The last time we published a post to our online diary, we were still enjoying the warm summer days of late August. Today is Thanksgiving Day, and while it's not summery, the weather is mild -- there have been dozens of surfers and even more dog-walkers on Good Harbor Beach. It has been a fun and busy fall, with lots of new and old guests. And when things began to quiet down, we threw a party -- a "Brews and Blues" weekend in October.
We're planning another event -- this to ring in the holiday season on Cape Ann. The holidays are a special time here, with activities across Gloucester, Rockport, Manchester-by-the-sea and Essex. Check out this link to the Cape Ann Chamber website for more info.
And keep in mind that the Blue Shutters is a great jumping-off point for this holiday fun. The event we're planning to kick off the season is our second annual Blue Shutters tree-trimming party.
You're invited to join us on Saturday December 6 from 2pm to 7pm as we decorate the tree, enjoy holiday goodies and share some Christmas cheer. If you can't make it then, come anytime during the holidays -- stop in for a visit or stay for a day or two. We are sure you will leave filled with the holiday spirit.
Stay tuned for news on future events -- we're planning wine-tasting, food-tastings and, in the late spring, another outdoor concert.
Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Holidays from all of us at the Blue Shutters Beachside Inn.