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Juli Lederhaus, General Manager
Here is the Hawthorne Guest Messenger for Saturday, August 24, 2013.
The Hawthorne Hotel would like to welcome the guests of
the Comak-LeDoyt wedding. We are so happy to be your home during this special
occasion, and we hope that you have a wonderful time tonight celebrating. Congratulations
Heather & Travis!
Partly cloudy skies with a high of 76
degrees and a low of 54 degrees.
What’s Happening in Salem this week
Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival
August 24, 2013
- 5:00pm at Brewer Hawthorne Cove Marina
fee, free for children 12 and under
A rare chance to see vintage motor yachts and sailboats, board
vessels, meet skippers and crews and vote for your favorite boat! A crafts
market, artists, old-time band music, children’s activities, the Blessing of
the Fleet and more!
Boats don’t have to be in “show” condition. The spirit of the Festival is to
gather together the grand old craft and all who love them.
Info & Boat Entry: 617-666-8530, www.boatfestival.org
Flags of the Day
This Day in History
August 24, 79, after centuries of dormancy, Mount Vesuvius erupts in southern
Italy, devastating the prosperous Roman cities of Pompeii and
Herculaneum and killing thousands. The cities, buried under a thick layer of
volcanic material and mud, were never rebuilt and largely forgotten in the
course of history.