Open Auditions for Oliver

MAC Bell Tower

The Marion Art Center announces auditions for its upcoming production of Lionel Bart’s musical Oliver. Auditions for all roles will be held June 7 and June 9 from 3:00 to 7:00 pm by appointment only on those dates. Please call The Marion Art Center at 508-748-1266 to schedule an audition time on either June 7 […] Read more »

Harbormaster Art Museum


Mattapoisett Harbormaster Jill Simmons has become a de facto art museum curator since the town acquired prints and photographs that now grace the walls of the tiny harbormaster’s office at Shipyard Park. Local photographer Misty King has several of her pieces on display, along with two pieces by USCG’s artist Michael Mazur. Mazur’s pieces depict […] Read more »

Old Rochester Farmers’ Market


This year’s Old Rochester Farmers’ Market will run from June 7 – October 18. The market is open every Tuesday from 3:00 – 6:00 pm, held outside the gymnasium of Old Rochester Regional Junior High School. The market has live entertainment on a weekly basis and will also have additional activities, such as face painting […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Summer Programs Guide


Marion Recreation began rolling out its summer program guide and it is filled with activities for participants of all ages. Silvershell Summer Camp, a new Silvershell Teen Camp, basketball, tennis, sailing, swimming and more are all included in this year’s planned offerings. Registration has already begun and space is first come first served, so don’t […] Read more »

9th District Congressional Art Show Award

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Megan Iverson of Marion, an award-winning student photographer at Falmouth Academy, took third place for her entry, “Projected Curiosity,” at the 9th District Congressional Art Show hosted in April by U.S. Representative William R. Keating. Megan, a Falmouth Academy sophomore, is the daughter of Jane Tucker and Matthew Iverson. The 9th District Congressional Art Show […] Read more »

Attention Mattapoisett Gardeners


Volunteer gardening activities are once again happening in Mattapoisett. Come and join us, meet the group, and see if you wish to become part of our activities. We will be planting the library and the logo that sits on Water Street by the Town Wharfs on Wednesday, May 24 at 1:00 pm. Meet at the […] Read more »

Bird Island Trip


The Marion Natural History Museum’s after school program recently visited Bird Island. Many thanks to Isaac Perry and the Marion Harbormaster crew for a wonderful trip to view the changes taking place at Bird Island. Photo courtesy Elizabeth Liedhold   Read more »

Tour de Crème Sold Out


To close out National Bike Week, organizers anticipate that 150 bicyclists will be in Mattapoisett on Sunday, May 22 for the inaugural Tour de Crème. The event, which benefits Mattapoisett Land Trust and Friends of the Mattapoisett Bike Path, has been enthusiastically received and is officially sold out. For safety reasons, participants are limited to […] Read more »

Any Unwanted Cookbooks Out There?


Do you have a surplus of cookbooks? The Rochester Historical Society is collecting unwanted cookbooks. We will be having a used cookbook sale at our booth at the Rochester Country Fair in August. Only cookbooks, please. If you have any you would like to donate, please call Cecelia at 508-763-3771, Edyie at 508-961-7401, or bring […] Read more »

Calling All Animal-loving Artists


Your creativity can help animals in need! Art On Center is teaming up with the Humane Society & Shelter, South Coast to present an art exhibition and fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society. There are two ways to participate, and artists may choose either or both. Artists are invited to pick up a complimentary 8×8-inch […] Read more »