By Will Broaddus
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HENRY’S OKTOBERFEST. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2 to 4:30 p.m., Wenham Tea House, 4 Monument St., Wenham. Fall beers, a live polka band, Bavarian pretzels, knockwursts, bratwursts and more. $10 donation to benefit Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston. 978-468-1398.
MARBLEHEAD SUMMER JAZZ FUNDRAISER. Saturday, Sept. 21, 8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 28 Mugford St., Marblehead. Concert featuring Yoran Israel & High Standards. Pre-concert auction preview, raffle, and complimentary wine and food at 7 p.m.; auction begins at 7:45 p.m., followed by the concert at 8:30 p.m. Tickets $26 to $50. All proceeds benefit Marblehead Summer Jazz. For tickets, visit Arnould Gallery, 111 Washington St.; Spirit of ‘76 Bookstore, 107 Pleasant St., or www.marbleheadjazz.org.
WALK FOR HOSPICE. 26th annual Walk for Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston on Sunday, Sept. 22, at St. John’s Prep, 72 Spring St., Danvers. Registration begins at 8 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies at 8:45 a.m., then the walk, which will be held rain or shine, at 9 a.m. Event raises funds to provide hospice care to those in need throughout North Shore and Greater Boston. 978-223-9787 or visit www.hnsgb.org/walk.
ANTIQUE CAR SHOW. Sunday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Putnam Farm, 9 Summer St., Danvers. Antique Car Show to benefit Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston. Free admission. $3 lunch donation. Raffles, music. Advance reservation required at 978-774-5959 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“PAINTNITE” FUNDRAISER. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m., Capone’s Restaurant, 147 Summit St., Peabody. Citizens for Adequate Housing is hosting a “PaintNite” fundraiser. No painting experience necessary. Artist David Daykin will teach the class and provide the supplies. $45 per person; a portion of the proceeds will benefit CAH. 978-531-9775, www.cahns.com.
MEDIUM AND DINNER. Medium Maria Halvorsen and dinner, Thursday, Sept. 26. Dinner from 5:15 to 5:45 p.m. dinner, readings until 7:45 p.m. At skilled nursing facility Essex Park, 265 Essex St., Beverly. Admission: $5 suggested donation to Essex Park Residents Council, which organizes activities for residents. RSVP to Stacey Scharf to attend by calling 978-816-0557 or email@example.com.
ME AND THEE. Yarn, Brooklyn-based Americana/Alt-Country band, Friday, Sept. 20 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 28 Mugford St., Marblehead. Heather Styka to open. Refreshments available. Tickets $20 in advance, $23 at the door. Available online at www.meanthee.org, in person at Spirit of ‘76 Bookstore or Arnould Gallery. For information, directions, call 781-631-8987 or check www.meandthee.org.
MUSICAL PORTRAIT OF EMILY DICKINSON. Sunday, Sept. 22, 1 p.m., Recital Hall, Central Campus, Salem State University, 71 Loring Ave., Salem. Pre-concert conversation with poet Claire Keyes and pianist Beverly Soll at 1 p.m., followed by concert at 2 p.m. Narrated musical essay features a recital of songs on texts by Massachusetts’ own belle of Amherst, Emily Dickinson. Performers are soprano Stephanie Mann, mezzo soprano Roselin Osser, and tenor Leslie Tay, with Beverly Soll at the piano. $15 general, $10 senior citizens and students, free for students with Salem State student ID. Details and tickets at www.salemstatetickets.com or 978-542-6365.
CREATE TOPSFIELD ARTS FESTIVAL CONCERT. Sunday, Sept. 22, 3 p.m., Congregational Church of Topsfield Meeting House, 9 E. Common St., Topsfield. In conjunction with Create Topsfield Arts Festival, the Congregational Church of Topsfield will host a concert featuring Bart Dahlstrom, director of music and organist at the church, and Richard Webster, director of music and organist at Trinity Church Boston. Concert includes organ, piano, flute, solos and duets. Free admission. 978-887-2191, firstname.lastname@example.org.
