Second Annual 2021 Winter Lights Display Celebration on Cape Ann!

November 28, 2021 / A Local Favorite, Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

The Second Annual 2021 Winter Lights Display Celebration on Cape Ann is underway until January 2, 2022! Over 100 places are lit up throughout Cape Ann to help us all celebrate the joys of the season. A custom-designed Google Drive Map has been produced and available at www.discovergloucester.com/winter-lights-cape-ann highlighting Gloucester, Rockport, Magnolia, Essex and Manchester’s… Read more »

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In the News: 10 Things to Do in Gloucester this November

November 08, 2021 / Art and Music, Food and Drink, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

With permission to post from North Shore Magazine | 10 Things to Do in Gloucester this November | November 5, 2021 From shopping at unique boutiques on Main Street to feasting on local seafood or dining in an igloo at Mile Marker One, from museum or art gallery hopping to exploring the outdoors, add Gloucester… Read more »

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CAPE ANN PROFILES: MARI MARTIN

November 01, 2021 / Art and Music, Good to Know, Local Characters, Things to Do & See

What soothes the soul like a beautiful song? It can transport you to a better place and, when you’re on vacation, it can be that magic spell, especially performed live, that sends you straight into relaxation mode, where you truly exhale. Not everyone, nor every destination, can deliver that moment. Local singer, Mari Martin will deliver that moment wherever she’s singing that night. 

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Best Spots to Capture a Sunset on Cape Ann

October 11, 2021 / Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

If you are a photographer, you are probably well-aware that Cape Ann has some of the most beautiful sunsets in New England. There are so many fantastic landscapes and such incredible lighting in and around Gloucester and Cape Ann that it almost feels like “point and shoot” at times. Getting the perfect shot is all about timing and having a little bit of luck on your side as well. Here is a list of some favorite sunset spots to discover.

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Plein Air Art on Cape Ann – Artists, Easels, and Competition

October 01, 2021 / Art and Music, Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Cape Ann’s rugged coast, natural light, and picturesque landscape are the enticing muse that draws artists from all over to paint a variety of familiar and not-so-familiar scenic landmarks and locations throughout the year. Artists can be seen setting up their easels to paint “en plein air” along Gloucester’s Back Shore, at Rocky Neck Art… Read more »

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