, Salem, MA


November 7, 2013

North Shore Entertainment Calendar


HOLLY BERRY FAIR & BEAN SUPPER. Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Maple Street Congregational Church, 90 Maple St., Danvers. Church’s third annual Holly Berry Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. features a holiday table with handmade seasonal gifts; bakery shop with pudding, frozen, unbaked pies and baked pies, yeast and quick breads, cookies, gluten-free baked items, and more; Nana’s Attic with books, puzzles, children’s toys, and more; children’s game room; cake walk; and brown bag auction. Maple Tree Cafe will be open in the morning for coffee and treats, then lunch at noon. A traditional bean supper will follow from 5 to 6:30 p.m.; tickets cost $7 adults, $4 ages 12 and under. Dinner tickets on sale beginning Oct. 23 in the church office, and on Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 in the social hall. For more information, call 978-774-4510.

ANNUAL HOLIDAY CRAFTERS FAIR & VENDORS EXPO. Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church of the North Shore, 46 Cherry St., Danvers. Annual Crafters Fair and Vendor’s Expo features more than 40 tables of goods from local artisans, crafters, and vendors; silent auction; raffles; white elephant rooms; homemade holiday pies available to order for Thanksgiving and Christmas; holiday luncheon, and more. All are welcome. Plenty of free parking available on the street and in the adjacent Elm Street parking lot. 978-774-1150.

ANNUAL FALL FAIR. Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 32 Ellsworth Road, Peabody. The women of St. John Lutheran Church will hold their annual Fall Fair, including a baked goods table with Finnish coffee bread, “nisu,” available for order and purchase; jewelry table; and white elephant table. 978-531-1731.

CRANE ESTATE ART SHOW AND SALE. Saturday, Nov. 9 and Sunday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Castle Hill on Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road, Ipswich. View more than 150 pieces of art highlighting the beauty of North Shore landscapes and landmarks. This year’s theme is “Shifting Perspectives.” Special exhibition of North Shore student artwork and a community art project in the Casino complex. Art sale proceeds benefit The Trustees of Reservations and the artists. Small works will also be available for purchase in the small works gallery. Free admission. 978-356-4351,

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