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Gloucester Massachusetts is located 30 miles North of Boston and is accessible by car, train or boat. Good Harbor Beach in Gloucester is just one of the fabulous beaches or go for a whale watch and experience the thrill of a lifetime on a family Ocean adventure.

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Start your Cape Ann vacation in Gloucester which is one of four Cape Ann Communities that offers you recreation and relaxation as well as the excitement of the countless festivals and celebrations found only in New England.

Dine at the many fine waterfront restaurants and experience some of the world's freshest seafood. Enjoy plenty of antique shops at the world renowned Rocky Neck Art Colony or the miles of trails and six lighthouses along the great Seascapes and Landscapes that have been a favorite place for artists for generations.

The St. Peter's Fiesta is an annual celebration that has attracted visitors from all over the world for more than a century. The Festival is held in Gloucester on the closest weekend to June 29 which is the feast day of St. Peter and runs Wednesday thru Sunday with free concerts, sporting events and children games. The Gloucester community pays homage to St. Peter, the patron saint of fisherman with a host of events that includes music, food and entertainment for the whole family. The highlight of the festival includes the Greasy Pole contest, the carnival rides, Seine boat races and the Blessing of the Fleet.

Come and visit the places made famous by the movie "The Perfect Storm" and the series "Wicked Tuna" currently airing on the National Geographic Channel. Tour the city's enthralling museums that include the Cape Ann Historical Museum featuring an extensive collection of Fitz Hugh Lane paintings or stroll around the Hammond Castle.

Beautiful Oceanside accommodations and historic Inns will welcome you to the city and its many attractions because you will need more than one day to soak in the charm of this historic landmark.

Gloucester was established in 1623 and is America's oldest working seaport. You can visit the commercial pier and witness the daily catches or take a tour around the harbor on a private charter.

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FREE Hot Dog & Drink on a 7 Seas Weekday Whale Watch
Expires: 6/15/2014
Present this coupon for a FREE hot dog and soft drink during any weekday Whale Watch from 7 Seas Whale Watch in Gloucester. Valid only Monday-Friday weekday whale watching trips. 7-Seas offers a state-of-the-art GPS system let's you follow along with the captain during the whale watch.

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Mo Bounce
Friday night, August 1st, Mo Bounce is back bringing the party to Gloucester. Mile Marker 1 Restaurant & Bar is where the party begins! Enjoy the outdoor atmosphere by the water. Tasty dishes and refreshing drinks. Mo Bounce will be playing your favorite Funk, R&B & Soul Party hits!

When: Aug 1, 2014 7 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19 )
Mo Bounce
Friday night May 30th, Mo Bounce will be groovin up the hits on the Mile Marker 1 Restaurant & Bar. We'll be on the outdoor stage in the welcoming sea breezes. Be sure to come out and enjoy the delicious fresh food and drinks. The party is happening so come and get your dance on!

When: May 30, 2014 7 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 30 May 2014 19 )
big red wine tasting


When: May 7, 2014 6 PM to May 7, 2014 10 PMin Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: 99.00 false elite 105.44

(Wed, 07 May 2014 18 )
HDRnB
Great place to start our summer shows!

When: Jun 7, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 Jun 2014 20 )
The Lydia Warren Band
Lydia with Dave Sag

When: May 22, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Thu, 22 May 2014 20 )
Northeast Art Workshops

Northeast Art Workshops
June 1-5, 2015 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM) - Create impact paintings! Caroline's encouraging one-on-one approach fosters success for each individual, regardless of experience or skill level. Dare to try unfamiliar ways to think about and work with color. Be prepared to change the way you see/ think/paint. Learn dual-hue palette strategy for efficient color management. Explore advanced color interactions. Experience productive painting on a color ground and watch your work develop quickly. Dramatize and improve without over-working. The first day is devoted to advanced color instruction: Get the truth about real vs. wheel color and say "good-bye" to muddy colors forever. Each day brings another new focus and new paintings. Take home a head full of color theory master concepts and inspired new paintings. Visit website


When: Jun 1, 2015 9 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 01 Jun 2015 09 )
AfterFab (The Beatles Solo Years)
Big stage, sound, and lights!

When: May 24, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 24 May 2014 20 )
White Rum Tasting
Everyone’s favorite Captain now has a white rum. At 40% alcohol by volume this five times distilled rum made with fine cane molasses is as smooth as the Captain himself. Try for yourself at our Salem store on May 10th 3-5pm.[...]

