, Newburyport, MA


May 16, 2013

The Lookout: Student artists show off their work


Horsing around in Amesbury

The Carriage Town Horse Show on Saturday will offer breed classes, equitation and pleasure riding classes for all disciplines and ages in two outdoor rings, rain or shine.

Exhibitors and spectators are welcome from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free, and breakfast and lunch will be available to purchase.

The show will be held at Bob-Lyn Stables, 91 Monroe St., Amesbury. For more information, visit, email or call 603-474-3156.

Closing gallery offers discounts

The Bridge Gallery, which is shutting its doors after seven years, is selling artwork at a 20 percent discount this month.

There are also two “Make an Offer” reception events scheduled for this Saturday and next Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.

The gallery, which will close after Memorial Day weekend, is located at 1R Water St., Newburyport. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday.

Grow a garden that can heal

A class on “Planting a Healing Garden” will be held Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 46 E. Main St., Merrimac.

Robert Horsman will talk about various plants with healing properties, including their growth habits, sun and shade requirements, and other guidelines.

The class will be followed by a trip to the Herb Farmacy in Salisbury, where participants can purchase featured plants.

The cost is $45. To register, call 978-384-8055 or email

Art featured at Newburyport cafe

Opportunity Works’ art program, OpArt, has an exhibit currently on display at the Carry Out Cafe.

An opening reception will be held Friday, May 31, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the cafe, 155 State St., Newburyport. The show runs through June 30.

For more information, call 978-499-2240.

Cheryl Wheeler at Belleville

Belleville Roots Music will present a concert by Cheryl Wheeler on Saturday at the Belleville Concert Hall, 300 High St., Newburyport.

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