out amongst our 10,000 fruit trees. Enjoy the fresh air and views as you walk through the orchards. Open Sat. and Sun. 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m 4/20-5/26. Free. No registration required. Best blossom viewing is late April to mid-May. Area closures possible. Closed weekdays and afternoons.
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  • Free! Family Yoga with Relief Parenting (May)
    Free! Family Yoga with Relief Parenting (May)
    Sun, May 26
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 26, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
    May 26, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
    Join Krista Maltais, Childlight Yoga Certified Instructor and owner of Relief Parenting Resource and Respite Center in Hampton, NH for a 45 minute class overlooking the farm. Geared towards ages 3-6 but all are welcome. Pre-registration strongly encouraged. See below for details!
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  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, May 29
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 29, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    May 29, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    FREE!* This weekly 40-minute hands-on program guides our wee farmers on a short, educational farm hike and teaches them how to plant, care and harvest vegetables throughout the season. Each week is different. Weekly registration required. See below for FAQs.
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  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, May 29
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 29, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    May 29, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    FREE!* This weekly 40-minute hands-on program guides our wee farmers on a short, educational farm hike and teaches them how to plant, care and harvest vegetables throughout the season. Each week is different. Weekly registration required. See below for FAQs.
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  • Friday Afternoon Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Friday Afternoon Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Fri, May 31
    Cider Hill Farm
    May 31, 2024, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDT
    May 31, 2024, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDT
    Make music on the farm! This 30 min. class by local instrutor, Alicia Catalano, combines learning and play. Ages 6mo - 9yrs. Must be accompanied by an adult. Instruments provided. Bring mat/blanket. Meet on the lawn by Blueberry Field 1 or Picnic Tent if rainy. Registration required. $10.
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  • Farm & Field Festival featuring Zach Field Drums & Music
    Farm & Field Festival featuring Zach Field Drums & Music
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jun 01
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jun 01, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Jun 01, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Join us for a weekend of performances and outdoor activities featuring bands and instructors from Amesbury's Zach Field Drums & Music. Enjoy FREE family-friendly music, musical themed obstacle courses, contests and games. Plus, food and drink!
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  • Farm & Field Festival featuring Zach Field Drums & Music
    Farm & Field Festival featuring Zach Field Drums & Music
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jun 02
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jun 02, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Jun 02, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Join us for a weekend of performances and outdoor activities featuring bands and instructors from Amesbury's Zach Field Drums & Music. Enjoy FREE family-friendly music, musical themed obstacle courses, contests and games. Plus, food and drink!
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  • Tuesday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Tuesday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jun 04
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jun 04, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Jun 04, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Make music on the farm! This 30 min. class by local instrutor, Alicia Catalano, combines learning and play. Ages 6mo - 9yrs. Must be accompanied by an adult. Instruments provided. Bring mat/blanket. Meet on the lawn by Blueberry Field 1 or Picnic Tent if rainy. Registration required. $10.
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  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jun 05
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jun 05, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    Jun 05, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
    FREE!* This weekly 40-minute hands-on program guides our wee farmers on a short, educational farm hike and teaches them how to plant, care and harvest vegetables throughout the season. Each week is different. Weekly registration required. See below for FAQs.
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  • Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Lettuce Grow Children's Program
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jun 05
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jun 05, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    Jun 05, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM
    FREE!* This weekly 40-minute hands-on program guides our wee farmers on a short, educational farm hike and teaches them how to plant, care and harvest vegetables throughout the season. Each week is different. Weekly registration required. See below for FAQs.
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  • Thursday Bike Repair Tent
    Thursday Bike Repair Tent
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jun 06
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jun 06, 2024, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Jun 06, 2024, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Local bike repair expert, Dave of Pedalin' Fools, will be on the farm tuning up bikes for a summer of happy riding and outdoor time! Bring your bikes down and enjoy other farm happenings while you wait. First come first serviced.
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  • Thursday Bike Repair Tent
    Thursday Bike Repair Tent
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jun 06
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jun 06, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Jun 06, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Local bike repair expert, Dave of Pedalin' Fools, will be on the farm tuning up bikes for a summer of happy riding and outdoor time! Bring your bikes down and enjoy other farm happenings while you wait. First come first serviced.
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  • Saturday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Saturday Morning Family Music Class with Miss Alicia
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jun 08
    Cider Hill Farm
    Jun 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Jun 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Make music on the farm! This 30 min. class by local instrutor, Alicia Catalano, combines learning and play. Ages 6mo - 9yrs. Must be accompanied by an adult. Instruments provided. Bring mat/blanket. Meet on the lawn by Blueberry Field 1 or Picnic Tent if rainy. Registration required. $10.
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