Brooksby Village to Host Open House and Arts and Crafts Fair

WHAT:  People are invited to visit an Open House and Arts and Crafts Fair at Brooksby Village, in Peabody on Saturday, November 2 beginning at 9:30am.   People will have the opportunity to tour apartments and get an inside look at vibrant retirement living at Brooksby Village.  There will also be 30 crafters, some of who live and work at Brooksby Village, displaying and selling their handmade jewelry, paintings, holiday items, soaps, scarves, water colors, glass work, knitted items, and more.   Fifteen percent of the proceeds from the vendors will be donated to The Brooksby Village Scholarship Fund, a fund for student employees who plan to attend a college or accredited trade school beginning in the fall of 2014.  Students become eligible for the Brooksby Village Scholarship by completing 1000 hours of work at Brooksby Village over a consecutive 2-year period.  There will also be a raffle and hot dogs for sale.  WHEN:                 Saturday, November 2                                 Open House: 9:30am-12pm                                                                Arts and Crafts Fair: 9:30am - 2:30pm   WHERE:               Brooksby Village                                 McIntosh Clubhouse                                 Catering Room                                 300 Brooksby Village Dr                                 Peabody, MA  01960 FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Open House Free.   $1 admission fee to the Arts and Crafts Fair to benefit Scholar's Fund.  For more information, please call 978-536-7810 or 1-800-979-7270 About Brooksby Village: Brooksby Village is one of 16 continuing care retirement communities developed and managed by Erickson Living.   The scenic 90 acre campus is located in Peabody, MA and is home to more than 1,900 residents.  Brooksby Village is a perfect Boston area retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.