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$10 Off Adult Whale Watch Tickets from 7-Seas Whale Watch*

*Present this coupon to save $10 off all Adult tickets or save $5 off all seniors and children Whale Watch tickets from 7 Seas Whale Watch in Gloucester Sun-Fri (Not Valid on Saturday). 7-Seas offers a state-of-the-art GPS system lets you follow along with the captain during the whale watch. Book online with code# 3108 & print this coupon required at boarding.
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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.

Gloucester.com provides local information, discount coupons, event listings and a local guide to find the best businesses, restaurants, whale watches, hotels and accommodations in the area.

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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$10 Off Adult Whale Watch Tickets from 7-Seas Whale Watch*
Expires: 11/1/2014
*Present this coupon to save $10 off all Adult tickets or save $5 off all seniors and children Whale Watch tickets from 7 Seas Whale Watch in Gloucester Sun-Fri (Not Valid on Saturday). 7-Seas offers a state-of-the-art GPS system lets you follow along with the captain during the whale watch. Book online with code# 3108 & print this coupon required at boarding.

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Ariel Strasser
Singer-Songwriter Shuffle!

When: Sep 11, 2014 7 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19 )
Peter Janson- Ken Bonfield
Ken Bonfield's Artistry of the Guitar - concert details coming soon...

When: Sep 26, 2014 7 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19 )
Happy Holidays Half MerryThon & 2.62-Mile Race


When: Dec 7, 2014 12 AM to Dec 7, 2014 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 07 Dec 2014 00 )
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 )
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 )
MAMADOU
Age Limit: All Ages

MAMADOU



When: Sep 20, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21 )
Front Runner
Age Limit: 21+

Front Runner



When: Dec 27, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sat, 27 Dec 2014 21 )
Adult Beginner Swim


When: Jan 5, 2015 12 AM to Feb 27, 2015 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00 )
Youth Swim I - Youth Swim I - Tuesday 3:30pm


When: Jan 5, 2015 3 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15 )
Front Runner
Age Limit: 21+

Front Runner



When: Oct 31, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21 )
Tolkien Walk in the Woods


When: Oct 25, 2014 12 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Members:$5. Nonmembers: Adult $10; Child FREE.

(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00 )
Sweetbay Swamp Quest Fest!


When: Nov 8, 2014 12 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE.

(Sat, 08 Nov 2014 00 )
Ravenswood Trail Race


When: Oct 19, 2014 9 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: See website at right for details.

(Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09 )
World of Mushrooms Workshop


When: Oct 5, 2014 12 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: Adult $15. Nonmembers: Adult $20.

(Sun, 05 Oct 2014 00 )
Solstice Stroll through Ravenswood Park


When: Dec 20, 2014 12 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: $5. Nonmembers: $10. Children Free. Pre-registration requested.

(Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00 )
Ravenswood Rocks!


When: Nov 2, 2014 12 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: FREE. Nonmembers: $5. Pre-registration encouraged.

(Sun, 02 Nov 2014 00 )
West Parish - After School (4:30 Pick Up)


When: Nov 24, 2014 12 AM to Jun 26, 2015 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00 )
Francisco Anes- The Nate Seavey Quartet


When: Oct 5, 2014 5 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 05 Oct 2014 17 )
The Nate Seavey Quartet- Francisco Anes


When: Sep 7, 2014 5 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 07 Sep 2014 17 )
Charlee
Age Limit: All Ages

Charlee



When: Sep 8, 2014 7 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19 )
Lynne Taylor
Lynne Taylor at Giuseppes Ristorante and Piano Bar! Great food, great folks, GREAT entertainment! I go on at 9ish.

