Come to Halibut Point State Park for a FREE star party with the Gloucester Area Astronomy Club! Take a tour of Cape Ann's skies and learn from amateur astronomers who have been watching the skies for years! There will be telescopes, and goodies, and double stars and star clusters and the moon and more. This final Star Party of the season is free and open to the public. Come and enjoy our dark Cape Ann sky!
Rockport, Massachusetts 01966
Argus Quartet is dedicated to reinvigorating the audience-performer relationship through innovative concerts and diverse repertoire – connecting with and building up a community of engaged listeners is at the core of the quartet’s mission. Free, no tickets required.
The Jupiter String Quartet is a particularly intimate group, consisting of violinists Nelson Lee and Megan Freivogel, violist Liz Freivogel (older sister of Meg), and cellist Daniel McDonough (husband of Meg, brother-in-law of Liz). The quartet chose its name because Jupiter was the most prominent planet in the night sky at the time of its formation, and the astrological symbol for Jupiter resembles the number four.
The Yukan Run Triple Threat Race Series is a half marathon, 5K and 1 mile race. There's something for everyone in the race series - serious runners, kids, enthusiasts and even walkers are invited to race! Proceeds from the races go to local charities like The Open Door. Sign up for one or all three races, it will be a great morning filled with healthy fun!
Enter the Motif #1 Day sidewalk chalk art contest held throughout downtown Rockport. Get inspired by the day's theme - Motif #1 and make some sidewalk chalk art! All ages welcome with winners announced in Dock Square at 4pm.
The Shalin Liu Center will be showing a movie produced by Rockport High School graduate David Wittkower focused on the brave men and women of the US Coast Guard. 'Guardians of the Gates' takes a hard look at the elite Coast Guard Search & Rescue crews that conduct over 600 rescues a year.
Under the musical direction of Gerald Dolan, Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras offers ensemble experience to young musicians from more than 40 North Shore, Merrimack Valley, Southern New Hampshire, and Southern Maine communities. Conducted by outstanding area music professionals, students rehearse in large and small ensembles and perform several concerts throughout the year.
He already knows what you are thinking! The Amazing Kreskin – “the world’s foremost mentalist” – will amaze you with his uncanny predictions. Kreskin's signature piece is requesting that his check be hidden somewhere within the venue he is appearing. If he fails to find it, he will forfeit his fee. Kreskin continues to offer $50,000 to anybody that can prove that he employs paid secret assistants or confederates in any phase of his program.
This tour of Halibut Point State Park focuses on the stone-cutting history of the park's unique granite quarry. Meet at the Halibut Point State Park visitors center for this comprehensive granite experience! View the film, “The Uncut Block,” tour the Babson Farm Quarry at the ocean's edge in Rockport, learn about derricks & deadmen, and watch the fascinating granite splitting demonstration. Appropriate for children.
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