ROCKPORT — Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St., offers a Holiday Family Movie Series Saturdays through mid-December.

Saturday, Dec. 3, 3:30 p.m: “Elf” and Elf Yourself activity. Celebrate Christmas By The Sea with a family festive screening of the popular 2003 Christmas comedy “Elf,” starring Will Ferrell as a human raised by Santa’s elves. Run time is 1 hr., 37 min. Participate in an Elf Yourself activity before the movie starts at 4 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 10, 3:30 p.m.: This 2018 computer-animated version of “The Grinch” tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous holiday spirit. Run time is 1 hr., 39 min.

Saturday, Dec. 17, 3:30 p.m.: Share some holiday magic with your family with this screening of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” where an angel is sent from heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. Starring James Stewart and Donna Reed, directed by Frank Capra. Run time is 2 hrs., 10 min.

The screenings are free and open to everyone. Please register online at or call 207-691-7388.