5 things to do this weekend | The Catch - Gloucester Daily Times
Seaview Farm, Rockport's oldest working farm at 38 South St., offers a free old-fashioned Christmas event Saturday, Dec. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors will enjoy crafts, storytelling with Mary Jane Lane in the 1838 farmhouse living room, and Santa will stop in for photographs. There will be coffee, hot chocolate, baked goods, and farm store specials. Details at www.seaviewfarmrockport.com.
Rockport's Christmas Shopping & Art Gallery Stroll takes place Saturday, Dec. 8, and Sunday, Dec. 9, from noon to 4 p.m. or later. Look for gallery stroll banners at participating galleries, which will feature live music, wine, refreshments and artist demonstrations.
Melodies and Tea, a free concert featuring the folk quartet Lantern Light, takes place on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. as part of the Rocky Neck Art Colony's annual holiday show, "Winter Wonders," at the Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St., Gloucester. The show runs through Dec. 23. rockyneckartcolony.org.
Meet the artist at a reception for "Lisbon Portraits: Otto Laske's One Artist Show" from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main St. in Rockport. The show runs the end of the year.
"american/woman: an evening of new contemporary dance" is Saturday, Dec. 8, and Sunday, Dec. 9, at MAGMA, 11 Pleasant St., Gloucester, at 7:30 p.m. Inspired in part by national conversations regarding gender equality, reproductive choice, and the political landscape of the #MeToo era, these works are performed by nationally recognized dance artists and choreographers from each New England state. Advance tickets at magma.center/performances; general admission; and students, . Tickets at the door are ; and students, .