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Wicked Tuna Celebrates its 10th Season

15 Ways to Enjoy Your Stay

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Shop, Play, Dine— and be safe!

As America’s oldest seaport, our authentic working

waterfront highlights our maritime pride across our beaches, restaurants, museums, historical attractions and oldest working art colony in North America. A place to see, feel, and taste history, Gloucester’s mix of beauty, fun, and character have drawn visitors for nearly 400 years. Across this terrific guidebook, you’ll find more about Cape Ann’s museums, historic sites, creative community, tours, restaurants, and shops. Please visit our online resources to learn the latest schedules and events as many adjustments have been made to ensure our community remains safe while contending with the needs brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are many safe and fun activities that you can enjoy while visiting—from Gloucester’s historic schooners, dining at wonderful bistros featuring the freshest fish, and local festivities happening all year long. Did you know that Gloucester provides some of the best whale watching in the world, too? Whether you are interested in fishing, hiking, swimming or any other recreational activity, our spectacular scenery complements any adventure. While our community continues to address the COVID-19 public health crisis, we know that the road ahead still holds uncertainty in planning your discovery of all that Gloucester truly holds. Regardless of the reopening plans for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, we salute our frontline workers, businesses and leaders who have all stepped up to work together, support one another, and ensure a safe and fun experience can be had by all who come to visit. Gloucester is a special place with wonderful people who are resilient, hardworking, creative, and endearing. We love life here in Gloucester—and when you visit this genuine destination safely, we are confident that you’ll love it, too! While you're here, let people know, “Mayor Sefatia sent me.” Safe Travels,

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On the Cover

Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial, also known as “The Man at the Wheel“ is the iconic statue that rests on a five-foot granite base located on the south side of Stacy Boulevard at the edge of Gloucester Harbor. This eight-foot-tall structure shows a fisherman dressed in oilskins standing clenched at the wheel on the leaning deck of his ship. Photographer, Ricardo Marnoto, originally from Aveiro, Portugal is a life-long resident of Gloucester. His passion and pursuit of learning photography started in high school. Ricardo’s photos incorporate the natural beauty around us with his own flair and spin. The featured cover photo of the infamous Man at the Wheel statue was taken at sunset and it’s entitled: “Facing the Light”. You can see more of Ricardo’s work at rmfotography.com or on FB@rmmfotos.

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TABLE of Contents Features Welcome to Gloucester.....................................................................4 Know Before You Go...........................................................................6 Wicked Tuna..........................................................................................8 15 Ways to Enjoy Your Stay.............................................................. 11 Henry Sleeper......................................................................................16 Sea Shanties.........................................................................................19 Woodman’s Clam Chowder Recipe ............................................23 On With The Show!.......................................................................... 26 Did You Know?................................................................................... 28 Lighthouses of Cape Ann................................................................ 34 Cape Ann Neighbors: Rockport, Essex and Manchester........ 36 MAPS................................................................................................... 30 GLOUCESTER SEAFOOD TRAIL.............................................. 39

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Listings PLAY...................................................................................................... 44 DINE...................................................................................................... 50 SHOP.....................................................................................................52 STAY.......................................................................................................55 CALENDAR OF EVENTS.............................................................. 58

The official 2021-22 Discover Gloucester Visitor Guide is funded, in part, by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism. This guide was made possible by a grant administered by the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau. visitma.com NorthofBoston.org This guide provides information for the use of visitors to Gloucester and Cape Ann, MA. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy of information. Discover Gloucester cannot guarantee rates or other dates herein or assume any liability for errors, omissions, or for damages which may result from reliance on such information. Please contact individual organizations for their latest rates, dates and other specifics. For additional copies of this guide, advertising and information, contact: Discover Gloucester, PO Box 915, Gloucester, MA 01930 978-675-1818 ecarey@discovergloucester.com Publisher, Ad Sales, Editorial: Elizabeth Carey, Executive Director, Discover Gloucester Design and Production: John Hall Design Group, Beverly, MA Proofreading and Fact Checking: Anne-Marie Anderson, Chris Sargent Editorial Contributors: National Geographic; Martha Van Koevering of Beauport Sleeper McCann; Daisy Nell; Chris Griffith of Gloucester Stage; Rhonda Woodman of Woodman’s of Essex Gloucester Tourism Alliance, Inc. d/b/a Discover Gloucester is a Destination Marketing Organization. Discover Gloucester works to promote tourism and the visitor based economy by increasing awareness of Gloucester and Cape Ann as a premier visitor destination.

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The Cape Ann Museum is excited to announce the official opening in 2021 of its new campus, the Cape Ann Museum Green.

Photo credit: (top) Steve Rosenthal; (bottom) Al Malette.

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Glouces WELCOME TO

Gloucester Massachusetts is a charming coastal

community on Cape Ann about 40 miles north of Boston. It is the oldest fishing port in America. Fiercely proud of our nearly 400-year history and our continued major role in the fishing industry—not to mention the on-screen notoriety from the reality TV series Wicked Tuna and Hollywood blockbuster The Perfect Storm— An abundance of unique experiences await you in Gloucester! From a sunset cruise on one of our community-built historic schooners, to seaside dining featuring “today’s fresh catch of the day”, to an awe-inspiring whale watch excursion, you’ll discover some of our most valued treasures! Meet our local characters, explore our historic homes and museums, and be sure to visit America’s oldest art colony on Rocky Neck. Stroll Main Street for an eclectic mix of locally owned shops and cafes. Enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds you with our gardens, parks, hiking trails, fresh air and sunsets like none other! Gloucester, Cape Ann is a mustvisit destination for travelers seeking that true authentic New England experience!

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GETTING HERE BY SEA Transient Docking/Mooring Dockwa.com/explore/destination/mnc89p8gloucester-harbormaster or 978-282-3012 Town Landings PICK UP/DROP OFF ONLY at Cripple Cove, St. Peter's Square DOCKING Solomon Jacobs Park

BY AIR

From Boston’s Logan Airport: Approximately 45-minute drive north to Gloucester. Subway service is available from Logan Airport to North Station, where MTBA trains depart to Gloucester regularly. From Manchester, NH airport: about 75 minutes south to Gloucester.

BY CAR

I-93 North to I-95 North/Peabody. Continue on Rt. 128 North to Gloucester. Travel time approximately 45 minutes. From New York & Points South I-90 East (NY Thruway) to Mass Turnpike. Exit at I-95 North, continue on Rt. 128 North to Gloucester. Travel time approximately four hours. Visiting from Australia, Deborah Redwood scoured Cape Ann for metal objects that she could then deconstruct and weld into the graceful whale tail. Situated at Ocean Alliance, the tail wobbles gently in the wind. Her name for the piece: Dive Deep Within. PHOTO CREDIT: KATHRYN COOLEY

From Maine & Points North I-95 south to Rt. 128 North to Gloucester.

BY TRAIN FROM BOSTON

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ONCE YOU’VE ARRIVED

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:

ILLUSTRATIONS BY:GLOUCESTER YOUTH LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

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S OF THE TIME WE WENT TO PRESS with this Visitor Guide, the rules stated that all visitors entering Massachusetts, including returning residents, are advised to quarantine for 10 days upon their arrival. Travelers in the following categories are exempt from this quarantine advisory:

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Travelers who have received a negative COVID-19 result on a test administered not more than 72 hours prior to their arrival in Massachusetts. Travelers may also test out of the quarantine advisory after arrival in Massachusetts, as long as they quarantine until receiving a negative test result. Anyone who is entering Massachusetts for fewer than 24 hours. Anyone who is returning to Massachusetts after being out of the State for fewer than 24 hours. Workers who enter Massachusetts to perform critical infrastructure functions (as specified by the Federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency) during required commuting to or from work and while at work.

Travelers who are fully vaccinated (i.e. who have received two doses of either the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines OR who have received a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 14 days or more ago) and who do not have symptoms.

All travelers are encouraged to consult and follow the CDC’s guidelines and requirements for travel. Travelers must have a sufficient supply of face masks or face coverings to wear and must be compliant with the Massachusetts masking order. Massachusetts also requires all persons to wear a mask or other face covering in both indoor and outdoor settings and to remain 6 feet from others any time they are in settings with persons who are not members of their immediate household. For up-to-date information, go to www.mass.gov/covid19.

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How did you come to be involved in Wicked Tuna? For me, Wicked Tuna started as a phone call from the production company saying they were possibly going to produce a show about tuna fishing. They were interested in interviewing me and came out on the boat to shoot some footage. With what they captured from us, along with a few other boats, they produced a pilot episode for networks to review. Once National Geographic picked up the pilot, the production company contacted the captains they felt best for the show and asked if we’d be interested in being part of the cast. And here we are, 10 seasons later, still going strong. Most reality shows fail early on, so for us to be here 10 years, 100+ episodes later, it’s very exciting to have been a part of it since the beginning. When did it hit you that Wicked Tuna had become a success? It was during the third season, that was when people really started recognizing me and the other captains in public. We weren’t faces in the crowd anymore, we were faces

from the TV show. After the first season we had a few fans here or there, but by season three there was a line of people when we’d come in from fishing, that’s when it really hit me that the show was becoming popular and drawing a big tourist crowd. Why do you think Wicked Tuna resonates so well with viewers? Most people who watch the show are landlocked and haven’t heard of a bluefin tuna, that a fish of this size and power even existed. That’s the feedback I get from fans. So to watch us catch these fish on a small rod and reel, people are just so impressed that we catch such big fish on small tackle and the money that can be made and lost over just one fish. You can hit the jackpot on that one great “catch”. Fans love the competition between the boats, they all have favorite boats like people have a favorite sports team. Do you think the show has changed people’s perception of the commercial fishing industry, or the fishing profession? If so, how?

NUMBER OF EPISODES: 153 | BIGGEST FISH: 1078 lbs, 118 inches Wicked Cool Facts: TOTAL TOTAL NUMBER OF BOATS FEATURED ON THE SHOW: 24

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10 Years Later,

Still Going Strong Wicked Tuna Q&A with Captain Dave Carraro Left: Tuna.com’s Captain and Crew; Top: Captain Dave Carraro PHOTOS COURTESY OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

It has made viewers more aware of what commercial fishing is and the hardships that go with it, the failures, the successes, the risks, the money that can be made and lost. People can put a face to the plate of seafood that they’re eating and have a sense of where that fish came from. What’s been the biggest surprise for you about being on the show? Never at any point in my life did I think that I’d come in from fishing and have people on the dock waiting to say hello or have someone approach me in a restroom asking to take a picture of me! The fame for catching a fish and being on TV—I never could have seen this coming. And the kids! Kids love the show, they approach me with a nervous energy…I feel like a superhero when I’m around children…and they always ask the coolest questions. You and first mate Sandro Maniaci have fished together since the beginning of the series. How has your relationship evolved over the years, and why do you think you two make such a good team?

Sandro has been with me for 13 years. In fact his first day of commercial fishing was with me. It’s been great watching him grow into his own and seeing first hand his progress over the years. I’m proud that he’s taken what he’s learned and applied it so well. Sandro has the passion, the drive, the integrity that it takes for this job. For me to let someone take my boat out without me takes trust—and over the years he’s earned that trust. You’ve been the top-earning boat on Wicked Tuna five times, more than any other captain. What’s the secret to your success? The other captains would say I’m a “lucky boat”, but I say you earn your luck, good or bad. Each year that we have won has been credited to our hard work, our knowledge, and our collaboration. We work together very well as a team and that wins big! Wicked Tuna airs Sundays at 9/8c on National Geographic, and stream past seasons on Disney+.

