The Annisquam Arts & Crafts Show this year celebrates it’s 30th anniversary with an exciting collection of work from 40 different artists.
The art encompasses landscapes, portraits and abstract water colors while crafts include jewelry, fashion, ceramics, paper art and printed fabrics.
The majority of the artists - including many who are new to the show this year - are from the Cape Ann area. One of the highlights will be an original painting entitled My Gloucester Sunset 2 by the award-winning artist Dorothy Arnold. Generously donated by her family, it will be sold through a special raffle during the course of the show.
The show will be held in the Annisquam Village Hall, 36 Leonard Street, Annisquam on October 11 and 12 from 10:00am - 5:00pm. Admission is free. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Annisquam Village Church.
miss the ANNISQUAM SEWING CIRCLE'S ANNUAL PLANT SALE on Saturday, May
24th from 8 am to NOON!
The PLANT SALE includes a wide array of the
freshest, brightest Annuals and Perennials from a leading, local garden
center. There will be hanging baskets, bedding plants, rose bushes ~ all
chosen to thrive on Cape Ann. You'll also find precious perennial
plant treasures dug from our member's gardens at a bargain prices!
Entertaining Memorial Day Weekend? Likewise not to be missed is our
BAKE SALE TABLE with delicious pies, cakes, and savory treats. Many
items will be prepared from recipes in our award-winning Annisquam
Sewing Circle Cookbook, " A Circle of Recipes,” which celebrated
the 175th Anniversary of the Sewing Circle. “A Circle of Recipes”
cookbooks will be sold at the sale and make a wonderful hostess gift.
Come early for the best selection at this always-popular MEMORIAL DAY
WEEKEND EVENT! The plant sale is in Annisquam, Gloucester, off Rt. 127.
Turn at Leonard Street at the Annisquam Village Church and follow the
street to the Village Hall.
The members of the Annisquam Sewing Circle have had fun gathering, preparing and sharing to put this beautiful Christmas Fair together.
176th Annual Annisquam Swing Circle Christmas Fair
Dec. 7, 8:30-noon at the Annisquam Village Hall, 34 Leonard St., Annisquam MA
The Christmas Fair features fresh holiday greens, centerpieces, wreaths and plants; exceptional handicrafts, and a glittering display of costume jewelry. The Sewing Circle is proud of the lovely presentation and wrapping of home-baked, gourmet foods and preserves prepared by our members. Delightful hostess baskets are always popular items at the sale. The Circle of Recipes cookbook, filled with cherished family recipes and historical commentaries from Sewing Circle members, will be available as a perfect Christmas gift!
For a start! Rosemary Infused Olive Oil and St. John's Wort Tincture
From the University of Maryland Medical Center
St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) has a history of being
used as a medicine dating back to ancient Greece, where it was used for a
range of illnesses, including various "nervous disorders." St. John's
wort also has antibacterial and antiviral properties. Because of its
anti-inflammatory properties, it has been applied to the skin to help
heal wounds and burns. St. John's wort is one of the most commonly
purchased herbal products in the United States.
In recent years,
St. John’s wort has been studied extensively as a treatment for
depression. Most studies show that St. John's wort may help treat
mild-to-moderate depression, and has fewer side effects than most other
prescription antidepressants. But it interacts with a number of
medications, so it should be taken only under the guidance of a health