The Lobster Trap tree looked extra pretty following the snowfall! I don’t know how much more time we have to enjoy it this year but it has certainly brought a great deal of joy to date.
While we all know that Gloucester’s Lobster Trap Tree is the best, I enjoy seeing other towns’ versions as well. I spent part of last weekend enjoying “Christmas in Edgartown” down Martha’s Vineyard. Here is their Lobster Trap Tree.
Night | Day 2021 photo: Magical time. Gloucester, Mass., lobster trap tree with ornaments (individual buoys hand-painted by children from the community)
Tree Lighting – Sunday, December 12th Due to the weather forecast for tomorrow, the lighting of the Lobster Trap Christmas Tree has been switched to our rain date of Sunday, December 12. The fire truck will arrive about 4:30, and the lights will go on sometime after 5pm. From Sean Henry
The lobster trap tree is back up on Main Street sporting a bit of a different look this year. There is no entrance and it’s constructed with working traps which gives it a very authentic look. The green and yellow is quite festive. Always an impressive engineering feat! Thanks to all for sharing your talents … Continue reading The Lobster Trap Tree is Up!
It’s Bex with www.MiniLobsterTraps.comORDER NOW. I have a hard time keeping up with inventory in November and December. ESPECIALLY for my Mini Lobster Trap Trees. NEW THIS year Motiff #1 and mini traps are now made with lobsters inside.SO CUTE!Free local pick up at Lobsta Land Rebecca “Bex” BordenOwner & MakerHandmade in Gloucester MAwww.MiniLobsterTraps.com
‘Tis the season of seeing lots of photos of our beloved Lobster Trap Tree, but when something is this special, it is worth sharing a few times. Because, anyone can have a regular Christmas Tree….
LAST CALL! Order MiniLobsterTraps NOW for Xmas delivery.Hey there folks. It’s Bex here. I am writing this post for PatD to post on my behalf. Thank you so much for your support of my handmade mini lobster traps! I just participated in a very successful pop-up shop with my peeps at Hold Fast Company and … Continue reading Update Regarding Mini Lobster Trap Trees from Our Friend Bex
Time is starting to run out to get your own mini Lobster Trap Tree in time for Christmas this year. Bex Borden tells s that orders paid by December 16 will get in the mail to customers by Dec 21. Local pick up is also available – there is an option on this site for … Continue reading Timeline Running Short for Your Own Mini Lobster Trap Tree in Time for Christmas 2020
Today, Sat. Dec 12th- Sun. Dec 13th, 10am-3pm! Come by and cross off your Christmas lists and help support local makers and artisans! HOLD FAST SPEAKEASY POTIONS CAPE ANN SEA-SALT LOBSTER TRAP TREES-REEFS-MOTIFS CAPE ANN GNOMES n CARDS JEWELRY & GIFTS CUTE DOGS n PUPPIES
Our friend Kim Smith uploaded this Lobster trap tree timelapse for Shawn Henry who asked that it be posted. What a beauty. This tree means a lot for so many people. I’m so glad that people like Shawn see to it that the tradition didn’t fall by the wayside! Lobster Trap Tree Builders: David Brooks … Continue reading Shawn Henry’s 2020 Lobster Trap Tree Build Timelapse
The pandemic hasn’t cancelled EVERYTHING! It looks like the holidays will be well celebrated in downtown Gloucester. The area near the police station went from stacked with shiny lobster traps to a tree display! Though there is no entrance any longer to view the tree from the inside, the gorgeous structure has been built (I … Continue reading Lobster Trap Tree Downtown Gloucester
We love our mini lobster trap Christmas tree handmade by our friend Bex Borden, AKA Cape Ann Handywoman. We gave it a bit of a treatment of light painting recently and I like the look. You can get your mini lobster traps wreaths, and trees here. Light painting treatment not included…… Cape Ann Handywoman here.
The Big Buoy Party night is Art Haven’s biggest fundraising event. Come on down to Cruiseport for delicious refreshments, arts and crafts activities, live music, and more! WHEN: JANUARY 24TH FROM 5PM TO 8PM WHERE: CRUISEPORT, GLOUCESTER Only 20.00 PER FAMILY, and that includes refreshments, crafts, and your child’s buoy!