Current Events: Marblehead’s best bets Aug. 23-30

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 

Improv fun
Saturday, Aug. 26, 7:30 p.m. 

Silly Theatre Productions, Marblehead Little Theatre and Bentwater Brewery team up to bring Accidentally on Purpose Improv Comedy Troupe to MLT at 12 School St. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.

Epic ARTI party
Saturday, Aug. 26, 6 p.m.-11:30 p.m

The ARTI Gallery is closing its summer season with music, art, drinks and dancing. Derek Rando and his combo will play live music. Andrew Fish’s art is on display. ARTI is located at 70 Washington St.

Jazz in the Garden: Stan Strickland
Sunday, Aug. 27, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Come hear musician and Berklee professor Stan Strickland play right here in town. Strickland is in several bands and plays sax and flute, and he sings. Reservations are recommended. Donation for musicians $20 to $35 per person, kids $10 or free. Info at

Fund the Field soiree
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m. 

The Marblehead All-Sports Booster Club is hosting a Fund the Field summer soiree at the Corinthian Yacht Club. The fundraiser is part of a campaign to replace the turf field at Marblehead High School. The evening will include appetizers and a cash bar.

Full moon yoga
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Enjoy the end of summer and a full moon at this yoga class with Yoga Loft instructor Gurdeep Bhogal. Class will be held outdoors at  the Lee Mansion gardens. Reserve a spot 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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