Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

Arts/Entertainment

May 30, 2013

EVENTS CALENDAR

FRIDAY, MAY 31

CHORUS CONCERT, Phillips Academy Music Department presents the Academy Chorus and Fidelio Society, under the direction of faculty member Christopher Walter, featuring works by Gershwin, Vaughan Williams, Mignemi, Bernstein, a medley from “Les Miserables” and other pieces; 7:30 p.m., Cochran Chapel, 180 Main St.; free, 978-749-4263, music@andover.edu.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

PLANT SALE, Andover Garden Club hosts a varied sale of perennials and annuals in all sizes and shapes as well as filled planters; 9 a.m. to noon, Old Town Hall, 20 Main St., Andover; free.

PLANT SALE, Village Garden Club of Andover offers wide selection of perennials and potted plants from members’ gardens, club members on hand to answer questions; 9 a.m. to noon, 170 Elm St., Andover; rain date Sunday, June 2.

HOUSE TOUR BENEFIT, Gates & Gable House Tour, the Andover Historical Society’s biannual tour of houses featuring eight Andover homes displaying an array of architectural, collecting and decorating styles, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., headquartered at society, 97 Main St.; tickets $25 advance, $30 event day, available online at andoverhistorical.org or call 978-475-2236.

HISTORIC CEMETERY WALK, spring historic walk of West Parish Garden Cemetery highlighting notable people buried there; 10 a.m., rain or shine, meet just inside the arch of the cemetery and wear walking shoes; reservations not required.

NEW PAINT AUCTION, Essex Art Center’s annual auction of paintings fresh off the easel, having been painted around the Merrimack Valley that same day, featuring auctioneer NECN meteorologist Matt Noyes, buffet dinner and silent auction; proceeds benefit Essex Art Center’s art classes; 6 p.m., Osgood Landing, 600 Osgood St., North Andover; tickets $55 advance, $65 door.

CHAMBER MUSIC, Phillips Academy Music Department presents the Phillips Academy Chamber Music Society; 6:30 p.m., Timken Room at Graves Hall, 180 Main Street, Andover; free, open to public; 978-749-4260, music@andover.edu.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

CHILDREN’S GARDEN PARTY, 1 to 3 p.m., West Parish Church, 129 Reservation Road; 978-475-3902, westparishgardencemetery.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

LANTERN FESTIVAL, 7 to 9 p.m., West Parish Garden Cemetery, pond behind chapel, 129 Reservation Road; lanterns to inscribe available for $10; proceeds benefit the chapel roof renovation fund; 978-475-3902, westparishgardencemetery.org.

ORCHESTRA CONCERT, Phillips Academy Music Department presents a Commencement Orchestra Concert under the direction of James Orent, 3 p.m., Cochran Chapel; free, 978-749-4260, music@andover.edu.

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To submit an item for the Events Calendar, email Judy Wakefield at jwakefield@andovertownsman.com.

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