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The Moving Wall

September 2nd – 6th Plum Island Airport Newbury Yankee Homecoming Board of Directors is honored to be able to bring The Moving Wall to our area September 2nd – 6th.   The Moving Wall is a half sized replica of the Washington DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial measuring 252.83 feet long and composed of 74 separate frames.  […]

Posted: August 22, 2021 In:

DOOR DECORATING CONTEST

Don’t miss your chance to participate in our Second Annual Yankee Homecoming Door Decorating Contest! Last year we were blown away by the creative displays showcasing peoples favorite YHC events and what they enjoy most about our festival.  Check out last year’s 1st prize winner below

Posted: July 1, 2020 In:

SUPPORT LOCAL CONTEST

Thank you to everyone who shopped local and submitted their receipts!  Below are this years winners: Lela Lischke WrightChristy TeelJacquie Demetroulakos   This year we are combining our restaurant and retail store support into one contest.  During the week of Yankee Homecoming make a purchase ($20 or more) at any restaurant or retail store located […]

Posted: June 17, 2020 In:

CHALK IT UP

Yankee Homecoming would like to thank Newburyport Art Association for their help with this event. Saturday, July 31 9am-12pm Rain date: August 7 Location: Rail Trail at March’s Hill, High Street at Bromfield Street. 42° 48′ 9.2052″ N, 70° 51′ 51.444″ W   This free, interactive, participatory activity invites children, families, and adults to create colorful chalk drawings along […]

Posted: June 17, 2021 In:

ART ON THE BARTLET MALL

Sponsored by:       For 40 years there has been the Art on Bartlet Mall painting show the first weekend of Yankee Homecoming.  This year 60 artists again will be showing all media of work including a few hand-pulled printing artists.  The artists are from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and even New Jersey.  There […]

Posted: May 20, 2015 In:

BREWFEST FUNDRAISER

This Year’s 9th Annual Yankee Homecoming Brewfest Fundraiser will attract over 800 people who will gather together under the large tent at Waterfront Park on the banks of the Merrimack River on the first official night of Yankee Homecoming, sampling over 40 of the finest craft beers.

Posted: April 29, 2015 In:

WATERFRONT MORNING WORKOUT SERIES

The Waterfront Morning Workout Series is a sponsored event by Anna Jaques Hospital that is free to the public.  This year we are hoping to offer our most diversified class schedule yet, and get the community of all ages outside and moving.  Start each day of Yankee Homecoming off right by meeting down on the […]

Posted: May 20, 2015 In:

OLDE FASHIONED SUNDAY

Sponsored by: Olde Fashion Sunday on August 1st will be a great day to remember the beginning of our Yankee Homecoming celebration.  We can enjoy some “new” events to help make future memories for the current younger generations as the past has given some of us the “good ole’ days” to remember.     10:00am […]

Posted: April 29, 2015 In:

YANKEE HOMECOMING CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

Sponsored by: In partnership with NBPT Cornhole, we are pleased to announce our beginner and competitive Corn Hole Tournament (to be held on different days/locations) Cost: Beginners Tournament held on August 1st at the Mall (part of Olde Fashion Sunday) $40 per team Competitive Tournament held on August 8th at the Elks $60 per team […]

Posted: May 26, 2021 In:

Awards

BONS 2014