, Salem, MA


September 19, 2013

North Shore entertainment calendar


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,

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 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 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.

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.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • Thursday's Best Bets Best Bets for Thursday, July 31

    Looking for something to do today? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • homecoming1 Festivals in Salem and Beverly celebrate cities' heritage

    Salem Heritage Days and Beverly Homecoming, both of which start this weekend, are roughly the same age. "This is the 49th year," said Bruce Doig, director of parks and recreation in Beverly. "The most recent form of homecoming started in 1966 as a wa

    July 31, 2014 6 Photos

  • 140723_SN_DLE_MINER5 For artist Nathan Miner, it’s not what you see, but how Visitors can see five paintings by Nathan Miner, and watch one being created, at Montserrat College of Art this summer. That's because the gallery where the artist's works are hanging includes a studio where he will be working until Aug. 14, in a co

    July 31, 2014 5 Photos

  • mintjulep North Shore Entertainment Calendar Good cause PAINTING FOR TEAM MICKEY. Thursday, July 31, 7 to 9 p.m., Tavern in the Square, 189 Washington St., Salem. Derek Jones in partnership with Painting Under the Influence hosts Painting for Team Mickey, a fundraiser to support the Pan Mass Ch

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140728_SN_OUT_READERSEYE The reader's eye: Sarah Rydgren Name: Sarah Rydgren Hometown: Salem Description: "The pier at Old Orchard Beach in Maine at sunrise. "I spend my time photographing my surroundings, hiking and sharing my passion for New England. I am self-taught." Camera info: Nikon D90, manual mode

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • icescream Good cause: Ice Scream Bowl Ice Scream Bowl Lick, slurp and savor several scoops of ice cream on Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Salem Common, where some of the area's premier ice cream shops will partner for Salem's Ice Scream Bowl. The family-friendly event runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and f

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Heritage1 Music, ice cream and family fun abound at Salem Heritage Days

    SALEM -- Salem Heritage Days kicks off its 53rd season Friday night at 7 with a concert by Civil Disturbance Jazz Band at Salem Common. From then until Sunday, Aug. 10, 40 different events will be held around Salem with fun for the entire family.

    July 31, 2014 3 Photos

  • Contract dispute delays 'Big Bang' production NEW YORK (AP) -- Production on a new season of "The Big Bang Theory" is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors. The Warner Brothers Television studio, which makes television's most popular comedy, said that Wednesday's schedu

    July 31, 2014

  • Dear Abby: Obsession over six-pack abs puts swimmer in unsafe water Dear Abby: I'm a 21-year-old man who has been a successful swimmer in high school and now in college. Over the past few months, I have become obsessed with developing six-pack abs. I have never had much success with women, and I thought that looking

    July 31, 2014

  • granprix1 Gran Prix a Beverly tradition for cyclists and spectators alike Those fast-moving blurs in downtown Beverly tonight will be racing bikes, taking to the pavement in the sixth Beverly Gran Prix. The event was founded by Paul Boudreau, a native of Salem who lives in Beverly, who has been racing for 20 years and was

    July 30, 2014 4 Photos

NDN Video
Comments Tracker