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September 2019

Salem Farmers Market

September 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Salem Farmers’ Market is a tradition that dates back to 1634. With its peak around 1930, where more than 40 vendors sold goods in collapsible wooden stalls, an estimated 10,000 people visited the market on a single Saturday. In the early 1970s, the market ended, and the Salem Redevelopment Authority redesigned the square into what we now know as Derby Square. nThe Salem Farmers’ Market runs through mid-October, every Thursday from 3 pm to 7 pm. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/salem-farmers-market/2019-09-19/

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Talk with Russ Cohen: Nibbling on Natives in Your Back Yard

September 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

There’s an increasing interest among homeowners, property managers and others to utilize more native species in their landscaping, thanks to books like Doug Tallamy’s Bringing Nature Home, which extol the virtues of native plants over exotic ornamentals for attracting and sustaining beneficial insects. Yet for some people, this alone may be insufficient motivation to “go native.” The “you can eat it too” aspect of many of our native species might provide the additional incentive you need to add native species…

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Fly Me to the Moon

September 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Lights! Camera! Action! Take flight into the night on a magic broom ride in front of our pale yellow moon and pink and purple saturated sky. Lean and pose on our traditional seven-foot broom and then we will capture the spirit of flight in a jump action pose on our brooms crafted and handmade from the same designers who supplied the brooms for the 2005 remake “Bewitched”. n– An photo session for individuals seeking a glamour portrait. n– 1 costume…

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Veterans 10-Minute Play Festival

September 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

This inaugural play festival features the work of eight writers from across the United States. nThe goal of this festival is to cultivate a supportive environment for creative exploration in and around the varied experiences that surround the military. Theatre is used to begin a community conversation that builds bridges between the civilian and military worlds. Each evening includes performances of the plays and post-show community conversation about the work. nInfo: salemstate.edu/artsnAdmission is free n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/veterans-10-minute-play-festival/2019-09-19/

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Karaoke at Brodie’s Seaport

September 19, 2019 @ 9:00 pm

Brodie’s Seaport hosts karaoke and $5 burger specials every Thursday! n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/karaoke-at-brodies-seaport/2019-09-19/

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Karaoke Dance Party!

September 19, 2019 @ 9:00 pm

Sing along with your friends at Village Tavern, a judgement free zone. Best burgers in the North shore and great selection of beer. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/karaoke-dance-party/2019-09-19/

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Trails and Sails

September 20, 2019 @ 12:00 am - September 21, 2019 @ 12:00 am

Discover special places in your backyard! Be guided through unique landscapes on land and sea, explore historic properties, and take in cultural experiences of all kinds. Find what makes Essex County like nowhere else during Trails & Sails! Find a complete list of events at TrailsandSails.org. nSalem events include: nFriday, September 20nMarine Science Experience: What is Marine Science & Why is It Important? nSaturday, September 21nFood for Thought FestivalnMedicine in Colonial Salem – Pioneer VillagenVikings in PortnMedicine in Colonial Salem…

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Salem Literary Festival

September 20, 2019 @ 12:00 am - September 21, 2019 @ 12:00 am

Now presented by the Salem Athenaeum, the Salem Literary Festival was founded by Beth Simpson in 2008 as an extension of the events she created for the now defunct Cornerstone Bookstore. Since then, the Salem Lit Fest has grown to include hundreds of attendees, scores of volunteers, and dozens of authors. In 2014, the festival joined forces with New York Times bestselling author Brunonia Barry and her organization, Readers and Writers, Inc. The LitFest was held at historic venues in and around Salem that…

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Corn Mother Folklore Exhibit

September 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free event for participants of Trails & Sails at the Witch House and Pioneer Village! n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/corn-mother-folklore-exhibit/2019-09-20/

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Marine Science Experience: What is Marine Science and Why is It Important?

