, Salem, MA


June 13, 2013

North Shore entertainment calendar


Community gatherings

COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY. Friday, June 14, 5 to 8 p.m., Community House of Hamilton and Wenham, 284 Bay Road, Hamilton. Live music by Grupo Fantasia, group dance lesson, salsa tasting showdown, all-you-can-eat buffet, Fotografia Booth, High Striker, rides, children’s activities and more. Event supports the community center. Advance tickets cost $25/adults and $15/children and senior citizens, $30/$20 at the door; children 2 and under admitted for free. Ticket details available at

ARTS FEST BEVERLY. Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cabot Street, downtown Beverly. Arts Fest Beverly is an outdoor festival featuring more than 100 juried fine artists and crafters, music and entertainment, kids’ activities, art-on-the-spot creations, food trucks, and more. Rain or shine. Free. Beverly Main Streets, 978-922-8558 or

RWANDAN CULTURAL DAY CELEBRATION. Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Ellison Campus Center, Salem State University, 352 Lafayette St., Salem. Celebrate Rwandan culture through its arts, music, song, traditional dress and more. Event includes presentations by professionals in the area of health and education who are working to improve the lives of men, women and children in Rwanda. Abeza b’Inganzo will present traditional dance and drumming. Lunch provided. Free. Robert McAndrews, or 978-542-6815, or Margo W. R. Steiner, 978-542-7505 or

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL. Saturday, June 15, 2 to 6 p.m., Green Meadows Farm, 656 Asbury St., Hamilton. Event features a dessert contest and sampling, face painting, games, wine bar for adults, live music by Chasing Blue and other activities at the farm. Contest entry is $5; winner receives a full flower share. For details or to enter, visit or call 978-468-3769.

CHURCH IN THE COVE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL. Saturday, June 15, 3 to 7:30 p.m., Church in the Cove, 167 Hale St., Beverly. An evening of fun, food, face painting and music by Charlie Dawson and Embrace Change. $8/ticket, includes a piece of strawberry shortcake or ice cream sundae with a beverage. Hot dogs and hamburgers available for purchase after 5 p.m. Tickets available by calling the church office, 978-922-5135, or Emma Gardiner, 978-744-4980.

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