Father’s Day Road Race

43rd Father’s Day 10K and 5K Road Races Sunday, June 18, 2017 Begins at Hastings Middle School, 30 School Street, Fairhaven Start time, 9:00 a.m. The annual running of  a 10K, TAC sanctioned course through the lovely, historical Fairhaven streets features some of New England’s top runners. There is also a shorter 5K race. Sponsored by Fairhaven merchants and Fairhaven Road Race Inc. Online entry fee … [Read more...]

Riverside Cemetery Evening Tour

Riverside Cemetery Tour Wednesday, June 21, 2016, 6:00 p.m. Riverside Cemetery, 274 Main St., Fairhaven Created in 1850 by Warren Delano II, the grandfather of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, this is one of the most beautiful rural-style cemeteries in Massachusetts. 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...]

Annual Buzzards Bay Swim

24th Annual Buzzards Bay Swim Saturday, June 24, 2017, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. New Bedford & Fairhaven Start: beach next to The Edge, 1480 E Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford Finish: Fort Phoenix State Beach, Green Street, Fairhaven Don't miss this chance to swim point-to-point across a closed shipping channel with 300 other swimmers! Assisted by the U.S. Coast Guard and a local safety patrol, … [Read more...]

Homecoming Day Fairhaven

Homecoming Day Fair Saturday, June 24, 2017 Center Street, from William to Green streets, Fairhaven 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Fairhaven’s largest annual event features about 175 booths of handmade crafts and delicious foods in addition to live entertainment, an art exhibit on the west lawn of the Unitarian Church, and children’s activities, including the very popular fire engine rides. Sponsored by the … [Read more...]

Fairhaven High School Tours

Fairhaven High School Tours Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Fairhaven High School, 12 Huttleston Ave., Fairhaven Tour the “Castle on the Hill,” which was donated to the town by Henry H. Rogers in 1906. Meet inside the main entrance of the high school. Guide: Bob Foster. Sponsored by the Fairhaven High School Alumni Association. For more information, email … [Read more...]

FHS All Class Breakfast Buffet

FHS All Class Breakfast Buffet Sunday June 25, 2017, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Fairhaven High School cafeteria 12 Huttleston Ave., Fairhaven Enjoy a buffet breakfast at FHS, catered by Courtyard Restaurant and hosted by the FHS Class of 1967. Tickets may be purchased at the FHS Alumni booth at the Fairhaven Homecoming on June 24, or at Euro/Phoenix Store, 41 Main Street, Fairhaven. For more information, … [Read more...]

Fairhaven High School Tour

Fairhaven High School Tour Friday, June 30, 2017, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.  Fairhaven High School, 12 Huttleston Ave., Fairhaven Tour the “Castle on the Hill,” which was donated to the town by Henry H. Rogers in 1906. Meet inside the main entrance of the high school. Guide: Bob Foster. Sponsored by the Fairhaven High School Alumni Association. For more information, email info@fairhavenalumni.org. … [Read more...]

Ongoing July Events

The following event are ongoing throughout the month of July. For a list of other, one-time events, click here: Upcoming Events Monday Morning Fun Monday mornings in July & August, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., program at 10:00 a.m. Fairhaven Visitors Center, 141 Main Street, Fairhaven See individual July listings for details. A fun morning for kids aged 5 to 12 and their parents or guardians on the lawn … [Read more...]

Lecture on the Lawn: Oxford Chapel & Church of the Good Shepherd

Lecture on the Lawn: Oxford Chapel and the Church of the Good Shepherd Saturday, July 1, 2017, 2:00 p.m. Old Stone Schoolhouse, 40 North St., Fairhaven Bring a lawn chair or blanket and settle under the tree next to the one-room schoolhouse for a talk by Tourism Director Chris Richard. The lecture will include the history of the Oxford Chapel, which once stood across the street from the schoolhouse, … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Fun: ArtWorks! ArtMobile

Monday Morning Fun at the Visitors Center with the ArtWorks! ArtMobile Monday, July 3, 2017, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., program at 9:30 a.m. Fairhaven Visitors Center, 141 Main Street, Fairhaven A fun morning for kids aged 5 to 12 and their parents or guardians on the lawn of the Visitors Center. Play old-fashioned lawn games like trap ball, nine pins, Jarts, bean bag tossing, hoop rolling, jump in the … [Read more...]