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Salem Massachusetts may be known for its history of witchcraft but it is actually an extremely pleasant city in which to live in and work in or visit. Salem is a conveniently located coastal city with much to offer both residents and visitors.
Salem Willows is an oceanfront park with spectacular views of Salem harbor. Here you will also find beaches and children's amusement rides as well as refreshments and a video arcade. Downtown Salem offers convenient shopping and also outdoor dining and night time entertainment.
If you enjoy museums there are plenty here that will interest you. We highly recommend the Salem Witch Museum and the House of the Seven Gables along with the Peabody Essex Museum among the many others
Pickering Wharf is Salem's gateway to all seafaring activities. From there you can hook up with a Lobstering and Lighthouse cruise or visit the Salem Museum of Myths & Monsters. You may also wish to shop in some of the finest stores and dine in any of three of the best restaurants the city has to offer.
The Peabody Essex Museum presents “Branching Out,” an exhibition that addresses the role that trees play as inspiration and medium in contemporary art. “Branching Art” includes work in a wide variety of mediums, from carving to music composition.
When: Sep 27, 2014 12 AM to Sep 20, 2015 12 AMin Salem, Massachusetts (Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00 )
Scribbler's Ink Day Workshop
THREE DATES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
Saturday, January 24th 10:00 am - 4 pm
Saturday, February 21st 10:00 am - 4 pm
Saturday, March 21st 10:00 am - 4 pm
Do you love to write? Do you think you might like to write? Did you used to love to write before your inner critic took your muse hostage? No matter if you are an aspiring or a seasoned writer, one rule is the same for us all; you need to put pen to paper and make time to write.
Join us for a day of practice writing where you will write in response to prompts designed to awaken your lost or hibernating creative voice through a series of tools, exercises used by famous creativity and writing experts such as Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down The Bones and Julie Cameron author of the Writer's Way. No matter where you are in you’re writing process, come join us at the picturesque Salem Athenaeum Library for a day of writing guided by experienced writing workshop leaders guaranteed to push your writing to new limits. Free yourself from the distractions of your everyday routine and gift yourself with time to go still and listen to your inner writing voice, while enjoying the camaraderie with fellow writers. No spouses, no kids, no dogs to walk or chores to do, just writing. Whatever your genre the prompts will guide you to new and undiscovered story worlds.
You will have plenty of time to write with the group, share your work if you choose, relax, and interact with other writers. Positive feedback only, critique is not allowed for any of our newborn creations. At the end of the day you will come away with multiple seeds for growing scenes into full fledged stories or if your work in progress has run into a brick wall, writing to prompts will break through your block.
When: Feb 21, 2015 10 AM to Feb 21, 2015 4 PMin Salem, Massachusetts (Sat, 21 Feb 2015 10 )
Here's your opportunity to have breakfast and conversation with a million dollar business woman! Sahre your ideas, get advice, hear solutions.
Nancy R. Mobley, Insight Performance, Inc.
As Insight’s founder and CEO, Nancy enjoys bringing her vision to life - building exceptional workplaces for her clients by developing their human resources. Her passion for linking people performance to increased business performance has a proven track record, both for her clients and the Insight team.
Under Nancy’s direction, Insight has been recognized with 16 awards at both a local and national level as a great place to work. Nancy takes great pride in partnering with Insight’s clients to realize their own dreams for success. Nancy's regular column with Inc.com and her book Powerhouse: Creating The Exceptional Workplace, pay tribute to Insight's partnership with clients to build their own exceptional workplaces.
Prior to founding Insight, Nancy was a Senior Consultant and Team Manager for Watson/Wyatt Worldwide where she led complex organizations in developing effective performance strategies. Nancy began her career in HR at Prime Computer by managing strategic business partnerships, compensation, benefits, training, and employee relations functions. Nancy is recognized as a coach, teacher, and author in the area of building high performance work environments. A graduate of Wheaton College, Nancy is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Society of Human Resource Management. She currently serves on the Board of The Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, which fuels her passion for developing the next generation of women leaders.
When: Feb 11, 2015 7 AM to Feb 11, 2015 9 AMin Salem, Massachusetts (Wed, 11 Feb 2015 07 )
All Witches, Wizards and other Magical Beings are invited to attend the most magical event of the year–the Salem Wizarding Halloween Ball!
This "Harry Potter"-themed costume ball is scheduled to take place on the Saturday before Halloween, October 24, 2015 from 8pm to 11pm.
The festivities in Salem will be in full swing–so spend the day exploring, then dance the night away!
Cash bar. You must be 21+ to attend.
Ticket prices are as follows:
Pure-blood Wizarding Admission $15 until May 31, 2015
Half-blood Wizarding Admission $20 until August 31, 2015
Muggle-born Wizarding Admission $25 until October 23, 2015
Muggle Admission $30 at the door
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Yes, you must be 21 or older at the time of the event to attend.
What are my parking/transport options getting to the event?