TESTAMENT OF FREEDOM CONCERT. Sunday, Sept. 22, 3 to 4 p.m., Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St., Danvers. Danvers Historical Society presents concert by The Essex Harmony, an a cappella group that performs music of the “singing school” period of late 18th and early 19th century New England. Concert includes selections by Topsfield colonial composer Jacob Kimball. Free admission. Donations to the society will be accepted. Reserve a spot with Cathy Gareri at 978-777-1666 or email@example.com. Parking on Page Street or in the community lot at the corner of Page and Elm streets.
MUSIC AT EDEN’S EDGE. Monday, Sept. 23, 7 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody. North Shore chamber music ensemble Music at Eden’s Edge performs “Yet in September, String Quartets,” with violinists Daniel Stepner and Maria Benotti, violist Mark Berger, and cellist Lynn Nowels. Details and registration at 978-531-0100, ext. 10, or www.peabodylibrary.org.
AMERICA’S MUSIC: BROADWAY AND TIN PAN ALLEY. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody. Second event in the America’s Music film and discussion series focuses on the music of Broadway and Tin Pan Alley. Program features the film “Broadway: The American Musical” and “Episode 2: Syncopated City.” Details and registration at www.peabodylibrary.org or 978-531-0100, ext. 10.
Families & children
BUTTERFLIES, DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES. Saturday, Sept. 21, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield. Learn about the differences among butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies, then search the sanctuary for these insects. At Nature Center, attendees will create combination wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry likenesses of selected butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies. Led by watercolorist Brenda Sloane. For families with children ages 6 to 12. Members: $8 adult, $7 child; nonmembers: $10 adult, $8 child. Meet in the Nature Center. All materials provided. Dress for weather. Preregistration required at 978-887-9264 or www.massaudubon.org/ipswichriver.
WILD WONDERFUL WHEELS. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2 to 4 p.m., Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham. Bike, scooter and skateboard demonstrations, safety tips, ice cream and games. 978-468-2377, www.wenhammuseum.org.
COOKING. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Flint Public Library, 1 South Main St., Middleton. Children in grades four through six are invited for a nutritious farm-to-table cooking class where they will learn to make a healthy dinner and a delicious dessert of homemade ice cream. Sign up at www.flintlibrary.org, 978-774-8132.
Lectures & presentations
LEARN ABOUT LYME DISEASE. Thursday, Sept. 19, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Gould Barn, 1 Howlett St., Topsfield. Katina Makris, author of “Out of The Woods: Healing Lyme Disease, Body, Mind & Spirit,” will speak about Lyme disease prevention, diagnostics, treatment options and more. A question-and-answer session will follow. $5 donation at the door. 978-314-0174, firstname.lastname@example.org.
“CHANGING RULES OF 21ST CENTURY WARFARE: INTERNATIONAL CHAOS.” Thursday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m., Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem. Tom Nichols, professor of national security affairs at the Naval War College, will discuss the new age of preventive war and humanitarian intervention. Admission $15, $10 for Athenaeum members, free for students with ID. www.salemathenaeum.net or 978-744-2540.
MILE MARKERS AND STONE STRUCTURES. Friday, Sept. 20, 7 p.m., Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham. Mary and James Gage, local authors of “The Stone Structures of Northeastern United States,” share the history and art of mile markers and stone structures that line North Shore byways from Boston to New Hampshire’s seacoast. Book signing will follow the lecture. 978-468-2377, www.wenhammuseum.org.
SLAVERY AND FREEDOM: AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN BEVERLY, 1750-1850. Saturday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m. to noon, Beverly Public Library, Sohier Room, 32 Essex St., Beverly. Illustrated lecture by historian Terri McFadden. Hear story of Beverly’s 18th- and 19th-century black families and what life was like for them, with particular focus on the Larcom-Thistle family. Light refreshments served. Free. 978-921-6062, email@example.com.
