It's hard to believe Labor Day Weekend is finally here! Take a look at some of the exciting events going on in your area. The forecast looks spectacular and for those of you looking to make last minute plans, there's still space available in a few premium destinations!
The Lawn at the Castle Hill Inn provides a view you truly have to experience for yourself. With only a few weekends left to enjoy the warmth of summer, relax in one of the many Adirondack chairs out on the lawn while staff delivers small plate dishes & cocktails right to your seat. Whether you're with friends looking to enjoy a cold drink or just looking to make the most of this beautiful weekend with your family, the lawn at the Castle Hill Inn will leave you feeling completely sublime! Fun games like croquet and cornhole are provided on the lawn for those looking to stretch out their legs and have a little friendly competition. Don't let traveling be an excuse either! Take a quick Uber ride or enjoy the water taxi shuttle ride that will take you strait from downtown Newport to the docks at Castle Hill. Before we know it, the snow will be back, so make the most out of this holiday weekend and spend as much time in the sun as possible!
|Weather||Sunny Hi: 77F Lo: 62F||Sunny Hi: 76F Lo: 61F||Sunny Hi: 82F Lo: 60F||Sunny Hi: 84F Lo: 66F|
|Wind||ENE 16-18 kt, gusts up to 28kt||NE 8 kt shifting to SW in PM||WSW 10-12 kt||SW 17-19 kt, gusts up to 26 kt|
|Swells||Less than 1ft||2-3ft, ESE||2ft ESE||3-4ft, SW|
What better way to celebrate this holiday weekend than on the docks enjoying a phenomenal firework show? This Saturday, the Battle of the Barges Fireworks will be held throughout Boston Harbor with two seperate barges launching fireworks. Between the city lights of the Boston skyline and the multiple barges lighting up the sky, this Saturday night will truly be an exceptional seasons-end spectacle! Whether you're tied up at India Wharf Marina, Constitution Marina, Boston Harbor Shipyard & Marina or the newly finished Charlestown Marina, you're guaranteed an amazing view for a gorgeous, clear night. Specatators who are looking to view the show from land will have a front row seat for the music and firework show at the East Boston's Pier Park, North End's Christopher Columbus Park and Seaport's Fan Pier this Saturday night!
|Weather||Sunny Hi: 70F Lo: 58F||Sunny Hi: 75F Lo: 62||Sunny Hi: 86F Lo: 61F||Sunny Hi: 90F Lo: 68F|
|Wind||ENE 10-12 kt||E 5 kt shifting to SW in PM||NW 4 kt||SW 6-8 kt|
|Swells||3-4ft, ENE||2 ft, E||Around 1ft||Around 1ft|
For those sailors out there looking to have an outstanding nautical weekend, this Labor Day, the 31st Annual Gloucester Schooner Festival comes back to the Cape Ann area! A fun filled weekend for captains of all ages, the Schooner Festival is sure to have something for everyone. Vessels arrive Friday afternoon with the Gloucester Block Party kicking off an evening full of amusement! Maritime Gloucester Heritage Day is free to the public and begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday with over 25 vendors and open access to explore the visiting ships. Saturday night is set to be quite the show with the Boat Parade of Lights, live music and fireworks! The Parade of Sail kicks off Sunday morning at 10:30 and the annual Mayor's Race will begin early in the afternoon. Whether you're looking to experience it all, or just a sample, be sure to take advantage of this fun-filled, sunny, holiday weekend!
|Weather||Sunny Hi: 66F Lo: 55F||Sunny Hi 70F Lo: 62F||Sunny Hi: 79F Lo: 70F||Sunny Hi: 86F Lo: 73F|
|Wind||NE 15-17 kt, gusts up to 26kt||NE 10 kt shifting to SW & increasing in PM||NW 11 kt shifting to SE in PM||SW 17-19 kt, gusts up to 30 kt|
|Swells||3-4ft, E||2-3ft, E||Around 1ft||1-2ft|
Give your sea-legs a break and come enjoy the 69th Annual Shinnecock Powwow in South Hampton starting each day at 10 AM Friday through Monday! With over 100 different tribes gathering to share their culture and heritage, this events grows larger each year. Dancing, food, music, native arts & crafts, a sunset fire lighting and countless other events and exhibits will be sure to keep you entertained throughout the day. The Shinnecock Powwow is a great way to expand your cultural knowledge, spend the day outside and have a great day of fun for the entire family!
|Weather||Sunny Hi: 77F Lo: 63F||Sunny Hi: 76F Lo: 64F||Sunny Hi: 81F Lo: 71F||Sunny Hi: 84F Lo: 68F|
|Wind||ENE 16-18 kt, gusts up to 28 kt||E 8-10 kt||WSW 6-8 kt||WSW 8-10 kt|
|Swells||Around 1ft||Less than 1ft||Less than 1ft||Less than 1ft|
Fall is knocking on the door, those familiar with Boothbay know exactly what that means! The Boothbay Harbor Fest is back again this year for an entire week of events and excitement! If you haven't yet experienced it for yourself, don't miss out again this year. The weekend kicks off late Friday afternoon with the Harbor Crawl and Taste of Local Flavor offering a fantastic variety of food and beverages for attendees to enjoy. The Taste of Local Flavor continues through Saturday with live music, but don't fill up too much! The 5K and half marathon start early Sunday morning with festivities following and the Harbor Haunted History Tour beginning as the sun sets. A complete weekend of events is sure to have a little something for everyone, so be sure to stop by Boothbay Harbor this weekend, tie up the boat & enjoy everything this great festival has to offer!
|Weather||Sunny Hi: 72F Lo: 60F||Sunny Hi: 73F Lo: 61F||Sunny Hi: 79F Lo: 67F||Sunny Hi: 81F Lo: 66F|
|Wind||E 10-12 kt, Stonger winds in AM||SSW 11-13 kt, PM gusts up to 20 kt||SSW 9-11 kt||WSW 6 kt|
|Swells||1-2ft||Less than 1ft||Less than 1ft||Less than 1ft|
Before making any weekend plans, consult Dockwa to make your time on the water even more stress-free. As always, let us know if you have any questions or concerns, and stay tuned for future "Weekend Look Aheads", including our Southern regions!
By: Team Dockwa
Published on 9/2/15 1:46 PM