September 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Massachusetts’ North Shore is historically, culturally and economically linked with the ocean. More recently, the ecological importance of coastal waters has been recognized. Salem State University and its Cat Cove Marine Laboratory acknowledge the traditional, biological and social importance of our coastal waters. Methods to preserve, manage and utilize this treasured resource are developed and disseminated at the Laboratory. Participants in Trails & Sails will tour the Laboratory, learn about its relevance and gain insight into how some of their…

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Ribbon-Cutting and Dedication Ceremony for Charlotte Forten Park

September 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The City of Salem will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to honor the newly named Charlotte Forten Park located at 289 Derby Street. The ceremony will honor the legacy of Charlotte Forten, an abolitionist, women’s right’s activist, and Salem State University’s first African-American graduate. nIn addition to the ribbon cutting, speakers at the event will include Mayor Kim Driscoll, Salem State President John Keenan and Salem State Chief of Staff Nate Bryant. The event will also include readings and performances…

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Live Music Featuring The Few Abide

September 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Acoustic Classic Rock – by this amazing trio at Stella’s Restaurant. nJohn Ditomaso- el uke, horn, foot percussion & vocals.nTom Carroll- guitars & backing vocals.nTony Gallo- bass & vocals n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/live-music-featuring-the-few-abide/2019-09-20/

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History Alive Presents “Homestead”

September 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Homestead is a new, site-specific play that allows the audience to observe a 17th century colonial family on the brink of panic and witness firsthand how quickly a community can devolve under the pressure of a witchcraft accusation. nIn the farming homestead of the Matthews family, something unnatural is afoot; twelve-year-old Ruth Matthews has been exhibiting alarming behavior, and as is customary, friends, family, and neighbors alike are invited to the home to pray for the child and decipher the…

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Crafting at the Witchery

September 21, 2019 @ 12:00 am - September 22, 2019 @ 12:00 am

Stop by the Witchery anytime to make some witchy, crafty creations! We have projects for all ages and skill levels! Walk-ins welcome, but reservations are preferred. nTo book appointment, you can call or text us at 339-203-1307, or fill out the form here.​​​ Looking forward to crafting with you at The Witchery! n$10 and up n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/craft-witch-at-the-witchery/2019-09-21/

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Wicked Half Marathon

September 21, 2019 @ 7:00 am

This will be the 13th Annual Wicked USATF Certified half marathon in historic Salem, MA. Participants will have a 4 hour time cap to complete this course. The course will offer aid stations every 1.5-2 miles and there will be a ton of cheerful volunteers on the course. Everyone will receive a custom finisher medal that you will love. The event attracts close to 1000 runners, elites to beginners traveling from all over the world. The scenery in Salem and…

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Vikings in Port

September 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Experience life on and around an authentic Viking ship. Vikings are known for their “raiding and trading” but they were also master crafters in wood, metal and fabric arts. Based around our flagship Polaris, visitors will get to see, feel, and hear the sounds of costume, metal working, and wood working. They will get to experience what it was like aboard a small Viking longship and even try their hand at rowing. nSpecial Instructions: Aboard we can accommodate groups of up…

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Food for Thought Festival

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Food for Thought Festival is fun event for anyone in Salem to raise awareness of Salem’s food system, both the city’s resources and areas that need improvement. The festival will have various activities focused on food security, food waste, community agriculture and food access. Free brunch will be provided by Root followed by all sorts of events for people of all ages. nLearn more here. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/food-for-thought-festival/

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The Salem Flea

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Salem Flea will feature a juried selection of vendors of vintage and up-cycled furniture, vintage clothing, collectibles, antiques, architectural salvage as well as a select number of jewelry, art, and handmade goods by local artisans. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/the-salem-flea/2019-09-21/

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Medicine in Colonial Salem – Witch House

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:45 pm

Join us at the Witch House and Pioneer Village for a look at medicinal curiosities from the 17th century. At the Corwin House (a.k.a. the Witch House) we will share an exhibit featuring some of the more startling remedies our New England settlers trusted such as “snail water” and “skull moss”. The exhibit will be included in admission and free to Trails and Sails attendees each day of the festival. nSpecial Instructions: The Corwin House is wheelchair accessible on the first floor…

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Want to know how you learned to be the person you are now?

