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

October 4th, 2010

Family Friendly Haunted Happenings

October is here! It’s a most wonderful time of the year in Salem, and the first weekend was a beautiful start to the month of festivities.If you are planning a visit to Salem to celebrate Haunted Happenings, you’ll want to visit our festival web site …

September 15th, 2010

Trails & Sails kicks off this weekend!

Trails & Sails: Two Weekends of Walks and Water kicks off this week. These weekends will feature more than a hundred free events throughout the Essex National Heritage Area, which includes Salem, of course!Organized by the Essex National Heritage…

August 10th, 2010

Sailing Vessel Peacemaker to visit Salem Maritime National Historic Site

From August 9 to the 22nd, Salem Maritime will welcome the 400 ton barquentine Peacemaker to historic Central Wharf. “We are committed to having a lively visiting vessel program at Salem Maritime National Historic Site,” said site Superintendent Pa…

August 7th, 2010

Edsels on Salem Common

There’s a Ford Edsel convention in Salem this weekend, and as part of their festivities the Edsel owners put their cars on display on Salem Common today. This just goes to show you never know what you’re going to discover in Salem!Hope you’re having…

August 6th, 2010

My Six for this Weekend

Do you know ANOTHER restaurant just opened in Salem? We have had somewhere in the vicinity of 40 new businesses open in Salem in the past two years, and a remarkable number of them are restaurant and retail. The latest addition to our hot dining scen…

August 4th, 2010

Set your course for the Salem Maritime Festival this weekend!

Set Your Course for Salem Maritime National Historic Site This Friday and Saturday, August 6 & 7Salem Maritime Festival is happening this weekend, kicking off on Friday with Mango Blue, in an outdoor evening concert of Afro-Latin world music, inte…

July 15th, 2010

Salem Kids Tours

I’m really excited about Salem Kids Tours, a brand new walking tour in Salem that is geared specifically for kids. The tour is geared for kids and their parents, age 4 and up, and features “Ghost Stories, Gross Stories, and a Time Machine!” This is a…

July 5th, 2010

Salem Celebrates the Fourth

Here are a few pictures of the awesome Fourth of July celebration hosted by the City of Salem at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site last night. I think Congressman Tierney had the quote of the night when he said, “People had to go to Boston …

September 18th, 2009

Free Trails & Sails invite you to explore the Essex National Heritage Area this weekend

Ah, fall – there’s a chill in the morning air, the leaves are beginning to change, Salem businesses are decking their halls for October, and Trails & Sails: A Weekend of Walks and Water has come ’round once more. This is the eighth year of Trails …