Sep 20 - 22
GLOUCESTER SEAFOOD FESTIVAL (Gloucester)
A celebration of the port and its principal product, featuring a food pavilion, harbor and boat tours, marine arts and crafts, entertainment, fishing contests and demonstrations, and related events. Winners from the New Fish Festival held in June will be invited to participate in the annual 'Seafood Skirmish' cook off on Saturday afternoon. Hours: Friday 4pm-8pm, Saturday 11am-8pm, and Sunday 11am-6pm. Sponsored by the Gloucester Seafood Festival Committee, 978-283-1601. In 2002, the USS The Sullivans will visit Gloucester Harbor as part of the Seafood Festival celebration. For more information on the USS The Sullivans, go to http://www.cnsl.spear.navy.mil/ships/....
ESSEX CLAMFEST (Essex)
Chowder-tasting competition, arts and crafts, games, entertainment, Memorial Park, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Essex Division/Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, 978-283-1601.