Helping Hands and Hooves Christmas Day Swim

Come join us for a fun family tradition that helps those in need. Helping Hands and Hooves will host the 13th annual Christmas Day Swim at 11:00 am at the Mattapoisett Town Beach. Each swimmer is asked to give a donation of $15 (payable on the day of the swim) and the first 75 swimmers […] Read more »

Hammond Quarry Walk

Join the Mattapoisett Land Trust (MLT) on Saturday, December 17 at 1:00 pm for our second walk to the former granite quarry that was an important part of the Town’s history and early industry. Owned primarily by the Hammond family, the quarry operated from the early 1700s until the early 1900s and produced pink granite […] Read more »

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

The First Congregational Church of Marion will hold a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Saturday, December 24 at 7:00 pm. The First Congregational Church is located at 28 Main Street. Come join in celebrating the birth of Jesus with a traditional, family-friendly Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. Hear the simple, wondrous story of Jesus’ birth and […] Read more »

Holiday Cookie Swap

Come celebrate the holidays at the Elizabeth Taber Library with a cookie exchange on Thursday, December 15 at 4:00 pm. Bring at least a dozen homemade cookies (and the recipe!) with you to swap with others. It’s a great time to share your love for baking and sweets! To register, please call the library at […] Read more »

Toys for Tots Drive at ORRHS

Come help spread some holiday cheer. Next week, the Community Service Learning Program and the National Honor Society at ORRHS will be teaming up with the Marion, Mattapoisett, and Rochester police departments for the on-going Toys for Tots drive. Please bring unwrapped toys to the high school on Wednesday, December 14 from 7:00 am to […] Read more »

Concert Of Wynter Music From Long Ago

On Saturday, December 17 at 3:00 pm, Jay and Abby Michaels – known as The Harper and The Minstrel – will present a very special Wynter Concert at Mattapoisett Congregational Church. This concert will feature Wynter & Holiday Music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras sung and played on a wide variety of traditional […] Read more »

Annual Holiday Party

Once again, the Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging (FMCoA) hosts its Annual Holiday Party on Thursday, December 15 from 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm or so. The party takes place at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 57 Fairhaven Road, Mattapoisett, MA. This is an opportunity for seniors to meet and make new friends […] Read more »

Maureen Mills: Tomlinson Visiting Fellow in Ceramics

Noted art potter and educator Maureen Mills will be Tabor Academy’s 2016 Visiting Fellow in Ceramics. Ms. Mills has been an active studio potter in New England since the 1980s, and she has taught ceramics at the New Hampshire Institute of Art since 2001. Ms. Mills will be conducting practical demonstrations in the ceramic studio […] Read more »

Storyteller Maggi Peirce at the Mattapoisett Library

Celebrate the holidays with award-winning storyteller Maggi Peirce on Sunday, December 11 at 2:00 pm at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library. The public is invited to the Reading Room by the fireplace to hear stories of Christmas and Irish folktales. Maggi Peirce is the author of three collections of stories and a memoir, A Belfast […] Read more »

Marion Art Center Holiday Events

On Saturday, December 10 between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm, the public is cordially invited to the Marion Art Center to enjoy several special artist events and browse its Holiday Shop. The Shop features 30 artisan vendors whose unique and limited edition creations fill both upstairs and downstairs galleries. A trio of area artists will […] Read more »