Local Stories

2017 Newburyport Holiday Home Tour

Need a little shot of Christmas spirit? The 24th annual Newburyport Holiday House Tour will take place on Saturday, December 9th, from 10-4pm! The tour will include an exciting collection of private homes and unique community treasures reflecting four centuries of greater Newburyport's cultural … [Read more...]

Sea Festival of Trees Lights Up the Holiday Season

The Fifth Annual -Sea Festival of Trees- will be open to the public from Saturday, November 18, through Sunday, December 3! A 15-day holiday wonderland by the sea, located at the Blue Ocean Event Center on Salisbury Beach. Mark your calendar for a giant maze of sparkling holiday trees, … [Read more...]

Firehouse Heats Up November and December

The Firehouse Theater in Newburyport has a great variety of entertainment for the end of 2017. Classic films are back on the schedule.  Musical guests will stir your soul.  Live theater will awaken all of the senses. Take a look at their website and plan a night out with friends, old or … [Read more...]

2017 Newburyport Fall Festival Brings Scarecrows and Song

She loves him the most....and we just love the autumn weather here in Newburyport.  The North Shore keeps shining through the cooler weather. Cider doughnuts and apple pie at Russell's or Cider Hill? Pumpkins at Tendercrop?  Long walks through the falling leaves in Maudslay?  Football and Turkey … [Read more...]

12th Annual Newburyport Documentary Film Festival in 2017

The 12th annual Newburyport Film Festival will take place from Friday, September 15th, to Sunday, September 17th, at the Firehouse theater and the Screening Room theater. Short films will range from seven minutes to 93 minutes, and will cover topical and true stories that are shaping the world we … [Read more...]

Firehouse Theater’s Featured Artist Mixes Things Up

“Color Me In”  is an exhibit of remarkable oil paintings by Mia Cross which can be viewed at the Firehouse Theater in Newburyport from August 16 to September 10. Her original and layered work features whimsical yet wistful portraiture composed from a mosaic of color swatches and patterns.  It is … [Read more...]

Newburyport Outdoor Movies in August 2017

Fun for all ages on the waterfront.  Not many things could be better than watching a movie OUTSIDE on Waterfront Park.  It harkens back to nights at the drive-in back in the day....but you are not separated by the rows of station wagons. Visit the new SeaLevel restaurant....see some art at the … [Read more...]

17th Annual Newburyport Kitchen Tour

The 17th Annual Newburyport Kitchen Tour will showcase some of the City's most admirable culinary temples. Our kitchens have been transformed in the last twenty years from a place of drudgery into a true heart of the home.  Practically speaking, it is one of the best areas to invest money into … [Read more...]

Newburyport Hosts Art Walks and Art Classes in 2017

On two Saturdays, June 17 and August 19 (11-6pm) - enjoy a wonderful stroll through beautiful Newburyport, visiting our thought provoking art galleries. There are a variety of styles and mediums to contemplate. Viewing art, like hearing good music, stimulates the senses and heightens your … [Read more...]

Visit the Charming Screening Room in Newburyport

The Screening Room has been a beloved local theater on State Street for thirty-five years. The road to starting this independent gem was, however, long and arduous. Nothing good ever comes easy. In February, 1977, Nancy Langsam and Andrew Mungo met socially and realized that they shared a … [Read more...]

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