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Ould Newbury Bonfire January 14, 2017 From 3pm to 8pm

On Jan. 14, 2017, Protection #2, Newbury’s volunteer fire company, along with Historic New England and Tendercrop Farm, will host the 6th Annual Old Newbury Bonfire fundraiser. This fun family event commemorates the original purchase of the town on January 13, 1701, with a three-story Christmas tree bonfire. In addition to this featured event, families will enjoy music, also there will be games, tours, crafts, food, and the company of thousands of their neighbors! There is also a fun, high-energy auction with prizes like a ride to school in a fire truck, cords of wood, and original art. Two lucky winners will be the official lighters of the bonfire!

House tours of the 1690 Spencer-Peirce-Little House begin at 3, along with treasure hunts and hot cider and donuts.The auction for fire-lighting will begin at 5 p.m. with the lighting to follow immediately. Additional auction items will be offered later.

The Old Newbury Bonfire is free with a $10 parking fee and additional cost for food and drink. Donations are always welcome. This year’s event continues to raise funds for the Newbury Fire Department Protection Fire Company #2 is a Non-profit 501 (c) 3 that owns all its own equipment and buildings. It operates with a minimal budget, saving the taxpayers of Newbury valuable dollars.