Eight Great Things To Do This Weekend – 7/9/20
ONE: Join Goats to Go for Goat Yoga this Friday. The class is sequenced for all levels of yoga and focuses on deepening the human connection to nature with a beautiful outdoor setting and some fluffy assistants.
THREE: Lowell’s Western Avenue Studios is hosting their first ever outdoor art market! Join them at the Creative Soul of Lowell to find works from your favorite local artists and vendors like Queen Adeline, The Glass Ingot, Eir’s Garden and much more. Food will be provided by Chez Rafiki’s Mediterranean food truck. Stop by this Saturday anytime between 12 and 4 p.m.
This market will feature a plethora of goodies from local artisans, makers and retailers. Vintage and repurposed goods, handmade jewelry and home decor, handcrafted chocolates, curated cheese, the latest styles in women’s fashion, and, of course, Brox Farm’s fresh local produce, homemade baked goods, and Mediterranean food. Stop by this Saturday anytime between noon and 6 p.m.
FIVE: Have you ever had a moment in the woods that felt a little bit mystical? It could be a moment of extreme beauty, a feeling of connectedness or a sighting of something unusual. The Stevens-Coolidge Place is teaming up with Sage & Oak Creative, LLC to bring you a fantastical outdoor trail.
Curious children and their caregivers are invited to discover their own magic in the woods with this family-friendly outdoor DIY program. Participants will be sent an informational packet to help them look for clues along the Stevens-to-Stevens trail and work as a team to build a home for the fairies and gnomes of the woods. This event will take place on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. You can register here.
SIX: EagleMania has evolved into a nationally touring tribute to The Eagles, performing to sold-out audiences everywhere they go. Their attention to detail and their ability to reproduce the Eagles exactly leaves their fans with an experience that they do not soon forget.
Don’t miss you chance to see EagleMania live this weekend at the Tupelo Music Hall. The group will be playing four shows this weekend. But you better hurry — tickets are selling fast.
SEVEN: Concord’s Great Meadows is a massive 12-mile refuge that spans seven towns and two rivers. The Concord Division, located in the northern half of the refuge, offers some of the best bird-watching in the state. Visitors can hike through wood and wetland on 2.7 miles of trails, and birdwatchers can be on the lookout for over 200 species of bird, including the American bald eagle.
Make the Great Meadows your spot for weekend exploration. The refuge is open dawn to dusk, and you can learn more about regulations and great sights here.
EIGHT: This Sunday, visit Jocelyn’s Mediterranean Restaurant & Lounge for quality food and a live performance by singer/songwriter Ralph Allen. Enjoy beautiful summer weather, great food and relaxing music at this Salem spot.
Visit Jocelyn’s this Sunday anytime between 1 and 4 p.m.
HAPPENING IN HAVERHILL
In this new segment of Eight Great Things To Do This Weekend, we bring to you the latest happenings from in and around the Haverhill area. Stay posted to learn more about fun events, news, restaurants and more.
Haverhill Farmers Market
The Haverhill Farmers Market returns for its 42nd season on Saturday June 27, 2020. Open each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the market runs through October 31, selling an expanded selection of farm-fresh fruits, herbs, eggs, vegetables, delicious baked goods, hummus, local wine, honey, fresh breads, handmade soaps, doggie treats, ice cream and much more.
2Slick at The Tap
2Slick is fronted by trombonists Steve Piermarini and Wayne Branco, and includes pianist Josh Evans, bassist Stephan Arsenault and drummer Mark Branco. The band features the music of JJ Johnson and Kai Winding as well as many other great tunes. Catch them live at Tap Brewing Company on Sunday, July 26. Hang out, grab a couple beers and enjoy 2Slick from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
The All In for a Cure Foundation will be holding their 6th Annual Jason Farley “All In For a Cure” Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 1, at Bradford Country Club. All In For A Cure raises money to benefit melanoma research, education and awareness, as well as patient support. Melanoma is not only the deadliest form of skin cancer, but it is the fastest growing cancer in the United States (American Cancer Society). With early detection, it can be very treatable. Find tickets and more info here.
Restaurants are welcoming customers back to their patios and indoor areas. Keep up with the best spots for breakfast, lunch and dinner with mvm. As more restaurants adjust to the transition, this list will continue to grow.
Al Fresca Restaurant
This family-owned Italian eatery is now open for outdoor seating and take out throughout the week. Trying one of their unique entrees is a must for any lover of Italian cuisine.
(978) 851-3332 | AlFrescaRistorante.com
Angelina’s Italian Restaurant
Angelina’s has just completed their transition to outdoor seating and are now ready to welcome back hungry customers. Stop by for some quality Italian food at a great outdoor setting.
(978) 319-9573 | AngelinasTewksbury.com
Cobblestones of Lowell
Cobblestones is offering outdoor seating. Take your taste buds on a trip around the world with their diverse menu.
