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June 2017

Get Outside this Summer on a Guided Walking Tour

June 2 @ 10:00 am - August 26 @ 10:00 am

Take in some Gloucester history through the lens of art, history and culture GLOUCESTER, Mass. (May 23, 2017) – The Cape Ann Museum is again offering a series of guided walking tours on Friday and Saturday mornings during the months of June, July and August. Tours begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Museum, 27 Pleasant Street in Gloucester and last about 1½ hours (participants should be comfortable being on their feet for that amount of time). Tours are held rain…

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Rock Bound: Painting the American Scene on Cape Ann and Along the Shore

Free - $12
June 3 - October 29

In the years immediately following the Civil War, Cape Ann set out on a path that would make it one of New England’s most vibrant and influential art colonies of the early 20th century. As the foundation on which this growth took place was broad, with countless artists working in a myriad of media, no one trend or style would come to dominate the emerging colony. There did arise, however, a fascination with capturing the “American Scene” as embodied on…

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July 2017

Beauty and the Beast at the North Shore Music Theatre

July 11 @ 8:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm

JULY 11 – JULY 30 A family musical based on the 1991 Academy Award-winning animated film, Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST follows a young woman who stumbles upon a secluded castle occupied by a monstrous beast and a host of enchanted objects trying to break a witch’s spell before it is too late. It is a classic romantic story about finding love in unexpected places. This eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of countless audiences worldwide and is filled with…

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Annual Buffet Beach Blast

$25.00
July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

with Changes in Latitudes Friday, July 28 Buy Tickets Two Tickets – Each Sold Separately! Tailgate Party | 4PM $15 per car (on sale soon) Changes in Latitudes Concert | 8PM $25 General Admission & Reserved Table Seating Click HERE to buy tickets About Buffett Beach Blast Calling all Parrot Heads! Jimmy Buffett tribute band Changes in Latitudes is one of America’s premier tribute shows to the master of the tropical lifestyle singer-songwriter. Each show is good clean fun, with…

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Evening with Jon Butcher & Chris Pierce

$25 - $35
July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Award-winning soul singer/songwriter CHRIS PIERCE (of This Is Us) joins Grammy-nominated JON BUTCHER (of The Jon Butcher Axis) for an extraordinary evening sharing songs from their deep musical catalogues along with stories of their trials, tribulations, failures and successes as working creative artists. Longtime and close friends JON BUTCHER and CHRIS PIERCE have written dozens of songs for feature length films, network & cable television, and have performed their music on most of the worlds concert stages. Chris Pierce wrote…

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“THE BLOCK” Downtown Street Party

Free
July 29 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join Beverly Main Streets at THE BLOCK, their downtown street party. One block of Cabot St will be closed so guests can walk around, meet up with friends and listen to live music. Food, beer and wine will be sold by local restaurants set up on the street in the middle of the festival. Live bands will perform all night! Suggested donation at the gate is $5 per adult. Cash only. No pets. Bring your MA ID if you plan…

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Amanda Carr with Les Femmes de Chanson to perform at Maudslay Arts Center

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This year Maudslay Arts Center (MAC) will celebrate its Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary season with a wonderful line-up of concerts featuring something for every musical taste from classical to jazz, from opera to bluegrass, from country to the Great American Songbook. Jazz Vocalist Amanda Carr will return to MAC on Saturday, July 29, at 7 p.m., this time with Les Femmes de Chanson. From “A Night in Tunisia” to “A Night to Remember” this all female, all-star quartet delivers the American Songbook with a…

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August 2017

Studio Two (a beetles tribute band)

August 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The community house Sunday concert series. August 6th in patton park Hamilton. Beetles tribute band. Admission is free

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Fiber Revival & Vintage Base Ball Double-Header

$6
August 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday, August 12th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Lowell BBC vs. Newburyport Clamdiggers Saturday, August 12th, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane, Newbury, Mass. Free to Historic New England members $6 nonmembers Join the Newburyport Spinners Guild and Historic New England for a day-long exploration of fiber arts, featuring demonstrations of hand-spinning, weaving, metalwork, alpaca and sheep husbandry, rug making, and knitting. Try your hand at washing, combing, spinning, and weaving wool from our resident sheep.…

