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Greater Cape Ann ALT New Years Eve

Beauport Hotel 55 Commercial Street, Gloucester, MA, United States

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!   Ready to make an IMPACT in your community in 2023? Party for good at the ALT New Year's Eve Party, brought to you by a collaborative collective of Cape Ann nonprofits on December 30 at the @Beauport Hotel. We're inviting the next generation of changemakers to get down to live music (The DubTones),… Continue reading Greater Cape Ann ALT New Years Eve

$50

Countdown to 2023!

Gloucester City Hall 9 Dale Avenue, Gloucester, MA, United States

To usher in the quadricentennial year, on Dec. 31, Gloucester 400+ will put on a “ball drop” bash at City Hall, taking place as the clock turns to midnight in the city’s namesake of Gloucester, England and in Dorset, England, which four centuries ago sent out the band of English fisherman who would build a… Continue reading Countdown to 2023!

Free

New Year’s Day Polar Plunge

Oak Cove Beach 12 Wonson Street, Gloucester, MA, United States

In honor of the Gloucester 400 and in support of the Open Door Food Pantry, start your 2023 off right with this annual tradition! Plunge into icy waters at Oakes Cove Beach on Rocky Neck, at the corner of Stevens Way and Wonson Street. All swimmers (and waders) welcome!   Founders: Cathy McCarthy & Jeff… Continue reading New Year’s Day Polar Plunge

First Friday Art After Hours

Cape Ann Museum - Downtown Campus 27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA, United States

RESERVE TICKETS HERE!   Enjoy free admission to the Cape Ann Museum every First Friday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Each month, CAM partners with Rockport Brewing Co for a free beer tasting and with a practicing, contemporary artist to interpret the Museum’s collections. Enjoy a taste of local beer and watch art come to life through… Continue reading First Friday Art After Hours

Free

Overture to 2023

Gloucester High School 32 Leslie O Johnson Rd, Gloucester, MA, United States

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT DOOR, FIRST COME FIRST SERVED   The Overture Event will encourage community reflection on both Gloucester’s first 400+ years and the century ahead.  It will be serious, stimulating, elevating and, at the same time, entertaining.  Its carefully curated agenda will:   Honor our foundations in patriotism and faith; Celebrate the talent of its musicians… Continue reading Overture to 2023

Free

Gloucester’s So Salty

Cape Ann Museum - Downtown Campus 27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA, United States

Digital Schedule & Map Celebrate the fish city’s recognizably salty character with local cultural institutions and businesses during the 2nd Annual Gloucester’s So Salty festival on January 21 and 22, 2023 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm! Over 800 people came out last year to share their salty pride while enjoying free ice sculptures and cultural activities around Downtown Gloucester. The Cape Ann Museum is partnering with several area cultural… Continue reading Gloucester’s So Salty

Free

Boston Bruins Alumni Event

Talbot Rink

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!   Come watch the Boston Bruins Alumni, made up of many of the legends we watched in yesteryear, face off against the legends of Gloucester High School Alumni at Dorothy Talbot Rink in Gloucester at 2pm on Saturday January 28, 2023. Puck drop will be at 2pm.   Cape Ann Youth Hockey to… Continue reading Boston Bruins Alumni Event

$10

William Haskell House Tours

William Haskell House 11 Lincoln Street, Gloucester, MA, United States

RESERVE YOUR SPOT HERE!   Built at West Gloucester beside a salt marsh by west-englishman William Haskell in 1680, the simple yet grand farmstead was the foundation for the Haskell family in New England. They lived a quiet, simple but difficult frontier life growing crops and raising livestock among the marsh; harvesting hay and sailing it… Continue reading William Haskell House Tours

Free

Introduction to Oil Painting with Impressionist Color

CAM Green 13 Poplar Street, Gloucester, MA, United States

RESERVE YOUR SPOT HERE!   Color, as seen by Impressionist painters, is the portal for Boston School Artist, Melody Phaneuf. The focus of this course is on seeing and employing color as a vibrant organizational plan for the painting process. Students will begin with the exploration of color families, using them to replicate an impressionist… Continue reading Introduction to Oil Painting with Impressionist Color

The $2,500 Singer-Songwriter Challenge

Machaca 14 Rogers Street, Gloucester, MA, United States

  Gloucester 400+ and Happy Valley present: The $2,500 Singer-Songwriter Challenge an 8-week performance event open to all musicians   This weekly event will select a finalist at the end of each night for 7 weeks. On the 8th week, all of the weekly finalists come together and perform for a piece of $2,500 in… Continue reading The $2,500 Singer-Songwriter Challenge

Free

Introduction to Oil Painting with Impressionist Color

CAM Green 13 Poplar Street, Gloucester, MA, United States

RESERVE YOUR SPOT HERE!   Color, as seen by Impressionist painters, is the portal for Boston School Artist, Melody Phaneuf. The focus of this course is on seeing and employing color as a vibrant organizational plan for the painting process. Students will begin with the exploration of color families, using them to replicate an impressionist… Continue reading Introduction to Oil Painting with Impressionist Color

The $2,500 Singer-Songwriter Challenge

Machaca 14 Rogers Street, Gloucester, MA, United States

  Gloucester 400+ and Happy Valley present: The $2,500 Singer-Songwriter Challenge an 8-week performance event open to all musicians   This weekly event will select a finalist at the end of each night for 7 weeks. On the 8th week, all of the weekly finalists come together and perform for a piece of $2,500 in… Continue reading The $2,500 Singer-Songwriter Challenge

Free