Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 7/5/18

ONE: Take your pick of one of the many farmers markets happening this weekend in the Merrimack Valley and grab some fresh meat, produce and other goodies for summer get-togethers: Haverhill’s is Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 51 Merrimack St.; Newburyport’s is Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tannery Marketplace; and North Andover’s is Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the intersection of First Street and Main Street. For more listings of MV farmers markets, check out Wellness Wednesdays!

TWO: TOKYO TRAMPS play a blend of blues, roots rock and Americana, taking their name from a line in Bruce Springsteen’s “Born to Run.” Grab a beer and enjoy the music when they perform at Newburyport Brewing Co. from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

THREE: If you’re going to see a New Hampshire Fisher Cats game this summer, make it the one on Saturday at 7:05 p.m., because it’s Margaritaville Night at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. In addition to specials on the eponymous drinks, Jimmy Buffett’s greatest hits will be played all game long and a fireworks show will close out the evening.

Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend - 7/5/18

TWO: Enjoy the musical stylings of TOKYO TRAMPS on Saturday.

FOUR: Voyage: The Journey Show claims to have sold more tickets than any other Journey tribute band out there! They’ll be giving a performance of the band’s extensive repertoire of ‘80s radio hits on Saturday at 8 p.m. at Blue Ocean Music Hall.

FIVE: Lowell National Historical Park and the Tsongas Industrial History Center will hold the next in its summer series of Hands-On History Workshops on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Drop in to the Boott Cotton Mills anytime within this window and use the educational workshop space to discover the Industrial Revolution and its legacy.

SIX: Join The Lowell Philharmonic Orchestra for their annual outdoor Summer Concert on Sunday at 2 p.m.! Featuring a special appearance by Tricia’s Dance School, the performance will be held rain or shine at Shedd Park. The orchestra will perform a mix of light classical and pops music. Admission is free, with a suggested donation of $10 for adults and $5 for children and students.

Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend - 7/5/18

SEVEN: Bring an instrument, your voice or just an ear to a Second Sunday Jazz Jam at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts.

SEVEN: This Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts, enjoy a drink and the sweet sounds of jazz at a Second Sunday Jazz Jam. Those who’d like to play or sing along are welcome to join!

EIGHT: Contemporary blues artist Samantha Fish has been called “an impressive blues guitarist who sings with sweet power” and “one of the genre’s most promising young talents” by The New York Times. She’ll be performing at Tupelo Music Hall on Sunday at 7 p.m.

Looking for even more great things to do this weekend? Check out our event calendar!

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