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March 2021

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Winter Online Book Club

March 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 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 will host two online book clubs - encouraging you to cozy up this winter with a good read. The March Book Club selections are from A Wonderbook for Girls and Boys, which includes the tales The Gorgon's Head, The Golden Touch, and Paradise of Children. Both titles are available for curbside pickup from our Museum Store. Email ephilbrook@7gables.org to arrange your purchase. >>Click here to register<<   We encourage you to become a member today: https://7gables.org/shop/membership.

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Member-Exclusive: Hands-On History

March 13 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Reservations will be available >>HERE<< on March 1, 2021 for this member-exclusive program. Learn about how a graduate student's internship has helped us to revamp our most popular education program, Naumkeag Settlers to Salem Shippers. Be prepared to learn and have some fun doing it! This program will be hosted on Zoom at 2:30 p.m. This is a member-exclusive program. We encourage you to become a member today: https://7gables.org/shop/membership.

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Community Conversation: New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Film and Discussion Event

March 24 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us for two unique films made by immigrants, about immigrants in partnership with Community Supported Film. New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants and refugees. The stories produced provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to our culture, economy, and social fabric. The two films for the evening are "Campaign for a New American" by Qin Li, (emigrated from China)…

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Colonial Classics – A Food Demonstration with The House of the Seven Gables

March 31 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The kitchen might be modern, but the recipes are colonial classics. Virtually join our staff in the cafe kitchen for a lesson about colonial foodways while you watch us prep and cook a sweet treat inspired by seventeenth-century recipes. >> Click here to register for a Zoom link << What's The Story? Stories are at the core of what we do at The House of the Seven Gables. They are not just a part of our past, but also our…

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April 2021

$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

April 1
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Experience a more personal history of Salem from the perspectives of the people who don’t make it into the history books. From enslaved people to indentured servants to immigrants fleeing war and looking for opportunity the Derby St. Neighborhood has been a backbone of Salem since its earliest days. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House of the Seven Gables and Intramersive - a local creative and theatrical organization. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House…

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$14.99
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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

April 1
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Intended for the true Hawthorne fan and the just curious alike, tour through Salem, guided by Nathaniel Hawthorne, sharing his stories, his inspirations, and the many ghosts of Salem. Encounter the characters he created along the way that have endured in American culture for centuries, and perhaps discuss them with the muse of his psyche. Enter the mind of one of America’s most prolific gothic writers for a thought experiment that will explore the history, haunting, and magic of Salem.…

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Free
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Colonial Classics – A Food Demonstration with The House of the Seven Gables

April 21 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The kitchen might be modern, but the recipes are colonial classics. Virtually join our staff in the cafe kitchen for a lesson about colonial foodways while you watch us prep and cook historic breads inspired by seventeenth-century recipes. >> Click here to register for a Zoom link <<     What's The Story? Stories are at the core of what we do at The House of the Seven Gables. They are not just a part of our past, but also…

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$5.00
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Ancestral BINGO Night

April 30 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us for a fun night of exploring your family's history and stories with a unique version of BINGO created by The Gables staff. This event is part of Salem Ancestry Days, taking place April 30 - May 3, 2021. Suggested donation: $5.00/card - cards will be emailed prior to the event start. >> Click here to register <<

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May 2021

$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

May 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Experience a more personal history of Salem from the perspectives of the people who don’t make it into the history books. From enslaved people to indentured servants to immigrants fleeing war and looking for opportunity the Derby St. Neighborhood has been a backbone of Salem since its earliest days. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House of the Seven Gables and Intramersive - a local creative and theatrical organization. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House…

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$14.99
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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

May 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Intended for the true Hawthorne fan and the just curious alike, tour through Salem, guided by Nathaniel Hawthorne, sharing his stories, his inspirations, and the many ghosts of Salem. Encounter the characters he created along the way that have endured in American culture for centuries, and perhaps discuss them with the muse of his psyche. Enter the mind of one of America’s most prolific gothic writers for a thought experiment that will explore the history, haunting, and magic of Salem.…

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Free
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#salemma

May 25 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join three of Salem's most popular Instagrammers for a show-and-tell of their favorite Salem images. Learn the stories behind the pictures and why our three presenters love Salem's aesthetic for their art. Be sure to follow PurelySalem, HelloSalem, and Frost_Oath on Instagram before the presentation. Registration is free, but donations are appreciated to help The House of the Seven Gables. >> Click here to register <<   What's The Story? Stories are at the core of what we do at…

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June 2021

$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

June 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Experience a more personal history of Salem from the perspectives of the people who don’t make it into the history books. From enslaved people to indentured servants to immigrants fleeing war and looking for opportunity the Derby St. Neighborhood has been a backbone of Salem since its earliest days. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House of the Seven Gables and Intramersive - a local creative and theatrical organization. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House…

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$14.99
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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

June 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Intended for the true Hawthorne fan and the just curious alike, tour through Salem, guided by Nathaniel Hawthorne, sharing his stories, his inspirations, and the many ghosts of Salem. Encounter the characters he created along the way that have endured in American culture for centuries, and perhaps discuss them with the muse of his psyche. Enter the mind of one of America’s most prolific gothic writers for a thought experiment that will explore the history, haunting, and magic of Salem.…

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Singular Characters: Hawthorne and Thoreau

June 30 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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In this 50-minute online program, living history performers Richard Smith and Rob Velella will explore the relationship of Henry David Thoreau and Nathaniel Hawthorne using their original words to convey their thoughts on their 19th-century world, their contemporaries like Alcott and Emerson, and one another. This living history program, which premiered at the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering in 2014, gleans directly from letters, journals, speeches, and other writing to bring listeners back to New England of the mid-1800s. A question…

