Saturday, Oct. 12
Old Sloop Coffeehouse, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 12 School St. Performance by James Keelaghan. Advance tickets are $10; www.oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music, or Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport. Tickets, at door: $12 for adults, $7 for those 65 and older, $5 for those under 18, $24 per family.
Sunday, Oct. 13
Cross Cape Walk, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., meet at Cape Hedge Parking Lot, walk to Halibut Point Parking Lot. All welcome, wear sturdy walking footwear. For more information, all Ted Tarr at 978-546-2226
Monday, Oct. 14
Figure sketch group (short pose), 7 to 9:30 p.m., Rockport Art Association studio, 12 Main St. Use Stone Barn Lane entrance. Model takes several short poses progressing from 5-20 minutes. No instruction. $12 per person. Meets year-round. No preregistration required. Monitor: Cynthia Dunaway, 978-283-3407. www.rockportartassn.org. 978-546-6604.
Tuesday, Oct. 15
Preschool story hour, 10 a.m., Rockport Public Library.
Rockport Cultural Council postmark deadline for proposals, approximately $4,250 in grants for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs for organizations.Information/applications at: www.mass-culture.org/lcc_public.asp, or at library and Town Hall Clerk’s Office.
Thursday, Oct. 17
Coffee house cabaret, hosted by Rockport High School Drama Department, 7 to 9 p.m., school cafeteria. Students, alumni and faculty invited to participate share poetry, projects, songs, dance, monologues, skits, art and other areas of interest and inspiration. Free admission, but donations accepted. All proceeds benefit Evlin de la Barre Memorial Scholarship.
Friday, Oct. 18
Friends of the Rockport Public Library annual book sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Large selections of fiction, art, nature, history, cook books, children’s books and DVDs. All proceeds benefit library’s programs.
Figure sketch group (long pose), 1 to 4 p.m., Rockport Art Association studio, 12 Main St. Use Stone Barn Lane entrance. One long pose is often used for a month at a time. Artists may work in any medium. No instruction. $15 per person. Meets year-round. No preregistration required. Monitor: Em Marquis Brown, 781-631-4002. www.rockportartassn.org. 978-546-6604.