Run to Remember

Run to Remember March 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. Starts at Fort Phoenix State Beach and Reservation Old Fort Road, Fairhaven Run the second annual Run to Remember 5K to support the LCpl Matthew R. Rodriguez Memorial Foundation. Additional information are available online at For more information, call Lauren Webber at 774-306-6372. The LCpl Matthew R. Rodriguez … [Read more...]

‘Sweet Charity’ FHS Theater Co.

Sweet Charity Thursday through Saturday, March 30 to April 2 Thu., Fri., Sat. 7:00 p.m., Sun. 2:00 p.m. Fairhaven High School Performing Arts Center 12 Huttleston Ave., Fairhaven (Larch Ave. entrance) The FHS Theater Company presents the musical "Sweet Charity," music: Cy Coleman, lyrics: Dorothy Fields, book: Neil Simon. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors, available at the … [Read more...]

NFIA Easter Egg Hunt

NFIA Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 15, 2017, 9:00 a.m. Livesey Park, Glenhaven Ave., Fairhaven Annual Easter egg hunt with separate areas for children in different age groups. Find candy eggs in the park and playground and look for specially numbered wooden eggs that can be redeemed for prizes. Visit and take photos with the Easter Bunny. Raffles. Sponsored by the North Fairhaven Improvement … [Read more...]

One Theater Group: ‘Treasure Island’

One Theater Group presents 'Treasure Island' Thursday, April 20, through Sunday, April 23 Thu., Fri., Sat., 7:00 p.m., Sun. 2:00 p.m. Fairhaven Town Hall, 40 Center St., Fairhaven Enjoy an exciting production of the classic adventure story about pirates and hidden treasure. Proceeds benefit Home For Our Troups. Tickets are $10 to $15 plus an online processing fee. Handicap accessible. For additional … [Read more...]

West Island 5K Run/Walk

West Island 5k Run/Walk Sunday, April 30, 2017, 11:00 a.m. 41 Causeway Rd., West Island, Fairhaven The Fairhaven High School Cross Country program benefits from this event, run on a US Track and Field certified course. Entry fees range from $15 to $25. There is also a Kids Mile Run with an entry fee of $5. Shirts to first 600 5k registrants; neoprene wrist bands to Kids Mile entrants. Cash prizes. … [Read more...]

Cherry Blossom Friendship Festival

Cherry Blossom Friendship Festival Sunday, May 7, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Cooke Memorial Park cor. Pilgrim Avenue and Cherry Street, Fairhaven This traditional festival celebrates cherry blossoms and our friendship with Japan. Free outdoor activities include names written in Japanese, origami (paper folding) instructions and demo, Japanese taiko drumming and martial arts demonstration, … [Read more...]

Ham & Bean Supper

Old Fashioned Ham and Bean Supper Saturday, May 13, 2017, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Council on Aging, 229 Huttleston Ave., Fairhaven A fundraiser sponsored by the Fairhaven Lions Club and the Fairhaven Village Militia, will include a meal of ham, beans, coleslaw, rolls and dessert, a vintage cruise night, music, and more. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 5 and under. For tickets call Bill Moniz … [Read more...]

Riverside Cemetery Tour

Riverside Cemetery Tour Sunday, May 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m. Riverside Cemetery, 274 Main St., Fairhaven Take a walk in one of the most beautiful rural-style cemeteries in Massachusetts, created in 1850 by Warren Delano II, the grandfather of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The tour visits the final resting places of some of the town’s most prominent people. You’ll also see lovely examples of early … [Read more...]

Fort Phoenix Historical Encampment

photo by Martha Rogers Fairhaven Village Militia Spring Revolutionary War Encampment Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28, 2017 Fort Phoenix, Fort Street, Fairhaven, MA 9:00 a.m. Saturday to 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Cannon firing approx. 7:45 p.m. Saturday The Fairhaven Village Militia, the Fairhaven Office of Tourism and guests present a two-day historical encampment at Fort Phoenix. Talk to period … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 29, 2017, 8:30 a.m. Main Street, from Center Street north to Riverside Cemetery Units will march from Center and Main streets north to Riverside Cemetery. There will be a pause at Fairhaven High School for the raising of the “Big Flag” with the National Anthem performed by Fairhaven High School music students. At Riverside Cemetery there will be a ceremony at the Civil … [Read more...]