Huttleston Marketplace

SATURDAYS, LATE-MAY THROUGH END OF SEPTEMBER, 10 AM to 3 PM ROUTE 6 & MAIN ST., FAIRHAVEN, MA, NEXT TO FAIRHAVEN HIGH SCHOOL   Huttleston Marketplace Saturdays, May 20 through September 30, 2023 (except last Saturday in June) 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fairhaven Visitors Center Lawn/Fairhaven High School Lawn, 141 Main Street, at Route 6, Fairhaven Huttleston Marketplace is an outdoor bazaar featuring as many as 76 vendors … [Read more...]

“Dreadful Medicine” Living History

Dreadful Medicine Thursday afternoons between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m., June through September WEATHER PERMITTING No presentation on June 29, 2023. Fort Phoenix, south end of Fort St., Fairhaven, MA Display and discussion near fort flagpole and cannons Visit with Ezekiel Hale Boggs, a barber-dentist-surgeon from Oxford Village in the 1770s, to learn about tooth pulling, amputation, blood letting, and other scary medical practices in the … [Read more...]

Pirates & Privateers Presentation

Pirates & Privateers Presentation Friday mornings, 10:00 a.m., June through September WEATHER PERMITTING No presentation on June 30, 2023. Fort Phoenix, south end of Fort St., Fairhaven, MA Presentation held near fort flagpole and cannons. Also presented by appointment for groups See a short promo video here: Is there really pirate treasure buried by Captain Kidd on Sconticut Neck? Why might you become a privateer instead of … [Read more...]

Henry H. Rogers Walking Tour (weekly)

Henry H. Rogers Walking Tour Tuesday mornings, 10:00 a.m. beginning of June through end of September. Tours begin outside the Town Hall, 40 Center Street, Fairhaven Tours are held weather permitting. Included in HuffPost Travel "Best 50 Immersive Tours in the Northeast USA" by travel writer Malerie Yolen-Cohen This walk outlines the life of Standard Oil Co. executive Henry H. Rogers and the magnificent public buildings that he … [Read more...]

Fairhaven Farmers Market (weekly)

Fairhaven Farmer’s Market Sundays, June 18 through the end of October, 2023, 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 151 Alden Road, Fairhaven, MA, next to National Bleach This privately operated farmers market features locally grown edibles, vegetables, fruits, baked goods, meat, herbs, honey, jams, eggs, plants, homemade soaps, fresh squeezed lemonade, farm-related products and much more. Some vendors accept SNAP/HIP and WIC and Seniors Farmers Market … [Read more...]

Fairhaven Village Militia Fall Historical Encampment

Fairhaven Village Militia Revolutionary War Encampment Saturday and Sunday, September 30 & October 1, 2023, 10:00 a.m. to sunset Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to Noon on Sunday. Fort Phoenix, Fort Street, Fairhaven, MA Cannon firing at sunset Saturday only if gunpowder is available. The Fairhaven Village Militia and the Wareham Minutemen and Militia Companies present a weekend historical encampment at Fort Phoenix. Talk to period … [Read more...]

Riverside Cemetery Tour

Riverside Cemetery Tour 274 Main Street, Fairhaven, MA Sunday, October 1, 2023, 1:00 p.m. 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 tombstone art as you walk along the beautifully landscaped … [Read more...]

Manjiro Festival

Manjiro Festival October 7, 2023 Center and Walnut streets, Fairhaven A Japanese-American festival commemorating Manjiro Nakahama, the first Japanese person to live in America, and the town’s Sister City connection with Tosashimizu, Japan, established in 1987. There will be Japanese and American music and food, martial arts demonstrations, taiko drummers, flower arranging, raffles, food and craft booths, a tea ceremony, and much more! … [Read more...]

Fairhaven Kids Fest

  Fairhaven Kids Fest Saturday, October 14, 2023, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Lawn of Visitors Center and Fairhaven High School 141 Main Street at Route 6, Fairhaven Sponsored by the Fairhaven Office of Tourism and Millicent Library Youth Services All-ages may come in costume for photo opportunities and to play "Costume Bingo." Kids Fest is an annual event that is all about fun for children and their grownups. It feature free … [Read more...]

FairhavenTV’s Haunted Halloween Party

FairhavenTV's Haunted Halloween Party Thursday, October 26, 2023, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Fairhaven Town Hall Auditorium, 40 Center St., Fairhaven You are invited to Fairhaven TV's 6th Annual Haunted Halloween Party! A FREE event for kids of all ages, our Halloween Party has grown each year, and we are thrilled to level it up once again. Attractions: trick-or-treating, costume contest, green screen photos, spooky TV studio, Halloween trivia … [Read more...]