Newburyport – News Releases and Updates

Jazz Singer Amanda Carr and Sax-Man Elan Trotman Perform at Maudslay Arts Center this Saturday

By Reception Desk | August 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Multi-styled vocalist and pianist Amanda Carr brings the Maudslay Arts Center (MAC) 2019 Summer Concert Series to a jazz-filled finale this Saturday, Aug. 17, at 7 p.m. With sax-man Elan Trotman at her side, Carr concludes a season that featured something for every musical taste from Big Band to jazz, from opera to bluegrass, from…

Cider Hill Farm Wins 2019 Reader’s Choice Tourist Attraction

By Reception Desk | August 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

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…

Newburyport Choral Society To Host 2019 “Summer Sing”

By Elisabeth Hurley | August 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

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…

Newburyport Chamber Music Festival Comes to Town

By Reception Desk | August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

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…

Autographed Les Paul Epiphone Guitar Raffle to Benefit Maudslay Arts Center

By Reception Desk | July 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here is your chance to win a beautiful Les Paul Epiphone guitar, personally autographed by many of the 2019 Summer Concert Series musicians and help out Maudslay Arts Center at the same time. Best known for its outstanding Summer Concert Series. MAC is a popular cultural and entertainment destination that has served tens of thousands…

Mission Oak Introduces New Sunday Special

By Elisabeth Hurley | July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

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…

Summer Magic in Whittier Home Victorian Garden

By Elisabeth Hurley | July 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

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…

A Note From David Yang

By Reception Desk | July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

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…

Heather Kehney’s “Abstract Flowers” On Display at Carry Out Cafe

By Reception Desk | July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Newburyport, MA, July 2, 2019 – Carry Out Cafe & Catering is featuring a solo exhibition by local artist Heather Kehney during July and August at the cafe at 155 State Street in Newburyport. “Abstract Flowers” is a series of oil paintings with the theme of spring, summertime and flowers, inspired by walks in nature…

NECC Introduces New Business Program for Working Adults

By Reception Desk | July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

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…