EVENTS AROUND TOWN

To submit a special event being hosted in Marblehead, send the details & photo to [email protected]

Apr 21st @ 5pm

Organ Concert #4

Carson Cooman is an American composer and organist and since 2006 has held the position of Composer in Residence at the Memorial Church, Harvard University. As an organ recitalist, Cooman specializes in the performance of contemporary music. Over 300 new compositions by more than 100 international composers have been written for him. His program at St. Michael’s will feature works by Karen Beaumont, Katia Farn, and Thomas Åberg, as well as Carlotta Ferrari’s “Il catalogo di ragni”, a set of musical sketches depicting Italian spiders. Hosted by St Michael’s Episcopal Church. A suggested donation of $10.00 will be received at the door. There will be a reception immediately following.

Apr 24th: 11am – 1pm

Brotherhood Credit Union Ribbon Cutting

Join Brotherhood Credit Union on Wednesday, April 24th from 11am – 1pm for thei Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting. Location: 254 Humphrey St. in Marblehead.

Apr 24th: 6:30pm – 8pm

We are all Plastic People Now

“We Are All Plastic People Now” PBS documentary screening on April 24 from 6:30 – 8pm at St. Michael’s Parish Hall, Marblehead.

Apr 25th: 5pm – 7pm

Brooke Michele Designs Ribbon Cutting

Join Brooke Michele Designs on Thursday, April 25th from 5pm – 7pm for their Chamber of Commerce official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Enjoy sips & treats, an exclusive in-store coupon for your next purchase, professional piercer for site piercings and an opportunity to win a gift card. Location: 59 Atlantic Ave.

Apr 25th: 6pm – 8pm

Elegant Knotted Jewelry

Knotting is skill every jewelry maker needs to know. In this class with Eos Designs Studio, they will cover knotting basics and students will learn how to properly knot cording between beads, making either a spaced or continuous bead necklace or knotted bracelet. They may choose traditional silk style knotting or knotting w/large hole beads & leather. $24 + materials.

Apr 25th @ 8pm

Better Than Nothing

Head out to The Beacon for a special Thursday night show with Better Than Nothing. Music starts at 8pm. Reservations recommended.

Apr 26th: 4pm – 8pm

Cosmos Closing Reception

Cosmos an exhibit featuring the cyanotypes and large works on paper by Steve McClure runs through April 27.  The closing reception is Friday, April 26 from 4pm – 8pm at ARTI Gallery, 70 Washington St in Marblehead. 

Apr 26th: 4pm – 6pm

Leather & Peyote Bead Bracelet

Peyote is a basic but versatile stitch used in many bead weaving & embroidering projects. In this class with Eos Designs Studio, learn how to stitch together small Japanese Delica beads into a tubular bead to wear on leather.  $35 + materials.

Apr 26th – 28th

The Prom

Marblehead High School presents the hit musical comedy…The Prom! Show times are April 26 at 7pm, April 27 at 2pm & 7pm and April 28th at 2pm at Marblehead High School Auditorium.

Apr 26th @ 9pm

The Bordellos

The Bordellos are playing at The Beacon on Friday night at 9pm!

Apr 27th: 9am – 12pm

MarbleShred

Marblehead Bank will be holding their MarbleShred event, a FREE community-shredding event for the public on Saturday, April 27th from 9:00 am to 12 noon. The event will be held in the parking lot of 21 Atlantic Avenue office in Marblehead. Shredding confidential documents is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself from identity theft!  The bank will also be hosting a food drive to benefit the Marblehead Food Pantry. The event will be held rain or shine.

Apr 27th & 28th

Fund the Field: Marblehead Pickleball Tournament

Marblehead Pickleball is excited to host its inaugural tournament, bringing the community together to enjoy friendly pickleball competition while also benefiting Fund The Field.  All skill levels are welcome, morning and afternoon sessions available and guaranteed 90 minutes of play time. Location: Marblehead Veterans School.

Apr 27th: 10am – 12pm

Cyanotype Workshop

This 2-hour class led by Steve McClure discusses the fundamentals of cyanotypes and will guide participants to prepare, print, and wash a cyanotype print. Participants are encouraged to bring semi opaque or opaque items for printing, (leaves, flora, lace, etc.). Cyanotype, an early photographic process, uses ultraviolet light to transform iron salts into an image that presents a range of blue.  This process is inexpensive, safe, and easy. Cyanotype is a contact printing process that requires a negative the same size as the print you wish to make. The image can be transferred onto a variety of media: paper, wood, fabric, leather, seashell, eggshell, etc. Registration fee $30/ Materials fee $10. Register at [email protected]

Apr 27th: 10am & 1pm

Sports & Leisure Tour

Join Jarrett Zeman of Marblehead Museum for a new walking tour on the history of sports and leisure in Marblehead. You’ll learn how popular sports and leisure activities began, from baseball and boxing to bicycling, billiards, movies, roller skating, drinking and more. You’ll discover how Marblehead became a leisure mecca as we explore the colorful characters who called our town home from 1865-1965.

