Good Time Had By All Fiesta Saturday at Cape Ann Brewing

The brewery tours were pretty popular as when one would start a whole gaggle of folks headed into the back to get the first hand brewery experience.

Very laid back especially for being in the heart of the Fiesta.

Rosa Rugosa Life Cycle Update 6/26/08

You can see the round bulbous Rose Hips that will be left after the flowers are gone.  Some people used to make Rose Hip Jam out of it.

Rosa Rugosa Life Cycle Update 6/26/08

These pictures were taken across from the Bass Rocks Beach Club, But if you look all along our shoreline Rosa Rugosa are everywhere.  They thrive in salty environments.

Russel Hines- Greasy Pole Walkers

Sunday Before The Greasy Pole in Saint Peter’s Parking Lot.

One of my favorite parts of Fiesta is listening to the music with the family.

Lobster Buoy Birdfeeder At The Cormorant Shop

How cool is that???  I want one!

If you stop by Janice’s shop in the heart of Gloucester’s beautiful Downtown, be sure to congratulate her on her second place finish in the GoodMorningGloucester Downtown Merchant’s Flowerbox Competition!

Things To Do- Gloucester New Arts Festival Fundraiser Celebration


You are Invited to the
4th Annual Gloucester New Arts Festival (GNAF)
Fundraising Celebration!

An evening of dance & music performances,
food & spirits, and meeting the GNAF Artists!

GNAF Fundraising Celebration

DATE: Wednesday, July 9, 2008

TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Allan Penn Studio, Gloucester
33 Commercial Street , 3rd Floor

COST: Minimum Donation of $35 per person
($30 for seARTS Members)
Checks made payable to seARTS
Your contribution is tax deductible

RSVP: Reserve your spot by purchasing tickets at or email

Food, Drinks, and Entertainment are all included.
You will also get to meet the new Artistic Director Michael Jahoda, hear about this year’s projects, and enjoy the sights and sounds of live music and dance performances sprinkled playfully throughout the evening.

We need your support to raise $4,000 before the end of August!

So come join the fun and help support this innovative and exciting event.

4th Annual Gloucester New Arts Festival Details:
The 2008 Gloucester New Arts Festival (GNAF) is continuing its commitment to high quality contemporary art and performance in the unique iconic and under-utilized spaces of Gloucester , MA . This year highlights the well-honed craft of improvised music and dance performance for a choice few of Gloucester ‘s unique historic landmarks.

The festival will take place on August 23 and 24, and for the second year, all performances are once again TOTALLY FREE of charge.  By eliminating ticket sales, we must raise this through fundraising!

We are asking for donations to help raise funds to cover our production costs.   GNAF has been awarded a generous $4,000 matching grant from the
Society for the Encouragement of the Arts (seARTS) through the
Massachusetts Cultural Council John and Abigail Adams Grant.

For more information about the 4th Annual Gloucester New Arts Festival
visit us on-line at

The Gloucester New Arts Festival is in partnership with seARTS, The Cape Ann YMCA, and Green Street Studio of Cambridge. This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Gloucester Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, and by the Massachusetts Cultural Council John and Abigail Adams Grant for Cultural Economic Development.

Stew McGillivary Surfaces Moments After Snagging the Flag Off the Greasy Pole

The second photo in a set of six from The Cowboy -Andy McCloy

Thanks for sharing Andy.