HAVERHILL -- Winnekenni Castle kicks off its September lineup this Labor Day weekend with the Kids & Family Wild Animal Kingdom Day on Sunday, Sept. 4, at 1 p.m.
As seen on Animal Planet, "Wildlife Encounters" from New Hampshire will bring an array of animals for a formal presentation, informal Q&A, passive visiting, and quiet smaller group visits with some of the exotic animals. For kids of all ages; suggested donation $5 per family.
Then on Monday, Sept. 5, 1-4 p.m., return to Winnekenni for a free Labor Day concert with the sounds of The River City Band playing classic rock, soul, rhythm & blues and more. The concert will take place on the outdoor stage. Lawn toys will be available for kids. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. If the case of rain, the concert will take place inside the castle.
Later on, Winnekenni will hold the 17th annual Ladies In Jazz Concert on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2-4 p.m., with renowned vocalist and artistic director Candida Rose and Friends. Rose will be joined by Tal Shalom-Kobi (bass), Laurie Goldsmith (guitar), Ririka Tokushige (saxophone) and Gillian DeLear (drums) playing traditional American Jazz standards, as well as world Jazz selections and more. The concert will take place inside the castle.
And finally, an Evening of Psychic Readings is on tap for Thursday, Sept. 29, 5-9:30 p.m. Castle staff readers will be available, along with two guest readers, a psychic medium and tarot reader. Readings are $20 for 15-minute sessions. Mini Reiki 'Healings While You Wait' will be offered for $10. Appointments booked at the door only.
For information, visit www.winnekenni.com.