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 »

Azerbaijan Today

richard faith morningstar

On Tuesday, August 11 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, the Sippican Historical Society will present a special lecture by Richard L. Morningstar, former United States Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan, and his wife, Faith P. Morningstar. The Ambassador’s lecture will provide an update on the issues of greatest interest in the […] Read more »

Historic Walking Tour


Meet up with Historian Seth Mendell of the Mattapoisett Historical Society at 5 Church Street on Saturday, August 1 at 2:00 pm for a Walking Tour of the historic waterfront of Mattapoisett. Walking Tour is free with Museum Admission: $5 Adults, $2 Children (6-12), Members Free. For more information, please call 508-758-2844 or visit www.mattapoisetthistoricalsociety.org. Read more »

The Best of Broadway


On Friday, July 31, the Marion Concert Band will continue its Friday evening concert series with a program of music from the Broadway stage. The program, which includes a soprano soloist and highlights from some of Broadway’s most memorable shows, is as follows: Lohengrin (Introduction to Act III) – R. Wagner Broadway Show-Stoppers Overture – […] Read more »

Movies in the Park


The Movies in the Park series, presented by the Mattapoisett Lions Club, continues this Friday night, July 31, with the movie Up! This movie got a 98% approval rating on rottentomatoes.com! Bring your family and friends to Shipyard Park and enjoy the exciting funny family adventure offering and impeccably crafted story presented by Pixar Studios! […] Read more »

Swordfish Stories and Walking Tours


Join John Clark and Tom Brownell for Swordfish Stories at the Mattapoisett Historical Society Museum on Thursday, July 23 at 6:00 pm. Learn about the art of swordfishing through their personal experiences. Guests will also be able to explore our summer exhibit “From Scrimshaw to Survival: Sophia Means’ Descendants and the Town of Mattapoisett” featuring […] Read more »

National Night Out 2015


On Tuesday, August 4, the Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester Police Departments will celebrate the annual National Night Out Against Crime. The event will take place on the grounds of the Old Rochester Regional High School from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. We will be joined by the Tri-Town Fire and EMS departments, the Marion Harbormaster Department […] Read more »

Marilyn Monroe Matinée Series

Portrait of American actress Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962) as she poses on the patio outside of her home, Hollywood, California, May 1953. (Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

The public is invited to enjoy Sippican Historical Society and Marion Council on Aging’s summertime collaboration: The Best of Marilyn. Beginning on Tuesday, August 4 and continuing over the following three weeks, the organizations will present a selection of Marilyn Monroe’s most popular and acclaimed films. The selection for Tuesday, August 4 is Gentlemen Prefer […] Read more »

Free Movie: Last Tuesday of the Month

MCFARLAND - 2015 FILM STILL - (L to R):  Damacio Diaz (Jamie Michael Aguero), Jose Cardenas (Johnny Ortiz), Danny Diaz (Ramiro Rodriguez), Victor Puentes (Sergio Avelar), Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner), David Diaz (Rafael Martinez), Thomas Valles (Carlos Pratts) and Johnny Sameniego (Hector Duran) - Photo Credit: Ron Phillips

 @Disney 2015

McFarland USA (PG, 2hr. 9min.) will be shown at the Mattapoisett CoA Senior Center, Center School, 17 Barstow St., on Tuesday, July 28 at 12:00 noon. The free movie is sponsored by the Friends of the Mattapoisett CoA. McFarland USA is the true against-all-odds story of the 1987 McFarland high school cross country team in […] Read more »