THIS WEEK’S TOP TREAT
Toscana Fest 2018
Sunday, Oct. 7 at 10 a.m.
Tuscan Market | Salem, N.H. | TuscanBrands.com
Join the fine folks at Tuscan Market for pumpkin carving, gelato, carnival games, music, popcorn, raffles, local vendors, apple cider, activities for kids and more! All proceeds will be donated to Lazarus House. (Love Tuscan Kitchen & Market? Don’t miss our story on founder Joe Faro here.)
WINE & DINE
’90s Bar Crawl
Saturday, Oct. 6 from 3 to 10 p.m.
Legends Billiards & Tavern | Portsmouth, N.H. | 90sBarCrawl.com
Remember AIM? Remember the Ninja Turtles? Remember when you were cool, back in the ’90s? As if! Relive your glory days at the ’90s Bar Crawl! Lace up your LA Gears, slap on your bracelets and saddle up your Furbies to take on the “603,” ’90s style.
Blow Your Own Pint Glass
Friday, Sept. 28 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.
Mill City Glass Works | Lowell, Mass. | Facebook.com
Fall Grand Tasting
Saturday, Sept. 29 from 3 to 6 p.m.
Andover Classic Wines | Andover, Mass. | AndoverClassicWines.com
The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce’s “The Taste”
Monday, Oct. 1 at 5 p.m.
Boston Marriott Burlington | Burlington, Mass. | BurlingtonChamberOfCommerce.org
Patriots Game Day Brew Fest: Pats vs Colts
Thursday, Oct. 4 from 6 to 9 p.m.
IncrediBREW | Nashua, N.H. | Facebook.com
A LITTLE A&E
White Fund Lecture: Elizabeth Acevedo
Thursday, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m.
Lawrence Public Library | Lawrence, Mass. | NECC.Mass.edu
Poet, author, performing artist Elizabeth Acevedo will perform and read from her new novel-in-verse “The Poet X.” Acevedo has more than 15 years of performance experience, and has toured her poetry nationally and internationally. She is a National Poetry Slam champion, winner of the 2016 Berkshire Prize, Cave Canem fellow, CantoMundo fellow, and participant of the Callaloo Writer’s Workshop. The event is free and open to the public.
Now through Oct. 7
Merrimack Repertory Theatre | Lowell, Mass. | MRT.org
Now through Oct. 19
Essex Art Center | Lawrence, Mass. | EssexArtCenter.org
One Neighborhood, Two Towns: Lawrence and Andover
Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Lawrence History Center | Lawrence, Mass. | Facebook.com
Diva: Arias and Art Songs
Sunday, Sept. 30 at 3 p.m.
Rogers Center for the Arts | North Andover, Mass. | Merrimack.edu
Live Music at the Copper Door: Chad Lamarsh
Thursday, Oct. 4 from 8 to 11 p.m.
The Copper Door | Salem, N.H. | CopperDoorRestaurant.com
Friday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m.
The Old Court Pub | Lowell, Mass. | ImageTheater.com
Looking for even more indulgent things to do? Check out Merrimack Valley Magazine’s event calendar!