(Christina, Season 1) | LONGEST FISH FIGHT: 12 hours, 9 minutes (Pinwheel, Season 6) | MOST VALUABLE FISH: $25,440 (Hot Tuna, Season 8)

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15 Ways to

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Stage Fort Park

Site of the landing of the first settlers in 1623, Gloucester became the second permanent settlement of the early Puritans in the New World, preceded by Plymouth in 1620. Enjoy the park with over 25 acres of natural beauty, including two beaches, a dog park, many walking trails and spectacular views of the harbor and beyond. There is a parking fee during peak summer season. Kids will love the playground baseball fields and tennis courts The Welcoming Center is open to visitors (May-October) to assist with brochures, maps and guides. Stage Fort Park is part of the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway.

Man at the Wheel Statue The statue,

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also known as the Gloucester Fisherman Memorial, presides over Stacy Boulevard at the edge of Gloucester Harbor. Sculpted by artist Leonard Craske and modeled after a local fisherman, the monument was completed in 1925 in honor of Gloucester’s 300th anniversary. It has become the symbol of the city and a place to remember the 10,000 men lost at sea during the city’s

long history. Their names are recorded on memorial plaques surrounding the structure.

Rocky Neck Art Colony

America’s oldest continually operating art colony (since 1850), Gloucester has played a vital role in America’s art history. Artists such as Fitz Henry Lane, Winslow Homer, John Sloan, Stuart Davis and Edward Hopper have all captured the light of Gloucester, as our many artists still do to this day. Gloucester’s Rocky Neck Cultural District is a compact, walkable area encompassing the peninsula of Rocky Neck situated within Gloucester’s working harbor.

Ravenswood Park

Explore a shrouded landscape of hemlock groves, a magnolia swamp, and other tree species where you’ll find remnants of Colonial habitation. Ravenswood Park offers 600 acres for solitude and quiet contemplation of nature. With 10 miles of carriage paths and trails that meander through the park, you can find plenty of room to picnic, bird watch, walk and simply appreciate the outdoors. You don’t want to miss trekking to the overlook to Gloucester Harbor or traversing the boardwalk through the Great Magnolia Swamp, home to native Sweetbay Magnolias.

Top Photo: Sunrise at Good Harbor Beach Left Photo: Stage Fort Park Gazebo at dusk.

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15 Ways to Enjoy Your Stay! Maritime Gloucester opens for its

Catch a Whale Watch in Gloucester,

21st season with so much to “Sea” and do. America’s oldest marine railway is your backdrop to experience the historic Gloucester working waterfront. See how the Gloucester fishing fleet changed America and fed a nation. With historic buildings, interactive marine science exhibits, and the chance to sail aboard the Schooner Ardelle, maritime fun is around every corner. Visit the Schooner Adventure, check out the Dory Shop, or check on the Mass Oyster Project.

Cape Ann! One of the important ecotourism industries in eastern Massachusetts is whale watching, with an estimated one million passengers heading out onto the ocean to view some of the largest animals on our planet. Most of those sea-going trips head out to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Gloucester is considered the whale watch capital on the eastern seaboard because we are only 8 miles from Stellwagen Bank. Both 7 Seas Whale Watch and Cape Ann Whale Watch continue to take proper precautions to ensure your safety as you embark on a funfilled tour. Give them a call and make your reservation today!

Gloucester Schooners

For more than three centuries, the schooner has been the enduring icon of Cape Ann’s seagoing heritage. Fast and able, these sailing vessels capture the imagination of visitors and locals alike. No other type of vessel rivals its power and magnificence. It is impossible to climb aboard a schooner without feeling a deep connection to the thousands of daring fishermen who risked everything in search of fortune. We invite you to spend a magical day on the Schooner Adventure or full moon cruise on the Thomas E. Lannon or a Music Sail on the Schooner Ardelle.

out on the water with friends and family! Cape Ann Harbor Tours offers Daily Lighthouse Trips, Harbor Tours/ Lobstering Demonstrations, and Water Shuttle Hourly Trips. It’s such an enjoyable experience to see all that Gloucester Harbor and the Annisquam River have to offer. You’ll be glad you took the ride!

Fishing Charters

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Glorious sunset sails aboard the Schooner Thomas E. Lannon cruising around Gloucester Harbor.

Harbor Tours Enjoy a beautiful day

There is a myriad of Fishing and Charter boats to take you and your friends out for a fun day of excitement! Many offer Private Charters, Sightseeing, Lighthouse Tours, Photo Charters, Seal and Bird Watching, Ash Scattering, Private Scenic, Sunset, Harbor, and River Trips. Go to DiscoverGlocuester.com and check out the list of available vessels.

Sargent House

Built in 1782, the Sargent House was home to Judith Sargent Murray, one of America’s earliest advocates of women’s rights. Visit this beautifully preserved Georgian mansion to hear the life story of the remarkable 18th century woman who published the groundbreaking essay “On the Equality of the Sexes” in 1790. See the “writing closet” where she produced works that were well ahead of her time. View period furnishings and works by Fitz Henry Lane, John Singer Sargent, and other notable artists.

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HAMMOND CASTLE MUSEUM

15 Ways to Enjoy Your Stay!

Hammond Castle

The former home and laboratory of John Hays Hammond, Jr. Known as “The Father of Radio Control,” was one of America’s most prolific inventors and a protégé of Guglielmo Marconi, Nikola Tesla, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Graham Bell. Built from 1926 through 1929, and incorporated as a museum in 1930, the castle’s architectural style is mix of a medieval castle, medieval French village, and a Gothic cathedral. It was custom built to encompass Hammond’s private residence, laboratory, and museum quality collection of architectural elements from his travels throughout Europe.

Cape Ann Museum and the new Cape Ann Museum Green celebrate the ongoing story of Cape Ann’s legacy of nationally significant historical, industrial, and artistic achievement through world class exhibitions and engaging programs. Almost all of the collection has been gifted to the museum, mostly by family members of the artists. The collection of Fitz Henry Lane painting from the 1800s, the Folly Cove textile designs exhibit, and the collections of furniture and sculptures from several centuries. ISAAC J. AIELLO

Main Street in downtown Gloucester at night.

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Beauport Sleeper McCann House (See page 16)

Shopping on Main Street Gloucester’s charming Main Street features some of your favorite recognized brands, along with many unique, locally-made items handcrafted by resident artists. Offering antiques, art, books, jewelry, toys, clothing, shoes, home goods and souvenirs —perfect for that one-of-a-kind gift to take home. Food lovers will also delight in the offerings on Main Street from unique olive oils, to fresh pasta, chocolate and cheese, to homemade Italian bread, not to mention many dining gems with outdoor seating options. There’s something for everyone on Main Street in Downtown Gloucester.

Outdoor Dining Here are a few restaurants that are providing outdoor dining that coincides with the Massachusetts regulations as we continue to be cautiously optimistic with travel regulations. For a more comprehensive list, visit DiscoverGloucester. com. Minglewood Harborside for large portions, several gluten-free choices, tons of open space for families, and attentive service. Mile Marker One is a beautiful setting right along the Annisquam River. Check out Blue Collar Lobster for downtown water views and great seafood. Amazing array of choices on the menu to bring to your outdoor table. 1606 Restaurant at the Beauport Hotel for outdoor seating on the waterfront and distinctive takes on traditional favorites. The stunning views are the perfect ambience for date night and special celebrations.


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Cape Ann ARTISANS

Spring Open Studio Tour June 5 – 6 10am – 5pm daily

Summer Mini-tour

August 14 10am – 5pm (see website for participating artists)

Fall Open Studio Tour

October 9 – 10 10am – 5pm daily

Artisans on Cape Ann invite you to visit their Studios!

Working in various media including ceramics, glass, jewelry, mosaics, painting, quilting and textiles 15 Cape Ann artisans open their 14 studios to visitors during their 2021 Spring and Fall self-guided Open Studio Tours.

Visit www.capeannartisans.com for addresses, a map of the studio locations, PDF of brochure, images and blogs of their work. Visitors will be expected to be Covid-19 compliant and wear facial coverings, practice social distancing and use hand sanitizer which will be available at each studio.

“The Cape Ann Artisan’s tour continues to be a delightful and thoroughly enjoyable experience. Thanks to all the artisans for their gracious reception.” — 2020 CAA tour visitor STUDIOS OPEN YEAR-ROUND BY APPOINTMENT DiscoverGloucester.com

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Henry Sleeper a Gloucester Visitor Who Stayed a Lifetime

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LOUCESTER HAS ATTRACTED VISITORS FOR GENERATIONS. The beautiful harbor, cooling sea breezes, and amazing natural light are all magnets for boaters, vacationers, and artists who visit on a whim and return again and again. Henry Sleeper was an early-twentieth-century visitor from Boston who managed to stay a lifetime.

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Henry Davis Sleeper (1878-1934) first visited Gloucester in 1906 at the invitation of a friend who had a waterfront home on Eastern Point. Within a year Sleeper began construction on his own summer home that he called Beauport. What began as a house to entertain friends and family soon became a showcase of Sleeper’s burgeoning interior design career, eventually expanding to more than forty rooms. Now considered one of America’s first professional interior decorators, Sleeper is known for his whimsical use of light, color, and architectural salvage. What makes Beauport remarkable is that Henry Sleeper’s interior furnishings, paint colors, and decorative art collections survived intact thanks to the preservation instincts of its second owner, the McCann family. A National Historic Landmark, the house remains an inspiration to anyone interested in interior design and architecture. Visitors who tour the house and restored Arts & Crafts style garden learn about Henry Sleeper, a gay man in the early twentieth century, his servants, Beauport’s fascinating neighbors and colorful guests and the McCann family who donated the house to become a museum. See for yourself why Henry Sleeper stayed a lifetime! historicnewengland.org.


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SAIL WITH US Join us on our pristine 65’ schooner. Daily & sunset 1 1/2 hour sails, and large & small private charters in historic Gloucester Harbor. Have a safe, fun, and relaxing sail with us outside in the sun & fresh ocean air.

