Weekend Calendar Includes Bake Sale, Car Wash and Craft Festival

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here's 5 ideas in Danvers or very close by.

Buy some snacks to benefit some local soldiers who have been deployed and get your car washed by some Falcons soccer players this weekend.

That’s two of the things going on in town.

Or head up to Wenham for “Wenham Day” in the town center on Saturday or over to Beverly on Sunday to get a haircut and benefit a good cause.

Below, get the when and where for those events and other happenings in Danvers and the nearby area.

Remember, each Friday Danvers Patch’s brings you a quick guide to local events and activities.

If you have great ideas of your own that you want to share, please feel free to add them in the comments section at the bottom.


Where/When: ; Saturday, 9 a.m.

Why Go: It’s a mini-version of what happened at Filene’s Basement for years. Wedding gowns from name brand designers for as low as $200.

Pricing: Various prices


Where/When: and ; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Why Go: It is a late August tradition in Wenham – a single Saturday where the center of Wenham becomes a craft fair with children’s activities too. There is also a doll clinic and free admission to Wenham Museum.

Pricing: Free


Where/When: Town parking lot across from ; Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Why Go: The soccer season is about to get going and the girls’ soccer team plans to start it by giving you a clean car. Proceeds go toward the team.

Pricing: $5


Where/When: ; Sunday, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

Why Go: All the proceeds of the items for sale go towards the families of the 468 Engineer Platoon (firefighting) has was deployed overseas last month.

Pricing: Various prices


Where/When: Alfonso’s Hair Salon, 321 Rantoul St., Beverly; Sunday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Why Go: Here’s a great chance to get a back to school or end of summer haircut and benefit a great cause at the same time. Alfonso’s is hosting a Cut-a-thon to benefit the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which is on Sept. 29.

Pricing: $10 per haircut


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