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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 29th 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 29th thru August 5th 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 29th 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 29th 7pm – 10pm. $38 / Person – Reservations 978 462 3141

Mombasa Lobsta Fest, Saturday July 29th, raindate Sunday July 30th. Outdoor games at 2, Dinner at 4
Fundraiser to help send orphans to school in Newburyport’s Sister City Bura, Kenya – hosted by Greater Newburyport/Bura Alliance.  3 course dinner with options for meat eaters and vegetarians.
Adults: $50; Up to age 18: ticket price = age Call or text Joanna Hammond 978-270-3941

Newburyport Lions Club 58th Annual Road Race Tuesday August 1st 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 Contact Chad McDonald at for details

Annual Kids Day in the Park Wednesday August 2nd 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

Slow Bike Race Wednesday August 2nd 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 2nd 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 3rd and Friday August 4th 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 3rd 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.

Yankee Homecoming Red Cross Blood Drive Friday August 4th 10am – 3pm Elks Lodge Function Hall

27th annual High Street Mile Sunday August 6th 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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