These Stories Will Get You in the Mood for Halloween

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Editor’s Note – We’ve linked Amazon listings for ease of finding and image linking (and it does help self-published authors if you review their books on that platform), but we HIGHLY recommend you supporting your local indie bookstore. Here is a list of Massachusetts Independent Bookstores for easy access. Many of them have online ordering and curbside pickup. There’s nothing better in the … Read More

Spoop Your Ears: 5 Scary Good Podcasts You Need to Listen to This October

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There’s nothing more delicious than a good ghost story on a dark, candlelit night. Listening to a spooky podcast or humming along to a wistful October melody can set the right mood for cozy sweaters, sleepy cats, and the occasional haunting. Well-crafted horror and gothic podcasts will leave you wondering if that bump in the night is a up-to-no-good-poltergeist rooting … Read More

Halloween in Salem Virtual House Tours

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Salem, MA—Historic Salem, Inc. is excited to announce “Halloween in Salem”—the first of its kind “festive virtual house tours” and “Home for the Holidays”—the reimagined virtual Christmas in Salem for 2020 Beginning on Friday, October 9, HSI will release “Halloween in Salem’s Virtual Festive House Tour” on halloweeninsalem.org. Tickets will be $13.13. The tours will feature a collection of 11 … Read More

How to Trick or Treat Safely during COVID-19

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Halloween looks a bit different this year with social distancing and COVID-19 restrictions, but that doesn’t mean it’s cancelled completely, which is good news for kids (and parents!) You can still carve and decorate pumpkins, make handmade decorations for your house, participate in a virtual Halloween costume contest, or get smart about Trick or Treating. To make the last part easier, we’ve figured … Read More

Salem Horror Fest announces 100s of hours of remote programming

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HALLOWEEN IS HOME Salem Horror Fest announces 100s of hours of remote programming for October with acclaimed director Joe Dante as guest of honor. The world may be a dumpster fire, but the Salem Horror Fest is determined to keep the Halloween spirit alive by encouraging horror fans to stay home, be safe, and support independent filmmakers, horror creators, and … Read More

Salem is (virtually) going to the dogs (and cats and lizards and bunnies)

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The 6th Annual Howl-o-ween Pet Parade/ Costume Contest – Now happening virtually! Submissions must be received by October 15th and voting will occur October 16 through October 22, awards announced on Fri. October 23rd.  Click here to register! Salem Main Streets is very pleased to produce the sixth annual Howl-o-ween Pet Parade. With the current restrictions and regulations, we are … Read More