June 17, 2017 stage review — preparation continues.
(and how it looked June 8, 2017)
St. Peter’s Fiesta 2017 poster with traditions and…Ravioli eating contest! Cape Ann Big Band! The volunteers are so amazing and on top of things; see next year’s dates printed along the bottom margin of the poster.
We happened upon these Canadian dory rowers in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia – Kelly Jones, President of the Canadian Dory Racing Association, (her husband John was the one that passed out rowing last year) and Glady Collicut; ‘pumped up’ and ready for the mixed doubles in this weekend’s International Dory Race.
All photos courtesy Karen Pischke
Photos from Alice Gardner’s children’s book launch party will post tomorrow when I have a little more time. It was lots of fun and there was a great turnout. Here is Crazy Hat Lady Amy Clayton at the Sawyer Free Library teaching children the call and response “Me chi samiou tutti mutti – Viva San Pietro!”
Gloucester’s own Fiesta Hat Ladies Robyn and Amy with Mayor Sefatia, sister Rose, niece Lia, and friends. I can’t wait to see the sister’s whimsical, wild, and wonderful creations this year!!
Imagine how many of these Colossal Squid versus Sperm Whale battles take place every year. Take a guess–a dozen, two dozen? I think you will be just as surprised by the answer as was I.
The answer is here after the page break. Continue reading “GIANT SQUID VS. SPERM WHALE EPIC BATTLE”
Beautiful peonies and thank you to Generous Gardeners for keeping Stacy Boulevard looking beautiful.
Damon Cummings reports –
1. USA Alex Pizzamenti, John Francis 6:01
2. CAN Gladys Collicutt, Morgan Smith 6:18
1. CAN John Ernst, Josh Bell 5:53
2. USA Anthony Sanfilippo, Robbie Horne 6:29
1. CAN Taylor, Danielle Dempsey 6:40
2. USA Alexis Novello, Kristen Burnham 6:51
1. CAN Willie Wells,Walter Nickerson 5:57
2. USA Jimmy Tarantino, Rick Miles 6:04
OPEN (long one mile race)
1. USA Mark, Nick Giacalone 9:43
2. CAN Brett, Todd Dempsey 9:50
The Lighthouse Cruise is now operating daily!
Come aboard M/V King Eider for a delightful trip around Cape Ann!