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April 2017

Friday Night Wine Down at Mill River Winery – Live music with the Portermen!

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Friday nights between 4-7pm, we sell wine by the glass! Come in this Friday, sip on your favorite wine and enjoy the lively tunes of The Portermen! The Portermen, based in Newburyport, Mass., was formed in 2015 by Galway, Ireland native Rob McKeown and his love for sea shanties. The Portermen regularly perform at various venues on the North Shore including Yankee Homecoming, Blue Ocean Music Hall’s Festival of Trees and the American Music and Harvest Festival along with appearances…

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Red Wine Barrel Tasting at Mill River Winery!

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us in the tasting room for a sample of one of our premium red wines 0 right out of the barrel! Get some one-on-one time with owners/winemakers Donna Martin or Rick Rousseau who will be on hand to answer any questions you may have!

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Red Wine Barrel Tasting at Mill River Winery!

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us in the tasting room for a sample of one of our premium red wines – right out of the barrel! Get some one-on-one time with owners/winemakers Donna Martin or Rick Rousseau, who will be on hand to answer any questions you may have!

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May 2017

Cinco de Mayo Sangria Fundraiser at Mill River Winery!

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

EVERYONE is welcome to join us for a Sangria Party Fundraiser! We’re teaming up with Jan Rooney at Partners in Development of Ipswich to aid four Guatemalan children – and we need your help! Enjoy free appetizers and our cash wine & sangria bar while participating in a silent auction, raffle, and games! Free admission! All donations are tax deductible. Mill River Winery will be donating 15% of all wine purchases as well as 100% of all proceeds from the…

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Sangria Party Weekend at Mill River Winery!

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Warmer weather is finally here so kick off Cinco de Mayo weekend with a Sangria Party at Mill River Winery! We’ll be serving our three famous sangrias (made with our Plum Island wines) as part of our tasting flight! Patio doors will be open for outdoor seating (weather permitting), so stop by the winery & get your sangria on!

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Sangria Party Weekend at Mill River Winery!

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Warmer weather is finally here so kick off Cinco de Mayo weekend with a Sangria Party at Mill River Winery! We’ll be serving our three famous sangrias (made with our Plum Island wines) as part of our tasting flight! Patio doors will be open for outdoor seating (weather permitting), so stop by the winery & get your sangria on!

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Tales and Ales

$65
May 12 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 am

Friday, May 12th, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Swett-Ilsley House, 4 High Road, Newbury, Mass. $40 Historic New England members $65 nonmembers In the late seventeenth century, Swett-Ilsley House served the town as Swett’s Tavern, one of three watering holes in Newbury. The huge fireplace and massive beams make a perfect backdrop for an evening of historic fun. Join your friends around a rough tavern table and enjoy traditional local brews from Ipswich Ale Brewery and a hearty tavern dinner while…

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Tales and Ales

$65
May 13 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 am

Saturday, May 13th, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Swett-Ilsley House, 4 High Road, Newbury, Mass. $40 Historic New England members $65 nonmembers In the late seventeenth century, Swett-Ilsley House served the town as Swett’s Tavern, one of three watering holes in Newbury. The huge fireplace and massive beams make a perfect backdrop for an evening of historic fun. Join your friends around a rough tavern table and enjoy traditional local brews from Ipswich Ale Brewery and a hearty tavern dinner while…

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Flatbread Fiery 5K

$30
May 19 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 am

Inaugural Flatbread Fiery 5K race for pizza and beer. We have partnered with Flatbread Pizza Co. in Georgetown to bring this unique event to the North Shore. Be the fastest female or male runner to cross the finish line and win FREE pizza for a year. Participants will receive a custom designed race bib, short sleeve tech shirt, pizza, and beer. Shirts will be guaranteed if registered by 5/1/2017.

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September 2017

The Farmer’s Table

$85
September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, September 1st, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, Newbury, Mass. $65 Historic New England members $85 nonmembers Celebrate four centuries of farming with a multi-course farm-to-table dinner with cider, ale, and wine pairings prepared by Carry Out Cafe using produce grown by the Colby family at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm. This event highlights the farmers who kept this rich land cultivated in the twentieth century. The Stekionis family lived and worked at the farm from 1913 until 1994, while Dick Walsh…

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The Farmer’s Table

$85
September 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday, September 2nd, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, Newbury, Mass. $65 Historic New England members $85 nonmembers Celebrate four centuries of farming with a multi-course farm-to-table dinner with cider, ale, and wine pairings prepared by Carry Out Cafe using produce grown by the Colby family at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm. This event highlights the farmers who kept this rich land cultivated in the twentieth century. The Stekionis family lived and worked at the farm from 1913 until 1994, while Dick Walsh…

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AMESBURY HARVEST FAIR & COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL

September 22 - September 24

Celebration of the fall harvest and country music. Featuring artisan vendors, farmers market, street music, etc (downtown Amesbury). Top Grammy Award and CMA Award winning country music stars in Landry Stadium throughout the weekend.

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The American Music and Harvest Festival

September 30 @ 10:00 am

Saturday, September 30th, Time: TBD Game Time: TBD Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane, Newbury, Mass. PRICE: TBD Enjoy music, baseball, and farm activities featuring four centuries of American music. This festival celebrates everything from traditional to bluegrass, funk, folk, and beyond. See the full schedule. Enjoy a variety of farm activities during the festival: Watch Vintage Base Ball played by 1861 rules. See tractors and other farm equipment spanning the last eighty years. Try your hand and win prizes at…

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October 2017

Tales and Ales

$65
October 20 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 am

Friday, October 20th, Swett-Ilsley House, 4 High Road, Newbury, Mass. $35 Historic New England members $60 nonmembers In the late seventeenth century, Swett-Ilsley House served the town as Swett’s Tavern, one of three watering holes in Newbury. The huge fireplace and massive beams make a perfect backdrop for an evening of historic fun. Join your friends around a rough tavern table and enjoy traditional local brews from Ipswich Ale Brewery and a hearty tavern dinner while listening to true tales…

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Tales and Ales

$65
October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Saturday, October 21st, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Swett-Ilsley House, 4 High Road, Newbury, Mass. $35 Historic New England members $60 nonmembers In the late seventeenth century, Swett-Ilsley House served the town as Swett’s Tavern, one of three watering holes in Newbury. The huge fireplace and massive beams make a perfect backdrop for an evening of historic fun. Join your friends around a rough tavern table and enjoy traditional local brews from Ipswich Ale Brewery and a hearty tavern dinner while…

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