EVENTS AROUND TOWN

To submit a Marblehead event, send the details & photo to Discovermhd@gmail.com

Oct 19th @ 6:30pm

Masquerade Party

Masquerade 2019 continues an annual MAA tradition of throwing fabulous seasonally themed parties in October. Saturday the 19th of October is an auspicious date to welcome folks from the community for a costume party but there is nothing unlucky about what promises to be a great night for a FUNdraiser. Join us for revelry with a twist of the unexpected. We see a night of drinks, dancing, and fortune-telling in your future…

Oct 19th: 8:30pm – 11:30pm

Livin’ on Luck

Head down to The Landing Restaurant for a night of music by Livin’ on Luck. Music starts at 8:30pm. Location: 81 Front Street in Marblehead.

Oct 19th: 9pm – 11:30pm

43 Church Street

Live music at Wick’s Marblehead on Saturday, October 19th from 9:00pm – 11:30pm. 43 Church Street plays dynamic classic rock! Location: 123 Pleasant Street in Marblehead.

Oct 20th: 12:30pm – 2pm

Pumpkin Decorating Festival

Join Clifton Lutheran Church, Marblehead Family Fund and Marblehead Recreation & Parks for pumpkin decorating, face painting, cider donuts, music and more! You can select a pumpkin from their pumpkin patch and decorated pumpkins may be left to be submitted into the Marblehead Family Fund’s Pumpkin Illumination on October 24th. $15 per child (everything included). Location: 150 Humphrey St in Marblehead.

Oct 20th @ 2pm

Where should you live? Let’s talk about it.

“Where should you live? Let’s talk about it,” on Sunday, Oct. 20th at 2pm, we’ll take a look at housing options and their pros and cons including making home improvements so you can live safely, comfortably and independently in your own home along with down-sizing, senior living communities, senior housing, moving in with family or friends in “Golden Girls” style and other options. Offering insights on this topic will be Rebecca Curran Cutting and Teri McDonough. Moderated by Marla Meye. Free event and open to the public. Location: Masonic Hall at 62 Pleasant Street.

Oct 20th: 3pm – 5pm

Demo and Artist Talk with Stefanie Timmermann

As a scientist-turned-photographer, Stefanie Timmermann has always strived to control the conditions of her setups. However, since she started using the alternative photographic technique of cyanotyping, she has begun to embrace the uniqueness and variability of this process. Come learn more about this fantastic photo technique at the Marblehead Arts Association in King Hooper Mansion.

Oct 22nd: 6pm – 8pm 

Psychic Development Circle (SOLD OUT)

You are intuitive beyond belief.  This is your soul’s natural state!  In the circle, you will strengthen your psychic awareness and learn how to open as a channel to receive and share divine guidance for yourself and others.  Each session will include guided meditation, establishment of sacred space, psychic receiving and sharing, and other developmental exercises.  No experience required – all levels welcome.  This group meets once a month, and attendance is limited to 10 people.  Walk-ins are not permitted. Next classes are November 19th and December 17th.

Oct 23rd: 9:30am – 12pm

Sew Good Together

Join SPUR to create pillowcases to be used for Bundles of Cheer at their office on Wednesday, October 23 from 9:30am – 12:00pm. Whether you’re a pro or just “sew-sew”, seamsters of all ages and ability levels are invited to participate!

Oct 23rd: 1pm AND 3pm

Pumpkin Decorating Workshop

Join Marblehead Museum for pumpkin decorating. The museum will supply everything you need to decorate a fun pumpkin for home or to enter into the Pumpkin Illumination on October 24th in the Lee Mansion Garden. Includes a snack. Child of member: $10; Child of nonmember $15. Registration required. There will be two sessions:

1-2pm: Ages 2-4 (must be accompanied by an adult)

3-4pm: Ages 5-10

Oct 23rd: 6pm – 8pm

Book Launch and Signing Party for The Paintings of J.O.J Frost: An American Story by Bethe Lee Moulton

Join the Marblehead Museum on Wednesday, October 23rd for a Launch Party and Book Signing celebrating the publication of The Paintings of J.O.J. Frost: An American Story by Bethe Lee Moulton. This full-color coffee-table book is the first comprehensive study of Frost, his artwork, and the whereabouts of his paintings. The author will be on hand to discuss her research and sign books. Be among the first to purchase this gem. Light refreshments provided. Free Event. Location: JOJ Frost Gallery & Carolyn Lynch Education Center of the Marblehead Museum at 170 Washington Street.

Oct 23rd: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Multi Wrap Bracelet

Want a chan-lu style bracelet but don’t want to pay a few hundred dollars for it?  In this class you will learn how to make a 4 wrap bracelet incorporating 3 different weaves. $50 + materials. Location: EOS Designs Studio at 33A Atlantic Ave.

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Oct 24th: 3pm – 6pm

Halloween Portrait for Charity

Hip Baby Gear, Amy Bucher Photography and Merry Mixers would like you and your children to join us for a Halloween portrait during the Trick or Treat in the Business District event. For $10 per child (max $25 per family/group), you will walk away with a priceless memory that captures your little ones in the spirit of Halloween via a shareable e-card. All proceeds from this event will be donated to MassGeneral for Children at NSMC (Salem Hospital), on behalf of Merry Mixers.

Oct 24th: 4pm – 6pm

Trick or Treat in the Business District

Take the kids out Trick or Treating throughout the business districts! Enjoy sweets and treats, and extended shopping hours at participating businesses throughout town. Look for the “Happy Halloween” pumpkin poster displayed at retailers to indicate their participation. For more information, please call the Chamber at (781) 631-2868.

