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Wild Designs at Peabody Essex Museum
When: Jan 5, 2019 12am to Aug 4, 2019 12am in Salem, MA
"Salem 101: General History Tour"
Salem General History Tour: Beyond the Witch Trials

Salem — few names conjure up so many powerful images. But if all you know about this famous town are the notorious witch trials, you’ll be pleasantly surprised on the Salem 101: General History Tour. From its founding in 1626 to its vibrant modern day, you’ll explore the other side of Salem’s rich history. The birthplace of the National Guard, location of one of the most famous houses in the U.S., and home of one of the country’s oldest museums, Salem has tons to discover. On this one-hour walking tour, you’ll find out why without Salem, the United States may not have become the United States.

When: May 20, 2019 11:30AM in Salem, MA
Cost: $6
Midday Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour
Afternoon Frights at Midday Haunted Ghost Tour

Contrary to popular belief, the ghosts don’t go away when the sun is out. Join your costumed tour guide on this one-hour afternoon stroll to unearth Salem’s deliciously dark past. Hear true tales from the city’s oldest pro walking tour company about documented paranormal activity, chilling cemetery sightings, centuries-old murder cases and colonial witchcraft, and share your own personal experiences with Salem’s dearly departed! These tours combine captivating storytelling, dark humor and stellar presentation to creatively convey Witch City’s authentic haunted history.

When: May 20, 2019 2:30PM in Salem, MA
Cost: $6
"1692 Salem Witchcraft Walk"
Salem Witchcraft Walk: Explore the Witch Trials of 1692

Experience the mystique surrounding the infamous Salem witch trials on the city’s only comprehensive walking tour dedicated to Colonial witchcraft. During this fascinating tour, you’ll examine the demographics, theories and personal stories comprising the dire events of 1692, and although many structures are long gone, you’ll visit several locations connected to the witchcraft hysteria from the 17-month reign of terror. See Salem’s profound Witch Trials Memorial, dedicated to the innocent victims and explore the symbolism within, shedding new light on an event that turned neighbor against neighbor.

When: May 20, 2019 4pm in Salem, MA
Cost: $7.50
"Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour"
Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour: Salem’s Finest Ghostly Stroll

Join your costumed tour guide on this 90-minute lantern-lit stroll to unearth Salem’s deliciously dark past. Hear true tales about documented paranormal activity, chilling cemetery sightings, centuries-old murder cases and colonial witchcraft, and share your own personal experiences with Salem’s dearly departed! These tours combine captivating storytelling, dark humor and stellar presentation to creatively convey Witch City’s authentic haunted history.

When: May 20, 2019 8pm in Salem, MA
Cost: $7.50
SBA LOANS 101
Join Lender Relations Specialist Dan Martiniello as he details the SBA Loan Guaranty programs, services, and benefits for small businesses. Learn about the 7(a) and 504 loan programs, Lender Match Service and more to help your business succeed.  Daniel Martiniello, Lender Relations Specialist, MA District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration Co-sponsored by the North Shore Alliance for Economic Development The [ticket] holder consents to the use of his or her image, likeness, actions and statements in connection with any recorded audio, photograph, video or other publication of the event.

When: May 21, 2019 8:30AM in Salem, MA
Whale Research with Drones
SnotBot & Drones for Whale Research Dive into the world of whales and the new technologies that are radically changing the way that we study them with Dr. Iain Kerr CEO of Gloucester based Ocean Alliance. Iain will speak as to the development of SnotBot, how they engaged Sir Patrick Stewart in a Kickstarter campaign and show us some stunning images and videos of whales from around the world.   Hawthorne Hotel, Salem.  Hors d'oeuvres will be served starting at 6:30.  The cost is only $15 for members, $20 for all others (member guests and non HCNS/HCMV members.)    

When: May 21, 2019 6:30PM in Salem, MA
Wine Tour of Italy
Ahhhh, Italy. You gave us pasta, neorealist cinema, Fiat 500's, and of course, VINO. Vino italiano is complex, mamma mia! Italy boasts 3000+ grape varieties alone and each of Italy's 20 regions is known for particular grapes, wine style, cuisine, and tradition. Join our resident wine expert Susan (c[...]

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When: May 22, 2019 7:30PM in Salem, MA
Cost: $50
NoBo Lag Fest
Young and Jewish North of Boston? This Lag Ba’Omer, Chabad of the North Shore invites you to the 1st Annual NOBO LAG FEST!!!

When: May 23, 2019 6pm in Salem, MA
A Salem Séance with Psychic Medium Timothy Reagan (March - June)
Step into the Spirit Parlor of Omen and experience an authentic Salem Séance with acclaimed spirit medium Timothy Reagan. Timothy was born with the uncanny ability to connect with our loved ones on the other side. Our departed yearn to reach out to us from beyond and the psychic mediums at Omen have helped thousands of people reunite with souls who have crossed over! Do you want to know if the soul lives on? Do you wonder if your loved ones exist in a place where they can still reach out to you with love, comfort, and guidance? Attend a séance in Salem, hosted by one of our gifted psychic mediums, and discover the answer! Each séance begins with a spiritual blessing, during which participants are guided in a meditation to help open the way for spirit to come through. Using the gifts of spirit mediumship, Timothy Reagan will sense the presence of your loved ones and see, hear, and interpret their powerful messages from beyond. We recommend you bring an object worn by the departed to strengthen the connection. While not everyone may receive a message, all present will encounter the wonders of the spirit realm and discover that death is not the end but merely a doorway to the next world! Tickets are also available in person at Omen or by phone at (978) 666-0763. This event is for ages 16 or older.

When: May 23, 2019 7pm in Salem, MA