See the great House of Seven Gables aglow as Nathaniel Hawthorne saw it in his time! This year, we are reintroducing Lantern Tours, and visitors can learn about New England’s Christmas traditions while viewing the rooms subtly illuminated, as they were in Hawthorne’s day. Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve excluded.
The Talent Conquest TV Show will be producing the ZOMBIE DANCE "Thriller" Re Enactment as part of the B&S Fitness Devil's Chase 6.66 Runners on Saturday 10/26/11. This is a benefit for the Plummer Home for Boys in Salem, MA. Debra Crosby will MC the ZOMBIE DANCE reenactment of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to give the Devil's Chase 6.66 runners a little entertainment.
Celebrate hanami, the Japanese custom of enjoying flowers and explore Japanese art and culture. Taiko drumming and lion dances. There are different ongoing activities each day during vacation week, including collaborative art, demonstrations, performances, and a family gallery tour.
PEM hosts a weekend-long festival focused on surrealism and absurdity.Step into the surreal and experiment with Surrealist techniques, experience dreamlike films and make friends with odd creatures from Big Nazo. Through art activities, demonstrations, story times, guided exhibit tours, film and interactive demonstrations, participants will walk away with a better understanding of the surrealism and its effect onb our our society.
There's a mystery afoot in Motham City! Detective Ace Lacewing is on the case — and we have the mastermind at hand. Meet David Biedrzycki, author and illustrator of the Ace Lacewing series! Discover how real insects influenced his illustrations, and try some drawing techniques of your own.
Salem YMCA needs your help to win a $50k Pepsi Good Idea grant for for their Youth Creative Arts Center. Voting is free and only takes a second, so please take the time vote for the grant. This is for a good cause, and will benefit a lot of kids on the North Shore if they win. Voting ends on Monday, January 31st, 2011, so vote and spread the word: Vote for Salem YMCA Youth Creative Arts Center If you can't vote today, vote tommorow!
Crunchy Granola Baby
72 Washington Street
Crunchy Granola Baby Website
Crunchy Granola Baby is a unique shop that specializes in organic and natural items for babies and young children. Much more than a retail shop they are also a great community resource offering classes and workshops, prenatal and postpartum support to families, and free drop-in parenting support groups. Nice place + Nice people.
Accessible to persons with disabilities.
- Mon.-Wed 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
- Thu-Fri. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
- Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
- Sun, noon-4 p.m.
House of Seven Gables hosts a Trails & Sails 2019 tour that focuses on the gardens and how they change seasonally! Join The House of the Seven Gables for a fabulous talk by Robyn Kanter to learn about The Gables' historic garden. Robyn Kanter, of Kanter Design Associates, worked under Dan Foley, landscape architect and horticulturist, when he relandscaped the Gables' garden and has remained true to its vision. She will tell the story of a garden that is one of the oldest on the North Shore, and arguably one of the oldest anywhere that has remained virtually unchanged by time and fashion.
In partnership with the Imagination Foundation, the Phoenix School will host its annual Cardboard Challenge at Armory Park in Salem. Join in the worldwide celebration of creativity and imagination where everyone is challenged to design and create using cardboard and recycled materials. The Phoenix School Cardboard Challenge is part of a global Day of Play around the world. The Phoenix School’s Global Cardboard Challenge is an opportunity for kids, parents, students of all ages, adults -- everyone!-- to join in the FUN!