Salem Trolley & The Gallows Hill Theatre Present “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens
Now entering into its 34th Season, this humorous & whimsical interactive performance reanimates Dickens’ timeless seasonal holiday classic. Experience Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol with a twist. Ride along with Scrooge on the Salem Trolley as the classic tale is brought to life in a completely unexpected way. Shows sell out quickly and seats are limited. Tickets go on sale...
Salem Garden Club Presents The Boutique
The Boutique features uniquely decorated fresh wreaths, arrangements, swags, boxwood trees, and much more. You’re sure to find that special something to trim your home for the holiday or to find a gift for someone special! Cash, checks, and charges are accepted. We are happy to hold your purchase while you do the Christmas in Salem House Tour. See below...
Historic Salem’s “Christmas in Salem” Tour
Join Historic Salem for this year’s “Christmas in Salem Tour”. The unique Orne Square mini-neighborhood is a collection of English-style cottages that were built just after the great fire of 1914. Coupled with the grand homes of Hathorne and Broad streets, visitors will be able to experience a range of Salem’s unique architecture in homes decked out for the Holiday....
“The Salem Witch Trials: Reckoning and Reclaiming” at the Peabody Essex Museum
More than 300 years after the Salem witch trials, artistic imaginations remain engaged by the personal tragedies and grave injustices of this historic crisis. In this exhibition, learn more about factors that fueled the hysteria and individuals who rose to defend those unjustly accused and explore two creative responses by artists with ancestral links to the trials. Both projects directly...
The Great Animal Orchestra: Bernie Krause and United Visual Artists
The Peabody Essex Museum and the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain are proud to present the North American premiere of The Great Animal Orchestra. Step into an immersive audio-visual experience that celebrates our planet’s rich biodiversity. Over the course of nearly fifty years, Bernie Krause collected more than 5,000 hours of recordings of natural environments, including at least 15,000 terrestrial...
Holiday High Tea
Join Jolie Tea for one of their special Holiday High Teas! We will be serving our wonderful selection of tea sandwiches, everyone’s favorite lemon scones, gingerbread macarons, peppermint stick macarons, and festive holiday madeleines! Please make a reservation here.
“Alexander Reisfar: The Death of Gods and Masters” at the Satanic Temple
Alexander has lended his brush to many bands over the years, his album covers include Arch Enemy, Sabbath Assembly, Lungs, and Silver Talon. A full album cover discography can be found here. Reisfar was the artist in residence at the John Natsoulas Gallery in 2012, where he became a member of the Davis Mural Team. The artist’s murals can be...
Broom Making, Book Binding
Craft a rustic broom from scratch or bind your own leather grimoire, book of shadows, spell book, art or dream journal- something for all your creative and magickal works! Personalize your projects with pendants, herbs, dried flowers, bones, charms, stencils. Groups welcome! Visit our website or contact us for details at thewitcherysalem.com.
Master Circle Artist Showcase
Salem Arts Association is excited to close our 2021 exhibition schedule with a showcase of our Master Circle Artists. It’s a great opportunity to consider the gift of art for your friends, family, or to treat yourself to something beautiful. Our current Master Circle Artist members are exhibiting their best work showing the community what we have to offer in...
Holiday Open House at The Happy Sunflower
Wine, snacks, giveaways, and holiday cheer. Support this little shop this Holiday Season and you will be entered to win 1 of the 11 Gift Certificates that we will be giving away throughout the month of December.
Christmas Fireside Tales at The Daniels House
Running every December, this evening of tales in one of America’s oldest houses is devoted to stories about early Salem, Winter traditions and the festive season. Learn more here.
Sacrifice Live Reading
Gather ‘round while the enormously talented Sara Sheckells performs the hauntingly beautiful and stark holiday story, Sacrifice, live! Live accompanying music performed by David Williams. Sacrifice is a story that centers on the awakening of a Witch by the North Wind. Her cold journey begins and she soon finds herself drawn to a small farm, drawn to a family, fragile...
Salem Public Menorah Lighting
Join us on the 7th night of Chanukah for the 10th Annual Salem Chanukah Party! It’s gonna be lots of fun as always…bring the whole family! • Greetings from Mayor Kim Driscoll! • Chanukah Treats • Glow Swag • Music • …and so much more!
Heavy Temple Live in Concert! (POSTPONED)
This event has been postponed from its original date of December 4th, 2021 to January 8. 2022. Join Philadelphia-based rockstars, Heavy Temple, for an intimate and rare performance at The Satanic Temple! In support of Alex Reisfar’s exhibition, The Death of Gods and Masters, Heavy Temple will be playing their newest album, Lupis Amoris, which features Reisfar’s work! Meet and greet to...
Salem State Theatre presents The Skin of Our Teeth
The Salem State Theatre Department presents The Skin of Our Teeth, Thornton Wilder’s timeless comedy about a suburban New Jersey family faced with apocalyptic problems. $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors, and college students and audiences under 18 are admitted for free. For mature audiences, not suitable for young children.