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January 1970

Paint the Gardens at the Stevens-Coolidge Place

$36. - $45
January 1, 1970 @ 1:00 pm - August 6, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

A little technique and a lot of creativity is all you will need to create a beautiful work of art and have lots of fun doing it! Every other Sunday at the Stevens-Coolidge Place from April through October, 1-3pm, local artists will provide expert step-by-step guidance to artists with all levels of experience. By the end of each Sunday class you will have created a beautiful painting to take home with you. The paintings will be inspired by your surroundings…

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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

Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series

July 8 - August 27

Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series celebrates its Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary season Special concert by Jonathan Edwards This year Maudslay Arts Center (MAC) will celebrate its Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary season with a wonderful line-up of concerts and making his MAC debut Jonathan Edwards, the American singer-songwriter and musician best known for his 1971 hit single “Sunshine.” The popular Bobby Keyes Trio will open the MAC Summer Concert Series on Saturday, July 8, ushering in a new season with…

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Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - August 27 @ 10:00 pm

Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series celebrates its Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary season Special concert by Jonathan Edwards This year Maudslay Arts Center (MAC) will celebrate its Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary season with a wonderful line-up of concerts and making his MAC debut Jonathan Edwards, the American singer-songwriter and musician best known for his 1971 hit single “Sunshine.” The popular Bobby Keyes Trio will open the MAC Summer Concert Series on Saturday, July 8, ushering in a new season with something…

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Sunday Funday Brunch Cruise

July 9 @ 12:00 pm - August 27 @ 2:00 pm

SUNDAY FUNDAY BRUNCH CRUISE Sundays 12-2pm July 9-August 27 This summer, Sunday Funday right with our weekly brunch cruise.   Live music, sun and a salty breeze – what more could you ask for on a summer Sunday?  Cool off with a refreshing beverage from our make-your-own tropical mimosa and bloody mary bar. 978-825-0001 Mahicruises.com

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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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David Mallett, Kaia Kater opens

$30 - $32
July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Non-Passim members: $32             Passim members: $30 David Mallett’s latest album, Greenin Up, is the culmination of a musical career that began when Mallett was eleven years old, playing in a country and folk duo,The Mallett Brothers, with his older brother, Neil.. Mallett includes three new songs — “Fat of the Land”, “Dogs & Horses” and “Beautiful Rose” — along with re-recordings of his better known tunes like the American classic “Garden Song,” “Summer of My Dreams,” “I Knew This…

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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 Evolution of Spiritual Communities Walking Tour

$10 - $20
July 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Learn about the histories and complex relationships among the spiritual communities that evolved in Gloucester over its 400-year history on this tour to eight places of worship (or their former locations). From the time of the earliest English settlers, the church was the center of community life, yet for nearly two hundred years there was only one denomination to choose from: Congregational. In a very short period of time, as immigration patterns shifted in the 19th century, choices blossomed as…

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Newburyport’s PTO Kitchen Tour

$30 - $40
July 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for the 17th Annual Newburyport PTO Kitchen Tour on Saturday July 29th from 11am-4pm.This self-guided driving tour will feature one-of-a-kind kitchens in a variety of homes ranging from newly constructed waterview dwellings to renovated historic residences. This year’s kitchens represents the latest in innovation, functionality and design from our riverside and coastal community craftsmen – where historical design meets modern amenities. The tour celebrates this year with complimentary local treats served in select homes on the tour from…

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Collecting at the Cape Ann Museum

Free - $12
July 29 @ 3:00 pm

Join the curator of the Cape Ann Museum, Martha Oaks as she recounts the Museum’s collecting history. Free with Museum admission. Registration required; please call (978)283-0455 x10 or register online at Eventbrite. For more information email info@capeannmuseum.org. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition, Rock Bound: Painting the American Scene on Cape Ann and Along the Shore. The Museum is deeply grateful to the lenders to the exhibition and to the following individuals and businesses: Mary Craven | Margaret Pearson…

