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Here are suggestions for things to do in and around Westford.
Tickets are on sale now for “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,” which is a sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The Merrimack Repertory Theater performance takes place at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall in Lowell from Nov. 28 to Dec. 23. At the end of Pride and Prejudice, heroine Lizzie invites her sisters to spend the holidays at her new home, Pemberley. The two modern day playwrights, Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, launch their sequel from that point. Ticket prices range from $24 to $56 per person and can be purchased at mrt.org.
The J.V. Fletcher Library’s Cookbook Club meets on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. The club members are dedicated to exploring cookbooks and sampling new recipes. This month’s meeting is just in time for Thanksgiving. Residents can pick up a copy of “The Chopped Cookbook” by the Food Network at the library’s main desk. Those who would like to bring a dish from the cookbook to the group meeting are asked to contact Sarah Regan by calling 978-399-2309. Registration is not required. For more information visit westfordlibrary.org.
Rock Performance at the PCA
Jeff Purchon and Friends return to the Parish Center for the Arts on Nov. 17 for a night of dancing and fun. It’s BYO food and drink while audience members groove to the music of a rock musician. Purchon was signed by EMI Records at age 17 and has performed with some of music’s greats, warming up for renowned acts like Black Sabbath, Free, Genesis, Robert Palmer, and others. Tickets are $25 for members and $27 for non-members. Visit westford.org/pca to make a purchase.