Thank you to everyone that attended our 2019 Yankee Homecoming Festival. We hope you enjoyed our many events. Please check back early next year to see our updates for next years event. In the mean time below is information on this past festival.
Greek Food Festival – July 26th – July 28th
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.
Newburyport Tennis Club Friday July 26th 4:00 – 7:00 pm Join us at the newly renovated Newburyport Tennis Club for a retro tennis event. Free tennis, refreshments and prizes for best outfit and oldest racquet. Call for details 978-462-3121
Merrimack Valley Ship Model Show July 27th thru August 3rd 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.
Superior Courthouse open house & tours Sunday July 28th
Open house and free tours of the oldest continuously operating court house at Barlet Mall. 10am – noon
Holy Redeemer Immaculate Conception Collaborative, Sunday July 28th
Fresh Homemade Strawberry/Blueberry Shortcakes 1:00 – 4:00 pm $5.00 each. Corner of Green & High Street
Newburyport Lions Club 58th Annual Road Race Tuesday July 30th 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 www.yankeerace.com
Hyman’s Pennyworth’s Tent Sale Wednesday July 31st thru Sunday August 4th starting at 9am each day
45 Storey Ave, Port Plaza Newburyport
Annual Kids Day in the Park Wednesday July 31st 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
First Religious Society Annual Used Book Sale Thursday August 1st and Friday August 2nd 10am – 4pm, Saturday August 4th 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 1st 6:00 pm (bed check in 5:30pm), Raindate Friday August 2nd Federal Street Sponsored by Watts Eye Associates and Vision Source The Newburyport Lions Club Annual Bedrace, a fundraiser for the Newburyport Lions Club charities. Register online at https://wattseye.com/patients/patient-forms/ Fee $30.00 per team. Pre-registrations is required.
27th annual High Street Mile Sunday August 4th 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 www.runthecircle.org/hsmile.htm