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UDDENLY ENJOYING RENEWED ENTHUSIASM around the world, sea shanties were sung aboard tall ships in the age of sail to coordinate the tedious tasks and alleviate the long hours of boredom. Many of these mainly manly song fragments have been collected and preserved from the journals of 19th-century whaling and merchant ships, and presented regularly at maritime museums, libraries, and Tall Ships events. Sea shanties, often spelled as “chanteys”, from the French verb chanter, meaning “to sing”, have “gone viral” in the age of COVID, perhaps for a similar cure for the feelings of isolation, and a longing for the return to normal life. In the old days the songs, ditties, and chants were used to coordinate the labor in hauling up the sails and anchor, as it was well known that “many hands make light work.” The call and response format of the work songs, thought to be derived in part from the work songs and so-called “field hollers” of African slaves, were accompanied by the pulling, hauling, and stomping used

to get the backbreaking work done. (Since the number of sails required far fewer hands, sea shanties were not used on the Gloucester fishing schooners.) Today, thanks to the internet, this old hairy-chested and anachronistic repertoire has cropped up everywhere, though their popularity has long been favored folkie fare in Gloucester. Never mind the “floating locker room” content—it’s all fair game! Yet, since the 1970’s, starting with a trio called The Starboard List, led by Peter Marston, shanty singing has been a part PHOTO COURTESY OF MARITIME GLOUCESTER

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gs Se n i s a Shanties e h S own by the s eashore d of the folk music fabric of Cape Ann. Throughout the 1980’s the Gloucester Folklife Festival always featured a “shanty blast”. People who were smitten with the genre back then have maintained the medium at parties and pubs ever since. Every Monday night for over 15 years, Peter Souza has hosted a session of shanty singing. You can hear them upstairs at Gloucester’s Rhumb Line Restaurant on Railroad Avenue when the pandemic coast is clear. (For now, it’s a weekly Zoom event.) Folks near and far gather to harmonize and socialize on a virtual voyage from their everyday lives in the 21st Century back to the days of ships under sail, without lifting anything heavier than a saltine. The dangers of seafaring, especially in a place

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with Gloucester’s history of heroic sacrifice, are celebrated and cherished as “the crew” join in a joyous chorus that soars through the centuries. So, put yer backs into it and sing along: “I thought I heard the old man say, Heave away, Haul Away—It’s one more pull and then belay—We’re bound for South Australia!” Daisy Nell is the Chair of the annual Gloucester Schooner Festival, now in its 37th year. She is a musician and children’s book author, and the owner of a salty schooner called Redbird. Top Photo: Daisy Nell and crew aboard the Schooner Ardelle for a music sail. Bottom Photo: Local “Shanty” sings led by Gloucester’s Peter Souza. PHOTOS COURTESY OF MARITIME GLOUCESTER


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Culture Splash Culture Splash

Gloucester Summer Nights Thursdays July 8 - August 26 2021 4 - 8 pm

Gloucester’s Harbortown & Rocky Neck Cultural Districts Celebrate the arts with extended hours at participating businesses & galleries. Featuring a variety of visual & performing artists each week.

for more information visit: Discover Gloucester.com Enjoy free transportation on land & sea Trolley service offered by Cape Ann Transportation Authority Harbor shuttle provided by Cape Ann Harbor Tours

Cape Ann Motor Inn

Culture Splash is generously sponsored by the City of Gloucester and Mass Cultural Council

• Open all year • All our rooms overlook the ocean • Enjoy a great beachfront vacation or quiet off-season getaway • Dog friendly • All rooms have AC and Free WiFi

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New England Clam Chowder Woodman’s Secret Recipe A sibling of stew, and long enjoyed in fishing villages throughout the world, chowder was certainly popular along our Northeastern coast before English settlers arrived and called it “New England”. However, the celebrated cream and potato-based version that has long been a credit to this region is believed to have originated in Newfoundland in the days when Breton fishermen combined portions of the day’s catch with ship’s biscuit, milk and whatever else was available. The name itself is probably derived from the French “Chaudière”, an archaic word for cauldron. 4 cups potatoes, peeled and diced ¼ cup onion, minced 4 cups minced clams, with their juice 2 cups milk or cream, depending on desired thickness Salt and pepper to taste Butter (optional) Put the potatoes and onions in a heavy-bottomed pot with just enough water to cover the top of the potatoes. Bring to a boil and then lower heat so liquid just simmers. Cook until the potatoes are tender, approximately 12 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the minced clams and bring to a second boil, stirring occasionally. Once it reaches a boil, turn off the heat, clams will be rubbery if over-cooked. Remove the pot from the heat at once and let it sit for 20 minutes or so. Heat cream in a second pot add to chowder and stir. Yields two+ quarts (8-10 servings, including dairy). Recipe Notes: Serve hot, adding a pat of butter to your cup if desired. Remaining chowder stock may be frozen before adding dairy. Woodmans.com

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Great Gloucester Reads! Samuel Sawyer’s commitment to a public library for the people of Gloucester continues to resonate. His vision echoes throughout the city and reverberates in every person who has ever walked into the Sawyer Free Library to take out a book, attend a program, or research a topic. Come visit our library to learn more about Gloucester, to use our free internet access, or to find an event or program that will empower you through connection, inspiration and life-long learning.

VACATION READING SUGGESTIONS

Fiction

History & Non-Fiction Decline of Fishes

The Perfect Storm

A novel about the struggle over the soul of the nation’s oldest seaport, Gloucester, Massachusetts.

The incredible true account of the most extraordinary storm of the 20th century.

The Last Days of Dogtown

Mark Kurlansky

Peter Anastas

Anita Diamant

A novel inspired by the early settlement.

Leaving Lucy Pear Anna Solomon

Set in 1920s Cape Ann, the story of two women who are both mothers to the same unforgettable girl.

Children’s Books Katy and the Big Snow

Virginia Lee Burton

The Serpent Came to Gloucester M.T. Anderson

The Adventure of Blueberrying

Sebastian Junger

The Last Fish Tale The colorful story of a way of life that for hundreds of years has defined much of America’s coastlines but is slowly disappearing.

Dogtown: Death and Enchantment in a New England Ghost Town Elyssa East

The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain’s Journey Linda Greenlaw

Lone Voyager: The Extraordinary Adventures of Howard Blackburn Joseph E. Garland

Merrill F. McLane

St. Peter’s Fiesta Alice Gardner

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MASSACHUSETTS Within a 45 minute radius of Gloucester, visit area cities and towns, offering coastal scenic beauty, historic & cultural sites, world-class entertainment, water activities, unique shopping and plenty of fresh seafood.

Salisbury 495

Haverhill

Newburyport

Visit NorthofBoston.org for a free travel guide & map.

Cape Ann

Get Out & Explore! Cape Ann to Salem • 20 miles, 30 minutes Cape Ann to Newburyport • 23 miles, 43 minutes

Photo: Sandy Point at Plum Island, Newburyport © Julie Cook/NBCVB

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WINDHOVER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER GLOUCESTER STAGE COMPANY

ON with the Show! Two nonprofit arts organizations steeped in the rich culture of Cape Ann, coming together, shining a light at the end of a dark tunnel.

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ounded by modern dance icon Ina Hahn in 1968, Windhover opened as a performing arts camp. Now 50 years later, the historic buildings that were once part of the last dairy farm in Pigeon Cove, serve artists as a space for reflection, development, and creation. That Windhover spirit will expand this summer, bringing to life the 4.5 acres of rolling meadows, enchanting gathering areas, ample parking facilities, and an expansive outdoor stage for in-person theater and dance performances. Gloucester Stage Company has become the premier destination for professional theater lovers in the summer. Like many intimate venues, the organization pivoted to online streaming last year, reaching over 10,000 viewers. Looking ahead to this summer, Gloucester Stage entered into a

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collaborative partnership with Windhover Performing Arts Center to reanimate the outdoor space for socially-distanced live theater, music, and dance productions. Aided by the safety of open-air spaces and acres of land, this synergistic partnership will offer the first return to live theatrical productions in the Greater Boston area. Gloucester Stage’s 2021 season of productions includes award winning dramas, endearing comedies, and world premieres. A dedicated team of experts are designing the audience seating, staging, and beer garden areas specifically to keep audiences safe. Nestled at the tip of Rockport, near Halibut Point State Park, Windhover is enthusiastic to help our community find meaningful human connection again. GloucesterStage.com


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Discover the magical light and creative community that has attracted artists for over 150 years. Home to the oldest continuously operating art colony in the U.S., Rocky Neck is the crown jewel of Gloucester’s working inner harbor. Browse the shops and drop in to galleries to watch work in progress. Visit with a residency artist, stop by the venerable Goetemann Gallery and take in an exhibition at the Cultural Center. Afterward, eat seafood overlooking the docks and waterfront that inspires the artists today.

The Cottage on Smith Cove

A unique shopping experience offering an eclectic collection of housewares, quality clothing & jewelry. There is something for everyone. New items arrive weekly. 75 Rocky Neck Avenue 978-281-5557

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The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck Year-round exhibitions, talks, workshops, performances and events

Gallery 53 on Rocky Neck Original fine art and craft by local artists

Gallery Hours Thursday-Sunday 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Opening Memorial Day Weekend Thursdays-Mondays 11am-7pm

6 Wonson Street 978-515-7004

53 Rocky Neck Ave. 978-282-0917

(open until 8pm on Thursdays through July & August) Hours are subject to change.

Visit rockyneckartcolony.org for up to date information.

Expanded hours TBD

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Ocean Alliance’s SnotBot program is helping transform whale science through powerful, inexpensive, and non-invasive research tools. SnotBot® is a drone which flies through the blow of a whale and collects exhaled “snot” on petri dishes. This blow contains priceless biological information: DNA, hormones, microbiomes and potentially many other indicators of the animal’s health and ecology. Best of all, this is a non-invasive tool that is safer for the animals and more efficient for researchers. Ocean Alliance has flown SnotBot over six species of whales in five countries. Learn more about Ocean Alliance at whale.org. PHOTO CREDIT: OCEAN ALLIANCE

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One of the many cool seabirds that can be spotted on your birdwatching adventures on Cape Ann. PHOTO CREDIT:JAY FRONTIERRO, 7 SEAS WHALE WATCH

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Did you know that Cape Ann is a bird watching paradise, especially in the off-season? Even the middle of winter is a wonderful time to catch sight of the wide variety of migrating waterfowl and coastline birds that visit our rugged shores each year. In addition to a variety of gulls, avid birders keep their eyes open for such species as Harlequin Duck, King Eider, Pacific Loon, Northern Gannet, Horned Grebe, Great Cormorant, Common Eider, Common and Red-throated Loons. As the seasons turn, as many as 27 species of shorebirds come through Cape Ann, either as their final destination or as a pit stop on their migratory paths north and then south again. For more bird watching details from Gloucester, visit massaudubon.org.


JALAPEÑOS Mexican Restaurant

Our Seafood is caught wild in the U.S and Canada Outdoor Dining Available • Gluten-Free Items Available • Kid Friendly Quesadilas • Soups • Soft Shell Tacos • Fajitas • Burritos Enchiladas• Chicken • Steak • Fish • Shellfish

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86 Main Street, Gloucester

Opens at 4pm 7 Days a Week

978-283-8228

JalapenosGloucester.com We are following all COVID protocols for your safety and enjoyment

Let the locals show you the best spots

Gloucester Fishing Boat Charters

Agawam Boat Charters

21 Pickering Street, Essex 978-768-1114 AgawamBoatCharters.com Offers visitors a variety of adventures from exhilarating sport fishing to relaxing day excursions. We are committed to providing the ultimate excursion and will assure your trip provides lasting memories.

Tuna Hunter

75 Essex Avenue, Gloucester 978-407-1351 TunaHunter.com Specializing in Giant Bluefin Tuna, experience deep sea fishing at its finest. Inshore for stripers, or offshore for tuna, sharks and haddock. Custom 36ft sportfisherman. Professional captain, crew, and tackle. 40 yrs experience.

Charlie’s Charters Fishing and Sightseeing

North Shore Anglers

415 Main Street, Gloucester 978-281-8992 978-879-7517 CharliesCharters.com Enjoy an exciting fishing adventure or scenic Cape Ann tour with Charlie’s Charters. Experienced and knowledgeable, safety is our priority. Morning or afternoon private charters starting at $300 includes everything needed, free parking.

77 Rocky Neck Avenue, Gloucester 978-821-4055 NorthShoreAnglersMA.com Experience Gloucester’s best fishing charters, whale watching, or island tours aboard our custom built fishing boat. Bluefin tuna, striped bass and haddock.

