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December 5, 2013

The Lookout: Art show to benefit Newburyport Education Foundation

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The 140-member chorus and 40-member youth choir include a number of residents from Greater Newburyport.

Tickets are $20 general admission, $17 for seniors and students, and free for children 12 and under. They are available at www.chorusnorthshore.org or at the door.

Antique ornaments for sale at open house

A Christmas Open House and Ornament Sale will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hills House in West Newbury.

The first floor of the museum, located at 407 Main St., will be decorated for a “natural and old-fashioned” Christmas, including two trees decorated with antique ornaments.

The event is hosted by the West Newbury Historical Society, in collaboration with the Friends of the West Newbury Library. All proceeds from ornaments sold will benefit the society.

Admission is free, and refreshments will be served. For more information, visit historic.westnewbury.org.

‘Art for a Cause’ in Newburyport

An art show set for tomorrow evening will raise money for the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center in Newburyport.

“Art for a Cause: A Gallery Event,” hosted by Exit Realty Group in Newburyport, features photographs by Carissa Germain. The images include flowers, landscapes, the ocean, wildlife and sunsets, and 10 percent of all sales will go to the center.

The show will run from 6 to 9 p.m. at 44 Merrimac St. For more information, call 978-462-3200 or visit www.exitrg.com.

Local photographer featured at library

Photographs by Merrimac resident Sam Davis are on display through Dec. 31 at the Merrimac Public Library.

The show is called “It’s Not Always Black and White.” Davis’ interest in photography began in his teens but didn’t fully blossom until after the birth of his children. He is mostly self-taught, with the aid of some adult education classes, camera club involvement, workshops and seminars.

A public reception will be held Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the library, 86 W. Main St.

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