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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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“THE BLOCK” Downtown Street Party

July 29 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Beverly Main Streets at THE BLOCK, their downtown street party, on Saturday, July 29th from 5:30 – 9:30pm. 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.…

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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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Jason Myles Goss, Mother Banjo opens

$18 - $20
July 29 @ 8:00 pm

Non-Passim members: $20             Passim members: $18 Jason grew up in a small, Massachusetts mill town. And, despite living in Brooklyn for the past 10 years, his heart will always be in those small town streets. After years of making records on his own dime, many arduous solo tours, Jason has released his fourth album and first self-produced effort, Radio Dial. Several themes run through Radio Dial, but the most pervasive is that of struggle.   To start, Jason enlisted the…

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Next Big Catch starring Christine Hurley

$23.50 - $28.50
July 29 @ 8:00 pm

Boston comedy stars Christine Hurley and Jody Sloane team up with the World Gone Crazy Comedy Band along with industry producers and talent buyers to search for the Next Big Catch at the first annual North Shore Comedy Contest! Jody Sloane hosts up and coming comics from Boston’s North Shore, who perform for a live audience and a panel of judges — including some of the area’s top comedy producers and talent buyers. One winner will be chosen to become…

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Cow Talk at the Stevens-Coolidge Place

$5 - $13
July 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

What’s the Moos? Stevens-Coolidge visitors don’t often venture past the fields of flowers down the gravel carriage path, but those who do will find a surprise in the shape of well, giant Oreo cookies, better known as Belted Galloway cows. These cows are a heritage breed of beef cattle originating from Galloway on the west side of southern Scotland and can be raised for beef or milk. You can get up close and personal with them and their Farmer, Pieter…

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Anna & Elizabeth, Cleek Shrey opens

$18 - $20
July 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Non-Passim members: $18             Passim members: $15 The collaboration between Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle spans worlds — between their homes in Brooklyn and rural Virginia — between deep study of mountain ballads with old masters and explorations into the avant garde — between music, performance, and visual art. Anna & Elizabeth have performed across the country and in Europe, highlights include The Newport Folk Festival, NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert, National Sawdust, The Chicago Folk Festival, The High Museum of…

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The Western Flyers

$15 - $18
July 31 @ 8:00 pm

Non-Passim members: $18             Passim members: $15 The collaboration between Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle spans worlds — between their homes in Brooklyn and rural Virginia — between deep study of mountain ballads with old masters and explorations into the avant garde — between music, performance, and visual art. Anna & Elizabeth have performed across the country and in Europe, highlights include The Newport Folk Festival, NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert, National Sawdust, The Chicago Folk Festival, The High Museum of…

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August 2017

The Gables celebrates Salem Heritage Days

General admission
August 1 - August 13

The House of the Seven Gables celebrates Salem Heritage Days — August 1 to August 13 — with a line-up of maritime programs that connect The Gables to Salem’s storied maritime history. Salem Heritage Days are highly anticipated. Summer reaches its zenith and Salem’s residents and visitors enjoy, in fun and meaningful ways, programs related to Salem’s history, art and cultural scene. The city’s multitude of cultural resources are on proud display as friends and family take part in activities,…

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Summer Book Club: The Naked Now

Free
August 1 @ 7:00 pm

Rohr a Franciscan monk, takes his hat off to mystics and describes them as having moved “from mere belief systems or belonging systems to actual inner experience.” These inner explorers are willing to surrender to the gift of grace that has opened their hearts “to the naked now of true prayer and full presence.” They realize that although God is unspeakable, the divine is at the same time as close and as accessible as our breath. ” Over the course…

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This Gallant Crew: USS Constitution

