Monthly Archives: December 2009

Things To Do- Book Your Wine Dinner Ressies At Passports

The Wine Dinners always sell out- this from my boy Eric at Passports-

Dry Creek Valley Wine Dinner!!!
Thursday Dec. 17 @ 7:00pm
Cost $35.00 per person

I will be hosting this dinner as the wine bear is busy, in lue of the fact that I am not as good as Andrew the wines we picked are incredible, and dry creek is my favorite.  There will be three courses of food with 4 flights of wine finishing with a late harvest chardonnay that is called the drops of gold. Hope to see you there. Please call to reserve your table.

Chef Eric

Menage Gallery Men’s Night Promotion

Hi Joey,
The Menage Gallery will be offering 20% off most items in the store for Men’s Night.  Men or Women may take advantage of our last day of discounts before Christmas!
Thanks!
Heather
“The Menage Gallery”A unique gift and home furnishings store.
Tel: 978-283-6030
Toll Free: 877-283-6030
Fax: 978-283-1039

Christmas Presents

Photos of Santa in Rockport will have to wait until tomorrow. Still warming up as it was blowing and raw but I got a few action shots.

But while we were waiting for Santa we went to Passports for a great “Chef’s Burger” and then my daughter and I stopped in at Bananas because Joey had posted a photo of their martini shakers. My daughter wisely got me a shaker for Christmas and my son (still in college) although he did not know it got me some martini glasses.

I have such smart children. I didn’t make it out of there before buying three pairs of sunglasses and a nice worn in pair of bluejeans.

Bananas, 78 Main Street, Gloucester. That shaker is from the 1930s and quite economical.

Things To Do- Discover Gloucester Mug Up

From Linn Parisi

Hi Joey,

Would you include this info in the blog, please?

Discover Gloucester, the Seaport Gloucester Destination Marketing Organization, invites all who are interested in local tourism to attend the free, December Mug Up Meeting on Wednesday, December 9, 8:30AM, at The Blue Shutters Beachside Inn on Nautilus Road across from the Good Harbor Beach footbridge.
Featured speaker will be Anne Turcotte, Group Sales manager for the North of Boston Convention and Visitor Bureau who will speak about the important group market of travelers and travel planners.
Thanks in advance to Ed Comer and crew for their hospitality and generous invitation!

Cape Ann Brewing Men’s Night Deal

Cape Ann Brewing Logo Pint Glasses are $1 on Men’s night if you mention Men’s Night To The Bartender

“Cape Ann Brewing is offering their logo’d pint glasses at an 80% discount if you mention Men’s night. This means for an extra dollar you can have a beer served in an official Cape Ann Brewing glass and take it home with you. Oh lucky day!”

Christmas on Main -Things To Do At Art Haven!

From Dawn Gadow At Art Haven-

Hi Joey,
First, there’s a copy of the full schedule for the middle street walk.
I’m not sure if anyone has gotten this to you yet, but it would be
great if you could get it out there for people to see. Also, I’ve
attached our flier about the stuff that we’re doing on the 12th. And
finally, you should try to make it down sometime this week and check
out The Hive–they’re almost completely moved in now and it’s looking
really awesome :) Hope all is well. The cookie contest looked pretty
awesome and successful, I stopped in for a few minutes. Thanks as
always for all you do and hopefully I’ll see you soon!
Dawn

Christmas on Main Things To Do!, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

MIDDLE STREET WALK 2009 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Today’s The Day!!!!!

 MIDDLE STREET WALK 2009 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

December 12th

 