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1 Addison Choate 2 Atlantic Vacation Homes 3 Atlantis Oceanfront Inn 4 Blue Shutters Beachside Inn 5 Cape Ann Camp Site 6 Cape Ann Motor Inn 7 Colonial Inn by the Sea 8 Emerson Inn 9 Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks 10 Rockport Inn & Suites 11 Sea Lion Motel & Cottages 12 The Vista

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Lighthouses of Cape Ann

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SIX ICONIC LIGHTHOUSES stand tall along the Cape Ann coastline to protect seafarers from rocky shores and shoals. They offer historians and romantics alike a glimpse into Cape Ann’s maritime lore and legacy. Lighthouses are a comfort to mariners to this day, and despite the use of GPS and electronic aids for navigation, they still symbolize home and safety.

Annisquam Harbor Lighthouse (Annisquam Light) was erected in 1801 to mark the entrance to the Annisquam River at Wigwam Point, a popular Native American summer encampment. The quaint lighthouse is maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard and is no longer accessible from the nearby village of Annisquam in Gloucester. Best viewing opportunities are by water or from Wingaersheek Beach.

Straitsmouth Island Lighthouse Straitsmouth Island Lighthouse (Straitsmouth Light) was built in 1835 to mark the entrance to nearby Rockport Harbor. The lighthouse is maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard, but is owned by the Town of Rockport including the 1.8 acres it sits on. The rest of the 31-acre island is owned by the Massachusetts Audubon Society as a bird sanctuary.

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Ten Pound Island Lighthouse This quaint lighthouse is located on Ten Pound Island in Gloucester Harbor. The light was constructed in 1821 to mark the island and act as a marker for navigating Gloucester’s inner harbor. The island is easily visible from many locations along Gloucester’s waterfront. Tiny Ten Pound Island boasts housing America’s first Coast Guard station. The light was restored and relighted through the efforts of the Lighthouse Preservation Society.

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Annisquam Harbor Lighthouse

Eastern Point Lighthouse Eastern Point Lighthouse was erected on Gloucester’s Eastern Point to mark the harbor entrance in 1832. In addition to the light, there is a large lighthouse station, which continues to serve as housing for the U.S. Coast Guard. One of the station’s more famous occupants was Winslow Homer. The noted artist spent a year living at the light in 1880. Although not open to visitors the lighthouse presents a wonderful view, especially from the vantage point of the adjacent Dog Bar Breakwater.

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Thacher Island Twin Lighthouses The South tower has a red light flashing 5 times at 20 second intervals. The North tower has an amber steady light which is maintained by the Thacher Island Association as a “Courtesy” light in memory to mariners who have passed. Also known as Cape Ann Light Station, the Twin Lights are the only fully operational multiple lights on the coasts of the United States.

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ELIZABETH CAREY

MARY AARONS

Our Neighbors on Cape Ann

Cape Ann is made up of four unique communities: Gloucester, Rockport, Essex and Manchester-by-the-Sea. Explore them all!

Essex

As the birthplace of the fried clam, thanks to the Woodman’s Family Restaurant, this picturesque community yields some of the finest seafood on Cape Ann. Whether you care for a cup of clam chowder or a plate full of steamed clams, you will not be disappointed. But the quiet town of just over 3,500 residents has much more to offer than great seafood. Antiquing, a premier Essex attraction for generations, remains a favorite pastime for the locals as well as visitors. Shipbuilding has been part of Essex’s heritage for more than 400 years, and draws people from far and wide to admire what it takes to build the beautiful watercraft, some still sailing Cape Ann harbors and waterways today. The Essex Shipbuilding Museum is one stop that is a must see to truly appreciate the incredible ship building heritage of this small community. Kayaking or taking a cruise down the Essex River will surely give you a unique view of the tidal salt marsh as you meander with the river outward Conomo Point and Ipswich Bay.

Manchester-By-The-Sea

Founded as Jeffrey’s Creek in the mid-1800s, this town is located at the southern end of Cape Ann. In 1989 the state legislature made the name official as a means to differentiate

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the town from its larger neighbor to the North. A trip to Singing Beach, aptly named because of how the sand resonates when you walk on it, or Tuck’s Point is worth your time and then some. Beautiful retail shops, restaurants and galleries fill the town of just over 5,000 residents. The Manchester Historical Museum’s Trask House is a mustsee to get the complete story of this town known for its beautiful historic architecture.

Rockport

This picturesque seaside village, located at the most northeasterly part of Cape Ann, features beautiful beaches, historic lighthouses and galleries galore. Rockport’s downtown area is filled with quaint shops that include bookstores, candy-making, cafes and ice cream parlors as well as art galleries, specialty shops, jewelers and many places to dine. A leisurely stroll along the ever-changing Bearskin Neck will give visitors every imaginable opportunity to buy that perfect keepsake to remember and cherish their time on Cape Ann. Don’t miss outdoor dining in Dock Square, Motif #1, and the charming Inns of Rockport. Visit Halibut Point State Park or walk along Rockport’s scenic shores in the footsteps of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau and be as captivated as they were by Rockport’s unique charm.


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DEEP SEA FISHING FOR EVERYONE! • Half Day, Full Day, and 12 hr Marathons • Charters, and evening charter cruises 1 Parker Streett, Gloucester • 855-546-3474

A spectacular trip!

Harbor Tours, Inc. of Cape Ann

PRIVATE CHARTERS ARRANGED

FIRST CYCLE BOAT IN GLOUCESTER HARBOR • 12 pedal stations, licensed for 20 patrons total. • Has an auxiliary motor and bathroom for your comfort. 90 min Historic Harbor Tours. Behind Minglewood Harborside Restaurant, 25 Rogers St, Gloucester • 855-546-3474

Lighthouse Cruise A fascinating 2½ hour tour circling Cape Ann aboard the King Eider. 2:30pm

Lobstering/ Harbor Tour

1¼ hour narrated Gloucester Harbor tour. Watch lobster traps being set & hauled. 1pm

Gloucester Harbor Water Shuttle Hop on/Hop off all day Only $10. Hourly trips

CapeAnnHarborTours.com 66 Harbor Loop, Gloucester 978-283-1979

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your local source for • unique custom beads • contemporary art glass jewelry

BETH WILLIAMS STUDIO Hand-made Glass Beads & Jewelry 17 Pleasant Street, Gloucester 978.283.5566

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Seafood Trail Welcome to America’s oldest fishing port. Here in Gloucester we’ve put our own perspective on sourcing local, natural, responsibly harvested, under-utilized species and in-season seafood cuisine. You are likely familiar with the phrase: ‘Ocean to Table’…we call our model “Bait to Plate.” There is nothing more delicious than seared tuna hooked the day before…a steamy bucket of clams harvested from the Essex River a few hours ago…or a lobster caught off Magnolia earlier in the day. To help you make your way around our nearly 400-year-old port of Gloucester from a culinary concept, we’ve assembled a collection of restaurants, tours, attractions, museums and activities where you can experience the working fishing industry then enjoy the spoils. There’s so much to discover here in Gloucester about our seafood and maritime industry. We expect you’ll learn something new, indulge in our fresh seafood delicacies, and have fun along the way! We have compiled a list of restaurants, markets, and attractions for you to experience. Custom design your own seafood trail by adding your personal favorites.

Harbor Tours & Museums Schooner Adventure

HARRIET WEBSTER PIER AT MARITIME GLOUCESTER | 23 HARBOR LOOP 978-281-8079

Schooner-Adventure.org Experience living history! Come aboard this 122’ National Historic Landmark schooner built in Essex in 1926. This authentic Gloucester ‘highliner’ is an icon of National Fisheries’ cultural heritage. The vessel serves as an educational resource to educators, students, and the community. Join us for dockside tours and events. Public sails and private charters will be offered according to COVID protocols.

ANNE-MARIE ANDERSON

Schooner Ardelle

Sailing from Maritime Gloucester 23 HARBOR LOOP | 978-290-7168

SchoonerArdelle.com Daily sails on Gloucester Harbor. A great way to safely enjoy time on the water!  see ad on page 7

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Deep Sea Fishing & Boat Charters

Schooner Thomas E. Lannon SEVEN SEAS WHARF 63 REAR ROGERS STREET | 978-281-6634

Adventures at Yankee Fleet

Schooner.org

Deep Sea Fishing

Relaxing, romantic, and fun. Public sails and private charters for all occasions. see ad on page 18

1 PARKER STREET | 855-546-3474

YankeeFleet.com Half and full day, public and private charters. see ad on page 38

Beauport Cruiselines

Agawam Boat Charters

6 ROWE SQUARE | 978-865-3210

BeauportCruiselines.com

Fishing Boat Charters

Experience the North Shore’s most exciting venue, the luxury Beauport Cruiselines! Dine, dance and enjoy a public cruise, private event, or dream wedding in true New England style. see ad on back cover

21 PICKERING STREET, ESSEX | 978-768-1114

Cape Pond Ice

Ocean Alliance Docks

104 COMMERCIAL STREET | 978-283-0174

978-281-2814 EXT. 100

CapePondIce.com

whale.org/ocean-alliance-docks

Ice, historic icehouse tours, gift shop with coolest gear, as in The Perfect Storm.

Brand-new 132 linear feet of docks are located at the head of Gloucester Harbor at the headquarters of Ocean Alliance and the historic Tarr & Wonson Paint Manufactory site. Your dock fees directly support ocean research and conservation. Dockage for vessels 30’-150’. Electric, bathrooms, showers, water, Wi-Fi, and parking are available. The site is within walking distance to restaurants, shops, galleries and parks on Rocky Neck.

Charlie’s Charters

Fishing Charters & Sightseeing 415 MAIN STREET | 978-281-8992

Maritime Gloucester 23 HARBOR LOOP | 978-281-0470

MaritimeGloucester.org

JOHN ANDREWS FOR SERENITEE RESTAURANT GROUP

Explore the historic working waterfront and our hands-on marine science exhibits. see ad on page 21

Tuna Hunter Deep Sea Fishing

75 ESSEX AVE, | 978-407-1351

tunahunter.com

Restaurants

1606 Restaurant & Bar 55 COMMERCIAL STREET | 978-282-0008

1606Restaurant.com Enjoy spectacular ocean views as you enjoy an alfresco breakfast, lunch, or dinner or a signature cocktail around the firepit. Located in the Beauport Hotel Gloucester, we offer modern New England cuisine. see ad on back cover

Blue Collar Lobster Co. 63 ROGERS STREET | 978-283-1812 BlueCollarLobster Eat in the rough. see ad on page 21

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north shore

arts

of gloucester

VISIT US.

paintings

Offering one of the largest and most diverse exhibitions of fine art on Cape Ann. Over 6,000 sf of gallery space on beautiful Smith Cove.

sculpture graphics

2 Pond Rd, E. Gloucester SecondGlanceThriftStore.org @SecondGlanceThriftStore

MON–SAT 9-7 | SUN 11-5

nsarts.org

JUN 8-9 | Seaside Vintage Market

SCAN ME...

DESTINATION

historic

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FOODPANTRY.org FOODPANTRY.org

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authentic

creative

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Salem

Explore the stories, culture, and arts, shops, ships, and spirits of Salem, Massachusetts and discover how this coastal city is still making history. Only 30 minutes from Gloucester— plan your visit today at SALEM.ORG.

