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Old Sloop Coffeehouse
Old Sloop Coffeehouse will present a performance by Allen Estes and Claudia Nygaard on Saturday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m., at the First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. For advance tickets ($10), visit www.oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music, or Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport. Tickets, at the door, are $12 for adults, $7 for those 65 and older, $5 for those younger than 18, $24 per family.
The Rockport High School Class of 2017 will host a dinner fundraiser Wednesday, Oct. 30, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., in the High School cafeteria. Menu includes spaghetti, meatballs, desserts, coffee and drinks. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased from a class member, by calling 978-546-1234 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited tickets at the door.
Spiran Hall Harvest
Spiran Hall, corner of Broadway and School Street, will hold its Fall Harvest on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Features Scandinavian gifts, Seaview Farms produce, Wally’s Bistro, baked goods, crafts, doughnuts, cider and coffee. Tables rentals are $25; call Clair Whitten at 978-546-7949.
The PACE Halloween party, free tours and lunch is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. PACE, located on Emerson Avenue in Gloucester, will provide everything, including musical entertainment. Space is limited. RSVP ASAP at 978-546-2573. A bus will pick up and drop off at the Rockport Council on Aging.