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Newburyport Area Local Events

Newburyport Area Local Events

Do you need some motivation to get out and have some fun?  Check out what’s happening in our community.

2nd Annual Wilderness Festival

Camp Denison
84 Nelson St
Georgetown, MA
Saturday, February 8, 2020
10am – 2 pm
FREE Event!!
Register Here

This event is for people of all ages and abilities who want to experience winter fun. This is a FREE event!  Don’t let the cold and snow keep you inside. Join us for a day of family fun and exploration at Camp Denison! We will have a bonfire to keep you warm along with a long list of winter activities including:

  • sledding and ice skating
  • nature-based crafts (indoors!)
  • primitive fire-building lessons
  • shelter-building competition
  • naturalist-guided tracking hikes
  • pizza slices and drinks (for sale)
  • S’mores! (free)

February Member Meetup – Referrals on the River @ Michael’s Harborside

Michael’s Harborside
1 Tournament Wharf
Newburyport, MA
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
5:30p – 7:30p
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Enjoy a night of business networking and making new contacts with Referrals on the River at Michael’s Harborside.  The Greater Newburyport Chamber holds business after hours networking events each month at no cost to members.  These are great opportunities to meet other members in a casual setting.  Each month the host changes.  Enjoy light appetizers, beverages, and raffles as well!

Referrals on the River is a category exclusive referral networking group that meets for lunch every other Monday in Newburyport.  Michael’s Harborside is an easygoing riverfront spot for steak, seafood & cocktails, and also features three outdoor decks & live music.

Merrimack River Eagle Festival

Downtown Newburyport
Newburyport, MA
Saturday, February 15, 2020
9am – 4pm
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Winter’s here—and with it, the Bald Eagles return to the Merrimack Valley. To celebrate these special winter residents of the greater Newburyport area, Mass Audubon at Joppa Flats and the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge are holding the 15th annual Merrimack River Eagle Festival on Saturday, February 15, 2020.

Come to the Eagle Festival for a full day of fun indoor and outdoor activities and learn more about these magnificent birds and the habitat they share with us. Festival features include:

  • Eagle-spotting locations along the lower Merrimack with on-site interpreters
  • Bus tours guided by expert birders starting in downtown Newburyport
  • Wildlife photo tours with Hunt’s Photo and Video
  • Live raptor demonstrations at Newburyport’s City Hall
  • Children’s nature activities and live bird demonstrations at Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats and the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters

For the latest information on the Merrimack River Eagle Festival events, please contact Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center at 978-462-9998 or see for updates.

Swamp Romp Mardi Gras

Firehouse Center for the Arts
1 Market Square
Newburyport, MA
Saturday, February 22, 2020
11:00a – 12:30p
All Seats $10
Firehouse Box Office: 978.462.7336

Johnette Downing and three-time Grammy® winner Scott Billington are the foremost children’s music performers from New Orleans. The special Swamp Romp program for Mardi Gras is a Louisiana dance party that brings the sounds of Cajun music, zydeco, traditional jazz, Isleño culture, swamp pop and New Orleans rhythm and blues to life for young ears– a toe-tapping, interactive, and authentic roots music experience that both children and parents will enjoy and long remember.

Johnette’s gift for communicating with children is matched with smart musicianship and original songs that make this tour of Louisiana’s rich cultural landscape fun for all in attendance. Laissez les bon temps rouler!

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Chamber Pot 2020

Brick & Ash
10 Center St
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
5:30p – 8p
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Beat the winter blues! Grab a ticket and put the raffle drawing on your calendar for something to look forward to this winter. Tickets for the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce annual raffle, Chamber Pot, go on sale November 5!  Tickets are $100 each, and the odds are 28:1 that you’ll win one of 21 cash prizes.  Gather your friends, family, and colleagues to split one or as many tickets as you’d like. Remember the odds are in your favor!

Enjoy the evening of the live drawing while being served tasty food & beverage from Brick & Ash who is known for their elevated American comfort food in a brick & fireplace-filled setting with seasonal patio.

The event will also include a 50/50 raffle and silent auction. You don’t want to miss this.

Over $18,000 in CASH prizes!

(1) First prize – $10,000 in cash
(1) Second prize – $2,500 in cash
(2) Third prizes – $1,000 each in cash
(4) Fourth prizes – $500 each in cash
(5) Fifth prizes – $200 each in cash
(8) Sixth prizes – $100 each in cash

Purchase your winning ticket at any of the following locations:

  • Amy Williams
  • Carry Out Cafe
  • Changing Tides Cafe & Donut Shop
  • Chococoa Baking Co. & Cafe
  • Cottage Island Market & Spirits
  • Farley’s of Newburyport
  • Fig Tree Kitchen
  • Greetings By Design
  • Inn Street Barbershop
  • Kelly’s True Value
  • Leary’s Fine Wine & Spirits
  • Partridge in a Bear Tree
  • St. Jean’s Credit Union
  • The Greater Newburyport Chamber Office
  • Chamber Board Members

The pros at Shepard’s Automotive Center value customer relationships and we seek to be your one-stop-shop for mechanical and collision repair.  We invite you to contact us online or call 978-465-5973, Monday through Friday between 8am and 5pm.  Regardless of your repair, we will be happy to work with you to map out a plan that fits your budget and solves your problems.

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