Monarch Butterflies and Fairhaven: Our special summer visitor

Monarch Butterflies and Fairhaven: Our special summer visitor Saturday, March 2, 2019, 1:00 p.m. Millicent Library, 45 Center St., Fairhaven (Walnut Street entrance) It’s winter now, but spring is just around the corner! Join Fairhaven resident and local monarch butterfly enthusiast, Louise Barteau, for an hour of warm conversation and colorful photos about one of the most interesting migrants on the … [Read more...]

Riverside Cemetery Walking Tour

Riverside Cemetery Tour Saturday, May 11, 2019, 10:00 a.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...]

Poverty Point Walking Tour Revisited

Poverty Point Walking Tour Revisited Saturday, May 18, 2019, 10:00 a.m. Starts at Cooke Memorial Park, Pilgrim Ave. (Parking on west side of Cherry St. and south side of Pilgrim Ave.) A revised and updated walk along a new tour route in the oldest village area in present-day Fairhaven. This area, once known as Oxford Village got the nickname Poverty Point around 1810, but the downturn of fortune was … [Read more...]

Riverside Cemetery Evening Tour

Riverside Cemetery Tour Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 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...]

Fort Phoenix Historical Encampment

Fairhaven Village Militia Revolutionary War Encampment Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26, 2019 Fort Phoenix, Fort Street, Fairhaven, MA 9:00 a.m. Saturday to 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Cannon firing approx. 7:45 p.m. Saturday The Fairhaven Village Militia and the Wareham Minutemen and Militia Companies present a two-day historical encampment at Fort Phoenix. Talk to period costumed men and women about the … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 27, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Main Street, from Center Street north to Riverside Cemetery Units will march from Center and Main streets north to Riverside Cemetery. There will be a pause at Fairhaven High School for the raising of the “Big Flag” with the National Anthem performed by Fairhaven High School music students. At Riverside Cemetery there will be a ceremony at the Civil … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Fun: Mad Science

Monday Morning Fun at the Visitors Center with Mad Science of Southeastern Mass & RI Monday, July 15, 2019, 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 (bean bag toss, horse shoes, nine pins, frisbee, hula hoops, … [Read more...]

Get your events posted here

Notices about public events taking place within Fairhaven may be posted free of charge on the Office of Tourism website. The types of public events that can be listed include: fairs and festivals, breakfasts, luncheons, suppers, concerts, fundraising events, dances, special sporting events, races, lectures, plays, one-day workshops, rummage sales, etc. Events must take place in Fairhaven. The Office … [Read more...]