sip by the sea

June 30, 2019 at Fort Sewall from 5 PM - 7 PM

Tickets are $50 Each - $55 at the door

The Champagne Reception is a festive event that kicks off the summer Marblehead Festival of Arts. Held at historic Fort Sewall, refreshments are served under a tent, with tastings provided by many fine restaurants and caterers. Guests sip champagne while enjoying live music and splendid views of Marblehead Harbor. Attending this important fundraiser is an enjoyable way to meet other Festival supporters while sampling the delights of local food establishments.

The Champagne Reception is a festive event that kicks off the summer Marblehead Festival of Arts. Held at historic Fort Sewall, refreshments are served under a tent, with tastings provided by many fine restaurants and caterers. Guests sip champagne while enjoying live music and splendid views of Marblehead Harbor. Attending this important fundraiser is an enjoyable way to meet other Festival supporters while sampling the delights of local food establishments.

 
 

Dance to the live music

Music and Comedy Collide…

Music and Comedy Collide…

The Zacklys have one word that defines the band - Fun!  With Patrick Runne’ on harmonica and vocals, John Cotti on rhythm guitar and vocals, Joe Gentile on percussion and vocals and Paul Maffa on lead guitar and vocals, The Zacklys play to the audience for lots of laughs and to get you dancing!  

Patrick, the former owner of the Bedrock Music Co. Marblehead, performed at the Marblehead Tree Lighting for almost 20 years including 6 years with the band. The Zacklys have played at local spots like The Landing and Cheers in Boston, as well as all across New England and New York State for The Heineken/Amstel Light Lift Six ski promotions.  Currently you can see the band performing across the North Shore where you’ll hear tunes from the likes of Johnny Cash, Green Day, Elvis, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Bare Naked Ladies and the all-time favorite, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"

 

One thing is for sure, The Zacklys will  have you smiling and dancing all night long!   

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enjoy some snacks thanks to our generous Vendors

Maria’s Gourmet

Fresca Pizza and Pasta

The Little Store

Village Market Marblehead

The Landing

Manhattan Sandwich Shop

La Sirena

Cafe Avellino

Howling Wolf Express

Marblehead Starbucks

Neck Run Cafe

Beer from Zero Gravity, Burlington VT

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Get  your Hat ready to enter the Hat Contest, a tradition of the reception - attendees are encouraged to design creative and original hats to mark the event. Four prizes will be awarded to  Women for  Elegant and Creative Hats; Men: Jaunty and Creative Hats