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Plan a Date night at the Screening Room in Newburyport this Fall

In September be sure to see FAHRENHEIT  11/9 and THE WIFE at the Screening Room theater. Take in dinner first at Brine, Mandarava or Loretta, all within two blocks from the theater. There will be two thought provoking films at the Screening Room during September and October. … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Firehouse in Newburyport Presents the Graceful Work of Lawrence Young

Lawrence Young graces the Firehouse Art Gallery May 23 - June 17! Prior to Laurence Young’s 28-year career as a painter He grew up in Newton Massachusetts. Young graduated with honors from the University of Hartford with a BFA in art education in 74’ After 3 year as an art teacher in Bloomfield, … [Read more...]

Plum Island Lighthouse Offers Summer Tours

Friends of PI Light are offering tours of the small but sturdy lighthouse at the north end of Plum Island this summer.  They will be held monthly will guides. Learn all about the history of Plum Island lighthouses which have guarded the Merrimack River entrance to the sea since 1788. Tours and … [Read more...]

Best Date Night? Dinner and a Movie at the Screening Room in Newburyport

The Screening Room, on State Street in Newburyport, has a wonderful intimate quality seating under one hundred people, and often staffed by the owners themselves. Some amazing restaurants are only two minutes away, and range from the vegan Mandarava, to a true local diner (Angies), and the more … [Read more...]

Newburyport Spring Festival Marks Memorial Day Weekend

A Newburyport tradition for over 30 years. Visit us Sunday & Monday of Memorial Day Weekend. Great live music, art, fine crafts, activities for kids, shopping in Newburyport's finest stores and food from Newburyport's best restaurants. Vendors will be on State Street and Pleasant Street … [Read more...]

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