The Good Life – 10/12/18


Blues and Brews Oktoberfest 2018
Sunday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Nashoba Valley Winery | Bolton, Mass. |

Not to be confused with the Blues & Brews event in Westford, this one’s a little out of the way, but still well worth checking out! Head over to Nashoba Valley Winery for a fall festival highlighting the winery’s hand-crafted micro-brews while you get into the season with great food, beautiful scenery and the fantastic sounds of blues bands including The Fat City Band and Salty Dog Blues.



Party on the Patio feat. Copper Dog Scotch & Andrew McManus
Thursday, Oct. 18 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Horseshoe Grille | North Reading, Mass. |

Horseshoe Grille’s Thursday night Party on the Patio events each have a featured beverage company and performer. This penultimate event — closing out time on the patio as the weather gets colder — will feature Copper Dog of Speyside, Scotland, and Boston-based country musician Andrew McManus.

Bent Water Brewing Co. Tasting
Friday, Oct. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Andover Classic Wines | Andover, Mass. |

Dining in the Dark with Lowell Association for the Blind
Monday, Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m.
moonstones | Chelmsford, Mass. |

Farm to Table Dinner
Friday, Oct. 19 from from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
Windham Country Club | Windham, N.H. |

Tasting: Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel, En Route, Bella Union Wineries
Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Lucia’s Bodega | Windham, N.H. |



“Murder for Two”
Oct. 17 – Nov. 11
Merrimack Repertory Theatre | Lowell, Mass. |

Who killed the great American novelist Arthur Whitney at his own surprise party? In this zany whodunit, comedy musical, every guest has a motive. Was it the prima ballerina, the widow, the niece, the psychiatrist — or even the detective? Two actors play 13 roles — and the piano — in this entertaining homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries.

Creative Fusion: The Brush at The Whistler
Now through Nov. 3
Whistler House Museum of Art | Lowell, Mass. |

Brett Eldredge: The Long Way Tour
Saturday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m.
SNHU Arena | Manchester, N.H. |

David Spade
Saturday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m.
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom | Hampton, N.H. |

Amesbury Carriage Museum Lecture: “Bookends for Equality: Whittier and Garrison”
Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m.
Amesbury Senior Community Center | Amesbury, Mass. |

The Town and The City Festival
Oct. 19 & 20
Downtown Lowell | Lowell, Mass. |

Temple Emanu-El Author Series: Deborah Prinz, “On the Chocolate Trail”
Sunday, Oct. 21 at 9:30 a.m.
Temple Emanu-El | Haverhill, Mass. |


Looking for even more indulgent things to do? Check out Merrimack Valley Magazine’s event calendar!


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