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American Music & Harvest Festival

In Toe-Tapping Support of Newburyport Schools

A Newburyport Education Foundation Fundraiser

Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 29th from 10 am – 8 pm for the annual American Music & Harvest Festival.  This is a wonderful Fall event held at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm in Newbury, MA. Several bands will perform live at the American Music & Harvest Festival to benefit the Newburyport Education Foundation. Funds from this event benefit many local public and private schools in the Greater Newburyport community.

Families will enjoy great live music, as well as several farm activities including tractor rides, scarecrow building and corn husking. The 2018 line-up includes Barrence Whitfield, Jenny Dee & the Delinquents, Julie Rhodes, Soggy Po Boys, Busted Jug Band, Freevolt, The Portermen, and Chuck Walker Jazz.

Tickets can be purchased the day of the event if they don’t sell out but we recommend purchasing in advance.

  • $15.00  –  Advanced Pricing – Individual
  • $30.00  –  Advanced Pricing – Family (Two Adults & All Children)

Vendors selling delicious apple cider donuts and other treats were on hand and the Essex Base Ball Association (played by 1861 rules) providing an extra special touch to the benefit.

As a primary sponsor of the event, “the mission of the Newburyport Education Foundation (NEF) is to bring philanthropy into the schools within our Greater Newburyport Community and to generate financial resources that will enhance the quality of public education.” Proceeds from this event benefit: Amesbury Education Foundation, Georgetown Education Foundation, Gloucester Education Foundation, Immaculate Conception School, Ipswich Education Foundation, Masconomet Education Foundation, Pentucket Education Foundation, Triton Education Foundation, River Valley Charter School, and Rockport Education Foundation.

 

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