978-745-8700

When: May 10, 2014 3 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE (Sat, 10 May 2014 15 )
Art@Bass Rocks 2014

The Society for the Encouragement of the Arts Cape Ann proudly announces its seventh year in partnership with Bass Rocks Golf Club for the Annual Art Loan Program. This year’s show presents 35 works by 22 regional artists at its opening reception on May 28th. All work is for sale and will be displayed through April 2015. The show was juried by Law Hamilton, Lisa Holt and Nancy Strisik. The jury will award honors that will be announced at the event.

The opening reception provides a chance for seARTS members and the general public to view the works and meet the artists. We will have a panel discussion with local gallery owners, raffle prizes and delicious refreshments and drinks. Admission is free and all are welcome. Please RSVP by May 21 so we will have a headcount.

We look forward to seeing you!



When: May 28, 2014 6 PM to May 28, 2014 8 PMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Wed, 28 May 2014 18 )
Les Racquet
Age Limit: 21+

Les Racquet



When: May 23, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 23 May 2014 21 )
Write Now Workshop
When: Apr 27, 2014 11 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 27 Apr 2014 11 )
Second Sunday Reading Series & Open Mic
When: Apr 27, 2014 2 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14 )
Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents
Age Limit: 21+

Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents



When: May 10, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sat, 10 May 2014 21 )
Front Runner
Age Limit: 21+

Front Runner



When: Oct 31, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21 )
Renaissance of Ravenswood
When: Sep 14, 2014 12 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: $5. Nonmembers: $8. Mothers FREE on May 11. (Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00 )
Dogtown Dive One Mile Swim to Shore


When: Aug 9, 2014 12 AM to Aug 9, 2014 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 00 )
GRATEFUL DEAD SUMMER CRUISE PARTY with NORTHBOUND TRAIN

GRATEFUL DEAD SUMMER CRUISE PARTY WITH NORTHBOUND TRAIN - ALL AGES!

Make the easy ride to historic Gloucester and join the party! The Privateer IV, Gloucester's best party boat will push off before sunset and cruise for 3 hours to the music of The Grateful Dead and its members.   reasonably priced tickets.  Drinks and snacks will be available.

BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW! DISCOUNT FOR ADVANCE PURCHASE!!!

DON'T MISS THE BEST PARTY OF THE SUMMER! 



When: Jun 20, 2014 7 PM to Jun 20, 2014 11 PMin Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: 20.00 false Reserved Adult 21.49

15.00 false Reserved - Young Adult (13-18) 16.82

0.00 false Reserved - Child 12 and under 0.00

(Fri, 20 Jun 2014 19 )
Cape Ann Whalewatch Weekend

Cape Ann Whale Watch Weekend with the American Littoral Society!


Guide: Don Riepe, Chapter Director and naturalist with the American Littoral Society

Cost: $395.00 per person for double occupancy.

Spend three nights in historic Gloucester, MA. Includes lodging, half day whale watching trip, lobster/seafood dinner, Essex River marsh cruise, canoeing on the Ipswich River, guided hike at nearby state park and a visit to Parker River Wildlife Refuge.

This trip is in partnership with NYC Audubon. For questions please email: donriepe@gmail.com or call the office at (718)474-0896.

To pay by check: write check to American Littoral Society, 29 West 9th Road, Broad Channel, NY 11693.

 

 

 



When: Aug 14, 2014 3 PM to Aug 17, 2014 6 PMin Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: 395.00 true Adult (Double Occupancy Rate) 395.00

100.00 true Adult Deposit 100.00

295.00 true Adult Rate after Deposit Paid Double Occupancy 295.00

(Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15 )
Twin Lobster Half Marathon


When: Jun 1, 2014 8 AM to Jun 1, 2014 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: 59 (Sun, 01 Jun 2014 08 )
Happy Holidays Half MerryThon & 2.62-Mile Race


When: Dec 7, 2014 10 AM to Dec 7, 2014 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: $59 (Sun, 07 Dec 2014 10 )
Front Runner
Age Limit: 21+

Front Runner



When: Apr 26, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 21 )
Muddy Ruckus
Age Limit: All Ages

Muddy Ruckus



When: Aug 22, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20 )
Front Runner
Age Limit: 21+

Front Runner



When: May 17, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE (Sat, 17 May 2014 21 )
Front Runner
Age Limit: 21+

Front Runner



When: Jun 27, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21 )
SAFETY
Benefit for Rockport Fireworks

When: Apr 30, 2014 7 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19 )
Potty Training Seminar
Potty Training Seminar
03:30PM - 04:30PM
Have a new puppy or an older dog going potty in the house? Join our FREE 30-minute seminar and learn great tips to help prevent accidents. Successful potty training can last a lifetime.


