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*Greek Food Festival – July 29th – 31st
Friday and Saturday 11:00 am – 9:00pm, Sunday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Annunciation Orthodox Church, Park & Harris Streets Newburyport.  Rain or Shine. Enjoy Gyros, Lamb Shanks, moussaka, Chicken and Lamb Kabobs, Loucaniko (Greek sausage), Keftethes (meatballs), Spinach Pie, Pastichio, Greek Sald, Stupped Grape Leaves, Fish “Plaki” (Friday only) and our delicious Greek Pastries!  Free Admission – Air conditioned.  **New this year – Go Greek All Week – Look for our GYRO FOOD CART on Inn Street Saturday July 30th – Sunday August 7th

*Superior Courthouse open house & tours Sunday July 31st
Open house and free tours of the oldest continuously operating court house at Bartlet Mall. 10am – noon

*Newburyport Lions Club 58th Annual Road Race Tuesday August 2nd 6:00pm at Newburyport High School 241 High Street. Race headquarters, registration, number pick up and information will be on the front lawn of Newburyport High School. Register at

*Newburyport Exchange Club Kids Day in the Park Wednesday August 3rd 10am – 2pm Atkinson Common Park, High Street. Bicycle and Carriage Parade (10am) Face Painting, Games, Theater in the Open, Sing-A-Long, K9 Demonstration by Essex Country Sherriffs Department, Storybook Reading by teens, City Fire, Police, DPW and American Ambulance. All Events are FREE!

*Rotary Club of Newburyport annual beer and hotdog fundraiser
, Thursday August 4th 5pm – 7:00pm Tannery parking lot.  Support local non-profits while enjoying hotdogs and beer during the bed race

*Lions Club Annual Bed Race Thursday August 4th 6:00 pm (bed check in 5:00pm), Raindate Friday August 5th Federal Street.  The Newburyport Lions Club Annual Bedrace, a fundraiser for the Newburyport Lions Club charities.  Fee $30.00 per team. Pre-registrations is required. Mail registration to Lions Bed Race, PO Box 545 Newburyport MA 01960.  Must be 18 or older to participate

 NYS & NBPT Scouts Family Movie Night Friday August 5th at Cashman Park 7:30pm (campers arrive at 6:30 to set up your tent).  Come down to Cashman Park with your family and  your tents to camp out, enjoy a movie (Chip n’ Dale: Rescue Rangers), have some treats and play some games at this wonderful event.  All activities are free.  Sign up is required: – POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER – TENTATIVE DATE FOR SEPTEMBER

Winners Circle Runners Club High Street Mile, Sunday August 7th NBPT High School, 9:00 amThe High Street Mile is back for 2022! This one mile road race, occurring during Newburyport’s Historic Yankee Homecoming Festival, features 3 heats including a children’s heat with medals for all the little finishers! Cash prizes for overall and age group winners! There will be snacks and beverages at the finish line and beer tickets for a free beer and post race viewing party at the Winner’s Circle Sport’s Bar post race! Proceeds to benefit Winner’s Circle Running Club and Newburyport All-Sports Boosters.  Advanced registration required




BONS 2014