Thursday, November 22, 2012
A great way to start the day with a quick look at the events and happenings in town.
Welcome to “5 Things,” your daily resource for community events, happenings in town and other little tidbits of information. Here are five things you need to know on Thanksgiving Day; Thursday, Nov. 22. 1. Perfect: Some perfect weather is in store for Thanksgiving Day 2012, with the forecast calling for sunny skies, light winds and temperatures close to 50 degrees. 2. Football: The traditional football matchups continue on Thursday, with the 60th anniversary of the Danvers High School-Gloucester High School matchup. The 5-5 Falcons host the 3-7 Fishermen at Deering field. St. John’s Prep (8-1) travels to Westwood to take on Thanksgiving Day rival Xaverian (4-6) at 10:30 a.m. The winner will be the Catholic Conference champion. 3. …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Danvers stymies Swampscott on Friday night.
The Danvers High School football Falcons brought Swampscott High School's modest three-game winning streak to a screeching halt Friday night as the Blue never got untracked against a high-flying Danvers team. The Falcons rushed out to a 28-0 lead and cruised to a 35-7 win. Both teams now sport a 4-4 record. The Falcons next travel to Marblehead High School (8-1) on Friday night at 7 p.m. to face a Magicians team that suffered a tough 35-34 loss to Salem High School on Friday night. Swampscott hosts undefeated Northeastern Conference powerhouse Beverly High School, ranked 9th in Eastern Massachusetts, on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Friday, September 14, 2012
A look at local events this weekend in Danvers and the nearby area.
Truck Day on Saturday and a coastal 5K run on Sunday are on the weekend calendar locally. Below, get the when and where for those events and other happenings in Danvers and the nearby area. Remember, each Friday Danvers Patch’s “Get Out” weekend planner 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. 1. FALCONS FOOTBALL VS. PEABODY Where/When: Danvers High School; Friday, 7 p.m. Why Go: After a season opening 23-18 win over Winthrop, the Falcons football team takes on North Shore rivals Peabody at home on Friday night. 2. TRUCK DAY Where/When: Endicott Park; Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Why Go: Truck Day is …