Tuesday, Nov. 20
Council on Aging trip to Jewell Towne Vineyards, van pick up at 10:45 a.m. Lunch at Barking Dog Grill. See a true farm winery, sample estate-made wines, stop at gift shop and art gallery. $3 donation. For reservations, call 978-526-7500.
Tuesday, Nov. 27
Manchester COA Causeway Restaurant seafood luncheon, 12:15 p.m., at the American Legion, Post 113. Baked haddock, vegetables, potato, beverage, dessert. $10; limited to 45 seniors. Prepaid reservations due in COA office by Nov. 23. Call 978-526-7500.
Saturday, Dec. 1
“Holiday’s & Wintertide: An Evening with Chelsea Berry & Friends,” 7 p.m., Crowell Chapel in Rosedale Cemetery, Manchester. Features Rockport’s John Rockwell, and husband and wife duo Joe Cardoza and Renée Dupuis. $20 per ticket, or reserve an entire pew for 6-8 guests. For tickets, visit www.attendstar.com or call 617-694-6892. Portion of ticket sales benefit The Historic Manchester Trust.
Tuesday, Dec. 4
Cape Ann TV’s annual Santa party, 3 to 7 p.m., 38 Blackburn Center, Gloucester. Children invited to meet Santa Claus. Meetings with Santa will be videotaped and shown on CATV’s Channel 12 on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Free and open to the public. CATV is a Project Uplift children’s toy and teen present collection site. 978-281-2443. www.capeanntv.wordpress.com.
Wednesday, Dec. 5
Manchester COA shopping trip to Walmart Plaza in Seabrook, N.H., Van pick-up at 11 a.m.— return by 2:30 p.m. Call 978-526-7500.
Tuesday, Dec. 12
Manchester COA luncheon at The Landing at Seven Central, noon. Chowder or salad, steak tips, baked scrod or chicken Alfredo, potato, veggies, bread, butter, dessert. $15. Prepaid reservations in the COA office by Dec. 7. Transportation available. Call 978-526-7500.
Friday, Dec. 14
Manchester COA’s monthly trip to Trader Joe’s in Danvers, 9:30 a.m. van departure, returns around noon. Allow one hour or so for shopping at Trader Joe’s or other store in plaza. To register, call 978-526-7500.