Things To Do- Lobster Trap Tree Lighting Saturday Dec 13th

From Jeff Worthley-

On Saturday, December 13th, at 4 pm the community will gather to light the Lobster Trap Tree at the Gloucester Police Station Plaza (Main Street).

This year’s tree, believed to be the world’s largest Lobster Trap Tree consists of over 300 traps which have been loaned by a half dozen Gloucester lobstermen.

The tree will be adorned with over 50 buoys, donated by Winchester Fishing, which will be painted by children at Art Haven on Friday afternoon and Saturday during the day.

The tree lighting ceremony will feature music provided by DJ Scotti Mac, caroling, Santa’s arrival and the lighting of the tree.

The 300 traps were moved by Tally’s Trucking Service and Earth Works where a half dozen volunteers have labored for the past two weeks building the tree and stringing the lights

This year marks the ninth time the Lobster Trap Tree has been built and stands taller than ever.

This year’s celebration is sponsored by BankGloucester, which is opening their renovated building to the public on the same day.

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