When: Apr 30, 2014 3 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15 )
Petco Preventing Jumping Workshop
Petco Preventing Jumping Workshop
04:30PM - 05:30PM
Got a jumpy pup? Sign up for our one-hour "Four Feet on the Floor" workshop and learn tips that will teach your dog to keep their paws on the floor. Bring your dog and have fun!


When: Apr 28, 2014 4 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16 )
Free loose leash walking seminar
Free loose leash walking seminar
02:00PM - 02:30PM
Does your dog pull a lot while walking on the leash? Come on in for a *FREE* loose leash walking seminar sponsored by Natural Balance!


When: Apr 27, 2014 2 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14 )
Adoptable Dogs Meet & Greet with CAPE ANN ANIMAL AID ASSOC INC
Adoptable Dogs Meet & Greet with CAPE ANN ANIMAL AID ASSOC INC
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Stop by Petco to meet dogs in need of loving homes. Whenever you adopt a pet you're eligible for our Think Adoption First Care and Savings Program. You'll get instant savings on food and supplies, as well as monthly care tips.


When: Apr 26, 2014 11 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 11 )
Generation Gap


When: Aug 2, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 02 Aug 2014 21 )
Generation Gap


When: Jun 7, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 Jun 2014 21 )
Barking Workshop
Barking Workshop
03:00PM - 04:00PM
Does your dog bark a lot? Bring 'em in for a barking workshop with our dog trainer James!


When: Apr 25, 2014 3 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15 )
Lynne Taylor
Once again looking forward to being part of the ongoing series, "Singer-Songwriter Shuffle" along with 6 other wonderful artists! Come enjoy!

When: Apr 24, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20 )
Bo Lawrence (Joe Wilkins)- Chris Langathianos
Chris and Joe - Acoustic Duo

When: Jul 13, 2014 6 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18 )
Bo Lawrence (Joe Wilkins)- Chris Langathianos
Chris and Joe - Acoustic Duo

When: Aug 24, 2014 6 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18 )
Bo Lawrence (Joe Wilkins)- Chris Langathianos
Chris and Joe - Acoustic Duo

When: Jun 8, 2014 6 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 08 Jun 2014 18 )
The Joe Mack Band
WE LOVE THE DOG BAR YOU'LL FIND US HERE ONCE A MONTH FOR THE WHOLE YEAR!!

When: May 17, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 May 2014 20 )
2014 Blackburn Challenge


When: Jul 18, 2014 6 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 18 Jul 2014 06 )
Around Cape Ann 25K Road Race


When: Sep 1, 2014 12 AM to Sep 1, 2014 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00 )
Rockport Father's Day Road Race


When: Jun 15, 2014 12 AM to Jun 15, 2014 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 15 Jun 2014 00 )
SAFETY
Spring Fling 80s Prom!

When: May 17, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 May 2014 20 )
The Joe Mack Band
WE LOVE THIS PLACE & YOU'LL FIND US HERE ONCE A MONTH FOR THE WHOLE YEAR!!!!

When: Oct 18, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20 )
Charlee
Age Limit: All Ages

Charlee



When: Jun 9, 2014 5 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17 )
Charlee
Age Limit: All Ages

Charlee



When: Aug 21, 2014 7 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19 )
Charlee
Age Limit: All Ages

Charlee



When: Apr 26, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 21 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: May 19, 2014 2 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 19 May 2014 14 )
Front Runner
Age Limit: 21+

Front Runner



When: Dec 27, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sat, 27 Dec 2014 21 )
Groove Alliance
Age Limit: 18+

Groove Alliance



When: Jul 18, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21 )
Rene Dupuis
Age Limit: All Ages

Rene Dupuis



When: Apr 25, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: $20/$25 (Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20 )
Cold Chocolate


When: Apr 26, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 21 )

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