Saturday, December 14, 2013

Guest Newsletter for Sunday, December 15

Here is the Hawthorne Guest Messenger for Sunday, December 15, 2013.

Hotel Notes
Looking for a holiday pick me up?  Stop by the Tavern on the Green and try our drink of the week, the Peppermint-Kiss Martini.  With vanilla vodka, green crème de menthe, dark crème de cacao and a splash of cream, garnished with candy cane sprinkles, it’s sure to put you in a festive mood! 

Weather Forecast   
Wintery mix in the morning with partly cloudy skies in the afternoon, with a high of 35 degrees and a low of 29 degrees.   
 What’s Happening in Salem this week
Christmas Tours at the Gables
Running from 10am-5pm up through December (excluding Christmas Day) at the House of Seven Gables. 

Did you know that Christmas was banned in New England for nearly two centuries? This December, The House of the Seven Gables offers guests a special tour blending the unique history of the mansion with the little known history of Christmas in colonial Massachusetts. Explore the maritime, architectural and literary history of the house and discover Christmas’ transformation from a rowdy seasonal celebration to the peaceful family-centered traditions we recognize today. This special tour is offered during regular hours in December except during the production of A Classic Christmas

Flags of the Day
North Carolina

This Day in History
On December 15, 1993, Schindler’s List, starring Liam Neeson in the true story of a German businessman who saves the lives of more than a thousand Polish Jews during the Holocaust, opens in theaters. The film was nominated for 12 Academy Awards and took home seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director. It was the first Best Director win for Spielberg, who had been nominated in the category for three of his earlier films.

I hope to see you here!


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