Rockport Navy Weekend

Saturday, Sep 25

0800 ‘ 1000 Meet and Greet/Check-in Coffee, light refreshments. Sailors will meet the hosts of the various events. Volunteers needed donate baked goods.

1000 ‘ 1800 Drop in Center. Volunteers needed donate baked goods and cover the drop in center.

1100 – 1700: ‘Old Ironsides Across the Nation’ Demonstrations. T-Wharf

1330: Kickball game with local children at Evans Field, The children will be ages 6-16. The children and sailors will be mixed together on the teams, no rivalries. Sponsored by the Granite Savings Bank, the Dairy Train and the Rockport Navy Committee

1600: Navy Band to perform at the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Sponsored by the Rockport National Bank, Rockport Navy Committee and Rockport Rotary Club

1830: Softball game & cookout, Evan’s Field, Navy team vs. Police/Fire team. See if this is the year Navy finally beats the Police/Fire team!

Sunday, Sep 26

0800-1000 Pancake breakfast at Brackett’s Restaurant. Enjoy a pancake breakfast with the visiting sailors while overlooking picturesque Sandy Bay. Sponsored by Brackett’s Ocean View Restaurant

1000-1500 Drop in Center, Volunteers needed donate baked goods and man the drop in center.

Community Relations Project, the sailors will visit with the veterans at Den-Mar Rehab and Nursing Center.

Lobster boat tour of Sandy Bay, Pigeon Cove Wharf. The lobstermen have offered the sailors a hands-on learning experience about the lobster industry. They’ll be taken out in real working lobster boats, be given a quick lesson on lobstering and then be taught to haul traps.