MSPCA holds art show, tasting fund-raiser

The MSPCA at Nevins Farm will hold its ninth annual Hair of the Dog Art Show and Wine & Beer Tasting from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Essex Art Center, 56 Island St. in Lawrence. The event will feature works from dozens of Merrimack Valley artists, as well as a sampling of some 50 wines and beers. Tickets are $30 at the door, with 100 percent of ticket sales benefiting the animals and programs of Nevins Farm. A portion of wine and beer sales will also be donated. Advance tickets are available online at, or at the Noble Family Adoption Center through Thursday. For more information, call 978-687-7453, ext. 6101.