Monday, August 9, 2010

Historic Salem, Inc. Celebrates Summer on FRIENDSHIP

It’s back by popular demand! Join Historic Salem, Inc. aboard the tall ship Friendship of Salem for a “Summer Sipping” Fundraiser on Sunday, August 15, 2010 from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

On board, attendees will be able to sip a selection of wines courtesy of Market Wine and Spirits and Salem Wine Imports, sample cuisine from Salem’s finest purveyors, and bid high at the silent auction, which will feature a selection of prizes from local hotels, restaurants, cultural attractions, and retailers. (You can see the whole list at

This event will be dockside. In case of inclement weather, the Summer Sipping will be held at St. Joseph’s Hall on Derby Street. The event is handicapped accessible; though prior notice is requested to best fulfill the attendees needs. The National Park Service requires that visitors wear soft-soled footwear.

Tickets are $50.00 for members of Historic Salem, Inc. and $65.00 for nonmembers. Tickets purchased on the day of the event are $65.00. Advance ticket purchases are suggested as space is limited and this event typically sells out. Tickets may be purchased online at, by phone at 978-745-0799, or by visiting the headquarters located at 9 North Street.

Photo credit: Malcolm Fitzgerald

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