Linden Tree Inn

Linden Tree Inn
Linden Tree Inn, Rockport, MA

Friday, May 14, 2010


Check out all the happenings in Rockport and the surrounding area this weekend. We still have a a few rooms available. why not take a last minute overnight trip out to Rockport. A variety of activities will appeal to a wide range of interest. There are outdoor activities at Halibut Point State Park, a Garden Tour of Coastal Rockport gardens. There are theatre presentations, music concerts, a road race, an Essex River boat race.....and more!

Join us today and experience our Anglo-American hospitality in a quaint seaside village. Tobey and John Shepherd, Innkeepers

This Weekend on Cape Ann
May 14-16, 2010

Friday-Sunday, May 14-16
The Trojan Woman
The latest production of Theatre in the Pines, The Trojan Woman by Euripedes, opens tonight-- May 13-- at 7:30pm at Spiran Hall in downtown Rockport. Tickets: $15/adults, $10/students available at Toad Hall Bookstore, The Bookstore and at the door.

May 14
Backshore Road Race
Run along the backshore of Gloucester and take in our breathtaking ocean views! Then join us for a post-race awards party and buffet at the Gloucester House Restaurant. 978-283-0470 for more information

May 15
Essex River Race
The Essex River Race is open to all seaworthy human-powered rowing and paddle boats. Participants' crafts usually include Banks dories, fixed seat singles, doubles, multi-oars with cox, multi-oars without cox, sliding seat singles and more. Registration opens: 9am. Captains Meeting: 10am. First heat starts: 10:30am.

Saturday, May 15
Spring Plant Sale
CAPE ANN SYMPHONY'S Spring Plant Sale featuring locally grown and freshly delivered that morning flowers, herbs and tomato plants is set for Saturday, May 15, 9am-1pm at the Fuller School in Gloucester. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Cape Ann Symphony. Special guests will share their gardening expertise and give tips on beautifying your garden with free lectures and demonstrations. 978-281-0543

Saturday, May 15
Spring Pops Concert: Pop Goes the Wizard
THE CAPE ANN SYMPHONY celebrates spring with the Spring Pops Concert: Pops Goes the Wizard on Saturday, May 15, at 8pm in the Fuller School Auditorium. The lively concert features such popular favorites as John Williams' Harry Potter, Rodgers' The King and I, von Suppe's Light Calvary Overture, Borodin's Polovtsian Dances, Bizet's Carmen Suite No. 1 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6, III. 978-281-0543

Saturday, May 15
Cottages & Castles
ROCKPORT MUSIC presents "Cottages & Castles" on Saturday, May 15, 10am-4pm. Listen to the music of the ocean while exploring a distinctive mix of homes in the charming coastal village of Rockport. Tickets $25/person in advance, $30/person on 5/15. 978-546-7391

Saturday, May 15
Members Days
THE ESSEX SHIPBUILDING MUSEUM is having a Member's Day for all present, past, and potential members on Saturday, May 15. The purpose of the event is threefold: to acquaint everyone to our facilities and the shipyard; to show some of the educational exhibits that are rarely seen by others; and to just get together to socialize. 978-768-7541

Saturday, May 15
Energy Medicine Workshop
CAPE ANN HEALING CENTER Free Spring Workshop Series: Energy Medicine on Saturday, May 15, 1:30-2:30pm, with Dr. Erin Acevedo. Pre-registration is required, Please call to reserve your space now. 978-282-1191 x1

Saturday, May 15
Historic Walking Tour/Tea Party
MAGNOLIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY will sponsor a Free Historical Walking Tour/ Tea Party Event on Saturday, May 15. This free event includes a historical walking tour of Magnolia Point with Jim Cook followed by tea and light refreshments at "Inn Magnolia". 978-525-3070

Sunday, May 16
Breakfast Buffet
American Idol Finalist - 2008, Jesse McCullagh, will perform Sunday Morning Live at THE SEAWARD INN, Rockport on May 16, 9am until noon during a Breakfast Buffet by the Sea. For more on the artist go to or call 978-546-3471. There is no cover charge.

Sunday, May 16
Birding for Beginners
8-10am. Halibut Point State Park. For information: 978-546-2997.

Sunday, May 16
The Secret Life of the Eastern Coyote
2-3pm. Halibut Point State Park. For information: 978-546-2997.

Sunday, May 16
The Design Behind the Decoration
LISA BONNEVILLE, INTERIOR DESIGNER will present The Design Behind the Decoration on Sunday, May 16, 2-3pm at the Wenham Museum during the North Shore Design Show. Lecture included with show admission. Learn the steps you need to take to create favorite spaces in your own home. 978-526-4491

Sunday, May 16
Celtic Music Session
Join Michael O'Leary and Friends for their Celtic music session on Sundays from 6-9pm, May 16 & 30 at THE LANDING AT 7 CENTRAL in Manchester. An acoustic session of mostly traditional songs and tunes from the Celtic countries and Cape Breton. 978-526-7494

Thank you to Cape Ann Chamber for the compilation of weekend activities.