Tag Archives: “Parade of Lights”

A call for Artistic Designer of Rubber Ducks

What? Let’s start at the end. Schooner Festival Weekend! This coming Saturday, September 5 there is a boat parade, A Parade of Lights! Parade starts at Jones Creek out the Cut Bridge into the Harbor and around the coves then Fireworks! Sounds amazing. Last Year’s parade was a tad thin. I think they need more boats. So I was thinking.

A six foot translucent Rubber Duck up on the Radar Arch of Blue Duck with a wicked bright LED bar inside. I have a blow up two man raft as a base, surf board under that, the LED bar and a 180 rubber ducks for the edging. But I need an idea for how to make the duck. A beach ball for the head, maybe some sticks here and there for support wrapped in a yellow sheet or something. I’ll have Thursday to Saturday at 7PM to construct. Anyone who spends time or comes up with the awesome solution like they have a big blow up Rubber Duck in their basement gets to ride in the parade. (Anything that blows up that light can go through that can be painted yellow might help.)

Wanna make a Homie the Seagull for RD to chase to stick on the bow? Make it and we’ll mount it!

Or if you want to add to the parade, throw some lights on your boat and read the info here!

Anyone know where this dog keeps his duck? Maybe we could borrow it while she is sleeping.

Anyone know where this dog keeps his duck? Maybe we could borrow it while she is sleeping.

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW for the CARLO “SLEEPY” PALLAZOLA HARBOR CRUSIE!

Ticket sales go to the Carlo “Sleepy” Palazolla Memorial fund, which benefits not only Gloucester youth sporting teams but the Saint Peter’s Fiesta sporting events.

Janelle Pallazola, Sleepy’s daughter, writes that this is the second year that Sleepy’s trophy has been shared with the winners including all men, women, and junior seine boat winning teams along with Greasy Pole champions; this year’s pole walking champs being Lenny Taormina (Friday), Joey DaSilva (Saturday), and Jake Wagner (Sunday). Currently Joe is holding the the trophy for all the winners.

Come join the fun while supporting Fiesta competitions and our local youth teams!

 

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Parade of Lights Needs Boats- $100 Free Fuel From Cape Ann Marina

Tobin Domenick writes-

Joey!

Thanks again for all your support – it was a very special weekend here for the marina the tournament and also Gloucester!!!

I am in charge of the Parade of Lights, and need help recruiting boats. It is this Saturday at sunset of Jones Creek to start. If you enter you receive $100 in fuel from the Cape Ann’s Marina Resort. We need support with boats, so we can have a parade.

Registration forms are available at the Marina, or I can email.

Thanks,

Tobin

Saturday, September 1, 2012

7:30 pm
Boat "Parade of Lights"

Check Out Last year’s fun-

2011 Gloucester Parade of Lights Photos From Rick Isaacs

Posted on September 4, 2011 by Joey C

Parade of Lights from Schooner Adventure

Posted on September 4, 2011 by E.J.

E.J. Lefavour

Fireworks and Parade of Lights!

Posted on September 4, 2011 by Sharon

  Sharon Lowe Photo-

Register for the Parade of Light on Sept 3rd at Sunset at Jones’s Creek Before August 15th $100 of Fuel, After $50 of Fuel!

Tobin Domenick Writes-

We need boats to sign up and show up with lights on them….if you sign up by August 15th, you will receive $100 of FREE FUEL!  If you sign up or show up at the day of the event you receive $50 of FREE FUEL.  Sign up on line at http://www.capeannmarina.com/Forms/BoatParade_Signup.doc or sign up sheets are available at Cape Ann ’s Marina Resort lobby.

LIGHT BOAT PARADE Fundraiser – Friday, August 19th at Mile Marker One located at the Cape Ann ’s Marina Resort. -Proceeds from the evening will be donated to the committee, as well as donations accepted at the door.  50/50 Raffle and Live entertainment from 6pm-10pm.  

For information, if you want to volunteer, or need to register over the phone call Tobin at 978-283-3293.

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25th Annual Gloucester Schooner Festival Next Weekend!

25th Annual
Gloucester Schooner Festival

September 4 – 7, 2009

The Festival is sponsored by the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce
(Schedule will be updated as events are confirmed. Last update: 8/17/2009.)

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Friday, September 4, 2009

All Day Arrival of Participating Vessels.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cape Ann Museum visiting hours.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Essex Shipbuilding Museum visiting hours.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center visiting hours.

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Mayor’s Reception for invited guests.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

10:00 a.m.
Skippers Meeting for all Traditional Small Craft, at Solomon Jacobs Park, immediately adjacent to the U.S. Coast Guard Station on Harbor Loop.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Deck Tours aboard the Adventure and Children’s Activities dockside at Cruiseport Gloucester.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Bluenose II Open House at Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Gloucester Maritime Heritage Day at the Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center on Harbor Loop. Free to all.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cape Ann Museum visiting hours.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Essex Shipbuilding Museum visiting hours.

12:00 noon – 4:30 p.m.
Open House at US Coast Guard Station, Harbor Loop.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Start of Sailing Races for Traditional Small Craft, off Eastern Point Light.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Search & Rescue Demonstration by the U.S. Coast Guard
off Harbor Loop.

6:00 p.m.
Festival Crew Party for invited guests. Gloucester House Restaurant.

7:30 p.m.
Boat “Parade of Lights”.

9:15 p.m.
Fireworks Display over Gloucester Harbor. (following Parade of Lights, time approximate)

Sunday, September 6, 2009

8:00 a.m.
Skippers Meeting for all Schooners sailing in Mayor’s Race at Solomon Jacobs Park, immediately adjacent to the U.S. Coast Guard Station on Harbor Loop.

9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Shuttle Bus to Eastern Point Light, from Eastern Point Gate (Eastern Point Boulevard at Farrington Avenue) to watch the start of the Mayor’s Race. Free of Charge.

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Parade of Sail as Schooners proceed from Inner Harbor, past the Fishermen’s Memorial on Stacy Boulevard, to the race starting area off Eastern Point.

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Deck Tours aboard the Adventure and Children’s Activities dockside at Cruiseport Gloucester.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Essex Shipbuilding Museum visiting hours.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center visiting hours.

11:00 a.m.
Start of Mayor’s Race for Esperanto Cup, Ned Cameron Trophy and Betty Ramsey Trophy off Eastern Point.

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cape Ann Museum visiting hours.

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Reception and Awards Ceremony for contestants and invited guests at the U.S. Coast Guard Station on Harbor Loop.

Monday, September 7, 2009

“Rain Day” for recovery from postponements caused by inclement weather. ONLY IF REQUIRED.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center visiting hours.

For more info, click here.