Tour

Story Hour at the Waldorf School

The Waldorf School Story Hour offers a parentsa chance to check out the school

The Cape Ann Waldorf School has designed their story hour specifically to inspire a love of learning in young children, and offers a chance for parents to experience the Waldorf Summer Program first hand. Our Story Hour experiences are tied closely to the school's mission. Teachers strive to educate the whole child - head, heart, and hands - to develop each child's gifts to their fullest potential. Children learn in a natural, experiential, and age-appropriate manner so that learning is meaningful, satisfying, and joyful.

When: 
Tuesdays through July 9:30 -10:30am

Newburyport Kitchen Tour

Proceeds from the Newburyport Kitchen Tour benefit the NBPT Elementary PTO

The Annual Newburyport Kitchen Tour features sensational kitchens in a variety of period style homes in our riverside coastal community.  Each kitchen has been selected to showcase the fine work of the best designers, contractors and vendors Newburyport has to offer. 

When: 
Saturday, July 26, 2014 11am-4pm
Location: 
Downtown Newburyport

Beach Creature Cruise

This River Ecology Cruise aboard the Yankee Clipper is about the estuary

Join Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center on a Beach Creature Cruise aboard Newburyport Harbor Tours Inc.'s Yankee Clipper through the Merrimack River Estuary! Teacher Naturalist, Lisa Hutchings will provide her expert pair of eyes to help your family find all the exciting sights and sounds of the marshes and varied habitats of  Plum Island as you cruise along the Merrimack River.

When: 
Saturday, July 26, 2014 8:45-10:45am

Kayak to Choate: Island Tour and Picnic

Take a guided kayak paddle to Choate Island with the Trustees of Reservations!

Join us for an afternoon kayak paddle, followed by a leisurely walking tour of Choate Island. We’ll stop in to view the Proctor Barn and the Choate House, then continue on to the highest point on the island where Cornelius and Miné Crane are buried. After taking in the breathtaking views of the marsh and Essex Bay, we’ll make our way back to the Proctor Barn for a delicious picnic supper catered by Ferreira Foods.

When: 
Sunday, August 17, 2014 3-7pm

Coast Guard Station Tours

Tour the Newburyport Coast Guard station as part of Yankee Homecoming

The Coast Guard Station in Newburyport stands as a testament to over 100 years of service to the opening of the Merrimack River and the coastal regions from the North Shore to Portsmouth, NH. All are invited for a special tour of the facility and get a close-up look at the inner workings of this very busy station.

When: 
Thursday, July 31, 2014 10am-2pm

Military History Timeline on Bartlet Mall

The Revolutionary War Was the first of many for Newburyport!

Join us in celebration of Newburyport’s 250th anniversary as we honor the veterans of all wars from Newburyport’s history since 1764. Military vehicles, uniforms, displays, and living historians will give you a glimpse into life during wartime from the Revolutionary War to present day.

When: 
Sunday, July 27, 2014 10am-4pm
Location: 
Bartlet Mall

Kayak to Choate Island

Take a guided kayak paddle to Choate Island with the Trustees of Reservations!

A paddle and a hike – what better way to spend a summer day? Join us as we paddle across Essex Bay from the Trustees of Reservations boat dock to Choate Island. We’ll beach our boats for a tour of the island, stopping in at the Proctor Barn, the White Cottage and the Choate House, then continuing to the highest point on the island where Cornelius and Miné Crane are buried.

When: 
Sunday, July 6, 2014 2-5pm
When: 
Sunday, July 20, 2014 2-5pm

Renaissance of Ravenswood: Walk through the Centuries

Talk a walk through history at Ravenswood, and explore this wonderful park in Gl

Walk through history at Ravenswood Park! Ravenswood has changed from a main thoroughfare to a forgotten backwoods, and now to our favorite local refuge over time. See the evidence in cellar holes, stonewalls, and carriage paths. Learn the stories of a colorful cast of characters who transformed it into a such special place. Pre-registration requested.

When: 
Second Sunday of each month through September 2014
Location: 
Ravenswood Park

Father's Day Harbor Seal Cruise

This Father's Day Ecology Cruise aboard the Yankee Clipper is about Tidal Pools

Join Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center on a family ecology cruise aboard Newburyport Harbor Tours Inc.'s Yankee Clipper this Father's Day! Teacher & Naturalist, Lisa Hutchings will provide her expert pair of eyes to help your family find all the exciting sights and sounds of Newburyport and Plum Island as you cruise along the Merrimack River.

When: 
Sunday, June 15, 2014 8:45 am - 10:45 am

Halibut Point Quarry Tour

Kids will enjoy this tour of the Halibut Point State Park and Quarry Rokcport MA

Enjoy a guided tour of Halibut Point State Park around the Babson Farm Quarry, unearthing the granite industry era followed by a traditional hand-tool stone splitting demonstration.  Halibut Point itself is made of sheets of 440 million year-old granite that now cascades from rocky headlands to the abundant tidal pools below. The panorama encompasses views from Crane Beach in Ipswich to Mount Agamenticus in Maine and the Isles of Shoals off the coast of New Hampshire. This glorious natural landscape is breathtaking and inspiring.

When: 
Friday, July 25, 2014 10-11am
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