The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

August 12th, 2016

Bargain Hunters Be Advised – Essex Street Fair Returns

As Salem Heritage Days winds down to its closing events, it does not slow down. This weekend, Saturday, August 13 & Sunday, August 14 from 10am – 6pm you will find the Essex Street Fair along the Pedestrian Mall. Rain or shine. The bargains will be on display! This two-day festival is where over 40 […]

August 5th, 2015

Shopping In Style This Weekend in Salem

Bargains will fill the shelves, counters and floors of stores this weekend as Heritage Days closes out the weekend with the Essex Street Fair, and Pickering Wharf presents the next installment of First Friday. First Friday is a stand-alone monthly acti…

August 8th, 2014

Sounds of the Street, on Essex Street Pedestrian Mall

Salem has many interesting sights and locations to serve and service our community. One that offers many uses is the Essex Street Pedestrian Mall. And especially so Aug. 9 & 10 when the 2014 Essex Street Fair will unfold from 10 am – 6 pm. Regularly lined with stores and merchants offering delights to visitors […]

August 13th, 2010

Six ways to raise your spirits in Salem this weekend

Usually I compile my list of Six in Salem as a recommendation, a thought, food for a whim. But this weekend’s programming in Salem is SO OUTSTANDING that I’m writing this one as a “don’t miss these six” list.There’s a definite buzz in the air, and the…

August 5th, 2009

Heritage Days Schedule – the rest of the week

Wednesday, August 5Salem Senior Recognition DaysBrookhouse Garden Tea – 3PM-5PM – 180 Derby StreetA tea, served with cookies, will be hosted in the garden at the Brookhouse Home. The event is free for seniors (60 and older), but reservations are r…

August 8th, 2008

Weekend Warrior: for the weekend starting 8.8.08

Special Events / Festivals
Essex Street Fair – Downtown Salem & Pickering Wharf this Saturday, August 9 and Sunday, August 10 from 10 am – 6 pm Fun for all ages this street festival has something for everyone. Crafts, jewelry, paintings, stained glass, and other unique items will be featured along the Essex Pedestrian Mall. Street […]