Oct 24th: 4pm – 7pm

Pumpkin Illumination

Marblehead Family Fund & Marblehead Museum’s 12th Annual Pumpkin Illumination is October 24th from 4pm – 7pm. Come with your family to see all the pumpkin creations in the Lee Mansion Garden. Live music by Matt Heaton, prizes and more!

Oct 25th @ 7pm

Movies in the Gallery: Practical Magic

Come watch PRACTICAL MAGIC with Creative Spirit in the gallery on Friday 10/25! What’s better than Sandra Bullock and Nicky Kidman playing magical witches? NOTHING. Come enjoy good company, this fab flick, and popcorn! Movies in the Gallery at Creative Spirit is a Pay-What-You-Wish program. Complimentary popcorn will be provided!  Feel free to bring your own beverage of choice. Please RSVP.

Oct 25th: 8:30pm – 11:30pm

Put Runne and the Zacklys

Head down to The Landing Restaurant for a night of music by Put Runne and the Zacklys. Music starts at 8:30pm. Location: 81 Front Street in Marblehead.

Oct 25th: 9pm – 11:30pm

Brian Maes Band

Live music at Wick’s Marblehead on Friday, October 25th from 9:00pm – 11:30pm. Brian Maes Bad plays the best of classic rock! Location: 123 Pleasant Street in Marblehead.

Oct 26th: 8am – 11:30am

Fall Rummage Sale

The next rummage sale at the Church of St. Andrew (Episcopal) in Marblehead, will be held Saturday, October 26. The sale runs from 8am until 11:45 a.m., with stuff-a-bag from noon until 1 p.m. The biennial sale is one of the largest such events on the North Shore, offering gently used, quality items. Light refreshments will be for sale in the cafe, as will baked goods. 

Donations in good condition will be accepted beginning from October 19 until October 24 at noon. The community at large is invited to donate goods and to attend on October 26th. Location: 135 Lafayette Street in Marblehead.

Oct 26th: 8pm – 11pm

Generations at Wick’s Halloween Party

Generation’s is one of the most talked about bands on the Boston North Shore. It’s going to be an amazing show so dress up or come as you are we will be there to help you celebrate! Location: 123 Pleasant Street.

Oct 26th: 8:30pm – 11:30pm

Brick House Band

Head down to The Landing Restaurant for a night of music by Brick House Band. Music starts at 8:30pm. Location: 81 Front Street in Marblehead.

Oct 27th: 1pm – 3pm

Yoga & Art

Make time to express and nourish your mind, body and soul! This workshop will be a combination of yoga, meditation and art-making. No experience necessary, just a willingness to move, feel and tap into your creative spirit! All art supplies will be provided. If you have an image or quote that you’d like to incorporate, feel free to bring it along.

Oct 27th: 2:30pm – 4:45pm

Friendly Halloween Festival

The Church of St. Andrew (Episcopal) in Marblehead invites community children—and their parents—to a friendly, free Halloween festival Sunday, October 27, from 2:30 until 4:45 p.m. The party—held in the church’s Parish Hall—offers children a fun, non-scary venue for celebrating Halloween. There will be a bouncy house, games, and food and treats; children are encouraged to come in costume.

Oct 27th @ 5pm

Halloween Concert at St. Andrew’s

The early music ensemble Seven Times Salt will present “The Corners of the Moon: Uncanny Music for Hallowmas.” The Boston-based group, which specializes in repertoire of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, has created a brand-new program of spooky music for Halloween, depicting ghost encounters, witches’ dances, mad song, fantastic beasts, and more. The group will perform ghoulish masquing tunes by Campion and Johnson; bizarre instrumental works by Picforth, Ashton, and Lawes; and eerie tales of supernatural beings and fairy mayhem. This concert will be fun for the entire family, particularly those age 7 and up. Children are encouraged to come in costume. The suggested donation is $20, and a reception will follow.

Oct 30th: 11:30am – 1:30pm

Bohemian Jazz Earrings

Learn how to make these fancy earrings with wire, beads and simple tools.  No prior experience is needed. $25.00 + materials. Location: EOS Designs Studio at 33A Atlantic Ave.

Oct 30th: 5pm – 7pm

Artisan Shop Opening Reception

Join the Marblehead Arts Assocation for refreshments and nibbles to celebrate a new crop of eight member artists/artisans presenting handcrafted work for sale in the Artisan Shop. Artists are Kimberly Crowninshield (Photography), John Willand (2D Fine Art), Joanne Demetra (Jewelry and Leather Bags), Deborah Way (Jewelry), Janet Russell (Jewelry), Jacqueline Mara Lynch (Textiles), Aron Leaman (Glass), and Dorothy Arthur (Ceramics). Come meet and engage with the artisans about their work. On sale, October 26 – January 12, 2020. All merchandise is juried, keeping in mind price points under $250 per item as well as quality craftsmanship and professional finish. Support your community and shop local.

Oct 30th: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Multi Wrap Bracelet

Want a chan-lu style bracelet but don’t want to pay a few hundred dollars for it? In this class you will learn how to make a 4 wrap bracelet incorporating 3 different weaves. $50 + materials. Location: EOS Designs Studio at 33A Atlantic Ave.

Oct 31st: 9pm – 11:30pm

Los Sugar Kings at Wick’s Dia de Los Muertos Party

Live music at Wick’s Marblehead on Thursday, October 31st from 9:00pm – 11:30pm. Los Sugar Kings play cuban roots, rock and reggae fusion the best of classic rock! Location: 123 Pleasant Street in Marblehead.

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