Pick #1: Gloucester’s Halloween Festival!
Thank you, Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken, the City of Gloucester, and friends! This Halloween Festival is such a treat for the city’s children.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27th
City Hall, 9 Dale Ave from 2:00-4:00
Hayrides, haunted house, face painting, story telling, food, FUN and more!
Pick #2: Essex Clamfest
Saturday, October 26th. Rain date of Sunday.
Chowder Tasting Noon – 2 pm
24 Martin Street
Rain Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019
Join us for the 37th Annual Essex ClamFest from 11AM to 4PM in Shepard Memorial Park in Essex. The festival is free to attend and it is $10 to take part in the Clam Chowder Tasting Competition.
CLAM CHOWDER COMPETITION
from Noon – 2 PM (while supplies last)
$10 to Taste & vote for your favorite
2019 CLAM CHOWDER COMPETITORS
Lobsta Land Restaurant
Shea’s Riverside Restaurant & Bar
Woodman’s of Essex
Mile Marker One
Although the highlight of the day is the Chowder Tasting Competition, there is a great variety of activities, including local vendor and maker booths, live entertainment and plenty of food vendors on-site! Rain Date: October 27
** NO PETS ALLOWED
PRESENTING PARTNER: BankGloucester
GOLD SPONSOR: First Ipswich Bank
SUPPORTING SPONSOR: Solar Five
Also, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day (from 10-1, outside the police/fire station), and that we will also be giving out flu shots in the Town Hall auditorium from 10:30-1
Pick #3: Pure Pastry, Real Good in the Neighborhood
Sunday, October 27th
Beverly’s Kim Gregory Pure Pastry (the creator of some of the most decadent and delicious treats you could ever taste) is hosting a wonderfully local street fair this Saturday. While the family friendly event is free, they are excited to raise money for both Sweet Paws Rescue and Windrush Farm. Information about both amazing organizations can be found at the links below. Several fantastic vendors, artisans, and farmers will be showcasing their goods….available for purchase. There will also be live music.
Do you love your North Shore Neighborhood? We sure do!!!! We feel so blessed to live in an area that gifts us with great New England foods, music, art, devoted community members…. Let’s celebrate all this pure goodness together!!!!
Come join us at our Purely Good in Our Neighborhood event on Sunday, October 27th from 2p to 5p. We’re hosting a celebration honoring our local neighbors, encouraging a purely good time in our Gateway Lane neighborhood. All the goodness of our local talented, kind, giving neighbors here, in the Beverly area, come together for an afternoon for you to enjoy local sweets, savory foods, live music & other entertainment, sustainable goods, local artisans, farmers and more!
BONUS * * This is a FREE family-friendly event. All local farmers, artisans & food vendors will be selling their goods. Cash, Debit or Credit Cards will be accepted.
This celebration supports Sweet Paws Essex, MA & Windrush Farm based in North Andover, MA. Donations appreciated; however, not required for attendees. Kim Gregory | Pure Pastry is hosting the non-profit “Purely Good in Our Neighborhood”. 100% of the donations go to these non-profit organizations. Please consider donating.
As always, for a comprehensive list of family activities, please visit our friends at North Shore Kid