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January 11, 2023

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Saturdays & Sundays in January & February

Chamber Events

Improv & Martinis

Wednesday, January 18 | 6:30 PM

A Great Gathering at The Fish Shack | $45 per person

(Rescheduled from November 2)

Start the New Year off with Improv & Martini’s, a Great Gathering of Total Delight led by Izzy Gesell. Izzy is a Professional Humorist, Improv Master, Organizational Alchemist. Join us for an evening full of Engaging Fun, Fantastic Food, and Amazing Adult Beverages. No need to go to New York, or L.A. or Boston because the hot spot of the universe will be right here, in Rockport, Massachusetts! 

A limited number of tickets are available so Register Now to Reserve Your Ticket!

First Business After Hours of 2023


Join us at Minglewood Harborside on Thursday, January 19 from 5 to 7 PM to kick off the New Year of Business After Hours. The event will also feature a Ribbon Cutting to celebrate the recently redesigned space available for large groups and events.


Please Register to Attend


Join us on Friday, January 27 from 6 to 11 PM to help us celebrate 2023 President Loran Caputo and 2022 President Caitlin Pszenny, plus thank out-going and welcome incoming Board members.

It promises to be a great evening of food, fun and dancing at the Beauport Hotel!

$100 per person.

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BankGloucester | Johnson O'Connor

Learn about Business Law for Your Small Business at our first seminar of 2023.


Member & Community Events

Please Check the Full Community Calendar for All Member Event Listings

Rockport Music

Shalin Liu Performance Center

Bruce Molsky and Tony Trischka: Wednesday, January 11 @ 7PM

Fedora - Met Opera in HD: Saturday, January 14 @ 12:55 PM

BT ALC Big Band: Wednesday, January 25 @ 7 PM

Appleton Farms Culinary Workshops - Ipswich

Sour Dough Bread Baking: Friday, January 13 | 6 - 8 PM

Farm to Kitchen - Winter Vegetables: Tuesday, January 17 | 6 - 8 PM

Chicken Pot Pie: Friday, January 20 | 6 - 8 PM

Cape Ann Museum

Second Saturday - A Scandanavian Winter

Saturday, January 14 | 10 AM - 12 PM

CAM Talks: Exhibition Series - The Formation of Folly Cove: Coming Together at the Seams

Saturday, January 14 | 10 AM - 12 PM

Preserve Your Collections

Tuesday, January 17 | 11 AM - 12 PM

Overture to 2023

Gloucester 400+ Kick Off Event

Sunday, January 15 | 1:30 - 4 PM

Gloucester High Scholl

Gloucester 400+ presents the official kick-off event to a year of programming, marking 400 years since settlement. Overture to 2023 will encourage community reflection on both Gloucester’s first 400+ years and the century ahead. It will be serious, stimulating, elevating and, at the same time, entertaining. 

The event is free and open to all, but registration is required. Learn More & Register

Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Monday, January 16 | 2 PM

Gloucester Meetinghouse

The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation celebrates the 2023 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a free event Monday, January 16 at 2:00 p.m. at the at the corner of Middle and Church Streets.

The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation hosts cartoonist, rapper, social activist, author, and educator, Keith Knight, creator of The Knight Life, K Chronicles, (Th)ink, and co-creator of the television series Woke. Through his art, Knight raises topics of race and identity with edge and humor to foster civic dialogue and raise awareness of racial illiteracy. His work is published worldwide and features Knight’s candid take on current events as they relate to race relations in the United States. Learn More

Greenbelt's 2023 Film & Lecture Series

Reading the Forested Landscape: Interactive Photo Analysis with Tom Wessels

Wednesday, January 18 | 6 - 7 PM

Via Zoom

Noted naturalist Tom Wessels, author of Reading the Forested Landscape and a number of other ecological field guides, will interpret participants’ photos of the local landscape during this hour-long Zoom presentation. Linking together clues we see in the shape of the land, signs of fire damage, distribution and types of plants, and man-made features like stone walls, we can learn to decipher how land has been changed and shaped for countless centuries by people and by nature. Register for Zoom Session

2nd Annual Gloucester's So Salty

Saturday & Sunday

January 21 & 22 | 10 AM - 5 PM

Celebrate the fish city’s recognizably salty character with local cultural institutions and businesses during the 2nd Annual Gloucester’s So Salty festival on January 21 and 22, 2023 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm! Over 800 people came out last year to share their salty pride while enjoying free ice sculptures and cultural activities around Downtown Gloucester. The Cape Ann Museum is partnering with several area cultural institutions and businesses to offer two full days of free programming in the coldest part of the year. Inspired by the annual Salem’s So Sweet event, this two-day event will include ice sculptures, live music, salty treats, free kids’ art activities, and much more. 

Winter Workshop: Garden Tool Maintenance

Thursday, January 26 | 5 - 6:30 PM

Backyard Growers

Join Backyard Growers to learn to prep your garden tools for spring and help them last for many growing seasons to come. In this workshop, attendees will learn to prolong the life of their garden tools and get the most out of them. We'll teach sharpening methods, the use of lubrication and mineral oil, proper storage conditions, and more. The workshop will also introduce good rules of thumb for removing rust and concepts about radius/edge on your tools. Purchase Tickets

Deb Johnson Art

January & February

Hamilton Wenham Public Library

Local artist and member Deb Johnson has her art on display for the months of January & February at the Hamilton Wenham Public Library. Stop by and see her incredible works on display for the first time. 

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