Walleyes for Wounded Heroes hold kickoff dinner

Wednesday, Jun. 22, at 6 p.m. close to 200 people gathered at Little Ted’s Cottages on North Shore Blvd., Marblehead, for a Walleyes for Wounded Heroes kickoff dinner hosted by Dei Fratelli.

This is the fifth annual Walleyes for Wounded Heroes weekend long event that has taken place on the shores of Lake Erie. Walleyes for Wounded Heroes helps the nation’s current and former members of the United States Armed Forces, law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical responders, all of who have been injured from combat operations or in the line of duty, to fish and reconnect with nature’s healing properties.


Label unveiling kicks off a weekend of art celebration

“Kelleys Island Ferry” 20x24 oil on canvas by Bailey VanKirk. Original and prints available at Desdemona's Art Gallery. Also showcased at the 125th Anniversary Label Unveiling.

Rocky Point Winery will host artist Bailey VanKirk on June 10 from 6-9 p.m. to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Marblehead Village. The limited edition label unveiling will feature the seven iconic depictions of Marblehead captured in the oil canvases of the artist. VanKirk explained she was “honored to have the opportunity to create the artwork for the anniversary labels. The winery has been a phenomenal addition to the village and choosing local images by a local artist to represent their wine shows a tremendous amount of dedication to Marblehead.”


Wolcott Keeper’s House ready for visitors

Members and leaders of Lakeside-Marblehead Troop 331 manned rakes and shovels for the Keeper's House grounds.

Volunteers and friends of the Wolcott Keeper's House gathered May 14 with cleaning supplies and elbow grease to get the historic 1820's stone house ready for summer visitors. The house was the home of Benajah and Rachel Wolcott, first keepers of the Marblehead Lighthouse and is located at 9999 East Bayshore Road, Marblehead.

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