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August 2019

Bark Ranger Walk

August 18 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am

Every Sunday morning meet Park Ranger Peter at “Waite and Peirce” at 193 Derby Street for this one mile walk. Join us for the eye rolling, tail wagging walk and learn about history from a dog’s eye view. All leashed dogs are welcome! Be sure to bring water and poop bags for your dog(s). nEmail Peter_Hoge@nps.gov with questions. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/bark-ranger-walk/2019-08-18/

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The Salem Fairy Fest

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

On the weekend of August 17 & 18, the grassy area in front of 3 Hawthorne Boulevard will be transformed into a Fairy Wonderland. This is our second Annual Fairy Fest, and it will be better than last year but we’re bringing back some of our favorites, such as the Mona Shoola Dance Ensemble, Face Painting, Fairy Door Decorating. The Fairy Grandmother will be back with us to lead our naming ceremony. We’ll have games to play and opportunities to…

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Living History Labs at The House of the Seven Gables

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. nLearn more at 7Gables.org. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/living-history-labs-at-the-house-of-the-seven-gables/2019-08-18/

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Meters for Liters: Notch Brewing Sunday Series

August 18 @ 11:30 am

Earn Notch swag when you complete 10 runs. nSundays: 5k/10k – You choose! nThis is not a race, just a chance to get out and earn some cold beer. nNo sign up is required but you do have the option to “sign in” before the run. Meet at the Tap Room about 15 minutes before the run and head inside after the run to share a beer with your fellow runners. Some weeks we have great prizes to raffle like…

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All of the Arts are Sisters

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Nietzsche wrote that “all of the arts are sisters.” We invited artists to submit work about or inspired by dance, music, theater, poetry (or any writing), or the visual arts or that incorporates visual elements from them (e.g., words, letters, musical notes, musical instruments) or otherwise explores this theme. nOpening Reception: August 2, 2019 nExhibition Dates: August 3, 2019 – August 25, 2019 nGallery Hours are every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/all-of-the-arts-are-sisters/2019-08-18/

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Jersey Boys

August 18 @ 2:00 pm

Get ready for the international sensation JERSEY BOYS to take over North Shore Music Theatre! They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard…and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story – a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Winner of the 2006 Tony Award for…

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Sunday Bingo Bash at Gulu-Gulu Cafe

August 18 @ 6:00 pm

Drinks! Bingo! Prizes! With your host Tim Oliver at Gulu-Gulu Cafe. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/sunday-bingo-bash-at-gulu-gulu-cafe/2019-08-18/

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The Bard Brigade Presents “King Lear”

August 18 @ 7:00 pm

The Bard Brigade Presents Shakespeare’s King Lear. nPresented in cooperation with Salem Public Arts nDirected by Nick GouldnFeaturing:nBrian Dion as King LearnDiana Kennedy as GonerilnAmanda Collins as RegannLeah Nashel as CordelianArielle Kaplan as EdmundnDylan LeSage as EdgarnAshley Skeffington as KentnElizabeth Jelinek as GloucesternSpencer O’Dowd as AlbanynMoira Beale as CornwallnRachel Bolton as OswaldnFinian Ross as Fool, DoctornTofer Carlson as FrancenChristopher Donahue as Burgundy, Knight, GentlemannGwen McCormick as Servant, Messenger, Herald nPlease be aware all performances are outdoors. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/the-bard-brigade-presents-king-lear/2019-08-18/

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Arcade Era Karaoke

August 18 @ 8:00 pm

Karaoke at Bit Bar is a magical thing! Nick D’Amico is the best DJ around and the lights and sounds won’t let you down. nBit Bar is 21+ after 8:00 pm. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/arcade-era-karaoke/2019-08-18/

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This is Not a Bill by Alexia Rowe

August 18 @ 9:00 pm

Its 1854. The Fugitive Slave Act promotes the capture of runaway slaves and punishes those who help them. Abolitionist Salem, MA has good opportunities to start a new life, but the better known Salem becomes the more enticing it is to bounty hunters. You are part of the committee of vigilance, a secret group of free born and formerly enslaved people, who must help two escaped slaves determine whether its safer to stay in Salem or flee to Canada, to…

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