SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

March 19, 2013

Best Bets for Tuesday, March 19

BY MURIEL C. HOFFACKER
The Salem News

— Looking for something to do today? Check out The Salem News' Best Bets:

Don't miss the buzz of Middleton Arts Association's paint-along demonstration, led by guest artist Bob Marcelino, who is known for his oil painting with beeswax. The demonstration starts at 6:30 p.m., at the Middleton Senior Center, 39 Maple St. Participants should bring their own supplies, including a small container for beeswax, which will be provided. Admission is free, and all are welcome to participate. For more information, call 978-774-9466.

Find out what went on behind the scenes in Beverly Farms' grand summer estates. Nancy Coffey, a Beverly Farms historian, will present “Upstairs, Downstairs, in the Stable, and on the Road,” the first of two illustrated lectures about servants on summer estates. All are welcome to attend. Members of the audience will be invited to share stories after the lecture. For more information, contact Nancy Coffey at 978-922-2513 or farmshistory@gmail.com.