LOWELL -- Take a tour of some of Greater Lowell's ethnic markets. The tour meets at the Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. Parking is available at the Visitor Center parking lot, 304 Dutton St.

Travel by bus to three local markets specializing in Portuguese, Indian and African foods. Visitors will get a chance to meet with proprietors, hear family stories, taste a sample, and buy specialty foods.

This program is part of the Lowell Folklife Series and is sponsored by Lowell National Historical Park.

Space is limited on the bus. Reservations are required. Call 978-970-5000 or 978-275-1719. For information, visit www.nps.gov/lowe.