@DESTSALEM #SALEMMA

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Cala’s Food & Spirits

Seaport Grille

7 BEACH STREET MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA | 978-525-3304

6 ROWE SQUARE | 978-282-9799

CalasRestaurant.com

Expanded Waterfront Deck Dining. Innovative New Menu. Fabulous Daily Specials. World Famous Lobster Rolls. Full-service restaurant see ad on back cover

Come shake the hand of the lobsterman who caught your dinner. Full-service restaurant see ad on inside back cover

SeaportGrilleGloucester.com

The Gloucester House Restaurant

Tonno Restaurant

63 ROGERS STREET | 978-283-1812

TonnoRestaurant.com

TheGloucesterHouse.com

Classic Italian dishes from various regions of Italy with an emphasis on seafood. Italian Seafood Classics. Nightly specials. Catch of the day from local waters. Full-service bar. Craft cocktails. Homemade pasta, full and half portions. Secondi courses featuring pesce and carne. Signature dishes. Decedent desserts.

Gloucester’s freshest lobster! Seafood & chowder. Dockside. Full bar. Family friendly. Full-service restaurant

Jalapeños Mexican Restaurant 86 MAIN STREET | 978-283-8228

JalapenosGloucester.com Authentic Mexican for 27 years, kid friendly, outdoor dining. see ad on page 29

Minglewood Harborside Restaurant & Bar 25 ROGERS STREET | 978-281-0223

MinglewoodHarborside.com

2 MAIN STREET | 978-879-4795

Woodman’s of Essex 119 MAIN STREET/RT. 133 ESSEX | 978-768-6451

Woodmans.com Award-Winning Since 1914, Gluten-Free fried clams. seafood and clam chowder. Famous Lobster Rolls. Grilled Items. Full Bar. Family Friendly. Indoor & Outdoor Seating. Beautiful Marsh Views.  “Eat in the Rough”   see ad on page 35

Fresh Seafood. Sushi. Waterfront Outdoor Dining. Family friendly. Live Music. Refreshing Cocktails. Full-service restaurant see ad on inside back cover

Turner’s Seafood

Lobsta Land Restaurant

Turners-Seafood.com

84 CAUSEWAY STREET AT EXIT 55 OFF RT. 128 | 978-281-0415

LobstaLandRestaurant.com

Fresh Fish Market

4 SMITH STREET | 978-281-7172 Quality, local, raw and kitchen prepared fresh-catch seafood from historic Gloucester Harbor.

Lunch, dinner, full bar, children’s menu. Fullservice restaurant. Outdoor dining.

Mile Marker One

Riverview Restaurant at Cape Ann’s Marina Resort MileMarkerOne.com Wicked Tuna boats, Full-service restaurant. Fresh local food. Breakfast, lunch, dinner on our decks or dining room, open yearround. see ad on page 21

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TURNER’S SEAFOOD MARKET

75 ESSEX AVENUE/RT. 133 | 978-283-2122


Corner of Church & Middle Streets m o eru n gtlcesihogetru.es • Summer Concert Series on the Green

• Year-round Tours, Concerts, Civic, Cultural and Community Events

Gloucester Meetinghouse

• Gloucester’s Meetinghouse since 1806 • First Universalist Church in America

• History of Equality, Social Justice and Separation of Church and State

Corner of Church & Middle Streets

gloucestermeetinghouse.org

MARK ADRIAN SHOES - YOUR FAVORITE SHOE STORE! For 5 generations and 46 years in Gloucester, we provide the best in comfort, fashion, value, and unparalleled customer service.

Birkenstock · Dansko · Olukai · Teva · Keen · Merrell · Chaco · Naot On Running · Blundstone · Sorel · Aetrex · Taos · Rieker · Bogs New Balance · Sperry · L'Artiste · Oboz · Ecco · UGG and many more!

Adam, Mark, Amy & Shira 1985

Adam & Sara Today!

183 Main St., Rockport, MA 01966 183 Main 183 St., Rockport, 01966 Main St., MA Rockport, MA546-3300 01966 RockportInnAndSuites.com • (978) (978) 546-3300 RockportInnAndSuites.com • (978) 546-3300 RockportInnAndSuites.com ●

Indoor Pool & Hot Tub

Indoor Pool & Hot Fitness Room Pet Friendly Indoor Pool &Tub Hot Tub Fitness Room • Pet Friendly Complimentary Continental Breakfast Fitness Room • Pet Friendly Complimentary Continental Breakfast Groups Welcome Banquest Space Available Complimentary Continental Breakfast Groups Welcome • Banquet Space Available ●

Groups Welcome • Banquet Space Available

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ARTS & CULTURE | MUSEUMS & HISTORIC SIGHTS | EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | TOURS & RECREATION | ARTS & CULTURE | MUSEUMS

Play

ELIZABETH CAREY

on Land Beauport

The Sleeper-McCann House, a National Historic Landmark 75 EASTERN POINT BLVD | 978-283-0800 May 27 - Oct 16: Visit website for tickets and open hours.

HistoricNewEngland.org

Cape Ann Museum 27 PLEASANT STREET | CAPE ANN MUSEUM GREEN | 13 POPLAR STREET

capeannmuseum.org  

Cape Ann Farmers Market HARBOR LOOP | 978-381-3656 June 3 - October 14: Thurs 3-6:30pm 

The Cape Ann Museum and the new Cape Ann Museum Green celebrate the ongoing story of Cape Ann’s legacy of nationally significant historical, industrial, and artistic achievement through world class exhibitions and engaging programs. see ad on page 3

CapeAnnFarmersMarket.org A thriving local food and educational community event.

Cape Pond Ice

Historic Icehouse Tour 104 COMMERCIAL STREET, THE FORT | 978-283-0174

Cape Ann Foodie Tours

CapePondIce.com

617-902-8291

Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation

CapeAnnFoodieTours.com Embark on a walking culinary and cultural tour that both fills your belly and enriches you with tales from Cape Ann’s remarkable history. Delicious introduction to beautiful Cape Ann!

Summer concert series on the Green

CORNER OF CHURCH AND MIDDLE STREETS | 978-821-5291

GloucesterMeetinghouse.org see ad on page 43

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OFFICE: 267 E MAIN ST., GLOUCESTER VENUE: 257 R GRANITE ST., ROCKPORT 978-281-4433

GloucesterStage.com

Sargent House Museum 49 MIDDLE STREET | 978-281-2432

www.sargenthouse.org Open for house tours from Memorial Day through Columbus Day depending on COVID-19 restrictions. Go to our website for dates and times of house tours, outdoor events, online programming, and our latest gallery showing.  

Hammond Castle Museum 80 HESPERUS AVENUE | 978-283-2080

HammondCastle.org

Sawyer Free Library

Guided Tours: May - Oct, Daily 10am to 4pm, Nov & Dec, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 10am to 3pm We offer rotating exhibits, community events and special programs throughout the season. Visit our website to reserve your timed tour tickets!  We are also offering Guided as well as SelfGuided tours May through October. see ad on page 17

2 DALE AVENUE | 978-325-5500

SawyerFreeLibrary.org Free Wi-Fi, free eBooks, and audiobooks. Discounted museum passes. see ad on page 24

Treetop Yoga Studio 3A POND ROAD | 978-282-9642

TreetopYoga.com Offering Yoga and Barre classes for all levels.

Engaging Community. Inspiring Discovery.

Maritime Gloucester

ESSEX Cogswell’s Grant

House Museum of American Folk Art

Oceans of Discovery

60 SPRING STREET, ESSEX | 978-768-3632

23 HARBOR LOOP | 978-281-0470

HistoricNewEngland.org

MaritimeGloucester.org

June 3 – October 18: Wed - Sun 11am - 4pm

Explore the historic working waterfront and our hands-on marine science exhibits. see ad on page 21

North Shore Arts Association 11 PIRATES LANE | 978-283-1857

Nsarts.org

MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA Manchester Historical Museum 10 UNION STREET, MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA | 978-526-7230

ManchesterHistoricalMuseum.org

NSAA occupies one of the most unique and inspiring art gallery settings on Cape Ann. Open free to the public. see ad on page 41

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& HISTORIC SIGHTS | EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | TOURS & RECREATION | ARTS & CULTURE | MUSEUMS & HISTORIC SIGHTS | EVENTS

Gloucester Stage Company


& ENTERTAINMENT | TOURS & RECREATION ARTS & CULTURE | MUSEUMS & HISTORIC SIGHTS | EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Hikes & Trails Dogtown

INLAND GLOUCESTER Wooded trails and old stone walls and boulders. Take a map. Trails are often difficult to track. Parking on Dogtown Road off Cherry Street and Gee Avenue.

Halibut Point State Park ROCKPORT You can explore the parks trails and tide pools, picnic on the rocky ledges, and learn about the history of Cape Ann’s granite industry.

TheTrustees.org

Essexheritage.org

Gloucester Harborwalk DOWNTOWN A free self-guided tour that is great for all ages. Start at St. Peter’s Square. Explore the 42 Harbor walk granite posts downtown from The Gloucester House to Stage Fort Park.

Gloucester.Harborwalk.org

Ravenswood ROCKPORT/GLOUCESTER LINE 600 acres of woods, granite boulders and carriage trails. Visitor center, hiking, biking, crosscountry skiing, dogs welcome, required leash and pick up. Parking on Rte. 127 Western Ave.

TheTrustees.org

at Sea 7 Seas Whale Watch SEVEN SEAS WHARF, 63 ROGERS STREET | 888-283-1776

7SeasWhaleWatch.com Guaranteed whale sightings! Gloucester’s leading whale watch company since 1983. Daily trips to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary aboard the Privateer IV, Gloucester’s newest, high-speed whale watch vessel. see ad on page 10

Seasonal. see ad on page 10

Beauport Cruiselines 6 ROWE SQUARE | 978-865-3210

BeauportCruiselines.com Experience the North Shore’s most exciting venue, the luxury Beauport Cruiselines! Dine, dance and enjoy a public cruise, private event, or dream wedding in true New England style. see ad on back cover

Cape Ann Whale Watch 415 MAIN STREET | 800-877-5110

SeeTheWhales.com

Adventures at Yankee Fleet Deep Sea Fishing Plus Peddle Boats 1 PARKER STREET | 855-546-3474

YankeeFleet.com Deep Sea Fishing for everyone! Half Day, Full Day, 12-hour Marathons, and one or two overnight distant water “seafaris”. Charters, and evening charter cruises. see ad on page 38

Sail aboard the “Hurricane”, the largest, fastest vessel in Gloucester. Named one of the top five whale watches in the US by Joshua Horwitz, author of “War on Whales”! Free parking! Seasonal. see ad on inside front cover

Charlie’s Charters Fishing and Sightseeing

415 MAIN STREET | 978-281-8992 | 978-879-7517

CharliesCharters.com see ad on page 29

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Deep Sea Fishing

76 ESSEX AVE. | 978-515-7739 | 256-486-6094

GloucesterCharterConnection.com

Schooner Adventure HARRIET WEBSTER PIER AT MARITIME GLOUCESTER | 23 HARBOR LOOP | 978-281-8079

Gloucester Fleet

Deep Sea Fishing & Charters 75 ESSEX AVENUE | 978-559-1978

GloucesterFleet.com Gloucester Fleet is a small family-owned/ operated business. We run fun and safe deepsea fishing trips for all skill levels and ages. Call for information and reservations.

