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Local information about Newburyport, MA and the businesses that call Newburyport home including the local restaurants, real estate agents, hotels, antique shops and tourist attractions. Newburyport is on of the smallest cities in the state of Massachusetts, but it is certainly one of the most beautiful oceanside community!

The city has a strong tourist industry including a favorite destination for art lovers. Here you will find a most charming and large downtown area full of art galleries, specialty shops, historic B&B's, and terrific restaurants.

Newburyport is home to many large and gracious Federalist homes that were built by fortunes acquired by whaling and clipper ship owners living during the 19th century. Don't forget to visit Plum Island, an oceanfront wildlife refuge which also contains lovely beachfront and adorable summer homes and cottages.

Newburyport is very proud of its history and justifiably so, Newburyport staged the first tea party in opposition to England's tax on tea and it was well before the more famous one in Boston Mass. Newburyport is also proud to be the birth place of the United States Coast Guard since the first ship commissioned for the Coast guard was built here and named the frigate Massachusetts.

In the early 1960's, Newburyport used state and federal funds to launch a massive redevelopment scheme to reclaim its historic neighborhoods made of granite, cobblestones and to update their utilities such as water and sewer. At the same time in order to prepare for a profitable present and future, Newburyport built an industrial park which now houses many diversified small industries.

Many residents commute daily to Boston via Route 95 and on the commuter rail. Residents are proud of the fact that many families have lived in the city for generations, but they are just as proud of the fact that the city welcomes newcomers and the new ideas they bring. So come to Newburyport and experience the history, beauty and hospitality!

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American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Dec 11, 2014 2 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14 )
PeaceWork


When: Nov 15, 2014 9:15:00 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sat, 15 Nov 2014 21:15:00 )
Thea Hopkins
Age Limit: All Ages

Thea Hopkins



When: Nov 8, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sat, 08 Nov 2014 20 )
Greg Klyma
GREG KLYMA (http://klyma.com) an old school troubadour with contemporary savvy Greg Klyma is a prolific songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and seasoned performer, bringing to every stage a catalog of material that assumes his audiences are both smart and able to laugh. His birth date puts him squarely in the middle of Generation X, but Greg is an old-school troubadour. His enduring themes, articulate and amusing stories, and populist ideals make him one of those rare young artists who is carrying the torch of Woody and Ramblin' Jack. He rolls in off the road, pulls out a guitar, and proceeds to take us back to the basics: family, love, gratitude, and laughter. It's the timeless art of the true troubadour, keeping alive the American folk tradition. 15 years into a career that has yielded seven albums, dozens of national tours, and the acclaim of folk's most prestigious reviewers, Greg's eager fans paid for his new album. Completing the online fundraising well ahead of schedule, Klyma delivers an emotionally charged blend of fan favorites from recent tours, and plenty of never-before-heard material on his eighth album, Another Man's Treasure. Long known as a passionate and largely positive populist, Klyma's new album showcases an impressively matured songwriting talent. Travelling the perilous landscape of love, Another Man's Treasure admits sadness, anger, regret and profound tenderness. Going beyond the Woody Guthrie/Mark Twain sass of recent years, Klyma shows himself navigating intimacy as a thoroughly modern man. But this blue-collar boy knows when to swallow the heartbreak, and so the album rallies with an equal measure of punky sing-alongs and bootstrap lifters.

When: Dec 6, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 20 )
Bees Deluxe


When: Jan 17, 2015 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 20 )
Adam Payne / 2ADAM12


When: Dec 12, 2014 9 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21 )
Adam Lufkin Trio
Age Limit: 21+

Adam Lufkin Trio



When: Nov 26, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts
Cost: $5.00 (Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20 )
The Dubious Brothers
8pm to 10:30pm!! Come on down!

When: Nov 21, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20 )
4th Annual Flag Day 5K


When: Jun 13, 2015 12 AM to Jun 13, 2015 12 AMin Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Jun 2015 00 )
Willie J Laws Band - "The Last Prophet of the Funky Texas Blues"
A wonderful restaurant with great food and great music!

When: Jan 18, 2015 6 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 18 )
Chuck Walker Trio
Join the Chuck Walker Quartet for a haunted evening of classic Halloween tunes like Monster Mash, I Put a Spell on You, Frankenstein, and more. Fun for the whole family, come in costume and win a prize!

