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Fall Exhibit Opening—Quinton Oliver Jones

September 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - February 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Salem native Quinton Oliver Jones (1903-1999), was a reclusive Harvard-trained artist whose paintings and sculptures filled his home to the brim. This Fall the Salem Athenaeum presents an exhibition drawn from Quinton’s body of work, most of which has never been seen by the public before. Discover his colorful, fantastical visions at the opening reception. [....]

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Cinema Salem Silver Moon Comics Black Panther Movie Crossover

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - February 18 @ 10:00 pm
CinemaSalem, 1 E India Square Mall
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Before purchasing a ticket for BLACK PANTHER make sure to grab a crossover event ticket (from the stand on the counter at Cinema Salem) that will give you $1.00 off Popcorn Combo at CINEMA SALEM's concession stand (coupons expire 02.18.18). when seeing BLACK PANTHER... after seeing the movie stop by Silver Moon Comics to receive [....]

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5:00 am

Rally for the Salem YMCA

February 17 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Salem YMCA, 1 Sewall St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Join Team Salem and help us Rally for the Y! https://expresso.com/Challenge/Teams/RallyfortheY2018 During the whole month of February, ride as many miles you can to raise money and awareness for our YMCA. For every mile you ride on the Expresso bikes, Expresso will donate $0.10

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9:00 am

Leslie’s Retreat February Family Fun

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fort Sewall Marblehead, MA 01945 United States

Complete Colonel Leslie's historic march & earn a badge See details of this activities & other events at: http://www.leslies-retreat.org

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10:00 am

The Bay State: A Multicultural Landscape

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

The House of the Seven Gables will have photographer Mark Chester’s work The Baystate: A Multicultural Landscape on view from January 30 – March 2 in the Visitor Center during normal operating hours. One in six of us in Massachusetts was born in another country. This extraordinary project by the photographer Mark Chester captures the [....]

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Lunar New Year Festival: The Year of the Dog

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Guo Nian Hao! Come celebrate the sights and sounds of this annual festival at PEM. Join us for games, art-making, and other traditions, including colorful lion dances performed by Gund Kwok, the only all-women lion dance group in the country, plus dance and music performances by the Chinese Folk Art Workshop and the Guzheng Dulcimer [....]

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Art of the Mack – Open Gallery

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
LynnArts, 25 Exchange Street
Lynn, MA 01901 United States

Please feel free and welcomed to come visit the LynnArts Gallery!

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11:00 am

February Vacation: Constructing History

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Put your thinking cap on during February Vacation week and explore how people built houses in Colonial Massachusetts. What worked best? What failed? How did they learn from their mistakes? In this hands-on activity, kids will: Learn about the tools of the trade and which materials they used most. Experiment with different construction techniques at [....]

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Galactic Kegs & Eggs Brunch

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Flying Saucer Pizza Company, 118 Washington St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Come in for apple cider mimosas and a breakfast pizza! Porco Rosso - scrambled egg, cheddar & mozz cheeses, applewood smoked bacon Vulcan - spinach artichoke base, fresh mozz, cherry tomatoes, spinach, button mushrooms, baked eggs Zoidberg - scrambled egg, smoked salmon, goat cheese, red onion, capers **Regular menu still available**

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1:00 pm

U.S. Custom House Tour

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, repeating indefinitely

U.S. Custom House in Salem, 176 Derby St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Take a self-guided tour through the U.S. Custom House that was built in 1819 to House the offices of the U.S. Customs Service. During the height of Salem’s East Indies trade, the Customs Service in Salem collected millions of dollars in taxes on incoming cargo. These taxes provided vital financial support for the new United [....]

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Justice Heroes Meet & Greet

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McDonald’s, 135 Andover St
Danvers, MA 01923 United States

Meet our Justice Heroes for some afternoon fun!

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2:30 pm

Derby and Narbonne House Tours

February 17 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Derby and Narbonne Houses, 160 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

This tour, presented by the National Park Service, is a ranger-led program that leads visitors through two distinct historic homes. The Derby House, constructed in 1762 was the first home of Elias Hasket and Elizabeth Crowninshield Derby. It is an exemplary example of a wealthy merchant’s Georgian home and is furnished to reflect the Derbys’ [....]

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5:00 pm

Speakeasy Donuts Pop Up

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Far From The Tree Cider, 108 Jackson St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

The brains behind Speakeasy Donuts are BACK for another night of creative, fun, and delicious treats! Stop in and pair one with our February cider, "Cordial", to be released on the 12th!

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Let’s Table That! PowerPoint Preso Competition

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Deacon Giles Distillery, 75 Canal Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

It's a 3 Minute PowerPoint Boozy Challenge! Come watch some "pros" present on ridiculousness! Sheer entertainment, with the opportunity to say what you really think (unlike the presos you have to sit through at work). RULES: - Participant must be drinking - Appropriate Attire Required: Costume or Business Casual - Each person must make their [....]

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6:30 pm

Open Mic Night! (Every Saturday Night at Breaking Grounds)

February 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Breaking Grounds Cafe, 67 Main Street
Peabody, MA 01960 United States

Every Saturday night! Sign-ups are at 6:30pm, and the open mic runs from 7-9pm.

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7:00 pm

Open Mic!

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Breaking Grounds Cafe, 67 Main Street
Peabody, MA 01960 United States

A showcase for local talent hosted by Molly Pinto Madigan. Singing * Instrumentals * Spoken Word * Comedians

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8:00 pm

Steve Sweeney: Townie with Special Guest Mark Scalia

February 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cabot, 286 Cabot St
Beverly, MA 01915 United States

Steve Sweeney performed this hilarious multi-media show for the first time at The Cabot in September 2016 and returns with a retrospective of stories and observations from a fascinating one-man journey that started in Charlestown and has brought him into contact with some of the biggest names in sports, politics, and show business. Born in [....]

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9:00 pm

Lux Lives East Coast 2018 at KOTO

February 17 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Koto, 90 Washington St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Jungle Juice Presents Lux Lives East Coast 2018 SALEM SPiTZZ! Evil Streaks! Tsunamibots! Lux Lives is a celebration of the life of Lux Interior who passed way 9 years ago this February. For the past 8 years some great folks across the pond have been holding annual Lux Lives events where fans get together and [....]

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Soul Rebel Project returns to Salem!

February 17 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Opus Underground, 87 Washington St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Soul Rebel Project Mike Francis Vocals, Rhythm Guitar Jay Harris Lead Guitar Adam Saylor Bass Geoff Pilkington Drums

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