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Festival by the Sea
August 3, 2013
Downtown Manchester-by-the-Sea, 10 am - 8pm
Manchester-by-the-Sea

Celebrate the magic of summertime on Cape Ann by indulging in all of the locally grown products and talent that the area has to offer. Visitors can take in the sights of Masconomo Park while surveying the art and handcrafted items from some of the finest talent assembled.

This all day event, from 10 am to 8 pm will highlight not only the idyllic beauty of Cape Ann, but also the incredible talent for which the area has become synonymous.

Extending from Manchester Town Hall to Masconomo Park and tapping into the area’s wealth of musical and artistic talents, the family-friendly Festival by the Sea will feature live music on two stages throughout the day, together with artists, crafters and designers showcasing their handmade and locally grown products.

The day’s festivities will culminate in an evening waterfront concert featuring Chris Trapper of the Push Stars at 6 pm in Masconomo Park.

While walking through town, visitors will be able to peruse the art and handcrafted items created by some of the area’s finest artists, crafters, and jewelry designers. Local restaurants will showcase some of their most tempting creations while area farmers and co-ops will be on hand with locally grown fruits and vegetables. Festival by the Sea will most definitely provide visitors with a summertime glimpse into the best that Cape Ann has to offer.

The event is free and there will be ample parking and a complimentary shuttle to and from satellite parking areas. Mark your calendar and pack your blanket for a day of great music, inspired artistry and delicious, locally grown foods. Festival by the Sea is sponsored by the Manchester Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce.

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