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Want to know how you learned to be the person you are now? nFind Out About Your Own Fascinating Story- Look into Your Past Life… nPast Life Regression can provide the answers to why you are here, the cause of different struggles in life, and can also connect you with a talent or skill you once had. nEver sensed you’ve lived another life before this one? Understanding past lives can be key to personal transformation.  Guided by a Certified Past…

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Living History Labs at The House of the Seven Gables

September 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. nLearn more at 7Gables.org. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/living-history-labs-at-the-house-of-the-seven-gables/2019-09-21/

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Photo Noir Exhibition

September 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Salem Arts Association presents and exhibition of photography that celebrates black & white photography and Film Noir. It will complement the 13th Annual PEM Inspirational Exhibit which is being held at the same time. nExhibition Dates: August 31, 2019 – November 3, 2019 nGallery Hours are every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/photo-noir-exhibition/2019-09-21/

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Picturing America – Salem Art Association’s 13th Annual PEM Inspirational Exhibit

September 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Salem Art Association presents an exhibition by local artists inspired by the Peabody Essex Museum collections of art and the exhibition of “A Passion for American Art: Selections from the Carolyn and Peter Lynch Collection”. n13th Annual PEM Inspirational Exhibit nAugust 31 through September 29, 2019 nOpening Reception Friday August 30 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM nSalem Arts Galleries and Shop are located in “The Bridge at 211” at 211 Bridge Street. The gallery entrance is located on Ash Street.…

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Medicine in Colonial Salem – Pioneer Village

September 21, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us at the Witch House and Pioneer Village for a look at medicinal curiosities from the 17th century. At 1630: Pioneer Village, we will feature herbal remedies from English tradition and a few from the local indigenous tribe. The exhibit will be included in admission and free to Trails and Sails attendees. Pioneer Village is open Saturdays and Sundays only. Tour times are 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 each day. nSpecial Instructions: Dogs are welcome only if they are held at all times.…

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Sun Wheel Celebrations

September 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

Come to Pioneer Village: Salem in 1630 to learn traditions and folklore about solstices and equinoxes. Sun Wheel Celebrations will recognize these holidays that mark the movement of the sun and are shared the world over. Storytelling, crafts and s’mores! Free admission but donations are encouraged. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/sun-wheel-celebrations/2019-09-21/

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“Macbeth” Presented by the Revolutionary Theatre Company

September 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

nnnnParanoia. Power. Witchcraft. Macbeth presented at the Rebecca Nurse HomesteadnnnnnnnnnRevolutionary Theatre Company is proud to present Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth on the Meeting House Stage September 21st through the 29th. nBelieved to have been written sometime between 1603 and 1607, we are using Shakespeare’s original text explore themes from the 1692 Salem Witchcraft Hysteria that happened almost one hundred years later- and unfortunately still plague society today. A cast of sixteen actors present the tale in our reproduction of the…

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WOC Cosmic Meetup

September 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come through for the cosmic meetup you’ve been waiting for! You Good Sis is hosting a pop up at Hauswitch (your favorite witchy store) to celebrate community and support local business! Swing by to join in fellowship, make some new friends + eat some yummy snacks!nA LITTLE ABOUT YOU GOOD SIS:nYou Good Sis is a collective for black and brown womxn looking for a mental, spiritual and physical check in. We strive to define and a create a specific space dedicated to…

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Greek Night at Stella’s Restaurant

September 21, 2019 @ 9:00 pm

Calling all Greeks… Don’t miss out on Greek Night at Stella’s Restaurant! n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/greek-night-at-stellas-restaurant/

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Bark Ranger Walk

September 22, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am

Every Sunday morning meet Park Ranger Peter at “Waite and Peirce” at 193 Derby Street for this one mile walk. Join us for the eye rolling, tail wagging walk and learn about history from a dog’s eye view. All leashed dogs are welcome! Be sure to bring water and poop bags for your dog(s). nEmail Peter_Hoge@nps.gov with questions. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/bark-ranger-walk/2019-09-22/

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Meters for Liters: Notch Brewing Sunday Series

September 22, 2019 @ 11:30 am

Earn Notch swag when you complete 10 runs. nSundays: 5k/10k – You choose! nThis is not a race, just a chance to get out and earn some cold beer. nNo sign up is required but you do have the option to “sign in” before the run. Meet at the Tap Room about 15 minutes before the run and head inside after the run to share a beer with your fellow runners. Some weeks we have great prizes to raffle like…

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