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October 11, 2013

Best Bets for Friday, Oct. 11


The Salem News

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

Children in preschool and older are invited to help at harvest this morning at 10 at the Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham. Participants will play with old-fashioned tools and experience what children’s fall harvest chores were like in Colonial times in the Family Discovery Gallery. Participation is included in general admission. For more information, check out www.wenhammuseum.org or call 978-468-2377.

Enjoy food, music and raffles, all for a good cause, tonight from 6 to 10 at St. Michael's Society, 15 Endicott St., Peabody. The event is a fundraiser for cancer survivor Donna Nicholas. Tickets are $20 at the door. For more information, email lynnmercier@msn.com or call 978-774-8370.

And from 7 to 11 p.m., support the Friends of Beverly Animals at its main fundraiser of the year — the Fur Ball. The event includes live music by Ray Novack and his band, Horizon; food; many raffle items; dancing; door prizes; and more. Tickets are also $20 and will be available at the door. The Fur Ball takes place at the Italian Community Center, 302 Rantoul St., Beverly. For more information, visit www.friendsofbeverlyanimals.org or call 978-922-7190.