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Actors Studio of Newburyport

$2 Off Per Ticket, Money Refunded at Box Office Upon Presenting VIP Card

PROFESSIONAL QUALITY REGIONAL THEATER

The Actors Studio of Newburyport is an exciting venue to enjoy performances and learn to act. Located in the Tannery in the heart of Newburyport, this regional theater features an exciting calendar of events throughout the year.

People enjoy this regional theater because it provides an intimate black box space. This allows patrons to feel very close to the action on stage. The productions at The Actors Studio of Newburyport offer professional quality theater at community theater prices. The creative and learning experiences at this regional theater are mostly geared towards adults. Audience members enjoy a great variety of programming throughout the year.

Have you ever thought about trying your hand at acting? The Actors Studio of Newburyport offers classes designed for people with any level of experience. A theater novice could be in a class with someone who has considerable experience. The philosophy of this regional theater is that all people bring different skills to the table and this allows everyone to learn from one another.

For tickets it is best to make advanced purchases. There is sometimes availability to purchase tickets at the door. For advance tickets and information visit www.newburyportacting.org or www.brownpapertickets.com.  Or, you can drop off a payment in the mailbox outside of The Actors Studio office.

The Newburyport VIP Discount is $2 off each ticket purchase. When you arrive at the theater and show your VIP Card or Mobile App at the box office you will receive a refund of $2 per ticket.

This regional theater is a true gem and hub of creativity on the North Shore. Check out The Actors Studio of Newburyport and enjoy your VIP Discount!

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Captain’s Fishing Parties

$5 Off Tickets - Show Card at Check-in for Discount Refund of Online Purchases.

Schedule a Guided Fishing Trip or Join a Public Captain's Fishing Parties Cruise

Experience Best of Newburyport guided fishing trips and chartered boat cruises. Captain’s Fishing Parties is the premier Newburyport boating company whether your looking to host a private event or join one of the public cruises. Captain’s Fishing Parties provides the prefect picturesque venue and top quality tours, servicing customers from the North Point of Plum Island where the Merrimack River meets the Atlantic Ocean.

If you have a passion for fishing, make sure to reserve a spot on one of the public guided fishing trips or rent a boat hourly for a private cruise.  Captain’s Fishing Parties hosts a very broad array of social events.  Boats are often reserved for weddings, birthday’s, anniversary’s, reunions and graduations and also keep in mind that boats can also be reserved for burials at the sea as well.

Do you feel the need to enjoy some fun out on the water?  Come join one of the public guided fishing trips or reserve tickets on a firework cruise.  Captain’s Fishing Parties also hosts sober sunset cruises on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s for Alcoholics Anonymous members.

Captain’s Fishing Parties and Newburyport Whale Watch are third generation family run businesses started by Christos Charos, passed on to his son George and run today by Chris and Ryan Charos.

Whether you are local to the area or just visiting, we highly recommend a fishing excursion and a whale watch when you are looking for fun things to do.  Being out on the water with family and friends is a great way to experience the natural beauty of the greater Newburyport area.

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Captain's Fishing Parties

10 82nd Street Plum Island Point
Newburyport, MA 01950
978-462-3141
Info@Captainsfishing.com

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Custom House Maritime Museum

50% Off Museum Admission & 10% off $25+ Gift Shop Purchase

Custom House Maritime Museum

Whether you live locally to the Greater Newburyport area or you’re just visiting, the Custom House Maritime Museum is a destination that you must visit. Come experience  Newburyport’s Maritime history and tradition.

Newburyport is rich with history serving as the first major commercial port on the East Coast and the home of the US Coast Guard.  On August 4th, 2015 Newburyport celebrated the 225th Anniversary of of the Coast Guard.

In addition to the beautiful museum, the Custom House also hosts many wonderful exhibits and event night talks featuring experts on various historic topics. If you are a history buff at heart, you will find tremendous value in becoming a member of the Custom House.

If you are in need of unique gift ideas, we also highly recommend a visit to the Custom House Gift Shop. As you would expect, this wonderfully merchandised shop features many nautical themed items including gifts for children, house warming items, and much more.

 

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Custom House Maritime Museum

25 Water Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
978-462-8681
info@chmmm.org

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MetroRock Newburyport

Free Equipment Rentals for All Day Pass Participants

MetroRock Newburyport

Whether you are an experienced climber or a beginner just looking to learn the basics, MetroRock Newburyport is the place to climb.  The serious climbers will always find new challenging terrain and the beginners can develop skills in a a controlled and friendly environment.

MetroRock is more than just indoor rock climbing, check out Ladie’s Night, Guy’s Night and Family Night.  Did you know they run a top notch Summer Camp that runs right up to the first day of school?  MetroRock is also a great After School Care option and it is the perfect place for a Birthday Party.

MetroRock is more than just an activity.  It is an opportunity to set goals, and prove to yourself that you can exceed you expectations.  It is great way to escape from the crazy pressure of our daily life and yet completely focus on something that is so positive.  If you haven’t experienced MetroRock, you are clearly missing out!