(978) 970-2282 | CobblestonesOfLowell.com
The Deck is open seven days a week, and is eager to welcome more customers to their outdoor area. Stop by for tacos, burgers, seafood, chowder and more.
(978) 499-4422 | TheDeckSalisbury.com
Grazie Italian Restaurant
Open for lunch and dinner every day of the week, this Italian restaurant provides delicious food and a famously beautiful view.
(978) 445-0054 | Grazie.Restaurant
This eatery is a great spot to bring the family. Enjoy ribs, steak tips, pulled pork and more. Plus, check out some of their delicious cocktails.
(978) 664-3591 | HorseshoeGrille.com
Jocelyn’s Mediterranean Restaurant
Check out this spot for delicious and authentic Mediterranean food, as well as happy hour and live music.
(603) 870-0045 | JocelynsRestaurant.com
Tuesday through Saturday, make moonstones your go-to dining spot for great drinks and food.
(978) 256-7777 | Moonstones110.com
Seaglass Al Fresco Dining at Surfside
Seaglass is now offering outdoor seating on SurfSide’s oceanfront deck, open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit now for Seaglass and SurfSide menu favorites for lunch and dinner on the water.
(978) 462-5800 | SeaglassOceanside.com
Seoul Kitchen Restaurant
Seoul Kitchen is open for business! Stop by their beautiful outdoor area for some delicious and unique Korean food.
(978) 399-0016 | EatSeoulKitchen.com
110 Grill (Haverhill)
Dine indoors or outdoors and enjoy your 110 Grill favorites for lunch or dinner. Patio seating is available weather permitting. Make a reservation today!
(978) 641-3999 | 110Grill.com
Barking Dog Ale House (Haverhill)
At the Barking Dog Ale House, you will find traditional pub favorites tied together with an extensive craft beer selections. This spot will be opening indoor seating on Monday.
(978) 914-6200 | BarkingDogAle.com
This spot is finally open to the public. Stop by for some delicious chowder, kebabs and more.
(978) 373-6597 | Facebook.com/BradfordSeafood/
G’s Texas Southern Flare
G’s is now open for outdoor dining, with indoor dining coming in the near future. Stop by for burgers, BBQ and plenty of other delicious choices.
(978) 377-0457 | GsHaverhill.com
Hard Body Meals
This spot is committed to clean, healthy food using top quality proteins, produce and ingredients, and they’re open for outdoor seating!
(978) 641-3827 | HardBodyMeals.com
Mr. Mikes Family Italian Restaurant
Offering indoor seating and outdoor seating under their roomy tent, this restaurant is a great spot for any lovers of Italian cuisine.
(978) 373-5712 | MrMikesrestaurant.com
Make Periwinkle Cafe your spot for breakfast and brunch! This cafe offers everything you need for a scrumptious and relaxing morning meal.
(978) 377-0372 | PeriwinkleCafe.com
Now offering indoor seating, this spot offers delicious lobster rolls, fish, pasta and more.
(978) 374-8001 | TheRomaRestaurant.com
The Hidden Pig
The Hidden Pig is now open for indoor and outdoor dining. Visit the link below to reserve a table or make an order.
(978) 914-6800 | TheHiddenPigHaverhill.com
Local farmers and vendors are doing everything they can to continue providing fresh produce and products to the people. Whether it’s virtual or in-person, here’s a list of local farmers markets that are going above and beyond to serve the community.
The Haverhill Farmers Market returns for its 42nd season. Open each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the market runs through October 31, selling an expanded selection of farm-fresh fruits, herbs, eggs, vegetables, delicious baked goods, hummus, local wine, honey, fresh breads, handmade soaps, doggie treats, ice cream and more.
(978) 872-7535 | TeamHaverhill.org/projects/community/haverhill-farmers-market
This year, the Groundwork Farmers Market will be happening virtually. Order online or by phone, choose from four prepackaged choices, and pick up your delicious goods at their station.
(978) 701-5573 | GroundWorkLawrence.org
The North Andover Farmers Market happens every year, and this year is no different. Also, you can browse through a plentiful selection of fruits, veggies, breads and more at their virtual spring market.
The Salem Farmers Market boasts a family-friendly atmosphere featuring live music, children’s entertainment and seasonal special events. In the midst of COVID-19, the market is taking precautions to create a safe and enjoyable space for all patrons. For the time being, the market will be open every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Since 1979, Community Teamwork has sponsored the Lowell Farmers Market, offering fresh, locally grown produce from area farmers, as well as meats, fish, honey, baked goods, prepared meals, hand-crafts and more. This year, the market is set to begin on July 10, and it will run through October 2.
Although the outdoor summer market is postponed, you can visit here to find vendor products.
Mill City Grows Mobile Market
Pick up fresh produce and more with this mobile market. On Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Visit Lowell’s Mill No. 5 parking lot every Tuesday between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Lowell Senior Center any Thursday between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m; and Lucy Larcom Park on Fridays between 12 to 3 p.m. (Friday market will begin on July 10).