Downtown Rockport, 10am - 6pm
The Rockport HarvestFest is a family-focused event featuring live music, kids' art activities, a showcase for non-profits and community organizations, and the centerpiece of the festival: the Local Fare Fair, which highlights our amazing Cape Ann and New England food producers. This is a festive and delicious good time. Mark your calendars now! 10 am to 6 pm.
Cooking Demonstration with author and educator Nancy Singleton Hachisu under the tent on T Wharf. Hosted by food writer Heather Atwood. Nancy will also be available to sign copies of her recently published cookbook, Japanese Farm Food.
Cooking Demonstration featuring Chef Frank McClelland of Boston's L'Espalier and Apple Street Farm in Essex. Hosted by food writer Heather Atwood.
Seafood Throwdown Sponsored by NAMA and emceed by Heather Atwood of the Taste of the Times. For more information, click here.
11 am - 12:30 pm
Courtney Reid playing in Dock Square. Indie/Alternative Rock. Click here
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Daniel Dye & the Miller Road Band playing under the tent on T Wharf. Indie Americana. Click here.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Nicholas Bogosian and Michael Knoblach playing in Dock Square. Old Timey Roots Music. Click here.
12:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Live Bluegrass playing under the tent on T Wharf.
1:45 - 3:15 pm
Daniel Dye & the Miller Road Band playing in Dock Square. Indie Americana. Click here.
2 pm - 3 pm
Rockport Legion Band in Harvey Park. Click here or here to watch a video clip.
3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
The Sturdy Oak Boys playing under the tent on T-Wharf. Bluegrass
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Brad Byrd with full band playing in Dock Square. Indie/Alt Rock
Narrative of the Battle of Sandy Bay: Rockport during the War of 1812, as seen through the eyes of five speakers portraying real historical characters who instigated and lived out events in wartime Rockport. The Narrative will be followed by Gaetano Micalizzi reading his award-winning essay on the War of 1812 as well as a brief musical presentation by students. Located at the First Congregational Church and Sponsored by the Cape Ann DAR
11 am - 1 pm
Make Your Own Instruments with Rockport Music! Create your own guitar from cigar boxes and other supplies. Sponsored by Rockport Music.
Glass Art Installation at Brackett’s Oceanview Restaurant on Main Street. Meet Partner With an Artist 2012 Winner John Bassett. Light refreshments. Presented by seARTS and the Rockport Cultural District.
Glass Art Installation at Roy Moore's Fish Shack in Dock Square. Meet Partner With an Artist 2012 Winner John Bassett. Light refreshments. Presented by seARTS and the Rockport Cultural District.
Glass Art Installation at the 7th Wave Restaurant on Bearskin Neck. Meet Partner With an Artist 2012 Winner John Bassett. Light refreshments. Presented by seARTS and the Rockport Cultural District.
Scarecrow Stroll Contest winners announced in Dock Square! Sponsored by Granite Savings Bank.
The Great Scarecrow Chase! Children of all ages can join us for a costumed parade throughout downtown, ending up with a very special surprise and treat! Parade begins in Harvey Park at the Kids Art Zone. Click HERE for more information.
Through 6 pm!
The Local Fare Fair Delicious seafood, sweets, pastries, soups and local beer available at the Tent on T Wharf!
*subject to change
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