Thursday, August 18, 2016

6-9 pm


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Cash bar | Small plates menu from the Hawthorne Hotel


Art Making | Studio 1, Create Space

Don’t know what to do with that old pair of jeans? Make a coaster or bracelet using the seams! (while supplies last).

Backyard BBQ | Atrium

The Atrium Café has prepared some classic and inventive takes on barbecue. Offerings available for purchase include a watermelon, feta and mint salad, smokey chipotle barbecue pulled pork sliders with roasted corn on the cob and pickles, no-bake s’mores bars, and more ($7 to $10 per plate).

Instrument Making | Studio 2, Create Space

Derived from instruments used in West Africa, the diddley bow is a single-stringed American instrument that influenced the development of the blues. Make your own with help from Salem Jazz & Soul Festival volunteers (while supplies last).

Lawn Games | Atrium

Play a few rounds of cornhole, horseshoes or giant Jenga.

Live Music | Atrium

6:15-7 pm The Grits and Groceries Orchestra, featuring Barrence Whitfield

7:30-8:45 pm Sugar Ray and the Bluetones

Co-organized with 92.5 The River.

6-8:30 pm

Whiskey Tasting | Atrium

Sample Boston’s Bully Boy Distillers popular white whiskey and aged American whiskey.

7-8 pm

Cornbread Bake-Off | Atrium

Weigh in on whether In A Pig’s Eye, The Lobster Shanty or PEM’s Atrium Café has the best cornbread in all of Salem.


Ice Cream Tasting | Atrium

Try maple bourbon and honey cornbread ice cream prepared by our friends at Melt, Salem’s artisanal ice cream shop.

Highlights from previous PEM PM events!