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Lunar Attraction

October 15, 2016 @ 12:00 am - August 9, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

As Earth’s closest celestial body and only natural satellite, the moon has engaged our curiosity and imagination over millennia and across cultures. Contemporary artists use the moon as both a source of inspiration and investigation. Lunar Attraction features artworks and ... Read More

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WOW® World of WearableArt™ Peabody Essex Museum

February 18 @ 8:00 am - June 11 @ 5:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

WOW® World of WearableArt™ On view February 18, 2017 to June 11, 2017 Located in the: Special Exhibition Galleries For the last 25 years, New Zealand has hosted an annual design competition that challenges sculptors, costume designers, textile artists and ... Read More

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Open at Noon on Patriots Day and School Vacation Week

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - April 21 @ 5:00 pm
Bit Bar Salem, St Peter St. & Bridge St.
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Bit Bar Salem will be open at Noon all week for lunch, drinks, video games, and pinball! Well supervised kids are welcome! Bit Bar is 21+ after 8pm.

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The Drowsy Chaperone

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - April 30 @ 2:00 pm

The Drowsy Chaperone: A Musical Within a Comedy Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar Directed by David Allen George Musical direction by Joseph Stroup Choreography by Meghan McLyman Winner of ... Read More

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10:00 am

Paul Theriault Exhibition

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until May 3, 2017

Winfisky Gallery, 1 Meier Drive
Salem, MA 01970 United States

PAUL THERIAULT Whatever we see is changing, losing its balance. The reason everything looks beautiful is because it is out of balance, but its background is always in perfect harmony. This is how everything exists – losing its balance against ... Read More

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11:00 am

LIVING HISTORY LABS FOR APRIL VACATION: CAROLINE EMMERTON’S 1916 SETTLEMENT

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until April 23, 2017

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

In 1916, Caroline Emmerton’s Settlement House served the immigrant families living in the neighborhood of the museum.  The children often attended classes that taught household and industrial skills like cooking, woodworking, sewing and gardening.  They and other family members also ... Read More

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12:00 pm

Caroline Emmerton’s 1920 Gables Tour

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

On Caroline Emmerton’s 151st birthday, join local historian Irene Axelrod as she portrays Miss Emmerton and takes you on “her” tour of The House of the Seven Gables. This special tour has been crafted using information from Emmerton’s 1920-era handwritten ... Read More

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Lei Release Luau!

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Far From The Tree Craft Hard Cider, 108 Jackson St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Welcome in the warm weather with your Hawaiin shirts and wayfarers at our Lei Release Luau! Lei, our pineapple jalapeno cider, will be available exclusively at the FFTT tasting room beginning at noon. At 5pm, we're passing out the leis ... Read More

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1:00 pm

U.S. Custom House Tour

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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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 ... Read More

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2:30 pm

Derby and Narbonne House Tours

April 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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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 ... Read More

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7:30 pm

Some Assembly Required

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Old Town Hall Salem, 32 Derby Sq
Salem, MA 01970 United States

“Theme and Variations” • Oliver Caplan: Krummholz Variations • Stravinsky: Octet for Wind Instruments • Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major, "Trout" Tickets are $10 at the door, or available online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/salem-classical-presents-some-assembly-required-tickets-33410762490 Musicians: • Nicholas Southwick, flute • Wolcott Humphrey, ... Read More

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The Drowsy Chaperone: A Musical Within a Comedy

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sophia Gordon Center, North Campus, 356 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

We are pleased to welcome Salem residents to our opening night performance with free admission. Please reserve your ticket/s in advance by calling 978.542.6365. Proof of residency required when picking up your tickets at the box office. Join us as we raise the ... Read More

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8:00 pm

Newport Folk Presents® Blind Boys of Alabama

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cabot, 286 Cabot St
Beverly, MA 01915 United States

The Blind Boys of Alabama have the rare distinction of being recognized around the world as both living legends and modern-day innovators. They are not just gospel singers borrowing from old traditions; the group helped to define those traditions in ... Read More

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Argyle Goolsby And The Roving Midnight * CK5 * Damnation * more

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Opus Underground, 87 Washington St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Argyle Goolsby And The Roving Midnight https://www.facebook.com/argylegoolsbysolo/?fref= Having spent nearly 2 consistent decades writing, releasing and touring music internationally with BLITZKID, Argyle Goolsby returns to conjure up the curtain on Argyle Goolsby and the Roving Midnight: a black iron cauldron ... Read More

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Salem Con III

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - April 23 @ 12:00 am
Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square West
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Sponsored by New England Paranormal Society

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Erinn Brown at the Lobster Shanty

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - April 22 @ 11:00 pm
The Lobster Shanty, 25 Front St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

www.Reverbnation.com/erinnbrownband - Groove,Soul,Rock,Jams

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9:00 pm

Set The Nation * Fifth Freedom (ME) * My*Koopa Kids*

April 21 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
KOTO, 90 Washington Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

9/9:40 MY 9:50/10:30 Set The Nation 10:40/11:20 Koopa Kids 11:30/12:10 Fifth Freedom 21+ $5 cover

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Argyle Goolsby and the Roving Midnight. Salem Mass

AG&TRM and The CK5 return to The Witch City to brew up a night of punk rock and roll with Damnation and Wolfs Blood! 21+ $7

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THE CK5 + ARGYLE GOOLSBY & THE ROVING MIDNIGHT + DAMNATION in Salem MA

April 21 @ 9:00 pm
Opus, 87 Washington St
Salem, MA 01970 United States

THE CRYPTKEEPER FIVE ARGYLE GOOLSBY & The Roving Midnight DAMNATION

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