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Greater Newburyport Community Events Calendar

December 12, 2019
  • 5:00 PM
    Tree of Light Lighting
    When
    December 12, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Location
    Anna Jaques Hospital, 25 Highland Ave, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Annual Tree of Light Remembrance Lighting Hosted by the AJH Aid Association

    Tree of Light is a community-wide remembrance event organized by the Anna Jaques Hospital Aid Association. During this season of giving, we hope you choose to participate in this heartwarming fundraiser by purchasing a light for our AJH Remembrance Tree.

    Thursday, December 12, 2019 -at 5:00pm at the AJH Highland Avenue Entrance

    Light refreshments and entertainment to follow in the Higgins Conference Room.

    Use the online for, https://www.ajh.org/aid-association/treeoflight to have a name(s) included in the Tree of Light Scroll in honor or in memory of a loved one. For every light that shines from the tree, it shines in honor of someone special.

    Please select number of tributees below. For more than 10 names in each category, please contact the Community Health Foundation at 978-463-1176.

December 13, 2019
  • 5:00 PM
    North Shore Artisans Holiday Market
    When
    December 13, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Location
    First Religious Society Unitarian Universalist, 26 Pleasant St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    North Shore Artisans Holiday Market

    Art and fine crafts fill the Parish Hall of the Unitarian Church the first two weekends in December for your holiday shopping! We are open both Friday nights 5-9:30pm during "Invitation Night"(when shops in Newburyport are open late serving refreshments and live music) And all day Saturday from 10-4pm.

  • 5:00 PM
    Santa's Workshop
    When
    December 13, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Location
    Brown Square, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Santa's Workshop

    Bring the family to Newburyport's Brown Square to visit Santa in his traditional workshop, share your wish list, and snap a photo with Mr. Claus! Then enjoy strolling around beautiful downtown Newburyport which will be decorated for the holiday season.

  • 6:00 PM
    Newburyport Holiday Invitation Nights
    When
    December 13, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location
    Market Square, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Newburyport Holiday Invitation Nights
    Mark your calendars, book a babysitter, and call your friends to make plans for three great nights in Newburyport! Enjoy merchant hospitality, live entertainment, shopping, and dining in beautiful and festive downtown Newburyport, The Tannery, Merrimac Place, and Horton's Yard. Spend your evening strolling from shop to shop as you stock up on holiday gifts while enjoying munchies and beverages offered by local merchants. These Newburyport Invitation Nights will get you in the holiday spirit and will turn any Scrooge into Kris Kringle.

    Downtown Newburyport and
    The Tannery Marketplace
    Merrimac Place
    Horton's Yard

December 14, 2019
  • 12:00 AM
    Curbside Leaf Pickup
    When
    December 14, 2019
    Location
    Newburyport, MA, USA
    Description

    Curbside Leaf Pickup

    Please place leaves only in brown paper leaf bags and fold bags over at the top.

  • 10:00 AM
    North Shore Artisans Holiday Market
    When
    December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Location
    First Religious Society Unitarian Universalist, 26 Pleasant St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    North Shore Artisans Holiday Market

    Art and fine crafts fill the Parish Hall of the Unitarian Church the first two weekends in December for your holiday shopping! We are open both Friday nights 5-9:30pm during "Invitation Night"(when shops in Newburyport are open late serving refreshments and live music) And all day Saturday from 10-4pm.

  • 11:00 AM
    Nail Trimming at Just Dogs Newburyport
    When
    December 14, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Location
    Just Dogs, 37 Pleasant St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Vet tech Marci will be waiting to clip your dogs nails for just $10. No appointment necessary, just stop by! For more info, call Just Dogs at 978-465-8400.

  • 11:00 AM
    AJH Aid Association Holiday House Tour
    When
    December 14, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Location
    Newburyport
    Description

    The AJH Aid Association will host its first Holiday House Tour on Saturday December 14th 11 am - 5 pm for a rare glimpse into greater Newburyport's finest private residences and unique spaces. The tour leads you on a journey through four centuries of Newburyport’s rich history and culture. Each home is decked out in holiday style reflecting the homeowner’s individual celebration and traditions of the season. Come and experience a day full of holiday magic and surprise!

    Complimentary Chowder and Coffee will be served the day of the tour at Belleville Congregational Church from 12:30PM to 2:30PM.

