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Waterfront Festival

Historic Stage Fort Park along Gloucester Harbor blossom into the colorful Annual Gloucester Waterfront Festival each year.

Gloucester Waterfront Festival

Come and view the works of over 200 Juried Artists and Craftsmen from throughout the U.S.A. Continuous live music, traditional New England Seafood, a fabulous pancake breakfast and Antique Cars complement this picture perfect seaport event!

Exhibits include Fine Jewelry, Watercolors, Pottery, Custom Signs, Bird Houses, Quilts, Silk & Dried Floral Arrangements, Wildlife Art, Dolls, Pressed Flowers, Painted Antiques, Photography, Metal Sculpture, Sand stone, Carved Birds, Maps, Fiber Arts, Stained Glass, Music Boxes, Scroll Work, Masks, Candles, Copper, Wood Burning, Slate, Tapestry Bags, Nautical Crafts, Shaker Style Furniture, Oils, Primitive and Folk Art.

Waterfront Festival
Saturday and Sunday, August 20, 21, 2016
9:00AM-6:00PM
Stage Fort Park, Gloucester

Gloucester Waterfront Festival

Stage Fort Park, Gloucester

Waterfront Festival

Gloucester Blues Festival

Visit Gloucester on August 6, 2016 for the Blues Festival at Stage Fort Park!  World Class Blues will reverberate through Gloucester’s Stage Fort Park with some of the nation’s finest performers playing from the Gloucester Blues Stage. Located right on the waterfront at beautiful Cressey’s Beach, the event will have a beer and wine garden, a guitar raffle (signed by this year’s performing artists), and outstanding food and craft vendors.

Gloucester Blues Festival

Gloucester Blues Festival
Saturday, August 6, 2016
11:00AM-7:00PM
Stage Fort Park, Gloucester

For more information and tickets, visit gloucesterbluesfestival.com.

Cape Ann Chamber’s Irish Sweepstakes Event

Join us at the Gloucester House from 5-7 for your chance to walk away as a winner. Buy your tickets and bring your lucky charm because the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce is giving away $15,000 at their 17th annual event. The sweepstakes offers live Irish music, a 50/50 raffle, a traditional dinner and much more. The tickets are $100 each, grating you and a guest entrance to the event. To purchase your tickets call the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce at 978-283-1601.

Irish Sweepstakes
Thursday, March 17, 2016
5:00PM-7:00PM
Gloucester House
63 Rodgers Street, Gloucester, MA

Caoe Ann Chamber Irish Sweepstakes

jesse cook

Jesse Cook
Friday, March 11, 2016
8:00PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport

cape ann chamber of commerce and the shalin liu present jesse cook
Constantly searching for new sounds, rhythms, and textures Jesse Cook is coming to the Shalin Liu on March 11 at 8pm. Cook has taken nouveau flamenco to places it has never been. Cook also is known for his genre-bending compositions. Come to the Shalin Liu Performance center in Rockport to see one of the most celebrated instrumentalist on the plant perform. To register for this event go here, you can also purchase your tickets online here

Winter Birding Boat Trip

Birding Boat Trip
Saturday, March 12, 2016
8:00AM-1:00PM
7 Seas Whale Watch
63 Rodgers Street
Gloucester

Chamber winter birding boat trip

New England bird watchers please join us for the Cape Ann Winter Birding Boat trip from 8am-1pm. Weather permitting we are hosting the winter birding boat trip aboard the privateer IV with 7 seas whale watch. We will hopefully be seeing spring migrant birds, and we hope to see some whales too. After the excursion we will go to the Gloucester House restaurant for lunch (lunch is not included in the price of the trip). Space is limited and the price of the trip is $75 per person. Register here today.

manon lescaut

Manon Lescaut
Saturday, March 5, 2016
12:55PM-2:55PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport

the cape ann chamber of commerce and the shalin liu presents manon lescaut
The Metropolitan Opera will be streaming a showing of Manon Lescaut to the Shalin Liu Performing Center in Rockport. Kristine Opolais and Jonas Kaufmann star as the ill-fated lovers at the center of Manon Lescaut, Puccini’s passionate adaption of the classic novel about a free spirited country girl who becomes the toast of Paris. The showing starts at 12:55 and runs for two hours. to purchase your tickets online go here

jorma kaukonen

Jorma Kaukonen
Tuesday, March 5, 2016
8:00PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport

the cape ann chamber of commerce and the shalin liu present Jorma
For an enjoyable night of music from a rock and roll legend come to the Shalin Liu in Rockport. Kaukonen is a legendary figure in rock and roll. Kaukonen has made a huge impact on American music. First Kaukonen was the co founder of Jefferson Airplane. He also made a huge impact by the acoustic-centered folk blues of Hot Tuna and his own solo recordings. To purchase your tickets online today go here

Danu

Danu
Thursday, March 3, 2016
8:00PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport

the cape ann cahmber of commerce and the shalin liu present danu
One of Irelands most cherished folk band, Danu will be at the Shalin Liu on March 3rd at 8pm. This group is one of the leading groups of the new traditionalist movements in Celtic music. Danu has been voted best overall traditional act by Dublin’s magazine Irish Music. They also were voted Best Traditional group twice in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Danu has been a very successful folk band and has won many awards over the years. Join us at 8pm for a night of reels, jigs, ballads, and folk music. Purchase your tickets here today.

ezekial’s wheels

Ezekial’s Wheels
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
7:30PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport
the cape ann chamber of commerce and the shalin liu presents ezekials wheel

Ezekial’s Wheels is a young dynamic Klezmer group with a unique style founded from the subway stations and the Boston farmers market. The group has been very successful over the years. In 2012 the group won first place in the Jewish music festival’s “Klezmer Idol”. Following this huge accomplishment the group went on to win the prize for the best Klezemer ensemble and the audience pick award at the International Jewish Music Festival. The show starts at 7:30 and the tickets cost $15 per person. Come for a night of wonderful music with a unique style. Purchase your tickets here today.

jasper quartet

Jasper Quartet
Friday, February 26, 2016
8:00PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport
the cape ann chamber of commerce and the shalin liu presents the jasper quartet

Come to the Shalin Liu for a night of entertainment. The Jasper String Quartet formed at Oberlin University in 2006 and has had great success every since. In 2012 they won the Cleveland quartet award. The members of the Jasper Quartet are currently the professional quartet-in residence at Temple University’s Center for Gifted Young Musicians. Join us at 8pm for a spectacular night of music from the Jasper Quartet. Before the concert, find out more about the repertoire being performed this evening. The pre concert talk is free to ticket holders of the concert. The talk will begin at 7 and go until 8 when the concert begins. Come to the Shalin Liu for an exciting show and introduction to the Jasper Quartet. Purchase your tickets online here today.