Local Happenings this Week 6/13-6/19

Local Happenings 6/13-6/19

Welcome to this week’s Local Happenings, where you can find out what events are happening all over the North Shore, Merrimack Valley, and Southern New Hampshire. We strive to support local businesses and have our community’s events well-represented.

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Location: Boston Marriott Peabody, 8A Centennial Drive, Peabody, MA 01960

Date/Time: Thursday, June 16 – 9am-4pm

Join North Shore 104.9 at the North Shore Business Expo, the region’s largest business showcase event, with over 40 businesses attending! Hosted at the Boston Marriott Hotel in Peabody, this is your chance to discover new businesses or visit your favorite businesses in the North Shore all in one place. Be sure to bring your resume as lots of businesses will be actively hiring! Also, enjoy prize giveaways and music from North Shore 104.9!

Also, don’t miss the Breakfast Forum, happening from 7:30-9am, and our Business Luncheon from 11:30am-1pm.

For more information visit our event page or call the North Shore Chamber of Commerce at (978)-774-8565.



Location: Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915

Date/Time: Saturday, June 18th – 10am-4pm

Admission: Free!

Enjoy local art? We invite you to attend the 19th annual Arts Fest in downtown Beverly! Arts Fest is a free outdoor event with activities for the whole family. It includes more than 125 artists and crafters from all over the Bay State, as well as local artists from around the community. You can purchase local pottery, kid’s items, clothing, furniture, decor, prints, jewelry, and more. You won’t want to miss it!

For more information, visit their website, or call Beverly Main Streets at (978)-922-8558.

Hopkinton state park sign


Location: Hopkinton State Park, 164 Cedar Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748

Date/Time: Saturday, June 18th – Registration opens 7am, Event begins 8am

Admission: $40/event

Join the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) in-person at DCR’s Hopkinton State Park on Saturday, June 18th for Against the Tide, celebrating its 30th anniversary! Rain or shine! This swim/run/walk event raises funds for MBCC’s educational and advocacy programs. 

For more information, visit their website, or contact event coordinator Cheryl Osimo at cosimo@mbcc.org or (508)-246-3047.

Local Happenings on the North Shore


Location: 75-85 Railroad Avenue, Beverly, MA 01915

Date/Time: Every Monday – 3-7pm

Looking for some local produce, meat, sweets, plants, flowers and more? Be sure to check out the Beverly Farmer’s Market, now open!

For more information, visit their website, or call (978) 712-9054.



Location: 10 Via Toscana, Salem, NH 03079

Date/Time: Every Sunday – 10am-2pm

If you’re looking for fresh produce and more grown in and around the Granite State, visit the Salem, New Hampshire Farmers Market in the Tuscan Village!

For more information, visit their website, or call (603)-833-2311.

Windhover Center for the Performing Arts - Outdoor Stage, back garden


Location: Windhover Performing Arts Center, 257R Granite Street, Rockport, MA 01966

Date/Time: Sunday, June 19th – 5-6:30pm

Admission: $20-$34

Visit the Windhover Performing Arts Center for some Father’s Day Fun with Jimmy Tingle Live! As seen on NPR, PBS and 60 Minutes, Jimmy delivers a wide range of comedic hits and bits. This live event will be benefiting Humor for Humanity, a fundraiser for Ukrainian refugee relief. 

For more information, visit their website, or call The Windhover at (978)-546-3611.

To buy tickets, click here.

Coolidge house

The Trustees’ Father’s Day Bash!

Location: Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens, 153 Chickering Road, North Andover, MA 01845

Date/Time: Sunday, June 19th – 5-8pm

Admission (non-members): $20/adult, $5/child

Admission (members): $12/adult, $3/child

Looking for something fun this Father’s Day? Head over to Stevens-Coolidge House and Gardens for The Trustees’ Father’s Day Bash! It’s time to break out those lawn chairs and picnic blankets and celebrate the Dad in your life with live music from Americana band Cold Chocolate, as well as local food and brewery vendors! Space is limited, register today!

For more information and to register, visit their website.

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