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October 13, 2012

Rockport Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Saturday, Oct. 13

Rockport HarvestFest, all day celebrations of coastal New England autumn fare, fun, music and art. With a scarecrow contest, scarecrow stroll, scarecrow parade, pumpkin-painting, guitar-making, local foods, seafoods and all day cooking demos. www.rockportartfestivals.com.

Rockport Friends of the Library book sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Brenner Room, Rockport Public Library. Children’s books available in library garden, weather permitting. Proceeds support library programs. www.rockport library.org.

Old Sloop Coffeehouse presents Drew Nelson, 7:30 p.m., Red House recording artist and multi-instrumentalist, with Tom “Satch” Kerans opening. Advance tickets, $10 at: oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, or Gloucester Music, Toad Hall Bookstore. Door donations: $12, adults; $7, 65 and older; $5, under 18; $24 for a family. Handicap-accessible First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St.

Sunday, Oct. 14

Rockport Friends of the Library book sale, 1 to 5 p.m., Brenner Room, Rockport Public Library. Children’s books available in library garden, weather permitting. Proceeds support library programs. www.rockport library.org.

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Free Continental breakfast for seniors, 9 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. Come join us for some great fun and food! RSVP at 978-546-2573.

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Thursday, Oct. 18

Thacher Island Town Committee, 7:30 p.m., Rockport Police Station meeting room, followed by Thacher Island Association meeting.

Saturday, Oct. 20

South End Association cocktail party, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Thompsons, 4 Ruthern Way. Bring an appetizer to share. BYOB.

Share the Music presents “A Night at the Cabaret,” 7 p.m., Boy Scout Hall, 47 Mt. Pleasant St. Tickets, $15, available at Toad Hall Book Store. Seats limited. No tickets sold at door. Proceeds support purchase of music and set pieces used by the performers.

Tuesday, Oct. 23

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

SUNDAY, OCT. 28

Pigeon Cove Circle annual Halloween party, for pre-kindergarten children through grade three (must be accompanied by an adult), 2 to 4 p.m., Circle Center, 6 Breakwater Ave.

Tuesday, Oct. 30

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Saturday, Nov. 3

Third annual benefit concert and silent auction, sponsored by Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team and Kestrel Educational Adventures, Woodman’s, Essex Room, 127 Main St., Essex. Entertainment by Entrain. $20. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets available at door. Advance tickets at www.ShowClix.com, 1-888-718-4253, Gloucester Music in Gloucester, or Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Saturday, Nov. 24

Pigeon Cove Circle’s Christmas in the Cove Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For craft table rentals, text 978-766-8041 or call Michele at 978-546-1195.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Saturday, Dec. 29

Tribute to John Lennon and George Harrison concert, 6 to 9:30 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport. Beatles tribute band Octopus’s Garden performs classic Beatles songs, and The Mockers perform solo works by Lennon and Harrison. $20. All proceeds benefit local cancer related charities.