Schooner-Adventure.org Experience living history! Come aboard this 122’ National Historic Landmark schooner built in Essex in 1926. This authentic Gloucester ‘highliner’ is an icon of National Fisheries’ cultural heritage. The vessel serves as an educational resource to educators, students, and the community. Join us for dockside tours and events. Public sails and private charters will be offered according to COVID protocols.

Harbor Tours, Inc. 66 HARBOR LOOP | 978-283-1979

CapeAnnHarborTours.com see ad on page 38

Schooner Ardelle

Sailing from Maritime Gloucester 23 HARBOR LOOP | 978-290-7168

SchoonerArdelle.com Daily sails on Gloucester Harbor. A great way to safely enjoy time on the water!  see ad on page 7

Ocean Alliance Docks 32 HORTON STREET | 978-281-2814 EXT. 100

whale.org/ocean-alliance-docks Brand-new 132 linear feet of docks are located at the head of Gloucester Harbor at the headquarters of Ocean Alliance and the historic Tarr & Wonson Paint Manufactory site. Your dock fees directly support ocean research and conservation. Dockage for vessels 30’-150’. Electric, bathrooms, showers, water, Wi-Fi, and parking are available. The site is within walking distance to restaurants, shops, galleries and parks on Rocky Neck.

Adventures with

Loblolly stay tuned!

Schooner Thomas E. Lannon SEVEN SEAS WHARF | 63 REAR ROGERS STREET | 978-281-6634

Schooner.org Schooner sailing aboard the Lannon is relaxing, romantic, and fun. It’s an experience unlike any other. We offer public sails and private charters for all occasions. Come join us for a sail! see ad on page 18

Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters 75 ESSEX AVENUE | 978-407-1351

TunaHunter.com see ad on page 29

JIM WICKEY

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Gloucester Charter Connection


FISHING | SCHOONERS & BOATING | BEACHES & LIGHTHOUSES | WHALE WATCHING & FISHING | SCHOONERS & BOATING | BEACHES

Beaches

Cressy’s Beach

Yankee Peddler 25 ROGERS ST | 855-546-3474

YankeeFleet.com First cycle boat in Gloucester Harbor. 12 pedal stations, licensed for 20 patrons total. Has an auxiliary motor and bathroom for your comfort. 90 min Historic Harbor Tours. Behind Minglewood Harborside restaurant. see ad on page 38

ESSEX Agawam Boat Charters 21 PICKERING STREET, ESSEX | 978-768-1114

AgawamBoatCharters.com see ad on page 29

AT STAGE FORT PARK, GLOUCESTER This is a great place to spend the day as you can sit and observe the activities on the Harbor, have a picnic or cookout, or play games in the park.

Good Harbor Beach BACK SHORE, GLOUCESTER Wide flat beach excellent for walking, body surfing, volleyball. Lifeguards, food, changing rooms restrooms, fee for parking.

Half Moon Beach AT STAGE FORT PARK, GLOUCESTER Half Moon is a small quiet beach located in historic Stage Fort Park. It gets its name from the crescent shape of the beach.

Long Beach GLOUCESTER/ROCKPORT LINE Great sunrise views of Thacher Island Twin Lighthouses. Fee for parking.

Pavilion Beach Essex River Cruises & Charters 35 DODGE STREET, ESSEX | 978-768-6981

EssexCruises.com Enjoy a river excursion that captures the essence of New England” Boston Globe. See historic mansions, shipyards, islands, beaches, bird and wildlife. Free parking for cars/buses. Outings, birthdays and celebrations.

DOWNTOWN GLOUCESTER Gloucester Harbor and lighthouse views. Behind the Beauport Hotel. Perfect beach to view the Greasy Pole contest.

Wingaersheek Beach WEST GLOUCESTER Flour soft white sand, tide pools, lighthouse views, calm water. Lifeguards, food, changing rooms, restrooms, fee for parking.

Gloucester-ma.gov (For info on all Gloucester beaches)

Plan Your Wedding 7 Seas Whale Watch Charters

Beauport Hotel

SEVEN SEAS WHARF | 63 REAR ROGERS STREET | 888-283-1776

BeauportHotel.com

7SeasWhaleWatch.com see ad on page 10

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55 COMMERCIAL STREET | 978-282-0008 Your vision for a wedding by the sea starts here on our spectacular oceanside deck and beautiful Grand Ballroom seating 230 guests. After your reception, retire to one of our 94 guest rooms and suites featuring oceanfront balconies and more. see ad on back cover


75 ESSEX AVENUE | RT. 133 | 978-283-2116

Schooner Ardelle

Sailing from Maritime Gloucester

CapeAnnMarina.com

23 HARBOR LOOP | 978-290-7168

Our Waterfront Pavilion, dining and event spaces on the water, along with our hotel and Mile Marker One Waterfront Restaurant, can cater to weddings, groups, celebrations and events yearround. Showers, engagements, rehearsal dinners, brunch and after-parties. see ad on page 18

SchoonerArdelle.com Charter the Schooner Ardelle for your next special occasion. Treat your guests to a sail aboard a stunning vessel on Gloucester’s picturesque harbor. Our friendly crew will help you create an event they will remember for years to come. see ad on page 7

Castle Manor Inn 141 ESSEX AVENUE | 978-515-7386

CastleManorInn.com

Schooner Thomas E. Lannon SEVEN SEAS WHARF | 63 REAR ROGERS STREET | 978-281-6634

Schooner.org

Cruiseport Gloucester 6 ROWE SQUARE | 978-282-9700

CruiseportGloucester.com Celebrate life’s momentous events at Cruiseport Gloucester, the area’s most luxurious waterfront destination. Our expert wedding planners ensure that your special day will delight you and your guests, and will be remembered for a lifetime. see ad on back cover

Schooner sailing aboard the Lannon is relaxing, romantic, and fun. It’s an experience unlike any other. We offer public sails and private charters for all occasions. Come join us for a sail! see ad on page 18

ESSEX

Woodman’s of Essex 119 MAIN STREET/RT. 133, ESSEX | 800-649-1773 | 978-768-6451

Woodmans.com

Schooner Adventure HARRIET WEBSTER PIER AT MARITIME GLOUCESTER 23 HARBOR LOOP | 978-281-8079

Schooner-Adventure.org Experience living history! Come aboard this 122’ National Historic Landmark schooner built in Essex in 1926. This authentic Gloucester ‘highliner’ is an icon of National Fisheries’ cultural heritage. The vessel serves as an educational resource to educators, students, and the community. Join us for dockside tours and events. Public sails and private charters will be offered according to COVID protocols.

Traditional New England Clam and Lobster Bakes as well as On and Off-Site, Indoor and Outdoor Custom Catering! Ample Parking for Groups and Busses. Vista views of The Great Marsh. Call 978-768-6451. see ad on page 35

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Cape Ann’s Marina Resort


RESTAURANTS & BARS | BREAKFAST, TEA & COFFEE SHOPS | SANDWICHES & PIZZA | ICE CREAM & SWEETS | LIVE ENTERTAINMENT |

Dine 1606 Restaurant & Bar 55 COMMERCIAL STREET | 978-282-0008

1606Restaurant.com Enjoy spectacular ocean views as you enjoy an alfresco breakfast, lunch, or dinner or a signature cocktail around the firepit. Located in the Beauport Hotel Gloucester, we offer modern New England cuisine. see ad on back cover

MILE MARKER ONE

Jalapeños Mexican Restaurant 86 MAIN STREET | 978-283-8228

JalapenosGloucester.com Wild caught seafood. Serving your favorite dishes. Late night menu, with lounge atmosphere, gluten free options, kid friendly. Open at 4pm, 7 days. Outdoor dining. see ad on page 29

Blue Collar Lobster Co. 63 ROGERS STREET | 978-283-1812 No frills, just lobster. Experience Gloucester’s working waterfront with lobsters in-the-rough. Hot boiled, live to travel, oysters, and a shiny new bar. see ad on page 21 BlueCollarLobster

The Gloucester House Restaurant 63 ROGERS STREET | 978-283-1812

TheGloucesterHouse.com

Captain Carlo’s Restaurant

New menu, new wine list, new experience. One family since 1957. Join three generations of Linquatas as we support Gloucester’s fishing community. From our boats to your plate.

27 HARBOR LOOP | 978-283-6342

CaptainCarlos.com

The Cupboard at Stage Fort Park

41 HOUGH AVENUE | STAGE FORT PARK | 978-281-1908

CupboardGloucester.com Fresh native seafood and ice cream

Lobsta Land Restaurant 84 CAUSEWAY STREET AT EXIT 55 OFF RT. 128 | 978-281-0415

LobstaLandRestaurant.com

Drift 3 MAIN STREET | 978-314-4238

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Stop by Lobsta Land Restaurant for lunch or dinner and enjoy Cape Ann’s most innovative menu in a casual and friendly atmosphere. Overlooking the “Window on the Marsh.” Outdoor dining.


Riverview Dining and Bar at Cape Ann’s Marina Resort 75 ESSEX AVENUE/RT. 133 | 978-283-2122

MileMarkerOne.com Fresh local food with a cool local vibe. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, raw bar, cocktails and more. Open year round choose your water view inside, deck, igloo outside or pool side. Live music and events and weddings. Come by boat too! see ad on page 17

Minglewood Harborside

Turner’s Seafood Market Restaurant and Seafood Market 4 SMITH STREET | 978-281-7172

Turner’s Seafood Grill & Market 506 MAIN STREET, MELROSE | 781-662-0700

Turners-Seafood.com The freshest, best tasting, authentic New England seafood has three historic locations. Experience local seafood from dayboats’ fresh catch, within hours served to our dining guests and market customers.

25 ROGERS STREET | 978-281-0223

Virgilio’s Bakery & Deli

MinglewoodHarborside.com

29 MAIN STREET | 978-283-5295

Waterfront dining with an oversized deck and retractable glass walls that create an alfresco experience both inside and out. Fresh, local seafood, creative sushi and tavern favorites are complimented by refreshing cocktails. see ad on inside back cover

It’s the bread that makes the sandwich. Italian and specialty breads and rolls, unique sandwiches on fresh-baked rolls, fresh cannoli, pastries, cookies and Italian ice made on site. see ad on page 38

VirgiliosBakery.com

Yella on the Water 25 WESTERN AVENUE/ 978-491-5334

YellaGrille.com

Seaport Grille 6 ROWE SQUARE | 978-282-9799

SeaportGrilleGloucester.com The ownership and staff of Seaport Grille invite you to dine with us. We take pride in preparing all of our menu items with only the freshest ingredients and a shared passion to deliver superior food in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. see ad on back cover

Tonno Restaurant

ESSEX Woodman’s Of Essex 119 MAIN STREET/RT. 133 ESSEX | 800-649-1773 | 978-768-6451

Woodmans.com

Award-Winning Since 1914, Gluten-Free fried clams, seafood and clam chowder. Famous Lobster Rolls. Grilled Items. Full Bar. Family Friendly.             Indoor & Outdoor Seating. Beautiful Marsh View.                “Eat in the Rough”,  see ad on page 35

MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA Cala’s

2 MAIN STREET | 978-879-4795

7 BEACH STREET MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA | 978-525-3304

TonnoRestaurant.com

CalasRestaurant.com

Italian Seafood Classic. Nightly specials. Catch of the day from local waters. Full-service bar. Craft cocktails. Homemade pasta, full and half portions. Secondi courses featuring pesce and carne. Signature dishes. Decedent desserts.

