Looking for something to do today? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:
Families are invited to come to an illustrators show starting at 10 a.m. at Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham. Children and the museum's educator will look at and talk about the original children’s book illustrations in the Draw Me A Story exhibit, then draw a picture to take home. The event is ncluded with museum admission ($8 adults, $6 children, free for members). For more information, call 978-468-2377 or visit www.wenhammuseum.org.
Cheer on local talent at the Danvers Historical Society’s Onion Town Variety Show with an Irish Twist, tonight from 7 to 9 at Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St., Danvers. Want to perform? contact emcee Dan Tremblay at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost is $5 for nonperformers, with proceeds going to the Society's preservation mission. Parking is on Page Street or in the community lot at the corner of Page and Elm streets. Reserve your spot at 978-777-1666 or email@example.com. For a list of performers, visit www.danvershistory.org.
If you're in the mood for some high school drama (the theatrical kind), here's two choices taking place tonight:
- Beverly High School presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," a biblical saga that comes to vibrant life in the musical parable of Joseph, set to a variety of musical styles, from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock ’n’ roll. The ensemble includes 70 high school students, a choir of 25 teachers and students from Briscoe and several elementary schools, and a pit orchestra of 20. The curtain rises at 7 p.m. at the high school's auditorium, 100 Sohier Road, Beverly. Tickets are $10/adults, $8/students and seniors. For more information, visit www.bhsonline.org/?page_id=2945.
- Bishop Fenwick High School presents its spring musical, "Grease," featuring the high school love story written by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, tonight at 7 at Bishop Fenwick, 99 Margin St., Peabody. Tickets are $10/adults, $8/students and seniors, and are available at the door or at www.fenwick.org/arts.