RHS Meets for Thankful Supper


The next meeting of the Rochester Historical Society is the Annual Thankful Supper on Wednesday, November 19 at 6:00 pm at the North Rochester Congregational Church, 247 North Ave. All are welcome. Call Edyie Johnson at 508-961-7401 with the type of dish you would like to share for the potluck supper. Please bring an interesting […] Read more »

A Giraffe’s Favorite Tree


The November meeting of the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club will be held on Thursday, November 13 at noon in Reynard Hall at the Congregational Church. Did you know that not that long ago, acacia trees – usually seen in tropical or desert locations – were grown in greenhouses in Marion? Join us for lunch and a […] Read more »

Alternative Gift Fair


The Mattapoisett Friends Meeting (Quakers) will hold its second annual Alternative Gift Fair from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 8. There will be several non-profits, both local and international, represented. Visitors will be able to buy goods from the non-profits, such as totes and caps, or make a donation in honor of […] Read more »

ORRJH Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Banquet


The twenty-fourth annual Thanksgiving Dinner for Tri-Town – Marion, Mattapoisett, and Rochester – senior citizens, sponsored by the eighth-grade class of Old Rochester Regional Junior High School, will be held on Sunday, November 23 at 12:00 pm in the ORRJHS cafeteria. Doors will open at 11:15 am. Three hundred tickets will be available, 100 per […] Read more »

RWC Thanksgiving Pie Sale


The Rochester Women’s Club will be holding their annual Thanksgiving Pie Sale. For just $13, you can choose from freshly baked apple, pumpkin, or squash pies. Orders must be placed no later than Friday, November 18. Pies can be picked up on Tuesday, November 25 between 4:00 – 6:00 pm at the Clubhouse at 37 […] Read more »

Sea Turtles at the MNHM


On Wednesday, November 12 the Marion Natural History Museum is hosting “Sea Turtle Stranding Rescue” from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. As fall arrives, sea temperatures drop and sea turtles know to head south to warmer climes. Sadly, some of these turtles become locked in the bay by a wall of ocean water too cold for […] Read more »

Friends Jewelry and Accessory Sale


Gather up your bangles, baubles and bows, and donate them to the Friends of the Mattapoisett Library for the Holiday Jewelry and Accessory Sale. Donations of jewelry (even broken items), beads, single earrings, scarves and purses can be left at the library’s circulation desk during business hours. Then, come try on some bright and shiny […] Read more »

Classic Film Presentation: Philadelphia Story


On Friday, November 7 at 7:00 pm, the public is invited to the Marion Music Hall for the month’s Classic Film Friday Presentation: Philadelphia Story. The event is co-sponsored by the Sippican Historical Society and the Marion Council on Aging, and is offered to the public, free of charge. The 1940 film, which starred Cary […] Read more »

Special Thanksgiving Service

Photo by Anne Kakley

There will be a special Thanksgiving Community Service at the old Christian Church (Mattapoisett Historical Society building) at 3:00 pm, November 16. We’ll lift our gratitude to God as we hear the combined choirs of Mattapoisett Congregational and St. Anthony’s Catholic churches. Rev. Amy Lignitz Harken will deliver a Thanksgiving message. Please invite your friends […] Read more »

Chowder/Kale Soup Tasting Cook-Off


The fourth annual Chowder and Soup Cook-Off will be held on Saturday, November 8 at 6:00 pm for hors d’oeuvres and 6:30 pm for the Cook-Off at the First Congregational Church of Marion’s Community Center on Front Street, next to the General Store. Tickets are $10. Admission is free for those who prepare their special […] Read more »