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 guide: Chris Richard. Weather permitting. For more information, visit http://fairhaventours.com/category/tours/

Unitarian Memorial Church Tours
Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
102 Green Street, Fairhaven
See the inside of the magnificent English perpendicular gothic Unitarian Memorial Church, built in 1901-1904 by Henry H. Rogers in memory of his mother Mary E. Rogers. Amazing examples of stone cutting, wood carving and stained glass make this one of the most beautiful churches in New England. Handicap accessible. Donations accepted. Sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Society of Fairhaven. For more information, call 508-992-7081.

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, Abigail “Abby” Black, a ship’s doctor, and Andrew the Powder Monkey. Learn which things you think you know about pirates are myths based on fiction, the difference between pirates and “legal” privateers, and whwether or not real pirates said “arrrgh!” Presentation includes a demonstration firing of a black powder swivel gun. Weather permitting. For more information, visit http://fairhaventours.com/category/tours/

Huttleston Marketplace
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(through September 14)
Lawn of Fairhaven Visitors Center/Fairhaven High School
141 Main Street at Route 6, Fairhaven
Shop for art, crafts, antiques and collectibles, farm produce, locally prepared foods, books by local authors, and more at this outdoor marketplace held every Saturday, rain or shine. Most weeks there should be about 20 or more booths set up. For more information or guidelines and application forms for vendors, visit http://fairhaventours.com/huttleston-marketplace/, call 508-979-4085 or email [email protected]

Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship House
Saturdays and Sundays, Noon to 4:00 p.m.
11 Cherry Street, Fairhaven
Visit the house of Capt. William Whitfield, who rescued Japanese fisherman Manjiro Nakahama from a Pacific island in 1841 and brought him to Fairhaven. Manjiro became the first Japanese person to live in America and later grew in prominence in Japan following the opening of Japan to western trade. Admission to the house is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $4 for children. For more information, visit http://Whitfield-Manjiro.org.

Fairhaven Farmer’s Market
Sundays, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
(through October 27)
151 Alden Road, Fairhaven
This privately operated farmers market will have locally grown edibles, vegetables, fruits, baked goods, meat, herbs, honey, jams, eggs, plants, homemade soaps, fresh squeezed lemonade and much more. It runs every Sunday from June 24 to October 28. Parking is available in the lot of National Bleach, directly next door to the market. For more information, email [email protected] or visit the Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/Fairhaven-Farmers-Market-172437426741689/

Yoga in the Park
Tuesdays, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Cushman Park, Green Street, Fairhaven
Certified yoga instructor Jeff Costa, E-RYT 200, will lead starting June 18. Various certified guest local yogis will also be invited to lead class throughout the summer. Bring your own yoga mat. In the event of rain, the program will take place inside Carousel Family Fun Center, 4 David Drown Blvd, Fairhaven.. Free. For more information, call 508-287-2482 or email [email protected]

Fitness Bootcamp
Thursdays, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
(June 21 to August 23)
Cushman Park, Green Street, Fairhaven
Certified functional trainer Wayne Goulart, (A.F.P.A.), leads. Bring your own mat and set of weights. In the event of rain, the program will take place inside Carousel Family Fun Center, 4 David Drown Blvd, Fairhaven. Free. For more information, call 508-287-2482 or email [email protected]

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