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Chamber Events

Coffee & Connections

Thursday, November 3 | 9 AM

It is that time again! Please join us Thursday morning, November 3 at 9 AM for our monthly virtual Coffee & Connections. This is a great opportunity for new and old members, as well as prospective members, to grab a cup of your favorite morning beverage and Zoom in from you home or office for an informal "Get to Know My Business" networking session.

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The Greater Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce and Discover Gloucester are excited to be collaborating on the 3rd Annual Winter Lights on Cape Ann this holiday season! Please complete the form to sign up to be included in the printed brochure and online map. 

Participation is free! We ask that you have holiday lights and decor of your choice up and visible to passersby starting November 26 to kick off Small Business Saturday, through January 1 (and beyond if you so choose). New this year, optional decorating contest. Learn More

Love Cape Ann Online Fundraising Auction

Friday, November 4 through Sunday, November 13

The online only portion of our Love Greater Cape Ann Fundraising Auction will be going live this Friday. You will have the chance to bid on some great items - all from from the comfort of your living room! Stay tuned for details this Friday on how to access the auction and register to bid.

88 items will be available to bid on - such as this beautiful Sterling Silver Cable Chain with Freshwater Pearl from The Gilded Lily Store. Get ready to bid and win!

Business After Hours

Wednesday, November 16

5 - 7 PM

Great Marsh Brewing Company

Join us for a fun Business After Hours networking event upstairs at Great Marsh Brewing Company! Take in the beautiful views of the Essex River and marsh, network with the local business community, play some table shuffleboard and foosball, partake of a wide variety of craft brews and hard & soft seltzers, and enjoy delicious appetizers (a full bar is also available for non-beer drinkers). 

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Peter Webber's Retirement Party

Thursday, November 17

5:30 - 7:30 PM

The Emerson Inn

Please join us in honoring Peter Webber for his 17 years of dedication and service to the Greater Cape Ann Community. We will be gathering at the Emerson Inn on November 17 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM, light appetizers and a cash bar will be available. All are welcome! If you are not able to attend in person, please feel free to send cards to the Chamber by November 15th (24 Harbor Loop, Gloucester 01930). We will present these to Peter on behalf of the Greater Cape Ann Community that evening. Please RSVP here.

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Member & Community Events

Please Check the Full Community Calendar for All Member Event Listings

Rockport Music

Shalin Liu Performance Center

Calliope Brass (Free Show): Wednesday, November 2 | 7 PM

MET Opera in HD La Traviata: Saturday, November, November 5 | 12:55 PM

Jussi Reijonen Nonet, Global Journey Series: Sunday, November 6 | 5 PM

Aeolus Quarte: Tuesday, November 8 |  7 PM

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: Wednesday, November 9 |  8 PM

Sexual Wellness by 4GBS Coaching & Consulting

Thursday, November 3 | 6 - 9 PM PM

The Wellness Space, Newburyport

Do you wish there was a safe space where you could discuss your sex life and ask questions without judgement? Want to hear details about other’s joys and challenges to know that you are not alone? Learn More & Buy Ticekts

Help Hope Live Presents: Safe & Supportive Fundraising

Friday, November 4 | 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

NeedyMeds Webinar

Help Hope Live is a national trusted medical fundraising nonprofit that assists individuals living with catastrophic medical conditions to fundraise in their communities. With the support and expertise of Help Hope Live’s team, we set you up for success in your fundraising and offer peace of mind with your medical bills, allowing you to live your life as fully as possible.. View All Needy Med Webinars

Seussical JR at Gloucester Stage

Friday November 4 - Sunday November 6

Various Times

Gloucester Stage Company

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical JR., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Learn More & Buy Tickets

Clark School Open House

Saturday, November 5 | 9 - 11 AM

Explore Clark School's beautiful Rowley, MA campus and learn about our supported, hands-on and individualized approach to learning for students grades K-12. Learn more & register to attend on 

My Happy Place: Crane Estate Art Show

Saturday, November 5 & Sunday, November 6

10 AM - 4 PM

Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

Come to the Crane Estate Art Show and Sale: My Happy Place and enjoy amazing paintings, photography, fiber art, and sculpture! During the Art Show you’ll see over 200 pieces of original artwork, student works, a funky small works gallery, unusual gifts at the Castle Hill gift shop, and that perfect find. Proceeds benefit The Trustees and the artists. Admission to the Art Show is free. Reserve a timed entry pass, which gives you 3 hours to explore Castle Hill’s grounds and gardens and visit the Art Show.

Wake Up Spirit

Sunday, November 6 | 11 AM - 1 PM

Floating Lotus, Gloucester

Wake Up Spirit is a dance of heart and community. A safe place to connect to spirit through movement and sound. We are so blessed to have this time and space to move our bodies freely, without judgement, to dance our prayers and dreams together. 1st Sunday of every month. Learn More

Cape Ann Museum Tours & Talks

Captain Elias Davis House Tour

Friday, November 4 | 2 - 3 PM

Historic Dogtown: A Walk Back in Time

Sunday, November 6 |  10 AM - 12 PM

Hopper's Houses Walking Tour

Sunday, November 6 |  1:30 3 PM

Sip & Shop

Beauport Boutique

Thursday, November 10 |  2 - 10 PM

Visit Beauport Boutique for their annual Sip & Shop event! 

Enjoy shopping, sips, and lite bites. Be the first to browse their holiday collection, featuring Colby Davis of Boston, Mitchies of Montreal, Linda Richards, Lilly Pulitzer, Skida, KADA, Roo and Roo, Priemlov, among others!


Friday Nov 11, 2022 through Sunday Nov 20, 2022

Various Times

Lane's Coven

Monkey," is a new comedy by Rachel Greenhoe, Lanes Coven's first world premiere. "Monkey" is about queer relationships, neurodivergence and disability. Susan, (Madeline Yagle), has lived a relatively sheltered life, but when she starts dating Maige (Caroline Harvey), Susan finally has to confront the stresses of adulthood while managing her own “monkey mind.” Learn More and Buy Tickets

Guest Artist Matthew Billey

Showing at Seven Suns Gallery

Showing through Friday Nov 25, 2022

The “Red Sun” series and others of Matt’s paintings will be featured as a Fall Event at Loren Doucette Studio at Seven Suns Gallery.  Seven Suns Gallery is located at 48 Bearskin Neck in Rockport, Ma. and is open 7 days a week from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM.

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Cape Ann Ongoing Events 


  • Appleton Farms: Check out all events, from Hayrides, Hikes for Beer, and Wood-Fired Pizza
  • Hammond Castle: Self-guided tours Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

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