|Just a lil' plug for my amazingly talented cousin Emerald Rae who rarely graces Cape Ann with her beautiful music these days (she's kind of a big deal). But THIS FRIDAY she plays on the water, at the breathtakingly beautiful ocean side historic property Beauport Sleeper McCann House and you really should go...|
Fabulous Fridays: Concerts by the Sea (Emerald Rae)Friday, July 11, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, 75 Eastern Point Boulevard, Gloucester, Mass.
$20 Historic New England members, $30 nonmembers
A summer Friday evening concert is the perfect ending to a long week. Enjoy our first-ever concert series, with Gloucester-based artists, focusing on early twentieth-century American music with Celtic and Scottish origins as well as favorites from American singer-songwriters such as Cole Porter. The Beauport gardens overlooking Gloucester Harbor provide a tranquil and beautiful setting for this series of early-evening performances. Chairs and refreshments are provided. Come between 5:00 and 5:30 p.m. to enjoy an abbreviated house tour.
Registration is required. Please call 978-283-0800 for more information. Purchase tickets now
ABOUT EMERALD RAE
Growing up with mom and dad in a country-rock band, Emerald had a taste for the stage from a small age. Hailing from America’s oldest seaport, Gloucester, Emerald found herself venturing to Boston as a young fiddler, entranced by the hard-driving rhythms of Cape Breton and Scottish traditions. Each summer she followed the traditional path back to Cape Breton Island that so many other Bostonians had traveled before her. At 18, she took home the grand prize at the US Scottish Fiddle Championships! As her studies in Scottish music deepened, she moved to Glasgow to study musicology, but it was her time at the Berklee College of Music that connected to her new worlds of fiddling. Collaborating with fellow fiddlers Flynn Cohen, Liz Simmons and Mariel Vandersteel in the popular folk group Annalivia, Emerald toured also with the Cathie Ryan Band. Over time, Emerald made a name for herself as a solo fiddler totally adept not only in Cape Breton and Scottish traditions, but in Irish and old-time as well. All of these influences are heard on her new album, If Only I Could Fly. Her music here. http://www.emeraldrae.com/music
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Sunset, Fisherman's Brew and the Schooner Thomas E. Lannon all at a special rate. What more could you ask? Two of my favorite local businesses, some of my favorite local business people join forces to bring you an event not to be missed.
Schooner Lannon and the Cape Ann Brewing Company (Gloucester's own microbrewery
and the makers of Fisherman's Brew, a Lannon favorite) are again joining forces on Tuesday night, June 24th.
Join us for a sunset schooner sail from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and enjoy three Cape Ann Brewing Company adult beverages, all at a reduced
price of $30/person. You must be 21 years of age or older to join us on this sail.
The regular price for an adult ticket, without beverages is $40, so this is a great deal. You can book online at
http://clicks.aweber.com/y/ct/?l=ECt5w&m=K1quA3SQx4hPqG&b=HWtnq0WIVzI9K3ioggVH9w. Or you can call us at
(978) 281-6634 to reserve your spots. This trip has always sold out quickly, so make your reservations today.
Read more about Cape Ann Brewing Co. at
http://clicks.aweber.com/y/ct/?l=ECt5w&m=K1quA3SQx4hPqG&b=q3Ic.DtkhZvBGyb51tSGUw. The Brew Pub will be open
for food and drinks after the sail and is just four doors away from the Lannon dock.
Reggae SKA Cruise
Cost $35 in Advance
$40 at the Dock
Board 7:00pm - Sail 8:00PM
Dance, dine and cruise historic Gloucester Harbor with international Reggae and Ska Pioneers, THE TOASTERS and a very special reunion of local favorite, MILE 21! Your ticket includes this special appearance of The Toasters on their 2014 world tour PLUS a Gloucester Harbor Cruise and Party Buffet featuring Seaport Grille's world famous Lobster Rolls! For tickets and more information click: www.gimmesound.com
Strawberry Festival at MM1FREE parking! FREE admission! FAMILY-FRIENDLY for FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND! Farmers market, alpacas & miniature horses from Marshall's Farm Stand. More than 50 local vendors from The Bridge. Great food from Mile Marker One. Great drinks from Ryan & Wood, Inc., Distilleries. LIVE music & performers. Huge kids zone with face painters, bouncy house & puppies from Cape Ann Animal Aid. Raffles, giveaways, and so much more. Save the date & help us kick off an amazing summah!!!
