, Newburyport, MA


January 31, 2013

Lookout: Tom Rush returns to Firehouse


The collection is meant to show the contrasts in landscapes across the country. His images include rugged mountains and prairies to nearby salt marshes and tidal flats.

Gooby will host a meet-and-greet with the public tonight from 5:30 to 7. The Provident Bank is located at 5 Market St., Amesbury.

Brew talks ‘Roots and Roads’

The Amesbury-based band, The Brew, is bringing their acoustic show, “Roots and Roads,” to the Firehouse Center for the Arts tomorrow night.

During their acoustic show, the group will pay tribute to several of the artists who have shaped their sound, songs and soul during the 10 years since The Brew formed shortly after the original bandmates graduated from Amesbury High.

The show will begin at 8 p.m. at the Firehouse Center in Newburyport’s Market Square. Admission is $20 for the general public. To purchase, call 978-462-7336 or go online to

Ham and bean supper Saturday

The Bethany Masonic Lodge will host a ham and bean supper on Saturday from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

The menu includes ham, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, garden salad, brown bread, rolls, three kinds of beans, drinks and desserts. Admission is $8. It is free for children to attend.

Wine and cheese reception at Bridge Gallery

The Bridge Gallery in Newburyport will hold a wine and cheese reception on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. Local artists Marjet Lesk and Joanna Hammond will be on hand to visit with the public and to answer questions about the cooperative gallery that is owned and operated by its eight artist members.

Currently, the gallery is hosting a show, as well as its annual winter sale. Guest artist Mary Ann McArdle is also exhibiting this month. McArdle is a staff member at the Essex Art Institute in Lawrence.

Snowshoeing program in West Newbury

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