8:30 AM-5 PM – Sawyer Free Library …. Bling Fling Friends of the Library Holiday Sale in the Friend Room. Gently used jewelry & accessories with gift wrapping
10 AM-Noon – City Hall Steps ……. Kops n’ Kids Hayride with Gloucester Police & the Mass Mudders.
9-11 AM – UU Church Hall ….. Breakfast Snack Bar [muffins, donuts, bagels, coffee, tea, juice]
9-11 AM – UU Church Hall …..Visit with Santa
9 AM-2 PM – UU Church Hall ….. Cookie Walk, Bake Table, Books, Brad’s Unique Boutique [costume jewelry, Knick-knacks, & good stuff], Equal Exchange Coffee & Chocolate, Grace Center cards & photos, and Artisan Tables
9 AM-3 PM – Trinity Church ……. Sale of Seasonal Goods
10 AM-Noon – UU Church Lawn …. Free S’mores
10 AM-2:30 PM – City Hall Aud. ……. Committee for the Arts, Gingerbread House Contest, Phyllis A Marine Association, Backyard Growers, GHS Drama Club and Craft vendors
10 AM-5 PM – Cape Ann Museum ….Free museum admission
10 AM-5 PM – Cape Ann Museum …. Create a 2018 lunar calendar & block print your own family wrapping paper. Sponsored by David & Lisa Rich
10:30 AM – UU Church Sanctuary … Concert by Gloucester High School Chorus, Dan Fleury Director
10:30-11 AM – Cape Ann Museum …. Story Time: Katy & The Big Snow (kids 5 & under w/ adult)
11 AM-Noon – Sawyer Free Library … Awesome Robb Holiday Magic Show-For all ages
11 AM-Noon – Cape Ann Museum ….Guided “Highlights of the Museum” tour; view 1804 Captain Elias Davis House decorated for the season.
11 AM-2 PM – City Hall Aud. ……. Free Tours of City Hall Tower Special opportunity to ring the tower bell ($100 donation)
11 AM-2 PM – UU Church Hall ….. Lunch Snack Bar [Clam Chowder, Veg. Chili, Sandwiches, Soda, Water]
11 AM-4 PM – Sargent House Museum … View the decorated first floor. Afternoon performances by Rockport High School Orchestra and Madrigal Choir. Decorated wreaths & holly on sale all day. Free hot mulled cider & treats. Free admission to museum.
11:30AM – UU Church Sanctuary ..… Tour of the meeting house
11:30-Noon – City Hall Aud. ……. Concert by O’Maley Band and Chorus
Noon-1 PM – City Hall Aud. …….Concert by Cape Ann Big Band
Noon-1 PM – Trinity Church ……. Bell Ringer Concert (weather permitting)
Noon-2 PM – Temple Ahavat Achim …Tours and reading of The Hanukah Story
Noon-2 PM – City Hall Steps ……. Middle Street Historic Trolley Talk Rides courtesy of CATA & Cape Ann Museum Docents
Noon-2 PM – YMCA …….. Free Hot Chocolate
Noon-3 PM – YMCA ………….Children’s Activities
12:30 PM – UU Church Hall …..Seasonal Caroling
12:30 PM – UU Church Sanctuary … Concert by Grace Center Jug Band
12:30-1:30 PM – Cape Ann Museum ….Guided “Highlights of the Museum” tour; view 1804 Captain Elias Davis House decorated for the season.
1-2 PM – St. John’ Church …… Concert by Choristers from the First Congregational Church Choir, Rockport & Cape Ann Choir School, St. John’s Church directed by Kristina Martin & Mark Nelson
1-2 PM – Sawyer Free Library…Concert: “What Time is it Mr. Fox”
1 PM – City Hall Aud. ……. Gingerbread House Contest Winner Announced
1:30-2:30 PM – Trinity Church ……. Classical Concert by Louis Stella, piano, Jeanne Lynch, flute & violin and Mary Jane Febonio, cello.
1:30-2:30 PM – City Hall Aud. ……. Dance Performance by students from Miss Tina’s Dance Studio
2-3 PM – Cape Ann Museum ….Guided “Highlights of the Museum” tour; view 1804 Captain Elias Davis House decorated for the season.
2:30 PM – Trinity Church ……. Hot cider & sweets at concert intermission
3-4 PM – Trinity Church ……. Concert by Custom Blend, Acapella Chorus
3-4 PM – Cape Ann Museum …. Concert by The Docksiders, Gloucester High School’s Jazz Band
3-4:30 PM – Main & Pleasant Streets …. Gallery Walk
4-6 PM – Cape Ann Art Haven … Open House with hot cocoa, sweet treats, kid’s craft activities, family photo ops, face painting and live music
4:30 PM – Police Station Plaza …Lobster Pot Tree Lighting
*4-8 PM – City Hall Aud. …..Harbor Voices Public Art Laser Light Show