, Salem, MA


November 1, 2012

North Shore Entertainment Calendar


PAINTING EXHIBIT. On view Friday, Nov. 2, through Thursday, Nov. 29, Topsfield Town Library, 1 S. Common St. Opening reception on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2 to 4 p.m. Exhibit features new and seasoned paintings by Miranda Updike. Viewing hours are Monday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, noon to 5 p.m.

HAT-FULL OF ART RECEPTION. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2 p.m., Salem State University, Winfisky Gallery, Ellison Campus Center, 352 Lafayette St., Salem. Artist reception for annual Mass Art Education Association exhibit, which showcases top-quality work produced by artists that bring visual arts education to the children of the commonwealth. Free. Exhibit on view through Sunday, Nov. 11. 978-542-7890 or

Fairs, festivals

and sales

WINTER FARMERS MARKET. Thursday, Nov. 1, 3 p.m., Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem. Local produce from local farms, fresh baked goods, flavored organic butter, mushrooms, soup, artisan soap and more. The market runs for eight weeks, from 3 to 6 p.m. 978-744-0004 or

ST. ANN’S BAZAAR. Friday, Nov. 2, 5 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Ann’s Church hall, 140 Lynn St., Peabody. Raffles, food and private vendors. Free admission. 978-531-3945.

CRANE ESTATE ART SHOW. Preview show on Friday, Nov. 2, 7 to 10 p.m., Castle Hill on Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road, Ipswich. Be among the first to view and purchase submissions at the annual preview party. Enjoy live music, catered hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. Meet the artists. $50/Trustees members, $60/nonmembers. Reserve a spot in advance at or 978-356-4351, ext. 4015. Also, Crane Estate Art Show and Sale on Saturday, Nov. 3, and Sunday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. View more than 150 pieces of art highlighting the beauty of North Shore landscapes and landmarks. Special exhibition of North Shore student artwork in the casino complex. Proceeds benefit the Trustees of Reservations and the artists. Prints available for sale. Free. 978-356-4351 or

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