Saturday, October 16, 2010


All Day Events
Information Booth in Dock Square

Local Fare Fair on T-Wharf.  Featuring food made locally on Cape Ann and in New England, with Cape Ann Brewing Co. offering a taste of some local brews from noon to 5pm.
Scarecrow Strollthroughout Downtown.  Don't miss Rockport's unique collection of scarecrows from Front Beach to Bearskin Neck to Atlantic Avenue!  (And be sure to vote on your favorite.) 

Kids' Art Zone in Harvey Park.  Climb the hay bales, enjoy an art project and more!  Suggested donation to support festival programming.

Dock Square HarvestFest Food Booth in Dock Square.  Serving our famous baked goods and more! Suggested donation to support festival programming.

WOCA Fair in Harvey Park.  The What's On Cape Ann Fair highlights area non-profits, organizations and sponsors.  Enjoy interactive booths as you learn just what resources are available to Cape Ann residents and visitors!

NYRE Food Booth at Harvey Park.  Proceeds to benefit New Year's Rockport Eve, an annual tradition in Rockport.

11am to 1pm
Michael O'Leary with Steve Levy & Linda Shields Swicker on Bearskin Neck.  Celtic music.
Cooking Demonstration
on T Wharf with Cabot Creamery and food writer Heather Atwood.  Sponsored by the Taste of the Times.

12 noon
The Market Restaurant serving a ticketed lunch on T-Wharf.  Join chefs Nico Monday and Amelia O'Reilly as they host a Harvest lunch featuring the best of food that is both local and seasonal.  Tickets can be purchased at the Information Booth in Dock Square.  Proceeds to benefit Harvest Fest programming.

12pm to 2pm
Merrimac Valley Rounders playing on T-Wharf.  Bluegrass.

Pick-up and drop-off in Harvey Park.

Daniel Dye & the Miller Road Band playing in Dock Square.  Indie Americana.

103.3 WODS radio station in Barletta Park. Join the WODS Street team where they will be giving away tons of great prizes with their WODS prize wheel!

Seafood Throwdown on T-Wharf featuring Chef Steve Ryan from Rockport's historic Emerson Inn-by-the-Sea and cook Laurie Lufkin, a serious contender in food competitions.  Sponsored by NAMA and emceed by Heather Atwood of the Taste of the Times. 

2pm to 3pm
Fresh the Movie: Screening in the Old Firehouse Trust building. Click here for information on this fresh documentary.

2pm to 3:30pm
Rockport Legion Band featuring Creagan More Pipes in Harvey Park.

2pm to 4pm
Steve Westgate playing on Bearskin Neck.  Indie Americana

3pm to 5pm
Brad Byrd with full band playing in Dock Square.  Indie Rock.

3:30pm to 4:30pm
Merrimac Valley Rounders playing on T-Wharf.  Bluegrass.

Food Bloggers' Summit & Cooking Demonstration under the tent at T-Wharf hosted by Heather Atwood of The Taste of the Times.

The Great Scarecrow Chase!  Children of all ages can join us for a costumed parade throughout downtown, ending up with a very special surprise and treat!  Parade begins in Harvey Park. 
6pm to 8pm
Festival Finale with Jake Pardee & Friday Night Bingo under the tent on T-Wharf.  Enjoy a hot drink and some hot music while celebrating Fall in New England!