Sep 272012

Fall is here as are delicious crisp apples at the Salem Farmers’ Market Thursdays from 3 – 7 p.m. in Derby Square on Front Street. Enjoy shopping for local fruits and vegetables and specialty items at the over 30 vendors. There will be a cooking demonstration by Caffe Graziani at 3:30 and music by Nick Consone from 5 – 7 p.m. The market sponsor of the week is Salem 5 Bank. For more information visit or contact market organizer Salem Main Streets at (978)744-0004. The market is currently accepting applications for the Winter Market in Old Town Hall which runs November 1 through December 20

In celebration of opening its 200th store, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt is encouraging customers to make monetary donations to Boston Children’s Hospital and offering a free 8 oz. cup of froyo to the first 200 customers at each of their Boston-area stores on Thursday, Sept. 27 including the Salem store at 76 Lafayette Street. The event kicks off four weeks of fundraising at all Boston-area Orange Leaf stores for Boston Children’s Hospital of which Orange Leaf will help contribute funds collected with a goal of raising $25,000. All donations collected will be directed toward the Children’s Fund, which supports the hospital’s areas of greatest need.

Join Art*Throb and PEM Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm for a fun evening to celebrate and explore personal style at the Peabody Essex Museum! Milliner Sarah Havens demonstrates the art of making fascinators and then helps you create your own. Experience a live fashion shoot with fashion photographer Keith Patankar from Hunt’s Photo & Video and discover the secrets behind those perfect shots. Take notes from Bill Graham of Beautiful Things Ltd., of Salem, Mass., as he discloses tips for jazzing up your little black dress into a unique creation for any occasion. Watch vintage fashion film clips, hear gypsy swing music by New Boston Duo and much more. PEM Members and Salem residents, $5 nonmembers $7 No reservations required! 


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