Salem, Massachusetts 01970

A Fairy Special Tea Party!

Join us for a Fairy Special Tea Party! Your little fairy will enjoy tea time to include a fairy delicious cupcake and lemonade while chatting with our fairy special guests!There will be a magical story time, craft, dancing and sing-a-long led by some special fairy friends! Each little fairy will also receive a set of fairy wings to wear and take home! Each ticket admits one child and one adult. Limited seating!

We ask that you do not bring a stroller to the event as there is limited space. Thank you in advance!

Sunday, April 17, 2016 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

PEM: School Vacation Week: Art To Wear

School Vacation Week programs for kids in Salem at PEM

Peabody Essex Museum has a tons of interactive art activities for families to enjoy over school vacation week. Explore the World of WearableArt TM exhibition and let the spectacular ensembles on view spark your childs imagination. Meet a Cirque du Soleil costumer, pen a six-word memoir and compete in a design challenge!

April 18-20, 2017 from 10am - 4pm

American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals

PEM Captures island allure through the eyes of America's leading impressionist painter. American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals. On view July 16 through November 6, 2016. The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals, the first exhibition in more than 25 years to focus on Hassam's paintings of Appledore, the celebrated Maine island.

On view July 16 through November 6, 2016

High School Invitational Jazz Festival

Salem State High School Invitational Jazz Festival

Each year in February, the Salem State music department holds its annual high school invitational jazz festival, taking place in the music department at Central Campus. Area high school jazz bands are invited to Salem State for a day of workshops and an evening performance in the recital hall. Students will have the opportunity to work with instructors who are proficient in jazz studies and techniques. Past participants have included Salem High School, Ipswich High School, Masconomet High School, Lynn Classical, and others. 

February 24, 2016

Home for Christmas at the Gables

Christmas at the House of Seven Gables in Salem Massachusetts. Holidays

The House of Seven Gables welcomes you to an afternoon of holiday fun! Make a creative craft, enjoy a cup of cider and a sweet treat, and support our Settlement programs by purchasing a decoration from the Settlement Tree. The Living History Lab will be open and offering hands-on history programs. Enjoy holiday shopping in our festive gift shop or give the gift of membership to the history enthusiast in your life.

Sunday, December 13, 2015 2-4pm

Plastic Bottle to Lantern Workshop

Make a lantern out of a plastic bottle and tissue paper and then bring it to Santa's arrival at the Hawthorne Hotel and procession down the Essex Street Pedestrian Mall to the Tree Lighting in Lappin Park. Plastic bottles provided or bring your own! SCAM will also be collecting bottles throughout the week, so bring your recycleable plastic bottles down for us!

Sunday, November 22, 2015 2-5pm

SalemRecycles Textile Drive

SalemRecycles hosts a textile recycling drive! Salem Massachusetts

SalemRecycles is hosting their annual textile recycling event! Clean out your closets the green way - drop off USABLE and UNUSABLE textiles at SalemRecycles' fifth annual Clothing and Textile Recycling Drive. Look for the Goodwill truck in Riley Plaza (212 Washington Street, Salem). Usable items will be sold in Goodwill stores; unusable items will be recycled into new products.

November 21, 2015 8am-3pm


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