Special event presenters David Bowie (Salem Spice) for “Exotic Spices” and “Tea Party,” with thanks to A&J King Artisan Bakers; Floral Designer Dana Markos (Dana Markos Events) for “Creating Holiday Displays”; and Jessica Ritchie (Farrow and Ball) for “Transform Your House with Color.”
For the Society’s museum exhibit: renowned dress designer John Burbidge for the loan of four of his exquisite “Les Petite Dames de Mode,” dressed in 1890 to 1930 period fashionable dress; Salem State University student intern Mckenzie Shultis, for mounting an exhibit of the Society’s same period dresses and accessories with an East-meets-West theme highlighting the Endicotts’ spice trade heritage; Salem State University faculty advisers Profs. Gretchen Sinnett and Robert King; and curator Heather Leavell and the Peabody Historical Society for loan of period-size mannequins.
For the opening gala: Move It Music: DJ and Lighting; the Gilded Harps; Erica Gregory (Lilac & Lily).
Raffle donors: Leonhard’s Florists & Greenhouses, Coastal Windows, Sharon Taskey and Committee, Paul and Cathy Gareri.
Window Imagination; Pam Carnicelli and Laura Dehler (Museums of Old York); Girl Scout Camp Maude Eaton; Endicott Park Rangers David & Joan Townley; the incredibly dedicated and indefatigable Society staff, including Endicott College student intern Stephanie Concetti; and so many more.
Thank you all!
Danvers Historical Society