When: Sep 4, 2014 7 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19 )
Downtown Gloucester Block Party
Main Street will come alive three times this summer for a come one, come all family celebration. The series will feature multiple performance stages including live music, dance, variety acts, and theater. "Kids' Town" provides children with free games, face painting and snacks. Restaurants on Main Street will offer al fresco dining and stores stay open until 11 p.m. July 19th (Saturday) August 16th (Saturday) September 20th (Saturday) Park for free on Rogers Street at St. Peter's Square or the vacant lot past the Gloucester House Restaurant. In addition, in July and August, there will be a Water Shuttle to St. Peter's Square until 8:15 p.m. from offsite locations at Harbor Loop, Rocky Neck (at the Studio) and Cripple Cove.

When: Sep 20, 2014 6 PM to Sep 20, 2014 11 PMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18 )
The Downtown Gloucester Block Party
Celebrate the Seventh Year of The Downtown Gloucester Block Party Series! Music, Dance, Food, Shopping – and it’s Free. Gloucester’s Downtown Block Parties are held third Saturday of July, August and September. Main Street transforms into an entertainment mall. Enjoy five performance stages featuring music, dance, theater and variety acts. Main Street restaurants offer al fresco dining and the stores are open for shopping until 11 pm. Kids’ Town activities will keep the youngsters amused. Performances and dining start Saturday evening at 6 pm. Eat, shop and plan to dance in the street! The seventh year of jubilant summer Block Parties: July 19, August 16 and September 20. See www.glostablockparty.com for act listings, restaurant contacts, directions and free parking information and like on Facebook!

When: Sep 20, 2014 6 PM to Sep 20, 2014 11 PMin Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Grand opening 6 pm center stage! Allen and Dylan Estes, Toni Ann Enes with Thad Bernard, Sasquatch, Joe Wilkins, The Cape Ann Center for Dance, Inge Berge, Deb Hardy and Hum, Steve Caraway, Ken Bonfield, and The Treehouse Charlatans will perform. The Dog Bar will feature Myla Smith with Chris Milam and headliner Mo Bounce in the outdoor dining and dancing area. Entry and Parking are Free! (Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18 )
Youth Swim I


When: Jan 5, 2015 12 AM to Feb 25, 2015 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00 )
Youth Swim I - Youth Swim I - Monday 4:30pm - Youth Swim I - Tuesday 3:30pm


When: Jan 6, 2015 3 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Tue, 06 Jan 2015 15 )
Parent/Child Swimming I - Parent/Child Swimming I - Fridays 9:30am


When: Jan 9, 2015 9 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 09 Jan 2015 09 )
Parent/Child Swimming I


When: Jan 5, 2015 12 AM to Feb 25, 2015 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00 )
Preschool Swim I


When: Jan 5, 2015 12 AM to Feb 25, 2015 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00 )
Membership Appreciation Waterfront Picnic September 7th

Come and join your fellow members and friends at the beautiful waterfront home of Club VP Susan Kelly and husband Chuck!

The cookout menu  will include a full bar and soft drinks.

A fun social networking event to greet old friends and make new ones in a spectacular setting.

Cocktails begin at 2:00 P.M.  Food served at 2:30 PM.



When: Sep 7, 2014 2 PM to Sep 7, 2014 5 PMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 07 Sep 2014 14 )
DeadBeat - Boston, MA


When: Sep 6, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Sep 2014 20 )
Ravenswood's Great Magnolia Swamp Hike


When: Nov 22, 2014 12 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: $10. Nonmembers: $15.

(Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00 )
Spindrift YMCA Day Camp


When: Jun 15, 2015 12 AM to Sep 4, 2015 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00 )
The Joe Mack Band
WE LOVE THE DOG BAR YOU'LL FIND US HERE ONCE A MONTH FOR THE WHOLE YEAR!!

When: Sep 13, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20 )
Plan It Expo Glassboro
"Plan It Expo Glassboro brings excellent news for the fashionable wedding couples and sophisticated visitors from all round the corner. In this perfect marketing platform all the most advanced and latest business technology, current market developments and partnership strategies with future clients will be introduced in front of a great many wedding related professionals and leading event management experts. Some of the major display categories of this trade show include health & fitness products, tuxedos, bridal dresses and accessories, honeymoon, travel & resorts, unique transportation and so much more. Plan It Expo Glassboro help newlyweds to plan their weddings in the most memorable and stunning way."