SEVEN LECTURES AT SEVEN GABLES: ROBYN KANTER. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2 p.m., The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St., Salem. Garden designer Robyn Kanter will share the challenges, successes and failures of maintaining a historic garden. Follow The Gables garden through an entire growing season, and hear how the gardeners are adapting gardens to a new climate, finding sources for older varieties of plant material, and dealing with new plant diseases. Bring a notebook. Registration and details at www.7gables.org.
“A JEWEL FOR THE TOWN.” Monday, Sept. 23, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Beverly Public Library, Sohier Room, 32 Essex St., Beverly. Rockport Music Executive Director Tony Beadle talks about what Rockport Music offers for all ages. Part of Monday Mornings adult lecture series. Light refreshments served at 9 a.m. 978-921-6062, firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOSTON CELTICS’ JEFF GREEN. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m., Glen Urquhart School, 74 Hart St., Beverly. Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green will speak about how he overcame a life-threatening heart condition and made the most of the situation. Open to the public. Tickets, $5, sold at the door. Free for children under 12. http://gus.org/.
LANDSCAPING WITH NATIVE TREES AND SHRUBS. Saturday, Sept. 21, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield. Fall is the best time to plant or transplant trees and shrubs. Learn basic techniques, the importance of landscaping with native plants to help local wildlife, and the secrets to selecting deer-resistant plants. Meet in the Nature Center. Program led by organic land care professional and landscape designer Catherine Carney-Feldman. $20 member, $24 nonmember. Pre-registration required at 978-887-9264. www.massaudubon.org/ipswichriver.
APPLE LANTERN WORKSHOP. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 3 to 5 p.m., Ipswich Museum, 54 South Main St., Ipswich. Make an apple lantern that complements the upcoming Ipswich Illuminated event. For all ages. $5 museum members, $6 nonmembers. Pre-registration requested at 978-356-2811.
GETTING ORGANIZED AT HOME. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 7 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan St., Danvers. Ship Shape Organize presents a one-hour session with tips on best organizing practices. Emotional and physical challenges of organizing one’s home will also be addressed. Details and registration at danverslibrary.org or 978-774-0554.
“INOCENTE.” Thursday, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m., CinemaSalem, 1 East India Square, Salem. The Haven Project, a Lynn nonprofit that assists homeless young adults between 17 and 24, will host a screening of “Inocente,” the 2012 Academy Award-winning documentary. A panel discussion about the needs and aspirations of homeless young adults will follow the screening. Free admission. Seating is limited to those on guest list. To reserve a spot, contact Gini Mazman at Gini@havenproject.net or 781-913-5738.
“LA CAGE AUX FOLLES.” North Shore Music Theatre, 62 Dunham Road, Beverly. Starring Charles Shaughnessy, Sept. 24 to Oct. 6. Showtimes: Sept. 24, 25 and 26, and Oct. 1, 2 and 3, at 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 27 and 28, and Oct. 4 and 5, at 8 p.m.; Sept. 25, 28 and 29, and Oct. 2, 5 and 6, at 2 p.m. Tickets $45 to $60, group rates available, visit www.nsmt.org, phone 978-232-7200, or email email@example.com.
FARMS BRANCH BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP. Thursday, Sept. 19, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Beverly Public Library Farms Branch, Conrad Room, 24 Vine St., Beverly Farms. Group will discuss “The Time In Between” by Maria Dueñas. New members welcome. Discussion titles available at checkout desk; alternate formats may be available. 978-921-6066, firstname.lastname@example.org.
PSYCHIC AUTHOR MARK ANTHONY.Thursday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m. Barnes and Noble, 210 Andover St., Peabody, behind Northshore Mall. Book signing for his latest book, “Never Letting Go: Heal Grief with Help from the Other Side.” Anthony will also conduct spontaneous readings within the audience. 978-573-3268.