MIDDLE STREET WALK BUTTONS AVAILABLE FOR A $2 DONATION- PROCEEDS TO SUPPORT THE WALK.SEVERAL BUSINESSES AROUND TOWN WILL BE OFFERING DISCOUNTS TO SHOPPERS DURING THE MIDDLE STREET WALK –SHOP LOCAL!
9 am – 11 am City Hall, 9 Dale Avenue – Docksiders Brunch Fundraiser, food prepared by GHS Culinary Students $10 per person-under 2 free
  Docksiders host Disney characters at City Hall, 9 Dale Avenue- (GHS Theater Arts Students)-come and have your photo taken with a Disney character.
9 am – 3 pm Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church Street, Fair & Luncheon (9am – 1 pm), pictures with Santa (9am – 1pm), tours highlighting Gloster Dalton (1723 -1813) a black religious freedom pioneer (11 am & 1 pm), Piano and Vocal concert (Impromptu 9am – 1pm), O’Maley Middle School band, High School Choir ( 3 pm)
9 am – 4 pm City Hall, 9 Dale Avenue- Schooner Adventure- “Ships Store” items for sale to support Schooner Adventure and an ongoing Children’s Activity making: “Sailor’s Valentine Ornaments”
9 am – 4 pm SeArts Wearable Arts Show & Fundraiser- Saunders House, Middle Street entrance at Sawyer Free Library- Raffle Sale to benefit Sawyer Free Library – tickets sold at Saunders House and at Library.
10 am – 3 pm Trinity Congregational Church, 70 Middle Street -Cape Ann Thrift Shop – Seasonal Goods Sale
10 am – 4 pm City Hall, 9 Dale Avenue-Committee for the Arts selling postcards of City Hall’s WPA Murals, table with information on City Hall Restoration efforts, The Phyllis A. Marine Association- Children’s Activities and information table, The Gingerbread House Display- winner will be announced in Kyrouz Auditorium.
10 am – 4 pm Cape Ann Art Haven, 180B Mains Street – Free Events – 10 am – 12 pm (or until complete) help create Giant Ice Sculpture (ice courtesy of Cape Pond Ice), Buoy painting for Lobster Trap Tree
10 am – 5 pm Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street- Ornament making in the Education Room, ornaments will be based on Folly Cove Designs. Book sale in store.
11 am Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street, will host tour of c.1804 Captain Elias Davis House decorated for the holidays by Gloucester Civic & Garden Council. Museum features a Winter Display.
11 am Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church Street – tour highlighting Gloster Dalton (1723-1813) a black religious freedom pioneer.
  City Hall, 9 Dale Avenue – Docksiders Performance
11 am – 2 pm City Hall, 9 Dale Avenue- Tours of City Hall Tower on the half hour by Maggie Rosa, Chair of City Hall Restoration Committee
11 am – 4 pm Sargent House Museum, 49 Middle Street – Open House Decorated for the Season, tours, raffle of handmade, furnished, child-sized “Tree House for Bears”, and Holiday Goodies.
12 pm Children’s Room Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue – Rosalita’s Puppets Marionette Show perform “Winter Wonderland”, and refreshments will be served
12 pm Trinity Congregational Church, 70 Middle Street – The Heavenly Bell Choir performs Seasonal Music
12 pm – 2 pm Middle Street Trolley Rides with the Songbirds singing seasonal music
12 pm – 3 pm City Hall, 9 Dale Avenue – Girl Scouts Troop #235 Bake/Cocoa Sale and “Sea Serpent” play to be performed
12 pm – 3 pm Bank Gloucester, 160 Main Street-Open House with Seasonal Refreshments and music
12 pm – 3 pm Trolley Rides with Melissa Paladino giving historical tour along Middle Street, courtesy of CATA
1 pm Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street – Connie Richards Plum Cove students sing Holiday Songs
1 pm Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church Street – tour highlighting Gloster Dalton (1723-1813) a black religious freedom pioneer
1:30 pm St.  John’s Episcopal Church, 48 Middle Street- Children’s chorus concert with children’s chorus groups from St. John’s, Annisquam Village Church and St. Mary’s
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Brown’s Mall- Dawn’s School of Dance, 271 Main Street-singing and dance performance starting at 1:30pm.Visit with Santa 2 pm–4:30pm
2 pm Trinity Congregational Church, 70 Middle Street – Piano and cello concert with Louis Stella
2 pm Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street, will host tour of c.1804 Captain Elias Davis House decorated for the holidays by Gloucester Civic & Garden Council. Museum features a Winter Display.
2 -4 pm Sawyer Free Library Open House, 2 Dale Avenue – “Alek Razdan and the A-Train” musical performance, refreshments will be served
3 pm Unitarian Universalist Church , 10 Church Street– O’Maley Middle School Band and Gloucester High School Chorus perform
4:30 pm Cape Ann Art Haven- Annual Lobster Trap Tree Lighting at Police Station Plaza with a visit from Santa
All Day till 8pm Rocky Neck Art Colony, 117 Main Street – 5th Annual Winter Exhibit. Shop open from 10 am – 8pm.

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GHS Basketball Scrimmage vs Manchester Dec 5, 2009

Thom Falzorano will be covering GHS Basketball and other sports for GMG.

Here are some pics from a scrimmage vs Manchester on Dec 5th-

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GHS Basketball Scrim vs Manchester Dec 5, 2009 Pics By Thom Falzorano

GHS Basketball Scrim vs Manchester Dec 5, 2009 Pics By Thom Falzorano