    ***Please remember this tour is designed for adults, and we request no children under 12 years of age.***

    Purchase Tickets online:
    https://annajaqueshospitalaidassociati.ticketspice.com/2019-holiday-house-tour 

    Purchase Tickets in person:

    Anna Jaques Hospital Volunteer Office
    Monday – Friday, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce
    Monday – Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

    You will need to exchange your ticket for a 2019 Holiday House Tour Booklet available after December 12th at one of the following locations: 

    Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce Monday – Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Anna Jaques Hospital Gift Shop Thursday, December 12th & 13th - 10:00am-3:00pm

    Newburyport City Hall Saturday, December 14th - 10:00am-3:00pm

  • 12:00 PM
    Santa's Workshop
    When
    December 14, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Location
    Brown Square, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Santa's Workshop

    Bring the family to Newburyport's Brown Square to visit Santa in his traditional workshop, share your wish list, and snap a photo with Mr. Claus! Then enjoy strolling around beautiful downtown Newburyport which will be decorated for the holiday season.

  • 1:00 PM
    Santa Meet & Greet at the Emma Andrews Library
    When
    December 14, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - December 15, 2019 @ 3:00 AM
    Location
    Emma L. Andrews Library and Community Center, 77 Purchase St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Santa Meet & Greet . Bring Your Cameras!

December 15, 2019
  • 12:00 PM
    Santa's Workshop
    When
    December 15, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Location
    Brown Square, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Santa's Workshop

    Bring the family to Newburyport's Brown Square to visit Santa in his traditional workshop, share your wish list, and snap a photo with Mr. Claus! Then enjoy strolling around beautiful downtown Newburyport which will be decorated for the holiday season.

  • 1:00 PM
    Santa Meet & Greet at the Emma Andrews Library
    When
    December 14, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - December 15, 2019 @ 3:00 AM
    Location
    Emma L. Andrews Library and Community Center, 77 Purchase St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Santa Meet & Greet . Bring Your Cameras!

  • 3:00 PM
    Winter Baroque Concert - NBPT Chamber Music Festival
    When
    December 15, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Location
    St Paul's Episcopal Church, 166 High St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Newburyport Chamber Music Festival 2019 Winter Baroque ConcertNurit Pacht, concertmaster

    The Newburyport Festival Baroque Orchestra led by Nurit Pacht, concertmaster, presents a special holiday baroque concert for the greater Newburyport community on Sunday, December 15th at 3:00pm.


    Advance: $32 Adults; $16.00 Students/Youth up to 21 At the door: $35 Adults; $18 Students/Youth; Mass Culture EBT Card: $10 (Call to reserve up to 2 tickets per EBT card and show card at the door.)

    Tickets:
    https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=97573

December 20, 2019
  • 5:00 PM
    Santa's Workshop
    When
    December 20, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Location
    Brown Square, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Santa's Workshop

    Bring the family to Newburyport's Brown Square to visit Santa in his traditional workshop, share your wish list, and snap a photo with Mr. Claus! Then enjoy strolling around beautiful downtown Newburyport which will be decorated for the holiday season.

  • 6:00 PM
    Newburyport Holiday Invitation Nights
    When
    December 20, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location
    Market Square, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Newburyport Holiday Invitation Nights
    Mark your calendars, book a babysitter, and call your friends to make plans for three great nights in Newburyport! Enjoy merchant hospitality, live entertainment, shopping, and dining in beautiful and festive downtown Newburyport, The Tannery, Merrimac Place, and Horton's Yard. Spend your evening strolling from shop to shop as you stock up on holiday gifts while enjoying munchies and beverages offered by local merchants. These Newburyport Invitation Nights will get you in the holiday spirit and will turn any Scrooge into Kris Kringle.

    Downtown Newburyport and
    The Tannery Marketplace
    Merrimac Place
    Horton's Yard

December 21, 2019
  • 12:00 PM
    Santa's Workshop
    When
    December 21, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Location
    Brown Square, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Santa's Workshop

    Bring the family to Newburyport's Brown Square to visit Santa in his traditional workshop, share your wish list, and snap a photo with Mr. Claus! Then enjoy strolling around beautiful downtown Newburyport which will be decorated for the holiday season.

