Welcome to NEW YEAR’S ROCKPORT EVE: the web site that is dedicated to celebration. We celebrate the future, the joy of sharing a special evening with family, friends and neighbors and our hope that a New Year will bring good health, happiness and new opportunities.
An important note from the NYRE organizer, Claire Franklin and her committee:
Thank You to everyone who came out to celebrate New Year’s Rockport Eve 2014!
If you can afford to send in a donation, no amount is too small; $5, $10, any amount will be accepted. The checks can be made out to New Year’s Rockport Eve, Inc. (or N.Y.R.E.) and can be sent to Granite Savings Bank, PO Box 180, Rockport, MA 01966. You could also walk in and make your donation at the bank and the tellers will send me the receipt.
I hope you all have a Healthy New Year to come.
Thank you in advance,
Claire Franklin Adam Hill
Suzan Galpin Sue-Ellen Kresh
Susan Glasser Celene Lyon
Jeana Grady Geof Lyon
Jim Grady Seania McCarthy
We will entertain you with clowns, cowboys, magicians, musicians – classical, pop, jazz, Dixieland, folk, country, gospel swing and rock and roll – ventriloquists, dance, drama, puppets, and MUCH, MUCH MORE! And, we have planned a spectacular midnight event that will be a truly memorable welcome to the beginning of a new year.
Buy your buttons before December 31 to save money! See the button prices below.
|Age 18 or older||Age 13 – 17||Age 4 – 12||Age 3 or younger|
|Before Dec. 31||$17||$12||$5||FREE|
Buttons can be purchased at the following locations:
New for 2014! R3 Sons Fun Emporium, 6 Dock Square
Also New for 2014! Rite Aid, Whistlestop Mall
Bean & Leaf Cafe, 12 Bearskin Neck
John Tarr Store, Main St.
Smith hardware & Lumber at the Lumber Desk, 3 Station Square
Toad Hall Bookstore, Main St.
New for 2014! Building Center, Harbor Loop
Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, Commercial St.
House of the Raven, Main Street
Wally’s Blackburn Bistro, Blackburn Industrial Park
Buttons can also be purchased online with a credit card or a PayPal account. Select the applicable button price, click the Add to Cart button below, and select the quantity on the Shopping Cart page. Click Check Out to complete your order, or click Continue Shopping to return to this page to add differently priced buttons to your order. There is a $1.00 convenience charge for each button purchased online which is reflected in the prices shown below. All online purchases are will-call: your name will be on a list at the Spiran Hall Ticket Office, and you can pick up your buttons there.
Reserve your buttons on-line early! On-line sales will end on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at midnight! After that time, you may purchase tickets after noon on Wednesday at Spiran Hall at the corner of Broadway and School Street.
Buttons may also be purchased by emailing Claire Franklin. A $2.00 handling fee will be added to all buttons purchased through mail order.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION: Can I buy buttons on the 31st?
Buttons will be sold on December 31st at Spiran Hall (our headquarters) on the corner of Broadway & School Street from noon ’til 11pm.
Bean & Leaf Cafe will be selling buttons at 12 Bearskin Neck and will be open ’til Midnight on December 31st.
Plenty of on street parking downtown Rockport, no meters.
Many of our inns, B&B’s, and motels will be open and we suggest you make your reservations early. Click on the Food/Lodging link for a list of Rockport Inns with links to many of their web sites courtesy of rockportusa.com.
New Year’s Rockport Eve is continually engaged in Fundraising, We would also welcome any donations (no amount is too small) by mailing your check made out to NYRE to Granite Savings Bank, PO Box 180, Rockport, MA 01966. We also offer items for sale. Please click on the Store button on the site navigation to order NYRE souvenirs.