Welcome To The Historic Salem Courthouse

Al Fresco 2015 was lovely thanks to:

Wonderful setting…..

Wonderful volunteers…..

Wonderful guests……

Thanks to everyone who made Al Fresco a great success!!

2015 Al Fresco Dinner

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Exciting New Events at the Courthouse

Scroll all the way down to see what's planned - there are many enjoyable events for fall!

Battenkill Monday’s Cooking Classes Return this Fall

Four exciting classes to be offered on Mondays at 6 pm.

Classes are limited so register early by calling 518-854-7053. Your payment will secure your place in the class – limited to 15 students per class.

Classes are $40 each or all four for $150:

September 21: “Let’s Go Apple Savory” with Helen McIntosh

September 28: “Home Cooked Italian” with Dan DiBlasi

October 19: “Autumn One-Pot Meals” with Beth Anthony

October 26: “Jacko’s Favorites” with Tammy Butler (this class will be held at Jacko’s!)


Save the Date:  Saturday, September 19 at 7 pm

Please join us at the Fort Salem Theater for a concert to benefit Lunch, Learn & Play.  Organized by Michelle and Milton Wilson and the Salem Community Fellowship Church, 100% of the proceeds will benefit our LL&P summer enrichment program. To make it even more exciting, the generous ladies of the Shoppe Off Broadway thrift store have pledged to match the donation…. Wow!!  Entertainment will be provided by Joe Frey along with the Providence Road Band.  Tickets are $15 and may be purchased by calling the Fort Salem Theater at 854-9200.  Please support this event!

The First Beer and Brats Fest

(the wurst party ever!!)

New Date:

Saturday, October 3 – 3 to 7 pm

Join us for:
*Beer Tasting
*Live Music – Eddie & The Edsels
*Family Fun
*Games
*Good Food

A great way to kick off the fall season!

 Call 518-854-7053 for information.

The Courthouse Offers One Remaining Civil War Event:

Saturday, September 26 – Washington County Historical Society History Fair from 9 am to 3 pm.  Displays and guest speakers throughout the day including the return of the 77th Regiment Balladeers with a special musical retrospective.

Please visit www.123rdregiment.org for a detailed listing of the many events in Salem in the coming weeks.

Silent Films Return to the Couthouse

Prepare for some good chuckles when silent films return to the Courthouse in September:

Thursday, September 17 at 7:30 pm – Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid

Thursday, September 24 at 7:30 pm – Buster Keaton’s Our Hospitality and Sherlock, Jr (a double feature!)

Join us in the Archive Room for two enjoyable evenings – there is no charge, but donations are appreciated!

The BLUEBILLIES Old Time County and Bluegrass Gospel Music Review
Wednesday, September 2 at 7 pm
An old fashioned good time in the courtroom of the Courthouse.
Joining the Bluebillies are Cedar Ridge and Third Generation.
Be a part of this wonderful experience!
*Goodies to eat during intermission
*50/50 Raffle
*Door Prize
Tickets for this special event are very reasonable:
$12 for Adults
$10 for Seniors and folks with special needs

$5 for students under 18

Call the Courthouse at 518-854-7053 for your ticket!

More glorious music in the courtroom!

Our dedicated duo, pianist, Daniel Shulman and violinist, Kaori Washiyama, return to the Courthouse on Sunday, September 13 at 3 pm in an all new concert in support of the spring chamber music concert series. The program will include:

  • Elgar’s “Salut d’Amour”
  • Prokofiev’s March from “Love of Three Oranges”
  • Sarasate’s “Zigeunerweisen”
  • Mozart’s “Sonata for Violin and Piano”
  • Brahms’ “Sonata for Violin and Piano”

Tickets are $20 and may be purchased by calling 518-854-7053.