Heralding the end of the summer, this evening is the final Nights on the Neck for the season, although most shops remain open through Columbus Day, and the new Cultural Center and a few shops remain open year-round.
Tonight’s Nights on the Neck schedule is as follows:
At 5:30, singer Rick Drost performs at Elynn Kröger Gallery at 15 Rocky Neck Ave.
At 6, singer-songwriter T-Max performs at The Cultural Center at 6 Wonson St.
At 6:30, author JoeAnn Hart will give a reading at the Goetemann Gallery at 37 Rocky Neck.
At 7, the Everly Sisters, part of the Honky Tonk Women, perform at Imagine Gallery at 43 Rocky Neck Ave.
At 7:30, Nathan Cohen, a multi-instrumentalist, music teacher, conductor and composer, will perform the music installation “Into the Woods!” at the Rocky Neck Gallery at 53 Rocky Neck Ave.
At 8, Toby Tobas plays steel drums at Madfish Wharf at 77 Rocky Neck Ave.
Also during Nights on the Neck, the Khan Studio is holding a closing party for its show, “Ships, Shapes & Schtuff,” from 6 to 8 p.m. The show features the works of Judy Wilburn, Lyn Cardinal and Joanne Kaliontzis. The next show,“Farm Fresh: An Exhibit of Oil, Acrylic and Colored Pencil Works by Leslie Heffron” opens Saturday, Sept. 7, with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. at the studio at 77 Rocky Neck Ave., Gallery 3. There will be fresh baked apple and peach pie. The show closes Sept. 20.
10-minute plays performed
The results of the fourth 10-Minute Playwriting Workshop will be performed in staged readings at 7:30 tomorrow night, Sept. 6, at the Rocky Neck Cultural Center at 6 Wonson St. in Gloucester. This event has been drawing crowds for the past few years, as audiences watch and provide feedback for these 10-minute plays in progress, he new work of Linda Hanley Finigan, Carole Frohlich, David McCaleb, M. Lynda Robinson, Joe Stiliano, and Jess Semeraro. All are performed by top local actors, with food and wine to celebrate. Donation suggested at door. No one turned away for lack of funds.