Salem Harbormaster on site to make sure that everything goes smoothly as the Friendship returns to Salem

The Friendship returns to Salem!

On a dreary and grey day in Salem Ma. The Friendship returned to the Salem Maritime Historic Site at Derby Wharf to large crowds despite the unpredictable New England weather. Photos by Creative Collective.

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North Shore Women to Watch

An evening of Women’s Networking presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Hotel Salem in Salem Mass. Story by Alyse Diamantides. Photos by Creative Collective

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Artopia 2019 – After Hours Celebration

Artopia returns! Join us to celebrate art and dance to the funky sounds of Boston’s Glitter Boys. Dress to impress for our photo booth, experience unexpected dance and music moments in our galleries and help enviro-artist Maia Mattson work on a public art project for 11th annual Salem Arts Festival (June 7-9).

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Photo by Creative Collective MA

Winds of Winter Masquerade Ball – A Creative Collective Production

Another sold out Winter Masquerade Ball at the Hawthorne Hotel produced by the Creative Collective MA and featuring some of our AWESOME members! IT really takes a strong team to pull these events off and we are blessed to work with some of the best! Stay tuned for details on our 5th year anniversary next January.. Save the Date! JANUARY 25, 2019!

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PastryCast with Josh and Alyssa Ep.9

n this episode: Josh and Alyssa have recovered from the December plagues, they talk about retail marijuana (and Josh’s inability to operate machinery), the horror that is the “Witch City Mall”, Catgate, and how our cats simply let us live because killing us would be too much work.

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The parade begins!

Wicked Wednesdays Children’s Parade – Salem

The annual Salem Haunted Happenings Wicked Wednesdays Children’s Parade was a huge success despite Mother Nature’s best efforts to cut the fun short! This event was presented by Creative Collective and the Phoenix School in Salem MA.

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Vampfangs is now open in Salem Ma. They hosted a wonderful day long opening ceremony featuring Dr. Bones Marvels, Nosferatu and more! Photos by Creative Collective.

Vampfangs opens in Salem!

One of the more exciting ribbon cuttings to happen was courtesy of the all new shop in Salem Vampfangs. Featuring sideshow acts by Dr. Bones Circus of Marvels, appearances by local characters including Nosferatu, a visit by the Salem Chamber and the Mayor of Salem Kim Driscoll this was NOT your typical opening celebration! 

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Pastrycast Episode 8 – D’orsi’s Bakery and the new Creative Collective offices

In this episode recorded back in the early summer, Josh and Alyssa talk about D’Orsi’s bakery, the new Creative Collective offices, Peabody’s downtown, the lack of diversity in Bar Harbor, Maine, preservation, and how Samuel McIntyre was a subdivision developer at heart

Alyssa cops to her new addiction to Front Street Coffeehouse, and there’s more Phillips Library talk (you thought they were done, didn’t you?).

Plus Josh admits to knowing way too much about the history of the MBTA’s compatibility issues. And they even talk about weed! With special technical glitches in the recording!

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Retonica sets the mood with expert lighting at the Winter Island Drive In

PHOTOS – Winter Island Drive in Series – Hocus Pocus

An amazing night was had by all at the August edition of the Winter Island Drive In Series presented by Salem Parks and Recreation and produced by Creative Collective. Every month throughout the summer Creative Collective transforms Winter Island into a drive in and incorporates many creative and artistic elements making for one of the most popular summer options in Salem!

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