Keller Williams and Steve Poltz

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Come on out for a dynamic double bill featuring two wonderfully quirky singer-songwriters. Keller Williams, known for his frenetic fretwork and left field lyrics joins Nashville based troubadour Steve Poltz who made his name by writing Jewel’s smash hit “You…

World War II Tower Talk

Following the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack, America's mainland defenses were rapidly enhanced with expanded coastal patrols and the construction of a network of watch towers at the ocean edge.  One of these watch towers, completed in 1944, is today part…


Old Sloop Christmas Bazaar

First Congregational Church of Rockport 12 School St, Rockport

The Old Sloop Christmas Bazaar is back! The event will take place December 3rd from 8:00am to 1:00 pm at the First Congregational Church, 12 School St., in Rockport.  The Christmas Bazaar features beautiful handmade items, baked goods, jewelry, gift…


Advent Fair

St. Mary's Episcopal Church 24 Broadway, Rockport, MA

All are invited to the annual Advent Fair at St. Mary's Episcopal Church on Saturday, December 3 from 9:00 Am to 3:00 PM.  Shop for gifts and jewelry crafted by local artisans.  Treat yourself to baked goods and select your…

Cape Ann Artisans Holiday Pop-In Show & Sale

Rockport and Gloucester

Holiday Gifts!  Holiday Cheer!  The Cape Ann Artisans invite you to join them at selected studios on Cape Ann on Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.   Just enough time to choose a handcrafted gift for that special…

Jon Butcher’s Seaside Yuletide

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Three of the North Shore’s most beloved songwriters and performers converge for A Seaside Yuletide, a night of rootsy holiday spirit and song featuring Jon Butcher, Allen Estes and Sal Baglio. Tickets: $39, $35, $29

Christian Tetzlaff, violin

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Christian Tetzlaff has been one of the most sought-after violinists and most exciting musicians on the classical music scene for many years. Concerts with Christian Tetzlaff often become an existential experience for the interpreter and audience alike, old familiar works…

Holiday Open House at Sewall-Scripture Museum

Sewall-Scripture Museum 40 King Street, Rockport

The Sandy Bay Historical Society invites everyone to their annual Holiday Open House at the Sewall-Scripture Museum, 40 King Street, Rockport, on Sunday, December 4 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM.  Admission is free and refreshments will be served.


Rockport Holiday Party and Half-Price Sale

The Fish Shack Restaurant Dock Square, Rockport, MA

All are invited to and encouraged to attend the annual Rockport Holiday Party and Half-Price Sale at the Fish Shack Restaurant on Tuesday, December 6, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. This annual event, presented by the Rockport Division of the…