Musical Matinees


This August, beat the mid-day heat with Sippican Historical Society’s Musical Matinees. On Wednesday, August 6, the series opens with the 1944 film, Meet Me in St. Louis, directed by Vincente Minnelli. The film, set in 1903 St. Louis, follows the four beautiful, well-off Smith family daughters as they learn lessons of life and love, […] Read more »

Good Old Country Auction


Come on down to the Rochester Country Fair and enjoy a Good Old Country Auction sponsored by Camara’s Auction! You name and can sell it! The Auction will take place at the Rochester Country Fair on Thursday, August 14 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm under the big tent provided by Chase Canopy Company. Fair admission […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Community Blood Drive


The American Red Cross will hold a Mattapoisett Community Blood Drive on Thursday, July 31 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Bay Club, County Road. To make an appointment to donate blood, please call 1-800-REDCROSS or visit us at The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an […] Read more »

Learn to Quahog in Mattapoisett


Join the Buzzards Bay Coalition at Camp Massasoit – at the end of Reservation Road in Mattapoisett – on Saturday, August 9 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm for a fun, free program to learn to dig your own quahogs from Buzzards Bay. Experts with the Coalition will teach you the basics of local quahogging: […] Read more »

Author Talk at the Elizabeth Taber Library

Taber Library

Join us at the Elizabeth Taber Library on Thursday, July 31 at 6:30 pm, for a book reading, discussion, and signing with Deborah Doucette, author of The Forgotten Roses. Deborah Doucette began her writing career as a free-lance journalist subsequently writing the non-fiction book Raising Our Children’s Children: Room In The Heart. Her novel, The […] Read more »

ORR Class of 1965


A committee of the Old Rochester Regional High Class of 1965 has started planning their fifty-year reunion in the summer of 2015. If you graduated from ORRHS in 1965, please email your current address to as well as any current addresses of classmates and teachers with which you have kept in touch. It’s been […] Read more »

Free Movie: Last Tuesday of the Month


The Book Thief (PG-13, 2 hr. 10 min.) is playing at the Mattapoisett Senior Center, Center School, 17 Barstow Street, on Tuesday, July 29 at 12:00 noon. Sponsored by the Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging (formally known as the Friends of the Elderly), the movie is free. You get two pizza slices for […] Read more »

SLT “Osprey Marsh” Visit


The Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) cordially invites the public to visit our newly acquired property “Osprey Marsh” on Saturday, July 26 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. “Osprey Marsh” was recently gifted to the SLT by the Howland family of Marion, and is a 19.8 acre waterfront property on Planting Island Cove. Please join us […] Read more »

Super Duper Summer Fair


There will be fun for all ages at the First Congregational Church of Marion’s annual Super Duper Summer Fair on Saturday, July 26 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, 28 Main Street, Marion. Find furniture, paintings, decoys, glassware, rugs and more at the Silent Auction and Fine Gifts tables. The expanded craft table features hand-painted […] Read more »

Young People’s Concert


The Marion Concert Band continues its Friday evening concert series with a Young People’s Concert on Friday, July 25. The program, which will include a storyteller, a hands-on “rhythm band” piece, and the selection of a guest conductor from among the children in the audience, is as follows: National Anthem “Montmartre March” by H. Wood […] Read more »