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May 2017

Member Exclusive: Lunch on the Lawn

May 21, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Pack a picnic and bring along some friends to enjoy a late spring picnic at The House of the Seven Gables. We’ll have lawn games, trivia, and music to enjoy. This event is free for members and their guests. Let us know you are joining us. To RSVP, please CLICK HERE, email alyssa@7gables.org, or call 978-744-0991 ext. 109. If you are not a member of The House of the Seven Gables, CLICK HERE to learn more.

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September 2017

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Taste of The Gables

September 17, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables hosts its annual fundraiser and THE event of the year. Nestled in historic splendor, surrounded by award-winning gardens, and placed on the oceanfront lawn is the iconic BIG, white tent where you can enjoy the food and talents of over 25 local chefs and vendors who offer their sumptuous servings. Mingle with friends, artists, and authors, raise a paddle at our exciting live auction, or try your luck at the silent auction table, featuring…

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February 2018

Member Exclusive: Behind the Scenes at The Salem Athenaeum

February 23, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Gables members will get a VIP tour of the Salem Athenaeum, featuring Hawthorne highlights within their collection. This is an exclusive event for Gables members. Want to join us for this and other amazing enrichment events? Click here!   Contact Allison at 978-306-7005 or email afrench@7gables.org to save your place!

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June 2018

Member Event: Hawthorne Son of Salem Walking Tour

June 2, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

**Registration is now closed for this member-exclusive event.** "And yet, though invariably happiest elsewhere, there is within me a feeling for Old Salem, which, in lack of a better phrase, I must be content to call affection. The sentiment is probably assignable to the deep and aged roots which my family has struck into the soil."  Nathaniel Hawthorne is known as Salem's most famous son, but who was he and why does he matter? This one-hour walking tour, led by Essex Heritage Area…

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July 2018

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Member Exclusive: Salem Celebrates the Fourth

July 4, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Members of The House of the Seven Gables are invited to enjoy the Salem Celebrates the Fourth fireworks display as well as Nathaniel Hawthorne's birthday from the seaside lawn. Please feel free to bring your own picnic, blanket, and lawn chairs for a front-row seat to the City of Salem's extraordinary fireworks display over the harbor.  A cash bar will be provided from 5:00-9:00pm.  NO outside alcohol is permitted on the grounds. Cake to celebrate Hawthorne's birthday will be cut…

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February 2019

SOLD OUT! Member Exclusive: VIP Tour of the Salem Athenaeum

February 23 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex Street
Salem, MA 01970
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*This member-exclusive event has reached capacity. If you'd like to be placed on the wait list, please email afrench@7gables.org.* Members of The House of the Seven Gables are welcome to a behind-the-scenes, VIP tour of the Salem Athenaeum, featuring Hawthorne highlights within their collection and other literary treasures. The tour will begin at 10:00 AM. Please arrive at the Salem Athenaeum fifteen minutes in advance of the tour start time for check-in. The Salem Athenaeum is located at 337 Essex…

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May 2019

Member Exclusive: The Punto Urban Art Museum

May 18
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join the curators of the Punto Urban Art Museum and the North Shore CDC for an outdoor guided tour of the astounding mural art in Salem’s “The Point” neighborhood. This walking tour starts at 10:00 a.m. at the North Shore CDC, located at 96 Lafayette Street, Salem. Wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. This tour will cover approximately 1 mile of walking (minimal seating along the way) and will conclude around 11:00 a.m. Please contact Allison at 978-306-7005 or afrench@7gables.org…

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July 2019

Member Exclusive: Salem Celebrates the Fourth

July 4 @ 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Make The Gables your Fourth of July destination for breathtaking views and merriment. Please feel free to bring your own picnic, blanket, and lawn chairs for a front-row seat to the City of Salem’s extraordinary fireworks display over the harbor. A cash bar will be available from 5:00 PM - 9:15 PM. (Sorry, due to city ordinances no BYOB and no glass containers.) New in 2019: Between 5:00 PM & 7:30 PM, shop at our museum store and save! 20…

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September 2019

Taste of The Gables

September 15 @ 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Let's Celebrate! We're feeling especially lucky on this 7th Taste of The Gables We're on a roll...and it just gets better! Join us for a magical night Strolling magician Latin musician Two auctions Exciting raffle Savory morsels Sweet treats Local spirits and craft beers Fun photo booth Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Reservations available NOW! We hope you join us to support our mission to be a welcoming, thriving historic site and community resource that engages people of…

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October 2019

Member Exclusive: A Day in Concord

October 5
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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We love Hawthorne’s Salem, but let’s not forget about Hawthorne’s Concord! Join us for a full-day excursion to Concord, MA and retrace some of this historic town’s literary footsteps with two walking tours. Emerson’s Circle walking tour: Explore 1800s Concord and the lives and homes of famous authors, including our very own Nathaniel Hawthorne! Join to learn about how famous and influential people impacted their community and discussed issues such as the Civil War. A bag lunch will be provided…

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