BOOK SALE. Friends of the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library will hold its semi-annual book sale Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Monday through Wednesday, Sept. 23 to 26, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at 14 Union St., South Hamilton. Most selections cost $2 or less, and all proceeds benefit the library. A members-only sale takes place Friday, Sept. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. New members are welcome to join anytime at the library or Friday evening at the door. www.hwlibrary.org, 978-468-5577.
SALEMRECYCLES BOOK SWAP. Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Senior Center, 5 Broad St., Salem. Recycle unwanted books, greeting cards, CDs, DVDs and videos and take home a whole new selection of items. No swap is needed; participants can choose to donate materials, take materials or do both. All books, including textbooks, accepted. Items may be dropped off on Friday, Sept. 20, 6 to 7 p.m. or Saturday between 9:30 a.m. and noon. Volunteers will be available to help. www.salem.com/recycling.
BOOK SALE. Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Swampscott Public Library, 61 Burrill St., Swampscott. Friends of the Swampscott Public Library will hold a book sale. All proceeds benefit the library. On Sunday, Sept. 22, noon to 4 p.m., half-price on everything. 781-596-8867.
COMIC CREATIONS WORKSHOP. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Flint Public Library, 1 South Main St., Middleton. Join Jack Purcell, an artist for DC Comics and Marvel Comics, for a workshop on how to create comic books and characters. Sign up to reserve a spot at www.flintlibrary.org or 978-774-8132.
HIGHLIGHTING THE ARTS OF ILLUSTRATION AND STORYTELLING. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2 p.m., Abbot Public Library, 235 Pleasant St., Marblehead. Guest storyteller Alicia Quintano will tell folktales and sing original songs. The featured story is “The Vingananee and the Tree Toad.” Refreshments served. All ages welcome. 781-631-1481, www.abbotlibrary.org.
DANVERS AUTHOR DAN KENNEDY. Monday, Sept. 23, 7 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan St., Danvers. Dan Kennedy will discuss his book “The Wired City,” the story of the New Haven Independent, a nonprofit community website reinventing local journalism. Details and registration at danverslibrary.org or 978-774-0554.
DANCES FROM THE EAST. Friday, Sept. 20, 4 to 6 p.m., Tia’s Theater, Manninen Center for the Arts, Endicott College, 376 Hale St., Beverly. Travel around the world in two hours and learn intricate rhythms and unusual body isolates in a workshop titled “Dances from the East.” Practice traditional Kandyan dance from Sri Lanka and learn some Egyptian and Turkish belly dancing. Open to the public. $5 general admission, free/ECID holders. Reserve tickets at www.endicott.edu/centerforthearts or 978-998-7700.
AN EVENING IN LA BELLA ROMA. Saturday, Sept. 21, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 24 St. Peter St., Salem. Spaghetti and meatballs or lasagna (meat or vegetarian),salad, desserts and beverages. $8 adults, $6 children 12 and under. Raffles and entertainment. 978-745-2291.
HAM AND BEAN SUPPER. Saturday, Sept. 21, 5 to 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 35 Conant St., Beverly. Menu features two kinds of home-baked beans, ham, coleslaw, rolls and beverages. Home-baked pies, $1.50 slice. $7 adult, $6 senior citizen, $3.50 child. Musical entertainment provided.
HISTORIC HOUSES OF ENDICOTT: A WALKING TOUR. Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Endicott College, 376 Hale St., Beverly. Free campus walking tour of the historic buildings at Endicott College, including estates used as summer homes by prominent Boston families. www.trailsandsails.org.
SALEM WITCH TRIALS OF 1692 WALKING TOUR. Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m., Witch Trials Memorial on Charter Street, Salem. Guided walking tour highlights several key sites relevant to the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Allow 45 minutes for walking. trailsandsails.org.
