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Whale watch attractions from 7 Seas Whale Watch in Gloucester7 Seas is the areas most recommended whale watch featuring the newest, most elegant whale watching vessel. A state-of-the-art GPS system let's you follow along with the captain on your journey through the feeding grounds of the great whales. It's a spectacular trip - not to be missed. Visit the website for the latest sightings and more info.
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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.

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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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FREE Hot Dog & Drink on a 7 Seas Weekday Whale Watch
Expires: 6/15/2014
Present this coupon for a FREE hot dog and soft drink during any weekday Whale Watch from 7 Seas Whale Watch in Gloucester. Valid only Monday-Friday weekday whale watching trips. 7-Seas offers a state-of-the-art GPS system let's you follow along with the captain during the whale watch.

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Hoodoo Revelator


When: May 24, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 24 May 2014 20 )
LIVING ON A BAD NAME
Gloucester waterfront comes alive on Saturday nights in the summer as Captain Carlo's hosts the boardwalk concerts and Bon Jovi will be the word on August 9th!

When: Aug 9, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 20 )
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 )
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 )
Write Now Workshop
When: Apr 20, 2014 11 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11 )
Second Sunday Reading Series & Open Mic
When: Apr 20, 2014 2 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14 )
Groove Alliance
Age Limit: 18+

Groove Alliance



When: Jul 18, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21 )
Front Runner
Age Limit: 21+

Front Runner



When: Apr 26, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 21 )
Muddy Ruckus
Age Limit: All Ages

Muddy Ruckus



When: Aug 22, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20 )
Rene Dupuis
Age Limit: All Ages

Rene Dupuis



When: Apr 25, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: $20/$25 (Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20 )
Cold Chocolate


When: Apr 26, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 21 )
Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents
Age Limit: 21+

Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents



When: May 10, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sat, 10 May 2014 21 )
Front Runner
Age Limit: 21+

Front Runner



When: Oct 31, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21 )
Les Racquet
Age Limit: 21+

Les Racquet



When: May 23, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 23 May 2014 21 )
SAFETY
Benefit for Rockport Fireworks

When: Apr 30, 2014 7 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19 )
Adoptable Dogs Meet & Greet with CAPE ANN ANIMAL AID ASSOC INC
Adoptable Dogs Meet & Greet with CAPE ANN ANIMAL AID ASSOC INC
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Stop by Petco to meet dogs in need of loving homes. Whenever you adopt a pet you're eligible for our Think Adoption First Care and Savings Program. You'll get instant savings on food and supplies, as well as monthly care tips.


When: Apr 26, 2014 11 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 11 )
Dog Training Loose Leash Seminar
Dog Training Loose Leash Seminar
04:00PM - 05:00PM
Is your dog taking your a for a walk? Sign up for our one-hour Loose Leash Walking seminar and learn invaluable tips on teaching your dog to walk next to you on a loose leash. Bring your dog and learn the "follow me game."


When: Apr 23, 2014 4 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16 )
DRIVE AKA TALK OF THE TOWN- RICHARD W. HONOSKI A/K/A "MR. RICHARD"
Richard W. Honoski A/K/A "Mr. Richard" Performing With "Drive A/K/A Talk Of The Town": The Cars/The Pretenders/The 80's Tribute Band Performing At A Benefit For Autism

When: Jun 7, 2014 1 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 Jun 2014 13 )
The Joe Mack Band
WE LOVE THE DOG BAR YOU'LL FIND US HERE ONCE A MONTH FOR THE WHOLE YEAR!!

When: Apr 19, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20 )
AfterFab (The Beatles Solo Years)
Big stage and lights!

When: Jun 28, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 28 Jun 2014 20 )
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 )
Mo Bounce
Friday night, August 1st, Mo Bounce is back bringing the party to Gloucester. Mile Marker 1 Restaurant & Bar is where the party begins! Enjoy the outdoor atmosphere by the water. Tasty dishes and refreshing drinks. Mo Bounce will be playing your favorite Funk, R&B & Soul Party hits!

When: Aug 1, 2014 7 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19 )
Mo Bounce
Friday night May 30th, Mo Bounce will be groovin up the hits on the Mile Marker 1 Restaurant & Bar. We'll be on the outdoor stage in the welcoming sea breezes. Be sure to come out and enjoy the delicious fresh food and drinks. The party is happening so come and get your dance on!

When: May 30, 2014 7 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 30 May 2014 19 )
The Lydia Warren Band
Lydia with Dave Sag

When: May 22, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Thu, 22 May 2014 20 )
Front Runner
Age Limit: 21+

Front Runner



When: Dec 27, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sat, 27 Dec 2014 21 )
Front Runner
Age Limit: 21+

Front Runner



When: Jun 27, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21 )
Front Runner
Age Limit: 21+

Front Runner



When: May 17, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE (Sat, 17 May 2014 21 )
Potty Training Seminar
Potty Training Seminar
03:30PM - 04:30PM
Have a new puppy or an older dog going potty in the house? Join our FREE 30-minute seminar and learn great tips to help prevent accidents. Successful potty training can last a lifetime.


