2016 Middle Street Walk Program

   9:00-11:00 Breakfast downstairs in the vestry: Donuts, bagels, coffee, tea, hot chocolate UU Church
  9:00 –  1:00 Church Fair: Cookie Walk, artisan tables,  hand-knitted scarves, book table, Brad’s Unique Boutique.  UU Church
  9:30 –    3:00   Open House – Pike-Newhall Funeral Home – refreshments and   craft                                                                                                   Pike-Newhall Home
9:30 – 3:00 Sale of Seasonal        goods                                                                 Cape Ann Thrift Shop
10:00 GHS Chorus Concert- upstairs in sanctuary  UU Church
10:00- 5:00 Cape Ann Museum is free and open to the public, including the historic Capt. Elias Davis House, decorated for the season Cape Ann Museum
10:00 – 12:00 Santa downstairs in the vestry, Free S’mores on the church lawn UU Church
10:00 –2:00 Create a winter-themed holiday ornament in the Museum’s activity room. Cape Ann Museum
10:00  – 4:00 Buoy Painting for Lobster Pot tree; help create an Ice sculpture (thanks to Cape Pond Ice) Cape Ann Art Haven
           10:30                      Lindsay’s Puppet Pals – refreshments follow SFL Friend Room
10:00 – 3:00 Committee for the Arts; Gingerbread House Contest; Phyllis A. Marine Association;  GHS Drama Club; Craft vendors City Hall Kyrouz Auditorium
10:30 – 3:00  Friends of Sawyer Free Library Book Sale – refreshments follow Sawyer Free Library
10:30 – 11:30 Cape Ann Big Band, O’Maley Band and Chorus    Concerts City Hall Kyrouz Auditorium
11:00 The Grace Center Jug Band Concert upstairs in sanctuary UU Church
11:00- 1:00  Lunch downstairs in the vestry: chowder,                        veggie chili, hot dogs       UU Church
11:00-    1:00  WPA Mural Tour – refreshments to follow Sawyer Free Library
11:00 – 2:00  Tours of City Hall Tower, remote ringing of the bell         for a $100 donation   City Hall Kyrouz Auditorium
11:00 – 4:00 Open House. Decorated first floor of The Sargent           House open to the public.  Holiday wreaths and displays, plus holly from our own trees on sale all day.                                                            Sargent House Museum
11:45 Tour of the historic 1806   Meetinghouse                 UU Church
11:45 -Noon Highlights of North Shore Folklore Theatre                    Company’s Lobstah Crackah Ballet: Revenge of              the Gull King                     City Hall Kyrouz Auditorium
 Noon Caroling downstairs in the vestry UU Church
 Noon – 2:00 Trolley Talk and Caroling Rides courtesy of                        CATA In front of City Hall
 Noon – 2:00 Docksiders Concert Sawyer Free Library
  1:00 – Holiday Music for children sung by the                       combined choirs of St. John’s church, Holy Family Parish, Annisquam Village Church, and the 1st Congregational Church of Rockport. St. John’s Episcopal Church
1:00  – Gingerbread House Contest winners announced City Hall Kyrouz Auditorium
 2:00 –  3:00 Guided “Highlights of the Museum” tour.   Cape Ann Museum
  2:00 – 2:45 “Mingling of Souls from Sorrow to Joy”, a play by Jay DiPrima based on the lives of Rev. John Murray and Judith Sargent Murray. Upstairs ;$5.00 donation suggested        UU Church
2:00 – 4:00                 Tours of the beautiful new Temple Ahavat Achim Temple Ahavat Achim
  2:30 Hot cider and sweets and decorated wreaths for sale Trinity Church
  3:00 Classical concert: Works by Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Bach as well as seasonal music. Artists: Louis Stella, Jeannine Lynch, and MaryJane Feboni Trinity Church
3:00- 4:30 Gallery Walk Main and Pleasant Streets
  4:00 “The Fish Mysteries” one-act play adapted by Mark Stevick from the original Second Shepherds Play –  one of the surviving Medieval mystery classics (c. 1450) highlighting the  foibles of the regular shepherds in their fields during the day of Christ’s birth.   Directed by Jay DiPrima      St. John’s Episcopal Church
  4:30  Lobster Pot Tree Lighting Police Station Plaza