Great Pairings April Showers and Screening Room Indie Films

There are few better date nights in the world than dinner in beautiful Newburyport, and a short walk to the historic Screening Room movie theater. The Screening Room on State Street finds the best independent films to appeal to those who like to stimulate new ideas and new conversations about the … [Read more...]

Jabberwocky Bookstore Brings in Two Great Events for March

On Friday, March 30, Jabberwocky at the Tannery will present a book signing event for "The Heavens Might Crack: The Death and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.   Local residant and prominent historian, Jason Sokol will speak about his latest book on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. … [Read more...]

Sculptor Recalls the Birth of Newburyport’s Swan Fountain on the Bartlett Mall

About the Newburyport Swan Fountain by Artist Jeffrey Briggs In February of 1986, an ice storm of note hit Newburyport.  The Bartlet Mall "Swan Fountain" collapsed and was damaged beyond repair.  I was commission to provide a new sculpture.  But first, a little history about the Pond on Bartlett … [Read more...]

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...]

Firehouse Heats Up 2017 in Newburyport

WARREN MILLER, Here there and everywhere TICKETS: $13.00 Adults $10.00 Members, Students, Seniors......Two Screenings Saturday, January 7, 2017; 3:00pm and 7:00pm It’s been 67 years since ski-film pioneer Warren Miller first picked up a camera to capture the wonder, adventure, humor, and … [Read more...]

Actors Studio Newburyport Celebrates the Season

All the World's a Stage....and the Actor's Studio in Newburyport can help you find your authentic voice.  Politician, businesswoman, nonprofit lead. Public Speaking can be daunting but it is essential to getting out a clear, coherent message that others can relate to. Even if you have no interest in … [Read more...]

August and September Events at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

Discover Plum Island, Newburyport Parker River National Wildlife Refuge - Behind the Scenes Tour Although the beaches are still closed most of the summer for our feathery friends the Plovers, there are some ways to see this wonderful national treasure. 1-Get up very early (lot fills by 7am) … [Read more...]

Hike into History at March Hill in Newburyport

Exactly one year ago my family adopted Martha.   She is a long-legged tan hound mix with a whole lot higher energy level than we bargained for. After living the past decade with a mellow and more timid canine, getting used to Martha’s exuberance took my family quite a while to get used to. … [Read more...]

Foreign Exchange Students Enrich Newburyport Life

I distinctly recall the moment that I met Linus. It was four years ago and I had just dragged myself through my front door, red and sweaty from Cross Country practice, only to be introduced for the very first time to my brother’s new German exchange student.  Rather than feel embarrassed, I … [Read more...]

Evening Strolls Wednesdays at Maudslay Newburyport

Back by popular demand for the 9th season! Join walkers for an evening stroll at Maudslay Park in Newburyport. Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This moderately paced walk will take you on every path in the park by the end of the season. Led by the park interpreter, you will experience the changes … [Read more...] is the property of HappyInNewburyport, LLC