[ HEARD ON THE (DOWNTOWN) STREETS ]
The annual Hingham Arts Walk, held by the Hingham Downtown Association and the Hingham Cultural Council, included shopping, artist demonstrations, open studios and live music. An estimated 75 artists participated in this year’s walk, selling everything from tapestries and wooden home decor to jewelry, paintings and pottery.
More than 75 artists will be in downtown Hingham this Sunday to display their work, lead demonstrations and invite visitors into their studios as the town holds its 13th annual Hingham Arts Walk.
A lack of convenient downtown parking during peak hours continues to be an issue, but Hingham Downtown Association Executive Director Lynn Barclay and Police Chief Glenn Olsson are working with business owners and town officials to find both short-term and long-term solutions.
Downtown Hingham merchants are glad that spring-like weather has finally arrived!
Stop by downtown Hingham and see the progress on the new Lincoln Building which is literally rising from the rubble. Very exciting, indeed!
Work has begun on the mural on the side of Hennessy’s between the tunnel cap and North Street.
The Hingham Historical Society sponsored a fundraiser which offered a chance to talk and dine with renowned historian David McCullough. The intimate gathering was described as “a conversation with esteemed historian, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and neighbor David McCullough describing his approach to researching and writing history.”
Hospitality plays a key role in making the HCC a vibrant, welcoming space. The new CEO, Carolyn Kennedy, invites members of the community to stop by for a cup of coffee and share your ideas about what you would like to see offered at the HCC.
SAVE THE DATE: The 14th Annual Taste of Hingham! South Shore Friends will now be Saturday, June 9th!....mark your calendars and spread the word.