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 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, and Abigail “Abby” Black, a ship’s doctor who grows herbal remedies in her village garden when not at sea. Learn which things you think you know about pirates are myths based on fiction, 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

Fairhaven Farmer’s Market
Sunday afternoons, 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 Green Fairhaven (Fairhaven Sustainability Committee).

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