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2012 Motif No. 1 Day Schedule of Events
All Day Activities
Kids’ Art Zone art activities for children
Dock Square Chowder Stand
Mini-Motif Scavenger Hunt
Sidewalk Chalk Competition
Try Your Hand Interactive Art Event
The Motif No. 1 Day 5K to benefit Rockport Elementary Schools Health & Wellness programs!
The Motif: Why it Matters presentation on the Motif by artist and historian Les Bartlett at the Rockport Art Association.
Community Event: Toad Hall 40th Birthday Celebration! Meet at 10 o’clock in front of Toad Hall for a walk to Millbreak Meadow to enjoy face-painting, books & CUPCAKES!
10:30 am – 12 noon
Instrument Petting Zoo at the Old Firehouse Trust. Sponsored by Rockport Music. For more click HERE.
11 am – 3 pm
Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest throughout downtown. Registration located at the corner of School & Main Streets.
The Merrimac Valley Rounders in Dock Square. A lively mix of bluegrass & Americana.
11 & 11:45 am
The Way We Were a multimedia presentation by the Rockport High School Band in Harvey Park at the First Baptist Church
12 pm – 1 pm
Free Community Concert at the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Sponsored by Rockport Music.
12 pm – 2 pm
Photography Exhibit Reception at the Rockport Art Association.
The Rockport Legion Band in Harvey Park.
Folly Cove Designers Feature in the Old Firehouse Trust.
- Design Showcase: the Sarah Elizabeth Shop Rockport block printer Julia Garrison is the new owner of the legendary Sarah Elizabeth Shop and will be showcasing her work as well as the work of Isabel Natti and the Folly Cove Designer Sarah Elizabeth, printed on the original Folly Cove Designers’ acorn press.
- Film: Virginia Lee Burton: A Sense of Place with the film’s producer, Christine Lundberg. A short documentary on the legendary Cape Ann author & designer. The producer, Christine Lundberg will be at the screening.
Alek Razdan & the A-Train Orchestra on Bearskin Neck.
Artist Rocky Delforge painting in Dock Square in a collaborative work created on the spot.
Brad Byrd playing an acoustic set in Dock Square on Bearskin Neck.
Carrtunes in Dock Square. Dixieland Jazz from the 20s, 30s & 40s.
"In Search of the Motif" reading & book signing by author LM Vincent at the Old Firehouse Trust.
Sidewalk Chalk Contest Winners announced in Dock Square
Words Before Dinner Event at the Old Firehouse Trust. Original poems inspired by life on Cape Ann. Twin Lights Soda, a Cape Ann original, will be on hand.
5 – 5:30 pm: A Community Festival Finale
Rockport Home Movies with Twin Lights Soda. Film from the collection of Pierce Sears of the Thomas Wilson Beverage Co. Located at the Old Firehouse Trust. Complimentary Twin Lights soda available at the screening.