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October 18, 2012

Lookout: Ouellette kicks off FINCH's new season

The FINCH Coffeehouse will kick off its new season tomorrow night with a visit by fiddle master EJ Ouellette and his band Crazy Maggy. The popular musicians perform a mix of Celtic music, reggae, jazz, pop, bluegrass and fiddle-driven rock tunes.

The nonprofit coffeehouse, which runs from October through May, is held at the First Religious Society, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport.

The music begins at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door or at Dyno Records on Middle Street in Newburyport.

Refreshments will be available.

Quartet For-Te performs tomorrow

Local string musicians Quartet For-Te will perform at St. Paul’s Church in Newburyport tomorrow night. The performance begins at 7:30 at the Episcopal church, 166 High St.

Quartet For-Te is the string quartet in residence at Endicott College in Beverly. The program will include Mozart’s “The Hunt” and Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in D major. Newburyport’s Loren Lee will perform on violin and will be joined by Caroline Lieber, violin, Dayla Stoerzbach, viola, and John Bumstead, cello.

The program is free to attend although donations are welcome.

Witches Night Out tomorrow

Celebrate Halloween a little early during Witches Night Out in Newburyport tomorrow from 6 to 9 p.m.

The adult-only event offers a chance for customers to dress in costumes and visit merchants downtown and at the Tannery Marketplace. Businesses will offer Halloween treats and seasonal fun during the evening of shopping and merchant hospitality.

A costume contest will be held at 9 p.m. at Not Your Average Joe’s in Market Square.

‘Fill A Bag’ at

Amesbury library

The Friends of the Amesbury Public Library will hold their “Fill A Bag” Book Sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Friends’ Used Book Shoppe in the basement of the building.

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