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July 2021

$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

July 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Experience a more personal history of Salem from the perspectives of the people who don’t make it into the history books. From enslaved people to indentured servants to immigrants fleeing war and looking for opportunity the Derby St. Neighborhood has been a backbone of Salem since its earliest days. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House of the Seven Gables and Intramersive - a local creative and theatrical organization. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House…

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$14.99
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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

July 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Intended for the true Hawthorne fan and the just curious alike, tour through Salem, guided by Nathaniel Hawthorne, sharing his stories, his inspirations, and the many ghosts of Salem. Encounter the characters he created along the way that have endured in American culture for centuries, and perhaps discuss them with the muse of his psyche. Enter the mind of one of America’s most prolific gothic writers for a thought experiment that will explore the history, haunting, and magic of Salem.…

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Member Exclusive: Celebrate 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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Full details for this member-exclusive event will be announced in conjunction with the City of Salem's plans for its Fourth of July celebration. 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…

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August 2021

$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

August 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Experience a more personal history of Salem from the perspectives of the people who don’t make it into the history books. From enslaved people to indentured servants to immigrants fleeing war and looking for opportunity the Derby St. Neighborhood has been a backbone of Salem since its earliest days. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House of the Seven Gables and Intramersive - a local creative and theatrical organization. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House…

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$14.99
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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

August 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Intended for the true Hawthorne fan and the just curious alike, tour through Salem, guided by Nathaniel Hawthorne, sharing his stories, his inspirations, and the many ghosts of Salem. Encounter the characters he created along the way that have endured in American culture for centuries, and perhaps discuss them with the muse of his psyche. Enter the mind of one of America’s most prolific gothic writers for a thought experiment that will explore the history, haunting, and magic of Salem.…

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September 2021

$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

September 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Experience a more personal history of Salem from the perspectives of the people who don’t make it into the history books. From enslaved people to indentured servants to immigrants fleeing war and looking for opportunity the Derby St. Neighborhood has been a backbone of Salem since its earliest days. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House of the Seven Gables and Intramersive - a local creative and theatrical organization. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House…

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$14.99
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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

September 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Intended for the true Hawthorne fan and the just curious alike, tour through Salem, guided by Nathaniel Hawthorne, sharing his stories, his inspirations, and the many ghosts of Salem. Encounter the characters he created along the way that have endured in American culture for centuries, and perhaps discuss them with the muse of his psyche. Enter the mind of one of America’s most prolific gothic writers for a thought experiment that will explore the history, haunting, and magic of Salem.…

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Annual Fundraiser

September 11 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Save-the-date for the tastiest fundraiser in Salem which will be held on September 11 or September 12

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Community Conversation: New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Film and Discussion Event

September 22 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Tentative Date (as of 12/27/20) Join us for two unique films made by immigrants, about immigrants in partnership with Community Supported Film. New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants and refugees. The stories produced provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to our culture, economy, and social fabric. Films to be announced when speakers are confirmed in early winter 2021. Each…

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October 2021

$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

October 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Experience a more personal history of Salem from the perspectives of the people who don’t make it into the history books. From enslaved people to indentured servants to immigrants fleeing war and looking for opportunity the Derby St. Neighborhood has been a backbone of Salem since its earliest days. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House of the Seven Gables and Intramersive - a local creative and theatrical organization. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House…

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$14.99
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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

October 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Intended for the true Hawthorne fan and the just curious alike, tour through Salem, guided by Nathaniel Hawthorne, sharing his stories, his inspirations, and the many ghosts of Salem. Encounter the characters he created along the way that have endured in American culture for centuries, and perhaps discuss them with the muse of his psyche. Enter the mind of one of America’s most prolific gothic writers for a thought experiment that will explore the history, haunting, and magic of Salem.…

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The House of the Seven Gables with Ben Wickey

October 1 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ben Wickey was inspired to create a stop-action animated version of the famed novel for his CalArts graduate project in 2018. Join us for a private viewing of the new take on an old classic and for a Q&A with the filmmaker. The official date of this program is to be determined. Once finalized, a link for registration and more details will be posted. >> Click here to watch the official trailer <<     What's The Story? Stories are…

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November 2021

$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

November 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Experience a more personal history of Salem from the perspectives of the people who don’t make it into the history books. From enslaved people to indentured servants to immigrants fleeing war and looking for opportunity the Derby St. Neighborhood has been a backbone of Salem since its earliest days. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House of the Seven Gables and Intramersive - a local creative and theatrical organization. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House…

Find out more »
$14.99
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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

November 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Intended for the true Hawthorne fan and the just curious alike, tour through Salem, guided by Nathaniel Hawthorne, sharing his stories, his inspirations, and the many ghosts of Salem. Encounter the characters he created along the way that have endured in American culture for centuries, and perhaps discuss them with the muse of his psyche. Enter the mind of one of America’s most prolific gothic writers for a thought experiment that will explore the history, haunting, and magic of Salem.…

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$25
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MONOPOLY Tournament

November 14 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Go to The Gables. Go Directly to The Gables for our inaugural MONOPOLY Tournament. Did you know that the precursor to MONOPOLY was called "The Landlords' Game" and was created by Elizabeth Magie? Join us for some competitive fun with the Parker Bros. classic board game. Fun for all and prizes for select winners! All proceeds from this event will support The Gables' mission. Schedule of Events: Adult Tournament (up to 32 players) 9:30 a.m. - Registration/Check-in: 9:30 (32) 10:00…

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The Monopolists

November 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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MONOPOLY, one of the best-selling board games of all times, was a product of Parker Brothers, a long-time Salem institution. Join author Mary Pilon for a look at the social history of the game, learn who inspired the original version, and find out why this game remains a timeless classic. Registration for this event will open in June 2021.   What's The Story? Stories are at the core of what we do at The House of the Seven Gables. They…

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