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Carrie the Musical (in concert)

Firehouse Center for the Arts Market Square , Newburyport, MA

Carrie White is a teenage outcast who longs to fit in. At school, she’s bullied by the popular crowd, and virtually invisible to everyone else. At home, she’s dominated by her loving but cruelly controlling mother. What none of them know is that Carrie’s just discovered she’s got a special power, and if pushed too […]

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Sunday Open Mic at One Broadway Collaborative

One Broadway Collaborative 1 Broadway, Lawrence, MA

One Broadway Collaborative hosts a weekly Sunday Hybrid open mic, meaning it is in person and also has some performers and audience live-streamed through zoom. We perform one song at a time in rounds, so sign up is unnecessary. You perform based upon first to arrive and usually we have several rounds to perform. Join […]

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Nature’s Kaleidoscope: Our Animals Great & Small Exhibition

Senior/Community Center 331 High Street, Newburyport, MA

Newburyport, MA - Newburyport Art Association and the Newburyport Senior/Community Center present Nature’s Kaleidoscope: Our Animals Great and Small, an exhibition of artwork focusing on all of our favorite fuzzy friends. The Senior/Community Center has invited local artists to contribute artwork featuring animals of all kinds to celebrate the benefits of their emotional support pet […]

Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit

Pingree School 537 Highland St, Hamilton, MA

The 13th annual Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit opens Saturday, September 3 on the 100-acre campus of Pingree School in South Hamilton. Featuring more than 50 works by artists from all over New England, the juried show is the largest of its kind in the region. Admission is free and open to the public seven […]

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Salem State Art + Design Faculty Showcase

The Winfisky Gallery 352 Lafayette Street , Salem, MA

The Winfisky Gallery opens the academic year with the Art + Design Faculty Showcase. This annual event features the work of faculty from within Salem State University’s nationally accredited art + design department. Works by both full-time and adjunct studio faculty in printmaking, painting, design, sculpture, photography and various other media are exhibited. The Winfisky Gallery is open […]

Express Yourself: Wild & Free 2022

Carol Grillo Gallery MA

Thursday, September 16–Monday, November 14 Carol Grillo Gallery & Desnoyers Overlook Reception: Thursday, September 22 | 4:30–6:30 p.m. Carol Grillo Gallery Express Yourself Exhibition, WILD & FREE, features set design pieces and artwork from their performance at the Boch Center – Wang Theater on May 26th, 2022. Comprised of over 350 youth, this performance featured […]

Ghosts of Mississippi Film Screening

Cinema Salem One East India Square, Salem, Massachusetts

Ghosts of Mississippi is a real-life drama covering the final trial of Byron De La Beckwith, the assassin of heroic civil rights leader Medgar Evers. The movie begins with the murder on June 12, 1963 and the events surrounding the two initial trials which both ended in hung juries. The Salem Award for Human Rights and Social […]

Pamela Means: The Power of the Protest Song

Old Sloop Presents 12 School St, Rockport, MA

Pamela Means is a singer-songwriter, a jazz musician, an activist, and an educator. Armed with razor wit poetry and irresistible charm, Pamela Means’ “stark, defiant songs” (New York Times Magazine) set the status quo and the stage afire. Pamela has won multiple honors including Falcon Ridge Folk Festival “#1 Most Wanted New Artist”, “Wisconsin Folk […]

Cape Ann Classic Cars on the Green – October 1

Gloucester Meetinghouse Corner of Middle and Church Street, GLOUCESTER, MA

EVENT DESCRIPTION The fourth annual Cape Ann Classic Cars on the Green will be held on Saturday, October 1 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the corner of Middle and Church Streets in Gloucester. (rain date October 8). This event is free to the public. Vintage or significant cars owned by North Shore collectors […]

Fall Family Event

Breakheart Reservation - Christopher P. Dunne Visitor Center 177 Forest Street, Saugus, MA

Event Overview Celebrate this first of its kind Fall Family Festival at Breakheart Reservation! This FREE event will include ongoing lawn games, live snakes with the Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team, petting zoo, music, DCR Mounted Unit and family-oriented activities. The event will take place in front of the Visitor Center and is co-sponsored by […]

Methuen Day!

Downtown Methuen Hampshire Street, Methuen, MA

Welcome to Methuen Day! Prepare to experience a fun, family-friendly atmosphere with popular live music all day on the main performance stage and streets lined with a mouth-watering mobile buffet of meals, dessert food trucks, and more. Take a stroll thru downtown Methuen and corporate Vendors; Interactive Booths; Crafts; Local Artisans; a mini classic car […]

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Choate Island Days

Crane Wildlife Refuge 310 Argilla Road, Ipswich, MA

Spend a day with us in celebration of Choate Island – the crown jewel of the Crane Wildlife Refuge. Here deer and foxes roam through fields that once housed herds of sheep, and osprey fly over breathtaking views of Essex Bay. The island was first home to indigenous farmers and fishers, then to generations of […]

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