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Globe North Best Bets

This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.


Beverly:Bring your family downtown for Beverly’s New Year. Join the Grand Procession at 6 p.m. and the Kid’s Countdown and beach ball drop at 7 p.m. Enjoy train rides, Curious Creatures, balloons, storytelling, magic, drum circle, arts and crafts and more. Monday, 3-7:30 p.m. Cabot Street.

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Salem:Come kick off 2013 in downtown Salem wth Boston Top 40 cover party band Midnight Goggles. Covering nothing but the best dance rock, pop, and hip-hop. Dec. 31, 9 p.m. Rockafellas, 231 Essex St. 978-745-2411,

Salisbury: NYE Bash featuring Entrain on Monday, 7 p.m. Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Ocean Front N. Show ticket only $25, show and buffet ticket combo $55. 978-462-5888,

Wenham: The Wenham Museum’s New Year’s Eve Kids-Countdown-to-Midnight features Awesome Robb and Lindsay and her Puppet Pals. Ring in the New Year with a kids-countdown-to-midnight including noisemakers, party hats, balloon art and a ginger ale toast. Enjoy silly songs and magic tricks by Awesome Robb as Major Holiday, and the antics of Lindsay and her Puppet Pals. Monday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wenham Museum, 132 Main St. $12, $40 for family of 4. 978-468-2377,

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