July 2017 Nonprofit Events

Greater Newburyport Non-Profits have many various awareness programs and events running throughout the year helping many causes. 

Summer is finally here! Time to get out and enjoy what Greater Newburyport has to offer in the month of July!
For a complete listing of events, 

Mill River Winery

Come join the fun at Mill River Winery this July! Visit our tasting room, enjoy a flight - or a glass - of wine, and pick up a couple bottles while you're here! Drink Local!

July 21 (5:30-8:00pm): LIVE MUSIC! April Renzella at our Friday Night Wine Down
July 22 & 23 (1-5pm): Collector's Series Returns Party!
July 29 (11am-4pm): 17th Annual Newburyport Kitchen Tour & Taste of the Port! Purchase tickets here
Join us every Friday night for our Friday Night Wine Down. Wine sold by the glass 4-7pm.
Questions? Call us at (978) 432-1280 or e-mail Jen

Sacred Temple Arts

Want to get the most out of your summer?

Why Not Learn Tantra?

Isn't it time to heat up your love life?
Partnered or not?
In ways you haven't yet imagined?

Want to get more of what you want in your life, in and out, of the bedroom?  Our customized and caring holistic, intimacy and relationship coaching and healing sessions will take you to that next place you wish you were at sexually, intimately, relationship wise, and more. Don't go another season without giving yourself the opportunity to create your best love life, and to have, and love, the life you desire. 

Individualized home play programs are included in all session pricing. You get experiential education and practices, along with a custom course format to continue your exploration at home!

Please contact us directly to discuss options and pricing.
Essex Street Inn

The Essex Street Inn is the perfect place to host your visiting family and friends this summer! Nestled on a tree-lined street, the Inn provides a charming "home away from home" feel while just steps away to the heart of downtown Newburyport. Every room or suite is comfortable and clean with amenities that provide an ideal overnight experience. Plus, we've got onsite parking for guests. Guests are just a short walk from the waterfront and all things summer in the area including Newburyport's annual Yankee Homecoming Festival!

Please contact us directly to discuss options and pricing.
The Grog

Come enjoy the great food, great service, great music, great company and....air conditioning at the Grog this month! We have a full line up of live music and our summer menu is out with lots of tasty additions. Did you know we have over 30 beers on tap - and the selection changes daily? Come on in and check it out!

Here is our Summer Menu 

Whittier Home

Summer Tea in the Victorian Garden
Be transported back in time at the Whittier Home Summer Tea!
Thursday, July 20, from 2 to 4pm (Rain Date July 21st)
86 Friend Street, Amesbury, MA
Enjoy tea or lemonade, served at your table, and a buffet of tea sandwiches and luscious sweet treats lovingly made by Whittier Home volunteers!  (gluten-free selections available)
$20 per person
(or complimentary with your 2016 sponsorship donation to the WHA)
Call 978-388-1337 to make reservations, or email to Chris Bryant
Reservations required no later than Monday July 17th

Seaglass Restaurant and Lounge

Summer has arrived at Salisbury Beach. Now catch the impressive weekly fireworks display every Saturday night over the ocean directly in front of our building! Live music every Friday & Saturday night in our lounge. And don't miss the indoor sand sculpture on display in our lobby this summer! A whopping 7-foot-tall sand castle and life-sized mermaid greet you for a warm welcome to our water-view restaurant.
Seaglass is the premier oceanfront dining destination on the North Shore. Our panoramic windows offer idyllic ocean views while you dine on fresh seafood, steaks, and more. Enjoy chef picks and seasonal selections locally sourced from farm to sea. Exciting additions to our new summer menu include Sweet + Spicy Pork Ribs, Tiger Shrimp Bouillabaisse, Lemon Oregano Swordfish and more. Seaglass was recently named the readers' choice #1 Fine Dining Restaurant by Wicked Local.

Special Events at Seaglass this Month
Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration - July 4
Seascape Creations Workshop - July 24
Sisters We Three

Summer is here at last. Please come in to see our new artists as well as all of the new items we got in!

We would like to welcome new artists: Acrylic artist, Gary Adams, paints framed outdoor scenes. He also paints clocks faces with nature scenes as well. Christine Waswa has hand beaded jewelry. Christine, a local artist, and her sisters from Africa make chokers, bracelets, earrings and long necklaces. Jennifer Jones Rashleigh, artist and art Historian, paints beach scenes, piping plovers, blue herons and more and imposes her prints on tiles.  

Michelle Julian brought in new framed floor cloths, one of her dog George and one a replica of a needle work sampler with birds, flowers and animals. Kam Boustani brought us new photography tiles. Also, we have glass photography cutting boards of the Pink House and a panoramic view of Newburyport from Salisbury. Jennifer Moran brought in great summery tote bags. Ceramic artist Kimberly Scott brought in a whole new line of mugs, a covered dish, bowls and shell inspired vases. Potter Judith Nevius also brought in all new items to include a berry bowl, mugs, yarn bowl, mugs and napkin holder. Besides her photography, Pat E. Nickerson, watercolor and pen and ink artist, has created a new line of hand painted cards.

We are ready for all that summer brings us. Come on in and take a look at Sisters We Three!!
Ann, Jan and Cathy

Blue Ocean Music Hall

Real Music. Real Close. Blue Ocean Music Hall is an intimate concert venue where no seat is more than 50 feet from the stage. New shows added every week, with exclusive presales for Blue Ocean Insiders. 

