Yankee Homecoming Craft Show, 5K Bridge Race Tuesday | Local News

NEWBURYPORT – Yankee Homecoming events will continue with the Market Square Day Craft Show, veteran lunch deliveries, a drive-through movie and a 5K Bridge Race for Tuesday.

The 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Craft Show will feature unique, hand-crafted items from artisans from across New England. The rainy date is Wednesday.

As part of the Waterfront Morning Workout series, sponsored by Anna Jaques Hospital, F45 Training Salisbury will lead 45 minutes of circuit training and high intensity interval training starting at 8 a.m.

At 9:15 a.m., Meghan Leighton of Awake Minds: Yoga & Conscious Living in Newburyport will host a power yoga class for all levels. Bring a mat and a bottle of water.

From 11 p.m. to 12:30 p.m., historian Ghlee Woodworth and Marine Ecologist Captain Paul Aziz will lead the Clipper Heritage Trail waterfront harbor tour, a 90-minute cruise along the Merrimack River on the Yankee Clipper. Reservations can be made at www.harbortours.com.

At 6 p.m., the Newburyport Lions Club will host its annual Yankee Homecoming 5K run. The cost is $ 35 and in-person registration will take place Tuesday from noon to 5:45 p.m. at Newburyport High School. Due to a late start in planning, only 5K will take place this year. For more information visit https://yankeerace.com.

From 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the Country Mile Band will take the stage at Waterfront Park. Bring a blanket or a chair. People are welcome to bring their own picnic or hang out with local vendors.

At 8:30 p.m., the drive-in cinema at Rupert A. Nock Middle School is “The Lion King”. People are asked to register their car in advance by emailing [email protected] and arriving between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. for the screening.

Newburyport Youth Services will sell popcorn, candy and soda to benefit the organization.

Also on Tuesday, volunteers will deliver meals to veterans in the community for the annual Veterans Luncheon, sponsored by Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp.

Other events throughout the week include a door decorating contest, a local support contest, the Yankee Homecoming Market in and around Market Square, and downtown entertainment.

A week-long scavenger hunt will take participants through local history at Old Newbury Museum, Custom House Maritime Museum, Newburyport Public Library Archives, Bartlet Shopping Center, at Joppa Park and houses as part of If This House Could Talk.

Pick up a Scavenger Hunt Package from the Custom House Maritime Museum, Library Archives, or 51 Prospect Street and return the form by 4 p.m. Saturday to enter a prize draw that includes local history books.

Residents of the city will be posting posters with stories about their homes as part of If This House Could Talk. See the map on https://walknewburyport.wordpress.com.

For more information on Yankee Homecoming, visit http://yankeehomecoming.com.


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