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Firehouse Exhibit Hall Features Kimbell Seascapes

Showing at the Firehouse exhibit hall in Newburyport, now through July 15, the "My Dune Road" series by Rose Kimbell. Kimbell graduated with her B.F.A. from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA in 2012.  Having focused on oil painting during her time at the School Museum of Fine … [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...]

2018 Newburyport Garden Tour Will Stir and Surprise

"We must cultivate our own garden..." Voltaire The 39th annual Newburyport Garden Tour will be held on June 9 and 10, from 10-4pm. The Museum of Old Newbury's annual tour marks the beginning of summer in Newburyport. Spend the weekend exploring some of the area's loveliest private gardens, … [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...]

Johnson’s Beaded Landscapes Showing at the Firehouse in Newburyport

Showing from April 25-May 20! From a distance, Douglas W. Johnson’s landscapes appear to be painted with dots of color, reminiscent of the pointillist technique Vincent Van Gogh used to create his renowned 1887 self-portrait, or the impressionism technique used by Monet used to create his Field … [Read more...]

Earth Day Shines Brightly in Beautiful Newburyport

The Parker River Wildlife Refuge in Newburyport is putting on the Ritz for Earth Day. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22.  Worldwide events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.  First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day now encompasses events in more than 193 … [Read more...]

Successful Newburyport Literary Festival Celebrates Thirteenth Year

They often say no one reads anymore.  Actually, that couldn't be further from the truth for many.  Friday April 27th, the Newburyport Literary Festival will begin the much loved event at the The Old South Church on Federal Street. Leaders, activists, CEOs, and top level executives out read most … [Read more...]

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