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Greek Food Festival
Friday and Saturday 11am – 9pm and Sunday 11am – 4pm Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Celebrate with the Annunciation Greek Orthodox in Newburyport at their annual Greek Food Festival. Serving homemade Greek entrees such as gyros, lamb shanks, chicken and lamb kabobs, keftethes, spinach pie, pastichio, moussaka, Greek salad as well as Greek Pastries and more. The event is hel rain or shine and admission is free in the air conditioned church hall located at Park and Harris Street.

Emma Andrews Library Saturday July 28th 9:00 – 12:00pm 77 Purchase Street The Emma Andrews Library and Community Center will hold its annual Yard, Book and Bake Sale on Saturday July 29th from 9am – noon. For $25 you may reserve a space to sell your wares. Call Rebecca at 978-358-8097

Merrimack Valley Ship Model Show July 28th thru August 4th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Unitarian Universalist Church, 26 Pleasant Street The Merrimack Valley Ship Model club will exhibit a wide range and variety of ship models displaying tiny miniatures, and modest rowing craft in contrast with ocean going vessels. MVSMC members will be at the exhibit demonstrating modeling techniques and sharing back ground stories about the models on display.

Newburyport Art Association’s Clean Sweep Saturday July 28th 11am – 5pm Newburyport Art Association, 65 Water Street Original fine art at reduced prices. 30-50% off – framed and matted. Plus gently used art books

Captain’s Fishing Parties Annual Blues Cruise Saturday July 28th 7pm – 10pm. $45 in advance $55 day of – Reservations 978 462 3141

18th Annual Newburyport Kitchen Tour & Tasting
Saturday July 28th
Tickets are $30 in advanced or $35 at the event. Please visit for more information

Central Congregational Church Ole Fashioned Pancake Breakfast Sunday July 29th 8am – 10am.
14 Titcomb Street Newburyport, Pancackes, sausage, home fries and OJ only $7 each or $25 for 4

Superior Courthouse open house & tours Sunday July 29th
Open house and free tours of the oldest continuously operating court house at Barlet Mall. 10am – noon

Harry Potter Birthday Party, July 31st 7pm – 9pm The Book Rack Book Store 52 State Street
Join us as we celebrate 20 years of magic since the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone with games, snacks, a costume contest, and giveaways!  Celebrate Yankee Homecoming with a whole week of late night bookselling and great local authors in stock!

Newburyport Lions Club 58th Annual Road Race Tuesday July 31st 6:00 pm start time (5K) 6:10 pm start time (10M) Sponsored by the Newburyport Lions Club Start and Finish at Newburyport High School On August 1st join the Newburyport Lions Club 58th Annual Yankee Homecoming 10M and 5K Road Race at Newburyport High School; register at
Hyman’s Pennyworth’s Tent Sale Wednesday August 1st thru Sunday August 5th starting at 9am each day
45 Storey Ave, Port Plaza Newburyport

Annual Kids Day in the Park Wednesday August 1st 10am – 2pm Atkinson Common Park, Storey Ave Sponsored by Exchange Club of Newburyport, Kids Day in the Park activities include decorated bicycle and doll carriage parades, face painting, playlet by Theater in the Open, K9 Demonstration, Storybook Readings, City Fire, Police and DPW and Ambulance vehicles. Free admission

Newburyport Tennis Club Open House Wednesday August 1st 1pm-3pm and 3pm -5pm
Sign up in advance 978-462-3121 or 178 Low Street Newburyport

Slow Bike Race Wednesday August 1st 6pm (registration at 5:30) Brown Square Sponsor: Coastal Trail Coalition How slow can you go? Enter the slow bike race and find out! Or come by and cheer on the bikers all to support Coastal Trails. Prizes awarded for last place, best costume and most donations collected! visit for more information. Registration fee is $25.00

Irish Sunset Cruise Wednesday August 1st 7pm – 10pm (boarding time 6:30) Sponsored by Ancient Order of Hibernians and featuring Songs of Ireland by Joe Leary Music. Cost $30.00 with cash bar, 21 years of age or older tickets online at

First Religious Society Annual Used Book Sale Thursday August 2nd and Friday August 3rd 10am – 4pm, Saturday August 5th 10am – 3pm Located in the Parish Hall, 26 Pleasant Street Hardcovers $2.00, Paperbacks $1.00 except for stickered items. Saturday half price “Buck a Bag” from 12 – 3pm

Lions Club Annual Bed Race Thursday August 2nd 6:00 pm (bed check in 5:30pm), Raindate Friday August 4th Federal Street Sponsored by Watts Eye Associates and Vision Source The Newburyport Lions Club Annual Bedrace, a fundraiser for the Newburyport Lions Club charities. Contact Chad McDonald at for details. Fee $30.00 per team. Pre-registrations is required.

27th annual High Street Mile Sunday August 5th 9:15 start pregistration required Sponsored by Institution for Savings Atkinson Common This is a flat fast certified course beginning at Atkinson Common. Send inquires to


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