December 22, 2019
  • 12:00 PM
    Santa's Workshop
    When
    December 22, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Location
    Brown Square, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Santa's Workshop

    Bring the family to Newburyport's Brown Square to visit Santa in his traditional workshop, share your wish list, and snap a photo with Mr. Claus! Then enjoy strolling around beautiful downtown Newburyport which will be decorated for the holiday season.

December 29, 2019
  • 12:00 PM
    Sea of Sound Live Music Series featuring Caroline Gray Duo
    When
    December 29, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Location
    Sea Level Oyster Bar, 1 Market Square, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Sea of Sound Live Music Series featuring Caroline Gray Duo

    SEA OF SOUND
    A Live Music Series at Sea Level
    Sunday December 29, 2019 / 12pm - 3pm
    Featuring Caroline Gray Duo
    FREE / ALL AGES / FOOD / DRINKS

    SEA OF SOUND is a live music series and a great way to Enjoy Your Life! Sea Level offers an amazing atmosphere as well as delicious food and drink for everyone!

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Nunan’s Holiday Events and Floral Classes – Tradition for Family & Friends

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Newburyport Choral Society Winter Concert

Newburyport Choral Society Winter Concert – Christmas with Brass

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Invitation Nights Draw Crowds for Local Holiday Shopping

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Newburyport Veterans Day Commemorations and Parade

Newburyport will honor veterans and their families at the annual Veterans Day Commemorations on Monday, November 11th. Residents and visitors are invited to join honored guests for a parade and ceremony in observance of the holiday. Along with veterans and their families, the parade will also feature the Newburyport Fire Department, Newburyport Police Color Guard, […]

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NEF Lighthouse Auction Funding Critical Educational Initiatives

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Newburyport Early Education Fair – Hosted Annually by GNFC

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Annual Chili Cook-Off & Craft Beer Fest Hosted by The Grog

On Saturday, October 12, 2019 The Grog Restaurant’s 12th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Craft Beer Fest will be held from 12 noon to 4 pm under the tent at The Tannery Marketplace, 50 water Street in Newburyport. This great event began as a chili cook-off held for six years in The Grog’s parking lot, has grown each […]

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Newburyport Lions Club Thanksgiving Dinner Serves Local Families

The Newburyport Lions Club Thanksgiving Dinner is once again offering local families a free all-the-trimmings meal in a traditional holiday atmosphere. All are welcome to this one-seating dinner, which will be served on Thanksgiving Day at 12:30 PM at the Newburyport Senior Center (331 High Street, in front of the Bresnahan Elementary School). The menu will consist of Turkey, […]

Newburyport Santa Parade & Tree Lighting

Newburyport Rotary Santa Parade and Tree Lighting

The annual Newburyport Rotary Club’s Santa Parade & Tree Lighting scheduled for Sunday, December 1st, offers all the holiday cheer that’s to be expected of a downtown yuletide celebration – but there’s a twist. In this most nautical of cities, Santa arrives by boat. Honoring the Clipper City’s heritage as the birthplace of the U.S. Coast […]

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Nunan’s Fall Festival – An Annual Fall Family Tradition

The Annual Nunan’s Fall Festival is back on Saturday, October 5th for another year of fun fall activities for the whole family, featuring vendors, crafters, raffles, giveaway’s and more! Join Nunan’s from 10 am to 4 pm to celebrate the coming of the new season and help support a wonderful local resource, as a percentage […]

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Newburyport Haunted House – Visit 13 Tilton Street if You Dare!

If you’re looking for a good scare this Halloween season, look no further than the home of local Newburyport residents, the Pages, at 13 Tilton Street. With hundreds of spooky characters, lights, props, and sounds, this Newburyport haunted house is a big time operation. But be warned, we’re told someone actually ran out of their […]

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Halloween Events in Newburyport

There are so many great annual Halloween events in Newburyport that the city has become known as a destination for Halloween fun. Decorations go up each year at the annual Fall Harvest Festival. The 2019 festivities will be held October 13th and 14th 12-5 pm, hosted by the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and featuring live […]

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Repair Café, Don’t Ditch It, Fix It: Electronics Repair, Jewelry Repair & More

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Witches’ Night Out Newburyport – Dress to Impress!

