Here's a summary of what's happening in Salem this weekend for Salem So Sweet, presented by Salem Main Streets. You can download the brochure, or pick it up at the Salem Chamber of Commerce or any participating retailer. (I noticed Rouge Cosmetics is stuffing their bags with the brochure. Quite handy!)
Salem's So Sweet Chocolate & Wine Tasting
Friday, February 5 | 6:30- 8:30 PM
Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut Street, Salem, MA
SalemMainStreets.org | 978.744.0004
Join some of Salem’s best chocolatiers for this perennial favorite! Salem So Sweet is a decadent evening of chocolate sampling and wine tasting. This event does sell out, so tickets ($20) are a must!
Salem's So Sweet Ice Sculpture Festival
Friday, February 5 - Sunday, February 7
SalemMainStreets.org | 978.744.0004
In celebration of the chocolate weekend, many of Salem’s finest restaurants will feature special chocolate offerings on their menus, including desserts, cocktails, and inventive sauces. Participating Salem retailers will offer in-store promotions, innovative displays and items geared toward chocolate and Valentine’s Day. Pick up your Salem So Sweet Brochure prior to the event which will have a Golden Ticket. Have your Golden Ticket validated at 8 participating businesses and be entered to win a Salem's So Sweet Basket. Click here for the brochure.
Don't miss the ice carving demonstration at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 6 at 1:00 PM on Pickering Wharf!
Friday, February 5th, 5:30 – 8:00 PM
17 Front Street, Salem, MA 01970
JModeFashions.com | 978.744.7007
Ladies Night Out
There will be gifts, Champagne, chocolates & cheese. Meet greet Jenny Johnson from NECN’s TV Diner, and receive a J. Mode $25.00 gift certificate that can be used on any purchase of $100 or more thru Feb 28th
Phillips House, Historic New England
34 Chestnut Street, Salem MA 01970
HistoricNewEngland.org | 978.744.0440
Salem So Sweet
During the Salem So Sweet celebration sponsored by Salem Main Streets, you are invited to see an ice statue of Prince, the Phillips family dog, carved by local artist Josh Gerloff in the Phillips House garden. On February 6 and 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., tours of the house will be offered at the special rate of 2-for-1 admission, and all visitors are welcome to enjoy a cup of cocoa in Stevie’s playroom. When: Friday, February 5 through Sunday, February 14. Admission: Free to Historic New England members, $5.00 nonmembers for tours. Donations suggested for refreshments. Museum is only open for tours Saturday and Sunday in the winter.
The Salem Inn
7 Summer Street, Salem MA 01970
SalemInnMa.com | 800.446.2995
Sweet Stay in Salem, February 5-7, 2010
Come visit Salem and the Inn at a time when the hectic pace of the holidays has slowed down. This popular festival starts Friday, February 5th with a delicious Chocolate and Wine tasting at Hamilton Hall, included with your 2 night stay. During your stay, stroll downtown and enjoy beautiful ice sculptures, window displays, fantastic discounts, a golden ticket contest and much more! After your busy day, unwind and relax in the serenity of a cozy guest room complete with your choice of a working fireplace or a whirlpool bath. A hearty continental breakfast is included each morning. All this for the sweet price of $299, plus tax for 2 adults. Package valid February 5-7. Chocolate and Wine tasting on February 5th at 6:30 based on availability and double occupancy. Must be requested at time of booking and not valid on previously booked reservations. Cannot be combined with any other offer.