When: Oct 31, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20 )
Chuck Walker Trio


When: Dec 27, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sat, 27 Dec 2014 20 )
Susan Levine
Singer-songwriter Susan Levine draws inspiration from a life full of contrasts. She has been an itinerant performer, a student at Harvard, an actress in New York, a waitress in Santa Fe, a music therapist, and most recently, a mother. Her songs chronicle the emotional and physical landscapes of the in-between – the haves and have-nots, the loved and the abandoned, the sad but hopeful. A finalist in the 2008 Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk Competition, a 2008 Tri-Centric Showcase Artist at the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference, and a finalist in the 2005 International Songwriting Competition, the 2004 Rocky Mountain Folks Fest, the 2004 Rose Garden Coffeehouse Performing Songwriter Competition, and the 2002 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist Competition, she is described by Marilyn Rea Beyer (WUMB Folk Radio) as ?®? smart writer with a warm voice that can send chills down your spine.” Susan's songs are unique and memorable blends of folk, pop, Americana and country, suffused with poetic vision and sung with a distinctive voice described by Richard Fox, of WCUW FM, as "flowing and expressive, powerful yet capable of wrapping you up with warmth and tenderness." This voice, completely her own, yet often likened in its range and flexibility to Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton and Nanci Griffith, causes audiences to take notice; the poetry and heart in her lyrics, and the emotional investment in her performances cause audiences to really listen and come back for more. Susan's 2nd cd, Atlas (2007), produced and recorded by Tom Eaton at Thomas Eaton Recording, Newburyport, MA, was lauded by the Boston Herald: "Introspective, melodic folk-pop simply doesn? get much finer than the new CD by Newburyport?-? Levine. That rare album where a whole mind and heart is revealed."

When: Jan 10, 2015 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 20 )
Michael Bernier & The UPRISING
Michael Bernier, a native to Massachusetts, is a roots-soul singer songwriter that performs nationally as an acoustic act. Michael's dynamic vocal expression and evocative lyrics have lead to his vast success as a solo performer. His sound has been compared to those of Xavier Rudd, Ben Harper, and Marvin Gaye. Michael's humanitarian ways, vagabond lifestyle, and ability to embrace the road have inspired the lives of many. Michael's music delivers and underlying theme that encourages listeners to enjoy theirs lives and to take advantage of the moment. The songs of Michael Bernier are featured on radio stations and television programs across the country and continue to find their way to more dedicated listeners each day. Please learn more about Michael Bernier and keep up with his tour schedule and latest releases at www.MichaelBernierAndTheUPRISING.com Michael Bernier loves you.

When: Dec 19, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20 )
Chuck Walker Trio


When: Dec 13, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Dec 2014 20 )
Dave Drouin
Age Limit: All Ages

Dave Drouin



When: Dec 26, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE (Fri, 26 Dec 2014 20 )
Newburyport's Holiday Invitation Night
Mark your calendars, book a babysitter and call your friends to make plans for two great nights in Newburyport! Enjoy merchant hospitality, live entertainment, fabulous shopping and dining - and of course the spirit of the holidays - in beautiful and festive downtown Newburyport and The Tannery!

When: Dec 5, 2014 6 PM to Dec 5, 2014 9 PMin Newburyport, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 18 )
The Take


When: Nov 28, 2014 9 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21 )
THIRDMANHIGH


When: Dec 13, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Dec 2014 20 )
Susan Levine- Doug Kwartler


When: Nov 2, 2014 9 AM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 09 )
Newburyport's Santa Parade & Tree Lighting
A Newburyport tradition! As the holiday season approaches, Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive in the most fitting way for this seaport town... by US Coast Guard boat! Welcome Santa on the Sunday after Thanksgiving as he and Mrs. Claus dock at the boardwalk and begin to parade through downtown Newburyport, then gather in Market Square for the annual Christmas tree lighting and carols.

When: Nov 30, 2014 3 PM to Nov 30, 2014 5 PMin Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sun, 30 Nov 2014 15 )
Lively Kids, Newburyport - Hosting Silhouette Artist, Erik Johnson, $25 silhouettes

Lively Kids will be hosting silhouette artist, Erik Johnson!! Erik is a highly skilled, 3rd generation silhouette artist, who learned the craft from his father. Within minutes, Erik hand cuts each silhouette by just looking at the subject's profile. When he's done you'll have an amazing keepsake silhouette of you, your child, significant other, etc. Silhouettes make great gifts! 

Sign-ups are FREE!

Silhouettes are $25 each, a duplicate of the same person is $15.

Framing is available. Cash and credit cards accepted.



When: Nov 6, 2014 2 PM to Nov 6, 2014 6 PMin Newburyport, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14 )
NHS Class of 2009 Five Year Reunion

Hey y'all!

Please join your fellow '09ers for our first class reunion the night after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 28th. The reunion will be held at the brand spankin' new Nixs Ten Center in downtown Newburyport, from 7-10pm.

Crazy to think, but it’s been more than 5 years since we stumbled across the grass of World War Memorial Stadium to receive our hard-earned diplomas. Only a short time later, it truly is impressive how far we’ve come. Whether insert ‘09er here is hunkered-down find their way in the business world, studying from the bounds of our hometown, gracing the big screen of a theater near you or working hard to figure it out… we all have reason to celebrate!

