TULIP STREET. Richard The Hammer Flynn, "Check Out Your Mind" show, December 11, 7 to 9 p.m. Tulip Street Gallery, 4 Tulip St., Salem. 781-632-5310.
HALL HASKELL. Fine and functional art for the holidays from six local artists, Thursday Dec. 11, through Sunday, Dec. 14, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily. Pastel paintings, photography, pottery, jewelry, carved gourds, totes, cards and hand painted ornaments. The Hall Haskell Gallery is at 36 S. Main St. (Route 1A) in Ipswich.
THE STUDIO. Fine a rt gallery, exhibition by Asa Gallagher of Cohasset, Dec. 1 to 27, with artist reception Wednesday, Dec. 17, 5 to 8 p.m. Public invited. Acrylics of people, villages, animals in pictographic themes, influenced by Jim Dine, Paul Klee, Alexander Calder. The Studio is located at 75 Washington St., Marblehead. December hours are Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., or by appointment at 781-631-0026.
"CONSTRUCT." Art education show featuring work by Marblehead High School and Beverly High School students, until Dec. 19 at Montserrat College of Art's 301 Gallery, 301 Cabot St, Beverly.
TOYS FOR TOTS. Toys for Tots, Thursday, Dec. 11, 9 a.m. to noon, Salem High School. Toy drive hosted by Marine Corps Reserve. For all residents of North Shore to donate new, unwrapped toys. 978-766-6468.
BHS FOOTBALL BANQUET. Thursday, Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m., Italian Community Center, Beverly. Tickets $8 per person, contact Charlie Scobey at 978-922-9833, 978-927-3782.
BENEFIT RAFFLE. Salem High School Football Boosters benefit raffle offers $20 tickets for a chance to win a 50-inch plasma TV. Three hundred tickets will be sold. The drawing will be Dec. 11, night of the Salem High School football banquet at the Knights. For tickets, contact John Harvey, 978-420-6446; Peter or Tracii Schaeublin at 978-745-8068.
CHRISTMAS TREES. Sale, with wreaths, greens, hayrides and refreshments, Saturday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Moraine Farm, Route 97 north, Beverly. For more information, call Amanda Mazzaglia at 978-927-3708.