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Salem, Virginia 24153
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Mark your Calendars!

We’ve got some great happenings coming up! Don’t miss a single one!

Upcoming Events at the Salem Museum!



· Thru Sept. 25: “Against the Grain” Outsider Art Exhibit in the Ritter Community Room!

· September 12: Olde Salem Days!

· September 17 to 20: The Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall will be in Salem at the VA Hospital. Come pay tribute to those who served~~ Volunteers needed!

· September 21, 6:00 pm: SHS Program/Picnic! John Long will reveal the shocking details of a forgotten chapter in local history: Salem’s Circus Murder of 1891. Yes, Salem had a celebrated Circus Murder once upon a time! Come learn more on the 21st!

· October 3: The second annual Art on the Way art festival, hosted by the Salem Museum! Look for details soon!

· October 10, 10 am: The AAUW and the Salem Museum cordially invite you to an interesting and exciting talk about the Palestine Fair Trade Association and the Canaan Fair Trade Cooperative. The Rev. Deborah Hunley has been involved with the organizations that encourage sustainable farming in the Palestine region, helping women in the region to become both economically and socially productive. She will be discussing the project and its vital impact on the women’s lives as well as the community. She will also have tastings of the products and products available for sale. For more information on this subject please check out the website www.canaanfairtrade.com.

· October 17 and 20: Salem Museum Ghost Walk! Don't miss our popular "living" history tour through the historic East Hill Cemeteries, where costumed re-enactors will share the lives of the folks buried there.                  

· October 19, 7 PM: SHS Program with storyteller Hettie Barnes!

· November 16, 7 PM: SHS Program with visiting teacher from China Qian Yin! She will share a little of her homeland’s culture and the Mandarin language with us.

· December 8: SHS Christmas Banquet. Details pending.









Monthly Events: Salem Museum speaker series is typically the third Monday evenings of each month, though the schedule may change from time to time. We meet at the museum at 7 pm to hear from informative speakers who cover a range of topics relevant to local history.