SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Lifestyle

August 1, 2013

Heritage Days highlights

Saturday, Aug. 3

Salem Maritime Festival, noon to 4 p.m., Derby Wharf. Free family activities include harbor cruises, traditional craft demonstrations, seaside kite flying and a “Muck Walk.” Explore the Friendship of Salem and visiting vessels. Music throughout the day.

Sunday, Aug. 4

Tour-A-Truck, 10 a.m. to noon, Salem Willows. Children can climb and explore the insides of all kinds of big trucks.

Monday, Aug. 5

Salem’s Best Pizza Competition, 5 to 7 p.m., Salem Common. Decide which Salem restaurant has the best pizza. Awards for the top adults’ and kids’ pick. $5 adults, $3 kids.

Tuesday, Aug. 6

Ice Scream Bowl, 6 to 7 p.m., Salem Common. Sample flavors from North Shore’s ice cream shops and restaurants. $5 adults, $3 kids. Proceeds benefit Salem Park & Recreation programs and Salem’s July 4 celebration.

Wednesday, Aug. 7

Witches Cup Bike Race, 4 to 8 p.m., Salem Common. Professional and amateur bicycle riders, both men and women, compete in races around the Common. Hospitality tent offering craft beer and soft drinks. More information at www.witchescup.com.

Thursday, Aug. 8

Farmers Market,Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color 3 to 7 p.m., Derby Square.

Thursday, Aug. 8

Roaring ‘20s’ Senior Dinner Dance, 4 to 7 p.m., Moose Lodge, 50 Grove St. Salem’s seniors are invited to an evening of dinner and dancing. Tickets $5 ($6 with transportation), available until Aug. 1 at Council on Aging, 978-744-0924.

Friday, Aug. 9

Kids Night, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Salem Common. Moon bounces, rides, games and arts & crafts. $3 per child will pay for unlimited rides. Rain location: Salem YMCA, Sewall Street.

Saturday, Aug. 10

Essex Street Fair, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Essex Street pedestrian mall. Crafts, jewelry, paintings, stained glass, sidewalk sales and food vendors.

Sunday, Aug. 11

Phillips House 12th Annual Antique Car Meet, noon to 3 p.m., 34 Chestnut St. Vintage and antique vehicles are displayed on historic Chestnut Street. Also see the Phillips family’s collection of carriages, two Pierce-Arrows and a Model A Ford. Free.

A complete calendar of events is available at www.salem.com.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Lifestyle
  • This weekend's Best Bets Best Bets for Saturday, July 26

    Looking for something to do today? Check out The Salem News' Best Bets:

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • North Shore religion news in brief Congregation Shirat Hayam is offering a free, five-week Hebrew Reading Crash Course on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. from Sept. 2 through Oct. 7, at the synagogue, 55 Atlantic Ave., Swampscott. Led by Nancy Miller, the course is open to the community and is

    July 26, 2014

  • North Shore religion calendar Wednesday, July 30 Book Club, 7 p.m., Aviv Centers for Living, 240 Lynnfield St., Peabody. Women of all ages are invited to a free book group with conversations about Jewish identity. Group will discuss "The Harem Midwife" by Roberta Rich. RSVP to Sh

    July 26, 2014

  • Dear Abby: Teen is looking for direction after high school graduation Dear Abby: I am an 18-year-old high school senior who is scared about what's going to happen after graduation. For the past three years I have known exactly where I'll be and what I will be doing in the general sense. Now that I have one more year to

    July 26, 2014

  • macaws Vet Connection: Pet birds need training, social interaction and time out of the cage People are fascinated with the big colorful birds on display at Animal Kingdom and wild bird sanctuaries. It's always fascinating to see someone walking down the street with a big-beaked bird on his or her shoulder as a companion. We are all drawn to

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ask Dog Lady: Her little dog is obsessed with food Dear Dog Lady: I have a 3-year-old, long-coated Chihuahua named Mexipep (after a brand of hot sauce). She has many fine attributes -- she's very sweet, not nervous and barky like the short-coated Chihuahuas can be. On the subject of food, however, th

    July 25, 2014

  • howe Book Notes: Local novelist sees ‘conversion’ syndrome in witch trials The parallels between 1692 and today are so close, they're frightening. That's one conclusion you could draw from reading "Conversion," Marblehead resident Katherine Howe's new novel, which compares the world of the Salem Witch Trials to the life of

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • vehicles Quick pick: Festival of vehicles

    Festival of vehicles Take a ride over to the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library for the 16th annual Vehicle Night on Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The festival of fire trucks, emergency vehicles, cruisers and snow plows takes place in the library park

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Friday's Best Bets Best Bets for Friday, July 25

    Looking for something to do today? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dear Abby: Tyke becomes a terror when mom takes back her cellphone Dear Abby: When my friend "Fran" and I get together with our kids, they often play games on her cellphone until the battery dies. If she tries to take the phone from her 6-year-old to make a call or recharge the phone, he starts yelling at her, pushe

    July 25, 2014

NDN Video
Comments Tracker