$7
August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

— In celebration of Old Ironsides’ close connections to Salem and her historic waterfront, The House of the Seven Gables presents an illustrated lecture by Margherita M. Desy, the naval historian for the USS Constitution. This lecture, in the series ‘Seven Lectures at Seven Gables,’ takes place Wednesday, August 2, at 6 p.m. in the Visitor Center at 115 Derby St., Salem, Massachusetts. The lecture is free for members of The Gables and $7 for the public. Those interested may…

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Wilbur’s War

$5
August 3 @ 7:30 pm

A staged book talk featuring the author and renowned Boston Equity Actor, J.T. Turner Thursday, August 3 , 7:30 pm Tickets: $5.00 A father’s odyssey. A mother’s secret. A son’s story. Wilber’s War chronicles the story of two ordinary Americans, Wilber and Norma Bradt, during an extraordinary time, World War II. It offers fresh insight—deeply personal—into the historic conflict as it was fought by the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater and by a family on the home front. It…

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2017 Salem Maritime Festival, a celebration of “Maritime 101”

August 4 - August 6

The 2017 Salem Maritime Festival, a celebration of “Maritime 101,” will be held Friday, August 4 through Sunday, August 6, 2017 and hosted by the National Park Service on the historic wharves and in the yards of the historic buildings at Salem Maritime National Historic Site. In its 29th year, the 3–day Salem Maritime Festival offers an exciting array of free fun for everyone, including live music, harbor cruises, craft demonstrations, re-enactors, story-telling, visiting vessels, fish painting, kite-flying, radio-controlled boats,…

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Summer Soccer at Hobbs Playground

$80
August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 29 @ 12:15 pm

Before it’s back to school, come kick it with Super Soccer Stars! Join us at our brand new location, Hobbs Playground in Marblehead. Classes will be held on Tuesdays, August 8th – 29th, and Saturdays, August 5th – 26th. Kick and Play Parent & me pre-soccer and movement for ages 12-24 months 9:00 – 9:40am Ages 3-Young 4 9:50 – 10:35am Ages 2-3 10:40 – 11:25 Ages 4-5 11:25am – 12:15pm For more information and to enroll your child, visit…

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Sphere

Free and open to the public
August 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sarah Slifer Swift Sphere A one-day contemporary art installation at the Cape Ann Museum’s White-Ellery House. In this durational performance, Swift explores women’s social and political power through the lens of the historic White-Ellery House. Using movement, film and sound, the performers will examine the complexities of labor, value and respect, as they have been gained, lost or changed over time. The White-Ellery House (1710), owned and operated by the Cape Ann Museum, has served as the backdrop for a…

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The Hunters & the Hunted: Early Mariners of Cape Ann

Free with Museum admission
August 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

The early mariners of Cape Ann were not only hardy fishermen, boat builders, and prosperous merchant sea captains, but also cunning and courageous defenders of a new nation during both the War of Independence and the War of 1812. Join Stephanie Buck and John Huss as they share a wealth of fastening stories about the gallant seamen of Gloucester and Manchester as they battled the supposedly invincible British Navy! george steele Free with Museum admission. Registration required; please call (978)283-0455…

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Flower Fields Cutting Garden

$5 - $10
August 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Every Saturday and Sunday (mid July to Early October) from 10am-5pm, the Flower Fields Cutting Garden is open at The Stevens-Coolidge Place! In addition to pick-your-own standards like zinnias, cosmos and rudbeckia, visitors will find new varieties to add pop and flair to their bouquets. The garden is fun for all ages and there is always something new to learn! Please note there is a fee to cut flowers and picking is only available at the Cutting Garden during PYO…

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Teddy Bear Picnic at the Stevens-Coolidge Place

$5 - $10
August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Searching for a fun family day? Come on down to the garden today, ” For every bear that ever there was, will gather there for certain because, today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic.” Caregivers and children, meet us at The Stevens-Coolidge Place for a storytime and picnic at the teddy bear garden. We will begin with an hour of activities, crafts, sing-a-longs, and a bear scavenger hunt, followed by a picnic with light refreshments provided. Stuffed animal…

