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January 18, 2023

Chamber Events

Improv & Martinis is Tonight

Wednesday, January 18 | 6:30 PM

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

(Rescheduled from November 2)

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

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! 

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

Come groove to the sounds of the 80'swith SAFETY at the Annual Celebration!

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. We are almost at capacity so reserve your ticket today!

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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

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

Rum Runners String Band: Friday, January 27 @ 7:30 PM

Harlem Quartet: Sunday, January 29 @ 3 PM

Appleton Farms & The Crane Estate

Appleton Farms: From Culinary Workshops to New Moon Hikes to Family Farm Chores, there is something for everyone

Castle Hill on the Crane Estate: Lectures, hikes, crafting, firelight nights and more

Crane Outdoors: Full Moon Hikes, Snowy Owl Prowl, and Winter Survival in the Dunes

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

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

Gloucester 400+ Presents: Boston Bruins Alumni Game 

Saturday, January 28 | 2 PM

Dorothy Talbot Rink, Gloucester 

Come watch the Boston Bruins Alumni, made up of many of the legends we watched in yesteryear, face off against the legends of Gloucester High School Alumni at Dorothy Talbot Rink in Gloucester on Saturday January 28, 2023. Puck drop will be at 2pm. Cape Ann Youth Hockey will be hosting a concession to benefit their organization. Tickets will sell fast - get yours today, in person at Gloucester 400+ Office or Cape Ann Savings Bank: Gloucester Main Street, or purchase online.

Wake Up Spirit

Sunday, February 5 | 11 AM - 1 PM

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. We gather on the first Sunday of every month at the Floating Lotus on Main Street in Gloucester.

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