The Friends of Dogtown announces its third annual Dogtown Days event–in celebration of our iconic landscape in the heart of Cape Ann, beloved by all.

Day 1 of this free two-day public event features fun family activities, exhibits, food and drink, educational presentations, and live theatre and music. Day 1 takes place at the Lanesville Community Center, 8 Vulcan St. in Gloucester, on Saturday, October 1, from 1 to 5 pm.

Day 1 Schedule:


Day 2:

Friends of Dogtown offers four free guided tours of Dogtown on Day 2, Sunday, October 2, including a Natural History tour with Chris Leahy of Massachusetts Audubon, a Dogtown Commons cellar hole tour with local author Mark Carlotto, an Artists and Writers Tour with artist Shep Abbott, and a Babson Boulder Trail tour.

For more information see the Friends of Dogtown web site ( or Facebook page.