Cherry Blossom Friendship Festival

Cherry Blossom Friendship Festival Sunday, May 5, 2024, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship House 11 Cherry Street, Fairhaven This traditional festival celebrates cherry blossoms and our friendship with Japan. Activities, demonstrations, and a museum tour are included as listed below. Free admission. Activities during the day may include: Kimono sale from Tosashimizu, Kamishibai (paper theater), Shin Daiko (Japanese … [Read more...]

Hastings Middle School Spring Marketplace

Spring Market Fair Saturday, May 11, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Elizabeth I. Hastings Middle School, 30 School Street Fairhaven Free - All Welcome! Indoor & Outdoor vendors and artisans. Food, Music, Family Fun. Psychic Readings, Mother's Day Crafts, K9 and Fire Department visit, Library book bike and more. 9:30 a.m. Boot Camp with Wayne and Gina. Sponsored by EHMS PTO. Disabled parking and accessibility to all events and vendors. … [Read more...]

Mozart and More

Mozart and More with NBSO's Jesse Holstein and Anna Griffis Saturday, May 11, 2024, 4:00 pm The Shepherd Center for the Performing Arts 34 Center Street (William Street Entrance) Fairhaven, MA Join New Bedford Symphony Concertmaster Jesse Holstein and Principal Viola Anna Griffis for a dynamic program of Duos for violin and viola. Opening the program is Mozart’s Duo in G-major. Written in secret by Mozart in 1783 to assist an ailing … [Read more...]

Fairhaven Town-Wide Yard Sale Day

Fairhaven Town-Wide Yard Sale Day Saturday, May 18, 2024, times of yard sales vary Rain Date, Sunday, May 19 Throughout Fairhaven, MA This annual community yard sale day is being sponsored and organized by the Old Town Fairhaven group on Facebook for the fourth year. Yard sales will be set up throughout the town. If you are interested in joining please email Send your address, the time frame you'd like to … [Read more...]

Mark Twain’s “Life on the Mississippi”

Mark Twain's "Life on the Mississippi" Saturday, May 18th, 2024, 7:00 pm The Shepherd Center for the Performing Arts 34 Center Street (William Street Entrance) Fairhaven, MA In his one-man adaptation of Twain’s work, “Life on the Mississippi,” actor and comedian Ken Teutsch goes back to the roots of America’s favorite storyteller. There is no white suit or white hair, no clever aphorisms delivered from a rocking chair. Here is a man in the … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 27, 2024, 10:00 a.m. Main Street, from Center Street north to Riverside Cemetery The annual Memorial Day Parade steps off from the intersection of Main and Center streets at 10:00 a.m. and proceeds north on Main Street to Riverside Cemetery. At the cemetery there is a ceremony at the Civil War monument with participation from military and veterans groups and others. The Memorial Day Parade is proudly supported … [Read more...]

Huttleston Marketplace Rules and Guidelines

GUIDELINES & RULES, as of December 1, 2023 Please read all rules and guidelines carefully. The following guidelines must be followed for the categories of items sold. If there are any questions about what can or cannot be sold or any other guidelines, please call the Office of Tourism at 508-979-4085 or email NEW RULE ON PLASTIC BAGS & FOOD SERVICE ITEMS Beginning in 2024, no vendors may … [Read more...]

Kids Fest Activities & Vendors 2023

Here is the current list of vendors taking part in Kids Fest 2023 as well as a list of the activities and entertainment. ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT Photo opportunity with FairhavenTV. Come to Kids Fest dressed in costume or find a costume at the free costume swap (below.) (all day) Come in costume and play "Costume Bingo" Pumpkin Painting , buy a pumpkin from Barbosa Farm and paint it at the Friends of the Millicent Library … [Read more...]

Black History: Sojourner Truth

Black History Discussion: Sojourner Truth Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 6:30 p.m. Millicent Library, 45 Center St. (Walnut St. entrance) During Black History Month, the Friends of the Millicent Library presents informal talks and discussions about Black people in Massachusetts and Rhode Island who changed history. We will talk about the realities of northern slavery and the challenges that continued after emancipation. The conversations … [Read more...]

Houseplants 101

Houseplants 101 with Crystal Brinson Wednesday February 22, 2023 Millicent Library, 45 Center St., Fairhaven, 2:00 p.m. The Fairhaven Sustainability Committee and the Millicent Library will present Houseplants 101 with Crystal Brinson, owner of Star Studio. She will talk about the care and propagation of houseplants. All attendees will take home a plant cutting. The program is limited to 25 participants. Free. Disabled Accessible. To … [Read more...]