Current Events spotlights exciting happenings in the coming week. If you’d like to contribute a listing, please email Current associate editor/senior reporter Leigh Blander at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cod & Whale unveiling party
Friday, June 2, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Join the Marblehead Festival of Arts Board and the artists behind this year’s Festival of Cod and Whales on the lawn at Abbot Hall for a launch party. Get the first look at these pieces and raise a glass to kick-off the online auction, which will be live through July 8 and raise funds to support the Festival events and scholarships. RSVP at email@example.com.
Saturday, June 3, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 4, at 2 p.m.
Classical pianist Daniel Adam Maltz returns to the Lee Mansion, 161 Washington St., to play the music of Mozart and Haydn on a replica of a 1784 Stein fortepiano. Maltz is a fortepianist based in Vienna, Austria. He specializes in the First Viennese School — Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. Tickets are $35.
Sunday, June 4 at 4 p.m.
Celebrate LGBTQ+ pride in Marblehead at The Beacon, 123 Pleasant St. In the tradition of the “tea dance,” festivities will include a disco DJ, dancing, hors d’oeuvres and sweets. There will also be an opportunity to purchase pride flags and guests are encouraged to dress in festive pride wear. Proceeds from this event will be donated to North Shore Pride and NAGLY. Tickets are $35.
Wine & food tasting
Sunday, June 4, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Join Elia Taverna for its monthly wine & food tasting. There will be four wines with a three-course meal and live Greek music. Wine specialist Yannis will be there. Call 781-499-5006 to reserve a spot.
Sacred mediumship demonstration
Friday, June 2, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Certified psychic mediums Gurdeep Bhogal and Adrienne O’Keefe will lead an evening of psychic mediumship at The Yoga Loft, 27 Besson St. Bhogal and O’Keefe will “connect with you at a soul level, and with your companions and loved ones in the spirit realms,” according to the Yoga Loft. “Working with the highest intention in the sacred space of the gathering, they will bring forward guidance, evidence and messages from spirit.” $45.
Dads & Donuts
Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m. to noon
Join Hestia Creations on the first Saturday of each month for Dads & Donuts – an opportunity for kids and their dad or father figure to play in Hestia’s Paint Your Own Pottery studio. There will be complimentary donuts. Drop-ins are welcome or call 781-639-2727 to make a reservation.
Leigh Blander is an experienced TV, radio and print journalist who has written hundreds of stories for local newspapers, including the Marblehead Reporter. She also works as a PR specialist.