Family Bingo Night
Looking for a fun Friday night activity for the whole family? Join us for outdoor Bingo! Bring a blanket or chair to sit on. All other supplies will be provided. Prizes awarded.
LET’S CELEBRATE – Music & Fireworks
Here’s what we have all been waiting for! Join the Ward Eights at Derby Wharf at 7PM. It’s a band that you can’t stop dancing to and then you will be treated to a spectacular fireworks display at 9PM. (Fireworks Rain Date – Saturday, August 7 at 9PM)
Salem Arts Heritage Days Reception at Salem Arts Association
Join Salem Arts Association for a private, fundraising reception to celebrate Salem Heritage Days. Support Salem Arts as you view the fireworks display over the adjacent Maritime Historic site while enjoying art and refreshments in the comfort of our beautiful galleries. At this event Salem Arts will debut an ongoing presentation focused on the history of the building that houses...
Beats & BBQ
Dragonfly Recordings DJ’s will provide tasteful electronic music from the Willows Shell while you enjoy all the park has to offer. Bring your dancing shoes!
Shakespeare in the Park
Olde Salem Stage Company presents Much Ado About Nothing. August 7th, 8th, 14th +15th at 6:30pm in the Charlotte Forten Park, Salem MA. Come see Shakespeare in the Park, preformed by a cast of lively and talented actors. Admission is free.
19th Annual Phillips House Car Meet
Join Historic New England and the North Shore Old Car Club for the Annual Car Meet, where vintage and antique vehicles are displayed on historic Chestnut Street. See the Phillips family’s collection of carriages, two Pierce-Arrows, and a Model A Ford. Live music presented by Bucket of Blues. Rain or shine. Please call 978-744-0440 for more information. Free
S.C.E.N.E.’s 10 Annual Sunset Hang
An event combining the skills of local vj’s, dj’s & live electronic musicians. The extravaganza’s purpose is: “to showcase talent right here in Salem, the North Shore & Boston. To give a stage for new music that might otherwise be overlooked by the mainstream.
“If These Stones Could Speak: The History and People of The Old Salem Burying Point”
Join us on August 8th at 2pm, the last Sunday of Heritage Days, for a special book signing, talk, and Q&A with Daniel Fury for his new book, “If These Stones Could Speak: The History and People of The Old Salem Burying Point”, at the new Charter Street Welcome Center. This book is the culmination of over a decade of...
Salem Witchcraft & Folklore Festival
Greetings All! After much deliberation, we have decided to move ahead with The Salem Witchcraft and Folklore Festival 2021 as an ONLINE EVENT only this year. Though it pains us to have to move this event to a digital platform for the second year, it allows us the opportunity to keep folks safe and healthy as well as provide some excellent content...
The Satanic Chef – Adam Ostrofsky – Live
Chef Adam Ostrofsky will be talking about how professional cooking has been influenced by theocratical religions and turned into traditions. This includes Christianity, Judaism, Taoism, Hinduism, and Islam. He will also be speaking in regards to how the Satanic Panic has affected the restaurant industry and is still to this day, making Satanism an obstacle for many of its practitioners....
Cruising Salem Harbor in 1800 with Reverend William Bentley
Join Essex Heritage and historian Donald Friary to explore Salem Harbor through the eyes of Reverend William Bentley. According to his diary, Reverend William Bentley seemed to be everywhere. During this virtual presentation, Mr. Friary will appear in the guise of the Reverend Bentley, reflecting on his 35-year tenure as pastor of the East Church in Salem, as recorded in...
Salem Village Witch Hunt Walking Tour
Salem is where people visit to learn about the 1692 witchcraft trials. Three judges lived here as well as accusers and accused. The court was here as well as the hanging site. But Danvers, formerly Salem Village, is where it first began. Visit several significant historical sites including the remains of the parsonage where Reverend Samuel Parris’ 9-year-old daughter Betty...