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May 31, 2022
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10 Things to Do This Weekend at Salem Arts Festival

by Felicia Cheney
Salem Arts Festival returns this weekend (June 3-5) in all of its glory for three days of art, music, poetry, performance, vending, and general spectacle. Because the schedule of events happening in and around Salem is so jam packed, we’ve decided to help you out by selecting 10 of the best happenings going on this weekend. But don’t just trust
May 31, 2022
September 7, 2021
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Lynn’s First Diversity Matters Festival – Photo Highlights

by joeyphoenix
Images by Creative Collective | Click here for full gallery of images Lynn’s first Diversity Matters Festival, organized by North Shore Juneteenth Association, Inc. and sponsored by the Essex County Community Foundation, took place on the last weekend in August 2021. The event was a family-friendly festival with activities, vendors, music, food, and more. Culture Trolley Stops included: Galleries at
September 7, 2021
May 27, 2021
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10 Things to Look Forward to at Salem Arts Festival 2021

by Felicia Cheney
Despite the the stress of a global pandemic, art has continued to unite us across many diverse communities. Salem Arts Festival, taking place June 4th through 6th, will be a relaxing and engaging get-away from that tiring virtual Zoom fatigue. Both residents and visitors are welcomed to attend this fantastic festival where local artists and businesses will shine in the
May 27, 2021
May 26, 2021
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Salem Arts Festival 2021 is June 4-6

by joeyphoenix
From Destination Salem, Salem Main Streets Celebrate the arts, culture, creativity, and community at the 13th annual Salem Arts Festival June 4 through 6. This free and popular family-friendly event will feature a variety of art, music, dance, and theatre performances throughout downtown Salem. This is the first arts festival on the North Shore since COVID-19 restrictions have been relaxed.  The
May 26, 2021
February 9, 2021
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Photo Highlights from Salem’s So Sweet 2021

by joeyphoenix
Images by Creative CollectiveIllumination provided by Retonica Editor’s Note: Follow along with on Instagram @creativenorthshore this weekend to see highlights of the second half of the festival as they happen! The Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate and Ice Sculpture festival took place over the first two weeks of February 2021. Click here to see our Instagram story highlights.* In its 19th year, Salem’s So
February 9, 2021
September 5, 2020
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Book It to This Year’s Salem Literary Festival

by joeyphoenix
by Joey Phoenix The Salem Literary Festival opens this coming weekend, September 10-13, with virtual discussions and events featuring local authors, poets, and performers. Although this year presents some challenges in regards to how to have a public festival safely during a global pandemic, the Festival will maintain its longstanding tradition of hosting readings, writing workshops, panel discussions, and artistic
September 5, 2020
September 16, 2019
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Highlights of the 2019 Peabody International Festival – Video by Peabody TV

by cns2020
Video by Peabody TV For more than three decades, The Peabody International Festival has attracted thousands of people to downtown Peabody with live music, artists, and food inspired from around the world. This year,  This year, Creative Collective partnered with the International Festival Committee and City of Peabody to expand the Vendor and Artisan Market for the 2019 festival, now in its 36th
September 16, 2019
September 12, 2019
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Peabody International Festival – Photos

by cns2020
Annadidathing live paints at the 2019 Peabody International Festival. Images by Creative Collective Click here for full gallery. For more than three decades, The Peabody International Festival has attracted thousands of people to downtown Peabody with live music, artists, and food inspired from around the world. In 1984 Mayor Peter Torigian hosted the First International Festival in Peabody Square, highlighting the city’s
September 12, 2019
September 4, 2019
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Feline Lovers Rejoice! It's Almost Time for Witch City Kitty

by cns2020
by Joey Phoenix Witches, grab your familiars! Salem’s first-ever Cat Convention is coming to Old Town Hall.  Witch City Kitty is taking over Salem’s Old Town Hall on Saturday, September 14 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, bringing in 30+ vendors, interactive performances, and cat adoption opportunities. The event is the brainchild of Notso Kitty creator and artisan Wendy Casazza
September 4, 2019
July 31, 2019
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PATIO Parklets: Bringing the Lynn Community Together

by cns2020
by Laura Owens The Beyond Walls Street Art Festival wraps up this weekend with another string of exciting events and happenings in Lynn. This year, they’ve added something exciting called the PATIO: a project in which parklets – little community spaces – can be built and placed in areas around downtown Lynn. These parklets will mostly be placed in urban
July 31, 2019