SPECIALTY PURVEYORS | TAKE OUT/CURBSIDE PICKUP | RESTAURANTS & BARS | BREAKFAST, TEA & COFFEE SHOPS | SANDWICHES & PIZZA

Mile Marker One Waterfront Restaurant

Cala’s delivers great food in a casual “Cheers” environment, where guests are treated like family, the beers are always cold, and the wine pour is never skimpy.see ad on inside back cover

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ARTS & ARTISANS | SOUVENIRS & NOVELTIES | ART GALLERIES & STUDIOS | CLASSES & WORKSHOPS | SPECIALTY PURVEYORS | SHOPPING

Shop

Beth Williams Art Glass Jewelry

ELIZABETH CAREY

Cape Ann Olive Oil Co. Tasting Bar and Gifts

17 PLEASANT STREET | 978-283-5566

57 MAIN STREET | 978-281-1061

BethWilliams.com

CapeAnnOliveOil.com

see ad on page 38

Common Crow Natural Market

The Brass Monkey 85 MAIN STREET | 978-879-4761

TheBrassMonkey.org Explore our fine gifts, unique apparel, antiques, and seasonal treasures while visiting the West End of the historical seaport of Gloucester. see ad on page 15

200 EASTERN AVENUE | 978-283-1665

CommonCrow.com @commoncrowmarket @commoncrowglo Our one stop shop for natural, local, organic and fair trade provisioning...where farmers’ shop. Hot and cold grab and go. Family style. Pre Order meals. Coffee and pastries. Groceries, Meats, Produce and Cheese. Bulk foods. Natural health and beauty.

Calvo Studio & Wood Carving School

The Cottage on Smith Cove

235 EAST MAIN STREET | 978-283-0231

75 ROCKY NECK AVENUE | 978-281-5557

CalvoStudio.com

CottageOnSmithCove.com

Classes and Workshops

see ad on page 27

Cape Ann Artisans

Design of Mine

978-546-6186

Capeannartisans.com Spring Tour: June 5-6; Summer Mini-Tour, August 14 and Fall Tour: October 9-10 Meet 15 of Cape Ann’s most established makers during the 38th Cape Ann Artisan Open Studios self-guided tours. Enjoy pottery, painting, sculpture, mixed media, mosaics, quilting, weaving, sea glass and fine jewelry. see ad on page 15

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33 MAIN STREET | 978-491-7495

DesignofMineCo.com TheFlutterShawl.com Our eclectic style boutique offers a wide selection of women’s clothing and accessories at reasonable prices. Home of the versatile fashion accessary, The Flutter Shawl (made on site). We are Cape Ann’s destination for beautiful wear.


Dogtown Books 132 MAIN STREET | 978-281-5599

DogtownBooks.com

Gallery 53 53 ROCKY NECK AVENUE | 978-282-0917

RockyNeckArtColony.org/Gallery53 see ad on page 27

Goodlinens Studio Kitchen Bath Home Gift

130 MAIN STREET | 978-515-7646

GoodLinensStudio.com

Pop Gallery 67 MAIN STREET | 617-458-9345

PopOnMain.com PopGallery A stylish boutique in Gloucester’s historic West End. Carefully curated collection of jewelry, accessories, housewares and clothing. Well priced for everyone’s budget with a relaxing environment to shop and browse! Pet friendly.

Rocky Neck Art Colony 6 WONSON STREET | 978-515-7004

Happy Valley

RockyNeckArtColony.org see ad on page 27

38 GREAT REPUBLIC DRIVE | 978-515-5600

Happyvalley.org Happy Valley is Gloucester’s first cannabis retail store serving 21+ and medical patients. Whether you’re new to cannabis or an aficionado, we’re here to help unlock your experience. see ad on page 13

Sample This Clothing 116 MAIN STREET | 978-865-3873

samplethisclothing.com Sample This is the North Shores best kept secret. Clothing, accessories, gifts & so much more!!

Jane Deering Gallery 19 PLEASANT STREET | 917-902-4359\

janedeeringgallery.com JDG presents contemporary art by established and emerging artists, national and international. Artists living and working on Cape Ann, Massachusetts regularly exhibit. The gallery is adjacent to Cape Ann Museum.

Mark Adrian Shoes

Savour Wine & Cheese 76 PROSPECT STREET | 978-282-1455

SavourWineAndCheese.com Awarded “Best Wine Selection” ’19-’20 by Northshore Magazine. Owner/wine pairing wiz Kathleen Morgan features value-laden wines drinking well-above price …$10 to $30 Sample Wine Machine’s 20 wines… complimentary! Very local beers. Gourmet OK! The baguette—artisan cheese charcuterie—the unexpected. Ask Kathleen for her pairings.

103 MAIN STREET | 978-283-4343

MarkAdrianShoes.com MarkAdrianShoes Birkenstock, Dansk, Rieker, Vionic, Olukai,

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Naot, Blundstone, Merrell, Keen, Sperry and more! Your favorite footwear brands at the best prices. 7 days a week and 5 generations of experience—a Gloucester tradition for 45 years. see ad on page 43


SPECIALTY PURVEYORS | SHOPPING AREAS & NEIGHBORHOODS | ARTS & ARTISANS | SOUVENIRS & NOVELTIES | ART GALLERIES & STUDIOS

Second Glance Thrift Store

Turner’s Seafood Market

2 POND ROAD | 978-283-4298

4 SMITH STREET | 978-281-7172

FoodPantry.org

Turner’s Seafood Grill & Market

see ad on page 41

506 MAIN STREET, MELROSE | 781-662-0700

The Thrift Store of The Open Door

Restaurant and Seafood Market

Turners-Seafood.com

Turtle Alley Chocolates Surfari Stand Up Paddle and Surf 88 BASS AVENUE | 978-283-7873

SurfCapeAnn.com SurfariStandUpPaddleSurf | supsurfari Everything you need to play on the beach or in the water. Shop boards, swimsuits, flip-flops, wetsuits, clothing, sunglasses, gifts and more! Surfing and SUP rentals, surf lessons and camps.

42 ROGERS STREET | 978-281-4000

TurtleAlley.com Turtles, toffee and fudge, oh my! Handcrafted chocolates made with all the love in Gloucester. Life is short. Sin a Little!

ROCKPORT Town of Rockport RockportMA.gov Enjoy beautiful beaches, rocky harbors and scenic lighthouses. Savor fresh seafood and discover art galleries and local shops in this charming seaside village. see ad on page 37

Visitor RESOURCES Addison Gilbert Hospital

Gloucester Harbormaster

298 WASHINGTON STREET | 978-283-4000

TRANSIENT DOCKING/MOORING | VHF CHANNEL 16 OR 978-282-3012

Beverlyhospital.org

Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce 24 HARBOR LOOP | 978-283-1601

CapeAnnVacations.com Information, restrooms. see ad on page 43

Dockwa.com/explore/destination/ mnc89p8-gloucester-harbormaster

North of Boston Convention & Visistors Bureau EXIT 6, SALISBURY | 978-465-6555

NorthofBoston.com

City Hall

see ad on page 25

9 DALE AVENUE

Visitor Welcoming Center

Gloucester-MA.gov Information, restrooms.

Discover Gloucester PO BOX 915 | 978-675-1818

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At Stage Fort Park

24 HOUGH AVENUE | 978-281-8865

Gloucester-MA.gov Information, restrooms (seasonal), beaches, playground, dog park, tennis courts, picnic area, concerts and farmers market in summer.

HOUSES OF WORSHIP Eagle & Dove Ministries

Judah’s Roar Church & Worship Center 436 WASHINGTON STREET | 978-283-9111

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Beauport Hotel Gloucester Accommodations at Rocky Neck 43 ROCKY NECK AVENUE | 978-381-9848 / 978 804 0562.

RockyNeckAccommodations.com Located on Smith Cove in the heart of the Rocky Neck Art Colony walk to restaurants, shops and theatre. All rooms have water views, kitchenettes and decks.

Atlantic Vacation Homes 4 OLD COUNTY ROAD | 855-213-1722

AtlanticVacationHomes.com We are the North Shore’s premier vacation rental & real estate company, with over 30 years of creating dream vacations for our guests. Book your next beach escape today!

55 COMMERCIAL STREET | 978-282-0008

BeauportHotel.com The perfect New England coastal getaway with 94 rooms and suites, sweeping water views, rooftop pool/bar, distinctive dining choices and the area’s largest event space. A destination for every occasion. see ad on back cover

Blue Shutters Beachside Inn 1 NAUTILUS ROAD | 978-283-1198

BlueShuttersBeachside.com Charming inn on Good Harbor Beach. Spectacular views. Rooms and suites, all with AC. Open year-round. Walk to restaurants and supermarket. Minutes to downtown Gloucester and Rockport. Complimentary continental breakfast. Free Wi-Fi.

Atlantis Oceanfront Inn 125 ATLANTIC ROAD | 978-283-0014

AtlantisOceanfrontInn.com Our beautiful oceanfront location is a spectacular setting for the perfect vacation. Close to Good Harbor Beach. Ocean views from every room, outdoor pool. Enjoy our Breakfast Café with creative selections open to the public.

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| INNS & B&BS | VACATION RENTALS | COTTAGES & EFFICIENCIES | CAMPGROUNDS AND RVS | HOTELS & MOTELS | INNS & B&BS |

Cape Ann Camp Site 80 ATLANTIC STREET | 978-283-8683

CapeAnnCampSite.com 200 mostly shaded tent and RV sites nestled in a variety of shade trees and shrubs. Big rig sites overlook tidal estuary. Hookups. One mile from Wingaersheek Beach. Pet Friendly. Wi-Fi.

Cape Ann’s Marina Resort 75 ESSEX AVENUE/RT. 133 | 978-283-2116 | 800-626-7660

Castle Manor Inn & Sea Glass Restaurant 141 ESSEX AVENUE | 978-515-7386

CastleManorInn.com A 26-bedroom boutique hotel with full-service bar, restaurant and function facility. Open to the public with water views and beautiful grounds.

Colonial Inn By The Sea 28 EASTERN POINT ROAD | 978-281-1953

InnGloucester.com

CapeAnnMarina.com Destination Found! Stay, Eat, Drink, Chill. Our waterfront hotel rooms offer views of the river, salt marsh, WICKED TUNA boats and wildlife. Mile Marker One Waterfront Restaurant and pool bar onsite, open year-round. Private and semi-private venues for events up to 200+. see ad on page 18

Harborview Inn 71 WESTERN AVENUE | 978-283-2277

HarborviewInn.com

Cape Ann Motor Inn

Overlooking Gloucester Harbor, this fourseason bed & breakfast is perfect for vacations and weekends away. The Inn is within walking distance to downtown restaurants, museums, shops and attractions.

33 ROCKPORT ROAD | 978-281-2900

CapeAnnMotorInn.com Directly on the sands of Long Beach, we are open year round, with all rooms overlooking the ocean with views of the twin lighthouses of Thacher Island. Sunrises here are unforgettable! Dog friendly. Free Wi-Fi and A/C in all rooms. see ad on page 22

Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks 107 ATLANTIC ROAD | 978-283-7600

OceanHouseGloucester.com Our waterfront hotel offers 51 rooms and suites with spectacular ocean views. Amenities include outdoor pool, hot tub, fire pit, rooftop deck, game room, library, and complimentary guest parking.

