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September 21, 2022

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A private pub rental & use of Beer Garden* with special beer tasting with our head brewer. Includes credit towards food, bartender and linens.

*Beer Garden use is subject to seasonality and weather.

Escape to Florida and indulge in all the amenities of Bayfront Inn on 5th Avenue in Naples, Florida. Enjoy two nights in a Bay King or Double room, breakfast each morning at Bambu Tropical Bar & Grille, and four drink vouchers. Experience a wonderful day exploring the waters of Naples or Marco Island with a full day pontoon or deck boat rental.

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Chamber Events


NEXT GEN End of Summer Bonfire has been Cancelled Due to Weather

Business After Hours Collaboration

Wednesday, September 21 | 5 - 7 PM

Your Hosts:

Cape Ann Savings Bank

(Gloucester Crossing Branch) 

Halyard Apartments

Glen T. MacLeod Cape Ann YMCA

Gather from 5 to 7 PM at the Cape Ann Savings Gloucester Crossing Branch, 4 School House Road for a networking party and raffles hosted by the three businesses! Take advantage of a guided tour of the YMCA and Halyard to gain extra entries into the raffles and see what they have to offer! 

Light appetizers will be served and drinks will be available for purchase.

Please register in advance if you plan to attend.

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35th Annual Love Greater Cape Ann Fundraising Auction

Thursday, September 29 | 5 - 10 PM

Cruiseport Gloucester

$75 per person - Table of 10 $750


We Love Greater Cape Ann and work hard to help support our Community in many ways. Your generous bidding will help the Chamber build for the future of this special place where we live, work and play. 

Live Auction/Silent Auction

Fund the Future Paddle Raise

Heads & Tails Game

Passed Hors d'Oeuvres, Plated Dinner, Cash Bar

Limited Seating - Get Your Tickets Today

Business After Hours

Appleton Farms

Thursday, October 6 | 5 - 7 PM

Join us at the Appleton Farms historic farmstead and learn about their mission and programming as you meet other chamber members and expand your network. 

Non-members encouraged to attend!

During our short presentation, we will also be celebrating our 1 year anniversary as the Greater Cape Ann Chamber and the merger with the former Ipswich Chamber. 

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38th Annual Essex ClamFest

Saturday, October 22 

11 AM to 4 PM

Memorial Park, Essex 

(Rain Date: Sunday, October 23)

Come taste Cape Ann’s finest chowders! Although the highlight of the day is the Chowder Tasting Competition, there are a great variety of activities, including arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment and plenty of food vendors on-site! 

Sponsorships are available. Learn more about how you can help support this great event.

Vendor spaces also available. Download vendor application. 

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Member & Community Events

Please Check the Full Community Calendar for All Member Event Listings

RAA&M Annual Art Auction 

Auction Preview Exhibition in the Hibbard and Maddocks Galleries 

Sunday, September 18 – Saturday, October 1

Auction Preview Hours: Monday–Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM

Sunday, 12 – 5 PM (Saturday, Oct. 1, 10 AM – 12 PM)

Indigenous Heritage Day at the CAM Green will celebrate the culture and traditions of the original stewards of this land. The day will feature interactive song, dance, and activities from the Massachusett, Nipmuc, and Wampanoag Tribes. During the event, two artifacts will be unveiled that were restored by artist Darius Coombs using the same methods and materials that his ancestors used hundreds of years ago. Click for More Information

Discover Gloucester

2022 Industry Roundtables

Restaurants: September 21 | 3 PM

Minglewood Harborside

Arts & Culture: September 22 | 10 AM

Harbormaster Conference Room

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Psychic Readings & Spirit Exploration

Thursday, September 22 | 4 - 9:30 PM

Hammond Castle Museum

Join Hammond Castle Museum as they bring together a group of well-known psychic readers, mediums, and spiritual consultants to offer readings for enlightenment, healing, and inspiration. They will also offer romantic relationship readings for singles or couples. This type of reading offers unquantifiable guidance and insights into your love life. Click for more details and pricing.

