Essex Ensemble to perform in Newburyport at Maudslay Arts Center on August 27

Wednesday August 17, 2022

Benefit For All-Volunteer First Parish Newbury Food Pantry

NEWBURYPORT — The Essex Ensemble, directed by local resident and pantry volunteer Andrew Price and featuring top-tier musicians from several of Boston’s most highly regarded orchestras, will perform on August 27th from 6 to 8PM at the beautiful Maudslay Arts Center to benefit the First Parish Newbury Food Pantry’s mission to end food insecurity in the region.

The First Parish Newbury Food Pantry is the largest all-volunteer food pantry in the greater Newburyport area serving the communities of Newbury, Newburyport, Byfield, West Newbury, Sailsbury, Amesbury, Rowley, Ipswich, and Georgetown. They fulfill orders for over 400 people each Friday.

Maudslay Arts Center is situated within the lush landscape of Maudslay State Park at 95 Curzon Mill Rd, Newburyport. Patrons are encouraged to bring a picnic. There will be non-alcoholic beverages and desserts available. Reserved table seats are $50 per person in tables of three or four. Lawn tickets ( bring your own blanket or chair) are $30. Children under 12 are free. Whether you choose to sit at a patio table or on a blanket under the stars, every seat offers excellent acoustics.

Doors open at 5:30PM. Parking at Maudslay Arts Center is limited to vehicles with handicapped stickers. Regular parking is at the main Maudslay State Park lot which has free parking after 5:30 PM. Ushers will be on hand to direct you.

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For more information contact Caroline Monahan by email at or call 978-973-9732 at the First Parish Newbury Food Pantry.

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