, Newburyport, MA


December 11, 2013

Dressed in holiday style

20th anniversary house tour highlights High Street, High Road homes


In addition to the chance to peek behind the curtains of the 10 homes, Saturday’s tour will also offer “a lot of magic and surprises throughout the day,” Hunter said.

One house will offer cider and doughnuts, while others will have musical performances. The Custom House will also serve chowder and coffee, compliments of Starboard Galley and Starbucks, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

If you go

What: 20th anniversary Holiday House Tour

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: 10 homes in Newbury and Newburyport. Pick up tour brochures and maps at the Custom House Maritime Museum, 25 Water St.

How much: $23 in advance, $28 on the day of the tour. Proceeds support the museum’s operation.

More information: 978-462-8681 or

On the tour

Hordon residence, 338 Merrimac St., Newburyport

Conway residence, 360 High St., Newburyport

McLaughlin-Veno residence, 254 High St., Newburyport

Cannon residence, 185 High St., Newburyport

Petrillo residence, 182 High St., Newburyport

Whilton residence, 181 High St., Newburyport

Santos residence, 80 High St., Newburyport

Martino residence, 49 High Road, Newbury

McDonald-Supple residence, 163 High Road, Newbury

Bussone residence, 286 High Road, Newbury

Silent Wreath Auction

Saturday will also wrap up the Custom House Maritime Museum’s annual auction featuring one-of-a-kind, handcrafted wreaths created by local artists and businesses.

The auction will be open the rest of this week during regular museum hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bidding ends at 4 p.m. Saturday, with the winners announced immediately afterward.

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