Friday, May 20, 2011

Motif No. 1 Day Schedule of Events

All Day Events
  • Motif No. 1 Art Exhibit in the Old Firehouse Trust
  • Dock Square Chowder Stand with chowder from Nate's at Front Beach! (percentage of proceeds to support Rockport Festivals)
  • Kids' Art Zone in Harvey Park
  • Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest
  • NYRE Food Booth in Harvey Park (proceeds to support Rockport's New Year's Eve)
  • Try Your Hand Interactive Art Event throughout downtown
  • The Spirit of the Motif throughout downtown
  • Find the Motif Scavenger Hunt throughout downtown
  • Music throughout downtown

Scheduled Events
10 am
The Way We Were a multi-media presentation by the Rockport High School Band in Harvey Park

10:30 am
Rockport Dance Academy in Dock Square. Click HERE for information on the Rockport Dance Academy.

10:30 am - 12 noon
Instrument Petting Zoo at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, 3rd Floor. Sponsored by Rockport Music.

11 am - 3 pm
Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest throughout downtown. Registration located at the corner of School & Main Streets.

Spirit of the Motif: a wandering dramatic presentation throughout downtown.

11 am & 11:30 am
Puppet Show by Adventures with Amy at The Paper Mermaid on Main Street.

12 noon - 1 pm
Back Bay Brass Quintet at the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Sponsored by Rockport Music. Concert is free, tickets on a first-come, first-served basis.

12 noon - 2 pm
Photography Reception at the Rockport Art Association. Enjoy this opportunity to the photographers behind the juried work of the RAA at this free reception.

1 pm - 3 pm
Nat Simpkins Band New Orleans Jazz & Blues with Henri Smith.

1 pm - 4 pm
Face-painting with artist Kristine Karvelas in Harvey Park

12 noon
Merrimac Valley Rounders in Dock Square. A lively mix of bluegrass standards & originals.

2 pm
Film: The Fish Shack Float That Charmed Chicago at The Old Firehouse Trust. Click HERE for movie trailer.

The Rockport Legion Band in Harvey Park. Click HERE for Band information.

2pm & 2:20 pm
Puppet Show by Adventures with Amy at The Paper Mermaid on Main Street

4 pm
Sidewalk Chalk Contest Winners announced in Dock Square

3 pm - 5 pm
Soul Force V in Dock Square. A fantastic blend of funk, soul & jazz.

4 pm - 4:45 pm
Words Before Dinner Poetry Event at the Old Firehouse Trust. Original poems inspired by life on Cape Ann.

6:30 pm
Festival Finale: Vintage Rockport on Film with Twin Lights tonic at the Old Firehouse Trust (provided courtesy of the Twin Lights Beverage Co.).