Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St., presents comic thriller "The 39 Steps," an award-winning play adapted for stage by Patrick Barlow based on the 1915 novel by John Buchan and1935 movie by Alfred Hitchcock. Shows are Saturday, July 6, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 7, at 2 p.m. Show runs through July 28. $35 to $48; discounts for students, seniors; www.gloucesterstage.com or call the box office at 978-281-4433.
Generous Gardeners holds its Garden Tour at Bass Rocks this Saturday, July 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a self-guided walking tour, rain or shine, of three miles round-trip from Stop & Shop, 6 Thatcher Road, Gloucester. Tickets are $30 online in advance for booklet/ticket pickup in the prepaid line, or Saturday at the plaza. Visit www.generousgardeners.org for tickets, and details. No pets. Restroom stops along the way.
Free mug-up for the Phyllis A Marine Association on Saturday, July 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gloucester Marine Railways, 81 Rocky Neck Ave., Gloucester. Join the nonprofit's volunteers to celebrate the 94th birthday year of the one of Gloucester's oldest fishing vessels — the Phyllis A. The organization also is seeking "Michigan Bears," a group of men who brought the gillnet fishing industry to Gloucester from Charlevoix, Michigan. For more information, visit phyllis-a.org.
Myschyffe Managed, The Penniless Jacks, and the Ladies of Integrity, Aristocracy, Repute, and Society perform at Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave., Gloucester, on Sunday, July 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The groups will fill the halls and grounds with melodies for visitors during self-guided castle tours. Tickets, $15, at the door or in advance at www.hammondcastle.org.
The Rockport Legion Band presents a free concert, "Salute to Disney," this Sunday, July 7 at 7 p.m.at the Back Beach Bandstand, Beach Street in Rockport. For program details, visit the band's Facebook page.