5 Things You Need to Know Today, Nov. 16
Turkey Trot today, shop and swap and lots more this weekend.
Today is Friday, Nov. 16. Here are five things to know today in Peabody.
- Shop and Swap for a Cure tonight at the Recreational Education Center. The event runs 6-9 p.m. at the REC on Pine Street. There will be new and gently used items, such as clothing, accessories, toys, books, movies, DVDs, housewares and more for sale. Proceeds will be donated to the family of Rachel Mackey who recently passed away from a long battle with cancer. There will also be raffles, prizes and refreshments.
- The Peabody Historical Society's 31st Annual Crafts Fair & Apple Bake Sale is this Saturday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Smith Barn up at Brooksby Farm. Admission and parking are free, there are refreshments and all sorts of unique goods from local artists and vendors. Click here for upcoming programs from the Peabody Historical Society.
- West Memorial Elementary School Craft Fair: The craft fair is this Saturday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. There will be themed basket raffles and several other raffles along with the crafts.
- Metro Bowl is holding its annual Thanksgiving Turkey Roll-Off this Sunday. Registration opens at 9:15 a.m. and the bowling starts at 9:30. You could win a turkey for Thanksgiving Day. Check out www.leosmetrobowl.com for more details.
- Storytime on the farm: Kids are invited to bring their parents with them Sunday to come sit amongst the hay and enjoy a story at Brooksby Farm. They can do some coloring, have a snack and/or feed the barnyard animals. Parents must accompany children. Reading by Michelle at 10:30 a.m. And while you're there, try out the complimentary hot mulled cider and the farmstore, which is open daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.