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October 2017

Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 18, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 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 is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

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Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 25, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 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 is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

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Skill With Quill at the Gables Event | Living History Labs

Living History Labs

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - October 29, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 1-October 29 Saturdays and Sundays 10:30-1:00 & 2:00-4:30 Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young at heart to learn about history through a unique set of experiments. Living History Labs take place on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission to museum. Admission is…

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November 2017

It Starts With Me Thanksgiving Drive Collection

November 1, 2017 - November 17, 2017
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Each year the Salem-based charity It Starts With Me organizes a Thanksgiving Drive to help provide holiday meals to families and veterans in need on the North Shore as well as provide fresh produce and boxes of food to local shelters. The meal kits include everything a family needs to prepare a meal together from roasting tins to butter. The House of the Seven Gables is proud to be a collection site for the 10th annual event and to support…

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William Martin | The Mother Lode

Bound for Gold: New Englanders Head for Adventure in 1849

November 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join New York Times best-selling author William Martin for a sneak peek into his next novel about New Englanders and the California Gold Rush—sure to be a hit next summer when published. Learn about the process for research and the mesmerizing stories about the Gold Rush—one of the grand events that built the nation. Fellow author John Lescroart describes the work as, "epic in scale, eloquent in execution, Bound for Gold is a pure delight. The great Forty-Niner gold rush…

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Small Business Saturday at the gables

Small Business Saturday at The Gables

November 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 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 Museum Store is open for Small Business Saturday. Warm up with a wassail tasting and shop for unique holiday gifts while supporting our dual mission of preservation and education. You don't need to tour to visit the store! Visit www.salemmainstreets.org or www.salem-chamber.org for a full list of participating businesses.

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The Fifth Petal

November 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join Brunonia Barry for a talk about her latest work, The Fifth Petal, at The House of the Seven Gables over Thanksgiving weekend. Barry will talk about her newest book and the inspiration of living and working in Salem, Mass. Her newest work of fiction weaves a thriller with “ a complex brew of suspense, seduction and murder.” A book signing in the Museum Store will follow the lecture. Brunonia Barry is the New York Times and international best-selling author…

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December 2017
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Four Centuries of Christmas Tours

December 23, 2017 - December 31, 2017
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During the holiday season, experience the history of four centuries of Christmas in New England. One of our professional guides will lead you through the mansion, adorned with holiday decorations, and share the history of four centuries of Christmas in New England. Walk the halls of a house that has stood the test of time to witness the changing nature of the holidays over the years.   This special tour is part of the guided tour experience. Click here for full…

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January 2018
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The House of the Seven Gables: A Staged Reading

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Kick off the 350th anniversary of The House of the Seven Gables with a unique staged reading experience of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s famed novel. Watch the characters come to life and explore themes of greed and guilt in Puritan New England. This production was written by local playwright JF Dacey and will be produced by John Fogle. The reading will take place in two acts. There will be a short intermission with refreshments for sale. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS Advance…

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The House of the Seven Gables: A Staged Reading

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Kick off the 350th anniversary of The House of the Seven Gables with a unique staged reading experience of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s famed novel. Watch the characters come to life and explore themes of greed and guilt in Puritan New England. This production was written by local playwright JF Dacey and will be produced by John Fogle. The reading will take place in two acts. There will be a short intermission with refreshments for sale. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS Advance…

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