Nov 022012

Downtown Salem is bustling with activity tonight – live music throughout the downtown, cooking demonstrations, free antique appraisals are just a few of the fantastic events for First Friday tonight, November 2. First Friday activities run until at least 8 p.m. with stores staying open late. For updates visit or friend us on Facebook. First Friday Activities include:


Salem YMCA– One Sewall Street-Enjoy Salem First Friday and leave the kids’ at the Y! From 6:00-9:00pm leave your 5-12 year old at the Salem Y and while you enjoy First Friday events your kids will enjoy well supervised gym activities, gymnastics, sports, arts and crafts, swimming, and dancing! Pizza & drinks included. Mention Salem First Friday and save $5.00 off the $15.00 fee. Space is limited and you must call ahead to save a spot- 978-740-9622.
Avalanche Company Store-24 Front St. –Sports Massage Therapy, Tips appreciated
Boston Bead Company-10 Front St. –Fall Gemstone and Pearl Bead Trunk Show
Coldwell Banker-7 1/2 Church St. –Antiques Appraisal, Gallery by Patricia Dunbar
Glass & ETC-1 East India Square Mall -Hosting the Phillips Househistoric glass and china collections
The Happy Sunflower-78 Wharf St. –Arts and Crafts for the little ones
Marias Sweet Something-26 Front Street- Author and Salem resident Roberta Chadis will be reading from her book Good Boy Jesse, a story narrated by her Golden Retriever
Pamplemousse-185 Essex St. –Organic Wine Tasting
Picklepot-75 Wharf St. – Live cooking spice demonstration with Katelyn Madden
re-Find womens-72 Washington St. –Eyelash extensions, with Rosalyn Englehardt from Beautiful Me with goodie bags and refreshments
RJ Coins and Jewelry-68 Wharf St. –Timothy Kendall creator of the 2013 Salem Witch Trials Calendar Salem Arts Association-Artists’ Row –Featuring watercolor artist Paula Beaulieu
Salem Collective of Artists and Musicians-Artist Row– Collective art project, Contribute to a work of art, help them finish their 6-foot long paper mache dinosaur!
Seed Stitch Fine Yarn-21 Front St. – Fabulous Fashion Inspired Hats from Fiber Fashion Show
Victoria Station/Vic’s Boathouse-86 Wharf Street –Complimentary Wine and Cheese, Art show featuring Dave Serighelli,  music and more
Witch DR-109 Lafayette St. –Glass blowing demo & discounts, Benjamin Stebbings Gallery opening


Brodie’s Seaport Cafe-215 Derby St. -35 cent wings, (Cool Change performance at 8:30)
Cafe Polonia-118 Washington St. –Live Accordion performance 7-9 p.m.
Finz Seafood and Grill-76 Wharf St. $1 oysters 5-7 PM, & The Soul review project performance at 8:30
Front Street Coffeehouse-20 Front St. –  Dj Radio Skotvoid spins some chill coffee house vinyl
Gulu-Gulu Cafe-247 Essex St. –Underwater Airport, Ambient Folk Jazz 8:00 PM
The Lobster Shanty-Artists Row Vein Performs at 7:30 and $1.00 pretzels
Treasures Over Time-139 Washington St. –Performance by North Shore Acoustic Project

Special Offerings

  Beehive/Roost- 38 Front St. – serving up refreshments
3 Potato 4-East India Mall –Mention First Friday Freebie for free space sauce
A Beautiful Corset/J’Adore Romantic Gifts-10 Derby Square- Open Fragrance Bar, refreshments and goodie bags
Every Occasion Boutique-96 Wharf St. – Free bracelet or earrings with purchase
Hair Express-34 Front St. –Open House with samples and complimentary refreshments
Mud Puddle Toys-217 Essex St. –Games with Blue Orange Games, 10% off games, game play and demos
re-Find mens-244 Essex St. –New business goodie bag featuring discounts from over 15 businesses
Rouge Cosmetics-322 Derby St. –Complimentary refreshments, Make up tips, 5% off

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