, Salem, MA

November 8, 2013

Best Bets for Friday, Nov. 8

The Salem News

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The grand opening of Danvers Art Association 's annual Arts A Glow holiday craft fair takes place from 5 to 9 p.m., at 105 Elliott St., Danvers. The fair features original works by artist members, including jewelry, hand painted pieces, framed photography, knit goods, ornaments, raffles and more. The fair will also be open tomorrow and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and again every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 22 from noon to 4 p.m. A portion of fair proceeds benefits the Danvers Art Association. Admission is free and open to the public. Visit for more information.

St. Vasilios' annual Greek Festival kicks off from 5 p.m. to midnight at 5 Paleologos St., Peabody. This year's festival features homemade Greek foods and pastries, a country store, boutiques, children’s games and religious items, and a DJ and dancing from 7 p.m. to midnight. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase. The festival continues tomorrow from noon to midnight, and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. For more information, call 978-531-0777 or visit

A Fair For All Seasons is open from 6 to 9 p.m., and continues tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at St. Adelaide's Church, 708 Lowell St., Peabody. The fair features hand-knit items, gift baskets, holiday boutique, raffles, food, baked goods, children’s activities, and more. Call 978-535-1985 or visit for more information.

St. John the Baptist Parish's annual Parish Bazaar opens from 5 to 9 p.m., and features craft tables, raffles, Grandma’s Attic, photos with Santa, baked goods, children’s games, ice cream sundaes, baseball cards, costume jewelry table, wheel of fortune, popcorn, fried dough, American and Dominican food, and more. Everyone is welcome to attend. The bazaar will also be open tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the school gym at 17 Chestnut St., Peabody. For more information, call 978-531-0002 or visit

Show off your talent or watch others perform in tonight's Oniontown Community Variety Show from 7 to 9 p.m., at Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St., Danvers. The cabaret style program features community talent in music, comedy and show pieces. An open mike will be available for walk-in performers as time allows. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $5 for spectators. The event is sponsored by the Danvers Historical Society. To perform, contact Dan Tremblay at 978-777-2711.