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Shirley Massachusetts - Information and Local Guide to the Town

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Savoy Brown
Doors open at 6pm for dinner and seating. Showtime is 8pm.

When: Dec 15, 2017 8pm in Shirley, MA

Gingerbread House Event

There is truly no better way to get into the spirit of the holidays than making and decoarating a gingerbread house. Learn how to make homemade gingerbread, construct a sturdy house and learn tips and tricks to decking out your holiday "house" for the season.  Everyone will leave with a fully decorated gingerbread house and the ability to make and decorate it on your own. Classes include gingerbread, icing, decorting candies and sprinkles, cake board and boxes for transporting home.

When: Dec 18, 2017 6:30PM in Shirley, MA

DeadBeat - Boston, MA

DeadBeat will be performing al ALL AGES SHOW on Saturday January 6th at Bull Run in Shirley, MA. with SPECIAL GUEST GUITARIST MARK KARAN (of Bob Weir's RatDog and The Other Ones)! A portion of all proceeds benefit the Oral Cancer Foundation.

When: Jan 6, 2018 8pm in Shirley, MA

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27 Andrews Parkway
Devens Common Center

Devens, MA 01434

Devens SpringHill Suites Hotel by Marriott
The SpringHill Suites hotel by Marriott offers 120 spacious Suites with separate areas to work & relax that includes a fireplace, mini-fridge, microwave & a pull out sofa bed. Enjoy a free hot breakfast buffet, high speed internet, indoor pool & fitness room.
About Shirley, MA
Shirley is a rural industrial town located on the lowlands of the Catacoonamaug River. A handful of colonists arrived in 1720 and settled on scattered farms throughout the town.

Early in its history Shirley was supported by its many farms and orchards. There was an increase in industrial activity around 1790 and the first paper mill was opened followed shortly after by a small iron works and nail factory.

The location of the water to power industries served to create an industrial village along the narrow valley where Shirley is located. Many of the period brick towered mills still survive and create an authentic period landscape.