It's the weekend — time to get out and enjoy everything Salem has to offer.
Like last weekend, we're fortunate to have even more events than usual — will continue through Monday, Aug. 15.
Friday, Aug. 12
Get Bouncing — Kids will have a blast at from 5 p.m on to 7 p.m. on . Join the to explore a kingdom built for kiddos, complete with moon bounces, games and rides. The price is $3, and you'll be able to ride as much as you want.
Saturday, Aug. 13
Get Crafty — will showcase anything you could ever hope to find in the way of unique Salem gifts and entertainment. Check out the Essex Street Pedestrian Mall for jewelry, crafts, face painters and musicians. Be sure to connect with the , which is organizing the event, for more information.
Enjoy Some "Fame" — (SSCW) is holding its final of the season on the from noon to 1:45 p.m. Enjoy everything Salem Sound — from great views to rich wildlife. A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit SSCW. Visit salemsound.org for more.
Mangia! — It's time to celebrate 20th! Head to the Washington Street restaurant from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. for a . Expect great music, food and even a spaghetti eating contest. Do you have what it takes to win?
Sunday, Aug. 14
To the Dogs — Be sure to check out this first at . The will showcase pets and pet exhibitors on from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pet lovers, this is definitely one you won't want to miss!
Get Racing — Get ready, get set, go! Kiddos from all over the Northeast will test their endurance in the One and Two Mile Endurance swims at . Registration opens at 10 a.m. and the race starts at 11:30 a.m.