North Shore YMCA FATHER'S DAY 5K & 10KSUNDAY, JUNE 15, 2014 8:30AM
STARTING LINE: ROCKPORT HIGH SCHOOL
24 JERDENS LANE, ROCKPORT, MA 01966
Entry Fees Ages 14 + 13 & Under
Pre Race: $24 $14
Day Of Race: $28 $19
This is one of the most beautiful race courses in the United States. You will run along the Rockport’s rocky shore past three lighthouses, several islands and Rockport Harbor, with its world famous Motif #1. Most runners don neckties in honor of dad. It's a beautiful course, a fun family event and quite a sight to see. Register
Off the Island
Dads are free at the zooGive dad a wild Father’s Day at the zoo Sunday and save money while you’re at it. That’s because all dads are free on Father’s Day at the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and Stone Zoo in Stoneham!
Cruise Boston HarborOdyssey and he’ll enjoy gorgeous views of the city and live entertainment while he dines. Father’s Day brunch is $69.90 per adult, $41.95 per child age 3 to 12 and dinner is $74.90 per adult, $44.95 per child age 3 to 12. Or book a “Boston Harbor Father’s Day Lunch Cruise” aboard the Spirit of Boston, which will include lunch, an ice cream sundae bar, and goodie bags for the kids, for $54.90 per adult, $32.95 per child age 3 to 12.
More information and details for Boston Pride’s 2014 Pride Week can be found at www.bostonpride.org.
Boston Harbor Hotel's Summer in the City Series KickoffSummer in the City kicks off for the 2014 season this Thursday with Blues Barge featuring Jeff Pitchell. Friday night, catch Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. This year's line up of tunes and flicks is definitely worth checking out. Schedule Here.
70 Rowes Wharf | Boston, MA | 02110 | (617) 856-7744 | www.bhh.com
62 Dunham Road, Beverly
Ok so you now have PLENTY of ideas of cool things to do with pops. You have ZERO excuses for buying him a new necktie or an argyle vest, unless, of course, he asked for them, in which case you probably SHOULD get him on the reggae cruise, cuz that's lame.
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Free Culture Here
Flicks, Food, Family and Fun
Carnie Food Gets Feted
Food the Rocks
You Can See a Show Without Starving or Apologizing
Monday, March 31, 2014
The cuisine is a foodie adventure with an ever changing Charcuterie board offering a surprise every time. The honey almond fondue is another highlight and the poutine...mmm the poutine. Add a creamy lush beef tartar topped with quail egg and we had so much food for our hungry party of 4 - we couldn't even finish.
Barrel House American Bar, located in historic Ellis Square, in the heart of downtown Beverly, is a neighborhood bistro specializing in American and French regional cuisine. Our Depression era building features a bustling dining room, with an authentic tin ceiling, reclaimed wood floor, period lighting, and tufted banquette, providing a warm and comfortable space for an evening out. Casual diners and larger parties may enjoy our spacious family table and the friendly shared experience it provides. Or if you prefer, cozy up to our beautiful cast pewter bar for a classic cocktail or craft beer. At Barrel House American Bar, we believe in serving an outstanding home-made product in a sustainable and responsible way, while helping the local economy by buying from local producers.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Wine Dinner Wednesday, February 19th
Barbecue Across the Globe
Are you missing the summer months and barbecue? Well Chef Hunt is joining forces with the North Shore's illustrious and notorious wine Guru Matt Rose to take you on a global tour of barbecue and wine. Dinner will include 4 courses paired with wines from different regions of the world. There's no better way than to shake the winter blues taking a culinary journey featuring our unique wood fired grill paired with some great wine.
This is a foodie "Can't Miss" event.
Make your reservations soon before space runs out at www.wildhorsecafe.com or 978-922-6868
Monday, February 3, 2014
FOR THOSE WHO'D LIKE TO DROWN OUT THE ROMANTIC DRIVEL