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138 EASTERN AVENUE | 978-283-7300

SeaLionMotel.com Conveniently located between Gloucester and Rockport, less than one mile from Good Harbor Beach. We have cottages, efficiencies, house suites, and hotel rooms and offer outside heated pool, Wi-Fi, A/C.

Emerson Inn Seaside Resort ONE CATHEDRAL AVENUE | ROCKPORT 978 546 6321

TheEmersonInn.com A view you will never forget - authentic New England getaway with European style, 35 renovated guest rooms, expansive oceanfront outdoor dining and event space.

Inns of Rockport

The Vista

Inns of Rockport

22 THATCHER ROAD | 978-281-3410

VistaMotel.com Overlooking Good Harbor Beach, with gorgeous ocean views from every room. Super-clean, spacious rooms. Free Continental breakfast, outdoor heated swimming pool. see ad on page 25

Come stay in our seaside village at one of our distinctive accommodations.

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ROCKPORT

Rockport Inn & Suites Addison Choate

183 MAIN STREET, ROCKPORT | 978-546-3300

49 BROADWAY, ROCKPORT | 978-546-7543

Our hotel offers year-round accommodations for vacationers and business travelers including well-equipped suites and pet-friendly rooms. Continental breakfast, indoor pool, fitness room, and tennis courts. Wedding and corporate groups welcome. see ad on page 43

AddisonChoate.com Newly renovated boutique hotel in the heart of Rockport. Open year-round. Stylist, coastal eclectic design, top notch hospitality, luxurious rooms, streaming TV, marble bathrooms, A/C and delicious complimentary breakfast.

RockportInnandSuites.com

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GLOUCESTER SCHOONER FESTIVAL

Every effort has been made to provide our readers with a comprehensive Calendar of Events. However, due to unanticipated circumstances, we encourage you to go to discovergloucester.com/events.

vitally important natural resource that includes more than 20,000 acres of saltmarsh, barrier beaches, and estuaries extending from Cape Ann to the New Hampshire border. www.capeannmuseum.org

MAY 2021

JULY 2021

Whale Watching Excursions Begin

Cape Ann Farmers Market

7seaswhalewatch.com Capeannwhalewatch.com 9 Mother’s Day

JUNE 2021

19 Rockport Farmers Market SATURDAYS 10AM-2PM | THROUGH OCT. 16 rockportexchange.org

THURSDAYS 3-6:30PM | Harbor Loop 40+ vendors, live music, children’s activities capeannfarmersmarket.org

Cape Ann Museum and Monhegan Island Vista

Art classes for students & adults arthaven.org

Contrasted New England Art Colonies Monhegan Museum: July 1 – September 20, 2021  www.capeannmuseum.org

Rockport Cultural District

Culture Splash

Cape Ann Art Haven

WEEKEND MORNING TOURS Free guided walking tours from Dock Square. Visit Rockport Cultural District for details. rockportusa.com

3 Cape Ann Farmers Market THURSDAYS 3-6:30PM | THROUGH OCT. 14 Harbor Loop 40+ vendors, live music, children’s activities capeannfarmersmarket.org 5-6 Cape Ann Artisans Spring Tour Meet 15 of Cape Ann’s most established makers during the 38th Cape Ann Artisan Open Studios self-guided tours. capeannartisans.com 5, 19 Beauport Pride Tour 3:30PM | Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House historicnewengland.org 11-27 Gloucester Stage Tiny Beautiful Things Outdoor Play at Windhover Performing Arts Center GloucesterStage.com. JUNE 18-JULY 26, 2021 Cape Ann

Museum Green

Essex sculptor Brad Story and Ipswich photographer Dorothy Kerper Monnelly both work in the nexus of the Great Marsh, a remarkable and

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THURSDAYS IN JULY & AUGUST 4-8 PM discovergloucester.com

Concerts at the Bandstand, Rockport EVERY SUNDAY THROUGH AUGUST rockportusa.com

Music on Meetinghouse Green FRIDAY EVENINGS Gloucester UU Church gloucestermeetinghouse.org

Rockport Cultural District DAILY TOURS Free guided walking tours from Dock Square. Visit Rockport Cultural District for details. rockportusa.com

Rockport Farmers Market SATURDAYS 10AM-2PM rockportexchange.org

2-25 Gloucester Stage Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery Outdoor Play at Windhover GloucesterStage.com 3-4 Independence Day Celebrations 3 Fishtown Horribles Parade & Concert 6PM | Stacy Blvd 9:15PM | Fireworks on waterfront


8 Cape Ann Museum Contemporary Plein Air Workshop Four weeks starting July 8  www.capeannmuseum.org 8-12 Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company Windhover Performing Arts Center windhover.org 10 Cape Ann Museum Culture Cruise  July 10 (rain date July 17)  www.capeannmuseum.org 10 Gloucester Garden Tour SATURDAY 10AM-4PM Private gardens tour gardens in Gloucester’s Mount Pleasant Avenue neighborhood. Tickets are $30. Susan Kelly susan@ generousgardeners.org or 781-346-1363. generousgardeners.org 10 Hammond Castle SATURDAY 10AM The History of Medieval Arms and Armor hammondcastle.org

7, 14, 21 Cape Ann Museum Summer Film Series AUGUST 7, 14, and 21 | CAM Green Rain date: August 28  www.capeannmuseum.org 14 Cape Ann Artisan Summer Mini Tour Meet 15 of Cape Ann’s most established makers during the 38th Cape Ann Artisan Open Studios self-guided tours. Enjoy pottery, painting, sculpture, mixed media, mosaics, quilting, weaving, sea glass and fine jewelry. capeannartisans.com 14 Gloucester Downtown Block Party #2 SATURDAY 6-10PM | Main Street Music, entertainment, al fresco dining, store specials gloucesterblockparty.com

SEPTEMBER 2021 Cape Ann Farmers Market

17 Gloucester Downtown Block

THURSDAYS 3-6:30PM | Harbor Loop capeannfarmersmarket.org

SATURDAY 6-10PM | Main Street Music, entertainment, al fresco dining, store specials gloucesterblockparty.com

Rockport Cultural District

Party #1

24-25 Rockport Garden FRI-SAT 10AM-4PM | Rockport rockportgardenclub.org

Tour

DAILY TOURS Free guided walking tours from Dock Square. Visit Rockport Cultural District for details. rockportusa.com

Quilted Together

THURSDAYS 3-6:30PM | Harbor Loop capeannfarmersmarket.org

Cape Ann Museum Green SEPT. 24 - NOV. 5 For over a year, the Cape Ann Museum has been collecting self-portraits from residents in Cape Ann to be exhibited at the new Janet & William Ellery James Center. www.capeannmuseum.org

Culture Splash

Rockport Farmers Market

AUGUST 2021 Cape Ann Farmers Market

THURSDAYS IN JULY & AUGUST 4-8 PM discovergloucester.org

SATURDAYS 10AM-2PM rockportexchange.org

Hammond Castle Candlelight and Spiritualism Tours

3 Gloucester Downtown Block Party #3

THURSDAY EVENINGS hammondcastle.org

Music on Meetinghouse Green FRIDAY EVENINGS Gloucestermeetinghouse.org

AUGUST 6-SEPTEMBER 13 Learning to Swim, Cape Ann Museum Green www.capeannmuseum.org

Rockport Farmers Market SATURDAYS 10AM-2PM rockportexchange.org

7 Festival by the Sea SATURDAY 10AM-6PM | Downtown Manchester Art, Music & Food festivalbytheseama.com 6-22 Gloucester Stage Seared Outdoor Play at Windhover Performing Arts Center GloucesterStage.com

FRIDAY 6-10PM | Main Street Music, entertainment, al fresco dining, store specials gloucesterblockparty.com

2-6 Gloucester Schooner Festival Parade of Sail, races, events and more. Gloucesterschoonerfestival.net 3-19 Gloucester Stage Reparations Outdoor Play at Windhover GloucesterStage.com 10 Music on Meetinghouse Green Cape Ann Big Band Gloucestermeetinghouse.org 17-26 Trails & Sails 10 Days of Exploring Heritage in Essex County FRI-SUN ALL DAY Hundreds of free heritage events trailsandsails.org

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CAPE ANN PLEIN AIR

OCTOBER 2021

DECEMBER 2021

Hammond Castle Spiritualism Tours

Hammond Castle Candlelight Tours and Illumination

THURSDAY EVENINGS 7PM, 8PM, 9PM hammondcastle.org

1-17 Gloucester Stage Think of Me Tuesday Local Play Premiere GloucesterStage.com 2,9 Rockport Farmers SATURDAYS 10AM-2PM rockportexchange.org

Market

3-11 Cape Ann Plein Air Harbor Loop N.E. largest outdoor painting festival & competition Capeannpleinair.org 7, 14 Cape Ann Farmers Market THURSDAYS 3-6:30PM | Harbor Loop 40+ vendors, live music, children’s activities capeannfarmersmarket.org 9-10 Cape Ann Artisans Fall Studio

Tour

Meet 15 of Cape Ann’s most established makers during the 38th Cape Ann Artisan Open Studios self-guided tours. Enjoy pottery, painting, sculpture, mixed media, mosaics, quilting, weaving, sea glass and fine jewelry. 9-10 Annisquam Arts & Crafts Show annisquamartsandcrafts.org 16 Rockport Harvestfest SATURDAY 10AM-5PM rockportexchange.org 23 Essex Clamfest SATURDAY 11AM-4PM | Memorial Park, Essex capeannvacations.com 31 Halloween

NOVEMBER 2021 NOV. 19-DEC. 23 Hammond Castle Deck The Halls Holiday Celebration hammondcastle.org NOV. 27- JAN. 1 Winter Lights on

Cape Ann

THURSDAY NIGHTS 6PM, 7PM,8 PM hammondcastle.org 2 Ladies Night THURSDAY 5-10PM | Downtown Gloucester shops Refreshments, discounts, fun. gloucestermerchantassociaton.org 19 Mens Night THURSDAY 5-10PM | Downtown Gloucester shops Refreshments, discounts, fun. gloucestermerchantassociaton.org 31 Rockport New Year’s Eve rckportnye.com 31 Beauport Cruiselines New Year’s Cruise beauportcruiselines.com

JANUARY 2022 17 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation gloucestermeetinghouse.org

FEBRUARY 2022 1-28 Black History Month 14 Valentine’s Day

MARCH 2022 1-30 Women’s History Month Various events and exhibits all month long celebration Women’s place in history 4-6 Discover Gloucester Girls’ Getaway Weekend FRIDAY-SUNDAY discovergloucester.com 5-6 Cape Ann Birding Weekend capeannvacations.com

APRIL 2022

Running throughout the month of December, take a drive along our byways and see over 100 buildings lit up. Discoverglocuester.com

16 Kite Day Cogswell’s Grant historicnewengland.org

27 Small Business Saturday - Shop Local

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Downtown Gloucester shops gloucestermerchantassociaton.org

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6 Rowe Square, Gloucester, MA 978-325-0039 seaportgrillegloucester.com

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Discover Gloucester Official Visitor Guide 2021-2022  

The Discover Gloucester Official Visitor Guide features great stories of this historic seaside city, local insider travel tips, places to se...

Discover Gloucester Official Visitor Guide 2021-2022  

The Discover Gloucester Official Visitor Guide features great stories of this historic seaside city, local insider travel tips, places to se...

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