Rockport Music

Shalin Liu Performance Center

Thursday, September 22 at 8 PM: Richard Thomas

Friday, September 23 at 7:30 PM: Wild Beauty - Boston Film Festival

Saturday, September 24 at 1 PM: Manhattan Short Film Festival

Saturday, September 24 at 7 PM: Steven Feifke Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, September 25 at 5 PM: Mike Block & Sandeep Das

Dry Salvages Festival: A celebration of T.S. Eliot

Saturday, September 24

Sunday, September 25

The Directors of the T. S. Eliot Foundation invite you to The Dry Salvages Festival to mark the connection between the Nobel Prize-winning poet and Gloucester, the home of his childhood summers, where he often said he was happiest. Join them in bird-watching and boat trips, tours of the Eliot house, an art exhibition inspired by his work and a performance of his most famous poems.

Indigenous Heritage Day

Saturday, September 24 | 12 - 4 PM

Cape Ann Museum

Indigenous Heritage Day at the CAM Green will celebrate the culture and traditions of the original stewards of this land. The day will feature interactive song, dance, and activities from the Massachusett, Nipmuc, and Wampanoag Tribes. During the event, two artifacts will be unveiled that were restored by artist Darius Coombs using the same methods and materials that his ancestors used hundreds of years ago. Click for More Information

UnEarthing Rocky Neck Narratives

Land, Mark Exhibition

Saturday, September 24 | 2 - 5 PM

Cultural Center at Rocky Neck 

Join artists Hugo Pellinen and Stacy Thomas-Vickory for an interactive demonstration of their “Earth Narratives” of Rocky Neck series. With artist Mahayana Landowne and percussionist/composer Nikki Joshi. Prints will be available for purchase on site.

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Prime Rib Sunset Dinner Cruise

Saturday, September 24 | 6 - 9 PM

Beauport Cruiselines

Don't miss out on the last Prime Rib Sunset Dinner Cruise is this Saturday night.. Enjoy the sweeping sunset views of Cape Ann while you indulge in delicious Prime Rib, sip seasonal cocktails, and dance aboard Beauport Cruiselines.

Flight Night

Saturday, September 24 | 7 - 10 PM

Ipswich Ale Brewery at Marini Farm

An exclusive, after hours event at Marini Farm. They’re closing the corn maze and fun park for two evening this season to host beer tastings INSIDE the maze pathways! You and your friends explore a “scaled down” version of the Maze and to find tasting stations from Ipswich Ale Brewery.


2022 Essex County Arts & Culture Summit 

Friday, September 30 | 6 - 9 PM

The Cabot, Beverly MA

Join local artists, creators, community leaders and friends for a day of discussion and learning. Join ECCF and their creative partners as they celebrate 5 years of the Creative County Initiative and plan for its sustainable future. CCI is strengthening Essex County’s creative community by providing resources for artists, nonprofits, funders, and business and municipal leaders to work together.


Cape Ann Ongoing Events 


  • Appleton Farms: Check out all events, from Hayrides, Hikes for Beer, and Wood-Fired Pizza
  • Cape Ann Museum: Learn about all the events, exhibitions, and talks happening at CAM.
  • Essex Shipbuilding Museum: Crossroads: Change in Rural America. Smithsonian traveling exhibit highlighting changing landscape of rural America in Essex, MA open through October 22.
  • Hammond Castle: Gloucester Gratis Days every Tuesday. Self-guided tours daily.
  • Rockport Exchange: Farmer's Market every Saturday through October 15th from 9 AM to Noon in Harvey Park
  • Schooner Adventure: Weekend public sailings with free sails for children


Glen T. MacLeod Cape Ann YMCA

2022 Golf Tournament

Monday, October 3

11 AM Lunch | 12 PM Shot Gun Start

Bass Rocks Golf Club

Hit the links for a great cause! The proceeds of the Glen T. MacLeod Cape Ann YMCA 2022 Golf Tournament will support all families and children of the Gloucester and Cape Ann communities.

The event includes lunch and dinner, 18 holes of golf (scramble format), on course games & contests, registration prize packages, putting contest, and a raffle. 

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24th Annual Manchester-Essex Rotary Club Golf Tournament

Tuesday, October 4 | 12:30 PM Shot Gun Start

The Meadow at Peabody Golf Course

Peabody MA

$130 entry fee includes greens fee, golf cart, beverages, prizes, prime rib dinner ($50 for prime rib dinner only).

To benefit the Manchester-Essex Rotary Scholarship Fund. $100 Hole Sponsorships for local businesses.

To play or sponsor, contact Chris Shea (508-843-4979, or Dave Ray (978-921-2346,

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