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CAM Second Saturdays

Free
August 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the Museum to celebrate the Anniversary of the Gloucester Sea Serpent!! The second Saturday of every month is free from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for families with school-aged children. Families are invited to the Activity Center to participate in hands-on activities that delve into the art, history and culture of the region. Each Second Saturday focuses on a specific theme based on the Museum’s collection and/or special exhibitions. “Sea Serpent engraved from a drawing taken from…

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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at the North Shore Music Theatre

August 15 @ 8:00 am - August 27 @ 5:00 pm

AUGUST 15 – AUGUST 27 It’s Alive! From the creators of Broadway‘s record-breaking musical comedy sensation, The Producers, comes YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. This monster of a hit musical based on Mel Brooks’ classic comedy film masterpiece. This wickedly inspired re-imagining of the legend of Frankenstein is the story of the bright young doctor Frankenstein (that’s Fronkensteen) who travels to Transylvania to complete the masterwork of his grandfather by bringing a corpse to life. YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is a scientifically proven, monstrously good…

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September 2017

CAM Second Saturdays

Free
September 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the Museum for an illustrated talk and book reading with children’s book illustrator Susanna Natti. The second Saturday of every month is free from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for families with school-aged children. Families are invited to the Activity Center to participate in hands-on activities that delve into the art, history and culture of the region. Each Second Saturday focuses on a specific theme based on the Museum’s collection and/or special exhibitions.

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“THE BLOCK” Downtown Street Party

Free
September 16 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join Beverly Main Streets at THE BLOCK, their downtown street party. One block of Cabot St will be closed so guests can walk around, meet up with friends and listen to live music. Food, beer and wine will be sold by local restaurants set up on the street in the middle of the festival. Live bands will perform all night! Suggested donation at the gate is $5 per adult. Cash only. No pets. Bring your MA ID if you plan…

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AMESBURY HARVEST FAIR & COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL

September 22 - September 24

Celebration of the fall harvest and country music. Featuring artisan vendors, farmers market, street music, etc (downtown Amesbury). Top Grammy Award and CMA Award winning country music stars in Landry Stadium throughout the weekend.

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Evita at the North Shore Music Theatre

September 26 @ 8:00 am - October 8 @ 5:00 pm

SEPTEMBER 26 – OCTOBER 8 The third and final collaboration between British musical theatre legends Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. The 1980 Tony Award winner for best musical, EVITA is the smash pop opera about a passionate woman who went from the streets of Argentina to show business stardom, to the highest levels of influence in Buenos Aires. At once both a saint and a villain, Eva Peron’s dramatic, meteoric rise from poverty to prosperity is a groundbreaking –…

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October 2017

Drawn from Nature & on Stone: The Lithographs of Fitz Henry Lane

Free - $12
October 7, 2017 - March 14, 2018

The first ever comprehensive exhibition focusing on 19th century American artist Fitz Henry Lane (1804–1865) as a printmaker. Georgia Barnhill, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Graphic Arts Emeritus at the America Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA, is serving as guest curator of the exhibition. The exhibition and the exhibition catalog are being organized in connection with Fitz Henry Lane Online, a catalogue raisonné and resource tool created by the Cape Ann Museum. Fitz Henry Lane has long been recognized as…

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42nd Street at the North Shore Music Theatre

October 31 @ 8:00 am - November 12 @ 5:00 pm

OCTOBER 31 – NOVEMBER 12 Come and meet those dancing feet in 42nd Street, the glamorous, Tony Award-Winning, 1930’s musical spectacular. The stakes are high when a young chorus girl fresh from Allentown, PA, is given the once-in-a-lifetime chance to become a star in musical that recalls both the classic days of Broadway and the golden age of movie musicals. With sensational tap numbers, lavish costumes, and one show-stopping tune after another, you will be thoroughly entertained from the first…

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December 2017

A Christmas Carol at the North Shore Music Theatre

December 8 @ 8:00 am - December 23 @ 5:00 pm

DECEMBER 8 – 23, 2017 Join us for the 27th annual production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, New England’s brightest holiday tradition! This brilliant musical, based on the Charles Dickens classic, is an original adaptation written specifically for North Shore Music Theatre by former Artistic Director, Jon Kimbell. A CHRISTMAS CAROL is a musical ghost story that follows Scrooge through a series of strange and magical journeys, where he ultimately discovers the true spirit of the holiday season. With dazzling special…

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