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Gloucester is located in Essex County 38 miles NE of Boston along Highway 127/127A near the Thatcher Island National Wildlife Refuge. Gloucester on Cape Ann is a summer resort with a rocky coast and safe harbor. The town was settled in 1623 and has remained a fishing center. The harbor also bustles with traffic from sightseeing cruise ships and charter vessels.

East Gloucester encompasses Rocky Neck Art Colony, said to be the oldest art colony in the country. Within the colony, open May through October, are art galleries, shops and museums. Gloucester is part of the Boston, Massachusetts-New Hampshire metro area.

Black Pearl Charters |
Art Quarry Gallery |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries White Rainbow Restaurant |
Gambling Leisure Casino Cruises | Gloucester |
Sports and Sporting Events Harbor Room |
Transportation Sloop Boat Charters | Location: 33 Commercial St., Gloucester Massachusetts 01930 Telephone 978-283-1601 Toll Free: 800-321-0133

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08/31 Coming to The Gloucester area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.