The Good Life is Merrimack Valley Magazine’s weekly roundup of “the finer things in life,” from wine tastings to special dinners at local restaurants.
THIS WEEK’S TOP TREAT
Oct. 15 – 19 & 22 – 26
Greater Newburyport Area | Newburyport, Mass. | SavorNewburyport.com
Greater Newburyport features the best local cuisine at value pricing. For ten nights, participating Greater Newburyport Area restaurants and eateries feature two- course lunch menus priced at $10 or $20 and three-course prix fixe dinner menus priced at $25 or $35. On the list of participants so far: Brick & Ash, Brine Oyster Bar, Ceia Kitchen and Bar, Loretta, Michael’s Harborside and many more!
SIP, SAVOR & CELEBRATE
Andover Classic Wines’ Italian Wine Dinner at the Lanam Club
Friday, Oct. 20 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Lanam Club | Andover, Mass. | AndoverClassicWines.com | (978) 470-0500
At this special wine dinner, brought to you by the fine folks at Andover Classic Wines and the Lanam Club, you’ll get the chance to explore winemakers from three different regions of Italy: La Spinetta from Piedmont; Tenuta Santa Maria Alla Pieve from Veneto; and Ciacci Piccolomini D’Aragonia from Tuscany.
Toscana Fest 2017
Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Rescheduled from Oct. 8)
Tuscan Kitchen & Market Salem | Salem, N.H. | Facebook.com | (603) 952-4875
Wine Tasting with Chuck, Megan, and Barnba from Gallo Wines
Saturday, Oct. 14 from 2 to 5 p.m.
Lucia’s Bodega | Windham, N.H. | LuciasBodega.com | (603) 421-9463
Craft Beer Dinner featuring Southern Tier Brewing Co.
Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Stonehedge Hotel & Spa | Tyngsborough, Mass. StonehedgeInnAndSpa.com| | (978) 649-4400
Saturday, Oct. 28 from 8 to 11:30 p.m.
Willow Spring Vineyards | Haverhill, Mass. | WillowSpringVineyards.com | (978) 374-1473
SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP
A Little Bazaar at Mill No. 5
Saturday, Oct. 14 from noon to 4 p.m.
Mill No. 5 | Lowell, Mass. | ALittleBazaar.Market
A Little Bazaar is a marketplace that offers handmade goods, peculiar finds and vintage commodities. Events take place EVERY Saturday of the month on the 5th floor of Mill No. 5. This Saturday, Oct. 14, the vendor lineup includes Copper Mine Collection, Mother Turtle Herbals & Gifts, Sweet Lydia’s and more.
Winter Gear Event
Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Buttons & Bows Consignment Boutique | Acton, Mass. | Facebook.com | (978) 263-8008
Harvest Craft Fair!
Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
St. Anne’s Episcopal Church | Billerica, Mass. | Facebook.com | (978) 663-4073
Tewksbury Applefest Craft Fair
Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tewksbury Memorial High School | Tewksbury, Mass. | Facebook.com
Looking for even more things to do? Check out our event calendar, our NoteWorthy community calendar, our Wellness Wednesdays health highlights or the latest edition of Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend!