Salem, Massachusetts 01970

Mother's Day Brunch at PEM

Peabody Essex Museum Mother's Day Brunch and Festival celebrates moms! Salem Massachusetts

Mother's Day is a celebration at Peabody Essex Museum ! Enjoy Mother's Day Brunch at the museum catered by Hawthorne Catering and served in the Garden Restaurant overlooking the Asian Garden. After your meal visit the galleries and Museum Shop, where you can exchange your brunch voucher for a complimentary gift for Mom. General Admission to PEM is included with brunch pricing.

Sunday, May 8, 2016 11am-3pm

Easter Egg Hunt on Pickering Wharf

 Pickering Wharf for the annual Easter Egg Hunt with The Easter Bunny

Hop on down to Pickering Wharf for the annual Easter Egg Hunt with The Easter Bunny. Bring the family along for a fun filled time. The hunt starts 1 p.m. at The Happy Sunflower and continues along the Wharf. At 2 p.m., photos with The Easter Bunny in front of The Happy Sunflower.

Event is free for the whole family to attend.

Candy for egg hunt was donated so there may be some with nuts.

The Easter Egg Hunt starts tomorrow at 1pm. Arrive a little early.

Photos with The Easter Bunny at 2pm.

Saturday, April 19, 2014. Egg hunt starts at 1 p.m.

Salem Woods Hike

Join the Friends of the Salem Woods on a Saturday morning hike!

Take a hike through the wilods of Salem with the Friends of the Salem Woods! Be ready for mixed terrain and mud as this trail This 80-90 minute excursion is a great opportunity to get outside, have some healthy fun and experience the beauty of the Salem Woods!  Open to All! Walk leader Chris Burke can be reached at 978-210-9937 for more information.

First Saturday Monthly at 9am April - November

Sensational India Festival

Peabody Essex Museum's Sensational India is a family-oriented weekend festival f

Peabody Essex Museum celebrates an unparalleled 200-year legacy of cultural exchange with India through the 'Sensational India!' Festival! Explore and experience the creativity and dynamism of contemporary Indian culture during this annual weekend-long festival. Inspired by the modern, contemporary and traditional Indian art, families can discover today's India through dance, food, musical performances, visual art and storytelling.

Saturday, April 5, 2014 10am-5pm
Sunday, April 6, 2014 10am-5pm

Maker Lounge Opening Day at PEM

PEM Maker Lounge is dedicated to creativity and innovation through hands-on expl

Peabody Essex Museum is excited to have families come see their new space at the museum designed just for innovation! The Maker Lounge is dedicated to creativity and innovation through hands-on exploration with technology, materials and ideas. It builds on PEM's tradition of bringing together new and inspiring objects from around the world and celebrating creative expression through human ingenuity. Tackle a design challenge or tinker with all kinds of materials from circuits to cardboard saws. Both energizing and relaxing, the space has music, iPads and universal phone chargers.

Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 11am - 4pm

Free Book Swap with Salem Recycles

Salem Recycles is offering folks a chance to drop off old books and swap them fo

SalemRecycles is hosting their semi-annual book and media swap. If you have items to drop off [videos, CDs, DVDs and books], you may do so on Saturday when you arrive or the Friday before between 5:30-7 pm. Volunteers will be available to help unload.  No swap is needed in order to attend; participants can choose to donate materials, take materials or do both.

Saturday March 15, 2014 10am-1pm
Drop off: Friday, March 14, 2014 5:30-7pm

LUNAR 2.0 | PEM February School Vacation Week

A model of the Moon at Peabody Essex Museum in Salem Massachusetts

Peabody Essex Museum invites kids and families for days of fun and engaging moon-related events and activities during February vacation week!  With Lunar Landing 2.0, you can investigate the science, technology and innovation driving lunar exploration. Immerse yourself in a portable planetarium, design a spacecraft, plan a lunar colony and much more!

Monday, February 15 to Friday, February 19, 2015 from 10am - 5pm

Salem's So Sweet Festival

Turtle Alley on Derb Street in Salem makes hand mades chocolates and other fun treats!

Don't miss historic downtown Salem's sweetest event of the year. Salem Main Streets, the Salem Chamber of Commerce, Destination Salem, and local retailers, restaurants, and businesses invite you to attend the 15th annual Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival. A decadent tradition of delectable chocolate, sparkling ice sculptures, and Valentine’s Day shopping…don’t miss Salem’s sweetest event of the year!

Saturday, February 10 - Sunday, February 12, 2017


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