Friday, December 16, 2022
Lindsay Barth - Executive Director
Lindsay comes to Beverly Main Streets as a decade-long citizen of Beverly with a passion for community building and all things Shoebert. She has a background in nonprofit operations and strategic fundraising, previously working at Landmark School. During her free time, she enjoys biking around the North Shore with her husband Trey and running around with her two rescue dogs. If you see a woman being pulled down the sidewalk by two energetic terriers, stop and say hello!
Rebecca Greene - Arts Program Administrator
Becki is a Beverly-based performer and artist with a love for theatre, cats, and all things nerdy! In the world of Beverly Main Streets, she plays a key part in planning and coordinating our events (both big and small!) as well as developing our community engagement programs, most notably those that affect the Arts and Culture District. She is proud to be a member of the BMS team and looks forward to a new year of serving the community of downtown Beverly!
Kari Boutcher - Office Administrator
Kari is a local theatre artist with a background in accessibility and hospitality. She has a passion for community and the people of Beverly. As Office Administrator, Kari organizes the day-to-day functions of BMS as well as having an integral role in event planning, community outreach, and contact coordination. You can find Kari in the office at 248 Cabot Street, or frequenting Atomic Cafe, WKND, and the Castle. She lives in Salem with her two dogs and husband, Bradley.
Reilly Ellis - Grants Coordinator
Reilly is the Grants Coordinator for Beverly Main Streets. They research various federal and state funding sources, and assist with the writing, reporting, and tracking of all ongoing grant processes to ensure BMS's operations and events are well funded.
We hope to see you all at our next event - Beverly's New Year! Coming up on Saturday, December 31st, from 3:30-7pm on Cabot Street between Bow and Pond. Follow us on Instagram to stay up to date with all the holiday happenings. We are still looking for a few more volunteers for this event. Each person will volunteer for about two hours so everyone will have a chance to enjoy the festivities! Contact for more info. Look out for music, magic, cookies, games, arts & crafts, raffles, a parade, a ball drop, and more! And don't forget, Beverly's New Year is FREE to attend this year - no buttons necessary! Look out for our next newsletter for our full program.
Science Squad activate! This monthly series at the Beverly Public Library will explore different scientific topics geared towards 2nd - 5th graders. In tonight's session you will be making "toothpaste" fit for an elephant while exploring chemical reactions! Dress for the weather as they might bring the experiment to the courtyard! Registration required, sign up and learn more here.

Coastal Mass Brewing is bringing back candle making, this Friday, December 16th! This workshop has three start times: 6pm, 7:15pm, and 8pm, tickets are $45 and include a custom craft candle with the scent of your choosing in a Coastal Mass Brewing tulip glass with their brand new logo, and a beverage! Learn more here.

It's the most wonderful time of the year.... THE FANTASY FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS! Join your friends at Old Planters Brewing Co. this Saturday, December 17th from 11am-1:30pm. Between the beer, Red Zone, and Holiday Cheer, this is a fantasy football tailgate that can't be missed. Mark your calendars now and learn more here!

Stick around on Saturday, December 17th, 12pm-4pm for some yummy Latin food straight out of the Butter 'Ur Biscuit food truck at Old Planters Brewing Company.

Safe Haven Ballet presents their spirited, full-length ballet of The Nutcracker to The Larcom Theatre! Don't miss the classic story with an American twist this Sunday, December 18 at 4:30pm. Learn more and get your tickets here.

Ha Ha for the Holidays this Sunday, December 18th at 7pm. Join Comedian Kelly MacFarland, Jacyn Tremblay (Vocals) and Thom Smoker (Piano/Vocals) for a fun-filled night of festive humor, holiday music with a twist, and some seasonal surprises at Off-Cabot. Come in your most "festive attire" and celebrate the season with us! Get tickets here.

Holidays at Hale with Historic Beverly continues this Saturday, December 17th from 11am to 3pm. Holiday tours will be offered throughout the day. Special sales on shop items take place weekly. Bring the kids! Every Saturday will feature a different make-and-take kids’ craft; today it’s silly polar bear magnets and magic color scratch snowmen. Free with admission.

Don't miss out on Christmas Movie Trivia night at the Castle, next Monday, December 19th. Reserve your seats here.
Hear a fine mix of pop, rock, blues, & country from guitarist John Sacco & Company at Delphine's Kitchen this Friday, December 16th (tonight!) from 5pm - 7pm.

Backbeat Brewing has got you covered for live music. Hear Evan Goodrow at 3pm on Friday then stick around for Betty's Bounce at 7pm. Then come back the next day for David & the Arcanauts at 2pm on Saturday, and then B3 Kings at 7pm.

Hear the North Shore's premiere Grateful Dead cover band Dead to the Core at Old Planters Brewing Co. on Saturday, December 17 from 7pm - 10pm.

Swing into the Holidays at the Larcom with Beverly’s own The Avocates, Swing Jazz Band with a live 18-piece orchestra. Get tickets here.