Apr 27th: 12pm – 4pm

3rd Annual Coastline Marine Open House

Join Coastline Marine for their 3rd Annual Open House as they celebrate their customers and community! With Refreshments (Little Harbor Lobster Company, Harpoon Brewery), raffles, Coastline swag as well as live music from Gus Percy Band and much more! Event is Rain or Shine.

Apr 27th: 8pm – 11pm

Beat Street

Beat Street is playing at The Beacon on Saturday night from 8pm – 11pm!

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Apr 28th: 11:30am – 1pm

Yoga for Core and Pelvic Floor

Join Tim and Colleen at The Yoga Loft to learn about the strength and control of your physical and energetic power centers for lifelong vitality. Along with the abdominal and low back muscles, pelvic floor muscles ARE part of your core. They can become weakened for both women and men for a multitude of reasons including injury, childbirth, hormonal changes, inactivity, etc. Knowing how to engage your core and pelvic floor will help maintain full-body stability, strength, and can help to prevent dysfunction.

Apr 28th: 3pm – 4:30pm

Q&A – The Business of Art

With extensive industry experience from art to architecture and beyond: Suzanne Schultz, with decades of experience on the business side of the creative industry along with Rita Fucillo, publisher of Art New England and also a coach for creatives will thoughtfully answer your most burning questions.​ This 90-minute ZOOM event with Marblehead Arts Association promises to be informational and fun.​ MAA Members: $15 | Non-members: $20

Apr 28th: 3pm – 5pm

Intuitive Dance

Longing to dance freely and intuitively to the rhythm of your soul? Intuitive Dance is for you! Join for this enlivening experience during which you are free to dance and move as you wish within a safe and non-judgmental container. Under the guidance of Peyton Pugmire, expressive arts facilitator, participants will set intention, warm-up, and then dance independently to music carefully selected to inspire an emotional journey. Dancing is followed by Savasana for rest, and the session is concluded with a voluntary sharing circle, in which participants may verbalize what they have experienced. Location: The Yoga Loft.

Apr 29th: 8:15am – 9:15am

Pilates Yoga Flow

Join The Yoga Loft for Pilates Yoga Flow class, which seamlessly integrates the core-strengthening principles of classical mat Pilates with the holistic approach of Yoga, encompassing physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Through this unique fusion, you’ll engage all major muscle groups, cultivate inner strength, and enhance flexibility, while also experiencing deep tranquility for both body and mind. Each session begins with a dynamic Pilates mat practice, transitions into a fluid Yoga flow, and concludes with a blissful savasana.

Apr 29th: 10am – 3pm

Marblehead Community Blood Drive

Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter “Marblehead” to schedule an appointment for the blood Drive.

Apr 30th @ 6pm

Currently a Paperboy Showing

Marblehead Youth Collaborative Ministries is hosting a viewing and discussion of “Currently a Paperboy” at St. Andrew’s on Lafayette St. on 4/30. The movie is by two Marblehead high school students and focuses on the relationship of two brothers. It speaks to how the choices they make and the struggles in their relationship. Discussion will focus on the values and lessons underlying the story.

Apr 30th: 6pm – 8pm

Wire Rings

Participants will learn how to wire a ring with thin gauge wire. No prior experience is necessary. We have a wide selection of charms, glass and ceramic beads, gemstones, pearls, shell, wood, organic and seed beads to choose from. Projects may vary depending on the size and shape of beads chosen. $24 + materials. Location: Eos Designs Studio.

May 2nd: 11:30am – 1:15pm

Food for Thought

Join Lees-onlife on Thursday, May 2nd from 11:30am – 1:15pm at Tedesco Country Club for a Spring Networking Lunch. The topic is “Food for Thought – Increasing Our Health and Financial IQ”. Whether we are talking about our nutritional health or financial health, both share important principles that parallel each other in a myriad of ways. Marcel V Quiroga RMA®, Founder and CEO of TQM Wealth Partners, LLC will explain these parallels to help us assess, protect and increase our financial IQ so we can get the most joy out of our one amazing life.

May 2nd: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

The Seed Huntress is Visiting

Please join WINGS for a conversation safari with Sefra Alexndra. Learn how to become a seed steward of your own local native species and restore habitats across your local landscape. Location: Marblehead Arts Association, 8 Hooper Street.

May 2nd @ 7pm

The Eve of Independence

This illustrated talk by Judy Anderson will present a portrait of Marblehead at the peak of the town’s pre-Revolutionary prosperity, as social tensions and political divisions began to erupt. Judy will profile our gritty but thriving seaport in the two generations before the grueling struggle for independence. Join Judy as she reveals lesser known stories from a pivotal part of Marblehead’s history. Zoom or in person at Marblehead Museum.

May 3rd – 5th

The Most Epic Birthday Party Ever

Skyler is about to turn 12, and she’s planned the biggest celebration of the year. But in the middle of the party, something mysterious happens – all the adults suddenly vanish! Trapped in the backyard, the kids realize they must create a brand new society. Eventually the kids learn a big lesson in responsibility. Show runs at Marblehead Little Theatre from May 3rd – 5th.