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Sea Serpent Sighting Anniversary Cruise

$40 - $50
August 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The Cape Ann Museum and Maritime Gloucester proudly and jointly present this bicentennial tour. This tour will also be offered at 6:00 p.m. with a cash bar available. Sail where the sea serpent swam. Will he be back? Keep a sharp eye peeled! The Cape Ann Museum and Maritime Gloucester proudly and jointly present “Sightings of the Sea Serpent in August, 1817.” This special guided tour on the Ardelle (Captain Harold Burnham) will be narrated by Wayne Soini, the author…

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Jazz by the Sea

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jazz by the Sea Thursday, August 10 6:00pm – 8:00pm Come and enjoy Horizon and the Horns perform live as you relax on Misselwood lawn overlooking the ocean.  Food Tuck Cash Bar Good Times Tickets: $15 and $29 (at the door)

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Sea Serpent Sighting Anniversary Cruise

$40 - $50
August 10 @ 6:00 pm

The Cape Ann Museum and Maritime Gloucester proudly and jointly present this bicentennial tour. This tour will also be offered at 6:00 p.m. with a cash bar available. Sail where the sea serpent swam. Will he be back? Keep a sharp eye peeled! The Cape Ann Museum and Maritime Gloucester proudly and jointly present “Sightings of the Sea Serpent in August, 1817.” This special guided tour on the Ardelle (Captain Harold Burnham) will be narrated by Wayne Soini, the author…

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CAM Kids 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.

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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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North Shore Bacon + Brew Fest 2017

August 12 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

North Shore Bacon + Brew Fest 2017 Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 3:30-7:00pm Raymond J. Bourque Arena at Endicott College – 300 Hale St, Beverly, MA 01915 Join Beverly Main Streets at the 2nd annual North Shore Bacon + Brew Fest on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 3:30-7:00pm. Bacon + beer + cider + music in an awesome sports venue = all your favorite things! Unlimited sampling from 20 craft beer vendors + 20 bacon foodies. 21+ only. Bring your MA…

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North Shore Bacon & Brew Fest

$3 - $65
August 12 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Bacon, beer, cider, music in an awesome venue = all your favorite things! Unlimited sampling from craft beer & cider vendors with loads of bacon-centric treats from local restaurants. Check our facebook page for the list of breweries & restaurants! This is a 21+ event – no exceptions! https://www.facebook.com/events/276509239480235/?acontext=%7B%22source%22%3A5%2C%22page_id_source%22%3A108978975802349%2C% Raymond J. Bourque Arena @ Endicott College 300 Hale St Beverly, MA 01915

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Worship at the Common

Free
August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join First Baptist Church for this special service summer at Beverly Common! We are a Welcoming and Affirming congregation where ALL are welcome. Gathering together for times of worship offers us the opportunity to center ourselves in the midst of a busy world, to renew our strength, to respond to God’s loving and leading call to love the challenges before us. In worship, we find strength in one another, in our faith, in the scripture, and in our God. Our…

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Artist Talk with Clara Lieu

FREE
August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join visual artist and Adjunct Professor at RISD, Clara Lieu as she reflects on the 2016 Presidential election as the Distinguished Artist/Teacher Goetemann Artist in Residence. Through her work Lieu aims to expose the experienced political unrest and uncertainty of the older generations of women and demonstrate to younger generations the tremendous resilience of their predecessors. This program, which marks the 8th year of collaboration with the Rocky Neck Art Colony for the Distinguished Artist/Teacher Goetemann Artist in Residence lecture,…

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Misselwood Bridal Show

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Misselwood Bridal Show Featuring our Preferred Vendors Wednesday, August 16 5:30pm – 7:30pm We welcome you to come tour the property, consult with specialists and enjoy the offerings of our preferred caterers. This event is free to Misselwood clients. There is a $7 fee for other interested parties attending.

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