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Juli Lederhaus, General Manager
Here is the Hawthorne Guest Messenger for Friday, August 16, 2013.
Hawthorne Hotel would like to congratulate Katelyn Todd and Mark Thomas on
their wedding today! We hope that you and all of your guests have a wonderful
time staying here with us. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to
help you feel at home on your special day!
skies with a high of 80 degrees and a low of 56 degrees.
Happening in Salem this week
Salem Jazz and Soul Festival
The 2013 Salem Jazz and Soul Festival will take place the weekend
of Aug. 17-18 at the Salem Willows. The two day concert will feature
performances by 12 bands from the Boston area, New York and northern Vermont.
The free festival will also include a music-education tent, a kids’ tent, a
21-plus beer pavilion and more than 30 artists selling hand-made goods. It will
run from 11:15 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days.
Flags of the
This Day in
salmon fishing near the Klondike River in Canada's Yukon Territory on August
16, 1896, George Carmack reportedly spots nuggets of gold in a creek bed. His
lucky discovery sparks the last great gold rush in the American West.