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August 2019

Homer at the Beach: A Marine Painter’s Journey, 1869-1880

August 3 - December 1
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The Cape Ann Museum will exhibit some 50 original works by renowned American artist Winslow Homer. Come and disover the story of Homer and Cape Ann.

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Cultural Heritage Through Image Exhibit

August 14 - September 28
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Ancient, Medieval and New England illuminates how stories of ancient European cultural heritages parallel the cultural heritage of today’s, local New England communities. Dr. Tracy’s exhibit is a logical extension of the Hammond’s dedication to preserving and understanding the cultural heritage of the medieval era by the examination of past and present cultural norms. On Tuesday, August 20th at 7pm, Dr. Kisha Tracy will discuss the inspiration behind the exhibit and host a presentation on the process of how she…

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Cape Ann Music & More Camp

August 19 @ 8:30 am - August 23 @ 12:30 pm
Saint John’s Episcopal Church, 48 Middle St
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$75

A Day Camp designed to foster pride in the rich cultural heritage of Cape Ann through music, dance, literature, drama, and art. Now in its fourth season, and in anticipation of Gloucester’s 400th anniversary in 2023, CAAA participants will learn about, visit, and perform at points of interest in the area. For children age 5 - 15 ~ $75 per child. Scholarships are available! Mentoring opportunities for students over 13. Monday, Aug. 19th - Friday, Aug. 23th 8:30 am -…

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Lobsterfest at Seaport Grille

August 21 @ 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Seaport Grille, 6 Rowe Sq
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Lobster Fest Wednesdays' have started at Seaport Grille! Guests can join us every Wednesday for great deals on boiled lobster and baked stuffed lobster! Lobsterfest is every Wednesday for the summer from 11:30AM-9:00PM -Single Lobster $12.95 -Twin Lobsters $22.95 -Single Baked Stuffed Lobster $21.95 -Twin Baked Stuffed Lobsters $31.95 -2lb $45 -2lb Baked Stuffed Lobster $55 -5lb $70 -5lb Baked Stuffed Lobster $80. All served with corn on the cob and coleslaw. Call 978.282.9700 to make your reservation today!

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Gloucester Stage Co Presents: Ben Butler

August 21 @ 7:30 pm - August 24 @ 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 24, 2019

Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street
Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930
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$15 – $48

Richard Strand’s Ben Butler, a smart and funny discourse on race, protocol and our sense of humanity, garnered high critical acclaim during its Off Broadway run in 2016. The sharply comic play takes place in the middle of the Civil War, 1861 at Virginia’s Union-held Fort Monroe under the command of General Benjamin Butler. One of Abraham Lincoln’s top generals, Benjamin Butler, a lawyer, championed the causes of labor, abolition of slavery, and naturalized citizens. After retiring from the battlefield,…

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Gloucester HarborWalk 2019 Summer Cinema Series

August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 26, 2019

Gloucester Harbor Walk (14C2), 65 Rogers St
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Free

Gloucester HarborWalk, the City of Gloucester, and Northshore 104.9 present the “The Summer of Fun”, five FREE outdoor, family-fun movies to watch under the stars! The series runs every Wednesday from July 24th to August 26th. Films start at 8:00 pm (or earlier depending on when it gets dark). Come on down to play games and buy your snacks from the food vendors before the movie begins! HarborWalk Summer Cinema Schedule · July 24 – Dumbo (presented by BankGloucester) ·…

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History of Medieval Arms and Armor

August 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$10 – $20

Hammond Castle Museum is proud to present a lecture and demonstration of the History of Medieval Arms and Armor with John Pettibone, former curator and executive director. John has spent many years studying the ancient art of armor and examples from the castles collection will be on display. At the conclusion of the program there will be a question and answer session, a try on Armor opportunity and a tour of Medieval aspects of the Museum. Advanced ticket can be…

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Cape Ann Farmers Market

August 22 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 11, 2019

Stage Fort Park, 24 Hough Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Free

Head over every Thursday at Stage Fort Park for the award-winning Cape Ann Farmers Market featuring over 40 vendors, live music, education, children's activities and more!  

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Candlelight Tours

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$14

John Hays Hammond, Jr. loved the evening.  Alexander Graham Bell had suggested to Hammond that he work at night and sleep during the day, which Hammond adopted.  Domestic staff, frequent overnight guests, and even Hammond’s wife were daytime people and frequently commented that they might go long periods where they rarely saw him. With this in mind, “candlelight tours” are offered Thursday nights during the months of July and August. Guides will show you the rooms the Hammond frequented and…

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Spiritualism Tour at Hammond Castle Museum

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$15

Spirits, tombstones, and skulls, oh my! Starting July 11th, Hammond Castle Museum will be offering Spiritualism Tours as a additional tour option during the Candlelight Tours on Thursday evenings (this is a separate tour from the Candlelight Tour). These special tours, taking place at 6:30 PM and 7:30 PM, will delve into the history of Spiritualism and its practices, as well as its peculiar connection with Hammond Castle. We will discuss topics such as the Ouija board, spirit photography, séances,…

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