Harbor Days 2014


The Mattapoisett Lions Club is well known around the South Coast for its annual week-long Harbor Days fundraising event. A host of activities are planned throughout the week of July 13-20. The main event, however, takes place on July 19-20 when over one hundred Crafters and Artisans set up in Shipyard Park (rain or shine) […] Read more »

A Cavalcade of American Popular Music


On Friday, July 18, the Marion Concert Band continues its Friday evening concert series with a program of American popular music. The program, which features a variety of pop styles from the 1920s to 1970s, is as follows: National Anthem “The Thunderer” by J. P. Sousa “Second American Folk Rhapsody” by C. Grundman “New York: […] Read more »

Walking Tour of the Mattapoisett Waterfront


Add to your Harbor Days experience by joining the Mattapoisett Historical Society for a Walking Tour on Saturday, July 19 at 2:00 pm. Learn more about the little town that built the whalers for Nantucket and New Bedford. Explore the waterfront streets, parks and wharves where the action took place. The tour is free with […] Read more »

SHS Mystery Matinees


This July, beat the mid-day heat with Sippican Historical Society’s Mystery Matinees. On Thursday, July 17, the featured film will be Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo. The 1958 American psychological thriller stars James Stewart as former police detective Scottie Ferguson, who was forced into early retirement because an incident in the line of duty caused him to […] Read more »

Crescent Beach Art Show


The Crescent Beach Association will host an art show of local artists on Saturday, July 26 from 10:00 to 1:00 at Raymond Hall, 12 Beach St., Mattapoisett. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the association. Read more »

Super Duper Summer Fair


The Super Duper Summer Fair will be held at First Congregational Church of Marion on Saturday, July 26 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, 28 Main Street. Fun for all ages! Newly expanded craft table includes hand-painted bird houses and slates, decorative iPhone covers, lawn decorations along with crocheted princess and prince crowns. Bring the […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Summer Dance Classes


The deadline for registration is approaching for Marion Recreation’s Musical Theatre and Hip Hop classes for boys and girls ages 5-15. The Musical Theatre theme is “Teen Beach Movie.” This class will run Monday-Friday, July 21-25 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. The students will learn what it takes to be part of a musical […] Read more »

Alexis Rankin Popik Reading


Join us at the Elizabeth Taber Library on July 17 at 6:30 pm for a book reading, discussion, and signing with Alexis Rankin Popik, author of Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate. Popik is an award-winning short story writer whose work has appeared in The Berkshire Review and Potpourri Magazine. She has penned numerous articles […] Read more »

Habitat for Cats Bake Sale


Habitat for Cats will hold its annual bake sale on Saturday, July 12 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Beautiful Things, Westport Village Commons, 772 Main Road, Westport, MA. “If you are headed for the beach, stop by our bake sale,” says Diane East, Habitat for Cats volunteer. “We are gearing it for the […] Read more »

SHS Presents Mystery Matinees


This July, beat the mid-day heat with Sippican Historical Society’s Mystery Matinees. First up, on July 10, is Alfred Hitchcock’s Dial M for Murder. This 1954 American crime thriller was chosen in 2008 as one of the American Film Institute’s top ten films in the mystery genre. The movie follows an ex-tennis pro, played by […] Read more »