CURRENT EVENTS: Marblehead’s best bets July 5-12

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   

‘Mirages in the Dark’

Friday, July 7, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 8, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Adult contemporary dance company Illusions in Motion will perform at the Marblehead Little Theatre. Its production, “Mirages in the Dark” tells the story of a lover’s journey through the light and dark corners of life. More info and tickets at

Farmer’s Market
Saturday, July 8, 9 a.m.-noon

Highlights at the Farmer’s Market this week include the Celtic Trio performing, Salem Sound Coastwatch, Crepe du Jour and craft vendors Katherine Bagley, Elizabeth Kinder, Wendy Austin, Shayna Loeffler and Adam Cohn. Of course, there will be plenty of fruits, veggies, flowers and more. 

Blackout Poetry for Teens
Tuesday, July 11, 2:30 p.m. at Abbot Public Library

Get a creative boost from some of your favorite teen authors and find your voice through poetry. Learn about the erasure format and compose blackout poems using passages from books in the Young Adult collection. Registration is not required. For more information, visit or call Abbot Library at 781-631-1481.

Tee off for a good cause
Monday, July 10

The Marblehead Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Marblehead Open Golf Tournament at Tedesco Country Club. More info at

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Editor Leigh Blander is an experienced TV, radio and print journalist who has written hundreds of stories for local newspapers, including the Marblehead Reporter.

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