, Newburyport, MA


November 9, 2012

Holiday Happenings


Dec. 14 and Dec. 15

Artisans in the Open Christmas Show and Sale, Dec. 7, 2 to 9 p.m. and Dec. 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Dec. 14, 2 to 9 p.m. and Dec. 15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

First Religious Society, annex building, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport.

More than 25 area artisans will offer a selection of wares, including photography, jewelry, pottery, hand-painted scarves, hand-painted furniture, blown glass, stained glass, painting, hand-spun wool mittens, scarves and hats, handbags and more.

Solstice Song, a holiday concert featuring Allyn Gamble, Steve Faria & Friends, The Actors Studio, The Tannery, 50 Water St., Newburyport. A night of musical celebration, including jazz favorites and much loved seasonal tunes. $35, includes a post-performance reception with the artists. For reservations, call 978-465-1229 or go online at

Dec. 15

Amesbury Chamber of Commerce food drive for Our Neighbors’ Table, Carriagetown Plaza, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dec. 16

New England Tenors Holiday Concert, 2 to 4 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 42 Green St., Newburyport. Tickets are $20 for adults; $12 for children age 12 and younger. The concert will benefit the Newburyport division of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, which assists local families in need. For more information, visit

Throughout December

Santa’s Workshop

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Inn Street, Newburyport

Children can meet Santa and share their wish lists.

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