Your $09 ticket price (+fees, sorry) includes two drink tickets, lots of tasty food to munch on, entertainment from a surprise musical guest, and the overall good vibes that come from being around such a rad group of ’09 grads. We've aimed to make this reunion as cool and (sometimes) classy as the NHS Class of 2009 is itself so no, you won't be expected to wear a nametag with your current life stage.  That being said, please limit guests to ‘09ers only if possibleSpace is limited.

Please come celebrate where the lives of ’09 have gone so far and where we’re going next! Can’t wait to see you there!



When: Nov 28, 2014 7 PM to Nov 28, 2014 10 PMin Newburyport, Massachusetts (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19 )
Halloween Dance and Auction (Sold out!)
Halloween Dance and Auction, Dance to the sounds of "Don't Call me Shirley" . Cash Bar . Food from Local Restaurants . Silent and Live Auction . Costumes are encouraged



When: Oct 31, 2014 7 PM to Oct 31, 2014 11 PMin Newburyport, Massachusetts
Cost: 20 - 20 USD (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19 )
Adam Payne / 2ADAM12


When: Oct 31, 2014 9 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21 )
Newburyport River Run 1/2 Marathon and 5k


When: May 31, 2015 12 AM to May 31, 2015 12 AMin Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sun, 31 May 2015 00 )
Merrohawke Nature School

Merrohawke Nature School, home of BOAT CAMP, Forest Kindergarten & Teen Wilderness Programs, offers nature-based programs year-round for all ages, ashore and afloat in support of its mission to inspire a lifelong connection to land and sea.



When: Oct 7, 2014 12 AM to May 26, 2015 12 AMin Newburyport, Massachusetts (Tue, 07 Oct 2014 00 )
Film: Song of the New Earth: Tom Kenyon and the Power of Sound
The film premiered at the 40th Annual Seattle International Film Festival to two sell-out audiences and is now screening in select US theaters as well as community screenings all over the country. The DVD will be released in November 2014. An award winning team including Ward Serrill (The Heart of the Game, Miramax), editor Eric Frith (Eden), New York Times animator Drew Christie and Producer Betsy Chasse (What The Bleep Do We Know?!) present the extraordinary life of Tom Kenyon, a country singer turned brain scientist and sound shaman. Tom Kenyon was on his way to fame as a country singer in Nashville when he began to experience uninvited paranormal states of consciousness. His quest to understand these experiences sent him on a journey into Tibetan Buddhism, Yoga, mystical Christianity, Shamanism, the Taoism of China, and Egyptian alchemy The film follows Kenyon's journey from the stage on Broadway, to giant caves in the south of France, the golden-chandeliered symphony halls of Vienna and finally to the snowy peaks of Tibet, performing with his unique - almost four octave range - voice which has earned him a worldwide



When: Oct 25, 2014 8 PM to Oct 25, 2014 10 PMin Newburyport, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 15 USD (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20 )
Clippertones


When: Oct 24, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20 )
Adam Payne / 2ADAM12
Private Show: 9p-MID / http://www.nixstencenter.com/

When: Oct 24, 2014 9 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21 )
Danny Harrington Live at Oregano OCTOBER 23rd 2014 @7

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4yqx4GHLyI

Do Not Miss Out on this performance!!!

 

above is a video link see for yourself!



When: Oct 23, 2014 7 PM to Oct 23, 2014 10 PMin Newburyport, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19 )
Ladies Night Out Run, Wine & Chocolate 5K


When: Dec 13, 2014 12 AM to Dec 13, 2014 12 AMin Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00 )
Dave Drouin
Age Limit: All Ages

Dave Drouin



When: Nov 7, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE (Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20 )
New Orleans Suspects
Age Limit: All Ages

New Orleans Suspects



When: Nov 14, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts
Cost: $30 in advance; $35 day of show, $10 for ages 18 and under (Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Nov 24, 2014 2 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14 )
Ol' Brown Shoe - The Breaks
Age Limit: 21+

Ol' Brown Shoe

The Breakswebsite:

When: Oct 30, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts
Cost: $5.00 / $3.00 with costume (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20 )
Steve Carter
Age Limit: All Ages

Steve Carter



When: Oct 23, 2014 6 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts
Cost: No cover charge (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18 )
Local Food Networking at Chococoa Baking Company

Local Foods Networking at

Chococoa Banking Company

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 8:30 to 9:30 AM FREE

located at 50 Water St., The Tannery Mill Building #1, Newburyport, MA 01950

Join us for another great Local Food networking event at Chococoa Baking Company in beautiful Newburyport, MA!

