Monday Morning Fun: Herbology with Prof. Sprout

Monday Morning Fun at the Visitors Center with Hogwarts Herbology Professor Pomona Sprout Monday, August 7, 2017, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., program at 10:00 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 … [Read more...]

Concert: The Buzzard Blue Band

Concert Under the Stars: The Buzzard Blue Band Thursday, August 10, 2017, 7:00 p.m. Town Hall steps, 40 Center Street, Fairhaven With its roots in Fairhaven, The Buzzard Blue Band  features the special talents of local songwriter and performer Susan Lainey. The Buzzard Blue Band covers well known hits from a song book of rock and folk. This outdoor summer concert is sponsored by the Fairhaven … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Fun: Buttonwood Park Zoomobile

Monday Morning Fun at the Visitors Center with the Buttonwood Park Zoomobile Monday, August 14, 2017, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., program at 10:00 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 … [Read more...]

Lecture on the Lawn: Rogers School

Lecture on the Lawn: Rogers School Saturday, August 19, 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 focus on the history of Rogers School, built in 1885 by Henry H. Rogers, which began the shift away from the small one-room districts … [Read more...]

NFIA Music Night/Car Cruise

NFIA Music Night/Car Cruise Sunday, August 20, 2017, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Benoit Square Intersection of Main St. and Howland Rd., Fairhaven Enjoy some great, live music and some classic autos at Benoit Square during this free event sponsored by the North Fairhaven Improvement Association. For more information, call John Medeiros, 508-990-0000 or email Jef Lucas at silverado504@msn.com. … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Fun: Whitfield-Manjiro Society

Monday Morning Fun at the Visitors Center with the Whitfield-Manjiro Society plus combo Bounce House/ Water Sklide Monday, August 21, 2017, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., program at 10:00 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, … [Read more...]

Riverside Cemetery Evening Tour

Riverside Cemetery Tour Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 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...]

Ongoing September Events

Henry H. Rogers Walking Tours Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m., June through September Start outside Town Hall, 40 Center St., Fairhaven A free 90-minute guided walk teaches about the town’s benefactor Henry H. Rogers of the Standard Oil Co. and his gifts of magnificent architecture to Fairhaven. Tour includes visits inside the Town Hall and Millicent Library. Tuesday guide: Bob Foster, Thursday … [Read more...]

Feast of Our Lady of Angels

Feast of Our Lady of Angels September 2, 3, 4, 2017 Our Lady of Angels Feast Grounds, 7 Jesse St., Sat. 5 p.m.-Midnight, Sun. Noon - Midnight, Mon. Noon - 10:00 p.m. Procession on Main St. Monday at 1:00 p.m. A traditional, weekend-long Portuguese “festa” featuring live music, game booths, Portuguese and American foods, auctions, kids’ activities. On Monday at 1:00 p.m. a procession is held from … [Read more...]

‘Poverty Point’ Walking Tour

‘Poverty Point’ Walking Tour Saturday, September 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m. Starts at Old Stone Schoolhouse, 40 North St., Fairhaven The tour outlines the history of the Oxford Village or "Poverty Point" area, land once owned by Thomas Taber, the son-in-law of Mayflower passenger John Cooke. The neighborhood was where Joseph Bates, founder of the Seventh Day Adventists, grew up, and it is where Manjiro … [Read more...]