, Newburyport, MA


September 26, 2013

The Lookout: Celebrate German-style at this weekend’s Oktoberfest


Association marks 125th anniversary

The Anna Jaques Hospital Aid Association will celebrate its 125th anniversary with a tea tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m.

In addition to tea, specialty sandwiches, desserts and coffee will be served in the Newburyport hospital’s Higgins Room. Guest speaker Lois Valeo, who teaches college courses in textiles, fashion history and fashion marketing, will give a talk titled “Head to Toe: Bygone Women’s Accessories.”

Admission is $15 for association members and $17 for nonmembers. For reservations, call 978-463-1150.

Entertainment and food at 17 State St.

This weekend’s “Beats, Burgers and Brews” at the 17 State Street Cafe will feature The Latin Quarter tomorrow and Justin Laing on Saturday.

The Latin Quarter, formerly Bossa Buena, features classic bossa nova songs along with original music with Brazilian, Latin and Cuban influences.

Laing is the lead vocalist and guitarist for Amesbury-based blues fusion group Southbound Outlaws. He is influenced by the likes of Tom Waits, Ledbelly and Mark Lanegan.

Both shows are from 7 to 9 p.m. at the downtown Newburyport restaurant.

Soul tunes at Port restaurant

Glenn’s Restaurant & Cool Bar in Newburyport hosts Sunday Soul every Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m.

This weekend will feature the Tony Gallo Experience, hosted by Ed Scheer. There is no cover, but reservations are suggested.

Glenn’s is located at 44 Merrimac St. For more information, call 978-465-3811.


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