Ongoing June Events

The following event are ongoing throughout the month of June. For a list of other, one-time events, click here: Upcoming 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 guide: Chris Richard. Weather permitting. For more information, visit

Pirates & Privateers Presentation at Fort Phoenix
Fridays, 10:00 a.m., June through September
Start at Fort Phoenix flagpole,
Fort Phoenix, Old Fort Rd., Fairhaven
Hear tales of pirates, Revolutionary War era privateers, and historical Fort Phoenix presented by Greybeard, an 18th century gunner from the privateer sloop Broome, Abigail “Abby” Black, a ship’s doctor who grows herbal remedies in her village garden when not at sea, and Andrew the Powder Monkey, a boy who know how cannons are loaded and fired. Learn the what is pirate myth and what’s reality, the difference between pirates and “legal” privateers, and why grog wasn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Presentation includes a demonstration firing of a black powder swivel gun. Weather permitting. For more information, visit

Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship House
Saturdays and Sundays, Noon to 4:00 p.m.
11 Cherry Street, Fairhaven
Visit the house of Capt. William Whitfield, who rescued Japanese fisherman Manjiro Nakahama from a Pacific island in 1841 and brought him to Fairhaven. Manjiro became the first Japanese person to live in America and later grew in prominence in Japan following the opening of Japan to western trade. Admission to the house is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $4 for children. For more information, visit

Old Stone Schoolhouse
Saturdays, 12:30 to 4:00 p.m.
40 North Street, Fairhaven
Fairhaven first one-room district school is open for the public to see what schooling was like in the 1800s. Children’s activities. Free. On the first and third Saturday of the month there is a free historical lecture on the lawn at 2:00 p.m.; bring a lawn chair or blanket. Note: The Old Stone Schoolhouse has no restroom. For more information, visit, call 508-979-4085 or email

Fairhaven Farmer’s Market
Sunday afternoons beginning June 18, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Fairhaven High School, 12 Huttleston Avenue, Fairhaven
Buy fresh local produce and other products from area farmers. Enjoy the local market with family and friends every Sunday afternoon through mid-October. Entertainment will be available occasionally during market hours. Access the parking lot off Main Street to the rear of the Academy Building. Handicap parking. Free admission. Coordinated by the Fairhaven Sustainability Committee.

YogaYoga in the Park
Tuesdays, June 20 through August 22, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Cushman Park, Green Street, Fairhaven
Kripalu certified yoga instructor Jeff Costa leads. Bring your own yoga mat. Weather permitting. Free. For more information, call 508-287-2482.

Fitness Bootcamp
Thursdays, June 22 through August 24, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Cushman Park, Green Street, Fairhaven
Certified functional trainer Wayne Goulart leads. Bring your own mat and set of weights. Weather permitting. Free. For more information, call 508-287-2482.

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