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MetroRock Newburyport

40 Parker Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
978-499-7625
info@metrorock.com

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Waterfront Park

Newburyport Waterfront Park is positioned in the center of downtown Newburyport, Massachusetts.A perfect green space, Waterfront Park has a great boardwalk that runs along the Merrimack River and plenty of benches to stop and enjoy the waterfront views and boating activity.
Historic Carousel, Salisbury Beach

Historic Carousel on Salisbury Beach – Newburyport Bank $250K Donation

A historic carousel will soon call a brand new pavilion on Salisbury Beach home thanks to the efforts of the Salisbury Beach Partnership and a generous $250K donation from Newburyport
Greater Newburyport Breweries, Newburyport

Explore Greater Newburyport Breweries – Local Craft Beers

People may not realize it, but there are many Greater Newburyport breweries offering the kind of local craft  beers we usually associate with Vermont or Oregon. Whether you’re an area

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Aurora Ballroom Dance Studio

10% Off, Must Present Card When Paying At Studio, or At First Class When Paying Online

Let the Music Move You at Aurora Ballroom Dance Studio

Whether you are a professional seeking to refine your skills, a couple in need of practice for your special wedding dance, or you just have a passion for dance, you must experience Aurora Ballroom Dance Studio.

Aurora offers both private and group instruction in a broad variety of dance styles.  Come experience Cha-Cha, Rumba, Swing (East Coast), Bolero, Mambo, Samba, Paso Doble, Jive, Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Quickstep, Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing, Nightclub Two Step, Hustle, Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa.  Select Dance Styles & Levels if you would like to read more about the many dance styles offered at Aurora Ballroom Dance Studio.

 

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Aurora Ballroom Dance Studio

141 Bridge Road, Suite 203 & 204
Salisbury, MA 01952
978-358-7719

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Plum Island Kayak

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Explore the Waters with Plum Island Kayak

Kayak the Greater Newburyport waters with Plum Island Kayak. Whether you take a guided tour or go off on your own, they are the one stop shop for safe and efficient water sporting rentals. With your choice of kayaks or stand up paddle boards and their wide range of tour options, there is something for the whole family.

There are over six tour options for kayaking excursions. Excursions go out typically in the mornings but there is one very popular excursion called the Full Moon Paddle, where you can watch the moonrise. You can also experience their Seal Paddle, where you will paddle out to destinations where seals are often caught swimming around and catching some rays. Not only are the seals typically abundant but birds and other wildlife are usually seen as well.

If you are looking for an excursion truly exceptional, check out the Isles of Shoals tour. This isn’t just your typical paddle tour, you’ll spend an entire day enjoying nature, wildlife, a barbeque and ice cream! The day starts early leaving Newburyport around 8:30 am on the cabin cruiser Erica Lee ll and you won’t be back till 4:30 pm. Perfect for big groups. There is also Kids Weeks for the youngsters who love to kayak or have an interest in learning.

Plum Island Kayak also sells gently used and affordable water sporting equipment. Be sure to check out their website for more in depth detail on their tours, rentals and all that they have to offer!

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Plum Island Airport, Newbury MA

Plum Island Airport Managed by Plum Island Aerodrome

Do you know about the impressive history of the Plum Island Airport in Newbury? Many advances in aviation occurred on Plum Island. The first flying field in New England was built on Plum Island. The original runway over the sand dunes and marshes was made of wood!
Racquet Club Fundraiser, Newburyport MA

Newburyport Tennis Club is putting the “Fun” in Fundraiser

Partners with Best of Newburyport to Serves Up Great Tennis and Support Alzheimer’s With the arrival of the new year, it’s natural to look ahead. And for the Newburyport Tennis
Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Morning Workouts, Newburyport, MA

Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Morning Workouts – Sponsored by AJH

The Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Morning Workouts are back for another full week of great classes with amazing views of the Newburyport waterfront. These free classes, all put on by local

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Newburyport Whale Watch

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Newburyport Whale Watch

Newburyport Whale Watch naturalists will guide the 4-hour tour out to Jeffries Ledge or wherever the whales are playing. Leave Newburyport Harbor and head out to the Atlantic Ocean to see Humpbacks, Minkes, Finbacks and other marine life along the New England Coast.

The Newburyport Whale Watch is hosted on the Captain Lady III, a 160 foot boat with cruising speeds of 20 knots. The ship accommodates 100+ guests, and offers restrooms, a climate controlled cabin, flat screen satellite TVs and a Galley with snacks and lunches. You may also bring food with you, but Coast Guard regulations prohibit bringing your own alcohol aboard. The Galley however does offer wine and beer.

In addition to Newburyport Whale Watch tours, there are several cruises available for fishing parties or watching the sunset. Definitely something different for those hot New England summer days and nights, and perfect for corporate parties, weddings or a little romance under the stars. Select tours even scope out various summer fireworks on Salisbury Beach and during Yankee Homecoming fireworks.

Trips aboard the Captain Lady III are well known for the whale watch but also ideal for bird watching. These Birding Trips run out to the Shoals and surrounding areas where bird life is active. A naturalist from the Audubon Society at Joppa Flats will guide the way, introducing you to shore and seabirds of the Atlantic Coast. It’s a great education experience for guests of all ages.

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Newburyport Whale Watch

54 Merrimac Street Boardwalk
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 499-0832
info@newburyportwhalewatch.com

 

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