Phyllis A Marine Association Maritime Saturday and Genealogy Project. We are looking for “Michigan Bears” descents and former crew members of the Phyllis A, for our Phyllis A Family Tree. Please join us Saturday for “mug up” and see what is happening on Gloucester’s Oldest Fishing Vessel! Free and open to the public.

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Middle Street Walk Saturday December 9, 2017

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2017 Middle Street Walk Program

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