ONE: Support the programs and artists of Essex Art Center by attending their Oktoberfest event on Friday at 7 p.m. Sample craft beers from near and far, including some local creations from the likes of 603 Brewery, Horizon Beverages and more!
TWO: Haverhill Public Library will be holding their 2nd Annual Fall Fundraiser at the Barking Dog Ale House on Friday at 7 p.m. The theme is “Haverhill Through the Decades,” and it’s suggested that attendees dress up in clothing from their favorite decade.
THREE: Take the kids on a trip through the whimsical world of Theodor Geisel when Seussical Jr. comes to the Derry Opera House. It’s the only place you can see Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and those lovable Whos all at the same time! Showings on Friday and Saturday will be at 7 p.m., while the Sunday performance will be at 2 p.m.
FOUR: Enjoy a night at the opera by attending the one-night-only Palace Theatre performance of Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca on Friday at 7 p.m. This classic melodrama recounts the invasion of Italy by Napoleon, and remains extremely popular over 116 years after its original premiere.
FIVE: Newburyport’s Great Pumpkin Lighting & Stroll will take place on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. Design and carve your own jack-o-lantern to light at this family-friendly event, then stroll downtown to see the creations of others.
SIX: Northern New Hampshire-based indie/alternative band Epic Season will be playing at Amoskeag Studio on Saturday at 8 p.m. Songs from their 2012 EP “Till Darkness Falls to Dawn” and 2014 album “New Lands” will be performed.
SEVEN: Arts League of Lowell will be holding an Artists’ Reception for Exposed 2016 on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. Along with enjoying the juried photography show, attendees will be treated to a “Soupah Saturday Suppah.”
EIGHT: City Arts Nashua will host the 12th Annual ArtWalk Weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Over 100 artists, performers and crafters will gather to show off their works and wares. Everything from fine art and crafts to sculpture and jewelry will be represented.