Compiled by Chelsea DeFusco
The Andover Townsman
---- — ART AND GALLERIES
BRUSH GALLERY & ARTISTS STUDIO. Annual Art Quilts Lowell Exhibition, featuring quilts produced by artists in the U.S. and Canada, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2 to 4 p.m.; Trunk Show featuring vintage silks, kimonos and other creations by Nancy McDonough of Kyoto Kimono, Friday, Aug. 9, 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 10, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 256 Market St., Lowell; www.thebrush.org, 978-459-7819.
ADDISON GALLERY. “Flash Back Nov. 22, 1963,” presented on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, opening Sept. 1 through Jan. 12, 2014; “James Prosek: The Spaces in Between,” an exhibition incorporating natural history painting with more contemporary influences, opening Sept. 1 through Jan. 5, 2014; gallery admission free. Phillips Academy, 180 Main St. Andover; 978-749-4000, www.andover.edu/museums/addison/Pages/default.aspx. Gallery hours Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
BRUSH GALLERY & ARTISTS STUDIO. Author Judy Buswick discusses her book, “Sally Palmer Field, New England Quilter,” Friday, Aug. 9, 7 to 9 p.m. 256 Market St., Lowell; www.thebrush.org, 978-459-7819.
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES. Department of Community Services’ annual series featuring Rico Barr & the Jump ‘n’ Jive Review, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6 p.m.; Windham Community Band, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 6 p.m. The Park, Chestnut and Bartlet streets, Andover; free, 978-623-8279.
CLASSICAL GUITAR. Solo guitarist Gerry Johnston performs selections from The Great American Songbook featuring standards by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Richard Rogers, Henry Mancini and more, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m., Rogers Center, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover; free, www.merrimack.edu.
MOVIE AND MORE. “Inherit the Wind,” fictionalization of the real-life trial of John T. Scopes in 1925, Wednesday, Aug. 21, commentary at 6:30 p.m., screening at 7 p.m.; free. Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover; www.merrimack.edu/community/rogers/ or 978-837-5355.
COCKTAILS AND FASHION. ARTA Tequila launch party co-hosted by WAAF and outdoor sunset fashion show with fall fashions from dresscode Thursday, Aug. 8, cocktails at 6 p.m., fashion show at 8 p.m. Brasserie 28 and dresscode, Elm Square, Andover; limited seating, call 978-470-0300 for reservations.
GAMING MARATHON. Northern Essex Community College Bacon Board Gamers Club hosts its second all-day gaming marathon Friday, Aug. 9, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Haverhill campus, 100 Elliot St., room 260, E building; free, contact Professor Mike Cross, email@example.com or 978-556-3362 or visit www.baconboardgamers.com.
SMOLAK FARMS. Annual antique and classic car show featuring music, door prizes, trophies, ice cream and more, Sunday, Aug. 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; free admission to spectators and car owners; 315 South Bradford St., North Andover; 978-682-6332, www.smolakfarms.com.
CLASSIC CAR SERIES. Wingate Healthcare hosts classic car show with giveaways and raffles, music, food and ice cream, Tuesdays, Aug. 20 and Sept. 10, 4 to 8 p.m.; free admission, proceeds from sales support The One Fund Boston. Wingate, 80 Andover St., Andover; call Eric Brunette, 978-470-3434, ext. 5227.
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