Local Stories

The Actors Studio Serves Up a Spicy Treat

-Impossible Marriage-, they all are occasionally.  Playing through October 22 at the Actors Studio in the Tannery Marketplace.  Written by Beth Henley, Impossible Marriage is a witty and insightful play full of lush human landscapes. The playwright is best known for her play, Crimes of the Heart, … [Read more...]

Maudslay Park Celebrates Halloween 2017

Maudlay's halloween weekend is October 21 and 22 from 2-4pm. Dragons, Daenerys, Batman and Wonder Woman. Trump, Heffner and Pelosi. Tracking the top costumes each year is an interesting exercise in pop culture trends. Whether you are going to the Hawthorne Hotel or a home party, celebrating with … [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...]

Annual Garden Tour in Greater Newburyport Delights All

2017 marks the 140th anniversary of the Museum of Old Newbury's founding, and the 38th anniversary of its signature garden tour. This weekend-long event taking place June 10 and 11, offers access to a selection of beautiful private gardens throughout the historic Newburys. Start your day at … [Read more...]

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