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Celebrating Survivors – Couture for a Cure Brunch & Fashion Show

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Music for Change Fundraiser Hosted by Pennies for Poverty

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Newburyport Lantern Festival Supporting Ovarian Cancer Awareness

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Greater Newburyport Fall and Winter Baby and Kids Consignment Sale

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Yankee Homecoming Paddle the Port Kayak & Sup River Races

This year, Yankee Homecoming will kick off with the fourth annual Paddle The Port, Kayak and Sup River Races on the Merrimac River, on Saturday, July 27. Contestants in the Kayak and Sup River Races must be at Cashman Park to check-in between 8-9 am and the race will start promptly at 9:30. Online registration should be […]

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High School Battle of the Bands – Yankee Homecoming

Each year local high school students perform a collection of family-friendly songs for cash, prizes and the opportunity to perform during Yankee Homecoming. Mark your calendar for Friday, July 26th from 5 – 9: 30 pm.

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Newburyport Kitchen Tour and Tasting – Magnificent Kitchens/Tasty Treats

The Newburyport Kitchen Tour features a uniquely self-guided tour of exceptionally beautiful residential kitchens and craftsmanship and also includes delicious sweet and savory bites and drinks from local businesses. The 19th Annual Kitchen Tour & Tasting will take place on Saturday, July 27th, from 10 am to 4 pm, and is a major Newburyport PTO fundraiser in support of […]

Events in Newburyport – Check the Events Calendar!

The Newburyport Events Calendar Features Something for Everyone!

There are so many great events in Newburyport that the challenge can often be choosing which ones to attend.  The Greater Newburyport Events Calendar has become a go to destination for fun Newburyport Events.  Rather than having to check multiple calendars, the Newburyport.com Events Calendar is one central place for fun things to do and upcoming events in Newburyport and surrounding towns.

We all love the “foodie” events in Newburyport! The Grand Tasting, is The North Shore Magazine’s premier annual event for folks with an appreciation for fine food and drinks.  For casual fun, don’t miss Chili Fest hosted by the Grog, one of Newburyport’s oldest restaurants.  Enjoy live music while tasting chili from Newburyport’s top restaurants and sampling craft beers and ciders from local and regional brewery’s.

Shopping events in Newburyport are always a good time and very well attended by visitors and locals too, as residents from Newburyport and surrounding towns are very loyal and enjoy supporting our local small business owners.  The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce does an exceptional job of bringing many visitors to Newburyport in October for Witches Night Out and in December for the Holiday Invitation Shopping Nights as well.

When you think of Events in Newburyport, you should think of Yankee Homecoming, a special annual tradition held every summer for 10 days starting the last weekend of July and ending the first weekend in August. The Newburyport Events Calendar is the one place that can help you find all official and unofficial Yankee Homecoming Events.  Newburyport is the home of US Coast Guard.  Take a tour during Yankee Homecoming and maybe even meet Coastie, the Coast Guard Robot!  The Custom House Maritime Museum is responsible for helping locals and visitor enjoy Newburyport’s maritime history.  Make sure you don’t miss the Tall Ship Tours on Memorial Day weekend.

Newburyport is a family fun town featuring many events designed for kids!  The Santa Parade and Pumpkin Lighting are traditions that draw major crowds and the Waterfront Movie Series and Fairy Gnome Discovery Walk are also fun things to do as a family.

If you enjoy Arts & Entertainment make sure to check the Newburyport.com Events Calendar for the Art Walk, the Literary Festival, the Newburyport Documentary Film Festival, and Cruisin’ the 50’s.

If you’re a music lover Newburyport and surrounding towns offer concerts ranging from classical music to rock n roll. Enjoy the  Newburyport Choral Society Concerts,  or the Maudslay Center for the Arts Summer Concert Series. the Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Concerts and the Salisbury Beach Concerts and Fireworks draw big crowds of locals and visitors.

There are many events focused around the natural beauty of the Newburyport and the Plum Island.  One of the most popular is Eagle Festival hosted by the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and the Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center.

Residents from Newburyport and surrounding towns appreciate our great community and show loyal support for the many annual fundraising events in Newburyport and surrounding towns including auctions, casino events, road races, fashion shows, concerts and other social events.

Make sure to check the Newburyport Events Calendar for fun Events in Newburyport and surrounding towns!

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