Saturday, Sept. 28
Gloucester Marine Railways open house on the Adventure, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dory and gillnet fishing display, water safety and knot tying with the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Children’s activities include Skippy Story Time at 1 p.m.
Schooner Adventure’s Waterfront guided walking tour, 10 a.m. Starts at Fisherman’s Statue; ends on Harbor Loop. $5 per person. Wear walking shoes.
Kickathon event to benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association, 10 a.m. to noon, Gloucester Uechi Karate Academy, 2a Pond Road. Public welcome. Baked goods, raffle, hot dogs and popcorn for sale. 978-282-0629. www.gmuka.com. Email email@example.com.
Children’s crafts, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Sawyer Free Library. Face-painting, tattoos, crafts and games. All welcome. 978-281-9763, ext. 18.
Cape Ann Symphony launches 62nd concert season, 8 p.m., Manchester Essex High School auditorium, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester. Features guest artist Owen Young from Boston Symphony Orchestra. $35 for adults, $30 for seniors, $20 for young adults, free for children 18 and under. Handicapped-accessible. 978-281-0543. www.capeannsymphony.org.
“Crazy Moon,” an original 10-song musical starring Gordon Baird and featuring Kathleen Brown and musician John Hyde, 8 p.m., Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St. $10, $5 for children. Tickets at door. Run time: Approximately 75 minutes. 978-283-0390. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, Sept. 29
Film benefit for Ocean Alliance, 6:30 p.m., Cape Ann Community Cinema. Screening of “Blackfish,” story of Sea World’s killer whale raising questions about animal captivity. Iain Kerr of Ocean Alliance answers questions.
Meditation & Music secular program, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Middle and Church streets. Open to the public. Free-will offering taken.
“Crazy Moon,” an original 10-song musical starring Gordon Baird and featuring Kathleen Brown and musician John Hyde, 5 p.m., Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St. $10, $5 for children. Tickets at door. Run time: Approximately 75 minutes. 978-283-0390. Email email@example.com.
Monday, Sept. 30