SAMUEL HOLTEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21 and 22, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Judge Samuel Holten House, 171 Holten St., Danvers. Judge Samuel Holten was a Revolutionary War patriot and local and regional office holder. Tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., led by members of the General Israel Putnam Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Free.
LADY OF SALEM: MARITIME PUBLIC ART TOURS. Saturday, Sept. 21, starting at 11 a.m., 1, and 3 p.m. in front of the Friendship on Derby Wharf, Salem Maritime National Historic Site, 160 Derby St., Salem. Explore history of Salem’s “Golden Age of Sail” and view the Salem Beautification Committee’s public art project featuring 17 ship figureheads throughout downtown. Rain date, Sept. 22. www.trailsandsails.org.
MILLING AROUND THE IPSWICH RIVER. Sunday, Sept. 22, 11 a.m. to noon, 143 County Road, Ipswich. Join the Ipswich River Watershed Association for a free lecture on the history of mills along the Ipswich River. After, walk Riverbend’s Trail to the river and see the native plant and rain garden and green roof. . Reservations at email@example.com or 978-412-8200.
WALKING TOUR OF IPSWICH. Sunday, Sept. 22, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Ipswich Museum, 54 South Main St., Ipswich. Learn about town’s colorful characters. Start at Museum, then walk to Ipswich Riverwalk to see mural, and tour South Village Green area. Free. www.ipswichmuseum.org.
LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2 to 4 p.m., Flint Public Library, 1 South Main St., Middleton. Visit newly renovated historic library reading room, built in 1891. Learn the history of the building and see inner workings of clock in clock tower. Tours of the clock tower will run every 20 minutes. www.flintlibrary.org, 978-774-8132.
DOWNTOWN PEABODY HISTORY WALK. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 3 p.m., starts at Peabody City Hall, 24 Lowell St., Peabody. Local historian William Power will lead a historical walking tour from Peabody City Hall to the Peabody Institute Library. Free. Refreshments provided. Valerie Marshall, 978-532-0229; or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Festivals & gatherings
TRAILS & SAILS: TWO WEEKENDS OF WALKS AND WATER. Explore Essex National Heritage Area’s cultural, historic and natural sites during Essex National Heritage Commission’s Trails & Sails program from Sept. 20 to 22, and Sept. 27 to 29. More than 150 free events over two weekends, including guided tours, open-house visits, hikes, walks, paddles and other special experiences for all ages, skill levels and interests. All events are in the 34 cities and towns of Essex County. Details at www.trailsandsails.org.
HAMILTON-WENHAM FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL. Saturday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 300 Main St., Wenham, and Railroad Avenue, South Hamilton. More than 40 vendors, food, arts and crafts, goods, services and more.
FARM FESTIVAL. Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Moraine Farm, 719 Cabot St., Beverly. Kid-friendly fun, farm animals, lectures, demonstrations, homemade treats, storytelling activities and more. Mary Williamson, 978-768-7241, ext. 13, email@example.com.
WIZARD OF OZ. Northshore Mall, 210 Anodver St., Peabody, celebrates The Wizard of Oz’s 75th anniversary, event hosted by the Simon Kidgits Club on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A variety of imaginative activities relating to Wizard of Oz.
IT’S A WESTIE WORLD. Sunday, Sept. 22, noon to 3 p.m., Endicott Park, 57 Forest St., Danvers. The West Highland White Terrier Club of New England presents the third annual It’s a Westie World. Fans and owners of Westies are invited to bring their dogs, a picnic lunch, ex-pens, and pop-up tents (in case of rain). Event includes Westie breed information for newbies, and a demonstration on pet tricks by club member Joe Ferraro, owner of K9 Academy New England. $1 parking for residents, $3 parking for nonresidents. Rain or shine. firstname.lastname@example.org, 978-869-7258.
ARTHUR WESLEY DOW. Sunday, Sept. 22, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Ipswich Museum, 54 South Main St., Ipswich. Exhibit of paintings, wood block prints, and photographs by Arthur Wesley Dow of Ipswich, followed by Dow Walking Tour to visit landmarks and views significant to Dow’s life in Ipswich. Free tour. www.ipswichmuseum.org.
