City of Lowell Culinary Celebration

All are invited to the city of Lowell's Culinary Celebration at Lowell Memorial Auditorium, 50 East Merrimack St., with music by Booty Vortex at 7 p.m. Try food tastings from 12 local restaurants (while it lasts) and listen to '70s Disco Funk to kick off the holiday season. No charge at the door. Suggested: Bring a canned item or donation for the Merrimack Valley Food Bank.