10th annual Holiday Stroll & Silent Auction, at Greystone Farm, 242 Main St., Salem, N.H. Proceeds will benefit American Legion Auxiliary Unit 63.
Writers’ Group, 7 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. For writers of adult fiction, nonfiction, and memoirs. This group provides constructive advice and feedback on each other’s works in progress. Sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library. Visit mhl.org or call 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32.
Friday, Dec. 13
Jingle & Mingle Holiday Party, at the Atkinson Resort & Country Club, 85 Country Club Drive, Atkinson. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 7 p.m., followed by a four-course dinner at 8 p.m. DJ and dancing until midnight. Cost is $50 per person. Drink tickets and wine service available. Pre-paid event, seating is limited. Call 603-362-8700 or visit atkinsonresort.com.
Public television composer Tim Janis will perform live, 7:30 p.m. at the Dupre Center at Presentation of Mary Academy, 209 Lawrence St., Methuen. This year, Janis will present his newest holiday production, “A Winter’s Eve.” Tickets are $20 per person and include desserts served table-side. Concert seating will be at tables of four or six. Guests do not need to reserve an entire table. Include the names of any guests in one’s party with the order. Call 978-682-9391, ext. 112 or visit pmamethuen.org.
The Beehive: For the Love of Shorts, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St., Andover. This group will delve into short stories, classic and contemporary, and explore how writers create a whole world in just a few pages. Beginners and more experienced writers are welcome. Facilitated by award-winning short story writer, L.E. Miller. Sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library. Visit mhl.org or call 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32.
Saturday, Dec. 14
Folk singer Catie Curtis in concert, 8 p.m. at the Crossroads Coffeehouse, 3 Great Pond Road, North Andover. Part of the Crossroads Coffeehouse’s Monthly Music Series, run by North Parish Unitarian Universalist Church. The all age venue will offer desserts, coffee, and tea for purchase. Admission is $20. Tickets may be purchased at the door, cash only, starting at 7:30 p.m. Pay in advance at crossroadscoffeehouse.org.