Jun 262011

Start your Out Night at the Salem Farmers’ Market which opens at 3 p.m. in Derby Square on Front Street. This week at the market the Green City Growers will be giving a raised bed installation and maintenance talk at 3:30, Diane DeGuzman will offer free Health Coaching, and from 5 – 7 Jake and Jesse Armerding will entertain with folk music.

Enjoy many promotions, discounts and events in Salem Thursday Night including:

Peabody Essex Museum – Art After Hours, 161 Essex Street, (978) 745-9500 | pem.org, Experience PEM and its special exhibition, Soundscapes, at this after hours garden party.  Sound artists James Forrest, Scott Buchanan and Noel Snow create unexpected atmospheres using voice, acoustic and electric instruments, recorded music and digitally created sound. Modern dancer Sarah Slifer and her ensemble offer an immersive dance performance in East India Marine Hall. Also, make your own sound art, listen to tracks from the DIY recording projects The RPM Challenge and hear what’s new from Dorkbot Boston, a group inspired by the creative blending of art, science and electricity. Members & Salem Residents $8, Nonmembers $10 | Cash Bar

5:30 and 7:30 p.m. A Love Song for Salem: A Visual Tribute, by Jim McAllister, at the Salem Regional Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street, (978) 745-6314 | An impressionistic portrait of Salem, a visual poem, a nostalgic time capsule containing more than 300 images representing four seasons, five neighborhoods, and fifteen years (1978-1993) of photography by historian Jim McAllister.  CultureCorner@gmail.com for reservations and tickets $10.

8:00 PM – 11:00 PM Gay Mixer at Omen Psychic Parlor & Witchcraft Emporium, 184 Essex Street,(978) 666-0763 | OmenSalem.com, Celebrate Out Night at Omen! Bring your own wine or snack.

5pm-9pm Open Door Celebration, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 24 St. Peter’s Street, (978) 745-2291 | StPetersSalem.org,St. Peter’s is extending a special welcome to all LGBT folk and their friends on Out Night and at all times.  The church will be open on June 30 for tours, and there will be refreshments. 

7:30 PM Smudge, Salem Theater Company, 90 Lafayette Street, S978-790-8546 | salemtheatre.com | info@salemtheatre.com,    A dark comedy about the changing face of the American family and the limits of love and cheesecake, as a hopeful young couple gives birth to a smudge, written by two-time Emmy Award winner Rachel Axler (The Daily Show, Parks & Recreation).  Adults: $18, Seniors: $15, Students: $10

6:30 PM & 7:30 PM Salem Trolley presents their Tales & Tombstones Tour, 8 Central Street, (978) 744-5469 |, salemTrolley.com Dusk transforms the city of Salem.  As the city of renown seafarers and distinguished architecture fades into the shadows, a new Salem of the occult and paranormal emerges. You will experience all of this and more as you ride the Salem Trolley’s Tales & Tombstones Tour and explore Salem of the Shadows.  Tour is approximately 1 hour.  Tour departs from 8 Central Street.  Adults $20.00, Seniors (60+) $15.00 and Children (6-14) $10.00

5pm-8pm. Wedding and Milestone Planning & Open House , First Universalist Society of Salem (UU), 211 Bridge Street (front entrance is off of Federal Street) (978) 744-3224 | SalemUU.org FUSS welcomes and performs same-sex and opposite-sex weddings, and milestone ceremonies for families of all types. We also offer general building rental. Staff will available to show our facilities and answer questions.


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