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Shepard Memorial Park, 24 Martin Street
Essex

The Essex Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce will hold the 31st Annual Essex ClamFest on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Chowder tasting will take place from Noon to 2:00 pm. Sample them all for just $5, and vote for your favorite.

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Raffle for a catered clambake and more prizes. Raffle tickets are $1 per ticket and 6 tickets for $5. Beginning in September, 2013, tickets will be available at the Chamber office, at the Essex Elementary School, 12 Story Street, Essex during regular school hours, and at the Clamfest.

More than 40 vendors provided food and fun for the 2012 Essex Clamfest, and eight restaurants participated in the 2012 Clam Chowder Competition. Lobsta Land Restaurant was the winner of the Judges' Award and Ipswich Clambake won the People's Choice Award.

Visit this site in September and October to see the 2013 line-up of vendors and participating restaurants.

Free admission and free parking in designated areas at Shepard Memorial Park.

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Rockport Farmers' Market
Harvey Park
Downtown Rockport
9 am - 1 pm
Rockport
August 2, 2014
Click for details on Rockport Farmers' Market The summer Rockport Farmers' Market is a new, open-air market located in Harvey Park in downtown Rockport. It takes place every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 am to 1 pm, June 21 - October 4, and is organized by Rockport Festivals. more  
Gloucester Blues Festival
Stage Fort Park
11 am - 7:30 pm
Gloucester
August 9, 2014
Click for details on Gloucester Blues Festival Blues bands this year include the incomparable headliners Biscuit Miller, Tinsley Ellis, Victor Wainwright and Ronnie Baker Brooks. more  
Rockport Farmers' Market
Harvey Park
Downtown Rockport
9 am - 1 pm
Rockport
August 9, 2014
Click for details on Rockport Farmers' Market The summer Rockport Farmers' Market is a new, open-air market located in Harvey Park in downtown Rockport. more  
Rockport Rotary Club Lobsterfest
Back Beach at the American Legion Bandstand
3-7 pm
Rockport
August 9, 2014
Click for details on Rockport Rotary Club Lobsterfest Rockport Rotarians will host their annual public LobsterFest cookout on scenic Back Beach in Rockport, MA. This year's Lobsterfest will be followed by an evening fireworks display over Sandy Bay from Old Granite Pier.
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Second Annual Rockport Summer Fireworks Display
Old Granite Pier
over Sandy Bay
9:30 pm
Rockport
August 9, 2014
Click for details on Second Annual Rockport Summer Fireworks Display Mark your calendar for Saturday August 9 to see the Second Annual Fireworks show in Rockport MA. The fireworks are slated to go off at 9:30 pm, with Lobsterfest on the menu for earlier that day. more  
Thacher Island Art & Photo Days
Thacher Island
from T-Wharf in downtown Rockport
Rockport
August 9, 2014 - August 13, 2014
Click for details on Thacher Island Art & Photo Days Artists are invited to create on Thacher Island during our annual Thacher Island Art & Photo Days. It is the one time of year that artists can go out on a pre-dawn launch to experience SUNRISE on Thacher Island!
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35th Rockport Acoustic Music Festival
Millbrook Meadow (across from Front Beach)
Noon - 6pm
Free
Rockport
August 10, 2014
Click for details on 35th Rockport Acoustic Music Festival Blues, Rock, Jazz, Folk, World, Fun! Please come with friends and family to our all-volunteer, Free festival, celebrating our 35th year on Sunday, August 10. more  
Rockport Farmers' Market
Harvey Park
Downtown Rockport
9 am - 1 pm
Rockport
August 16, 2014
Click for details on Rockport Farmers' Market The summer Rockport Farmers' Market is a new, open-air market located in Harvey Park in downtown Rockport. It takes place every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 am to 1 pm, June 21 - October 4, and is organized by Rockport Festivals. more  
Rockport Farmers' Market
Harvey Park
Downtown Rockport
9 am - 1 pm
Rockport
August 23, 2014
Click for details on Rockport Farmers' Market The summer Rockport Farmers' Market is a new, open-air market located in Harvey Park in downtown Rockport. It takes place every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 am to 1 pm, June 21 - October 4 and is organized by Rockport Festivals. more  
Rockport Farmers' Market
Harvey Park
Downtown Rockport
9 am - 1 pm
Rockport
August 30, 2014
Click for details on Rockport Farmers' Market The summer Rockport Farmers' Market is a new, open-air market located in Harvey Park in downtown Rockport. It takes place every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 am to 1 pm, June 21 - October 4, and is organized by Rockport Festivals. more  
Rockport Farmers' Market
Harvey Park
Downtown Rockport
9 am - 1 pm
Rockport
September 6, 2014
Click for details on Rockport Farmers' Market The summer Rockport Farmers' Market is a new, open-air market located in Harvey Park in downtown Rockport. It takes place every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 am to 1 pm, June 21 - October 4, and is organized by Rockport Festivals. more  
Rockport Farmers' Market
Harvey Park
Downtown Rockport
9 am - 1 pm
Rockport
September 13, 2014
Click for details on Rockport Farmers' Market The summer Rockport Farmers' Market is a new, open-air market located in Harvey Park in downtown Rockport. It takes place every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 am to 1 pm, June 21 - October 4, and is organized by Rockport Festivals. more  
Rockport Farmers Market
Harvey Park
Downtown Rockport
Rockport
September 20, 2014
Click for details on Rockport Farmers Market The summer Rockport Farmers' Market is a new, open-air market located in Harvey Park in downtown Rockport. more  
Rockport Farmers Market
Harvery Park
Downtown Rockport
Rockport
September 27, 2014
Click for details on Rockport Farmers Market The summer Rockport Farmers' Market is a new, open-air market located in Harvey Park in downtown Rockport. more  
Rockport Farmers Market
Harvey Park
Downtown Rockport
Rockport
October 4, 2014
Click for details on Rockport Farmers Market The summer Rockport Farmers' Market is a new, open-air market located in Harvey Park in downtown Rockport. more  
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