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
Haverhill’s 3rd Annual New Year’s Eve Party!
Sunday, Dec. 31 from 7 p.m. to 12:45 a.m.
DiBurro’s Function Facility | Haverhill, Mass. | Facebook.com | (978) 372-0441
Ring in the New Year with the City of Haverhill at the 3rd annual Haverhill New Year’s Eve Party! Your ticket includes a night of dancing, appetizers and full cash bar, as well as a hilarious green screen photo booth and photo favors to take home. The event is presented by the Haverhill Recreation Department and the Haverhill Council on Aging.
TAKE A TASTE
Bringing in the New Year
Saturday, Dec. 30 from 1 to 5 p.m.
Wine ConneXtion | North Andover, Mass. | WineConneXtion.com | (978) 965-8000
The expert staff at Wine ConneXtion have sifted through the trending wines for 2018 and narrowed them down to the top scene stealers. You can enjoy this opportunity to further your wine knowledge while treating your palettes to brand new finds just in time to ring in the new year.
Saturday, Dec. 30 from noon to 6 p.m.
Lucia’s Bodega | Windham, N.H. | LuciasBodega.com | (603) 421-9463
Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter Split-a-Batch Brewing Event
Thursday, Jan. 4 at 6 p.m.
IncrediBREW | Nashua, N.H. | IncrediBREW.com | (603) 891-2477
No Soup For You! featuring Gormley’s Cafe
Saturday, Jan. 6 from 2 to 8 p.m.
Navigation Brewing Co. | Lowell, Mass. | Facebook.com
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
New Year’s Eve Bash featuring The Fools
Sunday, Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. (dinner) and 9 p.m. (show)
Blue Ocean Music Hall | Salisbury, Mass. | BlueOceanHall.com | (978) 462-5888
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Blue Ocean Music Hall with The Fools, a dinner buffet, a champagne toast, party favors and a midnight balloon drop! Two types of tickets are available for purchase: Dinner + Show tickets include a dinner buffet served in the panoramic oceanfront Grandview Hall, while Show Only tickets will get you in to see The Fools at 9 p.m.
New Year’s Brunch
Dec. 31 & Jan. 1 at 11:30 a.m.
Fuse Bistro | Lowell, Mass. | Facebook.com | (978) 323-0424
New Year’s Eve Dinner & Drinks
Sunday, Dec. 31 at 5 p.m.
Warp & Weft | Lowell, Mass. | Facebook.com | (978) 455-6537
New Year’s Eve 2018 Celebration
Sunday, Dec. 31 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
The Irish Cottage | Methuen, Mass. | Facebook.com | (978) 208-4347
Not Your Typical Fancy Schmancy New Year’s Eve
Sunday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.
Willow Spring Vineyards | Haverhill, Mass. | WillowSpringVineyards.com | (978) 374-1473
New Year’s Eve with the Rat Pack
Sunday, Dec. 31 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Tuscan Kitchen Burlington | Burlington, Mass. | Eventbrite.com | (781) 229-0300
Looking for even more indulgent things to do? Check out Merrimack Valley Magazine’s event calendar!