Please note that parking is at a premium in Salem on weekends in October. Most lots and garages are cash only, pay when you park, though the fee is good for the entire day. In the past the rates have usually run between $20-$25 for the day. The Haunted Happenings website has a page devoted to parking in Salem during the month of October:
There are also a number of private lots that are not listed that have parking available just during the weekend. In particular, we've had good luck with the Shetland Park lot on Congress Street.
And one final option that we've had luck with is parking at the MBTA garage in Lynn and taking the MBTA commuter rail to Salem.
The Newburyport/Rockport commuter rail train stops in Salem at regularly scheduled intervals (outbound from Boston's North Station or inbound from Newburyport or Rockport. The 455 bus is also a good option for getting to Salem from Wonderland Station (at the end of the Blue line on the subway).
This new, award-winning adaptation of Dostoyevsky's "conversation on the nature of evil" is told by three actors. This intimate psychological and spiritual journey unveils hidden dimensions of the human condition as adapted into a 90 minute play by Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus. Directed by Salem Theatre Managing Director Catherine Bertrand. Advanced General - $25.00 Senior - $25.00 Student - $10.00
When: Jan 22, 2015 7 PM in Salem, Massachusetts Cost: $10.00 - $25.00 (Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19 )
"Everyone deserves to be treated with dignity, respect and kindness, whether they are the CEO, intern, new recruit or lowest paid employee. This seminar helps us understand why good people often behave badly. With a diverse work group, we are challenged to be sensitive to others’ perceptions. Participants in this session will learn the root causes of offensive behaviors, identify behaviors that happen at work; create a list of rules to live by, and commit to working on one thing that they can do to improve." Lifescope Wellness Seminar
When: Feb 25, 2015 3 PM to Feb 25, 2015 4 PMin Salem, Massachusetts (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15 )
Our passion and love is for helps kids with differents types of cancer to have a better day, a better life. Making they happy and have wonderful days make ourself feel proud with us and God. This fundraiser include a lot of different colaboration from others organizations, hotels, restaurants and more. You are avalible to eat whatever you decide it and helping us to get our mission with this event, buying the different kind of things that we are going to provide this day. We would have the honor to enjoy with you this adorable cause.
"The first step to preventing burnout in your personal and professional life is to identify its signs and symptoms. In this interactive session, you will learn how to detect burnout triggers and discover ways to regain enthusiasm and life balance-including pacing yourself at work and at home and becoming more conscious of your needs and motivators. Getting in touch with your physical and emotional needs will enhance your ability to maintain high performance without costing you your health." Lifescope Wellness Seminar
When: Jan 28, 2015 10 AM to Jan 28, 2015 11 AMin Salem, Massachusetts (Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10 )
Join Christian Day and the Witches of Salem with guests Dragon Ritual Drummers for a night of magic, music, and powerful rituals at the Salem's most magical Halloween party! Join us as in days of old when fires burned on every hilltop and Witches gathered to feast, rejoice, and cast spells for the new year! The chill winds of Autumn whisper to Witches and welcome strangers alike who journey to Salem from around the globe to summon the spirits at Halloween. From time out of mind, Witches have used this sacred holiday to honor the dead, divine hidden secrets, and celebrate magic! Bewitchments of the Evening Dance in the Grand Ballroom to pop, party, and goth by dj addambombb and light show by AudioLust Feast on Sumptuous hors d'oeuvres Be among the first 100 guests to arrive and get a gift bag designed by artist Holly Golightly and filled with magical swag! See into the future with a free psychic reading in our psychic parlor upstairs! Dance to classic Halloween party music in Sophia's room! Visit the cash bar for your favorite potion Live Performances Immerse yourself in the rhythm of the Dragon Ritual Drummers both in a ballroom performance and, later for an intimate drumming circle upstairs. Enjoy entrancing ritual belly dance by Hadiya Powerful Rituals On the second floor, Witchdoctor Utu and the Dragon Ritual Drummers will lead rituals and magic in the old ways of Witch At evening's pinnacle, cast a magic circle in the grand ballroom with Christian Day and the Salem Witches as we honor loved ones in the spirit world! Costume Theme and PrizesThe theme for 2015 is to be announced! 1st Place: $1,000 cash! 2nd Place: $200 Gift Certificate at HEX 3rd Place: Two Free Fifteen Minute Readings at OMEN General Admission - $150.00
When: Oct 31, 2015 7 PM in Salem, Massachusetts Cost: $150.00 (Sat, 31 Oct 2015 19 )
Discover the daily lives of the Phillips family’s Irish domestic staff, their duties, living conditions, and interactions with family members. Visit the servant’s work and living spaces, which are not usually open to the public. Space is limited.
$5 Historic New England members, $10 nonmembers; $20 member series, $50 nonmember series
The Phillipses were a globetrotting family that chronicled their travels in photographs, film, and journals. Join us for a special tour and film screening that focuses on the travels of the Phillips family in the early twentieth century.
Registration is required. Special pricing for tickets for the entire series is available. Please call 978-744-0440 for more information. Purchase tickets now
When: Feb 28, 2015 12 AM in Salem, Massachusetts (Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00 )
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