Come meet other members of the Local Foods Initiative at the local food establishment Chocoa Baking Company. Chococoa Baking Compan is one of the great success stories of the Local Food movement.  Husband and wife, Alan Mons and Julie Ganong leave the world of Corporate America, with the help of an old family recipe, and decide to start a food business. Now they have a flourishing retail and wholesale business, plus their beautiful cafe in downton Newburyport!

Click here to read a feature article on the story of Chococoa Baking Company, as it appeared a few days ago in The Wall Street Journal!

Complimentary coffee and some delicious treats (which I assume must include some Whoopie Pies) will be available for your delectation. A special thanks to Julie Ganong and AlanMons for hosting this event and providing food and drink for our morning consumption! Click on the links for more information about Chococoa Baking Company.



When: Nov 12, 2014 8 AM to Nov 12, 2014 9 AMin Newburyport, Massachusetts (Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08 )
Steve Carter
Age Limit: All Ages

Steve Carter



When: Oct 26, 2014 1 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts
Cost: No cover charge (Sun, 26 Oct 2014 13 )
Newburyport Maudslay TURKEY TROT


When: Nov 27, 2014 12 AM to Nov 27, 2014 12 AMin Newburyport, Massachusetts (Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00 )
Adam Payne / 2ADAM12
9p-MID | http://www.nixstencenter.com/

When: Nov 21, 2014 9 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21 )
Jack's Hat, A Stage Three Workshop Production of Charles Van Eman in his original one-man play
In Jack's Hat, writer and performer, Charles Van Eman, portrays four distinct and individually drawn characters. Although each is separated in time and station, their lives are connected in surprising waysthrough a hata hat with bullet holes and history. As their stories unfold, we see how each man tries to know, and do, the right thing. Through their successes and failures, we understand the threads of humanity that unite us in a common experience. Charles Van Eman brings a vast depth and breadth of experience to his one-man show. His numerous acting credits include stage, film (96 Minutes, The Joneses, Riddle) and television (CSI Miami, Vampire Diaries, Reckless, Chasing Life, The Colbys, Days of Our Lives, and All My Children, ). Up next for Charles is Sea of Trees with Matthew McConaughey, directed by Gus Van Sant. Charles has published two novels, On the Way to Pomona and The Weight of Loss. Original music by Matthew Bernstein. Jack's Hat runs with no intermission. There is adult content. This Stage Three Workshop Production is made possible by a generous grant from Friendship Foundation. At TASN, The Stage Three Workshop Production Series is a professional theater laboratory experience designed to promote the development of new works. In 2010, Jack's Hat was presented in our theatre as a staged reading by the North Shore Readers Theatre Collaborative (NSRTC), qualifying it to be considered for Stage Three. A workshop production is a full-scale production in terms of sets, costumes, lighting, and staging. Workshop productions are an integral step for the playwright in completing the piece before it makes its actual premier. Venues like TASN are vital for the development of new plays and introduction of new work into mainstream theater. The process: The director and cast work with the playwright during the rehearsal period, refining and trimming the play. Set and lighting design often become integral to the defining and refining of a new play as well. The purpose of such a production is to get a new play on its feet in a physical setting to see what works and what doesn't. Finally, a play isn't complete until it is presented to an audience.



When: Nov 7, 2014 8 PM to Nov 7, 2014 10 PMin Newburyport, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 18 USD (Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20 )
73 Duster


When: Nov 28, 2014 7 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19 )
Susan Levine- Doug Kwartler


When: Nov 29, 2014 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 20 )
Newburyport Fall Beer Festival

Beer, beer and more beer... and some food too.  Come sample dozens of craft brews!  

Featuring:  Newburyport Brewing Co., RiverWalk Brewery, Baxter Brewing, Cape Ann Brewery, Sebago Brewing, Downeast Cider and more!

Tickets are $25 online or $30 at the door...  buy your tickets now!!!



When: Nov 8, 2014 1 PM to Nov 8, 2014 4 PMin Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sat, 08 Nov 2014 13 )
Fall Family Sessions

My favorite time of the year!!

Who is ready to have a fun fall family outing with a gorgeous background of pumpkins, colorful leaves, and more?

This session will be a Perfect time to update those family pictures! From little ones to large families. Anyone is welcome!

I am offering Fall photoshoots for families, both small and large!

Session fee per family $90

30 minute sessions

At least 20 images in an online gallery for sharing online or for downloading in full quality for printing

This event will take place on the following dates at these locations:

Cider Hill Farm, Amesbury, MA – Saturday, October 25, 2014 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, MA  -Sunday, October 26, 2014  - 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm



When: Oct 25, 2014 9 AM to Oct 26, 2014 5 PMin Newburyport, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09 )

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