Friday, August 16, 2013

Guest Newsletter for Saturday, August 17

Here is the Hawthorne Guest Messenger for Saturday, August 17, 2013.

Hotel Notes
The Hawthorne Hotel would like to congratulate Kelly Williams and Eric Tibbetts on their wedding today. We are very glad to be hosting this special occasion and we hope that you and all of your guests have an excellent night. Cheers!

Weather Forecast
Partly cloudy with a high of 80 degrees and a low of 57 degrees.

What’s Happening in Salem this week
Seventh-annual 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 Day
Timor Leste
New York

This Day in History
On August 17, 1978, the Double Eagle II completes the first transatlantic balloon flight when it lands in a barley field near Paris, 137 hours after lifting off from Presque Isle, Maine. The helium-filled balloon was piloted by Ben Abruzzo, Maxie Anderson, and Larry Newman and flew 3,233 miles in the six-day odyssey.

I hope to see you here! 


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