When: Sep 16, 2014 12 AM to Sep 16, 2014 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00 )
Dan and Faith
Weekly Singer-Songwriter Shuffle. Music from 7-10PM in 20 minute sets. Hear many local singer/songwriters while enjoying the fabulous pizza, pasta and entrees. Our set on this night is at 8PM.

When: Oct 9, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20 )
Dan and Faith
Thursday night Singer-Songwriter Shuffle. Music runs from 7-10PM. A lineup of singer-songwriters will play 20 minute sets all evening. Our set on this evening is at 8:50PM. Come enjoy fabulous food and entertainment!

When: Oct 16, 2014 8:50:00 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:50:00 )
Mo Bounce
October 24, 2014: Mo Bounce is back, funkin it up once again at the DogBar, 24 Rogers St. Gloucester, MA with their Fresh Seafood and locally sourced Organic Produce! I love this place and Gloucester knows how to party! Come get your dance on!

When: Oct 24, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21 )
Mo Bounce
Thanskgiving Break November 29, 2014 - Mo Bounce brings back the funky party at Dogbar, 24 Rogers St. Gloucester, MA. Come eat Fresh Seafood and locally sourced Organic Produce! Dogbar and it's patrons are the best to party with! Come dance with us!

When: Nov 29, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 21 )
Gang of Thieves
Age Limit: 21+

Gang of Thieves



When: Oct 25, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free show. Under 21 patrons allowed in before 10pm. (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21 )
seARTS Uncorked - The Art of Food & Wine Pairing

The 2014 seARTS Fall Benefit will include:

  • Docent tour of the Bass Rocks Art Collection
  • Passed hors d'oeuvres and mingling with quiet band in background
  • Kathleen P. Erickson (Savour Wine Shop) for food & wine pairings & discussion
  • Raffle of donated artists items
  • JUST ANNOUNCED!  GRUPO FANTASIA - headed by Beverly resident Angel Wagner, is the recent winner of the New England Urban Music Award for Best Latin Band.

BOOK BY OCTOBER 1 AND SAVE $5 PER TICKET!

BOOK OCTOBER 7TH TO GET YOUR FREE WINE FOR THE WINE PULL!!!

More details to come, so stay tuned!



When: Oct 18, 2014 6 PM to Oct 18, 2014 10 PMin Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Sep 15, 2014 2 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14 )
Family Friday: Folly Cove Designs
Ages: 2+

Perfect for families with young children! Enjoy a family friendly tour of the galleries and be creative in our Activity Center with themed activities for everyone. This program is free for members or with Museum admission.



When: Sep 2, 2014 2 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Adults $10l children under 18: Free (Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Oct 20, 2014 2 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14 )
The Great Give-Away
A FREE indoor yard sale give-away. Come and take what ever you want for free!

When: Sep 13, 2014 9 AM to Sep 13, 2014 1 PMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09 )
Charlee
Age Limit: All Ages

Charlee



When: Sep 29, 2014 7 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19 )
Krewe de Groove- Justin Lopes


When: Sep 13, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20 )
Cold Chocolate


When: Sep 13, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21 )
Hoodoo Revelator


When: Sep 13, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20 )
Stuart Davis: Abstract, Real, and Concrete Lecture with Karen Wilkin

An illustrated talk by Karen Wilkin, New York-based independent curator and critic specializing in 20th century modernism. Stuart Davis(1892-1964) is renowned as a colorist and acclaimed as an American pioneer of abstraction. This talk examines the importance of what Davis called "a configuration"- a drawn response to specific perceptions to the evoltuion of his art.



When: Sep 4, 2014 7 PM to Sep 4, 2014 8 PMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19 )
Lens Gallery Tour with Paul St. Germain

Tour the new Lens Gallery with the Thacher Island Association President Paul St. Germain.



When: Sep 6, 2014 10 AM to Sep 6, 2014 11 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10 )

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