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The annual Rockport Rotary Club Lobsterfest will be held—rain or shine—at the American Legion Hall and Bandstand on Beach Street on Saturday, Aug. 7, from noon to 7:00 p.m. Lobsterfest is one of the Club’s major fund raising events of the year. Last year over 500 meals were served. Come and join us for this summer event in the scenic seaside location. Live entertainment is provided by The Cape Ann Jazz Band.


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2015
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Earth Day Celebration / Rockport Clean-Up Day
Various locations
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Rockport
April 25, 2015
The Rockport Conservation Commission invites participants to join in their annual celebration/clean-up day to honor Earth Day. Volunteers pick a location in town to clean up to beautify the Town of Rockport. more  
James Hunter Six
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
8 p.m.
Rockport
April 25, 2015
Click for details on James Hunter Six Some have called James Hunter a rarity– British blue-eyed soul. With a soulful tenor that recalls a range of R&B giants from Sam Cooke to Bobby Bland, Hunter leads his band, the James Hunter Six, through strict tempos and lightning-quick switchbacks. more  
Millbrook Meadow and Mill Pond Spring Clean Up
Millbrook Meadow and Mill Pond
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Rockport
April 25, 2015
The Millbrook Meadow Committee invites the Rockport community to join with fellow volunteers for the annual spring clean up in honor of Earth Day. Bring your rakes, loppers, shears and gloves. Trash bags will be provided. more  
EARTH DAY FAIR: Presented by Greenbelt, Essex County’s Land Trust, and Community Partners
Cox Reservation
Route 133
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Essex
April 26, 2015
Click for details on EARTH DAY FAIR: Presented by Greenbelt, Essex County’s Land Trust, and Community Partners On Sunday, April 26th from Essex County Greenbelt will be hosting its second annual Earth Day festival in collaboration with numerous community non-profit organizations. This will be a fun, interactive and informative family-friendly event at Greenbelt’ more  
“Youth Sings for Joy”: The Honors Youth Choir of Chorus North Shore
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
7 p.m.
Rockport
May 1, 2015
Click for details on “Youth Sings for Joy”: The Honors Youth Choir of Chorus North Shore “Youth Sings for Joy” - a concert featuring selections from Purcell, Vivaldi, Schubert, Britten and Handel, with folk songs and a Disney medley. more  
Rockport @ Night 2015
Downtown
Rockport
May 1, 2015
Click for details on Rockport @ Night 2015 Every First Friday night, from MAY 1st through OCTOBER 2nd galleries and shops will open their doors from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. (and sometimes later) for a “Rockport @ Night” event. more  
ENCORE! THEATRE IN THE PINES PRESENTS "CHAPATTI"
Gorton Theatre at Gloucester Stage Company
267 East Main Street
Gloucester
May 8, 2015 - May 10, 2015
Click for details on ENCORE! THEATRE IN THE PINES PRESENTS Fresh from Ireland "Chapatti", a new play by Irish playwright Christian O'Reilly, is sure to warm your heart. Rockport's own Theatre in the Pines presents encore performances of this special production at the Gorton Theatre at 267 East Main Street. more  
Old Sloop Coffeehouse Presents Antje Duvekot, with Jenna Lindbo
12 School Street
7:30 p.m.
Rockport
May 9, 2015
Click for details on Old Sloop Coffeehouse Presents Antje Duvekot, with Jenna Lindbo Born in Heidelberg, Germany, but living in the United States since she was 13, Antje Duvekot is one of the brightest singer-songwriters to rise out of Boston's acoustic music scene. more  
Colin Quinn
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
8 p.m.
Rockport
May 16, 2015
A native of Brooklyn, comedian, writer and actor Colin Quinn is known for his sharp observational humor and high profile stints on Saturday Night Live and his own critically-acclaimed Comedy Central show Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. more  
Motif #1 Day
Downtown Rockport
10 am to 5 pm
Rockport
May 16, 2015
Click for details on Motif #1 Day Downtown Rockport will come alive with music, art, dance and poetry on Motif No. 1 Day on Saturday, May 18. more  
19th Annual Emergency Services Day
T-Wharf and Central Fire Station in Downtown Rockport
10am-2pm.
Rockport
May 17, 2015
Sunday, May 17th is the 19th Annual Emergency Service Day from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Activities will be held at T-Wharf and Central Fire Station in Downtown Rockport.
All are welcome to participate in this free community event. more  
Rockport Music Presents: Solas
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
8 p.m.
Rockport
May 30, 2015
One of the finest, most respected traditional Celtic bands working today, Solas infuses Irish folk music with an undeniable energy and originality. more  
Rockport @ Night 2015
Downtown
Rockport
June 5, 2015
Click for details on Rockport @ Night 2015 Every First Friday night, from MAY 1st through OCTOBER 2nd galleries and shops will open their doors from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. (and sometimes even later) for a “Rockport @ Night” event. more  
Rockport Chamber Music Festival's 34th Season
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport
June 5, 2015 - July 12, 2015
Click for details on Rockport Chamber Music Festival's 34th Season The 34th Annual Rockport Chamber Music Festival, June 5–July 12 and August 1, features world-class musicians and rising stars, bringing the finest in chamber music from the amazing young cellist Cicely Parnas to the dynamic Shanghai Quartet. more  
Essex River Day
Essex River and Memorial Park
Essex
June 19, 2015 - June 20, 2015
Click for details on Essex River Day Essex River Day is an idea that has been evolving for many years. Often when boaters are out on the River you hear the same question over and over again, "Wouldn't it be great if everyone in Essex could experience the beauty of the River?" more  
32nd Annual Cape Ann Artisans Spring Open Studio Tour
Studio Locations throughout Cape Ann
Cape Ann
June 20, 2015 - June 21, 2015
Click for details on 32nd Annual Cape Ann Artisans Spring Open Studio Tour This self-guided tour presents a rare opportunity to meet more than a dozen professional artists and artisans and to see their work and demonstrations in their own studios. more  
St. Peter's Fiesta
St. Peter's Park
Gloucester
June 24, 2015 - June 28, 2015
Click for details on St. Peter's Fiesta The St. Peter's Fiesta is a five day festival honoring the patron saint of the fisherman St. Peter. more  
Rockport Garden Club's Annual Garden Tour ~
Downtown Rockport
Rockport
June 26, 2015 - June 27, 2015
The Rockport Garden Club's 2015 Annual Garden Tour ~ "Rockport in Bloom". This year's event is a self-guided 6 mile tour that includes flower and vegetable gardens, water features and a garden with a Growing Dome. more  
Independence Day Celebrations
America's Oldest Seaport & Art Colony
Cape Ann, Massachusetts
July 3, 2015 - July 4, 2015
Click for details on Independence Day Celebrations  
Rockport @ Night 2015
Downtown
Rockport
July 3, 2015
Click for details on Rockport @ Night 2015 Every First Friday night, from MAY 1st through OCTOBER 2nd galleries and shops will open their doors from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. (and sometimes even later) for a “Rockport @ Night” event. more  

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