Duxbury also boasts a golf club that all residents and visitors may utilize. The North hill Country Club opened in 1962 and has a 9-hole golf course. It is owned by the town and is managed by Pilgrim Golf. The country club is a fun and cheerful place to enjoy the community and the outdoors.
North Hill Country Club is situated within the beautiful North Hill Marsh area and benefits from the spectacular views it affords. Individual and family memberships are available for residents and non-residents alike. The club even runs a junior golf program for children who are 8-12 years old. The program covers everything from putting etiquette to full swings and target practice.
This local business has found immense success with style and confidence, both at home and around the globe. Island Creek Oysters is a top notch oyster farm that supplies oysters locally and nationally. Skip Bennett of Duxbury started the company in 1992 when he planted his first oysters. The business grew to include Christian Horne and Dan Merry, and eventually Skip’s father, Bill.
As the oyster farm earned a reputation for producing quality, delicious oysters, the farm evolved from a small operation into one of the biggest oyster companies in the country. Duxbury is home to ten Island Creek Oyster farms and the company has a collection of farms around Cape Cod. The company’s distribution arm sells over 100,000 oysters a week and its oysters are featured on the menus of some of the world’s premier restaurants. There is also an Island Creek Oyster Bar restaurant in Boston.
Opened in 1971, the Art Complex Museum is a regional art center that brings diverse cultural experiences to the South Shore. The museum houses the collection of the Carl A. Weyerhaeuser family, which includes a reference library of over 5,000 publications.
A public library in Duxbury dates back as far as 1889 when Georgianna and George W. Wright donated land and a building to be used as a library. In 1967, the library and its grounds were turned over to the town of Duxbury and a governing board of six trustees was established.
The mission of the Duxbury Senior Center is to provide needed services to the elderly population. Everything from classes to exercise programs and meals to transportation are offered by the center. The establishment gives seniors ways to enjoy their lives and fill each day with fun and meaning.
For the horticulture enthusiasts among us, the Community Garden Club of Duxbury offers an excellent place to share your passion and to get involved with the community. The club was formed in 1927, when the expanding population of Duxbury experienced a growing interest in plants and gardening. Thus, the Community Garden Club was formed
The Duxbury Business Association is committed to improving conditions for businesses in Duxbury. In order to join, one must live in Duxbury or have their business located in Duxbury. The club hosts monthly meetings and strives to help business flourish within the community. Each year, the club hosts an event called Holly Days, which is a town-wide event that promotes good cheer with numerous activities sponsored by the businesses of Duxbury.