Join Salem Main Streets and the City of Salem as we combine two of our most beloved annual traditions – Greet Santa at the Hawthorne Hotel and the lighting of Salem’s Holiday Tree – into one evening. Santa Claus will arrive at the top of the Hawthorne Hotel (18 Washington Square W) promptly at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, with assistance from the Salem Fire Department, of course. Bring the whole family out for carols, festivities, and fun!
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Ever wonder what you are actually seeing when you look into the night sky? Head to the Collins Observatory on the roof of Meier Hall at Salem State University for a free night of star-and-planet gazing with the North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club to find out. Collins Observatory is normally open on CLEAR, or MOSTLY CLEAR Monday nights from 7-10 PM.
Salem Main Streets is pleased to announce the return of the Salem Winter Market!! A seasonal extension of the Salem Farmers’ Market, this year’s Salem Winter Market will take place inside the Museum Place Mall (1 Church Street).
Should you take your baby to the movies? The answer is a resounding YES! Cinema Salem steps outside of their normal operating procedures each Monday morning to create a baby friendly environment for the “Baby and Me Show”. These showings are especially designed for moms, dads, grandparents, & nannies, and give attendees the chance to see first run movies and enjoy a film with other infant caregivers!
PEM PALS: Charlie Needs a Clock
We'll be reading Charlie Needs a Cloak by Tomie dePola to get ready for both winter and the opening of the exhibition, Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion on the 16th. Design a cloak after the book!
Our Super Smash Bros Brawl event is the first in a series of gaming afternoons planned at the library in the near future! At this drop-in event, kids will be able to play against each other on the Wii, while the library provides snacks, gaming-related reading material, and a craft! For kids in grades 6-12.
Come to the Salem Public Library for a showing of the latest in Marvel Comics' Iron Man saga! Teens are invited to meet with friends and see the latest tech available to Tony Stark as he attempts to defeat the Mandarin, a nefarious terrorist bent on destroying Iron Man and seizing the leadership of the United States.
Take a stroll up historic Chestnut Street and join the sea chantey-singing Salem pirates for tricks, treats, and treasures at Historic New England’s Phillips House on Halloween night. This special family-friendly event is free and takes place on Thursday, October 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Salem’s official trick-or-treating hours.
Grab a blanket and the kids and head over to Salem Common at dusk for an outdoor showing of some favorite family-friendly movies that will get you in the mood for a spooktacular Halloween! Each weekend Magic 106.7 will sponsor a different movie through October, so come to one or all!