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Whether looking to enjoy an evening of fine dining or a casual lunch or dinner, The Riverworks' extensive menu and fresh ambience has something for everyone.

October Specials and Events:

Our favorite season of the year has arrived, and with it, our favorite holiday.

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The Riverworks In The News...

Miles Buck
The Riverworks head chef, Miles Buck is featured in the Food Chef Spotlight section of the NH Magazine The Hippo.
Turning Seacoast trash into treasure - The Riverworks partnership with the Eco Movement is featured in Seacoast Online and Portsmouth Herald.
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Riverworks Newsletter

Our favorite season of the year has arrived, and with it, our favorite holiday. A New England Autumn conjures so many fond memories and warm feelings, it's easy to find joy in these fleeting days. At The Riverworks, we find so much joy during the month of October! Cooking with pumpkin, squash, and apples, mixing hot cinnamon- spiced cocktails, and gearing up for our annual costume party on Halloween night. We hope you will join us for one of our events this month and let us make your October a little warmer.

This month we feature Moat Mountain Brewery with a special trivia night event! Join us in the tavern on Monday, October 6th for a promo party and trivia night featuring questions about NH's White Mountains. Promo kicks off at 7:00 and trivia begins at 8:00. See you then!

A Drunken Pumpkin, that is! If you love a cold Shipyard Pumpkinhead and a cinnamon sugar rim, you need to try it with a shot of vanilla vodka added. The Drunken Pumpkin is a favorite of Riverworks customers and on Thursday, October 16th we will be featuring SKYY Vanilla Vodka and you can sample the drink and bring home some cool prizes. Want to try another amazing autumn cocktail? Try our Pumpkin Pie Martini made with SKYY vanilla vodka, white creme de cacao and Fulton's Pumpkin creme liqueur.

This October, our fund- raising efforts benefit CVHS in Dover, NH. We will host a fundraiser on Thursday, October 23rd and donate 10% of every check. Throughout the month of October, be sure and stop by the dining room to see the kids' art displayed there. The artists created these works of art to help CVHS in their own way. The artwork will be available for you to bid on via silent auction and 100% of the money raised will benefit CVHS. You can also help by liking our Facebook page and spreading the word by sharing status updates. We will donate $1 for every new like!

Paint Nite continues at The Riverworks and is held on Tuesdays. This month's date is October 21st. Visit Paint Nite online at for tickets and be sure to use code RIVER20 to save $20 on every ticket you buy! A unique and fun way to spend the evening and perfect for date night or ladies' night out.

Every year, we look forward to our annual Halloween Party and Costume Contest. This year Halloween falls on a Friday so our tavern is guaranteed to be a blast! Join us for fun dinner specials, costumed staff, a special drink menu and lots of giveaways. At 8:00 we will officially kick off the festivities with the judging of the costume contest at 9:00. Winner gets a $50 Riverworks gift card, a Riverworks hoodie and 365 days of bragging rights. Put your best costume together and come on down for Halloween Night with us!

When you stop in this month, be sure to check out our new drink list featuring lots of delicious fall cocktails. In addition to new wines and beers, our menu always features a full page of Seasonal Specialties with flavors of the season upon us. Try a Pumpkin Pie Martini, a Cider Smash or an Angry Apple today!

Smuttynose Beer Dinner
Presenting a Smuttynose Beer Dinner at
The Riverworks!
Thursday, October 10th
reception at 6:30, dinner at 7:00

$55.00/person plus tax and gratuity

limited space available, call 659-6119 for your reservations today!

Reception: Various Passed Appetizers
with: Star Island IPA

1st course: Wild Mushroom Soup with spicy greens and prosciutto
with: Old Brown Dog

2nd course: Crispy Roast Pork Belly with root vegetable puree and cider sauce
with: Pumpkin Ale

3rd course: Spicy Goat Curry with parsnips, beets and pickled peppers
with: Finest Kind IPA

4th course: Cheese Plate with pumpkin and apple butters, fig and raisin compote and brown sugar crostini
with: Robust Porter


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