June: All Month

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...]

Huttleston Marketplace

  Huttleston Marketplace Saturdays, June 16 through September 1, 2018, (except June 30) 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Fairhaven Visitors Center Lawn, 141 Main Street at Rte. 6, Fairhaven Huttleston Marketplace is an outdoor bazaar featuring vendors selling select hand made arts and crafts, quality antiques and vintage collectibles, used books, and locally grown or prepared produce and foods. It is … [Read more...]

Classic Movie Night: Sunset Boulevard

West Island Classic Movie Night: Sunset Boulevard Thursday, June 28, 2018, 6:00 p.m. West Island Improvement Association, 41 Causeway Road, Fairhaven Join the West Island Improvement Association for an evening of viewing and discussing the classic film "Sunset Boulevard." Light refreshments and snacks will be available for sale starting at 6:00 p.m. After an introduction the film will show at 7:00. A … [Read more...]

Annual Buzzards Bay Swim

25th Annual Buzzards Bay Swim Saturday, June 30, 2018, 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 Fair

Homecoming Day Fair Saturday, June 30, 2018 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...]

July: All Month

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...]

Monday Morning Fun: NB Fishing Heritage Center

Monday Morning Fun at the Visitors Center with the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center Monday, July 2, 2018, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., program at 10:00 a.m. Fairhaven Visitors Center, 141 Main Street, Fairhaven SPONSORED BY http://thinktechonline.com 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 (bean bag toss, … [Read more...]

4th of July Car Cruise & Parade

Fourth of July Car Cruise and Parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 Starts at Fairhaven High School, 12 Huttleston Avenue, Fairhaven Gather for flag raising 8:30 a.m., Depart 9:00 a.m. Floats & marchers gather at Cushman Park. Classic and antique cars and vehicles gather at Fairhaven High School for the raising of the Big Flag. They will then depart to cruise through town, ending with a ride south on … [Read more...]

Fort Phoenix July 4th Ceremony

Fort Phoenix Independence Day Ceremony and Cannon Salute Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10:00 a.m. Fort Phoenix, Fort Street, Fairhaven At the conclusion of the Car Cruise and Parade (scheduled for 9 a.m.), this patriotic program will be held at historical Fort Phoenix to celebrate the founding of our nation. The ceremony will feature a brief history of Fort Phoenix presented by Tourism Director Chris … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Fun: Fairhaven Fire Department

photo by Beth David, Neighborhood News Monday Morning Fun at the Visitors Center with the Fairhaven Fire Department Monday, July 9, 2018, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., program at 10:00 a.m. Fairhaven Visitors Center, 141 Main Street, Fairhaven SPONSORED BY http://thinktechonline.com and additional donors listed below. A fun morning for kids aged 5 to 12 and their parents or guardians on the lawn of … [Read more...]