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Join us at our last market of 2018!
Saturday December 15 10am-1pm at the UU Church!
Visit your favorite vendors, stock up on delicious ingredients for holiday fare, get a beautiful locally made gift for someone on your list, and enter our wildly popular holiday raffle!
Check out our Facebook event for more information or to RSVP!
Our 2018 Holiday Market Vendors!
Down to Earth
Thank you to everyone who has made a donation to CAFM or better yet become a member!
Our goal is to sell 10 more memberships before the end of 2018. Memberships come with great discounts to local restaurants and shops, and they make a great gift – no wrapping required!
The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation presents The Musicians of the Old Post Road concert ‘Christmas with the Bach Family’ on Friday, December 14, 7:30pm
The Musicians of the Old Post Road, a renowned New England chamber music ensemble consisting of violin, viola, cello, flute and harpsichord, will perform seasonal works of Johann Sebastian Bach and other composers of the Bach family with distinguished vocal soloists in the historic (1806) Gloucester Meetinghouse at the corner of Middle and Church Street. The ensemble is joined in this concert by soprano Jessica Petrus, mezzo-soprano Catherine Hedberg, tenor Jonas Budris, and baritone Bradford Gleim.
For their 3rd season in the Meetinghouse they will present a banquet of Bach works for the holidays including Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach’s rarely-performed and delightful oratorio Die Kindheit Jesu, along with a sumptuous sampling of arias from Christmas cantatas by Bach brothers Carl Philipp Emanuel and Wilhelm Friedemann, cousin Johann Ludwig, and of course, Johann Sebastian Bach.
Founded by Artistic Directors Suzanne Stumpf and Daniel Ryan, the ensemble takes its name from its acclaimed concert series, originally entitled Old Post Road Historic Concerts, begun in 1989. The concert series brings period instrument performances to historical buildings like the Gloucester Meetinghouse.
photo: Cynthia Smith
TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE OR AT THE DOOR – cash, check or credit card
Preferred $45 (orchestra first 3 rows & gallery first 2 rows)
General $30 (open seating, come early for best locations)
Students $10 with ID
12 & Under Free
LOCATION AND MORE INFORMATION
The Gloucester Meetinghouse (home of the Unitarian Universalist Church) is located on the green at the corner of Church and Middle Street. Event parking is allowed on the green, entered between the stone pillars on Middle Street, and is available on-street and at other parking lots nearby in the Historic District.
For persons who are mobility impaired an elevator up to the Sanctuary level is available from the side entrance at 10 Church Street. If unable to pay, limited free tickets are available; email requests to email@example.com
Read the feature article about this concert by Gail McCarthy in the Gloucester Daily Times:
For advance ticket purchases and more information please visit www.gloucestermeetinghouse.org
Cape Ann Gift Certificates are the perfect gift for anyone on your list. They can be used at over 200 local shops, restaurants, service businesses and more! Stop by the Chamber office at 33 Commercial Street today to finish your holiday shopping. They can also be purchased at Gloucester Shaw’s locations and Tuck’s Candy & Gifts in Rockport.
Gift certificates are available in any denomination over $10. There is a 50 cent charge per gift certificate. You will receive a list of all participating businesses with each gift certificate purchase.
Not only do Cape Ann Gift Certificates make perfect gifts… they are also a great way to support our local businesses by keeping it local for the holidays!
The first night of Deck the Docks was a great beginning to our event!
Special thanks to Captain Stefan Edick for capturing and sharing the campus lights from the Fitz Henry Lane house! Our pier is all decked out for holiday cheer.
The gallery saw the opening night of “Deck Your Walls Art Show” with some great works by local and regional artists. Over 141 pieces are in this show and each one of them is for sale! You will not want to miss seeing the Schooner Gallery all decked out for this show.
AND WE ARE JUST GETTING STARTED! Trees, wreaths, art, crafts, gifts, good friends and a lot of fun are all in store for the next 2 days! Get your tree or wreath any time Friday, Saturday or Sunday — while supplies last! Take a picture with Santa from 11 to 1 on Saturday.
Maritime Gloucester is working hard to get ready for the first annual Deck the Docks! We have so many fun things to do! Get your tree, buy a wreath, shop for gifts, DIY crafts, Santa pics in a Dory, etc.
Today’s Star feature: Our “Deck Your Walls” Art Gallery (thanks to partner group seARTS!) with over 135 works. seARTS put it best:
We put out the call for art and were FLOODED with response. So the walls will be FILLED with incredible works from incredible artists from Cape Ann and [way] beyond!
It’s a perfect way to get a great gift for the holidays, support Artists and support Maritime Gloucester, and we hope you’ll join us for the show, the reception, and do some of your gift shopping in the BEST way possible!
Volunteers for the event are still needed. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be part of this great event!