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What’s happening in Salem this weekend

Summer is HERE! And there is a lot going on this weekend, and every weekend, in Salem.  Here are a few highlights, and you can find more events and activities on

This sounds like something you don't see in Salem every day...  Salem Theatre Company’s Music & More Series will present L’illusion des Femmes – “a showcase in malevolent allure” on Fridays & Saturdays, June 22, 23, 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the STC Theater, 90 Lafayette Street. Tickets are $17.

On Saturday at noon, check out Andrew Harney Blues Haven, performing a free concert on the grassy knoll at Pickering Wharf.  Blues Haven will perform blues, funk, jazz, fusion, Latin, country, rockabilly, its about getting people dancing!  Check out Pickering Wharf on Facebook for details.

The annual North Shore Medical Center Cancer Walk / Run is Sunday, June 23.  Since its inception in 1991, the North Shore Cancer WALK has raised more than $17 million and has attracted over 6,000 participants each year. Last year, the second annual North Shore Cancer RUN hosted more than 550 runners.  Funds raised from the WALK/RUN have helped to ensure quality care to cancer patients and their families on the North Shore. For more information, visit

That's not all - there is live music galore this weekend, including the City of Salem Sunday Concert Series at Peabody Street Park, which will feature Gumbo Diablo on Sunday from 3pm - 6pm.  Ansel Adams: At the Water's Edge is on exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum, and Hello Dolly! is on stage just up the street at North Shore Music Theatre.  AND, Mahi Mahi Cruises has kicked off their summer season, and the weather looks great for getting out on the water!

You can always find a schedule of events and lots of things to do on  Have a great weekend!

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