When: Apr 30, 2014 3 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15 )
Petco Preventing Jumping Workshop
Petco Preventing Jumping Workshop
04:30PM - 05:30PM
Got a jumpy pup? Sign up for our one-hour "Four Feet on the Floor" workshop and learn tips that will teach your dog to keep their paws on the floor. Bring your dog and have fun!


When: Apr 28, 2014 4 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16 )
Generation Gap


When: Aug 2, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 02 Aug 2014 21 )
Generation Gap


When: Jun 7, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 Jun 2014 21 )
Hermit's Tales on the Trails
When: Apr 25, 2014 12 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: $5. Nonmembers: $8. (Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00 )
Spindrift Day Camp


When: Jun 23, 2014 12 AM to Aug 29, 2014 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00 )
Backshore 5 Mile Road Race


When: May 9, 2014 12 AM to May 9, 2014 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Fri, 09 May 2014 00 )
HDRnB
Great place to start our summer shows!

When: Jun 7, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 Jun 2014 20 )
Cape Ann Whalewatch Weekend

Cape Ann Whale Watch Weekend with the American Littoral Society!


Guide: Don Riepe, Chapter Director and naturalist with the American Littoral Society

Cost: $395.00 per person for double occupancy.

Spend three nights in historic Gloucester, MA. Includes lodging, half day whale watching trip, lobster/seafood dinner, Essex River marsh cruise, canoeing on the Ipswich River, guided hike at nearby state park and a visit to Parker River Wildlife Refuge.

This trip is in partnership with NYC Audubon. For questions please email: donriepe@gmail.com or call the office at (718)474-0896.

To pay by check: write check to American Littoral Society, 29 West 9th Road, Broad Channel, NY 11693.

 

 

 



When: Aug 14, 2014 3 PM to Aug 17, 2014 6 PMin Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: 395.00 true Adult (Double Occupancy Rate) 395.00

(Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15 )
White Rum Tasting
Everyone’s favorite Captain now has a white rum. At 40% alcohol by volume this five times distilled rum made with fine cane molasses is as smooth as the Captain himself. Try for yourself at our Salem store on May 10th 3-5pm.[...]

978-745-8700

When: May 10, 2014 3 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE (Sat, 10 May 2014 15 )
Daemon Chili
First time out to Minglewood. Come on up to Gloustah and pahhhhhty with us.

When: Jul 19, 2014 9 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: May 19, 2014 2 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mon, 19 May 2014 14 )
World of Mushrooms Workshop
When: Jun 21, 2014 12 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: One class: Members: Adult $18. Nonmembers: Adult $25. (Sat, 21 Jun 2014 00 )
World of Mushrooms Workshop
When: Jun 14, 2014 12 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: One class: Members: Adult $18. Nonmembers: Adult $25. (Sat, 14 Jun 2014 00 )
Renaissance of Ravenswood
When: May 11, 2014 12 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: $5. Nonmembers: $8. Mothers FREE on May 11. (Sun, 11 May 2014 00 )
Lady's Slipper: Beauty & Botany
When: Jun 1, 2014 12 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: $5. Nonmembers: $10. (Sun, 01 Jun 2014 00 )
Magnolia Mystery
When: Jun 8, 2014 12 AM in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: Adult $10. Nonmembers: Adult $15. (Sun, 08 Jun 2014 00 )
Gloucester Blues Festival 2014

The third annual Gloucester Blues Festival takes place Saturday, August 9th, 2014 at Stage Fort Park on the waterfront.  Sorry, no pets, no coolers, no sun umbrellas.  Food and beverages are available on site - no carry-ins.  Rain or shine. Gates open at 9:00 am. First act comes on at 11:00am. 



When: Aug 9, 2014 11 AM to Aug 9, 2014 7 PMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11 )
Twin Lobster Half Marathon


When: Jun 1, 2014 12 AM to Jun 1, 2014 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 01 Jun 2014 00 )
Dogtown Dive One Mile Swim to Shore


When: Aug 9, 2014 12 AM to Aug 9, 2014 12 AMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 00 )
The SpiritHouse Band
acoustic duo..steve and special guest..playing spirithouse originals and pop covers outside under the tent

When: Jun 29, 2014 5 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 29 Jun 2014 17 )
The SpiritHouse Band
steve and special guest playing acoustic outside under tent..playing spirithouse originals and covers..

When: Aug 10, 2014 5 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 10 Aug 2014 17 )
AfterFab (The Beatles Solo Years)
Big stage, sound, and lights!

When: May 24, 2014 8 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sat, 24 May 2014 20 )

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