Travel

Tall Ships Sail Into Newburyport and Boston for 2017

Three tall ships will sail into Newburyport harbor during Maritime Days on May 24-29. They will dock for five days on the waterfront right behind the Custom House Maritime Museum, at 25 Water St.  The ships will be the highlight of the museum’s popular annual event. Last May, the tall ship El … [Read more...]

Spring Tours at Parker River Wild Refuge Newburyport

Earth Day is in April 22 ! Special EARTH DAY Eve Film Screening: Rachel Carson Friday, April 21st, 7 – 9pm Featuring the voice of Mary-Louise Parker as the influential writer and scientist Rachel Carson. An intimate portrait of the woman whose groundbreaking books … [Read more...]

Film Fest Shorts in Newburyport Brighten April

The 2017 Earth Port Film Festival will be on Sunday, April 23, 6pm, at the Firehouse theater in beautiful Newburyport. The festival, now in it’s 6th year, screens short films that tell engaging and inspiring stories of people and communities around the world taking action to address the … [Read more...]

NBPT Literary Festival

NBPT Literary Festival is on April 28/29, 2017 We are proud to announce our 2017 honoree, Jeff Kinney FULL SCHEDULE TBA Born on February 19, 1971, Jeff Kinney is an American writer whose talents are not limited to writing alone. He is also a cartoonist, producer and game designer in addition … [Read more...]

Firehouse Theater Events for March/April

Love/Sick - March 23-April 2 by John Cariani A Firehouse Production. From the writer of “Almost, Maine” comes a collection of nine slighty twisted and completely hilarious vignettes about the pain and joy that comes with being in love. “A whimsical romantic comedy. In the nine vignettes … [Read more...]

Newburyport’s Wildlife Refuge Offers Guided Tours This Winter

Behind the Scenes Refuge Tour of Parker River NWR --------------------------- Join a refuge ranger for a behind the scenes tour of Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. Tours will be conducted via refuge van, with several brief “drive by” stops along the way. The tour … [Read more...]

See an American in Paris This Fall

Plan a babysitter.  Dress to the nines. Get yourselves to the Wang in Boston or Bushnell in Hartford this November . (Some of us will always call it the Wang.) Performed October 25-November 6 in Boston -OR- November 15-20 in Hartford, CT. (Have you seen the Mark Twain house yet?)  The … [Read more...]

Lazy Summer Days Enjoy A Whale Watch in Newburyport

Although we admit to a slight motion sickness problem (!) we would strongly recommend the Newburyport Whale watch for 2016. Some of our finest photographs were taken on this journey (and we learned the benefits of ginger candy on a deep sea voyage). Climb aboard the Captains Lady III and begin … [Read more...]

Trustees Property a Special Spot in Greater Newburyport

The Trustees' properties in Greater Newburyport are amazing places to visit for a day or weekend. Go to the "event search" to see what is going on for the week. Father's Day will see a "Bluegrass" BBQ at Appleton Farm in Hamilton. A unique way to get out and get in the country vibes a short drive … [Read more...]

Route 66 Photography at Firehouse NBPT

March Exhibit at the Firehouse Theater... Richard Perry is an award winning and broadly exhibited photographer whose portfolio "Route 66, Oklahoma” is a haunting series of portals and passageways into “time past” along this iconic American roadway. Finely detailed and sharply focused, Perry’s … [Read more...]

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