Plato’s Search for the One Thing Needful


The public is invited to the Marion Music Hall on Thursday, August 20 at 7:00 pm for a special lecture, Plato’s Search for the One Thing Needful: Why Philosophy Is Important Today, with featured speaker David M. Prentiss. Sponsored by the Sippican Historical Society, the lecture will explore the relevance of ancient thinkers in the […] Read more »

Religious Education Registration Rally


St. Rose of Lima Church, located at 282 Vaughan Hill Road in Rochester, will hold a religious education registration rally on Sunday, August 30 at 4:30 pm with Mass at 5:30 pm. Come learn about our Generations of Faith program for parents and children in grades 1-6, the 7 & 8 grade program, Confirmation two-year […] Read more »

A Bad Year For Tomatoes


Marion Art Center Players announce their summer production, A Bad Year For Tomatoes by John Patrick, a hilarious comedy in two acts. Directed by Rex McGraw, the show will open on Thursday, August 6 and run on Friday, August 7, Saturday, August 8, Friday, August 14 and Saturday, August 15. All shows start at 7:30pm. […] Read more »

Music from Across the Pond


The Marion Concert Band continues its summer concert series with a program of music from the British Isles on Friday, August 7. The program, which features several classic British Brass Band pieces as well as music from the Beatles, as well as an appearance by members of the Cape Cod British Car Club, LTD (CCBCC) […] Read more »

Run at The Bogs in Mattapoisett


Join the Buzzards Bay Coalition on Friday, August 7 at The Bogs in Mattapoisett, approximately 137 Acushnet Road, for a group trail run, part of the Coalition’s First Friday Watershed Trail Run series. This fun, free series takes place on the first Friday of each month from May to November and is open to runners […] Read more »

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church


Visiting clergy will conduct services at “the Church by the Town Beach” in Mattapoisett, St. Philip’s Episcopal, from July 5 to September 6. Services using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer are at 8:00am and 10:00 am. On August 2, The Rev. Robert Malm, Rector, Grace Church, Alexandria, VA will officiate. All are welcome to […] Read more »

Brad Barrows Memorial Athletic Fund Ride


The Sixth Annual Brad Barrows Youth Athletic Fund Motorcycle Ride will be held Saturday September 19 at The Stowaway Tavern (formerly Ricks Tavern), 35 County Rd, Route 6 Mattapoisett. Rain date is September 20. Registration is at 10:00 am, kickstands up at 12:00 pm. Cost is $20 per bike, $10 per passenger. No bike? Join […] Read more »

Adult Wharf Dance


Remember planning all week for the Thursday night wharf dances? Remember meeting all your friends at the last dance just before heading off to college? You’ve been asking for a “flashback,” so the Mattapoisett Track Club is bringing it to you. On Friday, August 14 between the hours of 7:30 and 10:30 pm, come to […] Read more »

RCF Pie Bake-Off Contest


The Pie Bake-Off contest at the Rochester Country Fair is on Sunday, August 16 at 2:00 pm. We will be under the big tent. The application can be found on the Rochester Country Fair website or in the fair program. Dessert pies only please. The rules are as follows: Two categories-one-crust and two-crust pies; you […] Read more »

Family Scavenger Hunt


Join the Mattapoisett Historical Society and the Mattapoisett Land Trust for a Family Scavenger Hunt on Thursday, August 6 at 2:00 pm at the Munro Property west of the Town Wharf. Families will get a chance to explore the wharf and waterfront while learning about our town and its environment. $5 Donation, Members Free. For […] Read more »