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.
Glover’s Regiment encampment
Saturday, July 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Glover’s Regiment establishes a colonial camp at Fort Sewall, complete with tents, cooking fires, craft activities and merchants. The public is invited to visit, ask questions and purchase reproduction 18th-century goods, including pottery, lanterns, jewelry, furniture, clothing and more. More info at gloversregiment.org.
Jazz in the Garden
Sunday, July 16, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
The Tom Palance Quartet (featuring trumpet, piano, bass and piano) will play in the garden at 10 Central St. Reserve your seat in the shade by mailing a check to Margi Flint, 10 Central St., Marblehead. Cost is $25-$35. Info at earthsongherbals.com/jazz-in-the-garden/.
‘Interconnected’ artist talk and exhibit
Saturday, July 15, 3 p.m.
Meet artist Denise Driscoll, whose exhibit “Interconnected” debuts at the ARTI Gallery, 70 Washington St. The exhibit features 10 years of abstract paintings by Driscoll. Whether color-coding DNA in formal grids, encrusting loops with beadlike dots or deconstructing overlapping nets of ovals, the artist uses color and pattern to create meditations on relationships. arti-gallery.com/
Adult Crafternoon: Flower jar lanterns
Tuesday, July 18, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Come create decorative flower jar lanterns at Adult Craternoon at the Abbot Public Library, now at the Eveleth School, 3 Brook Rd. All materials are provided by the library. The event is free and limited to 10 people. Register at abbotlibrary.org.
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.