PUBLIC ARTIST TALK: JEFFERY BYRD. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 11:30 a.m., Montserrat College of Art, 23 Essex St., Beverly. Talk by Jeffery Byrd, a performance and video artist whose time-based works often reflect the details of his life, touching on escape, humor and the relationship between beauty and masculinity. Public welcome. email@example.com, 978-867-9624, www.montserrat.edu/galleries/.
OUT & ABOUT. On view through Sept. 29 at St. John’s Episcopal Church events hall, 705 Hale St., Beverly Farms. Paintings of local scenes by North Shore artist Ron Pruett. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Katerina Gates, art exhibits director, 978-526-4979.
MINI MARVELS. On view through Sept. 29 at 24 New Derby St., building No. 2, Artists’ Row, Salem. “Mini Marvels” exhibit has a variety of media and art that has been created in a small space, 8-by-10-inches or smaller. Gallery hours are Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. 978-745-4850, salemartsassociation.org.
“FRIENDSHIP.” Exhibit on view through Oct. 10 at the Cloister Gallery at St. Andrew’s Church, 135 Lafayette St., Marblehead. Judy Beals, Pat Flaherty, and Sandy Kirkpatrick present a joint exhibit, titled “Friendship,” featuring textiles created by Kirkpatrick and Flaherty, and paintings by Beals. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to noon; Saturday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.; and Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon. www.standrewsmhd.org/cloistergallery.html.
WORK BY ARCWORKS ARTISTS. Through Oct. 3 at the Gallery at Grosvenor Park, 7 Loring Hills Ave., Salem. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends. Handicapped-accessible. http://arcworksart.org/, 978-741-5700.
TRIMPIN: “I’VE JUST BEGUN TO TELL YOU.” Trimpin’s work on view through Thursday, Oct. 3, at 17 Cox, 17 Cox Court, Beverly. The artist solely known as Trimpin was born in Germany in 1921 and one of his many artistic achievements includes being a Guggenheim Fellow and a MacArthur “Genius.” Trimpin’s work is featured in “I’ve Just Begun to Tell You,” an exhibit that explores how people relate to sound both internally and externally. www.17cox.com.
“BEHIND THE NAME.” On view through Dec. 18 in the Hall Library Archive & Museum Gallery, Endicott College, 376 Hale St., Beverly. Exhibit introduces the individuals behind the names of the buildings on campus. Exhibit includes objects, photographs, and paper ephemera. Barbara Broudo, 978-232-2257.
“IF NOT BY CHANCE.” Collage and sculpture by Joseph LoVasco of Beverly at Mingo Gallery, 284 Cabot St., Beverly, Sept. 17 to Oct. 26. Artist’s reception Saturday, Sept. 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. All are invited, refreshments served. Gallery 978-927-5964, or contact curator Sarah Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-999-5506.
HOWLING WOLF TAQUERIA. JDK Trio, Friday, Sept. 20, 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.; Ross Livermore, Saturday, Sept. 21, 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.; Steve Spungin, Sunday, Sept. 22, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 76 Lafayette St., Salem. 978-744-9653, www.feedyourwolf.com.
IN A PIG’S EYE. Lydia Harrell, Thursday, Sept. 19, 9 to 11:45 p.m.; Blues Jam, Friday, Sept. 20, 4 to 7 p.m., Ali Manion, 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Juke Joint Five, Saturday, Sept. 21, 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Gracie Curran, Sunday, Sept. 22, 8 to 11 p.m.; Open Mic w/Bobby Ledger, Monday, Sept. 23, 9 to 11:45 p.m.; Zig Zag Open Mic, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 9 to 11:45 p.m.; Britannica Acoustic Duo, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 9 to 11:45 p.m. 148 Derby St., Salem. 978-741-4436.