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Northshore June/July 2023

Northshore magazine showcases the best that the North Shore of Boston, MA has to offer.

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all summer. Highlights include the 14th annual Buffett Beach Bash on July 21, an Abba tribute on August 2 and 3, and Reggae Sundays. Visit a Cider Hill Farm Festival Cider Hill Farm in Amesbury has a huge farm store and a robust pick-your-own program— and on several weekends this summer, it hosts festivals complete with food trucks, live music, and an outdoor hard cider bar. June 17 and 18 celebrate strawberries; June 19 through 25 is pollinator week; July 15, 16, 22, and 23 are for blueberries and flowers, and the Harvest Party will be August 12, 13, 19, and 20. Discover Greenbelt's Art in the Barn Each summer, the Essex County Greenbelt holds its annual Art in the Barn fundraising 103 art sale. Highlighting paintings, photographs, sculpture, and more from some of the region's most talented artists, Art in the Barn on June 9 and 10 will also feature live music and food trucks. Attend Smolak Farms' Whim Dinner Series The North Andover farm hosts farm-to- table dinners in a tent under the stars on summer nights through August. Each dinner features a different chef from some of Boston's top restaurants—visit the website for more details. Go Sailing Book a sailing charter out of Manchester on the Frayed Knot, sail out of Gloucester on the Thomas E. Lannon Schooner, or try deep-sea fishing with Yankee Fleet. See a Show at Windhover Windhover in Rockport hosts dance and theatre performances in a whimsical, outdoor venue among the trees throughout the summer. Highlights this summer include performances by the North Atlantic Ballet Theatre June 11 and The Importance of Being Earnest June 30 through July 9. Find the Nearest Porchfest The first porchfest in Massachusetts was Somerville's in 2011, and since then, the yearly event, where folks open up their porches to host free music performances, has spread to dozens of towns in the area. Reading's porchfest is June 24, Plum Island's is September 16, and you can find the full schedule at Go on a Whale Watch You can find some of the best whale watching in the country (and even the world!) here on the North Shore. Try 7 Seas Whale Watch, Cape Ann Whale Watch, or Newburyport Whale Watch, which all head out to Stellwagen Bank marine preserve off the Massachusetts coast.

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