Sine Die Pub Crawl tributes legislators and lobbyists
The Creative Pub Crawl celebrates the end of the legislative session with a Sine Die Pub Crawl event on Friday, June 28, 6:00 p.m., starting at Franklin’s Bottle Shop downtown. The crawl will change locations every hour, ending at 11:00 p.m. Participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite lobbyist or politician. The event is free in exchange for contact info. Visit salemdowntown.net for location updates.
The Creative Pub Crawl offers social opportunities for individuals to grow networks and support downtown businesses.
Creative Downtown Heritage Tour features life in 19th century
Journey to the 19th century and learn about the influence of non-northern Europeans on life, culture and commerce in downtown Salem. The 90 minute walking tour visits Native American housing and burial sites, old Chinatown, the hanging place of the Black Face Killers and other notable locations. The tour includes brief histories of Chief Quinaby, the last of his tribe and Jake Vanderpool, the only Oregonian exiled under the exclusion law.
Participants are advised to wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.
Tickets for Multikulti Heritage Tour cost $10 or $7 for groups of 3 or more and are available online or at the start of the tour. Children under 12 are free.
Social Media Day 2013 connects local users
Salem joins 320 communities to celebrate web culture during Social Media Day 2013, Sunday, June 30, 5:00 p.m. at ƒ/stop Fitzgerald’s. The informal program presents a brief history of social media networking in Salem and provides examples of successful local campaigns using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Kickstarter and other social media. Resources areas include WordPress, open source, computer graphics and video.
Social Media Day was started in 2010 by mashable.com to bring attention to the influence of web culture on stimulating local economies, increasing governmental transparency and building healthier communities. Now in it’s fourth year, the event takes place in 320 places around the world.
Social Media Day 2013 is free. 21+.