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View Unique Lighthouse Photography at the Firehouse in Newburyport

See David Zapatka's inspiring photography from September 12, to October 7, at the Firehouse Gallery. Despite their beloved symbolism many lighthouses are disappearing from the national landscape.  Lighthouse preservation can be a costly and complicated undertaking.  Although the almost … [Read more...]

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Events for September 2018

Learn more about your local National Wildlife Refuge this month and be part of the effort to conserve our wild and open spaces. View the September 2018 scheduled programs. Program: Shorebirds of the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Thursday, September 6th, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. The … [Read more...]

Sports, Football and Role Models in Newburyport

I love football. I never thought I would say that, but I do. The sound of Monday Night football’s “Are you ready for some football?” and the brass fanfare cued up for other games makes me happy. It makes me want to pop popcorn, grab my favorite blankie and curl up on the couch to cheer for the … [Read more...]

Documentary Film Festival Headlines September in Newburyport

Mark your calendar for September 14-16 and save the date!  The Newburyport Documentary Film Festival will be launching its 13th Season and celebrating a brand new look for 2018. Newburyport's own festival will present a new look which includes a logo and website built by MacPhee Design Group … [Read more...]

Firehouse Exhibit Hall Presents Musician Portraits By Coviello

Photography by Rocco Coviello will be on exhibit August 15-September 9.  The Artist's reception is August 25, from 3-5pm. Rocco Coviello has now been shooting shows for over 40 years. Coviello's love of photography began while he was in high school, the art form has remained a passion since. … [Read more...]

Flirting on the Newburyport Boardwalk 2018

You NEVER KNOW who you will run into on the Newburyport Boardwalk ! … [Read more...]

Newburyport Firehouse Theater Art Exhibit Highlights “The Water’s Edge”

Susan Ellis presents "At the Water's Edge", exhibiting at the Firehouse from July 18, 2018 –August 12; artist reception July 21, 3-5pm. This series will show pastel paintings inspired by both the harsh reality, and the beauty of the life of clam diggers on the North Shore’s mud flats. About … [Read more...]

Famous Boston Rivalries – Newburyport vs. Portsmouth

There are many famous rivalries which stir vigorous and heated public debate; the Red Sox vs. the Yankees, Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi, Hampton or Crane's, cake vs. pie, Celtics vs. Lakers, the North Shore vs. the South Shore, and yes, Newburyport vs. Portsmouth. Of course, I think Newburyport wins … [Read more...]

2018 Yankee Homecoming Brings Community Spirit and Temporal Unity

The theme for this year’s Yankee Homecoming is “Celebrate  Seaport  Pride” ~ It is the committee's hope to encompass the rich maritime history, charm, and recreational offerings of Newburyport, while also shining a light on the community pride and commitment so many Newburyport residents … [Read more...]

2018 Castle Hill Picnic Concerts Highlight Summer on the North Shore

The schedule is out for the magical Castle Hill Picnic Concert series in 2018. There is no more beautiful venue for the mixed sounds of the Atlantic and the area's top musicians.  Trustee members pay $20 per car.  Food and beverages are available at the venue.  Some restrictions on beverages - … [Read more...]

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