The movie Jaws will be shown at the Marion Music Hall on Friday, October 14 at 7:00 pm. This movie has given us all second thoughts about swimming in the ocean as we plunge in. It is Stephen Spielberg’s Halloween horror story about the dangers of a great white shark that has begun to feast […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Firefighters Reunion


A reunion of the Mattapoisett Firefighters will be held at Ned’s Point on October 16 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Please join us for stories and tales from the past. Bring your own picnic lunch and chair. Water and goodies provided. Read more »

Salty’s Silvery Moon Soiree


Join the Mattapoisett Land Trust on Saturday, October 22 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm for our annual Salty Soiree at Dunseith Gardens, home of Salty the Seahorse. There will be music, storytelling by Big Ryan of Big Ryan’s Tall Tales, and a fire to make your own s’mores. This is a free event, open to […] Read more »

Weather Ready Open House


Weather Ready Mattapoisett, an organization of local officials and citizens concerned about future flooding in town, invites townspeople interested in learning how the community is preparing for climate change to join town officials, local residents, and EPA on Thursday, October 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Old Hammondtown School at 20 Shaw Street. […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society Speaker’s Series


Alexander Hamilton will speak at the Marion Music Hall on Thursday, October 20 at 7:00 pm. The setting is December 23, 1800 and the political atmosphere is charged with a dead-locked ballot for the Presidency: Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr. Charles Stockbridge has been lecturing on the founding of the first United States currency and […] Read more »

Chamber Music of France


As part of the Tomlinson Visiting Artist Series at Tabor Academy, the duo Leslie Stroud (flute) and Matthew Odell (piano) will perform a program entitled “Chamber Music of France” at 7:00 pm on Friday, October 14, in the Lyndon South Auditorium on the campus of Tabor Academy, 85 Spring Street, Marion. The concert is free […] Read more »

Rabies Clinic


There will be a Rabies Clinic on October 23 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at the Mattapoisett Fire Station. All dogs must be leashed and all cats in carriers. The cost per animal is $15. Thank you from all the unvaccinated critters in town and the surrounding towns. You do not have to live […] Read more »

Jeremy Bruns Organ Recital


In honor of Reformation Sunday, Jeremy S. Bruns will play an all-Bach organ recital at the First Congregational Church in Marion on Sunday, October 30 at 5:00 pm. This year’s Reformation Sunday begins a year-long build-up to the 500th Anniversary of the day Martin Luther nailed his “95 Theses” to the door of the Wittenberg’s […] Read more »

New Bedford Glass


Come learn about New Bedford glass and the treasures from the New Bedford Museum of Glass with Kirk Nelson, the Museum’s Executive Director, at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Tuesday, October 18 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Mr. Nelson will provide a fascinating survey of New Bedford glass, glassmaking, and glass collecting when American […] Read more »

Tri-County Symphonic Band


The Tri-County Symphonic Band, under the direction of Philip Sanborn, will begin its 55th season with a program entitled “Shades of Blue” on Sunday, October 23 at 3:00 pm in the Fireman Performing Arts Center at Hoyt Hall on the campus of Tabor Academy, 235 Front Street, Marion. Clarinetist Charlie Suriyakham will be the soloist […] Read more »