Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

Arts/Entertainment

June 5, 2013

Out & About

Spotlight on budding fashionistas

Young fashionistas are readying to take to the streets with their creations for a fair and fashion show on Saturday, June 8, in downtown Andover.

Two local shops — dresscode and SoleAmour — are hosting the celebration of mothers and daughters from noon to 4 p.m. in the area of 2 Elm Square and along Post Office Avenue, which will be closed down to give the event more of a fair feel.

From noon to 3 p.m., a Kids Boutique will be set up outside dresscode at Elm Square to allow the area’s youngest fashion entrepreneurs to sell their own designs and creations.

At 2 p.m., a Fashion Show featuring Ella Moss and Splendid swimwear as well as shoes by Yosi Samra, Aspiga and more for moms and kids will take to the outdoor runway.

There will be popcorn, a lemonade stand, cotton candy and face painting to round out the fun. Plus, people can get their Yosi Samra ballet flats hand-decorated at SoleAmour on Post Office Avenue.

A percentage of all sales from the event will benefit Andover Youth Services. For more, call dresscode at 978-470-0300.

`Pirates of Penzance’ auditions

Do you remember your childhood dreams of becoming a singing pirate? The Treble Chorus of New England is hoping to make those dreams a reality.

Treble Chorus’ “Hands On Opera” program is preparing to stage Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance” for its 2013 season and is still auditioning for the chorus and for young men between the ages of 13 and 17. Final auditions will be held Monday, June 10, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at West Parish Church in Andover.

The group is also scheduling auditions for its three choirs — Training, ages 7 to 9; Concert, ages 9 to 13; and Schola, ages 13 to 18 — for its 2013-2014 season.

For an audition or more information, contact Anna at 978-470.8263 or tcnemanager@treblechorusne.org.

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