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Cider Hill Farm Wins 2019 Reader’s Choice Tourist Attraction

Cider Hill Farm has been awarded the 2019 Best of the North Shore (BONS) Reader’s Choice Tourist Attraction recognized by the community as a picturesque destination for locals, residents and visitors from all over the world.  Best known for pick-your-own fruit, cider donuts and seasonal festivals, Cider Hill Farm also offers a food truck, hard…

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Newburyport Choral Society To Host 2019 “Summer Sing”

Join the Newburyport Choral Society (NCS) members and other choral enthusiasts in a community-wide “Summer Sing” of selections from one of Joseph Haydn’s most famous works, the Lord Nelson Mass. The event will take place at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, August 27 at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 7 Harris Street, in Newburyport. This free…

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Newburyport Chamber Music Festival Comes to Town

Musicians from near and far are gathered in Newburyport for the annual Newburyport Chamber Music Festival. What was once a three-day event has expanded to two weeks of music that comes to life in coffee shops, bookstores, the library and other locations around town. From August 5th through August 18th there will be opportunities to…

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Mission Oak Introduces New Sunday Special

Two for the price of one lobster roll special every Sunday at Mission Oak Grill Mission Oak Grill, located in the heart of downtown Newburyport, is running a 2-for-1 lobster roll promotion every Sunday from 4 – 8:30pm. Offering American and Brazilian-style dishes, Mission Oak Grill is committed to offering top of the line cuisine…

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Summer Magic in Whittier Home Victorian Garden

If you’ve never witnessed the time-honored tradition of Tea in the Garden, you’re missing a real treat!  It’s a magical experience, dressed up in summer finest, sipping tea from china teacups, nibbling tea sandwiches and sweet treats on china plates at tables for four set with tablecloths and flowers.  All on a fine summer day…

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A Note From David Yang

The following is a note from David Yang, Artistic Director for the Newburyport Chamber Music Festival: I’ve wanted to program this incredible, weird, and magical piece for ages. Written in 1976, French composer Henri Dutilleux’s “Ainsi la nuit” (Thus the Night) has become a modern classic. Keen listeners will hear the influence of Debussy and…

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NECC Introduces New Business Program for Working Adults

With our strong economy, more people are working full time, which can sometimes interrupt plans for a college education. This fall, Northern Essex Community College will launch an Accelerated Business program designed especially for working adults who are short on time but want to earn a degree so they can advance in their careers. Courses…

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