Weekend Fun for June 9-11

Looking for some fun, interesting and maybe educational things to do locally this weekend?  Check out this list of ideas, with something for everyone!


Bill W. and Dr. Bob at the Spotlight Playhouse at The Pike School (34 Sunset Rock Road) in Andover

An inspiring and often humorous story of the two men who pioneered Alcoholics Anonymous, and their supportive wives, who founded Al-Anon.

Friday, June 9th and Saturday, June 10th at 2:00 and 8:00 pm


Touch-a-Boat at Merrohawke Nature School (56R Merrimac St) in Newburyport from 11 - 2

Boats are in the water and dockside. Kids and families are welcome to go aboard each and learn more about them. Lifejackets for youngsters encouraged if you have your own.

Saturday, June 10th from 11-2


Shred Day at Stop & Shop (757 Turnpike St) in North Andover

The North Andover Rotary Club, in partnership with Shred Nations, will be hosting a shred day for North Andover community residents to shred their confidential documents securely in the Stop and Shop parking lot. The Shred Day will occur rain or shine.

Saturday, June 10th from 9 am - 1 pm


Town and Country Gardens of Old Newbury (98 High Street) Newbury

This weekend-long event offers access to a selection of beautiful private gardens throughout the historic Newburys, and includes a number of events at the Museum of Old Newbury, including gardening talks, shopping and plant sale at various locations.

Saturday, June 10th and Sunday, June 11th from 10 - 4


The Music Man at North Shore Music Theatre (62 Dunham Road) Beverly

Several performances over the weekend of this endearing American classic at the area's only "theater in the round".  Kids 4-18 are half price.

Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2 and 8 pm and Sunday at 2 pm


Glow in the Park at the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston

Quickly becoming a favorite annual event in Boston, Glow in the Park is back for a third year! Hosted by The Greenway with proceeds benefitting the non-profit Greenway Conservancy, this is one event unlike any other in Boston! Spend a summer Friday night in one of Boston's most beautiful and contemporary green spaces while enjoying live music, lawn games, your Greenway food truck favorites, beer, wine, entertainment and more!

Friday at 6:30 pm


Open House Events in Andover and North Andover

Sunday, June 11th.  Looking for a new home in The Andovers? It's going to be a beautiful day to get out and take a peek at what's on the market!  This list will be updated daily, so don't forget to check back before you head out on Sunday! Just click on the Property Search link at the top of this page to search for open houses and any properties currently on the market throughout Massachusetts! Any questions? Feel free to email tcarroll@andoverhomesales.com 


Boston Pride Parade Copley Square to City Hall Plaza, Boston

Saturday, June 10th at noon


The Gifts of Frank Stella at Phillips Academy's Addison Gallery of American Art (3 Chapel Ave) Andover

An installation of prints by Frank Stella honoring the artist’s innovative, rich career and his long-standing generosity both as a donor and visiting artist to the Addison Gallery of American Art and Phillips Academy, from which he graduated in 1954. 

Friday, and Saturday, June 9th and 10th from 10-5 and Sunday, June 11th from 1-5


Berry Pond Scramble Harold Parker State Forest (700 Middleton Road) North Andover

An annual Family-friendly 5.6k race. Run by yourself, run with your kids, run with your dog! Prizes! Hotdogs! Free Berry Pond bandana for every entrant! 


Please note: terrain is varied. Strollers are not allowed. All dogs must be leashed for the duration of the event and must have a valid license tag. Additional info: http://www.friendsofharoldparker.org/run#register

Sunday, June 11th from 10-2; Registration begins at 9


Electric Car Expo at Ipswich Middle School (130 High Street/Rte. 1A) Ipswich

Electric Vehicle Expo Get the scoop on electric vehicles from the neighbors who own them. Learn about charging, mileage and maintenance. Take a look under the hood!

Saturday from 9 am - Noon


28th Annual Art in the Barn at the Cox Reservation (82 Eastern Ave) Essex

Food and live music! Art transforms the Cox Reservation barns and grounds into an exciting weekend-long art exhibition and sale. Proceeds benefit Greenbelt’s local land conservation efforts.

Friday & Saturday, June 9 &10, 2017 from 10 am-5 pm Sunday, June 11 from 12-4 pm 


Newburyport Farmers' Market at The Tannery (75 Water St.) Newburyport

Get your fresh fruit and veggies and other locally sourced products and take a stroll along the boardwalk, hunt for antiques and collectibles and check out the shops and restaurants while in Newburyport.

Sunday, June 11th from 9-1


Rose Garden Soiree at the Stevens Coolidge Place (98 Andover Street) North Andover

A relaxing evening to celebrate the beginning of the garden season, with cocktails, appetizers and live music among the roses.The event admission includes open bar service of wine and beer, as well as light appetizers and music!

Friday, June 9th from 5-7 pm