Art

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Ms. Colleen

Join an art session in Gloucester Ma designed just for the young artist!

Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play.

When: 
each week day morning 10:15-11:15am
Location: 
Island Art & Hobby

Family LEGO Build at APL

The Amesbury Public Library invites families to build LEGO creations!

APL invites families to come and create with LEGOs! Come on up to the Children's Room and build anything you can imagine! We'll provide the Lego, you provide the builders! Everyone is welcome (we have some Duplo for youngers)! We'll have some challange suggestions each month, if you'd like! No registration required and drop in anytime between 2pm - 4pm. We will display any creations made in our fiction section!

When: 
Saturday, January 3, 2015 2-4pm

New Year's Rockport Eve 2014

Come to Rockport for a wonderful night a family New Year's Activities!

Rockport New Year's Eve will have plenty of fun and entertainment for families starting at 6 pm and running all the way through to the count down and ball drop in Dock Square at midnight! There will be magicians, puppet shows, and even a drum parade with a green dancing dragon.  This all happens with a backdrop live performances of dance & music ranging from classical music, jazz, reggae and rock & roll! So buy your buttons, come to Rockport, and get ready for a fun evening to ring in the New Year as a family!

When: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 6:00pm-Midnight
Location: 
Downtown Rockport

Beverly's New Year Celebration 2014

Ring in the New Year with your Family in Downtown Beverly Ma with a kid's new ye

Bring your family to Downtown Beverly for a safe, fun, family-oriented New Year Celebration.  There's all kind of activities and events planned in and around the Beverly's Downtown area that are designed to entertain and keep families engaged throughout the afternoon. 

When: 
December 31, 2013, 3-7pm
Location: 
Downtown Beverly

Middle Street Walk 2014

The lighting of the Lobster Trap Tree is part of Middle Street Walk's finale.

The 17th annual Middle Street Walk is a great way to experience Gloucester's Historic District while having fun with the family. The Festivities begin at 11 am and go all the way through to the lighting of the lobster pot tree in downtown Gloucester! Pick up a Schedule of Events and get your walk on!  A whole day of FREE activities, shows and events await for all the members of the family. 

When: 
Saturday, December 13, 2014 11am - 4:30pm
Location: 
Downtown Gloucester

Paint Your Own Buoy - Friday

Paint a buoy ornament for the Gloucester Lobster Trap Tree at Art Haven!

All ages are welcome for two days of public buoy painting at Cape Ann Art Haven in Gloucester! Bring your inner artist and paint a buoy for use as decoration on the Gloucester Lobster Trap Buoy Tree.  Buoys will be on display throughout the Holiday season, and then they'll be auctioned off in January at Art Haven's Annual Buoy Auction Fundraiser!

When: 
Friday, December 12, 2014 3-6pm
When: 
Saturday, December 13, 2014 10am-4pm
Location: 
Cape Ann Art Haven

Art of Nature: Dangling Decorations

Image: 'Seeds That Soar' ©2013 Bill O’Connor Kids will learn about seeds

Ever notice wavy lines on tree bark? That peppers and potatoes come in a crazy quilt of colors? That clouds can look like whispers in the sky? If yes, you won’t want to miss these classes. Sign up for all four, or choose individually. All participants (adults and children) will be expected to let loose their inner artist!

When: 
Saturday, December 13, 2014 1:30-3pm

Paint Your Own Buoy - Saturday

Paint a buoy ornament for the Gloucester Lobster Trap Tree at Art Haven!

All ages are welcome for two days of public buoy painting at Cape Ann Art Haven ! Bring your inner artist and paint a buoy for use as decoration on the Gloucester Lobster Trap Buoy Tree.  Buoys will be on display throughout the Holiday season, and then they'll be auctioned off in January at Art Haven's Annual Buoy Auction Fundraiser!

When: 
Friday, December 12, 2014 3-6pm
When: 
Saturday, December 13, 2014 10am-4pm
Location: 
Cape Ann Art Haven

Holiday Fairs at Essex Churches

Holiday Fairs at Essex Churches - The warmth of an old country church fair enlivens the town on a cold, winter’s day when all three of Essex’s downtown churches hold their annual Holiday Fair. All three churches are within walking distance with free on street parking. Gift bargains are served up along with homemade food and hot beverages. A dollar goes a long way at this event.

When: 
Saturday, November 22, 2014 9am - 2pm
Location: 
Downtown Essex

The Newburyport Farmers' Market

Newburyport Farmers find organic locally grown produce, mea, dairy Newburyport

The Newburyport Farmers Summer Market celebrates local fresh produce every Sunday morning rain or shine!  Start your Sunday browsing fresh North Shore local produce, meats, cheeses, and seafood in an open air market atmosphere! Food and beverage vendors offer fresh hot coffee, breakfast treats and delicious food. Live music every week!

When: 
Sundays, May - November 2014 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: 
Tannery Marketplace
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