May 3rd @ 8pm

The Nields

With their unparalleled ability to blend pop craftsmanship, folk sensibility, and the influences of ’60s classic rock and ’90s alternative, The Nields have created a distinctive musical style that defies categorization. Their songs, imbued with intelligence and occasional humor, offer poignant observations on life’s unexpected twists and turns. Show starts at 8pm at Me & Thee Music.

May 4th: 10am – 2pm

Green Homes Tour

Learn how you can upgrade your home to reduce your energy bills and carbon output by meeting with other Marblehead homeowners who have already done this. Register for Sustainable Marblehead’s second annual Green Homes Tour by clicking below.

May 4th: 10am – 12pm

Dads & Donuts

Join Hestia Creations on the first Saturday of each month for a special Dads and Donuts event – a great time for kids and their dad or father figure to play in our Paint Your Own Pottery studio! There will be complimentary donuts, creativity, and fun provided to all participants. Drop-ins are welcome, or make your reservation online.

May 4th @ 10am

Sports & Leisure Tour

Join Jarrett Zeman of Marblehead Museum for a new walking tour on the history of sports and leisure in Marblehead. You’ll learn how popular sports and leisure activities began, from baseball and boxing to bicycling, billiards, movies, roller skating, drinking and more. You’ll discover how Marblehead became a leisure mecca as we explore the colorful characters who called our town home from 1865-1965.

May 4th: 11:30am – 1:30pm

AAPI Heritage Month Celebration

Join the Marblehead Task Force Against Discrimination to celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month through immersive cultural performaces at the Marblehead High School Field House. Free raffle tickets will be given out to the first 100 guests!  Bon Me food truck will be outside for Asian-inspired eats! 11:30am-1:30pm. Door opens at 11a at  Marblehead High School Field House – 2 Humphrey Street.

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May 5th: 10am – 1:00pm

Using Art as a Tool for Mindfulness & Self-Discovery

Learn a guided method for connecting with your creativity to find health, a sense of center, or peace within the storm of life. You will take home a set of art supplies to continue the work started in this workshop. Lead by Artist in Residence, Annette Sykes and holistic chiropractor, Dr. Devorah Feinbloom. No experience in art or meditation necessary. Cost is $75 for early bird. $88 after May 1st.  Call Dr. Devorah at (781) 639-0010.

May 5th @ 5pm

Evensong

The choir of St. Michael’s Episcopal church, 11 Summer St., Marblehead, will sing a service of Evensong & Benediction on May 5th at 5:00 pm. The service will feature Ralph Vaughan Williams’: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in C” and Feli Mendelssohn’s “Verleih uns Frieden,” There will be a reception immediately following.

May 6th: 8:15am – 9:15am

Pilates Yoga Flow

Join The Yoga Loft for Pilates Yoga Flow class, which seamlessly integrates the core-strengthening principles of classical mat Pilates with the holistic approach of Yoga, encompassing physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Through this unique fusion, you’ll engage all major muscle groups, cultivate inner strength, and enhance flexibility, while also experiencing deep tranquility for both body and mind. Each session begins with a dynamic Pilates mat practice, transitions into a fluid Yoga flow, and concludes with a blissful savasana.

May 7th – June 11th

Online Workshop: Think Inside the Box

In this 6-session workshop with The Abbey Studio, you’ll create a piece that will be confined to a certain area: a 6” x 6” square. Each participant will create a beautiful quotation consisting of a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 75 words.

May 7th: 6pm – 8pm

MHD Cruise In

Held on the scenic waterfront in Marblehead, MA, this monthly cruise-in is the perfect place for car enthusiasts to come together and appreciate all makes and models of cars. The next cruise-in is on May 7th from 6-8pm.

Photo by: Ryan Currier

May 9th: 7pm – 9pm

Tips & Tricks for DIY Food Photography

Want to take food photos like a pro for your social media and more? Learn the ins and outs on how to take better photos of your food with professional food photographer Katie Ring. This workshop will cover tips and tricks for photographing your food when out in restaurants and on the go as well as a simple set-up you can use to photograph your creations at home. MAA Members: $15 | Non-members: $20.

May 11th: All Day

2024 Marblehead Spring Celebration

Discover Marblehead and the Marblehead Chamber of Commerce are collaborating again for the Fourth Annual Marblehead Spring Celebration! Be on the lookout for special events all around town featuring local artists, makers, shops, kid activities, restaurants, and organizations. This is a town-wide event with activities happening all day (Rain or Shine)! We are updating the list of times, activities and locations of fun happenings all over town on a daily basis, so check back often to review the Schedule of Events by clicking below.

May 12th: 10am – 4pm

Spring Artisan & Craft Fair

The King Hooper Mansion will be full of creative gifts crafted by local artists, vendors, and Marblehead Arts Association Artist Members.

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