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 »

Holiday Greens Boutique

Did you know that you can purchase fresh greens, centerpieces, ornaments, wreaths, and garlands, handmade by local artisans and decorated with natural elements, at the Marion Music Hall next Saturday? For a few short hours on the morning of Saturday, December 10, the doors to the Music Hall will open between 9:00 and 11:00 for […] Read more »

Tinkhamtown Chapel Annual Carol Sing

The Tinkhamtown Chapel on Acushnet Road in Mattapoisett will hold its annual Christmas Carol Sing on Saturday, December 17 at 5:00 pm. Go back in time as you join your friends and neighbors in singing the old favorites in a 19th century chapel, lit by kerosene lamps and heated with a wood stove. Children are […] Read more »

Open Table

You are invited for supper on Friday, December 9 at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. As always, something delicious and nutritious is on the menu and we can’t wait to see you. There is no charge, although donations are gratefully accepted. Doors open at 4:30 pm and the meal will be served at 5:00 pm. This […] Read more »

Holiday Luncheon and Cookie Walk

Stop by The First Congregational Church of Marion on Saturday, December 10 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm for the 26th Annual Holiday Luncheon. Enjoy a delicious lunch stop while on the Sippican Woman’s Club Holiday House Tour or come by for a welcome break from the holiday rush. The favorite hot chicken salad will […] Read more »

Knights Teen Dance

The next Knights Teen Dance is on Friday, December 9 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at The Knights, 57 Fairhaven Road in Mattapoisett for $8. Teen dances provide a safe place for 6th, 7th and 8th graders to have a good time socializing, dancing and listening to their favorite music on a Friday night. Knights […] Read more »

Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols

On Sunday, December 11 at 7:30 pm, the Tabor Academy choirs and student and faculty readers will present their annual Festival of Lessons and Carols in Wickenden Chapel, 81 Spring Street, Marion. The six choral ensembles, 60 choristers in all, will lead the congregation in seasonal carols and perform choruses, recitatives, and arias from Handel’s […] Read more »

December Programs at Plumb Library

On Thursday, December 1 at 6:30 pm at the Plumb Memorial Library, 17 Constitution Way, Rochester, come meet Mrs. Chris Williamson, Instrumental Music Teacher from Rochester Memorial School, and learn about brass instruments like the trombone and trumpet. You will be given a chance to hold, and try playing, one of these instruments. (No worries, […] Read more »