The Topsfield Fair is a perennial favorite for us. We're not the biggest fans of the midway, although it is always worth a walkthrough and a ride or two. We love fruits and vegetables, and are always on the lookout for the winning 'biggest pumpkin'. Another favorite is checking out the pigs and other farm animals, as well as the interesting variety of guinea pigs and rabbits.
The Massachusetts Cultural Council is presenting a showcase concert featuring the excellence and diversity of music and dance traditions thriving in Massachusetts today. Performers are past or current recipients of an Artist Fellowship or Traditional Arts Apprenticeship, prestigious awards from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Come experience a Dominican carnival procession, then be enthralled by leading exponents of South Indian vocals, violin, and percussion, West African balafon (xylophone), djembe drum, and ceremonial dance, and Irish flute, uilleann pipe and old style step dance.
“One Earth – Many Songs” – a concert featuring selections by Bach, Vivaldi, Schubert, Rutter, Copland and other selections. The Honors Youth Choir of Chorus North Shore is an outstanding group of talented young musicians. They come together to learn discipline and joy of shared music. The program is fully funded, allowing students ages ten through high school the opportunity to learn and perform choral masterworks and present extraordinary concerts. The singers are selected by audition.
From the four corners of the planet, the love of percussion and performance has brought together Marcelina Suchocka (Poland), Aya Kaminaguchi (Japan), Clara Warnaar (Canada-United States), and Mariana Ramirez (Mexico) as the Excelsis Percussion Quartet. These amazing women, hailing from four different countries and speaking four different languages, blend their talents to speak the universal language of rhythm with innovative perception. EXCELSIS invites the world into a celebration of percussion with its pageantry of marimbas, drums, cymbals, xylophones, and vibraphones.
The Cabot Theatre in Beverly welcomes Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys as part of their Family Series concerts. Vanessa Trien has been performing music for kids and families since 2005, many of those years in collaboration with her lively folk/roots/pop band, the Jumping Monkeys. She has three Parents' Choice award-winning CDs for kids and families and is currently working on her fourth album, due out this winter. Vanessa packs concert halls, preschool fundraisers and outdoor venues with dancing kids and families.
The Paul Madore Chorale 51st Season presents: The Many Moods of a Classical Christmas- A delightful mix of holiday spirituals and popular carol arrangements. This return to the classical repertoire features Saint -Saens’ Christmas Oratorio, Vaughn Williams’ Hodie and works by Shaw, Palestrina and others.
Open the door to reveal mesmerizing worlds of unforgettable Disney moments and grand illusions with Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic.
Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and the comical duo of Donald and Goofy as 25 of your favorite Disney characters surprise and captivate at every turn of the knob!
Join one of Roald Dahl’s most famous characters on a new family-friendly musical journey. A magical journey of enormous proportions.
When his conniving aunts send him to chop down their old fruit tree, James discovers a magic potion that brings him a giant peach and some giant insects with equally oversized personalities. When the peach rolls into the ocean with James and his insect friends aboard, they face hunger, sharks, mean aunts, and plenty of disagreements as they float across the Atlantic Ocean to New York City. Will James’ quick wit and creative thinking make this dangerous voyage a success?
It’s finally here! Karen K’s Blue Bike Chronicles! An album that’s been in the making for over a year, with loads of love, lots of friends, and many new stories and songs to share with YOU!
Please join us for what will no doubt be a very special morning at the beautiful Regent Theatre where you will Bug Out! with Karen K and her Jitterbugs: Hop (the over-excited grasshopper); Bumble (the bee who doesn’t sting); Stinky (loves to play in dirt, refuses to take a bath); and Slug Bug (need a LOT of naps). This unforgettable, crowd-engaging, theatrical show featuring Karen K’s totally catchy tunes makes the Jitterbugs one of most buzzed about bands for families and kids on the East Coast.
Bubblemania is an extremely unique program combining high energy entertainment with artistic achievement, BubbleMania is loaded with visual comedy, quick wit, big band swing music and the untamed, often unbelievable qualities and beauty of spherical liquids. Casey's creations grow from intricate and imaginative bubble artforms to "trapping" people inside bubbles!