Globe North: Best Bets

Michele McDonald/file

Peggy Seeger is on tour.


Salem: David Reynolds discusses “Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America.’’ Thursday, 7 p.m. Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St. Free. 978-744-2540.


Salem: Sonorium VI is a night of experimental music featuring Gang Clang Mafia, One-Armed Mist, High aura’d, Prehistoric Horse, Northern Machine. Saturday, 8 p.m. The Griffen Theatre, 7 Lynde St. $10. 978-825-0222,


Get Today's Headlines in your inbox:
The day's top stories delivered every morning
Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here

Medford: Cabaret Fest 2012 features 30 cabaret artists in five shows: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 6 and 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 and 4:30 p.m. Springstep, 98 George P Hassett Dr. $15 per show. 781-395-0402,

Wakefield: Peggy Seeger, a member of the North American musical Seeger family, makes the only Massachusetts stop on her farewell tour. She is known for her renditions of Anglo-American folksongs and for her activist songwriting. Saturday, 8 p.m. Linden Tree Coffeehouse, 326 Main St. $16, under 13 $10. 781-246-2836,

Event organizers: Submit items directly to
Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of