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September 26, 2013

North Shore Entertainment Calendar



SEMIANNUAL ATTIC TREASURES SALE & PREVIEW. First Dibs Shop & Sip preview event on Friday, Sept. 27, 5 to 7 p.m. Refreshments served. $10 donation. Sale open to the public on Saturday, Sept. 28, and Sunday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sale features gently used vintage fashions, a “New with Tags” boutique, costume jewelry, housewares, home décor, small furniture, antiques and more. Proceeds benefit the museum’s education exhibits and programs. Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham. 978-468-2377,

27TH ANNUAL IPSWICH ART SHOW, SALE & IPSWICH ILLUMINATION. Friday, Sept. 27, 5 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 28, noon; Sunday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m., downtown Ipswich. Celebrate art, culture, history and the Ipswich River. Art show and sale features works of art by Ipswich residents. Friday events: art exhibit, 5 to 10 p.m.; opening reception with food, beverages, live music with Tom Palance & Friends, and a presentation of the Massachusetts Cultural Council Gold Star Award, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday events: art exhibit, noon to 9 p.m.; artist vendors, noon to 6 p.m.; poetry reading, 2 to 4 p.m.; “Within These Walls,” living history play by J.T. Turner on the site of 16 Elm St. as recently performed at the Smithsonian, 3 and 5:30 p.m., corner of Elm and County streets; Oktoberfest, brews and food, 6 to 9 p.m., Ascension Church; Ipswich Illuminated with launch of “Jessie’s Floating Wish Lanterns,” live music, floating bonfires and illuminated foot path, food and beverages, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., along Ipswich River, rain date is Sept. 29. Sunday events: art exhibit, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; artist vendors, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Seventh Acoustic Brunch with live music by Lo-Head Hydro, food and beverages, noon to 2 p.m. Free admission; donations welcome.

BEVERLY YARD SALE. Saturday, Sept. 28, 8 a.m. to noon, First Baptist Church gym, 221 Cabot St., Beverly. The Mission Committee of the First Baptist Church in Beverly will hold a yard sale featuring housewares, tools, small appliances, furniture, books, sports items, and more. Handicapped-accessible. Rain or shine. All proceeds support the mission work of the church. 978-922-3295,

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