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Fred Rice to Present at the Seaside Garden Club on March 11th at the Manchester Community Center

Kate Wilwerth from the Seaside Garden Club writes, “Hi Kim – Great to follow your Monarch journey in Mexico. Beautiful photos and accompanying text! The Seaside Garden Club has a great program coming up next week. Fred is a dynamic … Continue reading

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Winter Foliage

After the storm a little of Winter foliage appeared.. Can’t wait for the green stuff!  

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Dave Brown and Charlee Bianchini Tonight @ The Landing tonight 8:30

http://www.thelandingat7central.com/    

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Central Street Gallery – This Saturday at 5:00 PM!

  Please join us for chocolates, prosecco and wonderful artwork.  Reception: Sat., February 8, 5-8pm Show starts Friday, February 7.  Show runs through April 6.  An exhibition of artwork by talented Manchester High School students will be featured at the gallery … Continue reading

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Manchester Snow Day

There is more to Manchester than a beach and the Harbor…

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Merry Christmas!!

              Heading out of town for a few days but want to wish all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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A Sight Only A few Can See

Going passed the Manchester Historical Society, if you are very lucky, you can see the Nutcrackers standing guard… They appear only to those who can see beyond the streets and houses…

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Emmanuel Church Open Christmas Eve

The Episcopal Emmanuel Church in Manchester will be offering two services on Christmas Eve. The Family Service at 4:00PM and the Communion Service at 6:00 PM. This is a small (small!) but beautiful church usually open in summertime and sometimes … Continue reading

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The Sergeant and the Tree

Came to find out that Sergeant Todd Fitzgerald had a lot to do with the creation of the Manchester Police Department’s contribution to the Festival of Trees. He designed, gathered all the adornments and placed everything on the tree. (Said … Continue reading

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The Friendship Tree and 24 Festival of Trees are lit!! – Manchester

Sunday evening was the official lighting of the Friendship Tree and the 24 trees in The Festival of Trees on Manchester’s Town Hall Common. A huge crowd had packed into the Congregational Church (SRO) for a 3:00 PM concert of … Continue reading

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Christmas by the Sea ll

With the busy weekend underway, Santa made his way to Town and the Community Center for pictures with all each of the kids, the Historical Society Home put on its Christmas best, and the Boy Scouts, Troop 3, were selling … Continue reading

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The Harbor Gets a Tree

Not to be left out, Manchester Harbor sprouted a Christmas Tree! Wondering how they turn the lights on…

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Festival of Trees Update

A lot has happened since last Friday when the trees went up, but there are still a few trees to be decorated. Some groups are showing a little imagination with their trees… All trees are to be decorated by this … Continue reading

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Christmas by the Sea – Schedule, December 5th through 8th

Thursday December 5th the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce will hold a Christmas Part at Seaside Cycles, 23 Elm Street, Manchester. Raffles, door prizes and more! All are welcome! Friday December 6 - Shop Manchester will take place from 4:00 until 9:00 … Continue reading

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Manchester by the Shop – Nor’East Frameworks

Nor’East Frameworks was opened in October of 1995. Owner CF “Chuck” Haybeck offers ready made photo frames as well as custom made frames in all sizes and various shapes. He uses a variety of woods including such things as recycled … Continue reading

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Cape Ann Artists – Town Hall Art in Manchester

Move quickly to see works of 6 Cape Ann artists at the Manchester Town Hall. The exhibit will be there through Thanksgiving and all pieces are for sale. The artists include: Andrea Dunn, Kathleen Miller, Nancy Molvig, Ann L. Pulver, … Continue reading

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Frenchman’s Pier, Days Creek

View of Manchester Harbor from Beach Street overlooking Days Creek. Frenchman’s Pier at Little River, Gloucester

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Salt Water: Paintings by Hartley Ferguson

The opening of Hatley Ferguson’s Salt Water: Paintings by Hartley Ferguson was held November 22 at a new showcase for local artists. Essen’s Bakery owner Toby Gado is showcasing Harley Ferguson’s work following the opening reception “Art After Dark”.  The … Continue reading

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Around Manchester

A couple of random pictures on a gloomy day! Click for larger images and captions.

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Upcoming Events in Manchester

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Viva Verde – Celebrating Verdi’s 200th Birthday

Thanksgiving week starts with “Viva Verdi!” Saturday, November 23 at Crowell Chapel Check Other Upcoming Events Below Thanksgiving week starts this Saturday with American Soprano Diana Jacklin, and leading Austrian violinist Hartmut Ometzberger throwing a 200th birthday celebration for Giuseppe … Continue reading

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Manchester Harbor without a Sunrise or Sunset

Even on a gray day, there is still a great view… Click pictures to view full size.

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Manchester by the Shop – Central Street Gallery

Located at 11 Central Street in Manchester, the Central Street Gallery is an artists cooperative. Gallery Director Alison Rowell says that they have about 14 members who each rent wall space in the gallery which starts off at a width … Continue reading

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Manchester by the Shop – Mimi

Mimi is an artist driven gift, jewelry and fine art store located at 19 Central Street in Manchester. It was started in Ipswich in the summer of 2007 with locations in Ipswich and a bit later Manchester. Having closed the … Continue reading

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Manchester by the Shop – Surfari

As a start to a series highlighting local shops in Manchester, Christian del Rosario at Surfari agreed to be the first victim! I have wondered for some time, how is it a surf shop can survive in New England, let … Continue reading

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