Feb 272013

Has it been a month since the last one? Yes, and as much fun as that one was, expect more surprises, bargains and samples this Friday, March 1st. Merchants in Salem are saying thank you for your patronage by staying open late and offering special extras.


Capt’s –Premium Steak and Seafood Grill-94 Wharf St: Offering 20% off any food ordered at the Bar or High Tops between 5:30 & 7:30pm. Just mention First Friday


Finz Seafood and Grill-76 Wharf St.: $1 oysters 5-7 pm, & The Soul review project performance at 8:30pm


Picklepot-75 Wharf St.: Cooking demo with Katelyn Madden


RJ Coins and Jewelry–‐68 Wharf St.: Join us for Chocolate and Wine samples.


Salem Waterfront Hotel -225 Derby St.: Enjoy appetizers at 50% off from 4-5:30pm


The Scarlet Letter Press -102 Wharf St.: Crafts and Activities for the little ones. Create your own version of OZ and enjoy some exclusive OZ activity sheets.


Victoria Station -86 Wharf St.: Special acoustic performance by Erinn Brown, offering $1.00 Shrimp Cocktail ($1.00 per shrimp) 6-8pm


Artemisia Botanicals–3 Hawthorne Blvd.: Join us for a special tea tasting and interesting tea facts!


Salem Theatre Company – 90 Lafayette St.: Advanced ticket pricing at door for concert with Montana Skies, mention First Friday save $3.00


Witch DR-109 Lafayette St.: Glass blowing demo & discounts, Gallery display


Boston Bead Company-10 Front St.: Please join us for a mid-winter Stone and Pearl Trunk Show


Maria’s Sweet Something-26 Front St.: Stop in for some chocolate samples while enjoying the photography of local artist Luke Randall. Also enjoy 10% off anything in the store.


Caffé’ Graziani-133 Washington St.: Circolo Italiano- Meeting and dinner with Italian speakers discussing all manner of topics


Gulu-Gulu Cafe-247 Essex St.: Gulu favorite, DJ Seth! Specializing in Indie Rock/Pop, New Wave/80′s, Punk, Garage, Mod/British Invasion, Soul, original R&B (the classic stuff only) and more. 8pm No cover charge.


Flying Saucer Pizza Company-118 Washington Street- Join us for a night of sci-fi board games! We’ll have our games out for you to play while you try one of our pies. Choose from Star Wars to The Walking Dead board games!


Laura Lanes Skin Care-242 Essex St.: Merlot and Manicures! Book a Manicure or CND Shellac with our new Nail Tech, Evie, and enjoy a glass of wine


Mud Puddle Toys-217 Essex St.: Hosting Game Night for ages 6-adult, try out some new and old favorites. 15% discount on any one game. Refreshments/snacks too!


3 Potato 4-Museum Place Mall: Mention First Friday Freebie for free space sauce!


Milk and Honey Green Grocer -32 Church St.: We will be hosting Rachel Dziedzic Registered Dietitian/Licensed Nutritionist of “The Fitness Recipe” who will show you how to make nutritious food choices using “the healthy eating plate”. We’ll have free samples from 5-8pm. Mention First Friday for 10% off purchase.


Museum Place Mall: Join us from 5:30-6:30pm for live Spanish Flamenco dance and guitar with Jamie La Damasquina, Baile and Antonio Tiriti, Tocar.


Pamplemousse- 185 Essex St.: Winetasting


Peabody Essex Museum & Gift Shop –Essex St.: PEM Gift Shop will be serving Tea Forte samples for the evening. Special member reception for the Nick Cave exhibition. Contact PEM for exhibition details.


Village Tavern Grill and Oyster Bar – 168 Essex St.: 50% off appetizing appetizers (5:30-6:30pm)