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Actors Studio of Newburyport

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

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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The Actors Studio of Newburyport
50 water Street, Mill #1, Suite 5
Newburyport, MA 01950
978-465-1229

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Things to Do

Top-rated attractions, National Parks and historic tours are among the many things to do in Newburyport.
Plum Island Pink House, Newburyport MA by Damian Turco

Plum Island Pink House

How many times have you driven past that old pink house on your way out to Plum Island and wondered what it’s all about?  There’s something about that house that just sets the tone as it whisks by the car.  It’s kind of eerie looking.  Kind of beat up by the weather over the years.  […]

Maritime History, Custom House Maritime Museum, Newburyport

Custom House Maritime Museum

The Maritime heritage in Newburyport runs deep and The Custom House Maritime Museum is the ultimate destination for all residents and visitors with a curiosity about Newburyport's rich maritime history. Come hear stories of local families, their voyages and see model clipper ships and displays of famous shipwrecks.

Gold Prospecting Adventures, Newburyport MA

Gold Prospecting Adventures in New England

Did you know that there was a gold rush in New England in the mid 1850’s? The Vermont Gold Mining Company was established in 1854 and they erected a crushing mill with crushers, stampers and washers, experimenting with how to separate the gold from the quartz matrix.

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Captain’s Fishing Parties

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Guided Fishing Trips & Chartered Boat Cruises

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 service.

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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Top-rated attractions, National Parks and historic tours are among the many things to do in Newburyport.

Joppa Flats Education Center

Explore Newburyport salt marshes, coastal waters and more at the Joppa Flats Education Center (JFEC) located near the entrance of the Parker River Wildlife Refuge in Newburyport, Massachusetts. This 52-acre wildlife sanctuary includes not only outdoor grounds, but indoor observation areas, making JFEC a great educational experience all year round.

US Coast Guard, Newburyport MA

US Coast Guard

As the the birthplace of the U.S. Coast Guard, our Newburyport Coast Guardsmen are responsible for some of the greatest rescues, with history dating back almost 200 years. Born Ready, through intense surf and heavy breaking seas, these men and women maintain and handle several sea going vessels including steel hull boats, a utility power boat and Boston Whalers.

Beach Activities

Newburyport beach activities extend way beyond boating and sunbathing. Explore Parker River Wildlife Refuge on Plum Island Beach for surfing, beachfront yoga, saltwater fishing and renowned migrate birdwatching.

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MetroRock Newburyport

Free Equipment Rentals for All Day Pass Participants

Experience 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 MetroRrock, you are clearly missing out!

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MetroRock Newbuuryport
40 Parker Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
978-499-7625

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Luxury Real Estate

Sponsored by Greater Newburyport Real Estate Experts
Bentley's Greater Newburyport Homes for Sale,

12 Purchase St, Newburyport, MA 01950

$1,150,000 South End Dream awaits! Location, Location, Location… Close to town and the Beach, this Newly completed renovation could be all yours, just move in and enjoy Newburyport! Master Retreat offers space for a king size bed and an amazing master bath. 3rd floor bonus room / 4th bedroom leads out to roof deck with […]

2 Hancock St, Newburyport, MA 01950

$950,000 Chic style, designer upgrades, fabulous location… what more could you ask for? Wide plank brazilian walnut graces all three levels of this home. The gourmet kitchen with a metropolitan feel features silestone countertops, upgraded cabinets, stainless appliances, a center island with wine chiller and a double door pantry. Each bedroom is an ensuite with […]

10 Stickney Ave, Newburyport, MA 01950

$995,000 ** BRAND NEW LUXURY HOME ** situated perfectly on a corner lot in Newburyport’s highly desirable North End! Built from the ground up with NO detail spared, you will see and feel the quality and grandness only a home built with such thought and expert craftsmanship could afford – the top notch construction is […]

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Aurora Ballroom Dance Studio

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

Experience 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.

VIP Card members receive 10% of private or group classes.  If payments are made on line, VIP Card must be presented at first class.  If payment is made at studio, card can be present at time of payment.

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Aurora Ballroom Dance Studio
141 Bridge Road, Suite 203 & 204
Salisbury, MA 01952
978-358-7719

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Luxury Real Estate

Sponsored by Greater Newburyport Real Estate Experts
Bentley's Greater Newburyport Homes for Sale,

12 Purchase St, Newburyport, MA 01950

$1,150,000 South End Dream awaits! Location, Location, Location… Close to town and the Beach, this Newly completed renovation could be all yours, just move in and enjoy Newburyport! Master Retreat offers space for a king size bed and an amazing master bath. 3rd floor bonus room / 4th bedroom leads out to roof deck with […]

2 Hancock St, Newburyport, MA 01950

$950,000 Chic style, designer upgrades, fabulous location… what more could you ask for? Wide plank brazilian walnut graces all three levels of this home. The gourmet kitchen with a metropolitan feel features silestone countertops, upgraded cabinets, stainless appliances, a center island with wine chiller and a double door pantry. Each bedroom is an ensuite with […]

10 Stickney Ave, Newburyport, MA 01950

$995,000 ** BRAND NEW LUXURY HOME ** situated perfectly on a corner lot in Newburyport’s highly desirable North End! Built from the ground up with NO detail spared, you will see and feel the quality and grandness only a home built with such thought and expert craftsmanship could afford – the top notch construction is […]

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Plum Island Kayak

10% off

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!

By Laura Ouellette – Newburyport.Com Correspondent

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Plum Island Kayak
92 Merrimac Street, Unit 101B
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 462-5510
info@plumislandkayak.com

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View more Newburyport.com Live Cams, positioned throughout downtown Newburyport and down to Plum Island.

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Newburyport Whale Watch

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Best of Newburyport Whale Watch Tours

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

The Captain Lady III is 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.

Trips aboard the Captain Lady III are 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

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