Shows This Month:
Rusted Root w/ Freevolt - July 6
Los Lonely Boys w/ The Slim Kings - July 12
Big Head Todd + The Monsters w/Lionize - July 13
Mike Girard's Big Swinging Thing - July 14
Roomful of Blues w/ Dan Lawson Band - July 20
Comedian Bob Marley - July 21
O-Town + Ryan Cabrera - July 26
Eaglemania: World's Greatest Eagles Tribute - July 27
Annual Buffett Beach Blast w/ Changes in Latitudes - July 28
Gin Blossoms - July 30

Port Plums

Port Plums will be open until 9pm Fridays & Saturdays all summer long! Stop by and browse after a beverage or meal at one of Newburyport's fine establishments. 

While you're here, check out our limited-edition whale plates. Keep an eye out for our frequent cooking classes and events. 

Happy Summer from Port Plums!


Happy Summer! And speaking of summer, here's our summer hours:
Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday through Thursday 10am - 8pm
Friday + Saturday 10am - 9pm and  Sunday 12pm - 5pm

And just in time for summer, Jay Palefsky sent us boxes and boxes of his incredible Sliding Art Boxes. Like the one pictured here.  Yes, it's Newburyport.  Now, wherever you are, you can have your own private Newburyport!  And when you're in Newburyport, come on by before or after dinner and say hello to Kate, Ted, Maddie, Haley and sometimes Annie herself.  We look forward to seeing you.

Blue Ocean Event Center

Blue Ocean is honored to receive another Wedding Wire Couples' Choice Award! If you've always dreamed of a wedding on the water, come to the beach and discover why Blue Ocean Event Center is the perfect oceanfront venue for your big day.

Four grand event spaces, boasting commanding views of the Atlantic Ocean and award winning cuisine make Blue Ocean Event Center the premier destination for weddings on the water.

Whether you are planning a nuptial celebration for 20 or 400, our oceanfront event spaces feature breathtaking, panoramic Atlantic views, freshly prepared local seasonal cuisine and experienced event staff to ensure each detail is perfect for a seamless event. 

Contact our events team to get started on planning your distinctive event at Blue Ocean Event Center, where "the only thing we overlook is the ocean.
Michael's Harborside
Summer at Michael's Harborside!  Now open, The Landing.  Come enjoy the view, the drinks, the food, the scene.  Meet your friends on deck.  Our outdoor deck and water view make Michael's a great place to host your summer party and celebration. Live music every Friday at 6pm and Sunday at 3pm through Labor Day.  Check our website for music lineup.  

Surfside - Salisbury Beach

SurfSide's NEW oceanfront deck and tiki pavilion is now open daily for lunch & dinner. Enjoy beachy apps + snacks like Sea Salted Pretzel Bites and Big Wave Nachos, or choose from our selection of salads and sandwiches including our popular Summer Lobster Roll, and order up fun new tropical drinks like our Twisted Mermaid or Boardwalk Breeze cocktails.
SurfSide offers nightly entertainment all summer long. including live bands, fireworks, and DJ dance parties every weekend. Our famous Reggae Sundays are even bigger this year with hot new regional acts and select Super Sundays with premier national reggae artists. Weeknight entertainment includes cool theme nights with music & fun - bring your friends and family!
Weekly Happenings:
Monday Game Night - Corn Hole + Giant Jenga on the Deck
Tuesday Line Dancing - Country Line Dancing w/ DJ Fred (cover charge under pavilion)
Wednesday Pirate Night - Deck Takeover w/ Pirate Visits, Games + Plum Island Pans
Thirsty Thursday - Margarita Patio Party w/ Specialty Drinks, $19.99 Pitchers, + Bahama Bob Band
Friday Beach Bash - Afternoon Acoustics, Liquor Samplings, Live Bands + Tribute Acts
SurfSide Saturdays - Sunset Celebration w/ Live Music, Beach Heat DJ Dance Party + Fireworks
Reggae Sunday - Hot Regional Acts Every Week + Select Super Sundays w/ Premier National Reggae Artists
Back to the 80s Dance Party w/ Fast Times - June 30
Mighty Mystic w/ The Elovaters - July 2
Way to the River + Fireworks Display - July 4
Higher Ground - July 7
Toussaint the Liberator + The Naya Rockers - July 9
Sargent + Co - July 14
Soul Rebel Project w/ Over the Bridge - July 16
Foreigners Journey - July 21
Roots of Creation - July 23
LoVeSeXy - Tribute to the Music of Prince - July 28
The Cliftones w/ Ameera - July 30
Brass Lyon

Don't go to the beach without these COOL new beach items - BEACH BUDDIES and matching COOZIES.
Place your Beach Buddy in the sand next to your chair and place your drink in it. No sand in the drink or on the bottle or cup.
Match up with a coozie to keep your drink cool.
Beach Buddies - $ 9.98  Coozies - $ 7.98

Our Summer Hours:
Sunday - Wednesday 10-6 
Thursday 10-7 Friday and Saturday 10-9

More Info

Capri Seaside Italian Grille & Bar

Fresh. Local. Authentic. 
Experience the authentic flavors of Italy anytime at Capri Seaside Italian Grille on Salisbury Beach. Our menu features Mediterranean and Tuscan inspired dishes as well as traditional Italian favorites like chicken and veal entrees, tasty pasta dishes, and crispy handmade pizza. Capri was recently named the "reader's choice" #1 Italian Restaurant by Wicked Local.
Weekly happenings include Wednesday Pasta Night, Thursday Trivia Night, and Sunday MeatballPalooza. As always, experience true Italian hospitality with your host, Kathleen Schick. Open Tuesday thru Sunday for dinner, 4-9PM.
Special Events at Capri this Month
Disco Night with DJ Scott - July 22
Brought to you by:
The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry
38R Merrimac Street, Newburyport, MA  01950